Wacker Neuson has upgraded its compact articulated wheel loaders with Tier 4-Final engines and redesigned cabs. In addition, a hydraulically operated universal attachment plate includes a hydraulic block and 14-pin auxiliary electrical harness that allows using existing or new skid steer attachments. All machines feature standard travel speed and auxillary flow, but with optional high-speed and high-flow systems available.
The WL32, the most compact wheel loader in the Wacker Neuson line, is popular for snow removal operations, says the company, and can be equipped with optional tires to create a 48-inch working width for snow removal on sidewalks. In addtion, says wacker Neuson, the small foot print fits in confined areas for landscape, municipal and residential-site applications. The WL32 is available with the choice of a 48-horsepower or 60-horsepower engine and with either a16-gpm or 28-gpm auxillary hydraulic system.
The WL34 is offered with a 48-horsepower Perkins engine and a 16-gpm auxillary-hydraulic system. A special fertilizer package, including a kinematics adapter and a special Nyalic anti-corrosion coating, is available for this machine.
The WL38 uses a 74-horsepower Deutz engine, has a top travel speed of 19mph, a standard auxillary-hydraulic flow of 18 gpm and a high flow of 33 gpm. The WL38, says Wacker Neuson, has a deluxe cab with factory-installed heating and and air conditioning systems. The WL38 is also available in a fertilizer edition, which includes a 60-horsepower engine.
The WL 52, with a 75-horsepower Deutz diesel engine, has a standard auxillary- hydraulic flow of 18 gpm and an optional high-flow system, rated at 33 gpm. According to Wacker Neuson, the WL52 is a mulit-purpose wheel loader suited for material handling or for use with specialized attachments designed for applications, such as snow removal, farming, landscaping general construction. The deluxe cab includes factory heating and air-conditioning systems.
Wacker Neuson Wheel Loader Specifications
- Engine: 48 or 60 horsepower
- Operating weight: 7,385 pounds
- Max height to hinge pin: 10 feet 6 inches
- Straight tipping load: 4,885 pounds
- Standard/high flow: 16/28 gpm
- Engine: 48 horsepower
- Operating weight: 7,209 pounds
- Max height to hinge pin: 10 feet 8 inches
- Straight tipping load: 5,070 pounds
- Standard flow: 16 gpm
- Engine: 74 horsepower
- Operating weight: 9,260 pounds
- Max height to hinge pin: 10 feet 7 inches
- Straight tipping load: 6,508 pounds
- Standard flow: 18/33 gpm
- Engine: 75 horsepower
- Operating weight: 11,243 pounds
- Max height to hinge pin: 11 feet
- Straight tipping load: 7,072 pounds
- Standard flow: 18/33 gpm