Caterpillar offers three different types of 330 excavators: the 330BL, 330CL and 330CLN excavators. The 330CLN excavator offers the same specifications as the 330CL model.
The 330BL excavator employs Caterpillar’s 3306TA diesel engine, which offers 222 horsepower, according to Toughquip. The 330CL and 330CLN excavators employ Caterpillar’s 247-horsepower C-9 engine.
These three Caterpillar excavators are manufactured with different sizes of buckets. The 330BL excavator features a bucket with a 3.5 cubic-yard fill capacity. The 330CL and 330CLN excavators feature buckets with a 2.75 cubic-yard fill capacity.
The 330BL excavator is 10 feet, 11 inches wide and 10 feet, 10 inches tall. This excavator has a reach of 36 feet, 2 inches and weighs 73,880 lb. The 330CL and 330CLN excavators are both 11 feet, 3 inches wide and 12 feet, 3 inches tall. These excavators have a reach of 36 feet, 9 inches and weigh 77,400 lb.
- Kim Steele/Photodisc/Getty Images