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When you’re digging, lifting force is what gives you the power to move your loaded bucket out of the hole. Bobcat® compact (mini) excavators provide the dependable power you need when lifting heavy loads. While other brands offer similar lifting performance, Kubota® is significantly weaker than the rest. When you’re working, you’ll notice the difference in everything you do. Without enough power, you’ll move slower and your work will take longer to complete. Watch the test to see for yourself.
Lifting force is what gives you the power to move a fully loaded bucket out of the hole. Without enough power, your machine will struggle to keep up. It directly impacts how much material you can move in a day. For you, better lifting force means more productivity and profit in your pocket.
By securing a load cell between a floor anchor and each excavator's arm, lifting force could be accurately measured. Bobcat and some of the other brand completed the test with similar results but the Kubota® lagged behind, finishing 17 percent lower than the Bobcat E35.
Bobcat compact excavators deliver more hydraulic horsepower than other brands of the same size. More power means more performance under load. This performance advantage is easily measured in increased slew torque, faster cycle times and maximum auxiliary hydraulic performance. The end result is more work per hour in the toughest conditions and increased attachment performance.
Bobcat compact excavators deliver the house, boom, arm and bucket control you expect in the most challenging work environments. It’s the confidence in these precise movements that determines whether you complete the job using your machine, or with two workers and a pair of shovels. This predictable control is delivered through exclusive control valve systems and torque-limiting piston pumps that match force with demand.
When you’re shopping for a new machine, it’s easy to compare specs. After all, that’s the best way to compare machines, right? Not quite. With specs, you’re only getting part of the story. They don’t measure real performance on your jobsite and that’s what matters most. It’s the reason we put top brands through the paces with fair, accurate, and repeatable tests. Watch to see how we developed the tests.
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