MINSK, 21 October (BelTA) - The specialists of Minsk Tractor Works (MTZ) have developed two new models of hydraulic manipulators. Their use will increase the efficiency of assortment removal in wood production, BelTA learned from the official Telegram channel of MTZ.
“The prototypes for forwarder trucks and automobile assortment carriers will be produced in the near future and sent for trials. The design documentation for the first model has been submitted to the MTZ prototype shop, that for the second model is almost ready,” the message reads.
The hydraulic manipulator for the assortment carrier has an improved capacity by 20 kilonewtons to speed up the loading. The new forwarder truck model has a greater boom length: 8.5 m versus 6.5m in the previous model. The new solution will shorten the time needed to collect logs.
The Belarusian company MTZ (Minsk Tractor Works) is one of the world's largest manufacturers of agricultural machines. Apart from the main factory the holding company MTZ comprises ten enterprises. More than 20 assembly enterprises have been established abroad. MTZ products are represented in over 60 countries.