The new Caterpillar E-series backhoe loader range, models 422E, 428E, 432E, 442E, 434E and 444E have a number of new and enhanced features based on feedback from customers, and the Caterpillar commitment to delivering lower owning and operating costs, and increased reliability.
The E-series range has been significantly widened to provide increased choice for Cat customers around the world. The 422E, for example, is a classic backhoe loader, built to perform traditional work tasks, around the clock, in tough conditions. At the other end of the spectrum, there is the all new 434E and 444E, which bring new levels of power and performance to the Cat backhoe loader range.
The new load-sensing, flow sharing hydraulics and an improved backhoe design and geometry, offer greater control and a ten percent increase in loader breakout performance. A new slider frame design has the option of a powered side shift, and the new outer sliding E-stick delivers extended reach and digging performance, while reducing maintenance and repair costs. The E-series cab is one of the large in the industry helping to create a comfortable working environment. Every model has an on road speed of 40 kph.
A range of centremount machines, the 416E, 420E and 430E, are also available.