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Exciting Lineup for Avant at APF 2024

Exciting Lineup for Avant at APF 2024: Avant Tecno UK is thrilled to announce its participation at APF 2024, the UK’s largest trade show for forestry, woodland, arboriculture, firewood, fencing, trees, and timber industries.

Taking place on September 19th, 20th, and 21st at the Ragley Estate in Warwickshire, APF 2024 promises to be an unmissable opportunity for industry professionals to discover the latest advancements in machinery and equipment.

Exciting Lineup for Avant at APF 2024

Exciting Lineup for Avant at APF 2024

Explore Avant’s Cutting-Edge Machinery and Attachments

Visitors to the Avant Tecno stand can look forward to an impressive array of compact loaders and innovative attachments designed to enhance productivity and efficiency for forestry, woodland, tree care, and farming operations. The stand will feature a variety of static models and live demonstrations, showcasing the versatility and power of Avant loaders.

Static Models on Display:

  • Avant 225 L Cab: A compact and versatile loader perfect for small-scale operations.
  • Avant 423: Known for its agility and performance in tight spaces.
  • Avant 530 GT Cab: Offers superior comfort and control for extended use.
  • Avant 635, 640, 650: Mid-range loaders balancing power and manoeuvrability.
  • Avant 760i GT Cab: High-performance loader designed for demanding tasks.
  • Avant 755i: Exceptional lifting capacity and efficiency.
  • Avant e513: A revolutionary electric model with zero emissions.
  • Avant 860i GT Cab: The pinnacle of power and versatility in the Avant lineup.

Static Attachments:

  • Mowers: Ideal for maintaining grassy areas.
  • Pallet Forks: Essential for material handling.
  • Log Grab: Perfect for handling logs safely and efficiently.
  • Branch Cutter, Stump Grinder, Tree Shear, Forestry Mulcher: Various tools for tree care and maintenance.
  • Root Grapple, Levelling Bucket, Timber Grab: Enhancing ground preparation and material handling.

Live Demonstrations: See the Machines in Action

One of the highlights will be the live demonstrations, where visitors can witness the exceptional capabilities of Avant loaders and attachments in real-world scenarios.

Products on Demonstration:

  • Avant 650: Demonstrating its power and versatility in various tasks.
  • Avant e527: Showcasing the benefits of electric power in demanding environments.
  • Avant 860i: Highlighting its unmatched lifting capacity and performance.
  • Leguan 135 Neo, 190, 225: Innovative access platforms for elevated work.

Attachments on Demonstration:

  • Fast Charger: Rapidly powers up electric models for continuous operation.
  • Backhoe Remote: Enhances digging capabilities with remote control functionality.
  • Pallet Forks, Rotator: Efficient material handling and rotation.
  • Log Cutter Splitter, Log Grab, Timber Grab: Streamlining log processing and handling.
  • Root Grapple, Front Rake: Ideal for ground preparation and cleanup.
  • Pressure Washer: Ensures equipment cleanliness and maintenance.
  • Grabbing Tool, Chipper: Versatile tools for various forestry tasks.

Transform Your Operations with Avant

Avant loaders are designed to improve operations across forestry, woodland, tree care, and farming industries. Their compact design, powerful hydraulics, and wide range of attachments make them indispensable tools for any operation. Whether you need to manoeuvre through tight spaces, handle heavy loads, or switch between tasks quickly, Avant has a solution tailored to your needs.

Join Avant at APF 2024

Avant invites you to join them at the APF Exhibition 2024 to explore how their loaders and attachments can transform your operations. Visit the stand to see the cutting-edge equipment up close, witness live demonstrations, and speak with experts about the best solutions for your needs. Discover why Avant Tecno is the trusted choice for professionals in forestry, woodland, tree care, and farming.

