Takeuchi Adds TB217R Compact Excavator

By February 13, 2020 Announcements

Takeuchi Japan: Takeuchi an innovative global leader in compact equipment has launched the TB217R Compact Hydraulic Excavator. The new TB217R has a similar design of the TB215R with the addition of a heavy counterweight giving the customer an option of a 1,130 mm Arm as opposed to the standard 930 mm Arm. The TB217R is a powerful and versatile machine providing exceptional value and demonstrates outstanding performance.

With an operating weight of 1,680 kg, a dig depth of 2,390 mm, maximum reach of 4,000 mm, and bucket breakout force of 14.0 kN this machine will add efficiency to any job site. The retractable undercarriage on the TB217R allows the machine to travel through standard doorways and easily navigate job sites with limited access, making virtually no job site unreachable.

The TB217R has many features to make any job site efficient and productive. Standard equipment includes a multi-informational display, automatic travel shift, pilot operated joystick controls, and a high capacity cooling system. The large under seat cover and wide-open engine cover, provides ease of access to the operator’s control valves and routine maintenance points.

“Takeuchi is very excited to add the TB217R to our lineup,” says Toshiya Takeuchi, President of Takeuchi. “Takeuchi is dedicated to continuing our tradition of innovation and advancing technology, which is why we decided to redesign the TB215R into the TB217R. Allowing the option of a long arm on this machine, will add to our customers working range, versatility, and job site efficiency.”

About Takeuchi

Takeuchi is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of an extensive line of compact track loaders and compact excavators.  Founded in 1963, Takeuchi has led the way in new product development and introduced the world’s first compact excavator in 1971.  In 1986, Takeuchi developed and launched the first compact rubber track loader that was ideal for the rough terrain operations, another world first.  These two products have transformed the global construction equipment market.

To learn more about Takeuchi’s product, visit the global website at www.takeuchiglobal.com.

For more information, please contact:
Tammie Snodgrass, Takeuchi Marketing Group
Phone: 706-693-3633

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