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Ziegler CAT

966M Wheel Loader | Front Loader | Tier 3

The Cat ® 966M Wheel Loader offers significant fuel savings while lowering long-term costs. This machine meets emission standards and is designed to improve fuel economy without interrupting performance. The reliability, durability, and versatility results in a machine that is better built to meet your needs.

Brand: Caterpillar

Photos

Videos

  • Cat® M Series Medium Wheel Loader | Introduction
  • Cat® M Series Medium Wheel Loaders | Comfort and Efficiency
  • Cat® M Series Medium Wheel Loaders | Safety
  • Cat® M Series Medium Wheel Loader | Performance

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Interior

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Specifications

  • Engine
    SpecValue
    Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 278 HP
    Engine Model Cat C9.3
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 304 HP
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 308 HP
    Net Power - ISO 9249 278 HP
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric 313 HP
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 309 HP
    Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric 281 HP
    Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 278 HP
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396 1166 ft-lb
    Maximum Net Torque - 1,000 rpm 1112 ft-lb
    Displacement 568 in³
    Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 281 HP
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995 1180 ft-lb
  • Service Refill Capacities
    SpecValue
    Differential - Final Drives - Rear 15.1 gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Front 15.1 gal (US)
    Crankcase 6.5 gal (US)
    Cooling System 18.9 gal (US)
    Transmission 15.5 gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank 33 gal (US)
    Fuel Tank 79.8 gal (US)
  • Sound
    SpecValue
    Note *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 70 dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 109 dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 76 dB(A)*
  • Weights
    SpecValue
    Operating Weight 51176 lb
    Note Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 26.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link™, manual diff lock/open axles (front/rear), power train guard, secondary steering, sound suppression and a 4.2 m³ (5.5 yd³) general purpose bucket with BOCE.
  • Buckets
    SpecValue
    Bucket Capacities 3.20-7.40 m³ (4.19-9.68 yd³)
  • Transmission
    SpecValue
    Forward - 1 4 mile/h
    Forward - 4 24.5 mile/h
    Forward - 2 8.1 mile/h
    Forward - 3 14.6 mile/h
    Reverse - 1 4.4 mile/h
    Reverse - 3 16.1 mile/h
    Reverse - 2 8.9 mile/h
    Reverse - 4 24.5 mile/h
    Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm (32.5 in) roll radius.
  • Operating Specifications
    SpecValue
    Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection 34873 lb
    Breakout Force 38984 lbf
    Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection 32329 lb
    Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
    Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
  • Hydraulic System
    SpecValue
    Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,200 rpm 95 gal/min
    Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4496 psi
    Implement Pump Type Variable Displacement Piston
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 10.1 s
  • Dimensions - Standard Lift
    SpecValue
    Ground Clearance 1.42 ft
    Maximum Width over Tires 9.92 ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 13.92 ft
    Rack Back - Carry Height 50 degrees
    Wheel Base 11.67 ft
    Height - Top of ROPS 11.75 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.83 ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.58 ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 11.92 ft
    Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
    Height - Top of Hood 9.25 ft
    Tread Width 7.33 ft
    Rack Back at Ground 42 degrees
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.08 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 7.17 ft
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift 62 degrees
    Overall Length - Without Bucket 23.92 ft
  • Dimensions - High Lift
    SpecValue
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.58 ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.75 ft
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift 71 degrees
    Maximum Width over Tires 9.92 ft
    Height - Top of ROPS 11.75 ft
    Ground Clearance 1.42 ft
    Tread Width 7.33 ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 13.5 ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.58 ft
    Height - Top of Hood 9.25 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.83 ft
    Rack Back - Carry Height 49 degrees
    Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.58 ft
    Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
    Wheel Base 11.67 ft
    Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees
  • Bucket Capacities
    SpecValue
    Bucket Range 3.20-7.40 m³ (4.19-9.68 yd³)
  • Engine - Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent
    SpecValue
    Emissions Tier 3/Stage IIIA