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317 GC Hydraulic Excavator

317 GC Hydraulic Excavator

The Cat® 317 GC Excavator offers job-matched performance and world-class versatility. A large working envelope and expanded work tool offering help you complete your work quickly and efficiently. Combined with fuel-saving features, longer maintenance intervals, and simplified maintenance points, the 317 GC provides the reliability you expect at the low cost-per-hour you need.

Net Power - ISO 9249
119 HP
Operating Weight
38000 lb
Maximum Digging Depth
21 ft
Engine Model
Cat C3.6

Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249
119HP
Engine Model
Cat C3.6
Engine Power - ISO 14396
121HP
Bore
4in
Stroke
5in
Displacement
220in³

Weights

Operating Weight
38000lb

Working Ranges & Forces

Maximum Digging Depth
21ft
Boom
Reach 5.1 m (16'9")
Stick
Reach R2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket
GD 0.76 m³ (0.99 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
29.6ft
Maximum Cutting Height
29.1ft
Maximum Loading Height
20.6ft
Minimum Loading Height
6.5ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom
20.2ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth
16.3ft
Minimum Working Equipment Radius
9.6ft
Bucket Digging Force - ISO
27650lbf
Stick Digging Force - ISO
16860lbf

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow
296 L/min (78 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment
5076psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5076psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing
3741psi

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed
8.7r/min
Maximum Swing Torque
44991ft·lbf

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity
71.6gal (US)
Cooling System
5.8gal (US)
Engine Oil
2.9gal (US)
Final Drive - Each
1.6gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
24.8gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
23gal (US)
DEF Tank
5.9gal (US)

Dimensions

Boom
Reach 5.1 m (16'9")
Stick
Reach R2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket
GD 0.76 m³ (0.99 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab
9.6ft
Handrail Height
9.6ft
Shipping Length
28.1ft
Tail Swing Radius
8.2ft
Counterweight Clearance
3.3ft
Ground Clearance
1.4ft
Track Length
13ft
Length to Center of Rollers
10.4ft
Track Gauge
6.5ft
Transport Width
8.5ft

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 0.9 hg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.287 metric tonnes.

Standard Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Boom And Sticks
    • 5.1 m (16'9") Reach Boom
  • Cab
    • Rollover protective structure (ROPS)
    • Comfort Cab: mechanical suspension seat, 203 mm (8") LCD touchscreen monitor
  • Cat Technologies
    • Cat Product Link
    • Remote Flash
    • Remote Troubleshoot
    • Auto hammer stop
  • Electrical System
    • Maintenance free battery
    • LED chassis light and left-side boom light
    • Programmable time-delay LED working lights
    • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
  • Engine
    • Cat C3.6 single turbo diesel engine
    • Two selectable modes: Power, Smart
    • Automatic engine speed control
    • Automatic engine shutdown
    • Electric fuel priming pump
    • Electric cooling fans
    • Single fuel filtration system with water separator and indicator
    • Sealed double element air filter with integrated precleaner
    • Biodiesel capability up to B20
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
    • Auto hydraulic warm up
    • Auto two-speed travel
    • Electric main control valve
    • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
    • Boom and stick lowering check valve
    • Element-type main hydraulic filter
    • Single-type electronic main pump
  • Safety And Security
    • Rear and right-side-view cameras
    • Ground-level engine shutoff switch
    • Service platform with anti-skid plate and countersunk bolts
    • Signaling/warning horn
    • Hydraulic lock out lever
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Side entry to service platform
    • Grouped engie oil and fuel filters
    • Ground-level engine oil dipstick
    • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S)
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Grease lubricated track link
    • Tie down points on base frame
    • ISO 15818:2017 Tie down points on base frame

Optional Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Boom And Sticks
    • 2.6 m (8'6") Reach stick
    • 2.9 m (9'6") Reach stick
    • 2.9 m (9'6") Thumb ready stick
    • 3.1 m (10'2") Reach stick
  • Electrical System
    • LED chassis light, right-side boom light and cab lights
  • Engine
    • -18°C (-0°F) cold start capability
    • -25°C (-13°F) cold start capability
  • Safety And Security
    • Swing alarm
    • Inspection lighting
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Integrated vehicle health management system
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • 500 mm (20") triple grouser track shoes
    • 600 mm (24") triple grouser track shoes
    • 600 mm (24") rubber track shoes
    • 700 mm (28 in) triple grouser track shoes
    • 790 mm (31") triple grouser track shoes
    • 3.05 mt (6,720 lb) counterweight
    • 3.57 mt (7,870 lb) counterweight

H120 S Hydraulic Hammer

Impact Energy Class
3500 ft·lbf
Blows per Minute
350-620
Maximum Operating Weight
4101 lb

H115 GC S Hammer

Impact Energy Class
2212 ft-lb
Blows per Minute
450-800
Maximum Operating Weight
2928.2 lb

GSH520-500

Capacity
0.65 yd³
Maximum Lift Capacity
17637 lb
Shell Type Options
Semi-open, Closed

GSH520-600

Capacity
0.75 yd³
Maximum Lift Capacity
17637 lb
Shell Type Options
Semi-open, Closed

