fbpx

315 Hydraulic Excavator

The Cat® 315 excavator offers superior performance in a compact design. Standard, easy-to-use Cat technologies boost operator efficiencies and improve jobsite productivity while a large, ergonomic cab provides a comfortable working environment. Combined with simplified maintenance points, the 315 keeps you working, quickly and efficiently.

Net Power - ISO 9249
108 HP
Operating Weight
34000 lb
Maximum Digging Depth
19.6 ft
Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN)
110 hp (metric)

Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249
108HP
Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN)
110hp (metric)
Engine Model
Cat C3.6
Engine Power - ISO 14396
110HP
Engine Power - ISO 14396 (DIN)
111hp (metric)
Bore
4in
Stroke
5in
Displacement
220in³
Biodiesel Capability
Up to B20¹
Emissions
Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, 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 2,400 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

Weights

Operating Weight
34000lb

Working Ranges & Forces

Maximum Digging Depth
19.6ft
Boom
Reach 4.65 m (15'3")
Stick
Reach R3.0 m (9'10")
Bucket
GD 0.53 m³ (0.69 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
28.5ft
Maximum Cutting Height
31.7ft
Maximum Loading Height
23.6ft
Minimum Loading Height
6.8ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom
19ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth
16.9ft
Minimum Working Equipment Radius
7.3ft
Bucket Digging Force - ISO
22180lbf
Stick Digging Force - ISO
13330lbf

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow
276 l/min (73 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment
5075psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5075psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing
3770psi

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed
12r/min
Maximum Swing Torque
25815ft·lbf

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity
49gal (US)
Cooling System
4gal (US)
Engine Oil
2gal (US)
Final Drive - Each
1gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
22.5gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
19gal (US)
DEF Tank
6gal (US)

Dimensions

Boom
Reach 4.65 m (15'3")
Stick
Reach R3.0 m (9'10")
Bucket
GD 0.53 m³ (0.69 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab
9.2ft
Handrail Height
9.3ft
Shipping Length
24.7ft
Shipping Length - with Blade
26.5ft
Tail Swing Radius
5.1ft
Counterweight Clearance
2.8ft
Ground Clearance
1.4ft
Track Length
12.3ft
Length to Center of Rollers
9.9ft
Track Gauge
6.5ft
Transport Width
8.1ft

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 0.8 hg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.144 metric tonnes.

Sustainability

Recyclability
95%

Standard Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cab
    • Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS)
  • Cat Technologies
    • VisionLink®
    • Remote Flash
    • Remote Troubleshoot
    • Cat Grade with 2D
    • Cat Assist
    • Cat Payload
    • 2D E-Fence
  • Electrical System
    • Maintenance free battery
    • LED chassis light, left-side/right-side boom lights, cab lights
    • Programmable time-delay LED working lights
  • Engine
    • Cat C3.6 single turbo diesel engine
    • One-touch low idle with auto engine speed control
    • Auto engine shutdown
    • 52°C (125°F) high-ambient cooling capacity without de-rate
    • -25°C (-13°F) cold start capability
    • Electric fuel priming pump
    • Variable speed fan
    • Single fuel filtration system
    • Double element air filter with integrated precleaner
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuit
    • Auto hydraulic warm up
    • Auto two speed travel
    • Electric main control valve
    • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
    • Electric boom snubber
    • Auxiliary line support
  • 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
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Grouped engine oil and fuel filters
    • Ground-level engine oil dipstick
    • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S)
    • Integrated vehicle health management system
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Grease lubricated track link
    • Tie down points on base frame
    • 3830 kg (8,440 lb) counterweight

Optional Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Boom And Sticks
    • 4.65 m (15'3") Reach boom
    • 2.4 m (7'8") stub + 2.44 (8'0") fore Variable Angle boom
    • 4.27 m (14'4") Power Offset boom
    • 2.2 m (7'3") Reach stick
    • 2.5 m (8'2") Reach stick
    • 2.8 m (9'2") Reach stick
    • 2.8 m (9'2") Thumb Ready stick
    • 3.0 m (9'10") Reach stick
  • Cab
    • Deluxe cab: air suspension heated seat, 254 mm (10") touchscreen monitor
    • Premium cab: air suspension heated and cooled seat, 10" touchscreen monitor
    • Cat Stick Steer
    • Auxiliary relay
  • Cat Technologies
    • Cat Grade 2D with Attachment Ready Option (ARO)
    • Cat Grade with 3D single GNSS
    • VisionLink Productivity
    • Cat Grade with 3D dual GNSS
  • Electrical System
    • 360° lighting
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick lowering check valves
  • Safety And Security
    • Cat Detect - People Detection
    • Cat Command remote control
    • 360° visibility
    • Swing alarm
    • Inspection lighting
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • 500 mm (20 in) triple grouser shoes
    • 500 mm (20") rubber track shoes
    • 500 mm (20 in) triple grouser shoes with rubber pad
    • 600 mm (24 in) triple grouser shoes
    • 600 mm (24") rubber track shoes
    • 700 mm (28 in) triple grouser shoes
    • 770 mm (30 in) triple grouser shoes
    • 2500 mm (8'2") blade
    • 2600 mm (8'6") blade
    • 2700 mm (8'10") blade

General Duty Bucket 1200 mm (48 in)

Width
48 in
Capacity
1 yd³
Weight
1056 lb

General Duty Bucket 1050 mm (42 in)

Width
42 in
Capacity
0.84 yd³
Weight
968 lb

General Duty Bucket 900 mm (36 in)

Width
36 in
Capacity
0.69 yd³
Weight
914 lb

General Duty Bucket 450 mm (18 in)

Width
18 in
Capacity
0.27 yd³
Weight
564 lb

General Duty Bucket 600 mm (24 in)

Width
24 in
Capacity
0.4 yd³
Weight
670 lb

General Duty Bucket 750 mm (30 in)

Width
30 in
Capacity
0.54 yd³
Weight
769 lb

Severe Duty Bucket 1050 mm (42 in)

Width
42 in
Capacity
0.85 yd³
Weight
1113 lb

Severe Duty Bucket 600 mm (24 in)

Width
24 in
Capacity
0.4 yd³
Weight
774 lb

Severe Duty Bucket 750 mm (30 in)

Width
30 in
Capacity
0.54 yd³
Weight
893 lb

Severe Duty Bucket 900 mm (36 in)

Width
36 in
Capacity
0.69 yd³
Weight
1014 lb

H110 GC S Hammer

Impact Energy Class
1475 ft·lbf
Blows per Minute
450-650
Minimum Operating Weight
2721 lb

H115 GC S Hammer

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

S60 S Type Excavator Coupler: 573-3161

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

Specifications

Standard/Optional Features

Attachments