a Honda petrol engine is now finally available on the
Building on the success of its predecessors with diesel
engines, Hinowa has decided to develop two new petrol
versions of the HS701 model.
Ever since its introduction, the HS701, powered by
a Kubote diesel engine, has proven itself among other
tracked models by its compactness and load-bearing
capacity, which have rendered it extremely practical and
reliable under all operating conditions.
The new petrol power units have completed the
HS701 range, which have traditionally been equipped
with diesel engines. There are two versions available:
• The 8.4 HP version with a pull starter, which is de-
signed for rental customers. This is available with
either a standard or self-loading dumper bed, which
allows the material to be rapidly unloaded.
• The 11.7 HP version with electric ignition, available
with a self-loading dumper bed; this series comes
equipped with a hydraulic oil heat exchanger in order
to prevent overheating, and is particularly suitable
for heavy duty and continuous use.
Advanced technology and
Just because a machine is small and compact does not
mean that it lacks the durability and reliability demanded
by customers. The Minidumper HS701 line has always
distinguished itself by its performance and safety.
A width of just 758 mm makes it a suitable tracked
model for working in confined areas and enclosed spaces
of just a few square metres. The highly manoeuvrable
unit is capable of quickly and easily moving through
narrow passages, including gates, doors and
It also has a perfect weight distribution. In fact, the
three rollers present on each side of the tracked under-
carriage enables the HS701 to easily handle various types
of terrain and slopes with exceptional stability: the tracks
also reduce the pressure exerted upon the terrain, thus
reducing the load at the base and preventing damage
to the underlying surfaces, even during the most critical
An addition feature with this model is that it is fitted
with a hydraulic expansion system that increases the
distance between the tracks from 758 mm up to 1058
mm: a solution that improves the unit's stability and
traction on all types of terrain, even under the most
With a load capacity of 700 kg, it can quickly and
easily handle any kind of material transport and debris
removal operation. The dumper bed on the petrol model
is available in both the self-loading and standard ver-
sions, while the diesel model can even mount the hi-tip
dumper bed, with a load capacity of 550 kg.
Being an entirely hydraulic system with simple and
intuitive controls, this tracked model offers exceptional
precision and manoeuvrability.
In order to render its use even more practical, the
operator can choose the speed based on the type of
terrain: slower for uneven surfaces, and faster for level
surfaces, including gradients up to 15°.
The models with diesel engines have maximum
speeds ranging from 2.2 km/h to 3.3 km/h, while the
models equipped with the new Honda petrol engine are
capable of reaching 4 km/h. Operating weights are up
to 735 kg depending on the configu-
dumper body vol-
ume is rated at
0.34 m ³ .
with a 3-way dump-
Hinowa, an industry-leading manufacturer of tracked
vehicles, has now launched the new TX2500 Transporter
model with a 3-way dumper bed.
The previous version, with a swivel dumper bed, has
already proven itself by its speed, stability and transport
Today, the new version with a 3-way dumper bed
offers an additional function that allows for tipping to
be performed on three sides, with the automatic opening
Contractors World International Vol 7 No 4
What's New in Plant & Equipment