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Hitachi showcases ZX85USB-5 Final Tier 4 excavator at World of Concrete

January 28, 2015

Reduced-tail-swing design and independent-swing boom increase versatility

MOLINE, Illinois (Jan. 28, 2015) – Professionals in the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries will get an up-close look at Hitachi Construction Machinery-Americas’ ZX85USB-5 excavator showcased in booth #C5461 at the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas, Nev., held February 3-6.

Part of Hitachi’s ultrashort-class excavator line, the ZX85USB-5 provides nimble production on a variety of jobs. Its reduced-tail-swing design allows work in tight areas, and the independent-swing boom enables efficient work close to curbs, parallel to structures and in congested areas. Other ultrashort models include the ZX75US-5, ZX135US-5 and the ZX245USLC-5.

ZX85USB-5 features include:

  • Fuel-efficient, powerful performance with EPA Final Tier 4/EU Stage IV engine.
  • Nimble production with reduced-tail-swing design.
  • Parallel digging with independent-swing boom.
  • Added stability and fill capability with standard blade.
  • Reliable performance with enhanced LCD monitor.
  • Built-in strength with tungsten-carbide coated surfaces and D-channel side frames.
  • Balance of production and efficiency with two work modes.
  • Minimized maintenance with extended fluid change intervals and ground-level service access.
  • Added versatility with optional rubber pads and a variety of track widths.
  • Greater operator comfort with spacious cab and fingertip controls.

“Our line of ultrashort excavators provides efficiency, reliability and durability on a variety of jobs,” said Mark Wall, product marketing manager at Hitachi Construction Machinery-Americas. “With the ZX85USB-5, customers get the quiet, powerful performance that Hitachi is known for with the bonus of versatility from its reduced-tail-swing design and independent-swing boom.”

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