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. 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.
Industry-Leading Operating Environment
Both 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. Also standard on both is the Hyundai-exclusive 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.
Better fuel economy, enhanced cabs, improved hydraulics
New Tier 4 Final engine technologies, a more efficient vertically stacked cooling design, efficient electronic fan clutch, and hydraulic system innovations on the Hyundai HX series excavators contribute to an overall fuel efficiency improvement of up to 10 percent compared with previous models.
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.
The HX140L and HX235L also feature Intelligent Power Control computer-aided power optimization based on load demand, and Eco Breaker mode for selectable pump flow and improved fuel consumption when working with Hyundai hydraulic breakers and other attachments.