Engine Model Cat® 3054E ATAAC
Net Power 118 hp
Gross Power 122 hp
ISO 9249 118 hp
EEC 80/1269 118 hp
Bore 4.13 in
Stroke 5 in
Displacement 269 in3
Maximum Torque at 1,400 rpm 368.8 lb ft
Rear dozer only 29983 lb
Rear dozer, front outriggers 31967 lb
Front and rear outriggers 32518 lb
Rear dozer only 28880 lb
Rear dozer, front outriggers 30865 lb
Dozer Blade 1422 lb
Outriggers 1962 lb
Counterweight 6393 lb
2.6 m (8'6") stick 937 lb
2.9 m (9'6") Industrial stick 904 lb
Front and rear outriggers 31747 lb
2.01 m (6'7") stick 783 lb
2.32 m (7'7") stick 849 lb
Maximum Travel Speed 21 mph
Drawbar Pull 17085 lb
Maximum Gradeability 67 %
Creeper Speed - 1st Gear 2.5 mph
Creeper Speed - 2nd Gear 9.9 mph
Forward/Reverse - 1st Gear 5 mph
Forward/Reverse - 2nd Gear 21 mph
Max. Reach at Ground Level 29.63 ft
Max Reach at Ground Level, VA Boom 29.63 ft
Max Reach at Ground Level, One Piece Boom 28.77 ft
Bucket Digging Force, VA Boom 19558.37 lb
Bucket Digging Force, One Piece Boom 19558.37 lb
Max Digging Depth, VA Boom 18.86 ft
Max Digging Depth, One Piece Boom 18.34 ft
Stick Digging Force, VA Boom 15287.01 lb
Stick Digging Force, One Piece Boom 15287.01 lb
Max Bucket Capacity 0.94 yd3
Fuel Tank Capacity 62.08 gal
Swing Speed 10.5 RPM
Swing Torque 25667 lb ft
Maximum Flow 21.1 gal/min
Pressure 5076 psi
Standard 10.00-20 dual pneumatic
Optional See Optional Equipment
Service Refill Capacities
Hydraulic Tank 25 gal
Hydraulic System (including tank) 44 gal
Cooling 8 gal
Engine Crankcase 2.4 gal
Rear Axle Housing (Differential) 2.9 gal
Front Steering Axle (Differential) 2.4 gal
Final Drive 0.63 gal
Powershift Transmission 0.8 gal
Fuel Tank 62 gal
Travel circuit 5076 psi
high pressure 4786 psi
normal 5076 psi
medium pressure 2500 psi
Implement/travel circuit 50 gal/min
high pressure 50 gal/min
medium pressure 13 gal/min
Cab/FOGS option ISO 10262
Support Point 136.61 in
Counterweight Clearance 48.5 in
Built for power, reliability, low maintenance, excellent fuel economy and low emissions.
The 3054E DIT ATAAC engine delivers a net power of 88 kW (118 hp) at the rated speed of 2000 rpm, and meets US EPA Tier 2 emission standards.Turbocharged and Air-to-Air Aftercooled
The turbocharger packs dense air into the cylinders for more complete combustion, lower emissions with improved engine performance and efficiency. The air-to-air aftercooler reduces smoke and emissions by providing cooler inlet air for efficient combustion.Cooling System
Features an electronically controlled variable speed on-demand fan. Driven by a hydraulic motor, fan speed is determined by engine coolant, transmission oil, hydraulic oil and inlet manifold temperature. Cooler operating conditions allow lower average fan speeds resulting in reduced fuel consumption and lower noise levels. The electronic engine control continuously compensates for this fan load, providing consistent net horsepower, regardless of operating conditions.Engine Oil
Caterpillar engine oil is formulated to optimize engine life and performance and is recommended for use in Cat diesel engines. The engine oil change interval has been increased to 500 hours.Low Sound, Low Vibration
Fuel Injection Pump
The 3054E design improves operator comfort by reducing sound and vibration.
- Operator sound level, LPA, 72 db(A)
- Spectator sound level, LWA 102 db(A)
The new injection pump is electronically controlled and helps to reduce fuel consumption.Service
The engine is longitudinally mounted on the right side to provide easy access from ground level to the oil filter, oil filler, oil drain valve, fuel filter, V-belt tightener, and oil dipstick.
