The Komatsu 830E is an 220-230 tonne ultra class dump truck used in open pit mining designed and built in Peoria, Illinois, USA by the Komatsu America Corporation, whose parent company is the Japanese held company Komatsu Ltd..[1] [2] The Haulpak 830E was originally built by Dresser Industries before they joined in a Joint venture with Komatsu in 1988. Dresser having earlier taken over the WABCO mining truck business, from Westinghouse in 1984.[3]

The Komatsu 830E is notable for the rated capacity of 240-255 US Tons (220-230 tonnes).[1] While large, the 830E's capacity is just under two-thirds the capacity of its two largest competitors, the Liebherr T 282B and Caterpillar 797B.

Komatsu 830E specifications[1][2]
body capacity 231,000 Kg, 255 US tons
transmission type diesel-electric
power 1761 kilowatts, 2360 horsepower
unladen Weight 140-160t
heaped Capacity 147m3
loading Height 6.71m
dump Angle 45o
engine model Komatsu SDA16V160
engine displacement 60 litres
number of cylinders 16
Transmission type Diesel electric Drive; 4x2
Maximum speed 48.8 km/h
Gradeability 20%
Weight distribution, Dimensions, etc
Operating Weight 385,852 kg
Length 14.15m
Width 7.29m (at ground level)
Height 6.88m
Turning circle 28.4m
Tyres F/R 40.00R57

The Diavik Diamond Mine in Canada's Northwest Territories has a fleet of eleven 830E trucks (as featured on Ice road truckers).[4]

See alsoEdit


Komatsu (Australia) 830E spec

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