Engcon adds more excavator features

Engcon adds more excavator features: The world’s leading tiltrotator manufacturer Engcon announces that there will be additional smart features on the tiltrotators’ quick hitch. The quick hitch had previously been adapted for installation of the detachable GRD grab cassette and SWD rotating sweeper.

Engcon now replaces nearly all the hoses in the quick hitch under the tiltrotator with a simple modular system. The hose-free design reduces wear and maintenance needs, increases service life and has the flexibility of adding more hydraulic functions which makes it easier for both customer, reseller and service partner.

Engcon adds more excavator features

Engcon adds more excavator features

The new quick hitch is modular with only two hoses remaining for the locking cylinder. It will now be easier to install Engcon’s EC-Oil quick hitch system in the lower bracket, as the hydraulic blocks are now bolted directly into a distribution block without any hoses.

The new hose-free design makes it simpler to install and retrofit hydraulic extra outlets to Engcon’s detachable tools. Tools such as the grab cassette (GRD) and the rotating sweeper (SWD), with the opportunity to add future tools from Engcon.

”With the new modular system, it becomes easier to maintain, supplement and replace components in the hitch. You get rid of almost all the hoses, that otherwise can be quite demanding to replace in a tight tool bracket,” says Fredrik Jonsson, Development Manager at Engcon.

New: use existing hydraulic tools with EC-Oil

The new modular and hose-free design also means an upgrade to the high-flow swivel which gets larger channels for increased hydraulic flow. A much valued function for those who need oil capacity for example to operate a flail mower, or similar tools by choosing to “directly feed” one of the extra outlets, without going through valves as before.

”Thanks to the possibility to get both the quick hitch system and manual extra outlets in the same hitch, our customers can now choose to use their existing hydraulic tools with EC-Oil or manual couplings,” explains Fredrik Jonsson, and continues:

“What is unique about our system is that the customer can start with a “simple” solution and then build on it themselves as and when there is a need for new tools for new assignments. It will also be very easy for the retailer to stock a “basic product” that can be easily adapted to the customer’s wishes,” Fredrik Jonsson concludes.

Engcon’s hose-free quick hitch is available for all markets and has been developed for EC209, EC214, EC219, EC226 and EC233. Sizes EC206 and EC204 are coming soon.

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New Holland’s Compact Tractors & Mini Excavator At SALTEX

New Holland’s Compact Tractors & Mini Excavator At SALTEX: New Holland are heading to the NEC for SALTEX on 31st October and 1st November, and will showcase a selection of compact tractors ideal for grass and landscape management along with a mini crawler excavator from the construction range.


New Holland Boomer tractors are compact, manoeuvrable and versatile and are divided into three power classes; the Boomer 30 and Boomer 40 will be available to view on stand.

New Holland's Compact Tractors & Mini Excavator At SALTEX

Boomer tractors are known for their ease of use. With well-placed controls, and adjustable seat and steering wheel allowing plenty of legroom for different height drivers. Controls are colour-coded and clearly marked so that even new operators are confident when behind the wheel.

Boomer tractors are extremely versatile. Able to work with various attachments and implements they can undertake jobs such as lawn maintenance, digging drains, clearing snow and fence installation.  In addition, with a dedicated power steering pump there is no loss of hydraulic performance, even in limited space when tight turns are required.

Boomer 30 models offer four-cyclinder engines producing 28hp or 38h and a three-range hydrostatic or 12×12 synchromesh transmission.  Boomer 40 models offer four-cylinder engines producing  41hp or 47hp and a three-range hydrostatic or 16×16 synchromesh transmission with creeper option.

The Boomer 40 is now available with a spacious new factory installed Boomer SuiteTM cab which includes air conditioning as standard, opening rear side windows, radio, high comfort seat and excellent rear visibility.  

New Holland will also showcase its T4S compact tractor.  Representing a revolution in comfort and versatility within the sub-80hp tractor sector, the T4S series delivers the perfect balance between affordability and performance.

Purpose developed for the T4S, the new four-post cab offers exceptional space and all-round visibility. An opening roof panel offers additional sightline when working with a raised front-end loader.

A flat cab floor provides exceptional comfort and foot space for this tractor category, making access into and out of the tractor easy. Powerful heating and air conditioning complete a comfort package designed for reduced operator fatigue.

Mini Crawler Excavator

Also on the New Holland stand will be the E17C mini crawler excavator from its construction range.   With a capacity ranging from 1.7 to 6.0 tonnes and a choice of canopy and cab to choose from.  The mini excavator is ideally suited to landscaping, amenity work and estate management. Varied applications include, irrigation and drainage scheme construction and maintenance through to fence and temporary building erection.

The compact dimensions enable New Holland mini-crawler excavators to access difficult work areas. Designed for day-long working, each model has class leading excavation performance with the versatility to power a wide range of attachments including, hydraulically powered soil augers, flail hedge and verge mowers, cutterbars and saws.  The boom and dipper offer power arm versatility but with the build strength of an excavator.

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