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High Performance

An electronically controlled hydrostatic transmission provides adjustable power to the ground and superb groundspeed control for fast digging cycles and the flexibility to efficiently perform a multitude of tasks along with high, full turn tipping loads and breakout forces, the M Series delivers a solution for all customer applications.

Ease of Operation

State of the art electro-hydraulic system provides low effort, fine control with fast cycle times. The all-in-one joystick helps keep eyes on the work. Machine responsiveness can be adjusted with the push of a button, which allows you to set up the machine exactly the way you want it based on the application.

Comfortable Cab

  • Low effort, responsive joystick includes Forward/Neutral/Reverse switch, optional diff lock, continuous flow triggers with proportional, third function hydraulics.
  • Easy access to the cab with ergonomically placed grab rails, steps and large platform.
  • Superb visibility to the work tool due to the wide windshield and Optimized Z-bar Loader.
  • Low sound levels.
  • Optional air conditioning with defrost/demist.
  • Optional heated, air suspension seat with lumbar and seat back tilt adjustment.

Parallel Lift Loader Linkage

The Cat® optimized Z-bar Loader combines the digging efficiency of a traditional Z-bar with tool carrying capabilities for great performance and versatility.

  • Parallel lift and high tilt forces throughout the working range help you safely and confidently handle loads with precise control.
  • Linkage features excellent visibility to the bucket cutting edge and fork tips.

906M Standard Equipment

TRANSMISSION AND HYDRAULICS
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  • 18° frame oscillation, 78° articulation
  • Demand based cooling fan
  • Hydrostatic drive
  • Loader arm float function
  • Parallel lift Z-bar loader
  • Proportional auxiliary hydraulic circuit
  • Transmission, 20 km/h (12.4 mph) with heavy duty axles
  • Transmission inching function

906M Optional Equipment

TRANSMISSION AND HYDRAULICS
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  • 100% differential lock on both axles, selectable on the move
  • Adjustable speed control (creeper control)
  • Adjustable high stat response settings
  • Electronic throttle lock
  • Ride control
  • Rimpull control
  • Speeder, 35 km/h (21.7 mph) with secondary steering

The Cat® 906M Compact Wheel Loader delivers high performance with outstanding versatility. On-the-go operator tuned hydraulics and drive train adjust the machine's response to the task at hand. Low sound levels, large spacious cab and intuitive controls keep you working comfortably all day long.

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Engine
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Maximum Gross Power 73.0 HP 54.6 kW
Net Power 74.0 HP 55.3 kW
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1349 73.0 HP 54.7 kW
Emissions *The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V (Europe only) or U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (North America only) emission standards. *The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V (Europe only) or U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (North America only) emission standards.
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995 74.3 HP 55.4 kW
Engine Model Cat® C3.3B DIT* Cat® C3.3B DIT*
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 73.0 HP 54.6 kW
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 74.0 HP 55.3 kW
Stroke 4.7 in 120.0 mm
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 192.0 ft·lbf 261.0 N·m
Maximum Gross Power - DIN ISO 14396 74.2 HP 54.6 kW
Displacement 201.0 in³ 3.3 l
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269 191.0 ft·lbf 260.0 N·m
Note (3) No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems. No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
Bore 3.7 in 94.0 mm
Note (4) Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed. Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed.
Note (2) Net power shown is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, diesel exhaust filter, and fan at minimum speed. Net power shown is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, diesel exhaust filter, and fan at minimum speed.
Note (6) Stage V engine available for Europe only. Stage V engine available for Europe only.
Note (5) The Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/Stage V uses an active regeneration system which requires no operator interaction under normal conditions. The Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/Stage V uses an active regeneration system which requires no operator interaction under normal conditions.
Note (1) Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard. Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
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