Excavators 301.8 Mini Excavators Inspired by Our Customers

Features At A Glance

ALL DAY COMFORT
EASY TO OPERATE
STICK STEER TRAVEL MODE
BIG PERFORMANCE IN A COMPACT DESIGN
SAFETY ON THE JOB SITE
SIMPLE SERVICE FOR LESS DOWNTIME
LOWER OPERATING COSTS

Product Specifications for 301.8

Engine

Weights

Dimensions - Long Stick

Blade

Travel System

Dimensions - Standard Stick

Hydraulic System

Certification - Cab and Canopy

Service Refill Capacities

Sound

Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration

Swing System

301.8 Standard Equipment

ENGINE

  • Variable Displacement Piston Pump
  • Cat C1.1 Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V)
  • Automatic Two Speed Travel
  • Power on Demand (not available in all regions)
  • Automatic Engine Shutdown
  • Automatic Engine Idle
  • Load Sensing/Flow Sharing Hydraulics
  • Fuel Water Separator

HYDRAULICS

  • Auxiliary Hydraulic Lines
  • Automatic Swing Brake
  • Continuous Auxiliary Flow
  • Accumulator
  • Smart Tech Electronic Pump
  • One and Two Way Auxiliary Flow
  • Auxiliary Line Quick Disconnects

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Cab HVAC or Heat Only
  • Travel Pedals and Levers
  • Washable Floor Mat
  • Next Generation Stick Steer
  • Fabric or Vinyl Seat
  • Hydraulic Lockout – All Controls
  • ROPS – ISO 12117-2:2008
  • Coat Hook
  • Top Guard – ISO 10262:1998 (Level I)
  • Adjustable Wrist Rests
  • Machine Security – Standard Key with Pass Code or Push to Start with Fob
  • Next Generation Standard LCD Monitor
  • Skylight
  • Cab or Canopy
  • Machine 2-Point Lifting
  • Cab Interior Light
  • Storage Pocket
  • TOPS – ISO 12117:1997
  • Bluetooth® Capable (Cab only)
  • Cup Holder
  • Tilt-up Cab or Canopy
  • Retractable High Visibility Seat Belt (75 mm/3 in)

UNDERCARRIAGE

  • Rubber Belt or Steel Track (250 mm/9.8 in wide)
  • Fixed or Expandable Undercarriage
  • Tie Downs on Track Frame
  • Dozer Blade with Float

BOOM, STICK AND LINKAGES

  • One Piece Boom (1850 mm/73 in)
  • Certified Lifting Eye (not available in all regions)
  • Standard Stick (960 mm/37.8 in) or Long Stick (1160 mm/45.7 in)
  • Thumb Ready (not available in all regions)
  • Front Shovel Capable (Pin-On/Manual Coupler/Hydraulic Coupler – 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
  • Cab Radio

ELECTRICAL

  • LED Boom Light
  • Battery Disconnect
  • LED Front and Rear Lights
  • Product Link™
  • LED Front Lights

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

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    My.Cat.Com is the web-based hub for digital equipment management, giving you an easy way to take in complex information. Monitor cost, utilization, reliability, age information and other critical data needed to run a business more efficiently and effectively. Access your equipment information and connect with your Cat dealer – all in one place.

Efficient equipment management starts with the Cat App. Track the location and health of your equipment, order service and parts, and activate telematics devices directly from your mobile device. Staying on top of your fleet 24/7 has never been easier.

Cat® Inspect allows you to access your equipment data on your mobile device. This easy-to-use app lets you capture inspection data and integrates with your other Cat data systems, so you can keep a close eye on your fleet. More than one million inspections are completed each year, providing convenience and accountability to equipment owners.

Cat® Product Link™ wirelessly connects you to your equipment giving you valuable insight into how your machine or fleet is performing. Information such as location, hours, fuel usage, productivity, idle time, and diagnostic codes are made available through online web applications so that you can make timely, fact-based decisions to maximize efficiency, improve productivity, and lower the cost of owning and operating your fleet. Available with satellite or cellular connectivity.

My.Cat.Com is the web-based hub for digital equipment management, giving you an easy way to take in complex information. Monitor cost, utilization, reliability, age information and other critical data needed to run a business more efficiently and effectively. Access your equipment information and connect with your Cat dealer – all in one place.

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