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Next Generation Cat Excavators Improve Operator Comfort, Lower Maintenance

Keep your business performing at its best with the new, 336 Next Generation 36-ton size class excavators from Cat®, designed to increase operating efficiency and comfort more than ever before with latest integrated technologies. Choose between the 336 and 336 GC models to make sure you have the right balance of new features to fuel and maintenance savings for all your project needs.

The Cat 336 includes standard integrated Cat Connect Technology to significantly boost efficiency while more power and lift capacity give it the maximum productivity for the lowest value of the two models. The 336 GC is a reliable option for all fleet owners with new productivity features, reduced fuel consumption, and less maintenance for low-cost-per-hour performance.

Other Cat 336 and 336 GC features include:

Efficiency Boosting Technologies

  • Increase efficiency up to 45% over traditional grading with integrated Cat Connect Technology
  • Improved depth, slope, and horizontal distance guidance with a Cat Grade 2D system
  • Grade Assist for boom, stick, and bucket movements with single-lever digging
  • Improve load targeting with Cat Payload provides increased efficiency, on-the-go weighing and real-time estimates to prevent over/underloading
  • E-fence creates operator-defined danger points when working near worksite hazards
  • Reduce unexpected downtimes with Cat LINK™ software to provide critical information about machine maintenance

Increased Fuel Savings

  • The 336 and 336 GC consume up to 15 percent less fuel than previous models
  • An intuitive Smart Mode feature reduces fuel consumption and maximizes machine performance by matching engine and hydraulics to dig site conditions
  • Reduced engine speed when there is no hydraulic demand
  • New demand-based fan system in the cooling unit keeps the temperature optimized for maximum efficiency
  • A new main hydraulic control valve eliminates pilot lines for less oil consumption and lower operating costs

Reduced Maintenance

  • Lower maintenance costs by 15% with extended and more synchronized maintenance intervals
  • New Cat primary and secondary air filters with integrated pre-cleaner double dust holding capacity
  • Easier and safer daily maintenance with ground-level fuel system water/sediment drains and hydraulic system oil level
  • Increased Cat hydraulic return filter service life by 1,000 hours
  • Increased fuel system filters service life by 500 hours

Enhanced Cab Comfort and Operator Performance

  • Choose between Comfort, Deluxe, and Premium cab packages
  • Standard touchscreen monitors with job dial keys, keyless push-button start, and sound-suppressed rollover protective structures (ROPS)
  • Reduced cab vibrations by 50% with advanced, viscous mounts
  • Connect and charge phones with Bluetooth® radio and USB ports
  • Automatic cab climate control settings, regardless of external temperatures
  • Dial in productivity settings with programmable joystick buttons
  • Large front, rear, and side windows
  • Multiple machine-mounted cameras to enhance operator’s sight for 360° visibility – optional in the 336 only
  • Easier entry/exit with a tilt-up console for the Deluxe and Premium cabs

 

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San Diego
Ross Farmer
Corporate Machinery Sales Manager
858.674.7048 office
760.815.4094 mobile
rfarmer@hawthornecat.com

Hawaii
Dustie Pagan
Hawaii Sales Manager
808.667.3180 office
808.342.2986 mobile
dpagan@hawthornecat.com

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