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Caterpillar 312C Hydraulic Excavator Specs

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  1. Caterpillar 312C Hydraulic Excavator Product Description
  2. Specifications
  3. In Summary
Caterpillar 312C Hydraulic Excavator Specs

Hydraulic excavators come in different specifications and sizes, and each is meant for a specific workload and jobsite. Also, we suggest checking the dimensions for shipping purposes. Check out this Caterpillar 312C hydraulic excavator specs, dimensions, and weight.


Caterpillar 312C Hydraulic Excavator Product Description

Caterpillar 312C hydraulic excavator features better controllability, increased horsepower, extended service intervals, and low operating cost than other excavating machines [1]. Caterpillar 312C offers rugged durability, maximizing productivity and improved performance. It is easily and effectively used for digging holes, trenches, foundations, and many more.



  • Max Cutting Height

8475 mm (27'10")

  • Max Digging Depth

5550 mm (18'3")

  • Max Loading Height

2010 mm (6'7")

  • Max Reach Along Ground

8175 mm (26'10")

  • Max Vertical Wall Digging Depth

4970 mm (16'4")

  • Shipping Height of Unit

2760 mm (9'1")

  • Shipping Length of Unit

2760 mm (9'1")


  • Max Cutting Height

8695 mm (28'6")

  • Max Digging Depth

6050 mm (19'10")

  • Max Loading Height

6330 mm (20'9")

  • Max Reach Along Ground

8625 mm (28'4")

  • Max Vertical Wall Digging Depth

5345 mm (17'6")

  • Shipping Height of Unit

2760 mm (9'1")

  • Shipping Length of Unit

7570 mm (24'10")


  • Maximum Bucket Capacity

0.97 m3 (0.74 yd3)

  • Minimum Bucket Capacity

0.39 m3 (0.30 yd3)

  • Reference Bucket Capacity

0.52 m3 (0.68 yd3)


  • Digging Depth

5.79 m (19’)

  • Digging Reach

5.79 m (19’)

  • Ground Clearance

440 mm (1'5")

  • Height - Top of Cab

2.77 m (9.1’)

  • Length of Track on Ground

3490 mm (11'5")

  • Tail Swing Radius

2130 mm (7')

  • Width to Outside of Tracks

2.5 m (8.5’)


  • Aspiration


  • Displacement

4.25 L (259 in3)

  • Engine Model

Cat 3064 T

  • Gross Power

70 kW 94 hp

  • Net Power

67 kW 90 hp

  • Power Measured @

1950 rpm


  • Alternator Supplied Amperage

50 A

  • Cooling System Fluid Capacity

17.5 L (4.6 gal)

  • Engine Oil Capacity

17.5 L (4.6 gal)

  • Fuel Capacity

250 L (66 gal)

  • Hydraulic Pump Flow Capacity

127 L/min 33.5 gal/min

  • Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity

159 L (42.8 gal)

  • Hydraulic System Relief Valve Pressure

4980 psi

  • Operating Weight

13,140 kg (28,970 lb)

  • Swing Drive Fluid Capacity

0.8 gal


  • Swing Speed

12.9 RPM


  • Drawbar Pull

110 kN (24,720 lb)

  • Ground Pressure

33 kPa (4.79 psi)

  • Max Travel Speed

5.5 kph (3.4 mph)

  • Shoe Size

61 cm (24 in)

  • Track Gauge

1990 mm (6'6 in)


In Summary

There you have it, Caterpillar 312C hydraulic excavator specs, dimensions, and weight. The dimensions, weight, and specs of Caterpillar 312C are vital factors when buying and shipping heavy equipment.

Caterpillar 312C delivers low operating costs, maximum productivity, controllability, and increased horsepower.

Since preparation, compliance with regulations, and strict safety procedures for shipping are important, you can ask for a quote to ship your Caterpillar 312C via A-1 Auto Transport.



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