Quinn Company

Quinn Company

Model 416E - Backhoe Loader


With a more comfortable operator station, new extendible stick design and increased performance, the 416E lets you get more done with less effort.

The all-new operator station provides maximum comfort and ease of operation.
Operator Comfort
The all-new operator station has been designed to maximize operator comfort and productivity. The spacious work environment provides more legroom. Integrated storage areas and cupholders are designed for operator convenience.
New Styling
The new ergonomic, automotive styling of the operator station enhances the operator environment. The narrow front dash provides excellent visibility to the front bucket.
ROPS Canopy
Features of the ROPS canopy include:
  • Air suspension vinyl seat
  • Fixed steering column
  • Floor mat
  • Four working lights
  • Vandalism guard
  • Internal and external power receptacle
  • Drink holders
  • Phone clip
ROPS Canopy Plus
Includes all of the features of the ROPS canopy with the addition of the following:
  • Front windshield
  • Wiper/washer system
  • Left side storage space with a lockable compartment
  • Eight working lights
  • Tilt steering column
Utility Cab
The utility cab features include:
  • Front and rear windshield
  • Left side door
  • Right side opening window
  • Wiper/washer system
  • Air suspension fabric seat
  • Four working lights
  • Floor mat
  • Fixed steering column
  • Internal and external power receptacle
  • Drink holders
  • Phone clip
Utility Plus Cab
Includes all of the features of the utility cab with the addition of the following:
  • Two doors
  • Eight working lights
  • Left side storage space with a lockable compartment
  • Tilt steering column
  • Radio-ready
Utility Plus Cab with Air Conditioning
Includes all of the features of the utility plus cab with the addition of air conditioning.
Air Suspension Seat
The standard air suspension seat, available in vinyl or fabric, utilizes an air adjustment mechanism for a greater operating range and more comfortable ride. A switch on the side control allows the seat to be tailored to support differing body weights. Adjustable seat height accommodates all operators.
HVAC System
The improved air conditioning system features enhanced air distribution and performance for a more comfortable work environment. Large capacity fresh air filter is easily serviced from ground level with no tools required. Nearly 20% increase in air flow combined with improved louver locations provide superior operator comfort.
Machine Controls
Switches are located at operator level. The boom lock and stabilizer controls, which provide low effort and fine modulation, are within easy reach. White-faced gauges are easy to read.
Backhoe Controls
Two mechanical control patterns are available: two-lever excavator and two-lever backhoe.
Viewing Area
The narrow boom enhances the rear viewing area. The sloping front hood and divergent lift arms allow the operator to see more of the forward work area and loader attachments.
Storage Compartment
New lockable, left side storage is standard on the following configurations: ROPS canopy plus, utility plus cab and utility plus cab with air-conditioning.
Backhoe and Loader Features

New extendible stick is designed for better performance, higher force and improved serviceability.
New Backhoe Design
The completely new E-Series backhoe delivers industry-leading digging forces. Its rugged design provides durability in the toughest applications. Serrated edges on the stick provides improved material clamping for clearing and demolition applications.
New Extendible Stick
The optional extendible stick (E-stick) increases reach and dig depth by approximately 1.2 meters (4 feet). The new design delivers increased life and easy in-field adjustment.
High Rotation Backhoe Linkage
Single pin bucket linkage contributes to best-in-class rotation of 205 degrees for all applications, eliminating the need to change pin positions when moving from loading trucks to vertical wall trenching.
Backhoe Boom
The excavator-style boom features box section fabrication with thicker plates for optimum performance and durability. The curved design provides additional clearance over obstacles while digging a trench or truck loading. The narrow boom enhances the viewing area to the bucket and trench throughout the entire operating range.
Backhoe Swing Casting
New swing casting is designed to handle the high performance of the E-Series backhoe. It features replaceable bushings for durability and serviceability.
Thumb Mounting
Thumb mounting provisions are standard on every Cat Backhoe Loader for added machine versatility. Hydraulic thumbs are available factory-installed.
Single Tilt Loader Linkage
The standard single tilt loader linkage features strong lift and breakout forces for solid performance in backfilling and truck loading applications. The 416E is equipped with either a general purpose or multi-purpose pin-on bucket to meet your specific needs.

