Komatsu's GD655-3 motor grader comes equipped with a Komatsu Tier 3 turbocharged engine with variable horsepower of 180 to 200. Electronic overspeed protection helps prevent engine and transmission damage. The Komatsu power-shift transmission provides on-the-go, full-power shifting, inching capability, and automatic shifting in higher ranges. Operators can choose either direct drive or torque-converter drive; eight forward speeds and four reverse provide a wide operating range. The machine weighs 33,950 pounds and has a blade width of 12 or 14 feet.
Staff | September 28, 2010