History of the Caterpillar brand
Benjamin Holt created his first combine harvester in California in 1886. At the same time, he also designed a steam tractor which would be operational in 1890. It was in 1892 that the Holt Manufacturing Company was created and a few years later it would register the “Caterpillar” brand, which came from their first model of crawler tractor. . Since 1929, Bergerat Monnoyeur will become the exclusive distributor for all Caterpillar brand equipment in Europe. Today, Caterpillar is no less than twenty brands in total: Cat Financial, Cat Reman, Cat Rental Store, Cat Lift Trucks, Anchor, AsiaTrak, FG Wilson, Hindustan, Hypac, MaK, MWM, M2M , Olympian, Perkins, Prentice, Progress Rail SEM etc… All these brands of the Caterpillar group allow it to offer equipment for all areas ranging from industry, including construction and agriculture. Thus Caterpillar produces a multitude of materials and machines: chain loaders, backhoe loaders, draglines, compactors, hydraulic excavators, road grader recyclers and also telescopic arm loaders since the 1980s.
What are the models and ranges of Caterpillar telehandlers?
There are several models of Caterpillar telehandlers today. The first model is the TH314D telehandler. It has a load capacity of 3600 kg and a lifting height of 13,850 millimeters. Its total weight is 10 tons. The second model is named the TH357D. It has slightly more minimal characteristics compared to the first model since its load capacity is 3.5 kg and its maximum washing height is 7 meters. Third model, the TH3510D trolley which has the same load capacity as the second model but with a greater lifting height of 9.8 meters. The TH408D can carry up to 4 tons of loads and reach a height of 7.6 meters. Finally, the fifth and ultimate Caterpillar telehandler model is the TH417D: its rated load capacity is 4000 kg for a maximum lift height of 17 meters. All Caterpillar telescopic handlers have the Caterpillar C3.4B engine.
How to choose your Caterpillar telescopic handler?
In order to choose the ideal Caterpillar telehandler for your business, you must first make a very precise inventory of all your possible needs. Caterpillar telehandlers can adapt to your demands. What will be your maximum loads to be transported and over what distance will be the two essential questions since they will allow you to choose the weight of your machine, the maximum weight it can transport as well as its power for the speed at which you are going make your trips. Secondly, the size of the arrow comes into play, which can reach about fifteen meters according to your needs. So Caterpillar telehandlers can do whatever job you want. You can add attachments and options to your standard telehandler to make it optimal for your jobs.
Caterpillar telehandler equipment and options
All Caterpillar telescopic handlers are equipped with Rops and Fops cabs, seats with mechanical suspensions or even sun visors, among others. But what will make the difference between the different models are the options you can choose from. The reversing camera, air conditioning, safety reinforcement for the boom and even the towing hooks. Of course, there are many ways to equip your telehandler. For example, you can put a floating fork carriage, or different types of buckets: single bucket, pile-up bucket, general-purpose bucket, grain bucket, bale fork, grapple bucket, manure grapple fork. You can also put in a bale handling device or a pickup for the haymaking activity. Caterpillar telehandlers can become your main ally in all your farming activities.
Buying a used Caterpillar telehandler?
Because you believe that a new purchase is not the best solution for you, then you are considering a used purchase for the future purchase of your Caterpillar telehandler. In fact, a second-hand purchase sometimes turns out to be a very good solution since equipment purchased new loses its value very quickly, sometimes up to 40% in the first year alone. You won't have to think about this detail with a used purchase. You are also certain to save on the price. Choose machines with a small number of hours on the meter and in good condition and with the configuration and options you want.
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