Micro Excavators

Cat 301.8

Operating Weight
1,715kg
Power
16.1kW (21.9hp)
Width
990mm

Delivering big performance in a compact design, the Cat 301.8 mini excavator is packed with industry-leading features to help you work harder, smarter and more productively across a wide range of applications. The Cat 301.8 boasts programmable operator settings and faster cycle times to deliver up to 20% more performance, and with auto idle, auto engine shutdown and more common parts, reduced repair costs and tilt-up cab, can lower your total ownership costs by as much as 15%. Powered by the Cat C1.1 engine to deliver a massive 15.7kW net power and 16.1 kW gross power, this Cat mini excavator combines maximum engine power with load sensing hydraulics for a stronger lift and dig performance to help your operators get the job done faster.

With its 1,715kg operator weight, 2,370mm dig depth, outstanding operator blade vision and high traction and stability that delivers excellent productivity and load retention across all underfoot conditions, the Cat 301.8 is a highly-maneuverable mini excavator that’s sure to enhance your fleet and worksite capabilities. Moreover, its compact size enables it to access the tightest and most confined site environments, ensuring your operators can work productively across all environments, including pedestrian access only and underground spaces. 

The Cat 301.8 mini excavator prioritises operator comfort and safety with its easy-to-use controls and intuitive Next Generation LCD monitor providing operators with easy-to-read machine information. Additionally, the Cat Stick Steer option enables your operators to easily switch from traditional lever and pedal travel controls to joystick controls with a push of a button, making moving around the worksite easier and safer. You also have the option of a standard canopy or an optional sealed and pressurised cab equipped with air conditioning, adjustable wrist rests and a suspension seat to help your operators stay comfortable all day long.

Hastings Deering offers the Cat 301.8 for sale at our branches across Queensland and the Northern Territory. If you recognise the business benefits of enhancing your fleet with this best-in-class mini excavator from industry leaders Cat, contact your local Hastings Deering branch to trial the new Cat 301.8 mini excavator today. 

 4 INDUSTRY FIRST FEATURES

Next generation mini excavators - stick steer
STICK STEER
Next generation mini excavators - cruise control
CRUISE CONTROL
Next generation mini excavators - LCD monitor
LCD MONITOR
Next generation mini excavators - air conditioning
AIR CONDITIONING

 

 

 

 

UP TO 15% LOWER

OWNERSHIP COSTS*

  • More common parts
  • Lower repair costs
  • Tilt cab

UP TO 20%

MORE PERFORMANCE*

  • Productivity domination
  • Customisable operator settings
  • Cycle time improvements

*Up to 15% lower total ownership cost and up to 20% more performance when compared to previous model.

Specifications

Operating Weight
1,715kg
Power
16.1kW (21.9hp)
Width
990mm
Bucket Breakout
18.4kN
Dig Depth
2,370mm
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Specifications

Blade
Height 225mm Note *Expanded – 1300 mm (51 in) Width* 990mm
Certification - Cab and Canopy
Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) ISO 12117-2:2008 Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS) ISO 12117:1997 Top Guard ISO 10262:1998 (Level I)
Dimensions - Long Stick
Boom Height - Shipping Position 1020mm Boom In Reach 1420mm Boom Swing - Left 65° Boom Swing - Right 50° Dig Depth 2570mm Maximum Blade Depth 265mm Maximum Blade Height 270mm Maximum Dig Height 3620mm Maximum Dump Clearance 2640mm Maximum Reach 4030mm Maximum Reach - Ground Level 3960mm Minimum Ground Clearance Below Undercarriage 150mm Note *Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment. O/A Shipping Height 2300mm O/A Undercarriage Length 1590mm Overall Shipping Length* 3710mm Stick Length 1160mm Swing Bearing - Height 442mm Tail Swing 995mm Track Belt/Shoe Width 230mm Track Width - Expanded 1300mm Track Width - Retracted 990mm Vertical Wall 1940mm
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Boom Height - Shipping Position 1070mm Boom In Reach 1420mm Boom Swing - Left 65° Boom Swing - Right 50° Dig Depth 2370mm Maximum Blade Depth 265mm Maximum Blade Height 270mm Maximum Dig Height 3550mm Maximum Dump Clearance 2560mm Maximum Reach 3870mm Maximum Reach - Ground Level 3800mm Minimum Ground Clearance Below Undercarriage 150mm Note *Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment. O/A Shipping Height 2300mm O/A Undercarriage Length 1590mm Overall Shipping Length* 3720mm Stick Length 960mm Swing Bearing - Height 442mm Tail Swing 995mm Track Belt/Shoe Width 230mm Track Width - Expanded 1300mm Track Width - Retracted 990mm Vertical Wall 1850mm
Engine
Bore 77mm Displacement 1.1l Emissions Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards. Engine Model C1.1 Gross Power - SAE J1995:2014 16.1kW Net Power 15.7kW Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249, 80/1269/EEC 15.7kW Note Net power is tested per ISO 9249:2007 and 80/1269/EEC. Note (1) Engine power is tested per ISO 14396:2002. Note (2) Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is at rated speed and rated power when the engine is installed with the factory configured fan, air intake system, exhaust system, and alternator with a minimum alternator load. Stroke 81mm
Hydraulic System
Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Flow 33l/min Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Pressure 245bar Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Flow 14l/min Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Pressure 245bar Digging Force - Bucket 19.6kN Digging Force - Stick - Long 9.8kN Digging Force - Stick - Standard 11.3kN Operating Pressure - Equipment 245bar Operating Pressure - Swing 147bar Operating Pressure - Travel 245bar Pump Flow at 2,400 rpm 66l/min Type Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 3.9l Engine Oil 4.4l Fuel Tank 26l Hydraulic System 26l Hydraulic Tank 18l
Sound
Average Exterior Sound Pressure (ISO 6395:2008) 93dB(A) Note European Union Directive “2000/14/EC” Operator Sound Pressure (ISO 6396:2008) 73dB(A)
Swing System
Machine Swing Speed 9.8r/min
Travel System
Gradeability - Maximum 30 degrees Ground Pressure - Maximum Weight 29.6kPa Ground Pressure - Minimum Weight 26.8kPa Maximum Traction Force - High Speed 11.9kN Maximum Traction Force - Low Speed 18.4kN Travel Speed - High 4.4km/h Travel Speed - Low 2.9km/h
Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration
Expandable Undercarriage 123kg Long Stick 8kg Steel Tracks 50kg
Weights
EU: CE Plate Weight with Cab*** 2000kg EU: CE Plate Weight with Canopy*** 1880kg Maximum Operating Weight with Cab** 2029kg Maximum Operating Weight with Canopy** 1905kg Minimum Operating Weight with Cab* 1848kg Minimum Operating Weight with Canopy* 1725kg Note (1) *Minimum Weight is based on rubber tracks, operator, fixed undercarriage and full fuel tank. Note (2) **Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks, operator, expandable undercarriage and full fuel tank. Note (3) ***CE Plate Weight is based on the most common EU configuration. Includes 75 kg (165 lb) operator and full fuel tank and excludes bucket. Operating Weight 2029kg

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NEXT GENERATION MINI EXCAVATOR FEATURES

The range of Cat Mini Excavators bring big machine features, standard across all models from 1.5 to 10 tonne.

The range of Next Generation machines, inspired by you
Next Gen Mini Excavator Stick Steer and Cruise Control 
Keyless start and up to 50 programmable operator codes
Next Gen LCD monitor
Sealed and pressurised cab, keeping heat, dust and noise out
Adjustable hydraulics and operator modes for improved accuracy
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