Why You Need the Link-Belt 170 X4S Excavator for Your Next Construction Project

Link-Belt general manager of marketing Chris Wise provides an overview of the 170 X4S and its benefits for contractors requiring heavy lifting, digging and versatility in the field.


Thanks to a new 120-hp Yanmar diesel engine, the Link-Belt 170 X4S excavator is capable of handling the toughest jobs on construction sites. The precision-grade ready machine features a 69% improvement in engine torque and more hydraulic flow.

Operators can easily view the surrounding work area from the cab via the WAVES wide-angle camera system. An optional heavy counterweight offers additional stability during use.

X4S Excavator Features

  • Pilot control system
  • Motion stability control software
  • Trimble software-readiness
  • Newly designed, full-size spacious cab
  • 10-in. portrait positioned machine monitor
  • Dual-band modem
  • Flow control adjustability from monitor for multiple uses
  • Operator station ergonomics
  • Free swing on arm
  • Joystick button customization
  • Undercarriage, maintenance and power are unchanged from previous models

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