Parameters JCB 3DX ESCORTS DigMax Remarks
ENGINE
Make JCB KOEL Most fuel efficeint Engine. Higher Torque at lowest rpm. Low maintance cost / Low Engine Noise & Vibration. Complete Machine Warranty by JCB Sales & Service Network of 400+ outlets
Model 444 4R 1040
Power (hp) 76 76
TRANSMISSION
Type Synchro Shuttle with TC Synchro Shuttle with TC 3DX Alike
Travel Speed (kmph) 4 4 100%
Ist 6.7 5.3 3DX has faster loading operations advantage due to higher speed.
2nd 10.8 8.5
3rd 20.2 18.5
4th 36 36.6 Negligible effect
HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
Main Hydraulic Pump Gear Gear 3DX alike
No. of Pumps 2 Sections 2 Sections
Main pump Flow Rate [LPM] 110 110 Faster speed of operation for 3 DX
System Pressure (psi) 3300 3263 Higher digging forces for 3 DX
Moodes of Operation NA Power / Economy Only RPM Variation can be adjusted by hand trottle
STEERING
Type 2WD 2WD 3DX alike
Turning Circle, Over Wheels (m) 8.94 8.73 Marginally better for ECEL
LOADER PERFORMANCE
Type Parrel lift Self Leveling 0%
Return to dig NA Option Not a standard feature
Shovel Capacity (cum) 1.1 1.2 Available with 4 DX
Dump Height(mm) 2740 3000 Advantage shown to ECEL for Loader works. But Reliablity needs to be proven.
Load Over Height (mm) 3230 3510  
Pin height (mm) 3450 3720  
Pin Forward reach (mm) 360 410  
Reach at ground (mm) 1420 1570  
Maxreach at full height (mm) 1200 1210  
Reach at full height - bucket dumped (mm) 830 850  
Below ground level dig depth (mm) 70 70 3DX alike
Rollback at ground (deg) 45 45  
Dump angle (deg) 43 45 Advantage shown to ECEL for Loader works. But Reliablity needs to be proven.
Shovel Breakout force (kgf) 6010 6425  
Loader arm breakout force (kgf) 5300 5777  
Although, ECEL had tried to match the spec very close to JCB 3DX, but in terms of actual performance i.e., Fuel consumption, produtivity, Reliablity and Custormer service "3DX" is way ahead of "DigMAX".
EXCAVATOR PERFORMANCE
Type SS SS 0%
Bucket Capacity (Cum) 0.24 0.26 Advantage shown to ECEL for Excavation works. But Reliablity needs to be proven
Max Dig Depth 4770 4800
Reach Ground Level to rear wheel centre 6720 6920
Reach Ground level to slew centre (mm) 5400 5540
Reach at full height to slew centre (mm) 2740 2880
Side reach to centre line of machine 6020 6000 3DX alike
King post travel (mm) 1060 1060
Max Working Height (mm) 5970 6220  
Max loadover height (mm) 4180 4390  
Bucket rotation power (deg) 185 187 Advantage shown to ECEL for Loader works. But Reliablity needs to be proven.
Bucket tear out force (kgf) 5700 6018
Dipper tear out force (kgf) 3010 3250
Lift capacity to bucket pivot at full reach 1490 1554
Although, ECEL had tried to match the spec very close to JCB 3DX, but in terms of actual performance i.e., Fuel consumption, produtivity, Reliablity and Custormer service "3DX" is way ahead of "DigMAX".
Parameters JCB 3DX M & M EARTH MASTER Remarks
ENGINE
Make JCB BS III M & M - BSIII Less capacity engine to consume less fuel.
Model 448 4597 - DiTech
Power (hp) 76 82
Engine Capacity (litres) 4.8 3.3
TRANSMISSION
Type Synchro Shuttle with TC Synchro Shuttle with TC 3DX Alike
Max Travel Speed (kmph) 36 40 40 kph available on JCB 4WDm/cs
HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
Main Hydraulic Pump Gear Variable displacement
Main pump Flow rate (LPM) 101 105
System Pressure (psi) 3300 3335
STEERING
Type 2WD 2WD
Turning Circle, Over Wheels (m) 8.94 8.89 Access to constraint spaces
ELECRICALS
Alternator rating (Amp) 90 55
Battery Rating Ah) 130 88
STATIC DIMENSIONS
Shipping Weight (kg) 7400 7580 Machine weight is perception of strength.
