345 GC

Overview

The Cat 345 GC is a reliable, low-cost-per-hour excavator. It's up to 25 percent more fuel efficient with up to 30 percent less maintenance cost than its comparative model*. Add in a quiet and comfortable ROPS cab, easy-to-use controls, and several Cat attachment options and you have a fine machine capable of meeting your various job requirements.


*Compared to 349D2 Tier 3


Not all features available in all regions. Consult your Cat dealer for specific configurations available in your region.
Engine ModelC9.3
Net Flywheel Power258 kW346 HP
Gross Power - ISO 14396259 kW347 HP
Net Power - ISO 9249/SAE J1349258 kW346 HP
Engine RPM - Operation1750 r/min1750 r/min
Engine RPM - Travel1900 r/min1900 r/min
Bore115 mm5 in
Stroke149 mm6 in
Displacement9.3 l568 in³
Main System - Maximum Flow - Implement630 l/min166 gal/min
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Implement35000 kPa5076 psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel35000 kPa5076 psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing28000 kPa4061 psi
Operating Weight42200 kg93000 lb
Operating WeightReach boom, R2.9TB (9'6"") stick, HD 2.41 m3 (3.15 yd3) bucket, 600 mm (24"") double grouser shoes, 9 mt (19,842 lb) counterweight.
Swing Speed8.27 r/min8.27 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque155 kN·m114543 ft·lbf
Fuel Tank Capacity600 l158.5 gal (US)
Cooling System40 l10.5 gal (US)
Engine Oil - With Filter32 l8.5 gal (US)
Swing Drive18 l4.8 gal (US)
Final Drive - Each8 l2.1 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank423 l111.7 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank - Including Suction Pipe186 l49.1 gal (US)
Air ConditioningThe air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1430 metric tonnes.
BoomReach Boom 6.9m (22.8"")
StickR2.9TB (9'6"")
BucketHD 2.41 m3 (3.15 yd3)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab3230 mm10.6 ft
Handrail Height3370 mm11.1 ft
Shipping Length11620 mm38.1 ft
Tail Swing Radius3530 mm11.6 ft
Counterweight Clearance1300 mm4.3 ft
Ground Clearance520 mm1.7 ft
Track Length to Center of Rollers4040 mm13.3 ft
Track Gauge2740 mm9 ft
Transport Width - 600 mm (24”) Shoes3340 mm11 ft
BoomReach Boom 6.9m (22.8"")
StickR2.9TB (9'6"")
BucketHD 2.41 m3 (3.15 yd3)
Maximum Digging Depth7200 mm23.6 ft
Maximum Reach at Ground Level11290 mm37 ft
Maximum Cutting Height10540 mm34.6 ft
Maximum Loading Height7210 mm23.7 ft
Minimum Loading Height3130 mm10.3 ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom7040 mm23 ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth5390 mm17.7 ft
Bucket Digging Force - SAE203 kN45650
Bucket Digging Force - ISO235 kN52860
Stick Digging Force - SAE190 kN42790
Stick Digging Force - ISO198 kN44550

345 GC Standard Equipment

  • CAB
    • ROPS, standard sound suppression
    • High-resolution 203 mm (8") LCD touch screen monitor
    • Mechanically adjustable seat
  • ENGINE
    • Two selectable modes: Power, Smart
    • One-touch low idle with automatic engine speed control
    • 2300m (7,550 ft) altitude capability with no engine power de-rating
    • 52°C (126°F) high-ambient cooling capacity 
    • -18°C (0°F) cold start capability
    • Double element air filter with integrated pre- cleaner
    • Remote disable
    • Biodiesel capability up to B20
  • HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuit
    • Electronic main control valve
    • Automatic hydraulic oil warm up
    • Reverse swing damping valve
    • Automatic swing parking brake
    • High performance hydraulic return filter
    • Two speed travel
    • Bio hydraulic oil capability
  • UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES
    • Towing eye on baseframe (ISO 15818 Compliant)
    • 9 mt (19, 842 lb) counterweight
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Maintenance-free 1000 CCA batteries (x2)
    • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
    • LED chassis light, RH and LH boom lights, cab lights
  • CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGY
    • Cat Product Link
  • SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE
    • Grouped location of engine oil & fuel filters
    • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S.O.S) sampling ports
  • SAFETY AND SECURITY
    • Caterpillar One Key security system
    • Lockable external tool / storage box
    • Lockable door, fuel, and hydraulic tank locks
    • Lockable fuel drain compartment
    • Service platform with anti-skid plate & recessed bolts
    • RH handrail & hand hold (ISO 2867 Compliant)
    • Standard visibility mirror package
    • Signaling / warning horn
    • Ground-level secondary engine shutoff switch
    • Rearview camera and right-hand-side mirror

345 GC Optional Equipment

  • ENGINE
    • Cold start block heaters
    • -32°C (-25°F) cold start capability
  • HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
    • Fine swing
    • Combined two-way auxiliary-circuit
    • Combined two-way auxiliary-circuit with hammer return filter
  • UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES
    • 600mm (24") triple grouser track shoes
    • 600mm (24") HD triple grouser track shoes
    • 600mm (24") double grouser track shoes
    • 700mm (28") triple grouser track shoes
  • BOOMS AND STICKS
    • 6.9m (22'8") Reach boom
    • 6.55 (21'6") Mass boom
    • 2.9m (9'6") Reach stick
    • 3.35m (11') Reach stick
    • 2.55 (8'4") Mass stick
    • 3.0m (9'10") Mass stick
  • SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE
    • Electric refueling pump with automatic shutoff

