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Overview

The Cat® 336 GC excavator balances productivity with easy-to-use controls, a new comfortable cab, improved fuel efficiency by up to 5 percent, and longer maintenance intervals that reduce maintenance costs up to 15 percent – all to give you a durable, low-cost per-hour excavator for your applications.

Not all features available in all regions. Consult your Cat dealer for specific configurations available in your region

Working Ranges - Reach Boom - 6.5 m (21'4"); R3.2DB (10'6") Stick; 1.88 m3 (2.46 yd3) HD Bucket

Bucket Digging Force - ISO
44350.00
0.00
Bucket Digging Force - SAE
38730.00
0.00
Maximum Cutting Height
33.80
0.00
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8'0") Level Bottom
7360.00
0.00
Maximum Digging Depth
24.70
0.00
Maximum Loading Height
23.20
0.00
Maximum Reach - Ground Level
36.30
0.00
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth
18.60
0.00
Minimum Loading Height
8.50
0.00
Stick Digging Force (ISO)
32150.00
0.00
Stick Digging Force (SAE)
32060.00
0.00

Engine

Gross Power - SAE J1995
261.00 HP
195.00 kW
Net Power - SAE J1349
259.00 HP
194.00 kW

Swing

Maximum Swing Torque
80144.00
109.00 kN·m
Swing Speed
8.74 r/min
8.74 r/min

Engine

Engine Model
Cat C7.1
Net Flywheel Power
273.00 HP
204.00 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249
204.00 kW
0.00
Net Power - SAE J1349/ISO 9249
204.00 kW
0.00
Gross Power - ISO 14396
205.00 kW
0.00
Engine RPM - Operation
1750.00 r/min
1750.00 r/min
Gross Power - ISO 14396/SAE J1995
275.00 HP
205.00 kW
Engine RPM - Travel
1750.00 r/min
1750.00 r/min
Bore
4.00 in
105.00 mm
Stroke
5.00 in
135.00 mm
Displacement
433.00 in³
7.10 l

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow - Implement
148.00 gal/min
560.00 l/min
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Implement
5076.00 psi
35000.00 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5076.00 psi
35000.00 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing
4061.00 psi
28000.00 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Normal
35000.00 kPa
0.00

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed
8.74 r/min
8.74 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque
101168.00 ft·lbf
137.00 kN·m
Swing Torque
80046.00 ft·lbf
101.00 kN·m

Weights

Operating Weight
80500.00 lb
36500.00 kg
Note
Long undercarriage, Reach boom, R3.9DB (12'10")stick, HD 1.88 cubic metre (2.46 cubic yard) bucket, 850 mm (33") triple grouser shoes, and 6.8 mt (14,991 lb) counterweight.

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity
158.50 gal (US)
600.00 l
Cooling System
10.20 gal (US)
39.00 l
Engine Oil - With Filter
6.60 gal (US)
25.00 l
Swing Drive - Each
4.80 gal (US)
18.00 l
Final Drive - Each
2.10 gal (US)
8.00 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
98.50 gal (US)
373.00 l
Hydraulic Tank
42.50 gal (US)
161.00 l
DEF Tank
50.00 gal (US)
13.20 l
Fuel Tank
158.50 gal (US)
0.00
Engine Oil
6.60 gal (US)
25.00 l

Dimensions

Boom
Reach 6.5 m (21'4")
Stick
Reach 3.9 (12'10")
Bucket
HD 1.88 m³ (2.46yd³)

Dimensions - Reach Boom - 6.5 m (21'4

Shipping Height - Top of Cab
10.40 ft
3170.00 mm
Handrail Height
10.40 ft
3160.00 mm
Shipping Length
11180.00 mm
0.00
Tail Swing Radius
11.60 ft
0.00
Counterweight Clearance
4.10 ft
1250.00 mm
Ground Clearance
1.70 ft
510.00 mm
Track Length to Center of Rollers
13.30 ft
4040.00 mm
Track Gauge
8.50 ft
2590.00 mm
Transport Width - 600 mm (24 in) Shoes
11.30 ft
3440.00 mm

Working Ranges & Forces

Boom
Reach 6.5 m (21'4")
Stick
Reach 3.9 (12'10")
Bucket
HD 1.88 m³ (2.46yd³)

