TAG: compact wheel loaders

Experts’ Tips: To buy, lease or rent compact tractors/compact wheel loaders?

May 6, 2019By

The challenge: Determining whether to buy, rent or lease compact tractors/wheel loaders. John Deere Financial Angie Harms Tactical marketing planner for John Deere Financial DO focus on two key factors when adding a compact tractor to a fleet: type of machine and how to pay for it. DO consider horsepower, hitch life capacity, property type and desired implements when deciding... read more

Caterpillar rolls out 903D compact wheel loader, adds new options on 918M compact wheel loader

September 12, 2018By

Caterpillar rolled out the 903D compact wheel loader. Compared with its 903C2 predecessor, the 903D features a 25 percent increase in both lifting capacity and travel speed, according to Caterpillar. Powered by a Tier 4 Final Cat C2.4 engine, the machine features a 40 hp and can travel at speeds up to 12.5 miles per hour. Planetary-reduction axles are available... read more

John Deere rolls out new compact wheel loaders

December 6, 2017By

John Deere introduced its 204L and 304L compact wheel loaders. Evolutions of the 204K and 304K models, the L-Series models are built for tasks that require peak productivity over rough terrain and in small spaces—with the 204L configurable to a height of less than 8 feet, John Deere said. “We’re packing more productivity and efficiency into the wheel loader with... read more

Terex launches Tier 4 Final compact wheel loaders

April 16, 2015By

Terex launched its line of Tier 4 Final compact wheel loaders, which includes the TL65, TL80, TL100 and TL120. Built for general construction, earthmoving work and specialized tasks, the wheel loaders can turn at up to 40-degree angles with articulated steering. The loaders have oscillating rear axle designs and include closed-circuit hydrostatic drives that provide high power outputs per unit... read more

Cat rolls out M Series compact wheel loaders

March 30, 2015By

Caterpillar released its new M Series compact wheel loaders, which include the 906M, 907M and 908M. The models feature the company’s Optimized Z-bar loader linkage and 75-gross hp Cat C3.3B engines. The loaders also include electronically controlled hydrostatic drive systems that meet Tier 4 Final standards and come equipped with Electro-Hydraulic controls. The loaders’ Cat Hystat systems run up to... read more

John Deere rolls out 244K, 324K wheel loaders

January 8, 2015By

John Deere introduced its 244K and 324K compact wheel loaders, which are equipped with Final Tier 4 diesel engines with two-speed transmissions. The wheel loaders feature oscillating stereo steering, which delivers a smooth turning radius that is up to 20 percent tighter than comparable loaders, said the company. They also have higher tipping load capacities than John Deere’s J-Series wheel... read more