IHI Mini Excavators - Powerful. Durable. Comfortable.

ihi mini excavatorsIHI Mini Excavators, also called Compact Excavators are exceptional for work in a confined place and can out-perform larger, more expensive machines in construction work, landscaping and pipe-laying. With zero-tail-swing and quick, easy setup and mobility, the IHI Mini Excavator not only out-performs other mini excavators, compact excavators and backhoes, it does so with outstanding digging force and cycle time. IHI Mini Excavators offer unsurpassed operator comfort with more spacious cabs, better view and sight lines, lower noise levels and smooth, easy operator controls that give the operator more leg room by moving all the auxiliary controls to the joystick. Throughout each model, you’ll find enhancements that save precious time and labor and make you more comfortable. Our best-in-class service and maintenance provide you with lower operating costs and peace of mind. With so many models of IHI Mini Excavators for sale, as well as a wide variety of mini excavator attachments, we have you covered for all your excavator needs.

12NX
  • Optimal performance in confined spaces
  • Good transportability with machine weight
    of 2920 lbs.
  • Sufficient digging force of 2870 lbs.
  • 2-speed travel
  • Heavy-duty hydraulic oil cooler
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  • 14.0 H.P. water cooled diesel engine
  • Expandable tracks 38.5 to 50 inches
  • Standard with A-F quick change valve
  • 2-speed travel
  • Standard backfill blade
  • Auxiliary hydraulics standard
  • 7'0 Digging Depth
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The 15VX mini excavator combines small size with big performance with the highest breakout force plus an undercarriage that retracts from a working width of 50” to just under 39” for access through tight spots. Combined with an independent swing boom, the this mini excavator can fit into close confines and work with ease around or other obstacles. The 15VX comes attachment ready with auxillary hydraulic piping that accommodates both one and two-way hydraulic attachments.

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17NE
  • Expandable Undercarriage Standard
  • 21.7 h. p. water cooled diesel engine
  • 7' 6" digging depth
  • Highest digging force in its class
  • Hydraulic pilot joystick controls
  • Standard backfill blade
  • Two-Speed Travel
  • A-F Quick Change Valve
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18J
  • 20.5 h. p. water cooled diesel engine
  • 7' 8" digging depth
  • Highest digging force in its class
  • Hydraulic pilot joystick controls
  • Standard backfill blade
  • A-F Quick Change Valve
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20NX
  • Variable displacement piston pumps
  • Improved stability with longer crawlers
  • 2-speed travel
  • Heavy duty hydraulic oil cooler
  • Standard with A-F quick change valve
  • Auxiliary hydraulics standard
  • Hydraulic pilot controls
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25NX-Brochure

Weighing in at 6,100 pounds, the 25NX-2 features over 14 feet of reach, a digging depth of 8’3” feet, and bucket breakout force of 5,698 pounds.   The 25VX mini excavator offers all of the comforts of a large excavator, standard features include hydraulic pilot controls, suspension seat, arm rests, two speed travel, A-F pattern change valve, variable displacement pumps, and rubber tracks. With zero tail swing combines with an independent swing boom the machine can fit into close confines and work with ease around walls or other obstacles.

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28J
  • 24 h. p. water cooled diesel engine
  • Advanced engineering provides the best in its class
  • Hydraulic pilot controls
  • 8' 3" digging depth
  • 2-speed travel
  • Rubber or steel tracks
  • Standard backfill blade
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28N-3

The all new 28N-3 mini excavator has plenty of power in a small package.  Standard equipment includes a 4-post canopy, dozer blade, rubber tracks, two speed travel, auxiliary hydraulic piping, A-F quick change operator control valve, hydraulic piston pumps, short lever hydraulic pilot joystick controls and a suspension seat.  With 8'3" digging depth , a Tier 4 22.1 HP Yanmar diesel engine and outstanding digging force, the 28N-3 gives you features needed to comfortabley get the job done.

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30NX

The 30NX-2, a 7,075 lb. mini excavator produces higher performance and quality. Standard features for the 30NX-2 include a 4-post canopy, dozer blade, rubber tracks, auxiliary hydraulic piping, and A-F quick change valve. With digging depth of 10’6” and a digging force of 7,180 lbs., the 30NX-2 is the ultimate zero-tail swing mini excavator.

