Komatsu America Corp. Launches the New PC290LC-11 Hydraulic Excavator

Dec. 15, 2014

Rolling Meadows, IL, December 3, 2014- Komatsu America Corp. introduces the PC290LC-11 hydraulic excavator. With a net 196 HP (147 kW), the PC290LC-11 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D107E-3 engine and is EPA Tier 4 Final emissions certified.

Komatsu’s Tier 4 Final engines are built on a solid foundation that started in 1996 with the introduction of Komatsu’s Tier 1 engines. The resulting benefit today is a Tier 4 Final engine that is productive, dependable and efficient. This new excavator leverages Komatsu’s leadership in technology and innovation by delivering a more environmentally friendly engine that provides high levels of performance while reducing fuel consumption and operating costs.

With an operating weight range between 66,359lbs (30,100 kg) and 68,122 lbs. (30,900 kg), the PC290LC-11 features improved efficiency, lower fuel consumption, improved operator comfort, and enhanced serviceability to maximize productivity while lowering operating costs.

The PC290LC-11 is equipped with the latest KOMTRAX® remote monitoring technology with data access via the web or via KOMTRAX Mobile on your smart phone. In addition to providing data such as fuel levels, operating hours, location, cautions and maintenance alerts, KOMTRAX® has been further enhanced to monitor DEF levels, ambient air temperatures and pressures. A new Operator Identification System reports key operating information for up to 100 operators. A new Auto Idle Shutdown function helps improve operating costs by reducing unnecessary idle time.

Special features of the new PC290LC-11 include:

    Komatsu EPA Tier 4 Final Emission Certified Engine ““