Komatsu’s PC88MR-11 excavator excels in tight spaces


Equipped with a faster boom and arm, Komatsu’s new PC88MR-11 excavator is promising to deliver  high productivity in tight spaces. 

The reduced tail swing radius on the PC88MR-11 makes it ideal for work on roadways, bridges and urban areas, or anywhere space is limited. 

With an operating weight of 8,500 kg to 8,720 kg, the 67.7 hp excavator has standard high flow auxiliary hydraulics with proportional joysticks that increase versatility, while providing precise attachment control. As well, a standard grading blade with new moldboard profile improves backfilling and light grading efficiency.

Designed to excel in underground utility or general construction in urban environments, the PC88MR-11 short tail swing excavator is more at home in confined spaces than a conventional excavator. Its swing boom design allows digging parallel to buildings or barriers.

Low-cost power

The PC88MR-11 excavator is powered by a Tier 4 Final Komatsu SAA3D95E-1 engine. The new high-efficiency power package and viscous fan clutch work together to lower overall fuel consumption by up to 13 per cent. 

The smart and simplified catalytic system removes soot without a diesel particulate filter, to reduce  maintenance requirements and lower cost of ownership.

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Faster boom up/swing speed, combined with responsive quick arm speed, makes excavating and levelling work easier and more efficient with the PC88MR-11. 

Six working modes

The excavator includes six working modes, that allow the operator to tailor the machine to the tasks required, whether for performance or fuel savings.

As well, PC88MR-11 operators are able to work comfortably in a quiet, climate-controlled cab that features an air suspension seat, Bluetooth radio and a high-resolution monitor with a rearview camera. The sliding cab door makes entry and exit easier in confined spaces and LED lights provide excellent vision at night. 

Periodic maintenance is accessible and efficient with large service access doors and grouped service points with ground-level access.