Hyundai, Engcon crew as much as combine tiltrotators on Hyundai excavators (VIDEO)
Hyundai and Engcon are partnering to equip Hyundai excavators with tiltrotators, and each corporations have been showcasing the partnership at their respective cubicles at ICUEE.
Engcon introduced in August that it could manufacturing facility match its DC2 management system and levers on Hyundai excavators to accommodate tiltrotators, which supply 360-degree attachment rotation and tilt for extra exact and environment friendly operations. The rollout will first be accessible on the European market with plans to go world, Engcon mentioned.
The Engcon tiltrotators will “quickly” be accessible at U.S. Hyundai dealerships by manufacturing facility order on sure fashions, mentioned Juston Thompson, Hyundai nationwide account specialist, on the firm’s ICUEE sales space. He mentioned he couldn’t reveal a selected timeframe and which excavators could be accessible for the tiltrotators, apart from they’d be for “future machines.” At ICUEE, the R80CR-9A, Hyundai’s largest compact excavator, was geared up with a tiltrotator, and present attendees might check the gadget.
You’ll be able to watch a video of the tiltrotator in motion at ICUEE, beneath.
Thompson says the tiltrotator is changing into extra in demand for tasks involving intricate designs, corresponding to waterflow administration by which numerous grades are wanted for correct water movement.
The Engcon system features a fast coupler that enables the operator to connect and detach attachments from the cab. The coupler may detach from the tiltrotator to hyperlink on to the bucket for digging. It may well additionally hyperlink to different instruments, together with forks and grabbing gadgets. The attachments and coupler are operated by way of joystick controls.
“It’s actually easy to function,” Thompson mentioned. “It’s actually intuitive.”
Engcon, which relies in Sweden, has additionally introduced it’s integrating its tiltrotators and management programs as factory-installed choices for Doosan’s excavators in Europe. And Engcon, Kobelco and Leica introduced final 12 months they have been working collectively to develop a brand new automated tiltrotator operate for Kobelco excavators.
Engcon CEO Krister Blomgren mentioned on the firm’s ICUEE sales space that Engcon is working to extend product gross sales in the US, the place tiltrotators are usually not as extensively used as in Europe. However he mentioned he was happy to see that operators right here have been within the gadget, and he views North America as a development marketplace for the corporate.