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Komatsu America WA600-6 Wheel Loader
January 27, 2009

Komatsu America Corp. offers the WA600-6 wheel loader equipped with a Tier 3 compliant engine. The 118,385 lb. WA600-6 is designed primarily for quarry, sand and gravel, industrial and smaller mining applications. It offers improved productivity, lower fuel consumption and increased reliability over the WA600-3. The WA600-6 is powered by a Komatsu Tier 3, SAA6D170E-5 six-cylinder engine, producing 502 HP at 1,800 RPM, a significant increase in horsepower over the previous model. Besides meeting all Tier 3 requirements, Komatsu’s Tier 3 engine is equipped with innovative new technologies including an electronic control system to optimize vehicle performance, a heavy-duty High Pressure Common Rail Fuel Injection system, a new combustion system for reduced noise and fuel consumption, a cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation system and an air-to-air charge air-cooling system. The WA600-6’s engine comes standard with dual-mode engine power: an Economy mode for fuel efficiency, and a Power mode for maximum productivity.