50 Ton Excavators

50 Ton Excavators For SaleOur stock of 50 Ton Excavators for sale is updated regularly & includes:- 

Fifty ton excavators for sale from Ridgway Rentals

Ridgway Rentals used plant machinery is direct from our own plant hire fleet. Everything we sell has been ours from new and comes with full Komatsu or Hitachi service history & unless advised any different has a three month major construction equipment component warranty.

Our fifty ton excavator hire fleet consists of Komatsu PC 490 and Hitachi ZX 490 excavators, both have proved themselves to be reliable heavy duty excavators ideal for muck shifting, demolition, site clearance, recycling, road construction and any other task requested of them.

Current 50 Ton Excavators For Sale from Ridgway:

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All our 50 Ton Excavators For Sale have been;

  • Owned by us from new
  • Regularly serviced by the Manufacturers
  • Maintained by our Qualified Engineers

Plus All machines come with:

  • Full Service History
  • Warranty (UK mainland only)

Worldwide Delivery of Excavator Sales

We can arrange the shipping and delivery of all our used machines to any country in the world. For a quote on international shipping prices, please enquire

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We are not an agency or re-seller so all of our machines are sold directly by us from our plant hire fleet, fully serviced with a warranty (UK Mainland only). 

We also offer a full respray painting service.

More about the KOMATSU PC 490 LC-10 & Komatsu PC 490 LC-11 Excavators For Sale

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Komatsu PC 490 LC 50 Ton Excavator For Sale

The Komatsu PC 490 LC Hydraulic Excavators are heavy duty excavators and offer powerful performance with low fuel consumption and industry-leading safety features. 
These 50 Ton Excavators are ROPS & FOPS compliant with enhanced operator comfort and a low profile rearview camera integrated into the shape of the counterweight for a clear view of the rear work zone.

The Komatsu 490 has a two-mode boom control
Smooth Mode reduces lifting of machine front whilst the Power Mode increases the boom pushing force, improving digging operation on hard ground.

The PC490LC has 6 working modes
These include Power • Lifting • Breaker • Economy • Attachment Power • Attachment Economy It is amongst the largest excavators we have for sale and is suitable for both big construction sites and small development sites for digging, trenching, landscaping or general site preparation.

ENGINE POWER270 kW / 362 HP @ 1.900 rpm
OPERATING WEIGHT46.960 – 48.460 kg

The Komatsu PC 490 is equivalent to the CAT 352F Excavator & VOLVO EC480E Excavator

More about the HITACHI ZX 490 LCH-6 Excavators for Sale


Hitachi ZX 490 LCH 6 50 Ton Excavator For SaleThe power and performance of the ZX490LCH-6 makes it an ideal 50 ton excavator for demanding working environments such as quarries and construction. 
The Hitachi 490 is fast and precise thanks to the simplicity and efficiency of the hydraulic system. It is suitable for both heavy loading operations as well as lighter operations like grading and when used with different attachments, offers increased versatility.

Hitachi Zaxis Excavators Offer Safe Operation
The Hitachi Zaxis large excavators comply with the latest emissions regulations and set high standards in performance, reliability, comfort and safety
The pressurised cabs on the Hitachi Zaxis excavators are TOPS and ROPS compliant with a reinforced centre pillar plus the superior weather resistance maintains the cab’s internal appearance.

Hitachi 490 Provides Exceptional Durability
The boom of the ZX490LCH-6 50 Ton excavator has been reinforced with thicker plates and the undercarriage consists of durable components, including the track link, master pin, idler pedestal and bracket, and upper roller bracket.

ENGINE POWER270 kW / 362 HP @ 1.900 rpm
OPERATING WEIGHT49 300 – 51 200 kg
BUCKET CAPACITY1.30 – 2.50 m³

The Hitachi ZX 490 is equivalent to the CAT 352F Excavator & VOLVO EC480E Excavator

Ridgway Rentals has a wide range of used plant sales, if you can’t see the machine you are looking for on our website, please call us as we are constantly updating our Plant Hire Fleet.

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Machinery is also available on a rent to buy scheme, this is the hire of a machine over a set period of time with an option to purchase at the end – contact us for more details.

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Ridgway Rentals specialises in the nationwide supply of self-drive construction equipment, plant available for hire ranges from a 1 Ton Mini Digger up to a 50 Ton Excavator, including Long reach Dredgers, 28 metre High Reach, Dozers, Dump trucks, Hybrid Fuel Saving Excavators, dumpers and many different attachments – All available nationwide – click here to find out more