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Mid-size excavator

PC290LC-11

  • Horsepower 147 kW @ 2 000 rpm 196 HP @ 2,000 rpm
  • Operating weight 32 070 - 32 700 kg 70,702 - 72,091 lbs.
  • Bucket capacity 0.58 - 1.63 m³ 0.76 - 2.13 yd³

High production earthmoving from an excavator designed to be easily transportable.

The PC290LC-11 is a mid-size hydraulic excavator designed for long reach arm and boom combined with a heavy-duty undercarriage provide extended reach with a stable platform.

  • Large high-strength steel castings on the boom, arm and bucket link
  • Closed-center load-sensing hydraulics for precise, fine control
  • Large displacement high-efficiency pumps provide optimal attachment flow
  • Large, spacious, quiet cab featuring standard air suspension seat

Features and benefits

Large displacement high efficiency pump

Large displacement hydraulic implement pumps provide high flow output at lower engine RPM, operation at the most efficient engine speed.

Closed-center load-sensing hydraulic system

Smooth operation, quick cycle times, great multi-function, while lowering fuel consumption from closed-center load-sensing hydraulic system.

Built for strength

Equipment designed for long-term durability with high resistance to bending and torsional stress. Booms and arms are constructed with thick plates of high tensile strength streel and designed with large cross-sectional areas.

Cleaner emissions

A heavy-duty aftertreatment system that combines a Komatsu Diesel Particulate Filter (KDPF) and selective catalytic reduction (SCR). The system injects the correct amount of diesel exhaust fluid at the proper rate, decomposing nitrogen oxide.

Easy access

Engine oil check and filter locations integrated into one side to allow easier maintenance access.

Advanced ergonomic design

Wide spacious cab includes a heated air suspension seat with reclining backrest. Seat height and position are easily adjusted using a pull-up lever. Armrest position easily adjusted with the console.

Information at your fingertips

Updated, large, high-resolution LCD color monitor to ease accurate and smooth work. Key machine information displayed in user-friendly interface, rearview camera and DEF level gauge display added to default main screen.

Rollover protection

A ROPS cab that conforms to ISO 12117-2 comes as standard equipment. It also satisfies requirements for level 1 operator protective guard (OPG) and top guard (ISO 10262).

Multi-operator productivity

An operator identification ID can be set up for each operator and used to manage operation information of individual machines using Komtrax data. Data can analyze operation status by operator and by machine.

Reduce fuel consumption

Auto idle shutdown automatically shuts the engine down after idling for a set period to reduce unnecessary fuel consumption and exhaust emissions. Time before engine is shutdown can be programmed from 5 to 60 minutes.

Designed for durability

Large heavy-duty revolving frame guards and swivel guard help protect vital components from damage and debris build-up.

Ease of maintenance and serviceability

Provide a convenient and more secure work area in front of the engine. A new step provides easier access for filling the AdBlue/DEF tank.

Specifications for PC290LC-11

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US system Metric
Engine
Model Komatsu SAA6D107E-3*
Type Water-cooled, 4-cycle, direct injection
Aspiration Komatsu variable geometry turbocharged, aftercooled, cooled EGR
Number of cylinders 6
Bore 107 mm
Stroke 124 mm
Piston displacement 6.69 L
Horsepower:
   SAE J1995 : Gross 159 kW
   ISO 9249/SAE J1349 : Net 147 kW
   Rated rpm 2 050 rpm
Fan drive type Mechanical
Governor All-speed control, electronic.
*EPA Tier 4 Final emissions certified
Model Komatsu SAA6D107E-3*
Type Water-cooled, 4-cycle, direct injection
Aspiration Komatsu variable geometry turbocharged, aftercooled, cooled EGR
Number of cylinders 6
Bore 4.21 in
Stroke 4.88 in
Piston displacement 408 in³
Horsepower:
   SAE J1995 : Gross 213 HP
   ISO 9249/SAE J1349 : Net 196 HP
   Rated rpm 2,050 rpm
Fan drive type Mechanical
Governor All-speed control, electronic.
*EPA Tier 4 Final emissions certified
Hydraulics

