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Operator Station

Comfort and convenience to keep you productive


Powerful and fuel efficient to meet your expectations


Power to move your material with speed and precision

Structures and Undercarriage

Built to work in your tough applications

Front Linkage

Options to take on your far-reaching and up-close tasks

Integrated Technologies

Monitor, manage, and enhance your job site operations


Tools to make you productive and profitable


Designed to make your maintenance quick and easy


Features to help protect you day in and day out

Complete Customer Care

Support you can count on


Generations ahead in every way

329F L Standard Equipment

  • C7.1 ACERT diesel engine
  • Biodiesel capable
  • Meets Tier 4 Final emission standards
  • 4600 m (15,090 ft) altitude capability
  • Electric fuel lifting pump
  • Automatic engine speed control
  • Standard, economy and high power modes
  • Two-speed travel
  • Side-by-side cooling system
  • Radial seal air filter
  • Primary filter with water separator and water separator indicator switch
  • Fuel differential indicator switch in fuel line
  • 1×4 micron main filters
  • 1×10 micron primary fuel line filter

  • Regeneration circuit for boom and stick
  • Reverse swing dampening valve
  • Automatic swing parking brake
  • High-performance hydraulic return filter
  • Capability of installing HP stackable valve and medium and QC valve
  • Capability of installing additional auxiliary pump and circuit
  • Capability of installing boom lowering control device and stick lowering check valve
  • Capability of installing Cat Bio hydraulic oil

  • Pressurized operator station with positive filtration
  • Mirror package
  • Sliding upper door window (left-hand cab door)
  • Glass-breaking safety hammer
  • Removable lower windshield with in cab storage bracket
  • Coat hook
  • Beverage holder
  • Literature holder
  • Radio with MP3 auxiliary audio port
  • Two stereo speakers
  • Storage shelf suitable for lunch or toolbox
  • Color LCD display with warning, filter/fluid change, and working hour information
  • Adjustable armrest
  • Height adjustable joystick consoles
  • Neutral lever (lock out) for all controls
  • Travel control pedals with removable hand levers
  • Capability of installing two additional pedals
  • Two power outlets, 10 amp (total)
  • Laminated glass front upper window and tempered other windows

  • Grease Lubricated Track GLT2, resin seal
  • Towing eye on base frame

  • 80 amp alternator
  • Circuit breaker
  • Capability to electrically connect a beacon

  • Boom light with time delay
  • Cab lights with time delay
  • Exterior lights integrated into storage box

  • Cat one key security system
  • Door locks
  • Cap locks on fuel and hydraulic tanks
  • Lockable external tool/storage box
  • Signaling/warning horn
  • Secondary engine shutoff switch
  • Openable skylight for emergency exit
  • Rearview camera

329F L Optional Equipment

  • Electric refueling pump with auto shut off
  • Starting kit, cold weather, –32° C (–26° F)
  • Jump start receptacle
  • Quick drains, engine and hydraulic oil

  • Control pattern quick-changer, two way
  • Additional circuit
  • Boom and stick lines
  • High-pressure line
  • Medium-pressure line
  • Cat quick coupler line – high- and medium-pressure capable
  • Quick coupler for high pressure
  • Tool control system

  • Cab hatch emergency exit
  • Seat, high-back air suspension with heater and cooling
  • Seat, high-back air suspension with heater
  • Seat, high-back mechanical suspension
  • Sunscreen
  • Windshield wiper, lower with washer
  • AM/FM radio
  • Air pre-filter
  • Travel alarm
  • Left foot switch
  • Left pedal
  • Straight travel pedal

  • 700 mm (28") triple grouser shoes
  • 800 mm (32") triple grouser shoes
  • Guard, full length for long FG undercarriage
  • Guard, heavy-duty bottom
  • Center track guiding guard
  • Segmented (3 piece) track guiding guard

  • 5.8 mt (6.3 t)
  • 6.75 mt (7.4 t)

  • Bucket linkage, CB2 family without lifting eye
  • Bucket linkage, CB2 family with lifting eye
  • Reach 6.15 m (20'2") boom
  • R3.75 m (12'4") stick
  • R3.2 m (10'6") stick
  • R2.65 m (8'8") stick
  • Mass 5.55 m (18'3") boom
  • M2.5 m (8'2") stick
  • Super Long Reach 10.2 m (33'6") boom
  • SLR 7.85 m (25'9") stick

  • Working lights, cab mounted with time delay
  • HID lights, cab mounted with time delay
  • Halogen boom lights

  • FOGS, bolt-on
  • Guard, cab front, mesh
  • Guard, vandalism
  • Cat MSS (anti-theft)

