305.5E CR


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The Cat 305.5E CR delivers high performance in a compact radius design to help you work in the tightest applications.


Engine Model Cat® C2.4 Cat® C2.4 Less
Net Power 44.2 hp 32.9 kW Less
Gross Power 45.7 hp 34.1 kW Less


Operating Weight 11618.0 lb 5270.0 kg Less
Operating Weight with Cab 11938.0 lb 5415.0 kg Less


Max digging depth - standard stick 11.3 ft 3470.0 mm Less
Max reach ground level - standard stick 18.5 ft 5630.0 mm Less
Height over cab 8.3 ft 2550.0 mm Less
Max cutting height - long stick 18.3 ft 5590.0 mm Less
Max cutting height - standard stick 17.5 ft 5330.0 mm Less
Max dump height - long stick 13.3 ft 4080.0 mm Less
Max dump height - standard stick 12.6 ft 3820.0 mm Less
Max horizontal reach - long stick 20.3 ft 6170.0 mm Less
Max horizontal reach - standard stick 19.0 ft 5790.0 mm Less
Max vertical dig depth - long stick 9.0 ft 2730.0 mm Less
Max vertical dig depth - standard stick 7.7 ft 2330.0 mm Less
Shipping Height 8.3 ft 2550.0 mm Less
Shipping Length 17.5 ft 5330.0 mm Less
Track Shoe Width 1.3 ft 400.0 mm Less
Transport Width 6.5 ft 1980.0 mm Less

Engine Dimensions

Bore 3.4 in 87.0 mm Less
Stroke 4.0 in 102.4 mm Less
Displacement 146.0 in3 2.4 L Less

Travel System

Max traction force - high speed 6025.0 lb 26.8 kN Less
Max traction force - low speed 10745.0 lb 47.8 kN Less
Travel Speed - High 2.8 mph 4.6 km/h Less
Travel Speed - Low 1.8 mph 2.8 km/h Less

Hydraulic System

Operating Pressure - Equipment 3553.0 psi 245.0 bar Less
Digging Forces - Stick (standard) 6500.0 lb 28.9 kN Less
Digging Force - Stick (long) 5575.0 lb 24.8 kN Less
Digging Force - Bucket 11445.0 lb 50.9 kN Less
Operating Pressure - Travel 3553.0 psi 245.0 bar Less
Operating Pressure - Swing 2695.0 psi 185.0 bar Less
Auxiliary circuit - primary (245 bar, 3550 psi) 18.5 gal/min 70.0 L/min Less
Auxiliary circuits - secondary - at 174 bar 10.0 gal/min 38.0 L/min Less

Swing System

Machine Swing Speed 9.0 RPM 9.0 RPM Less
Boom swing - left (without stop) 80.0 Degrees 80.0 Degrees Less
Boom swing - left (with stop) 60.0 Degrees 60.0 Degrees Less
Boom Swing - Right 50.0 Degrees 50.0 Degrees Less


Width 78.0 in 1980.0 mm Less
Height 14.8 in 375.0 mm Less
Dig Depth 21.3 in 540.0 mm Less
Lift Height 16.5 in 420.0 mm Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 2.9 gal 11.0 L Less
Engine Oil 2.5 gal 9.5 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 18.0 gal 68.3 L Less
Fuel Tank 16.6 gal 63.0 L Less
Hydraulic System 20.6 gal 78.0 L Less

MSC Comments

MSC Spec Date 3/06 3/06 Less


Complete Operation, Maintenance, Performance and Security System.

Operator Station

Superior comfort to keep you productive throughout the work day.


Powerful digging with precise control.

Compact Radius

Work in the tightest areas.

Coupler and Work Tool Options

New coupler design and multiple work tools increase versatility.

Dozer Blade

Standard dozer blade maximizes productivity.


Stability and durability.


Simplified service and maintenance save you time and money.

Customer Support

Support you can count on.

305.5E CR Standard Equipment

1-way and 2-way (combined function) auxiliary hydraulic lines

Adjustable wrist rests


Automatic engine idle

Automatic swing park brake

Automatic two speed travel

Auxiliary line quick disconnects

Boom cylinder guard

Cab mounted work light

Canopy with FOPS ISO 10262 (Level 1) and Tip-Over Protection (TOPS) ISO 12117

Coat hook

Cup holder

Control pattern changer (not available in Europe)

COMPASS display panel

Dozer blade with float function

Floor mat

Foot travel pedals

Gauges or indicators for fuel level engine coolant temperature, hour meter, engine oil pressure, air cleaner, alternator and glow plugs, service interval


Hydraulic oil cooler

Lifting eye on bucket linkage (optional in Europe)

Lockable storage box

Low maintenance linkage pin joints

Maintenance free battery

Rubber track

Seatbelt, 76 mm (3 in) wide, retractable (optional in Europe)

Standard stick

Suspension seat, vinyl covered

"Thumb ready" stick (standard equipment in all regions except Europe)

Travel alarm (optional in Europe)

305.5E CR Optional Equipment

Air conditioning

Angle dozer blade with float function

Beacon socket for canopy machines

Boom check valve (Europe only)

Boom mounted light

Cab, radio ready with FOPS ISO 10262 (Level 1), Tip-Over Protection (TOPS) ISO 12117, heater/defroster, interior light and windshield wiper/washer

Ecology drain valve for hydraulic tank

Ecology drain valve for engine oil

Fan and sun blind installation

Front screen guard for cab and canopy

High back suspension seat, fabric covered

Hydraulic quick coupler lines

Long stick

Mechanical quick coupler

Mirrors for cab and canopy

Secondary auxiliary hydraulic lines

Steel track and steel track with rubber pads

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