Bobcat compact excavators (also known as mini excavators) are your smart choice for general excavation and site preparation projects. Bobcat excavators offer more exclusive features to help you be more productive and maximize your uptime.
Review the industry's largest excavator lineup and find your ideal combination of dig depth, arm configuration and tail swing style. With more than a dozen approved compact excavator attachments, Bobcat can maximize your versatility and limit the need for multiple machines.
With a retracted track width of only 71 cm, the Bobcat® E10z compact excavator (mini excavator) can access difficult and cramped jobsites where exhausting manual labour is your only other option. This model navigates through narrower openings and can operate in more confined areas than other excavators. The zero tail swing gives you the greatest flexibility to pivot and deposit soil while offering the most protection against accidental contact with surrounding property.
The Bobat® E17z compact excavator (mini excavator) provides an unmatched combination of features for a machine of this size, from ZTS (Zero Tail Swing) and the close to 1.6 tonnne; its impressive digging forces and working range; the smoothness of workgroup functions; the fast hydraulic performance in terms of low cycle times and its relaibility, durability and easy service access. The ZHS functionality on the E17z provides the peace-of-mind of 320° of free rotation when working close to walls and other obstruction, without sacrificing on operator comfort or performance.
The Bobcat® E20z compact (mini) excavator delivers impressive performance in tight areas with minimal repositioning. Hydraulically retract the undercarriage to travel through gates or between homes, then expand to a wider footprint and greater performance. Zero tail swing gives you better maneuverability on the most restricted jobsites.
The Bobcat® E26 compact excavator (mini excavator) features minimal tail swing to reduce the risk of damage to your machine and surrounding objects. With its compact size and excellent flotation, the Tier 4-compliant E26 easily maneuvers established lawns, crowded jobsites and sensitive surfaces. The E26 is also available in a long arm model.
Part of the R-Series, the Bobcat® E32 compact (mini) excavator packs powerful performance and maneuverability into a conventional tail swing design. Narrower than the E35, this machine is ideal if you frequently work around width restrictions such as doors or gates. Boost your digging performance with the long arm option or a clamp-ready extendable arm option.
Part of the R-Series, the Bobcat® E35 compact (mini) excavator is a popular choice in the 3-ton size class. Zero Tail Swing (ZTS) provides unrestricted rotation, greater flexibility and reduced potential for damage to the machine and surrounding property. It’s available with an angle blade option, long arm option or clamp-ready extendable arm option. Upgrade to an optional 33 hp engine for even more productivity.
The Bobcat® E45 compact excavator (mini excavator) offers Zero Tail Swing (ZTS). Excavate close to surrounding objectives with unrestricted rotation, greater flexibility and reduced potential for damage to the machine and surrounding property. The Tier 4-compliant E45 can be equipped with an angle blade option, long arm option or clamp-ready extendable arm option.
A standout in the 4-to-5-ton size class, the Bobcat® E50 compact excavator (mini excavator) works in confined areas without sacrificing digging performance. It features minimal tail swing action with less than an inch of tail overhang. The Tier 4-compliant E50 is available with a long arm option that maximizes dig depth, reach and dump height clearance. An angle blade option is also available.
The Bobcat® E55 compact excavator (mini excavator) is a conventional tail swing model with exceptional performance, dig depth and dump height. The conventional tail swing makes it easier to move your machine through tight spaces such as doors, gates, and onto trailers. The Tier 4-compliant E55 is available with clamp-ready extendable-arm configuration that provides additional length when fully extended. Gain ultimate reach without having to upsize the machine. An angle blade option is also available.
The newest member of the Bobcat excavator family, E55W is equipped with the Bobcat D24 diesel engine, that offers a distinctive, smart solution to Stage IIIB compliance without the use of a diesel particulate filter (DPF). In single tyre configuration, the E55W has an operating weight of 5920 kg and offers a maximum digging depth of 3.495 m. A long arm option increases the machine digging depth to 3.795 m. Standard equipment also includes air conditioning, an overload warning device, a second auxiliary line as well as safety valves in the boom, arm and dozer blade cylinders to eliminate the potential risk of an accident due to hose burst. The most advanced technology has been incorporated to allow simple and easy maintenance, with convenient check points to maximise work efficiency.
As the largest excavator in the R-Series lineup, the conventional tail swing E85 excavator has class-leading digging capacity and depth. Powerful hydraulics and fast cycle times give you the power to push through the most demanding road, utility and site preparation jobs. Industry-leading serviceability, including 250-hour greasing intervals keep you on the jobsite and out of the shop. Speed up your attachment changes with the optional hydraulic pin grabber attachment system. Other options include segmented tracks, add-on counterweight, and the depth check system.