Komatsu 930E

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The Komatsu 930E is a model of Ultra class dump truck.[1][2]

The Komatsu 930E is notable for being one of the largest models of trucks ever manufactured.[1] [3] It is a hybrid vehicle whose wheels are driven by alternating current electric motors, like the slightly larger Liebherr T 282B. Older technology large trucks, like the Caterpillar 797B have their diesel motors connected to their driving wheels through a traditional mechanical transmission and drive train.

Komatsu 930E specifications
capacity: 290,000 kilograms, 320 US tons
drive type: diesel-electric hybrid
power: 2014 kilowatts, 2,700 horsepower
top speed: 40 mph
maximum elevation: 12,000 feet
first introduced: 1996

By 2004 Komatsu had manufactured 300 model 930E trucks.[4]

Komatsu also manufactures the Komatsu 830E, using similar technology, but with a bucket capacity of only 231,000 kilograms.

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 MINExpo 2000 Komatsu Trucks. Retrieved on 2007-07-03.
  2. Dump Trucks. Komatsu. Retrieved on 2007-09-04.
  3. Mining Truck offers 320 ton capacity (December 26, 2003). Retrieved on 2007-07-03.
  4. WME's truck predictions for 2004. World Mining Equipment (2004). Retrieved on 2007-07-03.