Kubota, the market-leading manufacturer of high performance excavators for the construction industry, has launched the U27-4 - a compact and tough zero-tail swing mini that features the largest and most luxurious cab in its class.
Specifically introduced to raise the bar in the 2 to 3 ton weight category, Kubota's powerful and highly efficient U27-4 ensures operators have unrivalled visibility for greater productivity and increased safety. In addition, wider and lower entrance makes the cabin simple to enter and exit.
Designed to tackle the most demanding tasks in tight spaces, the U27-4 delivers a powerful and well-balanced digging force, along with a wider working range that rivals higher-end excavators.
This allows operators to dig faster, deeper (2820mm) and more efficiently, whatever the conditions, whilst providing excellent stability without the need of additional weights that are often required by other zero-tail swing excavators.
Neil Winfield, Kubota Construction's Business Development Manager, commented: "The U27-4 has been introduced following extensive research and development with operators across both the UK and worldwide.
This, combined with Kubota's manufacturing expertise, has resulted in an excavator being designed to meet and exceed the needs of the market.
"The feedback we received in the 2.5 ton class highlighted that users wanted more space in the cabin and increased comfort levels, whilst not compromising on performance levels.
"The new Kubota U27-4 machine has been manufactured to exceed these requirements. It features a newly designed spacious cabin and a deluxe interior, including a relaxing suspension seat that reclines to accommodate an operator's posture and offers weight compensation.
This helps to reduce strain, minimise fatigue and increase operator productivity, particularly over extended periods of use.
"In addition, Kubota's intelligent digital panel with diagnosis function is located towards the front side of the operator for better visibility and accessibility."
Ideal for use in congested urban areas and inside buildings where space is at a premium, Kubota's U27-4's tail provides minimal protrusion outside the track width, enabling the machine to turn throughout its 360o radius safely and with precision control.
The U27-4 is powered by Kubota's own world leading engine, which exceeds the current emission levels required by European legislation.
To complement this, when the simultaneous operation of the boom, arm, bucket and swivel are required, two variable pumps distribute an accurate amount of oil to each actuator according to the lever stroke. This process enables continuous high performance digging and dozing.
As standard with Kubota excavators, the U27-4 also delivers exceptional fuel economy and a driving experience that is second to none. Anti-theft technology increases fleet security, whilst the engine and its components are easy to access for any maintenance and service programmes.
For more information on Kubota and its extensive range of solutions for the construction industry visit www.kubota.co.uk or call 01844 268000.