Caterpillar 315B


Maximum Bucket Capacity1.10 cu yds (1 m)
Minimum Bucket Capacity0.50 cu yds (0 m)
Reference Bucket Capacity0.70 cu yds (1 m)


Ground Clearance1.60 ft (0 m)
Height to Top of Cab9.50 ft (3 m)
Length of Track on Ground9.50 ft (3 m)
Removal Counterweight Clearance3.50 ft (1 m)
Tail Swing Radius8.10 ft (2 m)
Width to Outside of Tracks8.20 ft (3 m)


Maximum Drawbar Pull30,340 lbs (13,762 kg)
Travel Speed3.40 mph (5 kph)


Bore3.70 in (9 cm)
Displacement305 cu in (0 m)
Engine ModelCat 3046T Diesel Engine
Flywheel Power99 hp (74 kw)
Gross Power99 hp (74 kw)
ISO 924999 hp (74 kw)
Net Power99 hp (74 kw)
Power Measured @2,100 rpm
SAE J134999 hp (74 kw)
Stroke4.70 in (12 cm)

Hydraulic System

4.54.50 gal/min (17 l/min)
570570 psi
Boom Cylinder - Bore4.30 in (11 cm)
Boom Cylinder - Stroke47 in (119 cm)
Bucket Cylinder - Bore3.90 in (10 cm)
Bucket Cylinder - Stroke41 in (104 cm)
Main Implement System - Maximum Flow (2x)35
Maximum Pressure - Implements4,980 psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing3,340 psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel4,980 psi
Stick Cylinder - Bore4.70 in (12 cm)
Stick Cylinder - Stroke52.40 in (133 cm)


Alternator Supplied Amperage50 A
Cooling System Fluid Capacity5.10 gal (19 l)
Engine Oil Capacity3.50 gal (13 l)
Fuel Capacity74 gal (280 l)
Hydraulic Pump Flow Capacity69.80 gal/min (264 l/min)
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity49.70 gal (188 l)
Hydraulic System Relief Valve Pressure4,980 psi
Operating Voltage24 V
Operating Weight34,800 lbs (15,785 kg)
Swing Drive Fluid Capacity0.80 gal (3 l)

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System4.50 gal (17 l)
Engine Oil3.50 gal (13 l)
Final Drive - Each0.90 gal (3 l)
Fuel Tank74 gal (280 l)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank49.60 gal (188 l)
Hydraulic Tank27.70 gal (105 l)
Swing Drive - Each0.80 gal (3 l)

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed10.10 rpm


Drawbar Pull29,480 lbs (13,372 kg)
Ground Pressure7.10 psi
Max Travel Speed3.50 mph (6 kph)
Shoe Size19.70 in (50 cm)
Track Gauge6.60 ft (2 m)


Operating Weight36,400 lbs (16,511 kg)

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