• Engine

    Version 1 - Tier 1 engine:  
    Model Komatsu SSA12V159
    Type Water-cooled, 4-cycle, direct injection
    Aspiration Turbocharged, aftercooled
    Number of Cylinders 12
    Horsepower, Net - ISO 9249 / SAE J1349 895 kW / 1200 HP
    Rated RPM 1800
    Version 2 - Tier 2 engine:  
    Model Komatsu SDA12V159E-2
    Type 4-cycle, water-cooled, direct injection
    Aspiration Turbocharger and aftercooled
    Number od cylinders 12
    Rated power 940 kW / 1260 HP
    Rated RPM 1800
    Emissions certification EPA Tier 2
  • Hydraulic System

    Type Diesel or electric motor
    Maximum hydraulic pump flows 3 x 910 ltr/min
    Relief valve setting 310 bar
    Swing flow rate 800 ltr/min
    High pressure in line filters 200 microns


  • Drives and Brakes

    Type Squirrel cage induction motor
    Power Output 900 kW
    Voltage 6.000 - 7.200 V
    Amperage 96 A - 80 A
    Frequency standard 60 Hz @ 1800 rpm
    Frequency option 50 Hz @ 1500 rpm
    Travel control 2 foot pedals
    Gradeability 57 %
    Travel speed Max 2.4 km/h
    Service brake Hydraulic brake
    Parking brake Wet, multiple-disc
  • Electric System

    System 24 V
    Batteries (Series/Parallel) 4 x 12 V
    Alternator 140 A
    Standard working lights 12 Xenon lights
    Standard service lights throughout the platform
  • Swing System

    Hydraulic motors and drives 1
    Swing brake, service Hydraulic brake
    Service brake, parking Wet, multiple-disc
    Swing ring teeth External
    Swing speed 4.6 rpm
  • Undercarriage

    Track adjuster Automatic Hydraulic type
    Number of shoes (each side) 46
    Number of carrier rollers (each side) 3
    Number of track rollers (each side) 7
  • Coolant & Lubricant capacity

    Fuel tank 4,500 ltr
    Coolant 254 ltr
    Engine 190 ltr
    Hydraulic system 4,400 ltr
    Hydraulic oil tank 2,900 ltr
    DEF tank None
  • Weights

    Operating weight 250,000 - 261,000 kg
  • Bucket

    Standard 15m3
    Other optional available sizes 18m3

PC3000-6 Excavators

Available in both excavator and face shovel configuration and powered by Diesel or Electric motor options. Our PC3000-6 is designed to perform in the toughest mining applications. Key components are designed and manufactured by Komatsu to work together in an integrated package. And it comes standard with our Komtrax Plus remote monitoring and location system, backed by our Australia-wide service and support network.

  • 895 kW / 1,200 HP
  • 250,000 kg
  • 15 m³, Optional 18 m³

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Advanced Hydraulic System

Extended reliability and precise control

  • Electronic pump management
  • Comprehensive monitored filtration
  • Simple open circuit hydraulic system with high efficiency swing out oil coolers


  • Large diameter rollers, idlers and sprockets
  • Large surface area and extensive precision hardening of all engaging components reduce track wear
  • Hardened track link pin bores

Comfortable Working Space

The large and comfortable cab is mounted on 15 viscous damping pads and sound insulated. The cab has automatic climate control and is pressurised. The operator’s seat is air suspended, electrically heated and has a lap seat belt and offers multiple adjustments. The trainer seat is also equipped with a seat belt. Low-effort hydraulic joystick controls are combined with foot controls for front shovel clam, crawler and swing brake.

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