Komatsu has improved the performance of the excavator PC138USLC-11

The company released an upgraded version of the PC138USLC excavator designed to work in confined spaces, in particular for road and utility work. The machine fits easily within one lane.

The excavator is driven by a Komatsu engine SAA4D95LE-7, which meets the requirements of Tier 4 Final. Because of this, it has reduced fuel consumption by 4%. The engine is supplemented by the technology of selective catalytic reduction and uses the liquid to the exhaust system without requiring a particle filter. Improved hydraulics and hydraulic pump. Reduced noise and parasitic load on the engine.

Access to the cabin is through sliding doors. The operator can choose from 6 operation modes, which are displayed on the new display. Operators can display up to 10 parameters. Also display KOMTRAX telematics data, including alerts about the service and predictions of future maintenance.

The proposed new operator seat with heating and pneumatic suspension. The backrest is higher. The cab has two sockets and a 12V socket for connecting smartphone or iPod to the audio system.