48Z-1 Mini Excavator
Choosing a compact excavator just got tougher
The JCB 48Z-1 is highly productive, compact, agile, innovative and economical to own. Not only that but it’s very safe to operate and easy to service too.
PRODUCTIVITY AND PERFORMANCE
The JCB 48Z-1 Mini Excavator is our latest 4.5 tonne machine in zero tailswing configuration. Offering un-compromised manoeuvrability and agility, it's a mini that takes productivity to the max.
- An efficient 2.2 litre Perkins 404D-22 engine delivering 35.7 kW at 2000 rpm.
- Huge dipper tearout forces of up to 29 kN.
- Bucket rotation is a huge 181˚, offering great spoil retention during truck loading.
- The zero tailswing JCB 48Z-1 mini digger is incredibly manoeuvrable even in the most confined spaces.
QUALITY, RELIABILITY AND DURABILITY
The 48Z-1 has been developed to exceed our customers standards, these mini's are both durable and confidence inspiring.
- 100% steel bodywork.
- A large track frame width and low centre of gravity helps the JCB 48Z-1 to offer amazing stability.
- Heavy-duty boom cylinder guards help to protect against damage.
- Durable four plate dipper design.
LOW COST OF OWNERSHIP
Ultimately, cost of ownership is perhaps your primary concern as a business. So you'll be pleased to know that the JCB 48Z-1 has been designed to keep running costs as low as possible.
- One touch idle helps preserve fuel.
- Four different power bands for controllable engine speed.
- Load-sensing hydraulics means that your hydraulics only consume power on demand.
- Flat glass throughout minimises replacement costs.
SAFETY AND SERVICEABILITY
The JCB 48Z-1 offers safety as first priority, to the owner, operator, bystanders and the machine itself.
- A wide track frame and low centre of gravity provide best-in-class stability.
- Unique JCB 2GO safety system.
- An overload screen displays a bar chart from green to red, indicating whether the overload point is close or exceeded.
- Long 500 hour greasing intervals.
THE BEST OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
High productivity to us means having a comfortable environment, that's why the 48Z-1 focuses on comfort and ease of use, making this JCB a great place to work.
- Deluxe fully adjustable suspension seating provides great comfort.
- An innovative new rotary controller and easy touch switches have been specially designed for easy operation.
- There’s a radio, 12 V phone charger and powerful heater with window de-mister.
- Alternate quickly between single and double-acting auxiliary flow thanks to a convenient switch in the cab.