Hyundai Construction Equipment Unveils R520LC-9A Demolition Excavator

June 8, 2014

Las Vegas, NV – Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc., a leading earth moving and material handling equipment manufacturer, recently introduced their R520LC-9A DM (Demolition) excavator, at ConExpo held March 4-8, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The R520LC-9A DM is a massive excavator, equipped with a tilting cab and high reach arm, guaranteed to tackle large demolition projects, whether it’s tearing down buildings or cleaning up the debris thereafter. This model has many enhanced features and benefits including a certified Interim Tier 4 engine, advanced hydraulics engineered for added efficiency and smooth operation, enhanced operator comfort with a fully customizable work environment and added durability through high-quality cab construction.

The 131,840 lb (59,800 kg) R520LC-9A DM features a powerful, fuel-efficient 352 hp (263 kW) Cummins Interim Tier 4/Stage IIIB QSX11.9 engine. This engine has one of the highest power-to-weight ratios in its class, and its remarkable torque rise (up to 50%) enables the engine to quickly take full advantage of the torque power. Other innovations such as the variable speed fan clutch, two-stage auto decel system and the economy mode help to conserve fuel and reduce environmental impact. Plus, operators can choose between three unique engine modes – Power, Standard and Economy – which enable the machine to switch between full power and reduced fuel consumption according to the user’s preference.

Hyundai’s R520LC-9A DM boasts a 45’1″(13,750 mm) boom length, a 8’10″ (2,720 mm) mid arm length and a 26’2″ (8,000 mm) end arm length. The R520LC-9A DM has a maximum working reach of 47’1″ (14,360 mm) and a maximum working height of 85’8″ (26,120 mm).