Equipment Spotlight: Medium And Large Excavators

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

Komatsu America
The PC350LC-8 hydraulic excavator, with a flywheel horsepower of 246, has an operating weight of 77,093 to 79,152 pounds, and is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D114E-5 engine. The electronically controlled High Pressure Common Rail fuel injection system is EPA Tier 3 emissions certified, provides low noise operation, and remains extremely fuel efficient while delivering superior power and productivity. The excavator is equipped with the latest KOMTRAX technology (Level 3) which sends machine operating information to a secure website utilizing wireless technology. Data such as operating hours, location, cautions and maintenance alerts are relayed to the web application for analysis. The KOMTRAX fleet monitoring system increases machine availability, reduces the risk of machine theft, allows for remote diagnosis by the distributor, and provides a wealth of other information to drive business efficiency and productivity. The PC350LC-8 comes equipped with two boom mode settings, five working modes and Power Max control. The PC350LC-8 is equipped with Breaker Mode (single action circuit) and Attachment Mode (double action circuit) that allow the operator to adjust hydraulic flow directly from the cab through the large monitor panel. The attachment flow control has been improved and is more flexible for effortless attachment adjustments. 866.513.5778,