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52 | www.cedmag.com | Construction Equipment Distribution | October 2014 New & Improved Takeuchi-US recently added two compact wheel loaders to their lineup with the introduction of the TW65 SERIES 2 and TW80 SERIES 2. Equipped with EPA Final Tier 4 engines, the new wheel loaders deliver increased performance, improved serviceability, and an enhanced deluxe operator's cabin for superior operator comfort. The compact design allows these loaders to easily maneuver in tight spaces with minimal damage to lawns, pavement, and other sensitive surface areas. The two loaders provide incredible reach and dump heights up to 8-foot 6-inches for trouble-free mate- rial handling. The TW65 SERIES 2 features an operating weight of 11,354 pounds, rated operating capacity of 4,050 pounds, tipping load of 9,171 pounds, and a bucket breakout force of 11,600 pounds. With an operating weight of 12,700 pounds, the TW80 SERIES 2 has a rated operating capacity of 4,445 pounds, tipping load of 12,700 pounds and a bucket breakout force of 13,960 pounds. Delivering power and precise control, both loaders are equipped with a turbocharged, water-cooled Deutz engine. Operating with a maximum torque of 192 foot-pound at 1,800 rpm, the engine delivers 73 horsepower with a rated engine speed of 2,200 rpm. The standard travel speed has a high range of 12.4 mph but both machines are avail- able with a high-speed road gear option that delivers a maximum speed of 24.8 mph. Other features include a new multi-function, pilot operated joystick control that not only controls all loader and travel functions, it now includes a thumb wheel to control auxiliary hydraulics. For more information visit www.takeuchi-us.com Hyundai Construction Equipment Launches New R140/160/180LC-9A Excavators Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. added three new mid- size excavator models, the R140LC-9A, R160LC-9A and the R180LC-9A, to their 9A series product line. Enhanced features and benefits compared to prior models include a certified Tier-4 Interim engine upgrade, improved hydraulics, increased operator comfort and added durability. With operating weights of 30,820 pounds,39,240 pounds, and 41,560 pounds respec- tively, the R140/160/180LC-9A models are ideal for excavating projects, road and utility work and demolition. Each of the 9A excavators is powered with Tier-4 Interim, turbo- charged Perkins 1204E engines providing maximum power, reliability optimum fuel economy and reduced emissions. Electronically controlled fuel injection and self-diagnostic capabili- ties add to the engines' efficiency and serviceability. The 1204E engines have fully automatic regeneration control strategies and service-free diesel particulate filters, making operation seamless for the user. Opera- tors can choose between three unique engine modes - Power, Standard and Economy- which enable the machine to switch between full power mode and two reduced fuel consumption modes. The hydraulic system includes maximizing pump flow controls to minimize fuel consumption and improved spool valves engineered for precision control to each hydraulic function with minimal effort. An auto boom-swing priority feature automatically and continuously looks for the ideal hydraulic flow balance for the boom and swing functions of the machine to maximize performance and productivity. Enlarged cabs on the R140/160/180LC-9A models provide excellent visibility and comfort. Cab seating is fully adjustable and the seat is integrated with the console to reduce operator fatigue. Adjustable air suspension comes standard. New joystick consoles are also adjustable. The R140/160/180LC-9A models feature Hyundai's Hi-mate Remote Manage- ment System, which allows owners and dealer service personnel to access a machine's vital service and diagnostic information from anywhere with Internet access. For more information visit www.hceamericas.com Takeuchi Adds Two New Compact Wheel Loaders to Lineup (continued on page 54)

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