Type: HydrauMind (Hydraulic Mechanical Intelligence New Design) system, closed-center system with load sensing valves and pressure compensated valves

Number of selectable working modes 6
Main pump:
Type Variable displacement piston type
Pumps for Boom, arm, bucket, swing, and travel circuits
Maximum flow 479 L/min
Supply for control circuit Self-reducing valve
Hydraulic motors:
Travel 2 x axial piston motor with parking brake
Swing 1 x axial piston motor with swing holding brake
Relief valve setting:
Implement circuits 380 kgf/cm²/ 37.3 MPa
Travel circuit 380 kgf/cm² / 37.3 MPa
Swing circuit 295 kgf/cm²/ 28.9 MPa
Pilot circuit 33 kgf/cm² / 3.2 MPa
Hydraulic cylinders:
Number of cylinders Bore x Stroke x Rod Diameter
Boom / 2 140 x 1 300 x 100 mm
Arm / 1 150 x 1 635 x 110 mm
Bucket / 1 140 x 1 009 x 100 mm

Type: HydrauMind (Hydraulic Mechanical Intelligence New Design) system, closed-center system with load sensing valves and pressure compensated valves

Number of selectable working modes 6
Main pump:
Type Variable displacement piston type
Pumps for Boom, arm, bucket, swing, and travel circuits
Maximum flow 126.5 US gpm
Supply for control circuit Self-reducing valve
Hydraulic motors:
Travel 2 x axial piston motor with parking brake
Swing 1 x axial piston motor with swing holding brake
Relief valve setting:
Implement circuits 5,400 psi
Travel circuit 5,400 psi
Swing circuit 4,190 psi
Pilot circuit 470 psi
Hydraulic cylinders:
Number of cylinders Bore x Stroke x Rod Diameter
Boom / 2 5.5 x 51.2 x 3.9 in
Arm / 1 5.9 x 64.3 x 4.3 in
Bucket / 1 5.5 x 39.7 x 3.9 in
Drives and Brakes
Steering control Two levers with pedals
Drive method Hydrostatic
Maximum drawbar pull 249 kN / 25 400 kg
Gradeability 70%, 35°
Maximum travel speed: (Auto-Shift)
   High 5.5 kph
   Mid 4.1 kph
   Low 3.0 kph
Service brake Hydraulic lock
Parking brake Mechanical disc brake
Steering control Two levers with pedals
Drive method Hydrostatic
Maximum drawbar pull 56,000 lbs.
Gradeability 70%, 35°
Maximum travel speed: (Auto-Shift)
   High 3.4 mph
   Mid 2.5 mph
   Low 1.9 mph
Service brake Hydraulic lock
Parking brake Mechanical disc brake
Swing System
Drive method Hydrostatic
Swing reduction Planetary gear
Swing circle lubrication Grease-bathed
Service brake Hydraulic lock
Holding brake/Swing lock Mechanical disc brake
Swing speed 10.5 rpm
Swing torque 8 889 kg-m
Drive method Hydrostatic
Swing reduction Planetary gear
Swing circle lubrication Grease-bathed
Service brake Hydraulic lock
Holding brake/Swing lock Mechanical disc brake
Swing speed 10.5 rpm
Swing torque 64,292 ft.-lbs.
Undercarriage
Center frame X-frame
Track frame Box-section
Seal of track Sealed track
Track adjuster Hydraulic
Number of shoes 48 each side
Number of carrier rollers 2 each side
Number of track rollers 8 each side
Center frame X-frame
Track frame Box-section
Seal of track Sealed track
Track adjuster Hydraulic
Number of shoes 48 each side
Number of carrier rollers 2 each side
Number of track rollers 8 each side
Sound Performance
Exterior – ISO 6395 104 dB(A)
Operator – ISO 6396 70 dB(A)
Exterior – ISO 6395 104 dB(A)
Operator – ISO 6396 70 dB(A)
Coolant & Lubricant Capacity (Refilling)
Fuel tank 400 L
Coolant 36 L
Engine 23.1 L
Final drive, each side 8.0 L
Swing drive 7.2 L
Hydraulic tank 132 L
Hydraulic system 253 L
DEF tank 23.1 L
Fuel tank 105.7 US gal
Coolant 9.5 US gal
Engine 6.1 US gal
Final drive, each side 2.1 US gal
Swing drive 1.9 US gal
Hydraulic tank 34.9 US gal
Hydraulic system 66.8 US gal
DEF tank 6.1 US gal
Operating Weight (Approximate)

