The R35Z-9A zero-tail swing excavator weighs 3.5 tons and is powered by a Yanmar engine delivering 23.7 horsepower. Its maximum digging depth is 10 feet, 3 inches, and its maximum reach at ground level is 17 feet, 1 inch. Bucket breakout force is 6,900 lbf . In its standard configuration with a canopy, the R35Z-9A has an operating weight of 7,800 pounds.

When specified with an optional air-conditioned cab, the machine’s operating weight is 8,470 pounds. Standard bucket capacity is .14 cubic yards.

Other standard features include a thumb bracket, a large dozer blade, a hydraulic quick-coupler for attachments, and hydraulics-ready auxiliary piping. Boom swing capability enables the operator to offset the boom 75 degrees to the left and 50 degrees to the right.