The Caterpillar 345C L is a large hydraulic excavator manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. The 345C L, with 345 hp of net flywheel power[1], is classified as a large excavator in Caterpillar's excavator line up.



  • Engine Model: Caterpillar C13 ACERT
  • Net Flywheel Power: 345 hp (257 kW)
  • Net Power (ISO 9249): 345 hp (257 kW)
  • Cylinders: 6


  • Operating Weight (long undercarriage): 99,150 lb (44,970 kg)

Operating SpecificationsEdit

  • Max Reach at Ground Level: 42.5 ft (13.0 m)
  • Max Digging Depth: 29.3 ft (8.9 m)
  • Max Bucket Capacity: 5 yd³ (3.8 m³)
  • Nominal bucket weight: 3,880 lb (1,760 kg)
  • Bucket digging force (Normal): 39,300 lbf (175 kN) ([1]

See alsoEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 "345C L Hydraulic Excavator". Retrieved on 2007-11-25.

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