Doosan launches new hammer for DX225
By Patrick Flannery
Dec. 3, 2009 – Doosan Infracore America Construction Equipment is launching the DXB 170h hammer for its DX225 excavator. The new attachment was developed with the engineering, design and functionality of Montabert breakers combined with the pricing and versatility of Doosan Infracore equipment.
“This product is another example of our commitment to giving customers more options and versatility in the work they can do,” said Chris Neville of Doosan Infracore America, “The DXB 170h hammer will fit our most popular carriers, the DX225 and DX255 Doosan excavators. We anticipate an entirely new base of customers experiencing Doosan quality for the first time.”
The first model hammers were placed in the field with a number of Doosan dealers around the country beginning in September and will be offered to all dealers beginning in December 2009. Additional hammer sizes will launch in 2010.
The breaker’s basic specifications:
Operating Weight: 3,572 lbs
Carrier Weight Range: 18 – 28 tons
Tool Diameter: 5.39 in
Operating Pressure: 2,610 psi
Flow: 26.5/39.5 gpm
Impact Class: 5,000 ft. lbs.
“From Doosan Elite-Plus, a comprehensive product support program, to a 48 Hour Parts Guarantee Program, to our All Makes Parts Program, our number one goal is providing end-to-end products and services for our customers,” said Michael Stanley, President, Doosan Infracore America Construction Equipment . “This unique new line of breakers designed specifically for Doosan customers based on their input is a sign of our commitment to creating one place where customers can go to have all of their equipment needs met. We listened to what they wanted and made it happen.”
Stanley pointed out that the new breakers will benefit both the end users and the Doosan dealer network. Customers will have the opportunity to tackle new types of jobs (such as demolition) that they might not have considered before, while the dealers can service customers in the demolition sector with a comprehensive suite of products and support services.
For more information on Doosan products and to locate local dealers, please visit www.infracore.com.