10 Biggest Excavator

Komatsu Pc 7000- 11
Komatsu Pc 7000- 11

Welcome to the top 10 ranking of the biggest excavators on the market, ordered by bucket capacity and updated for 2024. This is our ranking, so we’ve put a lot of heart into selecting these machines. If you have any suggestions, feel free to write to us.

 1) CATERPILLAR – 6090FS

The Caterpillar 6090FS is a powerful and reliable mining machine designed to operate under challenging conditions. It’s not surprising to see Caterpillar on this list, as the American company has become synonymous with power and enormity. With a bucket capacity of up to 50 cubic meters, this mining giant can dig large amounts of material in a short time. It’s equipped with a Caterpillar C27 ACERT engine that delivers up to 1919 horsepower, offering exceptional performance even under the most demanding conditions.

Specs

Tank capacity 16390 l
Height 9.99 m
Width 9.72 m
Length 13.53 m
Engine power 3356 kw
Bucket capacity 52 cubic m
Weight 1000 t

2) TEREX – RH400

The Terex RH400 is renowned for its power and versatility. With an operating weight of over 900 tons and a load capacity of up to 85 cubic meters, it’s a widely used machine in open-pit mines. Equipped with a diesel engine of over 4000 horsepower, it can dig large amounts of material with precision.

Specs

Tank capacity 16000 l
Height 9.99 m
Width 9.07 m
Length 13.54 m
Engine power 3360 kw
Bucket capacity 50 m cubed
Weight 980 t

3) LIEBHERR – R9800

Liebherr – R9800: The Liebherr R9800 represents the pinnacle of engineering in the category of mining machines. With an impressive power of over 4000 horsepower and an operating weight exceeding 800 tons, this giant is designed to tackle the most demanding jobs in open-pit mines.

Specs

Tank capacity 19690 l
Height 11.7 m
Width 10.5 m
Length 23.9 m
Engine power 2984 kw
Bucket capacity 42 cubic m
Weight 800 t

4) KOMATSU – PC 8000-11

With impressive power and a load capacity of up to 85 tons, the PC 8000-11 is designed for the most demanding digging operations. Its diesel engine offers exceptional power, while the advanced hydraulic system ensures precise control and optimal operating speed. It is worth mentioning that the PC 8000-11 is also the biggest Komatsu excavator available, further adding to its remarkable capabilities.

Specs

Tank capacity 13926 l
Height 9.653 m
Width 8.73 m
Length 14 m
Engine power 1500 kw
Bucket capacity 42 cubic m
Weight 760 t

5) KOMATSU – PC 8000-6

The Komatsu PC 8000-6 is a majestic machine intended for the mining industry and the excavation of large amounts of material. Equipped with a powerful and efficient diesel engine, it can achieve exceptional performance even under the most precarious conditions.

Specs

Tank capacity 13925 l
Height 9.655 m
Width 10.01 m
Length 14.078 m
Engine power 3000 kw
Bucket capacity 42 cubic m
Weight 777 t

6) LIEBHERR – R996 B

This machine ensures optimal performance even under the most demanding conditions. The R 996 B follows the Liebherr design philosophy of maximizing performance by improving the efficiency of all individual subsystems.

Specs

Tank capacity 13000 l
Height 9.07 m
Width 7.65 m
Length 22.6 m
Engine power 2240 kw
Bucket capacity 36 cubic m
Weight 672 t

7) KOMATSU – PC 7000-11 

The Komatsu PC7000-11 represents a pillar in excavation technology for modern mines. Equipped with advanced maintenance and productivity functions, this excavator offers a combination of power, reliability, and ease of use.

Specs

Tank capacity 514 l
Height 9.001 m
Width 9.62 m
Length 13.105 m
Engine power 2250 kw
Bucket capacity 36 m cubed
Weight 692 t

8) LIEBHERR – R9600G8 

Another Liebherr vehicle in this ranking, a company known for its giant excavators, with a unique design. The EVO bucket allows the operator to maximize efficiency during each pass, thus helping to increase overall productivity.

Specs

Tank capacity 14067 l
Height 9.98 m
Width 9.22 m
Length 21.95 m
Engine power 2500 kw
Bucket capacity 37.5 m cubed
Weight 645 t

9) CATERPILLAR – 6060 

This giant is designed to tackle demanding tasks with ease, offering a combination of power and precision. With these imposing dimensions, it can handle heavy work effectively and reliably.

Specs

Tank capacity 11870 m
Height 8.79 m
Width 8.73 m
Length 12.57 m
Engine power 2240 kw
Bucket capacity 34 cubic m
Weight 569 t

10) KOMATSU – PC 5500-6 

And finally, in position 10, we find the Komatsu PC 5500-6. This giant is designed to tackle demanding tasks with ease, offering a combination of power and precision. With its imposing dimensions, it can handle heavy work effectively and reliabl

Specs

Tank capacity 10355 l
Height 8.61 m
Width 7.9 m
Length 12.36 m
Engine power 1880 kw
Bucket capacity 29 m cubed
Weight 552 t

References

Lectura specs

Caterpillar,com 

https://www.komatsu.jp/