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Develon Launches New DX85R-7

2023 sees Develon launch the new DX85R-7 8 tonne mini-excavator

Develon has launched the new DX85R-7 8 tonne mini-excavator, the latest addition to the company’s next generation range of Stage V mini-excavators. The DX85R-7 reduced tail swing (RTS) excavator is designed to offer maximum performance, optimum stability, increased versatility, enhanced operator comfort, controllability, durability, ease of maintenance and serviceability.

The DX85R-7 utilises a newly improved upper structure platform offering increased durability and robustness and a different boom swing cylinder layout resulting in an increased boom swing angle of 60o. Together the RTS design and boom swing angle make the DX85R-7 ideal for work in confined spaces on projects in construction, landscaping, utilities, rental, agriculture, recycling, waste and many other areas. The bucket digging force of the DX85R-7 is 6.7 tonne and this is combined with a traction force of 6.6 tonne, whilst travel speeds are a mobile 2.9 km/h in the low range and 4.8 km/h in the high range.



As well as sharing the new global styling common to all the new Develon mini-excavators from 2 to 10 tonne, the DX85R-7 is powered by the Develon D24 Stage V compliant diesel engine providing 48.5 kW (65 HP) of power at 2100 RPM. As a result, the DX85R-7 excavator offers excellent fuel efficiency, among the best in its class. It also combines exceptional power output and high torque at low RPM, more than 9% more than the previous DX85R-3 model. A combination of Diesel Oxidation Catalyst and Diesel Particulate Filter aftertreatment methods ensure compliance with Stage V regulations. The DPF offers a 25% increased ash cleaning period of 5000 hours compared to the DX85R-3.

Pioneer Plant is part of the Develon Construction Equipment UK dealer Network, based on the outskirts of Leicester with easy transports links via the A46 and minutes from the M1 and supply Develon machinery across Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Cambridgeshire and South Lincolnshire.

To order or find out more about Pioneer’s Develon range, then get in touch with us on 01536 697 571 or visit our website

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