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Save money and transport time with one machine for land clearing, digging, grading, truck loading, slope work and more. With track loaders you get lower ground pressure and better traction so you can start earlier and work longer in soft underfoot conditions. Cat® Track Loaders bring you all of this, plus improved performance and fuel efficiency. 

Engine

  • Flywheel Power 275.0 HP 205.0 kW
  • Engine Model Cat C9.3 Cat C9.3
  • Net Power - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 275.0 HP 205.0 kW
  • Net Power - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 278.0 HP 278.0 HP
  • Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V/Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final), Korea Tier 4 Final OR China Nonroad Stage III/UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V/Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final), Korea Tier 4 Final OR China Nonroad Stage III/UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA
  • Note (1) All nonroad Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB, IV and V, Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final) and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS™ or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations. All nonroad Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB, IV and V, Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final) and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS™ or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations.
  • Note (2) Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241.

Weights

  • Operating Weight 63900.0 lb 28985.0 kg
  • Operating Weight - Wide Gauge 71218.0 lb 32304.0 kg
  • Operating Weight - Waste Handler 64319.0 lb 29175.0 kg
  • Operating Weight - Steel Mill 74293.0 lb 33699.0 kg
  • Note (1) Subtract approximately 295 kg / 650 lb for machines not equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage V emissions reduction technology. Subtract approximately 295 kg / 650 lb for machines not equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage V emissions reduction technology.

Service Refill Capacities

  • Fuel Tank 101.5 gal (US) 384.0 l
  • DEF Tank 9.2 gal (US) 35.0 l

Dimensions

  • Overall Machine Length* 298.4 in 7579.0 mm
  • Machine Height - Top of Cab 138.2 in 3510.0 mm
  • Height - Top of Stack 120.8 in 3069.0 mm
  • Overall Machine Height - Bucket Fully Raised 226.5 in 5752.0 mm
  • Overall Machine Width without Bucket: With Standard Tracks - 550 mm (21.6 in) Shoes 106.7 in 2710.0 mm
  • Note *With General Purpose bucket and heavy duty teeth. *With General Purpose bucket and heavy duty teeth.

Undercarriage

  • Track Gauge 85.0 in 2160.0 mm
  • Track Shoe Width - Standard 21.6 in 550.0 mm
  • Track Shoe Width - Optional 26.6 in 675.0 mm
  • Track Shoe Width - Wide Gauge 32.7 in 830.0 mm
  • Track on Ground 115.3 in 2930.0 mm
  • Ground Contact Area* - Standard Shoe - 550 mm (21.6 in) 5673.0 in² 3.66 m²
  • Ground Contact Area* - Optional Shoe - 675 mm (26.6 in) 6960.0 in² 4.49 m²
  • Ground Contact Area* - Wide Gauge - 830 mm (32.7 in) 8572.0 in² 5.53 m²
  • Ground Pressure* - Standard Shoe - 550 mm (21.6 in) 11.3 psi 77.6 kPa
  • Ground Pressure* - Optional Shoe - 675 mm (26.6 in) 9.3 psi 64.4 kPa
  • Ground Pressure* - Wide Gauge - 830 mm (32.7 in) 8.3 psi 57.3 kPa
  • Note *ISO 16754:2008. *ISO 16754:2008.

Buckets

  • Capacity - General Purpose 4.2 yd³ 3.2 m³
  • Capacity - Multi-Purpose 4.0 yd³ 3.0 m³
  • Capacity - Performance Series 5.0 yd³ 3.8 m³
  • Capacity - Landfill 6.4 yd³ 4.9 m³
  • Capacity - Slag 4.0 yd³ 3.0 m³
  • Width - General Purpose 117.0 in 2974.0 mm
  • Width - Multi-Purpose 116.0 in 2946.0 mm
  • Width - Performance Series 117.0 in 2982.0 mm
  • Width - Landfill 117.0 in 2974.0 mm
  • Width - Slag 112.0 in 2846.0 mm

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 1.1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.573 metric tonnes. The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.573 metric tonnes.

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973K Standard Equipment

Power Train

  • Cat C9.3 diesel engine
  • Engine mounted aftertreatment to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V/Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final), Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards OR Cat C9.3 diesel engine to meet China Nonroad Stage III/UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA
  • Turbocharged with ATAAC
  • Modular cooling system for engine air intake, oil and water
  • Radiator fan, electronically controlled, hydraulically driven, temperature sensing, on demand
  • Electro Hydrostatic Control (EHC) for transmission with travel and work modes
  • Fuel cooler
  • Water separator
  • Air cleaner dry-type, axial seal with integral precleaner and dust ejection system, electronic filter condition indicator
  • Caterpillar extended life coolant

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