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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

Units:
Engine Model C1.1 C1.1 Less
Net Power 19.2 HP 14.3 kW Less
Bore 3.0 in 77.0 mm Less
Displacement 69.0 in³ 1.1 l Less
Gross Power - ISO 14396 21.6 HP 16.1 kW Less
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249/EEC 80/1269 19.2 HP 14.3 kW Less
Stroke 3.2 in 81.0 mm Less

Weights

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

Blade

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

Certification - Cab and Canopy

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

Dimensions - Long Stick

Boom Height - Shipping Position 40.2 in 1020.0 mm Less
Boom In Reach 55.9 in 1420.0 mm Less
Boom Swing - Left 65.0 ° 65.0 ° Less
Boom Swing - Right 50.0 ° 50.0 ° Less
Dig Depth 101.2 in 2570.0 mm Less
Maximum Blade Depth 10.4 in 265.0 mm Less
Maximum Blade Height 10.6 in 270.0 mm Less
Maximum Dig Height 142.5 in 3620.0 mm Less
Maximum Dump Clearance 103.9 in 2640.0 mm Less
Maximum Reach 168.1 in 4270.0 mm Less
Maximum Reach - Ground Level 155.9 in 3960.0 mm Less
Minimum Ground Clearance Below Undercarriage 5.9 in 150.0 mm Less
Note *Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment. *Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment. Less
O/A Shipping Height 90.6 in 2300.0 mm Less
O/A Undercarriage Length 62.6 in 1590.0 mm Less
Stick Length 45.7 in 1160.0 mm Less
Swing Bearing - Height 17.4 in 442.0 mm Less
Tail Swing 39.2 in 995.0 mm Less
Track Belt/Shoe Width 9.1 in 230.0 mm Less
Track Width - Expanded 51.18 in 1300.0 mm Less
Track Width - Retracted 39.0 in 990.0 mm Less
Vertical Wall 76.4 in 1940.0 mm Less

Dimensions - Standard Stick

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

Hydraulic System

Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Flow 8.7 gal/min 33.0 l/min Less
Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Pressure 3553.4 psi 245.0 bar Less
Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Flow 3.7 gal/min 14.0 l/min Less
Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Pressure 3553.4 psi 245.0 bar Less
Digging Force - Bucket 4406.3 lbf 19.6 kN Less
Digging Force - Stick - Long 2203.1 lbf 9.8 kN Less
Digging Force - Stick - Standard 2540.3 lbf 11.3 kN Less
Operating Pressure - Equipment 3553.4 psi 245.0 bar Less
Operating Pressure - Swing 2132.1 psi 147.0 bar Less
Operating Pressure - Travel 3553.4 psi 245.0 bar Less
Pump Flow at 2,400 rpm 17.4 gal/min 66.0 l/min Less
Type Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 1.0 gal (US) 3.9 l Less
Engine Oil 1.2 gal (US) 4.4 l Less
Fuel Tank 6.9 gal (US) 26.0 l Less
Hydraulic System 6.9 gal (US) 26.0 l Less
Hydraulic Tank 4.8 gal (US) 18.0 l Less

Sound

Average Exterior Sound Pressure (ISO 6395:2008) 93.0 dB(A) 93.0 dB(A) Less
Note European Union Directive “2000/14/EC” European Union Directive “2000/14/EC” Less
Operator Sound Pressure (ISO 6396:2008) 73.0 dB(A) 73.0 dB(A) Less

Swing System

Machine Swing Speed 9.8 r/min 9.8 r/min Less

Travel System

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

Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration

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

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