Operating weight, including 6 150 mm one-piece boom, 3 200 mm arm, SAE heaped 1.41 m³ backhoe bucket*, rated capacity of lubricants, coolant, full fuel tank, operator, and standard equipment.

Shoes 700 mm
Operating Weight 30 570 kg
Ground Pressure 0.54 kg/cm²
Shoes 800 mm
Operating Weight: 30 950 kg
Ground Pressure 0.48 kg/cm²
Shoes 850 mm
Operating Weight: 31 141 kg
Ground Pressure 0.45 kg/cm²
Component Weights
Arm including bucket cylinder and linkage
3 200 mm arm assembly 1 432 kg
3 500 mm arm assembly 1 504 kg
One piece boom including arm cylinder
6 150 mm boom assembly 2 448 kg
Boom cylinders x 2 231 kg
Counterweight 5 510 kg
1.41 m³ bucket - 48 in width 1 088 kg

Operating weight, including 20 ft. 2 in one-piece boom, 10 ft. 6 in arm, SAE heaped 1.85 yd³ backhoe bucket*, rated capacity of lubricants, coolant, full fuel tank, operator, and standard equipment.

Shoes 28 in
Operating Weight 67,395 lbs.
Ground Pressure 7.71 psi
Shoes 31.5 in
Operating Weight: 68,233 lbs.
Ground Pressure 6.83 psi
Shoes 33.5 in
Operating Weight: 68,654 lbs.
Ground Pressure 6.47 psi
Component Weights
Arm including bucket cylinder and linkage
10 ft. 6 in arm assembly 3,157 lbs.
11 ft. 6 in arm assembly 3,316 lbs.
One piece boom including arm cylinder
20 ft. 2 in boom assembly 5,397 lbs.
Boom cylinders x 2 509 lbs.
Counterweight 12,148 lbs.
1.85 yd³ bucket - 48 in width 2,399 lbs.
  • 3 Speed travel with Auto shift
  • Alternator, 90 Ampere, 24V
  • AM/FM radio
  • Automatic engine warm-up system
  • Automatic air conditioner/heater
  • Auto idle
  • Auto Idle Shutdown (programmable)
  • Lever lock Auto-lock 
  • Auxiliary input (3.5 mm jack)
  • Batteries, large capacity
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Boom and arm holding valves
  • Carrier rollers (2 each side)
  • Converter, (2) x 12V
  • Counterweight, 5200 kg
  • Dry type air cleaner, double element
  • Electric horn
  • EMMS monitoring system
  • Engine, Komatsu SAA6D107E-3
  • Engine overheat prevention system
  • Extended work equipment grease interval
  • Fan guard structure
  • Fuel system pre-cleaner 10 micron
  • High back air suspension seat, with heat
  • Hydraulic track adjusters
  • KOMTRAX® Level 5.0 
  • Large LCD color monitor, high resolution
  • Lock lever 
  • Mirrors, (LH and RH) 
  • Operator Protective Top Guard (OPG), Level 1
  • Operator Identification System 
  • Pattern change valve (ISO to BH control)
  • Power maximizing system
  • PPC hydraulic control system 
  • Pump/engine room partition cover
  • Radiator and oil cooler dustproof net
  • Rear reflectors
  • Rearview monitoring system (1 camera)
  • Revolving frame deck guard
  • Revolving frame undercovers
  • ROPS cab
  • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm
  • Seat belt indicator 
  • Secondary engine shutoff switch 
  • Service valve
  • Shoes, triple grouser, 800 mm
  • Skylight
  • Slip resistant foot plates
  • Starter motor, 5.5kW/24V x 1
  • Suction fan
  • Thermal and fan guards
  • Track frame undercover
  • Track frame Swivel guard
  • Travel alarm
  • Working lights, 2 (boom and RH front)
  • Working mode selection system
  • 3 Speed travel with Auto shift
  • Alternator, 90 Ampere, 24V
  • AM/FM radio
