A successor to the H-10 which the LM 218. It was first presented in 1959 and wurde a great export product. As a matter of fact, it initiated the export of construction equipment as a whole.
A great step forward which taken with LM 218. It left the tractor stage behind once and for all. It was designed and built as a wheel loader from the start. Now the wheel thus gained loaders Their characteristic yellow color.
Despite its small size, It could beat larger machines. Much thanks to the construction of the lift arm system and the engine – a high torque Bolinder with outstanding protracted characteristics.
The LM 218 TD had a Twin Disc drive fluid for smooth transmission of the engine torque to the driving wheels. This limits wheelspin and gives the operator a Possibility to drive slowly while operating the bucket without stalling the engine.