Caterpillar, a leading manufacturer of construction equipment, has rolled out its 777G off-highway truck
that builds on the legacy of performance, reliability, and long-term durability established by 777 models since 1977, both in mining and large earthmoving applications.
While articulated dump trucks are a naturally versatile, there are circumstances and applications where an off-highway truck
or rigid dump truck may be more productive.
The set-forward axle model is a companion to the CT660, a set-back axle workhorse whose ConExpo-Con/Agg 2011 debut served as the company's Class 8 on/ off-highway truck
"Our new simulator additions include the dozer, front-end loader, off-highway truck
, motor grader and hydraulic excavator," said Tech.
Makers of off-highway truck
haulage systems including specialty bodies, water tanks, tailgates, load ejectors, bottom dump trailers, rear eject bodies, container handling systems and tarp covers.
Recently, a heavy-duty, off-highway truck
manufacturer wanted to find ways to improve the throughput of its existing paint line.
During the course of the expansion, vehicles, including Cat's 777D off-highway truck
, will move 27 million cu yd of dirt, or 975,000 dump truck loads.
Caterpillar, a world player in producing earth moving, construction, and mining equipment, was under the gun to produce two new products for the mining industry: a very large end-loader and an off-highway truck
With its introduction in 1969, PHIL's Autogate Tailgate was the first commercially available tailgate and has since become the de facto standard in off-highway truck
tailgates utilized in quarries and mines around the world, according to Josh Swank, the company's vice president of sales and marketing.
model sits in the middle of Cat's off-highway truck
line, which extends across 10 machines with 40 to 380 ton payload capacities.
Whether the off-highway truck
has a tailgate or not, the addition of PHIL Sideboards is useful in increasing the volumetric capacity of the truck body, and it assists in minimizing material spillage over the body sides.