Cat GRADE with 3D for Excavators

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Overview

Create, manage, and grade simple to complex designs. Cat® Grade with 3D integrates traditional machine control and guidance with machine hardware and software from the factory in order to improve productivity, usability, reliability, job site safety and machine value. It is another example of Caterpillar innovation and technology leading the way for our customers to be more successful. Grade with 3D is available from the factory or can be quickly added as an upgrade to the standard Grade with 2D.

Units:
Application Road Construction, Road Maintenance, Utilities, Underground Work, Taxiway/Runway Construction, Dam Construction, Residential Development Road Construction, Road Maintenance, Utilities, Underground Work, Taxiway/Runway Construction, Dam Construction, Residential Development Less
Machine Compatibility Hydraulic Excavators Hydraulic Excavators Less

Grade with 3D

        
  • Upgrade to Grade with 3D and grade to complex designs on multiple machines across your job site.
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  • Work the design plan in real time, easily staying on track and being more productive.
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  • View bucket position throughout the full range of digging motion on an additional high-resolution 10 in (254 mm) touchscreen monitor.
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  • Know your excavator’s exact position relative to GPS and GLONASS systems.

Boost Operator Efficiency up to 35%

        
  • View work site grade designs from the operator’s seat with Advanced 3D.
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  • Work the complex design plan in real time across multiple machines when using Grade with 3D.
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  • Reduce passes and speed time to complete cuts.
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  • Easy-to-use controls and the ability to quickly adjust depth and grade while keeping your hands on the joysticks allows you to make accurate cuts faster.
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  • Enhance your accuracy and productivity when using the in-cab display that indicates bucket position and depth-to-grade.
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  • Use height and depth audio alerts that indicate when you reach your desired grade to protect from overcutting or undercutting.
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  • Improve quality and consistency for operators at all experience levels.
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  • Extend your work day by working in limited visibility and around the clock using the monitor’s visual guidance.
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  • Works with the standard Grade Assist, adding semi-autonomous digging capability and simple-to-use single-lever digging to boost operator efficiency.

Lower Costs. Improved Safety.

        
  • Minimize costs by reaching target grade quickly and save costs associated with time, labor, fuel, and material consumption
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  • Integrated components that are protected from damage ensure long life, reliable control, and cost-saving results.
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  • Work confidently without guesswork while cutting and filling to exact specifications without overcutting and having to refill a cut.
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  • Height and depth alerts from inside the cab indicate obstacles that could damage your excavator and cost you money.
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  • Work safer with fewer ground personnel checking grade in the trench or around your excavator.