Volvo Construction Equipment introduced the 70-ton EC700B excavator at ConExpo-Con/Agg on Wednesday. The new machine is equipped with the largest-capacity engine in its class of excavators with an output of 464 gross hp at 1,800 rpm.
The engine will be the new Tier 3-compliant Volvo Advanced Combustion Technology power system that is matched with Volvo hydraulic systems to provide high digging and crowding forces, and smooth, harmonized operation in all conditions. The excavator has a digging reach of 43 ft 3 in., a digging depth of 27 ft 7 in. and a breakout force of 67,750 lb.