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349D2 L


  • 349D2 L - Large Excavators
  • 349D2 L - Large Excavators
  • 349D2 L - Large Excavators
  • 349D2 L - Large Excavators
  • 349D2 L - Large Excavators
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349D2 L

The 349D2 L offers outstanding performance, excellent control, high stick and bucket forces, impressive lift capacity, simplified service and a comfortable operator station to increase your productivity and lower operating costs.

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FEATURES & BENEFITS

Comfort and convenience to keep you productive

Operator Station

The ergonomically designed operator station is spacious, quiet, and comfortable, assuring high productivity during a long work day. All switches are located in front of the operator for convenient access.

Cab Structure and Mounts

The cab shell is attached to the frame with viscous rubber mounts, which dampen vibrations and sound levels while enhancing your comfort. Thick steel tubing along the bottom perimeter improves the cab’s resistance to fatigue and vibration.

Cab Exterior – Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS)

The 349D2 L features a ROPS (Roll Over Protective Structure) compliant cab structure as standard. This design also allows for a Falling Object Guard System (FOGS) or front windshield guard to be bolted directly to the cab, either at the factory or in the field, enabling the machine to meet all job site requirements. More glass versus previous non-ROPS cab to improve visibility Volume increase: more interior head room space Improved cab pressurization ROPS cab air filter accessible at ground level

Seat

The suspension seat provides a variety of adjustments to accommodate a wide range of operators. The seat includes a reclining back, upper and lower seat slide adjustments, and height and tilt adjustments to meet your needs for comfort and productivity.

Monitor

The monitor is a full-color Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) that has the capability of displaying information in 28 languages.

Joystick Control and Console

Low-effort pilot-operated joystick controls are designed to match your natural wrist and arm position for maximum comfort and minimum fatigue. The right and left joystick console can be adjusted to meet your individual preferences, improving overall comfort and productivity during the course of a long work day.

Climate Control

Positive filtered ventilation with a pressurized cab is standard. Fresh air or re‑circulated air can be selected with a switch on the left console.

Windows and Wipers

All glass is affixed directly to the cab to maximize visibility, eliminating window frames. The upper front windshield opens, closes, and stores on the roof above the operator with a one-touch action release system. Pillar-mounted wipers increase your viewing area and offer continuous and intermittent modes.

Engineered to lower your operating costs

349D2 L owning and operation costs have been reduced by reverting to optimized Economy Mode each time the machine is started regardless of what mode the operator had previously selected. This will help to reduce fuel consumption up to 9 percent than its predecessor moving the same amount of material.

Emission Standards

The Cat C13 ACERT engine incorporates proven robust components and precision manufacturing you can count on for reliable and efficient operation.

Fuel System

The Cat C13 ACERT features electronic controls that govern the mechanically actuated unit fuel injection (MEUI™) system. MEUI provides the high-pressure required to deliver better fuel economy through finer fuel atomization and more complete combustion.

ADEM™ A4 Engine Controller

The ADEM A4 electronic control module manages fuel delivery to get the best performance per liter of fuel used. The engine management system provides flexible fuel mapping, allowing the engine to respond quickly to varying application needs. It tracks engine and machine conditions while keeping the engine operating at peak efficiency.

Turbocharger

The Cat C13 ACERT uses a wastegate turbocharger for improved performance.The wastegate valve controls excessive engine boost pressure by allowing exhaust to bypass the exhaust-side turbine.The wastegate also reduces turbine wear in high RPM; low load conditions and optimizes air and fuel delivery for peak engine performance.The turbocharger increases the density of the air, enabling the engine to produce more power with few effects from altitude.

Air Cleaner

The radial seal air filter features a double-layered filter core for more efficient filtration and is located in a compartment behind the cab. A warning is displayed on the monitor when dust accumulates above a preset level.

Low Sound and Vibration Levels

The engine mounts are rubber-isolating mounts matched with the engine package to provide optimum sound and vibration reduction. Further noise reduction has been achieved through design changes to the isolated top cover, oil pan, multiple injection strategy, insulated timing cover, sculpted crankcase.

Power to move your material with speed and precision

Pilot System

An independent pilot pump enables smooth, precise control for the front linkage, swing, and travel operations.

Component Layout

The component location and hydraulic system design provide the highest level of system efficiency. The main pumps, control valve and hydraulic tank are located as close to each other as possible. This design makes it possible to use shorter tubes and lines between components, reducing friction losses and pressure drops.

Hydraulic Cross-Sensing System

The hydraulic cross sensing system utilizes each of two hydraulic pumps to 100 percent of engine power under all operating conditions. This improves productivity with faster implement speeds and quicker, stronger pivot turns.

