PRODUCTIVITY AND CONTROL
The JCB mini excavator range is designed with comfort and ergonomics to the fore.
On the 8025 ZTS, a changeover button on the joystick lets you switch the right pedal between auxiliary service and boom offset function. In boom offset mode, you can operate the slew of the upper structure and the boom at the same time, allowing you to get this JCB mini digger into the correct position straight away. Plus this foot pedal is servo operated for low-effort, precise control.
Whether you choose the cab or canopy option for your 8025 ZTS compact excavator, you’ll find visibility is excellent. To the left, you can see the whole track. To the right and the rear, the curving bonnet bestows a clear view. We’ve also mounted the hoses on top of the boom to aid visibility still further.
DURABILITY AND SERVICEABILITY
In direct response to customer demands, the JCB 8020 CTS mini excavator boasts unrivalled service access and long 500-hour service intervals.
The positioning of our engine means that routine service items are grouped and there’s a remote service panel too. We were also the first compact excavator manufacturer to introduce a tiltable cab on this machine class; the JCB mini digger cab tilts from the rear on gas struts
in under five minutes. That provides easy access to the slew motor, valve block, hydraulic hoses, engine and hydraulic pump.
Zero tailswing mini excavator cabs are traditionally cramped workplaces. However, JCB’s range is unique in offering a spacious, comfortable operator environment.
Access is easy via a wide door, and the door itself latches back within the tailswing so you can work with it open. To make access to this JCB mini digger even easier, the left control pod hinges up and there’s no left foot pedal to get in the way.
The seating position is fully adjustable for maximum comfort and there’s an efficient heating system. You can effortlessly store the gas-strut-assisted upper front screen overhead, and the lower front screen can also be removed. Plus, the whole cab structure is isolated from the slew frame for minimum vibration.
In all, the JCB 8025 ZTS compact excavator is a comfortable favourite.