How Tata Light Trucks have been used in construction applications?

How Tata Light Trucks have been used in construction applications?

Tata Motors | Jun 28, 2019 10:28 am
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Tata Trucks: The ideal workhorses for your construction business

Tata Motors' Light Trucks have proved very effective in the construction segment - especially its tipper range. Tata Tippers are described as "Big on Capacity & Earnings". They are built with best-in-class aggregates, power-steering as a standard fitment and a better and more efficient braking system. They also have a fully built Tipper body option.

Tata Tipper Trucks are perfect for the construction industry with their High Gradeability range of 32% - 38% and excellent stability in off road conditions. 3 additional Leaf Springs have been put into the Suspension for better off - roading which is needed on construction sites, Integral hydraulic Assisted Power Steering and Strongest & Reinforced ladder Type chassis frame with a thickness of 5mm.

They are powered by the latest Tata 4SP CR BS-IV Turbo Inter-Cooled Engine, which has a Displacement/Cubic Capacity of 2956cc, and generates a Maximum Power of 62.5 kW (85 PS)@2800 r/min and Maximum Torque (in Nm) 250Nm @ 1400 -2400 r/min.

Tata Motors light commercial vehicle (LCV) models in the construction domain are the SK 407 Tipper and LPK 407 Tipper, the Tata LPK 912 Tipper and the Tata LPK 1212. These are considered among the most versatile tipper trucks in India. They have a flexible rear platform, can load and unload easily, and can easily mount and work on challenging and uneven terrains. Tata's Tipper Trucks are known for their ability to efficiently transport all kinds of bulk materials such as sand, gravel, grain, cement and other construction materials, be able to load and unload them with minimum discomfort, and transport them at maximum speed even at construction sites that may be hard to reach.

The trucks in Tata Motors' lineup are all rugged and solid vehicles built to deal with the harshest working conditions without breaking down. Besides their proven reliability, Tata trucks are also pretty cheap and easy to repair which makes them the favorite choice in rural zones or isolated areas. These are all important requirements in the construction segment and therefore the reason why Tata Trucks are the first choice of business owners around the country.

They come equipped with premium features for the comfort and safety of the driver over long hours of work. Tata Tipper Truck features include: Sliding Drivers Seats (made of vinyl fabric), Door Handle cum Armrest, Bottle Holders, Comfortable Seats with a Seating Capacity of Driver + 2, Compartment Lights, Seat Belt Warning Indicators, Light for Driver, ELR Seatbelt, Glove Box, Adjustable Head Rest and a Utility Box under the Driver Seat.

In terms of performance, features such as a Battery Charge Indication Lamp, Strongest & Reinforced Ladder Type Chassis Frame, Engine Oil Low Pressure Indicator Light, Provision for Power Take off (Mechanical), High Gradeability of 32% and Excellent Stability in off road conditions make them reliable and preferred vehicles by drivers and fleet owners alike.

Tata Prima Tipper truck price come in the range of Rs.38.80 Lakh.

Variant Details

The Tata LPK 407 and the Tata RJ SK 407 come powered by a Tata 4SP CR BS-IV Turbo Inter-Cooled Engine, with a displacement/Cubic Capacity of 2956cc and Maximum Power Output (in kW) of 62.5 kW (85 PS) @2800 RPM. The powerful engine generates a Maximum Torque (in Nm) of 250Nm @ 1400 -2400 r/min and Borex Stroke (in mm)97mm X 100mm. The vehicle has 280 mm dia Single Plate Dry Friction Clutch, and a Fully Synchromesh GBS27 Gearbox with 5+1R gear Transmission.

The Tata LPK 912 and the Tata LPK 1212 come with the TATA 497 CR engine, which is a 4 Cylinder in Line Water Cooled Direct Injection Diesel Engine with Intercooler type. It's Fuel Injection Pump is In-line type with double plunger and Double cam lobe (CB18-MICO) and can generate a Power of 92kW (125 ps) @ 2400 RPM and a Torque of 400 Nm @1300 -1600 RPM. The Clutch is Single Plate, Dry friction type (310 mm) and the Gearbox is GBS 40 ( 5F + 1R Syncromesh).

The Front Axle has Fully Floating Axle Shafts (4.875:1) and the Rear Axle has a heavy-duty Forged I Beam, Reverse Elliot Type.

The trucks have a Gradeability of 40% and ground clearance of 216 mm.



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