The 320C MH Waste Handler is designed specifically for the transfer station. It has many special features that will enable it to perform at the optimum level with maximized uptime and productivity.

Engine Model 3066T
Net Flywheel Power 138.0 hp
Net Power - ISO 9249 138.0 hp
Net Power - SAE J1349 138.0 hp
Net Power - EEC 80/1269 138.0 hp
Bore 4.02 in
Stroke 5.12 in
Displacement 389.0 in3

Operating Weight 47644.0 lb
Counterweight 10604.0 lb

Operating Specifications
Max. Reach 27.66 ft
Cat Cab Riser 4.0 in
Max. Pin Height 26.5 ft

High Range Max. Travel Speed 3.4 mph
Max. Drawbar Pull 44040.0 lb

Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank 106.0 gal
Cooling System 7.9 gal
Engine Oil 7.9 gal
Swing Drive 2.1 gal
Final Drive (each) 2.6 gal
Hydraulic System (including tank) 53.0 gal
Hydraulic Tank 32.0 gal

Tail Swing Radius 9.0 ft
Ground Clearance 1.58 ft

Hydraulic System
Maximum Flow (each of two pumps) 54.2 gal/min
Max. Pressure Implements 4980.0 psi
Max. Pressure Travel 4980.0 psi
Max. Pressure Swing 3625.0 psi
Pilot System Max. Flow 10.8 gal/min
Pilot System Max. Pressure 597.0 psi

Swing Mechanism
Swing Torque 45611.0 lb ft
Swing Speed 11.5 RPM

Track Shoes 24.0 in
Track Gauge 7.83 in
Track Length 14.58 ft

Engine and Hydraulics
Caterpillar designed engine and hydraulics work together to give the 320C MH Waste Handler an exceptional combination of speed and power required in waste applications.

Engine and Hydraulics

3066T Engine
The six-cylinder, turbo charged engine is EPA Tier 2 and EU Stage II emissions compliant and is built for power, reliability, and fuel economy.

Automatic Engine Speed Control
The two-stage, one-touch control maximizes fuel efficiency and reduces sound levels.

Low Sound, Low Vibration
The 3066T design improves operator comfort by reducing sound and vibration.

Hydraulic Cross Sensing System
Improves productivity with faster implement speed and quick, strong pivot turns.

Fine Swing Control
Fine swing control cushions swing start and stop for better implement control.

Hydraulic Cylinder Snubbers
The hydraulic cylinder snubbers at the rod-end of the boom cylinders and both ends of the stick cylinders cushion shock to improve cylinder life.

The hydraulic system offers very precise operator control to reduce fatigue and improve operator efficiency translating into enhanced machine performance and productivity.

Boom and Stick Regeneration Circuit
Boom and stick regeneration circuit increases efficiency and reduces cycle time for higher productivity and lower operating costs.

Operator Comfort
Redesigned interior layout maximizes operator space, provides exceptional comfort and reduces operator fatigue.

Operator Comfort

Interior Operator Station
The 320C MH operator station is quiet with ergonomic control placement and convenient adjustments, low lever and pedal effort, ergonomic seat design and highly efficient ventilation.

Redesigned Layout
Redesigned cab layout emphasizes simplicity and ease of use. Right-hand wall and console provide easy access to all switches, dials and controls.

Travel Controls
A large rubber-covered footrest at the side of the travel pedals allows the foot to easily grip the pedal. The travel lever stroke and force have been enhanced to improve fine controllability, making the machine easier to operate.

A new seat with a two-tone color offers two types of cushions - soft and firm - for operator comfort. The reclining knob is located at the right side of the seat for easier reclining adjustment.

Redesigned consoles for simplicity and functionality. Both consoles have attached adjustable armrests.

Automatic Climate Control
Fully automatic climate control adjusts temperature and flow and determines which air outlet is best in each situation.

Upper Cab Door Window
The upper cab door window slides open, providing extra ventilation and allowing communication with people outside.

A large polycarbonate skylight delivers excellent natural lighting and good ventilation. Standard sliding sunshade protects from direct sunlight.

Automatic Boom and Swing Priority
For simpler operation work mode and power mode switches have eliminated. Instead, the automatic boom and swing priority function selects the best mode. based on joystick movement.

New, compact monitor enhances viewing while displaying a variety of easy to read and understand language-based information.

Waste Handling Features
The waste handler has been designed with many benefit adding features to enhance its performance in waste applications.

Waste Handling Features

Trash Resistant Cooling System
A Trash Resistant Cooling arrangement is now available for the 320CL. This cooling arrangement reduces cooling system maintenance and downtime when operating in environments with large amounts of airborne debris such as feeding shredders in scrap applications, waste transfer stations, demolition and forestry applications. This package will also help avoid costly engine and hydraulic repairs and downtime resulting from overheating caused by a plugged cooling system.

