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Small Excavators

315 GC Hydraulic Excavator

Net Power - ISO 9249

98 HP

Operating Weight

34,000 lb

Maximum Digging Depth

19.6 ft

THIS IS MY SELECT

backhoe loader

315 GC Hydraulic Excavator

Net Power - ISO 9249

98 HP

Operating Weight

34,000 lb

Maximum Digging Depth

19.6 ft

Specifications

The Cat® 315 GC Excavator fits your jobsite and your wallet. Simplified maintenance points, longer maintenance intervals, and fuel-saving features and components keep owning and operating costs low. Combined with its compact radius design and a large, ergonomic cab, the 315 GC keeps you working efficiently and comfortably – all at a low cost-per-hour.

      • Net Power - ISO 9249

        98 HP

        73 kW

        Engine Model

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Cat C3.6

        Engine Power - ISO 14396

        100 HP

        74 kW

        Bore

        4 in

        98 mm

        Stroke

        5 in

        120 mm

        Displacement

        220 in³

        3.6 l

      • Main System - Maximum Flow

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        247 L/min (65 gal/min)

        Maximum Pressure - Equipment

        5,075 psi

        35,000 kPa

        Maximum Pressure - Travel

        5,075 psi

        35,000 kPa

        Maximum Pressure - Swing

        3,770 psi

        26,000 kPa

      • Swing Speed

        11.5 r/min

        11.5 r/min

        Maximum Swing Torque

        25,815 ft·lbf

        35 kN·m

      • Operating Weight

        34,000 lb

        15,400 kg

      • Fuel Tank Capacity

        49.4 gal (US)

        187 l

        Cooling System

        4 gal (US)

        15 l

        Engine Oil

        2.1 gal (US)

        8 l

        Final Drive - Each

        0.8 gal (US)

        3 l

        Hydraulic System - Including Tank

        36.5 gal (US)

        138 l

        Hydraulic Tank

        19 gal (US)

        72 l

      • Boom

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Reach 4.65 m (15'3')

        Stick

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Reach R3.0 m (9'10')

        Bucket

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        GD 0.53 m³ (0.69 yd³)

        Shipping Height - Top of Cab

        9.2 ft

        2,810 mm

        Handrail Height

        9.4 ft

        2,860 mm

        Shipping Length

        24.6 ft

        7,530 mm

        Shipping Length - with Blade

        26.5 ft

        8,090 mm

        Tail Swing Radius

        5.1 ft

        1,570 mm

        Counterweight Clearance

        2.9 ft

        880 mm

        Ground Clearance

        1.4 ft

        440 mm

        Track Length

        12.3 ft

        3,750 mm

        Length to Center of Rollers

        10 ft

        3,040 mm

        Track Gauge

        6.5 ft

        1,990 mm

        Transport Width

        8.8 ft

        2,690 mm

      • Maximum Digging Depth

        19.6 ft

        5,990 mm

        Boom

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Reach 4.65 m (15'3')

        Stick

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Reach R3.0 m (9'10')

        Bucket

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        GD 0.53 m³ (0.69 yd³)

        Maximum Reach at Ground Level

        28.5 ft

        8,690 mm

        Maximum Cutting Height

        31.7 ft

        9,690 mm

        Maximum Loading Height

        23.6 ft

        7,220 mm

        Minimum Loading Height

        6.8 ft

        2,080 mm

        Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom

        19.1 ft

        5,810 mm

        Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth

        17 ft

        5,180 mm

        Minimum Working Equipment Radius

        7.3 ft

        2,240 mm

        Bucket Digging Force - ISO

        22,180 lbf

        98.67 kN

        Stick Digging Force - ISO

        13,330 lbf

        59.27 kN

      • 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 0.8 hg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.144 metric tonnes.

      • NOTE

      • BOOM AND STICKS

      • CAB

        • ROPS, sound suppression

        • Comfort Cab: mechanical suspension seat, 203 mm (8') touch screen monitor

      • CAT TECHNOLOGIES

        • Cat Product Link

        • Auto hammer stop

      • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

        • Maintenance free battery

        • LED chassis light, left-side/right-side boom lights, cab lights

        • Programmable time-delay LED working lights

      • ENGINE

        • C3.6 StageV/Tier 4 Final engine

        • Auto engine speed control

        • Auto engine shutdown

        • 52°C (125°F) high-ambient cooling capacity without de-rate

        • -25°C (-13°F) cold start capability

        • Electric fuel priming pump

        • Variable speed fan

        • Single fuel filtration system

        • Double element air filter with integrated precleaner

        • Biodiesel capability up to B20

      • HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

        • Boom and stick regeneration circuit

        • Auto hydraulic warm up

        • Auto two speed travel

        • Electric main control valve

        • Boom and stick drift reduction valve

        • Single type electronic pump

        • Electric boom snubber

        • Auxiliary line support

      • SAFETY AND SECURITY

        • Rear and right-side-view cameras

        • Ground-level engine shutoff switch

        • Service platform with anti-skid plate and countersunk bolts

        • Signaling/warning horn

      • SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

        • Grouped engine oil and fuel filters

        • Ground-level engine oil dipstick

        • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S)

      • UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

        • Grease lubricated track link

        • ISO 15818 tie down points on base frame

        • 3830 kg (8,440 lb) counterweight

      • NOTE

      • CAB

      • BOOM AND STICKS

        • R2.5 m (8'2') stick

        • R2.8 m (9'2') stick

        • R2.8 m (9'2') Thumb Ready stick

        • R3.0 m (9'10') stick

      • HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

        • Boom and stick lowering check valves

        • Medium-pressure line

        • High-pressure line

        • Quick coupler line

      • UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

        • 500 mm (20 in) triple grouser shoes

        • 500 mm (20 in) triple grouser shoes with rubber pad

        • 600 mm (24 in) triple grouser shoes

        • 700 mm (28 in) triple grouser shoes

        • 2500 mm (8'2') blade

        • 2600 mm (8'6') blade

        • 2700 mm (8'10') blade

      WHY CHOOSE EMPIRE

      • Every purchase backed by a full menu of service and support offerings

      • Flexible financing options designed to fit your budget

      • Commitment to providing expert training to maximize operations

      • Value Agreements to ensure proper maintenance and performance