Excavators

MAX Hire offers a full range of Caterpillar Excavators from the 1.5 ton 301.5 mini excavator to the 85 ton Cat 385. All Max Hire excavators are equipped with hydraulic quick hitches and a wide range of attachments are available to complement the excavator line up and ensure the total solution for many applications.

Standard

 Hydraulic quickhitches
 Air conditioned cabs
 AM/FM Radio
 Blades (smaller units only)

 Attachments

 Large variety of bucket sizes
 Tilting mud buckets
 Sieving buckets
 Rippers
 Hydraulic Hammers

 Optional Extras

 Zero or Close swing arrangements(up to 28 Ton)
 Hydraulic Hammer plumbing
 Two way flow attachment plumbing
 Attachment casedrain lines
 HEX or BHL Control configuration
 Rubber tracks (307 & 312)
 Safety Hand Rails

 Max Safety

 UHF Radios
 First aid kits
 Fire Extinguishers
 Rotating beacons
 Burst Protection
 Fully maintained
 Service History Report
 Risk Assessments
 Operators Manual

Hydraulic Excavator Range

Model Weight Reach Depth
 CAT 301.5  1.7t  3.7m  2.1m
 CAT 302.5  2.5t  4.7m  2.7m
 CAT 304  4.5t  5.7m  3.5m
 CAT 305  5t  5.7m  3.5m
 CAT 307  7T  6.7m  4.6m
 CAT 311  12t  8.1m  5.6m
 CAT 312  13t  8.2m  5.2m
 CAT 313CR  13t  8.2M  5.2M
 CAT 318  19t  8.6m  5.7m
 CAT 320  21t  10.7m  7.6m
 CAT321CR  24t  9.69m  6.4m
 CAT 322  24t  10.0m  6.4m
 CAT 324  25t  9.8m  6.7m
 CAT 325  28t  10.5m  7.1m
 CAT 328CR  35t  10.1m  6.2m
 CAT 330  36t  11.7m  8.1m
 CAT 345  44t  13.0m  9.3m
 CAT 385  82t  17.4m  11.8m

 FUEL CONSUMPTION IN LITRES
 Approximate fuel usage in Ltr / hr

Model

Low

Medium

High

301.5 2.1 2.7 33
304.5 4.5 5.9 7.4
312C 4 8 13
320C 10 19 23
325C 14 25 32
330C 19 31 39
345B 25 40 50
385B 43 65 78

LOAD FACTOR GUIDE
Low
: Light maintenance or finishing work, frequent periods of idling
Medium: Normal operation in average conditions, 50 to 75% of work cycle
High: Heavy operation with steep grades, hard material etc, high work cycle

Note: The above lists general fuel rates (i.e fuel burned per hour) based on the above load factors. Machine utilization and job efficiency should be used in conjunction with these load factors to properly evaluate fuel consumption.