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Joy LT-270

Joy Global LT 270
Joy Global LT 270

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Phone: (871) 750 5356 Torreón, Coahuila México

Phone: (472) 723 9494 Silao, Guanajuato México

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The LT-270 hard rock loader is a diesel-powered heavy-duty machine intended for the most demanding mine environments. The LT-270 is perfect for small narrow-vein applications where maneuvering space is limited. The LT-270, like all Joy loaders, is designed specifically for ease of use and maintenance, with simple operation gauges and a rugged long-life structure, providing the lowest possible total costs of operation including low capital costs.

Designed for safe operation and maintenance

The LT-270 includes multiple features that are designed to maximize safety for both the operator and the maintenance staff:

  • ROPS/FOPS canopies and cabins provide protection from falling rock or rollovers
  • Fail-safe braking system features a spring-applied braking system that activates when low hydraulic oil pressure or electrical failures are detected
  • Operation interlocks prevent accidental machine activation
  • Three-point mounting and anti-slip steps minimize slips and falls
  • Hot component isolation to prevent burns

Designed for reliability

The LT-270 has been designed for reliability and long component life, including the following features:

  • Rugged steel frame
  • MIL (military specification) components that meet international standards
  • Heavy-duty all-mechanical powertrain featuring Dana components for a rugged platform and long service life
  • Hydraulic systems with piston pumps
  • Severe-duty electrical system
  • Collet-style pins for lower wear and reduced maintenance

Designed for ease of maintenance

The LT-270 includes several key features that reduce maintenance times and costs, including:

  • Ground-level maintenance design to eliminate climbing
  • Centralized lubrication system
  • Simple electrical design

Designed for productivity

The LT-270 has been designed to provide the highest possible productivity in its class:

  • Combines power and efficiency to provide fast tramming speeds and cycle times, with impressive breakout power
  • Easy-to-use controls are simple to train and simple to operate
  • Rugged structures and heavy-duty components increase equipment uptime

Designed for customization

The LT-210 has many upgrades available, including:

  • FOPS/ROPS certified canopy
  • Automatic lubrication system
  • Ejector bucket
  • Electric transfer pump (hydraulic tank)
  • Fire suppression system
  • Quick-attach coupling system
  • Radio remote control
  • Spare rim

Forks and an optional quick-attach coupler (which allows the bucket to be quickly replaced with forks) are available for utility applications. The buckets can be equipped with a variety of wear packages, depending on the application.


 Tramming capacity 2,722 kg  6,000 lbs. 
 Hydraulic breakout force lift 6,043 kg 13,322 lbs.
 Hydraulic breakout force tilt 5,372 kg 11,844 lbs.
 SAE breakout force 4,735 kg 10,441 lbs.
 SAE static tipping load 9,662 kg 21,301 lbs.
 Bucket 1.2 m3 1.5 yd3

Overall dimensions

 Height to top of canopy 1,895 mm  6 ft. 2.5 in. 
 Tramming length 6,365 mm 20 ft. 10.5 in. 
 Length: rear axle to bumper 2,288 mm  7 ft. 6 in. 
 Center hinge to rear axle 1,041 mm  3 ft. 5 in. 
 Center hinge to front axle 1,045 mm 3 ft. 5 in. 
 Reach 1,218 mm 4 ft.  
 Height to top of hood 1,420 mm  4 ft. 8 in. 
 Height: ground clearance 163 mm 6.5 in.
 Height: dump clearance 1,020 mm 3 ft. 4 in. 
 Height: bucket pin 2,034 mm  6 ft. 8 in. 
 Height: bucket raised 3,266 mm  10 ft. 8.5 in. 
 Width overall 1,514 mm  4 ft. 11.5 in. 
 Maximum width RF 1,422 mm  4 ft. 8 in. 
 Outside radius 4,374 mm  R 14 ft. 4 in. 
 Inside radius 4,374 mm  R 7 ft. 10 in. 
 Turn angle 37 degrees
 Dump angle 38 degrees
 Roll back angle 50 degrees