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Conquer Your Toughest Excavation Challenges

Meet the solution to your biggest challenges. With a range of compact (mini) excavator and large excavator sizes to choose from, it’s easy to find an excavator that meets the demands of your jobsite.

Proven performance, added comfort options and enhanced design to maximize uptime, make Bobcat® excavators a must-have. Review the range of sizes, tail swing types and capabilities available in our lineup and choose the excavator that’s best suited to tackle your job.  

With models ranging from 1-2 ton to 16-18 ton size classes, there’s a machine to match every working condition, jobsite requirement and project task. Whether you call it a trackhoe, digger or a digging machine, Bobcat excavators help you get more done.

Compact Excavators Bobcat Compact Excavator

Compact Excavators

When you need big time power in a small package. 

  • Enhanced maneuverability 
  • Industry-leading attachment versatility 
  • Improved comfort and precise performance
Large Excavators Bobcat Large Excavator

Large Excavators

The power and capacity you need for heavy-duty digging and lifting. 

  • Powerful arm and bucket forces 
  • More slew torque 
  • Leading lifting capacity

Applications

Bobcat E145 Large Excavator Digging Into Rubble On Construction Site

Construction

With Bobcat excavators on the construction site, you have the power, maneuverability and versatility to adapt to numerous jobs. Compact excavators provide a finely tuned input response for precision movements and productive power for digging footings or excavating basements. Large excavators offer a bigger solution, yet are sized to move from jobsite to jobsite. They deliver powerful hydraulic arm and bucket forces ideal for both commercial and residential construction, as well as challenging roadway and bridge projects.

Landscaper Using Bobcat E32 Mini Excavator With Auger Attachment In Backyard Project

Landscaping

Compact excavators offer more ways to expand your business by digging ponds, shaping berms, trenching for water lines and more. The compact size offers enhanced maneuverability in tight campuses or residential yards. The clamp-compatible extendable arm option offers powerful lifting with the convenience of picking and placing objects with the clamp. Plus, easy routine maintenance makes it simple to achieve maximum uptime at peak performance, so the machine is ready to work when you are.

Utility Workers Using Bobcat R2-Series Mini Excavators With Grapple Attachments To Lay Pipe

Utilities

For residential and commercial utility projects, compact excavators offer more ways to complete the job, including breaking concrete, excavating, grading, trenching, picking and placing or compacting. Multiple tail swing options provide plenty of maneuverability to do trenching and digging in tight-fitting jobsites. The angle blade enables quick backfilling when digging utility trenches. For heavy-duty utility projects, large excavators deliver performance for bigger jobs.

Most Popular Attachments

Studio image of a Bobcat R2-Series E50 Compact Excavator

Compact Excavator Attachments

  • Digging

  • Breaking

  • Brush Clearing

  • Grading

  • Trenching

Studio image of a Bobcat E145 Compact Excavator

Large Excavator Attachments

  • Digging

  • Grading

  • Trenching

Articles & Buying Resources

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How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Size Bobcat E35 compact excavator studio image

How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Size

With all the different sizes, options and configurations, how do you find the machine that’s right for you? Consider these factors to get started.
How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Arm Bobcat E35 compact excavator

How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Arm

Learn how to choose the right compact (mini) excavator arm from the multiple configurations by Bobcat of standard arm, long arm and extendable arm for your needs.
Product Q&A: Bobcat Machine IQ Wireless Communications Bobcat Excavator and Bobcat Compact Track Loader Working Together On A Jobsite

Product Q&A: Bobcat Machine IQ Wireless Communications

Make the most of your working hours and better understand the health of your machine with this telematics solution: Bobcat Machine IQ.
5 Ways Bobcat Equipment Can Increase Your Productivity Operator Digs A Hole With A Bobcat E35 Mini Excavator And The Depth Check System

5 Ways Bobcat Equipment Can Increase Your Productivity

Having trouble finding skilled labor? Here are five ways to elevate your productivity without adding to the payroll.
R2-Series: The Mini Excavator That Will Revolutionize Your Work Operator Digs With Bucket Attachment On Bobcat R2 Series Mini Excavator

R2-Series: The Mini Excavator That Will Revolutionize Your Work

Our R2-Series compact excavators go beyond the plain vanilla features you find on other machines, and come packed with super-responsive hydraulics, amazing lift capacity, eye-popping arm- and bucket-strength and a spacious interior.
Bobcat E35 vs. Cat 303.5E2-CR Mini Excavator Illustrated Bobcat E35 Mini Excavator vs. Cat 303.5E2-CR Mini Excavator Dig Depth

Bobcat E35 vs. Cat 303.5E2-CR Mini Excavator

See the Bobcat E35 and Cat 303.5E2-CR mini excavators face off and find the best machine for your construction work.
Bobcat E50 vs. John Deere 50G Mini Excavator Bobcat E50 Vs. John Deere 50G Cab Visibility

