MINING EXCAVATOR MONDAY – KOMATSU PC8000!!
The Komatsu PC8000-6 has an operating weight of up to 710t, making it the fifth largest hydraulic mining excavator. It is available with both shovel and backhoe attachments. The ultra-class mining excavator has a track length of 7.955m on the ground, an overall track width of 9m and a bucket size of 38m³. The arm crowd force and the bucket crowd force are 1,765kN and 1,961kN respectively. The maximum ground level reach of the bucket is 19.37m and the maximum digging depth is 8.4m. The Komatsu PC8000-6 is powered by two 16-cylinder Komatsu SDA16V160 diesel engines with a power output of 4,020hp at 1,800rpm - Mining Technology.