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 - 178 hp (133 kW)
  • Operating Weight - 59,300 lbs (26,900 kg)

The SK260LC-10 is one of our new Generation 10 machines that has increased power and better fuel economy you can see going right to your bottom line.

The KOBELCO SK260LC-10 is more durable than ever and able to withstand the rigors of the toughest job sites. The revolutionary technology improves fuel economy by up to 9% in ECO-mode and up to 10% in S-mode. That is real savings on operating expenses you can count.

The highly efficient hydraulic system can improve job productivity by up to 5% increased digging volume per hour. And, with power boost you can get up to 10% more power with maximum bucket digging force of up to 42,000 lbs. That translates to more productivity right from the start. Download the brochure to see all of the new features on this new Generation 10 machine.

Overall Height (to top of boom)10' 10" (3,300 mm)
Overall Width11' 5" (3,490 mm)
Ground Clearance of Rear End3' 7" (1,090 mm)
Ground Clearance18" (460 mm)
Tail Swing Radius10' 2" (3,100 mm)
Distance From Center of Swing To Rear End10' 1" (3,070 mm)
Tumbler Distance12' 8" (3,850 mm)
Track Gauge8' 6" (2,590 mm)
Shoe Width32 (800 mm)
Overall Width of Upperstructure10' 3" (3,120 mm)


Travel Speed3.7 mph (5.8 kph) / 2.2 mph (3.6 kph)
Drawbar Pulling Force55,100 lbf (245 kN)


Operating Weight59,300 lbs (26,900 kg)


ModelHino J05E UN-KSSD
Power Output 185 hp (138 kW)
178 hp (133 kW)
Max. Torque469 lbf (636 Nm)
Displacement312.6 in³ (5.123 ltr)
Fuel Tank106.5 gallons (US) (403 ltr)


Pump 2 Variable axial piston
Max. Digging Reach33' 10" (10,300 mm)
Max. Digging Reach At Ground Level33' 3" (10,140 mm)
Max. Digging Depth23' (7,000 mm)
Max. Digging Height32' 1" (9,790 mm)
Max. Dumping Clearance22' 7" (6,880 mm)
Max. Vertical Wall Digging Depth20' 2" (6,150 mm)
Min. Swing Radius12' 10" (3,910 mm)
Digging Depth For 8 Feet Flat Bottom22' 5" (6,820 mm)
Bucket Digging Force42,000 lbf (187 kN)
Arm Crowding Force30,100 lbf (134 kN)