For more information, please visit www.avanttecno.com/uk

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Quest for the Oldest Avant Machine

Quest for the Oldest Avant Machine: Avant Tecno, a renowned manufacturer of compact loaders, is embarking on a quest to uncover the oldest Avant machine still in operation in the United Kingdom.

As part of its celebrations marking 25 years of successful operations in the UK, Avant Tecno is calling upon owners of these reliable workhorses to come forward and showcase their enduring machines.

Quest for the Oldest Avant Machine

Quest for the Oldest Avant Machine

Quest for the Oldest Avant MachineQuest for the Oldest Avant Machine

“Do you own the oldest working Avant loader in the country?” said Raimo Ala-Korpi, Managing Director of Avant UK. “We’re on a quest to find the longest-serving Avant loader still in operation, and we need your help!”

The search for the oldest Avant loader in the UK not only aims to identify a piece of machinery with remarkable longevity but also serves as a tribute to the brand’s journey over the past quarter-century in the UK market. Raimo expressed his pride and delight at the expansion of the UK market for Avant Tecno. “We are thrilled to see how much the UK market has expanded over the past 25 years. The Avant brand stands out from others due to its unparalleled versatility and reliability,” Raimo remarked.

Avant Tecno’s commitment to innovation and quality has been the cornerstone of its success in the UK. From its humble beginnings to becoming a prominent player in the market, Avant Tecno has witnessed remarkable growth, driven by its dedication to customer satisfaction and continuous improvement.

The extensive range of multi-functional loaders and over 200 attachments offered by Avant Tecno has catered to various industries, including landscaping, forestry, construction, agriculture, and property maintenance. This versatility has made Avant loaders indispensable to countless businesses and individuals across the UK.

As Avant Tecno celebrates its 25th anniversary in the UK, the search for the oldest Avant loader serves as a testament to the brand’s enduring legacy and the trust it has garnered among its customers. If you believe you own the oldest working Avant loader in the UK, don’t hesitate to reach out and become a part of this historic celebration.

For more information, please visit www.avanttecno.com/uk

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Avant Dealer Awards Mark 25 Years in the UK

Avant Dealer Awards Mark 25 Years in the UK: Avant Tecno, a pioneering force in the compact loader industry, recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary in the UK with a spectacular event held at Carrow Road Stadium in Norwich, Norfolk. The occasion not only marked a quarter-century of Avant’s presence in the UK but also served as an opportunity to recognise and honour the outstanding achievements of its dedicated dealers through the Avant Dealer Awards.

Avant Tecno: A Legacy of Innovation Since 1991

Since its establishment in 1991, Avant Tecno has been a trailblazer in the manufacturing of compact loaders. With a production milestone of over 70,000 loaders at their state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Ylöjärvi, Finland, the company has left an indelible mark on the industry. Avant’s global reach includes sales offices in Germany, the UK, and the US, along with import partners in more than 55 countries. Avant machines have been a staple in the UK for 25 years, with a rapidly expanding network of regional dealers covering the entire nation.

Avant Dealer Awards Mark 25 Years in the UK

Avant Dealer Awards Mark 25 Years in the UK

The recent Avant Dealer Awards served as a fitting occasion to express gratitude to the network of dealers who have played a pivotal role in the brand’s growth and success.

Avant Dealer Awards 2023: Recognising Excellence

The awards ceremony at Carrow Road Stadium, home of Norwich City FC, saw deserving dealers acknowledged for their exceptional contributions to Avant Tecno’s success. The winners included:

 

  • Eco Award 2023: Ben Burgess & Co Ltd.
  • After Sales and Customer Care: Avant South East Ltd
  • Largest Growth: Essener Equipment Co.
  • Recognition Award: Davies Implements Ltd.
  • Most Machines Sold: Essener Equipment Co.
  • Leguan Dealer of the Year: Ben Burgess & Co Ltd.
  • Avant Dealer of the Year: Ferrybridge Ltd.