  • Cat Grade Control Depth and Slope
  • Product Link


The 329F is built to keep your production numbers high and your owning and operating costs low. The machine’s C7.1 ACERT engine not only meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards, but it does so with all the power, fuel efficiency, and reliability you need to be successful. Where the real power comes in is through Caterpillar’s unparalleled systems integration and state-of-the-art hydraulic system. You can literally move tons of material all day long with tremendous speed and precision. When you add a quiet operator environment that keeps you comfortable and productive, easy-to-reach service points that make routine maintenance simple and fast, and multiple Cat work tools that help you take on a variety of tasks with just one machine, you simply won’t find a better, more efficient 29-ton excavator. If productivity, comfort, versatility, and fuel efficiency are what you want, you need a 329F in your fleet.


Engine Model Cat® C7.1 ACERT™ Cat® C7.1 ACERT™ Less
Net Flywheel Power 239.0 hp 175.0 kW Less
Bore 4.13 in 105.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.31 in 135.0 mm Less
Displacement 428.0 in3 7.01 L Less
Net Power – SAE J1349/ISO 9249 239.0 hp 175.0 kW Less
Gross Power – SAE J1995 242.0 hp 178.0 kW Less


Operating Weight 68209.0 lb 30939.0 kg Less
Minimum Operating Weight* 63002.0 lb 28577.0 kg Less
Maximum Operating Weight** 68209.0 lb 30939.0 kg Less
Note *6.15 m (20'2'') Reach Boom, R2.65CB2 (8'8") Stick, 600 mm (24") SG Shoes, 5.8 mt (6.3 t) Counterweight, 1.54 m3 (2.02 yd3) Bucket. *6.15 m (20'2'') Reach Boom, R2.65CB2 (8'8") Stick, 600 mm (24") SG Shoes, 5.8 mt (6.3 t) Counterweight, 1.54 m3 (2.02 yd3) Bucket. Less
Note **10.2 m (33'6") SLR Boom, 7.85 m (25'9") Stick, 700 mm (28") HD TG Shoes, 6.75 mt (7.4 t) Counterweight, 0.6 m3 (0.78 yd3) Bucket. **10.2 m (33'6") SLR Boom, 7.85 m (25'9") Stick, 700 mm (28") HD TG Shoes, 6.75 mt (7.4 t) Counterweight, 0.6 m3 (0.78 yd3) Bucket. Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity 137.4 gal 520.0 L Less
Cooling System 7.9 gal 30.0 L Less
Final Drive (each) 1.6 gal 6.0 L Less
Hydraulic System (including tank) 81.9 gal 310.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 46.2 gal 175.0 L Less
Engine Oil (with filter) 6.3 gal 24.0 L Less
Swing Drive (each) 2.3 gal 9.0 L Less
DEF Tank 10.8 gal 41.0 L Less

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed 9.6 rpm 9.6 rpm Less
Swing Torque 60628.0 lbf-ft 82.2 kN·m Less


Maximum Drawbar Pull 55528.0 lbf 247.0 kN Less
Maximum Travel Speed 3.2 mph 5.1 km/h Less

Hydraulic System

Main System – Maximum Flow (Total) 130.0 gal/min 493.0 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 5366.0 psi 37000.0 kPa Less
Maximum Pressure – Swing 3974.0 psi 27400.0 kPa Less
Pilot System – Maximum Flow 6.1 gal/min 23.0 L/min Less
Pilot System – Maximum Pressure 595.0 psi 4100.0 kPa Less
Boom Cylinder – Bore 6.0 in 140.0 mm Less
Boom Cylinder – Stroke 55.0 in 1407.0 mm Less
Stick Cylinder – Bore 6.0 in 150.0 mm Less
Stick Cylinder – Stroke 65.0 in 1646.0 mm Less
B1 Bucket Cylinder – Bore 5.1 in 130.0 mm Less
B1 Bucket Cylinder – Stroke 45.5 in 1155.0 mm Less
CB2 Bucket Cylinder – Bore 5.9 in 150.0 mm Less
CB2 Bucket Cylinder – Stroke 45.3 in 1151.0 mm Less

Sound Performance

ISO 6396 – Operator Noise (Closed) 72.0 dB(A) 72.0 dB(A) Less
ISO 6395 – Spectator Noise 105.0 dB(A) 105.0 dB(A) Less


Brakes ISO 10265 2008 ISO 10265 2008 Less
Cab/FOGS ISO 10262 1998 ISO 10262 1998 Less


Number of Shoes (each side) – Long Undercarriage 50 50 Less
Number of Track Rollers (each side) – Long Undercarriage 9 9 Less
Number of Carrier Rollers (each side) – Long Undercarriage 2 2 Less
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