Takeuchi debuts its first 300-series excavator


Takeuchi has introduced the TB370 compact hydraulic excavator to its lineup. 

The new machine is the first excavator in Takeuchi’s 300 series compact excavator line. The TB370 compact hydraulic excavator is in the 6- to 7-ton class, and is an ideal machine for a wide range of customers, including general contractors, landscapers, utility contractors and the rental industry.

The TB370 features an  operating weight of 6,710 kg, a dig depth of 4 metres, maximum reach of 6.7 metres and a bucket breakout force of 6,628 kg. 

“Takeuchi is extremely excited to advance the next generation of excavators,” said Keith Kramlich, national product and training manager at Takeuchi. 

“By adding the TB370 to our excavator lineup, Takeuchi continues its tradition of innovation and technology that improves efficiency and performance. We are pleased to offer our customers this new excavator option.”

The TB370 is powered by a Kubota V2607-CR-TE5B turbocharged diesel engine, which meets Tier 4 final emission standards, and delivers 56.8 hp and 157 foot-pounds of torque.

To increase power and efficiency, the TB370 compact hydraulic excavator has a load sensing hydraulic system that provides more than 117 litres per minute of auxiliary hydraulic flow. 

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As the first model in the 300 series lineup, the Takeuchi TB370 has a wide range of state-of-the-art features, including a 20-cm touchscreen multi-function colour monitor with integrated air conditioner and radio functions. As well, the automotive-styled interior is completely redesigned and spacious, enabling the operator to remain comfortable throughout a full shift. An intuitive jog dial and switch panel gives the operator complete control of machine functions and features.

For improved versatility, the Takeuchi TB370 includes first, second and third auxiliary circuits allowing the operator to run a wide range of attachments. 

The additional third circuit allows the operator the option of adding a hydraulic pin grabber coupler to simplify and improve attachment interchangeability.