September 28, 2010

Komatsu 960E-1 rigid frame truckThe 960E-1 AC electric-drive truck is the largest in Komatsu’s line, with capacity to haul 360 tons and gross weight of 1,270,000 pounds. The 960E is powered by the Komatsu SSDA18V170 which uses a unique dual-stage turbo air handling system to deliver 3,500 horsepower with what Komatsu says is the lowest brake specific fuel consumption at rated horsepower for this truck class. This engine is matched to the power alternator and is also used on a high-power version of the popular 930E.