Cat 301.4C mini excavator extends the company’s line in the 1.5-ton range, with an operating weight of 2,921 to 3,340 pounds, depending on specification, and a 24-horsepower engine. Maximum bucket breakout force is 3,597 lb.-ft., and stick force maxes out at 1,596 lb.-ft. The unit can dig to 143.5 inches, and reach at ground level extends to 145.7 inches. Lift capacity is 1,576 pounds, with lift capacity over the side at 739 pounds with the retracted 39-inch-wide tracks and 1,090 pounds with the standard 51.2-inch extendable tracks. The machine is built by Wacker Neuson to Caterpillar specifications.
September 16, 2011