Fast cycle times, increased lift capacity and high bucket and stick forces combine to maximize your productivity in any job.
The closed center hydraulic system provides peak flow and pressure at any engine speed, for optimum digging force with precise implement controllability. In addition to the main hydraulic pump, dedicated hydraulic pumps for swing, cooling fan motor and pilot systems ensure best in class performance.Proportional Auxiliary Hydraulics
Stick Regeneration Circuit
Versatility of the hydraulic system can be expanded to utilize a wide variety of hydraulic work tools using multiple valve options. High Pressure Auxiliary Circuit
- The Multi-function Valve is the core of the Tool Control System. This system allows an operator to select up to five pre-programmed work tools from the monitor. These preset hydraulic parameters support either one-way flow or two-way flow.
- The dedicated Hammer Function Valve is the best option for machines that will only require single direction flow and do not require the flexibility provided by the Multi-function Valve. Medium Pressure Function Valve
- The Medium Pressure Function Valve provides proportional flow that is ideal for tilting buckets or rotating tools.
The stick regeneration circuit increases efficiency and controllability for higher productivity and lower operating costs.Hydraulic Cylinder Snubbers
The hydraulic cylinder snubbers at rod end of boom cylinders, both ends of stick cylinders and bucket cylinder rod end cushion shocks, reduce sound and increase cylinder life.Caterpillar XT-6™ ES Hoses
To meet the critical flexibility and strength demands of wheel excavator applications, XT-6 ES hoses are installed in the high pressure hydraulic system.Caterpillar Hydraulic Oil
Maximum protection in all hydraulic systems against mechanical wear and corrosion. Its high zinc content reduces wear, and extends pump life. Provided certain requirements are met (e.g. S•O•SSM analysis every 500 hours), the hydraulic oil change interval is extended from 2000 hours to 4000 hours.
The interior layout maximizes operator space, provides exceptional comfort and reduces operator fatigue.
Interior Operator Station
The operator station is quiet with conveniently placed controls, low lever and pedal effort, ergonomic seat design and highly effective ventilation.Seat
A new seat with a two-tone color design offers adjustable back rest, lumbar support, seat cushion length and angle. The optional comfort seat with air suspension and seat heating automatically adjusts to the operator's weight.Consoles
Designed for simplicity and functionality. The left side console is tiltable for excellent access to the cab. Dozer blade and/or outrigger controls as well as the radio-off switch are located on the left console.Automatic Climate Control
Fully automatic climate control adjusts temperature and air flow.Control Convenience
Each control is placed within easy reach of the operator. Joysticks control the implement functions, steer the machine while in first gear and activate the adjustable hydraulic sensitivity. The soft switch panel controls the oscillating axle, power control settings, parking brake, automatic engine speed control, and other hydraulic functions.Foot Pedals
Two-way pedals for travel and auxiliary circuits give more floor space and reduce the need to change positions. The foot pedal for auxiliary high-pressure circuit can now be locked in the off position and is used as a footrest for greater operator comfort.Cab Mounts
The cab shell is attached to the frame with viscous mounts, reducing vibration and sound.Viewing Area
There is excellent viewing area through wide windows surrounding the operator. The lower of the two-piece window can be opened separately for better air ventilation or be slid into the upper window to completely open the front bay. Both front window options are equipped with a multi-position sunscreen. An optional one-piece window is available.Skylight
A unique large polycarbonate skylight provides excellent upward visibility.Wipers
The parallel wiper system is designed to maximize visibility.Large Storage Compartment
A large storage space behind the seat with optional cover, provides sufficient room for a lunch box.Easy Access
Conveniently located grab irons and large steps mounted to the undercarriage, together with a tiltable steering column and tiltable left side console, provide easy access to the cab.
Ease of Operation
Designed for simple, easy operation, the M313C allows the operator to focus on production.
