Takeuchi TB228 Compact Excavator

As of April 15th 2014, this model is no longer being manufactured.
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Delivering outstanding performance and versatility, the Takeuchi TB228 is one of the most popular conventional tail swing excavators on the market.  These platforms feature spacious operator stations, automotive-styled interiors, and smooth, powerful hydraulic systems that combine for superior operator comfort and precise control that outperforms the competition.  The excellent breakout forces, reach and lifting capacities provide maximum productivity making the Takeuchi TB228 a great choice for the most demanding applications.

For more information, or to demo the Takeuchi TB228, please call us at 914-347-6969 or visit one of our showrooms in Elmsford or the Bronx. Don’t forget to ask about our 0% financing!

Performance. Durability. Operator Comfort. Serviceability.

Click the tabs below to view the Takeuchi TB228 product specifications.

Max Dig Depth
Max Dump Height
Max Reach Ground Level
Max Vertical Dig Depth
Max Dig Depth with 2 ft Flat Bottom
Max Dig Depth with 8 ft Flat Bottom
Width
Height
Length (Transport)
Ground Clearance
Dozer Blade Height
Independent Boom Swing Angle (L/R)   
Min Front Swing Radius (Offset)
Tail Swing Radius
9 ft 5 in (2,875 mm)
10 ft 5 in (3,190 mm)
15 ft 6 in (4,720 mm)
7 ft 2 in (2,190 mm)
9 ft 5 in (2,868 mm)
7 ft 11 in (2,411 mm)
4 ft 9 in (1,450 mm)
8 ft 0 in (2,445 mm)
14 ft 8 in (4,460 mm)
11.7 in (300 mm)
11.8 in (300 mm)
80°/60°
4 ft 11 in (1,495 mm)
4 ft 3 in (1,285 mm)

Operating Weight (w 165 lb operator)
Standard machine with bucket and rubber tracks     
Canopy 6,100 lb (2,767 kg)
Maximum Digging Depth
9 ft 5 in (2,875 mm)
Maximum Dump Height
10 ft 5 in (3,190 mm)
Maximum Digging Radius
15 ft 6 in (4,720 mm)
Maximum Bucket Digging Force
6,471 lb (2,935 kg)
Maximum Arm Digging Force
2,900 lb (1,325 kg)
Arm Length
4 ft 9 in (1,445 mm)
Traction Force
6,334 lb (2,873 kg)
Sound Level (noise)
74 dB(A)


Undercarriage

Traction Drive Type
Hydrostatic drive system with automatic shift down
Parking Brake
Spring applied, hydraulically released, multiple wet friction disk
Track Roller Type
Large, permanently sealed rollers with precision metal face seals
Track Rollers (per side)
3
Track Width
11.8 in (300 mm)
Track Ground Contact Length                                        
56.7 in (1,440 mm)
Ground Pressure
Canopy – 4.1 psi
Maximum Travel Speed
Low Range
1.7 mph (2.8 km/hr)
High Range
3.0 mph (4.9 km/hr)

Pump Type
Total Hydraulic Flow (gpm)
Auxiliary Hydraulic Flow
Auxiliary Hydraulic Pressure (adjustable)    
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity
Hydraulic System Capacity
Twin variable displacement piston pumps with two gear pumps
7.9 x 2 + 6.0 x 1 + 2.8 x 1
13.9 gal/min (52.6 L/min)
3,000 psi (20.6 MPa)
9.2 gal (35 L)
14.8 gal (56 L)

EPA Tier 4 Compliant
Make/Model
Yanmar 3TNV82
Cylinders/Displacement
3/81 cu in (1.3 L)
Horsepower Gross (SAE J1995)
24.3 hp (18.1 kW)
Horsepower Net (SAE 1349)
23.5 hp (17.5 kW)
Rated Engine Speed
2,400 rpm
Maximum Torque
63 ft-lb @ 1,440 rpm (85.3 Nm)
Engine Lubrication
3.8 qt (3.6 L)
Cooling System
4.4 qt (4.2 L)
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gal (53 L)
Fuel Consumption (65% of full load)        
0.8 gal/hr (3.0 L/hr)
Electrical System
12 volts / 40 amps

Lift Capacities at 9 ft 10 in (3.0m) radius

Over Front Blade Down Over Side
+6.6 ft (2.0m) 1,163 lb (528 kg) 1,163 lb (528 kg)
Ground Level 1,731 lb (785 kg) 1,169 lb (530 kg)
-3.3ft (1.0m) 1,599 lb (725 kg) 1,161 lb (527 kg)

ENGINE

  • EPA Tier 4 compliant
  • Automatic fuel-bleed system
  • Extended life coolant
  • Dual element air cleaners
  • Automatic idle

ELECTRICAL

  • Electronic monitoring system that includes visual and audible alarms for low oil pressure, high engine coolant temperature, air cleaner restriction, and battery charge level
  • 12 volt system with 40 amp alternator
  • Work lights; boom and side cover
  • Engine preheat
  • Hour meter
  • Horn

UNDERCARRIAGE and FRAME

  • Triple flange track rollers
  • Sloped frame with open centers
  • 2 Speed travel with automatic shift
  • Heavy duty dozer blade with float
  • Cast iron wrap around protective counterweight
  • 11.8″ Rubber or steel tracks
  • Available power angle blade, angles 25° right and left

HYDRAULIC

  • Cushioned boom and arm cylinders
  • Precise and responsive pilot controls
  • Primary auxiliary ciricuit plumbed to arm with 1 – way and 2 – way operation
  • Accumulator
  • Hydraulic oil cooler and sight gauge
  • Auxiliary detent

WORKING EQUIPMENT

  • Main boom cylinder guard
  • Long arm with integrated thumb mount
  • Available dual pin position bucket
  • Available mechanical bucket quick coupler
  • Available main pin hydraulic thumb

OPERATOR’S STATION

  • ROPS / TOPS / FOPS Four post canopy
  • Tilt-up operator station
  • Six way adjustable suspension seat with adjustable arm rests
  • Quick change control pattern (ISO or SAE)
  • Proportional slide switch for auxiliary hydraulics
  • 2″ Seat belt
  • Available 3″ Seat belt

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