323 CAT Excavator

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The Cat® 323 excavator has the speed, efficiency, and power for your heavy-duty applications requiring maximum productivity. You get built-in Cat GRADE with 2D, Grade Assist, and Payload as standard equipment right from the factory, boosting your operator efficiency by up to 45%. Combine these features with a new cab, longer maintenance intervals and reduced fuel consumption that lower maintenance costs by up to 15% and fuel consumption by up to 20% and you have an absolutely low-cost-per-unit-of-production excavator built for your heavy-duty applications.The Cat® 323 excavator has the speed, efficiency, and power for your heavy-duty applications requiring maximum productivity. You get built-in Cat GRADE with 2D, Grade Assist, and Payload as standard equipment right from the factory — boosting your operator efficiency by up to 45%. Combine these features with a new cab, longer maintenance intervals and reduced fuel consumption that lower maintenance costs by up to 15% and fuel consumption by up to 20% and you have an absolutely low-cost-per-unit-of-production excavator built for your heavy-duty applications.
  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs

Standard Equipment

  • CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGY
    • Cat GRADE with 2D
    • Cat Assist ( Boom Assist, Bucket Assist, Swing Assist, Grade Assist )
    • Cat Payload ( Cat Payload, Static Weigh, Auto-Calibration )
    • 2D E-fence
    • Cat Product Link™
  • ENGINE
    • Cat C7.1 ACERT™ electronically-controlled turbo-charged Tier 4 Final diesel engine
    • Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage IV emissions standards.
    • Three selectable power modes
    • One-touch low idle with automatic engine speed control
    • Automatic engine idle shutdown
    • Recommended for use up to 4500 m altitude (14,764 ft) with engine power derate above 3000 m (9,842.5 ft).
    • 46° C(115° F) high-ambient cooling capacity
    • Cold starting capability for - 32° C (- 25° F)
    • Double element air filter with integrated pre-cleaner
    • Electric fuel priming pump
    • Reversible electric cooling fans
    • Biodiesel capability up to B20
  • HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
    • Electronic main control valve
    • Auto warm up
    • Automatic two-speed travel
    • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
    • Element type main hydraulic filter
    • Slider joysticks
    • Electronic main pump
    • Electric refueling pump (Europe only)
  • STANDARD DELUXE CAB
    • ROPS, standard sound suppression
    • High-resolution 8 " (203 mm) LCD touchscreen monitor
    • Automatic Bi-level air conditioner
    • Jog dial and shortcut keys for monitor control
    • Keyless push-to-start engine control
    • Height-adjustable console, inifinite with no tool
    • Air-adjustable seat suspension
    • Seat belt, retractable (51 mm [2 "] width)
    • Seat Heater
    • Tilt-up left side console
    • Bluetooth® integrated radio with USB ports
    • 12V DC outlets
    • Document storage
    • Cup and bottle holders
    • Two-piece front window, openable
    • Upper Radial wiper with 70/30 w/washer
    • LED dome and lower interior lights
    • Roller front sunscreen
    • Beacon ready
    • Washable floor mat
    • Polycarbonate skylight hatch, openable
  • UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES
    • Tiedown points on base frame (ISO 15818 Compliant)
    • Segmented track guiding guards
    • Standard bottom guards
    • Standard travel motor guards
    • Grease lubricated track links
    • Standard swivel guard for demolition
    • Final drive with standard travel motor
    • 5400 kg (11,900 lb) counterweight for demolition
    • HD swing frame for 5400 kg counterweight
    • HD swing bearing for 5400 kg counterweight
    • HD base frame with SD track rollers and standard carrier rollers for 5400kg counterweight
  • BOOM, STICKS AND LINKAGES
    • 5.7 m (18'8") reach boom
    • 2.9 m (9'6 ") stick
    • 600 mm (24 ") triple grouser track shoes
    • Bucket Linkage, B1-family w/ lifting Eye
  • ELECTRICAL
    • Machine electronic control module (x2)
    • 1000 CCA maintenance-free batteries (x2)
    • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
    • Programmable time-delay LED working lights
    • LED chassis light, LH & RH boom lights for reach , Cab lights-850 Lumens
  • SAFETY & SECURITY
    • Rearview camera and side RH mirror
    • Neutral lever (lock out) for all controls
    • Anti-skid plate and countersunk bolts on service platform
    • Ground-level accessible secondary engine shutoff switch in cab
    • Bluetooth receiver
    • RH hand rail and hand hold (ISO 2867 compliant)
    • Travel alarm(US only)
  • SERVICE & MAINTENANCE
    • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S℠)
    • Grouped location for engine oil and fuel filters
    • Ground level 2nd dipstick for engine oil
    • Remote flash

