323 GX - Tier 3

Medium Excavators 323 GX - Tier 3

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Key Specs

Net Power - ISO 9249
166 HP
123.7 kW
Operating Weight
48700 lb
22100 kg
Maximum Digging Depth
22 ft
6710 mm

Overview

RELIABLE. DURABLE. LOW COST

Introducing the 323 GX – our economy model with all the reliability and ease of operation you expect from a Cat® excavator, with easy maintenance and lower cost features designed to give you a faster return on your equipment investment.

Benefits

EASY TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN

Stable and responsive design built on classic, proven components for easy operation and excellent reliability.

FAST PAYBACK

Low owning costs, maintenance costs, and fuel consumption means more money in your pocket.

Up To 15% LOWER FUEL CONSUMPTION

Smart mode and synchronized engine and electrohydraulic control give you competitive performance with low fuel consumption.

Product Specifications for 323 GX - Tier 3

Net Power - ISO 9249 166 HP 123.7 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN) 168 hp (metric) 168 hp (metric)
Engine Model Cat C4.4 Cat C4.4
Engine Power - ISO 14396 174 HP 129.4 kW
Engine Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) 176 hp (metric) 176 hp (metric)
Bore 4 in 105 mm
Stroke 5 in 127 mm
Displacement 269 in³ 4.4 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 - Implement 113 gal/min 429 l/min
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5075 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5075 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing 3988 psi 27500 kPa
Swing Speed 11.13 r/min 11.13 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 60333 lbf·ft 82 kN·m
Operating Weight 48700 lb 22100 kg
Note Reach boom, R2.9B1 (9'6") stick, General Duty (GD) 1.20 m³ (1.57 yd³) bucket, 790 mm (31") triple grouser shoes and 4250 kg (9,370 lb) counterweight. Reach boom, R2.9B1 (9'6") stick, General Duty (GD) 1.20 m³ (1.57 yd³) bucket, 790 mm (31") triple grouser shoes and 4250 kg (9,370 lb) counterweight.
Fuel Tank Capacity 390 l 103 gal (US)
Cooling System 6.5 gal (US) 24.5 l
Engine Oil 4 gal (US) 15 l
Swing Drive 1.5 gal (US) 5.5 l
Final Drive - Each 1.2 gal (US) 4.5 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 57.6 gal (US) 218 l
Hydraulic Tank 30.4 gal (US) 115 l
Boom Reach 5.7 m (18'8") Reach 5.7 m (18'8")
Stick Reach 2.9 m (9'6") Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket GD 1.20 m³ (1.57 yd³) GD 1.20 m³ (1.57 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 9.1 ft 2980 mm
Handrail Height 9.11 ft 3030 mm
Shipping Length 31.3 ft 9520 mm
Tail Swing Radius 9.3 ft 2830 mm
Counterweight Clearance 3.5 ft 1050 mm
Ground Clearance 1.6 ft 470 mm
Track Length 13.11 ft 4250 mm
Track Length to Center of Rollers 11.4 ft 3450 mm
Track Gauge 7.1 ft 2380 mm
Transport Width 10.4 ft 3170 mm
Maximum Digging Depth 22 ft 6710 mm
Boom Reach 5.7 m (18'8") Reach 5.7 m (18'8")
Stick Reach 2.9 m (9'6") Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket GD 1.20 m³ (1.57 yd³) GD 1.20 m³ (1.57 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 32.4 ft 9860 mm
Maximum Cutting Height 31.1 ft 9470 mm
Maximum Loading Height 21.4 ft 6500 mm
Minimum Loading Height 7.2 ft 2180 mm
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 19.9 ft 6020 mm
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 18.1 ft 5740 mm
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 31428 ft·lbf 140 kN
Stick Digging Force - ISO 23942 ft·lbf 107 kN

323 GX - Tier 3 Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

BOOM AND STICK

  • 5.7 m (18'8") Reach boom
  • 2.9 m (9'6") Reach stick

CAB

  • Sound suppressed with viscous mounts
  • High-resolution 203 mm (8") LCD touch screen monitor
  • Mechanically adjustable seat with headrest and armrest
  • 51 mm (2") orange seat belt
  • Automatic bi-level air conditioner
  • Keyless push-to-start engine control
  • Fixed left-side console
  • 1 button joysticks
  • Bluetooth® radio with USB/Aux ports
  • 24V DC outlet
  • Cup holder and storage compartments
  • Rear window emergency exit
  • 70/30 tempered glass windshield
  • Upper radial wiper with washer
  • Openable steel hatch
  • LED Dome light
  • Washable floor mat

