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MH3040 Material Handler

Engine Model

Cat C7.1

Operating Weight

84940 lb

Maximum Reach

50.8 ft


The Cat® MH3040 material handler builds upon the legacy of the M325D L MH to provide the power and reliability you need for your toughest material handling applications. A new cab along with up to 25% reduced fuel costs and up to 20% reduced maintenance costs combine with proven components to bring you the next generation of Cat Material Handlers.



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  • MH3040 Walk Around

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  • Engine
    Spec Value
    Engine Model Cat C7.1
    Bore 4 in
    Stroke 5 in
    Displacement 428 in³
  • Transmission
    Spec Value
    Maximum Travel Speed 11.2 mile/h
    Drawbar Pull 34621 ft·lbf
    Maximum Gradeability 43.80%
  • Hydraulic System
    Spec Value
    Maximum Pressure - Implements 5076 psi
    Maximum Pressure - Swing 4061 psi
    Maximum Pressure - Travel 5076 psi
  • Swing Mechanism
    Spec Value
    Swing Speed 11.5 r/min
    Maximum Swing Torque 60628 ft-lb
  • Weights
    Spec Value
    Operating Weight 84940 lb
    Note Operating weight includes full fuel tank, operator, grapple 2000 kg (4,410 lb), and single tires. Weight varies depending on configuration.
  • Service Refill Capacities
    Spec Value
    Fuel Tank Capacity 125.2 gal (US)
    Cooling System 6.6 gal (US)
    Engine Oil 6.6 gal (US)
    Swing Drive 2.6 gal (US)
    Rear Axle - Housing (Differential) 5 gal (US)
    Front Steering Axle - Differential 6.3 gal (US)
    Final Drive 1.6 gal (US)
    Powershift Transmission 0.8 gal (US)
    Hydraulic System - Including Tank 86.9 gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank 38.8 gal (US)
    Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank 10.8 gal (US)
  • Dimensions
    Spec Value
    Boom MH 9.3 m (30'6")
    Stick 7.1 m (23'3")
    Shipping Length 42 ft
    Machine Length 20.7 ft
    Tail Swing Radius 10.3 ft
    Counterweight Clearance 5.7 ft
    Cab Height- Lowered 12 ft
    Cab Height- Lowered with FOGS 12.4 ft
    Cab Height-Raised 20.5 ft
    Cab Height- Raised with FOGS 21 ft
    Wheel Base 10.5 ft
    Shipping Width 9.8 ft
    Ground Clearance 0.9 ft
    Undercarriage Length 21.1 ft
  • Working Ranges
    Spec Value
    Maximum Reach 50.8 ft
    Boom MH 9.3 m (30'6")
    Stick 7.1 m (23'3")
    Maximum Height 57.4 ft
    Maximum Dump Height 17.8 ft
    Maximum Depth 17.2 ft
    Boom Pin Height 40 ft
  • Sustainability
    Spec Value
    Recyclability 95%

Standard Equipment


  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.


  • Advanced sound suppressed TOPS cab (ISO 12117-2 compliant) with rubber mount
  • High-resolution 254 mm (10") LCD touch screen monitor
  • Automatic bi-level air conditioner
  • Jog dial and shortcut keys for monitor control
  • Keyless push-to-start engine control
  • Tilt-up left-side console
  • Air suspension premium seat with headrest, heater, and ventilator
  • Fixed one-piece tempered windshield (P5A glass)
  • Dome and lower LED interior lights


  • Cat Product Link
  • Remote Services capability


  • Maintenance-free battery
  • LED chassis light, left-hand/right-hand boom lights, cab lights - 1800 lumens
  • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
  • Programmable time delay LED working lights after engine shutdown


  • C7.1 diesel engine
  • Three selectable modes: Power, Smart, Eco
  • 4500 m (14,760 ft) altitude capability with engine power derate above 3000 m (9,840 ft)
  • 43°C (109°F) high-ambient cooling capacity with derate
  • Cold start capability-20°C (-4°F)
  • Reversible electric cooling fans
  • Cold start, ether start


  • Electric main control valve
  • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
  • Automatic hydraulic oil warm up
  • Boom and stick lowering control check valves
  • Tandem type electronic main pump
  • Element type main hydraulic filter
  • Heavy lift mode
  • Fine swing control function


  • One key security system
  • Door and cap lock
  • Travel/swing lock
  • Signaling/warning horn
  • Travel alarm
  • Secondary engine shutoff switch
  • Openable rear window as emergency exit
  • Bolt-on FOGS
  • Rearview camera
  • Right-side-view camera
  • Right-side front-view mirror


  • 7700 kg (16,975 lb) counterweight
  • All wheel drive
  • Automatic brake/axle lock
  • Creeper speed
  • Electronic swing and travel lock
  • Heavy-duty axles, advanced disc brake system, and travel motor with adjustable braking force
  • Lockable, oscillating front axle with remote greasing point
  • Two speed hydrostatic transmission
  • Tie down points on base frame (ISO 15818 compliant)

Optional Equipment


  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.


  • 9.3 m (30'6") Material Handler boom
  • Log Loader Boom
  • 7.1 m (23'3") Industrial stick
  • 5.7 m (18'7") Industrial stick
  • Log Loader Over-Under front
  • 9.9m (32' 6") Barge Boom


  • Two-piece, high impact resistant laminated windshield (P8B)
  • Auxiliary relay


  • Generator, 20 kW with wiring to stick nose
  • Rotating beacon


  • Cold start, block heater


  • Boom and stick lowering control check valves
  • Smart Boom


  • 16.00-25 single solid rubber tires
  • 23.5-R25 XHA2 (Michelin) tires