Komatsu will highlight its new MR-5 mini excavators to the public at SaMoTer 2020 in Verona, Italy, next month, highlighting four models in the range.
The PC18MR-5, PC22MR-5, PC26MR-5 and PC58MR-5 models to be shown at the event are initially aimed for release in the European market later this year, said the Japanese equipment giant.
Simone Reddi, Komatsu Europe product manager for mini excavators, said: “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 MR-5 mini excavator models are an evolution of Komatsu’s MR-3 product line and are said to benefit from an array of ‘new and improved’ customer-focused features. Compliant with Stage V emission standards, the four MR-5 models have operating weights ranging from 1820kg to 2720kg and digging depths of 2.3m to 4.1m.
The mini excavators will be on show from March 21-25 at the SaMoTer trade fair alongside another recently released Komatsu model – the WB97S-8 backhoe loader.
Alex Visentin, product manager at Komatsu Europe, said: “Following the successful introduction of the two-wheel steering model, the new WB97S-8 brings a range of high-standard features to the Komatsu backhoe loader family. With a clear focus on safety, the WB97S-8 is a perfect balance between great visibility, operator comfort and productivity, which makes it a perfect match for any customer’s needs.”