The new L250G wheel loader from Volvo Construction Equipment fills the needs of the market for a machine in the 39-ton weight category, according to the company. It was seen on the show floor at a special press event at AGG1.
Designed to match the needs of on-highway trucks, the L250G is purpose built to be a heavy-duty machine with plenty of power and features larger bucket sizes. In North America specifically, when loading triaxle on-highway trucks, a new 9.0 cu. yd. rehandling bucket quickly fills the truck in only two passes – two full buckets for one full truck. Add in strength and durability and the result is more loads in less time, meaning better onsite productivity. Volvo’s latest addition to its large wheel loader range combines the optimal mix of lifting force and traction, resulting in high bucket penetration
Part of the prestigious Red Dot design winning G-Series, the L250G has a sleek and modern appearance, as well as a new engine and driveline system for improved productivity, lower emissions, greater smoothness, serviceability and operator comfort. The L250G also features a powerful Z-Bar loader linkage that allows for high breakout force for digging in hard materials. Its heavy-duty linkage, lift arms and cylinders also offer high lift capacity and rapid hydraulic reaction, resulting in faster work cycles.
First and foremost, Volvo Tier 4i technology found inside the L250G has been proven by Volvo Trucks, NA on-highway applications with one billion miles since 2007. Volvo Construction Equipment has adopted this same technology and has tuned the D13 specifically for off-highway applications.
The L250G is fitted with a fuel efficient Tier 4i/Stage IIIB certified engine that is married to drive train, hydraulics and lifting systems that are all designed and produced by Volvo to work in perfect, productive, fuel-efficient harmony. The Volvo 13-L, six-cylinder turbocharged V-ACT (Volvo Advanced Combustion Technology) off-highway diesel engine features cooled exhaust gas recirculation and a particulate filter with active regeneration. The active-type diesel particulate filter (DPF) temporarily holds the particulate matter and then incinerates it, further reducing emissions. There is no need to stop the machine in order to conduct the regeneration process; meaning no loss of performance or production.