Large Excavators 340

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Key Specs

Net Power - ISO 9249
311 HP
232 kW
Operating Weight
87000 lb
39700 kg
Maximum Digging Depth
23.9 ft
7270 mm

Overview

Highly Efficient for Specialized Applications

The 340 can be built to meet your special needs like digging dirt, moving rock, or shaping distant slopes and ditches. Packed with technologies and operator enhancements, this 40-ton excavator will help you get more of that work done quickly and efficiently.

Benefits

Up To 45% more operating efficiency

The Cat 340 offers the industry’s highest level of performance with standard technology like Cat GRADE with 2D, GRADE with Assist, PAYLOAD, Lift Assist, and E-Fence.

Up To 15% more fuel efficiency

Get more work done with advanced engine and electrohydraulic control.

Up To 20% lower maintenance costs

Increase uptime and reduce costs with extended maintenance intervals.

Product Specifications for 340

Net Power - ISO 9249 311 HP 232 kW
Engine Model Cat C9.3B Cat C9.3B
Engine Power - ISO 14396 314 HP 234 kW
Bore 5 in 115 mm
Stroke 6 in 149 mm
Displacement 568 in³ 9.3 l
Main System - Maximum Flow 558 l/min (147 gal/min) 558 l/min (147 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5076 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Lift Mode 5511 psi 38000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5076 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing 4264 psi 29400 kPa
Swing Speed 8.75 r/min 8.75 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 106228 ft·lbf 144 kN·m
Operating Weight 87000 lb 39700 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 158.5 gal (US) 600 l
Cooling System 10.5 gal (US) 40 l
Engine Oil 8.5 gal (US) 32 l
Swing Drive 4.8 gal (US) 18 l
Final Drive - Each 2.1 gal (US) 8 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 98.5 gal (US) 373 l
Hydraulic Tank 42.5 gal (US) 161 l
DEF Tank 21.1 gal (US) 80 l
Boom Reach 6.5 m (21'4") Reach 6.5 m (21'4")
Stick Reach R3.2DB (10'6") Reach R3.2DB (10'6")
Bucket GD 2.27 m³ (2.97 yd³) GD 2.27 m³ (2.97 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 11.2 ft 3400 mm
Handrail Height 11.1 ft 3390 mm
Shipping Length 36.5 ft 10110 mm
Tail Swing Radius 11.6 ft 3530 mm
Counterweight Clearance 4.8 ft 1470 mm
Ground Clearance 2.4 ft 720 mm
Track Length 16.5 ft 5030 mm
Track Length to Center of Rollers 13.3 ft 4040 mm
Track Gauge 9.6 ft 2930 mm
Transport Width 11.6 ft 3530 mm
Maximum Digging Depth 23.9 ft 7270 mm
Boom Reach 6.5 m (21'4") Reach 6.5 m (21'4")
Stick Reach R3.2DB (10'6") Reach R3.2DB (10'6")
Bucket GD 2.27 m³ (2.97 yd³) GD 2.27 m³ (2.97 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 36 ft 10980 mm
Maximum Cutting Height 34.6 ft 10550 mm
Maximum Loading Height 24 ft 7330 mm
Minimum Loading Height 9.3 ft 2830 mm
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 23.3 ft 7110 mm
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 17.5 ft 5330 mm
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 47150 lbf 210 kN
Stick Digging Force - ISO 37300 lbf 186 kN

340 Standard Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

CAB

  • ROPS, standard sound suppression
  • Mechanically adjustable seat suspension

ENGINE

  • Three selectable modes: Power, Smart, Eco
  • One-touch low idle with auto engine speed control
  • 2300 m altitude capability with no engine power de-rating
  • 52° C (126° F) high-ambient cooling capacity
  • -18° C (0° F) cold start capability
  • Double element air filter with integrated pre-cleaner
  • Remote disable
  • Biodiesel capability up to B20

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Boom and stick regeneration circuit
  • Electronic main control valve
  • Auto hydraulic oil warm up
  • Reverse swing damping valve
  • Auto swing parking brake
  • High performance hydraulic return filter
  • Two speed travel
  • Bio hydraulic oil capability

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • Towing eye on baseframe (ISO 15818 Compliant)
  • 7.56 mt (16,667 lb) counterweight

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Maintenance-free 1000 CCA batteries (x2)
  • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
  • LED chassis light

CAT TECHNOLOGY

  • Cat Product Link
  • Cat GRADE with 2D
  • Cat GRADE with Assist
  • Cat Payload
  • 2D E-Fence
  • Lift Assist
  • Auto Dig Boost
  • Remote Services capability

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Grouped location of engine oil & fuel filters
  • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S.O.S) ports

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Caterpillar One Key security system
  • Lockable external tool / storage box
  • Lockable door, fuel and hydraulic tank locks
  • Lockable fuel drain compartment
  • Service platform with anti-skid plates and recessed bolts
  • Right hand handrail and hand hold (ISO 2867 Compliant)
  • Standard visibility morrir package
  • Signaling / warning horn
  • Ground-level secondary engine shutoff switch
  • Rear and sideview cameras

340 Optional Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

CAB

  • ROPS, advanced sound suppression
  • High-resolution 254 mm (10") LCD touch screen monitor
  • Heated seat with air-adjustable suspension (Deluxe only)
  • Heated and cooled seat with auto adjustable suspension (Premium only)
  • Cat Stick Steer

ENGINE

  • Cold start block heaters
  • -32° C (-25° F) cold start capability

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Smart Boom
  • Heavy lift mode
  • Combined two-way auxiliary circuit with direct return
  • Medium-pressure auxiliary circuit
  • Cooling circuit
  • Quick coupler circuit for Cat Pin Grabber and CW Dedicated
  • Auto Heavy Lift

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • Long undercarriage
  • 600 mm (24") triple grouser track shoes
  • 600 mm (24") HD triple grouser track shoes
  • 600 mm (24") double grouser track shoes
  • 700 mm (28") triple grouser track shoes
  • 850 mm (33") HD triple grouser track shoes

BOOMS AND STICKS

  • 6.18 m (20'3") Mass boom
  • 6.5 m (21'4") HD Reach boom
  • 2.55 m (8'4") stick
  • 2.8 m (9'2") HD stick
  • 3.2 m (10'6") HD stick

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Premium surround lighting package

CAT TECHNOLOGY

  • Cat GRADE with Advanced 2D
  • Cat GRADE with 3D

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Preventative maintenance ready (Quick Evac™)
  • Electric refueling pump with auto shutoff

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Boom lowering check valve
  • Stick lowering check valve
  • 360° Visibility
  • Cat asset tracker
  • Cat Command remote control
  • Inspection Lighting

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