Motor Grader

685C Performance Features

L: 23’ 4” (7.11 m) W: 7’ 8” (2.33 m) H: 9’ 11” (3.02 m)
Tier 3 - 110 hp (82 kW) @ 2,500 RPM
Weight: 17,000 lbs (7,711 kg)

Length: 23’ 4” (7.11 m)
Width: 7’ 8” (2.33 m)
Height with cab and beacon: 9’ 11” (3.02 m)
Wheelbase (front tire to mid-tandem): 16’ 1” (4.9 m)
Front axle ground clearance: 12” (.305 m)
Total weight: 17,000 lbs (7,711 kg)

Traction Drive:
Hydrostatic drive using a hydrostatic pump that drives a variable displacement hydrostatic motor that powers a 2-speed tandem axle
Optional: Front wheel assist
Variable volume hydrostatic drive system provides infinite speed selection in each of the two speed ranges
Working range: @ 2,500 RPM 0-10 mph (0-16 kph)
Travel range: @ 2,500 RPM 0-20 mph (0-32 kph)
Tandems oscillate a minimum of ±15⁰
Tandem drive, Dana style and gear driven, not chain driven

11’ x 1’ 6” x 5/8” (3.35 m x .457 m x 15.87 mm) moldboard
Replaceable end bits and cutting edge
Float controls, cuts 1’ 2” (.355 m) below grade with 13” (.33 m) of ground clearance
Tilts 30⁰, shifts 3’ (.91 m) left or right
30” (.76 m) in diameter heavy-duty circle
Circle is centered with six adjustable bolts
Circle rotates 64⁰ by two hydraulic cylinders
Moldboard height controlled by two hydraulic cylinders mounted to ball joints at turntable
Fully enclosed turntable
Each trunnion mounted to frame by six Excelite bushings

Two rear working lights
Two front moldboard lights
Two front headlights, signals, flashers
Two rear tail lights, signals
Amber strobe beacon

Operator Station:
Fully cushioned, fully adjustable suspension seat
Vandal protection kit
Choice of ROPS/FOPS cab or ROPS canopy
Cab includes heat, front wiper, front washer and defroster
Clear, unobstructed view of work area
Two external convex 7.5” (190 mm) diameter side mirrors and single rearview mirror
Five gauges: coolant temperature, oil temperature, fuel level, volt meter and tachometer

Industry standard control levers mounted to an adjustable operator’s pedestal controls left and right-hand moldboard lift, front blade lift, moldboard side shift, moldboard tilt, circle turn, articulation, front wheel lean and rear-mount attachment control

Optional Equipment:
Air conditioning (cab only)
Rear wiper and washer (cab only)
Radio, CD, speaker (cab only)
Front-mount scarifier
8’ (2.43 m) Front blade
Dead engine steering
Cold weather engine package
10’ (3.04 m) moldboard
12’ (3.65 m) moldboard
Circle side shift

Cummins Tier 3 diesel engine, water-cooled turbocharged
110 hp (82 kW) @ 2,500 RPM
Fuel capacity: 31 gallon (117 l)
Hydraulic reservoir: 27.5 gallons (104 l)
Electric start
Two 12 volt batteries, 95 amp alternator

Equipped with six 15 x 19.5, TL, G-2, 8-ply pneumatic tires

Foot operated primary and service brakes
Hydrostatic traction drive system secondary brakes
Hydraulic parking brakes, electronically actuated
Spring applied parking brakes automatically actuated when ignition is in “off” position or if system pressure is lost
Pump is de-stroked for secondary braking

Drawbar: 4” x 6” tube (101 mm x 152 mm)

Rear Mounted Scarifier:
Five-tooth rear scarifier (with space for nine teeth)
Hydraulically raised and lowered by two hydraulic cylinders

Rear Hitch:
15 ton, heavy-duty, forged rear pintle hitch

Articulated Frame:
Steel channel and rectangle tubing, articulated 24⁰ in each direction
Pivot shaft 2.5” (63.5 mm) diameter, supported by two tapered roller bearings

Front Axle:
Fully welded steel plate design
44⁰ oscillating axle supported by tapered roller bearings and bushings with wheel lean of 15⁰ left or right (30⁰ total)
Ground clearance: 14” (.355 m) at the center

Turning Radius:
27’ 1” (8.25 m) from center to outside front tire with frame articulated

Training, Support and Company:
Training and support manuals
Optional on-site operator training by Dealer
One-year, unlimited hours warranty against any manufacturer defects
Extended warranty available
50+ years manufacturing experience
ISO 9001 Certified
Manufactured in the USA