LeeBoy’s 685B Motorgrader Suited for Sundry Applications

Tue July 03, 2007 - National Edition

Powered by either a 110-hp (82 kW) turbo-charged Cummins or a 100-hp (74.5 kW) Cat diesel engine and hydrostatic drive system, the LeeBoy 685B motorgrader offers agencies and contractors a machine for multiple roadway and job site applications.

The LeeBoy 685B motorgrader features a 10-ft. (3 m) sliding and tilting moldboard with a total side shift reach of 36 in. (91 cm), allowing the operator to shift the blade in or out of hard to reach areas. Its 16,000-lb. (7,257 kg) weight, scarifier and optional front blade provide tools for precision grading at low speeds.

The 685B motorgrader offers 18-degree articulation for enhanced maneuverability and features LeeBoy’s enclosed turntable design to prevent wear from dirt and moisture.

The optional climate-controlled cab makes the LeeBoy 685B motorgrader a year-round, versatile workhorse delivering operator comfort, control ease, productivity and trouble-free operation, according to the manufacturer.

LeeBoy also offers the 47-hp (35 kW) 635 motorgrader, featuring enhanced maneuverability and an 8-ft. (2.4 m) sliding moldboard. The heavier 130-hp (97 kW) 785 motorgrader weighs in at 25,000 lb. (11,340 kg) and features a 12-ft. (3.6 m) sliding moldboard and articulating frame.