Construction Equipment – ZX180LC-5 excavator from Hitachi has a boom/arm configuration that provides greater lift capacity than its smaller sibling, the ZX160LC-5, and it has a wider undercarriage for more stability. The ZX180LC-5 has a Tier 4-Interim Isuzu AI-4JJ1 diesel that generates 121 horsepower. Hitachi says the DPF will go 4,500 hours before dealer replacement. Three work modes are available:
- High Productivity (HP) delivers more power and faster hydraulic response
- Power (P) delivers a balance of power, speed, and fuel economy for normal operation, and
- Economy (E) maximizes fuel efficiency while delivering an enhanced level of productivity.