Excavators January 2009

Construction Equipment - Excavators

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190D W and 220D W


The 190D W and 220D W wheeled excavators feature Tier III-certified engines and increases in horsepower, weight and digging forces over previous models.

  • 19-ft. 2-in. and 20-ft. 8-in. dig depths
  • Bucket forces to 29,000 lbs.
  • 5.2L Tier III-certified diesel engines rated at 159 hp
  • Powerwise III engine/hydraulic managements system
  • Available with mono- or two-piece booms
  • Cabs feature more legroom, lower noise levels and ergonomic, low-effort controls


John Deere Construction and Forestry Division

283Z Compact Excavator


The 2.7-ton 283Z zero tailswing compact excavator has a superstructure that rotates entirely within the tracks, enabling it to operate close to walls and obstructions without risk of contact.

  • Can be transported on a passenger car trailer with a permissible weight of 3.5 tons
  • Standard two-way auxiliary hydraulics with a direct-to-tank return line
  • Strong, stable, one-piece boom



Gehl Company

315D L Excavator


The 315D L excavator delivers 5% more horsepower and as much as 8% more lift capacity than the 315C L, which it replaces.

  • 115-hp Cat C4.2 engine meets Tier III emissions regulations and delivers more work per gallon of fuel
  • Factory-ready for auxiliary hydraulic circuits
  • Same spacious cab as on larger Caterpillar excavators
  • Four stick options
  • Economy mode to reduce fuel consumption in light-duty applications
  • AccuGrade grade control system



418 Compact Excavator


The 2,593-lb. Bobcat 418 from Doosan Infracore provides zero tailswing with tracks extended.

  • 6-ft. dig depth
  • Undercarriage retracts to less than 28 in.
  • Two-position joystick consoles with pilot-operated joysticks
  • Choice of ISO or standard pattern joystick operation via a control pattern selector valve
  • Two travel speeds ranging from 1.3 to 2.1 mph


Bobcat Co. - Doosan Infracore



The 14,300-lb. 65NX has an 8-ft. 4-in. minimum front swing, allowing for maneuverability in tight conditions.

  • 12-ft. 10-in. digging depth with a 21-ft. 4-in. reach
  • 55-hp Yanmar diesel engine
  • 1.7/3.3-mph travel speeds
  • Auxiliary hydraulics
  • Standard quick-change valve
  • Spacious cabin with wrist control-type short joysticks
  • Oil pressure measurement port with quick coupler
  • Right-side access to control valves


IHI/Compact Excavator Sales

8055 Mini-excavator


The 5.5-ton 8055 mini-excavator is available in reduced tailswing (8055 RTS) or true zero tailswing (8055 ZTS).

  • 12-ft. 4-in. maximum digging depth with a maximum reach at ground level of 19 ft. 10 in.
  • 46.5-hp diesel engine
  • Combined hammer and low-flow hydraulic circuit works with secondary auxiliary piping
  • Travel speeds to 3.4 mph
  • Standard auto kickdown track motors
  • Factory-fitted air conditioning


JCB Americas

9 Series Excavators


The 42,280-lb. R210LC-9 comes with a 9-ft. 7-in. arm and a 1.2-cu.-yd. bucket, while the 67,150-lb. R290LC-9 has a 10-ft. arm and a 1.66-cu-yd. bucket.

  • 143- and 197-net-hp Cummins Tier III electronically controlled engines
  • Patented Posi-Nega hydraulic control system enables improved fine control capabilities
  • CAPO (Computer Aided Power Optimization) system
  • Standard HI-mate GPS-based remote management system
  • Larger operators cab with standard heated air-ride suspension seat, transparent skylight, CD player/radio with MP3 input, adjustable sunshades, control pattern selector valve and more


Hyundai Construction Equipment

Brokk 50


The 1,050-lb. Brokk 50 measures just 23.2 in. wide and 37 in. high, enabling it to climb stairs, as well as fit in most elevators.