Bobcat E50 vs. John Deere 50G Mini Excavator

We took a side-by-side look at two top models: the Bobcat E50 and the John Deere 50G. See which one came out ahead.
5 Benefits of a Large Excavator Rental Operator Moves Dirt With Bobcat Large Excavator

5 Benefits of a Large Excavator Rental

Find out if a large excavator is the best option for your next project with these three important considerations.
The Future Is Bright: Electric Compact Equipment Blue Illustration Of A Compact Excavator

The Future Is Bright: Electric Compact Equipment

New electric prototype machines and concept machines are the next way Bobcat is changing the industry. With these new solutions – featuring a battery electric powertrain along with traditional hydraulics.
Bobcat E42 vs. Kubota KX040-4 Mini Excavator Bobcat E42 Mini Excavator Tail Swing Compared to Kubota KX040-4

Bobcat E42 vs. Kubota KX040-4 Mini Excavator

Let’s take a look at two popular mid-size compact excavator models – the Bobcat E42 vs. the Kubota KX040-4.

Excavator Stories

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Carla Beltran Sustainable Dream with Bobcat Equipment Carla Beltran Climbs Into Her Bobcat T66 Compact Track Loader Equipped With a Brushcat Rotary Cutter Attachment

Carla Beltran Sustainable Dream with Bobcat Equipment

Discover how Carla Beltran uses Bobcat Equipment to make her dream come true of creating a sustainable living on her homestead, and a haven for all to enjoy.
Bobcat Partners with the NRPA for Park Restoration A Bobcat Zero-Turn Mower and Giant $50,000 Check Sit Near a Forest

Bobcat Partners with the NRPA for Park Restoration

Bobcat has partnered with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) by awarding five $50,000 grants to support park restoration, sustainability and enhancements.
Three Generations of Bobcat Engineers: The Asche Family Drew Asche operating Bobcat compact track loader.

Three Generations of Bobcat Engineers: The Asche Family

Discover the legacy at Bobcat with three generations of the Asche family men bringing innovation, advancements and dedication as engineers over the last 50 years.
Musician Randy Brown’s Ranch Management with Bobcat Equipment Randy Brown at His Ranch With a Bobcat Small Articulated Loader

Musician Randy Brown’s Ranch Management with Bobcat Equipment

Tune into how Western Colorado musician Randy Brown uses Bobcat equipment to navigate the balance between hard work and enjoyment, both on and off his ranches.
Serbian Basketball Scholar Builds American Dream with Bobcat Equipment Bobcat E35 Compact Excavator Studio Image on White Background

Serbian Basketball Scholar Builds American Dream with Bobcat Equipment

Stefan Mutavdzic, a Serbian basketball scholar, has relied on Bobcat equipment to build his American Dream successful career as the owner of a construction company.
Sagona Landscape Relies on Bobcat Equipment in New York City Bobcat MT100 Mini Track Loader Studio Image on White Background

Sagona Landscape Relies on Bobcat Equipment in New York City

Discover how the sibling owned and operated Sagona Landscape Contracting relies on Bobcat Equipment in New York City for transforming landscaping in tight spaces.
Jessie Hamilton Breaks Stereotypes with Bobcat Equipment Jessie Hamilton Speaks With a Co-Worker From the Cab of a Bobcat E60 Compact Excavator

Jessie Hamilton Breaks Stereotypes with Bobcat Equipment

Jessie Hamilton, a heavy equipment operator for Schutte Excavating operates Bobcat equipment with unmatched expertise and finesse. She would have never taken hold of the controls if she’d accepted the status quo.
Restoring Family Roots: Robert Lazenby Reclaims a Legacy Robert Lazenby stands in front of his Bobcat UV34XL utility vehicle on his historic family farm.

Restoring Family Roots: Robert Lazenby Reclaims a Legacy

Find out how Robert Lazenby used Bobcat equipment, including his Bobcat mini track loader, compact excavator and compact track loader and utility vehicle, to restore his long-neglected family farm.
Triple T Excavating Soars on Solar with Bobcat Fleet Brandon Trimborn with his family on site at Triple T Excavating

Triple T Excavating Soars on Solar with Bobcat Fleet

Experience Triple T Excavating’s triumph over adversity using cutting-edge technology and a determination fueled by family with their Bobcat equipment fleet.
Tree Business Branches Out with Help from Bobcat Equipment A Bobcat loader and excavator work to removed downed trees.

Tree Business Branches Out with Help from Bobcat Equipment

Discover how Chad Benton the owner of East TN Tree Service Inc., literally started his business by hand, no machines and now has a fleet of Bobcat equipment.

 

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Certain specification(s) are based on engineering calculations and are not actual measurements. Specification(s) are provided for comparison purposes only and are subject to change without notice. Specification(s) for your individual equipment will vary based on normal variations in design, manufacturing, operating conditions, and other factors.