315 GC Hydraulic Excavator

Product description

The Cat® 315 GC Excavator fits your jobsite and your wallet. Simplified maintenance points, longer maintenance intervals, and fuel-saving features and components keep owning and operating costs low. Combined with its compact radius design and a large, ergonomic cab, the 315 GC keeps you working efficiently and comfortably – all at a low cost-per-hour.

Engine
  • Net Power - ISO 9249 - 98HP
  • Engine Model - Cat C3.6
  • Engine Power - ISO 14396 - 100HP
  • Bore - 4in
  • Stroke - 5in
  • Displacement - 220in³
Weights
  • Operating Weight - 34000lb
Working Ranges & Forces
  • Maximum Digging Depth - 19.6ft
  • Boom - Reach 4.65 m (15'3")
  • Stick - Reach R3.0 m (9'10")
  • Bucket - GD 0.53 m³ (0.69 yd³)
  • Maximum Reach at Ground Level - 28.5ft
  • Maximum Cutting Height - 31.7ft
  • Maximum Loading Height - 23.6ft
  • Minimum Loading Height - 6.8ft
  • Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom - 19.1ft
  • Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth - 17ft
  • Minimum Working Equipment Radius - 7.3ft
  • Bucket Digging Force - ISO - 22180lbf
  • Stick Digging Force - ISO - 13330lbf
Hydraulic System
  • Main System - Maximum Flow - 247 L/min (65 gal/min)
  • Maximum Pressure - Equipment - 5075psi
  • Maximum Pressure - Travel - 5075psi
  • Maximum Pressure - Swing - 3770psi
Swing Mechanism
  • Swing Speed - 11.5r/min
  • Maximum Swing Torque - 25815ft·lbf
Service Refill Capacities
  • Fuel Tank Capacity - 49.4gal (US)
  • Cooling System - 4gal (US)
  • Engine Oil - 2.1gal (US)
  • Final Drive - Each - 0.8gal (US)
  • Hydraulic System - Including Tank - 22.5gal (US)
  • Hydraulic Tank - 19gal (US)
Dimensions
  • Boom - Reach 4.65 m (15'3")
  • Stick - Reach R3.0 m (9'10")
  • Bucket - GD 0.53 m³ (0.69 yd³)
  • Shipping Height - Top of Cab - 9.2ft
  • Handrail Height - 9.4ft
  • Shipping Length - 24.6ft
  • Shipping Length - with Blade - 26.5ft
  • Tail Swing Radius - 5.1ft
  • Counterweight Clearance - 2.9ft
  • Ground Clearance - 1.4ft
  • Track Length - 12.3ft
  • Length to Center of Rollers - 10ft
  • Track Gauge - 6.5ft
  • Transport Width - 8.8ft
Air Conditioning System
  • Air Conditioning - The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.8 hg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.144 metric tonnes.
Standard Equipment:
  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Boom And Sticks
    • 4.65 M (15'3") Reach boom
  • Cab
    • ROPS, sound suppression
    • Comfort Cab: mechanical suspension seat, 203 mm (8") touch screen monitor
  • Cat Technologies
    • Cat Product Link
    • Auto hammer stop
  • Electrical System
    • Maintenance free battery
    • LED chassis light, left-side/right-side boom lights, cab lights
    • Programmable time-delay LED working lights
  • Engine
    • C3.6 StageV/Tier 4 Final engine
    • Auto engine speed control
    • Auto engine shutdown
    • 52°C (125°F) high-ambient cooling capacity without de-rate
    • -25°C (-13°F) cold start capability
    • Electric fuel priming pump
    • Variable speed fan
    • Single fuel filtration system
    • Double element air filter with integrated precleaner
    • Biodiesel capability up to B20
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuit
    • Auto hydraulic warm up
    • Auto two speed travel
    • Electric main control valve
    • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
    • Single type electronic pump
    • Electric boom snubber
    • Auxiliary line support
  • Safety And Security
    • Rear and right-side-view cameras
    • Ground-level engine shutoff switch
    • Service platform with anti-skid plate and countersunk bolts
    • Signaling/warning horn
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Grouped engine oil and fuel filters
    • Ground-level engine oil dipstick
    • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S)
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Grease lubricated track link
    • ISO 15818 tie down points on base frame
    • 3830 kg (8,440 lb) counterweight
Optional Equipment:
  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cab
    • Cat Stick Steer
  • Boom And Sticks
    • R2.5 m (8'2") stick
    • R2.8 m (9'2") stick
    • R2.8 m (9'2") Thumb Ready stick
    • R3.0 m (9'10") stick
    • VA boom
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick lowering check valves
    • Medium-pressure line
    • High-pressure line
    • Quick coupler line
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • 500 mm (20 in) triple grouser shoes
    • 500 mm (20 in) triple grouser shoes with rubber pad
    • 600 mm (24 in) triple grouser shoes
    • 700 mm (28 in) triple grouser shoes
    • 2500 mm (8'2") blade
    • 2600 mm (8'6") blade
    • 2700 mm (8'10") blade
    • 600mm rubber shoe
    • 770 mm TG shoes for long U/C with additional steps
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