Medium Excavators 326 - Tier 3

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Key Specs

Net Power - ISO 9249
212 HP
158 kW
Operating Weight
56659 lb
25700 kg
Maximum Digging Depth
22.38 ft
6820 mm

Overview

Premium Performance with Simple-To-Use Technologies

The Cat® 326 Excavator brings premium performance with simple-to-use technologies to boost your operator efficiencies. Combine these features with a new cab, longer maintenance intervals, and a power system that reduces fuel and you have a low-cost-per-unit-of-production excavator that’s perfect for medium to heavy-duty applications.

Benefits

Up To 20% Lower Maintenance Costs

With extended and more synchronized maintenance intervals, you get more done at a lower cost compared to the previous model.

Up To 10% More fuel efficiency

Three power modes and automatic engine speed control minimize fuel use and increase engine efficiency.

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 326 - Tier 3

Net Power - ISO 9249 212 HP 158 kW
Engine Model Cat C7.1 Cat C7.1
Engine Power - ISO 14396 213 HP 159 kW
Bore 4 in 105 mm
Stroke 5 in 135 mm
Displacement 428 in³ 7.01 l
Main System - Maximum Flow 481 L/min (127 gal/min) 481 L/min (127 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5075 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Lift Mode 5510 psi 38000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5075 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing 4118 psi 28400 kPa
Swing Speed 9.8 r/min 9.8 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 78180 ft·lbf 106 kN·m
Operating Weight 56659 lb 25700 kg
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 3 gal (US) 11.5 l
Final Drive - Each 1.2 gal (US) 4.5 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 81.9 gal (US) 310 l
Hydraulic Tank 38.8 gal (US) 147 l
Boom HD Reach 5.9 m (19'4") HD Reach 5.9 m (19'4")
Stick HD Reach 2.95 m (9'8") HD Reach 2.95 m (9'8")
Bucket HD 1.54m³ (2.01 yd³) HD 1.54m³ (2.01 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 9.84 ft 3000 mm
Handrail Height 9.84 ft 3000 mm
Shipping Length 33 ft 10060 mm
Tail Swing Radius 9.84 ft 3000 mm
Counterweight Clearance 3.5 ft 1060 mm
Ground Clearance 1.44 ft 440 mm
Track Length 15.3 ft 4640 mm
Length to Center of Rollers 12.5 ft 3830 mm
Track Gauge 8.5 ft 2590 mm
Transport Width 10.5 ft 3190 mm
Maximum Digging Depth 22.38 ft 6820 mm
Boom HD Reach 5.9 m (19'4") HD Reach 5.9 m (19'4")
Stick HD Reach 2.95 m (9'8") HD Reach 2.95 m (9'8")
Bucket HD 1.54m³ (2.01 yd³) HD 1.54m³ (2.01 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 33.2 ft 10120 mm
Maximum Cutting Height 31.63 ft 9640 mm
Maximum Loading Height 21.72 ft 6620 mm
Minimum Loading Height 7.84 ft 2390 mm
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 21.78 ft 6640 mm
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 16.77 ft 5110 mm
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 37320 lbf 166 kN
Stick Digging Force - ISO 27200 lbf 121 kN

326 - Tier 3 Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

CAB

  • High-resolution 203 mm (8 in) LCD touchscreen monitor

CAT TECHNOLOGIES

  • Cat Product Link™
  • Compatibility with radios and base stations from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica
  • Capability to install 3D grade systems from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica
  • Cat Grade with 2D and offset memory (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
  • Cat Grade with Assist (Optional a Super Long Reach boom)
  • Cat Payload (Not available with a Super Long Reach boom)
  • 2D E-Fence (Not available with a Super Long Reach boom)
  • Remote Flash and Troubleshoot
  • Work tool recognition
  • Work tool tracking
  • Auto hammer stop

ENGINE

  • Three selectable power modes
  • Auto engine idle shutdown
  • 52° C (125° 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
  • Biodiesel capability up to B20

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
  • Auto hydraulic warm up
  • Auto two-speed travel
  • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
  • Auto Dig Boost (Not available with a Super Long Reach boom)
  • Auto heavy lift
  • Tandem-type electronic main pump
  • Element-type main hydraulic filter

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • Tie-down points on base frame
  • 4.6 t (10,141 lb) counterweight

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S)
  • Ground-level and platform-level engine oil dipsticks

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Rearview camera
  • Ground-level engine shutoff switch
  • Right-hand handrail and hand hold
  • Signaling/warning horn
  • Lift Assist (Not available with a Super Long Reach boom)

326 - Tier 3 Optional Equipment

NOTE

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

CAB

  • ROPS, Comfort cab with mechanical seat suspension
  • ROPS, standard sound suppression, air-adjustable seat with heat (Deluxe only)
  • High-resolution 254 mm (10 in) LCD touchscreen monitor
  • Cat Stick Steer

CAT TECHNOLOGIES

  • Cat Grade with Advanced 2D
  • Cat Grade with 3D
  • Cat Grade connectivity

ENGINE

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

BOOMS AND STICKS

  • 5.9 m (19'4") Reach Boom
  • 5.9 m (19'4") HD Reach Boom
  • 10.2 m (33'6") Super Long Reach boom
  • 2.5 m (8'2") Reach stick, CB1 linkage
  • 2.95 m (9'8") HD Reach stick, CB1 linkage
  • 7.85 m (25'9") Super Long Reach stick, A linkage

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes
  • 600 mm (24") double grouser shoes
  • 700 mm (28") triple grouser shoes
  • 790 mm (31") triple grouser shoes
  • 6.7 t (14,771 lb) counterweight for Super Long Reach

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • 360° lighting

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Electric refueling pump with auto shut off

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Right-side-view camera
  • 360° visibility (Requires 254 mm [10 in] monitor.)

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