Equipment Spotlight: Medium And Large Excavators

November 2010, Vol. 65 No. 11
Case Construction Equipment's CX800B excavator.

Kobelco
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The Kobelco SK850LC Super ACERA full-size excavator has four standard working modes for enhanced performance. The H Mode allows heavy digging and high productivity while the S Mode delivers standard digging and increased fuel savings. The B Mode powers one-way flow attachments, and the A Mode powers attachments that require two-way flow. The excavator can easily be configured four different ways for shipping and transport to meet varying local requirements – reducing the time, cost and number of trucks needed to move to a job site. The SK850LC is designed to simplify routine maintenance checks, thus increasing productivity and decreasing downtime. 630.260.4000, www.kobelcoamerica.com

New Holland
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The New Holland E175B Tier 3 excavator raises the bar on productivity and operator comfort, delivering more horsepower and unsurpassed grading and finishing capabilities with Intelligent Total Control System (ITCS) technology. The E175B excavator features an operating weight of 37,800 pounds, a maximum dig depth of 21 feet, 5 inches and a bucket breakout force of 24,900 foot/pounds. Powered by a quiet, fuel-efficient 121-hp engine, this excavator uses proven FPT diesel engine technology that includes direct injection with an intercooler turbo charger. The result is high horsepower and high torque levels at surprisingly low rpms. The E175B provides four work modes: H Mode for heavy-duty excavation work, S Mode for standard digging and loading work, B Mode for breaker work, and A Mode for demolition work with crusher/nibbler-breaker. The E175B delivers complete operational control, maximum comfort, progressive hydraulic acceleration and a clear view of the job site. Superior cab refinements reposition controls for easier accessibility and include a backlit monitor for improved daytime visibility, along with quick access to operator controlled settings and diagnostics. www.newholland.com