Komatsu PC138

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Komatsu's PC 138 USLC Hydraulic Excavator Rental with thumb available from Rent1 

If you need to rent an excavator today that will provide optimal performance and productivity for your construction project then a Komatsu PC 138 USLC w Hydraulic thumb is a great choice. It's maximum digging depth of 19.4 feet and digging reach of 29 feet make it a versatile tool for all size commercial, residential or industrial projects. If you need to rent a slighlty larger excavator with a conventional tail swing then try renting the Komatsu PC 200 LC - 8.

Demolition ready excavator rentals: when you rent a Komatsu PC 138 USLC from Rent1, it will come equipped with full cab guarding and a hydraulic thumb.

Power: with a low emission engine, the powerful turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled Komatsu SAA4D95LE-6 engine provides 68 kW 93 HP(net). This excavator engine is EPA Tier 4 and EU stage emissions certified, without sacrificing power or machine productivity.

Compact: a Komatsu PC 138 USLC rental features a short tail swing profile, designed specifically for construction projects in confined areas. By reducing the tail swing, the PC 138 excavator rental is perfect for your projects whether on roadways, bridges, urban areas, or anywhere space is limited.

Visibility: The PC 138 USLC visibility provides you with increased productivity and safety.

Versatile: With multiple attachment options, the Komatsu PC 138 USLC excavator is an extremely flexible construction tool.

What can you do with a Komatsu PC 138 USLC Excavator rental?

  • Larger commercial or residential structure demolition
  • Dig up sewage pipes or electrical conduit
  • Break up large areas of concrete with the hammer attachment
  • Backfill trenches
  • Dig trenches
  • Prepare grounds for landscaping
  • Remove debris from construction sites
  • Remove larger trees or stumps
  • Load sand and gravel

We provide quick delivery on excavator rentals, and compact track loader rentals throughout the Lower Mainland of Greater Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island: Vancouver, Burnaby, Poco, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, White Rock, Langley, New Westminster, Delta, Coquitlam, Ladner, Tsawwassen, Richmond, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Mission, Abbotsford,Chilliwack, Whistler, Victoria, Nanaimo. See our Delivery rates for more details.

KOMTRAX equipped excavator rentals will relay error codes, cautions, maintenance items, fuel levels, and much more.


Model   Komatsu SAA4D95LE-6*
Type   Water cooled, 4-cycle, direct injection
Aspiration   Turbocharged, and air-to-air aftercooled
Number of cylinders   4
Bore 3.74" 95 mm
Stroke 4.53" 115 mm
Piston displacement 199 in³ 3.26 ltr
Gross (SAE J1995) @ 2200 rpm 98 HP 72 kW
Net (ISO 9249/SAE J1349) @ 2200 rpm 93 HP 68 kW
Governor   All speed control, electronic
Lubrication system:    
Method   Gear pump, force-lubrication
Filter   Full-flow
Air cleaner   Dry type with double elements and auto dust evacuator, plus dust indicator
*EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU stage 3B emissions certified    

Hydraulic System

Type   HydrauMind (Hydraulic Mechanical Intelligence New Design) system, Closed-center system with load-sensing valves and pressure-compensated valves
Main pump:    
Type   Variable displacement piston type
Pumps for   Boom, arm, bucket, swing, and travel circuits
Maximum flow 64 U.S. gal/min 242 ltr/min
Hydraulic motors:    
Travel   2 x piston motor with parking brake
Swing   1 x piston motor with swing holding brake
Relief valve setting:    
Implement circuits 5,050 psi 34.8 MPa / 355 kgf/cm2
Swing circuits 3,920 psi 27.1 MPa / 276 kgf/cm²
Pilot circuit 470 psi 3.2 MPa / 33 kgf/cm²
Hydraulic cylinders / Number of cylinders: Bore x Stroke Bore x Stroke
Boom / 2 4.1" x 41.5" 105 mm x 1055 mm
Arm / 1 4.3" x 46.3" 110 mm x 1175 mm
Bucket / 1 3.7" x 34.8" 95 mm x 885 mm

Swing System

Drive method   Hydraulic
Swing reduction   Planetary gear
Swing circle lubrication   Grease-bathed
Swing lock   Wet, multiple-disc brake
Swing speed   11.0 rpm
Swing torque 21,627 ft lbs 2991 kg.m

Drives and Brakes

Steering control   Two levers with pedals
Drive method   Fully hydrostatic
Maximum drawbar pull 27,560 lbf 12,500 kgf 
123 kN
Maximum travel speed:    
High 3.2 mph 5.1 km/h
Low 1.8 mph 2.9 km/h
Service brake   Hydraulic lock
Parking brake   Wet, multiple-disc


Center frame X-leg frame
Track frame Box-section
Track type Sealed track
Track adjuster Hydraulic
Number of shoes 46 each side
Number of carrier rollers 2 each side
Number of track rollers 8 each side

Coolant and Lubricant Capacity refilling

Fuel tank 52.8 U.S. gal 200 ltr
Radiator 4.4 U.S. gal 16.7 ltr
Engine 3.0 U.S. gal 11.5 ltr
Final drive, each side 0.55 U.S. gal 2.1 ltr
Swing drive 0.7 U.S. gal 2.5 ltr
Hydraulic tank 18.2 U.S. gal 69 ltr

Operating Weight (APROXIMATE)

Operating weight including 4600 mm / 15'1" one-piece boom, 2500 mm / 8'2" arm, SAE heaped 0.5 m³ / 0.65 yd³ backhoe bucket, rated capacity of lubricants, coolant, full fuel tank, operator, and standard equipment.

Shoes 20" 500 mm
Operating Weight 31,791 lb 14420 kg
Ground Pressure 0.46 kg/cm² 
45.1 kPa
6.54 psi
Shoes 24" 600 mm
Operating Weight 32,187 lb 14600 kg
Ground Pressure 0.39 kg/cm² 
38.2 kPa
5.55 psi
Shoes 28" 700 mm
Operating Weight 32,628 lb 14800 kg
Ground Pressure 0.34 kg/cm² 
33.3 kPa
4.83 psi