Mini Excavators 301.6

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Key Specs

Net Power
21 HP
15.7 kW
Operating Weight
4317 lb
1958 kg
Dig Depth
100 in
2540 mm

Overview

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The Cat® 301.6 Mini Excavator delivers power and performance in a compact size to help you work in a wide range of applications.

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Product Specifications for 301.6

Net Power 21 HP 15.7 kW
Engine Model C1.1 C1.1
Bore 3 in 77 mm
Note (2) Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is at rated speed and rated power when the engine is installed with the factory configured fan, air intake system, exhaust system, and alternator with a minimum alternator load. Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is at rated speed and rated power when the engine is installed with the factory configured fan, air intake system, exhaust system, and alternator with a minimum alternator load.
Stroke 3.2 in 81 mm
Displacement 69 in³ 1.1 l
Note (1) Engine power is tested per ISO 14396:2002. Engine power is tested per ISO 14396:2002.
Emissions Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards. Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards.
Note Net power is tested per ISO 9249:2007 and 80/1269/EEC. Net power is tested per ISO 9249:2007 and 80/1269/EEC.
Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249, 80/1269/EEC 21 HP 15.7 kW
Gross Power - SAE J1995:2014 21.6 HP 16.1 kW
Operating Weight 4317 lb 1958 kg
Note (2) **Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks, operator, expandable undercarriage and full fuel tank. **Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks, operator, expandable undercarriage and full fuel tank.
Maximum Operating Weight with Cab** 4317 lb 1958 kg
Minimum Operating Weight with Cab* 3891 lb 1765 kg
Note (1) *Minimum Weight is based on rubber tracks, operator, fixed undercarriage and full fuel tank. *Minimum Weight is based on rubber tracks, operator, fixed undercarriage and full fuel tank.
EU: CE Plate Weight*** 4244 lb 1925 kg
Note (3) ***CE Plate Weight is based on the most common EU configuration. Includes 75 kg (165 lb) operator and full fuel tank and excludes bucket. ***CE Plate Weight is based on the most common EU configuration. Includes 75 kg (165 lb) operator and full fuel tank and excludes bucket.
Dig Depth 100 in 2540 mm
Boom Swing - Left 65 ° 65 °
Boom Height - Shipping Position 40.9 in 1040 mm
Maximum Blade Depth 10.2 in 260 mm
Stick Length 45.7 in 1160 mm
Track Belt/Shoe Width 9.1 in 230 mm
Tail Swing 39.2 in 995 mm
Track Width - Expanded 51.18 in 1300 mm
Maximum Blade Height 10.8 in 275 mm
Boom Swing - Right 50 ° 50 °
Vertical Wall 74.4 in 1890 mm
Maximum Reach 155.9 in 3960 mm
Maximum Dump Clearance 98.8 in 2510 mm
Maximum Reach - Ground Level 153.1 in 3890 mm
Track Width - Retracted 39 in 990 mm
Boom In Reach 57.1 in 1450 mm
Overall Shipping Length* 152 in 3860 mm
Maximum Dig Height 137.4 in 3490 mm
O/A Shipping Height 90.9 in 2310 mm
Swing Bearing - Height 17.5 in 445 mm
Minimum Ground Clearance Below Undercarriage 6.1 in 155 mm
O/A Undercarriage Length 57.5 in 1460 mm
Note *Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment. *Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment.
Height 8.9 in 225 mm
Width* 39 in 990 mm
Note *Expanded – 1300 mm (51 in) *Expanded – 1300 mm (51 in)
Boom Swing - Right 50 ° 50 °
Minimum Ground Clearance Below Undercarriage 6.1 in 155 mm
Maximum Reach - Ground Level 146.9 in 3730 mm
Maximum Dump Clearance 96.5 in 2450 mm
Dig Depth 92.1 in 2340 mm
O/A Undercarriage Length 57.5 in 1460 mm
Track Width - Expanded 51.18 in 1300 mm
Tail Swing 39.2 in 995 mm
Overall Shipping Length* 142.5 in 3620 mm
Maximum Blade Depth 10.2 in 260 mm
Swing Bearing - Height 17.5 in 445 mm
Maximum Reach 149.6 in 3800 mm
O/A Shipping Height 90.9 in 2310 mm
Track Belt/Shoe Width 9.1 in 230 mm
Note *Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment. *Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment.
Track Width - Retracted 39 in 990 mm
Stick Length 37.8 in 960 mm
Boom Height - Shipping Position 42.9 in 1090 mm
Maximum Dig Height 135 in 3430 mm
Vertical Wall 70.9 in 1800 mm
Boom Swing - Left 65 ° 65 °
Boom In Reach 57.5 in 1460 mm
Maximum Blade Height 10.8 in 275 mm
Cooling System 1 gal (US) 3.9 l
Hydraulic Tank 4.8 gal (US) 18 l
Hydraulic System 6.9 gal (US) 26 l
Engine Oil 1.2 gal (US) 4.4 l
Fuel Tank 5.8 gal (US) 22 l
Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) ISO 12117-2:2008 ISO 12117-2:2008
Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS) ISO 12117:1997 ISO 12117:1997
Top Guard ISO 10262:1998 (Level I) ISO 10262:1998 (Level I)
Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Flow 8.7 gal/min 33 l/min
Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Pressure 3089.3 psi 213 bar
Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Pressure 3089.3 psi 213 bar
Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Flow 3.7 gal/min 14 l/min
Digging Force - Stick - Long 1616.4 lbf 7.2 kN
Type Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump
Operating Pressure - Travel 3089.3 psi 213 bar
Operating Pressure - Equipment 3089.3 psi 213 bar
Operating Pressure - Swing 1493.9 psi 103 bar
Digging Force - Stick - Standard 1843.4 lbf 8.2 kN
Digging Force - Bucket 3169.8 lbf 14.1 kN
Pump Flow at 2,400 rpm 17.4 gal/min 66 l/min
Travel Speed - Low 1.8 mile/h 2.9 km/h
Maximum Traction Force - Low Speed 3574.5 lbf 15.9 kN
Maximum Traction Force - High Speed 2293.1 lbf 10.2 kN
Travel Speed - High 2.7 mile/h 4.4 km/h
Gradeability - Maximum 30 degrees 30 degrees
Ground Pressure - Minimum Weight 4.4 psi 30.5 kPa
Ground Pressure - Maximum Weight 4.9 psi 34 kPa
Steel Tracks 126 lb 57 kg
Long Stick 18 lb 8 kg
Expandable Undercarriage 282 lb 128 kg
Note European Union Directive “2000/14/EC” European Union Directive “2000/14/EC”
Average Exterior Sound Pressure (ISO 6395:2008) 93 dB(A) 93 dB(A)
Operator Sound Pressure (ISO 6396:2008) 73 dB(A) 73 dB(A)
Machine Swing Speed 9.8 r/min 9.8 r/min