Heavier Counterweight
The 320C MH Waste Handler has been outfitted with a counterweight that is 25% heavier than a standard 320CL counterweight for better stability while handling loads of waste.

Cab Riser
The optional 4 ft (1.2 m) cab riser provides for elevated operating height to improve visibility while loading waste into a hauling unit and allows the operator to see over obstructions in the transfer station.

Swing Bearing Guard
The swing bearing guard is a bolt on guard that protects the swing bearing from any damage by shielding it from any potential sources of wrapping such as video tapes and wire. It also prevents packing of debris around the swing bearing.

Falling Object Guard
The optional falling object guard protects the cab and front windshield from debris in transfer stations.

Rubber Bumpers
The rubber bumpers provide much needed guarding to protect the sheet metal of the machine from being damaged while maneuvering in tight areas.

Complete Customer Support
Cat dealer services help you operate longer with lower costs.

Complete Customer Support

Cat Dealers
Your Cat dealer offers a wide range of services that can be set up under a customer support agreement when you purchase your equipment. To help you get the best return on your investment, the dealer will help you choose a plan that can cover everything from machine and attachment selection to replacement.

Make detailed comparisons of the machines your are considering before you purchase. What are the job requirements? What production is needed? What is the cost of lost production? Your Cat dealer can help you find precise answers to these questions.

Look past the initial purchase price of the machine. Consider the financing options available as well as day-to-day operating costs. This is also the time to look at dealer services that can be included in the cost of the machine to yield lower equipment owning and operating costs over the long run.

What is the cost of preventative maintenance? More and more equipment buyers are planning for effective maintenance before buying equipment. Choose from your dealer's wide range of maintenance services at the time you purchase your machine. Repair option programs guarantee the cost of repairs up front. Diagnostic programs such as Scheduled Oil Sampling and Technical Analysis help you to avoid unscheduled repairs.

Repair, rebuild, or replace? Your Cat dealer can help you evaluate the costs involved so you can make the right choice.

Product Support
You will find nearly all parts at our dealer parts counter. Cat dealers utilize a worldwide computer network to find in-stock parts to minimize machine downtime. You can also save money with remanufactured components.

Standard Equipment

  • Alternator, 50A
  • Horn, Signaling/Warning
  • Ashtray with Lighter
  • Beverage Holder
  • Bi-Level Air Conditioner
  • Coat Hook
  • Floor Mat
  • Hydraulic Neutralizer Lever for All Controls
  • Joystick Type Controls, Pilot Operated
  • Language Display Monitors with Gauges
  • Light, Interior
  • Literature Holder
  • Openable Skylight with Sunshade
  • Positive Filtered Ventilation
  • Radio Mounting
  • Rear Window, Emergency Exit
  • Seat, Suspension Type
  • Sliding Upper Door Window
  • Storage Compartment
  • Travel Control Pedals with Removable Hand Levers
  • Windshield Wiper with Washer, Pillar Mounted Upper
  • Cat 3066T Diesel Engine
  • Automatic Engine Speed Control
  • Air Intake Heater
  • Water Separator in Fuel Line
  • Idler and Center Section Track Guiding Guards
  • Towing Eye on Base Frame
  • Track-type Undercarriage with Grease Lubricated Seals
  • 600 mm (23.6 in) Triple Grouser Shoes
  • Automatic Swing Parking Brake
  • Auxiliary Hydraulic Valve (One)
  • Heavy Counterweight with Lifting Eyes 4810 kg (10,604 lb)
  • Fine Swing Control
  • Mirrors (Frame-right, Cab-left)
  • Product Link Ready
  • Regeneration Circuit for Boom and Stick
  • Front Linkage Including Heavy-Duty Reach Boom and Heavy-Duty 9.5 ft (2.9 m) Stick
  • Heavy-Duty Upper Frame
  • Rubber Bumpers
  • Cold Weather Start
  • Heavy-Duty Bottom Guards
  • Swing Bearing Debris Guard
  • Swivel Guard
  • Trash Resistant Cooling System

Optional Equipment

Guard, Falling Objects
Hydraulics, Auxiliary
Cab Riser, 1219 mm (48 in)
Exit, Secondary, Rear Window
Product Link 201
12V 20A Power Supply
Trash Grapple, 4.6 yd3 (3.5 m3)
* Please Have Your Dealer Salesperson Consult Caterpillar Work Tools for the Proper Grapple for Your Application and Material
Precleaner Arrangement
  • Syklone Gideon Cab Air Precleaner
  • Beacon
  • In-Cab Master Disconnect



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