Komatsu D575A is a large bulldozer specifically designed for heavy-duty applications such as mining and large-scale earthmoving projects. Komatsu D575A has been considered the world’s largest bulldozer for many years. This situation remains current. A larger bulldozer has not been produced yet.
Komatsu D575A You have to be around it to appreciate its size. Or if a car or an object whose dimensions you know are taken in the same picture, then you can understand it very clearly. Its giant bucket can push soil as big as a mini mountain while in motion. As we talk about the features of this huge bulldozer in the rest of our article, you will better understand why it is so exaggerated. So, how about getting to know this giant bulldozer better by taking a closer look at its basic and important features?
Important key features of Komatsu D575A
Horsepower, the Komatsu D575A massive Bulldozer is powered by a high output Komatsu SDA16V160E-2 engine delivering 1150 HP (862 kW) of net horsepower.
Operating Weight, The base operating weight of the Giant Bulldozer is approximately 153 tons.
Blade Capacity, The bulldozer’s blade capacity is 69 cubic yards (90 cubic meters) and offers excellent material handling capacity.
Blade Design, The bulldozer features a semi-u-bevel blade design that allows for efficient distribution and spreading of materials.
Undercarriage, Komatsu D575A is equipped with a robust undercarriage system that includes durable track chains, rollers and sprockets, ensuring high durability and long life.
Operator Comfort, The cab is designed to provide the operator with a comfortable and ergonomic working environment with improved visibility, low noise levels and advanced controls.
Specific information of Komatsu D575A
Length: The length of this huge bulldozer is 10.6 meters. (34’9″)
Width: 4.87 meters (16′)
Height: 4.03 meters (13’3″)
Ground Clearance: 896 mm (35.3 inches)
Fuel Capacity: 4,000 liters (1,056 gallons)
Maximum Speed: 9.4 km/h (5.8 mph)
Blade Width: 7.3 meters (24′)
Blade Height: 1.98 meters (6’6″)
Operating Voltage: 24 VDC
As a result, to move such a gigantic bulldozer, engines of the same size, that is, power, are required. In this sense, this machine’s giant engine and many other features can only be efficient if they are listed in a chain. The fuel consumed by the engine that moves such a large bulldozer should not be underestimated.