CS-323C

The CS-323C has a durable Cat power train, field-proven hydraulic and vibratory system, production enhancing options, and the world's largest and most dedicated dealer support system to ensure maximum compaction performance and value.


SPECIFICATIONS
Weights
Operating Weight w/ROPS/FOPS 9680.0 lb
Weight at Drum w/ROPS/FOPS 4500.0 lb
Shipping weight w/ROPS/FOPS 9670.0 lb


Operating Specifications
Drum Width 50.0 in
Travel Speed (Maximum) 5.5 mph
Turning Radius Inside Drum Edge 103.0 in
Turning Radius Outside Drum Edge 153.0 in
Ground Clearance 13.6 in
Curb Clearance 13.2 in
Blade Cutting Depth 3.0 in


Engine
Gross Power 83.0 hp
Engine Model Cat® 3054C
Net Power - EEC 80/1269 80.0 hp
Net Power - ISO 9249 80.0 hp
Net Power - SAEJ1349 80.0 hp
Bore 4.13 in
Stroke 5.0 in


Dimensions
Width with Blade 61.81 in
Drum Diameter - Over Drum 40.0 in
Overall Length 162.0 in
Overall Length w/Blade 177.0 in
Overall Width 78.0 in
Height w/ROPS/FOPS 98.0 in.
Blade height 22.0 in
Wheelbase 88.0 in


Vibratory System
Vibratory Frequency 2100.0 vpm
Nominal Amplitude - High 0.05 in
Centrifugal Force Maximum 15000.0 lb


Tires
Tires 11.2 x 24 6-ply


Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank Capacity 38.0 gal


BENEFITS & FEATURES
Vibratory System
An industry-proven eccentric weight design combined with high amplitude and frequency delivers superior compaction in the fewest number of passes.


High Centrifugal Force and Amplitude
High centrifugal force and amplitude provides superior compactive effort and exceptional productivity.

Vibratory Frequency
A vibratory frequency of 35 Hz (2100 vpm) combined with optimal drum weight, enables the operator to achieve density in fewer passes.

Heavy-duty Bearings
The large heavy-duty bearings for the weight shaft are designed for high compactive forces.

Heavy-duty Bearings
The large heavy-duty bearings for the weight shaft are designed for high compactive forces.

Heavy-duty Isolation Mounts
Heavy-duty isolation mounts allow more force to be transmitted to the ground and less vibration to the drum yoke.

Caterpillar 3054C Diesel Engine
The Caterpillar 3054C diesel engine delivers 62 kW (83 hp) and is built for performance and reliability without sacrificing fuel economy.


Direct Injection Fuel System
An adjustment-free direct injection fuel system provides individually metered high-pressure, direct injection of fuel for maximum efficiency.

Large Engine Oil Cooler
The large engine oil cooler reduces oil deterioration and varnishing of internal components. It allows for 500 hour engine oil change intervals.

Low-mounted Oil Pump
The low-mounted oil pump allows for quicker start-up lubrication.

Combination Fuel Filter and Water Separator
The combination fuel filter and water separator offers superior protection for the fuel injection system.

Meets Emissions Standards
The Caterpillar 3054C engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 2 and European EU Stage II emissions control standards worldwide.

Propel System
The efficient propel system of the CS-323C provides high tractive effort and gradeability for outstanding productivity, machine control and utilization.


Single Propel Pump with Flow Divider
The single propel pump with flow divider provides separate, balanced hydraulic flow to the rear wheel axle and the drum drive motors. It provides high gradeability and increases tractive effort in loose or poor underfoot conditions.

Limited Slip Differential
The limited slip differential provides balanced tractive effort and smooth torque transfer to both rear wheels.

Infinitely Variable Speed Range
The CS-323C has infinitely variable speed range for maximum torque when using the leveling blade or grade climbing, plus the ability to move quickly over longer distances.

Flushing Valves
Flushing valves in each propel circuit help keep hydraulic oil cool and clean for maximum system efficiency.

High Travel Speed
High travel speed up to 8.9 km/h (5.5 mph).

Operator’s Station
The operator's station is designed for simple control, comfort and productivity. The platform is equipped with a ROPS/FOPS canopy and is enclosed by handrails and features foot rests for sure footing.


