Why Buy A Komatsu PC138 Machine

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When asking yourself the question, ‘Why Buy A Komatsu PC138 Machine?’, there is much to consider. 

If you’re not already familiar with the Komatsu brand, you will want to research it. You’ll want to know whether you should buy a Komatsu, as opposed to any other brands. You will also want to know about the PC138 machines compared to other machine sizes available. 

Here we will provide various information, in order to help you make a well executed decision.


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Komatsu was founded in 1921 and has flourished into a well respected digger manufacturer. Komatsu’s philosophy is that ‘Innovation is at the core of our DNA’, and that is quite clearly across the board, from country to country. 

Now one of the leading manufacturers in the world, Komatsu produce excellent quality construction and mining equipment. Komatsu produce excavators to the very highest standard, including forklift trucks and forest machines. As well as recycling machines and tunnelling machines. Competing against top brands such as JCB and Caterpillar; Komatsu are proud of their achievements. Komatsu is quite probably the best in terms of excellent quality machines and outstanding customer service. They are also a respected brand when it comes to machine warranty and after sales service. 


Most of the Komatsu PC138 machines available to purchase from International Plant Sales are the PC138 US-10. 

Engine Power – 72,6 kW / 97,3 HP @ 2.050 rpm 

Operating Weight – 13.700 – 14.870kg

Bucket Capacity – Max. 0,72 m³

If you’re looking to buy a Komatsu PC138US-10, you will have peace of mind knowing this machine is a hydraulic excavator. 

The Komatsu PC138US-10 has an ultra-short tail swing, which is great when the operator is confined to small areas. 


Komatsu are renowned for providing first class operator comfort. As such, the machine has a fully adjustable heated air suspension seat. A low noise design is also a great safety feature, as this ensures the operator can better hear other workers. In addition, the operators ears are also protected. The machine comes with low vibration levels and a large windscreen which also has a hi-res display monitor. 


Komatsu have taken environmental factors into consideration when designing this machine. The Komatsu PC138 US-10 comes with a low consumption EU stage IIIB/EPA Tier 4 interim engine. In addition, this fuel-saving engine also comes with hydraulic technology. This maximises power, fuel-efficiency and emission compliance. The machine also direct fuel-injection as an added feature. As well as air-to-air after cooling and cooled EGR (exhaust gas recirculation). 


The Komatsu PC138 US-10 is the ultimate machine for ensuring job site safety. If working in confined areas, then this is the perfect digger to choose. It is perfect for working on roads, bridges and in urban areas. Indeed it is also great for working in any confined space whereby the operator is limited with regards to work space. 

You would therefore be best suited to buy a Komatsu PC138 US-10, if you are working on smaller construction sites. 

If you wish to buy a Komatsu machine that is second hand, then the team at IPS will be more than happy to help. You will be looking at between £50,000 to £60,000 to buy a Komatsu PC138 US-10 used. 


Excellent. Simply choose one of our Komatsu PC138 machines. 

Then contact our team, via WhatsApp, Email or complete the Contact Form. 

One of our team members will be in touch straight away.

All information correct as of: 21st October 2019.

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