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JCB Goes Electric

by Graham Black  |  Wed 06 Feb 2019

JCB Goes Electric

A key attraction at the Executive Hire Show (see next issue for a full preview) will be JCB’s new 19C-1E battery-powered mini-excavator. It features three lithium-ion battery packs providing a 312Ah (15kWh) storage capacity, an on-board charger with 230V/110V input that allows a five- to eight-hour recharging and a sophisticated battery management system to ensure availability across a full shift. The 19C-1E has JCB’s standard load-sensing hydraulic system that provides all the digging performance of a standard mini, but with zero emissions on site and significantly reduced noise levels.

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