Frequently Asked Questions - JCB related
JCB is originated from UK having factories over four continents; 11 factories in UK, 3 factories in India, Brazil, china and America.
JCB invented Backhoe loader in 1953. Since then, JCB has introduced tremendous innovations to make its backhoe loaders the best and the market leader. JCB takes 50% share of the global market of Backhoe loaders; that is, out of every two backhoe loaders sold in the world one is JCB.
It is compared to all excavators in 20 ton class. Ours is 22 ton mechanical excavator without electronic complication. It is a simple to maintain machine with less downtime compared to the same class competition. It is robust machine built for Africa in consideration of fuel quality, operator’s skill and geographic climax.
Conceptually, backhoe loader is a combination of two machines. A loader and an excavator. With a loader side, JCB is fitting 6 in 1 clam shovel bucket as a standard to enable the user perform 6 different applications; loading, grading, dozing, leveling, grabbing and backfilling. You can load any truck with a height up to 3 meters. With the excavator side, you can dig up to a depth of 4.77 meters. By changing different attachments to JCB backhoe loader, the user can make the maximum out of it at a very competitive investment. You do not require a low bed truck to transport a JCB backhoe loader. You can drive it at 40 km per hour. It is a mobile machine within a town without trouble.
No, there is no quality compromise on JCB products. JCB manufacturing standards are consistently maintained in all factories throughout the world. The same quality control applies to its manufacturing process. The only difference is the compliance issue with respect to emission standards. We prefer to import engines with their standard due to high sulpharic content in the fuel available in the market; whereas Europe does not allow engines less than that.