Caterpillar 312C


Maximum Bucket Capacity1 cu yds (1 m)
Minimum Bucket Capacity0.40 cu yds (0 m)
Reference Bucket Capacity0.80 cu yds (1 m)


Digging Depth19 ft (6 m)
Digging Reach19 ft (6 m)
Ground Clearance1.50 ft (0 m)
Height to Top of Cab9.10 ft (3 m)
Length of Track on Ground9.20 ft (3 m)
Tail Swing Radius7 ft (2 m)
Width to Outside of Tracks8.50 ft (3 m)


Displacement259.40 cu in (0 m)
Engine Model3,046
Gross Power94 hp (70 kw)
Net Power90 hp (67 kw)
Power Measured @1,950 rpm


Alternator Supplied Amperage55 A
Cooling System Fluid Capacity4.70 gal (18 l)
Engine Oil Capacity4.70 gal (18 l)
Fuel Capacity66.10 gal (250 l)
Hydraulic Pump Flow Capacity33.50 gal/min (127 l/min)
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity42.80 gal (162 l)
Hydraulic System Relief Valve Pressure4,980 psi
Operating Weight28,170 lbs (12,778 kg)
Swing Drive Fluid Capacity0.80 gal (3 l)

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed12.90 rpm


Drawbar Pull24,729 lbs (11,217 kg)
Ground Pressure4.80 psi
Max Travel Speed3.50 mph (6 kph)
Shoe Size24 in (61 cm)
Track Gauge6.60 ft (2 m)

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