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326 Hydraulic Excavator

326 Hydraulic Excavator

At a Glance

Net Power - ISO 9249
201 HP
Operating Weight
57100 lb
Maximum Digging Depth
22.38 ft
Engine Model
Cat C7.1
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The Cat® 326 Excavator brings premium performance with simple-to-use technologies like Cat GRADE with 2D, Grade Assist, and Payload – all standard equipment from the factory to boost your operator efficiencies up to 45%. Combine these features with a new cab, longer maintenance intervals that lower your maintenance costs up to 20%, and a power system that reduces fuel consumption by up to 10% and you have a low-cost-per-unit-of-production excavator that’s perfect for medium- to heavy-duty applications.<br>Not all features are available in all regions. Consult your Cat dealer for specific configurations available in your region.


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Net Power - ISO 9249 201HP
Engine Model Cat C7.1
Engine Power - ISO 14396 202HP
Bore 4in
Stroke 5in
Displacement 428in³


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Operating Weight 57100lb

Working Ranges & Forces

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Maximum Digging Depth 22.38ft
Boom Reach 5.9 m (19'4")
Stick Reach 2.95 m (9'8")
Bucket HD 1.54 m³ (2.01 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 33.2ft
Maximum Cutting Height 31.63ft
Maximum Loading Height 21.72ft
Minimum Loading Height 7.84ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 21.78ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 16.77ft
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 37318lbf
Stick Digging Force - ISO 27202lbf

Hydraulic System

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Main System - Maximum Flow 481 l/min (127 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5075psi
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Lift Mode 5510psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5075psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing 4118psi

Swing Mechanism

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Swing Speed 9.9r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 78182ft·lbf

Service Refill Capacities

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Fuel Tank Capacity 125.2gal (US)
Cooling System 6.6gal (US)
Engine Oil 6.6gal (US)
Swing Drive 2.6gal (US)
Final Drive - Each 1.5gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 81.9gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 38.8gal (US)
DEF Tank 10.8gal (US)


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Boom Reach 5.9 m (19'4")
Stick Reach 2.95 m (9'8")
Bucket HD 1.54 m³ (2.01 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 9.84ft
Handrail Height 9.84ft
Shipping Length 33ft
Tail Swing Radius 9.84ft
Counterweight Clearance 1.44ft
Ground Clearance 3.48ft
Track Length 15.3ft
Length to Center of Rollers 12.5ft
Track Gauge 8.5ft
Transport Width 10.5ft