The American construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar produces various models of hydraulic power excavators, from mini excavators to larger models of crawler excavators. The Caterpillar 6120B H FS mining excavator thus achieves an operating weight of 1,400 tonnes with an engine power of 4,500 horsepower (3,360 kW) and a reach of 65 m3. Built in 1972 in the USA and then in 1974 in Europe, the first model of Caterpillar hydraulic excavator, the 225, will be marketed for a record period of 20 years. In 1992, Caterpillar launched the 300 series, followed by its first wheeled excavator model, the M300, in 1995. The first Caterpillar mini-excavators were produced from 1998, and in 2006 released the fourth generation of the 300 series excavators. (index D). In the used market, the main models of Caterpillar excavators are the mid-size crawler excavators: 320C, 330C and 320D.
Caterpillar excavator: used ads on Europe-Construction-Equipment.com
On the Europe-Construction-Equipment.com site, you will find a wide choice of construction excavators. In particular, you can find a Caterpillar construction excavator at a reduced price. See our second hand excavator ads.
On what site should a Caterpillar excavator be used?
Europe-Construction-Equipment.com offers ads for new and used construction equipment to buy construction machinery at low cost.Among the essential equipment of a site supervisor, the construction excavator is a fundamental.It is requested for a variety of uses: earthmoving, extraction, handling, sanitation, destruction, excavation, truck loading ... Site managers appreciate several qualities in a Caterpillar excavator:
Energy efficiency calculated as accurately as possible,
Versatility that allows it to take the lead in most of the key stages of the site
Machines designed to prioritize safety and equipped taking into account the latest standards
That’s why on Europe-Construction-Equipment.com we have around 1500 advertisements to find a used Caterpillar excavator.
How to effectively select your construction excavator
The construction excavator is mounted on tracks or tires. Wheeled construction excavators are much more suitable when you have to travel on the road, and tracked construction excavators are more suitable for rough terrain. On our website, you can buy in a few clicks a used Caterpillar construction site excavator with tires or tracks according to your needs.
In addition, the categories must also be taken into account when choosing your construction excavator. The category is defined by weight.
Below 10 tonnes, an excavator is commonly referred to as a mini excavator.
Between 10 and 30 tons, the excavator is of medium size; this is the most common model.
Between 30 and 100 tonnes, “heavy” excavators are more used on large construction sites.
Finally, the size of the arrow is an important criterion. Some booms can go up to 12 meters on a Caterpillar excavator.