GSH420-600-S

Capacity
0.75 yd³
Maximum Lift Capacity
17637 lb
Shell Type Options
Semi-open

GSH420-750-S

Capacity
1 yd³
Maximum Lift Capacity
17637 lb
Shell Type Options
Semi-open

GSH420-500-S

Capacity
0.65 yd³
Maximum Lift Capacity
17637 lb
Shell Type Options
Semi-open

S60 S Type Excavator Coupler: 573-3161

Weight
384 lb
Lifting Hook Capacity
5 ton (US)
Width
13.39 in

Specifications

Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249
119HP
Engine Model
Cat C3.6
Engine Power - ISO 14396
121HP
Bore
4in
Stroke
5in
Displacement
220in³

Weights

Operating Weight
38000lb

Working Ranges & Forces

Maximum Digging Depth
21ft
Boom
Reach 5.1 m (16'9")
Stick
Reach R2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket
GD 0.76 m³ (0.99 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
29.6ft
Maximum Cutting Height
29.1ft
Maximum Loading Height
20.6ft
Minimum Loading Height
6.5ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom
20.2ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth
16.3ft
Minimum Working Equipment Radius
9.6ft
Bucket Digging Force - ISO
27650lbf
Stick Digging Force - ISO
16860lbf

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow
296 L/min (78 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment
5076psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5076psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing
3741psi

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed
8.7r/min
Maximum Swing Torque
44991ft·lbf

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity
71.6gal (US)
Cooling System
5.8gal (US)
Engine Oil
2.9gal (US)
Final Drive - Each
1.6gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
24.8gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
23gal (US)
DEF Tank
5.9gal (US)

Dimensions

Boom
Reach 5.1 m (16'9")
Stick
Reach R2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket
GD 0.76 m³ (0.99 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab
9.6ft
Handrail Height
9.6ft
Shipping Length
28.1ft
Tail Swing Radius
8.2ft
Counterweight Clearance
3.3ft
Ground Clearance
1.4ft
Track Length
13ft
Length to Center of Rollers
10.4ft
Track Gauge
6.5ft
Transport Width
8.5ft

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 0.9 hg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.287 metric tonnes.

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Boom And Sticks
    • 5.1 m (16'9") Reach Boom
  • Cab
    • Rollover protective structure (ROPS)
    • Comfort Cab: mechanical suspension seat, 203 mm (8") LCD touchscreen monitor
  • Cat Technologies
    • Cat Product Link
    • Remote Flash
    • Remote Troubleshoot
    • Auto hammer stop
  • Electrical System
    • Maintenance free battery
    • LED chassis light and left-side boom light
    • Programmable time-delay LED working lights
    • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
  • Engine
    • Cat C3.6 single turbo diesel engine
    • Two selectable modes: Power, Smart
    • Automatic engine speed control
    • Automatic engine shutdown
    • Electric fuel priming pump
    • Electric cooling fans
    • Single fuel filtration system with water separator and indicator
    • Sealed double element air filter with integrated precleaner
    • Biodiesel capability up to B20
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
    • Auto hydraulic warm up
    • Auto two-speed travel
    • Electric main control valve
    • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
    • Boom and stick lowering check valve
    • Element-type main hydraulic filter
    • Single-type electronic main pump
  • Safety And Security
    • Rear and right-side-view cameras
    • Ground-level engine shutoff switch
    • Service platform with anti-skid plate and countersunk bolts
    • Signaling/warning horn
    • Hydraulic lock out lever
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Side entry to service platform
    • Grouped engie oil and fuel filters
    • Ground-level engine oil dipstick
    • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S)
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Grease lubricated track link
    • Tie down points on base frame
    • ISO 15818:2017 Tie down points on base frame

Optional Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Boom And Sticks
    • 2.6 m (8'6") Reach stick
    • 2.9 m (9'6") Reach stick
    • 2.9 m (9'6") Thumb ready stick
    • 3.1 m (10'2") Reach stick
  • Electrical System
    • LED chassis light, right-side boom light and cab lights
  • Engine
    • -18°C (-0°F) cold start capability
    • -25°C (-13°F) cold start capability
  • Safety And Security
    • Swing alarm
    • Inspection lighting
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Integrated vehicle health management system
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • 500 mm (20") triple grouser track shoes
    • 600 mm (24") triple grouser track shoes
    • 600 mm (24") rubber track shoes
    • 700 mm (28 in) triple grouser track shoes
    • 790 mm (31") triple grouser track shoes
    • 3.05 mt (6,720 lb) counterweight
    • 3.57 mt (7,870 lb) counterweight

Attachments

H120 S Hydraulic Hammer

Impact Energy Class
3500 ft·lbf
Blows per Minute
350-620
Maximum Operating Weight
4101 lb

H115 GC S Hammer

Impact Energy Class
2212 ft-lb
Blows per Minute
450-800
Maximum Operating Weight
2928.2 lb

GSH520-500

Capacity
0.65 yd³
Maximum Lift Capacity
17637 lb
Shell Type Options
Semi-open, Closed

GSH520-600

Capacity
0.75 yd³
Maximum Lift Capacity
17637 lb
Shell Type Options
Semi-open, Closed

GSH420-600-S

Capacity
0.75 yd³
Maximum Lift Capacity
17637 lb
Shell Type Options
Semi-open

GSH420-750-S

Capacity
1 yd³
Maximum Lift Capacity
17637 lb
Shell Type Options
Semi-open

GSH420-500-S

Capacity
0.65 yd³
Maximum Lift Capacity
17637 lb
Shell Type Options
Semi-open

S60 S Type Excavator Coupler: 573-3161

Weight
384 lb
Lifting Hook Capacity
5 ton (US)
Width
13.39 in