Construction Equipment Great Britain

New EC220E maintains a Volvo tradition at McKenna Demolition

A brand new twenty two tonne Volvo EC220E crawler excavator has been added to McKenna Demolition Ltd’s fleet of equipment maintaining a long tradition of operating both Samsung and Volvo excavators.

McKenna Volvo

A brand new twenty two tonne Volvo EC220E crawler excavator has been added to McKenna Demolition Ltd’s fleet of equipment maintaining a long tradition of operating both Samsung and Volvo excavators.

The new Tier IV compliant EC220E was chosen by McKenna Demolition of Biggin Hill, Kent following a competitive tender process and replaces an eight year old EC210C that has given excellent reliability along with good performance according to Director Jody McKenna. “We’ve run Volvo (and previously Samsung) machines for many years and have really appreciated the consistent high level of performance and quality of the product. The support and back up when it’s needed is equally important to us and these were very strong arguments for choosing Volvo once again,” he says.

To facilitate the use of hydraulically operated attachments such as selector grapples, shears requiring rotation, hydraulic hammers and the like, the EC220E supplied to McKenna Demolition features an additional X3 rotation circuit besides the standard hammer/shear lines. Hose rupture valves are fitted as standard to both the boom and the dipper cylinders.

Powered by a six cylinder Tier IV final Volvo engine developing 174 nett hp, the twenty two tonne EC220E delivered to McKenna Demolition Ltd sports the full, factory equipped, secondary demolition specification. This includes a rugged FOGS guard surrounding the operator’s compartment, heavy duty belly plates and additional slew ring protection. In addition, the machine’s superstructure is protected by Volvo’s SIPS protection which entails bolt on side protection rails which are replaceable if damaged.

Heavy duty guards protect the boom and bucket cylinders from any possible damage from debris and additional mesh screens on the machine’s superstructure help prevent the ingress of dust and dirt particles to the engine’s cooling package.

Volvo’s Care Cab offers a large roomy interior with plenty of leg room and foot space. The excellent all round visibility is enhanced by pressurized and filtered cab air supplied by a 14 vent, climate control system. An adjustable easy to read LCD colour monitor provides real time information of the machine functions, important diagnostic information and a wide variety of work tool settings. The monitor also doubles as a monitor for the rear view camera.

Joining existing Volvo excavators which include EC140’s, EC210’s, EC240’s, EC290’s and a Samsung SE350 the new EC220E makes up a total of 12 machines in McKenna’s fleet. It has been supplied complete with a Volvo Blue Service Agreement ensuring the machine will be properly serviced and maintained by qualified Volvo service technicians using genuine Volvo parts.

McKenna Demolition Ltd is a family run business and was founded by Richard McKenna back in 1966. The company offers a complete demolition service to the private sector and local authorities in and around Greater London, Kent, Sussex and Surrey.

Volvo Construction Equipment markets wheeled loaders, articulated haulers, hydraulic excavators, Volvo utility equipment and Volvo road equipment products in Great Britain. There are eight strategically placed customer support centres and a network of utility equipment dealers to ensure high quality customer support is maintained throughout the country.

Ends

Click here to find out more about the Volvo EC220E



For further information, please contact: -
Amy Metcalfe, Marketing Communications Manager
Telephone: 01223 836636