Equipment Roundup: What is the Avant Loader? Takeuchi’s new TB225; Sakai intros SW994ND with oscillation; Indeco expands hammer line; 8 great landscaping attachments

Avant Loader Explainer

8 landscaping attachments for mulching, mowing, moving

These eight construction equipment attachments can mulch, mow, grind and pick up debris, offering ways to expand the use of your skid steers, compact track loaders and excavators.


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Indeco expands hammer line with improved models; brings smallest to U.S.

Indeco has rolled out additions to its hydraulic hammer attachment line, including its smallest hammer for the U.S. market, two productivity models, and what it calls an entry-level large hammer.

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Both drums oscillate on Sakai’s new SW994ND tandem roller

With the new SW994ND, Sakai has introduced its fourth compactor with oscillation.

The 84-inch-wide double-drum roller, launched at ConExpo 2020, achieves good compaction results not only for dense-grade hot mix asphalt mixtures but for stone matrix asphalt mixes used for highways, airports and test tracks, the company says.


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Video: Takeuchi’s new TB225 excavator has swing boom, retractable undercarriage for digging in tight spaces

Takeuchi-US’s 4,993-pound TB225 compact excavator combines features from smaller excavators, such as a hydraulically retractable undercarriage, with those from larger excavators, such as electronic throttle control and electronic proportional auxiliary control.

Our video breakdown has all the details and working footage of this new machine, so check it out below. Or, if you prefer text, you can read on after the break.


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Video: What is the Avant Loader? An Introduction to an Articulated and Versatile Beast

Ever seen what looks like a tiny wheel loader with a green coat of paint running around a local jobsite or a booth at ConExpo and wondered “What the heck is that thing?”

It’s likely one made by Avant Tecno, an equipment manufacturer based out of Finland. While the company refers to their machines simply as “wheel loaders,” these machines really represent a mashup of the compact wheel loader and skid steer with an articulation joint thrown in.

In the video below we give you a full breakdown of the Avant loader lineup and spotlight a couple specific models. Check it out. Or, if you prefer text, you can read on after the break.


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