• Engine

    Model 2 x Komatsu SDA16V160E-2
    Type Water-cooled, 4-cycle, direct injection
    Aspiration Turbocharged, aftercooled
    Number of Cylinders 16
    Horsepower, Net - ISO 9249 / SAE J1349 2 x 1500 kW / 2 x 2010 HP
    Rated RPM 1800
    Emissions certification EPA Tier 2
  • Hydraulic System

    Type Open circuit hydraulics
    Rated flow 8,280 ltr/min
    Relief valve setting 310 bar
    Swing flow rate 2,070 ltr/min
    High pressure in line filters 200 microns
  • Drives and Brakes

    Type 2 x Squirrel cage induction motor
    Power Output 2 x 1450 kW
    Voltage 6.000 - 7.200 V
    Amperage 2 x 155 A - 2 x 128 A
    Frequency standard 60 Hz @ 1800 rpm
    Frequency option 50 Hz @ 1500 rpm
    Travel control 2 foot pedals
    Gradeability 50 %
    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
    Standard working lights 14 LED lights
    Standard service lights throughout the platform
  • Swing System

    Hydraulic motors and drives 3
    Swing brake, service Hydraulic brake
    Service brake, parking Wet, multiple-disc
    Swing ring teeth External
    Swing speed 2.7 rpm
  • Undercarriage

    Centre frame H-type
    Track frame Steel box-section
    Track adjuster Automatic Hydraulic type
    Number of shoes (each side) 49
    Number of carrier rollers (each side) 3
    Number of track rollers (each side) 8
  • Coolant & Lubricant capacity

    Fuel tank 13,925 ltr
    Coolant 2 x 430 ltr
    Engine oil 2 x 290 ltr
    Hydraulic system 11,500 ltr
    Hydraulic oil tank 7,750 ltr
    Reverse engine oil make up tank 2 x 1,056 ltr
    DEF tank None
  • Weights

    Operating weight 740,000 - 771,000 kg

PC8000-6 Excavators

With a standard capacity of 42cum, the largest in Komatsu’s mining excavator lineup, this digger has been designed and manufactured to operate efficiently and productively across a wide range of different 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.

Available in both excavator and face shovel configuration. 

  • 3,000 kW / 4,020 HP
  • 752,000 kg
  • 42 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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