304.5E2 XTC

The Cat® 304.5E2 XTC Mini Excavator is the first model in the Xtra Tool Carrier (XTC) lineup and delivers efficient performance, durability and versatility in a compact design.


SPECIFICATIONS
Engine
Engine Model Cat C2.4
Net Power 40.2 HP
Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249/EEC 80/1269 40.2 HP


Weights
Operating Weight 8996 lb
Weight - Canopy, Standard Stick 8655 lb


Engine
Bore 3.4 in
Displacement 146 in³
Stroke 4 in


Travel System
Maximum Traction Force - High Speed 3799 lb
Maximum Traction Force - Low Speed 6969 lb
Travel Speed - High 3.2 mile/h
Travel Speed - Low 1.9 mile/h


Hydraulic System
Auxiliary Circuit - Primary (245 bar/3,553 psi) 18.5 gal/min
Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary (174 bar/2,524 psi) 6.6 gal/min
Digging Force - Stick - Long 4384 lb
Digging Force - Stick - Standard 4856 lb
Operating Pressure - Equipment 3553 psi
Operating Pressure - Swing 3132 psi
Operating Pressure - Travel 3553 psi
Pump Flow at 2,200 rpm 26.4 gal/min


Swing System
Machine Swing Speed 10 r/min
Boom Swing - Left - With Stop* 55°
Boom Swing - Left - Without Stop* 80°
Boom Swing - Right 50°


Blade
Width 76.8 in
Height 12.8 in
Dig Depth 18.5 in
Lift Height 15.7 in


Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 1.5 gal (US)
Engine Oil 2.5 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 6.6 gal (US)
Fuel Tank 15.1 gal (US)
Hydraulic System 15.3 gal (US)


Cab
Dynamic Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 81 dB(A)
Exterior Sound Power Level - ISO 6395:2008* 96 dB(A)
Note *European Union Directive “2000/14/EC”


Certification - Cab and Canopy
Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) ISO 12117-2
Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS) ISO 12117
Top Guard ISO 10262 (Level I)


Dimensions - Long Stick
Boom Height - Shipping Position 70 in
Boom In Reach 87 in
Boom Swing - Left 26 in
Boom Swing - Right 29 in
Dig Depth 135 in
Maximum Blade Depth 19 in
Maximum Blade Height 16 in
Maximum Dig Height 200 in
Maximum Dump Clearance 145 in
Maximum Reach 220 in
Maximum Reach - Ground Level 215 in
O/A Shipping Height 98 in
O/A Shipping Length 194 in
O/A Track Width 77 in
O/A Undercarriage Length 87 in
Swing Bearing - Height 22 in
Tail Swing 38 in
Track Belt/Shoe Width 14 in
Vertical Wall 101 in


Dimensions - Standard Stick
Boom Height - Shipping Position 58 in
Boom In Reach 83 in
Boom Swing - Left 26 in
Boom Swing - Right 29 in
Dig Depth 123 in
Maximum Blade Depth 19 in
Maximum Blade Height 16 in
Maximum Dig Height 196 in
Maximum Dump Clearance 141 in
Maximum Reach 211 in
Maximum Reach - Ground Level 206 in
O/A Shipping Height 98 in
O/A Shipping Length 190 in
O/A Track Width 77 in
O/A Undercarriage Length 87 in
Swing Bearing - Height 22 in
Tail Swing 38 in
Track Belt/Shoe Width 14 in
Vertical Wall 95 in


Engine
Emissions Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIA emission standards.
Gross Power - ISO 14396 41.8 HP


Hydraulic System
Digging Force - Bucket 8498 lb
Type Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump


Lift Capacities at Ground Level (Long Stick)* - Lift Point Radius: 3000 mm (118 in)
Blade Down - Front 3462 lb
Blade Down - Side 2007 lb
Blade Up - Front 1808 lb
Blade Up - Side 1808 lb
Note *The above loads are in compliance with hydraulic excavator lift capacity rating standard ISO 10567:2007 and they do not exceed 87% of hydraulic lifting capacity or 75% of tipping capacity. The excavator bucket weight is not included on this chart.