CAT TECHNOLOGY

  • VisionLink®
  • Capability to Remote Flash Cat Product Link™ (telematics only)

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Two 950 CCA maintenance-free batteries
  • Electrical disconnect switch
  • LED chassis and cab lights
  • LED left-side boom light

ENGINE

  • Cat C4.4 twin turbo diesel engine
  • Two selectable modes: Power, Smart
  • Up to 4500 m (14,760 ft) altitude capability
  • 52°C (125° F) high-ambient cooling capacity
  • -25°C (-13°F) cold start capability
  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Two-stage fuel filtration system
  • Sealed double element air filter with integrated pre-cleaner

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Electronic main control valve, hammer ready
  • Back-to-back electronic pump
  • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
  • Automatic hydraulic oil warm up
  • Automatic two-speed travel
  • High performance hydraulic return filter

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Anti-skid plating with countersunk bolts
  • Handrail and handhold
  • Lockable external tool / storage box
  • Signaling/warning horn
  • Hydraulic lockout lever
  • Lockable disconnect switch

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Grouped location of filters
  • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S℠) ports

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • 4.25 m (13'11") undercarriage
  • Grease lubricated track link
  • 4250 kg (9,370 lb) counterweight
  • Tie-down points

323 GX - Tier 3 Optional Equipment

NOTE

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

CAB

  • 3 button joysticks

CAT TECHNOLOGY

  • VisionLink Productivity

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • LED right-side boom light

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Hammer lines
  • Hammer return filter

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Operator Protective Guards (OPG) with matching lights
  • Rearview camera
  • Rear- and right-side-view cameras (mandatory for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; not available in other regions)
  • Rollover protective structure (ROPS) (mandatory for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; optional in Africa, Middle East, Eurasia, South America; not available in other regions)
  • Travel alarm (standard in South America)
  • Swing alarm

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Radiator screen

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • 600 mm (24") triple grouser track shoes
  • 790 mm (31") triple grouser track shoes

Compatible Technology and Services

Leverage Caterpillar connected data and security principles to improve efficiencies, increase productivity and make your business more profitable.

  • Cat Product Link

    Cat® Product Link™ wirelessly connects you to your equipment giving you valuable insight into how your machine or fleet is performing. Information such as location, hours, fuel usage, productivity, idle time, and diagnostic codes are made available through online web applications so that you can make timely, fact-based decisions to maximize efficiency, improve productivity, and lower the cost of owning and operating your fleet. Available with satellite or cellular connectivity.

  • VisionLink®

    VisionLink® is a cloud-based software application that takes the guesswork out of fleet management with key insights to maximize performance - regardless of fleet size or equipment manufacturer. Receive equipment data seamlessly to your desktop or mobile device, all from a convenient centralized solution to make informed decisions at every turn.

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Cat® Product Link™ wirelessly connects you to your equipment giving you valuable insight into how your machine or fleet is performing. Information such as location, hours, fuel usage, productivity, idle time, and diagnostic codes are made available through online web applications so that you can make timely, fact-based decisions to maximize efficiency, improve productivity, and lower the cost of owning and operating your fleet. Available with satellite or cellular connectivity.

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VisionLink® is a cloud-based software application that takes the guesswork out of fleet management with key insights to maximize performance - regardless of fleet size or equipment manufacturer. Receive equipment data seamlessly to your desktop or mobile device, all from a convenient centralized solution to make informed decisions at every turn.

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  • VisionLink® Productivity

    VisionLink® Productivity is an easy-to-use cloud-based platform that gathers and summarizes machine telematics and jobsite data from all your equipment. Actionable performance data is transmitted to the web platform for users to access anywhere, anytime via a mobile, tablet, or desktop device - on or off the jobsite.

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VisionLink® Productivity is an easy-to-use cloud-based platform that gathers and summarizes machine telematics and jobsite data from all your equipment. Actionable performance data is transmitted to the web platform for users to access anywhere, anytime via a mobile, tablet, or desktop device - on or off the jobsite.

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