Takeuchi, a well-known name in the construction industry, has introduced the TB20E, an electric hydraulic excavator that runs solely on a lithium-ion battery. David Caldwell, the product manager at Takeuchi, explains that the TB20E is a fully functional excavator that has all the features of their TB216, with the only difference being that the TB20E does not have an engine. Consequently, the TB20E eliminates the need for engine oil, filters, and coolant, which means fewer
Electric powered machines are starting to pop up on worksites everywhere as part of the world's effort to thwart the end of civilization as we know it. While some people wake up and go to bed fretting over predictions of impending doom in the next twelve years, the rest of us are concerned about one thing, working.
Machine owners want their machines to
Posted: November 13, 2017Categories: ConEquip 101 - Learning
If you operate heavy equipment you know how expensive it can be to keep your machine working. You also know how much money can be lost if your machines are down. The life of a construction company depends heavily (pun intended) on its ability to keep moving, drilling, digging, and hauling. Larger construction companies have the luxury of