May 28, 2012
Terex Corp. says its new TA400 Generation 9 articulated truck is designed to keep productivity levels high, fuel consumption low, and cycle times short. The machine boasts a 444-horsepower Tier 4 Interim-compliant Scania DC13 engine with a maximum torque of 1,548 foot-pounds at 1,350 revolutions per minute and a fully automatic Allison transmission. Additional features include a maximum payload of 41.9 tons, a heaped capacity of 30.3 cubic yards, dual retarded systems, transmission retarder and exhaust brake, permanent 6 x 6 all-wheel drive, and equalizing rear suspension. The service points are designed for quick and easy access to reduce downtime. The electronic-assisted hood raise and fully tilting cab simplify access to major components and ground-level service points. The truck is equipped with computerized systems that communicate with each other through a CAN-bus system to ensure everything is running at peak efficiency.