Elevated Work Platform: Stable Design

The VJR 26 elevated platform has a vertical telescopic mast capable of reaching heights up to 32 ft, with a reach of 10 ft, 4 in. The model has a 350° turret rotation and is powered by a 24V battery. The mast’s design places the center of gravity toward the lower part of the chassis for greater stability. The platform’s compact form allows it to fit through most industrial doors. Safety features on the controls include load and tilt sensors and an anti-entrapment system. The VJR 26 features two forklift pockets for easier loading and transporting. Manitou; www.manitou.com 

Hydraulic Rotary Rig: Noise Reduction

The SR-125 drilling rig weighs in at 281,310 lb. It’s powered by a 470-kW engine that meets Tier 4 Final requirements. It has a torque of 303,133 ft-lb with an extraction force of 121,395 lb-ft. The new larger cab is designed for increased comfort and visibility and comes with the Soilmec’s Drilling Mate System technology. Radiators with fan speed controls help with noise reduction, as do the sound-absorbing materials along the engine
compartment. Soilmec; www.soilmec.com

Hydraulic Excavator: Efficient Power

The TB225 compact hydraulic excavator features all-steel construction and has a working weight of 4,993 lb. It boasts a dig depth of 8 ft, 5.5 in., a maximum reach of 14 ft, 4.2 in. and a bucket breakout force of 4,339 lb. The excavator has a retractable undercarriage to help with site access. It’s powered by a 19.6-hp Tier 4 Final Yanmar engine and has an automatic fuel priming system, automatic deceleration and a dual-element air cleaner. The operator’s station features a suspension seat and adjustable arm rests.  Takeuchi; www.takeuchi-us.com

Large Paver: Load-Sensing Hydraulics Save Fuel

The SD2500CS paver is powered by a 200-hp Cummins QSB 6.7 Tier 4 Final engine with an Eco mode and has a fuel tank capacity of 85 gallons. The 8.3-ft-wide paver has working width ranges from 6.7 ft to 33 ft. It can deliver a maximum paving thickness of 12.2 in. and can reach paving speeds up to 92 ft per minute. Hydraulic push rollers help reduce impact, while the load-sensing hydraulic system helps with fuel consumption, according to the manufacturer. A redesigned hopper features chamfered edges to prevent cold asphalt from sticking in the corners. Dynapac; www.dynapac.com