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Cat 906 Compact Wheel Loader

Cat 906 Compact Wheel Loader

Configured for Success

More Comfort – More Performance – More Versatility

  • 60% Greater Wiper Coverage

    all new cab with seat mounted controls and integrated display screen

  • 40 kph (25 mph)

    with "shift on the go" transmission

  • Customized

    for application specific configurations including factory and aftermarket options

Engine

Bore 3.54 in
Displacement 171 inÂł
Engine Model Cat C2.8*
Maximum Engine Speed 2550 rpm
Maximum Gross Power 74.7 HP
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 74.3 HP
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (metric) 75.3 mhp
Maximum Gross Power - Rated Engine Speed 2400 r/min
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995 74.7 HP
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 221 lb/ft
Maximum Gross Torque - SAE J1995 222 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 217 lb/ft
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 218 lb/ft
Note Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture.
Note (1) Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel.
Note (2) *Two Cat C2.8 engine emission options are available: 1) Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V. 2) U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA equivalent. Tier 3 engine specs are 0.3 kW/0.4 hp more gross power (SAE J1995), 0.2 kW/0.3 hp on net power (SAE J1349) and 1 N·m/0.7 lb-ft higher on gross torque (SAE J1995).
Note (3) #Maximum gross and net torque measured at 1,600 rpm.
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249 (metric) 73.1 mhp
Rated Net Power - ISO 9249 72.1 HP
Rated Net Power - Rated Engine Speed 2400 r/min
Rated Net Power - SAE J1349 72.7 HP
Stroke 4.33 in

Weights

Operating Weight 12628 lb

Buckets

Bucket Capacities 0.75-1.55 mÂł (1.0-2.0 ydÂł)
Bucket Capacities - General Purpose 0.80-1.35 mÂł (1.0-1.7 ydÂł)
Bucket Capacities - Light Material 1.25-1.55 mÂł (1.6-2.0 ydÂł)
Multi-Purpose 0.75-1.1 mÂł (1.0-1.4 ydÂł)
Note Bucket selection must be made with an understanding of the material density and application to ensure machine stability is maintained within the tipping loads stated per model and configuration.
Note (1) Bucket capacities stated include BOCE, in line with ISO 7546.

Service Refill Capacities

Axles - Front Center Differential 2.3 Gal
Axles - Rear Center Differential 2.3 Gal
Cooling System 3.2 Gal
Engine Crankcase 2.3 Gal
Fuel Tank 18.5 Gal
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 17.8 Gal
Hydraulic Tank 11.8 Gal
Note No Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) fluid needed on this size engine.
Transmission 0.6 Gal

Axles

Front Fixed (standard) Locking Differential (optional)
Note Oscillation of ±11 degrees via hitch between front and rear frames.
Rear Fixed (standard) Locking Differential (optional)

Steering

Maximum Flow - Steering Pump 12.3 gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump 3336 psi
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left 3.25 turns or 4.00 turns
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction 39 °
Steering Cycle Times – (full left to full right) – at High Idle 2.8 s

Transmission

Forward and Reverse - Speed Range 1* 6 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Speed Range 2** - High Speed 10.5 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Speed Range 2** - Standard 12 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Speed Range 3*** 25 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Speed Range Creep# 6 mile/h
Note #Factory default shown, can be adjusted to any speed up to 19 km/h (12 mph).
Note (1) *Creep function not available in this gear or above.
Note (2) **Max speed dependent on model and configuration (standard vs. high speed transmission).
Note (3) ***Reverse is 30 km/h (19 mph).

Tires

Note *This tire has been used for all dimension, stability and performance data.
Note (1) Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note (2) In certain applications, the loader’s productive capabilities may exceed the tire’s tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note (3) Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
Tire Size - Optional 405/70 R18 Powerloads
Tire Size - Optional (1) 340/80 R18 XMCL/Bibload
Tire Size - Optional (2) 340/80 R18 TRI 2
Tire Size - Optional (3) 40X14-20 TL, SM/TR
Tire Size - Optional 4 340/80 R18 Duraforce
Tire Size - Standard *405/70 R18 SPT9

Cab

FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Note (1) Canopy and cab, Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are available worldwide. Canopy not available in EU.
ROPS ISO 3471:2008

Loader Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump 1.6 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Float Down 2.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift 5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rackback 2.2 s
Main Relief - 1st Auxiliary (3rd slice) 3408 psi
Main Relief - 1st Auxiliary (3rd slice) - High Flow* 32 gal/min
Main Relief - 1st Auxiliary (3rd slice) - Standard Flow* 21 gal/min
Main Relief - 2nd Auxiliary (4th slice) 3408 psi
Main Relief - 2nd Auxiliary (4th slice) - Flow 12 gal/min
Note * Maximum flow stated, actual flow delta could be 6% from data shown. Also adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through display.

