Hitachi Construction EX2600-6

Rock-solid performance

Since 1996, our 250-ton class shovels have set performance standards. The EX2600-6 gives you an increased bucket capacity, more horsepower and lower operating costs. When it comes to increasing production and delivering reliability, the EX2600-6 rocks.

Product highlights:

Pairs with Hitachi EH1700-3 and EH3500ACII rigid frame trucks.
Increased engine and hydraulic cooling capacity. The EX2600-6 is now outfitted with one large fan for hydraulic O/C, as opposed to two smaller fans.
Cab is designed for comfort and productivity – includes air-suspension operator’s seat, electric joystick controls, LCD monitor and folding stairway access.
Hydraulic system results in 10% more output and features six main pumps and three valves.
Great environmental performance – Cummins QSKTA50C generates 1119 kW (1,500 gross horsepower) at 1,800 rpm (an increase of 7%) while meeting EPA Tier 2 emission regulations.
Increases efficiency with exclusive auto-leveling crowd mechanism.
Strong-boom and arm are full-box section, with low stress, high-tensile steel for reinforcement.
Available in both backhoe and front-shovel configurations.
Other new features include swing bearing, machine access to right side of counterweight and short reach backhoe front.


Manufacturer:Hitachi Construction
Model year:2015
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Weight:BE Backhoe: 560,000 lbs. (254,000 kg) Loading Shovel: 556,000 lbs. (252,000 kg)
Engine Type:Tier 2
Engine Make:Cummins
Engine Model:QSK50C
Gross Horsepower:1,500 hp (1,119 kW) @ 1,800 rpm
Net Horsepower:1,434 hp (1,069 kW) @ 1,800 rpm
Torque:4,846 ft. lbs. (6,570 Nm) @ 1,400 rpm
Bucket Capacity:Backhoe: 22.2 cu. yd. (17 m³) Loading Shovel: 19.6 - 21.6 cu. yd. (15 - 16.5 m³)
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