The new, compact monitor enhances viewing while displaying a variety of language-based information that is easy to read and understand. - Pre-start system alerts the operator to low coolant and hydraulic oil levels prior to starting. - Filter and oil change warnings are displayed when the number of hours reaches the maintenance interval. - Tool select function allows the operator to select a pre-defined hydraulic work tool. - Adjustable braking characteristics enables an operator to select three levels of travel motor retarder aggressiveness when releasing the travel pedal. - 23 different languages are available on the M313C.Joystick Steering
Enables an operator to steer the machine in the first gear while simultaneously working with implements, keeping both hands on the joysticks. The operator is more productive using this feature.Power Control Settings
Adjustable Hydraulic Sensitivity
Three modes allow the operator to choose the optimum engine and hydraulic power setting.
- Economy mode provides the best fuel efficiency allowing lower owning and operating costs.
- Power mode is used for normal machine operation providing peak performance under any operating condition.
- Travel mode automatically engages when the travel pedal is depressed. This mode provides maximum speed and drawbar pull when repositioning or moving the machine to a new work location.
This hydraulic modulation control allows an operator to adjust the sensitivity of the hydraulics according to the job requirements. Four levels of sensitivity can be selected on the soft touch panel to the right of the operator. Lower settings provide finite control, without sacrificing full hydraulic power. This feature can be quickly activated/de-activated using a trigger on the right joystick.
Undercarriage and axle design provides maximum strength, flexibility and mobility on wheels.
New Drive Line Concept
The new travel motor and transmission control in the drive line provide comfortable travel due to increased smoothness, improved hydraulic retarding and improved gear shifting.Travel Motor
The advanced travel motor gives higher hydraulic retarding forces especially in downhill roading by continuously using the optimal displacement of the travel motor for retarding. Braking characteristics can be adjusted to the operator’s preferred level of retarding in three steps.Transmission Control
Provides more useable speed, for faster uphill travel and downhill retarding.Heavy Duty Axles
The front axle offers wide oscillating and steering angles. The transmission is mounted directly on the rear axle for protection and optimum ground clearance.Advanced Disc Brake System
The new disc brake system works directly on the hub instead of the drive shaft to avoid planetary gear backlash. This eliminates the rocking effect associated with working free on wheels. The new axle is designed for low maintenance and the oil change intervals have been increased from 1000 to 2000 hours further reducing owning and operating costs.Undercarriage Design
A rigid, welded frame provides excellent durability. Efficient hydraulic lines routing, transmission protection and heavy duty axles make the undercarriage perfect for wheel excavator applications. Both outriggers and dozer blade are pin-on for maximum flexibility. An optional work tool restraint bar is available.Outriggers
The pin-on design allows the outriggers to be mounted on the front and/or rear for maximum operating stability when digging or lifting and are individually controlled for leveling on slopes.Dozer Blade
The pin-on design allows the dozer blade to be mounted on the front and/or rear and is used for leveling, clean-up work and for stabilizing the machine during digging applications. The large dozer bottom and parallel design provide minimized ground pressure.Tool Box
A large sealed and lockable tool box is mounted on the undercarriage between the steps on the machine's left side. A second optional tool box is available for the right side.
Booms and Sticks
Designed for maximum flexibility to keep production high on all jobs.
Booms and sticks are welded, box section structures with thick, multi-plate fabrications in high stress areas and are built for performance and long service life.Flexibility
The choice of three booms and four sticks provide the right combination of reach and digging forces for all applications.One-Piece Boom
The one-piece boom (4.815 m/15 ft 10 in) fits best for all standard applications such as truck loading and digging. The straight section reduces stress flow and helps increase the lifetime of the boom.Variable Adjustable (VA) Boom
The variable adjustable boom (5.02 m/16 ft 6 in) offers improved right side visibility and machine roading balance. When working in tight quarters or lifting heavy loads, the VA boom offers the best flexibility. Hammer use is permitted. Offset Boom
The offset boom (5.02 m/16 ft 6 in) adds a major advantage and a high level of versatility to the machine, providing the ability to dig parallel to the machine's undercarriage. The combination with a tiltable ditch cleaning bucket increases machine versatility.Sticks
Four different stick lengths are offered to match different application requirements:
- Short stick (2.0 m/6 ft 6 in) for maximum breakout force and lifting capability.
- Medium stick (2.3 m/7 ft 7 in) for greater crowd force and lift capacity.
