SDLG Begins Rolling Out Tier 4 Final Wheel Loaders

(The following article "SDLG Begins Rolling Out Tier 4 Final Wheel Loaders" was originally featured on May 6 2016 via http://www.forconstructionpros.com.)

2.5- and 3.0-cu.-yd. models available in U.S. starting in June with 4.0-cu.-yd. models to be available later this year

SDLG L948F 572cc7eb32bfbThe 2.5-cu.-yd. capacity LG938L and the 3.0-cu.-yd. capacity LG948L have been replaced with the new Tier 4 Final L938F and L948F. The larger LG958L and LG959 with 4.0-cu.-yd. capacities continue to source the Tier 3 engine, and a limited supply of new LG959 models will become available in late 2017. The Tier 4 Final, 4.0-cu.-yd.-capacity L959F will be available in 2018.

Along with the new Tier 4 Final engines, several additional enhancements have been made to the wheel loaders:

  • New, branded SDLG SD60 engine, manufactured by Deutz-Germany, for improved serviceability and technical interface
  • Passive regeneration of the engine to improve operator performance
  • Cab enhancements, such as no threshold on loader doors and improvements that reduce noise levels
  • Improved serviceability to the engine compartment via new compartment door
  • Chrome coupler pins for better engagement and disengagement of the quick coupler
  • New joystick control with forward, neutral and reverse directions and first gear kickdown on the joystick
  • Improved heating and air conditioning controls
  • Guarding on underside of front and rear frames
  • New front and rear guard plates that reduce noise and protect loader components