309 CR VAB Mini Hydraulic Excavator

309 CR VAB Mini Hydraulic Excavator

The Cat® 309 CR Variable Angle Boom (VAB) Mini Excavator delivers maximum power and performance in a mini size to help you work in a wide range of applications. The Variable Angle Boom provides the maximum in linkage flexibility in tight applications.

Displacement
203 in³
Gross Power - ISO 14396
74.3 HP
Stroke
4.7 in
Digging Force - Bucket
13943 lb

Engine

Displacement
203in³
Gross Power - ISO 14396
74.3HP
Stroke
4.7in
Engine Model
Cat C3.3B
Net Power
70.3HP
Bore
3.7in

Hydraulic System

Digging Force - Bucket
13943lb
Digging Force - Stick - Long
8023lb
Digging Force - Stick - Standard
9500lb
Operating Pressure - Equipment
4134psi
Operating Pressure - Swing
3626psi
Operating Pressure - Travel
4134psi
Pump Flow at 2,400 rpm
62gal/min
Type
Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
2.6gal (US)
Engine Oil
3gal (US)
Fuel Tank
39gal (US)
Hydraulic System
28gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
14gal (US)

Sound

Note
European Union Directive “2000/14/EC”

Specifications

Note
The 309 CR specifications are based on a machine configured with a Long (L) Undercarriage. For specifications representing a 309 CR with a Standard Undercarriage, please refer to the 308 CR information.

Swing System

Machine Swing Speed
10.6r/min

Travel System

Gradeability - Maximum
30 degrees
Maximum Traction Force - High Speed
6497lb
Maximum Traction Force - Low Speed
19064lb
Travel Speed - High
3.1mile/h
Travel Speed - Low
1.6mile/h

Weights

Note
*Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks with rubber pads, counterweight, operator, full fuel tank, standard stick, blade and no bucket.
Note (1)
*Minimum Weight is based on steel tracks, no counterweight, operator, full fuel tank, standard stick, blade and no bucket.
Note (2)
**Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks with rubber pads, counterweight, operator, full fuel tank, long stick, blade and no bucket.
Operating Weight
20731lb

Blade

Height
17in

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.430 metric tonnes.

Certification - Cab

Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS)
ISO 12117:1997

Dimensions - Long Stick

Boom In Reach
126.6in
Boom Swing - Left
24in
Boom Swing - Right
37in
Dig Depth
183.1in
Maximum Blade Depth
26.9in
Maximum Blade Height
13.5in
Maximum Dig Height
276.8in
Maximum Dump Clearance
199.4in
Maximum Reach
300.7in
Maximum Reach - Ground Level
293.8in
O/A Shipping Length
262.3in
O/A Track Width
97.2in
O/A Undercarriage Length
126in
Swing Bearing - Height
28.7in
Track Belt/Shoe Width
17.7in
Vertical Wall
134.3in

Dimensions - Standard Stick

Boom In Reach
120.4in
Boom Swing - Left
24in
Boom Swing - Right
37in
Cab Height
99in
Dig Depth
162in
Maximum Blade Depth
26.9in
Maximum Blade Height
13.5in
Maximum Dig Height
264.9in
Maximum Dump Clearance
187.1in
Maximum Reach
281.1in
Maximum Reach - Ground Level
273.6in
O/A Shipping Length
259in
O/A Track Width
97.2in
O/A Undercarriage Length
126in
Swing Bearing - Height
28.7in
Track Belt/Shoe Width
17.7in
Vertical Wall
118in

Standard Equipment:

  • Engine
    • Extended Life Coolant, –37° C (–35° F)
    • Ecology Drain
    • Cat C3.3B Diesel Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V) – Electronic Engine, Turbo, Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)
    • Automatic Two Speed Travel
    • Automatic Engine Shutdown
    • Radial Seal – Double Element Air Filter
    • Automatic Swing Brake
    • Automatic Engine Idle
    • Fuel Water Separator with Indicator
  • Hydraulics
    • Case Drain Line
    • Hydraulic Temperature Monitoring
    • Hydro Advanced Hydraulic Oil
    • Certified Accumulator
    • Power On Demand
    • Variable Displacement Piston Pump
    • Load Sensing/Flow Sharing Hydraulics
    • Smart Tech Electronic Pump
  • Operator Environment
    • Rear Window Emergency Exit
    • Assisted Front Window Overhead Storage
    • 12V Power Socket
    • Travel Pedals and Hand Levers
    • Travel Cruise Control
    • LED Interior Light
    • Coat Hook
    • Cat Key with Passcode Option
    • Fabric, High Back, Suspension Seat
    • Stick Steer Mode
    • ROPS – ISO 12117-2:2008
    • Removable, Washable Floor Mat
    • Literature Holder
    • Color LCD Monitor
      – Fuel Level and Coolant Temperature Gauges
      – Maintenance and Machine Monitoring
      – Performance and Machine Adjustments
      – Numeric Security Code
      – Multiple Languages
      – Camera Ready
      – Hour Meter with Wake Up Switch
      – Jog Dial Control Interface
    • Mounting Bosses for Top and Front Guards
    • Sealed and Pressurized Cab
    • Radio – Bluetooth®, USB, Auxiliary, Microphone
    • Skylight
    • Integrated Lower Front Window
    • HVAC with Automatic Temperature Control
    • Retractable Seat Belt (75 mm/3 in)
    • TOPS – ISO 12117:1997
    • Top Guard – ISO 10262:1998 (Level II)
    • Cup Holder
    • Hydraulic Lockout Controls
    • Control Pattern Changer
    • Operator Sound Pressure 72 dB(A) ISO 6396:2008
    • Molded Footrests
    • Adjustable Wrist Rests
  • Undercarriage
    • Tie Down Eyes on Track Frame
    • Dozer Blade
    • Dozer Float
    • Bolt-on, Reversible Wear Edge
    • Steel Tracks (450 mm/17.7 in wide)
    • Hydraulic Track Adjusters
    • Greased and Lubricated Track
  • Boom, Stick And Linkages
    • Variable Angle Boom
    • Standard Stick (1823 mm/71.8 in)
    • Front Shovel Capable (Pin-On/Manual Coupler/Hydraulic Coupler – not available in all regions)
    • Thumb Ready (not available in all regions)
    • Certified Lifting Eye (not available in all regions)
  • Electrical
    • 12 Volt Electrical System
    • 90 Ampere Alternator
    • 850 CCA Maintenance Free Battery
    • Circuit Breaker
    • Ignition Key Stop Switch
    • Signaling/Warning Horn
    • Product Link Elite Lite (regulations apply)

Optional Equipment:

  • Operator Environment
    • Air Suspension Heated Seat
    • Rain Visor
  • Electrical
    • Rearview Camera
    • Rotating Beacon
  • Other
    • Boom and Stick Hose Burst Check Valves
    • Bucket Linkage with Lift Eye
    • Track Guides
    • Attachments including Buckets, Augers and Hammers
    • Wide Steel Tracks (600 mm/23.6 in)
    • 2nd Auxiliary Hydraulic Lines
    • Wide Dozer Blade
    • Additional Counterweight
    • Water Jacket Heater
    • Refueling Pump
    • Cab Guarding
    • Travel Alarm (standard in some regions)