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motor grader

[′mōd·ər ‚grād·ər]
(mechanical engineering)

motor grader

A dirt-moving machine for leveling and planing the surface to fine tolerances by means of a blade (or moldboard) than can be set and held at precise slope and elevation. Controls at the operator’s station raise and lower, turn, and tilt the moldboard.
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MHI had solidly maintained its operations in motor graders even after transferring its business in hydraulic shovels and other types of construction machinery to Caterpillar Inc.
Before the ordinance, the city had 10 plow units--five motor graders and five front-end loaders.
The order, consisting of 30 SDLG LG958 wheel loaders and 28 SDLG G9220 motor graders, was signed earlier in the year for a large-scale highway maintenance project that will see the machines will be carry out work in 20 different cities across the country.
The road graders, also called motor graders, are used to level earth for the construction of roads.
The motor grader line features single-axle, tandem and all-wheel 4x4 and 6x6 drive configurations.
The new G9260 motor grader was the star of the show for SDLG at the Bauma China 2016 exhibition in Shanghai last month, where it made it world premiere.
Alongside the G9260, SDLG showcased a wide variety of the excavators, wheel loaders, motor graders, road rollers and backhoe loaders that it now delivers to more than 80 countries worldwide.
It makes a line of motor graders at a new plant in North Little Rock.
In North America, motor grader demand fell just 5% last year and was down only 8% from the peak market in 2006.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-7 July 2004-Volvo Construction Equipment divests compact motor grader product line(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
By shifting the production, the Illinois plant could focus solely on manufacturing the 24M motor grader model, which is used for mining.
For the past 20 years, motor grader sales in North America have ranged from roughly 3000 units to just over 4500 units annually.