330 - Tier 3

Medium Excavators 330 - Tier 3

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Key Specs

Net Power - ISO 9249
260 HP
193.8 kW
Operating Weight
69200 lb
31400 kg
Maximum Digging Depth
23.7 ft
7250 mm

Overview

Raising the Bar for Performance and Efficiency

The Cat® 330 raises the bar for performance and fuel efficiency in this size class. With the industry’s highest level of standard factory technology, an ergonomic cab focused on operator comfort and productivity, plus lower fuel and maintenance costs, the 330 will set a new pace for productivity and profit in your operation.

Benefits

Up To 20% More Fuel Efficiency

With larger hydraulic pumps, a new electro-hydraulic system, and increased bucket capacity, this machine delivers more work per unit of fuel.

Up To 25% Lower Maintenance Costs

Fewer maintenance items paired with extended and more synchronized maintenance intervals increases uptime and reduces costs.

Up To 45% More Operating Efficiency

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

Product Specifications for 330 - Tier 3

Net Power - ISO 9249 260 HP 193.8 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN) 263 hp (metric) 263 hp (metric)
Engine Model Cat C7.1 Cat C7.1
Engine Power - ISO 14396 261 HP 195 kW
Engine Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) 265 hp (metric) 265 hp (metric)
Bore 4 in 105 mm
Stroke 5 in 135 mm
Displacement 428 in³ 7.01 l
Biodiesel Capability Up to B20¹ Up to B20¹
Emissions Emits equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA. Emits equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA.
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 2,000 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 2,000 rpm. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture.
Note (2) ¹Cat engines are compatible with diesel fuel blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels** up to: 100% 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. *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 engines are compatible with diesel fuel blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels** up to: 100% 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. *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 560 l/min (148 gal/min) 560 l/min (148 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5075 psi 35000 MPa
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Lift Mode 5510 psi 38000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5075 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing 4320 psi 29800 kPa
Swing Speed 11.5 r/min 11.5 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 81132 ft·lbf 110 kN·m
Operating Weight 69200 lb 31400 kg
Note Heavy Duty (HD) Long undercarriage, HD Reach boom, HD R3.2 m (10'6") stick, HD 1.80 m³ (2.35 yd³) bucket, 800 mm (31") triple grouser shoes and 6700 kg (14,770 lb) counterweight. Heavy Duty (HD) Long undercarriage, HD Reach boom, HD R3.2 m (10'6") stick, HD 1.80 m³ (2.35 yd³) bucket, 800 mm (31") triple grouser shoes and 6700 kg (14,770 lb) counterweight.
Fuel Tank Capacity 125.2 gal (US) 474 l
Cooling System 6.6 gal (US) 25 l
Engine Oil 6.6 gal (US) 25 l
Swing Drive - Each 2.6 gal (US) 10 l
Final Drive - Each 1.5 gal (US) 5.5 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 81.9 gal (US) 310 l
Hydraulic Tank 38.8 gal (US) 147 l
Boom HD Reach 6.15m (20'2") HD Reach 6.15m (20'2")
Stick HD Reach 3.2 m (10'6") HD Reach 3.2 m (10'6")
Bucket HD 1.80 m³ (2.35 yd³) HD 1.80 m³ (2.35 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 10 ft 3060 mm
Handrail Height 10 ft 3060 mm
Shipping Length 34.2 ft 10420 mm
Tail Swing Radius 10.3 ft 3130 mm
Counterweight Clearance 3.7 ft 1120 mm
Ground Clearance 1.6 ft 490 mm
Track Length 15.9 ft 4860 mm
Length to Center of Rollers 13.1 ft 3990 mm
Track Gauge 8.5 ft 2590 mm
Transport Width 11.1 ft 3390 mm
Maximum Digging Depth 23.7 ft 7250 mm
Boom HD Reach 6.15m (20'2") HD Reach 6.15m (20'2")
Stick HD Reach 3.2 m (10'6") HD Reach 3.2 m (10'6")
Bucket HD 1.80 m³ (2.35 yd³) HD 1.80 m³ (2.35 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 35.1 ft 10690 mm
Maximum Cutting Height 32.8 ft 10000 mm
Maximum Loading Height 22.8 ft 6940 mm
Minimum Loading Height 7.5 ft 2290 mm
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 23.3 ft 7090 mm
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 19 ft 5790 mm
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 40200 lbf 179 kN
Stick Digging Force - ISO 28300 lbf 126 kN

330 - Tier 3 Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

CAB

  • Rollover protective structure (ROPS)
  • Mechanical-suspension seat (Comfort only)
  • Heated air-suspension seat (Deluxe only)
  • High-resolution 203 mm (8 in) LCD touchscreen monitor

CAT TECHNOLOGY

  • 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

  • Cat 7.1 single turbo diesel engine
  • Three selectable power modes
  • Auto engine speed control
  • Auto engine idle shutdown
  • 50°C (122°F) high-ambient cooling capacity with 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 heavy lift
  • Auto dig boost

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • 2D E-Fence
  • Auto hammer stop
  • Rearview camera and right-hand mirror
  • 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

  • Tie-down points on base frame
  • 6700 kg (14,770 lb) counterweight

330 - Tier 3 Optional Equipment

NOTE

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

BOOMS AND STICKS

  • 6.15 m (20'2") HD Reach boom
  • 6.15 m (20'2") Reach boom
  • 5.55 m (18'2") Mass boom
  • 3.75 m (12'2") Reach stick
  • 3.2 m (10'6") Reach stick
  • 3.2 m (10'6") HD Reach stick
  • 2.65 m (8'8") Reach stick
  • 2.65 m (8'8") HD Reach stick
  • 2.5 m (8'2") Mass stick

CAB

  • High-resolution 254 mm (10 in) LCD touchscreen monitor
  • Cat Stick Steer
  • Auxiliary relay

CAT TECHNOLOGY

  • VisionLink Productivity
  • 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

ENGINE

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

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Boom and stick lowering check valves
  • Hammer return filter circuit
  • Hydraulic efficiency monitoring
  • Tool Control (two pump, one/two way high-pressure flow)
  • Basic Tool Control (one pump, one way high-pressure flow)
  • Quick coupler circuit

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Cat Command (remote control)
  • Rear and right-hand side-view camera
  • Right-hand side-view camera (Mandatory for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • 360° visibility
  • Inspection lighting

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Electric refueling pump with auto shutoff

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • Tie-down points on base frame

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