Volvo EC550E

  • 456 hp
  • yd³
  • 125,575 lbs

Reduce costs and boost profits in the EC530E and EC550E. Features including new electro-hydraulic system, Volvo attachments and Fuel Efficiency Report all contribute towards the unrivalled levels of efficiency delivered by these 50-tonne crawler excavators.


Features and Benefits


  • •Boom and arm bouncing reduction technology dramatically reduces machine shock, resulting in a more comfortable and productive operator performance.
  • •For easy operation and reduced operator fatigue, Comfort Drive Control gives operators the opportunity to steer the machine using the advanced joystick rollers with index finger grip, instead of using the pedals.
  • •Maximize machine uptime and reduce repair costs with the CareTrack telematic system. Choose to keep track of your machine yourself or let us take care of it with ActiveCare Direct. Our Volvo Uptime Center will provide telematics monitoring, supplying fleet utilization reporting and notifying you should preventive maintenance action be required.

Technical Specifications

Here are the key specifications for this product model. Want to know more about this equipment? Download the brochure or contact us.


Standard Arm Length 11 ft (3350 mm)


Telematics Available Standard


Engine Manufacturer Volvo
Engine Model D 13J
Displacement 781 Inches³ (12.8 ltr)
Rated Speed 1,600 rpm
Engine Output - Net 445 hp (339 kW)
Engine Output - Gross 456 hp (340 kW)
Number Of Track Rollers - Each Side 9
Track Shoe Width 36 inches (900 mm)


Bucket Capacity 3.71-6.02 yd³ (2.84-4.6 m³)
Bucket Weight 5632-7415 lbs (2554-3363 kg)
Transport Length Mono Boom 40 ft 2 in (12240 mm)
Max Transport Height 13 ft 9 in (4200 mm)
Max Machine Width 13 ft 9 in (4200 mm)
Track Length On Ground 14 ft 10 in (4515 mm)
Zero Tailswing No
Heaped Bucket Capacity 4 yd³ (3.31 m³)
Variable Undercarriage Availability Yes
Ground Level Reach 39 ft 2 in (11930 mm)
Dig Height 36 ft 9 in (11210 mm)
Dump Height - Mono Boom 25 ft 6 in (7760 mm)
Dig Depth 25 ft 3 in (7690 mm)


Fuel Tank 180 gallons (US) (680 ltr)


Ground Bearing Pressure 9 PSI (63.5 kPa)
Arm Tearout 53,980 lbf (240 kN)
Bucket Breakout 69,270 lbf (308 kN)
Number Of Main Pumps 2
Total Flow 220 gallons (US) / min (832 lt/min)


Operating Weight 125,575 lbs (56960 kg)

Service Available

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