Eagle Bucket Wheel Trenchers
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Bucket Wheel Trencher Information

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Standard Features
  • Engine: US EPA Tier 3/European Stage IIIA direct electronic fuel injection, turbocharged and aftercooled, 6-cylinder Diesel Engine, approximately 350 HP (261 kW) Interm. Rating @ 2100 RPM.
  • Hydraulic Conveyor: 36 in. (914 mm) wide x 12 ft.-5 in. (3780 mm) long c to c with belt skirting rated @ 1000 fpm (305 mpm)
  • Digging Drive: - Two Hydraulic Motor Driven Gear Boxes with Integral Flywheel mounted direct to No. 1 Head Shaft
  • Undercarriage: G&Z D-5 size Crawlers / 20 in. (508 mm) wide triple grousers, SALT Chain with Split Master Link, Rock Guards. Undercarriage mounted directly to tractor body.
  • Bucket wheel assembly is connected to the main body of the trencher via pivot arms and the center pull, articulated mast.
  • Hydraulic Conveyor Shift Mechanism.
  • Hydraulic Roll Up Crumb Shoe
  • Roll Over Protection System (ROPS)
  • 1 1/4” (32 mm) Rims and Buckets, foundation style
  • Approximate Weight: 75,000 - 80,000 lbs (33,937 - 36,199 kg)


Optional Features
  • Conical carbide teeth with holders
  • Roll-up Crumb Shoe, hydraulically powered
  • Automatic Steering and Grade Control System
  • Automatic Cross-Level System
  • Conveyor Extensions - 2’ (610 mm) or 4’ (1220 mm)
  • Additional Buckets and Bucket Backs for different trench widths up to maximum 40 in. (1,016 mm)
  • Air Conditioned and Heated, Enclosed ROPS Cab