Caterpillar sets the standard in power and precision with load-sensing hydraulics.
Load-Sensing Hydraulic System
The variable displacement piston pump and flow-sharing hydraulic valves sense work demand and adjust flow and pressure for increased productivity. Load-sensing hydraulics deliver:
  • Cooler hydraulic system
  • Better fuel efficiency
  • Quieter operation
  • Reduced wear on components
Hydraulic Pump
The variable displacement piston pump improves implement response and speed while still providing high forces at any engine speed.
Flow-Sharing Hydraulic Valves
New flow-sharing hydraulic valves automatically distribute flow to optimize multi-function implement performance. Closed-center implement valves signal hydraulic system requirements to a control valve located on the pump.
Clamps and Bushings
Metal clamps with rubber bushings are used at hose attachment points to eliminate metal-to-metal contact and increase wear life.
Cat XT-3 ES ToughGuard™ Hoses
Improved bend radius and abrasion resistance provide reliable long life in the toughest conditions. Made of four overlapping, insulated wire spiral wraps bonded together for durability, Cat XT-3 ES (Enhanced Spiral) ToughGuard hoses exceed SAE certification standards. The hose routing protects them from work damage, and hose failure is substantially reduced. Cat XT-3 ES ToughGuard hoses combined with Cat couplings and O-ring face seal fittings provide a leak-free system. All backhoe hydraulic circuits utilize the new ToughGuard hose with extended wear characteristics.
Power Train

The Cat 3054C engine is built for performance, power, reliability and fuel efficiency.
3054C Diesel Engine
The 3054C DINA (Direct Injection Naturally Aspirated) 55 kW (74 hp) engine meets all U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU State II emissions requirements. It delivers high horsepower, increased torque rise, traditional Cat durability and reliable power with low emissions. The Cat 3054C DIT (Direct Injection Turbocharged) 66 kW (89 hp) engine is optional.
Enhanced Roading Speed
Maximum roading speed has been increased to 40 kph (25 mph) for faster travel between jobsites.
Direct Injection Fuel System
Individual unit fuel injectors deliver efficient and accurate fuel metering and reduced emissions. The water separator service indicator ensures the operator is alerted when service is necessary.
Air Cleaner
A dry-type axial seal air cleaner with automatic, integrated dust ejection system provides more efficient pre-separation. The two-stage air filter incorporates both air cleaner and precleaner functions into a single unit mounted under the hood.
New Cat Rear Axles
New heavy-duty rear axles are designed specifically for demanding backhoe loader applications. Features include outboard planetary gear sets for serviceability and brake design improvements for longer life.
The Caterpillar power shuttle transmission provides four speeds forward and reverse. Full synchromesh gears and hydraulically shifted forward and reverse shuttle clutches allow direction and travel speed to be changed on-the-go. A neutral start provision prevents starting while the shuttle is engaged.
Transmission Neutralizer
Standard on the 416E, the hand-operated power disconnect provides easy, on-the-go shifting and full engine rpm for faster cycle times. Neutralizer is located on the gear shift lever for operator convenience.
Smoother Shifts
New hydraulic proportional control valves provide smoother speed and directional shifts.
Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Option
Heavy-duty front drive axle can be engaged at any time by activating the switch on the front console. The switch can be activated while the machine is stopped or moving, with or without load. 4WD features outboard planetary gear final drives and improves mobility and loader performance in poor traction conditions.
Brake Mode Selector
The brake mode selector switch has three positions: two wheel drive, two wheel drive with all wheel braking and all wheel drive. Center position provides two wheel drive for better tire life while roading and engages the front axle when brakes are applied for improved braking performance.
Ride Control

