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309 CR VAB Mini Hydraulic Excavator

Net Power

69.5 HP

Operating Weight

21,477 lb

Dig Depth

150.2 in

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backhoe loader

309 CR VAB Mini Hydraulic Excavator

Net Power

69.5 HP

Operating Weight

21,477 lb

Dig Depth

150.2 in

Specifications

The Cat ® 309 CR Variable Angle Boom (VAB) Mini Excavator delivers maximum power and performance in a mini size to help you work in a wide range of applications. The Variable Angle Boom provides the maximum in linkage flexibility in tight applications.

      • Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        The 309 CR VAB specifications are based on a machine configured with a Long (L) Undercarriage. For specifications representing a 309 CR VAB with a Standard Undercarriage, please refer to the 308 CR information.

      • Top Guard

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        ISO 10262:1998 (Level II)

        Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        ISO 12117-2:2008

        Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        ISO 12117:1997

      • Average Exterior Sound Pressure (ISO 6395:2008)

        99 dB(A)

        99 dB(A)

        Operator Sound Pressure (ISO 6396:2008)

        72 dB(A)

        72 dB(A)

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        European Union Directive '2000/14/EC'

      • Air Conditioning

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.430 metric tonnes.

      • Dig Depth

        150.2 in

        3,815 mm

        Cab Height

        100 in

        2,541 mm

        Maximum Blade Depth

        19.1 in

        484 mm

        Maximum Blade Height

        16.1 in

        408 mm

        Stick Length

        71.7 in

        1,820 mm

        Maximum Reach

        256.5 in

        6,515 mm

        Tail Swing without Counterweight

        57.1 in

        1,450 mm

        Vertical Wall

        99.2 in

        2,520 mm

        Swing Bearing Height

        29.8 in

        756 mm

        Track Belt/Shoe Width

        17.7 in

        450 mm

        Boom Swing Right

        37 in

        935 mm

        Overall Track Width

        97.2 in

        2,470 mm

        Overall Shipping Length

        255.7 in

        6,495 mm

        Maximum Dump Clearance

        135.8 in

        3,450 mm

        Boom in Reach

        122.8 in

        3,120 mm

        Maximum Reach at Ground Level

        248 in

        6,300 mm

        Transport Height

        97.4 in

        2,475 mm

        Overall Undercarriage Length

        126 in

        3,200 mm

        Ground Clearance

        14 in

        356 mm

        Tail Swing with Counterweight

        62.4 in

        1,585 mm

        Maximum Dig Height

        205.5 in

        5,220 mm

        Boom Swing Left

        24 in

        605 mm

      • Ground Clearance

        14 in

        356 mm

        Cab Height

        100 in

        2,541 mm

        Boom in Reach

        106.7 in

        2,710 mm

        Vertical Wall

        146.7 in

        3,725 mm

        Swing Bearing Height

        29.8 in

        756 mm

        Maximum Dump Clearance

        247.4 in

        6,285 mm

        Overall Undercarriage Length

        126 in

        3,200 mm

        Maximum Reach at Ground Level

        303.7 in

        7,715 mm

        Tail Swing without Counterweight

        57.1 in

        1,450 mm

        Maximum Reach

        310.4 in

        7,885 mm

        Track Belt/Shoe Width

        17.7 in

        450 mm

        Overall Shipping Length

        255.7 in

        6,495 mm

        Maximum Blade Depth

        19.1 in

        484 mm

        Maximum Dig Height

        322 in

        8,180 mm

        Overall Track Width

        97.2 in

        2,470 mm

        Tail Swing with Counterweight

        62.4 in

        1,585 mm

        Stick Length

        71.7 in

        1,820 mm

        Maximum Blade Height

        16.1 in

        408 mm

        Boom Swing Right

        37 in

        935 mm

        Boom Swing Left

        24 in

        605 mm

        Transport Height

        97.4 in

        2,475 mm

        Dig Depth

        136.2 in

        3,460 mm

      • Net Power

        69.5 HP

        51.8 kW

        Displacement

        203 in³

        3.33 l

        Stroke

        4.7 in

        120 mm

        Bore

        3.7 in

        94 mm

        Gross Power - SAE J1995

        74.3 HP

        55.4 kW

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with air cleaner, exhaust system and fan.

        Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249:2007, 80/1269/EEC

        69.5 HP

        51.8 kW

        Engine Model - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Cat C3.3B

      • Operating Weight

        21,477 lb

        9,740 kg

        Note (1)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        *Minimum Weight is based on rubber tracks, no counterweight, operator, full fuel tank, standard stick, blade and no bucket.

        Note (2)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        **Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks with rubber pads, counterweight, operator, full fuel tank, standard stick, blade and no bucket.

        Minimum Operating Weight*

        20,121 lb

        9,125 kg

        Maximum Operating Weight*

        21,477 lb

        9,740 kg

      • Steel Tracks with Pads

        728 lb

        330 kg

        Counterweight

        552 lb

        250 kg

        Standard Stick

        77 lb

        35 kg

      • Ground Pressure - Minimum Weight

        5.1 psi

        35.4 kPa

        Travel Speed - High

        3.1 mile/h

        4.9 km/h

        Maximum Traction Force - High Speed

        6,497 lbf

        28.9 kN

        Travel Speed - Low

        1.6 mile/h

        2.6 km/h

        Ground Pressure - Maximum Weight

        5.5 psi

        37.8 kPa

        Maximum Traction Force - Low Speed

        19,064 lbf

        84.8 kN

        Gradeability - Maximum

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        30 degrees

      • Fuel Tank

        39 gal (US)

        147 l

        Hydraulic System

        29 gal (US)

        110 l

        Engine Oil

        3 gal (US)

        11.2 l

        Cooling System

        2.6 gal (US)

        10 l

        Hydraulic Tank

        14 gal (US)

        53 l

      • Operating Pressure - Travel

        4,134 psi

        285 bar

        Type

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump

        Digging Force - Stick - Standard

        9,509 lbf

        42.3 kN

        Digging Force - Bucket

        13,946 lbf

        62 kN

        Pump Flow at 2,400 rpm

        62 gal/min

        233 l/min

        Operating Pressure - Swing

        3,626 psi

        250 bar

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Flow and pressure are not combinable. Under load, as flow rises pressure goes down.

        Operating Pressure - Equipment

        4,134 psi

        285 bar

        Maximum Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Flow at Pump

        9 gal/min

        33 l/min

        Maximum Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Pressure at Pump

        4,134 psi

        285 bar

        Maximum Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Flow at Pump

        35 gal/min

        131 l/min

        Maximum Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Pressure at Pump

        4,134 psi

        285 bar

        Maximum Auxiliary Circuit - Primary (High Flow) - Pressure at Pump

        4,134 psi

        285 bar

        Maximum Auxiliary Circuit - Primary (High Flow) - Flow at Pump

        37 gal/min

        140 l/min

      • Machine Swing Speed

        10.6 r/min

        10.6 r/min

        Boom Swing - Left

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        60 degrees

        Boom Swing - Right

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        50 degrees

      • Height

        17 in

        431 mm

        Width - Wide

        103.9 in

        2,640 mm

        Width - Standard

        97.2 in

        2,470 mm

      • ENGINE

        • Cat C3.3 Diesel Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V) – Electronic Engine, Turbo, Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)

        • Automatic Engine Idle

        • Automatic Engine Shutdown

        • Automatic Swing Brake

        • Automatic Two Speed Travel

        • Fuel Water Separator with Indicator

        • Radial Seal – Double Element Air Filter

        • Extended Life Coolant, –37° C (–35° F)

