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Overview

The 12H blends productivity and durability to give you the best return on your investment.

Engine

Units:
Base Power (1st gear) - Net 144.83 hp 108.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat® C-9 ETA VHP Cat® C-9 ETA VHP Less
VHP - gears 4-8 Net 165.0 hp 123.0 kW Less
VHP Plus - gears 1-3 Net 145.0 hp 108.0 kW Less
VHP Plus - gears 4-6 Net 165.0 hp 123.0 kW Less
VHP Plus - gears 7-8 Net 185.0 hp 138.0 kW Less
Base Power (all gears) Gross 156.0 hp 116.0 kW Less
VHP - gears 1-3 Gross 156.0 hp 116.0 kW Less
VHP - gears 4-8 Gross 176.0 hp 131.0 kW Less
VHP Plus - gears 1-3 Gross 156.0 hp 116.0 kW Less
VHP Plus - gears 4-6 Gross 176.0 hp 131.0 kW Less
VHP Plus - gears 7-8 Gross 196.0 hp 146.0 kW Less
Bore 4.4 in 112.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.9 in 149.0 mm Less
Speed @ Rated Power 2000 RPM 2000 RPM Less
Base Power (all gears) - Net 145.0 hp 108.0 kW Less
Maximum Torque 728.71 lb ft 988.0 N·m Less
Torque Rise 50% 50% Less
Displacement 537.0 in3 8.8 L Less
VHP - gears 1-3 Net 145.0 hp 108.0 kW Less
Number of Cylinders 6 6 Less
Derating Altitude 10000.0 ft 3048.0 m Less
Standard - Fan Speed - Maximum 1210 RPM 1210 RPM Less
Standard - Fan Speed - Minimum 500 RPM 500 RPM Less
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Maximum 1350 RPM 1350 RPM Less
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Minimum 500 RPM 500 RPM Less
High Ambient Capability 122.0 ° F 50.0 ° C Less

Power Train

Forward/Reverse Gears 8 fwd / 6 rev 8 fwd / 6 rev Less
Transmission Direct drive, power shift Direct drive, power shift Less
Brakes - Service Air actuated multiple oil disc Air actuated multiple oil disc Less
Brakes - Service, Surface Area 3712.0 in2 23948.0 cm2 Less
Brakes - Parking Air-actuated, multiple oil-disc Air-actuated, multiple oil-disc Less
Brakes - Secondary Dual circuit Dual circuit Less

Hydraulic System

Circuit Type Closed center load sense Closed center load sense Less
Pump Type Variable piston Variable piston Less
Pump Output 51.9 gal/min 196.0 L/min Less
Maximum System Pressure 3500.0 psi 24150.0 kPa Less
Reservoir tank capacity 10.04 gal 38.0 L Less
Standby Pressure 450.0 psi 3100.0 kPa Less

Operating Specifications

Top Speed - Forward 27.4 mph 44.0 km/h Less
Top Speed - Reverse 21.6 mph 34.7 km/h Less
Turning Radius, Outside Front Tires 24.25 ft 7.4 m Less
Steering Range - Left/Right 50 degrees 50 degrees Less
Articulation Angle - Left/Right 20 degrees 20 degrees Less
Forward - 1st 2.3 mph 3.8 km/h Less
Forward - 2nd 3.2 mph 5.1 km/h Less
Forward - 3rd 4.6 mph 7.4 km/h Less
Forward - 4th 6.4 mph 10.3 km/h Less
Forward - 5th 10.0 mph 16.2 km/h Less
Forward - 6th 13.7 mph 22.0 km/h Less
Forward - 7th 18.8 mph 30.3 km/h Less
Forward - 8th 27.4 mph 44.0 km/h Less
Reverse - 1st 1.8 mph 3.0 km/h Less
Reverse - 2nd 3.5 mph 5.6 km/h Less
Reverse - 3rd 5.0 mph 8.1 km/h Less
Reverse - 4th 7.9 mph 12.8 km/h Less
Reverse - 5th 14.8 mph 23.9 km/h Less
Reverse - 6th 21.6 mph 34.7 km/h Less

Service Refill

Fuel Capacity 100.0 gal 378.0 L Less
Cooling System 11.6 gal 44.0 L Less
Hydraulic System - Total 19.5 gal 74.0 L Less
Hydraulic System - Tank 9.9 gal 38.0 L Less
Engine Oil 6.3 gal 24.0 L Less
Transmission/Differential/Final Drives 12.2 gal 47.0 L Less
Tandem Housing (each) 16.9 gal 64.0 L Less
Front Wheel Spindle Bearing Housing 0.13 gal 0.5 L Less
Circle Drive Housing 1.8 gal 7.0 L Less

