The firm claims that the new PC7000 offers improved digging and bucket filling as Komatsu has revised both the bucket design and hydraulic layout. With its new open circuit hydraulic system, the shovel is said to swing faster and penetrate the material more easily. The company also claims that the new model offers reduced maintenance time, due to the repositioning of major service points for easier access.
A key feature is the Komtrax Plus system, the latest Komatsu machine monitoring package that’s is installed on the machine and allows customers to check the operating status of the machine remotely. Data can also be downloaded via satellite directly to maintenance teams, providing information on working parameters such as hydraulic pressures and engine performance.