Cat Excavators:

304.5E2 XTC Mini Hydraulic Excavator with Xtra Tool Carrier

Engine Model
Cat C2.4
Net Power
40.2 hp
Operating Weight
8996 lb
Weight – Canopy, Standard Stick
8655 lb

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.



Benefits & Features

Product Specs

  • Engine

  • Engine Model
    Cat C2.4
    Net Power
    40.2hp
    Rated Net Power @ 2,200 rpm – ISO 9249/EEC 80/1269
    40.2hp
    Bore
    3.4in
    Stroke
    4in
    Displacement
    146in3
    Gross Power – ISO 14396
    41.8hp
    Emissions
    Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIA emission standards.
  • Weights

  • Operating Weight
    8996lb
    Weight – Canopy, Standard Stick
    8655lb
    Weight – Canopy, Long Stick
    8721lb
    Weight – Cab, Standard Stick
    8930lb
    Weight – Cab, Long Stick
    8996lb
    Note
    Weight includes counterweight, rubber tracks, bucket, operator, full fuel and auxiliary lines.
  • Hydraulic System

  • Pump Flow at 2,200 rpm
    26.4gal/min
    Operating Pressure – Equipment
    3553psi
    Operating Pressure – Travel
    3553psi
    Operating Pressure – Swing
    3132psi
    Auxiliary Circuit – Primary (245 bar/3,553 psi)
    18.5gal/min
    Auxiliary Circuit – Secondary (174 bar/2,524 psi)
    6.6gal/min
    Digging Force – Stick (standard)
    4856lb
    Digging Force – Stick (long)
    4384lb
    Digging Force – Bucket
    8498lb
    Type
    Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump
  • Swing System

  • Machine Swing Speed
    10rpm
    Boom Swing – Left (without stop)*
    80°
    Boom Swing – Left (with stop)*
    55°
    Boom Swing – Right
    50°
    Note
    *Automatic swing brake, spring applied, hydraulic release.
  • Blade

  • Width
    76.8in
    Height
    12.8in
    Dig Depth
    18.5in
    Lift Height
    15.7in
  • Service Refill Capacities

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

  • Travel Speed – High
    3.2mph
    Travel Speed – Low
    1.9mph
    Maximum Traction Force – High Speed
    3799lb
    Maximum Traction Force – Low Speed
    6969lb
    Ground Pressure – Canopy Standard Stick
    4.2psi
    Ground Pressure – Canopy Long Stick
    4.2psi
    Gradeability (maximum)
    30°
    Ground Pressure – Cab Standard Stick
    4.3psi
    Ground Pressure – Cab Long Stick
    4.3psi
    Gradeability (continuous operation)
    20°
  • Operating Specifications

  • Stick Length – Standard
    52in
    Stick Length – Long
    64in
    Machine Overhang
    0in
  • Cab

  • Dynamic Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
    81dB(A)
    Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)*
    96dB(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)
  • Undercarriage

  • Number of Carrier Rollers
    1
    Number of Track Rollers
    4
    Track Roller Type
    Center Flange
  • Lift Capacities at Ground Level (Long Stick)* – Lift Point Radius: 3000 mm (118 in)

  • Blade Down – Front
    3462lb
    Blade Up – Front
    1808lb
    Blade Down – Side
    2007lb
    Blade Up – Side
    1808lb
    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
    1896lb
    Blade Up – Front
    948lb
    Blade Down – Side
    1058lb
    Blade Up – Side
    948lb
    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.
  • Dimensions – Standard Stick

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

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

  • Maximum Height – 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket with Cutting Edge
    37in
    Reach at Maximum Lift and Dump – 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket
    80in
    Rack Back Angle at Maximum Height – 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket
    48°
    Maximum Dump Angle – 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket
    27°
    Breakout Force, Lift – 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket
    1588lb
    Breakout Force, Tilt – 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket
    1874lb
    Lift Capacity – 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket
    1158lb
    Lift Capacity – 1070 mm (42 in) Forks
    1323lb
    Rated Operating Capacity* (maximum height) – 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket
    1158lb
    Rated Operating Capacity* (ground) – 1829 mm (72 in) MP Bucket
    1874lb
    Note
    *Rated operating capacity based on hydraulic limit (ROC is the smaller of the hydraulic limit or 50% of the static tipping load).
  • Lift Capacities at Ground Level (Standard Stick)* – Lift Point Radius: 3000 mm (118 in)

  • Blade Down – Front
    3550lb
    Blade Up – Front
    1830lb
    Blade Down – Side
    2029lb
    Blade Up – Side
    1830lb
    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
    2293lb
    Blade Up – Front
    1169lb
    Blade Down – Side
    1301lb
    Blade Up – Side
    1169lb
    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.

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)
  • 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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