  • 5.5-kW electric motor
  • 8-ft. 4-in. overhead reach
  • 150-ft.-lb. hard hitting hammer
  • Four outriggers create a wider footprint for added stability
  • Remote controlled


Brokk Inc.

Compact Excavators


This line of five compact excavators ranges from the 1.4-ton 1404 with a 7-ft. 4-in. maximum digging depth to the 8.0-ton 8003 with a digging depth of 14 ft. 1 in.

  • Yanmar three- and four-cylinder diesel engines generate from 24.3 to 69.5 hp
  • 8003 incorporates a short tailswing and the 38Z3 and 50Z3 are true zero tailswing machines
  • Standard features include rubber tracks, dozer blades, boom-mounted working lights and control pattern selection system
  • Short or long dipperstick versions offered for most models, along with a choice of canopy or full cab work platform with standard air conditioning
  • Full line of attachment tools available


Wacker Neuson Corporation

CX350B, CX470B, CX700B Excavators


Case expanded its CX B Series excavator line with the addition of the CX350B, CX470B, and CX700B. The three models feature electronically controlled, common rail Tier III-certified 7.8L Case engines that deliver 271 to 463 net hp. The new excavators also have a rail fuel injection system, a redesigned hydraulic system, and the ability to store up to 10 auxiliary hydraulic flow patterns for quick adaptation to different attachments. The new CX B excavators offer 20% increased fuel efficiency, improved operator comfort and ease of maintenance.


The CX350B, CX470B and CX700B range in operating weight from 79,065 to 153,400 lbs., with bucket digging force from 51,436 to 65,194 lbs. and maximum dig depths from 24 ft. 1 in. to 27 ft. 7 in.

  • Electronically controlled Tier III-certified Case 7.8L engines rated from 271 to 463 net hp
  • Common rail fuel injection system and redesigned hydraulic system deliver up to 7% better fuel efficiency
  • Low-noise, isolation-mounted cab
  • Store up to 10 auxiliary hydraulic flow patterns for quick adaptation to different attachments



DX225 and DX255 Excavators


The 48,721-lb. DX225 and 54,233-lb. DX255 crawler excavators feature an electronics package that allows communication between the engine and hydraulics for optimum performance and fuel economy.

  • DX225 offers a 21-ft. 9-in. maximum digging depth and 33,510-lb. bucket digging force
  • DX255 delivers a 22-ft. 4-in. maximum digging depth and 35,494-lb. bucket digging force
  • Powered by 148- and 166-hp Tier III engines
  • Ergonomic cab with fully automatic heating and A/C, six-way adjustable seat, telescopic control stand and CD player
  • Auxiliary valve with one- and two-way hydraulic piping to the end of the arm with flow control inside the cab


Doosan Infracore America Corp.

EC35C and ECR48C


The conventional EC35C and short radius superstructure ECR48C compact excavators are designed for tight, congested or busy jobsites.

  • New-generation 36.3-hp Volvo diesel engines
  • Simultaneous control of swing and boom offset movement for faster, more precise performance
  • Blade float for quick and easy backfilling, leveling and finish work
  • Automatic two-speed travel system
  • Electronically proportional roller on the joystick control lever
  • Standard auto-idling system


Volvo Construction Equipment

ED195 Blade Runner


The ED195 Blade Runner combines the features and benefits of an excavator and a dozer.

  • Turbocharged FPT engine meets Tier III emission standards
  • Intelligent Total Control System (ITCS) assists with repeatability functions by providing progressive power for fine leveling and grading applications
  • Four standard working modes
  • Heavy lift on command provides roughly 10% more lifting power without a time limit
  • Two-way hydraulic flow can be activated from the cab


Kobelco Construction Machinery - CNH

KX080-3 Excavator


The 8-ton KX080-3 tight-tailswing excavator offers 14,660 lbs. of bucket force and 8,554 lbs. of arm crowd force.

