John Deere’s 7-yard class 844K Series II wheel loader introduced at the World of Concrete features new axles, improved stability and a 6 percent boost to full-turn tip-load capacity. Other improvements include ROPS certification and low-profile tires.
The higher capacity axles have standard temperature monitoring and automatic cooling and filtration. Hy-Gard oil allows changee intervals to extend to 2,000 hours. The 844K II comes with four traction-boosting axle-differential configurations, including two with on-the-fly diferential lock engagement:
* Front and rear axle hydraulically actuated differential lock with on-the-fly
engagement provides maximum traction control for tough conditions, such as
working on virgin aggregate banks.