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    Komatsu Launches the New PC24MR-5 Mini Excavator

    Komatsu Europe announces the PC24MR-5, the new addition to Komatsu’s MR-5 range. Powerful and versatile, with the latest EU Stage V engines, the MR-5 new generation of mini excavators harnesses 100 years of Komatsu technological know-how and worldwide resources to bring unrivaled customer values to the sector.

    Courtesy of: Komatsu

    The all-new MR-5 range builds on the hugely successful MR-3 product line, and additionally benefits from a full host of new and improved customer focussed features A seat belt indicator, an easily accessible secondary shut down switch and protected PPC levers makes these machines safe, both for the operator and for bystanders. The MR-5 range also benefits from Komatsu designed and developed factory-fit options such as fingertip proportional controls and a hydraulic quick coupler line to deliver flexibility, and ensure quality, reliability, and performance day in and day out. A large ergonomically-designed operating environment, with a wide seat, provides a comfortable and safe working place for any operator, no matter the job.

    “With a unique design concept the Komatsu MR-5 excavators are sure to stand out on jobsites across Europe”

    Simone Reddi, Komatsu Europe Product Manager for mini excavators, says “The MR-5 range concentrates the quality and performance of the larger Komatsu construction range into a compact package, and with a unique design concept the Komatsu MR-5 excavators are sure to stand out on job sites across Europe. The PC24MR-5 is positioned to combine with the PC26MR-5 to form a strong 2-model attack strategy in this all-important segment that requires high performance and easy transport”.

    The PC24MR-5 offers huge customer values with MR-5 features already available on the successful PC18MR-5, PC26MR-5 –> PC58MR-5 range.

    Courtesy of: Komatsu

    Specs, Features, and Benefits of the new MR-5 Range

    PC18MR-5

    • Operating weight: 1820kg (canopy version)
    • Maximum digging depth: 2360mm
    • Maximum digging reach: 4300mm
    • KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard
    • EU Stage V emission compliant
    • ROPS-FOPS 4 posts protective structure
    • Boom Cylinder relocated to higher position- Protected and effective digging
    • Downforce and working volume increase by 12% – Stronger in tough soil

    PC24MR-5

    • Operating weight: 2430kg (cab version)
    • Maximum digging depth: 2615mm
    •  Maximum digging reach: 4500mm
    • KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard
    • EU Stage V emission compliant
    • Completely renewed for EU market
    • Designed for high transportability on 3,5t trailers
    • More room for additional attachments to be loaded on a trailer
    • Lower step height, reduced height of step of around 35 mm
    • Boom swing cylinder on left side for less worries of damage
    • Compact undercarriage (1450mm width) for easier access in confined areas.
    • New MR-5 comfort cab with wider door – Easier entrance
    • Spring assisted front windows – Can be easily opened
    • Fuel refilling point is lowered by about 300mm- Easy manual refilling

    PC26MR-5

    • Operating weight: 2720kg (cab version)
    • Maximum digging depth: 2720mm
    • Maximum digging reach: 4660mm
    • KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard
    • EU Stage V emission compliant
    • Completely renewed for EU market
    • Designed for high transportability on 3,5t trailers
    • New MR-5 comfort cab with wider door – Easier entrance
    • Spring assisted front windows – Can be easily opened
    • Fuel refilling point is lowered by about 300mm- Easy manual refilling

    PC58MR-5

    • Operating weight: 5640 kg
    • Maximum digging depth: 4130mm
    • Maximum digging reach: 6570mm
    • KOMTRAX monitoring system as standard – Latest
    • KOMTRAX telematics
    • EU Stage V emission compliant
    • Engine with diesel particulate filter (DPF)
    • Upper exhaust pipe solution
    • High comfort seat
    • New undercarriage with 5 track rollers
    • LED lights
    • 2nd proportional line as standard and 3rd dedicated for hydraulic quick coupler line also available – Increased versatility
    • Standard auto decelerator and idle shut down: reduced fuel consumption, increased residual value and reduced service costs.
    • Newly developed hydraulic electronic controls: seen on a mini excavator for the first time. For optimised machine performance and lower fuel consumption.
    • Selectable working modes
    • Neutral Detection System

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