Construction Equipment Asia

Large Crawler ExcavatorsEC550E

  • 52,400 - 55,800 kg
  • 320 kW
  • 2.4 - 4.2

The EC550E provides the levels of durability and performance more commonly expected from a 60/65-tonne machine, making it the perfect choice for... Read more

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Big on profitability

The EC550E provides the levels of durability and performance more commonly expected from a 60/65-tonne machine, making it the perfect choice for heavy-duty digging, mass excavation and large site preparation. Boasting a 40% increase in productivity and 25% improvement in fuel efficiency – this machine raises the bar for what a 55-tonne machine can achieve.


Here are the key specifications for this product model. Want more details? Download the brochure or contact us.

Operating weight 52,400 - 55,800 kg
Gross power 320 kW engine speed 1,600 rpm
Bucket capacity 2.4 - 4.2
Lifting capacity, along undercarriage 21,670 kg reach / height 6 / 1.5 m
Max. digging reach 11,450 mm
Max. digging depth 6,870 mm
Breakout force, SAE J1179 (Normal) 251 kN
Breakout force, SAE J1179 (Boost) 269 kN
Tear out force, SAE J1179 (Normal) 258 kN
Tear out force, SAE J1179 (Boost) 277 kN
Overall width feet inches 3,900 mm
Tail swing radius 3,880 mm

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40% higher productivity

Boost productivity by up to 40% in the Volvo EC550E, available with a range of optimum-sized buckets designed for use in abrasive conditions.

25% higher fuel efficiency

Take fuel efficiency to new levels in the EC550E. The next generation electro-hydraulic system with Independent Metering Valve Technology​ produces up to a 25% improvement in fuel efficiency.

Ultimate control

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.

For your comfort and safety

Whether working inside or on the machine you can be sure that the highest levels of safety have been considered in every design detail of the EC550E.

Uptime you can count on

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.

Only with Volvo attachments do you get what you wanted when you bought a Volvo in the first place – maximum productivity and uptime. Volvo develops and offers a wide range of attachments which brings you unmatched flexibility and versatility, making it easy for you to develop job opportunities and to get the job done with increased productivity. Displayed attachments may not be available in all markets. Consult your dealer for specific availability.