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 443HP
Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN) 449hp (metric)
Engine Model Cat C13B
Engine Power - ISO 14396 445HP
Engine Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) 451hp (metric)
Bore 5in
Stroke 6in
Displacement 763in³
Biodiesel Capability Up to B20¹
Emissions Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, and Japan 2014 emission standards.
Note (1) Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air intake system, exhaust system, and alternator with engine speed at 2,000 rpm. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time
Note (2) ¹Cat diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels** up to: 20% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester)* or 100% renewable diesel, HVO


Operating Weight 107800lb

Working Ranges & Forces

Maximum Digging Depth 26.11ft
Boom Reach 6.9 m (22'8")
Stick Reach 3.9 m (12'10")
Bucket HD 3.3 m³ (4.32 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 39.9ft
Maximum Cutting Height 35.2ft
Maximum Loading Height 24.4ft
Minimum Loading Height 7.3ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 26.6ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 19.3ft
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 60000lbf
Stick Digging Force - ISO 41100lbf

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 8.3r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 139000ft·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 2.5gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 145.3gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 57.3gal (US)
DEF Tank 21.1gal (US)


Boom Reach 6.9 m (22'8")
Stick Reach 3.9 m (12'10")
Bucket HD 3.3 m³ (4.32 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 10.7ft
Handrail Height 11.1ft
Shipping Length 39.1ft
Tail Swing Radius 12.4ft
Counterweight Clearance 4.2ft
Ground Clearance 1.7ft
Track Length 17.7ft
Track Length to Center of Rollers 14.4ft
Track Gauge 9ft
Transport Width 11.11ft

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 1.00 kg of refrigerant, which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.430 metric tonnes.

Standard Equipment

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cab
    • High-resolution LCD touch screen monitor
    • Heated seat with air-adjustable suspension (Deluxe only)
    • Heated and cooled seat with auto adjustable suspension (Premium only)
  • Cat Technology
    • VisionLink®
    • Remote Flash
    • Remote Troubleshoot
    • Cat Grade 2D
    • Cat Grade with Assist
    • Cat Payload
    • E-Fence
    • Lift Assist
  • Electrical System
    • Maintenance-free 1000 CCA batteries (x2)
    • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
    • LED lights
  • 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
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuit
    • Electronic main control valve
    • Auto hydraulic oil warmup
    • Auto swing parking brake
    • High performance hydraulic return filter
    • Two speed travel
    • Bio hydraulic oil capability
  • Safety And Security
    • E-Fence
    • 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
    • Lockable disconnect switch
    • Inspection lighting
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Integrated vehicle health management system
    • Grouped location of engine oil & fuel filters
    • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S.O.S) ports
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Towing eye on base frame

Optional Equipment

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Booms And Sticks
    • 7.4m (24'2") Long Reach boom
    • 6.9m (20'3") Reach boom
    • 6.55m (21'6") Mass boom
    • 4.3 m (14'1") Long Reach stick
    • 3.9m (12'10") Reach stick
    • 3.35m (11'0") Reach stick
    • 3.0m (9'10") Mass stick
    • 2.9m (9'6") Reach stick
    • 2.5m (8'2") Mass stick
  • Cab
    • Cat Stick Steer
    • Auxiliary relay
  • Cat Technology
    • Cat Grade Connectivity
    • Cat Grade 2D with Attachment Ready Option (ARO)
    • Cat Grade 3D single GNSS
    • Cat Grade 3D dual GNSS
    • Laser catcher
    • Submarine Grade waterproof Cat Grade to 25 m (82')
    • Operator Coaching
  • Electrical System
    • Premium surround lighting package
  • Engine
    • Cold start block heaters
    • -32° C (-25° F) cold start capability
    • Inlet air heater
    • Engine oil sensor
  • Hydraulic System
    • Smart Boom
    • Auto heavy lift
    • Combined two-way auxiliary circuit with direct return
    • Medium-pressure auxiliary circuit
    • Quick coupler circuit
    • Hydraulic efficiency monitoring
  • Safety And Security
    • Cat Command remote control
    • 360° Visibility
    • Operator Protective Guards (OPG)
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Electric refueling pump with auto shutoff
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Fixed gauge undercarriage
    • Variable gauge undercarriage
    • High wide undercarriage on LRE only
    • 600mm (24") double grouser track shoes
    • 600mm (24") triple grouser track shoes
    • 750mm (30") triple grouser track shoes
    • 900mm (35") triple grouser track shoes