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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

  • Engine Model C1.1 C1.1
  • Net Power 19.2 HP 14.3 kW
  • Bore 3.0 in 77.0 mm
  • Displacement 69.0 in³ 1.1 l
  • 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
  • Stroke 3.2 in 81.0 mm

Weights

  • Operating Weight 4464.0 lb 2025.0 kg
  • Maximum Operating Weight with Cab 4464.0 lb 2025.0 kg
  • Maximum Operating Weight with Canopy** 4178.0 lb 1895.0 kg
  • Minimum Operating Weight with Cab 4045.0 lb 1835.0 kg
  • Minimum Operating Weight with Canopy* 3781.0 lb 1715.0 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.
  • 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.

Blade

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

Certification - Cab and Canopy

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

Dimensions - Long Stick

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

Dimensions - Standard Stick

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

Hydraulic System

  • Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Flow 8.7 gal/min 33.0 l/min
  • Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Pressure 3553.4 psi 245.0 bar
  • Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Flow 3.7 gal/min 14.0 l/min
  • Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Pressure 3553.4 psi 245.0 bar
  • Digging Force - Bucket 4406.3 lbf 19.6 kN
  • Digging Force - Stick - Long 2203.1 lbf 9.8 kN
  • Digging Force - Stick - Standard 2540.3 lbf 11.3 kN
  • Operating Pressure - Equipment 3553.4 psi 245.0 bar
  • Operating Pressure - Swing 2132.1 psi 147.0 bar
  • Operating Pressure - Travel 3553.4 psi 245.0 bar
  • 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

Service Refill Capacities

  • Cooling System 1.0 gal (US) 3.9 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
  • Hydraulic Tank 4.8 gal (US) 18.0 l

Sound

  • 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”
  • Operator Sound Pressure (ISO 6396:2008) 73.0 dB(A) 73.0 dB(A)

Swing System

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

Travel System

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

Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration

  • Cab 298.0 lb 135.0 kg
  • Long Stick 22.0 lb 10.0 kg
  • Steel Tracks 110.0 lb 50.0 kg

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 compact radius design and 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.

UNMATCHED DEALER SUPPORT

  • Your Cat dealer is here to help you reach your business goals. From providing equipment solutions to operator training to service needs and beyond, your Cat dealer is ready to help.

301.8 Standard Equipment

ENGINE

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

HYDRAULICS

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

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

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

UNDERCARRIAGE

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

BOOM, STICK AND LINKAGES

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

ELECTRICAL

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

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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