BH160

Cat® Backhoes are used in typical backhoe applications such as digging footings, basements, and drainage ditches, utility trenching, back-filling, and maintaining slopes and embankments in construction, industrial, and landscaping settings. They are ideal for demolishing concrete when paired with a Cat Hammer.


SPECIFICATIONS
Maximum Digging Depth 121 in
Operating Weight 2309 lb
Overall Length 116 in
Boom Pivot Height 17 in
Bucket Breakout Force 7146 lb
Bucket Rotation 192 degrees
Digging Depth at 4220 mm (8 ft) 102 in
Digging Depth at 610 mm (2 ft) 120 in
Ground Clearance 3.4 in
Loading Height 85 in
Loading Reach 64 in
Overall Operating Height 136 in
Reach - From Swing Pivot at Ground Line 156 in
Stabilizer Spread - Operating Position 74 in
Stick Breakout Force 3439 lb
Straight Wall Digging Depth 81 in
Swing Arc 180 degrees
Total Side Shift Travel 38 in
Transport Height 92 in
Transport Width 79 in
Optimal Hydraulic Pressure 145-235 bar (2100 - 3400 psi)
Required Hydraulic Flow 42-86 L/min (11-23 gpm)
Required Hydraulics Standard Flow


BENEFITS & FEATURES
Application


Used in typical backhoe applications such as digging footings, basements, and drainage ditches, utility trenching, back-filling, and maintaining slopes and embankments in construction, industrial, and landscaping settings.

"Best in Class" Comfort


Operators can dig, excavate, side-shift, and even re-position the machine and backhoe without ever leaving the seat. Operators can work for extended periods of time, with little fatigue since the cab offers comfort and cover from extreme temperatures or inclement weather conditions.

Manual Sideshift


Sideshift provides the ability to dig close to walls, exposing brick ledges, backfilling and widening trenches.

Productivity and Maneuverability


In-cab operation increases productivity by reducing the amount of time required to reposition compared to traditional skid steer loader backhoes, allowing for faster cycle times than competitive units. The compact package of the machine and backhoe allows the operator to maneuver more easily in confined areas and leaves more trailer space for other Cat Work Tools.

Optional Auxiliary Hydraulic Lines


Optional auxiliary hydraulic lines provide auxiliary flow to the end of the stick to operate Mini Hydraulic Excavator hammers, augers, ditch cleaning buckets, thumbs, and vibratory plate compactors.


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