High power, Higher fuel efficiency.

Toughest Excavator

in its class

The Kobelco SK380XDLC delivers increased productivity with an even stronger attachment – the boom and arm that take the toughest beating are significantly reinforced. Further improved efficiency makes the SK380XDLC an irresistible choice for mining applications.

Features & Benefits

  • Newly developed XD (Xtra Durability) boom made of stronger plates
  • New big cross-section boom
  • Reinforced arm strength
  • Large, reinforced track guides
  • Improved filtration system
  • Increased base plate thickness
  • Modified foot boss shape
  • Rock guards
  • Protective guards covering main upper machinery
  • Thick upper under covers
  • Reinforced guide frame
  • Double-support outer flange upper rollers
  • Lower frame underside cover to protect against damage
  • Increase track link size
  • Thicker steel plate for shoes
  • Reinforced travel motor cover
  • Arm regeneration system
  • Fuel efficient ECO-mode
  • Larger cab for easy ingress & egress
  • More comfortable seat
  • Air conditioner louvers behind the seat
  • Super airtight cab
  • Low vibration
  • One-touch attachment mode switch
  • Convenient interior equipment
  • A lighter touch Lever for reducing operator fatigue
  • Rearview mirrors for wide view during operations
  • Spacious engine compartment for easy, on-the-spot maintenance
  • The layout allows for easy access from ground level
  • Special crawler frame for easy mud removal
  • Easy cleaning with detachable two-piece floor mat and a floor drain
  • Engine oil pan equipped with drain valve
  • Easy removal of internal and external air conditioner filters


Download product brochure and browse key specifications of this model


Bucket Capacity1.4-2.3m3
Swing Speed10min-1{rpm}
Travel Speed5.6/3.3km/h
Gradeability70 {35}% {º}
Bucket Digging Force229 (2.6m)kN
Bucket Digging force – With Power Boost252 (2.6m)kN
Arm Crowding Force207 (2.6m)kN
Arm Crowding Force – With Power Boost228 (2.6m)kN
Drawbar Pulling Force 332 (ISO 7464)kN


Operating Weight37,400, 37,800Kg
Ground Pressure70, 53kPa
Shoe Width600, 800mm


Pump TypeTwo Variable displacement piston pumps +
one gear pump
Pump Max.Discharge Flow2 x 294, 1 x 21L/min
Relief Valve Setting – Boom, arm and bucket34.3{350}MPa{kgf/cm2}
Swing MotorAxial-piston motor
Travel MotorsVariable displacement piston pump
Hydraulic Oil Tank245 Tank oil level
410 Hydraulic system


ModelHINO J08E
Type Direct injection, water-cooled, 4-cycle, 6-cylinder
diesel engine with intercooler turbo-charger
(Tier3-compliant engine)
Rated Power Output197/2,100 (ISO 9249)
209/2,100 (ISO 14396)
Max. Torque969/1,600 (ISO 9249)
998/1,600 (ISO 14396)
Fuel Tank503L

Compatible attachments

A range of attachments for varied applications, making Kobelco’s highly productive excavators even more versatile.


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