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3000C - Force Feed Loaders

About the 3000C

The only available machine of its kind, the versatile 3000C Force Feed Loader is a year-round workhorse, picking up soil, snow, millings or other windrowed material for fast, low-cost material loading. The climate-controlled operator’s platform and cab enhance safety and comfort while providing superior visibility to the front pickup feeder and rear discharge conveyor. The loader excels at continuous high capacity material loading and offers safe, single or double lane operation in roadway applications.

Job Application

  • Ditch and berm cleaning
  • Snow removal
  • Leaf pick-up
  • Railroad ballast pick-up
  • Any windrowed material

Key Features

  • Choice of utility or snow head
  • Heated and air conditioned cab
  • Swing boom for side loading
  • Loads into tri-axle trucks
  • Heady-duty paddle and convey
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Features

Dimensions

  • Length: 34’ (10.36 m) with 28’ (8.53 m) straight conveyor 40’ (12.19 m) with swivel attached
  • Width: 8’ 6” (2.59 m) transport
  • Height: 11’ 7.5” (3.54 m) minimum 12’ 11” (3.93 m) maximum

Weight

  • Total: 20,140 lbs (9,135 kg)
  • Front: 10,020 lbs (4,544 kg)
  • Rear: 10,120 lbs (4,590 kg)
  • Total: 23,500 lbs (10,659 kg) with swivel
  • Front: 7,300 lbs (3,311 kg) with swivel
  • Rear: 16,200 lbs (7,348 kg) with swivel

Engine

  • 130 hp (97kw) Cummins diesel
  • Type: Four stroke turbo charged, in-line, 4-cylinder, Tier 4F diesel engine
  • Air cleaner: Heavy-duty dual element air filter with precleaner and a restriction indicator
  • Electrical system: 12 volt with 130 Amp alternator
  • Batteries: Two 12 volt, 835 CCA (each)

Drive

  • Hand operated servo controlled, variable speed hydrostatic pump with internal pressure override
  • Variable speed hydrostatic motor
  • Dana heavy-duty off road, two-speed gear box and no spin differentia

Tires

  • Front tires: 9R x 22.5, 12 ply
  • Rear tires: 14 x 24, 16 ply

Brakes

  • Service brakes are hydrostatic dynamic braking
  • Secondary brakes are foot operated, power assisted wet disc
  • Parking brakes are spring applied hydraulically released wet disc

Moldboard

  • Tapered moldboard with replaceable cutting edges and factory set 7’ (2.13 m) operating system
  • Float position provided and hydraulically raised, lowered and tilted
  • Multi-purpose auger moldboard - OPTIONAL

Steering

  • Hydraulic power steering

Capacities

  • Fuel tank: 52 gallons (197 l)
  • Cooling system: 5.5 gallons (21 l)
  • Hydraulic reservoir: 52 gallons (197 l)
  • Diesel exhaust fluid: 5 gallons (18.9 l)

Feeder Assembly

  • Replaceable paddles attached to a chain assembly driven by a hydrostatically operated gear reduction and drive shaft/sprocket assembly
  • Feeder chain assembly has float capability
  • Paddle size: 3’ (.914 m) wide x 6” (.152 m) high

Instrumentation

  • Low engine oil pressure, high engine temperature alarm/shut down
  • Voltmeter
  • Fuel gauge
  • Oil pressure gauge
  • Tachometer gauge
  • Water temperature gauge
  • Hour meter
  • Air filter restriction indicator
  • Hydraulic sight level and temperature gauge
  • Diesel exhaust fluid gauge

Conveyor

  • Hydraulically raised and lowered
  • Belt is a heavy-duty, reversible, 2-ply polyester cord carcass with rubber covers
  • Includes 1” (.254 m) rubber cleats
  • Independently controlled for variable speed
  • Conveyor length: 28’ (8.534 m) standard
  • Belt width: 30” (.762 m)
  • Belt speed: 0 to 600’ per minute (182 mpm)

Operator's Area

  • Fully-enclosed cab included safety glass
  • Front and rear wiper and washer
  • Deluxe seat with safety belt
  • Instrument Panel
  • Sound suppression
  • Tilt console

Optional Equipment

  • Heating/air conditioner
  • LED night operating lights (4 lights)
  • Truck signal light
  • Radio/CD/speaker, cab install
  • 180 degree swivel conveyor
    - 180 degree rotation
    - Hydraulically raised and lowered
    - Belt is a heavy-duty, 2ply polyester cord carcass with rubber covers
    - Includes 1” (25.4 mm) rubber cleats
    - Conveyor length: 8’ (2.43 m)
    - Belt width: 30” (.76 m)
    - Belt speed: 539’ per minute (164 mpm)
    - Swivel conveyor stands optional

Additional Standard Equipment

  • Lockable cab
  • Convex and west coast style mirrors
  • Fail safe brakes system
  • Cold weather engine package (block heater and glow plugs)
  • Fuel/water separator
  • Front fenders
  • Head lights and turn lights
  • Safety beacon
  • Back-up alarm
  • Vandalism protection
  • Rear window guard
  • Horn

Training, Support and Company

  • Training and support manuals
  • Optional on-site operator training by Dealer
  • One-year, unlimited hours warranty against any manufacturer defects
  • Extended warranty available
  • 50+ years manufacturing experience
  • ISO 9001 Certified
  • Manufactured in the USA