301.6 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

  • Tilt-up Canopy or Tilt-Up Cab
  • Top Guard ISO 10262:1998 Level I
  • ROPS – ISO 12117-2:2008
  • TOPS – ISO 12117:1997
  • Machine 2-Point Lifting
  • Stick Steer Mode
  • Travel Cruise Control
  • Control Pattern Changer (optional in some regions)
  • Adjustable Wrist Rests
  • Washable Floor Mat
  • Travel Pedals and Hand Levers
  • Machine Security
  • Machine Security – Standard Key with Pass Code
  • Fabric Suspension Seat (Cab only)
  • Hydraulic Lockout – All Controls
  • Retractable High Visibility Seat Belt (75 mm/3 in)
  • Coat Hook
  • Cup Holder
  • Storage Pocket
  • Skylight
  • Mounting Bosses for Front
  • Signaling/Warning Horn
  • Interior Light (Cab only)
  • Boom Light, Halogen
  • Utility Space for Mobile Phone
  • Next Generation Color LCD Monitor (IP66)
    – Fuel Level and Coolant Temperature Gauges
    – Maintenance and Machine Monitoring
    – Performance and Machine Adjustments
    – Numeric Security Code
    – Multiple Languages
    – Hour Meter with Wake Up Switch

UNDERCARRIAGE

  • Expandable Undercarriage
  • Rubber Belt (230 mm/9 in wide)
  • Dozer Blade
  • Dozer Blade Float
  • Hydraulic Track Adjusters
  • Tie Downs on Track Frame

BOOM, STICK AND LINKAGES

  • One Piece Boom (1850 mm/73 in)
  • Standard Stick (960 mm/37.8 in)
  • Front Shovel Capable
  • Front Shovel Capable – Pin-On
  • Thumb Ready (not available in all regions)
  • Certified Lifting Eye (optional in some regions)

ELECTRICAL

  • 12 Volt Battery
  • Software (machine and monitor)
  • Maintenance Free Battery
  • Signaling/Warning Horn
  • 12 Volt Power Socket

301.6 Optional Equipment

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Cab with Air Conditioning
  • Cab with Heater
  • Control Pattern Changer (optional in some regions)
  • No Travel Pedals and Hand Levers
  • Machine Security – Push to Start with Key Fob/Pass Code
  • LED Front Lights
  • LED Front and Rear Lights
  • LED Boom Light
  • Mirrors Left and Right
  • Radio – Bluetooth®, Auxiliary, Microphone, USB (charging only) (Cab only)

UNDERCARRIAGE

  • Steel Track (230 mm/9 in wide)

BOOM, STICK AND LINKAGES

  • Long Stick (1160 mm/45.7 in)
  • Front Shovel Capable – Dual Lock Manual Coupler
  • Attachments including Couplers, Thumbs, Buckets, Augers and Hammers
  • 2nd Auxiliary Hydraulic Lines
  • Boom Lowering Check Valve
  • Stick Lowering Check Valve
  • Hydraulic Quick Coupler Lines (not available in all regions)

ELECTRICAL

  • Battery Disconnect
  • Product Link PL243 (regulations apply)
  • Product Link PLE643 (regulations apply)
  • Travel Alarm (standard in some regions)

GUARDING

  • Guard, Canopy
  • Guard, Mesh

OTHER

  • Bio Oil Capable
  • Eco Drain
  • Water Jacket Heater

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