Operator StationRoomy and quiet with ergonomic control placement has excellent sightlines to the work area to help keep operator fatigue low and production up throughout the entire shift. Optional climate control maintains constant temperature in the cab in both hot and cold weather.
Multipro Electronic Control SystemAn user friendly new monitor that shows a wide variety of useful information for machine operation and provides high efficient service data and diagnostic capabilities while maximizing fuel efficiency and performance.
HydraulicsThe open-center, two-pump hydraulic system features pump flow control which improves fuel efficiency, ensures smooth controllability, reduces sound levels and extends component life, through an increased maximum flow. The unique tool control option offers the ability to optimize the machine performances according to 5 tool specifications, and to set priorities between tools and implements for maximized efficiency.
EngineThe 318C is powered by the Cat 3066 T engine which complies with worldwide emissions requirements. This engine includes several design features which enhance performance, efficiency and reliability. Engine service intervals are increased to 500 hours.
Service and MaintenanceLonger service intervals and easier maintenance results in better machine availability and lower owning and operating costs. Electronic diagnostics means increased productivity.
Undercarriage and StructureRugged Caterpillar undercarriage design and proven structural manufacturing techniques assure outstanding durability in the toughest applications, resulting in stability, durability and low maintenance. Standard grease-lubricated tracks extend the undercarriage life.
Booms and SticksBuilt for good performance and long service life, Caterpillar booms and sticks are large, welded box-section structures with thick, multi-plate fabrications that resist high stress. Designed-in flexibility to help bring higher production and efficiency to all jobs.
Buckets and TeethA wide variety of bucket types with aggressive bucket designs take advantage of the 318C''s higher power to improve productivity.
Work ToolsEx-factory available Buckets, Multiprocessors, Sorting and Demolition Grapples, Hammers and Quick Couplers provide a total solution package to the end-user.
Complete Customer SupportYour Cat dealer offers a wide range of services that can be set up under a customer support agreement when you purchase your equipment. The dealer will help you choose a plan that can cover everything from machine and attachment selection to replacement.