Compact Power

by Katie Weiler, Managing Editor | September 28, 2010

Compact Power 526DX Boxer mini-skid loaderCompact Power has just introduced its model 526DX Boxer mini-skid loader, which is diesel-powered (a 26.1-horsepower, liquid-cooled Perkins) and features a rubber-track undercarriage that can retract from 43.5 to 35 inches. With a rated operating capacity of 1,050 pounds, the 526DX has a hinge-pin height of 77 inches and a dump height of 60 inches. Two hydraulic pumps, producing a flow of 14.5 gpm at a pressure of 3,000 psi, handle the machine's auxiliary and travel functions. Compact Power's ProHauler-System trailer accommodates the 526DX and a package of attachments, including a 44-inch bucket, trencher (36 inches long by 6 inches wide), auger power head with four bits of different diameter, lifting forks, tiller, scarifier and leveler.