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.


  • Engine Power - 123 hp (92 kW)
  • Operating Weight - 39,500 lbs (17,900 kg)

The SK170LC-11 is one of the new Generation-11 machines KOBELCO has engineered to offer greater efficiency and productivity. This machine boasts a new Yanmar Tier IV Final compliant engine with output of 123 hp and a whopping 28,300 lbf of digging force and lift capacity of 9,640 lbs. It's nimble enough – and quiet enough – to work in spaces most conventional machines can't. A 10-inch display allows the operator to customize the information they need to get the job done safely. The technology lets you dial in the perfect balance of performance and fuel economy, turning fast cycle times into profit. Plus, premier operator comforts means its actually a pleasure to operate.

Overall Height (to top of boom)10' 2" (3,090 mm)
Overall Width8' 6" (2,590 mm)
Ground Clearance of Rear End3' 5" (1,050 mm)
Ground Clearance17.3" (440 mm)
Tail Swing Radius8' 4" (2,550 mm)
Distance From Center of Swing To Rear End8' 4" (2,550 mm)
Tumbler Distance10' 9" (3,280 mm)
Track Gauge6' 6" (1,990 mm)
Shoe Width23.6 (600 mm)
Overall Width of Upperstructure8' 6" (2,590 mm)


Travel Speed2.8 mph (4.5 kph) / 1.7 mph (2.7 kph)
Drawbar Pulling Force51,900 lbf (231 kN)


Operating Weight39,500 lbs (17,900 kg)


ModelYanmar 4TN107FHT
Power Output 134 hp (100 kW)
123 hp (92 kW)
Max. Torque444 lbf (602 Nm)
Displacement278.7 in³ (4.567 ltr)
Fuel Tank74 gallons (US) (280 ltr)


Number of Main Pumps 2
Max. Digging Reach31' 2" (9,490 mm)
Max. Digging Reach At Ground Level30' 7" (9,320 mm)
Max. Digging Depth21' 3" (6,490 mm)
Max. Digging Height32' 1" (9,770 mm)
Max. Dumping Clearance23' 4" (7,100 mm)
Max. Vertical Wall Digging Depth19' 6" (5,950 mm)
Min. Swing Radius9' (2,740 mm)
Digging Depth For 8 Feet Flat Bottom20' 1" (6,130 mm)
Bucket Digging Force28,300 lbf (126 kN)
Arm Crowding Force17,700 lbf (78.8 kN)