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GROSS HORSEPOWER

232 kW 311 HP
NET HORSEPOWER
222 kW 298 HP
STANDARD EQUIPMENT FOR BASE MACHINE
MAXIMUM GVW
ENGINE: LIGHTING SYSTEM: OTHER:
● Alternator, 50A/24V ● Back-up light ● Alarm, backup 47680 kg 105,120 lb
● Batteries, 2 x 12V/136Ah ● Hazard lights ● Anti-slip material on fenders
● Engine, Komatsu SAA6D125E-5
● Exhaust muffler
● Starting motor, 1 x 7.5 kW
● Headlights with dimmer switch
● Indicator, stop and tail lights

GUARD AND COVERS:


● Automatic supplementary steering
● Centralized greasing
● Coolant temperature alarm and light
● Electric circuit breaker, 24V
HM250-2
CAB: ● Engine underguard ● Hand rails for platform
● Air conditioner ● Exhaust muffler thermal guard ● Horn, electric
● Ashtray ● Fire prevention covers ● Ladders, left and right hand side
● Cigarette lighter ● Propeller shaft guards, front and rear ● Limited slip differentials in all axles HM
● Cup holder
● Electronic maintenance
display/monitoring system
● Transmission underguard

BODY:
● Mud guards
● Protective grille for rear window
● Rearview mirrors
250
● Heated rear window ● Electronic hoist control system ● Side marker
● Operator seat, reclining, air suspension ● Steering joint locking assembly

ARTICULATED DUMP TRUCK


type with retractable 78 mm 3" width seat TIRES: ● Under view mirrors
belt ● 23.5 R25
● Passenger seat with retractable seatbelt
● Power window (L.H)
● Space for lunch box
● Steering wheel, tilt and telescopic
● Sun visor, front window
● Tiltable ROPS cab with FOPS, sound
suppression type
● Two doors, left and right

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

CAB: LIGHTING SYSTEM: OTHER:


● Power window (R.H) ● Back work lights, left and right side ● Alternator, 75A/24V
● Radio, AM/FM ● Fog lights ● Automatic Retarder with Acceleration
● Radio, AM/FM with cassette ● Yellow beacon Control (ARAC)
● Dump counter
BODY: TIRES: ● Fire extinguisher
● Body exhaust heating kit ● 30/65 R25 (750/65 R25) ● Gas charge tool
● Body liner ● KOMTRAX
● Tail gate, wire type, overall width ● Rear view camera and monitor
2998 mm 9'10" ● Spare parts for first service
● Upper side extension, 200 mm 8" ● Tool kit
● Vandalism protection

Standard equipment may vary for each country, and this specification sheet may contain attachments and optional equipment
that are not available in your area. Please consult your Komatsu distributor for detailed information.
www.Komatsu.com Printed in Japan 200902 IP.AD(10)

Photo may include optional equipment.

CEN00347-00 Materials and specifications are subject to change without notice.


is a trademark of Komatsu Ltd. Japan.
HM250-2 A R T I C U L AT E D D U M P T R U C K ARTICULATED DUMP TRUCK
HM250-2

WALK-AROUND GROSS HORSEPOWER


232 kW 311 HP @ 2000 rpm

NET HORSEPOWER
The HM250-2 with ecot3 engine, is EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage 3A emission certified, Komatsu Designed, Electronically Controlled 222 kW 298 HP @ 2000 rpm
offers all around maximum productivity with faster travel speed and many features Transmission for a Comfortable Ride
● F6-R2 counter-shaft type transmission with K-ATOMiCS MAXIMUM GVW
that enhance efficiency, while reducing maintenance costs. From rough terrain (Komatsu Advanced Transmission with Optimum Modulation 47680 kg 105,120 lb
construction sites to landfills - the HM250-2 has the competitive edge. Control System)
● Transmission shift hold button optimizes the operator control.
See page 4.

