Powerful and quiet, the Komatsu HB215LC-2 “third-generation” Hybrid excavator helps reduce your carbon footprint and fuel consumption by up to 40 %. Enjoy a new work experience with the most reliable and advanced hybrid technology in the industry today.
Komatsu Hybrid excavators feature a unique one hundred percent electric swing system. All the hydraulic power is freed up for the boom, arm and bucket movements, with cycle times and productivity greatly improved.
With Komatsu’s unique hybrid system, dependable and durable Komatsu components harness free kinetic energy, convert it to electricity for a powerful and quiet performance and help to reduce your carbon footprint and fuel consumption by up to 40%. Enjoy a new work experience with the most reliable and technologically advanced excavators in the industry.
The ultra-capacitor assembly includes an inverter that switches the AC electricity from the generator motor and swing motor into DC electricity for storage in the capacitor. Since capacitors require migration of electrons and ions for charging and discharging, they can transfer power much faster than batteries, which use chemical reactions to produce electricity
The electric swing motor/generator captures and regenerates energy as the upper structure slows down and converts it into electric energy. The captured energy is stored in the ultra-capacitor and used by the generator/motor to assist the engine when it needs to accelerate.
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