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TB260 Compact Excavator | 6 Tonne

The TB260 compact excavator has exceptional power, performance,  working range and impressive feature set.  The larger than average operator cabin is spacious and well appointed ensuring maximum operator comfort and efficiency for all day excavating.

Product Details


Large Wrap Around Counterweight
Large Interactive Multi-Information Colour Display
Fully Adjustable Deluxe HighBack Suspension Seat
Adjustable Arm Rests and Drinks Holder
Air Con
Skylight with Sunshade/ Rain Guard
In Cab MW-FM/ MP3 Radio/ USB/Bluetooth
Gas Lift-Assist Front Window, Easy Remove and Stow-Away Lower Glass Panel
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 forward facing work lights
Travel Alarm
Emergency Engine Shut-down Switch
Electrical Refuelling Pump
TSS (Takeuchi Security System Immobilizer) 
TFM (Takeuchi Fleet Management)
Stage V Ready - DPF - Low Emissions
DOC+DPF Exhaust After Treatment
High Pressure Common Rail Fuel Injection
Automatic Fuel Bleed System
Dual Fuel Filtration with Water Trap Sensor
Dual Element Air Filter
High Capacity Radiator
Automatic Idle
Working Modes: Standard, ECO and High Altitude
Hydraulic Pilot Controls with Pilot Accumulator
Cushioned Boom, Arm, and Swing Cylinders
Main Boom Cylinder Guard
Automatic Slew Brake
Boom and Arm Holding Check Valves
Lift Overload Alarm
Auxiliary Flow Adjustable from VDU
Multiple Attachment Presets
1/2-Way Flow Selector Valve
Primary Auxiliary 1&2-way Operation with Isolation Valves
Proportional Auxiliary Controls with Detent
1,2,3 Aux Standard, 3rd Aux Pre-piped with Hitch Pipework, 4th 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
Steel Tracks - Optional


Rated Output (kW)/RPM35.5 / 2400
Maximum Torque (Nm)177
Displacement (cc)2091
Electrical System12volts 90amp
Operating Weight inclusive of bucket, hitch and fuel (kg)5846
Overall Length for transport (mm)5550
Width (mm)2000
Height (mm)2560
Dozer Blade (W x H) (mm)2000 X 430
Ground Clearance (mm)330
Min Front Swing Radius (mm)2420
Slew Radius (mm)1300
Main System Pressure (bar)240
Pump TypeVariable x 2 + Gear x 2
1st Aux Max Flow (l/min)102
1st Aux Max Pressure (bar)210
2nd Aux Max Flow (l/min)44
2nd Aux Flow Pressure (bar)206
Standard Aux1st, 2nd & 3rd
Optional Aux 4th
3rd Aux Used for Hitch
Slew Speed (rpm)9.4
Slew MotorConstant Volume Piston Motor
Slew BrakeWet Friction Plate
Traction MotorAxial Piston
Traction DrivePlanetary
Traction BrakeDisc
Track Width (mm)400
Ground Contact Length (mm)2050
Ground Pressure (kpa)31.5
Maximum Gradeability30°
Hydraulic System (l)90
Fuel Tank (l)81
Engine Lubrication (l)7.4
Cooling System (l)11
Noise Level Sound Power Level (LwA) 97 dB
Vibration Hand Arm / Body  m/sec²≤2.5 / ≤0.5
Hydraulic Breaker TKB302-S,
HitchHydraulic Quick Hitch.

Operating Dimensions

Max Digging Depth (mm)3895
Max Dump Height (mm)4220
Max Reach at Ground Level (mm)6130
Max Vertical Digging Depth (mm)2980
Max Bucket Digging Force (kN)43.2
Max Arm Digging Force (kN)25.6
Travel Speed (km/h)2.8 - 4.9
Operating Weight inclusive of bucket and fuel (kg)5846
Overall Length for transport (mm)5550
Width (mm)2000
Height (mm)2560
Ground Clearance (mm)330
Dozer Blade (W x H) (mm)2000 X 430
Min Front Swing Radius (mm)2420
Slew Radius (mm)1300
Boom Swing Angle (L/R)78°/55°

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 TB260 design features a stylish rounded body and maximum functionality. The conventional tail swing with reduced overhang provides outstanding stability. 

Pick Your Mode
Eco and High-Altitude modes allow the operator to choose the operating mode best suited to the application. The electronic throttle control is easy to set for operation.

Safety on-Site
Boom and arm holding check valves complimented with a crane switch and lift overload audible alarm come as standard, to maintain load control if hoses fail.

Automatic Step-Down Travel Motors
Provide torque on demand when pushing, climbing, or turning in high speed mode.

Stage V Ready
Powered by a 29.1kW Yanmar 4-cylinder Turbo charged engine with DPF, to meet Stage V regulations in low emission zones.

Multiple Auxiliary as Standard
Proportional control for 1st and 2nd auxiliary circuits. Convenient 3rd, pre-piped for quick hitch. 4th Auxiliary optional.

Robust Design
Well protected hydraulic hoses, cylinder guards and all steel construction protects components and ensures long term durability. 

Shut-off Valve
Isolation valves as standard . Boom and arm holding check valves complimented with a crane switch and lift overload audible alarm come as standard, to maintain load control if hoses fail.

Wrap Around Counterweight
All steel wraparound protects key engine and hydraulic components from damage while delivering excellent stability. 

Heavy Duty Blade
Robust steel dozer with cylinder protection guard for added durability on rough terrain. With switch activated blade float as standard.

Triple Flange Track Rollers
Provide increased roller to rail contact improving track retention for smoother travel.

Reduced Shock
Cushioning on the boom, swing and arm cylinders improves component longevity and operator comfort.

Spacious Styled Interior
Ensures maximum operator comfort and provides a functional work area with excellent ergonomic controls and switches for productive all-day operating.

Multi-Informational Display
Easy to read in all lighting conditions the display highlights complete machine status.

All Day Comfort
With an all-round adjustable deluxe high back suspension seat with retractable seat belt  along with MP3 and Bluetooth.
Air con and heater for  maximum operator cab comfort.

LED Lighting
New style LED workzone lighting on the roof and boom offer enhanced visibility.
Top Glass with Sunshade helps reduces glare and improves visibility of overhead obstructions when truck loading e.g. power lines.

Precise Pilot Control
The smooth pilot joystick controls offer precision control.
Adjustable Hydraulic Flow
for attachments from the comfort of the operator’s seat.

Large Travel Pedals
The cab is well appointed for outstanding comfort. Excellent in-cab foot and leg room, fully supported foot travel controls alongside foot rests and offset function pedal.

Rear Engine Access
Provides convenient access for routine maintenance.
Clustered key service check points and centrally located filter positioning for quick servicing and less downtime.

Maximum Access
The TB260 provides 270° machine service access, large wide opening hinged service panels all key lockable covers for added site security.

Heavy Duty Cooling System
The side by side radiator and hydraulic oil cooler features increased cooling capacity. Easy to inspect, clean and maintain. Outstanding access to the hydraulic components.

Lockable Fuel Fill
Convenient and secure. A remote gauge and easy access electric refuelling pump come as standard for quick refuel.
A self-bleed system for easy restarts if the machine runs out of fuel.

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

On-board Power
Internal 12V and USB power sockets and switch activated external roof mounted beacon socket for site ready compliance.