Lift Capacities at Ground Level (Long Stick)* - Lift Point Radius: 4500 mm (177 in)
Blade Down - Front 1896 lb
Blade Down - Side 1058 lb
Blade Up - Front 948 lb
Blade Up - Side 948 lb
Note *The above loads are in compliance with hydraulic excavator lift capacity rating standard ISO 10567:2007 and they do not exceed 87% of hydraulic lifting capacity or 75% of tipping capacity. The excavator bucket weight is not included on this chart.


Lift Capacities at Ground Level (Standard Stick)* - Lift Point Radius: 3000 mm (118 in)
Blade Down - Front 3550 lb
Blade Down - Side 2029 lb
Blade Up - Front 1830 lb
Blade Up - Side 1830 lb
Note *The above loads are in compliance with hydraulic excavator lift capacity rating standard ISO 10567:2007 and they do not exceed 87% of hydraulic lifting capacity or 75% of tipping capacity. The excavator bucket weight is not included on this chart.


Lift Capacities at Ground Level (Standard Stick)* - Lift Point Radius: 4500 mm (177 in)
Blade Down - Front 2293 lb
Blade Down - Side 1301 lb
Blade Up - Front 1169 lb
Blade Up - Side 1169 lb
Note *The above loads are in compliance with hydraulic excavator lift capacity rating standard ISO 10567:2007 and they do not exceed 87% of hydraulic lifting capacity or 75% of tipping capacity. The excavator bucket weight is not included on this chart.


Operating Specifications
Machine Overhang 0 in
Stick Length - Long 64 in
Stick Length - Standard 52 in


Operating Specifications - Loader
Breakout Force - Lift - 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket 1588 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt - 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket 1874 lb
Lift Capacity - 1070 mm (42 in) Forks 1323 lb
Lift Capacity - 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket 1158 lb
Maximum Dump Angle - 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket 27°
Maximum Height - 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket with Cutting Edge 37 in
Note *Rated operating capacity based on hydraulic limit (ROC is the smaller of the hydraulic limit or 50% of the static tipping load).
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height - 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket 48°
Rated Operating Capacity* - Ground - 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket 1874 lb
Rated Operating Capacity* - Maximum Height - 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket 1158 lb
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump - 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket 80 in


Swing System
Note *Automatic swing brake, spring applied, hydraulic release.


Travel System
Gradeability - Continuous Operation 20°
Gradeability - Maximum 30°
Ground Pressure - Cab Long Stick 4.3 psi
Ground Pressure - Cab Standard Stick 4.3 psi
Ground Pressure - Canopy Long Stick 4.2 psi
Ground Pressure - Canopy Standard Stick 4.2 psi


Undercarriage
Number of Carrier Rollers 1
Number of Track Rollers 4
Track Roller Type Center Flange


Weights
Note Weight includes counterweight, rubber tracks, bucket, operator, full fuel and auxiliary lines.
Weight - Cab, Long Stick 8996 lb
Weight - Cab, Standard Stick 8930 lb
Weight - Canopy, Long Stick 8721 lb


BENEFITS & FEATURES
XTC


  • The innovative skid steer loader interface adds versatility and work tool integration with the use of compact loader attachments. Coupler operation is controlled through the standard machine joysticks by pressing the XTC switch in the operator station.
  • The 304.5E2 XTC allows the operator to achieve improved productivity in material carrying applications and reduced backfilling times.
  • Operators can complete multiple applications at a single job site with a single machine.
  • Recommended work tools include: General Purpose Buckets, Multi-Purpose Buckets, Forks, Dozer Blades, Brooms, Power Box Rakes and Trenchers.

QUALITY


  • The durable hoods and frame and the compact radius design of the 304.5E2 XTC let you work confidently in confined areas.
  • The operator environment includes a high quality suspension seat, easy to adjust armrests and 100% pilot controls.

EFFICIENCY


  • High Definition Hydraulic System provides a load sensing and flow sharing capability leading to operational precision, efficient performance and greater control.
  • Power on Demand provides optimal efficiency and performance the moment you need it. This automatic system ensures fuel efficiency through appropriate engine rating to meet all operational needs as required.

