Since the beginning of last year, the TA300 hauler from Terex Trucks has been manufactured with a new transmission, leading to improvements in fuel efficiency, performance, productivity and operator comfort, when compared to the previous model working in the same application. The 28-t machine delivers a 5% increase in fuel efficiency, a 5 km/hr increase in speed to 55 km/hr and an increase in the length of time between oil maintenance intervals from 1,000 to 4,000 hours.
The upgraded TA300 comes with eight forward gears as well as four reverse gears, to help ensure smoother gear shifting and thereby higher levels of operator comfort. All of this means that customers can be more productive, achieving faster cycle times, lower cost per tonne and reduced carbon emissions.
The TA300 is also equipped with true independent front suspension as standard, further enhancing operator comfort and enabling excellent traction control and maximum productivity in the most challenging conditions.
The other model, the TA400, is Terex Trucks’ largest articulated hauler. It offers a maximum payload of 38 t and a heaped capacity of 23.3 cu m. Powered by a high performance, fuel efficient engine that develops a gross power of 331 kW, the TA400 is designed to meet the demands of the most extreme operations such as quarries, mines and large-scale construction projects.
The TA400’s planetary gear transmission provides smooth, efficient gear shifting for optimised fuel consumption and reduced cost of operation. Ground level test points and a fully tilting cab, combined with an electronically raised hood, ensure ease of service and maximum uptime.
“Conexpo is a showcase of virtually every machine in the industry – but for Terex Trucks, it’s all about the articulated hauler,” said Paul Douglas, managing director of Terex Trucks. “The articulated hauler is the only product Terex Trucks develops – so we’re able to focus all our attention on this machine.
“We are the experts in articulated haulers and we’re the right company to invest in due to the reliability, durability and low total cost of ownership of our haulers. There has never been a better time to invest in a Terex Trucks hauler – make sure you stop by our booth to find out more!”
Mr Douglas added, “North America has always been a strong market for us, so we’re looking forward to meeting current and future customers from the region, as well as further afield, at Conexpo. A significant proportion of the machines we make at our Motherwell facility in Scotland are distributed to customers across North America.”
As part of the Volvo family, Terex Trucks will be sharing a booth with other Volvo Group brands including Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Trucks and SDLG.
Terex Trucks booth: Festival Grounds (F-3432)
For more information on Conexpo 2020: www.conexpoconagg.com