325D MH Standard Equipment

  • 29'0" (8.85 m) Material Handling Boom Includes high pressure tig welded steel tubes

  • 80 Ampere alternator
  • Lights, cab mounted (two)
  • Horn
  • Light, storage box mounted

  • Bolt on FOGS capability
  • Polycarbonate windows except laminated glass in retractable front windshield / tempered glass in removable lower windshield and sliding upper door window
  • Rear window emergency exit
  • KAB 84/ E4P Suspension seat with adjustable arm rest and 3" retractable seat belt (cloth)
  • Monitor
  • Pop up skylight with sunscreen
  • Windshield wiper / washers (upper/lower)
  • Positive filtered ventilation
  • Bi-level air conditioner, heater, and defroster
  • Instrument panel and gauges
  • Interior lighting
  • Coat hook
  • Ashtray with lighter
  • Literature compartment
  • Storage compartment suitable for lunch box
  • Neutral lever for all controls
  • Adjustable pilot operated joystick type (wrist lever) controls with integral electrical switches for operation of the grapple rotate (modulated) and magnet lift/drop
  • Modulated grapple open-close controls using right side joystick
  • Toggle switch in RH console to switch between magnet and grapple operation
  • Travel control pedals with removable hand levers
  • Platform next to cab for improved access
  • Washable floor mat
  • Sunscreen on windshield
  • Beverage holder
  • AM/FM Radio with two stereo speakers

  • Cat® C7 diesel engine with 24-volt electric starting and air intake heater
  • Emissions package to meet EPA Tier 3 requirements
  • Radial seal air filter
  • Automatic engine speed control with manual return to idle (not functional when hydraulic generator is in operation)
  • Water separator in fuel line
  • Two speed auto-shift travel
  • Side by side cooling package (high ambient)
  • Removable external debris filter covering air inlets
  • Muffler
  • Air precleaner
  • Block heater
  • Electric priming pump

  • High square carbody
  • Hydraulic track adjusters
  • Track type undercarriage with grease lubricated seals
  • Idler and center section track guiding guards
  • 24" (600 mm) Triple Grouser Shoes (50 sections)
  • Heavy duty track rollers

  • Heavy duty upper frame with bottom guards
  • Door locks and caps locks and Caterpillar One Key Security System
  • Mirrors (frame-right, cab-left)
  • 16,980 lb (7.70 kg) Material Handling Counterweight
  • Automatic swing parking break
  • Fine swing control
  • Travel alarm
  • Extra batteries, heavy duty starter
  • Secondary engine shut off switch
  • Ether and cold weather starting aids
  • Cold start receptacle
  • Crosshead adapter
  • Product Link ready

  • Fully pressurized hydraulic system
  • Auxiliary pump and lines to drive generator
  • Medium pressure auxiliary hydraulic circuit for powering rotating grapples (includes pump, valve with flow control, and lines)
  • High pressure grapple open / close hydraulic circuit with shut off valves at the end of the stick
  • Boom and stick lowering check valve
  • Regeneration circuit for boom and stick
  • Heavy Lift Mode

325D MH Optional Equipment

One of two cab risers MUST be chosen:
  • 6'5" (1.9 m) manual tilt cab riser
  • 8'6" (2.6 m) hydraulic cab riser

One of two stick options MUST be chosen:
  • Stick, 19'8" (6.0 m) Material Handling providing a linkage with a maximum reach of 46'4" (14.1 m)
  • Stick, 24'3" (7.42 m) Material Handling providing a linkage with a maximum reach of 50'11" (15.5 m)

Guard, Falling Objects

Fan, auto reversing

Generator, 20 kW

Coolant extended life -58° F (-50° C)

Exit, secondary rear window with an internal and external opening provisions mandatory for Province of British Columbia, Canada

Magnet-Scrap Handling
  • 57" (1.45 m) Walker Liftmaster Series
  • 66" (1.68 m) Walker Liftmaster Series

Grapple-four tine, Orange Peel
  • 0.75 yd3 (0.57 cubic meter)
  • 1.25 yd3 (0.96 cubic meter)


The D Series is tough, dependable, and incorporates innovative features for improved performance.


