315F L Hydraulic Excavator

315F L Hydraulic Excavator

The Cat® 315F excavator is a productive and highly versatile solution for your medium duty applications. Its compact radius design allows you to work in tight spaces without compromising performance. The powerful hydraulic system increases productivity, making the 315F excavator a top performer in the 15-ton size class.
Not all features are available in all regions. Consult your Cat dealer for specific configurations available in your region.

Engine

Engine Model
Cat C4.4 ACERT
Flywheel Power
97hp
Bore
4.1in
Stroke
5.0in
Displacement
270in3
Gross Power – SAE J1995
74 kW (100 hp/101 PS)
Net Power - SAE J1349/ISO 9249
72 kW (97 hp/98 PS)
Engine Power – ISO 14396
74 kW (100 hp/101 PS)
Note
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.6 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 0.858 metric tonnes.
Engine Model
Cat C4.4
Flywheel Power
Bore
4.1in
Stroke
5in
Displacement
270in³
Gross Power - SAE J1995
74 kW (100 hp/101 PS)
Engine Power - ISO 14396
74 kW (100 hp/101 PS)
Note
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.6 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 0.858 metric tonnes.
Net Flywheel Power
97HP

Drive

Maximum Drawbar Pull
25400lbf
Maximum Travel Speed
3.4mph
Maximum Drawbar Pull
25400lbf
Maximum Travel Speed
3.4mile/h

Hydraulic System

Maximum Pressure – Travel
5080psi
Maximum Pressure – Swing
3340psi
Pilot System – Maximum Flow
4.8gal/min
Pilot System – Maximum Pressure
600psi
Main System – Maximum Flow (total)
67gal/min
Maximum Pressure – Equipment
4420psi
Maximum Pressure - Power Offset Boom - Optional
4340psi
Main System - Maximum Flow - Total
67gal/min
Maximum Pressure - Equipment
4420psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing
3340psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5080psi
Pilot System - Maximum Flow
4.8gal/min
Pilot System - Maximum Pressure
600psi

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
7.40gal
Swing Drive (each)
0.6gal
Final Drive (each)
0.8gal
Hydraulic System (including tank)
42.3gal
Hydraulic Tank
22.2gal
Engine Oil (with filter)
3.6gal
Fuel Tank Capacity
47.0gal
DEF Tank Capacity
5.0gal
Cooling System
7.4gal (US)
Swing Drive - Each
0.6gal (US)
Final Drive - Each
0.8gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
42.3gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
22.2gal (US)
Engine Oil - With Filter
3.6gal (US)
Fuel Tank Capacity
47gal (US)
DEF Tank Capacity
5gal (US)

Sound Performance

ISO 6396 – Operator Sound Pressure Level
69dB(A)
ISO 6395 – Exterior Sound Power Level
101dB(A)
ISO 6395 - Exterior Sound Power Level
101dB(A)
ISO 6396 - Operator Sound Pressure Level
69dB(A)

Machine Weight

Operating Weight
37794lb
Maximum Operating Weight
37794lb
Minimum Operating Weight
33296lb

Swing

Swing Torque
22790ft·lbf
Swing Speed
11.5r/min

Machine Weights

Minimum Operating Weight
33296lb

Dimensions*: Reach Boom – 4.65 m (15'3"); R3.0 m (9'10") Stick

Shipping Height
9.83ft
Tail Swing Radius
5.00ft
Length to Center of Rollers
10.00ft
Track Length
12.33ft
Ground Clearance
1.42ft
Track Gauge
6.50ft
Cab Height
9.25ft
Cab Height with Top Guard
9.67ft
Counterweight Clearance
2.83ft
Note
*With 0.53 m3 (0.69 yd3), 900 mm (36") bucket.

Dimensions* - Reach Boom - 4.65 m (15'3"); R3.0 m (9'10") Stick

Shipping Length - With Blade
26.25ft
Transport Width - 600 mm (24 in) Shoes
8.5ft
Cab Height
9.25ft
Cab Height - With Top Guard
9.67ft
Counterweight Clearance
2.83ft
Ground Clearance
1.42ft
Length - Center of Rollers
10ft
Note
*With 0.53 m3 (0.69 yd3), 900 mm (36") bucket.
Shipping Height
9.83ft
Tail Swing Radius
5ft
Track Gauge
6.5ft
Track Length
12.33ft

Working Ranges*: Reach Boom – 4.65 m (15'3"); R3.0 m (9'10") Stick

Maximum Digging Depth
19.50ft
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
28.50ft
Maximum Cutting Height
31.67ft
Maximum Loading Height
23.58ft
Minimum Loading Height
6.75ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8'0") Level Bottom
18.92ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth
17.33ft
Note
*With 0.53 m3 (0.69 yd3), 900 mm (36") bucket.

Bucket & Stick Forces*: Reach Boom – 4.65 m (15'3"); R3.0 m (9'10") Stick; General Duty Bucket

Bucket Digging Force (SAE)
19200lbf
Bucket Digging Force (ISO)
21420lbf
Stick Digging Force (SAE)
12800lbf
Stick Digging Force (ISO)
13130lbf
Note
*With 0.53 m3 (0.69 yd3), 900 mm (36") bucket.

