As reported by Construction Equipment Guide in their article “Komatsu Debuts PC490HRD-11 Excavator at Demolition San Antonio,” the PC490HRD-11 excavator, showcased at the event, represents a highly versatile machine designed to adapt to changing work demands, facilitating higher efficiency at demolition job sites.

Engineered with innovation, the PC490HRD-11 features Komatsu’s in-house boom change system, equipped with oversized quick connectors for hydraulic lines to minimize back pressure and oil heating while maintaining unrestricted oil flow. Additionally, hydraulically powered pins within the main boom structure reduce the risk of equipment damage during reconfiguration.

The machine’s hydraulically expandable undercarriage enables easy transportation with narrowed tracks and expanded configuration for efficient working. Moreover, the tilting demolition cab enhances operator visibility and control, ensuring optimal positioning with joystick operation.

Offering six different working arrangements, including a boom extension for higher reach or extended digging, the PC490HRD-11 exemplifies versatility and productivity in demolition operations.

In addition to the PC490HRD-11, Komatsu introduces a special demolition specification of the PC360LC-11 excavator in North America, further expanding their innovative solutions for the market.

Proud to present Komatsu’s latest advancements in demolition technology, the debut of the PC490HRD-11 excavator at Demolition San Antonio is showcased.

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