Doosan's Dozer Debut: Taking a Leap into New Territory (Video)

Updated Oct 27, 2022

This story was updated August 12, 2022, with new information about delivery of the first dozer.

Known primarily in the U.S. for its excavators and wheel loaders, Doosan is entering new territory in construction equipment with its first ever dozers.

In this episode of The Dirt, we talk about Doosan Infracore North America’s new dozer offerings for later this year and next year.

Doosan recently delivered its first dozer, a DD100, to a Best Line Equipment customer in Pennsylvania. 

The 9-metric-ton machine is among the first Doosan dozers to arrive in North America, and it’s the first DD100 to be delivered to a customer: Ratoskey and Trainor Inc. Owners Ray Trainor and Rob Ratoskey operate a grinding and mulching business in East Norriton near Philadelphia. The company sells topsoil, mulch and other products to customers in Southeastern Pennsylvania. 

Best Line Equipment transported the first Doosan DD100 dozer from its Allentown, Pennsylvania, location to Ratoskey and Trainor on August 4. 

A 13-metric-ton DD130 dozer is expected to hit the market in 2023.

Check out video footage of the prototype DD100 in action.

Here are its key specs:

  • Horsepower (gross): 122 hp
  • Operating weight: 25,309 lb.
  • Blade capacity: 3 cu. yd.
  • Blade height: 3 ft. 7 in.
  • Blade width: 8 ft. 10 in.
  • Blade angle: 22.5 degrees
  • Drawbar pull: 33,721 lbf.
  • Track length: 7 ft. 7 in.
  • Travel speed, max: 5.7 mph         

To find out more about Doosan’s first-ever dozer be sure to watch this episode of The Dirt.

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