Third generation hybrid excavator Komatsu HB215LC-2
Komatsu has released a third generation of its HB215LC-2 hybrid hydraulic excavator with an operating weight increased by 22.55 tons and bucket capacity by 1.68m³. The new excavator hybrid system components have been enhanced and a diesel engine SAA4D107E-2-A EU Stage 3B producing 104 kW installed.
The hybrid system of the model HB215LC-2 consists of an electric swing motor, power generator motor, ultra-capacitor and a powerful diesel engine. The unit operates on the principle of swing energy regeneration and energy storage using the Komatsu Ultra Capacitor system. The HB215LC-2 fuel consumption has been reduced by 20%, as well as CO2 emissions.
The new operator`s cab has become much more comfortable and quieter. As standard the cabin is equipped with an air suspension high back seat, radio, a remote-located auxiliary input for connecting external devices, a 7-inch color LCD monitor with which the operator can select one of the six working modes depending on the application.