A new player in the earthmoving business, Wacker recently launched a line of three articulated compact wheel loaders. The company says its new wheel loaders can perform the same tasks as a higher-powered skid-steer loader, but deliver up to 30 percent in fuel savings. Models WL 18, WL 25 and WL 30 feature operating weights of 1.8, 2.5 and 3.0 metric tons, respectively, with bucket capacities of 0.26, 0.46 and 0.59 cubic yards. All are powered by Perkins engines with horsepower ratings of 25, 33 and 48 at 2,800 rpm.
September 28, 2010