323F L Medium Hydraulic Excavator

323F L Hydraulic Excavator

Overview

The Cat® 323F L is the most efficient machine in its size class. Cat GRADE with Assist, nearly endless configurations, and multiple Cat work tool options will help you quickly take on all your 23-ton tasks.

Technology
  • Cat Grade Control Depth and Slope helps operators work more productively and accurately with less rework.
  • Optional Cat GRADE with ASSIST automates boom and bucket movements, including tilt buckets, to help operators of all skill levels dig flat bases and the right slopes every time.
  • Product Link™/VisionLink® connects owners to their equipment, providing access to machine location, hours, fuel consumption, idle time, events, and diagnostic codes.
Performance
  • The machine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards and consumes up to 5% less fuel than the machine it replaces.
  • Power modes and constant engine speed control help manage fuel consumption.
  • Smooth, controlled lifting without time limit is available with the Heavy Lift function.
Versatility
  • Heavy-duty reach, heavy counterweight, and super long reach options help you take on any job.
  • Cat buckets, thumbs, and compactors make utility and finishing work fast and flawless.
  • Cat hammers, grapples, shears, and multi-processors make demolition work quick and easy.
  • Cat couplers let you swap between attachments in seconds without leaving the cab.
Maintenance
  • Routine maintenance items like grease points and fluid taps are reachable at ground level.
  • Service doors prevent debris entry and latch in place to enhance service speed.
  • The cooling system adjusts up and out of the way to make maintenance easy.
Comfort
  • The full-size 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 and heated and cooled options.
Durability
  • Robot welded, Caterpillar designed booms and sticks are built for long service and backed with a three year, 10,000 hour warranty.
  • Cat XT™ hydraulic hose can stand up to high pressures over the long haul.
  • Upper and lower frames are reinforced, and box-section structures with multi-plate fabrications, castings, and forgings are used in high-stress areas.
Technology
  • Cat Grade Control Depth and Slope helps operators work more productively and accurately with less rework.
  • Optional Cat GRADE with ASSIST automates boom and bucket movements, including tilt buckets, to help operators of all skill levels dig flat bases and the right slopes every time.
  • Product Link™/VisionLink® connects owners to their equipment, providing access to machine location, hours, fuel consumption, idle time, events, and diagnostic codes.
Performance
  • The machine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards and consumes up to 5% less fuel than the machine it replaces.
  • Power modes and constant engine speed control help manage fuel consumption.
  • Smooth, controlled lifting without time limit is available with the Heavy Lift function.
  • Maximum breakout force is available at all times.
Versatility
  • Heavy-duty reach, heavy counterweight, and super long reach options help you take on any job.
  • Cat buckets, thumbs, and compactors make utility and finishing work fast and flawless.
  • Cat hammers, grapples, shears, and multi-processors make demolition work quick and easy.
  • Cat couplers let you swap between attachments in seconds without leaving the cab.
  • See the whole money-making attachment lineup at www.cat.com/attachments.
Maintenance
  • Routine maintenance items like grease points and fluid taps are reachable at ground level.
  • Service doors prevent debris entry and latch in place to enhance service speed.
  • The cooling system adjusts up and out of the way to make maintenance easy.
Comfort
  • The full-size 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 and heated and cooled options.
  • Monitor is easy to navigate and programmable in 42 languages.
Durability
  • Robot welded, Caterpillar designed booms and sticks are built for long service and backed with a three year, 10,000 hour warranty.
  • Cat XT™ hydraulic hose can stand up to high pressures over the long haul.
  • Upper and lower frames are reinforced, and box-section structures with multi-plate fabrications, castings, and forgings are used in high-stress areas.
  • Greased track link between pins and bushings increase undercarriage life.
  • Heavy-duty bottom guards protect components from track debris and site material.

Dimensions - HD Reach Boom - 5.7 m (18'8

Tail Swing Radius
9.25ft
Shipping Length
31.33ft
Transport Width - 790 mm (31 in) Shoes
10.42ft
Shipping Height
10.25ft
Note
With HD 1.19 m3 (1.56 yd3) bucket and 790 mm (31 in) shoes.
Length - Center of Rollers
12ft
Track Length
14.67ft
Ground Clearance
1.5ft
Transport Width - 700 mm (28 in) Shoes
10.08ft
Counterweight Clearance
3.33ft
Track Gauge
7.83ft
Transport Width - 600 mm (24 in) Shoes
9.75ft
Handrail Height
9.92ft

Working Ranges - HD Reach Boom - 5.7 m (18'8

Minimum Loading Height
7.08ft
Maximum Reach - Ground Level
32.33ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth
16.58ft
Maximum Digging Depth
22.08ft
Maximum Loading Height
21.33ft
Maximum Cutting Height
30.75ft

Engine

Engine RPM - Travel
1800r/min
Engine RPM - Operation
1500r/min
Net Power - SAE J1349
161HP
Displacement
433in³
Gross Power - SAE J1995
164HP
Stroke
5.3in
Net Flywheel Power
161HP
Bore
4.1in
Engine Model
Cat C7.1 ACERT

Dimensions

Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8'0") Level Bottom
21.5ft

Sound Performance

ISO 6396 - Operator Noise (Closed)
68dB(A)
ISO 6395 - Spectator Noise
100dB(A)

Hydraulic System

Pilot System - Maximum Pressure
569psi
Pilot System - Maximum Flow
5.3gal/min
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Normal
5076psi
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Heavy Lift
5511psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5076psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing
3698psi
Main System - Maximum Flow - Total
112gal/min

Drive

Maximum Travel Speed
3.4mile/h
Maximum Drawbar Pull
46090lbf

Swing

Swing Speed
11r/min
Swing Torque
45580ft·lbf

Service Refill Capacities

DEF Tank
5.3gal (US)
Swing Drive - Each
2.1gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
42gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
68.7gal (US)
Final Drive - Each
2.1gal (US)
Cooling System
7.9gal (US)
Engine Oil
6.6gal (US)
Fuel Tank Capacity
108.3gal (US)

Weights

Operating Weight
50900lb
Note
Long undercarriage, 4.1 mt (4.5 t) counterweight, R5.7 (18'8") boom, R2.9 (9'6") stick, HD 1.19 m3 (1.56 yd3) bucket and 790 mm (31 in) HD shoes.

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