- Long stick (2.6 m/8 ft 6 in) for greater depth and reach requirements.
- Industrial stick (2.9 m/9 ft 7 in) for use with free swinging grapples in material handling and industrial applications.
Buckets and Work Tools
A wide variety of buckets and work tools help optimize machine performance.
Caterpillar offers five general purpose buckets, one extreme service bucket and three ditch cleaning buckets.Tip Selection
The following tips are available for the M313C:
- Long tips
- Short tips
- Abrasive tips
- Penetration tips
- Sharp corner tips
- Wide tips
There are several hydraulic couplers available for the M313C.
- Quick Couplers enable the operator to simply release one work tool and pick up another. This makes the excavator highly versatile to suit the business and application needs.
- Pin Grabber Plus Quick Couplers multiply the versatility and utility by allowing them to pick up and use virtually any work tool equipped with standard pins. Both manual and Hydraulic actuated versions are available. The hydraulic circuit is available as a retrofit kit dedicated to this coupler. Buckets can be reversed for greater flexibility when working around and under obstructions.
- The dedicated Pin-Lock is a hook and pin type interface which features a locking mechanism to ensure a secure fit. Buckets and tools with the matching interface can be changed in about one minute and require one pin (manually inserted into the coupler) to couple tools into place. The Pin-Lock dedicated coupler pins onto the stick, allowing the machine to pick up new and old style competitive work tools that have Pin-Lock style pockets. These tools include buckets, hammers, rippers and augers.
- Tilt-Lock couplers have the same functionality as the Pin-Lock coupler, but with the added benefit of the tilting function. This functionality precisely positions a work tool based on the work demands. This is key for backfilling, ditch cleaning, grading and sloping operations.
- Dedicated Wedge-Lock couplers are considered the standard when talking about dedicated couplers on hydraulic excavators. This coupler design provides excellent durability in the most demanding applications. A range of buckets, hammer/compactor brackets, grapples and other tools are available for this coupler style.
The integrated Tool Control system allows for five pre-set combinations, eliminating the need to re-set the hydraulic parameters each time a tool is changed. Individual flow and pressure can be programmed easily as well as one-way/two-way hydraulic functions. Each of the five programmed tools can even be given a specific name via the monitor.Work Tools
A variety of work tools are available from Caterpillar, including buckets, quick couplers, grapples, hammers and many others to meet your application requirements.
Extended service intervals and easy access reduce operating costs.
Gull-wing doors, with pneumatically-assisted lift cylinders, effortlessly lift up for exceptional access to the engine and all service points. An additional toolbox located under the step leading to the upper platform offers clean, dry storage for the operator.Ground Level Service
The fuel/water separator, engine oil filter, battery, radiator fluid level, fuel filter, engine oil gauge, hydraulic oil level and air cleaner are all easily accessible at ground level allowing critical maintenance to be performed quickly and efficiently.Easy to Clean Coolers
Flat fins on all coolers reduce clogging and make it easier to remove debris.Swing-Up AC Condenser
Without using tools, the AC condenser swings up vertically to allow cleaning on both sides as well as clear access to the oil cooler.Front Compartment
The right front service compartment tilts providing ground level access to the batteries, ATAAC, AC condenser and the air filter.Air Filter
Caterpillar Radial Seal air filters eliminate the use of service tools, reducing maintenance time. The air filter features a double-element construction and built-in precleaner for superior cleaning efficiency. When the air cleaner plugs, a warning is displayed on the monitor screen inside the cab.Capsule Filter
The hydraulic return filter, a capsule filter, is situated inside the hydraulic tank. This filter prevents contaminants from entering the system when the hydraulic oil is changed.Engine Inspection
The engine can be accessed from both ground level and the upper structure. The longitudinal layout ensures that all daily inspection items can be accessed from ground level. The engine and pump compartment are separated by a steel wall.Remote Greasing Block
A greasing block located in the engine compartment with two grease points for the swing bearing and one for the front end attachment delivers grease to hard to reach locations. For the lower undercarriage, two remote blocks give easy access for greasing to the oscillating axle and, as an option, the dozer blade.Water Separator
The water separator removes water from fuel even when under pressure. For ease of service, the water separator is in the engine compartment.Fuel Tank Drain
