One for Bauma 2016, the new EC60E crawler
excavator launched by
Equipment North America
is built to perform
on any jobsite — from confined spaces to
major construction projects.
Equipped with a Volvo Tier 4 final engine and
adjustable hydraulic flow, the machine offers
a 10% increase in swing force and lifting ca-
pacity, as well as a 20% increase in power —
all while boasting an 8% improvement in fuel
efficiency as compared to the prior series
With a compact design, heavy-duty
arm and offset boom, this versatile
and powerful excavator is suitable for
“The EC60E fits in a unique size class that
balances a compact footprint with impressive
power and spacious operator environment.
The machine’s exceptional lifting capacity,
coupled with its fuel-saving features and rede-
signed cab make it a powerful and efficient
choice for any job.”
said John Comrie, utility product manager at Volvo
The auxiliary hydraulic flows, electric dozer blade and
boom offset speed can be adjusted by the operator and
tailored to three different work response modes —
‘Active’, ‘Normal’ or ‘Soft’ — to suit the operator’s work
style and deliver the proper power for the task at hand.
The redesigned, proportional joystick provides better
grip and further increases ease of control.
Covered for life
The swing frame, the boom and the arm ends are all
made of cast iron, providing excellent stress distribution.
Hardened pins and bushings are designed to keep tight
pivot tolerances for minimum wear.
These robust design features ensure the machine is
ready to work year after year — backed by the Volvo
Lifetime Frame and Structure Warranty.
The boom, arm and frame of the EC60E are fully
covered under the warranty, ensuring Volvo or an au-
thorized dealer will repair or
arm and frame
necessary during the
period of initial own-
ership or for the full
life of the equipment
—whichever is less.
Comfort and convenience
The EC60E features a new-generation Volvo cab that is
10% more spacious. The updated cab design allows for
more seat travel or seat recline, giving the operator more
freedom of movement.
Updated features, including a phone tray, two power
sockets, cup holder and three general storage spaces,
make the Volvo cab a more convenient working envi-
ronment than ever before.
The cab’s air conditioning is 10% more efficient com-
pared to previous models, with six adjustable vents that
allow for better airflow throughout the cab.
The high-capacity cooling system is driven by 43.3 kW
of power, allowing the EC60E to work in extreme
All-around visibility is improved by introducing thin-
ner pillars and a larger glazed area with bigger wiper
blades. The rear-view camera offers a clear view of the
jobsite on the interior 7-inch colour LCD display, ensuring
there are no blind spots even in the most confined work-
For easy, intuitive operation, the keypad groups to-
gether all controls with the LCD monitor on the right-
The screen displays all machine information, allowing
easy access to machine functions. The hot keys allow
the operator to directly access pre-set functions for
The EC60E comes standard with Volvo CareTrack
telematics and Volvo MATRIS (Machine Tracking
Information System) software.