Bobcat E42

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Model Bobcat E42 Standard Bobcat E42 Long Arm Bobcat E42 Extandable Arm
Emissions Tier (EPA) Tier 4 Tier 4 Tier 4
Engine Fuel Diesel Diesel Diesel
Maximum Governed RPM 2,200 rpm 2,200 rpm 2,200 rpm
Horsepower 42.7 hp 42.7 hp 42.7 hp
Turbocharged Engine Optional Optional Optional
Operating Weight 9,246 lb 9,722 lb 9,976 lb
Weight Class 4.2 t 4.4 t 4.5 t
Travel Speed - High 2.9 mph 2.9 mph 2.9 mph
Travel Speed - Low 1.6 mph 1.6 mph 1.6 mph
Arm Digging Force 5,762 lbf 4,953 lbf 5,672 lbf
Bucket Digging Force 9,183 lbf 9,183 lbf 9,183 lbf
Rated Lift Capacity 4603 lb 4435 lb 4180 lb
Lift Radius 118 in 118 in 118 in
Boom Swing - Left 75° 75° 75°
Boom Swing - Right 50° 50° 50°
Maximum Dig Depth 10.5 ft 11.5 ft 12.5 ft
Max Dump Height 12.2 ft 12.8 ft 13.3 ft
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 17.3 ft 18.2 ft 19.1 ft
Fuel Tank 21.1 gal 21.1 gal 21.1 gal
Auxiliary Std Flow 20 gal/min 20 gal/min 20 gal/min
Auxiliary Pressure 3,045 psi 3,045 psi 3,045 psi
Length 200 in 201.6 in 200 in
Overall Length in Travel Position 200 in 201.6 in 200 in
Width 68.9 in 68.9 in 68.9 in
Height 98.7 in 98.7 in 98.7 in
Height with Operator Cab 98.7 in 98.7 in 98.7 in
Air Conditioning Optional Optional Optional
Cab Enclosure Optional Optional Optional
Cab Heater Optional Optional Optional
Heater Air Conditioning Optional Optional Optional
Radio Optional Optional Optional
Tail Swing Type Conventional Conventional Conventional
Engine Shutdown Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Hydraulics Standard Standard Standard
Secondary Auxiliary Hydraulics Optional Optional Optional
Quick Tach System Standard Standard Standard
Rubber Track Standard Standard Standard
Selectable Auxiliary Hydraulic Flow Standard Standard Standard
Angle Blade Optional Optional Optional


WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including engine exhaust (including diesel engine exhaust when equipped), lead and lead compounds, mineral oils, soots, phthalates, and carbon monoxide which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.