Weights

Operating Weight
37794lb

Bucket & Stick Forces* - Reach Boom - 4.65 m (15'3"); R3.0 m (9'10") Stick; General Duty Bucket

Bucket Digging Force - ISO
21420lbf
Bucket Digging Force - SAE
19200lbf
Note
*With 0.53 m3 (0.69 yd3), 900 mm (36") bucket.
Stick Digging Force - ISO
13130lbf
Stick Digging Force - SAE
12800lbf

Working Ranges* - Reach Boom - 4.65 m (15'3"); R3.0 m (9'10") Stick

Maximum Cutting Height
31.67ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8'0") Level Bottom
18.92ft
Maximum Digging Depth
19.5ft
Maximum Loading Height
Maximum Reach - Ground Level
28.5ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth
17.33ft
Minimum Loading Height
6.75ft
Note
*With 0.53 m3 (0.69 yd3), 900 mm (36") bucket.

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.6 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 0.858 metric tonnes.

Working Ranges

Stick Digging Force (ISO)
13130lbf
Maximum Digging Depth
19.5ft
Boom
Reach Boom - 4.65 m (15'3")
Stick
R3.0 m (9'10")
Bucket
0.53 m3 (0.69 yd3)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
28.5ft
Maximum Cutting Height
31.67ft
Maximum Loading Height
23.58ft
Minimum Loading Height
6.75ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8”0’) Level Bottom
18.92ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth
17.33ft
Bucket Digging Force (SAE)
19200lbf
Stick Digging Force (SAE)
57kN
Bucket Digging Force (ISO)
21420lbf
Stick Digging Force (ISO)
13130lbf

Dimensions

Shipping Height
9.83ft
Shipping Length
26.25ft
Tail Swing Radius
5ft
Length - Center of Rollers
10ft
Track Length
12.33ft
Ground Clearance
1.42ft
Track Gauge
6.5ft
Cab Height
2810mm
Counterweight Clearance
2.83ft
Boom
Reach Boom - 4.65 m (15'3")
Bucket
GD 0.53 m3 (0.69 yd3)
Stick
R3.0 m (9'10")
Cab Height with Top Guard
9.67ft
Transport Width - 600 mm (24") Shoes
8.5ft

Standard Equipment

  • Cab
    • ROPS, standard sound suppression
    • Adjustable seat, armrest, and console
    • Color LCD display
    • Automatic climate control
    • AM/FM Radio
    • Travel control pedals with removable hand levers
  • Cat Connect Technology
    • Cat Product Link
  • Electrical System
    • 12V, 5A power supply
    • Time delay function for boom and cab light
  • Engine
    • C4.4 Tier 4 Final, EU Stage IV diesel engine
    • Biodiesel capable up to B20
    • 2,300 m (7,500 ft.) altitude capability
    • Electric priming pump
    • Automatic engine speed control
    • Side-by-side cooling system
    • -18°C (0°F) cold start capability
    • Block heater capability
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuit
    • Automatic swing brake
    • High-performance hydraulic return filter
  • Safety And Security
    • One key security system
    • Door and cap locks
    • Lockable external tool/storage box
    • Signaling/warning horn
    • Travel alarm
    • Secondary engine shutoff switch
    • Emergency boom down
    • Openable skylight as emergency exit
    • Rearview camera
    • Mirrors, rearview (frame - right)
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • 3.56 mt (7,850 lbs) counterweight
    • Towing eye for diagonal lashing on base frame
    • Grease lubricated track (GLT) with resin seal
    • Center track guiding guard

Optional Equipment

  • Boom And Sticks
    • 4.65m (15'3") reach boom
    • Variable angle boom
    • Power offset Boom for 2.13m (7') stick
    • R3.0 m (9'10") stick
    • R2.8 m (9'2") stick
    • R2.5 m (8'2") stick
    • 2.13m (7') stick
    • R2.1 m (6'11") stick
  • Cat Connect Technology
    • Cat Grade Control - Depth and Slope
  • Electrical System
    • Right-side boom light
  • Engine
    • -25°C (-13°F) cold start capability
    • Engine idle shutdown function
  • Hydraulic System
    • Fine swing control
    • Auxiliary hydraulics
    • Quick coupler line
    • Boom lowering control device
    • Stick lowering check device
    • Two-way control pattern changer
    • Medium-pressure line
    • High-pressure line
  • Safety And Security
    • Bolt-on FOGS
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • 500 mm (20 in) triple grouser shoes
    • 600 mm (24 in) triple grouser shoes
    • 700 mm (28 in) triple grouser shoes
    • Rubber pad for 500 mm (20in) triple grouser shoes
    • 2500 mm (8'2") blade with replaceable cutting edge with lever control
    • 2600 mm (8'6") blade with replaceable cutting edge with lever control
    • 2700 mm (8'10") blade with replaceable cutting edge with lever control