Crawler excavators


Operating weight
53,740 - 58,000 kg
Gross power
340 kW
Bucket capacity
2.4 - 4.2 m³

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The EC550E provides the levels of durability and performance more commonly expected from a 60-tonne machine, making it the perfect choice for heavy-duty digging, mass excavation and large site preparation. Boasting superb operator comfort, outstanding levels of uptime, new generation electro-hydraulics, a 20% increase in productivity and 25% improvement in fuel efficiency – this machine raises the bar for what a 50-tonne machine can achieve.

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Far ahead of the competition

Highlights of the Volvo EC550E

Introducing the EC550E, a true 50-tonne machine and a new size class excavator for Volvo. Outstanding levels of power and productivity make this crawler excavator the perfect partner for heavy-duty digging, mass excavation and large site preparation.

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1 . Less cost, more profit

Reduce costs and boost profits in the EC550E. Features including new electro-hydraulic system with Independent Metering Valve Technology, Volvo attachments and operator training all contribute towards the unrivalled levels of efficiency delivered by this 50-tonne crawler excavator.

2 . Ultimate control

Welcome to the ultimate in operator control and convenience. The revolutionary new generation electro-hydraulics with Independent Metering Valve Technology enable a range of intelligent functions which take the operator experience to new levels, including creep mode, motion priority functions, reduced bouncing and optional Comfort Drive Control.

3 . For your comfort and safety

Whether working inside or on the machine, features such as unrivalled visibility and 3-point right-hand side access mean you can be sure that the highest levels of safety have been considered in every design detail of the EC550E.

4 . Work harder for longer

Reduced maintenance requirements, durable design and outstanding reliability means you can count on the EC550E to deliver optimum results – shift after shift, day after day.

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