We started with a simple, yet expansive brief: to give you the worlds very best wheel loader. The all-new JCB 457 is the result, and we think youll agree that its a success.
Built using only the most advanced production techniques and premium componentry, its designed to offer power without compromise, allowing the fastest cycle times in the business. The radically redesigned JCB Command Plus cab, meanwhile, provides best-in-class comfort, visibility, ergonomics and quietness.
In all, this wheel loader is a truly great business decision.
Youll immediately notice the redesigned ROPS structure on the new JCB 457 AGRI; this has allowed the A pillars to be moved to the same width as the rear of the cab, providing a larger interior with a panoramic front windshield.
Controlling the loader is now easier than ever all of the controls are seat-mounted, even going as far as to move with the seat suspension. All switches and auxiliary controls are now located on the right-hand A-pillar for easier access.
There are two full color LCD screens to navigate your 457s operating menus, with one doubling as a monitor for the rear view camera. Using this simple, dedicated menu interface is easily done with an intuitive optional rotary controller.
Select the control system thats best for your wheel loader operators; we offer single lever joystick or multi-lever configurations, both fully electro-hydraulic. The noise level in the cab is now an incredibly low 68 dB(a).
An all-new air venting system boasts nine demisting vents and six operator vents to maintain visibility and operator comfort at all times. It also operates at a reduced noise level.
After extensive research into operator ergonomics, weve devised the Command Driving Position specifically for the 457 AGRI wheel loader, which boasts the very optimal control layout for a multitude of different driver shapes and sizes.POWER
The new JCB 457 AGRI wheel loaders engine offers you plenty of low-end torque and maintains it over a wide power band. By using lightweight materials in the construction of the machine, you can also expect an excellent power-to-weight ratio.
To save on fuel, the engine idle shutdown feature can safely apply the brakes and turn your machine off after a programmable amount of time.
A hydraulic cooling fan automatically reacts to ambient temperature and adjusts your wheel loader's fan speed to optimize cooling and reduce fuel consumption. This also lowers noise on your site.
Opt for the torque lock up 5-speed transmission and youll get 100% efficiency in second to fifth gears, as well as closer gear ratios to keep engine speeds down. The end result is improved fuel economy.
Wheel speed braking means the brakes on the new JCB 457 AGRI front loader rotate at the same speed as the wheels for heat and drag reduction, as well as improved fuel economy.
JCBs innovative variable displacement pumps feed a load-sensing valve block which only consumes power on demand. Unloaded spool valves in the valve block allow the arms to lower under gravitational not hydraulic force; this reduces fuel consumption still further.SAFETY
If you plan to use your new JCB 457 AGRI wheel loader for quarry work, choose the dedicated quarry safety pack, which includes blue flashing reverse lights, a green operator presence beacon, a and rear object detection system.
Access steps are inclined and equally spaced, complemented by well positioned grab handles for three points of contact at all times.
On the new JCB 457 AGRI, youll find the rear-view mirrors mounted in front of the A-pillars for improved visibility. Interior mirrors, heated exterior mirrors and hood mirrors combine to offer excellent views to every corner of your wheel loader.
The new front fender flaps have been carefully designed and honed to keep forward spray to a minimum. This increases safety and decreases debris build-up on your wheel loader.
The new 457s cab is isolator-mounted, compliant with ROPS/FOPS standards, and positively pressurized against dust. You can choose from fresh air, carbon and P3 HEPA recirculation filters as well.
Door hinges are now mounted on the B-pillar; this simple change has created much better access via a larger and wider door aperture. It also means you can access the rear roof of your wheel loader more safely.SERVICE Its easy to get to the engine on a new JCB 457 AGRI with a large automatic opening single-piece bonnet. Accessing the diesel and DEF tanks is similarly straightforward via the lockable grille at the rear of the machine.
The engine fit to the JCB 457 AGRI produces more power and torque than its predecessor. Whats more, it produces all of this at low revs for incredibly responsive operation.
Theres no need to worry about wasting time and money replacing a diesel particulate filter (DPF) on your wheel loader; its engine requires only exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) and system selective catalytic reduction (DOC). This also improves fuel economy.
Powerful twin variable displacement piston pump hydraulics can circulate a massive 85 gal/min (323 l/min) for fast cycle times and excellent multifunctioning capability. With maximum breakout forces of 38,667 lbf (172kN), this wheel loader has the power to carry out extremely arduous loading jobs.
Specify your perfect loader arm: Z-bar linkage (ZX) for high breakout applications or high torque (HT) for parallel lifting and multi-attachment work. High lift and super high lift options equip your 457 for applications involving high load heights.
This wheel loaders innovative electronic management system can perform progressive clutch cut-off for efficient, productive loader control. This feature controls tractive effort via the transmission, diverting maximum power to the loader hydraulics and reducing service brake wear and fuel consumption.
You can choose from three axle options on the new JCB 457 AGRI wheel loader: open differentials for hard standing; limited slip differentials for soft, muddy terrain; or open differentials with an automatic locking front diff for varied conditions.STRENGTH
All JCB wheel loaders including the new 457 AGRI benefit from finite element analysis and rig testing of up to 1 million cycles to ensure superior strength and durability. Cold cell testing guarantees starting performance down to -4°F.
High tolerances and accurate location of pins and bushings are assured with JCBs precision machining techniques. State-of-the-art manufacturing processes like robot machining, precision paint technology and innovative assembly techniques help to achieve the very highest levels of build quality.
The new MTU engine has all the grunt you need for day-to-day loader operation, together with a rugged construction that can cope with sudden, hard load changes when switching between tasks.
This wheel loaders articulation joint has a heavy-duty box section, a heavy-duty center pin and oversized bushing, as well as twin taper roller bearings on the bottom box joints. This setup can easily tolerate both vertical and horizontal loads.
A solid cast rear counterweight protects your JCB 457 AGRI wheel loaders back end including the rear lights and cooling pack from damage. Hoses are neatly routed and clamped through the articulation joint, well away from any pinch points.
You can specify your wheel loader for heavy-duty applications like waste or corrosive material handling.
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