One standout winner of the evening was Ferrybridge Ltd., recognised as the Avant Dealer of the Year. With nearly two decades of expertise in the Plant and Machinery industry, Ferrybridge has recently emerged as an authorised dealer for all Avant compact loader products in Ireland.

Andrew Shore from Ferrybridge expressed delight at winning the prestigious award, highlighting the opportunity to align with another world-renowned brand like Avant. He emphasised the versatility and strength of Avant machinery, noting their adaptability to various industries such as equine, landscaping, and tree surgery.

“The beauty of the Avant brand is that it has given us a doorway into a lot of industries. You name the industry, and we have probably sold an Avant machine into it. Becoming an Avant dealer was a good opportunity for us to get another world-renowned strong brand.”

“Winning the award was an extremely pleasant surprise – we have only been selling the machines for just over a year now. We’ve put a lot of work into it to really try and push the products, and it has been going really well. It is great to be recognised.”

Andrew also praised Avant’s commitment to innovation, highlighting the simplicity of operation and the extensive range of over 200 attachments that cater to a multitude of tasks: “There is an attachment for every job that needs to be done,” he said.

As Avant Tecno looks ahead to the future, the recent Dealer Awards underscore the company’s commitment to excellence, innovation, and the enduring partnerships with its valued dealers that have been integral to its success over the past 25 years.

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Avant 755i Loader: A Transformative Tool

Avant 755i Loader: A Transformative Tool: Richard Overton, the steward of a family business established in the 1900s, has praised the transformative power of the Avant 755i Loader in improving their operations.

With a deep-rooted history in agriculture, the Overton family has witnessed the evolution of their business from its humble beginnings, where Richard’s grandfather toiled to expand their landholding, to the present day, marked by a diverse portfolio of activities ranging from potato cultivation to cold storage, a livery yard, landscaping, and more.

Avant 755i Loader: A Transformative Tool

Avant 755i Loader: A Transformative Tool

The turning point in their operations came with the decision to diversify, a strategic move that required a versatile and reliable piece of equipment. Richard, having previously relied on two 3.5-tonne machines, sought something more adaptable to the dynamic needs of the business.

“I always had an eye on the Avant. We tried one out, we liked it, and so we bought one. We required one we could put on a trailer and tow because we needed it at both of our sites, so we went for the 755i model because I believe it’s the biggest you can legally tow. It fits great on our trailer,” shares Richard. The decision to invest in the Avant 755i Loader, part of the 700 series, proved to be a game-changer for the Overton family.

Unleashing the Potential of the Avant 755i Loader: A Year-Round Workhorse

The Avant 755i Loader, renowned for its high lift capacity and drive speed, belongs to the 700 series designed for multi-use tasks across various industries. Richard highlights the machine’s ability to seamlessly transition between cleaning, property maintenance, farm operations and landscaping. Its compact design, coupled with high-flow auxiliary hydraulics, ensures unmatched versatility in handling diverse attachments.

The decision to opt for a cab-equipped model reflects the Overton family’s commitment to year-round productivity. “Because we are going to be busy in the summer and the winter, we thought we needed a cab – so we could be warm in the winter but have air conditioning in the summer. We ended up buying the best machine we could get,” affirms Richard. He opted for the GT cab which comes with heating, sound-absorbing interior, windscreen washer and wiper, cab air filter and front and rear mudguards as standard.

Attachments Galore: The Swiss Army Knife of Machinery

What sets the Avant 755i Loader apart is its compatibility with over 200 attachments, turning it into a true Swiss Army Knife of agricultural and landscaping equipment. Richard proudly details the array of attachments they employ, including the brush, the leveller, the lawn mower, the 4 in 1 bucket, and the root grapple. Each attachment serves a distinct purpose, showcasing the machine’s adaptability.

“The root grapple isn’t just for roots; it is also used for picking up round bales of straw and logs. It has a great feature where the top grapple closes in two bits so if you have an uneven piece of wood, it doesn’t just grab one side of it; it works independently, which is really clever,” notes Richard.

