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Bobcat R-Series E85 Excavator named in Top 50 New Products!

Posted on: 18 Sep 2018
Topic: General News

The all-new Bobcat E85 Compact Excavator has been named in Equipment Today Magazine’s 2018 Contractors’ Top 50 New Products!

The R-Series E85 features a bold, distinct design increasing operator productivity and comfort, as well as machine uptime protection. It features a 66-hp Bobcat turbocharged diesel engine that does not require a diesel particulate filter (DPF). An optimized integrated rear counterweight design enhances stability. The operator station includes a large cab opening, increased floor space and additional glass surface area, which includes an improved top window and narrower side pillars 

  • 8,608kg operating weight, 72,368N bucket digging force and 4,424kg rated lift capacity
  • Features a 4.7m maximum dig depth, 7.2m maximum reach at ground level and 5m maximum dump height
  • 95L/min auxiliary hydraulic flow
  • Wider FOPS-rated cab with large opening, enhanced visibility, more floor space, redesigned fold-away travel pedals and wider seat
  • Standard, easy-to-reach control pattern selector and repositioned second auxiliary hydraulic selector switch
  • Easy access to the engine area for daily maintenance checks
  • Tubular-frame reinforced cab door 
  • Lower engine compartment and relocated hydraulic valves makes it easy to access and service the machine
  • Greasing intervals extended to 50 hours for the swing and slew and to 250 hours on upper work group pivot points 
  • Equipped with eight machine tie-down locations


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