Wide Tracks Provide Flotation

September 28, 2010

 TL140 rubber-track loader

TL140 rubber-track loader is a new size category for Takeuchi, powered by an 81-hp Isuzu diesel. It has an 18-inch track and an undercarriage that is welded to the frame. Planetary final drive motors provide traction and pushing power. Operating weight is 9,590 pounds, tipping load is 5,952 pounds, and bucket breakout force is 7,403 pounds. The operator's cab has air conditioning, suspension seat, and roll-up door. The company claims this machine provides best-in-class bucket and loader breakout force, traction force, and the fastest cycle times for this class of machine. Estimated list price: $51,150.