Wide, Spacious Cab with Tiltable Cab Easy-to-Load Body


Excellent Visibility The cab can be tilted rearward to ● Heaped capacity 14.7 m3 19.2 yd3
● The wide cab offers a comfortable operator provide easy service. ● Low loading height 2670 mm 8'9"
and passenger environment See page 9. ● High strength body constructed of thick wear-
● Viscous mounts support the cab while resistant steel having 400 Brinell hardness
absorbing vibrations and noise See page 5.
● Low-noise cab through improved sealing
with integrated floor
Interior noise level 76 dB(A)
● Additional front under view mirrors
provide superior visibility
● Air suspension seat is standard
● Power window (L.H) for operator’s
convenience
See page 6.

High Performance and


Environment-friendly Hydro-pneumatic Suspension
SAA6D125E-5 ecot3 Engine for all Terrains
● Gross horsepower 232 kW 311 HP The hydro-pneumatic suspension in both
● North American EPA Tier 3 and front and rear suspensions assures a
EU Stage 3A emission certified comfortable ride even over rough terrain.
● Engine power mode selection system See page 7.
realizes both greater productivity and
improved fuel economy
● Higher engine output and torque improve
productivity Maintenance-free Oscillating Hitch
See page 4. with Tapered Roller Bearings
means lower operating costs by
Photo may include optional equipment. eliminating the need to lubricate the hitch.
See page 9.
Fully Hydraulic Articulated Steering
● Light and easy operation
● Minimum turning radius 7.96 m 26'1"
● Tilt and telescoping steering column Komatsu's Unique Trailing Arm Differential Locks for Excellent High Capacity, Reliable, Continuously
See page 5. Suspension Traction in Rough Terrain Cooled, Wet Type Multiple-disc Brakes and
Komatsu's unique trailing arm suspension employed The oil-cooled multiple-disc interaxle lock can Retarder
for the front wheels reduces shocks to provide be turned on and off during travel. In addition, ● Fully hydraulic controlled wet multiple-disc brake
excellent ride quality. the limited slip differentials prevent the tires ● Retarder absorbing capacity (continuous descent)
(Optional)
See page 7. on either side from slipping on soft ground for 296 kW 397 HP
KOMTRAX equipped machines can send location, SMR and operation maps
to a secure website utilizing wireless technology Machines also relay error maximum traction. See page 5.
codes, cautions maintenance items, fuel levels and much more. See page 4.
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HM250-2
HM250-2 A R T I C U L AT E D D U M P T R U C K ARTICULATED DUMP TRUCK ARTICULATED DUMP TRUCK

PRODUCTIVITY FEATURES Hydro-Pneumatic Trailing Arm Suspension


Hydro-pneumatic suspension with proven performance in
larger articulated and rigid trucks is tailored for use in the
The combination of high horse power, high travel speeds and an efficient engine HM250. The front axle hydro-pneumatic suspension
employs a "De Dion" type design. The suspension is a
with low emissions delivers maximum productivity at cost.
trailing arm design which allows the truck to ride smoothly
over bumps. The rear-axles are mounted on a dynamic
Komatsu Technology Komatsu Designed Electronically Controlled equalizer structure equipped with hydro-pneumatic
Countershaft Transmission suspension. The entire vehicle’s hydro-pneumatic
The Komatsu designed Electronically Controlled Transmission suspension delivers a comfortable ride and maximizes
with K-ATOMiCS has been a success in Komatsu's rigid dump productivity. Large Capacity Body and Box Section Frame
trucks. The electronic clutch modulation system ensures proper Structure
clutch pressure when the clutch is engaged. The total control The 14.7 m3 19.2yd3 heaped capacity body is among the
system controls both the engine and transmission by monitoring largest in its class. The low loading height of 2670 mm 8'9"
the vehicle conditions. This high technology system assures enables easy loading. The body is built of high strength
smooth shifts without shock and maximizes power train life. wear-resistant steel with a Brinell hardness of 400, and the
body shape provides excellent load stability and retains the
load. Rugged enough for the toughest jobs, the HM250’s
Komatsu’s new "ecot3" engines are designed to deliver frame is designed using a rigid box structure with
optimum performance under the toughest of conditions, connecting torque tubes made of high strength low alloy
while meeting the latest environmental regulations. This steel.
engine is Tier 3 EPA, EU Stage 3A and Japan emissions
certified. "ecot3" - ecology and economy combined with Articulated Steering
Komatsu technology to create a high performance engine Fully hydraulic articulated steering offers low-effort
without sacrificing power or productivity. operating performance and maneuverability. A minimum
turning radius of only 7.96 m 26’1” provides ability
High Performance SAA6D125E-5 Komatsu Engine to work in tight areas.
The Komatsu engine delivers faster acceleration and higher
travel speeds with high horsepower per ton. Advanced
technology, such as Common Rail Injection system (CRI),
air-to-air aftercooler, and an efficient turbo-charger enables
the engine to be North American EPA Tier 3 and EU stage
3A emission certified. High torque at low speed, impressive 7.96 m 26'1"
acceleration, and low fuel consumption ensures maximum
productivity. 4.01 m 13'2"

