The VM Series ranges from 4.6 to 20 metric tons in both smooth and padfoot drum configuration. This makes them ideal for a wide range of job applications and soil types.Permanently sealed articulation joint which reduces maintenance and never requires greasing. Forward tilting engine enclosure to provide excllent access to engine and hydraulic components. Grouped electrical panel and hydraulic test station provides centralized panels to reduce maintenance and service time. Traction control system for use on slopes. Adjustable steering column which allows for a comfortable seating position. Hydrostatic propulsion of drum and wheels for improved traction on slopes and rough terrain. Flush side frames which provide the ability to work closer to structures without damage.