Mecalac launches new backhoe loader

By Leila Steed30 March 2021

Mecalac TLB880 backhoe loader Now available in Europe, Mecalac’s new TLB880 backhoe loader is suitable for use on civil, utility and highway projects

Mecalac Construction Equipment has completed its range of sideshift backhoe loaders with the launch of its new Stage V compliant TLB880 model.

Joining the manufacturer’s TLB870, TLB890 and TLB990 backhoes, the new model features a Perkins 904 turbocharged diesel engine and delivers 74.5kW (100hp) of power and 430Nm of torque.

Mecalac said the heavy-duty sideshift model had been designed to provide fast cycle times and precise operation. It incorporates a closed-centre hydraulics system that delivers a maximum flow rate of 143l/min and an operating pressure of 250 bar.

A maximum digging depth of 4.4m makes means the machine is suitable for range of applications in the general construction, civil engineering, highway maintenance and utilities sectors.

It also offers road speeds of up to 38km/h (24mph) and is available with either a four-speed synchro shuttle transmission or a servo power synchro powershift gearbox. 

While the exterior of the cab is equipped with front and rear LED worklights and a transport lock, the interior is fitted with ergonomic controls for operator comfort.

The model, which available with a range of attachments and optional extras, also has a fully-tilting hood for easy maintenance access.

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