SDLG unveils its largest ever motor grader

Volvo Group subsidiary SDLG unveils its largest production motor grader to date at Bauma China

A plan of SDLG's stand at Bauma China, with the as yet unrevealed G9260 pictured behind the central podium.
A plan of SDLG's stand at Bauma China, with the as yet unrevealed G9260 pictured behind the central podium.

Shandong Lingong Construction Machinery (SDLG) has unveiled its largest motor grader to date, the G9260, built to handle a variety of tasks including land grading, ditching, bulldozing and slope scraping – an all-purpose behemoth for mining and large-scale infrastructure projects.

At the product launch and press conference at Bauma China, where SDLG has two outdoor booths occupying a combined 2,800m2, Wang Zhizhong, board chairman of SDLG, stated the company’s commitment to providing better value and support to customers.

Powered by a powerful Tier 3 SD13 engine, the G9260 has highly optimised weight distribution, an impressive 136kN of tractive force and is equipped with a hydraulically powered wet brake system.

The electronically controlled engine is carefully calibrated to achieving high performance and fuel efficiency with the power shift transmission control valve and the mechanical transmission system, while the double fuel tanks in the G9260, the first of their kind in China, adding to the reliability.

“SDLG has established itself as one of China’s most reliable machinery brands in the global market,” commented Yu Mengsheng, CEO of SDLG.

“The G9260 has been developed in response to customer demand, and its launch marks another milestone for SDLG, as the company strives to produce the best motor graders in the nation.

“The new model joins our broad range of road building equipment and we are excited to unveil it to our customers and dealers. To us, bauma China is the gateway to the international market and we look forward to showcasing some of our newest capabilities to potential future customers.”

Alongside the G9260, SDLG showcased a wide variety of the excavators, wheel loaders, motor graders, road rollers and backhoe loaders that it now delivers to more than 80 countries worldwide.

Yu added: “China is our home territory and SDLG has built a strong customer base in Asia over the years, and we look forward to introducing our dealers and customers to the G9260, but we also want to reaffirm our commitment to the global market and to helping lead the industry into the future.”

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