Optional Caterpillar Ride Control delivers even greater operator comfort.
Ride Control System
The optional Ride Control System incorporates a nitrogen accumulator in the loader lift circuit that smooths the ride in all conditions, including load and carry, highway roading, or simply moving around the job site.
Improved Productivity
The Ride Control option improves material retention in the loader bucket for increased productivity and a cleaner jobsite.
Ride Control reduces machine loping, providing a smooth and stable ride for increased operator comfort and reduced operator fatigue.
Convenient Operation
The system is easily engaged by a switch on the front console.
Work Tools

Choose from a wide variety of tools designed specifically for the backhoe loader.
Work Tools
Caterpillar Work Tools for backhoe loaders extend the versatility of the machine. Built for performance and durability, these tools deliver high productivity, long service and excellent value.
Backhoe Work Tools
  • Standard Duty Bucket
  • Heavy Duty Bucket
  • Heavy Duty Rock Bucket
  • High Capacity Bucket
  • Soil Excavation Bucket
  • Coral Bucket
  • Ditch Cleaning Bucket
  • Cold Planer
  • Hydraulic Hammer
  • Vibratory Plate Compactor
  • Ripper
  • Thumb
  • Auger
Loader Work Tools
  • General Purpose Bucket
  • Multi Purpose Bucket
  • Side Dump Bucket
  • Light Material Bucket
  • Loader Forks
Bucket Line
Caterpillar's expansive bucket line includes rock and coral bucket designs. The side profile has a scalloped edge, similar to an excavator bucket, for exceptional fill factor characteristics and secure clamping ability.
Standard Duty Bucket
Used in easy-to-penetrate, low-impact, moderately abrasive materials.
Heavy Duty Bucket
Used for a wide variety of soil conditions such as semi-rocky soil and hard bank material.
High Capacity Bucket
Same durable construction as the heavy duty bucket for tough materials with longer tip radius to provide increased bucket capacity. Increased draft angle on the tooth adapter provides greater performance.
Heavy Duty Rock Bucket
Specifically designed to address harsh, rocky conditions and capable of digging in granite, caliche and rocky soil.
Coral Bucket
Features highest breakout and short tip radius for breaking up coral.
Soil Excavation Bucket
This high capacity, heavy duty bucket optimizes digging performance over a wide spectrum of ground conditions. With an increased tooth adapter draft angle and new tooth tips, productivity is not only increased, but tooth tips last longer in rocky conditions.
Backhoe Quick Couplers
Quick couplers allow for quick attachment of buckets and other work tools. The E-Series high rotation pin grabber design allows buckets to be changed without removing the bucket pins. Other manufacturers' buckets can be coupled with a pin puller coupler, one for Case and E-Series buckets or one for John Deere and E-Series buckets.
A variety of bucket tips are available from your Cat dealer for optimum performance in any application.
DRS 230 (Diagonal Retention System)
DRS 230 with wide adapters provides maximum strength and improved wear characteristics. Heavy-duty bucket teeth are attached with diagonal pins rather than horizontal pins for easy exchange. The adapters are stronger as a result of this improved diagonal pinning and additional wear material on the bucket teeth increases durability.
Lift Eye
An integral lifting eye is a standard feature of the bucket linkage.
Available for both the standard and the extendible stick, thumbs increase the versatility of the backhoe with the ability to grip, grab and sort virtually any material.
AccuGrade® Reference Systems for Backhoe Loaders

