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Wacker Neuson’s newest excavators offer cutting-edge performance and fuel economy

Wacker Neuson’s latest generation of excavators are a ground-up redesign offering cutting-edge performance in a very compact package. The new machines are significantly stronger and have gained some weight compared to the previous models while fitting in a smaller envelope. The ET65 and ET90 compact track excavators were designed with the users’ daily challenges as the focus. The technical innovations combine simple, intuitive operation with high performance and increased fuel economy.

The ET65 and ET90 are powered by Tier 4 Final turbo charged engines that produce exceptional power and offer up to 20-percent fuel savings. The new three-point bucket linkage along with the 200-degree expanded angle of rotation offers the best-in-class breakout force. With this unique kinematic linkage system and optimal angle of rotation, the ET65 and ET90 provides more power for digging in tough conditions and can rotate further to keep the load more secure in the bucket before dumping.

More power in confined areas is one of the many advantages of the new compact design. With a lower center of gravity and significantly reduced dimensions, the ET65 and ET90 can reach areas these size excavators couldn’t reach before.  The new design also has greatly improved visibility of the unit and the work site. A low profile engine compartment and larger windows allow the operator to have a view of both sides of the machine. The boom has been shifted to the right so the operator can easily see the entire boom and attachment as well as the entire job. In addition, the compact size makes it easier and safer for the operator to enter and exit the machine.

It’s often simple things that make the working life of the operator better. The ET65 and ET90 design does just that with the new comfortable cab with standard air conditioning, cell phone charger and holder, air-cushioned operator’s seat and all the controls easy to use and read.  Productivity boosting standard features include a standard hydraulic quick attach making attachment changes a breeze. A standard diverter valve on the auxiliary hydraulic line allows to switch between hydraulic thumb and a hydraulic breaker without disconnecting hoses.

ET65 – This 6.5-ton model offers an impressive breakout force of 11,398 pounds of force and a maximum digging depth of 13-feet, 9-inches with the long dipper stick. The ET65 is powered by a 48-horsepower Tier 4 Final, turbo-charged Perkins engine. 

ET90 – The 9-ton ET90 is powered by a 73.8-horsepower Tier 4 Final, turbo-charged Deutz engine. It has a breakout force of 15,829 pounds of force and a maximum digging depth of 15-feet, 2-inches with a long dipperstick.