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Overview

The Cat® 301.8 Mini Excavator delivers power and performance in a compact size to help you work in a wide range of applications.

Engine

  • Net Power 19.2 HP 14.3 kW
  • Engine Model C1.1 C1.1
  • Stroke 3.2 in 81.0 mm
  • Gross Power - ISO 14396 21.6 HP 16.1 kW
  • Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249/EEC 80/1269 19.2 HP 14.3 kW
  • Bore 3.0 in 77.0 mm
  • Displacement 69.0 in³ 1.1 l

Weights

  • Operating Weight 4442.0 lb 2015.0 kg
  • Minimum Operating Weight with Canopy* 3788.0 lb 1718.0 kg
  • Maximum Operating Weight with Canopy** 4184.0 lb 1898.0 kg
  • Maximum Operating Weight with Cab 4442.0 lb 2015.0 kg
  • Note (2) **Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks, canopy, operator, expandable undercarriage and full fuel tank. **Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks, canopy, operator, expandable undercarriage and full fuel tank.
  • Minimum Operating Weight with Cab 4045.0 lb 1835.0 kg
  • Note (1) *Minimum Weight is based on rubber tracks, canopy, operator, fixed undercarriage and full fuel tank. *Minimum Weight is based on rubber tracks, canopy, operator, fixed undercarriage and full fuel tank.

Dimensions - Long Stick

  • Dig Depth 101.2 in 2570.0 mm
  • Stick Length 45.7 in 1160.0 mm
  • Vertical Wall 76.4 in 1940.0 mm
  • Maximum Reach - Ground Level 155.9 in 3960.0 mm
  • Track Width - Expanded 51.18 in 1300.0 mm
  • O/A Undercarriage Length 62.6 in 1590.0 mm
  • O/A Shipping Height 90.6 in 2300.0 mm
  • Maximum Blade Height 10.6 in 270.0 mm
  • Overall Shipping Length* 146.1 in 3710.0 mm
  • Tail Swing 39.2 in 995.0 mm
  • Track Width - Retracted 39.0 in 990.0 mm
  • Maximum Blade Depth 10.4 in 265.0 mm
  • Boom In Reach 55.9 in 1420.0 mm
  • Maximum Dump Clearance 103.9 in 2640.0 mm
  • Boom Swing - Right 50.0 ° 50.0 °
  • Maximum Reach 168.1 in 4270.0 mm
  • Boom Swing - Left 65.0 ° 65.0 °
  • Maximum Dig Height 142.5 in 3620.0 mm
  • Swing Bearing - Height 17.4 in 442.0 mm
  • Boom Height - Shipping Position 40.2 in 1020.0 mm
  • Minimum Ground Clearance Below Undercarriage 5.9 in 150.0 mm
  • Note *Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment. *Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment.
  • Track Belt/Shoe Width 9.1 in 230.0 mm

Blade

  • Height 8.9 in 225.0 mm
  • Width* 39.0 in 990.0 mm
  • Note *Expanded – 1300 mm (51 in) *Expanded – 1300 mm (51 in)

Travel System

  • Travel Speed - Low 1.8 mile/h 2.9 km/h
  • Maximum Traction Force - High Speed 2675.2 lbf 11.9 kN
  • Travel Speed - High 2.7 mile/h 4.4 km/h
  • Ground Pressure - Maximum Weight 4.3 psi 29.6 kPa
  • Maximum Traction Force - Low Speed 4136.5 lbf 18.4 kN
  • Ground Pressure - Minimum Weight 3.9 psi 26.8 kPa
  • Gradeability - Maximum 30 degrees 30 degrees

