5t Excavators


Master Hire’s 5t Excavators are the perfect tool for digging trenches, holes, or foundations. The machines powerful hydraulic arm carries a tilt head bucket designed for excavating cut and fill, soil, rock or gravel. Each machine is fitted with a fire extinguisher, battery isolation and emergency stop button. Other features include a powerful diesel engine, air-conditioned cab and a tilting quick hitch.


All our 5t excavators come with a wide range of attachments including:

  • Hydraulic batter blade
  • Complete range of buckets including 350 trenching bucket, 450mm general purpose bucket, 600mm bucket, and 750mm and 1200mm mud bucket

Optional extra attachments include – post hole borers, rippers, compaction wheels, rock grabs, rock breakers and 1200mm tilt head buckets available on request.

Product training and guidance

Our 5t excavators are easy to use and Master Hire’s free customer hand over includes basic training to ensure you can operate the machine confidently and safely at all times.

Delivery and Pick Up

Master Hire offers convenient delivery and pick up options. Speak to our team for delivery rates which may vary depending on location. For more information, or to enquire about our hire rates, contact Master Hire 1300 107 107.

For your safety, convenience and WHS obligations, user manuals and hazard assessments are available for a range of equipment.

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This item can be transported on the back of a tilt tray truck.

Product Documents

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These specifications are a guide only based on the supplier’s specifications. *Note – The SWL (Safe Working Load) figure is calculated at the maximum reach and height of the boom arm.

Kubota U55-4 Kubota KX057-4
Engine Type Diesel Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity 68L 68L
Track type Rubber Rubber
Operator Position Cabin with A/C Open Canopy / Cabin with A/C
Operating Weight 5465kg 5455kg / 5545kg
Operating Height (max) 5665mm 5820mm
Dump Height (max) 4005mm 4160mm
Stowed Height 2550mm 2550mm
Overall Length 5500mm 5520mm
Overall Width 1960mm 1960mm
Travel Speed (max) 4.9km/h 4.9km/h
Digging Radius (max) 6105mm 6260mm
Digging Depth (max) 3630mm 3890mm
SWL* 412kg 540kg