Case Backhoe Specs

by Cathel Hutchison

A backhoe is a type of digger, an excavating vehicle. Also known as a rear actor or back actor, a backhoe consists of a digging bucket at the end of a two-part articulated arm. Tractors mounted with a backhoe are called backhoe loaders. Case Construction manufactures excavation vehicles. Jerome Increase Case founded the company in 1842. Backhoes manufactured by Case come with different digging depth, backhoe bucket and net horsepower specifications.

580 Super M Wide Track

The 580 Super M Wide Track backhoe manufactured by Case has a maximum digging depth of 14 feet and 5 inches. It has a minimum backhoe bucket width of 12 inches, and a maximum backhoe bucket width of 36 inches. It possesses a loader bucket capacity of 1.25 cubic yards, a full discharge bucket clearance height of 8 feet 10 inches. The Super M Wide Track’s engine can generate 90 horsepower, and it has a standard operating weight of 14,250 pounds.

580 Super M

The Case-manufactured 580 Super M backhoe possesses a maximum digging depth of 14 feet 5 inches. It has a minimum backhoe bucket width of 12 inches, and a maximum of 36 inches. It includes a loader bucket capacity of 1.03 -1.25 cubic yards, and a full discharge dump clearance height of 8 feet 10 inches. Its engine is equipped with 90 horsepower, and it possesses a standard operating weight of 14,250 pounds.

580 M Turbo

The 580 M Turbo, designed by Case, has a maximum digging depth of 14 feet 3 inches. It has a minimum backhoe bucket width of 12 inches and a maximum bucket width of 36 inches. Its loader bucket has a capacity of 1.03-1.25 inches, and its full discharge dump clearance height is rated at 8 feet 8 inches. Its engine can generate 80 horsepower, and it has a standard operating weight of 13,359 pounds.

580 M

The 580 M by Case has a maximum digging depth of 14 feet 3 inches, and includes a minimum backhoe bucket width of 12 inches, and a maximum bucket width of 36 inches. It possesses a loader bucket capacity of 1.03-1.25 inches, and has a full discharge dump clearance height of 8 feet 8 inches. The engine in the 580 M is able to generate 73 horsepower, and it has a standard operating weight of 13,359 pounds.

590 Super M

The powerful Case 590 Super M has a maximum digging depth of 16 feet 4 inches, a minimum backhoe bucket width of 12 inches, and a maximum bucket width of 36 inches. It has a loader capacity of 1.3-1.5 inches, and has a full discharge dump clearance height of 9 feet. Its engine is able to generate 99 horsepower, and the 590 Super M has a standard operating weight of 15,268 pounds.

About the Author

Cathel Hutchison began editing and writing in 2007 and has worked with various institutions and publishers, including editing courses for the Open University and captioning for the cultural archive "Am Baile." Hutchison holds a Master of Letters in history from the University of Aberdeen and a Master of Arts in American studies from the University of Edinburgh.

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