“Just the other day we were able to deliver and unload 16 tonnes worth of slabs round the back of a private property in no time at all. Previously this would have taken 2 or 3 days of hard graft with a wheelbarrow; so, the time saving is incredible. I think the Avant Loader really is a Swiss Army Knife.”

The Avant Advantage: Cost-Effective, Economical, and Reliable

Richard emphasises the cost-effectiveness of the Avant 755i Loader, asserting, “Every machine has its limitations, but I think the Avant Loader does every job more than adequately. It has saved us money because we don’t need 5 or 6 machines – the Avant can do them all.” The manoeuvrability, diesel efficiency, and ability to navigate tight spaces make it an indispensable asset for the Overton family business.

In praising the local Avant dealer, Ben Burgess, Richard underlines the importance of reliable support. “Back-up is crucial when purchasing a new machine, and I get a great service from Ben Burgess.”

A Testament to Innovation and Tradition

The Avant 755i Loader stands as a testament to the innovative approach of a family business that has spanned generations. In choosing the Avant Loader, the Overton family has not only embraced a versatile and efficient tool but has also set the stage for sustained success in the years to come.

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Construction begins on Avant Tecno UK’s HQ

Construction begins on Avant Tecno UK’s HQ: Construction has commenced on the new multimillion pound headquarters for Avant Tecno UK at Suffolk Business Park in Bury St Edmunds.

The development of the 32,200sq ft facility is being led by Churchmanor Estates and built by SEH French.

Construction begins on Avant Tecno UK’s HQ

Construction begins on Avant Tecno UK’s HQ

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on October 19 to mark the start of works with representatives from Avant Tecno UK, SEH French, Churchmanor Estates, Robinson Arnold, Holmes Plant & Construction, LSI Architects, Conisbee, Richard Utting Associates and members of West Suffolk District Council.

Due for completion in August 2024, the site will be home to the company’s UK operations. The company says it will boast dedicated dealer training facilities, flexible collaborative workspaces, efficient and automated warehouse technology, and a technical workshop.

The new development will see the company move from its rural base near Thetford, where it has been located since it began operating the in the UK in 1994.

Raimo Ala-Korpi, Managing Director of Avant Tecno UK, commented: “This ceremony marks the start of an exciting era for Avant Tecno UK.

“Avant has enjoyed a sustained period of growth in recent years and, as a consequence, we have outgrown our existing warehouse and office facilities. Our new purpose-built UK headquarters represents a significant investment and is a commitment to the future for our dealers and end user customers.

“We’re looking forward to seeing work get underway on the construction of our new premises.”

Avant Tecno UK provides multi-functional loaders for use in various areas including farming, landscaping and construction.

Neil Pryke, Contracts Manager for SEH French, said: “The team is thrilled to be involved in this project to deliver Avant Tecno UK’s new headquarters.

“Suffolk Business Park is a great example of the opportunities available in the county for large companies like Avant, and we are honoured to be supporting them in their growth.

“Our appointment is testament to the quality of work we deliver, and we look forward to working with partners on this exciting development.”

Matt Cloke, Development Director at Churchmanor Estates, commented: “Avant Tecno are the acknowledged market leader in their sector, and so we were delighted to be asked to work with them to bring to life their vision for a new bespoke UK HQ, warehouse, and showroom.

“This is an important investment not just for Suffolk Business Park, but for West Suffolk as well, and we’re looking forward to seeing the project progress over the next 10 months.”

For more information, please visit www.avant.co.uk

For more information on the developer please visit www.churchmanor.com

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The new Avant 635i and 640i loaders

The new Avant 635i and 640i loaders: Finnish compact loader manufacturer Avant Tecno has introduced two new loader models in the popular Avant 600 series: the single-speed Avant 635i and the double-speed Avant 640i.

