December 9, 2010
The latest generation Volvo L20F and L25F compact wheel loaders from Volvo offer greater operator comfort and an improved compact design. The new machines have been developed using extensive feedback from operators around the world. The result is a range that delivers the key requirements of the 50 to 60 horsepower wheel loader class, namely versatility, compact dimensions, ease of operation and flexibility for use with a wide range of attachments for many different applications.
The machine’s compact size helps give all-around visibility and the ability to work in narrow or confined work sites. Servicing is easy, with quick and convenient access to all the main service points, which are located under the protection of the engine hood. The electric circuit board is also located in a safe, protected and easily-accessible location. An easy-fill, high-capacity 15.8 gallon fuel tank allows for long work cycles.
The frame concept features an articulating / oscillating joint in the center of the machine between the front and rear frame. This combined with 100 percent operator-selectable differential locks on the front and rear axles as standard, provides each machine with optimal performance, stability and traction when operating on rough terrain. Parallel linkage on both models offers excellent visibility to the attachment.
In addition, the Volvo L20F and L25F have been designed for easy machine operation — a key feature for rental customers — as everyone from expert operators to those with limited experience can quickly become proficient. An optional hand control inch valve permits operators to precisely adapt travel speed to fit the application.
“The new Volvo L20F and L25F models are the result of more than 50 years of wheel loader experience,” said Bernhard Lemling, Volvo wheel loaders product planner. “We brought all the knowledge from our long history into these products.”