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308 CR VAB Mini Hydraulic Excavator

Net Power

70.3 HP

Operating Weight

20,906 lb

Dig Depth

154.5 in

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backhoe loader

308 CR VAB Mini Hydraulic Excavator

Net Power

70.3 HP

Operating Weight

20,906 lb

Dig Depth

154.5 in

Specifications

The Cat ® 308 CR Variable Angle Boom (VAB) Mini Excavator delivers maximum power and performance in a mini size to help you work in a wide range of applications. The Variable Angle Boom provides the maximum in linkage flexibility in tight applications.

      • Net Power

        70.3 HP

        52.4 kW

        Engine Model

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Cat C3.3B

        Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final - ISO 9249/EEC 80/1269

        70.3 HP

        52.4 kW

        Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - EU Stage V - ISO 9249/EEC 80/1269

        71.5 HP

        53.3 kW

        Gross Power - ISO 14396

        74.3 HP

        55.4 kW

        Bore

        3.7 in

        94 mm

        Stroke

        4.7 in

        120 mm

        Displacement

        203 in³

        3.33 l

      • Air Conditioning

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.430 metric tonnes.

      • Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        ISO 12117:1997

        Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        ISO 12117-2:2008

        Top Guard

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        ISO 10262:1998 (Level II)

      • Cab Height

        99.2 in

        2,520 mm

        Transport Height

        99.3 in

        2,522 mm

        Tail Swing without Counterweight

        57.1 in

        1,450 mm

        Maximum Dump Clearance

        199.6 in

        5,071 mm

        Maximum Blade Height

        14.5 in

        369 mm

        Maximum Reach - Ground Level

        293.7 in

        7,461 mm

        Maximum Blade Depth

        16.1 in

        408 mm

        Swing Bearing - Height

        28.9 in

        735 mm

        Stick Length

        92.8 in

        2,358 mm

        Maximum Reach

        300.7 in

        7,637 mm

        Vertical Wall

        134.1 in

        3,405 mm

        O/A Track Width

        90.6 in

        2,300 mm

        Maximum Dig Height

        277.1 in

        7,038 mm

        Track Belt/Shoe Width

        17.7 in

        450 mm

        O/A Undercarriage Length

        113.9 in

        2,892 mm

        O/A Shipping Length

        262 in

        6,656 mm

        Ground Clearance

        13.7 in

        349 mm

        Dig Depth

        182.8 in

        4,644 mm

        Boom In Reach

        126.6 in

        3,215 mm

        Tail Swing with Counterweight

        64.8 in

        1,645 mm

        Boom Swing - Left

        20 in

        503 mm

        Boom Swing - Right

        38 in

        963 mm

      • Track Belt/Shoe Width

        17.7 in

        450 mm

        Vertical Wall

        117.8 in

        2,992 mm

        Boom Swing - Right

        38 in

        963 mm

        Boom Swing - Left

        20 in

        503 mm

        Tail Swing without Counterweight

        57.1 in

        1,450 mm

        Cab Height

        99.2 in

        2,520 mm

        Transport Height

        97.9 in

        2,487 mm

        O/A Undercarriage Length

        113.9 in

        2,892 mm

        Maximum Dump Clearance

        187.4 in

        4,759 mm

        Ground Clearance

        13.7 in

        349 mm

        Maximum Blade Depth

        16.1 in

        408 mm

        Dig Depth

        161.8 in

        4,109 mm

        Swing Bearing - Height

        28.9 in

        735 mm

        Maximum Blade Height

        14.5 in

        369 mm

        Maximum Dig Height

        265.2 in

        6,735 mm

        O/A Shipping Length

        258.7 in

        6,571 mm

        Maximum Reach

        281.1 in

        7,141 mm

        O/A Track Width

        90.6 in

        2,300 mm

        Maximum Reach - Ground Level

        273.6 in

        6,949 mm

        Tail Swing with Counterweight

        64.8 in

        1,645 mm

        Boom In Reach

        120.4 in

        3,059 mm

        Stick Length

        71.8 in

        1,823 mm

      • Dig Depth

        154.5 in

        3,925 mm

        Tail Swing without Counterweight

        57.1 in

        1,450 mm

        Maximum Reach

        260.3 in

        6,612 mm

        Boom in Reach

        112.3 in

        2,853 mm

        Overall Track Width

        90.6 in

        2,300 mm

        Boom Swing Right

        38 in

        963 mm

        Maximum Dump Clearance

        143.7 in

        3,649 mm

        Transport Height

        105.2 in

        2,673 mm

        Maximum Blade Depth

        16.1 in

        408 mm

        Maximum Dig Height

        216.6 in

        5,500 mm

        Cab Height

