27 November, 2020
Doosan log-loaders become road builders
The Doosan DX300LL-5 and DX380LL-5 road builders
combine log-loader frames with excavator cabs, booms, and arms.
The log-loaders are outfitted with a package of
features for clearing paths and building access roads for other machines and
trucks to use. The excavator-boomed units can also be adapted to any task, such
as harvesting, with the appropriate attachments.
The DX300LL-5 and DX380LL-5 have a high, wide
undercarriage to clear stumps and brush. Doosan outfits the pair with
full-length guiding guards to protect their tracks from branches and debris.
A forestry cab is an optional replacement for the
DX300LL-5's and DX380LL-5's enclosed excavator cab. Extra cab guarding is also
available. Both machines support DoosanCONNECT telematics for wireless
reporting of their locations and status.
Suitable Doosan attachments include a hydraulic
quick-coupler, a hydraulic thumb, heavy-duty and severe-duty buckets, and a
The road-building edition of the Doosan DX300LL-5
is a 36,700kg machine with a 271hp engine. The machine is equipped with a 1,6-cubic-meter
bucket and has a maximum ground reach of 10,4m and a maximum digging depth of seven
The larger DX380LL-5 road builder weighs in at
48,300kg. It is a 237kW unit with a 1,8 cubic metres bucket capacity. It can
reach out to 10,9m at ground level, and it can dig down to 7,16m.
Doosan also sells a road builder version of its
smaller, 162,8hp, 31,200kg model DX225LL-5 log loader.