How the 675 Front-End Loader Meets Industry and Government Standards 720690
The current demands of the earthmoving industry are placing increased pressure and responsibility on the equipment manufacturer. Coupled with government regulations, this presents a new set of standards to which the manufacturer must conform. This presents a formidable challenge to everyone involved in this field of endeavor. This paper discusses the effects of these factors on the design and development of a large earthmoving machine, the 675 front-end loader. The 675 is a large loader, built for heavy-duty work, that has high standards of maintenance, performance, and safety. This paper points out the features built into this machine to meet the growing demands for these qualities.