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Volvo BM 4600

4600 was an articulated wheel loader with power shift transmission, rugged axles with planetary hub reductions, dual brake system with disc brakes and a differetal lock with 100% lock-up on the front axle.

A pressurized, ROPS-approved, cab with effective integrated heating and air condition and large replaceble filters together with the controls within easy reach provided the operator with a good and effective place to work.

The parallel linkage arm system featured high breakout moment in the top position while retaining power in all other positions combined with extremely good parallel movement. The disign of the arm system also afforded the operator excellent forward visibility.

The 4600 was altered and upgraded during the production years.

Serial no.  –1412         TD 100 A
Serial no. 1413–          TD 100 G

4600 1981 specifications
Engine Volvo TD 100 A
Engine output (SAE), kW (hp) 194 (264)
Tip. load (straight/full turn), kg 15 300 / 13 800
Bucket volume, m3 3,8–4,5
Tires 26.5R25
Operating weight, kg 21 100
Production year 1980–1983