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301.5 Mini Hydraulic Excavator

301.5 Mini Hydraulic Excavator

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More Comfort – More Performance – More Versatility

  • 4 Industry First Features

    Cat Exclusives in a Mini Excavator

  • Up to 15% Lower Total Ownership Costs

    with more common parts, lower repair costs and tilt up cab

  • Up to 20% More Performance

    with programmable operator settings and faster cyle times

Engine

Bore 3 in
Displacement 69 in³
Emissions Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards.
Engine Model C1.1
Gross Power - SAE J1995:2014 21.6 HP
Net Power 21 HP
Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249, 80/1269/EEC 21 HP
Note Net power is tested per ISO 9249:2007 and 80/1269/EEC.
Note (1) Engine power is tested per ISO 14396:2002.
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.
Stroke 3.2 in

Weights

EU: CE Plate Weight*** 3836 lb
Maximum Operating Weight with Canopy** 3913 lb
Minimum Operating Weight with Canopy* 3483 lb
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.
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.
Operating Weight 3913 lb

Dimensions - Long Stick

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

Blade

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

Dimensions - Standard Stick

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

Hydraulic System

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

Travel System

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

Certification - Canopy

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

Sound

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

Service Refill Capacities

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

Swing System

Machine Swing Speed 9.8 r/min

Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration

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

Sustainability

Recyclability 95%

Download resources

301.5 Small Product Brochure (Global except China and Japan)
Options And Accessories Kit Guide for Mini Hydraulic Excavators
Cat Attachments for Mini Excavators Brochure
Attachment Compatibility Guide for Mini Excavators
Cat Mini Hydraulic Excavators Product Line Brochure (North America)
Cat Mini Hydraulic Excavators Product Line Brochure (Europe)

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