Engine Power Mode Selection System


The system allows selection of the appropriate mode
between two modes <Power mode > or <Economy mode>
according to each working condition. The mode is easily
Komatsu Designed Differential Locking Systems Hydraulically Controlled Wet Multiple-Disc Brakes
selected with a switch in the operator’s cab.
The full-time six-wheel drive system reduces slippage. and Retarder
Power mode
A wet multiple-disk interaxle clutch also locks the three axles Wet multiple-disc brakes with proven performance in larger
Great productivity can be attained by taking full advantage
in unison for greater traction. articulated and rigid trucks are tailored for use in the HM250.
of high output power. It is appropriate for job sites where the
The interaxle lock can be The large-capacity, continuously cooled,wet-multiple disc
truck meets high resistance.
switched on and off while the brakes also function as a highly responsive retarder which
Economy mode truck is travelling, thereby gives the operator greater confidence at higher speeds
Engine speeds for the maximum horsepower output and the boosting productivity. when travelling downhill.
downshift and upshift speeds are set to a lower level. This In addition, limited slip Retarder Absorbing Capacity (continuous descent):
mode is selected for maximum economy and lighter work differentials prevent the tires on 296 kW 397 HP
applications. either side from slipping on soft
ground.

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HM250-2

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT Easy-to-See Instrument Panel Electric Body Dump Control Lever
The instrument panel makes it easy to monitor critical The low effort lever makes dumping easy. A positioning
machine functions. In addition, a caution light warns the sensor is installed for dump body control witch significantly
Komatsu has developed a state-of-the-art, wide comfortable cab. The low level of
operator of any problems that may occur. This Komatsu reduces the shock made by the lowering of the dump body.
vibration and noise ensure maximum productivity from the operator. on-board monitoring system makes the machine very friendly
and easy to service.
Low-noise Designed Cab Air Suspension Seat is Standard
Integrated cab and floor provide airtight cab. Engine room is The air suspension, fabric-covered seat which is adjustable
also sealed. The low noise and sound insulated muffler to the operator’s weight is provided as standard. The air
/exhaust pipe contribute to reducing sound levels. suspension seat dampens vibrations transmitted from the
All these together offer a quiet and comfortable operator machine and reduces operator fatigue as well as holding the
environment. operator securely to assure confident operation.
Steering Wheel and Pedals
Wide, Spacious Cab with Excellent Visibility
Low effort pedals reduce operator fatigue when working
The wide cab provides a comfortable space for the operator
Komatsu's Unique Trailing Arm Suspension continuously for long periods. The tiltable, telescoping steering
and a full size buddy seat. Large electrically operated window
Komatsu's unique trailing arm suspension (with hydro- column enables operators to maintain the optimum driving
and the operator’s seat positioned to the left side ensures
pneumatic suspension) employed for the front wheels allows position at all times.
superior visibility.
the truck to ride smoothly and reduces pitching of the
Hydro-pneumatic Suspension for all Terrains
Ergonomically Designed Cab machine to provide excellent ride quality.
The hydro-pneumatic front and rear suspension assures a
The ergonomically designed operator’s compartment makes
comfortable ride even over rough terrain and ensures
it very easy and comfortable for the operator to use
maximum productivity and operator confidence.
all the controls. The result is more confident operation
by operators and greater productivity. Viscous Cab Mounts
The front under view mirrors are increased to three from one, Viscous mounts reduce the noise transmitted to the cab and
and the rear view mirrors increased to four from two. achieve a quiet noise level (76 dB(A)).
Electric heated rear window facilitates defrosting.

