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Volvo BL61

The Volvo BL61 Backhoe Loader was the result of years of research into what customers wanted most. Volvo then built a machine that provided durability, power, quality and environmental care.

The BL61's boom had a closed box welded construction with fewer components and fewer welds to give it superior strength. The kingpost is composed of cast iron to allow flexible movement and swing while still maintaining uncompromising strength. The narrow S-style boom offered visibility.

Production year 2004-2011

BL61 2008 specifications
Engine Volvo D5D
Engine output SAE J1995 Gross, kW (hp) 64 (86)
Excavator unit
... Bucket volume, m3 0,2
... SAE digging depth, retracted mm 4 211
... SAE digging depth, extracted mm 5 275
... Bucket digging force, kN 52,8
... Dipper digging force kN 32,6
Loader unit
... Bucket volume, m3 1,0
... Lifting capacity, kg 2 691
... Bucket breakout force kN 45,9
Operating weight kg 7 929
Production year 2004–2011