Hidromek's 600MG grader: Steering wheel or joystick
Hidromek introduced the HMK 600 MG motor grader at bauma. The machine has an operating weight of approximately 18tonnes, a 4.3m blade length and a variable horsepower (187 – 214HP) Mercedes engine compatible with Stage IIIA (Tier III) standards.
Other features of the HMK 600 MG include eight forward and eight reverse electronically controlled gears and CAB bus automatic transmission system. The hexagonal operator’s cab provides wide angle visibility and is air-conditioned, with the joystick integrated with the seat for ease of use. An LCD screen connected to a rear-view camera aids operation. Hidromek plans to have te HMK 600 MG available on the market in the second half of 2016.
Hidromek also introduced its new HMK 300 LC-5 crawler excavator. This machine has a Tier 4 Final engine with selective catalytic reduction and diesel oxidation catalyst for emissions reductions. The excavator features a lighter mono-block opening hood, as well as an air-conditioning filter with extra protection against water and dust. The joystick control system is integrated into the seat and will move with it.