Review: CAT 307C Excavator Cabin
CAT 307C Cabin: The Introduction
Cabin design and comfort are integral factors that make a great user-experience for earthmoving equipment operators. Although, it hasn’t always been the case back in the day, since cabin configuration tend to receive significantly less attention compared to the other aspects of what makes a profitable and powerful heavy-duty equipment. Which is basically the name of the game a few years back. But eventually, the market began to demand more from manufacturers regarding what they’re getting from their cabin in terms of comfort and operational efficiency. Thus, the manufacturers made their response leading to the variety of innovations that we’re now accustomed to in terms of cabin setup and design. In today’s review, we’ll look at one of the more comprehensive cabin coming from a top-flight construction equipment manufacturer: the CAT 307C Excavator Cabin.
CAT 307C Cabin: Key Features
A brand new seat with a classic two-tone color has been incorporated in the 307C cabin and offers soft and hard cushions that the operator can choose from to give them the most favorable and convenient setup. Meanwhile, a reclining knob is located at the right-side of the seat for easier reclining adjustment on the go.
Good standard features
One thing anyone will appreciate about the cabin is the fact that it comes with a great range of standard features to complement its improved design. For starters, the 307C includes a larger hydraulic actuation control lever for easier access and leverage; improved visibility; redesigned consoles for simplicity and functionality; new compact monitor for enhanced display and viewing experience, and more.
The arrangement of the new 307C has been designed and enlarged using asymmetrical steel tubing for improved resistance to fatigue and vibration. Meanwhile, the Falling Object Guard System (FOGS) may be bolted directly to the cabin and the cab shell is attached to the frame with improved viscount mounts, reducing vibration, and sound.
Smart control system
The 307C cabin includes a fully automatic climate control that adjusts temperature and flow, and determines which air outlet is best in each situation, which essentially contributes to the machine’s overall efficiency and operator’s comfort. It’s also worth noting that the cab features an ergonomically dashboard setup that features easy access on the all the controls and instrumentations.
CAT 307C Cabin: Price
New: $4,850 GST Inclusive – Wolf Attachments
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CAT 307C Cabin: The Verdict
The new CAT 307C Excavator Cabin offers a really good set of standard features that makes it one of the better investments to make if you want to upgrade your current cabin setup. The combination of new design elements and improved control system adds a nice touch to the overall value of the cab, so if you’re looking to do a little adjustment to your Caterpillar excavator the 307C is certainly one of the easier ones to look at and consider.