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NEW 245XR

Testimonials

“We have found them to be very good shovel; first- class in fact and very well balanced. The first one gave us over 5000 hours of good reliable and trouble-free service, as such we had no hesitation in ordering a second unit. In fact, on the strength of our experience with the 457s, we have just put in an order with our local dealer, Holt JCB, for five smaller 427s, which will be used to load clay at our operations in Dorset and South Devon. Our operators really love operating them because of the comfortable cabs, which is always a bonus.”

Andrews Plant, Dorset

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INTRODUCING THE NEW JCB 245XR

THE LATEST ADDITION TO OUR HIGHLY ACCLAIMED X SERIES.

Our engineering teams have once again produced a new world-class excavator. An excavator that boasts a reduced slewing radius, without any compromise on cab space or performance. The result is another machine in the X SERIES to be taken seriously.

  • Maximum Engine Power: 29Kw
  • Maximum Operating Weight: 28,000kg
  • Maximum Bucket Capacity: 1.25m3

 

MINIMUM SWING

THE 245XR HAS REDUCED TAILSWING WHICH MAXIMISES ITS POTENTIAL TO PERFORM SAFELY IN TIGHT AND CONGESTED ENVIRONMENTS SUCH AS MODERN HIGHWAYS AND HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS.

  • The 245XR tracked excavator has a tailswing radius of 1.72m, 40% less than the 220X, allowing it to work safely against buildings and road barriers.
  • The short front swing and reduced tailswing give a working radius reduction of 1.6m, compared to the 220X.
  • It can work in a smaller area than the 220X, providing great comfort and power in a compact footprint.

MAXIMUM SPACE

DESPITE HAVING REDUCED TAILSWING, THE 245XR FEATURES THE JCB COMMANDPLUS CAB, ONE OF THE BIGGEST, MOST COMFORTABLE AND EASY-TO-OPERATE CABS ON THE MARKET.

  • Customer-led control layout, with operator feedback contributing to the design.
  • Double cushion viscous mounts reduce vibration and cab noise to 69dB(A).
  • Seat-mounted joystick and switch controls move with the operator.
  • Bluetooth radio is fully integrated into the control screen.

EXTREME STRENGTH

IT’S TAKEN 4 YEARS OF HYDRAULIC, ELECTRONIC AND ELECTRICAL DEVELOPMENT TO BUILD YOU A MACHINE THAT DOESN’T JUST LOOK STRONG, IT IS STRONG.

  • Our DIESELMAX engines are proven in 70 different machines globally.
  • Machine shaker rig testing replicated 15,000 hours of tracking and vibration.
  • 30,000 window and door operation tests prove component quality.
  • Hot and cold climate testing (55°C to -30°C) in locations around the world.

EXTRAORDINARY ATTENTION TO DETAIL

THE NEW 245XR REDUCED TAIL SWING EXCAVATOR UTILISES STATE-OF-THE-ART AUTOMOTIVE-STYLE PRODUCTION FACILITIES TO BRING YOU NOT JUST GREAT EXCAVATORS, BUT EXCEPTIONAL ONES.

  • The whole design is optimised to protect the machine; side bay doors are set back from the counterweight face and the right-hand platform corner sits within the slew radius to prevent damage and scratching.
  • New recessed counterweight design protects the rear end from impact damage.
  • 1,232 validation checks are performed to replicate real-life applications.
  • Robot welding of dig end and undercarriage ensures quality and accuracy.

EXCELLENT CONTROL

PROVEN JAPANESE COMPONENTS DELIVER PRECISE, EFFICIENT CONTROL, WHILE CUSTOMISABLE ELECTRO-PROPORTIONAL CONTROLS ALLOW OPERATORS TO SET THEIR PREFERENCE OF SPEED AND CONTROL OF ATTACHMENTS.

  • A power boost button increases pressure to provide extra tearout.
  • The 245XR hydraulic excavator features the latest generation valve block for greater efficiency and productivity, whilst delivering class-leading control.
  • Factory fitted HBCVs makes the machine ready for lifting operations.
  • Optional bucket HBCVs are available for fork use.

If you're interested in adding the new JCB 245XR X SERIES Excavator to your fleet, simply get in touch with your local sales team.

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Testimonials

“We have found them to be very good shovel; first- class in fact and very well balanced. The first one gave us over 5000 hours of good reliable and trouble-free service, as such we had no hesitation in ordering a second unit. In fact, on the strength of our experience with the 457s, we have just put in an order with our local dealer, Holt JCB, for five smaller 427s, which will be used to load clay at our operations in Dorset and South Devon. Our operators really love operating them because of the comfortable cabs, which is always a bonus.”

Andrews Plant, Dorset