Komatsu WA470-8 Wheel Loader

The WA470-8 wheel loader has an EU Stage V engine and 8% lower fuel consumption compared to its predecessor. The Komatsu WA470-8 also offers an outstanding combination of stability, breakout power and tractive effort to customers and is perfect for any moving, transport or loading job.

Available machine attachments extend the machine’s versatility to waste handling or quarry applications.

Engine Power: 204 kW / 273 HP
Operating Weight: 24,170 – 25,670 kg
Bucket Capacity: 4.1 – 6.0 m³
Tipping Load: 18.6 t

• Komatsu SAA6D125E-7 turbocharged common rail direct injection diesel engine
• EU Stage V compliant
• Engine mode selection system: Power, Economy, E-Light
• Komatsu SmartLoader Logic
• Adjustable idle shutdown
• Auto-deceleration function
• Fuel filter with water separator
• Batteries 2 × 180 Ah/2 × 12 V

Chassis and Tyres
• Heavy-duty axles
• Front fenders
• Full rear fenders

Hydraulic System
• 2-spool main control valve
• EPC fingertip control, two levers, including:
– Bucket stop modulation
– Boom stop pre-setting
– Automatic dig function
• Automatic return-to-dig

Transmission and Brakes
• Electronically controlled ECMV automatic transmission with mode selector and variable transmission cut-off
• Transmission shift mode selection system
• Large-capacity torque converter
• Torque converter lock-up
• Auto-kickdown
• Axle oil cooling system

• Spacious double door driver’s cab to DIN/ISO
• ROPS/FOPS frame according to SAE
• Heated, high back air suspension seat, console mounted height adjustable arm rests
• Retractable seat belt
• Automatic climate control system
• Multi-function video compatible colour monitor with Equipment Management and Monitoring System (EMMS) and efficiency guidance
• Radio w. auxiliary input (MP3 jack)
• Hot and cool box
• Heated rear window
• Rear window wiper
• Adjustable steering column
• 2× 12 V power supply

Lighting System
• 2 halogen main headlights
• 2 spotlights at front and rear
• Reversing light

Service and Maintenance
• Hydrostat-driven radiator fan with automatic reversing function
• Wide core radiator
• KOMTRAX – Komatsu wireless monitoring system (3G)
• Komatsu CARETM – a maintenance program for Komatsu customers
• Tool-set
• Automatic central lubrication

Safety Equipment
• Emergency steering system
• Vandalism protection
• Back-up alarm
• Battery main switch
• Handrails on left/right
• Rear-view camera system

Other Equipment
• Counterweight
• Electronically controlled load stabilizer (ECSS II)

Chassis and Tyres
• Limited-slip differential (LSD) front and rear
• Tyres 26.5 R25 L2, L3, L5

Hydraulic System
• 3-spool main control valve
• EPC fingertip control, three levers
• EPC 1-lever (Multi-function lever) with sliding
• proportional control for attachments
• Biodegradable oil for hydraulic system

• Heated, high back air suspension seats with pneumatically adjustable lumbar support, console mounted height adjustable arm rests
• 3-point seat belt
• Sun roller blind
• Komatsu short lever steering (K-SLS)
• DAB+ digital radio w. auxiliary input (MP3 jack)

Lighting System
• Additional lights front and rear
• LED working lights
• Xenon working lights

Service and Maintenance
• Filling tool for central lubrication system
• Turbo II air pre-cleaner, cyclone type

Safety Equipment
• Front screen protective grid
• Fire extinguisher
• Beacon light
• Roof rail
• Rear view mirror, heated and remote control
• Optical back-up alarm (strobe light)

• High-lift equipment
• Hydraulic quick-coupler
• Universal buckets
• Earthmoving buckets
• Stock pile buckets
• High-dump buckets
• Fork carrier and tines
• Waste handling buckets
• Light material buckets

Other Equipment
• Special custom colour
• Add. counterweight 400 kg (A15)
• Heavy counterweight 980 kg (A23)
• StVZO counterweight (A06)
• Weighing system RDS Loadmaster alpha100
• Anti-corrosion specification
• Waste-handler specification
• Cold area kit (engine and cab pre-heating)

Other equipment available on request

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