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Spring 2010

M-Series Excavator Line Expands

Three new models replace Bobcat excavators between 4 and 5 metric tons

The M-Series excavator lineup from Bobcat keeps growing with the introduction of three new models. The E42, E45 and E50 models replace current Bobcat® excavators that fall in the 4-to-5-metric-ton class, and feature the popular M-Series benefits in a larger platform than the E32 and E35 models introduced in 2009.

E50

M-Series E50 compact excavator

M-Series excavators differ from their predecessors with overall lighter machine weights, improved digging and lifting, and enhanced tractive performance. These enhancements reflect Bobcat's continued dedication to providing customers with the best compact equipment in the industry.

Ultimate digging performance

Among the many M-Series features that stand out are increased arm and bucket forces — as much as 10 percent — for better productivity while you're on the jobsite. Improved dump height is helpful when you need to load a truck without repositioning the machine — another time-saver.

A new hydraulic system features a load-sensing piston pump and closed center valve for smooth and predictable response to joystick movements. You will experience improved control of the work group (boom, arm and bucket), refined start and stop functions, and faster cycle times.

Lower noise with auto-idle

An auto-idle function, available on all M-Series excavators, idles the excavator's engine if the joysticks, travel and blade levers remain in neutral for about four seconds. Easily adjust the engine speed with a rotary dial throttle next to the joystick.

Comfort cab

A new joystick-mounted control moves the boom swing off the floor and to your fingertips.

Improved visibility and comfort in the operating station includes adjustable armrests and an improved air conditioning system with 20 percent increase in air flow and additional vents.

Available on all three models is the optional, multi-function angle blade for enhanced grading and dozing performance.

E42 QUICK SPECS

E42

The new M-Series E42 is a Conventional Tail Swing machine that replaces the 335 excavator. A new fuel fill alert will notify you when you're reaching the tank's capacity. New options include a deluxe cloth seat and travel motion alarm.

  • Conventional Tail Swing
  • Horsepower: 41.8 hp (31,2 kW)
  • Weight: 9246 lb. (4194 kg)
  • Dig depth: 10 ft. 6 in. (3,2 m)
  • Reach at ground level: 17 ft. 3 in. (5,2 m)
  • Dump height: 12 ft. 3 in. (3,7 m)
  • Rated lift capacity*: 4063 lb. (2088 kg)
  • Width (blade): 68.9 in. (1750 mm)
  • Arm breakout force: 5778 lbf. (25700 N)
  • Bucket breakout force: 9105 lbf. (45000 N)
  • Auxiliary hydraulic flow: 20 gpm (75,7 L/min)
  • Long arm option: Available

* Over blade, ground level, 10 ft. (3 m)

** Rubber tracks

Visit the E42 page for more information.

E45 QUICK SPECS

E45

Replacing the 435 is a new Zero Tail Swing (ZTS) E45 M-Series excavator. The ZTS design minimizes the chances of property and machine damage, and provides enhanced spoil placement, whether directly into a truck or into a loader bucket for easy removal. (Shown with grapple and clamp attachments.)

  • Zero Tail Swing
  • Horsepower: 41.8 hp (31,2 kW)
  • Weight: 10077 lb. (4571 kg)
  • Dig depth: 10 ft. 10 in. (3,3 m)
  • Reach at ground level: 18 ft. 7 in. (5,6 m)
  • Dump height: 11 ft. 11 in. (3,7 m)
  • Rated lift capacity*: 5131 lb. (2328 kg)
  • Arm breakout force: 5776 lbf. (25700 N)
  • Bucket breakout force: 8048 lbf. (35800 N)
  • Width (blade): 77.2 in. (1960 mm)
  • Auxiliary hydraulic flow: 20 gpm (75,7 L/min)
  • Long arm option: Available

* Over blade, ground level, 10 ft. (3 m)

** Rubber tracks

Visit the E45 page for more information.

E50 QUICK SPECS

E50

The new M-Series E50 is a Minimal Tail Swing excavator that replaces the 337 model, with a turbocharged diesel engine for exceptional power in a compact size.

  • Minimal Tail Swing, overhang: 0.6 in. (16 mm)
  • Horsepower: 48.8 hp (36,4 kW)
  • Weight: 10677 lb. (4843 kg)
  • Dig depth: 11 ft. 7 in. (3,5 m)
  • Reach at ground level: 19 ft. 6 in. (5,9 m)
  • Dump height: 12 ft. 9 in. (3,8 m)
  • Rated lift capacity*: 6034 lb. (2737 kg)
  • Arm breakout force: 6452 lbf. (28700 N)
  • Bucket breakout force: 9442 lbf. (42000 N)
  • Width (blade): 77.2 in. (1960 mm)
  • Auxiliary hydraulic flow: 20 gpm (75,7 L/min)
  • Long arm option: Available

* Over blade, ground level, 10 ft. (3 m)

** Rubber tracks

Visit the E50 page for more information.