5T Excavator

5T Excavator hire is easy with PAL Hire. This excavator is efficient and productive, making it ideal for medium sized sites.

With a short tail radius, the 5T Excavator packs a punch at under a width of 3m.

Its compact size allows this excavator to manoeuvre where the excavation is required and can reach depths of up to 4m.

The applications for this excavator include large projects, landscaping work, moving earth, clearing sites and creating new footpaths by removing earth from the existing footpath.

Available with a range of attachments:

  • Hydraulic Breaker
  • Compactor Plate
  • Hook Attachment
  • Pallet Folks
  • Post Boring
  • Riddle Bucket
  • Ripper Tooth
  • Sorting Grab
  • Vandel Guards

Ask us about the option of adding a dumper to the order which will allow you to transport materials across the site or fuel tanks to hold the fuel for the excavator. Offering a range of dumpers to suit all sites needs speak to one of our advisers for more information.



PAL Hire range of 5T Excavators for hire include the Kubota U48, JCB 8050, Kubota U50-3, Volvo ECR50D, and Bobcat E45.

This machine is compact and versatile, but the carriage is roomy which allows the operator to be comfortable when using it.

Features responsive pilot controls for easy operation.

This machine has a high performance in lifting and digging, particularly in tight applications.




Technical Information

Max Digging Depth Max. Reach at Ground Level Width Over Tracks Cab Height Weight Fuel Capacity
3973 mm 6025 mm 1980 mm 2595 mm 5235 mm 68 litres

(Please note, these are an approximate guide only and can differ depending on supplier)

Safety information

Safety Information

  • Only use for intended purpose
  • Ensure you know how to operate the equipment before starting
  • Do not operate under the influence of alcohol
  • Only operate from driver’s seat and wearing sealtbelt
  • Never leave equipment unattended
  • Wear safety footwear, gloves and a hardhat during operation
  • Ensure area is clear of persons and obstructions before using
  • Do not refuel when engine is running
  • Ensure dumper is parked on level ground when not in use
Things to consider

Things to consider

  • Ensure you have the right product for your requirement.
  • PAL Hire can assist with all of your transportation requirements, get in touch for more information.
  • Can usually be delivered within 24 hours.
  • Area for delivery drop-off and collection must be clear and free from obstruction.

Why don’t we display prices?

We don’t show prices on the website as we prefer to quote on an individual basis to make sure your quote is fully tailored to your complete hire needs.

For tools and equipment secured from third parties prices change often so just call us on 0844 288 7265 for availability and to get the best rates on the day!

Whether you are looking for a single skip or a complete site hire, we can find the right deal for you and the best prices for your area.