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Caterpillar straight boom excavator

By Stephen Elliott

March 17, 2024

Caterpillar straight boom excavatorThe Cat® 330 straight boom excavator from Caterpillar, Irving, Texas, has an operating weight of 69,400 lbs. when equipped with a 2-yd. bucket and an outside width of 10.5 ft. with 24-in. shoes. The machine has a pin height reach of up to 35.5 ft. and a maximum digging depth of 19.1 ft. The machine is powered by a 275-hp Cat C7.1 engine with three power modes to match engine and hydraulic power to the task, reducing fuel consumption. The machine features reinforced booms, sticks, frame and bucket cylinder guard.