Four models are added to Deere K Series of crawler dozers: 550K, 650K, 700K and 750K.
Four models are added to Deere K Series of crawler dozers: 550K, 650K, 700K and 750K. John Deere PowerTech Tier 4-Interim diesels provide more horsepower than the J Series predecessors: 85 horspower in the 550K, 101 in the 650K, 125 in the 700K, and 155-165 horsepower in the 750K at 1,800 rpm. Engines maintain oil flow to machine systems to enable operation on slopes up to 45 degrees. A hydraulically driven cool-on-demand fan operates only as needed. A reversing feature is standard on the 750K and optional on the others. The 700K and 750K have the company’s exclusive V-Cool package that isolates coolers from dust and engine heat. It is positioned behind the heavy-duty grille and fan, making the coolers less vulnerable.
Komatsu’s 264-horsepower D85-18 crawler dozer, aimed at large construction operations and small mining customers, features a Komatsu SAA6D125E-7 variable geometry, turbocharged and aftercooled Tier 4-Final-certified engine that the company says burns up to 5 percent less fuel.
The D155AXi-8 is another of the company’s intelligent machine control dozers that allows automated operation.
The 300G LC excavator replaces the 290G LC and delivers 19 percent more horsepower, 17 percent more swing torque, and larger hydraulic pumps than its predecessor.
The John Deere 9R/9RT Scraper Special Series tractor range now includes the company’s largest model to date, the 9620R.