JCB India redefines excavation with the launch of its JS205LC tracked excavator. Developed and manufactured in India, this machine has best-in-class fuel consumption and ergonomically designed operator controls.
JCB India unveiled the new JS205LC tracked excavator, developed and manufactured in India for the Indian market. With its rugged structure, best-in-class operator controls and whole range of technological innovations, the JS205LC is set to create a new benchmark in the premium excavator segment in India. Low fuel consumption in excavation results in fuel savings worth Rs 1.3 lakh per year. 'Today is a very proud day for JCB India. Once again, JCB raises the bar in innovation with the launch of its new tracked excavator JS205LC. The new 20-tonne excavator offers the best fuel efficiency, as well as better performance and productivity,' said Vipin Sondhi, Managing Director & CEO, JCB India. 'Our aim is to innovate and design products that meet our customers' needs and help them grow their business.'
The JS205LC excavator comes with the gross engine power of 106 kW and a bucket capacity of 0.8-1.02 cu m and is well suited for applications such as earthwork, quarrying, road construction, etc.
Reliable structure: The heavy-duty boom has been designed with 22 per cent bigger sections, for high durability and strength. The arm sections are 12 per cent deeper and seven per cent wider to provide high strength.
Unparalleled fuel efficiency: JS205LC provides a choice of power and economy modes. JCB's advanced load- sensing hydraulic system has been designed for lower energy needs which helps in fuel savings worth Rs 1.3 lakh per year.
Best-in-class performance: Excellent bucket and dipper tear-out forces results in high output and faster completion of work, especially in hard strata. The JS 205LC provides improved efficiency by 10 per cent (tonne per litre).
Low maintenance cost: JCB's Plexus oil filter system extends hydraulic oil life to up to 5,000 hours which reduces maintenance costs.
Ease of serviceability: The compact and easy-to-handle bonnet is assisted by gas cylinders and helps in easy opening and closing, making periodic maintenance easy and effortless. Another addition is the wire mesh which helps avoid the clogging of the radiator and oil cooler.
Operator comfort and safety: Ergonomically placed operator controls and roof hatch aided by rear sliding window increases operator efficiency. The new JS205LC also comes with an AC option. Audio and visual alerts are provided in the instrumental panel for air filter blockage, low coolant level, high hydraulic oil temperature. There is a belly guard for the lower frame and under covers for the upper frame.
JCB also announced the addition of the JCB 432ZX wheel loader. With the ability to dump at the centre of the wagon and high- bodied trucks, the new JCB 432ZX is regarded as a very productive wheel loader. The JCB 432ZX wheel loader performs exceptionally in all kind of applications such as roadwork, mass excavation, pipe work and other underground installations, highway maintenance, foundation work, waste/recycling, crushers, etc.