Minimum Ground Clearance 360 342
Slew Ground Clearance 530 500
Width over Bucket 2350 2404
LOADER PERFORMANCE
Type Parrel lift Parrel lift 0%
Shovel Capacity (cum) 1.1 1.1 0%
Dump Height(mm) 2740 2716 1%
Pin Forward reach (mm) 360 209 42%
Shovel Breakout force (kgf) 6010 6243 Workability in harder strata
Loader arm breakout force (kgf) 5300 5594 -6%
EXCAVATOR PERFORMANCE
Type SS SS 0%
Bucket Capacity (Cum) 0.24 0.27 -13%
Max Dig Depth 4770 4401 8%
Reach Ground Level to rear wheel centre 6720 7056 -5%
Reach Ground level to slew centre (mm) 5400 5650 -5%
Reach at full height to slew centre (mm) 2740 2900 -6%
Side reach to centre line of machine 6020 6245 -4%
King post travel (mm) 1060 1190 -12%
Max Working Height (mm) 5970 5266 12%
Max loadover height (mm) 4180 3600 14%
Bucket tear out force (kgf) 5700 5793 -2%
Dipper tear out force (kgf) 3010 3817 -27%
Lift capacity to bucket pivot at full reach 1490 1310 12%
Fuel tank 128 120 6%
Hydraulic Tank 130 60 Less Consumable cost but coolings will effect.
Parameters JCB 3DX L&T Case 770 Remarks
ENGINE
Make JCB ecoMAX Kirloskar Oil Engine Most fuel efficeint Engine. Higher Torque at lowest rpm. Low maintance cost / Low Engine Noise & Vibration. Complete Machine Warranty by JCB Sales & Service Network of 400+ outlets
Model 448 4R1040
Type Naturally Aspirated Turbo Charged
Horse Power 76mHP 76mHP
TRANSMISSION
Type Synchomesh Synchomesh Indigenous Gearbox in JCB 3DX
Make JCB TURNER Nationwide JCB dealer network and economically priced parts
No. of Speeds 4 4 Higher speeds in 1st and 2nd gears with equal reverse speeds give better productivity in loader work.
Reverse Shuttle yes Yes
Speed in 1st Gear (kmph) 6.7 4.8
Speed in 2st Gear (kmph) 10.8 7.8
Axles & Brakes
Front Axle JCB FNH Indigenous axle in JCB 3DX
Rear Axle Rigid Rigid Nationwide JCB dealer network and economically priced parts
Brakes Oil immersed disc Oil immersed disc
Praking Brake On Rear axle input disc On Rear axle input disc
STEERING
Type Hydrostatic Hydrostatic Hydrostatic steering with manual capacity in the event of engine or hydraulic failure.
Turning Dia Outside wheel (m) 8.94 8.87 Lesser Turning radius gives high loader productivity plus ability to work in restricted areas.
Hydraulic System
System Pressure, psi (bar) 3300(228) 2750(190) 20% Higher System Pressure gives an advantage of high breakout / tear out forces hence better productivity in harder
Gear Pump flow @ 2200 rpm 110 lpm 119 lpm Comparable Flow for Best working Speed
Excavator Performance
Max. Dig Depth (mm) 4770 4324 10% higher dig depth and Equal Boom / Dipper length results in higher productivity due to less time spent on
Max. Working Height (mm) 5970 5485 9% more height allows a greater approach to work for various jobs like demolition & hill cutting
Max. Load over Height (mm) 4180 3671 With 14% more height 3DX can dump at a greater height without damaging the tipper. Also lesser time required for
Bucket Tear out Force (kgf) 5700 5093 12% higher force enables 3DX to cut into harder strata & faster cycle time.
