Kobelco SK500LC-10

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More power and higher efficiency.
The highly efficient hydraulic system minimizes fuel consumption while maximizing power. With nimble movement and outstanding digging power, this excavator improves job productivity.

Evolution Continues, with Improved Fuel Efficiency

Increased power with enhanced durability to maintain the machine’s value
Smart system design increases strength and eliminates hydraulic problems. Enhanced reliability and durability takes productivity to a new level.

Comprehensive safety and intuitive operation
User-friendly design and enhanced safety means greater efficiency and productivity.

Cab comfort takes a step ahead
The newly refined cab puts the operator first, ensuring a quieter, more comfortable work environment and easier operation

Efficient maintenance keeps the machine in peak operating condition
Machine information display function

  • Displays only the maintenance information that’s needed, when it’s needed
  • Self-diagnostic function provides early-warning detection and display of electrical system malfunctions
  • Service-diagnostic function makes it easier to check the status of the machine
  • Record function for any possible on going or intermittent service issues


Model Name SK500LC
Machine Type SK500LC-10
Operating Weight lbs {kg} 114,000 {51,700}
Bucket Capacity (SAE)
Cubic Yard {m3}
1.50 {1.146} 2.00 {1.529} 2.375 {1.815} 3.78 {2.89} 4.26 {3.26}
Bucket weight lbs {kg} 3,640 {1,651} 2,825 {1,281 3,035 {1,377} 6,025 {2,733} 6,350 {2,880}
Engine Model HINO P11C-VN
Type Diesel engine with turbocharger and intercooler,
Tier IV nal certied
Rated power output 369 hp {271 kW} / 1,850 rpm (SAE NET)
Fuel tank 169.1U.S.gal {638 L}
Swing System Swing Speed 7.6 rpm
Travel System Travel motors 2 x axial-piston, two-speed motors
Travel shoes 50 each side
Travel speed 3.4 / 2.1 mph {5,4 / 3.4 km/h}
Drawbar pulling force 93,300 lbs {415kN} {SAE J 1309}
Gradeability 70% {35°}
Hydraulic System Pump Type Two variable displacement pumps +1 gear pump
Max.discharge flow 2 x 97.8 U.S.gpm {2 x 370 L/min},
1 x 16.8 U.S.gpm {1 x 63.5 L/min}
Hydraulic oil tank 98.0 U.S.gal {370.8 L} tank oil level
166.7 U.S.gal {631 L} hydraulic system