Trailing Arm

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HM250-2

GENERAL FEATURES EASY MAINTENANCE


Built-in ROPS /FOPS Cab Rear Frame Inclination Sensor The HM250-2 has been designed to keep service time down and productivity up by
These strucures conform to ISO 3471 and SAE J1040- When the body is not seated in position, if the rear frame reduced number of grease points, easy access to filters, and longer intervals between
1988C standards. rolls to the right or left exceeding the stability limit, the alarm
buzzer sounds and the caution lamp lights up to warn the
oil changes.
operator.
Tiltable Cab Fewer Grease Points
The cab can be tilted rearward 32 degrees to provide easy The number of grease points are minimized by using
maintenance/service for the engine and transmission. maintenance-free rubber bushings.
Note: An external hydraulic pump (optional) is required to tilt
the cab or a service crane can be used after easily
removing only eight bolts.

Laminated Glass
Tilt caution lamp
Laminated glass is used for the front windshield of the cab.
Supplementary Steering and Secondary Brakes Under-view Mirror & Side Under-mirror  

Supplementary steering and secondary brakes are standard The machine is equipped with 3 under-view mirrors on the
features. front side and a side under mirror.
Maintenance-free oscillating hitch with tapered roller
Steering: ISO 5010-1992, SAE J1511
bearings means lower operating costs by eliminating the
Brakes: ISO 3450-1996, SAE J1473 need to lubricate the hitch.
Independent 3 Brake Systems
Oil seal Taper roller bearing
Each of the front, rear and parking brake systems has its Extended Service Intervals
own hydraulic control line and an accumulator.
In order to minimize operating costs, service intervals
have been extended:
● Engine oil 500 hours
● Transmission oil 1000 hours
● Engine oil filter 500 hours
● Transmission oil filters 1000 hours
Guards
The following guards are provided as standard: Remote Centralized Greasing
● Protective grille for rear window Many groups of concentrated grease fittings are located at
● Engine underguard places where remote greasing can be performed at ground Hitch Frame
● Heavy duty transmission underguard
level.
● Propeller shaft guards
● Exhaust thermal guard Centralized Arrangement of Filters
● Body heating covers (optional) Various filters are collectively arranged to facilitate daily
checks.

Heating Covers

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HM250-2

SPECIFICATIONS DIMENSIONS

ENGINE MAIN FRAME

Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Komatsu SAA6D125E-5 Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Articulated type, box-sectioned


Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Water-cooled, 4-cycle construction on front and rear
Aspiration . . . . . . . . . . . . . Turbo-charged, after-cooled, cooled EGR Connected by strong torque tubes

2685 mm 8'10"
2900 mm 9'6"
Number of cylinders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Bore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 mm 4.92"
Stroke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150 mm 5.91"
Piston displacement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.04 ltr. 674 in3 BODY
Horsepower
SAE J1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gross 232 kW 311 HP Capacity:
ISO 9249 / SAE J1349 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Net 222 kW 298 HP Struck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.1 m3 14.5 yd3
Rated rpm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 rpm Heaped (2:1, SAE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.7 m3 19.2 yd3
Payload . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.0 metric tons 26.5 U.S. tons

45°
Fan drive type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mechanical

401
Fuel system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Direct injection Material . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 kg/mm2 184,925 psi
high tensile strength steel

0m
Governor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Electronically controlled
Lubrication system Material thickness:

m1
Method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gear pump, force-lubrication Bottom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 mm 0.55"

3'2
Filter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Full-flow type Front. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 mm 0.31" 796
0m

"
Sides . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 mm 0.47" m2

6185 mm 20'4"
Air cleaner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dry type with double elements and 1600 mm 5'3" 6'1"
precleaner (cyclonpack type), plus dust indicator Target area 4975 mm 16'4"
(inside length x width) . . . . . . . 4975 mm x 2685 mm 16'4" x 8'10"
Heating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exhaust heating (option)

