THWAITES 4.5 TONNE POWER SWIVEL HYDROSTATIC
There’s a lot of clever technology at work in a Thwaites Power Swivel. From the cyclonic air cleaner to the power swivel turntable, it’s all designed to make operation smoother, safer and more cost-effective.
Yanmar 4TNV84T, 34.8 kW/47 bhp (nett) at 2600 rpm, 4-cylinderwater-cooled Turbo direct-injection diesel. Max. Torque 157 Nm(117 lbf ft). Electric starting, hour meter, battery isolator switch and heavy-duty cyclonic air cleaner positioned within the lockable engine compartment.
Hydrostatic with high/low speed range and forward/reverse direction controlled by one column mounted lever. Inch facility for precise manoeuvres in restricted areas activated by first push on brake pedal.
Front and rear chassis constructed from deep section folded steel plate, with three-point Kinglink giving centre articulation and oscillation for better stability, traction and extra safety on site. Remote greasing point provided for lubrication of top Kinglink articulation pin.
Hydraulically operated, 6 mm steel base plate, fully welded, mouth and sides of skip reinforced with box sections giving greater strength to minimise skip damage. No material traps. Powerswivel mounted on ball bearing turntable with powered rotation through 180° by means of twin slewing cylinders, operated by a single dual-axis control lever. Automatic safety lock holds skip in central position when travelling.