The two newest hydraulic excavator models from Volvo are the EC160C, with an operating-weight range of 37,830 to 42,760 pounds, and EC210C, with an operating-weight range from 46,920 to 51,200 pounds. Both use the Tier-3-compliant Volvo D6E diesel engine, rated at 117 and 147 horsepower, respectively. Maximum dig depths for the two units are 21.1 and 24.0 feet, respectively. Compared with their B-Series counterparts, the new models feature refined hydraulic control, improved operator’s cabin and strengthened undercarriage design.
Staff | September 28, 2010