and we feel like we’re ready for that now,” says Blastrac global vice president Stephen Klugherz.
Breaker Technology Breaker Technology Inc. (BTI), has for decades been one of the largest suppliers of equipment and services for the construction, aggregate, demolition and mining industries. Applications range from primary and secondary sites involved in construction, demolition or recycling, to quarries and underground mining operations such as scaling and explosives loading. Technology plays a critical role in the company’s continued successes. BTI enjoys a reputation for engineering products with the most advanced technologies available, yet the resulting systems are remarkably easy to use. Its breaker systems, for example, literally have benchmarked reliability and performance across a broad range of applications. Similarly, its hydraulic breakers use sophisticated technology to produce a simple design. With only two internal moving parts, this line of breakers and attachments makes the operation of hydraulic equipment easy, flexible and reliable. Fieldproven and customer-sanctioned, BTI products are enthusiastically accepted as the standard for the industries they serve. In the spring of 1997 BTI made a commitment to implement a formal Quality Assurance System. On November 6, 1998 the facilities in Thornbury Ontario, and Riverside California were certified to ISO 9001:1994. In 2000, the International Standards Organization ( ISO ) revised the Standard to emphasize requirements for a Quality Management System rather than a Quality Assurance System. BTI made the transition to the ISO 9001:2000 Standard in June of 2001, receiving registration in October 2001, certificate #Q2233. BTI’s commitment to improve business performance, productivity and enhance customer satisfaction is reflected in this focus on continual improvement. At Bauma 2010 BTI will show their latest developments in terms of among other demolition equipment.
Bobcat Bobcat compact equipment, a member of the newly formed global Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment Group, will introduce several new products at Bauma (Open Air, Stand N° F6 601/602/3). Making their debut at Bauma will be the E45 and E50 zero tail swing (ZTS) mini-excavators, which provide new exceptional performance levels in the 4- to 6-tonne mini-excavator category. Equipped with cab and bucket, the E45 has an operating weight of 4634 kg and offers a maximum digging depth of 3300 mm. The E50, equipped with cab and bucket, has an operating weight of 4905 kg and a maximum digging depth of 3524 mm. Both models also offer fuel economy and abundant power. The E45 is powered by the 4-cylinder Kubota V2403-MDI-TE38-BC-5, producing 30.2 kW net per SAE J1349 of output power at 2200 RPM. This results in breakout forces of 28.0 kN in the dipper arm and 35.1 kN at the bucket, for a ground-level lifting capacity of 2369 kg. Powering the E50 is the Kubota V2403-M-DITE38-BC-4 turbo-charged Tier III diesel engines, which produces 35.4 kW of output power, and breakout forces of 30.4 kN in the dipper arm and 41.2 kN. Ground-level lifting capacity is 2778 kg. Bobcat is also launching four new rotary telehandler models to complement its exist-
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ing 12-model range of rigid-frame telehandlers. Another new product is the Bobcat S650 loader, which is the first of a new generation of machines that revolutionises the design of skid-steer and compact tracked loaders worldwide. The vertical lift path S650 loader has an operating weight of 3777 kg, a rated operating capacity of 1220 kg and a tipping load of 2440 kg. The new-generation Bobcat loaders offer several innovative features. Topping the list is a spacious new Premium Cab located in a new forward position that provides a 30% increase in all-around visibility for the operator. Also enhancing operator visibility are a 40% larger door and redesigned top, side and rear windows. The Premium Cab allows operators to customize their working environment, with its fully adjustable seat and suspension, and an improved heating and air conditioning system. Optional selectable joystick controls are also available. As with all new-generation loaders, the S650 offers a significant increase in power and hydraulic performance to boost productivity, enhance attachment performance and produce in faster cycle times. Powered by an efficient Kubota V3307-DITE3 55.4 kW Stage IIIA diesel engine, the S650 has a standard hydraulic flow of 87.1 l/min, with an optional high flow of 115.5 l/min. Able to travel at speeds up to 19.8 km/h, the loader’s traction is 15 to 20 percent greater than previous comparable models for greater pushing and digging power. The S650 has a height of 2065 mm, with an 1880 m wide, 3474 mm long bucket. The bucket hinge pin height is 3149 mm. Its innovative engineering design helps increase uptime by providing for simplified maintenance and serviceability. Bobcat has also introduced the new TR05 Tilt-Rotator for its E32 and E35 excavators, both of which will be shown at Bauma. The TR05 Tilt-Rotator helps maximise an excavator’s productivity and versatility with its easy adaptability to a wide range of attachments such as grading and digging buckets, cable buckets, asphalt cutters, ripper teeth and hydraulic grabs. Bobcat adapted the proven ‘Plug-and-Play’ technology from its compact loaders to ensure maximum precision and efficiency for the TR05 Tilt-Rotator. For example, a built-in Attachment Control Device (ACD) receives its information from a controller in the machine via the same type of 7-pin connection. The standard joysticks on the excavator are replaced with dedicated Tilt-Rotator joysticks, which incorporate all additional functions and allow the operator to engage or disengage the Tilt-Rotator functions safely and easily. Unlike other systems on the market, the Tilt-Rotator can be operated immediately upon installation of the Deluxe Control kit (including the joysticks and controller) on the excavator. No calibration or fine-tuning is needed on the job site. Bobcat will also show its extended range of bucket attachments with the launch of a new family of skeleton buckets for Bobcat compact loaders and mini-excavators. The skeleton buckets are ideal for landscaping and general site clean-up applications. They are also suitable for demolition and refurbishment work, recycling and beach-cleaning. Four new skeleton buckets, ranging in width from 157 to 208 cm, cover most of the machines in the Bobcat compact loader range as well as the T2250 telehandler. For 1.5- to 8-tonne Bobcat mini-excavators, there is a wide selection of skeleton buckets to fit pin-on, Klac and Lehnhoff couplers. The skeleton buckets feature bolt-on teeth, with space between tines varying from 57 to 71 mm, depending on the bucket size.
Brokk A lot of things happened for Brokk during 2009. The Swedish manufacturer launched two new models, the Brokk 400 and Brokk 260. Both new models will of course be on display at Bauma. On top of this, the manufacturer has announced that it will release a completely new machine. The official reveal will take place in the Brokk outdoor booth, which will complement Brokk’s indoor display in Hall 1, booth no 132.