Specifications

Engine ModelC9.3
Net Flywheel Power258 kW346 HP
Gross Power - ISO 14396259 kW347 HP
Net Power - ISO 9249/SAE J1349258 kW346 HP
Engine RPM - Operation1750 r/min1750 r/min
Engine RPM - Travel1900 r/min1900 r/min
Bore115 mm5 in
Stroke149 mm6 in
Displacement9.3 l568 in³
Main System - Maximum Flow - Implement630 l/min166 gal/min
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Implement35000 kPa5076 psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel35000 kPa5076 psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing28000 kPa4061 psi
Operating Weight42200 kg93000 lb
Operating WeightReach boom, R2.9TB (9'6"") stick, HD 2.41 m3 (3.15 yd3) bucket, 600 mm (24"") double grouser shoes, 9 mt (19,842 lb) counterweight.
Swing Speed8.27 r/min8.27 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque155 kN·m114543 ft·lbf
Fuel Tank Capacity600 l158.5 gal (US)
Cooling System40 l10.5 gal (US)
Engine Oil - With Filter32 l8.5 gal (US)
Swing Drive18 l4.8 gal (US)
Final Drive - Each8 l2.1 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank423 l111.7 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank - Including Suction Pipe186 l49.1 gal (US)
Air ConditioningThe air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1430 metric tonnes.
BoomReach Boom 6.9m (22.8"")
StickR2.9TB (9'6"")
BucketHD 2.41 m3 (3.15 yd3)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab3230 mm10.6 ft
Handrail Height3370 mm11.1 ft
Shipping Length11620 mm38.1 ft
Tail Swing Radius3530 mm11.6 ft
Counterweight Clearance1300 mm4.3 ft
Ground Clearance520 mm1.7 ft
Track Length to Center of Rollers4040 mm13.3 ft
Track Gauge2740 mm9 ft
Transport Width - 600 mm (24”) Shoes3340 mm11 ft
BoomReach Boom 6.9m (22.8"")
StickR2.9TB (9'6"")
BucketHD 2.41 m3 (3.15 yd3)
Maximum Digging Depth7200 mm23.6 ft
Maximum Reach at Ground Level11290 mm37 ft
Maximum Cutting Height10540 mm34.6 ft
Maximum Loading Height7210 mm23.7 ft
Minimum Loading Height3130 mm10.3 ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom7040 mm23 ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth5390 mm17.7 ft
Bucket Digging Force - SAE203 kN45650
Bucket Digging Force - ISO235 kN52860
Stick Digging Force - SAE190 kN42790
Stick Digging Force - ISO198 kN44550

Equipment

345 GC Standard Equipment

  • CAB
    • ROPS, standard sound suppression
    • High-resolution 203 mm (8") LCD touch screen monitor
    • Mechanically adjustable seat
  • ENGINE
    • Two selectable modes: Power, Smart
    • One-touch low idle with automatic engine speed control
    • 2300m (7,550 ft) altitude capability with no engine power de-rating
    • 52°C (126°F) high-ambient cooling capacity 
    • -18°C (0°F) cold start capability
    • Double element air filter with integrated pre- cleaner
    • Remote disable
    • Biodiesel capability up to B20
  • HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuit
    • Electronic main control valve
    • Automatic hydraulic oil warm up
    • Reverse swing damping valve
    • Automatic swing parking brake
    • High performance hydraulic return filter
    • Two speed travel
    • Bio hydraulic oil capability
  • UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES
    • Towing eye on baseframe (ISO 15818 Compliant)
    • 9 mt (19, 842 lb) counterweight
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Maintenance-free 1000 CCA batteries (x2)
    • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
    • LED chassis light, RH and LH boom lights, cab lights
  • CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGY
    • Cat Product Link
  • SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE
    • Grouped location of engine oil & fuel filters
    • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S.O.S) sampling ports
  • SAFETY AND SECURITY
    • Caterpillar One Key security system
    • Lockable external tool / storage box
    • Lockable door, fuel, and hydraulic tank locks
    • Lockable fuel drain compartment
    • Service platform with anti-skid plate & recessed bolts
    • RH handrail & hand hold (ISO 2867 Compliant)
    • Standard visibility mirror package
    • Signaling / warning horn
    • Ground-level secondary engine shutoff switch
    • Rearview camera and right-hand-side mirror

345 GC Optional Equipment

  • ENGINE
    • Cold start block heaters
    • -32°C (-25°F) cold start capability
  • HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
    • Fine swing
    • Combined two-way auxiliary-circuit
    • Combined two-way auxiliary-circuit with hammer return filter
  • UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES
    • 600mm (24") triple grouser track shoes
    • 600mm (24") HD triple grouser track shoes
    • 600mm (24") double grouser track shoes
    • 700mm (28") triple grouser track shoes
  • BOOMS AND STICKS
    • 6.9m (22'8") Reach boom
    • 6.55 (21'6") Mass boom
    • 2.9m (9'6") Reach stick
    • 3.35m (11') Reach stick
    • 2.55 (8'4") Mass stick
    • 3.0m (9'10") Mass stick
  • SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE
    • Electric refueling pump with automatic shutoff

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