The E45 offers its operators true zero house tail swing so you can get close to your work with confidence. With a smoother, quieter and more efficient hydraulic system, increased arm break-out force, lift capacity, dump height, and slew force, the E45 will make working on the job site more productive. The E45 is equipped with load sense hydraulics which gives a smooth and predictable response to the joystick. Operator comfort is enhanced with a spacious cab, allowing for easy entry and exit, and easy access to the engine for faster maintenance.
Auto Idle: Idles the engine when machine functions are not used for four seconds or more; throttle returns to previous position when joystick is moved or travel function is engaged.
Auto Shift Travel: Transitions the drive motors to and from high range during travel; provides on-demand travel performance with no manual shifting. Bobcat excavators travel faster than other brands. See for yourself in the Bobcat Advantage Travel Challenge video.
Extendable Arm (Optional): The extendable arm provides an additional 30″ of reach when at full extension, while maintaining the ability to operate with standard reach which retains original arm and bucket forces. In addition, the structure provides compatibility with the clamp attachment as well as the Hydraulic X-Change mounting system. The Bobcat extendable arm is the industry’s first and only clamp-ready extendable arm. Learn more in the Bobcat Advantage Extendable Arm video.
Selectable Control Pattern: Easily change between “excavator” and “backhoe” control pattern.
Zero House Tail Swing: Offers top lift capacity and better access through doors or crowded yards.
Angle Blade (optional): Places spoil accurately with simultaneious up/down and angle adjustments, up to 25 degrees left or right; bolt on, reversible cutting edge provides long life and easy replacement.
Piston Pump and Closed Center Valve System: Senses loads, delivers smooth control and provides exceptional metering.
Hydraulic System: Provides smooth, refined operation for tough jobs. Watch the Bobcat hydraulic system outperform other brands in the Bobcat Advantage Digging Challenge, Lifting Challenge, Slew Challenge, Backfill Challenge and Hydraulic Horsepower Challenge videos.
Selectable Auxiliary Hydraulic Flow: Operator can elect one of three flow rates to optimize the response of particular hydraulic attachments such as maximum flow for attachments like the auger, medium flow for slower clamp movements and lowest flow for precise movements of a Power Tilt accessory.
Fingertip Swing Control: Rocker-style thumb switch improves metering of the swing function and provides more floor space. Bobcat offers the best multifunctioning capabilities. Compare other brands in the Multifunctioning Advantages video.
Quick Couplers: Keeps auxiliary quick couplers in convenient location on the boom, but out of the trench and out of harm’s way. On some brands, quick couplers aren’t even standard equipment. Learn more in the Bobcat Advantage Attachment Readiness video.
Easy Hydraulic Clamp Installation: Simplify installation of a hydraulic clamp through an auxiliary port relief on the closed center valve. Clamp mounts integrated into the dipper arm. Some brands don’t even feature a standard clamp mount. Compare them in the Bobcat Advantage Attachment Readiness video.
X-Change System (standard): Allows you to change attachments quickly with Bobcat’s exclusive system. Attachment changes should be easy. Watch the Bobcat X-Change™ Advantages video to see the industry’s fastest, most efficient attachment X-Change system in action.
Dual Direction Detent: Standard feature that provides continuous flow for attachments.
Hydraulic X-Change (optional): The most convenient attachment changes in the industry. Enables fast attachment changes through a switch that activates hydraulic pins for attachment removal or hook-up. See the system in action by watching the Bobcat Hydraulic X-Change™ Advantages video.
attachment removal or hook-up.Blade Float: Simplify grading, leveling and backfilling. Smoothly finish your work with minimal operator input using the blade float.