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Big Order for Case C Series Excavators As Morris Leslie Boost Hire Fleet - continued

Case C Series excavators

The company operates a network of 9 hire depots throughout the UK from Perth to Plymouth with the new Cases all being introduced to support the on hire business in England.

We see Case as an important partner as we continue to expand and renew our fleet
      We initially purchased twenty 13 tonne excavators and have been very satisfied with their performance. On the strength of this, we went ahead and purchased a further ten CX210Cs, expanding our portfolio to 20 tonnes

says Graham Ogilvie, Group Operations Director with Morris Leslie who continued:

The CX130C and CX210C models are from Case’s popular C series. Powered by new low emission Tier 4 Interim engines and boasting the technically advanced Case Intelligent Hydraulic System, this range offers increased efficiency and fuel savings.

Mr Ogilivie explains:

They offer excellent fuel economy which is a huge plus for our customers. We believe in providing the most efficient machines for our clients.

The Case C series machines miss no tricks in order to achieve lower fuel consumption without compromising productivity.Proven Fuel Efficient Performers

The Case C series machines miss no tricks in order to achieve lower fuel consumption without compromising productivity.

They have shown that they deliver an impressive digging performance with low emissions while using less fuel due, in part, to the Tier 4 Interim engines which use cooled exhaust gas recirculation (CEGR) to provide a cleaner burn. Further fuel savings have been achieved by optimizing transmission, hydraulics and control for most efficient performance.

For instance, Case’s Intelligent Hydraulic System offers five key energy saving features. The Boom Energy Save lowers engine revs during boom lower and swing operations, while the Auto Energy Save system reduces engine revs when the joystick control levers are inactive.

The Swing Relief Control manages the hydraulic power distribution at the start of a slewing operation, enabling efficient use of hydraulic flow and pressure. The Spool Stroke Control automatically adjusts the hydraulic pressure during digging operations, and Idle Shutdown turns the engine off after a preset time has elapsed.

Mr Ogilvie says:

Tracked excavators in the 13 tonne to 21 tonne range form the backbone of the UK plant hire fleet, and Morris Leslie expects its new Case machines to be heavily utilised.

There is currently strong demand in all sectors, and we expect these machines will be working mainly in the civil engineering, house building and commercial building sectors.
     Case has an excellent reputation in the market with a well-regarded product”, he adds. “The C series excavators are highly rated by operators and it is of paramount importance to us that the machines are well-received by site operatives.

Case Construction Equipment
Morris Leslie Plant Hire Ltd


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