Electric Drive Hydraulic Excavator - Hitachi EX8000E-6

Big-time productivity every minute

There’s no job too big for the EX8000-6. It’s our largest mining shovel ever, and it delivers incredible arm crowding, breakout force and horsepower. So when you need to handle huge jobs and want giant productivity, the EX8000-6 is the perfect fit.

Product highlights

Pairs with Hitachi EH5000AC-3 rigid frame trucks.
Delivers powerful 293,000 kgf (645,000 lbf) arm crowding force and 227,000 kgf (501,000 lbf) of breakout force.
Cab size is nearly double that of our EX5600-6, for even greater comfort and productivity.
Hydraulic system uses flow-assist and make-up valves for increased performance.
Great environmental performance – two Cummins QSK60C engines generate 2900 kW (3,800 gross horsepower) while meeting EPA Tier 2 emission regulations.
Intelligent multi-display monitor shows data and operating status at a glance.
Specs :

Operating Weight

Loading Shovel

1,787,900 lbs. (811 000 kg)

Rated Power

3,888 hp (2900 kW)


2x Cummins QSK60C, Tier 2

Swing Speed

3.2 rpm

Bucket Capacity

Loading Shovel

52.3 cu. yd. (40 cu. m)


Engine Make / Engine Model

Cummins QSK60C

Gross Power @ 1,800 rpm (SAE J1995)

1,940 hp (1 450 kW) x 2

Net Power @ 1,800 rpm

1,940 hp (1 450 kW) x 2

Maximum Torque @ 1,500 rpm

6,156 lbf-ft. (8 346 N-m) x 2

Hydraulic System

Main Pumps

Sixteen variable-displacement, axial piston pumps for front attachment, travel and swing.

Maximum oil 16 x 132.1 gal./min. (16 x 500 L/min)

Pilot Pump

2-gear pumps

Maximum oil flow 29.0 gal./min. (2 x 110 L/min)

Relief Valve Settings

Implement Circuit

4,270 psi (300 kgf/cm²) (29.4 MPa)

Swing Circuit

4,270 psi (300 kgf/cm²) (29.4 MPa)

Travel Circuit

4,270 psi (300 kgf/cm²) (29.4 MPa)

Pilot Circuit

640 psi (45 kgf/cm²) (4.4 MPa)

Passes to Fill with Matching Hitachi Trucks

EH5000AC-3 4-5

Transportation Out to Site for Assembly

25-27 Truckloads

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