Cat 318F L Excavator

318F L Hydraulic Excavator

Overview

The Cat® 318F L is a perfect choice for customers who value versatility, reliability, durability, and maximum efficiency.

EFFICIENCY AND PRODUCTIVITY
  • The C4.4 engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards. It is powerful and efficient, and it can run on biodiesel up to B20.
  • Advanced control automatically manages pump and engine speed for maximum efficiency.
  • Two power modes, high power and eco mode, help you actively manage fuel consumption.
PURPOSE-BUILT CAT ATTACHMENTS
  • Site prep and finishing work are quick and easy with a wide range of Cat work tools.
  • Utility work is fast and flawless with a Cat bucket and compactor.
  • A coupler lets you swap between attachments in seconds without leaving the cab.
  • See the whole money-making attachment line for your machine at www.cat.com/attachments.
DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS
  • The roll-over protective structure (ROPS) certified cab is quiet and comfortable.
  • Automatic climate control helps maintain consistent cab temperature.
  • Joystick consoles and armrests are adjustable.
  • Seats are adjustable and feature air suspension (Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands) with an optional heater.
REDUCED MAINTENANCE TIME
  • Many routine service and maintenance points can be accessed from ground level reducing the time taken to check and service your machine.
  • Wide service doors make for easy access.
  • Filters are grouped to reduce service time.
  • The cooling package is designed to prevent plugging, make blowing off debris easy.
TECHNOLOGY THAT GETS WORK DONE
  • Cat technology improves job site efficiency.
  • Optional Cat Grade Control helps you create a level base and precise slope with ease.
  • Product Link™/VisionLink® connects owners to the machine, providing access to location, hours, fuel consumption, idle time, events, and diagnostic codes.
BUILT TO PERFORM
  • The large swing bearing is secured with elongated bolts to help handle the most swing-intensive work.
  • Robot welded, Caterpillar designed boom and sticks are built for long service.
  • Greased track link between pins and bushings increases undercarriage life and reduces noise.
BUILT-IN SAFETY FEATURES
  • The hydraulic activation lever locks out all hydraulic functions.
  • Handrails, anti-skid plating, and countersunk bolts reduce slipping and tripping.
  • A ground-level engine shutoff switch shuts down the engine in case of emergency.
  • Standard rearview camera and mirrors enhance visibility.
EFFICIENCY AND PRODUCTIVITY
  • The C4.4 engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards. It is powerful and efficient, and it can run on biodiesel up to B20.
  • Advanced control automatically manages pump and engine speed for maximum efficiency.
  • Two power modes, high power and eco mode, help you actively manage fuel consumption.
  • Engine idle shutdown saves fuel, and extends service intervals.
PURPOSE-BUILT CAT ATTACHMENTS
  • Site prep and finishing work are quick and easy with a wide range of Cat work tools.
  • Utility work is fast and flawless with a Cat bucket and compactor.
  • A coupler lets you swap between attachments in seconds without leaving the cab.
  • See the whole money-making attachment line for your machine at www.cat.com/attachments.
DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS
  • The roll-over protective structure (ROPS) certified cab is quiet and comfortable.
  • Automatic climate control helps maintain consistent cab temperature.
  • Joystick consoles and armrests are adjustable.
  • Seats are adjustable and feature air suspension (Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands) with an optional heater.
  • The LCD monitor is easy to navigate and programmable in 42 languages.
REDUCED MAINTENANCE TIME
  • Many routine service and maintenance points can be accessed from ground level reducing the time taken to check and service your machine.
  • Wide service doors make for easy access.
  • Filters are grouped to reduce service time.
  • The cooling package is designed to prevent plugging, make blowing off debris easy.
TECHNOLOGY THAT GETS WORK DONE
  • Cat technology improves job site efficiency.
  • Optional Cat Grade Control helps you create a level base and precise slope with ease.
  • Product Link™/VisionLink® connects owners to the machine, providing access to location, hours, fuel consumption, idle time, events, and diagnostic codes.
BUILT TO PERFORM
  • The large swing bearing is secured with elongated bolts to help handle the most swing-intensive work.
  • Robot welded, Caterpillar designed boom and sticks are built for long service.
  • Greased track link between pins and bushings increases undercarriage life and reduces noise.
BUILT-IN SAFETY FEATURES
  • The hydraulic activation lever locks out all hydraulic functions.
  • Handrails, anti-skid plating, and countersunk bolts reduce slipping and tripping.
  • A ground-level engine shutoff switch shuts down the engine in case of emergency.
  • Standard rearview camera and mirrors enhance visibility.
  • The side-view camera enhances visibility on the boom side of the machine to help make operators more effective and efficient (Europe only).

Working Ranges & Forces

Stick Digging Force - ISO
17984lbf
Bucket Digging Force - ISO
27651lbf
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth
16.17ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom
20.1ft
Minimum Loading Height
7.42ft
Maximum Loading Height
20.58ft
Maximum Cutting Height
29.25ft
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
28.83ft
Bucket
.91 m³ (1.19 yd³)
Stick
R2.9 m (9'6")
Boom
Reach 5.1 m (16'9")
Maximum Digging Depth
20ft

Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249
117HP
Displacement
269in³
Stroke
5in
Bore
4.13in
Engine Power - ISO 14396
122HP
Engine Model
C4.4
Engine Power - ISO 9249
117HP

Service Refill Capacities

Hydraulic Tank
28gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
31.96gal (US)
Final Drive - Each
2.11gal (US)
Swing Drive
2.11gal (US)
Engine Oil
3.57gal (US)
Cooling System
6.9gal (US)
Fuel Tank Capacity
76.61gal (US)
DEF Tank
5.4gal (US)

Weights

Operating Weight
42340lb

Swing Mechanism

Maximum Swing Torque
37394ft·lbf
Swing Speed
8.5r/min

Hydraulic System

Maximum Pressure - Travel
5076psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing
3626psi
Maximum Pressure - Equipment
5076psi
Main System - Maximum Flow
300 l/min (79 gal/min)

Dimensions

Transport Width
8.83ft
Track Gauge
6.5ft
Length to Center of Rollers
10.75ft
Boom
Reach 5.1 m (16'9")
Stick
R2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket
.91 m³ (1.19 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab
10.17ft
Shipping Length
28.17ft
Tail Swing Radius
8.25ft
Counterweight Clearance
3.33ft
Ground Clearance
1.42ft
Track Length
13.33ft

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