Plateau Excavation

Monster Machine Monday – 349F Cat Excavator

Welcome to Monster Machine Monday, where we dive into the world of colossal construction equipment that dominates the job site. Today, our spotlight shines on the mighty CAT 349F Excavator, a true powerhouse in heavy machinery.

Unveiling the Titan:

The CAT 349F is not your average excavator; it’s a force to be reckoned with. Built by Caterpillar, a name synonymous with reliability and performance in the construction industry, this machine embodies strength, precision, and innovation.

Powerhouse Performance:

Powered by a robust Cat C7.1 ACERT™ engine, the 349F excavator churns out a staggering amount of power, making light work of even the most demanding tasks. With a net power rating of up to 308 hp, it’s ready to tackle a wide range of applications with ease.

Precision in Action:

What sets the CAT 349F apart is its exceptional precision and control. Equipped with advanced hydraulic systems and state-of-the-art technology, operators have unparalleled command over every movement. Whether it’s digging, lifting, or loading, this machine delivers pinpoint accuracy, ensuring maximum productivity on the job site.

Built to Endure:

Constructed with durability in mind, the CAT 349F is engineered to withstand the rigors of heavy-duty work environments. From its reinforced frame to its rugged undercarriage, every component is designed to endure the toughest conditions, ensuring years of reliable performance.

Operator Comfort:

In addition to its impressive performance, the CAT 349F prioritizes operator comfort and safety. The spacious cab provides a commanding view of the surroundings, while ergonomic controls and adjustable seating ensure fatigue-free operation, even during extended shifts.

Eco-Friendly Efficiency:

Despite its formidable power, the CAT 349F is also environmentally conscious. Built-in features such as automatic engine idle shutdown and ECO mode minimize fuel consumption and reduce emissions, making it both cost-effective and eco-friendly.

Fun Facts:

  • 349F weighs as much as 40 VW bugs
  • Empty 4.5 yard bucket on our 349s weight as much as 2 VW bugs
  • This is Plateau’s work horse excavator
  • We have 50 in our fleet

Monster Machine Monday:

Stay tuned for more Monster Machine Monday features, where we continue to explore the inspiring world of heavy machinery that powers progress and builds the future. Until next time, keep digging deep!