326 Hydraulic Excavator

Product description

The Cat® 326 Excavator brings premium performance with simple-to-use technologies like Cat GRADE with 2D, Grade Assist, and Payload – all standard equipment from the factory to boost your operator efficiencies up to 45%. Combine these features with a new cab, longer maintenance intervals that lower your maintenance costs up to 20%, and a power system that reduces fuel consumption by up to 10% and you have a low-cost-per-unit-of-production excavator that’s perfect for medium- to heavy-duty applications.
Not all features are available in all regions. Consult your Cat dealer for specific configurations available in your region.

Engine
  • Net Power - ISO 9249 - 201HP
  • Engine Model - Cat C7.1
  • Engine Power - ISO 14396 - 202HP
  • Bore - 4in
  • Stroke - 5in
  • Displacement - 428in³
Weights
  • Operating Weight - 57100lb
Working Ranges & Forces
  • Maximum Digging Depth - 22.38ft
  • Boom - Reach 5.9 m (19'4")
  • Stick - Reach 2.95 m (9'8")
  • Bucket - HD 1.54 m³ (2.01 yd³)
  • Maximum Reach at Ground Level - 33.2ft
  • Maximum Cutting Height - 31.63ft
  • Maximum Loading Height - 21.72ft
  • Minimum Loading Height - 7.84ft
  • Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom - 21.78ft
  • Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth - 16.77ft
  • Bucket Digging Force - ISO - 37318lbf
  • Stick Digging Force - ISO - 27202lbf
Hydraulic System
  • Main System - Maximum Flow - 515 l/min (136 gal/min)
  • Maximum Pressure - Equipment - 5075psi
  • Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Lift Mode - 5510psi
  • Maximum Pressure - Travel - 5075psi
  • Maximum Pressure - Swing - 4118psi
Swing Mechanism
  • Swing Speed - 10.5r/min
  • Maximum Swing Torque - 78182ft·lbf
Service Refill Capacities
  • Fuel Tank Capacity - 125.2gal (US)
  • Cooling System - 6.6gal (US)
  • Engine Oil - 6.6gal (US)
  • Swing Drive - 2.6gal (US)
  • Final Drive - Each - 1.5gal (US)
  • Hydraulic System - Including Tank - 81.9gal (US)
  • Hydraulic Tank - 38.8gal (US)
  • DEF Tank - 10.8gal (US)
Dimensions
  • Boom - Reach 5.9 m (19'4")
  • Stick - Reach 2.95 m (9'8")
  • Bucket - HD 1.54 m³ (2.01 yd³)
  • Shipping Height - Top of Cab - 9.84ft
  • Handrail Height - 9.84ft
  • Shipping Length - 33ft
  • Tail Swing Radius - 9.84ft
  • Counterweight Clearance - 1.44ft
  • Ground Clearance - 3.48ft
  • Track Length - 15.3ft
  • Length to Center of Rollers - 12.5ft
  • Track Gauge - 8.5ft
  • Transport Width - 10.5ft
Standard Equipment:
  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cab
    • High-resolution 203 mm (8 in) LCD touchscreen monitor
  • Cat Technologies
    • Cat Product Link
    • Cat Grade with 2D (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Cat Grade with Assist (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Cat Payload (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • 2D E-Fence (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Lift Assist (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Auto Dig Boost
  • Engine
    • Three selectable power modes
    • One-touch low idle with auto engine speed control
    • Auto engine idle shutdown
    • 52° C (125° F) high-ambient cooling capacity with de-rate
    • –18° C (0° F) cold start capability
    • Double element air filter with integrated precleaner
    • Reversing electric cooling fans
    • Biodiesel capability up to B20
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
    • Auto hydraulic warm up
    • Auto two-speed travel
    • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Tie-down points on base frame
    • 4600 kg (10,141 lb) counterweight
  • Electrical System
    • Two 1,000 CCA maintenance free batteries
    • Programmable time-delay LED working lights
    • LED chassis light, left-hand/right-hand boom lights, cab lights
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S)
    • Ground-level and platform-level engine oil dipsticks
  • Safety And Security
    • Rearview camera
    • Right-side-view camera
    • Ground-level engine shutoff switch
    • Right-hand handrail and hand hold
    • Signaling/warning horn
Optional Equipment:
  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cab
    • ROPS, Comfort cab with mechanical seat suspension
    • ROPS, standard sound suppression, air-adjustable seat with heat (Deluxe only)
    • ROPS, advanced sound suppression, auto-adjustable seat with heat and air ventilation (Premium only)
    • High-resolution 254 mm (10 in) LCD touchscreen monitor
    • Cat Stick Steer
  • Cat Technologies
    • Cat Grade with Advanced 2D (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Cat Grade with 3D (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
  • Engine
    • –32° C (–25° F) cold start capability
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick lowering check valves
    • Hammer return filter circuit
    • Combined Tool Control (two pump, one/two way high-pressure flow)
    • Medium-pressure circuit
    • Quick coupler circuit
    • Auto Heavy Lift
  • Booms And Sticks
    • 5.9 m (19'4") HD reach boom, 2.95 m (9'8") HD reach stick, long undercarriage (Europe and Japan only - long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 5.9 m (19'4") reach boom, 3.6 m (11'10") reach stick, long undercarriage (North America only)
    • 5.9 m (19'4") reach boom, 2.95 m (9'8") reach stick, long undercarriage (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 5.9 m (19'4") reach boom, 2.5 m (8'2") reach stick, long undercarriage (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 2.8 m + 3.3 m (9'2" + 10'10") VA boom, 2.95 m (9'8") reach stick, long undercarriage (Europe only.) (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 2.8 m + 3.3 m (9'2" + 10'10") VA boom, 2.5 m (8'2") reach stick, long undercarriage (Europe only.) (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 10.2 m (33'6") SLR boom, 7.85 m (25'9") SLR stick, long undercarriage (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes
    • 700 mm (28") triple grouser shoes
    • 790 mm (31") triple grouser shoes
    • 900 mm (35") triple grouser shoes
    • 7400 kg (16,310 lb) counterweight
  • Electrical System
    • 360° lighting
    • Premium surround lighting package
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