        99.2 in

        2,520 mm

        Overall Undercarriage Length

        113.9 in

        2,892 mm

        Maximum Reach at Ground Level

        252 in

        6,402 mm

        Ground Clearance

        13.7 in

        349 mm

        Boom Swing Left

        20 in

        503 mm

        Stick Length

        71.8 in

        1,823 mm

        Overall Shipping Length

        235 in

        5,969 mm

        Track Belt/Shoe Width

        17.7 in

        450 mm

        Maximum Blade Height

        14.5 in

        369 mm

        Tail Swing with Counterweight

        64.8 in

        1,645 mm

        Swing Bearing Height

        28.9 in

        735 mm

        Vertical Wall

        133.4 in

        3,388 mm

      • Cab Height

        99.2 in

        2,520 mm

        Vertical Wall

        138.5 in

        3,518 mm

        Boom Swing Right

        38 in

        963 mm

        Maximum Dig Height

        321.9 in

        8,177 mm

        Boom in Reach

        117.9 in

        2,995 mm

        Maximum Dump Clearance

        251.8 in

        6,396 mm

        Maximum Reach at Ground Level

        305.1 in

        7,750 mm

        Overall Track Width

        90.6 in

        2,300 mm

        Dig Depth

        136.3 in

        3,462 mm

        Swing Bearing Height

        28.9 in

        735 mm

        Ground Clearance

        13.7 in

        349 mm

        Maximum Blade Height

        14.5 in

        369 mm

        Stick Length

        71.8 in

        1,823 mm

        Tail Swing with Counterweight

        64.8 in

        1,645 mm

        Overall Undercarriage Length

        113.9 in

        2,892 mm

        Track Belt/Shoe Width

        17.7 in

        450 mm

        Overall Shipping Length

        282.7 in

        7,180 mm

        Maximum Reach

        311.8 in

        7,919 mm

        Maximum Blade Depth

        16.1 in

        408 mm

        Tail Swing without Counterweight

        57.1 in

        1,450 mm

        Boom Swing Left

        20 in

        503 mm

        Transport Height

        94.5 in

        2,399 mm

      • Height

        17 in

        431 mm

        Width - Wide

        96.5 in

        2,450 mm

        Width - Standard

        90.6 in

        2,300 mm

      • Digging Force - Stick - Standard

        9,205 lb

        40.9 kN

        Operating Pressure - Travel

        4,134 psi

        285 bar

        Operating Pressure - Swing

        3,626 psi

        250 bar

        Type

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump

        Pump Flow at 2,400 rpm

        44 gal/min

        167 l/min

        Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Flow

        9 gal/min

        33 l/min

        Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Pressure

        4,134 psi

        285 bar

        Digging Force - Stick - Long

        8,032 lb

        35.7 kN

        Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Pressure

        4,134 psi

        285 bar

        Digging Force - Bucket

        13,946 lb

        62 kN

        Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Flow

        35 gal/min

        131 l/min

        Operating Pressure - Equipment

        4,134 psi

        285 bar

      • Fuel Tank

        39 gal (US)

        147 l

        Hydraulic Tank

        14 gal (US)

        53 l

        Hydraulic System

        28 gal (US)

        107 l

        Cooling System

        2.6 gal (US)

        10 l

        Engine Oil

        3 gal (US)

        11.2 l

      • Average Exterior Sound Pressure (ISO 6395:2008)

        99 dB(A)

        99 dB(A)

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        European Union Directive “2000/14/EC”

        Operator Sound Pressure (ISO 6396:2008)

        72 dB(A)

        72 dB(A)

      • Machine Swing Speed

        10.6 r/min

        10.6 r/min

      • Maximum Traction Force - High Speed

        6,250 lb

        27.8 kN

        Ground Pressure - Minimum Weight

        5 psi

        35.36 kPa

        Travel Speed - High

        3.2 mile/h

        5.1 km/h

        Travel Speed - Low

        1.9 mile/h

        3.1 km/h

        Gradeability - Maximum

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        30 degrees

        Ground Pressure - Maximum Weight

        6 psi

        41.16 kPa

        Maximum Traction Force - Low Speed

        15,175 lb

        67.5 kN

      • Steel Tracks with Pads

        728 lb

        330 kg

        Counterweight

        552 lb

        250 kg

        Long Stick

        146 lb

        66 kg

      • Operating Weight

        20,906 lb

        9,483 kg

        Maximum Operating Weight with Cab**

        20,678 lb

        9,380 kg

        Note (1)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        *Minimum Weight is based on rubber tracks, no counterweight, operator, full fuel tank, standard stick, blade and no bucket.

