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525-60 Hi Viz

Summary

Manoeuvrability, performance and visibility are the watchwords of the Tier 4 Final/Stage IIIB JCB 525-60 Hi Viz compact telehandler. Superior build quality and comfort help to confirm it as a great investment.

Key Benefits

Lift capacity 2500kg with boom retracted; 1750kg at full height
6m lift height; 800kg capacity at 3.5m forward reach
4WD as standard with two-speed hydrostatic transmission
Doesn’t require exhaust after-treatment to meet Tier 4 Final/Stage IIIB legislation
Extensive safety measures, in particular amazing visibility
Comfortable, easy to operate and straightforward to service
Compact dimensions for ultimate manoeuvrability


For excellent traction and performance in difficult conditions, we’ve fitted the JCB 525-60 Hi Viz telehandler with 4WD as standard. Opt for our limited slip differential to maximise traction on slippery surfaces. This system transfers drive from the spinning wheel to the stationary wheel.

2-speed transmission allows you to select high and low speeds. The low speed setting complies with building site speed regulations, while high speed is ideal for roading.

Hydrostatic transmission makes it easy to manoeuvre with precision even in cramped spaces. The driveline works in parallel with the braking system too; a transmission dump on the foot brake offers superb multi-functioning and increased power during loading and rehandling.

A low height of 1890mm and a narrow width of 1840mm enables this JCB Loadall to access the very smallest operating environments. With a compact wheelbase and large steering lock angles, tight turning circles and superior manoeuvrability are assured.

Your telehandler operators can manoeuvre quickly and easily with directional shuttle changes possible via either the shuttle lever on the steering column or the joystick-mounted shuttle switch.

The JCB 525-60 Hi Viz telehandler has three selectable 4-wheel steering modes. Two-wheel steer is perfect for roading; four-wheel steer provides great manoeuvrability in tight spaces; and crab steer can help to edge either close to or away from obstacles. Choose optional electronic selectable 4WS for on-the-move steering mode changes.

To achieve the very highest levels of quality on our telehandlers, we use state-of-the-art manufacturing processes like robot machining and precision paint technology, as well as innovative assembly techniques.
 

The new JCB Loadall range’s stringent testing programme has included prolonged high stress loading of the chassis, boom and other key components, as well as repeated transmission use over thousands of cycles.

You can be assured of long-term corrosion protection on a 525-60 Hi Viz Loadall because all JCB cabs are dipped in electrophoretic alloy before the painting process begins.

A one-piece fully welded chassis maximises strength and minimises weight. There are also large boom overlaps of up to 0.7m; the hydraulic cylinders have friction-welded eye-ends for extra strength; and all pivots use hardened pins.

Heavy-duty axle feet absorb the immense stresses generated during continuous heavy material rehandling, while keyhole castings hold the tilt and extension rams to further improve overall structural integrity.

We’ve fitted a tough inverted U-shaped boom pressing with fully welded closing plates. For extra strength, we’ve reduced the number of joints and stress points across our integrated boom nose and one-piece closing plate.

The JCB 525-60 Hi Viz Loadall has a large, spacious cab with a wide access door; inside, there’s a radio speaker and plenty of storage. Tinted cab glass is fitted as standard, reflecting 30% of the sun’s energy to increase comfort.
 

This telehandler has all-new instruments and a hi-res TFT screen. Intuitively laid-out control switches are backlit for optimum night recognition. You can also choose from a variety of seating options to suit all operators and applications.

So that you can tailor your Loadall for any climate, you can choose from canopy or cab options. Air conditioning is available for all cabs, ensuring the perfect working environment.

Controlling a JCB 525-60 Hi Viz is comfortable, precise and smooth: there are single lever electro servo controls with proportional auxiliaries.

JCB’s proportional constant flow feature allows operators to programme different flow rates for different attachments.

JCB’s innovative Adaptive Load Control system automatically prevents your 525-60 Hi Viz telehandler from overturning forwards during heavy load handling.

Bystanders are safeguarded by our standard-fit reversing alarm and this Loadall also has hose burst check valves (HBCVs) to protect the rams from collapse in the event of a hose failure.

For added peace of mind, this telehandler’s cab is ROPS (Rollover Protection System) and FOPS (Falling Objects Protection System) certified, keeping its operator protected at all times.

All-round visibility is superb via the large roof screen, opening rear window, fold-back upper door, and compact JCB Diesel by Kohler engine unit with its low-level sloping bonnet. Rear visibility is class-leading thanks to our unique low profile rear chassis and boom.

Cab-mounted front and rear worklights provide great visibility. To make it even better (especially when loading at height in dark conditions), opt for our boom-mounted worklights.

JCB LiveLink’s telematic GPS tracking provides invaluable real-time location data on your telehandler. Geofencing alerts help to ensure your machine is only being used in your chosen areas.

The boom pivot point on the 525-60 Hi Viz telehandler is low down and the outer boom is slim; this helps to provide unrivalled visibility to both front and rear wheels on the right-hand side.

The 525-60 Hi Viz Loadall is equipped with a potent JCB Diesel by Kohler T4 Final (EPA compliant) Stage IIIB engine that produces 300Nm of torque at just 1500rpm, and doesn’t need costly DPF or AdBlue after-treatment.

Because it produces peak levels of torque at revs as low as 1500rpm, this engine can provide fuel-efficient matching of the transmission and hydraulics.

Most Tier 4 Final/Stage IIIB engines use a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) or SCR, requiring additional AdBlue fluid level maintenance – this JCB Diesel by Kohler engine doesn’t.

JCB’s new-look Loadall exterior isn’t purely cosmetic; the cooling fan airflow is now angled upwards, reducing time-consuming dust build-up.

All daily checks and grease points are easily located at ground level on the JCB 525-60 Hi Viz telehandler.
 

With its gas-assisted cylinders, the bonnet is easy to open and close. The service bay within is large and wide enough to afford great access to three sides of the engine.

Your Loadall’s diesel tank is easily accessed and filled from ground level. There’s an integral pre-filter in the filler neck as well, offering protection from dirty fuel.

Hydraulic hoses are intelligently routed through the boom for maximum protection. Steering rams are well out of harm’s way, mounted high on the axle. This protects them from damage and minimises downtime.

Because the 525-60 Hi Viz telehandler’s wear pads use a dry lubricant system, they only need servicing every 500 hours (compared to 250 hours on typical competitor machines).

Fluid filters on this machine (engine oil, hydraulic oil and fuel) are within easy reach for fast, straightforward servicing. The air filter is easily accessible too, and a double-element construction simplifies cleaning.

  • 2 auxiliary services
  • Cab or Canopy or Airconditioned Cab
  • Manual or hydraulic pin-locking carriages
  • Cloth or vinyl suspension seat
  • Sunblind
  • Front and Rear worklights
  • Boom mounted worklights
  • Flashing beacon
  • Limited slip differential (LSD) front axle
  • Grease gun
  • Front screen guard
  • Radio speaker installation
  • 12 volt in-cab power socket
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Face level fan
  • Tilt and rake steering column
  • 1067mm or 1200mm pallet fork options
  • Side-shift carriage
  • GP shovel with or without teeth
  • Convex rear view mirror

 


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