• Engine

    Model2 x Komatsu SDA16V160E-2
    TypeWater-cooled, 4-cycle, direct injection
    AspirationTurbocharged, aftercooled
    Number of Cylinders16
    Horsepower, Net - ISO 9249 / SAE J13492 x 1500 kW / 2 x 2010 HP
    Rated RPM1800
    Emissions certificationEPA Tier 2
  • Hydraulic System

    TypeOpen circuit hydraulics
    Rated flow8,280 ltr/min
    Relief valve setting310 bar
    Swing flow rate2,070 ltr/min
    High pressure in line filters200 microns
  • Drives and Brakes

    Type2 x Squirrel cage induction motor
    Power Output2 x 1450 kW
    Voltage6.000 - 7.200 V
    Amperage2 x 155 A - 2 x 128 A
    Frequency standard60 Hz @ 1800 rpm
    Frequency option50 Hz @ 1500 rpm
    Travel control2 foot pedals
    Gradeability50 %
    Travel speedMax 2.4 km/h
    Service brakeHydraulic brake
    Parking brakeWet, multiple-disc
  • Electric System

    System24 V
    Batteries (Series/Parallel)4 x 12 V
    Standard working lights14 LED lights
    Standard service lightsthroughout the platform
  • Swing System

    Hydraulic motors and drives3
    Swing brake, serviceHydraulic brake
    Service brake, parkingWet, multiple-disc
    Swing ring teethExternal
    Swing speed2.7 rpm
  • Undercarriage

    Centre frameH-type
    Track frameSteel box-section
    Track adjusterAutomatic 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 tank13,925 ltr
    Coolant2 x 430 ltr
    Engine oil2 x 290 ltr
    Hydraulic system11,500 ltr
    Hydraulic oil tank7,750 ltr
    Reverse engine oil make up tank2 x 1,056 ltr
    DEF tankNone
  • Weights

    Operating weight740,000 - 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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