Terex Corporation is an American engineering company that specializes in the development and production of the widest range of construction, industrial and other equipment ... This manufacturer has about 50 factories concentrated around the planet, and sells its products in more than 170 countries ... This company was founded in 1933 by the Armington brothers, and originally bore the name "Euclid Company" ... In 1953 it came under the control of General Motors, and in 1970 received the name "Terex" ... Since then, the machine builder has already changed several "owners", and in is currently one of the leading manufacturers of construction and industrial equipment in the world.
The Terex 970 Elite is a 4 × 4 4x4 backhoe loader designed for excavation, embankment, agricultural and road construction, and more. The American car has been on the market since 2002, and is in steady demand among buyers.
The Terex 970 Elite is 7,325 mm long, the distance between the wheelsets is 2,090 mm, and the width and height reach 2,387 mm and 3 802 mm (2,810 mm at the level of the cab), respectively. The ground clearance of the backhoe loader is 463 mm, and its gross weight does not go beyond 7,537 kg. The machine has several options for a front bucket with a width of 2387 mm and a volume of 1.2 cubic meters. The weight of the attachments for the "American" varies from 430 to 767 kg, and the carrying capacity - from 3,563 to 3,959 kg. At the rear, the 970 is equipped with a backhoe with a digging depth of up to 5,775 mm and a maximum reach of up to 7,016 mm. The heart of the Terex 970 Elite is a 4.4 liter 1104D-44T diesel engine with four vertical pots, turbocharging and a direct fuel system that produces 100 horsepower (88 horsepower effective) at 2200 rpm and 395 Nm of torque at 1400 rpm. In the "base" the car has a hydromechanical gearbox, which has four forward gears and two reverse stages, and an all-wheel drive system with a startable front axle and a locking differential of the rear axle. Forward, the backhoe loader is capable of moving at a speed of 6.2 to 39.7 km / h, and backward - from 7.3 to 14.8 km / h. Its fuel consumption does not exceed 11 liters for every 100 km of run (or approximately 1.2 liters per hour of operation). The base for the Terex 970 Elite is a supporting frame system on which the main units and assemblies are located, including a two-door closed-type cab. On the front axle of the car, a balance suspension is installed, and on the rear axle, a semi-rigid structure. "American" has in its arsenal of hydrostatic steering with emergency manual mode, as well as a brake complex with disc devices on both axles and three operating algorithms (on two or four wheels).