Our 1.7 tonne, zero tail swing ViO 17 excavator has recently had a face lift, making the machine look far better and of course not reducing its impressive working qualities.
New decals are now present down the machines arm, as well as side panel. With the rear of the machine matching the rest of the black and yellow colour scheme, with the latest Yanmar 'flying V' logo in place. We believe these alterations make this digger look more modern. In fact the ViO17 we showed at February's Executive Hire Show was one of the latest versions, did you spot the changes?!
The ViO17 with its expanding undercarriage (950 mm - 1280 mm) is always a popular choice for all manner of sectors, including; hire, urban renovation, landscapers and farmers.
Some of the main features are outlined below:
Complete Blade System - The blade is extended using a simple folding mechanism. No tools are required to fold in or out and the extensions and pins stay permanently on the machine, meaning they wont get lost. The blade is positioned 35cm from the tracks allowing for stones to pass between and it comes complete with a central greasing point.
VIPPs System - This technology is unique to the Yanmar brand, with the hydraulic circuitry design and load sensing pumps offering increased performance when utilising the boom, arm bucket and swing features. Key aspects to this improved performance include stability and lifting capacity, as well as 15% faster cycle times.
High Machine Stability - The ViO17’s centre of gravity is lower than that of competing machines at 74cm above the ground. This, combined with the extending undercarriage, gives the machine impressive working stability along with strong front and side lifting capabilities.
Second Speed Pedal - The second speed option is engaged via a foot pedal on the ViO17. This pedal is located on the left hand side of the work station. It allows users to control the tracking speed whilst keeping two hands on the controls at all times.
Accessory Auxiliary Line - The use of accessories that require opening, closing or rotation, such as grab buckets, is made easier due to having both dual and single acting auxiliary circuits. This is controlled using a large foot pedal situated on the left side of the work station.