26 February 2021

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Introducing the new PC24MR - 5 mini excavator.

Introducing the new PC24MR - 5 mini excavator.

Introducing the new PC24MR- 5 mini excavator.

We are pleased to announce the launch of the PC24MR ‐ 5, the latest addition to Komatsu ’ s MR ‐ 5 range. Powerful and versatile, with the latest EU Stage V engines, the MR ‐ 5 new generation of mini excavators harnesses 100 years of Komatsu technological know-how and worldwide resources to bring unrivalled customer values to the sector. 

The all-new MR – 5 range builds on the hugely successful MR – 3 product line, and additionally benefit s from a full host of new and improved customer focussed features.

A seat belt indicator, an easily accessible secondary shut down switch and protected PPC levers makes these machines safe, both for the operator and for bystanders. The MR – 5 range also benefits from Komatsu designed and developed factory-fit options such as fingertip proportional controls and a hydraulic quick coupler line to deliver flexibility, and ensure quality, reliability and performance day in and day out. The large ergonomically designed operating environment, with a wide seat, provides a comfortable and safe working place for any operator, whatever the job.

Simone Reddi, Komatsu Europe Product Manager for mini excavators, says “The MR – 5 range concentrates the quality and performance of the larger Komatsu construction range into a compact package, and with a unique design concept the Komatsu MR – 5 excavators are sure to stand out on job sites across Europe. The PC24MR – 5 is positioned to combine with the PC26MR – 5 to form a strong 2 – model attack strategy in this all-important segment that requires high performance and easy transport”

The PC24MR – 5 offers huge customer values with MR – 5 features already available on the successful PC18MR – 5, PC26MR – 5 – > PC58MR – 5 range

Below, an update on the latest models released within the dash 5 series:

Specs, Features and Benefits of the new MR ‐ 5 Range 

PC18MR ‐ 5 

• Operating weight: 1820kg (only canopy version)

• Maximum digging depth: 2360mm

• Maximum digging reach: 4300mm

• KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard

• EU Stage V emission compliant

• ROPS – FOPS 4 posts protective structure

• Boom Cylinder relocated to higher position – Protected and effective digging • Downforce and working volume increase by 12% – Stronger in tough soil

PC24MR ‐ 5 

• Operating weight: 2430k g (cab version)

• Maximum digging depth: 2615mm

• Maximum digging reach: 4500mm

• KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard

• EU Stage V emission compliant

• Completely renewed for EU market

• Designed for high transportability on 3,5t trailers

• More room for additional attachments to be loaded on a trailer

• Lower step height, reduced height of step of around 35 mm

• Boom swing cylinder on left side for less worries of damage

• Compact undercarriage (1450mm width) for easier access in confined areas.

• New MR – 5 comfort cab with wider door – Easier entrance

• Spring assisted front windows – Can be easily opened

• Fuel refilling point is lowered by about 300mm – Easy manual refilling

PC26MR ‐ 5 

• Operating weight: 2720kg (cab version)

• Maximum digging depth: 2720mm

• Maximum digging reach: 4660mm

• KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard

• EU Stage V emission compliant

• Completely renewed for EU market

• New Blade design for great dozing and visibility

• Designed for high transportability on 3,5t trailers

• Boom swing cylinder on left side for less worries of damage

• New MR – 5 comfort cab with wider door – Easier entrance

• Spring-assisted front windows – Can be easily opened

• Fuel refilling point is lowered by about 265mm – Easy manual refilling

PC58MR ‐ 5 

• Operating weight: 5640 kg

• Maximum digging depth: 4130mm

• Maximum digging reach: 6570mm

• KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard – Latest KOMTRAX telematics

• EU Stage V emission compliant Engine with diesel particulate filter (DPF)

• Upper exhaust pipe solution • High comfort seat

• New undercarriage with 5 track rollers

• LED lights

• 2nd proportional line as standard and 3rd dedicated for hydraulic quick coupler line also available – Increased versatility

• Standard auto decelerator and idle shut down: reduced fuel consumption, increased residual value and reduced service costs.

• Newly developed hydraulic electronic controls: seen on a mini excavator for the first time. For optimised machine performance and lower fuel consumption.

• Selectable working modes • Neutral Detection System