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What are the specifications for a Hitachi excavator?

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Examples of Hitachi excavators include the 3,790 pound ZX17U-5 compact excavator and the 1,787,900 pound EX8000-6 mining shovel. The ZX17U-5 uses a Yanmar engine and exhibits an arm force of 1,933 pounds, while the EX8000-6 features two Cummins QSK60C engines and offers operators an arm force of 645,200 pounds.

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Additional specifications for the compact ZX17U-5 include a travel speed of 1.5 to 2.6 miles per hour and a swing speed of 9.4 revolutions per minute. The hydraulic system of the ZX17U-5 features two piston pumps operating at 5.1 gallons per minute, a gear pump that operates at 2.9 gallons per minute and an auxiliary pump that operates at 7.9 gallons per minute.

The swing speed of the massive EX8000-6 is 3.2 revolutions per minute, and its maximum travel speed is 1.2 miles per hour. The EX8000-6's hydraulic system uses 16 variable-displacement piston pumps, each one with a maximum operational capacity of 132.1 gallons per minute; this excavator's dual gear pumps operate at 29 gallons per minute. The loading shovel of the EX8000-6 exhibits a volume of 52.3 cubic yards, and the maximum torque provided by each engine is 6,156 pounds per foot.

Hitachi makes more than 20 different models of excavators of different sizes and specifications, including reduced-tail-swing excavators and wheeled excavators.

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