By Mike Anderson, Senior Editor | September 28, 2010

CaseWith operating weights ranging from 3,240 to 10,261 pounds, Case offers a line of five CX Series compact excavators. At 11.9 net horsepower, the smallest CX14 model offers a dig depth of 6 feet 11 inches and a dig radius of 12 feet 1 inch. Updated to B Series in 2005, the larger CX27B, CX31B, CX36B and CX50B models offer overall increases of 19 percent in engine horsepower, 15 percent in hydraulic flow and 14 percent in hydraulic horsepower. The product line tops off with the 40.8-horsepower CX50B, offering a dig depth of 11 feet 9 inches and a dig radius of 18 feet 10 inches.