Frame

Circle - Diameter 60.2 in 1530.0 mm Less
Circle - Blade Beam Thickness 1.2 in 30.0 mm Less
Drawbar - Height 5.0 in 127.0 mm Less
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Width 12.0 in 305.0 mm Less
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Thickness 1.0 in 25.0 mm Less
Front-Side Plates - Width 9.5 in 242.0 mm Less
Front-Side Plates - Thickness 0.5 in 12.0 mm Less
Front-linear weights - min 112.0 lb/ft 165.0 kg/m Less
Front-linear weights - max 144.0 lb/ft 213.0 kg/m Less
Front-section modulus - min 127.0 in3 2083.0 cm3 Less
Front-section modulus - max 291.0 in3 4785.0 cm3 Less
Front Axle - Height to Center 23.75 in 608.0 mm Less
Front Axle - Wheel Lean, Left/Right 18° 18° Less
Front Axle - Total Oscillation per Side 32° 32° Less

Tandems

Height 19.9 in 506.0 mm Less
Width 7.9 in 201.0 mm Less
Sidewall Thickness - Inner 0.63 in 16.0 mm Less
Sidewall Thickness - Outer 0.71 in 18.0 mm Less
Drive Chain Pitch 2.0 in 51.0 mm Less
Wheel Axle Spacing 60.0 in 1522.0 mm Less
Tandem Oscillation - Front Up 15° 15° Less
Tandem Oscillation - Front Down 25° 25° Less

Moldboard

Blade Width 12.0 ft 3.658 m Less
Moldboard - Height 24.0 in 610.0 mm Less
Moldboard - Thickness 0.87 in 22.0 mm Less
Arc Radius 16.25 in 413.0 mm Less
Throat Clearance 4.7 in 120.0 mm Less
Cutting Edge - Width 6.0 in 152.0 mm Less
Cutting Edge - Thickness 0.63 in 16.0 mm Less
End Bit - Width 6.0 in 152.0 mm Less
End Bit - Thickness 0.63 in 16.0 mm Less
Blade Pull - Base GVW 20677.0 lb 9379.0 kg Less
Blade Pull - Maximum GVW 28867.0 lb 13094.0 kg Less
Blade Down Pressure - Base GVW 14447.0 lb 6555.0 kg Less
Blade Down Pressure - Max GVW 23800.0 lb 10799.0 kg Less

Blade Range

Circle Centershift - Right 28.7 in 728.0 mm Less
Circle Centershift - Left 27.4 in 695.0 mm Less
Moldboard Sideshift - Right 26.0 in 660.0 mm Less
Moldboard Sideshift - Left 20.6 in 524.0 mm Less
Maximum Blade Position Angle 90° 90° Less
Blade Tip Range - Forward 40° 40° Less
Blade Tip Range - Backward Less
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Right 71.2 in 1809.0 mm Less
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Left 73.6 in 1859.0 mm Less
Maximum Lift above Ground 18.9 in 480.0 mm Less
Maximum Depth of Cut 28.9 in 735.0 mm Less

Ripper

Ripping Depth - Maximum 18.2 in 462.0 mm Less
Ripper Shank Holders 5 5 Less
Shank Holder Spacing - Minimum 21.0 in 533.0 mm Less
Penetration Force 17740.0 lb 8047.0 kg Less
Pryout Force 20460.0 lb 9281.0 kg Less
Machine Length Increase, Beam Raised 38.2 in 970.0 mm Less

Scarifier

Front, V-Type - Scarifier shank holder spacing 4.6 in 116.0 mm Less
Front, V-Type - Scarifier shank holders 11 11 Less
Front, V-Type - Scarifying depth, maximum 11.5 in 292.0 mm Less
Front, V-Type: Working width 46.6 in 1184.0 mm Less
Front, straight: Working width 71.0 in 1800.0 mm Less
Front, straight: Scarfying depth, maximum 12.5 in 317.0 mm Less
Front, straight: Scarifier shank holders 17 17 Less
Front, straight: Scarifier shank holder spacing 4.38 in 111.0 mm Less
Rear - Working Width 91.0 in 2300.0 mm Less
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holders 9 9 Less
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 10.5 in 267.0 mm Less

Weights

Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Front Axle 13744.0 lb 6234.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Rear Axle 32074.0 lb 14549.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Front Axle 8346.0 lb 3784.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Rear Axle 22974.0 lb 10416.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Total 45818.0 lb 20783.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Total 31320.0 lb 14200.0 kg Less

