Caterpillar 7- to 10-ton Next Generation Mini Hydraulic Excavators

Feature heavy-duty main structures, fuel-efficient engines, load-sensing hydraulics, spacious cabs and the Stick-Steer system

Cat 310 Mini Excavator

The Next Generation mini hydraulic excavator lineup includes six models in the 7- to 10-ton category. The 307.5 is a standard tailswing model with a fixed boom, the 308 CR is a compact radius model with a swing boom and the 308 CR VAB features a variable angle (two-piece) swing boom. The 309 CR has a compact radius, swing boom and high-flow auxiliary hydraulics; the 309 CR VAB expands the 309 CR's capability with a variable angle boom. The 310 includes a fixed boom, standard tailswing and twin blade cylinders for handling heavy-duty dozing chores.

  • Maximum operating weights from 18,152 to 22,447 lbs. and standard dig depths from 13 ft. 5 in. to 17 ft.
  • Stick-Steer system allows operator to switch from conventional lever/foot-pedal steering controls to low-effort joystick control with the touch of a button 
  • 55.9-net-hp C2.4 turbo (307.5) and 70.3-net-hp C3.3 diesel engines
  • Load-sensing hydraulic system with electronically controlled variable-displacement piston pump capable of oil flows to 44 to 62 gpm depending on model
  • Standard automatic two-speed travel, cruise control system, auxiliary hydraulic system, control pattern changer and machine security system
  • Low-noise, sealed and pressurized cabs with redesigned HVAC system, suspension seats, operating consoles with adjustable wrist rests and radio with Bluetooth capability
  • Intuitive controls include the Next Generation LCD monitor offering easy-to-read machine information with a jog-dial for easy navigation and integrated rear camera
  • All-around visibility via a large front window that slides upward and stores overhead, expansive glass areas on the sides and rear of the cab plus a skylight

[VIDEO] Overview of the 7- to 10-ton Cat Next Generation Mini Excavators

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