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New Wastemaster unveiled at RWM Show

#New Wastemaster unveiled at RWM show Final.jpeg JCB launches a brand new model for waste and recycling – the mighty JCB 457 Wastemaster wheeled loader  complete with the all new ‘JCB CommandPlus’ cab – at the RWM Show in September.

 New generation engine

This most recent addition to the extensive Wastemaster range is the first of a new generation of JCB wheeled  loading shovels that features an engine which meets the latest Tier 4 Final emissions standards, without the need  for a costly diesel particulate filter (DPF). Instead it relies on an efficient combustion process, a selective catalytic  converter (SCR) system and an exhaust fluid additive to meet the regulations.

The 457 Wastemaster is equipped with a new 7.7 litre MTU engine delivering 193kW (258hp), up from 186kW  (250hp) on the previous model despite a smaller engine capacity. It is a more efficient and productive machine  than its predecessor, offering fuel savings of around 16%.

The 457 Wastemaster is a versatile machine used on waste and recycling sites to move materials and load lorries. Its new features enhance user safety and profitability as it delivers increased output at lower engine revs, cutting fuel consumption, noise and emissions.

CommandPlus cab

Machine operators at waste and recycling sites may spend their whole day in the cab, so huge focus has been put on providing the best in cab comfort. The 457 Wastemaster has a completely new JCB CommandPlus Cab providing best-in-class comfort, visibility, ergonomics and noise reduction. The cab has a totally new roll over protection structure (ROPS) with a larger interior than its predecessors and panoramic front windscreen.

Improved access and noise

The most visible change to the 457, aside from the new cab, is the adoption of a sloping one-piece engine canopy. This engine cover can be electrically raised to provide improved access to the engine and drivetrain for maintenance. The rear section can also be hinged away from the machine to provide access to the cooling pack, which now features a swing-out hydraulically-driven, on-demand cooling fan situated at the rear of the machine.

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