Kobelco’s new SK485 Mark 9 excavator

Kerry Clines

May 22, 2012

Kobelco Construction Machinery America has a new addition to its Mark 9 excavator family — the SK485. The new machine features upgraded intelligent hydraulics, a new Economy power mode that is said to deliver 15-percent better fuel efficiency, a Tier 4 Interim Hino engine equipped with cooled exhaust gas recirculation emission technology, a new ROPS/FOPS cab with a larger work environment, and a low engine cover and standard rearview camera for improved visibility. The 345-horsepower machine has an operating weight of 111,774 pounds and a dig depth of 25 feet, 7.5 inches. Additional features include swing flashers and step extensions.

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