Python® 5000 (Tier 3)
Available in international markets excluding North America and Europe
The Python® 5000 is designed for use in regions outside North America or Europe, where access to Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel may be limited. This self-propelled pothole patching machine offers cost savings while ensuring well-maintained streets and roads. It creates durable patches using standard asphalt mixes and can perform continuous repairs on long cracks and joints. One person can carry out the entire patching operation with the operator comfortably and safely in the cab.
Python® 5000 (Tier 3)
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• Gross Weight: 28,220 lbs. (12,800 kg)
• Curb Weight: 18,000 lbs. (8,170 kg)
• Manufacturer: John Deere 4045 HF 485, EPA Tier 3
• Power Rating: 173 HP (129 kW) @2400 rpm
• Peak Torque: 476 lb. ft. (645 N-m) @1500 rpm - Displacement: 275 cu. in. (4.5 litres)
• Swift repairs: Patching an average-sized pothole takes only two minutes, ensuring fast and efficient results.
• Superior patch quality: Our hydraulic pressure-controlled roller guarantees excellent compaction, creating a semi-permanent patch that outlasts the surrounding surface.
• Versatile operations: Our machine continuously repairs utility cuts and long cracks, channelling and compacting asphalt seamlessly.
• All-weather performance: Designed to work in sub-zero temperatures and rain, our machine adapts to weather conditions for uninterrupted operation.
• High mobility: Our machine travels at highway speeds, enabling quick transportation to and from job sites.
• Simplified control: All functions are conveniently operated inside the cab using a single joystick, ensuring ease of use.
• Flexible working arm: The multi-axis working arm provides complete control with side-to-side, forward, and reverse movements, extending up to 4 feet from under the cab and offering 6 feet of side-to-side motion.
• Precision asphalt delivery: Our machine dispenses the right amount of asphalt to the desired location, ensuring accuracy in patching.
• Compatibility with various asphalt mixes: It accommodates all standard hot or cold mixes, providing versatility for road repair needs.
• Asphalt management: It can keep hot asphalt hot and warm cold mix asphalt, optimizing material usage.
• Safety and comfort: Operators can remain in the cab, ensuring a safer and more comfortable working environment.
• Enhanced visibility: The machine provides clear visibility for the driver/operator, ensuring better maneuverability and safety.
• Cooling System: Liquid Cooled Permanent Antifreeze with a front radiator area of 455 square inches (2936 sq cm), a thickness of 3.5 inches (89 mm), and a fan diameter of 23 inches (584 mm).
• Tires: Front tires are 11 R22.5, and rear tires are 315/80/R22.5.
• Steering: Equipped with tilt power steering for ease of operation.
• Brakes: Features four drum brakes with hydraulic assist power brakes and an electric fail-safe system.
• Instrumentation: Multiview display gauges include fuel gauge, battery voltage, tachometer, hour meter, speedometer, odometer, coolant temperature, engine oil pressure, hydraulic oil pressure, and hydrostatic pressure.
• Capacity: Asphalt capacity is approximately 9,920 lbs. (4,500 kg), tack oil capacity is 50 gallons (189 litres), water tank capacity is 25 gallons (95 litres), and chemical tank capacity is 15 gallons (57 litres).
• Transmission: Equipped with a hydrostatic drive system capable of speeds up to 50 mph (80 km/h) unless limited by local regulations.
• Fuel Tank Capacity: Holds 69 gallons (261 litres) of fuel.
• Air Filter: Features a 2-stage dry-type air filter.
• Front Axle: Steerable drive axle with leaf spring suspension and airbag.
• Compaction Roller: Offers a compaction roller weighing 62 lbs./linear inch (11 kg/linear cm).
• Rear Axle: Features leaf spring suspension with an airbag for improved stability.
• Operator Cab: Includes a heater, air conditioner for operator comfort, an air ride operator seat and a training seat.
• Electrical: Equipped with a DC 12V 100A alternator, DC 12V 3 x 800 CCA batteries, and standard horn.
• Lighting: Offers headlights with hi/low beam and integrated signal lights, combination turn/tail/brake and backup lights, side marker lights, rear ID lights, front strobe lights, and cab-mounted work lights.