June 25, 2012
Case Construction Equipment says its new CX470C full-sized excavator sets new standards in fuel efficiency, productivity, improved serviceability, and operator comfort, while achieving Tier 4 Interim certification. The 362-horsepower machine is available in long undercarriage, retractable undercarriage, and mass excavator models with operating weights ranging from 105,300 to 108,600 pounds. It is designed for heavy loads and large buckets up to 4.13 cubic yards in size. The excavator features Case Intelligent Hydraulic System technology that is said to reduce total fuel consumption and improve performance. The machine is said to provide 5-percent faster cycle times and 6-percent more lift capacity than the previous model. With its standard arm length of 11 feet, 1 inch, the excavator has a maximum dig radius of 39 feet, 4 inches; a maximum dig depth of 25 feet, 4 inches; and a dump height of 25 feet, 5 inches. Standard arm digging force is 42,490 pound-feet; standard bucket digging force is 55,530 pound-feet.