Kobelco launches 2 new SR Series excavators

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Kobelco Construction Machinery is introducing the enhanced SK75SR-7 and SK85CS-7 excavator models in North America. 

The next generation of mid-size Kobelco SR Series machines, offers full-size benefits with short rear swing capabilities and exceptional features.

Several new performance enhancements allow the SK75SR-7 and SK85CS-7 to deliver greater efficiency and productivity, as well as increased power and speed compared to their predecessors. 

With a dynamic digging force of 6,382 kg and a 37 per cent increase in digging speed, the SK75SR-7 and SK85CS-7 deliver continuous operation and reduce cycle times by about 15 per cent.

As well, a new Tier 4 Final engine increases power output by about 28 per cent and enables both machines to deliver advanced productivity and efficiency ­— even while working at high power levels, lifting heavy loads or travelling on steep grades.

The SK75SR-7 and SK85CS-7 feature a compact design and long digging reach to provide easy manoeuvrability and a broad working range. 

Enhanced multi-function capabilities include an attachment selection system with adjustable flow-rate presets for the bucket, breaker, nibbler and thumb, which allows the operator to change between tools quickly and easily.

The Kobelco iNDr system

The SK75SR-7 and SK85CS-7 also feature the exclusive Kobelco iNDr Cooling System to deliver ultra-quiet operation.

When it comes to comfort and maintenance, the SK75SR-7 and SK85CS-7 offer intuitive operation and comprehensive safety.

The Kobelco machines come standard with an ergonomic lever and air ride suspension seat to reduce operating force and fatigue by about 25 per cent. Both models also boast various cab features, including an optimized control layout with a new jog dial and 25 cm colour monitor. 

Built in rear, left and right-side cameras with a customizable split-screen display function enhances operator awareness and jobsite safety. 

Furthermore, easy access to the cooling unit, engine compartment and electrical components ensure convenient day-to-day maintenance.

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