Dimensions

Height - Top of Cab 122.0 in 3107.0 mm Less
Height - high profile cab 131.0 in 3332.0 mm Less
Height - no cab 122.0 in 3090.0 mm Less
Length - counterweight to ripper 394.2 in 10012.0 mm Less
Width - Outside Front Tires 96.0 in 2440.0 mm Less
Length - Front Axle to Mid Tandem 239.6 in 6086.0 mm Less
Length - Front Tire to Rear of Machine 337.4 in 8571.0 mm Less
Length - Front Axle to Moldboard 101.3 in 2575.0 mm Less
Length - Between Tandem Axles 60.0 in 1523.0 mm Less
Width - Outside Rear Tires 95.3 in 2422.0 mm Less
Width - Tire Center Lines 81.8 in 2077.0 mm Less
Height - Front Axle Center 23.4 in 594.0 mm Less
Height to Exhaust Stack 122.0 in 3090.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Cylinders 119.0 in 3030.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance at Rear Axle 13.4 in 341.5 mm Less

Engine

Caterpillar® engines deliver increased performance and lower operating costs.


Power Train

Matched Caterpillar components deliver smooth, responsive performance and reliability.


Hydraulics

Balanced hydraulics deliver consistent, precise and responsive control.


Drawbar, Circle, Moldboard

Every component is designed for maximum productivity and durability.


Structures

The 12H frame is designed and built to exceed the expectations of the customer.


Serviceability

Re-engineered inspection and service points save time and expense.


Operator's Station

The 12H includes innovative changes to improve operator efficiency and, in turn, greater machine productivity.


Environmentally Responsible Design

Caterpillar builds machines that help you create a better world.


Customer Support

Cat dealer services help you operate longer with lower costs.


12H Global Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator, 35 ampere, sealed
  • Batteries, maintenance free, 750 CCA
  • Electrical system, 24 volt
  • Lights, stop and tail
  • Motor, starting
  • Product Link connection

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Accelerator
  • Ashtray and lighter
  • Coat hook
  • Control console, adjustable
  • Cup holder
  • EMS III operator warning system
  • Panel gauges inside cab
  • Hydraulic controls, load sensing
  • Meter, hour, digital
  • Mirror, inside rearview, wide angle
  • Mounting bracket, general purpose
  • Power steering, hydraulic
  • ROPS cab, sound suppressed, low profile
  • Seat, cloth, static
  • Seat belt, retractable 76 mm (3 in)
  • Steering wheel, tilt, adjustable
  • Storage area for cooler/lunchbox
  • Sunscreen, front windshield
  • Throttle control, electronic
  • Washer / wipers, (3) front windshields
  • Windows, fixed lower front

POWERTRAIN
  • Air cleaner
  • Air to air after cooler (ATAAC)
  • Brakes - oil disc, four-wheel air actuated
  • Demand fan
  • Differential, lock-unlock
  • Engine, C-9 DITA ATAAC diesel
  • Fuel tank, sediment drain
  • Fuel-water separator
  • Lube for life pump drive shaft
  • Muffler, under hood
  • Parking brake - multi-disc, sealed and oil cooled
  • Pre-screener
  • Priming pump, fuel
  • Serpentine belt, automatic tensioner
  • Tandem drive
  • Transmission

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Antifreeze -35°C (-30°F)
  • Bumper, rear, integrated, with hitch
  • Clutch, circle drive slip
  • Cutting edges
  • Doors, engine compartment, locking
  • Drawbar
  • Endbits - 16mm (5/8 in) DH-2 steel, mounting bolts
  • Engine shutdown, ground level
  • Frame, articulated with safety lock
  • Fuel tank, 100 gallon (378 L)
  • Fueling, ground level
  • Horn, air
  • Moldboard
  • Radiator cleanout access
  • S•O•SSM ports: engine, hydraulic, transmission, coolant, fuel
  • Tool box

TIRES, RIMS, & WHEELS
  • Partial allowance: 13.00-24 10PR on 9" single piece rims

12H Global Optional Equipment

Accumulators, blade lift - 71 kg (156 lb)

Air conditioner with heater and pressurizer - 49 kg (107 lb)

Air dryer - 13 kg (29 lb)

Alternator, 75 ampere 7 kg (15 lb)

Batteries, extreme duty, 1300 CCA - 58 kg (128 lb)

Autoshift, transmission - 2 kg (5 lb)

Batteries, heavy duty, 1100 CCA - 42 kg (93 lb)

Blade, 3658 mm x 688 mm x 25 mm (12' ft x 27 in x 1 in) - 151 kg (340 lb)

Blade, 3962 mm x 686 mm x 25 mm (13 ft x 27 in x 1 in)- 208 kg (460 lb)

Blade, 4267 mm x 688 mm x 25 mm (14 ft x 27 in x 1 in) - 261 kg (574 lb)

Blade, 4267 mm x 610 mm x 22 mm (14 ft x 24 in x 7/8 in)- 75 kg (166 lb)