Both new models have the all-new Kohler KSD engine, which provides more usable power because of its electronic injection and simple operation with no exhaust after-treatment necessary.

The new Avant 635i and 640i loaders

The new Avant 635i and 640i loaders

Building on the globally recognised Avant concept of compact but mighty machines, the new Avant 635i and 640i models complete the renewal of the Avant 600 series. It is popular in many fields of work such as landscaping, farming, property maintenance, construction and demolition, and horse stables.

The new Avant 635i travels at 12 km/h, and the maximum speed of Avant 640i is 23 km/h. Both models are equipped with a certified ROPS/FOPS canopy as standard – the modern, spacious GT cab enclosure with ergonomic design is also available, providing more safety and operator comfort.

Kohler KSD engine and high oil flow
The completely new electronically controlled Kohler KSD 1403 engine is a common rail diesel engine with a displacement of 1.4 litres and an output of 26 hp / 19 kW. The engine was designed with the requirements of the latest Stage V and Tier 4 Final emission standards in mind: its power and other features have been optimised to 19 kilowatts, eliminating the need for a particulate filter.

The three-cylinder naturally aspirated engine gives the machine plenty of torque in the low rev range. Also, there is very little power drop in high altitudes. The electronic injection adapts to varying load conditions much better than a conventional injection system.

An Avant user will notice this when doing earthmoving work with a bucket. Pushing and lifting simultaneously won’t stall the engine.

Thanks to the new diesel engine, the auxiliary hydraulics’ previous output of 50 l/min has been increased to an oil flow of 66 l/min, which is exceptionally high in this power class.

The new 635i/640i models work very well with hydraulic attachments that require higher flow, which enables an even more versatile and efficient use of the loader.

New features and a new look
The Avant 635i and 640i models have a safety-enhancing electric power distribution unit (PDU), where most of the fuses and relays are located. The safety features of the loader are now controlled by a separate electronic control unit of the loader (VECU).

In the cab, separate gauges have now been replaced by a convenient multi-function display. It provides the Avant user with varied information on the loader, such as engine speed, oil flow of auxiliary hydraulics, fuel quantity, current fuel consumption, outside temperature, hydraulic oil temperature, load alarm, total operating hours, maintenance info and fault codes. All this is available in 11 different languages.

The design of the machines and the cover panels are identical with the 645i/650i models, which makes the appearance very modern and the loaders easy to service at the same time.

Available now In Stage V and Tier 4 final countries, the new Avant 635i and 640i models replace the previous models, Avant 635 and Avant 640. In Stage 3 countries, the range will continue to include the 635 and 640 models with 37 hp Kubota engines, and the new “i” models (635i and 640i) with the Kohler KSD engine will be offered additionally.

For further information, please contact Avant Tecno (UK) on 0800 015 8482 or visit www.avanttecno.com/uk

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Avant UK announcement

Avant UK announcement: Seemingly against all odds, despite the global turmoil generated by COVID19 pandemic Avant UK clients, users, owners & operators in serval industry sectors saw yet again another growth year.

Avant’s are available across the UK in 30 outlets from Somerset to Scotland. Avant boasts a strong dealership network covering all sectors from farming to construction, landscaping to property maintenance. We at Avant offer local UK support from a strong established dealership providing sales, service, technical support and hire.

Avant UK announcement

Avant UK announcement

COMING SOON – TO A DEALERSHIP NEAR YOU

As the Avant UK network goes from strength to strength,  we can now offer the same level of service with the launch and addition of Leguan Lifts, the new generation access platforms, at selected specialist dealerships. Leguan Lifts, manufactured in Finland, is a subsidiary of the Avant Tecno Group,  producing versatile and user-friendly all terrain spider lifts.

John Spencer, Sales and Marketing Director for Avant Tecno UK Ltd has these words to say about the launch “Over the past few years demand has grown not only from our never-ending loyal fan base of Avant® Loader owners but also from those owners and operators of our Leguan® spider Lifts. We are now in a position to offer the same level of expertise and service for the Leguan® lifts through a growing network of specialist dealerships through the UK, bringing the Leguan® spider lifts closer to the customer.

