Kubota's Newest Tight Tail Swing Excavator
Kubota's new U27-4 tight tail swing excavator features adjustable auxiliary flow hydraulics, an auxiliary diverter valve and two-speed automatic downshift travel. Kubota says that the new U27-4 also boasts one of the largest operator stations in its class with a tight tail swing design. An enclosed cab option with heat is also available.
"The new U27-4 will replace the very popular U25S model for Kubota, and we expect our customers will be pleased with the upgraded features," said Jeff Jacobsmeyer, Kubota product manager, excavators, wheel loaders, TLBs. "It's a very capable machine on any jobsite, and the best-in-class reach and dig depth really set it apart from the competition."
The tight tail swing design allows the excavator to maneuver and work in tight spaces where larger equipment can't fit. The new excavator features powerful digging force combined with the ability to simultaneously operate the pilot-controlled hydraulic functions, making the workday more efficient and productive.
The Kubota Tier 4 Final diesel engine is designed to minimize noise and vibration. The auto-shift feature automatically shifts travel speed from high to low, depending on traction and terrain, allowing for smoother operation when using the dozer. In addition, a third-line hydraulic return system allows oil flow directly to the tank when working with one-way hydraulic attachments such as a breaker or brush cutter; this simple flow return system provides greater flow efficiency, reduced back pressure and less heat.
The U27-4 delivers digging depth of 9 feet 5 inches and a bucket digging force of 7,014 pounds. Two variable displacement pumps distribute oil flow allowing for simultaneous operation of the boom, arm, bucket and swivel.
Operators will enjoy a large, spacious cab. A new user-friendly front meter panel is positioned at the front right corner of the cab for better accessibility and visibility and offers one-touch button operation. This excavator has an easy-open front side window.