Blade, front-mounted 2750 mm x 980 mm (9 ft x 39 in) - 850 kg (1874 lb)

Blade, front dozer 1180 kg (2602 lb)

Blade, front, narrow 1100 kg (2425 lb)

Blade, front, with foldable ends 1525 kg (3362 lb)

Canopy, ROPS, high profile, with rear wall and window - -41 kg (-90 lb)

Cab, ROPS, high profile, sound suppressed - 77 kg (170 lb)

Converter, 25-amp, 24-V to 12-V - 5 kg (11 lb)

Covers, louver with screen 7 kg (15 lb)

Covers, lower rear frame 11 kg (25 lb)

Covers, metallic, fuel tank 11 kg (25 lb)

Cutting edges for 22 mm (7/8 in) thick blade
  • 203 mm x 19 mm (8 in x 3/4 in) for 3.7 m blade
  • 203 mm x 19 mm (8 in x 3/4 in) for 4.1 m blade
  • 203 mm x 16 mm (8 in x 5/8 in) for 3.7 m blade
  • 203 mm x 16 mm (8 in x 5/8 in) for 4.1m blade

Cutting edges for 25 mm (1 in) thick blade
  • 203 mm x 19 mm (8 in x 3/4 in) for 3.7 m blade
  • 203 mm x 19 mm (8 in x 3/4 in) for 4.1 m blade

Endbits, overlay, reversible - 11 kg (24 lb)

Engine, VHP or VHP Plus - 4 kg (10 lb)

Ether starting aid - 1 kg (2 lb)

Extensions, blade 610 mm (2 ft) right and left
  • for 22 mm (7/8 in) thick blade - 114 kg (250 lb)
  • for 25 mm (1 in) thick blade - 148 kg (325 lb)

Fan, defroster, front and rear - 2 kg (4 lb)

Graderbit system, penetration bit type - 163 kg (360 lb)

Guard, brake lines - 8 kg (18 lb)

Guard, lower platform - 23 kg (50 lb)

Guard, transmission - 98 kg (215 lb)

Hammer, with mounting - 5 kg (12 lb)

Heater, engine coolant - 1 kg (3 lb)

Heater, cab - 14 kg (30 lb)

Heater, cab, with pressurizer - 18 kg (40 lb)

Hydraulic arrangements with one or more additional hydraulic valves are available for front scarifier, rear ripper-scarifier, dozer, dozer angle, snow plow and snow wing. See dealer price list.

Hydraulic lockout - 2 kg (5 lb)

Lighting systems:
  • bar mounted, directional and headlights - 13 kg (28 lb)
  • cab mounted, directional and headlights - 9 kg (20 lb)
  • cab and bar mounted, directional, headlights and work lights - 22 kg (48 lb)
  • cab and bar mounted, high, directional, headlights and work lights - 22 kg (48 lb)
  • work lights, front and rear - 6 kg (13 lb)
  • snow wing light, right - 18 kg (40 lb)
  • warning light, cab or canopy mounted - 3 kg (6 lb)

Mirrors, dual, inside mounted - -

Mirrors, outside mounted - 8 kg (18 lb)

Mirrors, outside mounted, heated - 11 kg (25 lb)

Mount, snow wing, frame-ready - 91 kg (200 lb)

Power port, 12-V - 2 kg (5 lb)

Precleaner, turbine-type - -

Push plate, front mounted - 919 kg (2025 lb)

Radio ready, entertainment

Receptacle, starting, plug-in - 2 kg (5 lb)

Rims, tires - refer to dealer price list

Ripper-scarifier, rear - 961 kg (2119 lb)

Ripper-scarifier/tooth, one - 33 kg (72 lb)

Rear scarifier, shanks/teeth, nine - 65 kg (144 lb)

Scarifier, front mounted, V-type - 845 kg (1862 lb)

Scarifier, front mounted, straight - 903 kg (1988 lb)

Seat, cloth-covered, contour air suspension

Seat, vinyl-covered, contour suspension

Snow arrangements, refer to Snow Arrangement Supplement

Sound suppression - 91 kg (200 lb)

Speedometer/tachometer - 1 kg (2 lb)

Steering, secondary - 50 kg (111 lb)

Sunshade, rear window - 3 kg (7 lb)

Windows, lower front, opening - 3 kg (6 lb)

Windows, sliding side - 4 kg (8 lb)

Wiper and washer, rear, intermittent - 7 kg (16 lb)

Wiper and washer, front, intermittent

European roading group which provides an additional air tank, air circuit protection valve and two position lights with integral turn signals. Dealer supplied equipment is required to meet some specific country on-road requirements - 23 kg (52 lb)

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