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Mini Excavators(Non Current)

Caterpillar serves all regions of the world so we build many different configurations of hydraulic excavators. Your Cat® dealer has exact machine specifications available in your area to help you choose what will best meet your needs.

301.8C Hydraulic Excavator

Engineered Durability. The heavy-duty bodywork and clean lines of the Caterpillar 301.8C ensure long life and reduce maintenance cost in tough, demanding applications.

  • Specification Summary

  • Engine Model L3E
  • Net Power 13.5 kW
  • Operating Weight 1790 kg
  • Maximum Vertical Dig Depth - Long Stick 2320 mm²

Product Details


Engine Model L3E
Net Power 13.5 kW


Operating Weight 1790 kg


Maximum Vertical Dig Depth - Long Stick 2320 mm²
Maximum Horizontal Reach - Long Stick 3800 mm²

Performance and Versatility

High digging forces and fast cycle times, ensure that the Cat® C-Series machines deliver the productivity that customers demand. Auxiliary lines and connectors fitted as standard, mean that the Cat 301.6C and 301.8C come ’ready to work’. Hammer (one-way) auxiliary lines fitted as standard. The dozer blade float function enables more efficient clean up and landscaping operations. Choice of standard or long stick enables matching of machine to application. High rotation bucket angle combines good spoil retention and flat back trench characteristics.

Comfort and Ease of Operation

Cab and canopy options are available. The C-Series cab provides a very spacious and comfortable work area with a high feature level as standard. Impressive legroom, air circulation and well positioned, low effort controls give even greater operator comfort. Suspension seat as standard. Automatically applied swing lock aids machine transportation. Optional fan and sun blind package offers further operator comfort.

Work Tools

Caterpillar’s range of buckets and hydraulically powered tools, matched to optimize machine performance. Caterpillar offers a wide range of work tools to increase the machines versatility even further. These tools are designed to get the best out of the machine and deliver excellent value through high productivity and long life. Tools on offer include: Digging Buckets Ditch Cleaning Buckets Hydraulic Hammers Tilt Ditch Bucket Augers. Mechanical Quick Coupler. The Caterpillar Quick Coupler makes tool changes fast and easy. Maximizing performance and compatible with all standard work tools.

Low Operating Costs

Robust, reliable and easily serviced, are key attributes of the C-Series design. Protected front linkage lines are routed out of harms way, above the boom and stick. A tough counterweight and extra thick side panels protect against impact damage. A large rear door enables excellent access, whilst low maintenance front linkage pivot joints and well placed grease points reduce time taken for daily checks. The Cat S•O•S points assist easy oil sampling for preventative maintenance checks. 500 hour engine oil change period helps to keep operating costs down.

Customer Support

Caterpillar dealers offer unmatched with excellent equipment management services and fast parts availability, resulting in maximum uptime and minimum repair costs. Equipment maintenance and management services help optimize performance, reliability and profit.

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