The Volvo BM 616B and 646 were the only excavator-loaders built around a loader chassis. The machines were exceptionally powerful and sturdy machines that could handle much tougher jobs than most conventional machines.
The Volvo BM 616B and 646 gave the choice 2- or 4-wheel drive, differential lock, large wheels and good weight distribution. All of which gave the machines the gave the machines the qualities for efficient operations in general construction and road-works plus all trenching and ditching duties.
Production year 1977-1981
|Engine||Volvo BM TD 42|
|Engine output (SAE), hp||86|
|Bucket volume, excav., l||380|
|Excavation depth, mm||4 220|
|Reach, mm||5 860|
|Bucket volume loader, m3||1,25|
|No. of driven wheels||4|
|Operating weight, kg||9 750|