Dimensions - Standard Stick

  • Boom In Reach 55.9 in 1420.0 mm
  • Maximum Reach - Ground Level 149.6 in 3800.0 mm
  • Maximum Blade Depth 10.4 in 265.0 mm
  • Stick Length 37.8 in 960.0 mm
  • Vertical Wall 72.8 in 1850.0 mm
  • Boom Height - Shipping Position 42.1 in 1070.0 mm
  • Track Width - Expanded 51.18 in 1300.0 mm
  • Overall Shipping Length* 146.5 in 3720.0 mm
  • Maximum Blade Height 10.6 in 270.0 mm
  • Boom Swing - Right 50.0 ° 50.0 °
  • Note *Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment. *Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment.
  • Minimum Ground Clearance Below Undercarriage 5.9 in 150.0 mm
  • Maximum Reach 161.8 in 4110.0 mm
  • Swing Bearing - Height 17.4 in 442.0 mm
  • Maximum Dig Height 139.8 in 3550.0 mm
  • Track Belt/Shoe Width 9.1 in 230.0 mm
  • Tail Swing 39.2 in 995.0 mm
  • Boom Swing - Left 65.0 ° 65.0 °
  • Track Width - Retracted 39.0 in 990.0 mm
  • O/A Undercarriage Length 62.6 in 1590.0 mm
  • Maximum Dump Clearance 100.8 in 2560.0 mm
  • O/A Shipping Height 90.6 in 2300.0 mm
  • Dig Depth 93.3 in 2370.0 mm

Hydraulic System

  • Operating Pressure - Equipment 3553.4 psi 245.0 bar
  • Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Flow 3.7 gal/min 14.0 l/min
  • Digging Force - Bucket 4406.3 lbf 19.6 kN
  • Operating Pressure - Travel 3553.4 psi 245.0 bar
  • Digging Force - Stick - Long 2203.1 lbf 9.8 kN
  • Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Pressure 3553.4 psi 245.0 bar
  • Operating Pressure - Swing 2132.1 psi 147.0 bar
  • Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Flow 8.7 gal/min 33.0 l/min
  • Pump Flow at 2,400 rpm 17.4 gal/min 66.0 l/min
  • Type Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump
  • Digging Force - Stick - Standard 2540.3 lbf 11.3 kN
  • Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Pressure 3553.4 psi 245.0 bar

Certification - Cab and Canopy

  • Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS) ISO 12117:1997 ISO 12117:1997
  • Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) ISO 12117-2:2008 ISO 12117-2:2008
  • Top Guard ISO 10262:1998 (Level I) ISO 10262:1998 (Level I)

Service Refill Capacities

  • Cooling System 1.0 gal (US) 3.9 l
  • Hydraulic Tank 4.8 gal (US) 18.0 l
  • Engine Oil 1.2 gal (US) 4.4 l
  • Fuel Tank 6.9 gal (US) 26.0 l
  • Hydraulic System 6.9 gal (US) 26.0 l

Sound

  • Operator Sound Pressure (ISO 6396:2008) 73.0 dB(A) 73.0 dB(A)
  • Average Exterior Sound Pressure (ISO 6395:2008) 93.0 dB(A) 93.0 dB(A)
  • Note European Union Directive “2000/14/EC” European Union Directive “2000/14/EC”

Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration

  • Steel Tracks 110.0 lb 50.0 kg
  • Long Stick 15.0 lb 7.0 kg
  • Expandable Undercarriage 271.0 lb 123.0 kg

Swing System

  • Machine Swing Speed 9.8 r/min 9.8 r/min

ALL DAY COMFORT

  • Choose either a canopy or a sealed and pressurized cab equipped with air conditioning, adjustable wrist rests, and a suspension seat option to help keep you working comfortably all day long.

EASY TO OPERATE

  • Controls are easy to use and the intuitive Next Generation LCD monitor provides easy to read machine information.

STICK STEER TRAVEL MODE

  • Moving around the job site is even easier with the Cat Stick Steer option. Easily switch from traditional travel controls with levers and pedals to joystick controls with a push of a button. The benefit of less effort and improved control is in your hands!

BIG PERFORMANCE IN A COMPACT DESIGN

  • Strong lift and dig performance helps you get the job done faster. The retractable undercarriage lets you access and work in the tightest areas. Dig-to-blade and dozer float features allow for easy clean up.

