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Komatsu introduces PC88MR-11Midi-Excavator for Europe Market

The new Komatsu PC88MR-11 is built on the foundations of the PC88MR-10 but with a cleaner 50.7kW engine and faster work speeds. Simone Reddi, Komatsu Europe product manager for midi excavators, says: “This is not just a simple model update. The PC88MR-11 introduces several improvements in digging performances and structure. The whole dig-loading cycle is improved, increasing production, giving the feeling of a faster machine. Last but not least, this latest Komatsu midi excavator features the European debut of the brand new EU Stage V Komatsu 2.4 litre engine with KDPF (no SCR needed). Enjoy lower fuel consumption, higher performances and unrivalled efficiency.”

Other improvements include a redesigned blade for better dozing, the repositioning of the low/high gear switch for better ergonomics, and an automatic change-over valve for higher comfort when changing attachments, the manufacturer says.

The PC88MR-11’s new features deliver a significant boost to productivity, reduced fuel consumption Environmental concerns are growing, and urban areas are becoming increasingly sensitive to emissions. The PC88MR-11’s low consumption and powerful EU Stage V engine (50.7 kW / 68hp) provides customers with the opportunity to participate in any tender, demonstrate environmental credentials, and future-proof their investment.

A tight tail swing lets the operator concentrate on the work at hand, with no worry about rearswing impacts, and helps to make the PC88MR-11 a versatile solution, ideal even in confined areas.

The external design is also improved with an all-new MR-11 cutting edge style. The new PC88MR-11 offers first class operator comfort, smart safety initiatives, intuitive ergonomics, huge advances in performance and controllability, easy serviceability, peace of mind through a proven Komatsu aftertreatment system, and the highest levels of standard specifications in the industry.

The operators will find improvements everywhere: a redesigned blade for better dozing, the repositioning of the low/high gear switch for better ergonomic, or an automatic change-over valve for higher comfort when changing attachments. This will be appreciated by current and new users alike.

PC88MR-11 features and benefits:

  • Modern, distinctive, and desirable Komatsu MR-11 styling.
  • EU Stage V compliant engine with DPF and no need for SCR. – compete in any tender, care for the environment, future proof your investment, peace of mind.
  • Net power increase vs. PC88MR-10.
  • Engine fan clutch system – low noise and fuel consumption reduction.
  • Productivity: up 7% vs PC88MR-10. (Hoist / swing operations speed up).
  • Fuel (l/hr) consumption: in average,6% lower than PC88MR-10.
  • Levelling speed: 14% increase vs. PC88MR-10.
  • Attachment oil flow (l/min): +12% vs. PC88MR-10.
  • New blade shape: improved dozing operation.
  • Travel hi/lo switchable on blade lever: intuitively positioned for productivity up.
  • LED work lamps: see and be seen whatever the conditions.
  • Bluetooth radio: get connected.
  • Air heated suspended seat: maximized operator’s comfort.
  • Attachment flow setting: easy, all through monitor
  • Easy radiator cleaning: thanks to the convenient, well placed dust net
  • New large access doors: easy, fast, safe maintenance.
  • Engine maintenance items: all on one side and accessible from ground level – easy, fast, safe.
  • Easy floor mat cleaning.

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