Boom and Stick Regeneration Circuits

A hydraulically operated stick regeneration circuit saves energy and improves multi-function performance during the stick-in operation. The boom regeneration circuit is operated electrically, and this system is managed by the machine ECM. The system improves cycle times and fuel efficiency, increasing your productivity and reducing operating costs.

Boom and Swing Priority

The hydraulic system on the 349D2 L provides automatic priority function for boom-up and swing operations eliminating the need for work mode buttons. When the boom or swing lever is activated, the system automatically assigns priority based on operator demand.

Hydraulic Cylinder Snubbers

Snubbers are located at the rod-end of the boom cylinders and both ends of the stick cylinders to cushion shocks while reducing sound levels and extending component and structure life.

Designed to work in your tough, heavy-duty applications

Main Frame

The X-shaped, box-section carbody provides excellent resistance to torsional bending, and press-formed, robot-welded track roller frames provide exceptional strength and durability.

Rollers and Idlers

Sealed and lubricated track rollers, carrier rollers, and idlers provide excellent service life to keep your machine in the field and working longer.

Track Roller Frame – Fixed Gauge Undercarriage

Uses a press-formed, pentagonal section for the track frame that is robot-welded for weld consistency and quality. The track frame has been designed so that the top of the track frame has a steep angle to help prevent accumulation of mud and debris.

Counterweights

The standard 9.0 mt (9.9 t) counterweight maintains large lifting capacity and excellent stability. It’s bolted directly to the main frame for extra rigidity.

Track

Durable Cat undercarriage absorbs stress and provides excellent stability. The 349D2 L comes standard with grease lubricated tracks. The track links are assembled and sealed with grease to decrease internal bushing wear, reduce travel noise and extend service life lowering operating costs.

Options to take on your far-reaching or up-close tasks

Booms and Sticks

The 349D2 L is offered with a range of booms and sticks. Each is built with internal baffle plates and stress-relieved for added durability, and each undergoes ultrasound inspection to ensure quality and reliability. Large box-section structures with thick, multi-plate fabrications, castings, and forgings are used in high-stress areas such as the boom nose, boom foot, boom cylinder, and stick foot to improve durability. Also, the boom nose pin retention method is a captured flag design for enhanced durability.

Reach Front Linkage*

The Reach boom is designed to balance reach, digging force bucket capacity, offering a wide range of applications as digging, loading and trenching.

There are three reach stick options available to meet all your application requirements:The 2.9 m (9'6") stick is best used when you are working primarily in truck loading applications to maximize your breakout force and increase your bucket fill factor.The 3.35 m (11'0") stick is a versatile option that will meet the needs for most of your construction applications.The 3.9 m (12'10") stick is a great choice when you need additional working range like truck loading and deep trenching.

Mass Front Linkage*

The mass excavation (ME) front linkage is designed to maximize machine performance through superior digging forces and a larger bucket capacity. The 6.55 m (21'6") mass excavation boom is reinforced with a large cross section for longer life and durability.

The ME boom has two stick options to meet your demanding applications:The 2.5 m (8'2") ME stick is best for bench loading. This option also provides better breakout force for ripper and is ideal for hammer applications.The 3.0 m (9'10") ME stick is best when you primarily use high-capacity buckets in truck loading applications to maximize your breakout force.

*All booms and sticks have baffle plates.

Designed to make your maintenance quick and easy

Extended Service Intervals

Extended service and maintenance intervals increase machine availability. The maintenance intervals for engine oil and engine oil filter have been extended to 500 hours.

Capsule Filter

The hydraulic return filters are located in the hydraulic tank. The filter elements are removable without spilling hydraulic oil.

Pilot Hydraulic System Filter

Pilot hydraulic system filter keeps contaminants from the pilot system and is located in the pump compartment.

Radial Seal Main Air Cleaner

Radial seal main air cleaner with precleaner has a double-layered filter element for more efficient filtration. No tools are required to change the element.

Fuel-Water Separator

The water separator has a primary fuel filter element and is located in the air cleaner compartment for easy access from the ground.

Service Points

Service points are centrally located with easy access to facilitate routine maintenance.

Oil Sample and Pressure Ports

Oil sample and pressure ports provide easy checking of machine condition and are standard on every machine.

Greasing Points

A concentrated remote greasing block on the boom delivers grease to hard-to-reach locations.

Support you can count on

Product Support

Cat dealers utilize a worldwide computer network to find in-stock parts to minimize machine downtime. You can also save money with our line of remanufactured components.

Machine Selection

Your Cat dealers can provide specific recommendations with detailed comparisons of the Cat machines you are considering before you buy. This ensures you get the right size machine and appropriate work tools to meet all of your application needs.

