JCB launches all new backhoe loader
Manufacturer of earth-moving and construction equipment, JCB India Limited on Friday unveiled a new version of the construction equipment JCB 3DX - the all new 'JCB 3DXcellence' backhoe loader here.
According to officials, the launch follows the breakthrough innovative concept of Backhoe Loaders that JCB introduced in India in 1980 which was followed by continual product upgrades with valuable feedback from customers.
The JCB India noted that the new generation machine specially designed for Indian customers is immense with 20 percent lower fuel consumption in the excavation which will result in fuel savings worth Rs 2.6 lacs per year at current diesel prices, and a spacious, comfortable and livable cabin.
It has the highest resale value and lower maintenance costs, the company said.
JCB's 3DXcellence backhoe loader is powered by the fuel efficient and reliable JCB ecoMAX engine which is an in-house purpose built 76 hp engine.
It has also been provided with new JCB 'Q' brakes to ease the braking effort by 30 percent ultimately leading to effective braking and reduced fatigue while operating.
The machine has been strengthened with the new EDSD loader arm and a much improved JCB rear axle for trouble free life.
It has been ergonomically designed with 20 percent more cabin space keeping in mind the requirement of the operator.
The new bonnet with better service access enables the operator to easily carry out daily maintenance checks.
Twin ram steering for easy steer ability, a robust king pin design and a new JCB transmission for better dozing are some more unique features of this industry changing machine.
Vipin Sondhi, Managing Director and CEO, JCB India Ltd said, "JCB India proudly offers India's widest range of revolutionary world class construction equipment."
Sondhi added, "Continually improving on our existing products is an integral part of our commitment to reach out to our customers with the best products and services."
"Today we are proud to launch the new 3DXcellence - the most fuel efficient backhoe loader on earth, which will provide best return on investment to our esteemed customers. Best in class fuel efficiency, strengthened structures and a comfortable operating environment make the 3DXcellence the first choice for backhoe loader customers," he asserted.
(Posted on 11-10-2013)