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About the ZX490-7

You can count on the highest quality, guaranteed maximum uptime and reduced total cost of ownership with the new Hitachi ZX490-7 large excavator. Fitted with the same size engine as larger Zaxis-7 excavators, it is capable of a higher workload than the previous model.
Hitachi ZX490-7 large excavator in quarry
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Discover the benefits

  • Up to 11% reduced fuel consumption compared to previous models.
  • Enhanced efficiency due to Hitachi’s industry-leading hydraulic system, HIOS V.
  • Higher productivity thanks to improved front speed and increased engine output.
  • Reduced noise and low vibration levels in the cab provide a more comfortable working environment.
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Specifications for the ZX490-7 Excavator

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  • Engine & hydraulic system
    Engine model
    Isuzu 6WG1
    Engine emissions
    EU Stage V
    Engine type
    4-cycle water-cooled, common rail direct injection
    Variable geometry turbocharged, intercooled, cooled EGR
    DOC, CSF and SCR system
    No. of cylinders
    Piston displacement
    15.681 L
    Rated power ISO 14396
    296 kW at 1 800 min-1
    Maximum torque
    2 050 Nm at 1 300 min-1
    Main pumps
    2 variable displacement axial piston pumps
    Maximum oil flow
    2 x 385 L/min
    Pilot pump
    1 gear pump
    Maxium oil flow pilot pump
    30 L/min
  • Bucket and arm digging force
    Bucket digging force ISO
    300 / 302 kN
    Arm crowd force ISO
    225 / 265 / 304 kN
  • Operating weight and ground pressure
    Shoe type
    double / triple grouser
    Shoe width
    600 / 750 / 900 mm
    Arm length
    2.5 / 2.9 / 3.4 m
    Operating weight
    50 400 - 52 200 kg
    Ground pressure
    59 - 86 kPA
  • Working ranges
    Arm length
    2.5 - 3.4 m
    Max. digging reach
    10 460 - 11 990 mm
    Max. digging depth
    5 790 - 7 700 mm
    Max. dumping height
    7 320 - 7 720 mm
  • Dimensions
    Undercarriage length
    5 330 mm
    Undercarriage width
    3 020 - 3 820 mm
    Overall width of upperstructure
    3 480 mm
    Overall height of cab
    3 520 mm
    Overall width
    3 840 mm
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Attachments enhance the versatility of your ZX490-7

  • Durable hydraulic breakers, buckets and ground engaging tools will increase your profit by maximising productivity and uptime.
  • Choose from a wide range of Hitachi buckets to suit the application. Quick coupler connections are also available.
  • Hitachi-approved breakers are easy to maintain, user-friendly, and high-quality materials ensure a long lifetime.
  • Hitachi ground engaging tools (GET) fit precisely to your attachments, and are quick and safe to install and replace.
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Try before you buy with Hitachi Premium Rental

You can rent a wide range of Hitachi excavators and wheel loaders direct from Hitachi via our dealer network. Hitachi Premium Rental machines can be hired by the month and for periods up to one year. This gives you the high levels of reliability, quality and service you would expect from Hitachi, and greater flexibility to meet the varying demands of your business.

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For more information on the new Zaxis-7 excavators, the Hitachi Premium Rental programme, or to discuss your needs in more detail, please fill out the form below. One of our specialists will contact you within a couple of days of your enquiry.

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