Optional Equipment

  • CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGY
    • Cat GRADE with Advanced 2D
    • Cat GRADE with 3D
  • ENGINE
    • 52° C (125° F) high-ambient cooling capacity
  • HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
    • Hammer return filter circuit
    • Combined flow/high pressure aux circuit
    • Medium pressure aux circuit
    • Quick coupler circuit for Cat Pin Grabber
    • Boom /Stick lowering check valves (BLCV/SLCV)
    • Heavy lift configuration
  • UNDERCARRIAGE AND GUARDS
    • Heavy-Duty bottom guard for demolition
    • Standard swivel guard for demolition
    • Heavy-Duty travel motor guards for demolition
    • 4200 kg (9,260 lb) counterweight
    • Semi-HD swing frame for 4200 kg counterweight
    • Standard Swing bearing for 4200 kg counterweight
    • Base frame with HD track rollers and standard carrier rollers for 4200 kg counterweight
    • Track guiding guard, full length
    • SD base frame w/ SD track rollers & SD carrier rollers
  • BOOM,STICKS & LINKAGES
    • 600 mm (24") single grouser track shoes
    • 700 mm (28 ") triple grouser HD track shoes
    • 790 mm (31 ") triple grouser HD track shoes
    • 900 mm (35") triple grouser HD track shoes
    • 5.7 m (18'8") HD reach boom +2.9 m (9'6") HD stick for demolition
    • VA boom (2.8m (9'2") stub + 3.3m (10'10") fore)- Europe only
    • Bucket linkage, B1-family with lifting eye
    • Bucket linkage , B1-family without power link with Lifting Eye ( Europe only)
    • Power link kit , B1-family with lifting Eye (Europe only)
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • 1000 CCA maintenance-free batteries (x4) for cold starting capability -32C°
    • LED chassis light, LH & RH boom lights ,cab lights w/ cover and rain protector - 850 lumens, for use with 360° visibility
    • LED chassis light, LH & RH boom lights for VAB, cab lights - 850 lumens (Europe only)
    • LED chassis light, LH & RH boom lights for VAB, cab lights w/ cover and rain protector - 850 lumens, for use with 360° visibility (Europe only)
  • SERVICE & MAINTENANCE
    • Preventative maintenance ready (Quick-Evac)
  • SAFETY & SECURITY
    • 360° visibility
    • Radiator screen
    • Right hand side mirror (Europe only)
    • Rearview and right hand sideview camera
  • PREMIUM CAB UPGRADES, STANDARD PLUS
    • ROPS, advanced sound suppression
    • High resolution 10" (254 mm) LCD touch screen monitor (Only for use with 360° visibility).
    • High resolution 10" (254 mm) LCD touch screen monitor + additional monitor (Only for use with 360° visibility and Cat Grade with Advanced 2D or Cat Grade with 3D).
    • Seat ventilator
    • Parallel wiper with lower parallel w/wisher
    • Roller rear sunscreen
    • Rain protector and cab light covers (Only for use with 360° visibility.).
  • BUCKET
    • Heavy duty buckets 1.19m3(1.56yd3), 1.3m3(1.71yd3), 1.38m3 (1.81 yd3),

