What is the E10 Bobcat compact excavator?

This compact excavator from Bobcat (has built compact equipment for over 50 years to help you work more efficiently and effectively) has a proven performance record with its bold exterior and internal comfort, it’s perfect for your construction job. Forth Plant Hire have 2 of these beautiful machines available for hire, due to the demand for this fantastic and highly recommended product.

Here at Forth Plant Hire we have seen pretty much every construction job under the sun. So here are our ideal scenarios for where you are likely going to need this mini excavator.

  • Digging (obviously I hear you say!)
  • Breaking concrete
  • Clearing and loading
  • Lifting

If you are unsure about what machine is best for your job, then give us a ring or pop into the office for a brew, we will be happy to have a chat.

What is great about the E10 Bobcat Compact Excavator?

What Forth Plant think:

“This machine is a new addition to our plant machinery, we bought it due to the fantastic reputation of Bobcat and their machines. The demand for these products has already been fantastic.”

Rhys Perry, Group Business Development Manager


What our hirers think:

“I hired the Bobcat mini excavator out for digging at our construction site and although it was small it was really heavy duty. It done what it said it would.”

Mr Anderson, Stirling

What type of project is the E10 Bobcat typically used for?

The typical projects that the E10 Bobcat micro excavator is used for are:

√ Digging (obviously)
√ Clearing debris like fallen trees after some windy winter weather
√ Removing underbrush with one of the many attachments
√ Loading the debris onto another vehicle or trailer

These excavators are ideal for loading and unloading trucks with sacks containing construction materials, due to the swing system.

Please get in touch for some prices



Standard Features    
Retractable seat belt    
Work lights    
Control console locks    
Electronically activated track expansion    
Hydraulically expandable undercarriage    
Operating weight with standard bucket, excluding operator 1176kg
Ground pressure 29.70kPa
Fuel Diesel
Digging force, dipperstick (ISO 6015)   5550 N
Digging force, bucket (ISO 6015)   8294 N
Drawbar pull   9905 N
Travel speed (low range)   2.1 km/h
Travel speed (high range)   3.1 km/h
Overall length   2793 mm
Overall height, cabin   2209 mm
Rubber shoe width   195 mm
Tumbler distance   968 mm
Dozer size (width x height)   1100 x 220 mm

We work with a variety of hire partners, if you do not see the machinery you are looking for please contact us

01259 212945

Old Russells Yard, Clackmannan Road, Alloa, FK10 4DA