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22 | www.cedmag.com | Construction Equipment Distribution | April 2015 JCB Rolls Out Tier-4 Final, Increased Automation on Backhoes JCB has introduced Tier 4 Final engines and a high degree of machine automation for its 2015 backhoe loader model line-up. rough develop- ment of its own award-winning range of Ecomax diesel engines, JCB has achieved the Tier-4F emissions standard without the need for a bulky diesel particulate filter (DPF), reducing cost and complexity for the customer. Both the rental-market 3CX, now built in the U.S. at JCB's Savannah plant, and the popular 3CX-14 model are powered by a 74-hp version of the JCB Ecomax diesel engine. With no change required from the T-4 Interim model, this engine has no DPF or exhaust aer-treatment, cutting maintenance costs. For the first time, the 3CX-14 is offered with the option of a powershi transmission and JCB's Advanced Easy Control (AEC) servo levers. Customers can also specify an air-suspended operator's seat as an option, though this is standard with AEC. e 3CX Super is offered with a T-4F Ecomax engine rated at 91-hp or an optional 109-hp engine, while the range-topping 4CX Super comes standard with the 109-hp engine. Both of these highly efficient motors use Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), with a Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) additive to meet the Tier-4 Final emissions standards, reducing harmful oxides of nitrogen (NOx) by 90 percent. Eight automation features now come as standard on all 3CX Super and 4CX Super backhoes: Auto Smoothride System, Auto Boomlock, Auto Up stabilizers, plus auto return to idle, auto drive, auto throttle, automatic daily checks and automatic engine and cab pre-heat. For more information visit www.jcbna.com New JCB 325t Track Loader Tackles Forestry Jobs JCB's new compact track loader – the 325T ForestMaster – is designed specifically to deal with the arduous working conditions found in the forestry and timber industries. Featuring additional protection for both the operator and the machine, the 325T Forest - Master also incorporates a heavy-duty recovery winch. is specialized compact track loader is powered by JCB's Ecomax Tier-4 Final engine, with no requirement for an expensive diesel particulate filter or any aertreatment. Features include: n Recovery winch significantly reducing downtime n Front work light protection and FOPS guard for A/C and rear lights n Track tube guard plus hydraulic hose and auxiliary coupler guard n Lexan front screen with hinging front mesh guard plus Level 2 FOPS For more info visit www.jcbna.com >> READY TO ORDER SCR achieved without a bulky diesel particulate filter. JCB's 457 Shows Off New 'CommandPlus' Cab JCB's striking new 457 wheel has a completely new cab structure, engine cover and rear coun- terweight design, all of which contribute to improved visibility, lower noise levels, increased internal space and an enhanced working environment for the operator. In addition, the 457 is the first large JCB wheel loader to meet Tier-4 Final emissions standards, with the adoption of a powerful MTU diesel engine. e engine contributes to fuel savings of around 16 percent compared to the previous model. As with other JCB machines, the engine in the 457 meets Tier-4 Final without the need for a costly diesel particulate filter. A Wastemaster package is available with robust guards, a front chassis guard and a reversible cooling fan with a swing-out option to minimize downtime in dusty environments. Quarry-specific options can also be ordered from the factory, including blue reversing lights, green operator presence beacons, reversing cameras, red and white chevrons and rear object detection systems. For more information, visit www.jcbna.com

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