Doosan unveils DX800LC-7, its largest excavator but, to North America (VIDEO)

At ConExpo 2020 Doosan unveiled its largest excavator but for the North American market, an 80-metric-ton machine slated for launch sooner or later late in 2020.

Doosan says the machine is meant for mining functions like eradicating overburden and loading massive quantities of fabric into articulated dump vehicles or inflexible body vehicles.

You possibly can watch a video for all the main points on the brand new DX800LC-7 under. Or in case you desire textual content, learn on after the break.

However the machine can be a very good match on massive development tasks, notably infrastructure jobsites the place a number of materials must be excavated and stockpiled or loaded into vehicles for transport offsite.

The machine is powered by a 540-horsepower engine and has a bucket digging drive of 84,878 lb-ft. Arm digging drive is 75,619 lb-ft and the utmost digging depth is 39 toes, 9 inches. Max digging attain from floor degree is 42 toes, 5 inches and max loading peak is 27 toes, 7 inches.

The DX800LC-7 on show at ConExpo was arrange as a mass excavation growth and arm configuration with a 6-yard bucket on the entrance.

At present, Doosan’s largest excavator is the DX530LC-5, a 53-metric-ton mannequin. Doosan Infracore North America product advertising supervisor Aaron Kleingartner tells Gear World that Doosan expanded the lineup to 80 metric tons based mostly on buyer request.

“It pairs very properly with our massive articulated dump vehicles and the shoppers like that they will now have a paired model of machines to work their jobsites,” he says.

Shifting on to the cab, Kleingartner says the design relies on Doosan’s present cab design for its different massive excavators and options two screens. The usual monitor provides operators a have a look at all upkeep and different knowledge on the machine whereas the second monitor presents views from the side- and rear-view cameras. (Take a look at our video above for a glance contained in the cab.)

“This explicit machine is about up with a guarding mechanism on the highest and on the entrance of the cab that is quite common in aggregates and small mining functions,” he says.

As for controls, operators will have the ability to choose between ISO or BHL controls and both joystick or lever steering.

The configuration of the DX800 on show at ConExpo additionally featured an optionally available hydraulically detachable counterweight that tremendously simplifies trailering and transport between jobsites.

“You don’t want a second machine to take away that mechanism. You decrease it instantly onto a trailer and also you’re in a position to transport the machine individually from the counterweight to assist with allow points you may need in your native markets,” Kleingartner says.

Lastly, Kleingartner says Doosan engineers labored to make sure that upkeep factors on this machine are simply accessible. There are grouped upkeep objects for grease factors, an automated greasing possibility and it has easy accessibility to the DEF and gas fill factors on the proper aspect.

The ConExpo unveiling of this machine was extra of a preview quite than an official launch and as such Doosan says extra particulars in regards to the machine shall be launched nearer to launch.