Two models mark the first of two waves of Dash-5 excavator introductions—the ZX290LC-5 and ZX870LC-5.
Two models mark the first of two waves of Dash-5 excavator introductions—the ZX290LC-5 and ZX870LC-5. Four more will be coming later this summer with additional machines to follow. Features include improved hydraulics, arm digging force, bucket digging force, lift capacity, swing speed, swing torque, hydraulic flow, engine horsepower and drawbar pull. Extended frame houses updated cooling components and Tier 4-I Isuzu engines. Multifunction monitor provides enhanced diagnostic features.
Models EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators have been upgraded with compliant Tier 4-Final Volvo engines.
Three John Deere excavator models, the 250G LC, 350G LC, and 380G LC, have been upgraded with Tier 4-Final engines and serviceability improvements.
ZX180LC-5 excavator from Hitachi has a boom/arm configuration that provides greater lift capacity than its smaller sibling, the ZX160LC-5, and it has a wider undercarriage for more stability.
EX5600-6 excavator has increased production capacity without a significant increase in its footprint, according to Hitachi.