325 - Tier 4 / Stage V

Medium Excavators 325 - Tier 4 / Stage V

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Key Specs

Net Power - ISO 9249
172 HP
128.5 kW
Operating Weight
62800 lb
28500 kg
Maximum Digging Depth
22 ft
6700 mm

Overview

Premium Performance with Simple-To-Use Technologies

The Cat® 325 Excavator brings premium performance with simple-to-use technologies like Cat Grade with 2D, Grade Assist, Lift Assist and Payload – all standard equipment from the factory to boost your operator efficiencies up to 45%. Combine these features with a compact radius design for working in tight spaces, an ergonomic cab, longer maintenance intervals that lower your maintenance costs up to 20%, and a power system that reduces fuel consumption by up to 25% and you have a low-cost-per-unit-of-production excavator that’s perfect for medium- to heavy-duty applications. Optional blade allows for faster job site cleaning and leveling as well as better lifting capabilities. Optional heavy counterweight allows you to maximize the performance of this compact radius machine.

Benefits

UP TO 25% LOWER FUEL CONSUMPTION

Electro-hydraulic pump and main control valve
Smart mode
Auto Reversing E-fan system

INCREASED PERFORMANCE

Up to 45% productivity increase with standard technology
Heavy counterweight with up to 19% more lift
Blade with float and outrigger function

UP TO 25% LOWER MAINTENANCE COSTS

Longer fuel life, hydraulic oil, and air filters
No pilot or case drain filters
Ground-level engine oil level check

UP TO 25% LESS CO2 EMISSIONS

The 325 emits up to 25% less CO2 than the previous 325F.

Product Specifications for 325 - Tier 4 / Stage V

Net Power - ISO 9249 172 HP 128.5 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN) 175 hp (metric) 175 hp (metric)
Engine Model Cat C4.4 Cat C4.4
Engine Power - ISO 14396 174 HP 129.4 kW
Engine Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) 176 hp (metric) 176 hp (metric)
Bore 4 in 105 mm
Stroke 5 in 127 mm
Displacement 269 in³ 4.4 l
Biodiesel Capability Up to B20¹ Up to B20¹
Emissions Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, and Japan 2014 emission standards. Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, and Japan 2014 emission standards.
Note (1) Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air intake system, exhaust system, and alternator with engine speed at 2,200 rpm. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture. Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air intake system, exhaust system, and alternator with engine speed at 2,200 rpm. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture.
Note (2) ¹Cat diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels** up to: 20% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester)* or 100% renewable diesel, HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) and GTL (gas-to-liquid) fuels.Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details. *Engines with no aftertreatment devices can use higher blends, up to 100% biodiesel (for use of blends higher than 20% biodiesel, consult your Cat dealer). **Tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions from lower-carbon intensity fuels are essentially the same as traditional fuels. ¹Cat diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels** up to: 20% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester)* or 100% renewable diesel, HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) and GTL (gas-to-liquid) fuels.Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details. *Engines with no aftertreatment devices can use higher blends, up to 100% biodiesel (for use of blends higher than 20% biodiesel, consult your Cat dealer). **Tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions from lower-carbon intensity fuels are essentially the same as traditional fuels.
Main System - Maximum Flow - Implement 429 L/min (113 gal/min) 429 L/min (113 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Normal 5075 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Lift Mode 5510 psi 38000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5075 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing 3988 psi 27500 kPa
Swing Speed 11.12 r/min 11.12 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 60360 ft·lbf 82 kN·m
Operating Weight 62800 lb 28500 kg
Note Long undercarriage, Reach boom, R2.9B1 (9'6") stick, Heavy Duty (HD) 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³) bucket, 790 mm (31") HD triple grouser shoes and 8300 kg (18,300 lb) counterweight. Long undercarriage, Reach boom, R2.9B1 (9'6") stick, Heavy Duty (HD) 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³) bucket, 790 mm (31") HD triple grouser shoes and 8300 kg (18,300 lb) counterweight.
Fuel Tank Capacity 82.7 gal (US) 313 l
Cooling System 3.1 gal (US) 11.8 l
Engine Oil 4 gal (US) 15 l
Swing Drive 1.5 gal (US) 5.5 l
Final Drive - Each 1.2 gal (US) 4.5 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 60.8 gal (US) 230 l
Hydraulic Tank 29.4 gal (US) 111 l
DEF Tank 6.9 gal (US) 26 l
Boom Reach 5.7 m (18'8") Reach 5.7 m (18'8")
Stick Reach 2.9 m (9'6") Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³) HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 10.1 ft 3080 mm
Handrail Height 10.5 ft 3190 mm
Shipping Length 29.2 ft 8890 mm
Tail Swing Radius 5.11 ft 1810 mm
Counterweight Clearance 3.3 ft 980 mm
Ground Clearance 1.5 ft 440 mm
Length to Center of Rollers 12 ft 3650 mm
Track Length 14.7 ft 4460 mm
Track Gauge 7.1 ft 2380 mm
Transport Width - 600 mm (24”) Shoes 9.8 ft 2980 mm
Transport Width - 790 mm (31 in) Shoes 10.4 ft 3170 mm
Maximum Digging Depth 22 ft 6700 mm
Boom Reach 5.7 m (18'8") Reach 5.7 m (18'8")
Stick Reach 2.9 m (9'6") Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³) HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 32.1 ft 9780 mm
Maximum Cutting Height 36 ft 10970 mm
Maximum Loading Height 25.11 ft 7900 mm
Minimum Loading Height 9.9 ft 2980 mm
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 21.5 ft 6520 mm
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 16 ft 4880 mm
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 33720 lbf 150 kN
Stick Digging Force - ISO 23830 lbf 106 kN
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 kg (1.8 lb) of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.144 metric tonnes (1.261 tons). The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.8 kg (1.8 lb) of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.144 metric tonnes (1.261 tons).
Recyclability 98% 98%

