CONTROLABILITY Low-effort servo controls are smooth and simple to use. Advanced load sensed valve technology gives smooth precise operation. Ergonomic control layout optimizes operator comfort. Floor mounted offset and auxiliary pedal is positioned for ease of use and better access to the cab. CAB COMFORT Wide door makes getting in and out easy. Door can be held back within the tail swing of the machine. Refined cooling system results in low cab noise. All-round visibility for safety and improved productivity. Gas-assisted, easy to use front window increases ventilation. Both controls and seat are fully isolated via the full suspension unit. SERVICEABILITY Excellent access simplifies routine checks and fills. 500-hour service intervals reduce downtime and servicing costs. Large side hood gives best in class engine access. Excellent valve block access. Pressure test points are quick and easy to access. BUILD QUALITY JCB-built key components provide high performance and integrity. Manufacturing processes backed by ISO 9000:2000 guarantee consistent quality. Electrophorectically dipping the cab before painting gives long term corrosion protection. Finite element analysis eliminates high stress in components for long-life structures. Color coded pressure and pilot hoses ensure that the machine is always hosed correctly and facilitates service identification. COST OF OWNERSHIP Competitively priced parts. Ease of service for low downtime. Increased service intervals (500 hrs) for low running costs. Reduced damage to structures and panels due to ZTS layout.
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