Engine Model Cat® C7 ACERT™ Cat® C7 ACERT™ Less
Net Flywheel Power 204.0 hp 152.0 kW Less
Net Power - ISO 9249 204.0 hp 152.0 kW Less
Net Power - SAE J1349 202.0 hp 151.0 kW Less
Net Power - EEC 80/1269 204.0 hp 152.0 kW Less
Bore 4.33 in 110.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.0 in 127.0 mm Less
Displacement 440.0 in3 7.2 L Less
Engine Manufacturer Caterpillar Caterpillar Less
Aspiration Turbo Turbo Less
Deration Altitude 7545.91 ft 2300.0 m Less

Operating Specifications

Max. Reach 50.85 ft 15.5 m Less
Cab Riser - Fixed 6.42 ft 1.96 m Less
Cab Riser - Hydraulic 8.5 ft 2.6 m Less
Generator Set 27.0 hp 20.0 kW Less

Hydraulic System

Maximum Flow (each of two pumps) 62.0 gal/min 235.0 L/min Less
Max. Pressure Implements 5076.0 psi 35000.0 kPa Less
Max Pressure - Heavy Lift 5221.0 psi 36000.0 kPa Less
Max. Pressure Travel 5076.0 psi 35000.0 kPa Less
Max. Pressure - Swing 4192.0 psi 28900.0 kPa Less
Pilot System Max. Flow 8.6 gal/min 32.4 L/min Less
Pilot System Max. Pressure 566.0 psi 3900.0 kPa Less
Rotate Circuit for Grapple Max. Flow 15.0 gal/min 57.0 L/min Less
Rotate Circuit for Grapple Operating Pressure 2000.0 psi 13789.0 kPa Less
Generator Auxiliary Pump Max Flow 42.0 gal/min 159.0 L/min Less
Rotate Circuit for Grapple Operating Pressure 15.06 gal/min 57.0 L/min Less
Generator Auxiliary Pump Max Pressure 2500.0 psi 17237.0 kPa Less


Operating Weight 78321.0 lb 35526.0 kg Less
Upper 20269.0 lb 9194.0 kg Less
Counterweight 16980.0 lb 7700.0 kg Less
Undercarriage (includes carbody) 25137.0 lb 11402.0 kg Less
Two-Piece Front (with cylinders) 12983.0 lb 5889.0 kg Less
Grapple/Adapter 2956.0 lb 1341.0 kg Less


High Range Max. Travel Speed 3.29 mph 5.3 km/h Less
Max. Drawbar Pull 55078.18 lb 245.0 kN Less


Operating Height - to Top of Cab (Fixed) 17.11 ft 5214.0 mm Less
Operating Height-to Top of Cab (Hydraulic) 19.85 ft 6050.0 mm Less
Operating Height to Top of Cab (Hydraulic Cab - Lowered) 17.63 ft 5374.0 mm Less
Shipping Height - Cab Tipped 11.28 ft 3439.0 mm Less
Operating Width 13.94 ft 4249.0 mm Less
Shipping Length 39.36 ft 11996.0 mm Less
Tail Swing Radius 9.93 ft 3026.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 2.11 ft 643.0 mm Less
Counterweight Clearance 4.45 ft 1355.0 mm Less
Rear of carrier to end of boom 39.26 ft 11966.0 mm Less
UC with Standard Shoe Width 13.2 ft 4024.0 mm Less

Swing Mechanism

Swing Torque 63659.0 lb ft 86.3 kN·m Less
Swing Speed 10.2 RPM 10.2 RPM Less


Track Shoes 24.0 in 600.0 mm Less
Gauge 133.6 in 3394.0 mm Less
Shoes (each side) 50 50 Less
Rollers (each side) 9 9 Less
Overall Track Length 191.0 in 4860.0 mm Less
Number of Carrier Rollers Each Side 9 9 Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 137.37 gal 520.0 L Less
Fuel Tank 137.0 gal 520.0 L Less
Cooling System 7.9 gal 30.0 L Less
Engine Oil 7.9 gal 30.0 L Less
Swing Drive 2.6 gal 10.0 L Less
Final Drive (each) 1.6 gal 6.0 L Less
Hydraulic System (including tank) 82.0 gal 310.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 38.0 gal 145.0 L Less


Maximum Drawbar Pull 55078.18 lb 245.0 kN Less
Maximum Travel Speed 3.3 mph 5.3 km/h Less

325D MH Material Handler

Special features provide for aggressive performance, reliability, and excellent productivity.

325D MH Two-Piece Caterpillar Front Linkage

Caterpillar 325D Material Handler fronts are purpose designed and built for excellent reach, flexibility, and lift performance to meet all requirements of material handling applications.


Built for power, reliability, economy, and lower emissions.


The 325D MH structural components are the backbone of the machine's durability and provide for excellent stability.

Work Tools - Attachments

A variety of grapples and magnets are available to maximize machine performance in material handling applications.

Serviceability and Complete Customer Support

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