        • Ecology Drain

      • HYDRAULICS

        • Smart Tech Electronic Pump

        • Electronic Variable Displacement Piston Pump

        • Load Sensing/Flow Sharing Hydraulics

        • Power On Demand

        • Hydraulic Temperature Monitoring

        • Certified Accumulator

        • HYDO Advanced Hydraulic Oil

        • Dedicated Auxiliary Hydraulic Pump

      • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

        • Top Guard ISO 10262 1998 Level I

        • ROPS ISO 12117-2:2008

        • Sealed and Pressurized Cab

        • Stick Steer Mode

        • Travel Cruise Control

        • Control Pattern Changer

        • Adjustable Wrist Rests

        • Molded Footrests

        • Removable, Washable Floor Mat

        • Travel Pedals and Hand Levers

        • Cat Key with Passcode Option

        • HVAC with Automatic Temperature Control

        • Hydraulic Lockout Controls

        • Integrated Lower Front Window

        • Assisted Front Window Overhead Storage

        • Rear Window Emergency Exit

        • Fabric, High Back, Suspension Seat

        • Retractable Seat Belt (75 mm/3 in)

        • Coat Hook

        • Cup Holder

        • LED Interior Light

        • Literature Holder

        • Mounting Bosses for Top and Front Guards

        • 12V Power Socket

        • Radio – Bluetooth, Auxiliary, Microphone, USB (charging only)

        • Skylight

        • Signaling/Warning Horn

        • Cab and (left side) Boom Work Lights

        • Utility Space for Mobile Phone

        • Next Generation Color LCD Monitor (IP66) – Jog Dial Interface – Fuel Level and Coolant Temperature Gauges – Maintenance and Machine Monitoring – Performance and Machine Adjustments – Numeric Security Code – Multiple Languages – Camera Ready (IP68 & IP69K) – Hour Meter with Wake Up Switch

      • UNDERCARRIAGE

        • Greased and Lubricated Track

        • Hydraulic Track Adjusters

        • Tie Down Eyes on Track Frame

        • Dozer Blade

        • Dozer Float

        • Bolt-on, Reversible Wear Edge

      • BOOM, STICK AND LINKAGES

        • Variable Angle Boom

        • Standard Stick (1820 mm/71.7 in)

        • Front Shovel Capable – Pin-on/Manual Coupler/Hydraulic Coupler (not available in all regions)

        • Thumb Ready (not available in all regions)

      • ELECTRICAL

        • 12 Volt Electrical System

        • 90 Ampere Alternator

        • Circuit Breaker

        • 850 CCA Maintenance Free Battery

        • Battery Disconnect

        • Ignition Key Stop Switch

      • OTHER

        • Locks on External Enclosure Doors

        • Lockable Fuel Cap

        • Beacon Socket

        • Rear Reflectors

      • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

        • Push to Start with Bluetooth® Key

        • Air Suspension Heated Seat

        • Rain Visor

        • Next Generation Advanced Monitor (below are all included with Next Generation Advanced Monitor option) – Touch Screen – Site Reference System – High Definition Camera Capable (IP68 & IP69K) – Numeric Security Code

      • UNDERCARRIAGE

        • Wide Dozer Blade

        • Steel Tracks (450 mm/17.7 in wide)

        • Wide Steel Tracks (600 mm/23.6 in)

        • Steel Track with Rubber Pads

        • Track Guides

      • BOOM, STICK AND LINKAGES

        • Attachments including Buckets, Augers and Hammers

        • 2nd Auxiliary Hydraulic Lines

        • Boom Lowering Check Valve

        • Stick Lowering Check Valve

        • Certified Lifting Eye

      • ELECTRICAL

        • Product Link Elite (regulations apply)

        • Travel Alarm

        • Rearview Camera

        • Rotating Beacon

      • GUARDING

        • Mesh Front Guard ISO 10262 1998 Level I

        • Heavy Duty Front Guard ISO 10262 1998 Level II

        • Overhead Cab Guard ISO 10262 1998 Level II

        • Polycarbonate Front Window EN356 P5A

        • Track Guards

      • OTHER

        • Additional Counterweight

        • Water Jacket Heater

        • Refueling Pump

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