The Granite MHD is a versatile heavy-duty truck great for municipal, construction, service and utility, and dump applications. Available in 6×4 and 4×2 configurations and axle forward and axle back models, Granite MHD is ready to outperform the competition.
According to Mack Trucks, “The Granite MHD delivers the durability you expect from a Mack truck, yet it’s configured for shorter runs and lighter duty-cycles to fit the needs of your business. Granite MHD is the perfect lighter-duty two-axle or three-axle dump truck for local use or to complement your larger Granite Dump fleet.”
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The Granite MHD features a cab-mounted exhaust for a clean back-of-cab to accommodate most body options. Its cornerstone chassis utilizes a high-strength steel alloy design and constant rail height to create a strong-yet-light body. This chassis has a 7-mm frame rail thickness, specifically for the Granite MHD, and is also available in eight-, 9.5-, and 11.1-mm frame rail thicknesses.
Granite MHD’s UniMax axles provide front-end swing clearance, impressive wheel cuts, and an exceptional turning radius. Its sealed and maintenance-free steer axle hubs mean less hassle and higher productivity. The Granite MHD’s ideal axle option is the 16,000-lb axle capacity. Additional axle options include:
- 12,000-lb capacity
- 14,600-lb capacity
- 18,000-lb capacity
- 20,000-lb capacity
Granite MHD offers a variety of rear-axle configuartions, including:
- Single 21,000-, 23,000-, and 30,000-lb capacity Meritor Axles
- Bogies 40,000- and 46,000-lb capacity Dana and Meritor Axles
Granite MHD comes equipped with a Cummins ISL9 engine providing 345 hp and a maximum torque rating of 1,150 lb-ft and offers an Eaton-Fuller manual or an Allison automatic transmission.
Just as tough as the Granite, Granite MHD features rugged additions, such as flush and extended channel type front bumpers for jobsite protection and hood splash shields to extend component life and keep the engine compartment clean.
Granite MHD’s cab is made of galvanized steel and is mounted on airbags and shocks for maximum comfort during those heavy lifting sessions.
Featured Image: Available in 6×4 and 4×2 configurations and axle forward and axle back models, Granite MHD is ready to outperform the competition.
Above: Granite MHD’s cab is made of galvanized steel and is mounted on airbags and shocks for maximum comfort during those heavy lifting sessions.
“A thoughtfully designed dash offers easy access to controls for less driver fatigue and best-in-class four-point cab lighting reduces glare and illuminates key spots in the cab,” according to Mack Trucks.
With a sloped hood that provides improved aerodynamics and visibility and impact-resistant LEXAN headlight covers, Granite MHD seems to be a durable heavy-duty option.
With a tight steering radius, Granite MHD is perfect for narrow streets and crowded jobsites.
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Find out more about the Mack Granite MHD and other Mack Trucks products and services, visit www.macktrucks.com.
MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS: NOVEMBER 2016 ISSUE
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