PERFORMANCE


  • The 304.5E2 XTC uses the proven platform design of the 304E2 to deliver ultimate power and reliability.
  • Undercarriage upgraded to offer superior durability.
  • COMPASS Control Panel is a standard feature that allows the operator to easily adjust auxiliary flows, activate auto idle for improved fuel efficiency and utilize the security system to ensure protection of valuable assets with the simple touch of a button.
  • The Site Reference System included in the COMPASS monitor provides output from pitch and roll sensors to aid in grading and level trenching.

SERVICEABILITY


  • Convenient service and maintenance requirements include ease of access to daily check points, 500 hour engine oil and filter change period, 500 hour grease interval on front implement, S·O·SSM oil sampling valve and overall long term durability.

SAFETY


  • Cat Mini Excavators are ROPS, TOPS and Top Guard Level 1 certified and include the Cat Interlock (hydraulic lockout) System, a certified accumulator which allows for auxiliary pressure to be released, making connecting and disconnecting work tools safer and easier, and a travel alarm. All of these safety features are standard on the E2 model lineup (travel alarm optional in Europe).

EQUIPMENT
Standard Equipment

ENGINE
  • Cat C2.4 diesel engine (meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIA emission standards)
  • Automatic engine idle
  • Automatic engine shut-off
  • Automatic two speed travel
  • Diesel Particulate Filter (North America only)
  • Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (North America only)
  • Fuel and water separator
  • Power on demand
HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
  • 1-way and 2-way (combined function)
  • Accumulator
  • Automatic swing parking brake
  • Auxiliary hydraulic lines
  • Auxiliary line quick disconnects
  • Cat interlock system: hydraulic lockout
  • Continuous auxiliary flow
  • Ecology drain
  • Hydraulic oil cooler
  • Load sensing/flow sharing hydraulics
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • 100% pilot control ergonomic joysticks
  • Adjustable armrests
  • COMPASS: complete, operation, maintenance, performance and security system
    • Multiple languages
  • Cup holder
  • Hydraulic neutral lockout bar
  • Pattern changer (optional in Europe)
  • Site reference system: leveling
  • Tool storage area
  • Travel control pedals with hand levers
UNDERCARRIAGE
  • Dozer blade with float function
  • Track, rubber belt, 350 mm (14 in) width
  • Tie down eyes on track frame
  • Towing eye on base frame
FRONT LINKAGE
  • 200 degree bucket rotation
  • Certified lifting eye on bucket linkage (optional in Europe)
  • Front shovel capable
  • Thumb ready stick
ELECTRICAL
  • 12 volt electrical system
  • 60 ampere alternator
  • 650 CCA maintenance free battery
  • Fuse box
  • Ignition key start/stop switch
  • Slow blow fuse
  • Warning horn
LIGHTS AND MIRRORS
  • Boom light with time delay capability
SAFETY AND SECURITY
  • Anti-theft system (COMPASS)
  • Caterpillar Corporate “One Key” System
  • Door locks
  • Lockable fuel cap
  • Retractable seat belt
  • Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) (ISO 12117-2)
  • Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS) (ISO 12117)
  • Top guard – ISO 10262 (Level 1)
  • Travel alarm (optional in Europe)

Optional Equipment

ENGINE
  • Engine block heater
HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
  • Quick coupler lines
  • Boom lowering check valve
  • Stick lowering check valve
  • Secondary auxiliary hydraulic lines
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Cab:
    • Air conditioning
    • Heat
    • High back suspension seat
    • Interlocking front window system
    • Radio
    • Windshield wiper
UNDERCARRIAGE
  • Track, double grouser (steel), 350 mm (14 in)
PERFORMANCE MATCHED WORK TOOLS
  • Quick coupler: manual or hydraulic
  • Thumb, manual or hydraulic
  • Buckets
  • Auger, hammer, ripper
  • Skid steer loader coupler: general purpose buckets, multi-purpose buckets, forks, dozer blades, brooms, power box rakes and trenchers
LIGHTS AND MIRRORS
  • Light, cab with time delay capability
  • Mirror, canopy right
  • Mirror, canopy left
  • Mirror, cab rear
SAFETY AND SECURITY
  • Battery disconnect
  • Beacon socket
  • Front wire mesh guard
  • Rearview camera
  • Vandal guard
TECHNOLOGY
  • Product Link™

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