Dimensions - With HPL-V Coupler - Approximate#

80% of Tip: Firm and Level EN474-3 †† 5211 lb
Articulation Angle - Degrees 39°
Carry Height: Bucket Pin 1.08 ft
Clearance: Bucket at 45° * 8.25 ft
Clearance: Level Bucket** 9.92 ft
Clearance: Load over Height** 9.5 ft
Departure Angle - Degrees 30°
Dig Depth** 0.33 ft
Dump Angle at Full Lift 45°
Height: Bucket Pin** 10.67 ft
Height: Ground Axle Center** 1.58 ft
Height: Ground Clearance** 1 ft
Height: Ground to Beacon** 8.67 ft
Height: Ground to Cab** 8.08 ft
Height: Overall** 13.5 ft
Length: Front Axle to Front of Coupler 3.5 ft
Length: Hitch to Front Axle 3.58 ft
Length: Overall* 17.58 ft
Length: Rear Axle to Bumper 4.58 ft
Length: Wheel Base 7.08 ft
Note (1) *Vary with bucket
Note (2) **Vary with tire
Note (3) ^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), 0.95 m3 (1.2 yd3) general purpose bucket.
Note (4) ^^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), class II carriage, 1220 mm (4 ft) tines (500 mm [20 in] load center).
Note (5) †Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6 (fork 500 mm [20 in] load center), which requires 2% verification between calculation and testing.
Note (6) ††Full compliance to EN474-3 and SAE J1197.
Note (7) #HPL-A weight, tipping and rated loads are within 1% of the HPL-V.
Note (8) Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard cab, heater, 20 km/h (12 mph), standard guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fluids, SPT9EM 405/70 R18 tires and 0.95 m3 (1.2 yd3) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge or a class II fork carriage and tines (tire supplier variability can impact dimensions by 2%).
Note (9) Note: Goodyear POWERLOAD® tires can add up to approximately 140 kg (305 lb) to the full turn tip load and reduce vertical height by approximately 25 mm (1 in) compared to SPT9.
Operating Weight: Bucket ^ 12632 lb
Operating Weight: Carriage and Tines ^^ 12240 lb
Rack Angle at Carry 51°
Rack Angle at Full Lift 56°
Reach: Bucket at 45° * 2.42 ft
Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-1 † 8225 lb
Tipping Load - Full Turn † 6514 lb
Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-1 † 9760 lb
Tipping Load - Straight † 7748 lb
Turning Radius: Inside of Tires 6.75 ft
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires 12.92 ft
Turning Radius: Over Bucket 14.17 ft
Width: Bucket 6.17 ft
Width: Over Tires 6.08 ft
Width: Tread Center 4.67 ft

Dimensions - With SSL Coupler - Approximate

80% of Tip: Firm and Level EN474-3 †† 4970 lb
Articulation Angle - Degrees 39°
Carry Height: Bucket Pin 1.17 ft
Clearance - Bucket at 45° 7.83 ft
Clearance - Level Bucket 9.92 ft
Clearance: Load over Height** 9.5 ft
Departure Angle - Degrees 30°
Dig Depth 0.25 ft
Dump Angle at Full Lift 50°
Height - Bucket Pin 10.67 ft
Height - Ground Clearance 1 ft
Height - Ground to Cab 8.08 ft
Height: Ground Axle Center** 1.58 ft
Height: Ground to Beacon** 8.67 ft
Height: Overall** 13.83 ft
Length - Overall with Bucket 18.17 ft
Length - Wheel Base 7.08 ft
Length: Front Axle to Front of Coupler 4.33 ft
Length: Hitch to Front Axle 3.58 ft
Length: Rear Axle to Bumper 4.58 ft
Note (1) *Vary with bucket
Note (2) **Vary with tire
Note (3) ^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), 0.95 m3 (1.2 yd3) general purpose bucket.
Note (4) ^^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), class II carriage, 1220 mm (4 ft) tines (500 mm [20 in] load center).
Note (5) †Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6 (fork 500 mm [20 in] load center), which requires 2% verification between calculation and testing.
Note (6) ††Full compliance to EN474-3 and SAE J1197.
Note (7) #HPL-A weight, tipping and rated loads are within 1% of the HPL-V.
Note (8) Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard cab, heater, 20 km/h (12 mph), standard guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fluids, SPT9EM 405/70 R18 tires and 0.95 m3 (1.2 yd3) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge or a class II fork carriage and tines (tire supplier variability can impact dimensions by 2%).
Note (9) Note: Goodyear POWERLOAD® tires can add up to approximately 140 kg (305 lb) to the full turn tip load and reduce vertical height by approximately 25 mm (1 in) compared to SPT9.
Operating Weight: Bucket ^ 12863 lb
Operating Weight: Carriage and Tines ^^ 12434 lb
Rack Angle at Carry 46°
Rack Angle at Full Lift 51°
Reach - Bucket at 45° 2.67 ft
Tipping Load - Full Turn † 2818 kg
Tipping Load - Straight † 7359 lb
Tipping Load – Full Turn – ISO 14397-1 † 7220 lb
Tipping Load – Straight – ISO 14397-1 † 8613 lb
Turning Radius - Inside Tire 6.75 ft
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.67 ft
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires 12.92 ft
Width - Bucket 6.17 ft
Width - Over Tires 6.07 ft
Width - Tread Center 4.67 ft

Sustainability

Recyclability 93%

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