Kinshofer targets enhanced productivity

By Steve Ducker05 January 2018

Excavator and loader crane attachment specialist Kinshofer has introduced the DXS Series of hydraulic mobile shears.

According to the company, the range features industry-leading in its size class power-to-weight ratios, jaw opening sizes, cycle times and hydraulic efficiency. The attachment series, which debuts with the DXS-50 model, is ideal for demolition.

Kinshofer web 2

Kinshofer said the DXS-50 has the same size cylinder as shears in the same weight class, but with 20% more power 

“We designed the DXS Series to enhance contractors’ productivity and return on investment,” said Francois Martin, Kinshofer North America general manager.

“Traditionally, more power means a larger cylinder, which results in a bigger, heavier shear and, often, a larger machine.

“The DXS-50 has the same-sized cylinder as shears in the same weight class, but with 20% more power, allowing our customers to achieve higher performance without investing in larger carriers.

“This saves them money up front while improving their ROI with the attachment’s production-boosting qualities.”

Kinshofer said its DemaPower cylinder technology gives the DXS-50 the same power as shears two sizes larger. The cylinder uses four chambers instead of the two found in other shears, resulting in 20 % more surface area within the cylinder.

Like the DRS-45, the DXS-50 is suited for 25 to 35 t carriers when boom mounted, and 32 to 50-t carriers when stick mounted.

The DXS-50’s high power-to-weight ratio means the attachment is suited for top-down demolition, both because contractors can use smaller carriers and because the attachment’s light weight and superior cylinder technology improve fuel efficiency while the excavator arm is fully extended. In addition, the company designed the attachment with a narrow frame to allow operators to better see their work.

 

MAGAZINE
NEWSLETTER
Delivered directly to your inbox, Demolition & Recycling International Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
Latest News
World Demolition Summit 2021 - conference update
Latest speakers and presentations as industry returns to an in-person event at Chicago in October
Sales for Caterpillar’s construction segment up 40%
Cat sees strong growth in second quarter of 2021 reflecting ‘continued improvement’ in markets
Hear about 300-metre stack demolition at WDS 2021
World Demolition Summit conference programme to include US Widows Creek fossil plant project
CONNECT WITH THE TEAM
Steve Ducker Editor, Demolition & Recycling International Tel: +44(0) 1892 786 210 E-mail: steve.ducker@khl.com
Bridget Leary Sales Manager Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786 220 E-mail: bridget.leary@khl.com
CONNECT WITH SOCIAL MEDIA