Hitachi EX5500-5 Super large-sized hydraulic excavator – now on sale!
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., (president: Ryuichi Seguchi; capital: 2.219905 billion yen) has instigated a change in models from the EX5500, unleashing the EX5500-5 Super large-sized hydraulic excavator (back hoe type: normal bucket capacity 29.0m3, operating weight 518t; rotating type: 27.0m3, 518t) on the market on the 5th of October.
Since being unveiled in 1998 as the world’s largest super large-type hydraulic excavator, the EX5500 has garnered high praise for its functionality, reliability, and durability, with 12 units installed in major mines in North America, Australia, and elsewhere.
Not only does the EX5500-5 feature:
1.clean engine which meets exhaust emission regulations issued by the US Environmental Protection Agency;
2.E-shovel function, which enables machine operation data to be stored within the machine itself;
3.new functions such as anti-vibration rubber into which liquid such as silicon is sealed, thus increasing cab damping effects; it also, based on this successful and widespread operational foundation, realises even further improvements in comfort, safety, and reliability while easily meeting environmental regulations.
A sales target of six units per year has been set.