Lift Capacity to Bucket pivot at full reach (kgs) 1490 1315 13% more lift capacity gives higher output as machine can handle more dense material plus more productivity in craning operation
Shovel Performance
Linkage Geometry Parallel lift Mechanism. Self Levelling Anti roll bar Mechanism Parallel linkage mechanism has life long reliability. Also make 3DX capable of Forklift operation as the bucket remains horizontal all the times. Competition machine mechanism is unreliable and often results in material spillage om the bonnet.
Bucket Capacity (cu.m) 1.1 1 0% more Bucket for higher productivity.
Dump Height (cu.m) 2740 2754 Comparable height allows easy dumping in high body trucks, with better retension of material .
Roll Back at Ground (degree)) 45 45 Comparable Material retention capacity.
Lift Capacity @ Max Height (KGF) 4450 3425 30% more lift capacity gives higher output.
Parameters JCB 3DX TATA 315 E Remarks
ENGINE
Make JCB ecoMAX TATA315 E Best Engine Support through JCB Network
Model 448 497 TC IC  
Type Naturally Aspirated Turbo Charged with inter cooler Only NA 76 engine for less maintenance cost
Power (hp) 76 PS 76 PS Equivalent Horse Power of Engine
Max Torque(kg-m) 31.6 28 13% more pushing power while dozing or entering in a heap.
TRANSMISSION
Type Synchomesh Power Shift Indiginious manual space gearbox in JCB 3DX enables easy serviceability
Make JCB ZF Nationwide JCB dealer network and economically priced parts
No. of Speeds 4 4 High Gear speed results in faster loader cycle
1st & 2nd Gear Speed(kmph) 6.7 / 10.2 6.0 / 1.0 Equivilient Top Speed for intra site transportation
Max Speed (kmph) 36 36
Axles & Brakes
Front Axle Oscillating Oscillating Indiginious sale in JCB 3DX
Brakes Oil immersed disc (compensated) Oil immersed disc Nationwide JCB dealer network and economically priced parts
Parking Brake On Rear axle input disc On Rear axle input disc
STEERING
Type Hydrostatic Hydrostatic Hydrostatic steering with manual capacity in the event of engine or hydraulic failure.
Turning circle outside Wheels (m) 8.94 8.81 Equivalent Turning dia. gives high loader productivity plus ability to work in restricted areas.
Hydraulic System
System Pressure, psi (bar) 3300(228) 2900 (200) 14% Higher System Pressure gives an advantage of high breakout / tear out forces hence better productivity in harder strata.
Hydraulic Pump Flow (lpm) 110 106 6% better Pump flow enable faster working speeds resulting in better productivity
Excavator Performance
Max. Dig Depth (mm) 4770 4200 13% higher dig depth and equal Boom / Dipper length results in higher productivity due to less time spent on respositioning the machine
Max. Working Height (mm) 5970 5750 4% More height allows a greater approch to work for various jobs like demolition & hill cutting.
Max. Load over Height (mm) 4180 3560 With 17% more height, 3DX can dump at a greater height without damaging the tipper. Also lesser time required for load spotting, thus more output.
Boom & Dipper Geometry Equal length boom & dipper of JCB design Banana shape boom & dipper Equal Boom / Dipper length results in higher productivity due to less time spent on repositioning the machine, as it can dig more closer to machine.
Bucket Tear out Force (kgf) 5700 5300 8% more tear out force enable working in harder strata
Shovel Performance
Linkage Geometry Parallel lift Mechanism. Self Levelling Anti roll bar Mechanism Parallel linkage mechanism has life long reliability. Also make 3DX capable of Forklift operation as the bucket remains horizontal all the times. Competition machine mechanism is unreliable and often results in material spillage om the bonnet.
Bucket Capacity (cu.m) 1.1 1 Parallel linkage mechanism has life long reliability. Also make 3DX capable of Forklift operation as the bucket remains horizontal all the times.
Dump Height (cu.m) 2740 2640 10% more Bucket for higher productivity.
Roll Back at Ground (degree) 45 40 4% better height allows easy dumping in high body truck
Arm Breakout Force (kgf) 5300 4140 13% better Material retention capacity