John Deere Construction and Forestry Equipment has a reputation across the world for outstanding quality, reliability, durability and performance, and their Series-II excavators are no exception.
“John Deere introduced its Series-II Excavator offering to the Australian market over 12 months ago and customers enjoy the power and performance.” Kel Davison, Director for Marketing and Sales, Construction and Forestry Equipment said. The lineup included eight models ready to perform in Australian conditions and to deliver the quality and performance John Deere customers expect.
Through John Deere Customer Advocate Groups (CAGs), engineers and developers engage closely with customers, and respond to their feedback, at key points in the design of John Deere machines so that features and specifications deliver exactly what is needed.
Customers also help evaluate John Deere designs by putting equipment through their paces in a series of in-dirt evaluations. By understanding real-world application, our engineers have the information and insights they need to create a differential edge on John Deere products, and this critical input is the driver behind every comfort, function, and performance feature we produce.
John Deere Senior Vice President Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Management for the John Deere Construction and Forestry Division, Brian Rauch, said this customer-focused design approach is prioritised and implemented globally, across all products.
ENHANCED COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE
The spacious cab was designed with convenience in mind. John Deere have made sure there was plenty of storage and controls were easy to use and well placed. Ensuring that operators can be comfortable and productive all day long. The Sealed Switch Module (SSM) is very intuitive, conveniently placed, is water and dust proof and eliminates unsealed connections and moving parts associated with traditional rocker switches. The 7-inch touch screen monitor is easy to navigate, providing quick access to machine features and functions that is easier than some systems. Multiple machine readings and Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC’s) are available for the operator to read via the touch screen.
Easy daily servicing is another thing we are hearing from our customers. The ability to do most tasks from the ground without tools is a time saver for our customers. Grouped service points, single position swing greasing, 4,000-hour hydraulic oil and filter and 500-hour engine oil and filter changes, as well as the oil-sealed and lubricated undercarriage, ensure daily servicing is simple and efficient.
John Deere excavators are built tough to deliver more uptime by harnessing the power of heavy-duty booms and arms, a robust electrical system and optimised hydraulic routing. A sealed and lubricated undercarriage and heavy-duty welded X-frame provide a solid, stable platform, while the sloped track frame resists material build-up to decrease cleaning time.
Full-length track guides and double-grouser track shoes are optional for rocky terrain and a heavy-duty cooling system keeps the engine and hydraulic system running efficiently, even in tough environments.
Big tasks demand serious equipment. Combining substantial power with smooth, low-effort control, John Deere excavators provide the exceptional performance and fast work cycles needed to tackle large jobs quickly. Four power modes and three work modes deliver the right power and response for maximum productivity and strong digging force.
With a strong focus on getting the job done, these excavators prioritise quality, productivity and operator comfort while incorporating strategic features such as premium hydraulic performance, highly durable and thick boom, arm, and buckets to withstand tougher digging conditions, and Auto Pressure Boost to anticipate and deliver power when it’s needed.
The highly dependable John Deere PowerTech™ Plus engine with variable-geometry turbo-charger (VGT) delivers outstanding fuel efficiency, to move more material on less fuel. Full integration with Deere’s Intelligent Hydraulic (JD-IHC) system combines impressive performance with smooth, low-effort control. Generous flow, arm force, and swing torque help keep things moving, while the 90/180-deg function (available on the E300’s) increases the boom-up speed for faster truck loading.
John Deere design the majority of their components, which means they don’t need to compromise the overall design. This deep vertical integration of products provides a further competitive edge to customers. JDLinkTM Telematics system enables dealers to respond to customer needs and diagnose, and even correct many issues, without leaving the dealership.
QUALITY IS EVERYTHING
These excavators are built in a purpose-built factory in Tianjin, China to exacting Deere engineering standards and once a build is complete, quality inspections continue, with new products put through a series of thorough trials to ensure quality and performance at dedicated factory test facilities. Equipment is subjected to several thermal cycles, raising, and lowering operating temperatures. This is why John Deere machines will often have two to three hours on the clock at time of delivery – so customers can be assured the equipment has been thoroughly tested.
The Series-II excavators are in stock.
Call your John Deere dealer to experience the outstanding quality, reliability, durability and performance.
WA: AFGRI Equipment (08) 6278 7100
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