Maintenance Services

Repair option programs guarantee the cost of repairs up front. Condition monitoring services and diagnostic programs such as scheduled oil sampling, coolant sampling, and technical analysis help you avoid unscheduled repairs.

Customer Support Agreements

Cat dealers offer a variety of product support agreements that can be tailored to meet your specific needs. These plans can cover the entire machine – including attachments – to help protect your investment.

Replacement

Repair, rebuild, or replace? Your Cat dealers can help you evaluate the costs involved so you can make the right choice.

Tools to make you productive and profitable

Versatility and Performance

Each Cat work tool is designed to optimize the versatility and performance of your machine. An extensive range of buckets, compactors, grapples, multi-processors, rippers, crushers, pulverizers, hammers, and shears is available for your 349D2 L.

Buckets and GET

Cat buckets and Cat Ground Engaging Tools (GET) are designed and matched to the machine to ensure optimal performance and fuel efficiency.

Utility Buckets (UD)

UD buckets are for digging in low-impact, low-abrasive material such as dirt, loam, and clay.

General-Duty Buckets (GD)

GD buckets are for digging in low-impact, moderately abrasive materials such as dirt, loam, gravel, and clay.

Heavy-Duty Buckets (HD)

HD buckets are a good starting point when application conditions vary – especially when conditions include mixed dirt, clay, sand, and gravel.

Severe-Duty Buckets (SD)

SD buckets are best suited to highly abrasive materials like shot rock, sand stone, and granite.

Extreme-Duty Buckets (XD)

XD buckets are for extremely abrasive materials like high-quartzite granite.

Couplers

Quick couplers allow one person to change work tools in seconds for maximum performance and flexibility on a job site. One machine can move rapidly from task to task, and a fleet of similarly equipped machines can share a common work tool inventory.

Center-Lock™ Pin Grabber Coupler

Center-Lock is a pin grabber coupler and features a patent-pending locking system. A highly visible secondary lock clearly shows the operator when the coupler is engaged or disengaged from the bucket or work tool.

E Series Hammers

E Series hammers bring together customer expectations for performance, quality, and serviceability along with Caterpillar manufacturing expertise. They are also quiet – a significant benefit in urban and noise-restricted work areas.

Rippers

Constructed from high-strength steels and built to last, Cat rippers endure in the toughest conditions. The box-section structure is reinforced for maximum rigidity, transmitting the full machine power to the material being ripped. Rippers feature a replaceable wear tip, and most models also come equipped with a replaceable shank protector.

Grapples

Cat grapples make Cat excavators the ideal machine for handling loose material, sorting trash, and demolition site cleanup. An array of styles and sizes is available to match excavators to the task at hand.

Multi-Processors

Multi-processors do the work of many types of demolition tools by use of interchangeable jaw sets. Changing jaws allows a single unit to crush, pulverize, and perform a variety of specialized tasks such as cutting steel rebar and tanks.

Shears

Cat shears are designed to take full advantage of the hydraulic flows and pressures produced by Cat excavators – all to enhance productivity without compromising safety or causing premature wear of the shear or carrier.

Pulverizers

Mechanical pulverizers are cost-effective tools for recycling demolished concrete debris. The bucket cylinder on the excavator powers the pulverizer, eliminating the need for a dedicated cylinder, associated hydraulics, and additional installation cost.

Compactors

Cat compactors make job site compaction quick, efficient, and cost effective.

Crushers

The hydraulic concrete crusher is well suited for demolition in residential areas. The tool combines several demolition operations in one piece of equipment: Breaking out concrete from fixed structures Pulverizing concrete Cutting reinforcement rods and small steel profiles

Monitor, manage, and enhance job site operations

Cat Connect makes smart use of technology and services to improve your job site efficiency. Using the data from technology-equipped machines, you’ll get more information and insight into your equipment and operations than ever before.

Cat Connect technologies offers improvements in these key areas: Equipment Management – increase uptime and reduce operating costs. Productivity – monitor production and manage job site efficiency. Safety – enhance job site awareness to keep your people and equipment safe.

LINK Technologies

LINK technologies like Product Link™ wirelessly connect you to your equipment, giving you valuable insight into how your machine or fleet is performing. Track location, hours, fuel usage, idle time, and event codes through the online VisionLink® interface so you can make timely, fact-based decisions that can boost job site efficiency and productivity, and lower operating costs.

GRADE Technologies

GRADE technologies like the AccuGrade™ system provide 3D bucket tip position and elevation guidance through the in-cab display indicating precisely where to work and how much to cut or fill. AccuGrade reduces the need for grade staking and checking, decreases labor costs, and improves job site safety.

DETECT Technologies

DETECT technologies like the rear-vision camera enhance operator awareness by expanding your view of the environment around working equipment. Work with greater confidence and at peak potential while keeping people and assets safe.