JCB launches new zero tailswing 50Z-1 Compact Excavator


JCB has expanded its vary of compact excavators with the zero tail-swing 50Z-1, boosting dig depth to 12 toes 7 inches and dump top to 14 toes over its predecessor, the 48Z. 

“The 50Z-1 is a flexible machine with low price of possession, making it the proper resolution for contractors, landscapers, proprietor operators and rental firms,” mentioned Chris Lucas, excavator product supervisor for JCB North America. 

Designed with a 100% metal physique and its zero tail swing, the 50Z-1 permits for energy and management in confined areas.

 “It’s perfect for the whole lot from building, landscaping, and utility work to freeway and residential constructing,” Lucas says.

Straightforward to make use of

Like JCB’s bigger X-series excavators, the 50Z-1 has a brand new 7-inch shade show display with an automotive-style rotary dial for display navigation to entry a number of techniques and data, the corporate says.

The operator can set programmable auxiliary hydraulic flows from the cab for as much as 10 attachments. The 50Z-1 supplies entry to key machine info and operation with twin-locking hydraulic fast hitch and power choose, to make attachment changeover simpler. The display can be a part of the machine’s security system, with a brand new visible carry overload warning.

The cab on the 50Z-1 was engineered for operator consolation, ground area and lowered noise and vibration, based on the corporate. Redesigned monitoring pedals, with auxiliary and growth swing management on the joysticks, go away a transparent, flat ground with loads of legroom within the air-conditioned cab. Along with the brand new show display, the 50Z-1 features a new hands-free Bluetooth radio, auxiliary socket and 12V charger. 

Price environment friendly

JCB says the 50Z-1 was designed to maintain working prices as little as attainable. 

The 50Z-1 runs on a 43.3-horsepower engine, which the corporate says supplies programmable auto-idle, auto engine-stop, and 4 totally different engine modes to cut back general gasoline consumption.

By way of upkeep, the primary flip of the important thing robotically brings up an on-screen well being verify. JCB added handy entry to each day verify factors, made the H-frame undercarriage simpler to wash and boosted greasing intervals to 500 hours to assist enhance productiveness and scale back downtime.

The corporate additionally features a a 5-year JCB LiveLink contract as commonplace to assist monitor fleets on the contact of a button.

Fast specs

  • Machine weight: 10,583 kilos
  • Max Dig Depth: 12 toes 7 inches 
  • Max Attain: 19 toes 8 inches 
  • Dump top: 14 toes
  • Engine Energy: 43.3 hp
  • Bucket Tearout Power: 8,542 pound-feet