Quality Components Lead To Quality Products

The secret to Sany being the fifth-largest construction and related equipment manufacturer in the world is largely due to its strategy of using quality components from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) like Cummins.

The Sany range of excavators, front-end loaders, graders, and rollers is distributed in Southern Africa by Goscor Earth Moving (GEM), which has made inroads into markets as diverse as agriculture, construction and civils, and mining, according to MD Barry Owen. As an example, Barry points to the highly successful Sany SY210 excavator, one of two in the 20 ton space, and the second-smallest excavator offered by GEM.

The SY210, with a bucket capacity of 0.93 m2 and an engine output of 104kW, has an operating weight of 20.9 tons, which represents a hefty advantage for customers in that they have access to a rugged and reliable machine, at an attractive price with full technical back-up and support.

Best components
The SY210 uses a Cummins 6BT5.9-C140 Type six-cylinder in-line water-cooled engine with a maximum torque of 1 300 rpm. “Sany has a clear drive to use only the best components on its machines, from Cummins to Isuzu and Mitsubishi on the engine side, and Kawasaki pumps on the ancillary component side,” Barry comments.

He has high hopes for the success of the SY210 excavator, which is an ideal machine for smaller clients needing flexibility and maximum efficiency in their equipment. “Standout features are the fact that it is easy to operate, while still being tough and effective. This built-in reliability is mainly due to the use of quality components such as Cummins engines.”

Cummins Sales Manager and Earthmoving Segment Leader Bo Fu, explains that Cummins has a dedicated team at its Johannesburg head office dealing with Chinese OEMs in particular.

Large range
From 2.8 litres to 95 litres, the Cummins engine range is sufficiently flexible to cater for everything from bakkies and mini-vans to light-duty, mid-range, and heavy-duty buses and trucks, all the way to construction and mining equipment, as well as marine, rail, and port applications.

In addition, Cummins has the flexibility to cater for specific regional requirements in terms of regional emission standard, fuel/air quality, and customer requirements.

Debby Marx
Phone: (011) 230-2600
Email: dmarx@goscor.co.za