Don’t let their name fool you. KOBELCO conventional excavators are anything but. With high-quality construction and low-cost maintenance, they’re as cost-effective as they are dependable.

SK500LC-10 ME

  • Engine Power - 257 kW (345 hp)
  • Operating Weight - 52,700 kg (116,184 lbs)

KOBELCO Mass Excavators have an upgraded boom and arm capable of handling extra-large buckets and fast cycle times. The SK500LC-10 ME has a heaped bucket capacity of 3.40 cubic meters. And you don’t have to sacrifice any of the bells and whistles. You’ll find all of our standard features, including independent travel, no time limit power boost, swing flashers and premier operator comforts.

Overall Length39' 6" (12,060 mm)
Overall Height (to top of boom)14' 2" (4,330 mm)
Overall Width11' 11" (3,650 mm)
Ground Clearance of Rear End4' 1" (1,260 mm)
Ground Clearance20.07" (510 mm)
Tail Swing Radius12' 8" (3,880 mm)
Distance From Center of Swing To Rear End12' 8" (3,880 mm)
Tumbler Distance14' 5" (4,400 mm)
Track Gauge9' (2,750 mm)
Shoe Width1' 11" (600 mm)
Overall Width of Upperstructure9' 9" (2,980 mm)


Travel Speed3.3 mph (5.4 kph) / 2.1 mph (3.4 kph)
Drawbar Pulling Force93,295.6 lbf (415 kN)


Operating Weight116,183.4 lbs (52,700 kg)


ModelHino P11C-UP
Power Output 344.6 hp (257 kW)
Max. Torque1032.5 lbf (1400 Nm)
Displacement641.9 in³ (10.52 ltr)
Fuel Tank168.5 gallons (US) (638 ltr)


Pump 2 Variable axial piston + Gear
Max. Digging Reach36' 10" (11,250 mm)
Max. Digging Reach At Ground Level36' 1" (11,010 mm)
Max. Digging Depth22' 4" (6,820 mm)
Max. Digging Height36' 6" (11,150 mm)
Max. Dumping Clearance23' 6" (7,180 mm)
Max. Vertical Wall Digging Depth20' (6,110 mm)
Min. Swing Radius16' 3" (4,960 mm)
Digging Depth For 8 Feet Flat Bottom21' 10" (6,660 mm)
Bucket Digging Force69,241.1 lbf (308 kN)
Arm Crowding Force58,675.1 lbf (261 kN)