315F L Hydraulic Excavator

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The Cat® 315F Lexcavator 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.


Net Power - ISO 9249
97 HP
Engine Model
Engine Power - ISO 14396
100 HP
4.1 in
5 in
270 in³


Operating Weight
37794 lb

Working Ranges & Forces

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

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow
256 l/min (67 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment
4420 psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing
3340 psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5080 psi

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed
11 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque
22790 ft·lbf

Service Refill Capacities

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


Reach 4.65 m (15'3")
R3.0 m (9'10")
GD 0.53 m³ (0.69 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab
9.83 ft
Shipping Length
24.4 ft
Shipping Length - with Blade
26.25 ft
Tail Swing Radius
5 ft
Counterweight Clearance
2.83 ft
Ground Clearance
1.42 ft
Track Length
12.33 ft
Length to Center of Rollers
10 ft
Track Gauge
6.5 ft
Transport Width
8.8 ft