Power, great in tight spaces, easy to maintain and no DEF needs
Rolling Meadows, Ill., September 10, 2015—Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC45MR-5 and PC55MR-5 hydraulic excavators, two machines with tight tail swing radii, swing booms and convex sliding doors that hug the machine to help with work in tight spaces.
Featuring 2.19 liter, 38 horsepower, EPA Tier 4 final, 4D88E-7 engines, the new PC45MR-5 and PC55MR-5 use up to five percent less fuel than their predecessors with no loss to performance or productivity.
“The PC45MR-5 and PC55MR-5 are designed for versatility, maneuverability, comfort and low operating costs,” said Kurt Moncini, Komatsu America product manager. “For most confined-area jobsites with construction, utility, landscaping or similar applications, this is the right tool for the job,” Moncini said.
The new Tier 4 Final engine is not only more fuel efficient, it has an after-treatment system that requires no diesel exhaust fluid (DEF). The Komatsu diesel particulate filter (KDPF) and other after-treatment components are also specifically designed to work in harmony with the engine for added efficiency and long life.
Additionally, the following features and improvements come standard on the PC45MR-5 and PC55MR-5 excavators:Enhanced working modes that allow operators to match engine speed and pump delivery to the application.