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30-VX-3 Mini Excavator

The 30VX-3, a 7,075 lb. mini excavator produces higher performance and quality while maintaining a comfortable working environment. Standard features for the 30VX-3 include a 4-post canopy, dozer blade, rubber tracks, auxiliary hydraulic piping, and A-F quick change valve. With the newly redesigned pedal-less cockpit and suspension seat as standard equipment, along with hand fitted short joystick levers, the 30VX-3 is a comfortable yet powerful zero-tail swing mini excavator.

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35VX-3

The new redesigned operators station includes such features as a newly designed monitor, 2 speed travel switch located on the backfill blade lever, and the auxiliary hydraulic switch located on the joystick. With the widest ranging expandable tracks, the 35VX-3 can access tight spaces by retracting the tracks to 60” and expanding to 71” for greater stability and performance. Like no others in the industry, the rubber track is warranted for either 2 years or1,500 hours against steel cord cut-off. The swing motor with an auto parking brake allows the unit to be locked at any position within a 360° circumference.

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40VX-3

The 40VX-3 mini excavator has the largest operator's space in its class and its clean engine is compliant for StageIIIA and EPA interim Tier4.  This mini excavator is a 10,206 lb zero tail swing unit with a digging depth of 11’10” and a digging force of 9,854 lbs. Standard equipment include a Yanmar 37.1 HP engine, 4 post canopy, rubber tracks, auxiliary hydraulic piping, pattern change valve, suspension seat, arm rest, and backfill blade.

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55vx

The newly redesigned 55VX-3 is an 12,498 lb zero tail swing mini excavatort with a digging depth of 12’5” and a digging force of 10,850 lbs. All hydraulic and travel controls have been moved to the hand fitted short joystick levers allowing a more comfortable and spacious operator's cockpit.  Standard equipment include a Yanmar 37.1 HP engine, 4 post canopy, Bridgestone Tough Tracks (with an 2 year/1,500 hour warranty), auxiliary hydraulic piping, pattern change valve, suspension seat, arm rest, and backfill blade. This unit can also be ordered with air conditioning.

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65vx

The 65VX-3 is the 6.5 metric ton solution you were looking for superior perability. Minimum front swing is only 8’4”, allowing remarkable maneuverability for tight working conditions. A spacious cabin and wrist control type short joysticks makes for a more operator friendly environment. Maintenance has been made easy by incorporating an oil pressure measurement port with quick coupler and control valves that  have been positioned on the right side for ease access. The 65VX-3 is a 14,000 lb unit with great speed and power that far exceeds the mini excavator standards.

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7J
  • Easily passes through standard 31" yard gates
  • Compact Design yet powerful enough for tough jobs
  • 360° swing with independent 140° boom swing
  • 8 h. p. water cooled diesel engine
  • Rubber tracks and backfill blade are standard equipment
  • 5' 2" digging depth
  • 2-speed travel
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7J1
  • Electric Mini Excavator
  • Produces no fumes and very little noise
  • 360° swing with independent 140° boom swing
  • 5 h. p. Baldor Motor
  • Equipped for hydraulic attachments
  • Total flow of 6.0 gpm
  • 5' 2" digging depth
  • Operating weight of 1,700 lbs.
  • 2-speed travel
  • Comes with 75 ft. of power cord
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80VX-for-web

The 80VX is the largest of mini-excavators from IHI/Compact Excavator Sales, offering more than brute strength to improve productivity in the most demanding work situations. This 18,000 lb excavator is a zero-tail machine that comes standard with an additional 900 lb. counterweight for added stability. The 80VX exhibits the power and performance representing a new world standard. This mini excavator offers a comfortable operating environment with a wide cabin that has the largest space in its class. It has a compact size zero tail swing with a 7'2" width, especially beneficial when working in tight spaces.

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9NX
  • 2,060 Zero tail swing mini excavator
  • 10.0 H.P. water cooled diesel engine
  • 2-speed travel
  • Auxiliary hydraulics to front of unit
  • Standard backfill blade
  • Expandable tracks 27.5 to 37.5 inches
  • 5'2 Digging Depth
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