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325 Hydraulic Excavator

The Cat® 325 Excavator brings premium performance with simple-to-use technologies like Cat Grade with 2D, Grade Assist, Lift Assist and Payload – all standard equipment from the factory to boost your operator efficiencies up to 45%. Combine these features with a compact radius design for working in tight spaces, ergonomic cab, longer maintenance intervals that lower your maintenance costs up to 20%, and a power system that reduces fuel consumption by up to 25% and you have a low-cost-per-unit-of-production excavator that’s perfect for medium- to heavy-duty applications. Optional blade allows for faster job site cleaning and leveling as well as better lifting capabilities. Optional heavy counterweight allows you to maximize the performance of this compact radius machine.

Net Power - ISO 9249
172 HP
Operating Weight
62800 lb
Maximum Digging Depth
22 ft
Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN)
175 hp (metric)

Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249
172HP
Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN)
175hp (metric)
Engine Model
Cat C4.4
Engine Power - ISO 14396
174HP
Engine Power - ISO 14396 (DIN)
176hp (metric)
Bore
4in
Stroke
5in
Displacement
269in³
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 2,200 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
62800lb
Note
Long undercarriage, Reach boom, R2.9B1 (9'6") stick, Heavy Duty (HD) 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³) bucket, 790 mm (31") HD triple grouser shoes and 8300 kg (18,300 lb) counterweight.

Working Ranges & Forces

Maximum Digging Depth
22ft
Boom
Reach 5.7 m (18'8")
Stick
Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket
HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
32.1ft
Maximum Cutting Height
36ft
Maximum Loading Height
25.11ft
Minimum Loading Height
9.9ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom
21.5ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth
16ft
Bucket Digging Force - ISO
33720lbf
Stick Digging Force - ISO
23830lbf

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow - Implement
429 L/min (113 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Normal
5075psi
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Lift Mode
5510psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5075psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing
3988psi

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed
11.12r/min
Maximum Swing Torque
60360ft·lbf

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity
82.7gal (US)
Cooling System
3.1gal (US)
Engine Oil
4gal (US)
Swing Drive
1.5gal (US)
Final Drive - Each
1.2gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
60.8gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
29.4gal (US)
DEF Tank
6.9gal (US)

Dimensions

Boom
Reach 5.7 m (18'8")
Stick
Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket
HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab
10.1ft
Handrail Height
10.5ft
Shipping Length
29.2ft
Tail Swing Radius
5.11ft
Counterweight Clearance
3.3ft
Ground Clearance
1.5ft
Length to Center of Rollers
12ft
Track Length
14.7ft
Track Gauge
7.1ft
Transport Width - 600 mm (24”) Shoes
9.8ft
Transport Width - 790 mm (31 in) Shoes
10.4ft

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 kg (1.8 lb) of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.144 metric tonnes (1.261 tons).

Sustainability

Recyclability
98%

Standard Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cab
    • ROPS
    • Mechanical-suspension seat (Comfort only)
    • Heated air-suspension seat (Deluxe only)
    • Heated and ventilated air-suspension seat (Premium only)
    • High-resolution 203 mm (8 in) LCD touchscreen monitor (Comfort only)
    • High-resolution 254 mm (10 in) LCD touchscreen monitor (Deluxe, Premium only)
  • Cat Technologies
    • VisionLink®
    • Remote Flash
    • Remote Troubleshoot
    • Cat Grade 2D
    • Cat Assist
    • Cat Payload
  • Electrical System
    • Two 1,000 CCA maintenance free batteries
    • Programmable time-delay LED working lights
    • LED chassis light, left-hand/right-hand boom lights, cab lights
  • Engine
    • Three selectable modes: Power, Smart, Eco
    • One-touch low idle with auto engine speed control
    • Auto engine idle shutdown
    • 50° C (122° F) high-ambient cooling capacity without de-rate
    • –18° C (0° F) cold start capability
    • Double element air filter with integrated precleaner
    • Reversing electric cooling fans
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
    • Auto hydraulic warm up
    • Auto two-speed travel
    • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
    • Auto dig boost
  • Safety And Security
    • 2D E-Fence
    • Auto hammer stop
    • Rearview camera
    • Right-side-view camera
    • Lift assist
    • Ground-level engine shutoff switch
    • Lockable disconnect switch
    • Right-hand handrail and hand hold
    • Signaling/warning horn
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S℠) ports
    • Ground-level and platform-level engine oil dipsticks
    • Integrated vehicle health management system
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Long undercarriage
    • Tie-down points on base frame

Optional Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Booms And Sticks
    • 5.7 m (18'8") Reach boom
    • 5.7 m (18'8") HD Reach boom
    • 2.8 m + 3.3 m (9'2" + 10'10") VA boom
    • 2.9 m (9'6") Reach stick
    • 2.9 m (9'6") HD Reach stick
    • 2.9 m (9'6") Thumb Ready stick
  • Cab
    • Roller rear sunscreen
    • Cat Stick Steer
  • Cat Technologies
    • VisionLink Productivity
    • Cat Grade Connectivity
    • Cat Grade 2D with Attachment Ready Option (ARO)
    • Cat Grade 3D single GNSS
    • Cat Grade 3D dual GNSS
    • Cat Tilt Rotator (TRS) Integration
    • Operator Coaching
  • Electrical System
    • 360° lighting
  • Engine
    • –32° C (–25° F) cold start capability
  • Hydraulic System
    • SmartBoom (Europe only)
    • Hydraulic efficiency monitoring
  • Safety And Security
    • Cat Command remote control
    • 360° visibility
    • Swing alarm
    • Inspection lighting
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Standard undercarriage (Japan only)
    • 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes
    • 600 mm (24") HD triple grouser shoes
    • 700 mm (28") triple grouser shoes
    • 700 mm (28") HD triple grouser shoes
    • 790 mm (31") triple grouser shoes
    • 790 mm (31") HD triple grouser shoes
    • 4900 kg (10,800 lb) counterweight
    • 6700 kg (14,771 lb) counterweight
    • 8300 kg (18,300 lb) counterweight
    • 2980 mm (9'9") blade
    • 3170 mm (10'5") blade