  • Automatic engine warm-up system
  • Automatic air conditioner/heater
  • Auto idle
  • Auto Idle Shutdown (programmable)
  • Lever lock Auto-lock 
  • Auxiliary input (3.5 mm jack)
  • Batteries, large capacity
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Boom and arm holding valves
  • Carrier rollers (2 each side)
  • Converter, (2) x 12V
  • Counterweight, 11,464 lb
  • Dry type air cleaner, double element
  • Electric horn
  • EMMS monitoring system
  • Engine, Komatsu SAA6D107E-3
  • Engine overheat prevention system
  • Extended work equipment grease interval
  • Fan guard structure
  • Fuel system pre-cleaner 10 micron
  • High back air suspension seat, with heat
  • Hydraulic track adjusters
  • KOMTRAX® Level 5.0 
  • Large LCD color monitor, high resolution
  • Lock lever 
  • Mirrors, (LH and RH) 
  • Operator Protective Top Guard (OPG), Level 1
  • Operator Identification System 
  • Pattern change valve (ISO to BH control)
  • Power maximizing system
  • PPC hydraulic control system 
  • Pump/engine room partition cover
  • Radiator and oil cooler dustproof net
  • Rear reflectors
  • Rearview monitoring system (1 camera)
  • Revolving frame deck guard
  • Revolving frame undercovers
  • ROPS cab
  • Seat belt, retractable, 3"
  • Seat belt indicator 
  • Secondary engine shutoff switch 
  • Service valve
  • Shoes, triple grouser, 31.5" 
  • Skylight
  • Slip resistant foot plates
  • Starter motor, 5.5kW/24V x 1
  • Suction fan
  • Thermal and fan guards
  • Track frame undercover
  • Track frame Swivel guard
  • Travel alarm
  • Working lights, 2 (boom and RH front)
  • Working mode selection system
  • Arms
    – 3200 mm arm assembly
    – 3200 mm arm assembly with piping
    – 3500 mm arm assembly
    – 3500 mm arm assembly with piping
  • Booms
    – 6150 mm boom assembly
    – 6150 mm boom assembly with piping
  • Boom cylinders only
  • Cab guards
    – Full front guard, OPG Level 1
    – Full front guard, OPG Level 2
    – Bolt-on top guard, OPG Level 2
    – Lower front window guard
  • High pressure in-line hydraulic filters
  • Hydraulic control unit, 1 actuator
  • Proportional control handles
  • Rain visor
  • Revolving frame undercovers, heavy duty
  • Shoes, triple grouser, 700 mm
  • Shoes, triple grouser, 850 mm
  • Sun visor
  • Straight travel pedal
  • Track roller guards, full length
  • Working light, front, two additional cab mounted
  • Arms
    – 10'6" arm assembly
    – 10'6" arm assembly with piping
    – 11'6" arm assembly
    – 11'6" arm assembly with piping
  • Booms
    – 20'2" boom assembly
    – 20'2" boom assembly with piping
  • Boom cylinders only

  • Cab guards
    – Full front guard, OPG Level 1
    – Full front guard, OPG Level 2
    – Bolt-on top guard, OPG Level 2
    – Lower front window guard
  • High pressure in-line hydraulic filters
  • Hydraulic control unit, 1 actuator
  • Proportional control handles
  • Rain visor
  • Revolving frame undercovers, heavy duty
  • Shoes, triple grouser, 28"
  • Shoes, triple grouser, 33.5"
  • Sun visor
  • Straight travel pedal
  • Track roller guards, full length
  • Working light, front, two additional cab mounted
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