16 Jul, 2018
Let’s start the week by tackling one of the compact construction equipment industry’s biggest questions:
TYRES OR TRACKS?
For many years, compact loader owners and operators have been making the tough decision between tyre-based skid steer machines (SSLs) and track-based loaders (CTLs).
Are you still not sure which is better for you, or are you considering switching from one to the other but not quite certain enough to take the leap? Here’s a handy overview to help settle the debate:
Benefits of track-based loaders:
Benefits of tyre wheel-based loaders:
Overall, as you can see from the points above, track loaders tend to be more versatile and better performing across a wide range of applications, however wheel loaders can provide a cheaper alternative to buy and run in some circumstances.
Still not sure which option suits you best? Call us on 1300 837 391 to speak to one of our equipment experts and find out more.