Posted December 3, 2014

Mustang Offers All-New Compact Excavator

The all-new Mustang 250Z compact excavator  incorporates features that enhance productivity, operator comfort, efficiency and cost savings on the jobsite, with 8-in. deeper dig depth and 8.3-in. additional reach at ground level compared to the previous model. 

The 250Z is equipped with a 20.4 hp electronically-controlled Yanmar Tier IV emissionscertified diesel engine. No engine regeneration is required on the 250Z, reducing downtime on the jobsite.

Mustang 250Z comp excJoystick controls, operated by simple wrist movements, reduce fatigue. Controls include a proportional auxiliary hydraulic rocker switch with detent on the joystick. This allows the operator to adjust the hydraulic flow for precise attachment
performance while keeping his/her hands on the joysticks. The operator can easily select standard ISO or an optional backhoe control pattern with a turn of a mechanical lever. The two-position, high speed travel switch is conveniently integrated in the blade control lever for easy accessibility. A digital operator interface features an hour meter and clock, recordable maintenance history with adjustable time intervals and reminders, fluid levels, fluid temperature, and more. Machine hours can be reviewed for the past 90 days without starting the engine. Multiple language selections are also

An optional cab enclosure with heat provides comfort and protection in extreme weather conditions. Auxiliary hydraulic flow rate up to 13.6 gpm (51.3 L/min), paired with high system pressure up to 2,987 psi (206 bar), deliver more hydraulic muscle to power attachments and deliver digging and breakout forces.

The 250Z, along with the other Mustang compact excavators, feature a Zero-Tail-Swing design to maximize productivity in confined spaces. The cast side protectors add armor at the base of the upper structure. Other important performance features include a high-strength boom with sliding cylinder guards that protect the rods from damage. The Power-a-Tach® hydraulic quick coupler enables attachment changes by the flip of a switch inside the cab. The operator leaves the seat only to engage and disengage the safety pin.

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