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Komatsu Europe Announces New MR‐5 Mini Excavators at Samoter 2020

By: P&E Staff
Post Date: February 28, 2020
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The new WB97S-8 Backhoe Loader will also be presented.

Vilvoorde, February 2020 - Komatsu Europe International N.V. is pleased to confirm its participation to the 31st edition of Samoter, the international triennial earth-moving and building machinery exhibition, which will be held in Verona, Italy, from 16 to 20 May. Along with many leading products and technologies, among which the recently launched WB97S-8 Backhoe Loader, Komatsu will highlight the new PC18MR-5, PC22MR-5, PC26MR-5 and PC58MR-5 mini excavators, due for introduction to the European market in the second half of 2020.

Powerful and versatile, with the latest EU Stage V engines, this new generation of mini excavators harnesses 100 years of Komatsu technological knowhow and worldwide resources to bring unrivalled customer values to the sector.

The all-new MR-5 range builds on the hugely successful MR-3 product line, and additionally benefits from a full host of new and improved customer-focused features.

A seat belt indicator, an easily accessible secondary shut down switch and protected PPC levers makes these machines safe, both for the operator and for bystanders. The MR-5 range also benefits from Komatsu designed and developed factory-fit options such as fingertip proportional controls and a hydraulic quick coupler line to deliver flexibility, and ensure quality, reliability and performance day in and day out. The large ergonomically designed operating environment, with a wide seat, provides a comfortable and safe working place for any operator, whatever the job.

The MR-5 range concentrates the quality and performance of the larger Komatsu construction range into a compact package

Simone Reddi, Komatsu Europe Product Manager for mini excavators, added “The MR-5 range concentrates the quality and performance of the larger Komatsu construction range into a compact package, and with a unique design concept the Komatsu MR-5 excavators are sure to stand out on jobsites across Europe”.

Specs, Features and Benefits of the new MR-5 Range

PC18MR-5

  • Operating weight: 1820kg (canopy version)
  • Maximum digging depth: 2360mm
  • Maximum digging reach: 4300mm
  • KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard
  • EU Stage V emission compliant
  • ROPS-FOPS 4 posts protective structure
  • Boom Cylinder relocated to higher position- Protected and effective digging
  • Downforce and working volume increase by 12% - Stronger in tough soil

PC22MR-5

  • Operating weight: 2430kg (cab version)
  • Maximum digging depth: 2615mm
  • Maximum digging reach: 4500mm
  • KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard
  • EU Stage V emission compliant
  • Completely renewed for EU market
  • Designed for high transportability on 3,5t trailers
  • More room for additional attachments to be loaded on a trailer
  • Compact undercarriage (1450mm width) for easier access in confined areas.
  • New MR-5 comfort cab with wider door - Easier entrance
  • Spring assisted front windows - Can be easily opened
  • Fuel refilling point is lowered by about 300mm- Easy manual refilling

PC26MR-5

  • Operating weight: 2720kg (cab version)
  • Maximum digging depth: 2720mm
  • Maximum digging reach: 4660mm
  • KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard
  • EU Stage V emission compliant
  • Completely renewed for EU market
  • Designed for high transportability on 3,5t trailers
  • New MR-5 comfort cab with wider door - Easier entrance
  • Spring assisted front windows - Can be easily opened
  • Fuel refilling point is lowered by about 300mm- Easy manual refilling

PC58MR-5

  • Operating weight: 5640 kg
  • Maximum digging depth: 4130mm
  • Maximum digging reach: 6570mm
  • KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard - Latest
  • KOMTRAX telematics
  • EU Stage V emission compliant
  • Engine with diesel particulate filter (DPF)
  • Upper exhaust pipe solution
  • High comfort seat
  • New undercarriage with 5 track rollers
  • LED lights
  • 2nd proportional line as standard and 3rd dedicated for hydraulic quick coupler line also available – Increased versatility
  • Standard auto decelerator and idle shut down: reduced fuel consumption, increased residual value and reduced service costs.
  • Newly developed hydraulic electronic controls: seen on a mini excavator for the first time. For optimised machine performance and lower fuel consumption.
  • Selectable working modes
  • Neutral Detection System

To find out more about Komatsu’s products and services, please go to www.komatsu.eu or visit your local Komatsu sales and service organization.

 

By: P&E Staff
Post Date: February 28, 2020
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Keywords: Mini Excavators

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