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TB230 Compact Excavator | 3 Tonne

 The Takeuchi TB230 Compact Excavator offers operators a powerful operating performance. Offering the largest cab on a 3-tonne weight class excavator, equivalent to a 6-tonne cab size.

Product Details


Large Wrap Around Counterweight
Large Interactive Multi-Information Colour Display
Fully Adjustable Deluxe HighBack Suspension Seat
Adjustable Arm Rests and Drinks Holder
Skylight with Sunshade / Rain Guard
In Cab MW-FM/ MP3 Radio/ USB/Bluetooth
Lift-Assist Front Window, Easy Remove and Stow-Away Lower Glass Panel
Cab Mirror - 3 Blindspot Mirrors
Multi Vent Heater / De-mister
Full Foot Travel Pedals
Foot Rests & Foot Controlled Offset
Sealed Rocker Switches
Internal / External Ancillary Power Sockets - 12V
Switched Roof Beacon Power Socket - 12V
LED Workzone Lighting
Travel Alarm
Emergency Engine Shut-down Switch
Electrical Refuelling Pump
TSS (Takeuchi Security System Immobilizer) 
TFM (Takeuchi Fleet Management) - Optional
Stage V Ready < 19kW - Low Emission
Automatic Fuel Bleed System
Dual Fuel Filtration with Water Trap
Dual Element Air Filter
Automatic Idle
Working Modes: Standard, ECO and High Altitude
Service Interval - 250 hours
Hydraulic Pilot Controls with Pilot Accumulator
Cushioned Boom and Swing Cylinders
Main Boom Cylinder Guard
Automatic Slew Brake
Boom and Arm Holding Check Valves
Lift Overload Alarm
1/2-Way Flow Selector Valve
Auxiliary Hydraulics with Independent Isolation Valves
Auxiliary Flow Adjustable via VDU
Multiple Attachment Presets
Proportional Auxiliary Controls with Detent
3rd Aux Pre-piped with Hitch Pipework, 2nd Aux Optional
High Capacity Hydraulic Tank with Fluid Level Sight Gauge
High Capacity Hydraulic Oil Cooler
Heavy Duty Dozer Blade with Float
Automatic Load Sensing 2 Speed Travel
Maintenance-free Sealed Bearing Triple Flanged Track Rollers
Easy Tension Grease Filled Track Adjusters
Ground Level Hose Spiral Protection
Dozer Cylinder Protection Guard
Tie Down Anchor Points


Rated Output (kW)/RPM18.2 / 2400
Maximum Torque (Nm)92.2
Displacement (cc)1642
Electrical System12volts 64amp
Operating Weight inclusive of bucket and fuel Cab/Canopy (kg) 3020/ 2920
Overall Length for transport (mm)4595
Width (mm)1450
Height (mm)2525 / 2540
Dozer Blade (W x H) (mm)1450 x 355
Ground Clearance (mm)305
Min Front Swing Radius (mm)1505
Slew Radius (mm)1330
Main System Pressure (bar)210
Pump TypeVariable x 2 + Gear x 2
1st Aux Max Flow (l/min)54
1st Aux Max Pressure (bar210
2nd Aux Max Flow (l/min)21
2nd Aux Flow Pressure (bar)200
Standard Aux 1st 3rd
Optional Aux 2nd 4th
3rd AuxUsed for Hitch
Slew Speed (rpm)10.3
Slew MotorConstant Volume Piston Motor
Slew BrakeWet Friction Plate
Traction MotorAxial Piston 
Traction DrivePlanetary
Traction BrakeDisc
Track Width (mm)300
Ground Contact Length (mm)1440
Ground Pressure (kpa)29.3
Maximum Gradeability30°
Hydraulic System (l)56
Fuel Tank (l)46
Engine Lubrication (l)4.7
Cooling System (l)4
Noise Level Sound Power Level (LwA) 93 dB
Vibration Hand Arm / Body  m/sec²≤2.5 / ≤0.5
Hydraulic Breaker TKB102-S,
HitchHydraulic Quick Hitch.

