The R 980 SME is a quarrying excavator which features the modified undercarriage of the next model up in the crawler excavator range, the R 9100 mining excavator. A heavy counterweight allows a larger bucket and special attachments to achieve higher ripping and breakout forces.
R 980 SME Litronic
|Operating weight||95,900 – 101,200 kg|
|Engine output (ISO 9249)||420 kW / 571 HP|
|Backhoe bucket capacity||5.20 – 6.80 m³|
|Operating weight||211,420 – 223,110 lb|
|Engine output (ISO 9249)||420 kW / 571 hp|
|Backhoe bucket capacity||6.80 – 8.90 yd³|