This is the next generation of Cat® Excavators - built to accommodate a big range of job requirements. Whether your focus is driving down cost p/h, raising the bar on performance and fuel efficiency or hitting big, bold production and cost targets, there’s a new Cat next gen excavator with your name on it.
It’s been 25 years since the last major redesign of Cat® Excavators.
The next generation range of Cat® Excavators have been redesigned from the ground up. Caterpillar spent 5 years in R&D to discovering and designing features to bring the most value to your business. There has never been a better Cat® Excavator to help you achieve your business goals.
How will the Next Gen range improve your business?
Up to 25% Reduced Fuel Consumption*
Next Generation excavators achieve these fuel saving benefits through the implementation of:
New electro-hydraulic systems
New e-Fan cooling system fan
Larger hydraulic pump
New Smart Power Mode - engine mode settings
*Compared to previous model. Percentages change slightly depending on whether the excavator is from the 20t or 30t range.
Up to 15% Lower Maintenance Costs*
Lower maintenance costs have been kept at the forefront with the redesign of Next Generation excavators. Key design contributing features include:
Extended maintenance intervals
New engine air filter
No pilot lines and filters
New hydraulic filter
Up to 45% Increased Operator Efficiency*
The ‘Next Generation’ platform makes it than ever to access machine productivity technologies. All Next Generation excavators have the ability for these technologies as factory standard options:
Cat Payload system provides weight of each bucket along with a running total
Cat Grade with 2D and 3D system enables accurate levels to be set
Cat Grade with Assist automates the boom, stick & bucket
Programmable joystick control to suit individual operator preferences
Safer is Smarter
Safety is key for Cat® Excavators. Next Generation excavators have the below added safety features:
Ground maintenance prevents falls
2D E-Fencing technology standard*
Optional 360° visibility also available
*Comes standard on machines with factory Cat Grade
Improved Cab for Operator Comfort
Operator comfort has improved. The introduction of electro-hydraulics has removed the need for pilot controls in the cab – this has allowed a total cab redesign. Benefits to the cab are:
Tilt-up console to make entry/exit easier
Improved right hand side visibility
Streamlined control lever consoles
Adjustable cooling wider seat for added comfort and legroom
Push to Start with operator ID
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