Dimensions

Shipping Height - Top of Cab
10.40 ft
3170.00 mm
Handrail Height
10.40 ft
3160.00 mm
Shipping Length
36.70 ft
11180.00 mm
Tail Swing Radius
11.60 ft
3530.00 mm
Counterweight Clearance
4.10 ft
1250.00 mm
Ground Clearance
1.70 ft
510.00 mm
Track Length to Center of Rollers
13.30 ft
4040.00 mm
Track Gauge
8.50 ft
2590.00 mm
Transport Width - 600 mm (24”) Shoes
10.80 ft
3290.00 mm

Working Ranges & Forces

Maximum Digging Depth
27.00 ft
8230.00 mm
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
38.60 ft
11760.00 mm
Maximum Cutting Height
35.20 ft
10730.00 mm
Maximum Loading Height
24.50 ft
7460.00 mm
Minimum Loading Height
6.10 ft
1870.00 mm
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom
26.60 ft
8100.00 mm
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth
21.40 ft
6520.00 mm
Bucket Digging Force - SAE
38420.00 lbf
171.00 kN
Bucket Digging Force - ISO
44090.00 lbf
196.00 kN
Stick Digging Force - SAE
27970.00 lbf
124.00 kN
Stick Digging Force - ISO
28780.00 lbf
128.00 kN

Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249/SAE J1349
273.00 HP
204.00 kW

Dimensions

Length to Center of Rollers - Long Undercarriage
13.30 ft
4040.00 mm
Length to Center of Rollers - Standard Undercarriage
11.80 ft
3610.00 mm
Track Length - Long Undercarriage
16.50 ft
5030.00 mm
Track Length - Standard Undercarriage
15.10 ft
0.00
Transport Width - 700 mm (28") Shoes
10.80 ft
3290.00 mm

Engine

Engine Power - ISO 9249
273.00 HP
204.00 kW
Engine Power - ISO 14396
275.00 HP
205.00 kW

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow
560 l/min (148 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment
5076.00 psi
35000.00 kPa

Dimensions

Track Length
16.50 ft
5030.00 mm
Transport Width
10.80 ft
3290.00 mm
Features

MOVE MORE WITH LESS FUEL

  • The excavator is 5 percent more fuel efficient than the 336F in similar applications.
  • The C7.1 engine can run on biodiesel up to B20 and meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, and Japan 2014 emission standards.
  • Match the excavator to the job with two power modes. Smart mode automatically matches engine and hydraulic power to digging conditions, providing max power when needed and reducing power when it isn’t to help save fuel.
  • The advanced hydraulic system provides the optimum balance of power and efficiency while giving you the control you need for precise digging requirements.
  • Valve priority puts hydraulic pressure and flow where you command it to go for fast light- to medium-load cycle times.
  • Advansys™ bucket tips increase penetration and improve cycle times.Tip changes can be done quickly with a simple lug wrench instead of a hammer or special tool, improving safety and uptime.
  • Add auxiliary hydraulics to do more work with various Cat attachments.
  • Product Link™ comes standard so you can remotely monitor machine health, location, hours, and fuel consumption on demand through the VisionLink® online interface.

BUILT TO PERFORM

  • Work up to 3300 m (10,830 ft) above sea level.
  • Standard high-ambient temperature capability is 52° C (125° F) with cold start capability at –18° C (0° F).
  • Automatic hydraulic oil warm up gets you to work faster in cold temperatures and helps prolong the life of components.
  • Two levels of filtration protect the engine from dirty diesel fuel.
  • Grease sealed between track pins and bushings reduces travel noise and prevents debris from entering to increase undercarriage life.
  • The center track guiding guard helps keep the excavator track aligned when traveling and working on slopes.
  • The sloped track frame prevents mud and debris accumulation, helping reduce risk of track damage.

DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS

  • The Comfort cab has a wide seat that adjusts for operators of all sizes.
  • Control the excavator comfortably with easy-to-reach controls all located in front of you.
  • Standard automatic climate control keeps you at the right temperature all shift long.
  • Advanced viscous mounts reduce cab vibration by up to 50 percent over previous excavator models.
  • Stow your gear with plenty of in-cab storage beneath and behind the seat, overhead, and in the consoles.
  • Use the standard radio’s USB ports and Bluetooth® technology to connect to personal devices.

SIMPLE TO OPERATE

  • Start the engine with a push button; use a Bluetooth key fob, smartphone app, or Operator ID passcode.
  • Program each joystick button, including power mode, response, and pattern, using Operator ID; the machine will remember what you set each time you go to work.
  • Navigate quickly on the standard high-resolution touchscreen monitor or with the aid of the jog dial control.
  • Protect your hammer from overworking. Auto hammer stop warns you after 15 seconds of continuous firing and then automatically shuts it off after 30 seconds — all to prevent wear and tear on the attachment and excavator.
  • Not sure how a function works or how to maintain the excavator? Always have the operator’s manual at your fingertips in the touchscreen monitor.
  • The Cat PL161 Attachment Locator is a Bluetooth device that makes finding your attachments and other gear quick and easy. The Cat App on your phone will locate the device automatically.