Specs

Overview

Long Name:
323 Hydraulic Excavator
Name:
323
Brand:
Caterpillar
Status:
Current

Engine

Engine Model:
Cat C7.1 ACERT
Net Flywheel Power:
162 HP / 121 kW
Bore:
4 in / 105 mm
Stroke:
5 in / 135 mm
Displacement:
428 in³ / 7.01 l
Gross Power - SAE J1995:
164 HP / 122 kW
Net Power - SAE J1349:
162 HP / 121 kW

Weights

Note (1):
Long Undercarriage, HD Reach Boom, R 2.9 HD Thumb Ready Reach Stick, HD 1.38 m3 bucket and 790mm HD TG shoes, 5.4mton( 11,900lb) Counterweight.
Operating Weight - North America:
56200 lb / 25500 kg

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity:
86.6 gal (US) / 345 l
Cooling System:
6.6 gal (US) / 25 l
Engine Oil:
6.6 gal (US) / 25 l
Final Drive - Each:
1.3 gal (US) / 5 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank:
61.8 gal (US) / 234 l
Hydraulic Tank:
30.4 gal (US) / 115 l
DEF Tank:
10.8 gal (US) / 41 l
Swing Drive - Each:
1.3 gal (US) / 5 l

Swing

Maximum Swing Torque:
54440 ft·lbf / 74 
Swing Speed:
11.25 r/min / 11.25 r/min

Drive

Maximum Drawbar Pull:
45614  / 203 kN
Maximum Travel Speed:
3.5 mile/h / 5.7 km/h

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow - Total:
113 gal/min / 429 l/min
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Normal:
5075 psi / 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing:
3886 psi / 26800 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel:
4974 psi / 34300 kPa

Dimensions - Reach Boom - 5.7 m (18'8

Counterweight Clearance:
3.4 ft / 1050 mm
Note (1):
With HD 1.3m3 bucket and 900 mm shoes.
Note (2):
Reach boom as same dimensions as HD reach boom
Shipping Height:
10.2 ft / 3100 mm
Shipping Length:
31.3 ft / 9530 mm
Track Gauge:
7.8 ft / 2380 mm
Track Length - Center of Rollers:
12 ft / 3650 mm
Transport Width - 600 mm (24 in) Shoes:
9.8 ft / 2980 mm
Transport Width - 700 mm (28 in) Shoes:
10.1 ft / 3080 mm
Transport Width - 790 mm (31 in) Shoes:
10.4 ft / 3170 mm
Transport Width - 900 mm (35 in) Shoes:
10.8 ft / 3280 mm

Dimensions - Reach Boom - 5.7 m (18'8

Ground Clearance:
1.5 ft / 470 mm
Tail Swing Radius:
9.3 ft / 2830 mm

Drive

Maximum Gradeability:
35°--70%

Engine

Engine RPM - Operation:
1650 r/min / 1650 r/min
Engine RPM - Travel:
1800 r/min / 1800 r/min

Weights

Note (2):
Long undercarriage, Reach boom, R2.9 (9'6") stick, HD 1.38 m3 (1.81 yd3) bucket and 600mm (24 in) triple grouser shoes, 4.2 mt (9,300 lb) counterweight.
Operating Weight - Europe/Australia & New Zealand:
53790 lb / 24400 kg

Working Ranges - Reach Boom - 5.7 m (18'8

Maximum Cutting Height:
31 ft / 9450 mm
Maximum Digging Depth:
22.1 ft / 6730 mm
Maximum Loading Height:
21.3 ft / 6480 mm
Maximum Reach - Ground Level:
32.4 ft / 9870 mm
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth:
18.8 ft / 5740 mm
Minimum Loading Height:
7.1 ft / 2160 mm

Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8'0") Level Bottom:
21.5 ft / 6560 mm