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The Evolution of a New Line of John Deere Backhoe Loaders
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published April 01, 1984 by SAE International in United States
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John Deere recently introduced a new line of construction backhoe loaders. The machines utilize a unitized main frame and componentized power train design configuration. The paper discusses the basic configuration, why the configuration was chosen, and the evolution of the design including engineering modeling tools and lab and field testing performed to bring it to production status.