This year, we are unveiling, not only new and updated Spider lift models, our new and refreshed Leguan® branding but it’s also the 30th anniversary of Avant® Loaders being sold worldwide, so lots of exciting things to come from the Avant family.”

Jori Mylläri, VP, Sales & Marketing for Leguan Lifts Oy, talking about the UK Launch added “The introduction of the new generation Leguan spider lifts that come with many unrivalled features and user-friendly control have helped us reach new heights in recent years. It is time to introduce these products for the wider UK audience together with the professionals at Avant UK”.

STRAIGHT TO THE POINT

Leguan Lifts Oy, founded in 1990 specialise in designing and manufacturing reliable and technologically advanced self-propelled access platforms. Leguan has a long tradition in this field; the first self-propelled access platform with outriggers was introduced in 1994. In recent years, Leguan Lifts has completely restructured their product selection introducing many unseen features and the most user-friendly interface to date.

Every spider lift is designed with extraordinary all-terrain capabilities and robust boom structure, which makes Leguan’s versatile and fit for any access job. Leguan’s are built to withstand all climates from the heat of Australia to the freezing cold winters of the Nordics.

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Avant UK turns 21!

Avant UK turns 21!: Avant Tecno (UK), the Norfolk-based subsidiary of Finnish compact loader manufacturer Avant Tecno, is celebrating 21 years of service on 23rd April 2020 with some exciting new announcements for their loyal UK customers.

In celebration of their 21st birthday this year, Avant have added their most powerful machine to their 8 series range – the Avant 860i Stage V. The largest of the Avant loaders, although still compact, it benefits from a greater lifting capacity of 1,900 kg, a greater reach of 3.5m, and a turbocharged Kohler KDI 1903 TCR 42 kW/57 hp diesel engine. The machine also complies with the latest emissions regulations and boasts many additional features to previous models, including an improved GT cabin with better visibility and usability, in addition to the best ergonomics in its class.

Avant UK turns 21!

Avant UK turns 21!

Also in recognition of 21 years of service in the UK, Avant are offering all of their customers a 3 year or 3,000 hour hassle free warranty with any new machine purchased in 2020. This also has the option to be extended to a 5-year warranty, particularly suited to those who purchase their products as part of a 5-year finance package. These warranties are in recognition of Avant’s confidence in the reliability and longevity of their machines, ensuring peace of mind for any new purchases made by their customers.

Since its launch in the UK, the Avant team has grown to 9 people and has sold in excess of 5,000 loaders through their network of 16 regional dealers, providing the UK with almost 30 sales points. With a product range of 8 model series and more than 200 different attachments, no other manufacturer offers the range of compact loaders and attachments that Avant do.

Based in Bridgham in rural Norfolk, Avant set up their permanent UK base in 1999 offering a full service inclusive of sales and marketing to servicing and repairs to show their full commitment to the UK market.

Managing Director, Raimo Ala-Korpi, says: 
“We wanted to mark our 21st birthday here in the UK by giving something back to our loyal customer family who have supported Avant over the years. Our team in Finland designed the 800 series in answer to customer demand for a more powerful loader yet still remaining versatile and compact. The first 860i loader was delivered to the UK last month and we have already pre-sold more than 20 of these models to both new and existing customers in a variety of industries such as farming and agriculture, landscaping, construction and equestrian to name but a few. Our extended warranty, which is across our whole range of machines, shows our faith in our product when it comes to performance and lifespan, and our ongoing commitment to our service”.

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Avant appoint Sales Manager

Avant appoint Regional Sales Manager: John Spencer Sales & Marketing Director, AVANT Tecno UK Ltd commenting on the recent addition to the team had these words to share “ With continued growth and expansion, we at Avant Tecno UK have been looking for a regional manager to join our team for the North of the UK, to assist our dedicated dealership network and make sure our Avant owners continue to receive the personal touch that we pride ourselves on.

