LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS
Figure 1 shows the location of the major components of the BHL, and Table 1 lists the major components.
Table 1. Major Components.
DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS
FEL bucket. A 4-in-1 bucket with four configurations: dozer, scraper, loader (standard
bucket), and clamshell.
FEL bucket cylinders. Provide movement for bucket.
FEL lift arms. Provide support and control for bucket.
FEL lift arms cylinders. Raise and lower lift arms.
FEL lift arms safety support strut. Holds lift arms up in safe servicing/inspection position
to prevent accidental lowering of lift arms.
Protects the engine and related components from dust, rain, and other contaminants.
The hood can be raised for access to engine components.
The engine is the Case 445T/M2 turbocharged diesel engine. Engine speed is controlled
by a foot throttle and by a hand throttle for backhoe use. Fuel is delivered by direct
injection. Precise injection timing optimizes the engine's performance for starting,
emissions, noise, and fuel consumption.
Provides power for all BHL functions.
Two hazard/turn lights.
Two marker lights.
Two 55 Watt halogen driving lights.
Two 55 Watt halogen work lights.
One blackout light.
Backhoe boom. Allows up and down and side-to-side movement for the backhoe.
Backhoe dipper. Allows the backhoe to move up and down.
Backhoe bucket. Allows digging and scooping of material.
One on each side of the BHL, provide stability to the BHL when the backhoe is in
Located on the left side of the BHL holds 31.4 gallons (119L) of fuel.