• Engine

    Model 2 x Komatsu SDA12V159E-2 
    Type Water-cooled, 4-cycle, direct injection
    Aspiration Turbocharged, aftercooled
    Number of Cylinders 12
    Horsepower, Net - ISO 9249 / SAE J1349 2 x 940 kW / 2 x 1260 HP
    Rated RPM 1800
    Emissions certification EPA Tier 2
  • Hydraulic System

    Type Open circuit hydraulics
    Rated flow 4,200 ltr/min
    Relief valve setting 310 bar
    Swing flow rate 700 ltr/min
    High pressure in line filters 200 microns
  • Drives and Brakes

    Type 2 x Squirrel cage induction motor
    Power Output 2 x 900 kW
    Voltage 6.000 - 7.200 V
    Amperage 2 x 96 A - 2 x 80 A
    Frequency standard 60 Hz @ 1800 rpm
    Frequency option 50 Hz @ 1500 rpm
    Travel control 2 foot pedals
    Gradeability 50 %
    Travel speed Max 2.1 km/h
    Service brake Hydraulic brake
    Parking brake Wet, multiple-disc
  • Electric System

    System 24 V
    Batteries (Series/Parallel) 4 x 12 V
    Standard working lights 14 LED lights
    Standard service lights throughout the platform
  • Swing System

    Hydraulic motors and drives 2
    Swing brake, service Hydraulic brake
    Service brake, parking Wet, multiple-disc
    Swing ring teeth External
    Swing speed 3.1 rpm
  • Undercarriage

    Centre frame H-type
    Track frame Steel box-section
    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 10,355 ltr
    Coolant 2 x 360 ltr
    Engine oil 2 x 190 ltr
    Hydraulic system 6,000 ltr
    Hydraulic oil tank 3,715 ltr
    Reverse engine oil make up tank 2 x 500 ltr
    DEF tank None
  • Weights

    Operating weight 539,000 - 552,000 kg

PC5500-6 Excavators

With more than 170 units sold worldwide, this machine is very popular in the 500t class. Either Diesel Tier 2 driven or electrical – the 29cum machine performs powerful and reliable. The PC5500-6 also has the Komatsu safety system on board to ensure a safe operation.

Available in both excavator and face shovel configuration. 

  • 1,880 kW / 2,520 HP
  • 533,000 kg
  • 29 m³

Current Offers

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 18 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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