Posted July 1, 2014

Takeuchi Offers Two Final Tier 4 Compact Excavators

Takeuchi is rolling out two new compact excavators, the TB230 and TB240, featuring EPA Final Tier 4 compliant engines.

Takeuchi 240The company says the two new models are characterized by their redesigned exterior which offers better visibility and improved access. Their automotive-styled interior includes a multi-function monitor, function switches, electronic throttle control, pilot controls with a proportional slide switch to control auxiliary hydraulic functions, and adjustable arm rests.

The new TB230 features a wider working range, delivers smooth efficient power, and uses a 24.4 HP Yanmar Final Tier 4 compliant engine. It weighs in at 6,607 pounds, reaches out to 16-ft 1-in, digs down 10-ft. 2-in, with bucket breakout force of 6,471 pounds.

The TB240 features a four cylinder Yanmar engine that delivers 35.8 HP, a 20% increase, while meeting the latest EPA emissions requirements. This unit weighs 8,289 pounds, has a reach of 18-ft 5-in, digging depth of 11-and-a-half feet, with a bucket breakout force of 9,959 pounds.

You can read all the specs and features here.