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Caterpillar 229 Hydraulic Excavator

Selected Dimensions

Boom/Stick Option
A. Shipping Length of Unit36.2 ft in11020 mm
C. Shipping Height of Unit11.8 ft in3600 mm
I. Max Cutting Height30.8 ft in9400 mm
J. Max Loading Height21.9 ft in6690 mm
K. Max Reach Along Ground35.2 ft in10730 mm
L. Max Vertical Wall Digging Depth15 ft in4570 mm
M. Max Digging Depth24 ft in7310 mm
B. Width to Outside of Tracks11.3 ft in3454 mm
D. Length of Track on Ground14.8 ft in4521 mm
E. Ground Clearance1.9 ft in577 mm
G. Height to Top of Cab11.1 ft in3378 mm
H. Tail Swing Radius9.6 ft in2921 mm
O. Counterweight Clearance4.1 ft in1245 mm
F. Track Gauge8.7 ft in2642 mm
N. Shoe Size28 in711.2 mm


Gross Power180 hp134.2 kw
Power Measured @2200 rpm
Displacement634.6 cu in10.4 L
Number of Cylinders8
Operating Weight69467.7 lb31510 kg
Fuel Capacity65 gal246 L
Cooling System Fluid Capacity10 gal37.9 L
Hydrauilc System Fluid Capacity151.9 gal575 L
Engine Oil Capacity3.2 gal12.3 L
Swing Drive Fluid Capacity7.5 gal28.4 L
Operating Voltage24 V
Alternator Supplied Amperage35 amps
Hydraulic System Relief Valve Pressure3800 psi26200.1 kPa
Hydraulic Pump Flow Capacity121 gal/min458 L/min
Swing Mechanism
Swing Torque50900 lb ft69011.1 Nm
Number of Shoes per Side47
Shoe Size28 in711.2 mm
Ground Pressure psi kPa
Max Travel Speed1.8 mph2.9 km/h
Drawbar Pull52790 lb234.8 kN
Track Gauge8.7 ft in2642 mm
Boom/Stick Option (HEX) 1
Boom/Stick Option (HEX) 1Stick 8'0" (2440mm)
Shipping Height of Unit11.8 ft in3600 mm
Shipping Length of Unit36.2 ft in11020 mm
Max Digging Depth24 ft in7310 mm
Max Reach Along Ground35.2 ft in10730 mm
Max Cutting Height30.8 ft in9400 mm
Max Loading Height21.9 ft in6690 mm
Max Vertical Wall Digging Depth15 ft in4570 mm
Boom/Stick Option (HEX) 2
Boom/Stick Option (HEX) 2Stick 10'0" (3050mm)
Shipping Height of Unit12.2 ft in3730 mm
Shipping Length of Unit36 ft in10980 mm
Max Digging Depth26 ft in7920 mm
Max Reach Along Ground37.1 ft in11300 mm
Max Cutting Height31.5 ft in9600 mm
Max Loading Height22.7 ft in6910 mm
Max Vertical Wall Digging Depth15.9 ft in4840 mm
Boom/Stick Option (HEX) 3
Boom/Stick Option (HEX) 3stick 11' (3350mm)
Shipping Height of Unit11.6 ft in3530 mm
Shipping Length of Unit36.1 ft in11000 mm
Max Digging Depth27 ft in8220 mm
Max Reach Along Ground37.2 ft in11350 mm
Max Cutting Height29.1 ft in8860 mm
Max Loading Height21.4 ft in6510 mm
Max Vertical Wall Digging Depth10.4 ft in3170 mm
Width to Outside of Tracks11.3 ft in3454 mm
Height to Top of Cab11.1 ft in3378 mm
Ground Clearance1.9 ft in577 mm
Counterweight Clearance4.1 ft in1245 mm
Tail Swing Radius9.6 ft in2921 mm
Length of Track on Ground14.8 ft in4521 mm