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318F L (2017)

Performance

  • The C4.4 ACERT™ meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards. It is powerful and efficient, and it can run on biodiesel up to B20.
  • Advanced control automatically manages pump and engine speed for maximum efficiency.
  • Two power modes, high power and eco mode, help you actively manage fuel consumption.
  • Engine idle shutdown saves fuel, and extends service intervals.

Versatility

  • Site prep and finishing work are quick and easy with a wide range of Cat work tools.
  • Utility work is fast and flawless with a Cat bucket and compactor.
  • A coupler lets you swap between attachments in seconds without leaving the cab.
  • See the whole money-making attachment line for your machine at www.cat.com/attachments.

Comfort

  • The 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 (Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands) with an optional heater.
  • The LCD monitor is easy to navigate and programmable in 42 languages.

Serviceability

  • Many routine service and maintenance points can be accessed from ground level reducing the time taken to check and service your machine.
  • Wide service doors make for easy access.
  • Filters are grouped to reduce service time.
  • The cooling package is designed to prevent plugging, make blowing off debris easy.

Technology

  • Cat Connect technology improves job site efficiency.
  • Optional Cat Grade Control helps you create a level base and precise slope with ease.
  • Product Link™/VisionLink® connects owners to the machine, providing access to location, hours, fuel consumption, idle time, events, and diagnostic codes.

Durability

  • The large swing bearing is secured with elongated bolts to help handle the most swing-intensive work.
  • Robot welded, Caterpillar designed boom and sticks are built for long service.
  • Greased track link between pins and bushings increases undercarriage life and reduces noise.

Safety

  • The hydraulic activation lever locks out all hydraulic functions.
  • Handrails, anti-skid plating, and countersunk bolts reduce slipping and tripping.
  • A ground-level engine shutoff switch shuts down the engine in case of emergency.
  • Standard rearview camera and mirrors enhance visibility.
  • The side-view camera enhances visibility on the boom side of the machine to help make operators more effective and efficient (Europe only).

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Overview

The Cat® 318F L is a perfect choice for customers who value versatility, reliability, durability, and maximum efficiency.

Engine

  • Engine Model Cat C4.4 ACERT Cat C4.4 ACERT
  • Flywheel Power 117.0 HP 88.0 kW
  • Bore 4.13 in 105.0 mm
  • Stroke 5.0 in 127.0 mm
  • Displacement 269.0 in³ 4.4 l
  • Gross Power - SAE J1995 91 kW (122 hp/124 PS) 91 kW (122 hp/124 PS)
  • Net Power - SAE J1349/ISO 9249 88 kW (117 hp/119 PS) 88 kW (117 hp/119 PS)
  • Net Power - ISO 14396 91 kW (122 hp/124 PS) 91 kW (122 hp/124 PS)
  • Note The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.43 metric tonnes. The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.43 metric tonnes.

Weights

  • Operating Weight 42340.0 lb 19200.0 kg

Machine Weight

  • Maximum Operating Weight 42340.0 lb 19200.0 kg
  • Minimum Operating Weight 41010.0 lb 18600.0 kg

Swing

  • Swing Speed 8.5 r/min 8.5 r/min
  • Swing Torque 37394.0 ft·lbf 50.7 null

Drive

  • Maximum Drawbar Pull 46648.0 lbf 207.5 kN
  • Maximum Travel Speed 2.5 mile/h 3.98 km/h

Hydraulic System

  • Main System - Maximum Flow - Total 79.0 gal/min 300.0 l/min
  • Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5076.0 psi 35.0 MPa
  • Maximum Pressure - Swing 3626.0 psi 25.0 MPa
  • Maximum Pressure - Travel 5076.0 psi 35.0 MPa
  • Pilot System - Maximum Flow 6.6 gal/min 25.0 l/min
  • Pilot System - Maximum Pressure 598.0 psi 4120.0 kPa

Service Refill Capacities

  • Cooling System 6.9 gal (US) 26.0 l
  • Final Drive - Each 2.11 gal (US) 8.0 l
  • Hydraulic System - Including Tank 31.96 gal (US) 121.0 l
  • Hydraulic Tank 28.0 gal (US) 106.0 l
  • Engine Oil - With Filter 3.57 gal (US) 13.5 l
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 76.61 gal (US) 290.0 l
  • Swing Drive 2.11 gal (US) 8.0 l
  • DEF Tank Capacity 5.4 gal (US) 20.5 l

Sound Performance

  • ISO 6395 - Exterior Sound Power Level 102.0 dB(A) 102.0 dB(A)
  • ISO 6396 - Operator Sound Pressure Level 71.0 dB(A) 71.0 dB(A)

Bucket & Stick Forces* - Reach Boom - 5.1 m (16'9"); R2.6 m (8'6") Stick; General Duty Bucket

  • Bucket Digging Force - ISO 27700.0 lbf 123.0 kN
  • Bucket Digging Force - SAE 24400.0 lbf 109.0 kN
  • Note *With a 0.91 m3 (1.19 yd3), 1050 mm (41") GD bucket. *With a 0.91 m3 (1.19 yd3), 1050 mm (41") GD bucket.
  • Stick Digging Force - ISO 19334.0 lbf 86.0 kN
  • Stick Digging Force - SAE 18659.0 lbf 83.0 kN

Dimensions* - Reach Boom - 5.1 m (16'9"); R2.6 m (8'6") Stick

  • Cab Height 9.5 ft 2890.0 mm
  • Cab Height - With Top Guard 10.17 ft 3100.0 mm
  • Counterweight Clearance 3.33 ft 1010.0 mm
  • Ground Clearance 1.42 ft 440.0 mm
  • Length - Center of Rollers 10.75 ft 3270.0 mm
  • Note *With a 0.91 m3 (1.19 yd3), 1050 mm (41") GD bucket. *With a 0.91 m3 (1.19 yd3), 1050 mm (41") GD bucket.
  • Shipping Height 10.17 ft 3100.0 mm
  • Shipping Length 28.17 ft 8580.0 mm
  • Tail Swing Radius 8.25 ft 2520.0 mm
  • Track Gauge 6.5 ft 1990.0 mm
  • Track Length 13.33 ft 4075.0 mm
  • Transport Width - 700 mm (28 in) Shoes 8.83 ft 2690.0 mm

Working Ranges* - Reach Boom - 5.1 m (16'9"); R2.6 m (8'6") Stick

  • Maximum Cutting Height 29.25 ft 8920.0 mm
  • Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8'0") Level Bottom 19.25 ft 5870.0 mm
  • Maximum Digging Depth 20.0 ft 6090.0 mm
  • Maximum Loading Height 20.58 ft 6280.0 mm
  • Maximum Reach - Ground Level 28.83 ft 8780.0 mm
  • Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 16.17 ft 4950.0 mm
  • Minimum Loading Height 7.42 ft 2300.0 mm
  • Note *With a 0.91 m3 (1.19 yd3), 1050 mm (41") GD bucket. *With a 0.91 m3 (1.19 yd3), 1050 mm (41") GD bucket.
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