Cat 318F L Hydraulic Excavator

318F L Small Hydraulic Excavator

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Engine Model Cat C4.4 ACERT
Flywheel Power 117 HP
Bore 4.13 in
Stroke 5 in
Displacement 269 in³
Gross Power - SAE J1995 91 kW (122 hp/124 PS)
Net Power - SAE J1349/ISO 9249 88 kW (117 hp/119 PS)
Net Power - ISO 14396 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.
Operating Weight 42340 lb
Machine Weight
Maximum Operating Weight 42340 lb
Minimum Operating Weight 41010 lb
Swing Speed 8.5 r/min
Swing Torque 37394 ft·lbf
Maximum Drawbar Pull 46648 lbf
Maximum Travel Speed 2.5 mile/h
Hydraulic System
Main System - Maximum Flow - Total 79 gal/min
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5076 psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing 3626 psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5076 psi
Pilot System - Maximum Flow 6.6 gal/min
Pilot System - Maximum Pressure 598 psi
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 6.9 gal (US)
Final Drive - Each 2.11 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 31.96 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 28 gal (US)
Engine Oil - With Filter 3.57 gal (US)
Fuel Tank Capacity 76.61 gal (US)
Swing Drive 2.11 gal (US)
DEF Tank Capacity 5.4 gal (US)
Sound Performance
ISO 6395 - Exterior Sound Power Level 102 dB(A)
ISO 6396 - Operator Sound Pressure Level 71 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 lbf
Bucket Digging Force - SAE 24400 lbf
Note *With a 0.91 m3 (1.19 yd3), 1050 mm (41") GD bucket.
Stick Digging Force - ISO 19334 lbf
Stick Digging Force - SAE 18659 lbf
Dimensions* - Reach Boom - 5.1 m (16'9"); R2.6 m (8'6") Stick
Cab Height 9.5 ft
Cab Height - With Top Guard 10.17 ft
Counterweight Clearance 3.33 ft
Ground Clearance 1.42 ft
Length - Center of Rollers 10.75 ft
Note *With a 0.91 m3 (1.19 yd3), 1050 mm (41") GD bucket.
Shipping Height 10.17 ft
Shipping Length 28.17 ft
Tail Swing Radius 8.25 ft
Track Gauge 6.5 ft
Track Length 13.33 ft
Transport Width - 700 mm (28 in) Shoes 8.83 ft
Working Ranges* - Reach Boom - 5.1 m (16'9"); R2.6 m (8'6") Stick
Maximum Cutting Height 29.25 ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8'0") Level Bottom 19.25 ft
Maximum Digging Depth 20 ft
Maximum Loading Height 20.58 ft
Maximum Reach - Ground Level 28.83 ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 16.17 ft
Minimum Loading Height 7.42 ft
Note *With a 0.91 m3 (1.19 yd3), 1050 mm (41") GD bucket.



  • 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.


  • 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.
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  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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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