        Note (2)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        **Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks with rubber pads, counterweight, operator, full fuel tank, long stick, blade and no bucket.

        Minimum Operating Weight with Cab*

        17,960 lb

        8,146 kg

        Maximum Operating Weight with Cab*

        20,906 lb

        9,483 kg

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        *Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks with rubber pads, counterweight, operator, full fuel tank, standard stick, blade and no bucket.

      • ENGINE

        • Automatic Engine Shutdown

        • Cat C3.3B Diesel Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V) – Electronic Engine, Turbo, Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)

        • Fuel Water Separator with Indicator

        • Automatic Two Speed Travel

        • Automatic Swing Brake

        • Automatic Engine Idle

        • Ecology Drain

        • Radial Seal – Double Element Air Filter

        • Extended Life Coolant, –37° C (–35° F)

      • HYDRAULICS

        • Power On Demand

        • Certified Accumulator

        • Variable Displacement Piston Pump

        • Load Sensing/Flow Sharing Hydraulics

        • Hydro Advanced Hydraulic Oil

        • Hydraulic Temperature Monitoring

        • Smart Tech Electronic Pump

      • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

        • Rear Window Emergency Exit

        • Molded Footrests

        • Hydraulic Lockout Controls

        • LED Interior Light

        • Travel Cruise Control

        • 12V Power Socket

        • Removable, Washable Floor Mat

        • Assisted Front Window Overhead Storage

        • Operator Sound Pressure 72 dB(A) ISO 6396:2008

        • Top Guard – ISO 10262:1998 (Level II)

        • Integrated Lower Front Window

        • Sealed and Pressurized Cab

        • Cat Key with Passcode Option

        • Literature Holder

        • Mounting Bosses for Top and Front Guards

        • ROPS – ISO 12117-2:2008

        • HVAC with Automatic Temperature Control

        • Stick Steer Mode

        • Fabric, High Back, Suspension Seat

        • Color LCD Monitor – Fuel Level and Coolant Temperature Gauges – Maintenance and Machine Monitoring – Performance and Machine Adjustments – Numeric Security Code – Multiple Languages – Camera Ready – Hour Meter with Wake Up Switch – Jog Dial Control Interface

        • Radio – Bluetooth®, USB, Auxiliary, Microphone

        • Cup Holder

        • Retractable Seat Belt (75 mm/3 in)

        • Adjustable Wrist Rests

        • Skylight

        • TOPS – ISO 12117:1997

        • Travel Pedals and Hand Levers

        • Coat Hook

        • Control Pattern Changer

      • UNDERCARRIAGE

        • Dozer Blade

        • Greased and Lubricated Track

        • Hydraulic Track Adjusters

        • Tie Down Eyes on Track Frame

        • Dozer Float

        • Bolt-on, Reversible Wear Edge

        • Rubber Tracks

      • BOOM, STICK AND LINKAGES

        • Variable Angle Boom

        • Standard Stick (1823 mm/71.8 in)

        • Front Shovel Capable (Pin-On/Manual Coupler/Hydraulic Coupler – not available in all regions)

        • Thumb Ready (not available in all regions)

        • Certified Lifting Eye (not available in all regions)

      • ELECTRICAL

        • 12 Volt Electrical System

        • 90 Ampere Alternator

        • 850 CCA Maintenance Free Battery

        • Circuit Breaker

        • Ignition Key Stop Switch

        • Signaling/Warning Horn

        • Product Link™ Elite Lite (regulations apply)

      • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

        • Rain Visor

        • Air Suspension Heated Seat

      • ELECTRICAL

        • Rotating Beacon

        • Rearview Camera

      • OTHER

        • 2nd Auxiliary Hydraulic Lines

        • Wide Dozer Blade

        • Wide Steel Tracks (600 mm/23.6 in)

        • Steel Track with Rubber Pads

        • Attachments including Buckets, Augers and Hammers

        • Steel Tracks (450 mm/17.7 in wide)

        • Boom and Stick Hose Burst Check Valves

        • Bucket Linkage with Lift Eye

        • Track Guides

        • Water Jacket Heater

        • Refueling Pump

        • Cab Guarding

        • Travel Alarm (standard in some regions)

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