JCB Teleskid 3TS-8T

The JCB Teleskid 3TS-8T is the first skid steer or compact tracked loader with a telescopic boom, making it an incredibly versatile machine. It can reach higher, further and deeper than any other skid steer on the market and can access areas most operators wouldn’t have thought possible.

Greater productivity

The JCB Teleskid can do the work of four machines all in one: a forklift, telescopic handler, compact wheel loader and, of course, a compact track loader.

The productivity means the Teleskid can perform jobs like loading and unloading a trailer from a single side, increasing turnaround time, and the JCB EcoMAX engine gives increased performance at low engine speed for improved cycle times. Offering greater tractive force than a small telehandler or forklift means greater pushing power, and an impressive breakout force allows doing the work of bigger machines in less time.

No DPF means no regeneration and no loss of production.

The low-effort electro-hydraulic controls make operating a Teleskid easy.
Operator safety and comfort

As with all JCB machines, the Teleskid 3TS- 8T has the operator in mind, right from the early design stage. In the case of the 3TS-8T, a standard electronic quick-hitch with a fully enclosed tilt cylinder provides less material build up and better load visibility, and an optional dealer-fit flashing beacon and front screen guard provide further, increased, safety and security.

 There’s also easy side-door entry, the largest cab on the market and electric-over-hydraulic controls for unrivalled comfort and control. JCB is the only manufacturer that offers a side-entry compact track loader with the obvious accompanying safety benefits, and a 33 per cent larger than average cab puts it in a class of its own in terms of improved ergonomics. 

A fully adjustable, heated air-suspension seat provides superb operator comfort while the low-effort electro-hydraulic controls make operating a Teleskid easy.

Versatility and stability

The Teleskid can easily and quickly load trucks without a ramp and can load over kerbs. It’s the only compact track loader with a vertical reach of over four metres and a forward reach of over two metres, and it’ll also reach approximately one metre below ground level, allowing the ripping out of trees and roots.

The JCB Teleskid has a rated operating capacity of 732kg, enabling heavy items to be placed without damaging the ground, and a standard hydraulic-flow rate of 90lpm allows operating attachments when fully extended. High-flow couplers rated at 125lpm ensure safe operation of high-flow attachments when the boom is fully retracted.

With a proven high-strength steel boom mounted on a single-piece fully welded chassis and reliable components, the JCB Teleskid has been constructed to maximise strength and earning potential. The boom has a proven track record on over 20,000 machines. It has reduced joints and stress points in a single-piece u-pressed design and has been put through an extreme testing programme over thousands of cycles, and distribute load stresses while a recessed rear door gives increased protection from damage.

The Teleskid 3TS-8T is big on comfort, safety, and reliability, and is backed by JCB’s fast-growing dealer network.

JCB is the only manufacturer that offers a side-entry compact track loader.


Teleskid 3TS-8T

Overall length: Retracted boom 3.8m. Extended boom 4.9m
Wheelbase: 1.25m
Overall height: 2.1m
Dump height: Retracted boom 2.4m. Extended boom 3.2m
Loadover height: Retracted boom 2.9m. Extended boom 3.8m
Reach at ground level: Retracted boom 21.1m. Extended boom 2.25m
Max reach at full height: Retracted boom 1.0m. Extended boom 1.7m
Dump angle: 42 degrees Shovel width (standard): 1.85m
Width over tyres (standard): 2.0m
Length without attachment: 3.02m
Ground clearance: 238mm
Shovel capacity (Standard): 0.43m3

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