Forestry Press release Product and service

High performance and productivity from the Komatsu XT465L-5 feller buncher

2 min read / March 10, 2020

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Komatsu XT465L-5 Track Feller Buncher

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Las Vegas, March 10, 2020 — Improved service access, reliability and durability means increased productivity for the Komatsu XT465L-5 feller buncher. Attendees at CONEXPO-CON/AGG can get a first-hand look at its new design features in Komatsu booth N-10825.

Built for ease of serviceability, a gull-wing style engine hood folds down, providing an elevated service work platform. Four additional service doors provide easy access. The innovative hydraulic tank design features two tanks, requiring 55% less total hydraulic oil.

Operator comfort and convenience are premium with a state-of-the-art cab, which has been relocated to the left of the boom. The design changes provide superior lines of sight to each track. The intuitive IQAN-MD4 digital control system puts machine control at the operator’s fingertips.

The rugged undercarriage significantly increases service life, including rugged, stronger track chain links that resist twist and longer-wear track roller and idler bushings. The new triple-labyrinth floating seal housings protect the final drive seals against mud packing.

Fuel consumption is up to 5% lower due to advanced engine and hydraulic system control designs with the 331 peak hp (247 kW) Cummins QSL9 9-liter engine. Lift capacity at full reach has been significantly increased and the XT465L-5 now readily operates the Quadco 24-inch (610 mm) cutting capacity disc saw heads.

Komatsu at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

With a focus on creating connections to empower the success of its global network of distributors and customers, Komatsu’s booth N-10825 at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 features several product and technology advancements for the construction, waste, forestry, energy and aggregates industries. Across 40,000 square feet of exhibit space, the company is demonstrating how technology, data, equipment and service solutions are increasingly connected to control costs, timelines and optimize resources.

About Komatsu

Komatsu is an industry-leading manufacturer and supplier of equipment, technologies and services for the construction, forklift, mining, industrial and forestry markets. For nearly a century, Komatsu equipment and services have been used by companies worldwide to develop modern infrastructure, extract fundamental minerals, maintain forests and create technology and consumer products. The company’s global service and distributor networks support customer operations, tapping into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance.

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All comparisons and claims of improved performance made herein are made with respect to the prior Komatsu model unless otherwise specifically stated.

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