315

Small Excavators 315

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Key Specs

Net Power - ISO 9249
108 HP
80.9 kW
Operating Weight
34000 lb
15400 kg
Maximum Digging Depth
19.6 ft
5990 mm

Overview

MORE PRODUCTIVITY AND ENHANCED COMFORT IN A COMPACT MACHINE

The Cat®315 excavator offers superior performance in a compact design. Standard, easy-to-use Cat technologies boost operator efficiencies and improve jobsite productivity while a large, ergonomic cab provides a comfortable working environment. Combined with simplified maintenance points, the 315 keeps you working, quickly and efficiently.

Benefits

IMPROVED PERFORMANCE

A Cat® C3.6 engine, powerful hydraulics, and increased swing torque give you the power to move material with speed and precision.

ENHANCED COMFORT

New, larger cab provides the space and visibility you need to keep you working comfortably and safely all day long.

UP TO 45% MORE OPERATOR EFFICIENCY

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

UP TO 8% LESS CO2 EMISSIONS

The 315 emits up to 8% less CO2 than the previous 315F.

Product Specifications for 315

Net Power - ISO 9249 108 HP 80.9 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN) 110 hp (metric) 110 hp (metric)
Engine Model Cat C3.6 Cat C3.6
Engine Power - ISO 14396 110 HP 82 kW
Engine Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) 111 hp (metric) 111 hp (metric)
Bore 4 in 98 mm
Stroke 5 in 120 mm
Displacement 220 in³ 3.6 l
Biodiesel Capability Up to B20¹ Up to B20¹
Emissions Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014 emission standards. Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, 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 2,400 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 2,400 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 276 l/min (73 gal/min) 276 l/min (73 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5075 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5075 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing 3770 psi 26000 kPa
Swing Speed 12 r/min 12 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 25815 ft·lbf 35 kN·m
Operating Weight 34000 lb 15400 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 49 gal (US) 187 l
Cooling System 4 gal (US) 15 l
Engine Oil 2 gal (US) 8 l
Final Drive - Each 1 gal (US) 3 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 22.5 gal (US) 85 l
Hydraulic Tank 19 gal (US) 72 l
DEF Tank 6 gal (US) 21 l
Boom Reach 4.65 m (15'3") Reach 4.65 m (15'3")
Stick Reach R3 m (9'10") Reach R3 m (9'10")
Bucket GD 0.53 m³ (0.69 yd³) GD 0.53 m³ (0.69 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 9.2 ft 2810 mm
Handrail Height 9.3 ft 2860 mm
Shipping Length 24.7 ft 7530 mm
Shipping Length - with Blade 26.5 ft 8090 mm
Tail Swing Radius 5.1 ft 1570 mm
Counterweight Clearance 2.8 ft 880 mm
Ground Clearance 1.4 ft 440 mm
Track Length 12.3 ft 3750 mm
Length to Center of Rollers 9.9 ft 3040 mm
Track Gauge 6.5 ft 1990 mm
Transport Width 8.1 ft 2490 mm
Maximum Digging Depth 19.6 ft 5990 mm
Boom Reach 4.65 m (15'3") Reach 4.65 m (15'3")
Stick Reach R3 m (9'10") Reach R3 m (9'10")
Bucket GD 0.53 m³ (0.69 yd³) GD 0.53 m³ (0.69 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 28.5 ft 8690 mm
Maximum Cutting Height 31.7 ft 9690 mm
Maximum Loading Height 23.6 ft 7220 mm
Minimum Loading Height 6.8 ft 2080 mm
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 19 ft 5810 mm
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 16.9 ft 5180 mm
Minimum Working Equipment Radius 7.3 ft 2240 mm
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 22180 lbf 98.67 kN
Stick Digging Force - ISO 13330 lbf 59.29 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 hg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.144 metric tonnes. The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.8 hg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.144 metric tonnes.
Recyclability 95% 95%

315 Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

CAB

  • Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS)

CAT TECHNOLOGIES

  • VisionLink®
  • Remote Flash
  • Remote Troubleshoot
  • Cat Grade with 2D
  • Cat Assist
  • Cat Payload
  • 2D E-Fence

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

ENGINE

  • Cat C3.6 single turbo diesel engine
  • One-touch low idle with auto engine speed control
  • Auto engine shutdown
  • 52°C (125°F) high-ambient cooling capacity without de-rate
  • -25°C (-13°F) cold start capability
  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Variable speed fan
  • Single fuel filtration system
  • Double element air filter with integrated precleaner

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Boom and stick regeneration circuit
  • Auto hydraulic warm up
  • Auto two speed travel
  • Electric main control valve
  • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
  • Electric boom snubber
  • Auxiliary line support

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

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Grouped engine oil and fuel filters
  • Ground-level engine oil dipstick
  • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S)
  • Integrated vehicle health management system

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • Grease lubricated track link
  • Tie down points on base frame
  • 3830 kg (8,440 lb) counterweight

315 Optional Equipment

NOTE

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

BOOM AND STICKS

  • 4.65 m (15'3") Reach boom
  • 2.4 m (7'8") stub + 2.44 (8'0") fore Variable Angle boom
  • 4.27 m (14'4") Power Offset boom
  • 2.2 m (7'3") Reach stick
  • 2.5 m (8'2") Reach stick
  • 2.8 m (9'2") Reach stick
  • 2.8 m (9'2") Thumb Ready stick
  • 3.0 m (9'10") Reach stick

CAB

  • Deluxe cab: air suspension heated seat, 254 mm (10") touchscreen monitor
  • Premium cab: air suspension heated and cooled seat, 10" touchscreen monitor
  • Cat Stick Steer
  • Auxiliary relay

CAT TECHNOLOGIES

  • Cat Grade 2D with Attachment Ready Option (ARO)
  • Cat Grade with 3D single GNSS
  • VisionLink Productivity
  • Cat Grade with 3D dual GNSS

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • 360° lighting

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Boom and stick lowering check valves

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Cat Detect - People Detection
  • Cat Command remote control
  • 360° visibility
  • Swing alarm
  • Inspection lighting

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • 500 mm (20 in) triple grouser shoes
  • 500 mm (20") rubber track shoes
  • 500 mm (20 in) triple grouser shoes with rubber pad
  • 600 mm (24 in) triple grouser shoes
  • 600 mm (24") rubber track shoes
  • 700 mm (28 in) triple grouser shoes
  • 770 mm (30 in) triple grouser shoes
  • 2500 mm (8'2") blade
  • 2600 mm (8'6") blade
  • 2700 mm (8'10") blade

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