323 Hydraulic Excavator

Product description

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.

Engine
  • Net Power - ISO 9249 - 172HP
  • Engine Model - Cat C7.1e TA
  • Engine Power - ISO 14396 - 173HP
  • Bore - 4in
  • Stroke - 5in
  • Displacement - 428in³
Weights
  • Operating Weight - 56200lb
Working Ranges & Forces
  • Maximum Digging Depth - 22.1ft
  • Boom - Reach 5.7 m (18'8")
  • Stick - Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
  • Bucket - HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³)
  • Maximum Reach at Ground Level - 32.4ft
  • Maximum Cutting Height - 31ft
  • Maximum Loading Height - 21.3ft
  • Minimum Loading Height - 7.1ft
  • Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom - 21.6ft
  • Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth - 18.8ft
  • Bucket Digging Force - ISO - 38811lbf
  • Stick Digging Force - ISO - 23911lbf
Hydraulic System
  • Main System - Maximum Flow - 429 l/min (113 gal/min)
  • Maximum Pressure - Equipment - 5075psi
  • Maximum Pressure - Travel - 4974psi
  • Maximum Pressure - Swing - 3988psi
Swing Mechanism
  • Swing Speed - 11.25r/min
  • Maximum Swing Torque - 60300ft·lbf
Service Refill Capacities
  • Fuel Tank Capacity - 86.6gal (US)
  • Cooling System - 6.6gal (US)
  • Engine Oil - 6.6gal (US)
  • Swing Drive - Each - 3.2gal (US)
  • Final Drive - Each - 1.3gal (US)
  • Hydraulic System - Including Tank - 61.8gal (US)
  • Hydraulic Tank - 30.4gal (US)
  • DEF Tank - 10.8gal (US)
Dimensions
  • Boom - Reach 5.7 m (18'8")
  • Stick - Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
  • Bucket - HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³)
  • Shipping Height - Top of Cab - 9.9ft
  • Handrail Height - 9.8ft
  • Shipping Length - 31.3ft
  • Tail Swing Radius - 9.3ft
  • Counterweight Clearance - 1.7ft
  • Ground Clearance - 1.7ft
  • Track Length - 14.7ft
  • Length to Center of Rollers - 12ft
  • Track Gauge - 7.9ft
  • Transport Width - 9.9ft
Standard Equipment:
  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cat Technology
    • Cat GRADE with 2D
    • Cat Assist (Boom Assist, Bucket Assist, Swing Assist, Grade Assist)
    • Auto Dig Boost
    • Cat Payload (Cat Payload, Static Weigh, Auto-Calibration)
    • 2D E-fence
    • Cat Product Link
  • Engine
    • Cat C7.1 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 auto engine speed control
    • Auto 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
    • Auto 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
    • Auto Bi-level air conditioner
    • Jog dial and shortcut keys for monitor control
    • Keyless push-to-start engine control
    • Height-adjustable console, infinite 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
    • Segmented track guiding guards
    • Bottom guards
    • Travel motor guards
    • Grease lubricated track links
    • 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 5400 kg counterweight
    • 600 mm (24 ") triple grouser track shoes
  • Boom, Sticks And Linkages
    • 5.7 m (18'8") reach boom
    • 2.9 m (9'6 ") stick
    • Bucket Linkage, B1-family w/ lifting Eye
  • Electrical
    • 1000 CCA maintenance-free batteries (x2)
    • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
    • Programmable time-delay LED working lights
    • LED chassis light, left and right hand boom lights for reach, Cab lights-850 Lumens
  • Safety & Security
    • Rearview camera and side right hand 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
    • Right-hand handrail and hand hold
    • 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
Optional Equipment:
  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cat 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
    • Auto Heavy Lift
  • Undercarriage And Guards
    • HD bottom guard for demolition
    • Swivel guard for demolition
    • HD 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
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • 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
  • Boom,sticks & Linkages
    • 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, left and right hand boom lights ,cab lights w/ cover and rain protector - 850 lumens, for use with 360° visibility
    • LED chassis light, left and right hand boom lights for VAB, cab lights - 850 lumens (Europe only)
    • LED chassis light, left and right hand boom lights for VAB, cab lights w/ cover and rain protector - 850 lumens, for use with 360° visibility (Europe only)
    • Premium surround lighting package
  • Service & Maintenance
    • Preventative maintenance ready (Quick-Evac)
    • Radiator screen
  • Safety & Security
    • 360° visibility
    • Right hand side mirror (Europe only)
    • Rearview and right-hand-sideview camera
    • Cat Command remote control
    • Inspection Lighting
    • Cat Detect People Detection
  • 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).
    • Cat Stick Steer
  • Bucket
    • HD buckets 1.19m³ (1.56yd³), 1.3m³ (1.71yd³), 1.38m³ (1.81 yd³)
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