14 November 2012 The New Cat 966K XE: Efficient. Comfortable. Sustainable.
Equipped with an advanced powertrain system, the new Cat® 966K XE wheel loader impressively delivers up to a 25 percent fuel efficiency improvement with optimum performance. The new model meets the needs for both efficiency and sustainability while simplifying the operator's interface and operating technique. The 966K XE has been engineered to deliver superior efficiency by utilizing an integrated Cat continuously variable transmission system. A hydraulic pump and motor (variator unit), allows for a smooth and continuous gear ratio change between engine speed and machine speed.
23 October 2012 Cat Machine Featured in Latest Bond Film – SKYFALL
Two iconic brands – James Bond and Caterpillar Inc. – join together for the 23rd Bond adventure, SKYFALL. The Bond films are known for action-packed opening sequences, and in SKYFALL part of the thrilling sequence features James Bond, played by Daniel Craig, operating a Cat excavator. Of course only the British Secret Service agent does it on a train that’s barreling down the tracks through the Turkish countryside. “Seeing our machine on the big screen is exciting. Seeing it featured in the world’s longest running film franchise is simply amazing,” said Diane Lantz-Rickard, Caterpillar Global Brand Marketing Manager.
The new Cat TH336C, TH337C, TH406C and TH407C Telehandlers feature Cat C4.4 ACERTTM engines that meet Stage IIIB emissions standards and are available in a 92.6 kW or a 106 kW rating. The C4.4 engine is designed and manufactured to ensure smooth, quiet operation and long life. The C Series Telehandlers are ideal for agriculture, general construction and industrial markets. With capacities ranging from 3300 kg to 3700 kg and lift heights up to 7.3 m, they deliver excellent strength and power to take loads up and out.
The new AP555E is ideal for multiple paving applications and preferences. Many contractors will match the paver with the AS4252C, a high-performance screed with tamper bars and vibratory screed plates. With extensions it paves at widths up to 8 m when used with the tracked AP555E. The standard, extendable paving range of 2.5 - 5 m makes this screed and paver highly versatile for smaller jobsites as well. Rigid, double-width extenders ensure performance at wide paving widths and can be equipped with foldable end gates that reduce the transport size.
New Cat B-Series Tandem Vibratory Rollers feature more drum options, increased operator comfort and enhanced technology to help operators and machines perform at higher levels. The new models are the CB44B and CB54B, and the CD44B and CD54B. Many of the technological enhancements are provided through the optional Cat Compaction Control. The system combines infrared temperature sensors with mapping to keep the operator informed of current mat temperatures, machine position, and coverage completion.
Caterpillar Inc. announces the addition of the AP255E Paver to the Paving Products machine family. Compact and versatile with flexible paving widths and precise material control to the electrically heated screed makes this machine extremely productive. This machine weighs in at 4500 kg, allowing for easy transport with other equipment. A comfortable operating environment with all paver and screed functions easily accessible to a single operator ensures efficient performance. The AP255E offers an extremely versatile paving range for working in a variety of applications.