Deere unveils 850L dozer with extra energy, bigger cab, “greatest in school productiveness”

John Deere has launched the subsequent mannequin of its 850 measurement class bulldozer, an even bigger machine than its predecessor boasting extra energy, higher gasoline financial system, a roomier cab and improved sturdiness.

The brand new 850L is powered by a brand new Deere PSS 9.Zero-liter engine that gives a 10-percent improve in horsepower over the 6.8L engine discovered on the 850Okay. Deere says the 850L’s 225 horsepower offers the dozer essentially the most horsepower in its measurement class.

Amy Asselin, supervisor of Deere’s worldwide building product advertising and planning, says torque has additionally elevated by 23 p.c to 831 lb-ft. “This machine can have best-in-class productiveness when it hits the market,” Asselin says.

Deere provides that the engine’s Eco mode reduces gasoline consumption by as much as 20 p.c over the earlier mannequin, with out hurting efficiency. Commonplace auto idle and auto engine shutdown options present additional gasoline financial savings.

The engine is mated to a dual-path hydrostatic transmission with pumps which might be 13 p.c bigger than these discovered on the Okay-Collection machine it replaces. Every 850L configuration makes use of an eight-roller design with 130 inches of monitor on the bottom, rising stability and gradeability, Deere says.

Persevering with this machine’s deal with enhancing productiveness, the 850L is offered with a 172-inch Energy Angle Tilt blade, the widest PAT blade in its class.

Inside John Deere 850L dozer

Responding to buyer enter, Deere elevated the cab measurement of the 850 by 15 p.c and managed to scale back noise ranges inside the cab by 27 p.c, Asselin says. Plus, the brand new angled seat with high-back design supplies higher visibility to the rear ripper and is extra comfy over lengthy intervals of time. A heated and ventilated seat is an out there possibility.

Visibility to the blade has additionally been improved, Asselin says.

John Deere 850L crawler dozer

The brand new dozer additionally options new management joysticks for the transmission and hydraulic features of the machine. The brand new transmission joystick has a rocker swap to manage ahead, impartial and reverse (FNR), whereas the hydraulic management lever has a thumb curler for blade angle or energy pitch changes. Different buttons on the sticks can allow grade management, increment/decrement grade management, blade shake (PAT solely), and return to pitch (outdoors dozer solely).

The dozer comes commonplace with grade-control-ready electrohydraulic (EH) valves. The dozer can be ordered with SmartGrade, Deere’s totally built-in and mast-less grade management tech, from the manufacturing facility. Deere has additionally moved the SmartGrade monitor to the middle console of the dozer for higher visibility.

On the sturdiness and serviceability entrance, the 850L options improved electrical and hydraulic routing, and a heavy-duty mainframe with elevated thickness by as a lot as 60 p.c in some areas of the machine. The dozers cooling bundle was additionally upgraded with bigger fin spacing and a simplified design, permitting full entry to each side of the cooler.

For straightforward entry to essential elements, the 850L is provided with a tilt cab that may increase as much as 65 levels. Deere has additionally elevated the dimensions of the machine’s service doorways and elevated their thickness by 50 p.c to offer higher safety.

The 850L is offered now in wastehandler, forestry, mechanical angle blade and pipelayer-ready factory-installed configurations.