Trucks and Transportation September 2008

6900 XD 40-ton Dump


The 6900 XD 40-ton dump is designed to minimize the cost per ton of material hauled and maximize shift productivity through efficient fuel consumption, fast cycle times and greater operator comfort.

  • Purpose-built, heavy-duty dump body from J&J Truck Bodies
  • 110,000-lb. planetary drive axles
  • Detroit Diesel Series 60 engine with Tier III off-highway emission ratings
  • Fully automatic Allison 4500 RDS transmission



Western Star Trucks

722 Articulated Dump Truck

The JCB 722 uck offers a 22-ton payload capacity and is powered by a 249-hp, 5.9-liter, turbocharged, six-cylinder engine.

  • Smoothshift transmission with six forward/three reverse speeds and manual or automatic operation
  • 31-mph top road speed in forward gear and 20 mph in reverse
  • Constant six-wheel drive and limited-slip differentials for maximum traction control
  • Achieves a 74° body tip angle in 13 seconds fully loaded


JCB Americas

735 ADT

The Caterpillar 735 articulated truck features an electronically controlled engine and purpose-built transmission.

  • Rated at a 35-ton payload
  • 365-hp Cat 3406E diesel engine
  • New hitch design, rear-mounted cooling system integrated with new styling and a new operator station and center-mounted cab
  • Cross-axle differential lock and inter-axle differential lock systems


Caterpillar Inc.



The A35E FS full-suspension articulated hauler offers greater productivity, improved operator comfort, better off-road performance, higher cornering speeds, better braking performance and less road maintenance.

  • Independent front and rear hydraulic suspension
  • Automatic leveling
  • Anti-roll function due to cross connecting
  • Low/high-pressure accumulators for unloaded/loaded body
  • Requires no greasing with 2,000-hour inspection
  • Constant filtration of hydraulic oil


Volvo Construction Equipment



The HD465-7 and HD605-7 rigid dump trucks feature a SAA6D170E-5 turbocharged, air-to-air aftercooled, Tier III-compliant diesel engine that provides a maximum net output of 715 hp.

  • Electronically controlled countershaft transmission with K-ATOMiCS automatically selects the optimum gear according to vehicle speed, engine speed and the chosen shift position
  • Fully hydraulic-controlled wet multiple-disc brakes
  • Vehicle Health Monitoring System


Komatsu America Corp.

TA27 Articulated Truck

The Terex TA27 articulated truck features a Cummins QSM 111 Tier III-compliant engine that generates 365 gross hp and 1,234 ft.-lbs. of torque.

  • Automatic transmission with manual over-ride and Rotational Pressure Compensation for smoother, faster shifting
  • Automatic slip differentials in each axle
  • 48,280-lb. maximum net vehicle weight
  • Maximum payload of 27.5 tons
  • 20.3-cu.-yd.-capacity (heaped) body with dual-sloped tail chute and tapered side rails


Terex Equipment Limited

Tier III Articulated Trucks


The 327B and 330B Case articulated trucks are powered by Tier III-certified, electronically controlled, Case 10-liter engines incorporating a Variable Geometry Turbocharger.

  • Fully adjustable, ergonomically designed operator environment
  • Front driveline features an integrated transmission-mounted differential
  • Auto warm-up system
  • Swing-out fenders, flip-forward hood and tilt cab for easy component accessibility
  • Self-diagnosed fluid-level checks