We have met with many people over the past months to find someone that would meet with our criteria and eventually we have found the best candidate, that upholds our values, vision and understands our customer’s needs.

Avant appoint Regional Sales Manager

Avant appoint Regional Sales Manager

Peter Barfield was introduced to me personally by a contact within our network and came highly recommended. Peter joins us with a vast knowledge and experience of the plant/machinery industry, and I truly believe he is going to be a great asset to the Avant Family.

 I look forward to introducing Peter to our current dealer network and working with him to strengthen our close relationship with our customers, plus he will be assisting in the growth of our already extensive Avant Network throughout Northern England and Scotland bringing Avant closer to the wider audience.”

Peter Barfield Regional Sales Manager for AVANT Tecno UK Ltd upbeat about his new position commented “ I am very pleased to be joining Avant Tecno UK, it’s a family company (Finnish) with family values, every employee is valued the same no matter what job they do.

The Avant product it superb and is made to very high standards, its what you would expect from a manufacture in Finland. The range covers many industries including, landscaping, forestry, agricultural, construction and many more. With the recent addition of the 860 series Avant have raised the bar on compact loaders, this will appeal to even more markets.

I am very excited to be joining an excellent team and hope I can add to their continued success.”

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Avant Tecno Introduce New 800 Series

Avant Tecno Introduce New 800 Series: The completely new 800 series from Avant Tecno is the largest and most powerful loader series from the Finnish manufacturer. It pushes the limits of compact loader’s performance with 1.900 kg lift capacity and 3,5 m lift height. Still, its dimensions – width 1,5 m, length 3,4 m, height 2,2 m and weight starting from 2.500 kg – and articulated design make the 800 series a very versatile and powerful compact loader.

There will be two models available to start with:

  • Avant 860i with Kohler KDI 1903 TCR 42 kW/57 hp common rail turbocharged diesel engine, EU Stage V and US Tier 4 final compliant.
  • Avant 850 with Kubota V2403 36 kW/49 hp diesel engine, destined for markets outside the scope of EU Stage V and US Tier 4 final emission standards.

Avant Tecno Introduce New 800 Series

Hydrostatic transmission with a hydraulic drive motor on each wheel together with two drive speed areas is a familiar feature of Avant compact loaders.  Max. drive speed of the 800 series is 30 km/h and auxiliary hydraulics oil flow for attachments is as high as 80 l/min.

Telescopic loader boom is standard feature on 800 series as well. The boom extends and retracts hydraulically 825 mm and gives a max. lift height of 3,5 m to the hinge pin. This enables loading on trucks with high sides, on mixer feeder wagons etc. – and unloading from high level. The hydraulic self levelling system keeps the load automatically level when lifting and lowering the boom.

The 800 series is equipped with Avant quick attach system for attachments – other systems like Euro 3 will be available as an option. The hydraulic hoses of the attachments are coupled with the multi connector, which allows easy connecting with a single hand movement – in all conditions.

Avant 800 series has a certified ROPS/FOPS open cab as standard, in addition an enclosed heated cab is available as an option. This DLX cab mounts on the chassis of the loader with anti-vibration mounts, which guarantees excellent noise and vibration isolation.  Efficient heating and ventilation and large windows further improve user friendliness. The DLX cab can be equipped with air conditioning as well.

The comprehensive Avant attachment range – over 200 attachments – is available for 800 series also. This makes the 800 a very versatile and useful machine for many different customer groups: landscaping, construction, property maintenance, agriculture, various material handling jobs etc.

Avant 800 series will be introduced at the bauma 2019 exhibition in Munich, Germany on 8.-14. April. Avant stand at the bauma is FN.1020/5.  Projected production start is in the fall 2019.

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