Medium Excavators 323 High Performance with Speed and Efficiency

Features At A Glance

PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTIVITY
TECHNOLOGY THAT GETS WORK DONE
DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS
BUILT FOR LONG TERM PRODUCTION
SIMPLE TO OPERATE
LOWER MAINTENANCE COSTS
SAFELY HOME EVERY DAY

Product Specifications for 323

Engine

Hydraulic System

Swing Mechanism

Weights

Service Refill Capacities

Dimensions

Working Ranges & Forces

323 Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

CAT TECHNOLOGY

  • Cat GRADE with 2D
  • Cat Assist (Boom Assist, Bucket Assist, Swing Assist, Grade Assist)
  • Auto Dig Boost
  • Cat Payload (Cat Payload, Static Weigh, Auto-Calibration)
  • 2D E-fence
  • Cat Product Link™

ENGINE

  • Cat C7.1 electronically-controlled turbo-charged Tier 4 Final diesel engine
  • Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage IV emissions standards.
  • Three selectable power modes
  • One-touch low idle with auto engine speed control
  • Auto engine idle shutdown
  • Recommended for use up to 4500 m altitude (14,764 ft) with engine power derate above 3000 m (9,842.5 ft).
  • 46° C (115° F) high-ambient cooling capacity
  • Cold starting capability for - 32° C (- 25° F)
  • Double element air filter with integrated pre-cleaner
  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Reversible electric cooling fans
  • Biodiesel capability up to B20

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
  • Electronic main control valve
  • Auto warm up
  • Auto two-speed travel
  • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
  • Element type main hydraulic filter
  • Slider joysticks
  • Electronic main pump
  • Electric refueling pump (Europe only)

STANDARD DELUXE CAB

  • ROPS, standard sound suppression
  • High-resolution 8" (203 mm) LCD touchscreen monitor
  • Auto Bi-level air conditioner
  • Jog dial and shortcut keys for monitor control
  • Keyless push-to-start engine control
  • Height-adjustable console, inifinite with no tool
  • Air-adjustable seat suspension
  • Seat belt, retractable (51 mm [2 "] width)
  • Seat Heater
  • Tilt-up left side console
  • Bluetooth® integrated radio with USB ports
  • 12V DC outlets
  • Document storage
  • Cup and bottle holders
  • Two-piece front window, openable
  • Upper Radial wiper with 70/30 w/washer
  • LED dome and lower interior lights
  • Roller front sunscreen
  • Beacon ready
  • Washable floor mat
  • Polycarbonate skylight hatch, openable

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • Tiedown points on base frame
  • Segmented track guiding guards
  • Bottom guards
  • Travel motor guards
  • Grease lubricated track links
  • Swivel guard for demolition
  • Final drive with standard travel motor
  • 5400 kg (11,900 lb) counterweight for demolition
  • HD swing frame for 5400 kg counterweight
  • HD swing bearing for 5400 kg counterweight
  • HD base frame with SD track rollers and standard carrier rollers for 5400 kg counterweight
  • 600 mm (24 ") triple grouser track shoes

BOOM, STICKS AND LINKAGES

  • 5.7 m (18'8") reach boom
  • 2.9 m (9'6 ") stick
  • Bucket Linkage, B1-family w/ lifting Eye

ELECTRICAL

  • 1000 CCA maintenance-free batteries (x2)
  • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
  • Programmable time-delay LED working lights
  • LED chassis light, left and right hand boom lights for reach, Cab lights-850 Lumens

SAFETY & SECURITY

  • Rearview camera and side right hand mirror
  • Neutral lever (lock out) for all controls
  • Anti-skid plate and countersunk bolts on service platform
  • Ground-level accessible secondary engine shutoff switch in cab
  • Bluetooth receiver
  • Right-hand handrail and hand hold
  • Travel alarm (US only)

SERVICE & MAINTENANCE

  • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S℠)
  • Grouped location for engine oil and fuel filters
  • Ground-level 2nd dipstick for engine oil

323 Optional Equipment

NOTE

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

CAT TECHNOLOGY

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

ENGINE

  • 52° C (125° F) high-ambient cooling capacity

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Hammer return filter circuit
  • Combined flow/high pressure aux circuit
  • Medium pressure aux circuit
  • Quick coupler circuit for Cat Pin Grabber
  • Boom /Stick lowering check valves (BLCV/SLCV)
  • Heavy lift configuration

UNDERCARRIAGE AND GUARDS

  • HD bottom guard for demolition
  • Swivel guard for demolition
  • HD travel motor guards for demolition
  • 4200 kg (9,260 lb) counterweight
  • Semi-HD swing frame for 4200 kg counterweight
  • Standard Swing bearing for 4200 kg counterweight
  • Base frame with HD track rollers and standard carrier rollers for 4200 kg counterweight
  • Track guiding guard, full length
  • SD base frame w/ SD track rollers & SD carrier rollers

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • 600 mm (24") single grouser track shoes
  • 700 mm (28 ") triple grouser HD track shoes
  • 790 mm (31 ") triple grouser HD track shoes
  • 900 mm (35") triple grouser HD track shoes

BOOM,STICKS & LINKAGES

  • 5.7 m (18'8") HD reach boom +2.9 m (9'6") HD stick for demolition
  • VA boom (2.8m (9'2") stub + 3.3m (10'10") fore) - Europe only
  • Bucket linkage, B1-family with lifting eye
  • Bucket linkage , B1-family without power link with Lifting Eye (Europe only)
  • Power link kit , B1-family with lifting Eye (Europe only)

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • 1000 CCA maintenance-free batteries (x4) for cold starting capability -32C°
  • LED chassis light, left and right hand boom lights ,cab lights w/ cover and rain protector - 850 lumens, for use with 360° visibility
  • LED chassis light, left and right hand boom lights for VAB, cab lights - 850 lumens (Europe only)
  • LED chassis light, left and right hand boom lights for VAB, cab lights w/ cover and rain protector - 850 lumens, for use with 360° visibility (Europe only)
  • Premium surround lighting package

SERVICE & MAINTENANCE

  • Preventative maintenance ready (Quick-Evac)
  • Radiator screen

SAFETY & SECURITY

  • 360° visibility
  • Right hand side mirror (Europe only)
  • Rearview and right-hand-sideview camera
  • Cat Command remote control

PREMIUM CAB UPGRADES, STANDARD PLUS

  • ROPS, advanced sound suppression
  • High resolution 10" (254 mm) LCD touch screen monitor (only for use with 360° visibility).
  • High resolution 10" (254 mm) LCD touch screen monitor + additional monitor (only for use with 360° visibility and Cat Grade with Advanced 2D or Cat Grade with 3D).
  • Seat ventilator
  • Parallel wiper with lower parallel w/wisher
  • Roller rear sunscreen
  • Rain protector and cab light covers (only for use with 360° visibility).

BUCKET

  • HD buckets 1.19m³ (1.56yd³), 1.3m³ (1.71yd³), 1.38m³ (1.81 yd³)

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