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Large Excavators(Non Current)

Caterpillar serves all regions of the world so we build many different configurations of hydraulic excavators. Your Cat® dealer has exact machine specifications available in your area to help you choose what will best meet your needs.

345D / 345D L Hydraulic Excavators

Outstanding performance. Excellent control, high stick and bucket forces, impressive lift capacity, simplified service and a comfortable operator station to increase your productivity and lower your operating costs.

Product Details


Engine Model C13 ACERT
Net Flywheel Power 283 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249 283 kW
Net Power - EEC 80/1269 283 kW
Bore 130 mm
Stroke 157 mm
Displacement 12.5 L


Operating Weight 48250 kg


Maximum Travel Speed 4.7 km/h

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow (Total) 734 L/min
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Normal 350 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Heavy Lift 380 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel 350 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing 314 kPa
Pilot System - Maximum Flow 43 L/min
Boom Cylinder - Bore 160 mm
Boom Cylinder - Stroke 1575 mm
Stick Cylinder - Bore 190 mm
Stick Cylinder - Stroke (for Long Reach and Reach fronts) 1778 mm
Stick Cylinder - Stroke (for Mass Excavation fronts) 1758 mm
TB Family Bucket Cylinder - Bore 160 mm
TB Family Bucket Cylinder - Stroke 1356 mm
UB Family Bucket Cylinder - Bore 170 mm
UB Family Bucket Cylinder - Stroke 1396 mm

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity 705 L
Cooling System 35.5 L
Engine Oil 42 L
Swing Drive (each) 10 L
Final Drive (each) 15 L
Hydraulic System (including tank) 570 L
Hydraulic Tank 243 L

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed 8.9 RPM
Swing Torque 149 kN·m

Operating Specifications

Max Reach at Ground Level 11.7 m
Max Digging Depth 7.6 m

C13 Engine with ACERT™ Technology

ACERT™ Technology works at the point of combustion to optimize engine performance and provide low exhaust emissions to meet emission regulations, with exceptional performance capabilities and proven reliability.


The hydraulic system has been designed to provide reliability and outstanding controllability. An optional Tool Control System provides enhanced flexibility.


SmartBoom™ increases productivity through faster cycle times on truck loading and rock scraping applications and maintains optimum hammering frequency for effective, steady productivity.

Operator Station

Provides maximum space, excellent visibility and easy access to all switches. The monitor is a full-color graphical display that allows the operator to understand the machine information easily. Overall, the cab provides a comfortable environment for the operator.


Cat designed excavator undercarriage is stable, durable and low maintenance. The undercarriage is a long, fixed gauge type for good machine stability and lift capacity.


Caterpillar design and manufacturing techniques assure outstanding durability and service life from these important components.

Booms, Sticks and Linkage

Built for good performance and long service life, Cat® booms and sticks are box-section structures with thick multiplate fabrications to resist high stress. Two lengths of booms and three types of sticks are available, offering a range of configurations suitable for a wide variety of applications and conditions.

Buckets, Quick Coupler, Work Tools

A variety of work tools, including buckets, couplers, hammers, crushers, pulverizers, multiprocessors, shears and grapples are available through Cat Work Tools.

Designed for Safety, Cleaner for the Environment

Quiet operation, safe accessibility and increased visibility help keep operators and job sites safe while lower emissions help protect the environment.

Application and System Match

The 345D L is designed for matched performance with Cat articulated trucks. Five to six passes under two minutes, matched to the Cat 735 gives you maximum system production.

Service and Maintenance

Fast, easy service has been designed in with extended service intervals, advanced filtration, convenient filter access and user-friendly electronic diagnostics for increased productivity and reduced maintenance costs.

360° Solutions

Your Cat dealer offers a wide range of services – from assistance with configuring your machine to best match your application to customer support agreements to meet your maintenance needs. Repair Option Programs guarantee the cost of repairs up front and help you to avoid unscheduled repairs.
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