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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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    Benefits

    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

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    • Blade
      Height
      8.9 in
      Note
      *Expanded – 1300 mm (51 in)
      Width*
      39 in
    • 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)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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)
    • Sound
      Average Exterior Sound Pressure (ISO 6395:2008)
      93 dB(A)
      Note
      European Union Directive “2000/14/EC”
    • Sustainability
      Recyclability
      95%
    • Swing System
      Machine Swing Speed
      9.8 r/min
    • 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
    • Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration
      Expandable Undercarriage
      284 lb
      Long Stick
      18 lb
      Steel Tracks
      126 lb
    • 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
    ENGINE
    • Cat C1.1 Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V)
    • Automatic Engine Idle
    • Automatic Engine Shutdown
    • Automatic Two Speed Travel
    • Fuel Water Separator
    • Power on Demand (not available in all regions)
    • Variable Displacement Piston Pump
    • Load Sensing/Flow Sharing Hydraulics
    HYDRAULICS
    • Smart Tech Electronic Pump
    • Accumulator
    • Automatic Swing Brake
    • Auxiliary Hydraulic Lines
    • One and Two Way Auxiliary Flow
    • Continuous Auxiliary Flow
    • Auxiliary Line Quick Disconnects
    OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Tilt-up Canopy
    • Top Guard ISO 10262:1998 Level I
    • ROPS – ISO 12117-2:2008
    • TOPS – ISO 12117:1997
    • Machine 2-Point Lifting
    • Stick Steer Mode
    • Travel Cruise Control
    • Control Pattern Changer (optional in some regions)
    • Adjustable Wrist Rests
    • Washable Floor Mat
    • Travel Pedals and Hand Levers
    • Machine Security
    • Machine Security – Standard Key with Pass Code
    • Vinyl Non-Suspension Seat
    • Hydraulic Lockout – All Controls
    • Retractable High Visibility Seat Belt (75 mm/3 in)
    • Coat Hook
    • Cup Holder
    • Storage Pocket
    • Skylight
    • Mounting Bosses for Front
    • Signaling/Warning Horn
    • Boom Light, Halogen
    • Utility Space for Mobile Phone
    • Next Generation Color LCD Monitor (IP66)
      – Fuel Level and Coolant Temperature Gauges
      – Maintenance and Machine Monitoring
      – Performance and Machine Adjustments
      – Numeric Security Code
      – Multiple Languages
      – Hour Meter with Wake Up Switch
    UNDERCARRIAGE
    • Expandable Undercarriage
    • Rubber Belt (230 mm/9 in wide)
    • Dozer Blade
    • Dozer Blade Float
    • Hydraulic Track Adjusters
    • Tie Downs on Track Frame
    BOOM, STICK AND LINKAGES
    • One Piece Boom (1780 mm/70 in)
    • Standard Stick (960 mm/37.8 in)
    • Front Shovel Capable
    • Front Shovel Capable – Pin-On
    • Thumb Ready (not available in all regions)
    • Certified Lifting Eye (optional in some regions)
    ELECTRICAL
    • 12 Volt Battery
    • Software (machine and monitor)
    • Maintenance Free Battery
    • Signaling/Warning Horn
    • 12 Volt Power Socket
    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