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K008-3
Overview
Clean Running Kubota Engine-
Clean Running Kubota Engine

Powerful and dependable, the K008-3’s diesel engine delivers superior horsepower and performance. It offers low noise and vibration levels, exceptional fuel efficiency, and complies with the EPA’s 2008 Tier IV emissions regulations.

TPSS-
TPSS

TPSS is standard equipment, allowing the operator to select the most familiar operating control pattern, either ISO or SAE.

Handy Toolbox-
Handy Toolbox

To help you perform basic maintenance, the K008-3 comes complete with a toolbox conveniently located under the operator’s seat.

Straight Wall Trenching-

Equipped with a swing angle of up to 60 degrees, the K008-3 lets you dig a straight trench along any wall.

Coolant Temperature Gauge-

The new coolant temperature gauge helps prevent the engine from overheating by keeping you informed. Located close to the control levers, a warning lamp lights up when the coolant temperature rises to 115 degrees, and turns off when it falls to 108 degrees or below.

Improved Hose and Boom Cylinder Protection-

All the hydraulic hoses hidden with in the boom and dipper arm. With the boom mounted on top of the boom, the K008-3 increases service life by offering outstanding protection from damage.

Foldable ROPS-
Foldable ROPS

Rollover Protective Structure provides you with an extra measure of safety. It folds down to make easier transporting and storage of the excavator.

Protected Bucket Hoses-
Protected Bucket Hoses

By running inside the dipper arm, the bucket hoses are also well protected from damage.

Protected Auxiliary Hoses-
Protected Auxiliary Hoses

By routing its auxiliary hydraulic hoses through the boom, the K008-3 no longer requires lengthy hoses when connecting your implements. Furthermore, a shorter hose length greatly reduces the risk of snagging and causing damage.

Two Speed Travel-
Two Speed Travel

Need to make up time? Step on the K008-3’s hi-speed pedal, and you’ll maneuver around job sites faster than any other compact excavator in its class.

Two-Way Lever-
Two-Way Lever

Located within easy reach, it lets you switch between control of the blade or the adjustable track width.

Fast and Easy Maintenance-
Fast and Easy Maintenance

A full-open bonnet and new engine layout makes daily inspection and maintenance of essential components a snap. Both features now provide you with easy access to the radiator, battery, coolant, fuel filter, and dual-element air-cleaner.

Comfortable Operator's Seat-
Comfortable Operator's Seat

Well padded and contoured, you’ll truly appreciate the comfort of its operator’s seat, especially during long days of operation.

Swing Bracket Pin Bushings-
Swing Bracket Pin Bushings

To increase life of components, swing bracket pins have bushings.

Spacious Operator's Area-

You’ll find it more comfortable behind the operating levers of the K008-3. That’s because we’ve generously increased the space between the operating levers and the operator’s seat, and lengthened the floorboards.

Pedal-operated boom swing-
Pedal-operated boom swing

A convenient toe-heel pedal lets you easily operate both the boom swing and upper-house swivel at the same time.

Wider Working Range-

For maximum productivity, its digging/dumping heights, digging depths, and digging radius at ground level have all been increased.

Adjustable Width Track Frame-

To enable passage through narrow spaces such as doorways and gates, the adjustable width track frame can reduce the K008-3’s track width down to 2’4”(700 mm) by simply operating a single lever. Plus, changing the blade width is as easy as removing one pin by hand.

K008-3 - Blog