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Barko 930B industrial wheeled tractor delivers high hydraulic horsepower to mulching heads and other attachments

SUPERIOR, WI — The Barko 930B industrial wheeled tractor offers a heavy-duty design, exceptional operator visibility and versatile attachment capability. The machine provides consistent performance for land clearing, right-of-way maintenance and other large commercial and municipal applications.

The 930B is powered by a 320-horsepower Cummins QSL9 Tier 4 Final diesel engine with SCR aftertreatment. The unit includes a high-capacity anti-clog radiator with auto reversing fan and a 127-gallon fuel tank allows for longer operating intervals. Unlike loop systems that waste fuel, Barko’s load sensing hydraulic system automatically adjusts attachment performance according to the load, resulting in greater productivity and higher efficiency.

With pressure ratings up to 5,000 PSI, a high-flow hydraulic pump produces 91 gallons per minute to deliver far more horsepower to the attachment than many comparable machines. High-capacity oil cooler and variable displacement piston pumps keep hydraulic oil cool to maximize service life. A high-pressure 20-micron return filter helps prevent debris from damaging pumps and valves.

A unique 45-degree articulation joint withstands extreme stress and tough terrain, while the machine’s maneuverable design provides a turning radius of 15 feet, 9 inches to allow work in tight spaces. A hydrostatic transmission with two-speed transfer case allows for controlled operation speeds and travel speeds up to 12.2 mph.

Durably constructed, the 930B features weld blending and engineered sweeping curves to provide added strength and increased fatigue resistance. High-strength hydraulic cylinders with bolt-on glands are durable and easily serviceable. A variety of cover plates, guards and seals help prevent debris from getting into the machine.

Routine maintenance is simplified by a centralized lubrication station that provides one access point for greasing steering cylinders and axles. The tractor includes lockable and removable side panels, as well as removable brake, engine and transmission covers.

ROPS and FOPS certified, the tightly sealed, vibration-isolated floating cab features sound insulation and an adjustable bucket seat with four-point harness. The climate-controlled cab includes dual joystick controls, and pilot operated foot travel and brake pedals. Polycarbonate windows provide added safety, with an air knife system keep the front windshield clear of debris.

In place of a standard integrated toolbox, users can instead equip the 930B with an optional 30,000-pound capacity hydraulic winch. Other optional equipment includes a rear-view camera with 7-inch LED color display, automatic fire suppression system, hydraulic tank heater, engine block heater, joystick travel control, mulcher head terrain float system and attachment tachometer.

Barko’s exclusive Quick Attach system allows for fast attachment changes. While often used with mulching heads, the tractor can also be fitted with many other common attachments, such as rotary mowers, soil stabilizers, stump grinders, root rakes, rock crushers, loader buckets, snow plows, sweepers and more.

Barko Hydraulics, LLC is part of the Pettibone, LLC Heavy Equipment Group. Founded in 1963, Barko has consistently led the industry with innovative solutions to the forestry, scrap and construction markets, including industrial tractors, crawlers, handlers, loaders, forwarders, chippers and harvesters. For more information visit


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