Hyundai Expands Excavator Product Line
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas today introduced two new models in its HX Series of Tier 4 Final-compliant hydraulic excavators – the HX140L and HX235LCR.
The HX140L excavator is a 14-metric ton model, powered by a Perkins 1204F Tier 4 Final engine rated at 116 hp. It achieves a maximum dig depth of 22 ft 1 in and maximum digging reach of 32 ft 9 in, and provides bucket digging force of 24,890. The HL140L excavator is equipped with a standard 0.76-yd3 capacity, 39.4-in-wide bucket.
The 24-metric ton Hyundai HX235LCR excavator is a compact-radius model, featuring a Cummins QSB6.7 Tier 4 Final engine rated at 183 hp. Performance specs include a maximum digging depth of 22 ft, maximum digging reach of 32 ft 6 in, and bucket digging force of 37,104 lbf. Capacity of the standard 39.4-in-wide bucket is 1.05 yd3.
Both new HX excavator models include as standard equipment an 8-inch interactive, adjustable, touchscreen cluster-monitor in the cab. The monitor in the HX140L model includes haptic remote control, providing easier operator accessibility and better ergonomics. The haptic remote control delivers reactive, tactile sensations using vibrations and pulses to guide the operator through menu selections.
Viewable on the monitor, which is standard equipment on both the HX140L and the HX235LCR, is the All-Around View Monitoring an optional system that provides a 360°-surround virtual operating view. Included in AAVM is the Intelligent Moving Object Detection system that senses and warns the operator when objects come within 16.5 feet of the machine.
The Hyundai HX series excavators feature large cabs with enhanced climate-control, more leg and foot space from the seat to the pedals, reduced in-cab sound level, heated operator’s seat with standard air suspension and integrated console. Additional features include a Bluetooth audio system and Miracast wireless functionality for viewing a mobile device screen on the monitor.