Online PDF Komatsu Galeo PC16R-2 Hydraulic Excavator Operation & Maintenance Manual
This manual has been compiled by Komatsu Utility S.p.A. in order to supply customers with all the necessary information on the machine and on safety regulations, as well as the use and maintenance instructions that enable the operator to exploit the capacity of the machine with optimal results and to keep the machine efficient over time.The operation manual, together with the spare parts catalogue, is an integral part of the machine and must accompany it, even when it is resold, until its final disposal.The manual must be handled with the greatest care and always kept on board the machine, so that it can be consulted at any moment; it must be placed in the appropriate compartment inside the seat support, where the registration documents and the logbook are usually kept.
This manual must be given to the staff who have to use the machine and carry out the routine maintenance operations; they must read the contents carefully more than once, in such a way as to clearly understand what are the correct operating conditions and the dangerous conditions that must be avoided.In case of loss or damage, request a new copy to Komatsu or your Komatsu Dealer.
The illustrations contained in this manual may represent machine configurations available on request. Komatsu machines are constantly improved in order to increase their efficiency and reliability; this manual sums up all the information regarding the most recent technology applied at the moment in which the machine is launched.For any further and/or updated information, contact your Komatsu Dealer.
Punctual periodic annotations regarding the maintenance operations that have been carried out are important, since they provide a clear report on the situation and say exactly what has been done and what has to be done after the next maintenance interval. Therefore, it is advisable to consult both the hour meter and the maintenance plan frequently.Over the years Komatsu Dealers have gathered considerable experience in customer service.
If more information is needed, do not hesitate to contact your Komatsu Dealer: he always knows how to get the best performance from the machine, he can recommend the equipment that is most suitable for specific needs and can provide the technical assistance necessary for any change that may be required to conform the machine to the safety standards and traffic rules.Furthermore, Komatsu Dealers also offer assistance for the supply of Komatsu genuine spare parts, which guarantee safety and interchangeability.The table included in this manual must be filled in with the machine data, which are also the data that must be communicated to the Dealer when requiring assistance and ordering spare parts.
Many accidents are caused by insufficient knowledge of and failure to comply with the safety regulations prescribed for the maintenance operations that must be performed on the machine.In order to avoid accidents, before starting work and before carrying out any maintenance operation, carefully read and be sure to understand all the information and warnings contained in this manual and given on the plates applied onto the machine. To enable the operator to use this machine safely, safety precautions are explained in this manual and labels and warning plates are affixed to the machine to highlight situations involving potential hazards and suggest how to avoid them.
Terminology used in the signs
The following words are used in the signs to inform the user that there is a potential hazard that may lead to personal injury or damage to property.In this manual, on the labels and on the plates, the following words are used to express the potential level of the hazard.
Komatsu cannot reasonably predict every circumstance that might involve a potential hazard during the operation or maintenance of the machine; for this reason, the safety warnings included in this manual and applied onto the machine may not include all possible safety precautions.
If all the instructions given in relation to this machine are kept to, the operators and anyone in the vicinity can work in total safety, and do not run the risk of damaging the machine. In case of doubt regarding the safety measures necessary for some procedures, contact Komatsu or your local Komatsu Dealer.