Equipment Roundup: Kobelco intros SK850LC-10 excavator; CTL track care tips; Greenworks intros electric UTV; How to pick the right loader bucket; BOMAG intros 10-foot pavers

Updated Jul 23, 2019

BOMAG intros 10-foot pavers with dual swingout stations for better visibility

BOMAG’s new line of highway-class wheeled and tracked pavers feature dual swingout operator stations and other innovations to give operators better views of their work.

The pavers’ introduction also streamlines the company’s 10-foot lineup from four pavers to two models – one wheeled, the CR 1030 W, and one with rubber tracks, the CR 1030 T.


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How to pick the right wheel loader bucket

A wheel loader’s bucket is a pretty straightforward attachment — but it’s also arguably the most important component on the machine, as it has a significant effect on productivity, machine uptime, and performance in aggregates operations. While there are a number of selections, features, and variables that go into choosing the right wheel loader bucket type, teeth, and cutting edges, the decision can be made simple by knowing and understanding your operation and the materials you work with each day.


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Greenworks’ first UTV, the battery-powered CU 800, can tow up to 1,500 lbs.

Greenworks Commercial recently unveiled its first ever Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) this month.

The company says their new UTV line was first previewed in a prototype form at the 2018 GIE+EXPO last October, and the new CU 800 UTV is hitting the market this month.


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How to get the most hours out of your CTL tracks

The rubber tracks on which all compact track loaders ride give contractors the ability to go where skid steers and other equipment dare not tread. The low ground pressure and excellent flotation characteristics of these undercarriage systems protect turf and sensitive paved surfaces, provide great traction in snow and ice and allow contractors to keep working even on wet and soft ground where other machines would sink.

Keeping these tracks in good condition is the number one maintenance consideration for CTLs. “It is the most expensive wear component on the machine,” says Ryan Anderson, product marketing specialist, skid steers and CTLs at New Holland.


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Kobelco launches SK850LC-10 excavator with comfort upgrades

With improved durability, comfort and fuel economy, Kobelco has introduced the SK850LC-10.

The largest model in Kobelco’s latest generation of excavators, the 185,700-pound machine is powered by a Tier 4 Final Hino engine that delivers 510 horsepower.


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