Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas introduces the ZX130-7 and ZX160LC-7 full-size excavators, designed to excel in various tasks on construction sites, a development celebrated by commitment to innovation and performance.

Patrick Baker, Product Manager for medium and large excavators at Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc., emphasizes the multitude of enhancements incorporated into the new excavators, including comfort improvements, hydraulic system refinements, and serviceability enhancements, all aimed at maximizing productivity, performance, operator comfort, and fuel efficiency.

The ZX130-7 boasts a maximum dig depth of 6.03 meters and a bucket breakout force of 23,380 pounds, powered by a 100 hp Isuzu engine. Meanwhile, the ZX160LC-7, with an operating weight of 17,900 kg, offers a maximum dig depth of 6.49 meters and a bucket breakout force of 25,179 pounds, driven by a 132 hp Yanmar engine featuring economy, power, and high-power modes to match varying working conditions.

Both excavators feature the Hitachi HIOS IV hydraulic system, enhancing fuel efficiency while ensuring responsive control of boom, arm, and bucket movements. The adjustable attachment, arm, and swing priority further optimize machine performance.

The inclusion of a 20 cm LCD, anti-glare monitor with an attachment pre-set system enhances operator convenience, allowing for pre-set flow rates and pressures for up to 16 attachments.

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