TAKING MINI EXCAVATORS TO THE MAX

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.

FULL SPECIFICATION
BHL 1CX Wheeled with excavator bucket

PRODUCTIVITY AND PERFORMANCE

THE JCB 48Z-1 MINI DIGGER 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 35.7kW at 2000rpm.
- Huge dipper tearout forces of up to 29kN.
- 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 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, 12V 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.

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