The 317 Hydraulic Excavator boosts productivity on your jobsite. Standard, easy-to-use Cat® technologies, performance upgrades, and low fuel and maintenance costs allow you to move material all day with speed and precision while keeping more money in your pocket.

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Key Specs

Net Power - ISO 9249
130 HP
97 kW
Operating Weight
38900 lb
17600 kg
Maximum Digging Depth
19.9 ft
6070 mm

Overview

INCREASED POWER, STABILITY, AND EFFICIENCY

The 317 Hydraulic Excavator boosts productivity on your jobsite. Standard, easy-to-use Cat® technologies, performance upgrades, and low fuel and maintenance costs allow you to move material all day with speed and precision while keeping more money in your pocket.

Benefits

INCREASED PERFORMANCE

A Cat® C4.4 engine, powerful hydraulics, and increased machine stability give you the power to move material with speed and precision.

UP TO 20% LOWER MAINTENANCE COSTS

With extended and more synchronized maintenance intervals, you get more done at a lower cost.

UP TO 45% MORE OPERATOR EFFICIENCY

Offering the industry’s highest level of standard factory-equipped technology, including Cat Grade with 2D, Grade with Assist and Payload.

UP TO 5% LESS CO2 EMISSIONS

The 317 emits up to 5% less CO2 than the previous 316F.

Product Specifications for 317

Net Power - ISO 9249 130 HP 97 kW
Engine Model Cat C4.4 Cat C4.4
Engine Power - ISO 14396 131 HP 98 kW
Bore 4 in 105 mm
Stroke 5 in 127 mm
Displacement 269 in³ 4.4 l
Main System - Maximum Flow 296 L/min (78 gal/min) 296 L/min (78 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5076 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5076 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing 3741 psi 25800 kPa
Swing Speed 8.7 r/min 8.7 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 44990 ft·lbf 64 kN·m
Operating Weight 38900 lb 17600 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 71.6 gal (US) 271 l
Cooling System 7.4 gal (US) 28 l
Engine Oil 4 gal (US) 15 l
Final Drive - Each 1.6 gal (US) 6 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 24.8 gal (US) 94 l
Hydraulic Tank 23 gal (US) 87 l
DEF Tank 5.9 gal (US) 22 l
Boom Reach 5.1 m (16'9") Reach 5.1 m (16'9")
Stick Reach R2.6 m (8'6") Reach R2.6 m (8'6")
Bucket GD 0.65 m³ (0.85 yd³) GD 0.65 m³ (0.85 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 9.6 ft 2930 mm
Handrail Height 9.6 ft 2940 mm
Shipping Length 28 ft 8550 mm
Tail Swing Radius 8.2 ft 2500 mm
Counterweight Clearance 3.3 ft 1010 mm
Ground Clearance 1.4 ft 430 mm
Track Length 13 ft 3970 mm
Length to Center of Rollers 10.4 ft 3170 mm
Track Gauge 6.5 ft 1990 mm
Transport Width 8.2 ft 2490 mm
Maximum Digging Depth 19.9 ft 6070 mm
Boom Reach 5.1 m (16'9") Reach 5.1 m (16'9")
Stick Reach R2.6 m (8'6") Reach R2.6 m (8'6")
Bucket GD 0.65 m³ (0.85 yd³) GD 0.65 m³ (0.85 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 28.7 ft 8760 mm
Maximum Cutting Height 29.3 ft 8950 mm
Maximum Loading Height 20.7 ft 6210 mm
Minimum Loading Height 7.6 ft 2320 mm
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 19.2 ft 5880 mm
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 19.2 ft 5850 mm
Minimum Working Equipment Radius 9.8 ft 2980 mm
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 27880 lbf 124 kN
Stick Digging Force - ISO 17980 lbf 80 kN
Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.9 hg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.287 metric tonnes. The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.9 hg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.287 metric tonnes.

317 Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

BOOMS AND STICKS

  • 5.1 m (16'9") Reach Boom

CAB

  • Rollover protective structure (ROPS)

CAT TECHNOLOGIES

  • Cat Product Link
  • Cat Grade with 2D
  • Cat Payload
  • 2D E-Fence
  • Remote Flash
  • Remote Troubleshoot
  • Cat Grade with 2D
  • Cat Assist
  • Cat Payload
  • 2D E-Fence
  • Work tool recognition
  • Work tool tracking
  • Auto hammer stop

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Maintenance free battery
  • LED chassis light, left-side/right-side boom lights, cab lights
  • Programmable time-delay LED working lights

ENGINE

  • Cat C4.4 single turbo diesel engine
  • One-touch low idle with automatic engine speed control
  • Automatic engine shutdown
  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Two-stage fuel filtration system with water separator and indicator
  • Sealed double element air filter with integrated precleaner
  • Electric cooling fans
  • Biodiesel capability up to B20

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Boom and stick regeneration circuit
  • Automatic hydraulic warm up
  • Automatic two speed travel
  • Electric main control valve
  • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
  • Element-type main hydraulic filter
  • Single-type electronic main pump

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Rear and right-side-view cameras
  • Ground-level engine shutoff switch
  • Service platform with anti-skid plate and countersunk bolts
  • Signaling/warning horn
  • Hydraulic lock out lever

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Side entry to service platform
  • Grouped engine oil and fuel filters
  • Ground-level engine oil dipstick
  • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S)

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • Grease lubricated track link
  • Tie down points on base frame
  • 3.57 mt (7,870 lb) counterweight

317 Optional Equipment

NOTE

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

BOOMS AND STICKS

  • 2.64 m (8'8") stub + 2.6 (8'6") fore Variable Angle boom
  • 2.25 m (7'5") Reach stick
  • 2.6 m (8'6") Reach stick
  • 3.1 m (10'2") Reach stick

CAB

  • Comfort cab: mechanical suspension seat, 8" touchscreen monitor
  • Deluxe Cab: air suspension heated seat, 10" touch screen monitor
  • Premium cab: air suspension heated and cooled seat, 10" touchscreen monitor
  • Cat Stick Steer
  • Auxiliary relay

CAT TECHNOLOGIES

  • Cat Grade with Advanced 2D
  • Cat Grade with 3D single GNSS
  • Cat Grade with 3D dual GNSS

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • 360° lighting

ENGINE

  • -18°C (-0°F) cold start capability
  • -25°C (-13°F) cold start capability

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • 360° visibility
  • Swing alarm
  • Inspection lighting

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Integrated vehicle health management system

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • 500 mm (20 in) triple grouser shoes
  • 600 mm (24 in) triple grouser shoes
  • 600 mm (24") single grouser shoes for Forest
  • 600 mm (24") rubber track shoes
  • 700 mm (28 in) triple grouser shoes
  • 790 mm (31") triple grouser track shoes
  • 3.05 mt (6,720 lb) counterweight

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