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Known by those at the Komatsu company as the Komatsu PC78UU-8 Compact Hydraulic Excavator, this midi excavator rental is an excellent choice for jobs that require a bigger machine without going all the way to a full heavy excavator. That’s what midi excavators like this one are for—versatility. Rent a Komtasu PC78UU-8 excavator at our guaranteed lowest rates and enjoy professional quality work by hiring a heavy equipment operator from Rent1. If you need to rent a compact excavator for your smaller lawn and garden project, view our wide selection of mini-excavator rentals at the lowest rates in British Columbia.
The PC78UU-8 excavator rental is ideal for small spaces on construction sites and industrial project grounds, with a highly maneuverable boom and a very large work envelope that allows for minimal track movement and ensures efficiency at low operating costs. With an operating weight of 7,845kg (8,040 lb.), the size of this excavator rental is ideal for jobs that require careful movement so as not to disturb surroundings, such as a busy residential streets or urban environments. A low emission engine also helps reduce your carbon footprint and saves costs on fuel.
Power: The engine pushes out plenty of power, with a flywheel horsepower of 40.5kW 54HP @ 1850 rpm. With an over-front ground-level lift capacity of 2,200kg (4,850 lb.), this hydraulic excavator offers high performance for all heavy material handling, earthmoving, and basement excavation jobs.
Efficiency: The Komatsu PC78UU-8 rental is tailored for an urban environment. The “Zero Swing” of the Komatsu technology allows the boom to be flexible, letting it get to hard-to-reach corners and work around sensitive spots with pipes, foundation, and wiring with ease and efficiency. The fuel-efficient engine is Tier-4 and EU stage 3A emissions certified.
Visibility: A large cab and extended front-glass width enable operators to gain better visibility, while alarms give other site and construction workers a warning when the machine is in motion—a crucial safety element on any construction job, or when digging trenches or loading dump trucks in suburban and urban neighbourhoods.
Versatile: With multiple attachment options such as heavy duty buckets, ditch cleaning buckets, and hammer attachments, the PC78UU-8 excavator is an extremely flexible construction tool that can handle most commercial construction jobs, industrial lawn and garden work, and material handling tasks.
6,945 kg (15,315 lbs.)
55 hp (41 kW)
1,050 kg (2,310 lbs,)
What can you do with a
Komatsu PC78UU-8 midi excavator rental?
- Backfill trenches
- Break up large areas of concrete with the hammer attachment
- Remove debris from construction sites
- Tree planting and stump removal
- Brush cutting
- Basement excavation
- Dig trenches for sewage pipes or electrical conduit
- Prepare ground for landscaping or road building
- Fence pole installation
- Load sand and gravel into dump trucks
- General utility trenches
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
Our rental yard is located in San Antonio, Texas, and our working hours are from 9:00am–6:00pm pacific standard time. Our head office is located in Dallas.
As soon as your rental is delivered, we recommend taking photos of the exterior and cab for your records. Check out our tutorial video on how to take these photos before you start operating your equipment.
Heavy equipment insurance is required on all rental products, no matter where they come from. Get a hold of your insurance provider and let them know you need heavy equipment insurance, which is sometimes called contractor equipment insurance, or fleet-truck insurance. Tell them that you’re renting a Komatsu PC78UU-8 and let them know how long you’re renting it for. They will likely be able to create a policy for you right away, or they can usually recommend a heavy equipment insurance provider in your area.
We provide quick delivery on all skid steer loader rentals, excavator rentals, compact excavator and mini excavator rentals, and compact track loader rentals throughout Texas. See our delivery rates and our daily, weekly, and monthly rental rates for more details.
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