REDUCED MAINTENANCE COSTS

  • Expect up to 20 percent less maintenance cost than the 336F due to extended service intervals (savings calculated over 12,000 machine hours).
  • Check hydraulic system oil and easily drain fuel system water and fuel tank water from ground level.
  • Track your excavator’s filter life and maintenance intervals via the in-cab monitor.
  • Using Cat genuine oil and filters and doing your typical S∙O∙S monitoring will double the current service interval to 1,000 hours, giving you greater uptime to do more work.
  • Oil and fuel filters are grouped and located on right-hand side of machine for easy maintenance.
  • The new air intake filter with pre-cleaner has double the dust holding capacity of the previous air intake filter.
  • The new hydraulic oil filter provides improved filtration performance, anti-drain valves to keep oil clean when the filter is replaced, and longer life with a 3,000 hour replacement interval – 50 percent longer than previous filter designs.
  • S·O·S ports are on ground level, simplifying maintenance and allowing for quick, easy extraction of fluid samples for analysis.

BUILT-IN SAFETY FEATURES

  • Keep your excavator secure with Operator ID. Use your PIN code on the monitor to enable the push button starting feature.
  • The standard ROPS cab meets ISO 12117-2:2008 requirements.
  • A travel direction indicator helps operators know which way to activate the travel levers.
  • A ground-level shutoff switch stops all fuel to the engine when activated and shuts down the machine.
  • Enjoy great visibility into the trench, in each swing direction, and behind you with the help of smaller cab posts and larger windows.
  • Serrated steps and anti-skid punch plate on the service platform help prevent slipping.
  • A rearview camera is standard.
Standard Equipment
  • NOTE
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • CAB
    • ROPS, sound suppression
    • High-resolution 203 mm (8") LCD touch screen monitor
    • Mechanically adjustable seat
  • ENGINE
    • Two selectable modes: Power, Smart
    • Auto engine speed control
    • Up to 3300 m (10,830 ft) altitude capability
    • 52° C (126° F) high-ambient cooling capacity
    • -18° C (0° F) cold start capability
    • Double element air filter with integrated pre- cleaner
    • Remote disable
    • Biodiesel capability up to B20
  • HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuit
    • Electronic main control valve
    • Auto hydraulic oil warm up
    • Reverse swing damping valve
    • Auto swing parking brake
    • High performance hydraulic return filter
    • Two speed travel
    • Bio hydraulic oil capability
  • UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES
    • Towing eye on baseframe
    • 6.8 mt (14,991 lb) counterweight
    • Long undercarriage
    • Standard undercarriage*
  • BOOMS AND STICKS
    • 6.5m (21'4") reach boom
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Maintenance-free 1000 CCA batteries (x2)
    • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
    • LED chassis light, left and right hand boom lights, cab lights
  • CAT TECHNOLOGY
    • Cat Product Link
    • Auto hammer stop
  • SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE
    • Grouped location of engine oil & fuel filters
    • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S.O.S) sampling ports
  • SAFETY AND SECURITY
    • Caterpillar One Key security system
    • Lockable external tool / storage box
    • Lockable door, fuel, and hydraulic tank locks
    • Lockable fuel drain compartment
    • Service platform with anti-skid plate & recessed bolts
    • Right hand handrail & hand hold (ISO 2867 Compliant)
    • Standard visibility mirror package
    • Signaling / warning horn
    • Reaview camera
Optional Equipment
  • NOTE
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • ENGINE
    • Cold start block heaters
    • Hydraulic reverse fan
  • HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
    • Smart Boom
    • Combined two-way auxiliary circuit
    • Medium-pressure auxiliary circuit
    • Quick coupler circuit
  • UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES
    • 600mm (24") triple grouser track shoes
    • 700mm (28") triple grouser track shoes
    • 800mm (31") triple grouser track shoes
    • 850mm (33") triple grouser track shoes
  • BOOMS AND STICKS
    • 2.8m (9'2") stick
    • 3.2m (10'6") stick
    • 3.9m (12'10") stick
  • SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE
    • Electric refueling pump
  • SAFETY AND SECURITY
    • Right-hand-sideview camera
    • Boom lowering check valve
    • Stick lowering check valve