New Equipment Test: The Case CX26c excavator
The 2018 National Diesel Dirt & Turf Expo saw huge crowds of machinery lovers pour through the gates over three scorching days in the Western Sydney suburb of Penrith
The Auger Torque MT Range of trenchers is designed for Excavators between 2.5T-5T, Skidsteer Loaders up to 80hp and also Mini Loaders. Chains are available in a number of different tooth configurations for trenching in soft ground, mixed grounds and even permafrost. Precision depth control skid enables the operator to set the desired trench depth.
The Kubota SVL75-2 is powered by a 74hp Kubota engine, and has a 2814kg bucket breakout force and 2214kg lifting capacity. The new high-flow model has increased hydraulic flow for the ability to operate a variety of attachments that require more hydraulic horsepower.
JCB Hydradig 110W, an 11.2-tonne digging, lifting, toolcarrying machine that looks like a rubber-tyred excavator but is so much more. It’s suited to a wide range of applications, from general construction to utilities, highways a nd landscaping. It runs an 81kW (109hp) JCB T4F EcoMax 444 diesel engine and comes with a 0.31-cubic-metre bucket.
This Queensland made and designed ShawX Tilt Bucket can be used for precision work such as batters and drains and final trim work. This style of bucket gives the operator full radial control of the cutting angle. This design means it is possible to continuously vary the cutting edge relative to the inclination of the machine.
The Komatsu PC138US-8 hydraulic excavator has an ultrashort tail swing for work in confined areas. With a near-zero tail swing radius, it’s built for roadways, bridges, in urban areas, or anywhere with limited work space.
The Case SV185 Skid Steer Loader is a vertical lift machine, engineered for lift and carry jobs and can be used for everything from powering hydraulic attachments such as trenchers, buckets —or can be used to unload heavy pallets.
Hyundai Robex 60CR-9 Mini Excavator is built for getting in the tight places on jobs where there’s not much room to move. This model features a Yanmar 4TNV98 engine and has and operating weight of 5,900kg.
This Cat 236D skid steer loader has a radial lift design and is built for exceptional mid-lift reach and digging performance. It’s also notable for its strong drawbar power; it has a Cat C3.3B DIT turbo engine.
Porter Group offers the complete range of NC Site Dumpers which are suitable for pretty much any earthmoving task. This particular SW9 model features power swivel, a JCB444T engine and has nine tonne load capacity.
The 5SDK9 skid steer loader is all about good steering and operator control. An optional high-flow system operates most highflow attachments requiring flows of up to 100 litres per minute and it comes with the option of a four-in-one or a G.P. bucket.
The Digga Rock Bucket can be used for sifting debris and rocks, but they are also often used for waste processing purposes. By using this; material can be sifted to clean out unwanted material and leave the good soil behind. This is the 1650mm model, made of 28mm, 1045-grade steel.