JCB has invested four years of research and development, inspired by the feedback of thousands of customers, to build a machine that is ready to perform in the most extreme conditions, including freezing cold or 131ºF heat. The 150X works with extreme efficiency on any job site.
Best-in-class productivity with large diameter hydraulic pipes and hoses and an innovative hydraulic regeneration system that recycles oil across the cylinders. Auto-stop and auto-idle provides fuel savings of up to 5 percent.
Larger bucket cylinder for 11% increased bucket tear out.
After four years of hydraulic, electronic and electrical development, and thousands of hours of extreme endurance testing, the JCB 150X excavator is a machine you can depend on. Not just reliable, the 150X is built JCB-tough, to withstand the most demanding job sites.
The 150X excavator has been tested to the extreme. It has endured tracking and vibration on a shaker rig to replicate 15,000 hours of operation. Windows and doors have been opened and closed 30,000 times. Hot and cold climate testing has been performed in controlled conditions and real-world locations, from -22°F to 130°F.
JCB engine technology is tried and proven; the EcoMAX engine in the 150X has undergone 110,000 hours of testing in 70 different machines, in the toughest applications and environments on the planet.
JCB’s latest boom and dipper is made of high-tensile steel, reinforced with three-piece wrapper plates and cast ends for extra strength and durability.
Customer and operator feedback, blended with the latest in ergonomic design, has created a 150X that is easy to use and easy to transport … making it easy to get more done.
A new start-stop button eliminates the need to turn the key to restart, allowing a return to operation within two seconds.
Pipework shut-off taps are standard and SAE fittings enable quick connection of attachments. The easy quick hitch further simplifies operation, with an override for removing large breakers or forks.
JCB’s advanced tool select system improves attachment handling by monitoring pressure and flow.