Motor Graders October 2007

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Caterpillar M-Series Motor Graders
The M-Series includes seven models featuring a joystick-operated, electro-hydraulic control system.

  • Two three-axis, low-effort joysticks simplify control and reduce operator arm and hand movements by as much as 78%
  • 125- to 500-hp Cat C-Series Tier III engines with ACERT Technology
  • Direct-drive countershaft transmission (excludes 24M) with Electronic Clutch Pressure Control
  • All-wheel-drive option delivers 42% more torque, plus features a front wheel-only hydrostatic mode


New Holland Motor Graders
New Holland motor graders range from 140 to 200 hp with standard blade lengths from 12 to 14 ft.

  • Operator cab mounted behind articulation point for greater visibility to both ends of the blade
  • 69-in.-diameter steel moldboard circle with full 360° rotation
  • Moldboard can be angled up to 90° for slope or ditch work
  • Standard five-position moldboard saddle
  • Heavy-duty box-section frame construction


Volvo G900 Motor Graders
The G900 motor graders are available in seven models, including two all-wheel-drive units.

  • 7.2- or 9.4-liter Volvo Tier III engines
  • HTE840 transmission with selectable Manual, Autoshift (optional) and Travel modes
  • Autoshift standard on the optional HTE1160 11-speed transmission with 11 forward/six reverse speeds
  • Proportional Demand Flow intelligent load-sensing hydraulics
  • Twin-gear, direct-drive circle turn system


LeeBoy 685B Motor Grader
The 16,000-lb. LeeBoy 685B offers a choice of 100-hp Caterpillar or 110-hp Cummins diesel engine.

  • 10-ft. sliding moldboard with a total side shift reach of 36 in.
  • Center-mount scarifier and optional front blade
  • Hydrostatic drive system
  • 18° of frame articulation
  • Fail-safe braking
  • ROPS canopy or optional fully enclosed, climate-controlled cab


John Deere D-Series Motor Graders
The 672D, 772D and 872D six-wheel-drive graders and 670D, 770D and 870D tandem-drive units offer optional enhancements such as a mid-mount scarifier and integrated grade control package.

  • Low-speed precision mode and differential front steering on all-wheel-drive models
  • Blade pull ranges from 28,200 to 43,760 lbs.
  • 185- to 245-hp Powertech engines
  • Event-based shifting transmission
  • Pressure-compensated load-sensing hydraulics and low-effort hydraulic controls
  • Optional cruise control


Champion C80 C and C86 C Motor Graders
The C80 C and C86 C motor graders feature a redesigned front axle that provides 50° of steering angle left and right.

  • 25-ft. straight frame turning radius with a 19-ft. radius when fully articulated
  • Box-type front axle design allows a 22-in. ground clearance
  • Spherical bearings on front axle and articulation ¬cylinders provide increased service life
  • 21-in.-high moldboard offers a full 4-ft. blade lift stance for increased featherability


NorAm 65E Compact Grader
The 16,800-lb. NorAm 65E Compact grader features an articulated frame, torque proportioning rear axle, wheel lean and inch control.

  • 110-hp Cummins engine and ZF full powershift transmission/torque ¬converter
  • A-frame/circle configuration mated to a 10- or optional 12-ft. "rollaway" moldboard
  • 18-ft. turning radius
  • Standard air ride seat and "lo-effort" hydraulic controls
  • Available with canopy or cab and air conditioning


Case 800 Series Motor Graders
The 800 Series motor graders ¬feature Tier III-certified diesel engines that deliver a stronger throttle response at every rpm, improved cold-start capability and reduced noise.

  • 845 DHP (dual horsepower) maintains horsepower range for fine grading, while providing a 14% increase for tough conditions
  • 865 VHP incorporates variable horsepower
  • 885 features a fully electronically controlled Cummins engine
  • One-piece hood for easy access to engine and cooling package
  • Temperature-controlled reversing fan