301.8 Mini Hydraulic Excavator

301.8 Mini Hydraulic Excavator

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The Cat® 301.8 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

Engine Model
C1.1
Net Power
19.2HP
Bore
3in
Displacement
69in³
Gross Power - ISO 14396
21.6HP
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249/EEC 80/1269
19.2HP
Stroke
3.2in

Weights

Operating Weight
4464lb
Maximum Operating Weight with Cab
4464lb
Maximum Operating Weight with Canopy**
4178lb
Minimum Operating Weight with Cab
4045lb
Minimum Operating Weight with Canopy*
3781lb
Note (1)
*Minimum Weight is based on rubber tracks, canopy, operator, fixed undercarriage and full fuel tank.
Note (2)
**Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks, canopy, operator, expandable undercarriage and full fuel tank.

Blade

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

Dimensions - Long Stick

Maximum Dump Clearance
103.9in
Maximum Dig Height
142.5in
Boom Swing - Left
65°
Maximum Blade Height
10.6in
Maximum Blade Depth
10.4in
Dig Depth
101.2in
Boom Swing - Right
50°
Boom In Reach
55.9in
Boom Height - Shipping Position
40.2in
Swing Bearing - Height
17.4in
Stick Length
45.7in
O/A Undercarriage Length
62.6in
O/A Shipping Height
90.6in
Maximum Reach - Ground Level
155.9in
Minimum Ground Clearance Below Undercarriage
5.9in
Note
*Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment.
Maximum Reach
168.1in
Tail Swing
39.2in
Track Belt/Shoe Width
9.1in
Track Width - Expanded
51.18in
Track Width - Retracted
39in
Vertical Wall
76.4in

Certification - Cab and Canopy

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

Dimensions - Standard Stick

Note
*Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment.
Boom Height - Shipping Position
42.1in
Boom In Reach
55.9in
Boom Swing - Left
65°
Boom Swing - Right
50°
Dig Depth
93.3in
Maximum Blade Depth
10.4in
Maximum Blade Height
10.6in
Maximum Dig Height
139.8in
Maximum Dump Clearance
100.8in
Maximum Reach
161.8in
Maximum Reach - Ground Level
149.6in
Minimum Ground Clearance Below Undercarriage
5.9in
O/A Shipping Height
90.6in
O/A Undercarriage Length
62.6in
Overall Shipping Length*
146.5in
Stick Length
37.8in
Swing Bearing - Height
17.4in
Tail Swing
39.2in
Track Belt/Shoe Width
9.1in
Track Width - Expanded
51.18in
Track Width - Retracted
39in
Vertical Wall
72.8in

Hydraulic System

Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Flow
8.7gal/min
Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Pressure
3553.4psi
Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Flow
3.7gal/min
Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Pressure
3553.4psi
Digging Force - Bucket
4406.3lbf
Digging Force - Stick - Long
2203.1lbf
Digging Force - Stick - Standard
2540.3lbf
Operating Pressure - Equipment
3553.4psi
Operating Pressure - Swing
2132.1psi
Operating Pressure - Travel
3553.4psi
Pump Flow at 2,400 rpm
17.4gal/min
Type
Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump

Service Refill Capacities

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

Sound

Average Exterior Sound Pressure (ISO 6395:2008)
93dB(A)
Note
European Union Directive “2000/14/EC”
Operator Sound Pressure (ISO 6396:2008)
73dB(A)

Swing System

Machine Swing Speed
9.8r/min

Travel System

Gradeability - Maximum
30 degrees
Ground Pressure - Maximum Weight
4.3psi
Ground Pressure - Minimum Weight
3.9psi
Maximum Traction Force - High Speed
2675.2lbf
Maximum Traction Force - Low Speed
4136.5lbf
Travel Speed - High
2.7mile/h
Travel Speed - Low
1.8mile/h

Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration

Cab
298lb
Long Stick
22lb
Steel Tracks
110lb

ALL DAY COMFORT

  • Choose either a canopy or a sealed and pressurized cab equipped with air conditioning, adjustable wrist rests, and a suspension seat option to 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 compact radius design and 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 cab 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.

UNMATCHED DEALER SUPPORT

  • Your Cat dealer is here to help you reach your business goals. From providing equipment solutions to operator training to service needs and beyond, your Cat dealer is ready to help.

Standard Equipment:

Optional Equipment:

    Operator Environment
    • Mirrors Left and Right
    Electrical
    • Product Link
    • LED Front Lights
    • LED Front and Rear Lights
    • LED Boom Light
    • Battery Disconnect
    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