Volvo Construction Equipment’s EW200E Material Handler is aimed at the light waste handling segment, and the larger EW240E Material Handler is updated with a longer boom. The machines are designed for light and medium material handling like plastic, household waste, and scrap.
The EW200E Material Handler weighs 22.6 tons and is powered by a Volvo D6J 6L Tier 4 final engine that provides 173 hp. The machine has three boom and arm configurations. The straight boom can be fitted with either a 13-foot gooseneck arm or an 11-foot, 6-inch sorting arm, giving the EW200E a max reach of 33 feet and a max lifting capacity of 25,600 lbs.
The 26-ton EW240E Material Handler, introduced in 2018 for medium-duty applications, now has a 23-foot, 9-inch straight boom, which is over two feet longer than the previous model. When combined with the existing 16-foot, 5-inch gooseneck arm, the new total reach is over 39 feet.
Hydraulics matched to the Volvo engine allows the machines to find the sweet spot between engine speed and hydraulic efficiency. The boom float function and boom cylinder dampening minimize vibration and hold the grapple in place for increased stability. The grapple control and soft swing system work together for instantaneous response and smooth precision.
The EW200E MH and EW240E MH are eligible for a free year of ActiveCare Direct, the Volvo telematics service that provides 24/7/365 machine monitoring and fleet utilization reporting. They also are backed by the Volvo Lifetime Frame and Structure Warranty, which covers the frame, boom, and arm for the entirety of the initial ownership period.