352 Hydraulic Excavator

The Cat® 352 excavator offers premium performance with a variety of Cat attachments and simple-to-use technologies like Cat GRADE with 2D, Grade Assist, and Payload – all standard equipment from the factory to boost your operator efficiencies up to 45 percent. Combine these with standard safety features like E-Fence and all-new ROPS cab, longer maintenance intervals that lower your maintenance costs up to 15 percent, and a power system that improves fuel efficiency up to 10 percent and you have a low‑cost‑per‑unit-of-production excavator that’s perfect for your applications.

Not all features available in all regions. Consult your Cat dealer for specific configurations available in your region.


Net Power - ISO 9249 424HP
Engine Model Cat C13
Engine Power - ISO 14396 425HP
Bore 5in
Stroke 6in
Displacement 763in³


Operating Weight 110500lb

Working Ranges & Forces

Maximum Digging Depth 23.2ft
Boom Reach 6.9 m (22'8")
Stick Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket HD 2.41 m³(3.61 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 37ft
Maximum Cutting Height 35.4ft
Maximum Loading Height 24.3ft
Minimum Loading Height 11ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 22.6ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 17.3ft
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 60250lbf
Stick Digging Force - ISO 49230lbf

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow 779 l/min (206 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5076psi
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Lift Mode 5511psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5076psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing 3771psi

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed 8.44r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 138000ft·lbf

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity 188.9gal (US)
Cooling System 13.7gal (US)
Engine Oil 10.6gal (US)
Swing Drive 2.8gal (US)
Final Drive - Each 4gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 145.3gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 57.3gal (US)
DEF Tank 12.2gal (US)


Boom Reach 6.9 m (22'8")
Stick Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket HD 2.41 m³(3.61 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 11.1ft
Handrail Height 11.6ft
Shipping Length 39ft
Tail Swing Radius 12.3ft
Counterweight Clearance 187kN·m
Ground Clearance 2.3ft
Track Length 17.6ft
Track Length to Center of Rollers 14.2ft
Track Gauge 8ft
Transport Width 9.8ft

Standard Equipment

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cab
    • ROPS, sound suppression
    • High-resolution LCD touch screen monitor
    • Heated seat with air-adjustable suspension (Deluxe only)
    • Heated and cooled seat with auto adjustable suspension (Premium only)
  • Engine
    • Three selectable modes: Power, Smart, and Eco
    • Auto engine speed control
    • Up to 4500m (14,760 ft) altitude capability
    • 52° C (126° F) high-ambient cooling capacity
    • -18° C (0° F) cold start capability
    • Double element air filter with integrated pre-cleaner
    • Remote disable
    • Biodiesel capability up to B20
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuit
    • Electronic main control valve
    • Auto hydraulic oil warm up
    • Auto swing parking brake
    • High performance hydraulic return filter
    • Two speed travel
    • Bio hydraulic oil capability
    • Long Variable Gauge (VG) undercarriage
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Towing eye on base frame
    • High wide undercarriage on LRE only
  • Electrical System
    • Maintenance-free 1000 CCA batteries (x2)
    • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
    • LED chassis light, left and right hand boom lights, cab lights
  • Cat Technology
    • Cat Product Link
    • Cat GRADE with 2D
    • Cat GRADE with Assist
    • Cat PAYLOAD
    • E-Fence
    • Lift Assist
    • Remote Services capability
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Grouped location of engine oil & fuel filters
    • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S.O.S) ports
  • Safety And Security
    • Caterpillar One Key security system
    • Lockable external tool / storage box
    • Lockable door, fuel, and hydraulic tank locks
    • Lockable fuel drain compartment
    • Service platform with anti-skid plate & recessed bolts
    • Rear and right-hand-sideview cameras

Optional Equipment

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cab
    • Cat Stick Steer
  • Engine
    • Cold start block heaters
    • -32° C (-25° F) cold start capability
  • Hydraulic System
    • Smart Boom
    • Combined two-way auxiliary circuit with direct return
    • Medium-pressure auxiliary circuit
    • Quick coupler circuit
    • Auto Heavy Lift
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • 8.6 mt (18,960 lb) counterweight
    • 9.0 mt (19,842 lb) counterweight
    • 600mm (24") double grouser track shoes
    • 600mm (24") HD double grouser track shoes
    • 600mm (24") triple grouser track shoes
    • 750mm (30") triple grouser track shoes
    • 900mm (35") triple grouser track shoes
  • Booms And Sticks
    • 7.4m (24'2") Reach boom
    • 6.9m (20'3") Reach boom
    • 6.55m (21'6") Mass boom
    • 3.9m (12'10") stick
    • 3.35m (11'0") stick
    • 3.0m (9'10") stick
    • 2.9m (9'6") stick
    • 2.5m (8'2") stick
    • 11.5 m (37' 9") Long Reach (LRE) boom
    • 8.5 m (27' 9") Long Reach (LRE) stick
  • Electrical System
    • Premium surround lighting package
  • Cat Technology
    • Cat GRADE with Advanced 2D
    • Cat GRADE with 3D
    • Submarine Grade waterproof Cat Grade to 25 m (82')
  • Service And Maintenance
    • QuickEvac maintenance ready
    • Electric refueling pump with auto shutoff
  • Safety And Security
    • 360° Visibility
    • Falling Objects Guard (FOGS) on LRE