The new compact excavator gives contractors the added versatility of working in confined spaces.
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas introduced the Hyundai HX130LCR, the third compact-radius excavator model in the company's HX series product line. The 13.5-ton machine also is available in a second standard configuration, the HX130LCRD, which includes a dozer blade.
The HX130LCR excavator is powered by a 73.6-hp (55-kW) Perkins 854F Tier 4 Final diesel engine. The LCR model has a standard operating weight of 29,750 lbs (13,495 kg), while the LCRD model's standard operating weight is 31,290 lbs (14,195 kg). It achieves a maximum dig depth of 18 ft 4 in (5,570 mm) and maximum digging reach of 27 ft (8,220 mm), and provides bucket digging force of 22,860 lbf (10,369 kgf). The HL130LCR excavator is equipped with a standard 0.52-cu yd (0.40-cu m) capacity, 30-in-wide (760-mm) bucket.
(The new Hyundai HX130LCR fills an important spot in our excavator line-up, said Corey Rogers, Marketing Manager, Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas.
Tier 4 Final engine technologies, a more efficient vertically stacked cooling design, efficient electronic fan clutch, and hydraulic system innovations on the Hyundai HX series excavators contribute to an overall fuel efficiency improvement of up to 10 per cent compared with previous models.
An advanced hydraulic system includes an innovative Boom Float mode for better grading control, Fine Swing mode for improved load control when swinging, and up to 13-per cent faster cycle speeds than previous models.