Hitachi has launched a larger next-generation model from its Stage V-compliant wheel loader range. The ZW310-7 comes with powerful performance, low total cost of ownership and exceptional efficiency.
To protect the operator and machine from potential hazards, it allows a superior view from all angles – especially with the visibility to the rear and either side of the narrow engine hood. With the Aerial Angle camera system, operators also have an exceptional 270-degree bird’s-eye view of the job site, while the rear obstacle detection and warning system alerts them immediately if anything is close to the rear of the machine.
After working a full shift in the fully redesigned cab, operators will feel less tired and more satisfied at their ability to work more productively. The ZW310-7 has some of the lowest noise and vibration levels in the market. It is especially easy to use thanks to features such as the improved seat with mounted electric pilot control leavers, new monitor controller and convenient side switch panel.
High levels of productivity are ensured by fast cycle times, a high breakout force and loading capacity, and improved acceleration on inclines thanks to sensors installed on several machine components. The RPM are automatically increased thanks to the auto power up function, which maintains the machine’s travel speed when moving uphill. As a result, the reduced cycle times enhance productivity and reduce fuel consumption.
Faster and more efficient short loading operations due to the Approach Speed Control feature further satisfy owners’ requirements. The new ZW-7 model also loads trucks more accurately, saving time and money, using the payload monitoring system. In addition, operators can monitor the fuel consumption thanks to the new ECO gauge and performance can be improved with several adjustable functions.
The ZW310-7 is built with durable components such as the axles and frame, intelligent prevention systems and easy maintenance features. This can be further maximised by the use of high-quality Hitachi buckets, customised to suit the application, and robust ground engaging tools that are easy to install and replace.
“The new ZW310-7 wheel loader has been designed to give a powerful performance, low total cost of ownership and exceptional efficiency to European customers,” says Bill Drougkas, Manager Product Management of Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV. “Built to the highest quality standards, it will significantly boost productivity on busy quarries and large recycling plants, and have a positive impact on profits.”