Heavy Duty-Pin Grabber Performance Bucket 1350 mm (54 in)

Width
54 in
Capacity
1.67 yd³
Weight
2335 lb

Heavy Duty Bucket 1350 mm (54 in)

Width
54 in
Capacity
1.81 yd³
Weight
2197 lb

Heavy Duty-Pin Grabber Performance Bucket 1200 mm (48 in)

Width
48 in
Capacity
1.45 yd³
Weight
2153 lb

Heavy DutyP Bucket 1200 mm (48 in)

Width
48 in
Capacity
1.49 yd³
Weight
2048 lb

Heavy Duty Bucket 1200 mm (48 in)

Width
48 in
Capacity
1.56 yd³
Weight
2030 lb

Heavy Duty-Pin Grabber Performance Bucket 1050 mm (42 in)

Width
42 in
Capacity
1.22 yd³
Weight
1973 lb

Heavy DutyP Bucket 1050 mm (42 in)

Width
42 in
Capacity
1.26 yd³
Weight
1880 lb

Heavy Duty Bucket 1050 mm (42 in)

Width
42 in
Capacity
1.31 yd³
Weight
1867 lb

Heavy Duty-Pin Grabber Performance Bucket 900 mm (36 in)

Width
36 in
Capacity
1 yd³
Weight
1831 lb

Heavy Duty Bucket 900 mm (36 in)

Width
36 in
Capacity
1.06 yd³
Weight
1742 lb

Heavy Duty-Pin Grabber Performance Bucket 750 mm (30 in)

Width
30 in
Capacity
0.79 yd³
Weight
1655 lb

Heavy Duty Bucket 750 mm (30 in)

Width
30 in
Capacity
0.84 yd³
Weight
1578 lb

Heavy Duty-Pin Grabber Performance Bucket 600 mm (24 in)

Width
24 in
Capacity
0.57 yd³
Weight
1444 lb

General Duty Bucket 1350 mm (54 in)

Width
54 in
Capacity
2.08 yd³
Weight
2104 lb

General Duty Bucket 1200 mm (48 in)

Width
48 in
Capacity
1.8 yd³
Weight
1947 lb

General Duty Bucket 1050 mm (42 in)

Width
42 in
Capacity
1.52 yd³
Weight
1792 lb

General Duty Bucket 900 mm (36 in)

Width
36 in
Capacity
1.24 yd³
Weight
1671 lb

General Duty Bucket 750 mm (30 in)

Width
30 in
Capacity
0.98 yd³
Weight
1519 lb

General Duty Bucket 600 mm (24 in)

Width
24 in
Capacity
0.6 yd³
Weight
1366 lb

General Duty Bucket 600 mm (24 in)

Width
24 in
Capacity
0.72 yd³
Weight
1321 lb

Severe Duty Bucket 1200 mm (48 in)

Width
48 in
Capacity
1.56 yd³
Weight
2170 lb

Severe Duty Bucket 1050 mm (42 in)

Width
42 in
Capacity
1.31 yd³
Weight
1991 lb

Severe Duty Bucket 900 mm (36 in)

Width
36 in
Capacity
1.06 yd³
Weight
1851 lb

Severe DutyP Bucket 900 mm (36 in)

Width
36 in
Capacity
1.03 yd³
Weight
1781 lb

Severe Duty Bucket 750 mm (30 in)

Width
30 in
Capacity
0.84 yd³
Weight
1673 lb

Severe Duty Bucket 600 mm (24 in)

Width
24 in
Capacity
0.6 yd³
Weight
1446 lb

H120 S Hydraulic Hammer

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

H130 GC S Hammer

Impact Energy Class
4425 ft-lb
Blows per Minute
350-700
Maximum Operating Weight
5471.4 lb

H120 GC S Hammer

Impact Energy Class
2950 ft-lb
Blows per Minute
400-800
Maximum Operating Weight
3927 lb

GSH525-750

Capacity
1 yd³
Maximum Lift Capacity
22046 lb
Shell Type Options
Semi-open, Closed

GSH525-950

Capacity
1.25 yd³
Maximum Lift Capacity
22046 lb
Shell Type Options
Semi-open, Closed

GSH520-750

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

GSH425-750-S

Capacity
1 yd³
Maximum Lift Capacity
22046 lb
Shell Type Options
Semi-open

GSH425-950-S

Capacity
1.25 yd³
Maximum Lift Capacity
22046 lb
Shell Type Options
Semi-open

GSH520-600

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

GSH520-500

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

GSH420-750-S

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

GSH420-600-S

Capacity
0.75 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

S70 S Type Excavator Coupler: 566-2349

Weight
571 lb
Lifting Hook Capacity
8 ton (US)
Width
17.72 in

Specifications

Standard/Optional Features

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