Didcot Plant News November 2007

1st November 2007

New KX36 Arrives

Kubota KX36-3 1.5-tonne mini excavatorThe last day of October saw the arrival of another new Kubota KX36-3 1.5-tonne mini excavator.

This versatile machine is packed with the latest mini digger specification and has been, in Kubota’s own words, designed “to be second to none at efficiently handling the broadest range of jobs.”

The KX36-3 has the following features:

  • Long arm for increased digging depth & radius
  • Anti-theft system with individually coded keys
  • Repositioned boom ram protects against damage
  • Protected bucket ram hoses
  • Variable displacement pumps
  • Safety lock starting procedure
  • Increased track shoe width for greater stability
  • Easy access to engine for daily checks

The KX36-3 is the perfect machine for a multitude of situations.

The Kubota KX36-3 can be hired at £230 per week (less applicable discount) + vat.

The KX36’s Perfect Partner

Thwaites 1-tonne Hi-Tip dumperIf you need a dumper when you hire the Kubota KX36-3 the Thwaites 1-tonne Hi-Tip dumper is the perfect partner.

At 1115mm wide it can access all but the tightest of sites and with a carrying capacity of 1000kg and discharge height of 1.6m it is ideal for loading skips or low sided vehicles.

The Thwaites 1-tonne Hi-Tip dumper can be hired at £170 per week (less applicable discount) + vat.

Surveying Equipment Section Grows with Addition of Self Levelling Laser

In October we added a CST/Berger LMH-CU Automatic Self-Levelling Rotary Laser Level.

The LMH-CU can handle the toughest of indoor and outdoor jobs with less manpower. It levels itself via electronic sensors interfaced with motors, eliminating the need for re-levelling or rechecks. It is fitted with an Anti-Drift System sensor which alerts the operator if the laser’s ‘height of instrument’ is altered due to tripod movement or an accidental bump.

The LMH-CU joins our existing surveying range that includes the Automatic Optical (Dumpy) Level and the traditional Cowley Level.

The LMH-CU Automatic Self-Levelling Rotary Laser Level can be hired at £90 per week (less applicable discount) + vat.

Tough Makita Breakers Purchased

Makita HM1200K Demolition HammerTwo Makita HM1200K Demolition Hammers were added to the hire fleet in October.

This classically designed breaker has been popular for many years and indeed we used to stock its forerunners the HM3850K and the HM5000K.

The HM1200K weighs in at 9.1kg and gives 2000 blows per minute providing a maximum of 14.2 Joules of power.

It takes the popular 19mm hex shank ‘Kango’ type of steels.

The Makita HM1200K can be hired at £40 per week (less applicable discount) + vat.

More Photos Added to Online Hire Catalogue

Online Hire CatalogueEventually our online hire catalogue at www.didcotplant.co.uk will include a photograph for each item in our range and we have recently taken large steps towards this end.

The latest sections to be photographed are Pumps, Pressure Washers and Generators.

This year we have given our website a lot of attention and it continues to be improved almost weekly.

As well as the improved hire catalogue we also have an extensive sales catalogue with online ordering facility.