325 - Tier 4 / Stage V Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

CAB

  • ROPS
  • Mechanical-suspension seat (Comfort only)
  • Heated air-suspension seat (Deluxe only)
  • Heated and ventilated air-suspension seat (Premium only)
  • High-resolution 203 mm (8 in) LCD touchscreen monitor (Comfort only)
  • High-resolution 254 mm (10 in) LCD touchscreen monitor (Deluxe, Premium only)

CAT TECHNOLOGIES

  • VisionLink®
  • Remote Flash
  • Remote Troubleshoot
  • Cat Grade 2D
  • Cat Assist
  • Cat Payload

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Two 1,000 CCA maintenance free batteries
  • Programmable time-delay LED working lights
  • LED chassis light, left-hand/right-hand boom lights, cab lights

ENGINE

  • Three selectable modes: Power, Smart, Eco
  • One-touch low idle with auto engine speed control
  • Auto engine idle shutdown
  • 50° C (122° F) high-ambient cooling capacity without de-rate
  • –18° C (0° F) cold start capability
  • Double element air filter with integrated precleaner
  • Reversing electric cooling fans

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
  • Auto hydraulic warm up
  • Auto two-speed travel
  • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
  • Auto dig boost

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • 2D E-Fence
  • Auto hammer stop
  • Rearview camera
  • Right-side-view camera
  • Lift assist
  • Ground-level engine shutoff switch
  • Lockable disconnect switch
  • Right-hand handrail and hand hold
  • Signaling/warning horn

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S℠) ports
  • Ground-level and platform-level engine oil dipsticks
  • Integrated vehicle health management system

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • Long undercarriage
  • Tie-down points on base frame

325 - Tier 4 / Stage V Optional Equipment

NOTE

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

BOOMS AND STICKS

  • 5.7 m (18'8") Reach boom
  • 5.7 m (18'8") HD Reach boom
  • 2.8 m + 3.3 m (9'2" + 10'10") VA boom
  • 2.9 m (9'6") Reach stick
  • 2.9 m (9'6") HD Reach stick
  • 2.9 m (9'6") Thumb Ready stick

CAB

  • Roller rear sunscreen
  • Cat Stick Steer

CAT TECHNOLOGIES

  • VisionLink Productivity
  • Cat Grade Connectivity
  • Cat Grade 2D with Attachment Ready Option (ARO)
  • Cat Grade 3D single GNSS
  • Cat Grade 3D dual GNSS
  • Cat Tilt Rotator (TRS) Integration
  • Operator Coaching

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • 360° lighting

ENGINE

  • –32° C (–25° F) cold start capability

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • SmartBoom™ (Europe only)
  • Hydraulic efficiency monitoring

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Cat Command remote control
  • 360° visibility
  • Swing alarm
  • Inspection lighting

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • Standard undercarriage (Japan only)
  • 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes
  • 600 mm (24") HD triple grouser shoes
  • 700 mm (28") triple grouser shoes
  • 700 mm (28") HD triple grouser shoes
  • 790 mm (31") triple grouser shoes
  • 790 mm (31") HD triple grouser shoes
  • 4900 kg (10,800 lb) counterweight
  • 6700 kg (14,771 lb) counterweight
  • 8300 kg (18,300 lb) counterweight
  • 2980 mm (9'9") blade
  • 3170 mm (10'5") blade

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