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Compact high-performance milling machine for productive milling operations

  • The compact large milling machine convinces with reliable efficiency and high production levels.
  • The optimized weight of the machine enables flexible transportation with simpler approval procedures.
  • With the innovative FCS Light, various milling drums and milling units with working widths of 7 ft. 3 in. and 8 ft. 2 in. (2.20 m and 2.50 m) can be implemented to achieve higher levels of flexibility and machine performance.
  • The three adjustable milling drum rotation speeds can reduce operating costs in particular in large-scale removal jobs.
  • The ergonomically designed, walk-through operator’s platform and the intuitive operating concept enable high daily production rates.

Technical Highlights

Find out about the components of WIRTGEN large milling machines

  1. Engine station

    • Three different milling drum speed options
      Three selectable cutting speeds for optimum millingperformance in a broad range of applications.
    • Load-controlled fan speed
      Fan speed governed by engine temperature for low energy consumption and low noise emission levels.
  2. Electrical system

    • Emergency operation
      Electrohydraulic power pack to raise machine in emergency mode.
    • Camera system
      Robust camera system including up to six cameras and up to two screens.
    • Job data
      Precise recording of job data including “truck full” message.
  3. Traction drive

    • Hydraulic pre-tensioning of track chains
      Hydraulically pre-tensioned track chains for optimized operation.
    • Traction control
      Intelligent electronic traction control system for the track units.
    • Track speed adjustment
      Electronic adjustment of the track speed during cornering to ensure maximum traction and low wear and tear.
    • Four-fold full-floating axle
      Four-fold full-floating axle for optimum machine stability.
  4. Levelling

    • Large choice of sensors
      LEVEL PRO automatic levelling system as standard equipment, offering a large choice of sensors and highly precise control of the milling depth.
    • Milling depth indicator
      Milling depth indicator on the LEVEL PRO screen (showing difference between scraper blade and side plate positions).
    • Scanning in front of the milling drum
      Scanning in front of the milling drum via hydraulic cylinders with integrated measuring system – suitable for use also with the Multiplex system.
    • Automatic system to initiate the milling process
      Automatic system to initiate the milling process with load-controlled lowering speed.
  5. Machine frame

    • Perfect visibility
      Slender machine frame design at the front including dual wasp waist for a perfect view of the milling edge.
    • Ease of transport
      Ease of transport due to low machine weight and variable additional weights of up to 3,740 lbs.
  6. Milling drum unit

    • Locking of scraper blade
      Automatic mechanical locking of scraper blade to ensure ease of operation.
      FCS Light for the quick replacement of milling drums in FB2000 and FB2200 milling drum units.
    • HT22 quick-change toolholder system
      Extra efficient, tried-and-tested HT22 quick-change toolholder system as standard equipment.
    • Right-hand side plate lift of 18"
      Right-hand side plate can be raised by up to 450 mm to allow flush-to-kerb milling at the full milling depth.
    • Load-controlled water spray system
      Water spray system with automatic adjustment to the milling performance for optimum tool cooling.
    • Milling drum turning device
      Drum turning device to enable cutting tool replacement with the diesel engine switched off.
  7. Conveyor system

    • Large slewing angles
      Conveyor slewing angles of 60° to both sides to optimize the loading process.
    • Tremendous conveying capacity
      High conveyor loading capacity and drive power for highly effcient material loading.
    • Vacuum Cutting System
      Vacuum Cutting System for improved visibility.
    • Folding conveyor with locking mechanism
      Folding conveyor with intelligent mechanical locking mechanism for easy transport.
  8. Operator's platform

    • Multifunctional joystick
      Multifunctional joystick with driving, steering, selecting operating mode, raising machine and switching off conveyor functions.
    • Ergonomics
      Ergonomically designed, backlit controls for non-tiring, productive working.
    • Hydraulically moving and swivelling operator’s cabin
      Optionally available Operator Comfort System (OCS) for an ideal working environment.
    • Protective canopy
      Fixed protective canopy with telescoping side panels for maximum protection from inclement weather.
    • Parallel alignment of machine
      Automatic parallel alignment of the machine both during the milling operation and in transport mode.

Technical specifications

Detailed information about the W 220i

Model W 220i
Milling width 2,200 mm7′ 3″
Milling depth 0 mm - 350 mm0 - 14″
Engine power 597 kW / 812 PS597 kW / 801 HP
Emission standards no EU regulation / US EPA Tier 4fno EU regulation / US EPA Tier 4f
Operating weight CE * 37,400 kg82,453 lbs
W 220i i Milling width 2,200 mm7′ 3″ Milling depth 0 mm - 350 mm0 - 14″ Engine power 597 kW / 812 PS597 kW / 801 HP Emission standards no EU regulation / US EPA Tier 4fno EU regulation / US EPA Tier 4f Operating weight CE * 37,400 kg82,453 lbs
  1. [*] Weight of machine with half-full water tank, half-full fuel tank, driver (150 lbs/75 kg) and tools.

Large milling machine W 220i USA (Brochure)


Illustrations and texts are non-binding and may include customized fittings. Subject to technical changes. Performance data depend on operational conditions.

Market-leading and cutting-edge products for the Road and Mineral Technologies business sectors are constructed at the WIRTGEN brand headquarters in Windhagen, Rhineland-Palatinate. With its innovative, high-performance and cost-efficient products and technologies for cold milling, soil stabilization, hot and cold recycling, concrete paving and surface mining, WIRTGEN leads the world market in road construction and repair, as well as in mining natural rock and pay minerals.

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