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High capacity Loadall to debut at CARS

JCB to debut Loadall at CARS 2014
JCB will have plenty on show at this year's event.
At CARS 2014, headline sponsor JCB will launch its most powerful ever Loadall telescopic handler to the ELV industry. It joins the company’s tailor-made range of equipment for rehandling end of life vehicles. JCB tell us what else they have planned for this year's event.

The new JCB 560-80 Wastemaster Loadall is a 6-tonne lift capacity, 8.1-metre lift height telescopic handler. Making its debut in the waste sector, it becomes JCB’s highest capacity Loadall. Set to build on the resounding success of the JCB 550-80WM – it will deliver even greater lift performance at reach and rapid loading cycles.

It will be joined on the JCB stand by the 3.5-tonne capacity JCB Teletruk TLT35D Wastemaster – which is perfect for picking and placing end of life cars. Now incorporating a fuel-efficient JCB Diesel by Kohler, Stage IIIB/Tier 4 Final engine – it meets the next stage of emissions regulations without the need for a costly diesel particulate filter (DPF). A JCB ECO machine, the new Tier 4 Teletruk will deliver customers 32% in fuel savings compared with its predecessor.

It has a unique telescopic boom rather than a typical forklift mast, resulting in forwards reach capability and superb visibility for the operator when rehandling. The Teletruk also offers 111° of tilt for the forks and can be fitted with a left/right 360° rotator for precise balancing of loads or for tipping containers full of frag.

For larger sites and heavier loads, large telescopic handlers or rough terrain forklift offer greater lift capacity, increased reach and rough terrain capability.

In addition to the 560-80WM, the JCB 541-70 Wastemaster will be shown. This 4-tonne lift capacity, 7-metre lift height model and is also ideally suited to the automotive recycling business. Both Loadalls meet EU Stage IIIB/US Tier 4 Interim emissions standards, through the incorporation of JCB Ecomax Tier 4i engines - which have no requirement for a DPF - and offer up to 7% improved fuel economy and 15% more torque.

Also popular at ELV facilities is the JCB RTFL range which offers lift capabilities from 2.6 to 4 tonnes and lift heights up to 6.5 metres.

If you can't wait until CARS, then visit JCB's website.

In the next issue we shall look at CARS 2014 headline sponsor, JMC Vortex and see what they have planned for us!

February 2014

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