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Komatsu Europe Announces the new PC24MR‐5 Mini Excavator

Komatsu PC24MR-5
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Komatsu PC24MR-5

Komatsu Europe International N.V. announces the PC24MR‐5, the new addition to Komatsu’s MR‐5 range. Powerful and versatile, with the latest EU Stage V engines, the MR‐5 new generation of mini excavators harnesses 100 years of Komatsu technological knowhow and worldwide resources to bring unrivalled customer values to the sector.

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The all-new MR-5 range builds on the hugely successful MR-3 product line, and additionally benefits from a full host of new and improved customer focussed features

A seat belt indicator, an easily accessible secondary shut down switch and protected PPC levers makes these machines safe, both for the operator and for bystanders. The MR-5 range also benefits from Komatsu designed and developed factory-fit options such as fingertip proportional controls and a hydraulic quick coupler line to deliver flexibility, and ensure quality, reliability and performance day in and day out. The large ergonomically designed operating environment, with a wide seat, provides a comfortable and safe working place for any operator, whatever the job.

Simone Reddi, Komatsu Europe Product Manager for mini excavators, says “The MR-5 range concentrates the quality and performance of the larger Komatsu construction range into a compact package, and with a unique design concept the Komatsu MR-5 excavators are sure to stand out on jobsites across Europe. The PC24MR-5 is positioned to combine with the PC26MR-5 to form a strong 2-model attack strategy in this all-important segment that requires high performance and easy transport” . 

The PC24MR-5 offers huge customer values with MR-5 features already available on the successful PC18MR-5, PC26MR-5 –> PC58MR-5 range 

Below, an update on the latest models released within the dash 5 series: 

Specs, Features and Benefits of the new MR‐5 Range

PC18MR‐5

  • Operating weight: 1820kg (only canopy version)

  • Maximum digging depth: 2360mm

  • Maximum digging reach: 4300mm

  • KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard

  • EU Stage V emission compliant

  • ROPS-FOPS 4 posts protective structure

  • Boom Cylinder relocated to higher position- Protected and effective digging 

  • Downforce and working volume increase by 12% - Stronger in tough soil 

PC24MR‐5 

  • Operating weight: 2430kg (cab version)

  • Maximum digging depth: 2615mm 

  • Maximum digging reach: 4500mm 

  • KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard

  • EU Stage V emission compliant

  • Completely renewed for EU market

  • Designed for high transportability on 3,5t trailers 

  • More room for additional attachments to be loaded on a trailer

  • Lower step height, reduced height of step of around 35 mm 

  • Boom swing cylinder on left side for less worries of damage

  • Compact undercarriage (1450mm width) for easier access in confined areas.

  • New MR-5 comfort cab with wider door - Easier entrance

  • Spring assisted front windows - Can be easily opened 

  • Fuel refilling point is lowered by about 300mm- Easy manual refilling

PC26MR‐5 

  • Operating weight: 2720kg (cab version)

  • Maximum digging depth: 2720mm 

  • Maximum digging reach: 4660mm

  • KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard

  • EU Stage V emission compliant

  • Completely renewed for EU market

  • New Blade design for great dozing and visibility

  • Designed for high transportability on 3,5t trailers

  • Boom swing cylinder on left side for less worries of damage

  • New MR-5 comfort cab with wider door - Easier entrance 

  • Spring assisted front windows - Can be easily opened

  • Fuel refilling point is lowered by about 265mm- Easy manual refilling 

PC58MR‐5

  • Operating weight: 5640 kg

  • Maximum digging depth: 4130mm

  • Maximum digging reach: 6570mm

  • KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard - Latest KOMTRAX telematics 

  • EU Stage V emission compliant Engine with diesel particulate filter (DPF) 

  • Upper exhaust pipe solution  High comfort seat

  • New undercarriage with 5 track rollers

  • LED lights  2nd proportional line as standard and 3rd dedicated for hydraulic quick coupler line also available – Increased versatility

  • Standard auto decelerator and idle shut down: reduced fuel consumption, increased residual value and reduced service costs. 

  • Newly developed hydraulic electronic controls: seen on a mini excavator for the first time. For optimised machine performance and lower fuel consumption.

  • Selectable working modes

  • Neutral Detection System 

To find out more about Komatsu’s products and services, please go to www.komatsu.eu or visit your local Komatsu sales and service organization.

Source: Komatsu Europe International N.V.​