Posted August 6, 2014

New Compact Track Loader From Takeuchi

The TL8 is the latest track loader from Tekeuchi and features a features a 74.3 HP Final Tier Four Kubota engine, weighs 8,345 lbs, has a rated operating capacity of 2,105 lbs, tipping load of 6,020 lbs, bucket breakout force of 6,834 lbs and hydraulic flow of 18.4 gal/min with 3,046 psi.

Takeuchi tl8Takeuchi has developed a new selectable attachment control system for the TL8 that provides three adjustable attachment settings so operators can program attachment-specific hydraulic flow rates from the seat. This new feature enhances the capability of the TL8 and lets operators optimize the machine to the job at hand. When combined with the standard 14 pin connector, multi-function control handle, and fingertip proportional controls, the company says, it serves as a very capable tracked tool carrier.

The TL8 features a pressurized cab with an adjustable high back suspension seat, a roll-up door, and improved HVAC performance; precise and responsive controls; welded, purpose-build frame; and an undercarriage that maintains steel-to-steel contact between the large, heavy duty rollers and forged steel imbeds that are incorporated into the rubber track, improving track life.Double reduction planetary drives are powerful and are positioned rearward allowing more contact points between the sprocket and the track for traction and track durability.

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