Hitachi launches its largest dump truck

Updated Dec 17, 2012

Hitachi Eh5000 Ac3

Hitachi Construction Machinery has launched its largest dump truck, the EH5000AC-3 rigid dump truck.

The dump truck, powered by a Cummins QSKTTA60-CE diesel engine, meets EPA Tier 2 emission requirements.

The truck features the Advanced Hitachi AC Drive System for mining operations; the third-generation Hitachi Drive Control System with slip control for traction and slide control for grip; a pitching prevention for a smooth ride; a Slip Angle Control for stable cornering; an advanced braking system; and a Hitachi system monitor with onboard systems and controls information.

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