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.

  • Operating Weight 10,564 lb (4,792 kg)
  • Max. Dump Height 13 ft 1 in (4 m)
  • Max. Dig Depth 11 ft 11 in (3.53 m)
MINI 48Z-1 (3x2) excavating application

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 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, 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.

Most Popular Configuration

MINI 48Z-1 (3x2) lifting tree branch
  • Cab with A/C
  • 16-inch rubber tracks
  • ISO/SAE controls
  • Fabric suspension seat (high back)
  • 4-foot 7-inch dipper
  • 4-way dozer blade
  • Dozer float
  • Halogen worklights
  • High- and low-flow double-acting auxiliary hydraulics
  • Bushed kingpost
  • Full radio kit
  • Thumb-ready dipper

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