Case E Series Excavators

Sept. 23, 2022
NEW: After teasing the introduction during August's debut of the Minotaur DL550...

After teasing the introduction during August's debut of the Minotaur DL550 compact dozer loader, Case Construction Equipment has finally released its E Series excavators, seven new models Case says represent an enhanced level of hydraulic performance and precision, greater engine power and responsiveness, extended service intervals, and greater connectivity for streamlined fleet management and service.

The E Series models are the CX140E, CX170E, CX190E, CX220E, CX260E, CX300E, and CX365E SR; they range in horsepower from 102 to 259.

The two new size classes for the company are the CX190E (121 horsepower, 41,000 pounds) and the CX365E SR (205 horsepower, 78,600 pounds).

Dozer blade and long reach models are available in select configurations, and certain D Series excavator models will remain in the company's product offering—next-generation versions of those machines will be introduced later. Remaining D models include the CX145D and CX245D short-radius machines, and Case's heavy excavator line, encompassing the CX350D up to the CX750D.

“The CX190E is a 41,000-pound machine that fits a very important area of demand for contractors throughout North America, and the CX365E SR represents something that our partners have made clear they want—a minimum swing radius excavator in that 3.5 metric ton or larger class,” says Brad Stemper, head of construction equipment product management for Case in North America. “The size, power, and performance of that machine in a tighter footprint will transform the workflow and productivity on job sites with space restrictions.”

One of the most noticeable enhancements is in the cab of the new excavators: A 10-inch LCD display that is designed to provide even greater access and visibility to cameras, machine data, and controls. This includes the ability to display rear- and sideview cameras at all times while still accessing machine data and controls. A Case Max View display option provides 270 degrees of visibility around the machine.

The new display allows operators to customize control with five configurable buttons that can be set to each operator’s most used functions, including, but not limited to, fuel consumption, machine information, auxiliary hydraulics, and emissions controls. The new Hydraulic Flow Control Balance for the hydraulic system, as well as the new attachment controls, are also controlled through this display.

A new suspended operator station locks the seat and console together so that no matter the size of the operator, they have the same experience in terms of orientation to the armrests and the controls. Both the console and the armrest can now be further adjusted to meet operator preference.

FPT Industrial engines power the new product line, and enhancements to the hydraulic systems are meant to provide even greater power and performance.

The FPT Industrial engines offer greater displacement, horsepower, and torque than previous models within the Case lineup. Four new work modes (SP for Super Power, P for Power, E for Eco, and L for Lifting) are available to be set in a range of up to 10 throttle settings allowing operators to dial in performance to their work, and the new Eco mode drives lower fuel consumption by as much as 18 percent compared to the previous series.

FPT Industrial engines also feature a combination of diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC), selective catalytic reduction (SCR), and particulate matter catalyst technologies that further provide greater fuel efficiency, systems reliability, and no lifetime aftertreatment replacement or mechanical service over time, Case says. The system features 13 patents that ensure effective emissions compliance and performance in all working environments.

New hydraulic priority capabilities further allow the operator to set machine performance and responsiveness to their liking. Case calls this Hydraulic Flow Control Balance, and it allows the operator to set arm in, boom up, and swinging flow to preference.

Attachment use has also been dialed in even further with the ability to adjust hydraulic flows based on specific attachment types through the new display, and to set maximum overflow for each attachment for optimal attachment performance. 

New connectivity and telematics capabilities across the product line include the new SiteConnect Module along with the new SiteManager App (iOS and Android). This app pairs the operator’s phone or device to the machine to enable remote analysis. Certified Case technicians then diagnose the health of each connected machine through various parameter readings and fault codes—and the technician determines whether the issue can be addressed remotely (such as clearing codes or updating software) or if it requires a trip to the machine.

Case also leverages the SiteConnect Module to further improve telematics data and performance, and the collaboration between equipment owner, dealer ,and manufacturer. This enhanced connectivity allows the machine owner to share—at their discretion—real-time machine information with the dealer and the Case Uptime Center in Racine, Wisconsin

The SiteConnect Module also improves the volume, flow and integration of data to the CASE SiteWatch telematics platform for real-time monitoring, management of maintenance and service intervals, examination of equipment utilization and overall machine record-keeping. 

Each new E Series excavator comes standard with Case ProCare: a three-year Case SiteWatch telematics subscription, a three-year/3,000-hour full-machine factory warranty, and a three-year/2,000-hour planned maintenance contract. ProCare allows business owners to make owning and operating costs more predictable for the first three years of lease or ownership.

Case has also expanded its OEM-fit 2D, 3D, and semi-automatic machine control solutions to an even broader range of models. This ensures that the optimal combination of machine and solution is installed and tested by Case certified precision field specialists. It also simplifies the acquisition process and allows for the technology to be grouped in with the purchase of the machine—combining the financing or lease approval, rate, and payment in a single package.