New Takeuchi TB230 and TB240 Tier 4 Excavators Now Available

June 30, 2014
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Atlanta, GA: Takeuchi-US, a global innovation leader in compact equipment, has updated their excavator model lineup. The all-delivering increased performance, greater working range, improved operator comfort, and improved serviceability.

These new models represent some of the most advanced compact hydraulic excavators available today, featuring EPA Final Tier 4 compliant engines, greater hydraulic performance, advanced multi-function electronic displays as well as spacious operator stations with precision pilot controls, improved visibility and deluxe suspension seats.

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With an operating weight of 6,607 pounds, and a bucket breakout force of 6,471 pounds, the TB230 is characterized by its sleek redesigned exterior, which offers better visibility and improved service access. The well-appointed operator’s station includes a multi-function monitor, function switches, electronic throttle control and precision pilot controls with a proportional slide switch to control auxiliary hydraulic functions.

The TB230 features a 24.4 HP Final Tier 4 computer-controlled Yanmar engine that delivers smooth efficient power.


With an operating weight of 8,289 pounds, the new TB240 compact excavator delivers an impressive 9,959 pounds of bucket digging force – nearly fifteen percent more than the previous TB235. The Tier 4 computer-controlled Yanmar engine provides over 35 gross horsepower, an increase of over 20% and features new working modes; Eco and Power for greater performance.

Featuring the same precision pilot controls that operators have come to expect on Takeuchi excavators, the machine has been upgraded to include adjustable auxiliary flow settings so multiple attachments can be set-up; greatly improving the versatility. The TB240 features a reinforced boom with large gusset reinforcements for improved strength and durability. The body has been redesigned to allow for ground-level panoramic serviceability, eliminating the need for a tilting operator station.

About Takeuchi

Takeuchi is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of an extensive line of compact track loaders, compact excavators, compact wheel loaders, and skid steer loaders. Founded in 1963, Takeuchi was the first company to introduce the compact excavator to North America, setting the stage for one of the highest growth product segments ever introduced in the compact equipment market. The compact excavator has become a main line product for both rental and construction/utility companies. Takeuchi continued to lead the compact construction industry with the introduction of the first compact track loader to North America. Information available at