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Kobelco Construction Machinery U.S.A Inc. - SK500LC Excavators

"Genuine KOBELCO is Back!" Our excavators provide the three E's: Enhancement, Economy and Environment! The refining of each of these "E's", together with the introduction of leading-edge technology that complies with US EPA Interim Tier 4 emission standards provides excavators with even more enhanced environmental performance and fuel efficiency, as well as unparalleled work performance.

Features & Benefits

Hydraulic Circuit with Reduced Energy Loss

The KOBELCO original hydraulic circuit analysis is used to construct the hydraulic system with extremely reduced energy loss that contains a piping design for minimal back pressure losses resistance and the minimum valve resistance.


With ECO-mode, the control of the engine and hydraulic pressure at this mode makes for a significant reduction in fuel consumption possible. Each mode for each work situation and circumstance can be selected easily from the menu.

Color Multi-Display

The easy-to-read liquid crystal color multi-display, which has vivid colors and graphical indications, is provided within the new type console.


The newly developed, ROPS (Roll Over Protective Structure)-compliant cab clears ISO standards (ISO-12117 -2: 2008) and ensures greater safety for the operator.

Attachment and frame structures are designed for maximum durability

The use of forgings and castings in and around the front attachments minimizes stress concentrations in the Kobelco standard Heavy Duty Booms and arms.

Rear View Camera

A rear view camera is installed as standard equipment to simplify checking for rear view behind the machine. The brilliant color picture appears on the LCD monitor.