CZM Foundation Equipment has now introduced the EK260LS to its fleet, the fourth model in the Long Stroke series. The Long Stroke Series focuses on allowing the contractor to work with longer segments and can be converted to CFA, Displacement piles, Cased CFA and Soilmixing.
The EK260LS is mounted on a CAT 352 Tier IV Final, with extendable crawlers for 360-degree stability. It has an operation weight of 200,000 lbs and a transport weight of 140,000 lbs. The machine features a torque output of 209,700 ft/lbs. It is a cable crowd machine with 61ft of stroke. Applications can easily be switched between Kelly Bar, Segmented Casing, CFA, Displacement Piles and Soil Mixing.
Some other highlights of this machine include its 432 hp engine, 12 ft maximum diameter and 130 ft standard drilling depth.
The EK260LS also comes equipped with CAT Vision Link. This system allows fleet managers to monitor the operation and maintenance data of their machines online.
The cab of the machine is equipped with an AM/FM radio, temperature control, an LCD monitor for the engine and hydraulics computers, with diagnostics system and a CZM Canbus System for drilling monitoring with auto functions.
Since 1976, CZM has been a leader in the foundation drilling industry, offering a comprehensive line of machines engineered for every foundation application. All products are made using Caterpillar bases and designed by their team of engineers who seek to create the most productive and reliable machines on the market.