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Kobelco SK485 Mark 9 Excavator
January 26, 2012

imagesKobeleco Construction Machinery America’s  Tier 4 SK485 Mark 9 delivers up to 15-percent improvement in fuel efficiency. The new SK485 Mark 9 excavator features an upgrade to Kobelco’s intelligent hydraulics, and a new Economy power mode that delivers improved fuel efficiency – 15-percent better fuel efficiency for normal digging conditions as compared to previous models. The machine also features a Tier 4 Interim Hino engine equipped with cooled exhaust gas recirculation (CEGR) emission technology. A new ROPS/FOPS cab provides a larger, more comfortable work environment. A low engine cover and standard rear-view camera improve visibility and operator productivity. The SK485 Mark 9 is engineered for heavy applications, including road and bridge, sewer and underground utilities and mainline pipeline construction. The Kobelco SK485 features an operating weight of 111,774 pounds and a dig depth of 25 feet, 7.5 inches. The new model delivers 345 horsepower.