°
70
3500 mm 11'6"
TRANSMISSION
Torque converter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-elements, 1-stage, 2-phase HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

2670 mm 8'9"
Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Full-automatic, counter-shaft type
Speed range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 speeds forward and 2 reverse Hoist cylinder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Twin, 1-stage type
Lockup clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wet, single-disk clutch Relief pressure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.6 MPa 210 kg/cm2 2,990 psi
Forward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Torque converter drive in 1st gear, Hoist time. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 sec
direct drive in 1st lockup and all higher gears

24°

500 mm
Reverse. . . . . . . . . Torque converter drive and direct drive in all gear

640 mm 2'1"
Shift control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Electronic shift control with automatic

1'8"
CAB
clutch modulation in all gear 2280 mm 7'6" 1200 mm 3'11" 443 mm 1'5"
Maximum travel speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57.6 km/h 35.8 mph Dimensions comply with ISO 3471 ROPS (Roll-Over Protective 2900 mm 9'6" 2725 mm 8'11" 4100 mm 13'5" 1710 mm 1525 mm
Structure) standards 10060 mm 33'0" 5'7" 5'0"

AXLES
Full time all wheel drive with limited slip differential in all axles. WEIGHT (APPROXIMATE)
Final drive type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Planetary gear
Ratios: Empty weight. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23,600 kg 52,030 lb
Differential . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.154 Gross vehicle weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47,680 kg 105,120 lb
Planetary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.667 Weight distribution:
Empty: Front axle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57.6% TRAVEL PERFORMANCE BRAKE PERFORMANCE
Center axle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22.8%
Rear axle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.6% GRADE DISTANCE : CONTINUOUS DESCENT
Loaded: Front axle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32.3% GROSS WEIGHT
SUSPENSION SYSTEM x103 lb x103 kg
GROSS WEIGHT 0 50 100 150 200 x103 lb
50
Center axle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35.4% 100
50 60 70 80 90
3
110 120 x10 lb 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90
3
100 x10 kg
40
Front . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hydro-pneumatic suspension Rear axle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32.3% 80 20 25 30 35 40 45
3
50 55 x10 kg EMPTY LOADED -50 -45
Rear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Combined hydro-pneumatic 60
30
EMPTY LOADED -40

TOTAL RESISTANCE (GRADE + ROLLING) (%)


F1
and rubber suspension system

TOTAL RESISTANCE (GRADE + ROLLING) (%)


45.0
20 40.0
40 35.0 -35
30.0
30 25.0
TIRES 10 20.0 -30
STEERING SYSTEM 20 9
8
F2

RIMPULL
15.0
Standard tire. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23.5 R25 7
F3
14.0
13.0 -25
6
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Articulated type, fully hydraulic power steering 5
12.0
11.0
10.0
with two double-acting cylinders 10
4
F4 9.0
8.0
-20
Supplementary steering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Automatically actuated, 3
7.0 F1
6.0
electrically powered SERVICE REFILL CAPACITIES 5 F5
5.0
-15
Minimum turning radius, wall to wall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.96 m 26'1" 2 F6 4.0
4
Articulation angle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45° each direction Fuel tank. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 384 ltr. 101.5 U.S. Gal F2
3.0
Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 ltr. 9.8 U.S. Gal 3 -10
F3
Torque converter, transmission and 2
1 2.0
F4
retarder cooling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77.5 ltr. 20.5 U.S. Gal F5
-5
BRAKES Differentials (total) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63.5 ltr. 16.8 U.S. Gal F6

Final drives (total) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 ltr. 6.3 U.S. Gal 0 0


0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 km/h
Service brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Full-hydraulic control, oil-cooled Hydraulic system. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 ltr. 31.7 U.S. Gal
0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 km/h
0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 MPH
multiple-disc type on front and center axles Suspension (total) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.4 ltr. 2.2 U.S. Gal
0 10 20 30 40 50 60 MPH
TRAVEL SPEED TRAVEL SPEED
Parking brake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spring applied, caliper disc type
Retarder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Front and center axle brakes act as retarder

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