Cat 300.9D VPS Mini Hydraulic Excavator Offers Flexible Power Options for Emissions-Sensitive Operations

For Release in North America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, CIS: June 2016  
Release Number: 318PR16

Caterpillar has added the model 300.9D VPS (Versatile Power System) to the Cat® range of mini-hydraulic excavators. The versatile design of the 300.9D VPS benefits both the owner/operator and the rental company by allowing the machine—in conjunction with its separate hydraulic power unit—to work either with its diesel engine or from a remote electrical power source, with no loss of performance. Having an electrical drive system remote from the machine enhances utilization and rental options. The 300.9D VPS can be rented alone for regular applications—or with the hydraulic power unit when the job requires low noise and zero emission. 


Machine Specifications


Net power

9.6 kW (13 hp)

Stick force

4.5 kN (1012 lbf)

Bucket force

8.9 kN (2000 lbf)

Digging depth

1731 mm (68 in)

Dump height (max.)

2035 mm (80 in)

Reach at ground level

3027 mm (119 in)

Operating weight (min.)

1088 kg (2399 lbs)

Shipping weight (min.)

988 kg (2178 lbs)

L x W x H

2746 x 700 x 1507 mm

108 x 28 x 59 in.


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