Komatsu Machine Control 2.0 available on D51i-24 and D61i-24 dozers

By Jenny LescohierJanuary 09, 2021

Two Komatsu dozers now available with intelligent Machine Control 2.0

Komatsu announces its intelligent Machine Control 2.0 is now available on its D51i-24 and D61i-24 dozers, enabling even operators with limited experience to be efficient and productive.

Komatsu’s intelligent Machine Control (iMC) incorporates a host of advanced, proprietary machine technology to let contractors take advantage of productivity-enhancing automation and cutting-edge job site design. 

Both the Komatsu D51i-24 (131 HP) and D61i-24 (168 HP) dozers are now available with Komatsu’s iMC 2.0 that learns as it works. With proactive dozing control, even less experienced operators can automatically cut/strip from existing terrain. The dozer measures the terrain it tracks over and uses that data to plan the next pass. Productivity can improve by up to 60% versus previous generation.

Lift layer control automatically lets operators spread fill from existing terrain with the press of a button. The dozer measures the terrain it tracks over and uses the data it gathers to plan the next pass for up to double the production with consistent layers for compaction quality.

Tilt steering control automatically tilts the blade to maintain straight travel during rough dozing. Reduces operator steering input by up to 80%.

Operators can create a temporary design surface with the press of a button with quick surface creation. Combined with other iMC 2.0 functions, crews can begin stripping or spreading using automated input while waiting for the finish grade model.

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