When designing a new generation of hauler, manufacturers are up against several challenges. First, how to increase performance and payload while also improving fuel efficiency. And second, how to add new technological and safety features while maintaining ease of use.
Trenching and loading with an excavator is so common that it’s not unusual for operators to form habits in how they set up their worksites and use their machines. But no matter an operator’s level of experience, everyone could use
Volvo Construction Equipment wants to make the process of balancing engine RPM with hydraulic flow as simple as possible. That’s why we integrate everything into a single dial. By moving this dial, you are changing both the pump flow and
The boom float feature on Volvo excavators relieves pump pressure from the cylinders when lowering the boom. This has several unique benefits, including faster cycle times, more accurate grading and improve fuel efficiency. Here are a few tips to make
Fuel is one of the top equipment operating expenses for owners, but with a few small changes in operator behavior, those costs can be cut significantly. Here are a few tricks to using fuel-saving features on Volvo excavators — including