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966

966

Premium Performance with Standard Technology for Efficient Operation

More Comfort – More Performance – More Versatility

  • Up To 20% Lower Maintenance Costs

    With extended and more synchronized maintenance intervals, this machine is built to be rebuilt and to get more done at a lower cost compared to previous Cat models.

  • Smart Machine for Efficient Operation

    Broadest range of technologies, plus new operator assist features, work together seamlessly to help you boost your productivity.

  • Up To 10% More Productivity

    Get more done, achieve consistent high bucket fill factors resulting in increased productivity.

Engine

Displacement 9.3 L
Engine Model Cat C9.3B
Engine Power @ 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396:2002 321 HP
Engine Torque @ 1,200 rpm – ISO 14396:2002 1313 lb/ft
Gross Power @ 1,600 rpm - SAE J1995:2014 325 HP
Gross Torque @ 1,200 rpm – SAE J1995:2014 1327 lb/ft
Net Power @ 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249:2007, SAE J1349:2011 303 HP
Net Torque @ 1,200 rpm - ISO 9249:2007, SAE J1349:2011 1255 ft-lb
Note (1) Cat engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Stage V, China Nonroad Stage IV and Japan 2014 emission standards.
Note (2) The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, alternator, air cleaner, and aftertreatment.
Note (3) Cat diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels up to: • 20% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester)* • 100% renewable diesel, HVO (hydrogenated vegetable oil) and GTL (gas-to- liquid) fuels Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details. * Engines with no aftertreatment devices can use higher blends, up to 100% biodiesel.

Weights

Note Weight based on a machine configuration with Bridgestone 29.5R25 VSNT L4 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, ride control cold start, roading fenders, Product Link, open differential axles (front/rear), secondary steering, sound suppression, and a 5.4 mÂł (7.1 ydÂł) general purpose bucket with BOCE.
Operating Weight 51124 lb

Transmission

Forward - 1 4.2 mile/h
Forward - 2 8.4 mile/h
Forward - 3 15 mile/h
Forward - 4 24.5 mile/h
Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 849 mm (33 in) roll radius.
Reverse - 1 4.5 mile/h
Reverse - 2 9.2 mile/h
Reverse - 3 16.5 mile/h
Reverse - 4 24.5 mile/h

Sound

Note (1) ** For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the EU Directives.
Note (2) ***European Union Directive 2000/14/EC as amended by 2005/88/EC.
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level* 108
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 69 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Speed - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 109 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Speed - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 76
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Speed - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 70 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Note Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.6 kg (3.5 lb) of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent 2.288 metric tonnes (2.522 tons).

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force 38999 lb
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under Weight.
Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 14397-1:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection 15981 kg
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection 32727 lb

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 17.4 gal (US)
Crankcase 6.1 gal (US)
DEF Tank 6.9 gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Front 15.1 gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 15.1 gal (US)
Fuel Tank 80.1 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 30.1 gal (US)
Transmission 15.5 gal (US)

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 10.1 seconds
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4496 psi
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,250 rpm 99 gal/min

Dimensions

Note All dimensions are approximate and based on machine equipped with 5.4 m3 (7.1 yd3) general purpose bucket with BOCE and Bridgestone 29.5R25 VSNT L4 radial tires.

Dimensions - High Lift

Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.1 ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.1 ft
Ground Clearance 1.4 ft
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.8 ft
Height - Top of Hood 9.5 ft
Height - Top of ROPS 11.1 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.6 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.9 ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 13.8 ft
Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.6 ft
Rack Back - Carry Height 49 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 71 degrees
Rack Back at Ground 37 degrees
Tread Width 7.3 ft
Wheel Base 11.8 ft
Width over Tires (Loaded) 9.11 ft

Dimensions - Standard Lift

Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 7.7 ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.1 ft
Ground Clearance 424 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 3531 mm
Height - Top of Hood 2850 mm
Height - Top of ROPS 3593 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 4245 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 3687 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket 7399 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height 50 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 62 degrees
Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees
Tread Width 7.3 ft
Wheel Base 3550 mm
Width over Tires (Loaded) 9.11 ft

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Range 2.8-11.9 mÂł 3.75-15.5 ydÂł

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966 Product Brochure (N Am, Europe, Japan, S Korea)
966 Key Features (Eur, N Am, Japan, Korea)
966 Technical Specifications (N Am, Europe, Japan, S Korea)
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