May 27, 2019 by On-Site Magazine
From Komatsu America Corp., the PC290LCi-11 hydraulic excavator features intelligent Machine Control (iMC), which is based on the company’s sensor package, including stroke sensing hydraulic cylinders, an IMU sensor, and GNSS antennas. This technology utilizes 3D design data loaded in the control box to check its position against the target to semi-automatically limit over-excavation. Other features include: Auto grade assist, auto stop control, minimum distance control, facing angle compass and a control box. The excavator includes a 6.69 litre, 196-hp EPA Tier 4 Final engine.