Located at the bottom of the upper frame, the fuel tank drain with hose connection allows simple, spill free fluid draining.Hydraulic Tank Drain
Located in the engine compartment, the hydraulic tank drain with hose connection enables simple, spill free fluid changes.Handrails and Steps
Large handrails and steps assist the operator in climbing on and off the machine.Anti-Skid "Punched-Star" Plate
Anti-skid punched-star plate covers the top of the steps and upper structure to help prevent slipping during maintenance.Extended Service Intervals
M313C service and maintenance intervals have been extended to reduce machine service time, increase machine availability and reduce operating costs. Using Scheduled Oil Sampling analysis (S•O•SSM), hydraulic oil change intervals can be extended from 2000 hours to 4000 hours. Engine coolant change intervals are 12,000 hours with Cat Extended Life Coolant/Anti-freeze.Scheduled Oil Sampling
Caterpillar has specially developed (S•O•SSM) Oil Sampling Analysis to help ensure better performance, longer life and increased customer satisfaction. It is a thorough and reliable early warning system which detects traces of metals, dirt and other contaminants in your engine, axle and hydraulic oil. It can predict potential trouble early avoiding costly failures. Your Caterpillar dealer can give you results and specific recommendations shortly after receiving your sample.Electronic Technician
The electronic engine and machine controllers provide detailed diagnostic capability for service technicians. The ability to store active and intermittent indicators simplifies problem diagnosis and reduces total repair time, resulting in improved machine availability and lower operating cost.Caterpillar Product Link System
The Product Link system includes a transceiver module (on-board the machine), office application PC software and a satellite communications network to track machine hours, location and warnings. Product Link simplifies maintenance scheduling, fleet management and product problem event tracking and diagnosis. (PL-321)
Environmentally Responsible Design
The M313C helps build a better world and preserve the fragile environment.
The M313C is designed to provide more performance yet uses less fuel than ever before. This means more work done in a day, less fuel consumed and minimal impact on the environment.Low Exhaust Emissions
The Cat 3054E used in the M313C is a low emission engine designed to meet US EPA non-road Tier 2 emission regulations.Quiet Operation
The noise level inside the cab and as well the outside spectator sound are extremely low.Automatic Engine Control
Automatic Engine Control (AEC) reduces engine rpm if no operation is performed, maximizing fuel efficiency and reducing sound levels.Ozone Protection
To help protect the earth’s ozone layer, the air conditioning unit uses only R-134a refrigerant which does not contain harmful chlorofluorocarbons (CFC’s).Biodegradable Hydraulic Oil
The biodegradable hydraulic oil (HEES™) is formulated to provide excellent high-pressure and high-temperature characteristics and is fully compatible with the all hydraulic components. HEES is fully decomposed by soil or water microorganisms, providing a more environmentally-sound alternative to mineral-based oils. This is available as an option.Fewer Leaks and Spills
Lubricant fillers and drains are designed to minimize spills.Longer Service Intervals
Working close with your Caterpillar Dealer can help extend service intervals for engine oil, hydraulic oil, axle oil and coolant meaning less required fluids and less disposal, all adding up to lower operating costs.
Complete Customer Support
Cat dealer services help you operate longer with lower costs.
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 save money with Cat remanufactured components.Machine Selection
Make detailed comparisons of the machines you are considering before you buy. What are job requirements, machine attachments and operating hours? What production is needed? Your Cat dealer can provide recommendations.Purchase
Look past the initial price. 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.Customer Support Agreements
Cat dealers offer a wide variety of product support agreements, and work with customers to develop a plan that best meets specific needs. These plans can cover the entire machine, including attachments, to help protect the customer's investment.Operation
Improving operating techniques can boost your profits. Your Cat dealer has videotapes, literature and other ideas to help you increase productivity, and Caterpillar offers certified operator training classes to help maximize the return on your machine investment.Maintenance Services
Repair option programs guarantee the cost of repairs up front. Diagnostic programs such as S•O•SSM analysis and Coolant Sampling and Technical Analysis help avoid unscheduled repairs.Replacement
Repair, rebuild or replace? Your Cat dealer can help you evaluate the cost involved so you can make the right choice.