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Leica iCON Excavate iXE3

Leica iCON iXE3 Excavate 3D System

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Providing you with maximum performance and efficiency, the Leica iCON iXE3 Excavate 3D System is a highly advanced 3D excavator machine control system.

The next generation of machine control hardware from Leica Geosystems combines advanced technology with simplicity. Designed to be fully interchangeable and future-proofed across all machine types, the new MCP80 intelligent machine control panel keeps you powered on, whatever your project demands.

Leica iCON iXE3 uses 3D design (CAD) models and state of the art GNSS technology to guide the operator. Design information and real-time cut/fill indications are displayed on the control panel, allowing you to quickly and precisely cut to design. Ensuring speed, performance, precision and productivity (SP), the MSS400 Series Sensors incorporate Leica’s leading SP Technology that allows faster digging without loss of precision at higher speeds, dramatically increasing accuracy and productivity. The system eliminates the need for grade checking, increasing both safety and productivity, all without the need for surveyors to enter the earthworks area.

As the project needs change, you need to respond quickly. Take full-control of your site from any desktop or tablet via Leica ConX, a cloud based collaboration tool designed to efficiently manage all your connected construction projects. Access the online dashboard and view equipment on all your job sites in real time, see progress updates, run reports and update design files remotely.

Leica iCON excavate iXE3 provides integrated tilt rotator support through iXE CoPilot. With tilt rotator and iXE Copilot, the excavator operator only needs to concentrate on controlling the digging movement (boom, arm, bucket and slew of the machine) while the tilt function of the tilt rotator is adjusted automatically based on the reference model surface under the bucket. The operator maintains control of the bucket rotation as they dig, allowing them to manage material in the bucket but eliminating the need to constantly adjust the tilt of the bucket. This decreases operator fatigue, increases the accuracy of the iXE2/iXE3 excavator solutions and saves time and cost.

Leica iCON excavate iXE3 offers you 2D and 3D machine control in one control panel. You can work with manually entered slopes in 2D as well as complex reference models and GNSS in 3D. Switch view with the touch of a button.

Leica MCP80 Control Panel

The MCP80 panel is a new cutting-edge technology platform, future-proofed to protect your investment. Equip machines with the new docking station and transfer the cable-free MCP80 panel between machines as the job requires, regardless of type, make or model.

Built with tough environmental specifications, the Leica Geosystems docking station and MCP80 panel are designed to operate in extreme temperatures (-40 °C to +65 °C) and are water, vibration and shock proof.

Connectivity is assured with the integrated cellular modem enabling you to stay connected to your jobsite from anywhere in the world. With the fastest and most reliable 4G / 4GX modem you can sync data between field and office effortlessly and access remote support when needed.

We understand civil construction and lead the industry in terms of expertise and unparalleled support. Contact us and talk to one of our expert machine control team.

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Bulk Earthworks and Civil Construction
Load any 3D design file into the iXE3 system and get real time cut and fill values displayed on the screen of your excavator allowing the operator to cut precisely.

Use the iXE3 system to provide depth guidance for any trenching application. Work directly from the original 3D terrain models, or 3D line work to cut your trench to grade first time. All this without the need for grade checkers to enter the trench.

Submerged Cuts
Use the iXE3 system to excavate underwater – designed specifically for dredging, clearing and operating in water. The iXE3 system colour maps as you excavate so you can track where has been excavated and what work still needs to be done.

Formation Layering
When filling material in pipe trenches or formations, simplify the process by entering the desired material depth and slope required. The system stores multiple depths and slopes for several layers.

Height Alarm
Safety First – When digging in surroundings where there are objects above the excavator that are potentially dangerous (e.g. power cables), a Height Alarm can be set which warns the operator of boom, stick, and bucket heights in relation to the hazard.

• The Leica MCP80 control panel allows for one intelligent system across your fleet, one common interface and seamless cable-free transfer between machines, regardless of type, make or model.
• Built with tough environmental specifications, the Leica Geosystems docking station and MCP80 panel are designed to operate in extreme temperatures (-40 °C to +65 °C) and are water, vibration and shock proof.
• Fully supports iCON ConX.
• Supports industry standard AutoCAD DXF/DWG and Land XML files directly on the machine.
• 3D Graphics – The most advanced 3D graphics in the industry and the only solution with 3D graphical views.
• Compatible with all makes and models of excavators on the market – even dual boom excavators.
• Precise sculpting of edges, slopes and contours with tilt rotator attachments.
• USB data transfer enables transfer of files ON and OFF the system.
• Operator-friendly, easy-to-understand user interface reduces training time / costs and enables the creation of simple terrain models directly on the screen.
• Switch between 2D and 3D view with the touch of a button.

“Using a single supplier, Global Survey, and single brand, Leica, for all our positioning, measurement and machine control technology means everything on site integrates seamlessly, and as a result return on investment has been very rapid. Global Survey’s after sales support has been amazing and definitely a reason for us continuing to work with them.”

Conal Dempsey, Managing Director – Dempsey Wood Civil Ltd