323F L (2017)


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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.


Engine Model Cat C7.1 ACERT Cat C7.1 ACERT Less
Net Flywheel Power 161.0 hp 120.0 kW Less
Bore 4.1 in 105.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.3 in 135.0 mm Less
Displacement 433.0 in3 7.1 L Less
Gross Power – SAE J1995 164.0 hp 122.0 kW Less
Net Power – SAE J1349 161.0 hp 120.0 kW Less
Engine rpm: Operation 1500.0 rpm 1500.0 rpm Less
Engine rpm: Travel 1800.0 rpm 1800.0 rpm Less


Operating Weight 50900.0 lb 23100.0 kg Less
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. 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. Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity 108.3 gal 410.0 L Less
Cooling System 7.9 gal 30.0 L Less
Engine Oil 6.6 gal 25.0 L Less
Final Drive (each) 2.1 gal 8.0 L Less
Hydraulic System (including tank) 68.7 gal 260.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 42.0 gal 159.0 L Less
Swing Drive (each) 2.1 gal 8.0 L Less
DEF Tank 5.3 gal 20.0 L Less


Swing Speed 11.0 rpm 11.0 rpm Less
Swing Torque 45580.0 lbf-ft 61.8 kN·m Less


Maximum Drawbar Pull 46090.0 lbf 205.0 kN Less
Maximum Travel Speed 3.4 mph 5.5 km/h Less

Hydraulic System

Main System – Maximum Flow (Total) 112.0 gal/min 423.0 L/min Less
Maximum Pressure – Equipment: Heavy Lift 5511.0 psi 38000.0 kPa Less
Maximum Pressure – Equipment: Normal 5076.0 psi 35000.0 kPa Less
Maximum Pressure – Travel 5076.0 psi 35000.0 kPa Less
Maximum Pressure – Swing 3698.0 psi 25500.0 kPa Less
Pilot System – Maximum Flow 5.3 gal/min 20.0 L/min Less
Pilot System – Maximum Pressure 569.0 psi 3920.0 kPa Less

Sound Performance

ISO 6396 – Operator Noise (Closed) 68.0 dB(A) 68.0 dB(A) Less
ISO 6395 – Spectator Noise 100.0 dB(A) 100.0 dB(A) Less

Dimensions: HD Reach Boom 5.7 m (18'8"); R2.9 (9'6") Stick

Shipping Height 10.25 ft 3130.0 mm Less
Shipping Length 31.33 ft 9540.0 mm Less
Tail Swing Radius 9.25 ft 2830.0 mm Less
Length to Center of Rollers 12.0 ft 3650.0 mm Less
Track Length 14.67 ft 4460.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 1.5 ft 450.0 mm Less
Track Gauge 7.83 ft 2380.0 mm Less
Transport Width: 600 mm (24 in) Shoes 9.75 ft 2980.0 mm Less
Transport Width: 700 mm (28 in) Shoes 10.08 ft 3080.0 mm Less
Transport Width: 790 mm (31 in) Shoes 10.42 ft 3170.0 mm Less
Handrail Height 9.92 ft 3010.0 mm Less
Counterweight Clearance 3.33 ft 1020.0 mm Less
Note With HD 1.19 m3 (1.56 yd3) bucket and 790 mm (31 in) shoes. With HD 1.19 m3 (1.56 yd3) bucket and 790 mm (31 in) shoes. Less

Working Ranges: HD Reach Boom 5.7 m (18'8"); R2.9 (9'6") Stick

Maximum Digging Depth 22.08 ft 6720.0 mm Less
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 32.33 ft 9860.0 mm Less
Maximum Cutting Height 30.75 ft 9370.0 mm Less
Maximum Loading Height 21.33 ft 6490.0 mm Less
Minimum Loading Height 7.08 ft 2170.0 mm Less
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8'0") Level Bottom 21.5 ft 6550.0 mm Less
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 16.58 ft 5060.0 mm Less


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.
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  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.

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