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Tata PRIMA range of construction vehicles at EXCON 2015


Tata Motors has on display a host of construction and mining vehicles at EXCON 2015, South East Asia’s largest construction equipment exhibition.

Tata Motors is presenting the new TataPRIMA 3138.K 32 CuM Coal Tipper, Tata PRIMA LX 2523 .K RePTO, Tata PRIMA LX 3128.K 19 CuM Scoop HRT and Tata SAK 1613 at Excon 2015 along with a range of construction and mining tippers from the Construck range. These include Tata LPK 2518 10 CuM, Tata LPTK 2518 6X2, Tata PRIMA 3138.K AT and Tata PRIMA LX 3123.K 22 CuM Box.

The Tata Construck range includes Tippers, Transit Mixers, Truck Mounted Cranes and Construction Boom Pumps. Each of these are designed to cater to heavy duty demands of the construction and mining industry while promising high productivity, high level of fuel efficiency and low maintenance costs.

Tata-Prima-Lx-3128.K-HRT at EXCON 2015

Tata-Prima-Lx-3128.K-HRT at EXCON 2015

Designed based on customer’s feedback, the Tata Motors range of construction and mining vehicles are backed by Tata Motors wide range of sales and service networks across India. These include over 1,800 touch points, 1,800 service centers and over 60,000 touch points for genuine Tata spare parts.

Each of the Tata Motors construction and mining vehicles come in with Tata Motors Standard Warranty for 4 years of 4 lakh kms while users can be assured of Tata Motors service touch points at every 50 kms on the highway.

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Rajesh Kaul, Business Head, Intermediate, Medium & Heavy Trucks, Tata Motors said Ltd. said, “We at Tata Motors are delighted to showcase some of our new construction and mining vehicles for the first time here at EXCON 2015, South East Asia’s largest construction equipment exhibition by far. All the vehicles on display here from the Tata Motors CONSTRUCK range, are based on extensive customer feedback, built with world-class manufacturing standards, with their designs and aggregates tested to withstand some of the toughest working conditions. Designed to offer maximum vehicle uptime and lowest total cost of ownership, we will shortly introduce all four of our new vehicles in the market, backed by Tata Motors extensive sales and service network across the country.”


Tata PRIMA 3138.K Coal Tipper

The PRIMA 3138.K 32 CuM Coal Tipper is designed specifically for washed coal and fly ash transportation. It is equipped with a powerful and fuel efficient 8.9L, 385 PS (380HP) Cummins ISLe engine that generates a torque of 1550 Nm, a heavy-duty and reliable 9-speed Eaton ES-150409 gear box with direct drive, rugged 48T suspension. The vehicle is based on a robust frame, with a fully-loaded PRIMA cabin, which is safe, contemporary and comfortable with an Electronic Instrument Cluster with Midline Multi-Function Display. The PRIMA 3138.K comes with 32 cum half pipe load body & is an ideal solution for coal transportation from dump to siding or end use.

Tata PRIMA LX 2523 .K RePTO

Tata Motors for today showcased an RMC offering – the PRIMA LX 2523.k RePTO 8 CuM RMC with RePTO on a PRIMA platform. Powered by an ISBe 6.7 L 233 PS (230HP) fuel efficient Cummins engine, reliable 9-speed Tata G1150 gear box, the vehicle specification ensures lesser maintenance and higher payload. Since the power is taken directly from the engine, the RMC can be utilized while the vehicle is on the move or stand still, for maximum versatility.

Tata PRIMA LX 3128.K HRT (Hub Reduction Tandem rear axle)

The PRIMA 3128.K 19 CuM Scoop is an ideal vehicle for higher productivity in shallow mining and Surface application like Road construction, irrigation. It has a 6.7L, 284 PS (280 HP) Cummins ISBe engine which generates a peak torque of 975 Nm, a 9-speed Gear box, robust frame, heavy-duty 48T bogie suspension, Tata HRT 210 rear axle and 12X24 tyres. The vehicle is fitted with a with a 19 CuM Scoop Hardox body.

Tata SAK 1613 4X4

TATA SAK1613 4×4 has been designed specifically for mineral movement from mines to stock points and also for road construction & irrigation applications. This 4X4 16 ton GVW vehicle comes with 10 and 8.5 cum box body options, and is powered by Cummins B5.9 Engine. It is fitted with a 6-speed Direct drive gear box, TC 2500 auxiliary gearbox, for better gradeability of 25% a proven Tata RA 109 RR rear axle with deeper RAR of 6.83 for better grade ability, FA 106 front axle for heavy duty application and improved off-road drivability. It is also suitable for hilly terrain application.

Tata LPK 2518

Built on largest selling tipper platform, the Tata LPK 2518 10 cum Box is an ideal vehicle for mined iron ore transportation. This tipper is designed to provide superior payload and best fuel efficiency from the driveline combination of Cummins 6BT 180 HP engine and the Tata G750 gear box.

Tata LPTK 2518 6×2

The Tata LPTK 2518 6×2, with a 14 CuM box tipper is an ideal solution for surface movement of construction material, port handling and coal. The vehicles 6×2 drive configuration ensures improved fuel efficiency and better pay load for unmatched performance and reliability of the largest selling tipper platform.

Tata PRIMA 3138.K AT

The Prima 3138.K automatic transmission 19 CuM scoop tipper, is a high performance tipper designed to ensure improved productivity with lower maintenance cost in heavy mining applications. Its automatic transmission ensures reduced driver fatigue, hence high productivity and lower maintenance cost on account of lower driveline abuse It has a powerful and fuel efficient 8.9 L, 385 PS (380 HP) Cummins ISLe engine, that generates a peak torque of 1550 Nm, a heavy-duty Allison 4430 automatic transmission with torque convertor & retarder for improved drivability, a sturdy & robust chassis, 48 Ton suspension with 12×24 mining tyres, a safe, contemporary & comfortable fully-loaded world-class PRIMA cabin, with an Electronic Instrument Cluster, with a Midline Multi-Function Display and other robust aggregates, making it the perfect vehicle for deep mining applications.

Tata PRIMA LX 3123.K

The PRIMA LX 3123.k 22 CuM Box tipper is a rugged heavy duty tipper that comes with ISBe 6.7L 233 PS (230 HP) Cummins engine for better fuel efficiency and fitted with reliable Tata G1150 DD 9-speed gear box, 11×20 tyre heavy duty 37T bogie suspension, along with optimized body size to provide the lowest cost of operation in surface applications of coal and fly ash. It combines best-in-class design, superior performance, cabin comfort, high safety standards, for best-in-class total cost of ownership.

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Pearl Daniels

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