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Since its introduction in the 1990s, the 300 Series family of excavators has become the industry standard for production and performance. The all-new E Series and the 349E L continue that trend-setting standard.


Engine Model Cat® C13 ACERT™ Cat® C13 ACERT™ Less
Net Flywheel Power 396.0 hp 295.0 kW Less
Bore 5.12 in 130.0 mm Less
Stroke 6.18 in 157.0 mm Less
Displacement 763.0 in3 12.5 L Less
Engine Power (ISO 14396) 425.0 hp 317.0 kW Less
Net Power (SAE J1349/ISO 9249) 396.0 hp 295.0 kW Less


Operating Weight 115900.0 lb 52600.0 kg Less
Maximum Weight 115900.0 lb 52600.0 kg Less
Minimum Weight 104800.0 lb 47500.0 kg Less


Number of Carrier Rollers (each side) - Long Fix Undercarriage 2 2 Less
Number of Carrier Rollers (each side) - Long Variable Gauge Undercarriage 3 3 Less
Number of Shoes (each side) - Long Fix Undercarriage 52 52 Less
Number of Shoes (each side) - Long Variable Gauge Undercarriage 52 52 Less
Number of Track Rollers (each side) - Long Fix Undercarriage 9 9 Less
Number of Track Rollers (each side) - Long Variable Gauge Undercarriage 9 9 Less

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed 8.7 RPM 8.7 RPM Less
Swing Torque 109500.0 lb ft 148.5 kN·m Less


Maximum Travel Speed 2.9 mph 4.7 km/h Less
Maximum Drawbar Pull 75300.0 lb 335.0 kN Less

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow (Total) 203.0 gal/min 770.0 L/min Less
Swing System - Maximum Flow 102.0 gal/min 385.0 L/min Less
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5076.0 psi 35000.0 kPa Less
Maximum Pressure - Swing 3989.0 psi 27500.0 kPa Less
Pilot System - Maximum Flow 7.1 gal/min 27.0 L/min Less
Pilot System - Maximum Pressure 598.0 psi 4120.0 kPa Less
Boom Cylinder - Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm Less
Boom Cylinder - Stroke 60.0 in 1524.0 mm Less
Stick Cylinder - Bore 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less
Stick Cylinder - Stroke 69.21 in 1758.0 mm Less
TB Family Bucket Cylinder - Bore 6.3 in 160.0 mm Less
TB Family Bucket Cylinder - Stroke 53.39 in 1356.0 mm Less
UB Family Bucket Cylinder - Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm Less
UB Family Bucket Cylinder - Stroke 54.96 in 1396.0 mm Less
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5076.0 psi 35000.0 kPa Less
Maximum Pressure - Equipment (Lift mode) 5512.0 psi 38000.0 kPa Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity 190.0 gal 720.0 L Less
Cooling System 13.2 gal 50.0 L Less
Swing Drive (each) 2.6 gal 10.0 L Less
Final Drive (each) 4.0 gal 15.0 L Less
Hydraulic System (including tank) 150.6 gal 570.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 107.5 gal 407.0 L Less
Engine Oil (with filter) 11.4 gal 43.0 L Less

Sound Performance

Operator Noise (Closed) - ISO 6396 73.0 dB(A) 73.0 dB(A) Less
Spectator Noise - ISO 6395 108.0 dB(A) 108.0 dB(A) Less


Brakes ISO 10265 ISO 10265 Less
Cab/FOGS SAE J1356 SAE J1356 Less
Cab/ROPS ISO 12117-2 ISO 12117-2 Less


You can count on economical and reliable performance.


You can move dirt, rock, and debris with speed, precision, and efficiency.

Operator Station

Your operators will enjoy the incredibly quiet and comfortable cab.

Structures and Undercarriage

You can take on a variety of tough tasks with this built-to-last machine.

Front Linkage

You’ll experience a long service life even in the harshest of conditions.

Work Tools

You can dig, hammer, rip, and cut with confidence.

Integrated Technologies

You can make your team’s work much easier and more efficient.


You can depend on safe, fast, and easy access.


Several built-in features will help protect your people.

Complete Customer Care

Your Cat dealer will support you like no other.


Conserve natural resources for generations ahead.

