New generation compact excavators

The 18Z-1 is a zero tailswing model, facilitating work in tight environments such as footways and in between buildings.

Choose tough

The 18Z-1 has been designed and built to withstand the toughest of job sites, with long lasting components and easy, cost effective repairs, they provide minimum downtime and maximum profits.

  • State-of-the-art manufacturing processes and innovative assembly techniques help to achieve ultimate build quality and durability.
  • Bushed dig end with hoses routed through the boom and dipper for ultimate durability.
  • 100% steel bodywork that withstands knocks but is cost effective to repair.
  • First zero tailswing model protecting the machine and surrounding environment from accidental damage.

Choose easy

Most jobs are hard enough without the added stress of difficult and frequent servicing, hard to reach cleaning and of course uncomfortable operating conditions. That’s why we’ve just made it easy.

  • 180° opening service door makes cleaning and maintenance quick and easy.
  • Easily accessible external lockable fuel tank provides extra security.
  • Right hand panel with easy button functions, easy to read indicators and warnings.

Choose quick

When time is money and getting from the last job to the next job quicker is a huge advantage, the new generation minis don’t hang about.

  • 10 tie down and 4 lifting points ensure speedy machine transportation.
  • Sloping undercarriage design gives minimal soil retention and enables fast cleaning.
  • No daily greasing with easy to access maintenance and cleaning means quicker turnaround times.
  • Industry standard bucket centres and pin sizes for maximum attachment versatility. 
Join Tony Hennessy, a JCB Territory Manager based in the Waikato, NZ and check out some of the features of this robust mini excavator.

Machine specifications

  • 4 Post Canopy: ROPS/TOPS/FOPS Certified
  • JCB Trackmaster Plus Rubber Track 230mm (9 inches)
  • ISO Control Pattern: High Flow
  • Double Acting Auxiliaries
  • Dipper 37"(950mm)
  • Auxiliary extension option: 950mm dipper (aux 1 high flow only)
  • Static Vinyl Seat
  • Standard Dozer with Swing Out Extensions
  • Std Worklights Kit For 4P Canopy: 2 Front / 1 Rear And Boom / Interior Light Std
  • Gun and Cartridge
  • Battery Isolator
  • General Purpose Bucket 9"(230mm) with teeth
  • General Purpose Bucket 18"(450mm) with teeth
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