The "XD" (Extra Duty) range of JCB excavators are specifically designed for harsh demolition type applications. These machines feature extra guarding, thicker structures and additional protection for the most severe conditions. "XD" configurations are available on the JS220, JS260 and JS330 models.
The dipper is specially reinforced, allowing it to handle the extra loads generated when using heavy duty grapples.
Strengthened bucket linkage and stronger tipping links help withstand the high forces generated when handling large crushers and hammers.
10 mm plate protects the entire underside of the mainframe while a hinged section allows easy engine servicing access.
To protect the superstructure and machine rear from damage when swinging, extra replacement buffers are fitted on its left-hand and right-hand sides, and all around the counterweight.