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Ziegler CAT

310 Mini Hydraulic Excavator

The Cat® 310 Mini Excavator delivers maximum power and performance in a mini size to help you work in a wide range of applications.

Brand: Caterpillar



  • See the new Cat 7-10 Ton Mini Excavators in action.
  • Learn about the features and benefits of the new Cat 7-10 Ton Mini Excavators.
  • Easy to read monitor lets you adjust machine settings to your operating preference.
  • Easily switch from traditional travel controls with levers and pedals to joystick controls with a push of a button.
  • Hear how Partners Excavating in Virginia uses their Cat 310 Mini Excavator to help their business succeed.
  • Learn about the recommended Daily Maintenance and Inspection for the Cat 7 to 10 Ton Mini Excavators in this quick video.
  • Learn about the Safety Features on the Cat 7 to 10 Ton Mini Excavators in this quick video.


  • Engine
    Net Power 70.3 HP
    Engine Model Cat C3.3B
    Stroke 4.7 in
    Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final - ISO 9249/EEC 80/1269 70.3 HP
    Gross Power - ISO 14396 74.3 HP
    Bore 3.7 in
    Displacement 203 in³
    Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - EU Stage V - ISO 9249/EEC 80/1269 71.5 HP
  • Weights
    Operating Weight 22447 lb
    Minimum Operating Weight with Cab* 21166 lb
    Maximum Operating Weight with Cab** 22447 lb
    Note (2) **Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks with rubber pads, counterweight, operator, full fuel tank, long stick, blade and no bucket.
    Note (1) *Minimum Weight is based on steel tracks, no counterweight, operator, full fuel tank, long stick, blade and no bucket.
  • Dimensions
    Dig Depth 205 in
    Transport Height 114 in
    Tail Swing without Counterweight 71 in
    Cab Height 103 in
    Swing Bearing Height 32 in
    Maximum Blade Height 14 in
    Boom in Reach 90 in
    Maximum Reach 301 in
    Vertical Wall 192 in
    Track Belt/Shoe Width 18 in
    Tail Swing with Counterweight 79 in
    Overall Track Width 97 in
    Maximum Dump Clearance 230 in
    Maximum Reach - Ground Level 296 in
    Maximum Blade Depth 26 in
    Overall Shipping Length 259 in
    Overall Undercarriage Length 126 in
    Stick Length 98 in
    Maximum Dig Height 314 in
    Ground Clearance 14 in
  • Blade
    Height 17 in
    Width - Standard 97 in
    Width - Wide 104 in
  • Hydraulic System
    Operating Pressure - Swing 3336 psi
    Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Pressure 4134 psi
    Digging Force - Bucket 17459 lb
    Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Pressure 4134 psi
    Operating Pressure - Travel 4134 psi
    Operating Pressure - Equipment 4134 psi
    Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Flow 9 gal/min
    Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Flow 35 gal/min
    Digging Force - Stick 11060 lb
    Type Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump
    Pump Flow at 2,400 rpm 62 gal/min
  • Travel System
    Maximum Traction Force - Low Speed 19064 lb
    Maximum Traction Force - High Speed 6497 lb
    Travel Speed - High 3.1 mile/h
    Travel Speed - Low 1.6 mile/h
    Ground Pressure - Maximum Weight 6 psi
    Ground Pressure - Minimum Weight 6 psi
    Gradeability - Maximum 30 degrees
  • Certification - Cab
    Top Guard ISO 10262:1998 (Level II)
    Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) ISO 12117-2:2008
    Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS) ISO 12117:1997
  • Service Refill Capacities
    Hydraulic Tank 14 gal (US)
    Cooling System 2.6 gal (US)
    Engine Oil 3 gal (US)
    Fuel Tank 38 gal (US)
    Hydraulic System 37 gal (US)
  • Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration
    Counterweight 552 lb
    Steel Tracks with Pads 728 lb
  • Sound
    Average Exterior Sound Pressure (ISO 6395:2008) 99 dB(A)
    Operator Sound Pressure (ISO 6396:2008) 72 dB(A)
    Note European Union Directive “2000/14/EC”
  • Swing System
    Machine Swing Speed 10.6 r/min