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304.5E2 XTC Mini Hydraulic Excavator with Xtra Tool Carrier
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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
Features
Standard Equipment

Engine

Engine Model
Cat C2.4
Net Power
40.2 hp
Gross Power
40.2 hp

Blade

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

Weights

Operating Weight
8996 lb
Operating Weight with Cab
8655 lb

Engine Dimensions

Bore
3.4 in
Stroke
4 in
Displacement
146 in3

Swing System

Machine Swing Speed
10 RPM
Boom swing - left (without stop)
80° Degrees
Boom swing - left (with stop)
55° Degrees
Boom Swing - Right
50° Degrees

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
1.5 gal
Engine Oil
2.5 gal
Hydraulic Tank
6.6 gal
Fuel Tank
15.1 gal
Hydraulic System
15.3 gal

Hydraulic System

Operating Pressure - Equipment
26.4 psi
Digging Forces - Stick (standard)
3553 lb
Digging Force - Stick (long)
3553 lb
Digging Force - Bucket
3132 lb
Operating Pressure - Travel
18.5 psi
Operating Pressure - Swing
6.6 psi
Auxiliary circuit - primary
4856 gal/min
Auxiliary circuit - secondary
4384 gal/min

Travel System

Max traction force - high speed
3.2 lb
Max traction force - low speed
1.9 lb
Travel Speed - High
3799 mph
Travel Speed - Low
6969 mph
XTC

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

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

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

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

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

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).

  • ENGINE
  • HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • UNDERCARRIAGE
  • FRONT LINKAGE
  • ELECTRICAL
  • LIGHTS AND MIRRORS
  • SAFETY AND SECURITY