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315F L Hydraulic Excavator

315F L Hydraulic Excavator

At a Glance

Engine Model
Cat C4.4
Net Flywheel Power
97 HP
Flywheel Power
Operating Weight
37794 lb
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The Cat® 315F excavator is a productive and highly versatile solution for your medium duty applications. Its compact radius design allows you to work in tight spaces without compromising performance. The powerful hydraulic system increases productivity, making the 315F excavator a top performer in the 15-ton size class.
Not all features are available in all regions. Consult your Cat dealer for specific configurations available in your region.


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Engine Model Cat C4.4
Net Flywheel Power 97HP
Flywheel Power
Gross Power - SAE J1995 74 kW (100 hp/101 PS)
Engine Power - ISO 14396 74 kW (100 hp/101 PS)
Net Power - SAE J1349/ISO 9249 72 kW (97 hp/98 PS)
Bore 4.1in
Stroke 5in
Displacement 270in³

Machine Weight

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Operating Weight 37794lb
Maximum Operating Weight 37794lb
Minimum Operating Weight 33296lb

Hydraulic System

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Main System - Maximum Flow - Total 67gal/min
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 4420psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5080psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing 3340psi
Pilot System - Maximum Flow 4.8gal/min
Pilot System - Maximum Pressure 600psi
Maximum Pressure - Power Offset Boom - Optional 4340psi

Service Refill Capacities

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Fuel Tank Capacity 47gal (US)
DEF Tank Capacity 5gal (US)
Cooling System 7.4gal (US)
Engine Oil - With Filter 3.6gal (US)
Swing Drive - Each 0.6gal (US)
Final Drive - Each 0.8gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 42.3gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 22.2gal (US)

Air Conditioning System

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Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.6 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 0.858 metric tonnes.


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Boom Reach Boom - 4.65 m (15'3")
Bucket GD 0.53 m3 (0.69 yd3)
Stick R3.0 m (9'10")
Shipping Height 9.83ft
Shipping Length 26.25ft
Tail Swing Radius 5ft
Length - Center of Rollers 10ft
Track Length 12.33ft
Ground Clearance 1.42ft
Track Gauge 6.5ft
Cab Height 2810mm
Cab Height with Top Guard 9.67ft
Counterweight Clearance 2.83ft
Transport Width - 600 mm (24") Shoes 8.5ft

Working Ranges

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Boom Reach Boom - 4.65 m (15'3")
Stick R3.0 m (9'10")
Bucket 0.53 m3 (0.69 yd3)
Maximum Digging Depth 19.5ft
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 28.5ft
Maximum Cutting Height 31.67ft
Maximum Loading Height 23.58ft
Minimum Loading Height 6.75ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8”0’) Level Bottom 18.92ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 17.33ft
Bucket Digging Force (SAE) 19200
Stick Digging Force (SAE) 57kN
Bucket Digging Force (ISO) 21420
Stick Digging Force (ISO) 13130

Working Ranges* - Reach Boom - 4.65 m (15'3"); R3.0 m (9'10") Stick

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Maximum Loading Height