Operating Dimensions

Max Digging Depth (mm)2835
Max Dump Height (mm)3230
Max Reach at Ground Level (mm)4710
Max Vertical Digging Depth (mm)2165
Max Bucket Digging Force (kN)20.9
Max Arm Digging Force (kN)12.9
Travel Speed (km/h)2.9 - 5.2
Operating Weight inclusive of bucket and fuel Cab/Canopy (kg) 3020/2920
Overall Length for transport (mm) 4595
Width (mm)1450
Height (mm)2525/ 2540
Ground Clearance (mm)305
Dozer Blade (W x H) (mm)1450 x 355
Min Front Swing Radius (mm)1505
Slew Radius (mm)1330
Boom Swing Angle (L/R)79°/58°

Takeuchi Fleet Management (TFM)

TFM is installed on all Takeuchi machines above 4-tonnes, TFM is optional on machines under 4-tonnes.

TFM is a remote Telematics monitoring tool that utilises machine data to better manage your fleet, and to keep costs down by being alerted to machine performance and health.

TFM remotely connects users to their Takeuchi equipment by providing alerts and machine information including location, utilisation, performance, and maintenance data to give insights into where and how equipment is being operated.

Takeuchi is providing TFM free of charge during the initial warranty period. For continued Telematics support for your Takeuchi machines, customers can extend the TFM cover via the local Takeuchi dealership.

Download TFM UK Brochure (PDF)

TSS Takeuchi Security System

Takeuchi security system as standard.

  • Only programmed keys for start-up
  • Un-programmed keys alert operator via VDU and alarm
  • Includes 1 red master and 3 black user keys (programme up to 13 user keys)

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Designed for Success
The TB230 design features a rounded body for improved visibility and functionality. The conventional tail swing with reduced overhang provides outstanding stability.

Stage V Ready <19kW
Meeting all low emission regulations, with maximum efficiency and power the TB230  does not require any exhaust after-treatment systems.

3-Tonne Cab or Canopy
Now available as a cab or canopy. A proven high performance machine with excellent power, greater torque and first class hydraulic system for faster cycle times and productivity on site.

Pick Your Mode
Economy and High Altitude Mode
s, allow the operator to choose the operating mode best suited to the application.

Power to Perform
Powerful arm and bucket breakout forces provide an outstanding blend of  speed, power, and versatility.

Switch Activated Blade Float
Switch activated blade float now fitted as standard to maximize ground finishing on site.

Wrap Around Counterweight
Protects key engine and hydraulic components from damage while delivering excellent stability.

All Steel Construction
100% steel helps protect components and ensures long term durability.

Hitch Prepiped as Standard
The TB230 is now available with hitch pre-piped as standard. Auxiliary isolation valves for easier attachment installation.

Smooth Operation
Pilot controls combine with cushioned boom and swing cylinders help reduce shock and vibration and add to smoother operation.

Strong Track Frame
Maintenance free triple flange sealed bearing rollers. Easy adjust grease filled track tensioning expanders improve track retention.

Added Protection
Boom and blade cylinder protection guard. Exposed ground level hydraulic hoses are spiral steel wrapped for added protection.

Large Comfortable Cab
The operator station is well appointed and spacious for outstanding comfort, offering the equivalent cab space of larger sized excavators complete with LED workzone lighting.

3-Tonne Canopy
Canopy option comes complete with twin roof-mounted workzone LED lights, and all-steel canopy roof . A versatile machine for groundworks and utilities industries.

Multi-Information Display
Easy to read in all lighting conditions with attachment functionality. Preset and adjustable  auxiliary flows from the comfort of the operator seat via the illuminated colour VDU.

Ergonomic Control
Maximum comfort and good all round visibility with comfortable ergonomic pilot controls. Familiar switch brigade, dial style throttle and in-cab stereo radio.

Large Foot Pedals
The TB230 has plenty of foot room for all sizes of operator. The long length travel pedals fully support the operator’s feet with an offset and footrest alongside. 

All-Day Comfort
TB230 cab features top window and sunshade along with MP3 socket and adjustable deluxe high back suspension seat  and arm rests.

Rear Engine Access
Clustered key service check points make for easier daily checks and maintenance. Central filter positions for speedy service and less downtime.

Outstanding Access
The service access hood provides maximum access to the control valves, hydraulic lines and hydraulic tank.

Lockable Fuel Fill
Convenient and secure with remote gauge for assistance when
refuelling. A self-bleed system for easy restart if runs out of fuel. Auto refuelling pump as standard. 

Easy Track Maintenance
With grease filled easy service track adjusters and maintenance-free sealed bearing track rollers.

On-Board Power
Cab features 12V and USB power socket with roof mounted switched beacon socket.
Canopy with pre wired beacon switch and socket.

Safety on Site
LED workzone lighting, boom and arm check valves, lift overload and travel alarm all come as standard.