333 - Tier 3

Medium Excavators 333 - Tier 3

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Key Specs

Net Power - ISO 9249
260 HP
193.8 kW
Operating Weight
71800 lb
32600 kg
Maximum Digging Depth
24.2 ft
7370 mm

Overview

MAXIMIZED PERFORMANCE FOR TOUGH APPLICATIONS

The Cat® 333 Excavator gives you more digging force and increased bucket size, so you can tackle any job. A fuel-efficient hydraulic system and extended maintenance intervals help to keep your overall costs down. Reinforced structures and increased track width offer more stability and durability when working in tough applications.

Benefits

Low Cost Per Hour

Smart mode and the fuel efficient hydraulic system along with extended maintenance intervals keep your overall costs down.

Up To 7% More Productivity

Increased bucket and stick forces and larger bucket give you more digging force for maximized productivity.

Designed for Tough Applications

Reinforced structures, increased durability with the oversized bucket linkage, and wide track gauge for better stability help you with tough jobs.

Product Specifications for 333 - 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 Cat C7.1 engine emits equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA. Cat C7.1 engine 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 rated 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 rated engine speed at 2,000 rpm. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture.
Note (2) ¹Cat 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 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 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5075 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing 4321 psi 29800 kPa
Swing Speed 11.5 r/min 11.5 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 81869 lbf·ft 111 kN·m
Operating Weight 71800 lb 32600 kg
Note Long undercarriage, Heavy Duty (HD) Reach boom, HD R3.2 (10'6") stick, HD 2 m³ (2.62 yd³) bucket, 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes and 7700 kg (16,980 lb) counterweight. Long undercarriage, Heavy Duty (HD) Reach boom, HD R3.2 (10'6") stick, HD 2 m³ (2.62 yd³) bucket, 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes and 7700 kg (16,980 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 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 6.15 m (20'2") HD Reach 6.15 m (20'2")
Stick HD Reach 3.2 m (10'6") HD Reach 3.2 m (10'6")
Bucket HD 2 m³ (2.62 yd³) HD 2 m³ (2.62 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 10 ft 3060 mm
Handrail Height 10 ft 3060 mm
Shipping Length 34.3 ft 10450 mm
Tail Swing Radius 10.3 ft 3130 mm
Counterweight Clearance 3.7 ft 1120 mm
Ground Clearance 1.6 ft 480 mm
Track Length 15.9 ft 4860 mm
Length to Center of Rollers 13.1 ft 3990 mm
Track Gauge 9 ft 2740 mm
Transport Width 11 ft 3340 mm
Maximum Digging Depth 24.2 ft 7370 mm
Boom HD Reach 6.15 m (20'2") HD Reach 6.15 m (20'2")
Stick HD Reach 3.2 m (10'6") HD Reach 3.2 m (10'6")
Bucket HD 2 m³ (2.62 yd³) HD 2 m³ (2.62 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 35 ft 10680 mm
Maximum Cutting Height 31.7 ft 9660 mm
Maximum Loading Height 21.4 ft 6510 mm
Minimum Loading Height 7.1 ft 2170 mm
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 23.6 ft 7200 mm
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 20.5 ft 6420 mm
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 44290 lbf 197 kN
Stick Digging Force - ISO 33050 lbf 147 kN

333 - Tier 3 Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

CAB

  • Rollover protective structure (ROPS)
  • High-resolution touchscreen monitor
  • Mechanically adjustable seat suspension

CAT TECHNOLOGY

  • VisionLink®
  • Remote Flash

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Maintenance-free 1,000 CCA batteries
  • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
  • Programmable time-delay working lights
  • Chassis, boom, and cab lights

ENGINE

  • Cat C7.1 single turbo diesel engine
  • Power and Smart mode
  • Automatic engine speed control
  • Up to 4500 m (14,760 ft) altitude capability with engine power derate above 3000 m (9,840 ft)
  • 50°C (122°F) high-ambient cooling
  • -18°C (0°F) cold start capability
  • Double element air filter with integrated precleaner
  • Electric cooling fans with auto reverse function

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Boom and stick regeneration circuit
  • Electronic main control valve
  • Automatic hydraulic oil warm up
  • Automatic two-speed travel

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Service platform with anti-skid plate and recessed bolts
  • Rearview camera
  • Lockable disconnect switch

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Grouped location of engine oil and fuel filters
  • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S℠) ports
  • Integrated vehicle health management system

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • Grease lubricated track link
  • 7700 kg (16,980 lb) counterweight

333 - 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
  • 5.55 m (18'2") Mass boom
  • 10.2 m (33'6") Super Long Reach boom
  • 2.8 m (9'6") HD Reach stick
  • 3.2 m (10'6") HD Reach stick
  • 2.5 m (8'2") Mass stick (with rebar)
  • 7.85 m (25'9") Super Long Reach stick

CAB

  • Cat Stick Steer

CAT TECHNOLOGY

  • VisionLink Productivity

ENGINE

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

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Right-hand side mirror
  • Right-hand side-view camera
  • Travel alarm
  • Swing alarm

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • 600 mm (24") triple grouser track shoes
  • 600 mm (24") double grouser track shoes
  • 700 mm (28") triple grouser track shoes
  • 750 mm (30") triple grouser track shoes
  • 800 mm (31") triple grouser track shoes

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