An electric swing motor, power generator motor, capacitor and diesel engine power the Hybrid PC200LC-8. In tests comparing the standard PC200LC-8 hydraulic excavator to the Hybrid PC200LC-8, the hybrid model reduced fuel consumption by 25 to 40 percent, depending on the application. The excavator offers 138 horsepower, an operating weight of 43,643 to 47,260 pounds and a bucket capacity of 0.66 to 1.57 cubic yards. A KOMTRAX fleet monitoring system sends machine operating information to a secure Web site to increase machine availability and reduce risk of machine theft.
Komatsu America, Rolling Meadows, Ill.
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