The versatile Haulmax 3900 truck from Elphinstone fitted with a Support Vehicles Australia (SVA) fuel and lube service module, sold and serviced by WesTrac to a valued customer in the Pilbara, Western Australia. A total of 17 Haulmax trucks have been delivered to the same customer since 2012, the oldest with more than 40,000 hours of strong reliable service. SVA worked with Elphinstone to integrate the 67,000L capacity module and ensure optimum load distribution on the Haulmax chassis.
Ready for shipment to a valued customer in Western Australia, the Elphinstone Haulmax 3900 chassis will be fitted with a Service Module. The versatile Haulmax 3900 can be configured as a dump truck, service truck, water truck or tow tractor for a lowboy trailer. With greater tyre and braking capacity, the Haulmax 3900 is designed for extended haul distances. Featuring a proven Caterpillar powertrain with a C27 engine, the Haulmax provides excellent performance, reliability and productivity for long life and a low Total Cost of Ownership. A spacious ROPS/FOPS certified cabin, ergonomic controls, air suspension seats, access stairs, platforms and ground-level service points all provide a comfortable and safe operating environment.
Solid Energy’s Stockton opencast coalmine is home to a whole fleet of super-sized boys’ toys… with few more impressive than the new Haulmax 3900 dumptrucks. The Stockton mine’s main haul road, the “2 to 5,” drops 400 metres along its 7.5km length. The Haulmax 3900’s rear brake swept area of over 10 square metres keeps 130 tonnes all up well under control on the downhill run.
The Haulmax 3900’s narrow width, low centre of gravity and dual rear axle configuration offers a solution for extended distance hauls and soft & slippery underfoot conditions as a prime mover for service and support mine site equipment. Elphinstone have delivered almost 100 Haulmax trucks via the global Caterpillar Dealer Network to customers in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Africa and the United States where they are providing solutions as extended distance haul trucks, service trucks, low bed tow tractors, water trucks, and wet weather / downhill haulers.
The independent front suspension system and rear independently mounted ‘A’ frame axle assemblies, combined with a long wheel base, offers unrivalled levels of safety and comfort.
Our 3900 series haul truck incorporates a complete Caterpillar powertrain, and with 95% of all serviceable parts being genuine Cat components, customers are able to take full advantage of the local product support capabilities provided by the global Caterpillar dealer network.
Elphinstone works closely with Caterpillar® to ensure matched power train components optimise longevity, reliability and mechanical availability, resulting in improved productivity and reduced operating costs.
Haulmax trucks are sold and supported via the global Caterpillar Dealer Network providing unparalleled sales and aftermarket support.
Elphinstone endeavours to provide the latest technology. Design updates are constantly made to ensure industry expectations of reliability, safety and operator comfort are achieved.