Equipment Type

 Crawler Excavators

Crawler Excavators are utilitarian machines that can dig trenches, load trucks, lift pipe, and handle attachments, such as hydraulic breakers, shears, and grapples. These machines range in size from the "mini" that fits through a back-yard gate, to those in mining applications and have operating weights of a quarter million pounds or more.

products

The EC350E excavator has an operating-weight range, depending on equipment, between 78,940 and 92,760 pounds

Three new Hyundai hydraulic excavators—R140LC-9A, R160LC-9A and R180LC-9A—have operating weights, respectively, of 30,820, 39,240, and 41,560 pounds.

Tier-4-compliant DX300LC-5 and DX350LC-5 hydraulic excavators, respectively, weigh in at 68,764 and 80,654 pounds

Two production-class crawler excavators, the R480LC-9A and R520LC-9A, use the Cummins Tier 4-Interim QSX11.9 engine

Powered by a Tier 4-Final-compliant Volvo D13 engine, the Volvo EC480E crawler excavator, with a maximum operating weight 117,510 pounds, features four work modes

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