349E L Standard Equipment

  • C13 ACERT diesel engine
  • Biodiesel capable
  • Meets U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 Interim emission standards, European Union Stage IIIB emission standards, and Japan MLIT Step 4 emission standards
  • 2300 m (7,500 ft) altitude capability
  • Electric priming pump
  • Automatic engine speed control
  • Standard, economy and high power modes
  • Two-speed travel
  • Side-by-side cooling system
  • Radial seal air filter
  • Primary filter with water separator and water separator indicator switch
  • Fuel differential indicator switch in fuel line
  • 2×4 micron main filters
  • 1×10 micron primary fuel line filter
  • Air cleaner with external precleaner

  • Regeneration circuit for boom and stick
  • Reverse swing dampening valve
  • Automatic swing parking brake
  • High-performance hydraulic return filter
  • Capability of installing HP stackable valve and medium and QC valve
  • Capability of installing additional auxiliary pump (up to 80 L/min [21 gal/min]) and circuit
  • Capability of installing boom lowering control device and stick lowering check valve
  • Capability of installing Cat Bio hydraulic oil

  • Pressurized operator station with positive filtration
  • Mirror package
  • Sliding upper door window (left-hand cab door)
  • Glass-breaking safety hammer
  • Removable lower windshield within cab storage bracket
  • Coat hook
  • Beverage holder
  • Literature holder
  • Two stereo speakers
  • Storage shelf suitable for lunch or toolbox
  • Color LCD display with warning, filter/fluid change, and working hour information
  • Adjustable armrest
  • Height adjustable joystick consoles
  • Neutral lever (lock out) for all controls
  • Travel control pedals with removable hand levers
  • Two power outlets, 10 amp (total)
  • Laminated glass front upper window and tempered other windows
  • Seat, high-back air suspension with heater and cooling
  • Seat belt (76.2 mm [3"])
  • Bi-level air conditioner (auto) with defroster (pressurized function)
  • Joysticks with three (3) on/off switches and one (1) modulation switch

  • Grease Lubricated Track GLT4
  • Towing eye on base frame
  • Heavy-duty track rollers
  • Track motor guards

  • 9.0 mt (9.9 t)

  • 80 amp alternator
  • Circuit breaker
  • Capability to electrically connect a beacon

  • Boom light
  • Cab lights with time delay
  • Exterior lights integrated into storage box

  • Cat MSS (anti-theft device)
  • Door locks
  • Cap locks on fuel and hydraulic tanks
  • Lockable external tool/storage box
  • Signaling/warning horn
  • Secondary engine shutoff switch
  • Openable skylight for emergency exit
  • Rearview camera

  • Product Link

349E L Optional Equipment

  • Electric refueling pump with auto shut off
  • Starting kit, cold weather, -32° C (-26° F)
  • Jump start receptacle
  • Quick drains, engine and hydraulic oil
  • Cold start, ether aid

  • Control pattern quick-changer, two way
  • Additional circuit
  • Boom and stick lines
  • High-pressure line
  • Medium-pressure line
  • Cat quick coupler line - high- and medium-pressure capable
  • Quick coupler for high pressure
  • Tool control system

  • Long FIX undercarriage: - 600 mm (24") double grouser shoes - 750 mm (28") triple grouser shoes - 600 mm (24") double grouser shoes, PPR2 - 750 mm (28") triple grouser shoes, PPR2 - 900 mm (35") triple grouser shoes, PPR2
  • Long VG undercarriage: - 600 mm (24") double grouser shoes, PPR2 - 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes, PPR2 - 750 mm (28") triple grouser shoes, PPR2 - 900 mm (35") triple grouser shoes, PPR2
  • Guard, full length for long FIX and VG undercarriage
  • Guard, heavy-duty bottom
  • Center track guiding guard
  • Segmented (3 piece) track guiding guard for long FIX and VG undercarriage
  • Fabricating idler
  • Casting idler

  • Bucket linkage, UB family without lifting eye
  • Bucket linkage, TB family with lifting eye
  • Heavy Duty 6.9 m (22'8") reach boom
  • Heavy Duty R3.9TB (12'10") stick
  • Heavy Duty R3.35TB (11'0") stick
  • Heavy Duty R2.9TB (9'6") stick
  • Mass 6.55 m (21'6") boom
  • Mass M3.0UB (9'10") stick
  • Mass M2.5UB (8'2") stick

  • Working lights, cab mounted with time delay
  • HID lights, cab mounted with time delay
  • Halogen boom lights
  • HID boom lights

  • FOGS, bolt-on
  • Guard, vandalism

  • Cat Grade Control Depth and Slope

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