New Cat® 313F L GC Excavator Is Built For Your Bottom Line

For Release in Turkey: August 2015
Release Number:  234PR15

The new Cat® 313F L GC hydraulic excavator has been specially designed to meet the requirements of rental fleet owners and operators for low owning and operating costs, simple maintenance and dependable performance.

The machine features an efficient Cat C3.4B engine that’s light on fuel and meets EU Stage IIIB emission standards. It has a proven one-pump hydraulic system that makes easy work of everyday tasks like light excavating,  spreading top soil, setting utilities and fine grading.

 It also comes equipped with features such as a long undercarriage for superior stability, a quiet and comfortable full-size Roll-Over Protective Structure (ROPS) cab, and uncomplicated and easy-to-reach service points that will please operators and mechanics.

Engine and hydraulics

The 52-kW engine (net power ISO 9249) provides all the power needed to run the 313F L GC hydraulic system. Fuel-conscious users will like the choice of high power and economy modes to actively manage fuel consumption; they will also like the engine idle shutdown feature that stops the engine after a pre-set idling interval, which helps reduce fuel consumption and emissions and also extends service intervals and contributes to higher resale value by eliminating idle time from the hour meter.

The new and simple hydraulic system delivers ample and reliable power for digging, lifting and attachment use. The load-sensing pump and main control valve calculate exact work demands—all to deliver the stick and bucket force needed to get work done with low owning and operating costs.  The 313F L GC is equipped with a monitor system and high pressure hydraulic circuits to handle a range of Cat attachments that can be selected through the monitor.

Structures and linkage

Structures are designed for a lifetime of durable service. The upper frame uses specially designed mountings to support the ROPS cab, and the lower frame is reinforced for added strength. The heavy-duty undercarriage with 500mm tracks provides a generous track-on-ground dimension for a stable work platform, and the sleekly contoured 2.45 metric-ton

counterweight adds precise balance for handling a range of applications.

A 4.65m boom and a 2.5m stick are heavy multi-plate fabrications using internal baffles and high-strength castings and forgings in high-stress areas such as the boom nose, boom foot and stick foot. Front linkage pins use self-lubricated bearings to ensure long lasting pivots that require less maintenance.

Operator environment

The 313F L GC is quiet inside and out. The cab is sealed, insulated and mounted with viscous pads to reduce noise. The seat is mechanical suspension with full adjustability. Joystick controllers are adjustable and provide controls for auxiliary hydraulics. An easy-to-read monitor remembers hydraulic settings for up to 10 work tools, and it’s programmable in 42 languages. The climate control system keeps operators comfortable in both cold and hot environments. Ample glass gives great views out front and to the side, and a large rear window provides excellent visibility to the back. 

Serviceability

The simplicity of the design contributes to low owning and operating costs. The machine features a pilot manifold in the valve block to eliminate the need for a pilot pump, filter or lines. The fuel system and manual priming pump also reduce the need for multiple filters, and the engine’s exhaust diesel particulate filter is compact and maintenance free. Wide service doors provide plenty of access to cooling, pump and engine compartments, and everyday maintenance points are reachable at ground level.

Technology

Cat LINK Technologies, available for the 313F L GC, are integrated into the monitoring system and are designed to help users improve overall fleet management. Events and diagnostic codes as well as information and capabilities such as hours, fuel consumption, idle time, machine location and geo-fencing are transmitted to a secure web-based application called VisionLink®, allowing both the machine owner and dealer access to machine data.

 

Machine Specifications*

Engine

Cat C3.4B

Power – SAE J1995 (metric hp / kW)

74 / 55

Net power – ISO 9249  (metric hp / kW)

70 / 52

Power – ISO 14396 (metric hp / kW)

72 / 54

Boom (mm)

4650

Sticks (mm)

2500

Op. weight, (kg) *

13200

Dig depth, max., (mm) *

5530

Load height., max, (mm) *

6100

Reach, max. (mm) *

8170

Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)

72 dB(A)

Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)

99 dB(A)

*with 0.53m³ bucket

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