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Innovations / Construction and demolition equipment / Construction and demolition equipment

Construction and demolition equipment

Product development over the years has provided customers in the construction industries with powerful, fuel-efficient and safe tools, with reduced impact on the environment.

  • 1905: Introduction of the first stone-working machine.
  • 1924: Atlas manufactured its first compressed air breaker used for breaking up packed earth, asphalt and concrete, and for construction work.
  • 1960: New family of advanced pneumatic breakers is introduced, the TEX series.
  • 1966: Introduction of the world´s first serial-produced hydraulic breakers (patented).
  • 1970: Dynapac launches the CA25, the first heavy self-propelled soil compactor. With the drum in front and a tractor part at the rear, this product had an operator platform and articulated steering.
  • 1989: A new generation of the CA series is born with new features and benefits; CA151, CA251, CA301 and CA511
  • 1993: Launch of the SBC series of hydraulic rigmounted breakers with a unique solid body concept. The SBC hammers have a compact design and are virtually maintenance-free, with an exceptionally high degree of reliability and the best power-to-weight ratio in the market.
  • 1997: Launch of a new motor breaker, the Cobra mk1. The mk1 is the most powerful motorbreaker on the market and it meets exacting ergonomic and environmental demands. 

  • 2007: Launch of the world´s largest series produced hydraulic breaker: HB 10000 
  • 2008: Total cost of ownership in focus: start of the newly designed range with the HB 3600
  • 2009: Introduction of the new TEX PE hammer range with significant reduction of vibration and maximised ergonomy.
  • 2010: CombiCutter CC 6000, the largest cutter in Atlas Copco's range, is introduced.
  • 2011: The fifth generation of CA soil compactors is  launched in November at the Atlas Copco house in Nacka: CA5000, CA6000 and CA6500.