• 352F L Excavator

    The Cat® 352F L Hydraulic Excavator is built to take on your up-close and far-out excavating tasks. The 52-ton machine features a variable gauge undercarriage that retracts for transport and expands to help increase stability and lift capability, particularly helpful when you do a lot of work over the side.

    Where the real power comes in is through the integrated engine, hydraulic, and work tool systems. You can move tons of material – literally – every hour, on the hour, all day long with a great deal of speed, precision, and efficiency.

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    • C13 ACERT™ engine meets EU Stage IV emission standards.
    • Emissions package works behind the scenes without interrupting your job.
    • Engine speed control automatically lowers rpm when the machine doesn’t need it to help you save fuel.
    • Three power modes – high, standard, and eco – and automatic engine idle shutdown help you more actively manage fuel consumption.


    • Major hydraulic components are located close together so shorter tubes and lines can be used, leading to less friction loss, reduced pressure drops, and more power to the ground.
    • Main control valve opens slowly when the range of joystick lever movement is small and opens rapidly when movement is high, putting flow where you need it when you need it for smoother operation and greater efficiency.
    • Heavy lift mode increases machine system pressure to improve lift and reduces engine speed and pump flow in order to improve controllability.
    • SmartBoom™ technology reduces stress and vibrations transmitted to the machine during operation resulting in greater productivity and fuel efficiency.


    • Full-size roll-over protective structure (ROPS) cab is both quiet and comfortable.
    • Automatic climate control system maintains consistent cab temperature.
    • Seats include heated and cooled options.
    • LED monitor is programmable in 42 languages.


    • Routine maintenance items like grease points, fl uid taps, filters, and drain tubes can be reached at ground level.
    • Compartment doors are designed to prevent debris entry, and they securely latch in place to enhance ease of service.
    • Side-by-side cooling system is efficient and easy to clean, and is capable of being upgraded for high-ambient conditions.

    In addition to a complete line of Caterpillar pipelayers, sidebooms, track-type tractors (dozers)excavators and motor graders, PLM is the exclusive distributor of Vanguard Continuously Powered Welding tractors, Wet Decks (hydraulic conversion kits for Caterpillar pipelayers) and Combo tractors (pipelayer attachments on D6 Caterpillar tractors). For more information, please contact your PLM account manager or click here to contact us.