Mobile & Off-Highway

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Kawasaki’s hydraulic components and systems are used in the mobile and off-highway industries around the world. From construction, earthmoving and road building to agricultural and material handling machinery, we have a reputation for providing high-quality components in high-power machines where precision and control are critical.


The KPES6 is a compact valve for levelling control of attachments on agricultural vehicles. It provides priority flow supply to A and b ports (for levelling) and pressure compensation for A, B and N ports (for hitch control).

> 175 bar pressure rating
> 30 l/min inlet flow rate
> Integrated counter balance valve
> Integrated flow divider with priority function


This proportional control valve has been designed to provide precise control of the hydraulic hitch on agricultural tractors. The KTEM8 provides meter in and meter out control in porportion to the input currents to the solenoids irrespective of the working pressure.

> 210 bar pressure rating
> 20, 30 and 60 l/min flow rates
> Internal pilot supply
> Engine-off lowering function available


The KDRDE5K and KWE5K series valves are proportional pressure-reducing and directional control valves of cartridge type. Available in 12 and 24 VDC versions, they can be used in combination to provide various compact control solutions for agricultural and mobile machinery.

> 90 bar supply pressure
> 10 l/min and 16 l/min flow rates
> Common cavity for KDRDE5K and KWE5K
> Excellent hysteresis


The KMP series main control valves provide proportional control of agricultural and mobile machinery. They give precise control with pressure compensation and the internal pilot system eliminates the need for external pilot pressure sources.

> 80 l/min inlet flow
> 310 bar pressure rating
> Electro-hydraulic actuation
> Manual override levers for emergency


The KMX series consists of three sizes of main control valve designed specifically for the control of hydraulic excavators. Their semi-monoblock construction provides a very compact installation for main and pilot circuits. The KMX gives excellent controllability and superior system efficiency.

> Negacon, Posicon and Electronic Posicon systems supported.
> 130, 240 and 360 l/min service flow rates
> 350 bar continuous pressure rating
> Straight travel, swing priority and circuit confluence features include


The KLW is a flow-sharing, load-sensing main control valve specifically designed for wheel loaders. Their low hysteresis and excellent pressure drop characteristics provide superior performance and efficiency.

Post-compensated, flow-sharing design
> Integrated lock valves and integrated damping valve for ride control
> 400 bar continuous pressure rating
> Regeneration and double actuator ports available
> Three sizes with sectional flow rates of 180, 250 and 400 l/min

For datasheet, please contact Kawasaki.


The KLSV is a series of flow-sharing, load-sensing main control valves for multifunction construction machinery. Their low hysteresis and excellent pressure drop characteristics provide superior performance and efficiency.

> Post-compensated, flow-sharing design
> Hydraulic pilot and electro-hydraulic actuation
> 400 bar continuous pressure rating
> Special versions for wheel loaders, midi excavators and skid steer loaders
> Three sizes with sectional flow rates of 180, 250 and 400 l/min

PV/ERU Hydraulic and Electronic Controls

Kawasaki’s range of pilot controllers offer unparalleled controllability and superior operator feel. Available for hydraulics pilot control in the PV range, or electronics control in the ERU range they are suitable for a wide variety of industrial vehicles.

> Joystick, foot pedal, dual and single axis versions available
> Wide variety of handle options including potentiometer with integral amplifier
> FNR function for transmission control
> Integral damping feature on foot pedal type
> PWM and CanBus ERU versions available


The K7VG series of high-pressure swash plate type pumps was developed for general industrial machinery use. The adoption of the high-load bearings and friction-free contacting mechanism of piston shoes, results in a high level of reliability and long life.

> 180 and 265cc displacements
> 350 bar continuous pressure rating
> Long bearing life
> ISO Mount and Shaft
> Optional through-drive
> Highly responsive controls


The K3V/K5V/K7V pump range has been specifically designed to meet the demands of hydraulic excavators and other mobile machinery. The introduction of the K7V offers a step change in hydraulic pump efficiency.

> 63 to 212cc displacements available
> 350 bar continuous pressure rating
> Single, tandem and parallel versions
> Wide range of power, pressure and displacement controls available.


The K8V series is Kawasaki’s new closed loop pump with excellent controllability and superior efficiency. It is used in hydrostatic transmissions ona variety of off-highway machinery.

> 71, 90 and 125cc displacements
> 400 bar rated pressure
> Electronic and hydraulic displacement control
> Through drive and tandem versions available


Kawasaki’s new medium duty pump, the K3VLS, has been developed for machines and equipment that use a load sensing control system and/or electric displacement control systems. Its launch follows extensive research and development as our engineers combined efficiency with simplicity to deliver the most technologically advanced pump on the market.

> 50, 65, 85, 105, 125 & 150cc displacements
> 280 bar continuous pressure rating
> 350 bar maximum pressure rating
> Load sensing, torque limiting, power shift and electronic displacement controls


The K3VL series swash plate type axial piston pumps are designed to satisfy a variety of construction and off-highway applications where a medium to high pressure variable displacement pump is required.

> 28 to 200cc displacements
> 320 bar continuous pressure rating
> Load sensing, torque limiting and electronic displacement control
> Integral impellor pump available on 200cc unit
> *NEW* ATEX option now available!



The M7V series is a high speed variable displacement swash plate type axial piston motor. It is suitable for use in hydrostatic transmissions, drill rigs and crane winch systems.

> 85, 112 and 160cc displacements
> 400 bar continuous pressure rating
> Electronic and hydraulic displacement control
> Fixed displacement version available


The M3X and M3B series are swash plate type axial piston motors in fixed (M3X) and variable (M3B) displacement versions. They are used extensively in mobile crusher drives, cranes and drill rigs.

> 200, 280, 530 and 800cc displacements
> 300 bar continuous pressure rating
> Constant horsepower control option
> Available with parking brake


The M5X series is an extremely compact fixed displacement swash plate type axial piston motor with built-in parking brake designed for the swing function of excavators, cranes and other construction machinery.

> 80, 130, 180 and 250cc displacements
> 330 bar continuous pressure rating
> Built in anti-shock and deceleration valves
> Available with Kawasaki swing drive gearbox

HMC Motors

The HMC series variable displacement models have two pre-set displacements which can be chosen
from a wide range to suit specific application requirements. These motors are also available in a
continuously variable version using either hydro-mechanical or electro-hydraulic control methods.

> 492 to 5,326cc displacements in 7 frame sizes.
> 250 bar continuous pressure rating.
> Dynamic displacement change.
> Freewheel option available.
> Constant horsepower control option.

HMB Motors

The fixed displacement HMB series radial piston motors have a well proven design that incorporates high efficiency with good breakout torque and smooth running capability.

> 188 to 6,800cc displacements in 12 frame sizes.
> 250 bar continuous pressure rating.
> High volumetric and mechanical efficiency.
> Unique hydrostatic balancing provides minimum wear and extended life.