Spotlight: Skid Steers December 2007

Skid-steer loaders are versatile machines with many options and are found on a wide range of concrete jobsites.

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B-Series Skid Steers

  • Series includes five models ranging from 1,500- to 2,250-lb. operating capacities
  • 45.3- to 80.5-net-hp engines
  • 114- to 121-in. height to hinge pin
  • Super-comfort, high-back seat
  • Traditional hand and foot controls or pilot-operated joystick controls
  • All-around visibility
  • Universal quick-attach

Volvo Construction Equipment

7810E Skid Loader

  • Powered by a 99-hp Cummins turbocharged diesel engine with 305 ft.-lbs. of torque
  • 3,850-lb. SAE rated load capacity and 8,340 lbs. of bucket breakout force
  • Auxiliary hydraulic system provides 29 gpm adjustable flow and up to 41 gpm with optional high flow
  • Available two-speed drive with ground speeds up to 12.5 mph
  • 55-in. wheelbase, optional Hydraglide ride control system and special lift arm suspension system supply a smooth ride at faster ground speeds

Gehl Company

300 Series

  • Offer improved stability through a low center of gravity, long wheelbase, 60/40 weight distribution and larger tires
  • Vertical-lift boom allows maximum reach at full lift height with a 35° rollback and a 45° dump angle
  • Hydraulic Quik-Tatch
  • 61- to 91-gross-hp John Deere PowerTech 250 Series four- and five-cylinder engines
  • 1,750- to 3,175-lb. rated operating capacities
  • 5,500- to 11,600-lb. bucket breakout force

John Deere Worldwide Comm.

137 Skid-Steer Loader

  • The 137 skid-steer loader has a rated lift capacity of 1,300 lbs. and a 3,800-lb. breakout force
  • 43-hp Kubota diesel engine
  • Power transferred to engine via a direct coupling to the hydrostatic drive
  • Heavy No. 100 roller chain drive system delivers power to the axles
  • Standard auxiliary hydraulic system for attachment operation provides 16.6 gpm

Thomas Equipment

S100 Skid-Steer Loader

  • Features a spacious cab, easy to read instrument panel and a transversely mounted engine in a frame small enough to access and work in some of the tightest jobsites
  • 4,110-lb. operating weight with a 1,000-lb. rated operating capacity
  • 33.5-hp four-cylinder diesel engine
  • 8-ft. 6-in. lifting height
  • Narrow width of 50 in. with bucket
  • 13.1-gpm hydraulic pump capacity

Bobcat Co.

Bulldog Skid Loaders

  • Line of skid loaders and excavator loaders includes 11 models ranging from 1,323- to 2,204-lb. rated capacities
  • B8250T has a telescopic boom with a 156-in. height to the hinge pin
  • B4230CS1 measures 34.7 in. wide and 60 in. tall and is powered by a 50-hp Perkins diesel engine

Mapcon Inc.

Mustang Skid Steers

  • Nine skid steer models
  • SAE-rated operating loads from 1,050 to 3,675 lbs.
  • Ergonomic design

Mustang Mfg. Co., Inc.

C-Series Skid Steers

  • Vertical lift models include the 82-hp 262C and 90-net-hp 272C with?2,700- and?3,250-lb. rated operating capacities
  • Radial lift models include the 73-hp 246C and 82-hp 256C with 2,150- and 2,350-lb. rated capacities
  • Incorporate an electro-hydraulic hydrostatic drive system and electronic torque management system
  • Options include the?Advanced Machine Information and Control System, High Flow XPS hydraulic system, an enclosed sealed and pressurized cab, speed sensitive ride control and two-speed travel

Caterpillar Inc.

435 Skid Steer

  • 72-hp, Tier II certified engine
  • 6,830-lb. operating weight
  • 6,000-lb. bucket breakout force
  • Easy Tilt ROPS/Cab for easy maintenance
  • Servo-hydrostatic controls, spring applied hydraulic release parking brake and single-point daily service

Case Construction Equipment

HSL T Series

  • Series includes 11 rubber-tired skid steers with 475- to 2,525-lb. operating capacities, plus a tracked unit rated at 3,200 lbs.
  • Maximum dump heights range from 46 to 110.75 in.
  • Maximum travel speeds from 4.4 to 12.3 mph
  • Easy access to all controls, hydraulics and hydrostatic system components via the cab without tools

Hyundai Construction Equipment

Upgraded Robots

  • Upgraded line includes five skid steers with rated capacities from 1,320 to 2,420 lbs. and three compact track loaders with capacities from 1,804 to 2,244 lbs.
  • Single loader arm with redesigned cab access for added safety
  • Multi-function controls within the standardized servo control levers
  • Power Management System matches available engine power to the demands on the hydraulic system
  • 83- to 91-hp JCB Dieselmax engines on the 190/190T and 1110/1110T
  • Redesigned hydraulic system increases breakout force up to 20%

JCB Inc.

Plus Series Skid Steers

  • Series includes the 602plus and 802plus, as well as the 702plus and 902plus with vertical lifting boom
  • 5,578- to 7,077-lb. operating weights with rated operating capacities from 1,450 to 2,250 lbs.
  • Universal attachment system
  • Heavy-duty boom
  • Easy entrance and exit with new boom cross member
  • Easy to see instrument and integral switch panel

Doosan Infracore America Corp.

Super High Flow Kit

  • Offered for Case 450, 465 and 450CT skid steers, providing 33% more hydraulic horsepower to drive most types of attachments
  • Generates 34 gpm?at 4,500 psi (89 hhp)
  • Separate 8-gpm auxiliary for attachment control
  • Factory ordered as the high-flow kit
  • PFG kits for New Holland available

Burlington Installation Corp. BIC

SK1026-5 Skid Steer

  • The 84-hp SK1026-5 vertical lift skid steer has a 2,650-lb. rated operating load with a 5,300-lb. tipping load
  • Hydraulic self-leveling bucket with 5,400-lb. breakout force
  • HydrauMind hydraulic system standard
  • Standard two-speed travel with a 6.5-mph work range and 10-mph travel range
  • Automatic Power Control anti-stall hydraulic system
  • 45.7-in. wheelbase

Komatsu America Corp.

L175 Skid Steer

  • Features a 60-gross-hp New Holland turbocharged engine, and has an SAE-rated operating capacity of 2,000 lbs.
  • 4,300-lb. bucket breakout force
  • 6,230-lb. operating weight
  • Super Boom vertical lift linkage
  • Full 10-ft. lift height and 29 in. of forward reach
  • Long wheelbase, fast ground speeds and no rear towers to impair visibility

CNH-New Holland

SK650 Mini Skid Steer

  • Larger capacity fuel (8 gal.) and hydraulic tanks mounted on the outside of the frame
  • Foot pedal auxiliary control enables attachments to be driven by foot
  • Directs 20 net hp to the attachment for greater performance capability
  • 31-hp Kubota turbo diesel engine
  • Quick-disconnect attachment fittings

Ditch Witch