June 30, 2009
Hitachi designs for the hard stuff. They see the truck as an extension of the operator. The frame, engine, transmission, differential and wheels all need to work in harmony to maximize loads. The comfortable, state-of-the-art cab ensures operator safety and performance. By designing on the cutting edge, Hitachi trucks maximize productivity with less downtime.
The EH-3 line of mechanical-drive trucks is the one most typically used in quarries in North America. The EH1100-3, built on a vast accumulation of technology and knowledge, places emphasis on achieving the lowest cost per ton through high reliability and a low operating cost. Its frame is designed to be the most durable in the industry, providing superior resistance to bending and torsional loads.
The Hitachi EH-3 quarry trucks have a host of improvements. They feature an all-new, Hitachi-designed central controller with CanBus technology to monitor all systems, Tier-3 engines, standard side and rearview camera system plus updated mirrors, and a newly designed air-ride seat with optional semi-active seat for enhanced comfort.
Ever since Hitachi took over the legendary Euclid truck line, they’ve continued to build on its time-proven designs while adding the latest innovations. The fact that the parent company of Hitachi Trucks is also a manufacturer of electronic devices which are incorporated into the trucks is also a great asset.
The fully hydraulic brakes feature high reliability, durability, and serviceability. Optimum brake force yields maximum available braking under tough ground conditions for best control. Unique variable front to rear brake proportioning maximizes stopping performance under slippery road conditions.
The exclusive ACCU-TRAC independent training arm front suspension with ride struts utilizes the Hitachi-patented NEOCON-E compressible fluid along with helium gas. This minimizes suspension-induced frame twisting while providing independent tire action, provides longer component life, improves speed in turns and increases component, seal and tire life.
For more information about the EH1100-3, visit your local Hitachi dealership or go online to www.hitachimining.com.