Compact Equipment

JUL 2018

Compact Equipment is a magazine dedicated to equipment owners and operators of small, nimble, tool-carrying construction, landscape and ag equipment — such as skid steers, mini excavators, compact tractors, generators compressors and beyond.

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boom configuration also allows 60 percent better visibility than competing skid steer loaders, says JCB. The National In- stitute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recog- nized the many benefits of the JCB boom and side-entry de- sign by rewriting safety alerts to exclude side-entry skid steers, says the company. All JCB skid steers meet Tier 4 Final regulations and are pow- ered either by JCB's Tier 4 Final JCB Ecomax engine or JCB Die- sel by Kohler engines. JCB skid steers do not require exhaust aftertreatment, allowing greater fuel efficiency and reduced downtime and operating costs. JCB's myCHOICE software pro- vides operators with the ability to adjust the travel and loader controls of their skid steer loader for optimal operation to suit a range of activities, from precision applications to faster cycle operations. The JCB Teleskid is a revolutionary product that can reach 60 percent further forward than any other skid steer on the market and — an industry first. It is also the only skid steer in the world that can dig below its chassis to an unparalleled depth of around 1 meter. In addition, this innovative new ma- chine can reach 8 percent higher than any other skid steer, says the company. Also the JCB Teleskid is the only skid steer on the market which is able to combine vertical- and radial- lift capability. A unique bucket-positioning leveling system al- lows the bucket level to be set and maintained throughout the boom's range of movement. 29

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