Takeuchi unveils new 3.5-ton compact hydraulic excavator

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Takeuchi has launched its new TB235-2 compact hydraulic excavator.

Sharing the same design concept of the TB230, TB240, and TB260, the new compact hydraulic excavator provides Takeuchi with a 3.5 ton machine in the competitive market classification.

With the TB235-2, Takeuchi will be able to meet the needs of a wide range of customers including general contractors, landscapers, utility contractors and the rental industry.

With an operating weight of 3,390 kg, a dig depth of 3.25 metres, maximum reach of 5.25 metres and breakout force of 4,140 kg, the TB235 provides a wide working range and performance. Additionally, the TB235-2 shares the 24.4 hp Yanmar engine with the TB230 and requires no additional exhaust after-treatment systems.

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“The TB235-2 represents Takeuchi’s continued commitment to product improvement, which allows us to provide the latest in technology and performance to our customers,” said David Caldwell, national product manager at Takeuchi-US. “This excavator can be easily transported, has excellent stability and customers will find it to be an exceptional value.”

The operator station is spacious and features an automotive styled interior with a multi-information display to keep the operator informed of machine health and condition. A cab option is available with air conditioning and heat that provides year-round operator comfort in varyious climates and conditions.

Takeuchi Fleet Management (TFM) telematics system is standard equipment on the TB235-2 and provides free access for the first two years of ownership. TFM provides a wide variety of data that includes machine location, health, condition, and run time. The TFM system will help reduce downtime, control costs, perform remote diagnostics and schedule maintenance.

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