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315 GC Hydraulic Excavator

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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