Takeuchi US
Home » Products » Compact Excavators » TB228

TB228

Delivering outstanding performance and versatility, the TB228, TB235, and TB250 are some of Takeuchi's most popular conventional tail swing excavators.  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 them a great choice for the most demanding applications.  


Click the links below to view product specifications.

OPERATING PERFORMANCE
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)
ENGINE
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
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)
HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
Pump Type
Twin variable displacement piston pumps with two gear pumps
Total Hydraulic Flow (gpm)
 7.9 x 2 + 6.0 x 1 + 2.8 x 1
Auxiliary Hydraulic Flow
 13.9 gal/min (52.6 L/min)
Auxiliary Hydraulic Pressure (adjustable)
 3,000 psi (20.7 MPa)
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity
 9.2 gal (35 L)
Hydraulic System Capacity
 14.8 gal (56 L)
DIMENSIONS
Max Dig Depth
 
 9 ft 5 in (2,875 mm)
Max Dump Height
 
 10 ft 5 in (3,190 mm)
Max Reach Ground Level
 
 15 ft 6 in (4,720 mm)
Max Vertical Dig Depth
 
 7 ft 2 in (2,190 mm)
Max Dig Depth with 2 ft Flat Bottom
 
9 ft 5 in (2,868 mm)
 Max Dig Depth with 8 ft Flat Bottom
 
7 ft 11 in (2,411 mm)
Width
 
 4 ft 9 in (1,450 mm)
Height
 
 8 ft 0 in (2,445 mm)
Length (Transport)
 
 14 ft 8 in (4,460 mm)
Ground Clearance
 
 11.7 in (300 mm)
Dozer Blade Height
 
11.8 in (300 mm)
Independent Boom Swing Angle (L/R)
 
80°/60° 
Min Front Swing Radius (Offset)
 
 4 ft 11 in (1,495 mm)
Tail Swing Radius
 
4 ft 3 in (1,285 mm)
 
 
 
Lift Capacities at 9 ft 10 in (3.0m) radius
 
 
 
Over Front, Blade down
Over Side
+6.6 ft (2.0 m) 
1,163 lb (528 kg)
1163 lb (528 kg)
Ground Level
   1,731 lb (785 kg)
1169 lb (530 kg)
 -3.3 ft (1.0 m)
   1,599 lb (725 kg)
1161 lb (527 kg)
FEATURES

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

©2014 Takeuchi Manufacturing [US], Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Equipment depicted on this website may include optional equipment.