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Thwaites announce its new fully integrated manufactured cab solution

At Plantworx 2017 Thwaites are delighted to announce the launch of a fully integrated manufactured cab solution for its 9-tonneforward tip, 6-tonne forward tip and 6-tonne powerswivel dumpers.

This new Level 2 ROPS and FOPScabprotects theoperator with an engineered,reinforced structure,to reduce injuryfrommachine overturn or falling objects.Operators and on site personnel are further protected with the inclusion of a fully integrated camera system. Compliant to ISO 5006,and waterproof to IP67.

This system provides the operator with360 degree all round visibility.Commenting on thisinnovative solution,Thwaites Engineering ManagerBob McElvoguesaid, “The inclusion of these critical safety features will significantly reduce the risk of site incident, accident or near miss.Having listened carefully to our customers, it was importantthat due considerationwas applied to operator ergonomics. Our highly skilled and experienced engineering design team here at our Warwickshire manufacturing plant,have strategically developed and applied improvements todriver comfort, that will reduce operator fatigueand improve on site productivity”.

Operators of the new Thwaites cabbed dumperwill now be able to work as effectively all year round with the following additionalfeatures fitted as standard:The cab is finished with tinted side and rear glass to reduce solar gain for operator comfort and safety. Operational optimisation is also enhanced further witha‘pop out’, easy to replace modular glazing system.Afully controllable cab heater and ventilation systemwith both dust and pollen filters to remove airborne irritants. Further standard features include, a Bluetooth radio and a twin USB charging portimproving connectivity on every level.

Daily maintenance checks can be achieved efficiently and effectively via a keyless, lockable panel. Access and egress to the cabis safe and secure via three points of contact and aneasy release door lock. Once insidethe cab the operator will find a secure internal storage area for their personal belongings. Manufactured in the UK at Thwaites Leamington Spa engineering plant,this range of cabbeddumpersis on display June 6-8 at Plantworx stand C12. Thwaites Limited2017The Thwaites name is synonymous with the best-quality dumpers on the market. Advanced design and investment in tooling provide today’s customers with the very best products at the cutting edge of technology. This means more than just the strength and reliability you know you can expect from Thwaites; it means an increased focus on customer satisfaction, safety and ergonomics across the range