CSE Equipment – the Capital Equipment Group (CEG) of Invicta Holdings – has extended its range of Case backhoe loaders, with the launch locally of the robust 570T series.
“Case Construction Equipment continuously upgrades and improves the design of its extensive range of earthmoving equipment to meet changing market demands,” says Brenton Kemp, MD of CSE Equipment. “What’s notable about Case machines is their suitability for efficient use in diverse applications, including harsh operating conditions in construction, on the mines and in agriculture, as well as on urban job sites.
“These entry level 570T backhoe loaders have been designed for improved productivity, reduced noise levels, enhanced on-site safety and low maintenance requirements.
Key features of this series include the excellent performance and high torque delivered by the fuel-efficient engine, the robust S-styled boom for improved digging and lifting and the heavy-duty front axle, which is also available in a 4WD option. These machines, with a large cab for improved operator comfort, have also been designed for effortless serviceability.”
The turbocharged, four-cylinder FPT Industrial S8000 engine delivers up to 86 hp and ensures reduced fuel consumption. The power shuttle transmission provides four speeds forwards and reverse, delivering up to 402 Nm of torque at 1300 rpm.
Hydraulically shifted clutches and control valves ensure smooth direction and travel speed shifts. The 4WD option of this series and the 100% locking differential fitted to the rear axle improves mobility and loaded performance, where job site conditions are muddy and where extra traction is essential.
The Case 570T has a maximum ground level reach of 5 583 mm with the Extendhoe dipper version.
The lifting hook, which is welded to the bucket linkage, enables the rear arm to safely lift and handle suspended objects. The straight loader arm ensures loading capacity up to 3 700 kg, with a maximum tipping height of 3.48 m. The shape of the backhoe loader enhances the loading ability of the machine and its capacity to overcome obstacles, while ensuring a high breakout force.
This design improves visibility to the bucket and the self-levelling mechanism during the lifting phase enables precise control, enhancing productivity. Large box section structures with thick, multi-plate fabrications, casting and forgings are used in high stress areas.
For example, the boom nose, foot cylinder and stick foots, to improve durability. The robotically welded two-piece structural frame design provides a robust foundation for the machine that ensures stability, enhanced performance and serviceability.
The front axle is designed to handle heavy-duty applications, even in extreme conditions. The steering cylinder is a double effect type and is mounted above the centre pivot in a well-protected area behind the beam.
The tight steering angle, with oscillation of approximately 11°, ensures stability on the roughest terrains, improving bucket retention and maintaining productivity.
The multi-purpose 4-in-1 bucket copes efficiently with different working conditions of digging, loading and unloading, flattening and levelling applications. The optional extendable dipper and auxiliary hydraulics have a digging reach of 5.6 m and can fit a hammer for demolition applications.
Wide door openings, which are equipped with door retainers, allow easy entrance for the operator and also improve air ventilation. The spacious cab is ergonomically designed with all controls conveniently placed for easy reach and faster operation.
The ROPS/FOPS design offers maximum safety and protection against roll over and falling objects. Large-sized glass windows and a one-piece rear glass, with no pillars, provide excellent all-round visibility.
This series has been designed for minimal downtime and reduced maintenance requirements. A single piece tilting engine canopy enables top and side access, from ground level. The braking system uses the machine’s main hydraulic oil reservoir, which means there is no requirement for a separate filler.
For enhanced security on site, the T series has new features. These include a secure oil cap breather on the hydraulic tank to prevent contamination, the engine canopy lock is situated in the cab to avoid vandalism and a lockable battery box inhibits theft from site.
Hydraulic and steering pressure control points are conveniently located between the cab and fuel tank for effortless checking. Large capacity fuel tanks ensure longer working hours between refills – this increases operational hours on site. The Case electronic service tool enables rapid rail engine diagnostics, which reduces downtime.
For easy maintenance, greasing points are protected from dust and damage, hydraulic connections are well guarded, flexible and easy to use The dozing blade on the 4-in-1 bucket can be easily replaced when worn.