Concrete Products

SEP 2018

Concrete Products covers the issues that attract producers of ready mixed and manufactured concrete focusing on equipment and material technology, market development and management topics.

Issue link: https://concrete.epubxp.com/i/1024652

Contents of this Issue

Navigation

Page 47 of 56

www.concreteproducts.com September 2018 • 45 The new Tuckerbilt T-644 Concrete Transport Vehicle moves a 6-yd. payload 50 percent faster and 2 feet higher than previous models, owing to the JCB EcoMax 320/50704 Stage IV/Tier 4 engine supplied by Mastry Engine Center. Tucker's Machine & Steel Service chose the JCB engine because of its torque features; absence of a diesel particulate filter; and, placement at the rear of the machine, eliminating the need for a counterbalancing weight. The four-cylinder, 108-kW EcoMax diesel engine delivers 145 continuous bhp @ 2,200 rpm. Twin auxiliary power takeoffs deliver massive high torque to power the hydraulic pumps, even at lower rpm. The T-644's 14-in. covered auger trough boasts infinitely adjustable speed for precise pouring of low-slump, standard or self-consolidating concrete mixes. The hopper has an integrated splash deflector and, for extended reaching capability, swings 90 degrees left or right on its centerless turntable. A smart vehicle, the T-644 has CAN-based machine control tech- nology with on board diagnostics; cameras and radar ensure ground crew safety. The enclosed climate-controlled cab is ergonomic for long days on the job. — Mastry Engine Center, St. Petersburg, Fla., 727/522-9471, www.mastry.com; Tucker's Machine & Steel Service, www.tuckerbilt.com Tier 4 engine speeds, raises Tuckerbilt mix discharge INNOVATIONS EQUIPMENT & PRODUCTS

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Concrete Products - SEP 2018