Reliable SDLG mini excavators hit Australian shores

SDLG’s impressive line-up of mini excavators promise extremely reliable yet simple operation, low maintenance, and outstanding value for money. And now, Australian customers are set to benefit from this reliability in action, as national distributor CJD Equipment launches three SDLG mini excavator models in Australia.

The SDLG brand has an earned a global reputation for reliability in action.

Shandong Lingong Equipment (SDLG) is one of China’s fastest-growing constructionequipment manufacturers, with over 50 years of industry expertise, spanning more than 130 countries. As a member of the Volvo Group since 2007, SDLG integrates Volvo’s design influence and high-quality standards to provide machinery that is both cost-effective and reliable, with simple operation and maintenance.

Proven success

SDLG wheel loaders have a proven record of success in a variety of Australian applications.
“CJD Equipment has been distributing SDLG wheel loaders in Australia for over 10 years,” explained Andrew Egan, the National Product Manager for SDLG at CJD Equipment, “and in that time our customers have experienced great success with the product in a number of different industries, including waste and recycling, agriculture, timber plants, and general construction.
“The general feedback is that they are extremely reliable, very simple to operate and versatile.”

Mini excavators

The SDLG mini-excavator range to be offered by CJD Equipment consists of three models: ER616F, ER636F, and the E660FL.
All models, newly designed by SDLG with comfort and reliability at the core, have either zero or reduced tail swing, durable rubber tracks and hydraulic, pilot-operated controls, and are equipped with engines from globally recognised and respected manufacturers Kubota and Yanmar.

SDLG’s mini excavators deliver optimal power and stability at a competitive price, without compromising on quality.

“The new models include standard features that are usually options on other machines,” highlighted Andrew. “This makes SDLG extremely good value for money. “Coupled with their reputation of simplicity, reliability, and ease of operation, SDLG excavators will likely become one of the first choices among astute buyers.”


The smallest in the excavator range, the 1.8-tonne, 10kW/13hp ER616F, is powerful and highly efficient, with an excavation force of 15kN and ability to accommodate different attachments. The ER616F also features an energy-saving, fuel-efficient Kubota engine with a zero-tail swing, and high-quality hydraulic components for precise control and increased stability. Ideal for landscaping and smaller municipal construction jobs, the ER616F is robust, reliable, and simple to operate. With a mechanical accelerator, pilot handle and control switch all ergonomically positioned, the ER616F helps get the job done quickly.

The 1.8-tonne, 10kW/13hp ER616F, is powerful and highly efficient, with an excavation force of 15kN and ability to accommodate different a high ground clearance.


The next model is the ER636F 3.8-tonne, 20kW/27hp excavator.
The ER636F also has a compact design and zero tail-swing, with an enclosed, spacious cabin, making it well-suited to urban construction jobs, particularly in tight spaces. The cab features a digital instrument display, suspension seat and air conditioning as standard for ultimate operator comfort.
The ER636F has a high-torque, highly efficient Yanmar engine with a load-sensing hydraulic system for smoother operation with reduced noise and vibration. For improved durability, the upper frame is reinforced to ensure uniform load distribution with a high ground clearance. Additionally, the undercarriage delivers outstanding wear resistance, and the boom and arm use hightensile steel and reinforced castings for a longer service life.
The opening angle of the engine hood ensures unrestricted access to filters and pressure testing ports, and relays and fuses are located inside the cab to ensure simplified maintenance.

The SDLG ER636F mini excavator is small in size but ready for big things!


The 6-tonne, 39kW/52hp E660FL excavator is the largest in the Australian line-up.

Reliable and comfortable, the E660FL excavator has a reduced tail swing, comfortable cab and compact structure, along with industry-leading vibration and noise-reduction technologies, ideal for a variety of landscaping and general construction applications.

The E660FL features nine work modes and an auto-idle function for power on-demand, paired with an energy-saving hydraulic system and highly efficient four-cylinder Yanmar T3-rated engine to deliver high performance with notable fuel economy. The load-sensing hydraulic system is engineered to deliver performance and efficiency with a variable piston pump for precise control in a wide variety of conditions.

Like the ER636F, the E660FL has been designed to minimise maintenance efforts, with the main components, filter and electrical systems grouped for easy groundlevel access. All the core components in the engine and hydraulics systems are also sourced from world-renowned manufacturers to ensure the highest reliabilitThe SDLG E660FL is the ultimate all-rounder for the bigger tasks.

The SDLG E660FL is the ultimate all-rounder for the bigger tasks.

Great back-up and support

The SDLG mini excavator range provides Australian customers looking for a premium product at a competitive price with a great option, and all new SDLG machinery comes with a 3-year, 6000-hour warranty as standard.
SDLG and CJD Equipment’s long-standing partnership also gives customers the peace of mind that they will have access to reliable, and experienced, local aftersales support.

CJD branches and SDLG dealers are located nationally, from Australian capital cities through to regional country towns, and have 24/7 parts-and-service support.

“It’s one thing to buy a machine at a competitive price, however all machines have the potential for unscheduled downtime. How quickly you can get it working again, and how much you can rely on the company that sold you the machine, is what really matters,” Andrew said. “CJD has a known reputation in Australia for supporting its machinery and looking after customers. You don’t stay in the industry for almost 50 years without looking after your customers. So, if you’re planning on purchasing or replacing a piece of used equipment, or you just want a machine that is reliable, easy to operate and maintain, then SDLG is a great option.”

Plenty of options

CJD also recently introduced SDLG’s new H-Series wheel-loader range, building on the success of an already outstanding product.

The new H-Series models feature a hightorque, fuel-efficient Weichai 6-cylinder engine for powerful performance with superior reliability, as well as a newly designed air-conditioned cab with fully certified ROPS-FOPS rollover protection.

“The new H-Series wheel loader models are very simple to use and very versatile,” explained Andrew, “with a factory-fitted quick coupler and third function hydraulics to accommodate a variety of different attachments.”

For more information on the SDLG machinery range, and to locate your local CJD Equipment branch or SDLG Dealer visit or call 1300 139 804.

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