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John Deere introduces new wheel loader at World of Concrete

Thursday, February 2, 2012

The new model is a seven-yard class loader that feautures new axles, improved stability, a 6 percent boost to full-turn tip-load capacity, Rollover Protective Structure certification and low-profile tires.
The new model is a seven-yard class loader that feautures new axles, improved stability, a 6 percent boost to full-turn tip-load capacity, Rollover Protective Structure certification and low-profile tires.

John Deere introduced the 844K Series II wheel loader at the annual World of Concrete event in Las Vegas, Nevada, as the agricultural company unveiled its latest model for the many attendees who have used construction equipment, according to the publication Construction Equipment.

The news source reported that the new model is a seven-yard class loader that feautures new axles, improved stability, a 6 percent boost to full-turn tip-load capacity, Rollover Protective Structure certification and low-profile tires.

Construction Equipment reported that the new higher-capacity axles on the John Deere equipment have standard temperature monitoring and automatic cooling and filtration. The 844K II also employs Hy-Gard opil that allows change intervals to extend to a period of more than 2,000 hours.

According to the news source, none of the new modifications affect the model's cab and near 360-degree visibility.

The company's website noted that people who have used construction equipment were the contributing minds for the development of the new model, as John Deere relied on user input and configured the 844K II to the specifications that were requested.

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