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317 GC Hydraulic Excavator

INCREASED POWER, STABILITY, AND EFFICIENCY

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.

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    Benefits

    UP TO 10% LOWER FUEL CONSUMPTION

    Two power modes and an updated control valve and electro-hydraulic pump minimize fuel use and increase engine efficiency.

    UP TO 20% LOWER MAINTENANCE COSTS

    With extended and more synchronized maintenance intervals, you get more done at a lower cost.

    MAXIMIZE VERSATILITY

    A large working envelope and expanded work tool offering help you complete your work quickly and efficiently. The weight of the machine makes it easily transportable from jobsite to jobsite.

    UP TO 5% LESS CO2 EMISSIONS

    The 317 GC emits up to 5% less CO2 than the previous 316F.

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    • 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.
    • Dimensions
      Boom
      Reach 5.1 m (16'9")
      Bucket
      GD 0.76 m³ (0.99 yd³)
      Counterweight Clearance
      3.3 ft
      Ground Clearance
      1.4 ft
      Handrail Height
      9.6 ft
      Length to Center of Rollers
      10.4 ft
      Shipping Height - Top of Cab
      9.6 ft
      Shipping Length
      28.1 ft
      Stick
      Reach R2.9 m (9'6")
      Tail Swing Radius
      8.2 ft
      Track Gauge
      6.5 ft
      Track Length
      13 ft
      Transport Width
      8.5 ft
    • Engine
      Biodiesel Capability
      Up to B20¹
      Bore
      4 in
      Displacement
      220 in³
      Emissions
      Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards
      Engine Model
      Cat C3.6
      Engine Power - ISO 14396
      121 HP
      Engine Power - ISO 14396 (DIN)
      122 hp (metric)
      Net Power - ISO 9249
      119 HP
      Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN)
      121 hp (metric)
      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 of manufacture.
      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 (hydrotreated vegetable oil) and GTL (gas-to-liquid) fuels.Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations“ (SEBU6250) for details. * Engines with no aftertreatment devices can use higher blends, up to 100% biodiesel (for use of blends higher than 20% biodiesel, consult your Cat dealer).** Tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions from lower-carbon intensity fuels are essentially the same as traditional fuels.
      Stroke
      5 in
    • Hydraulic System
      Main System - Maximum Flow
      296 L/min (78 gal/min)
      Maximum Pressure - Equipment
      5076 psi
      Maximum Pressure - Swing
      3741 psi
      Maximum Pressure - Travel
      5076 psi
    • Service Refill Capacities
      Cooling System
      5.8 gal (US)
      DEF Tank
      5.9 gal (US)
      Engine Oil
      2.9 gal (US)
      Final Drive - Each
      1.6 gal (US)
      Fuel Tank Capacity
      71.6 gal (US)
      Hydraulic System - Including Tank
      24.8 gal (US)
      Hydraulic Tank
      23 gal (US)
    • Swing Mechanism
      Maximum Swing Torque
      44991 ft·lbf
      Swing Speed
      8.7 r/min
    • Weights
      Operating Weight
      38000 lb
    • Working Ranges & Forces
      Boom
      Reach 5.1 m (16'9")
      Bucket
      GD 0.76 m³ (0.99 yd³)
      Bucket Digging Force - ISO
      27650 lbf
      Maximum Cutting Height
      29.1 ft
      Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom
      20.2 ft
      Maximum Digging Depth
      21 ft
      Maximum Loading Height
      20.6 ft
      Maximum Reach at Ground Level
      29.6 ft
      Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth
      16.3 ft
      Minimum Loading Height
      6.5 ft
      Minimum Working Equipment Radius
      9.6 ft
      Stick
      Reach R2.9 m (9'6")
      Stick Digging Force - ISO
      16860 lbf
    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
    • VisionLink®
    • Remote Flash
    • Remote Troubleshoot
    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
    • Auto hammer stop
    SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE
    • Side entry to service platform
    • Grouped engine 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
    • ISO 15818:2017 Tie down points on base frame
    • 2500 mm (8'2") blade
    • 2600 mm (8'6") blade
    • 2700 mm (8'10") blade
    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
    CAT TECHNOLOGIES
    • VisionLink Productivity
    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