301.5 Mini Hydraulic Excavator

301.5 Mini Hydraulic Excavator

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The Cat® 301.5 Mini Excavator delivers power and performance in a compact size to help you work in a wide range of applications.

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Engine

Net Power
21HP
Engine Model
C1.1
Displacement
69in³
Bore
3in
Stroke
3.2in
Gross Power - SAE J1995:2014
21.6HP
Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249, 80/1269/EEC
21HP
Emissions
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.
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.
Note (1)
Engine power is tested per ISO 14396:2002.

Weights

Operating Weight
3913lb
Minimum Operating Weight with Canopy*
3483lb
Note (1)
*Minimum Weight is based on rubber tracks, operator, fixed undercarriage and full fuel tank.
Note (2)
**Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks, operator, expandable undercarriage and full fuel tank.
EU: CE Plate Weight***
3836lb
Maximum Operating Weight with Canopy**
3913lb
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.

Dimensions - Long Stick

Dig Depth
100in
Boom Height - Shipping Position
40.9in
Boom Swing - Left
65°
Maximum Blade Height
10.8in
Maximum Dig Height
137.4in
Maximum Dump Clearance
98.8in
Maximum Reach - Ground Level
153.1in
Maximum Reach
155.9in
Minimum Ground Clearance Below Undercarriage
6.1in
Note
*Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment.
O/A Shipping Height
90.9in
O/A Undercarriage Length
57.5in
Overall Shipping Length*
141.3in
Stick Length
45.7in
Tail Swing
32.3in
Boom In Reach
57.1in
Track Width - Retracted
39in
Vertical Wall
74.4in
Boom Swing - Right
50°
Track Belt/Shoe Width
9.1in
Swing Bearing - Height
17.5in
Maximum Blade Depth
10.2in
Track Width - Expanded
51.18in

Blade

Height
8.9in
Width*
39in
Note
*Expanded – 1300 mm (51 in)

Dimensions - Standard Stick

Vertical Wall
70.9in
Track Width - Expanded
51.18in
Track Belt/Shoe Width
9.1in
Tail Swing
32.3in
Swing Bearing - Height
17.5in
O/A Undercarriage Length
57.5in
Overall Shipping Length*
142.5in
O/A Shipping Height
90.9in
Minimum Ground Clearance Below Undercarriage
6.1in
Maximum Reach - Ground Level
146.9in
Maximum Reach
149.6in
Maximum Blade Depth
10.2in
Maximum Dig Height
135in
Dig Depth
92.1in
Track Width - Retracted
39in
Boom Height - Shipping Position
42.9in
Boom Swing - Right
50°
Maximum Dump Clearance
96.5in
Maximum Blade Height
10.8in
Boom In Reach
57.5in
Stick Length
37.8in
Note
*Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment.
Boom Swing - Left
65°

Service Refill Capacities

Hydraulic System
6.9gal (US)
Fuel Tank
5.8gal (US)
Engine Oil
1.2gal (US)
Cooling System
1gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
4.8gal (US)

Hydraulic System

Type
Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump
Operating Pressure - Travel
3089.3psi
Pump Flow at 2,400 rpm
17.4gal/min
Operating Pressure - Swing
1493.9psi
Operating Pressure - Equipment
3089.3psi
Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Flow
8.7gal/min
Digging Force - Stick - Long
1616.4lbf
Digging Force - Bucket
3169.8lbf
Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Flow
3.7gal/min
Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Pressure
3089.3psi
Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Pressure
3089.3psi
Digging Force - Stick - Standard
1843.4lbf

Certification - Canopy

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

Travel System

Maximum Traction Force - High Speed
2315.5lbf
Ground Pressure - Maximum Weight
4.4psi
Gradeability - Maximum
30 degrees
Travel Speed - Low
1.8mile/h
Travel Speed - High
2.7mile/h
Maximum Traction Force - Low Speed
3597lbf
Ground Pressure - Minimum Weight
4psi

Swing System

Machine Swing Speed
9.8r/min

Sound

Note
European Union Directive “2000/14/EC”
Average Exterior Sound Pressure (ISO 6395:2008)
93dB(A)

Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration

Long Stick
18lb
Steel Tracks
126lb
Expandable Undercarriage
284lb

ALL DAY COMFORT

  • Adjustable wrist rests and a suspension seat option 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 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 canopy 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.

Standard Equipment:

Optional Equipment:

    Operator Environment
    • Control Pattern Changer (optional in some regions)
    • No Travel Pedals and Hand Levers
    • Machine Security – Push to Start with Key Fob/Pass Code
    • Vinyl Suspension Seat
    • LED Front Lights
    • LED Front and Rear Lights
    • LED Boom Light
    • Mirrors Left and Right
    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