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JCB Debuts Tier 4 Interim Fastracs, Loadall and Articulated Telehandler

February 15, 2013
By: Margy Eckelkamp, Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete
 
 

 JCB introduces new models and updated machines in their lineup of Fastrac tractors, Loadall telehandlers and TeleMaster telehandler.

The 3000 Fastracs are outfitted with more fuel-efficient Tier 4 interim compliant AGCO Power engines; GPS Auto-steer ready option and Trimble precision ag equipment; a new Road Performance Package and ABS braking system; larger tire size options and new fender design to keep the cab windows cleaner; a revised chassis for improved turning radius and improved operator and service access. The JCB Fastrac is geared with the P-Tronic Xtra transmission to provide a progressive arrangement of 24 forward and nine reverse ratios, with six powershift steps; automatic road and field shifting if required and a power shuttle for easy changes between forward and reverse. Three different transmission settings give operators a choice of manual and two auto shifting modes, including Drive, which is engaged for road travel to automatically shift between all 12 speeds available in the top two ranges. There are now five models of Fastracs available in North America, including the new 3230 Xtra with 230 PTO hp.

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The new Loadall telehandlers have been  developed to meet the Tier 4 Interim emissions standards with JCB Ecomax engines, which has no requirement for diesel particulate filters (DPF) or for exhaust after treatment fluids. All models deliver an average fuel savings of up to 5% compared to the previous machines, a 109 hp engine is standard equipment in the Agri Loadall and in the 526-56; and the Agri Plus and Xtra come as standard with the 125 hp engine. In the cab, the Loadalls feature a completely new instrument cluster and dash layout, with a high resolution LCD monitor.

 web JCBTelehandler

 

New to the North American market, JCB introduces the TM320, which is a fourth generation product already available in Europe. The TeleMaster telescopic loader features an articulated design that puts the driver higher in the middle of the machine for increased visibility and the attachments turn with the arc of the machine. Another advantage is when stacking bales, the machine provides side steer to better stack them. The machine features a top lift height of 17’. The TM320 uses the 4.4 liter Ecomax engine, delivering 125 hp.

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For more: www. JCB.com

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