Advanced technology simplifies excavation, improves accuracy, increases efficiency and lowers production costs.
Current trenching and excavating processes are labor intensive, dependent on manpower and instruments. Maintaining consistent grade between grade stakes is challenging, even for experienced operators. The AccuGrade Reference Systems for Backhoe Loaders reduces labor requirements, aids operators in maintaining a consistent slope across the worksite and reduces material cost.
The AccuGrade system is designed for a wide range of construction trenching applications. Whether excavating around obstacles such as pipes or grading banks and trenches, the AccuGrade system ensures accurate cuts, precise grades and faster cycle times.
The AccuGrade Site Reference System for Backhoe Loaders enables the operator to select machine work tool and excavate to pre-determined coordinates. The intuitive software and controls allow the operator to set target grades. The in-cab display provides bucket position and grade settings to ensure the operator excavates to those parameters. Additional feedback is provided through LED lights and sound. The system consists of the following components:
  • Cylinder position sensors
  • Swing position sensor
  • In-cab display
  • Inclinometer (pitch and roll sensor)
  • Wiring harnesses
In-Cab Display
The AccuGrade monitor allows the operator to enter slope and dig depth parameters. The in-cab display with easy to read grade indicator and elevation display delivers all system information to the cab for easy viewing by the operator.
Weatherproof Design
All components are ruggedly designed for dependable performance in harsh environments.
Laser Reference System
Laser Reference System works with laser transmitters to accurately grade or excavate to a site plan without the use of grade stakes. The advanced system includes all components of the basic system with the addition of the following:
  • Laser receiver
  • Electric mast
  • Laser mast mount
  • Laser wiring harnesses
  • Laser transmitter and tripod (sold separately)
Additional Features

Features such as Product Link, combined function hydraulics, stackable counterweights, new stabilizer pads and new work lights increase productivity.
New Combined Function Auxiliary Hydraulics Lines
New backhoe auxiliary lines provide one-way or two-way flow for work tools such as hammers, vibratory compactors, augers and thumbs. Standard hydraulic quick disconnects allow fast tool exchange.
Product Link
This established Caterpillar technology uses a Global Positioning System (GPS) to provide machine data to both Cat dealers and end users. Data can be received by either a web based application system or notification by e-mail or pager. Product Link can provide:
  • Machine hours
  • Location
  • Machine events and diagnostics from data link
Stackable Counterweights
Stackable counterweights allow easy adjustment of weight distribution without having to completely replace an existing counterweight.
New Work Lights
New work lights are adjustable and better aligned for improved lighting of the work area.
Fuel Tank
Large capacity tank located on the frame's left side is lockable and includes a replaceable, bolt-on step.
Tool and Battery Box
Lockable, hinged door provides easy access to battery box with no hand tools required. Permanent punched hole steel tread plate on top provides stable footing in all weather conditions.
Flip Over Stabilizer Pads
Flip over stabilizer pads provide the ability to work in both dirt and street applications. New pads are stronger, feature a positive anti-flip mechanism and provide increased rubber wear life.
Fabricated Grouser Pads
Designed for dirt applications, the new fabricated grouser pads provide superior strength and durability.
Serviceability and Customer Support

Simplified service and maintenance save you time and money.
Tilt-Up Hood
The tilt-up hood provides easy, convenient access to all engine check points from the left side of the machine. Fill caps are color-coded for quick identification.
Make detailed comparisons of the machines you are considering before you buy. Cat dealers can estimate component life, preventative maintenance and the true cost of lost production. You can also customize the machine that is right for you. Go on-line anytime to review the full range of features and options available using the Build and Quote applications on your dealer's website or www.Cat.com.
Look at the value E-Series backhoe loaders offer. Consider all the flexible financing options your Cat dealer offers as well as day-to-day operating costs.
Improving operating techniques can boost your profits. Turn to your Cat dealer for the latest training literature and trained staff.
Repair option programs guarantee the cost of repairs up front. Diagnostic programs such as S•O•SSM and Coolant Sampling and Technical Analysis help you avoid unscheduled repairs.
Repair, rebuild or replace? Your Cat dealer can help you evaluate the cost involved so you can make the right choice.
Product Support
You will find nearly all parts at our dealer parts counter. Cat dealers utilize a worldwide computer network to find in-stock parts to minimize machine downtime. Additionally, Caterpillar offers a line of genuine remanufactured components which can help lower repair costs.
Easy Financing
Your Cat dealer can provide a financing package to meet your needs.

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