Single Lever Control
Single lever control for propel and vibratory On/Off provides simple and low effort operation.

Propel Lever
The easy to reach propel lever is located to the right of the operator's seat for convenient and accurate machine control.

Operational Guages
The operational gauges are located on the steering console for easy reference when operating.

Visibility
Visibility is unrestricted to the drum and tire edge and to the side and rear of the machine.

Operator's Seat
The operator's seat is comfortable, durable and adjustable with flip-up arm rests and a 76 mm (3") wide retractable seat belt.

Isolated Operator's Station
The operator's station is isolated with heavy-duty rubber mounts to reduce machine vibration transmitted to the operator.

Compact Size for Specific Applications
The compact size of the CS-323C is designed specifically for utility construction with narrow working widths like trench compaction or job sites with limited space.


Narrow Machine Width
The narrow machine width of 1.39 m (4'6") is ideal for working in trench applications or job sites with limited space.

Machine Weight
The machine weight is good for light compaction of uniform layers over sewer and water pipes.

Propel System
The propel system allows the operator to stop, maintain machine position and change directions while on a grade.

Turning Radius
The CP-323 has a short turning radius for good maneuverability in confined work areas.

Leveling Blade (Optional)
The leveling blade option increases the machines versatility and utilization, plus greatly enhances productivity.


Expands Machine Versatility and Utilization
The optional leveling blade expands the machines versatility and utilization for use in material knockdown, site leveling, trench backfilling and light dozing applications.

Single Lever Blade Control
Single lever blade control is located to the right of the operator’s seat for simple and convenient operation.

Efficient Propel System Combined with Ample Engine Horsepower
Efficient propel system combined with ample engine horsepower provides plenty of power and tractive effort for effective blade use without drum spin.

Cutting Edges
The two-piece reversible and replaceable cutting edge increases edge service life and reduce replacement costs.

Mounting Point
The high mounting point provides superior curb and obstruction clearance.

Reliability and Serviceability
Reliability and serviceability are integrated into every Caterpillar Soil Compactor. These important features keep your machine investment profitable.


Visual Indicators
Visual indicators allow easy check of radiator coolant, hydraulic oil tank level and air restriction indicator.

Operator’s Station Tilts
The operator's station tilts forward to allow convenient access to the hydraulic pumps.

Cooling System
A rear mounted cooling system provides easy access for cleaning. Hydraulic oil cooler tilts rearward for additional access to the radiator.

500 hour engine oil change interval.Vibratory Bearing Lube Service
The 1 year/1000 hour vibratory bearing lube service interval reduces maintenance.

Quick-connect Hydraulic Test Ports
Quick-connect hydraulic test ports simplify system diagnostics.

Ecology Drains
Ecology drains provide an environmental method to drain fluids. They are included on the radiator, engine oil pan, hydraulic and fuel tank.

Scheduled Oil Sampling (S•O•S) Ports
Scheduled Oil Sampling (S•O•S) ports allow for simple fluid collection of engine oil, engine coolant and hydraulic oil.

Secure Hose Routing
Secure hose routing with polyethylene blocks reduce rubbing and increase service life.

Electrical System
Nylon braided wrap and all-weather connectors ensure electrical system integrity. Electrical wiring is color-coded, numbered and labeled with component identifiers to simplify troubleshooting.

Maintenance-free Caterpillar Batteries
Maintenance-free Caterpillar batteries are mounted in the rear of the machine are accessible through the swing out rear grill. Cat batteries are specifically designed for maximum cranking power and protection against vibration.

Product Link Wire-ready
Machine is Product Link wire-ready. The Caterpillar Product Link System (CPLS) ensures maximum uptime and minimum repair costs by simplifying tracking of equipment fleets. provides automatic machine location and hour updates. can be obtained through your local Caterpillar dealer.

EQUIPMENT
Optional Equipment

Leveling Blade
Flow Divider
Working Light Package
Engine Compartment Enclosures
Spark Arrester Muffler
Vinyl Suspension Seat
Drum Guard System
Flexible Urethane Scrapers
Rear Scraper Teeth
8-Ply Tires with Traction Tread

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