8th February, 2019
What is a Tracked Dumper?
A tracked dumper (also known as a carrier or loader) is exactly what it sounds like. Try and think of a wheelbarrow on tracks that you can drive, or a mini tank used for moving material rather than artillery and you’re halfway there.
It may seem like simple technology, but these machines can really set yourself and your business apart from your competition. The tracks allow them to work in areas wheeled dumpers would usually struggle, such as soft ground or boggy wet areas. The increased surface area will distribute weight more evenly, ensuring that you won’t get stuck.
Here at MTS Plant, we have a range of tracked carriers, from the mini Yanmar C08 up to the larger Yanmar C30R-3TV, these dumpers will allow you to complete jobs in a fraction of the time and help you become more efficient and productive on site.
There will be no need to work yourself into the ground, transporting materials from one area to another, as both versions of the mini C08 can move up to 10 times more weight (560kg-770kg) than your conventional wheelbarrow.
Which Tracked Dumper suits you best?
The size of the dumper will all depend on the size of the project at hand.
The mini Yanmar C08 Hi-Tip offers plenty of versatility for projects including landscaping, demolition, renovation, and agriculture. With its smaller size, it is capable of manoeuvring down the side of houses, working in limited access sites and confined spaces.
If your project is a little larger and you have more rubble and earth to move, then a larger carrier will be more beneficial. Here at MTS Plant, we offer three larger options. The Yanmar C12 with a payload of 1150kg and capable of three-way tipping. Whilst both the Yanmar C30R and C30R-3TV have a payload of 2500kg.
With this said, all our tracked loaders are still small enough for limited access work sites, with our largest machine having a width of only 1565cm.
The benefit of Tracked Dumpers
There are many benefits to adding a tracked dumper to your business operations. With the tracks you have the added benefit of an increased surface area giving you greater stability, so whether you are traversing up and down slopes or over rough ground, you’ll be safe in the knowledge that you won’t topple over.
With this increased surface area comes an increase in load capacity as the weight is spread more evenly across the tracks. Decreasing your chances of becoming stuck in soft muddy conditions.
Move tools and equipment around your worksite without the added labour. Simply load up the cargo box and transport them to your destination.
Transporting the dumpers themselves is easy enough with their small size, even the C08 can be loaded into a van and carried away to its next job.
Yanmar Tracked Dumpers are designed for working, so consider these important maintenance tips once you have purchased your tracked dumper to reduce downtime:
There has been a recent increase in demand for tracked dumpers due to a variety of reasons. They minimise the damage to ground surfaces when travelling over soft terrain and with construction companies becoming more environmentally aware, their popularity is becoming greater by the year.
No matter the application they are designed with the robustness to take on the most demanding of jobs. The efficiencies offered by investing in tracked dumpers vs handling rubble and debris via traditional methods often allows contractors to free up employees to complete other tasks improving your team’s overall productivity.
So, what are you waiting for? Don’t get left behind in the dirt and mud. At MTS Plant we have Yanmar tracked dumpers available now to hire or to purchase helping your business stay ahead of the game.
Contact the MTS Plant team today to discuss your requirements and learn more about our new range of Yanmar Tracked Dumpers.
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We have been working with MTS Plant for just over 12 months now and have found their service and support second to none. Vanessa, Jenny, Matt and the team are fantastic and will always go the extra mile to meet our requirements. We have regularly used MTS Plant for Dumper and Excavator hire throughout this period and have found their range of machinery very reliable & of excellent quality. I would 100% recommend MTS Plant Hire.
We have used MTS Plant for a number of years and have been constantly impressed by the service provided. We work in a quick-moving industry where our requirements for small machine hire can be at short notice and highly varied. MTS Plant manages to keep us supplied with quality machines along with great customer service. We look forward to driving our business forward knowing that we have the resources to satisfy our customers needs without the high expense of owning our own machines.
MTS has been a great company to cross hire small plant in for our customers. The great thing about MTS is the friendly staff who are very committed to making sure Travis Perkins is a priority customer and will move things around in their daily transport too fit urgent orders in. Myself and my team now use Mts as our first point of call as we have confidence in how the business works from the staff to the machines themselves.
MTS has arranged for us at times very short notice the most diverse ranges of hire equipment, even nationwide. We first started using MTS a few years ago now an don’t hesitate to call the well mannered and excellently informed staff, We have experienced difficulties when on hire and the response was second to none, from the delivery drivers to the mechanic’s, the professional advice and service we haven’t matched anywhere in my 32 years in construction.
The branch at Leigh is always ready to accommodate our needs and they do it with a cheerful professional manner every time.
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