24 Ton Komatsu – PC228US-8

When you need big-machine productivity and plenty of excavating power in confined spaces or busy urban areas, our PC228US/LC-8 excavator is an ideal solution. As with all our construction excavators, key components are designed and manufactured by Komatsu to work together in an integrated package. And it comes standard with our KOMTRAX remote monitoring and location system, backed by our Australia-wide service and support network.

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Short Tail Swing Radius

The tail of the PC228US/LC-8 is more compact than conventional models, the PC228US/LC-8 reduces the operator’s need to check behind for swing operation.

Ecology and Economy Features

Low Emission Engine: A powerful, turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled Komatsu SAA6D107E-1 provides 110 kW 148 HP. This engine is EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage 3A emissions certified, without sacrificing power or machine productivity. Economy Mode improves Fuel Consumption. Low Operation Noise: The reduced dynamic noise provides low noise operation.

Operation Features

Small Tail Swing, excellent operation in tight quarters with small tail swing radius design. Round profile provides short protrusion of front and rear portion of the upper structure. Occupies small range for operation on narrow roads. Wide Working Ranges Job sites that require a long upper reach, such as demolition and slope cutting also benefit from the wide digging and dumping ranges of the PC228US-8.

Upper Structure Features

Slip resistant surfaces for improved foot traction, rear view monitoring system.

Productivity Features

Fuel-saving Technology, PC228US-8 introduces new engine and hydraulic pump control technology. High Stability, the PC228US-8 offers exceptional lifting capacity and high stability with a large counterweight. Mode Selection, five working modes are designed to match engine speed, pump delivery and system pressure to the application.

Large Comfortable Cab

Low noise cab design with viscous cab mounting. Sliding convex door allows easy entrance in confined areas. Large cab improves working space.

Easy Maintenance

Long replacement interval of hydraulic oil and hydraulic filter. Remote mounted engine oil filter and fuel drain valve for easy access. Equipped with the fuel pre-filter as standard (with water separator). Side-by-side cooling concept enables individual cooling modules to be serviced. Equipped with the Equipment Management Monitoring System (EMMS)



Horsepower (Gross) 116 kW 155HP @ 2000 rpm
Operating Weight 21900 – 22530 kg
Engine Model Komatsu SAA6D10
Type Water-cooled, 4-cycle
Horsepower SAE J1995 – Gross 116 kW 155 HP
Rated rpm 2000
Dimensions Overall length (mm) 8700 mm – 28’7
Overall height (to top of boom) 2980 mm – 9’9
Overall width (mm) 2800 mm – 9’2
Ground clearance, counterweight (mm) 1060 mm – 3’6
Hydraulic system Maximum flow .428 ltr/min 113 U.S. al
Boom 2-120 mm x 1385 mm 4.7″ x 54.5″
Arm 1–135 mm x 1490 mm 5.3″ x 58.7″
Bucket 1–115 mm x 1120 mm 4.5″ x 4
Swing System Driven by Hydraulic motor
Swing reduction
Planetary gear
Swing circle lubrication Grease-bathed
Swing Lock Mechanical-disc brake
Swing speed
11.0 rpm
Drives & Brakes Maximum drawbar pull 202 kN 20600 kgf 45,410 lbf
Maximum travel speed: High 5.5 km/h 3.4 mph
Low 3.0 km/h 1.9 mph
Working Range Boom 5700 mm 18″8′
2925 mm 9″7′
Maximum digging height 10700 mm 35″1′
Maximum digging depth
6620 mm 21″9′
Operating Weight 21900 kg
Track length 4070 mm 13″4
Bucket Capacity 0.50 – 1.00 m3

Popular Applications

  • Use in Tight Spaces
  • Roadworks
  • Demolition
  • Forestry Work

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In addition, please note the following specific conditions:

  • Certification is not required to operate this machine, however you must be competent to do so
  • Employers hiring for their employees have a ‘Duty of Care’ responsibility under the Act
  • We aim to deliver within 2 hours of your selected delivery time.
  • All deliveries and pickups must be in a safe area to unload, demonstrate the equipment and complete paperwork.
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