SAFETY ON THE JOB SITE

  • Your safety is our top priority. The Cat mini excavator is designed to help keep you safe on the job. Courtesy work lights and a fluorescent retractable seat belt are just a couple of the safety features we’ve built into the machine.

SIMPLE SERVICE FOR LESS DOWNTIME

  • Maintenance is quick and easy on the Cat mini excavator. Routine check points are easy to access at ground level through the side doors. The unique tilt up cab lets you reach additional service areas when needed.

LOWER OPERATING COSTS

  • Equipped with features such as auto idle, auto engine shutdown, and efficient hydraulics with a variable displacement pump, the Cat mini excavator was designed with reducing your operating costs in mind.

301.8 Standard Equipment

ENGINE

  • Variable Displacement Piston Pump
  • Cat C1.1 Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V)
  • Automatic Two Speed Travel
  • Power on Demand (not available in all regions)
  • Automatic Engine Shutdown
  • Automatic Engine Idle
  • Load Sensing/Flow Sharing Hydraulics
  • Fuel Water Separator

HYDRAULICS

  • Auxiliary Hydraulic Lines
  • Automatic Swing Brake
  • Continuous Auxiliary Flow
  • Accumulator
  • Smart Tech Electronic Pump
  • One and Two Way Auxiliary Flow
  • Auxiliary Line Quick Disconnects

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Cab HVAC or Heat Only
  • Travel Pedals and Levers
  • Washable Floor Mat
  • Next Generation Stick Steer
  • Fabric or Vinyl Seat
  • Hydraulic Lockout – All Controls
  • ROPS – ISO 12117-2:2008
  • Coat Hook
  • Top Guard – ISO 10262:1998 (Level I)
  • Adjustable Wrist Rests
  • Machine Security – Standard Key with Pass Code or Push to Start with Fob
  • Next Generation Standard LCD Monitor
  • Skylight
  • Cab or Canopy
  • Machine 2-Point Lifting
  • Cab Interior Light
  • Storage Pocket
  • TOPS – ISO 12117:1997
  • Bluetooth® Capable (Cab only)
  • Cup Holder
  • Tilt-up Cab or Canopy
  • Retractable High Visibility Seat Belt (75 mm/3 in)

UNDERCARRIAGE

  • Rubber Belt or Steel Track (250 mm/9.8 in wide)
  • Fixed or Expandable Undercarriage
  • Tie Downs on Track Frame
  • Dozer Blade with Float

BOOM, STICK AND LINKAGES

  • One Piece Boom (1850 mm/73 in)
  • Certified Lifting Eye (not available in all regions)
  • Standard Stick (960 mm/37.8 in) or Long Stick (1160 mm/45.7 in)
  • Thumb Ready (not available in all regions)
  • Front Shovel Capable (Pin-On/Manual Coupler/Hydraulic Coupler – not available in all regions)

ELECTRICAL

  • 12 Volt Battery
  • Software (machine and monitor)
  • Maintenance Free Battery
  • Warning Horn
  • 12 Volt Power Socket
  • Boom Light, Halogen
  • Pattern Changer

301.8 Optional Equipment

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Mirrors Left and Right
  • Cab Radio

ELECTRICAL

  • LED Boom Light
  • Battery Disconnect
  • LED Front and Rear Lights
  • Product Link™
  • LED Front Lights

OTHER

  • Attachments including Buckets, Augers and Hammers
  • Travel Alarm (standard in some regions)
  • Water Jacket Heater
  • Eco Drain
  • Guard, Canopy
  • Guard, Mesh
  • Quick Coupler Lines
  • Thumb Bracket (standard in some regions)
  • Secondary Auxiliaries
  • Bio Oil Capable
  • No Travel Pedals and Levers
  • Boom Lowering Check Valve
  • Stick Lowering Check Valve

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