Japanese company Kubota have become very popular and established itself a recognized brand in mini excavators segment for over 40 years since the launched of its first mini excavator in 1974. Kubota's mini excavators have gained high reputation in Japan, Europe, North America, and Asian countries.
It is high durable, superior performance, digital panel, smooth, quick, powerful operation and its zero-tail swing features and others made the Kubota a global name in mini excavator segment. It had had the largest market share in mini excavator segment in the world for 13 consecutive years from 2002 to 2015.
Kubota mini excavators are used in various construction works like road, pipe networks, municipal work, gardening and other civil works and its world-class mini excavator ready to take any challenge.
In terms of technology, it’s both the mini excavators 1.5 ton ‘U15-3’ and 3 ton ‘U30-5’ are equipped with technologies such as Powerful Kubota Engine, NEW-H.M.S Hydraulic System, Auto Idling System and ROPS/FOPS Cabin.
The Powerful Kubota Engine is reliable and delivers superior horsepower and performance. Kubota engine offers low vibration and noise; it also provides exceptional fuel efficiency. NEW-H.M.S Hydraulic System provides super digging performance at the site. The Auto Idling System in Kubota mini excavators is a fuel-efficient feature; it consumes less fuel and also reduces noise and emission, which help in reducing the operating cost.
For operator comfort, U30-5 mini excavator is having world class ROPS/FOPS Cabin (supplied with seat belt) for better operator safety.
U15-3 Mini Excavator
This is the perfect and versatile machine to be used in tight space for fabulous performance for wide range of task at the site and it is ultra maneuverable. Therefore, one’s should not think beyond U15-3, if work has to take place in the congested area. It is the right kind of machine for delivering the power, control and smoothness one’s need from any mini excavator.
Its 13HP engine delivers the sufficient power and dependability the work requires.
The operating weight of U15-3 is 1,720kg, engine rated output of 13PS and the Bucket capacity of 0.04m3. The excellent reach and Digging Depth ability of the machine ensure that every digging job is performed with maximum efficiency and speed. The maximum bucket breakout force of the machine is 1,545kgf (3,406 lbs.), maximum digging depth of 2,310mm and maximum vertical digging depth of 1,910mm.
U30-5 Mini Excavator
One’s can experience the latest and most advanced technology in Kubota mini excavators. In the compact construction machinery field, it was Kubota which used advanced equipment such as ‘Auto Idle’ and LCD Display with the self-diagnosis function. Its Auto Idle system saves up to 10% of fuel.
The E-TVCS Engine provides high output, low fuel consumption and clean exhaust with world-class performance.
For the enhanced operator safety, the U30-5 mini excavator is equipped with world-class ROPS/FOPS cabin. For operator comfort, there are different features like Wide and comfortable Space, Deluxe High-back Seat, Swivel Motor with Disk Break, Engine Neutral Start, and Engine Start Safety System.
The operating weight of U30-5 is 3,300kg, engine rated output of 27.2PS and the Bucket capacity of 0.09m3. The maximum digging depth of this machine is 2,880mm, maximum vertical wall digging depth of 2,305mm and maximum dumping height 3,175mm.
Both the Mini excavators of Kubota are designed for easy maintenance.
In India, Kubota Mini excavators are distributed by Sojitz India Private Limited, having a head office in New Delhi and branch offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, Chennai, and Gurgaon.
For more details about the products, refer to Kubota product brochure.
Source: Information has been obtained from Kubota