  • 64-hp direct-injection diesel engine with auto-idling system
  • Automatic downshifting
  • Three-pump, load-sensing hydraulic system
  • Twin auxiliary service ports offer a hydraulic flow rate up to 26 gpm
  • Oil-flow control allows easy in-cab adjustment to match needs of job or attachment
  • Enclosed air conditioned and heated cab with Intelligent Control System LCD control panel


Kubota Tractor Corp.

Link-Belt 350 X2 Excavator


The 271-net-hp Link-Belt 350 X2 excavator is powered by an Isuzu Tier III turbocharged diesel engine with common rail fuel injection and exhaust gas recirculation technology.

  • 79,146-lb. operating weight
  • 22-ft. 1-in. to 26-ft. 8-in. maximum digging depth
  • 55,840-lbf. bucket digging force
  • Two-speed lifting and arm open/close functions work with hydraulic speed regeneration for quicker cycle times
  • Four work modes


LBX Company

R 984 C Litronic Excavator


The R 984 C Litronic excavator features well-balanced working attachments that allow maximum reach and digging depths without sacrificing bucket fill.

  • Operating weight of 265,000 lbs. with 35% of weight concentrated in the undercarriage for operating stability
  • 676-hp Cummins QSK 19 Tier III-compliant, common rail engine
  • Pressureless boom lowering system results in quicker cycle times and increased machine efficiency
  • 3.8- to 13.08-cu.-yd. bucket capacity




Liebherr-America, Inc.

TB228 Compact Excavator


The 24.3-hp 228B compact excavator has an operating weight over 6,000 lbs. and is powered by a Tier IV-compliant engine.

  • Maximum digging depth of 9 ft. 5 in.
  • 6,471-lb. maximum bucket digging force
  • Two-speed travel with automatic shift down
  • Electrohydraulic push-button control of auxiliary hydraulics
  • Proportional pilot joystick controls
  • Rubber or steel tracks available


Takeuchi Mfg

TXC 420LC-2 Excavator


The 293-hp TXC 420LC-2 excavator features an electronic management system (e-EPOS) that ensures the engine and hydraulic systems share information required to operate at maximum efficiency.

  • Advanced self-diagnostic technology
  • 93,480-lb. operating weight
  • 27-ft. 8.-in. maximum dig depth
  • 39-ft. 4-in. maximum reach
  • 2.83-cu.-yd. bucket capacity



Vi027-5 and Vi035-5 Mini Excavators


The Vi027-5 and Vi035-5 compact excavators are true zero tailswing models in the 6,300- and 7,700-lb. class.

  • Universal boom with 1.5 times thicker sidewalls offers increased breakout forces with dig depths of 9 ft. 6 in. and 11 ft. 4 in.
  • Vi035-5 features 28 hp (up 3.3 hp) and is available with optional air conditioning when ordered with cabin
  • PTO switch mounted on wrist control
  • Hydraulic quick coupler and VICTAS stability control for added productivity


Yanmar Construction Equipment

XL 4300 III Excavator


The 44,000-lb. XL 4300 III rubber-tired excavator offers the versatility of a tilting (220°), telescoping boom, as well as mobility on and off paved surfaces.

  • 173-hp Detroit Diesel Mercedes engine delivers greater bucket breakout and boom forces
  • Counterweight and profile reduce tailswing by 12 in.
  • 21-ft. 3-in. digging depth with a 30-ft. 4-in. boom reach at groundline
  • Electronic joysticks with selectable Gradall, Deere or SAE operating patterns
  • Can switch between standard and creeper travel mode while moving


The Gradall Company

ZX12-3 Excavator


The 28,498-lb. ZX120-3 utility-class excavator can generate 24,720 lbs. of drawbar pull and 25,077 ft./lbs. of swing torque with 12,823 lbs. of breakout force.

  • 93-hp four-cylinder Isuzu engine
  • Can lift 11,443 lbs. over the front at a distance of 15 ft. (blade on ground)
  • Three power modes, two travel modes and one work mode
  • Available with an 8 3" or 9 11 arm
  • 20-in. rubber crawler pad or 24-in. or 28-in. triple semi-grouser steel shoes
  • Backfill blade available


Hitachi Construction Equipment