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Ziegler CAT

966M Wheel Loader | Front Loader | Tier 3

The 966M Wheel Loader is equipped with built-in proven technologies to help meet your expectations for productivity, fuel efficiency, reliability and service life. Deep system integration results in a machine built to help you reduce emissions, improve performance and improve fuel economy. All of this is done without interrupting machine performance and making it seamless to you. This machine delivers the reliability, durability, and versatility you’ve come to expect from a Cat machine.

Brand: Caterpillar

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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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Specifications

  • Engine - Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent
    SpecValue
    Emissions Tier 3/Stage IIIA
  • Engine
    SpecValue
    Engine Model Cat C9.3 ACERT
    Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 278 HP
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 304 HP
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 309 HP
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 308 HP
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric 313 HP
    Net Power - ISO 9249 278 HP
    Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric 281 HP
    Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 278 HP
    Displacement 568 in³
    Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 281 HP
    Maximum Net Torque - 1,000 rpm 1112 ft-lb
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396 1166 ft-lb
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995 1180 ft-lb
  • Service Refill Capacities
    SpecValue
    Cooling System 18.9 gal (US)
    Crankcase 6.5 gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Front 15.1 gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Rear 15.1 gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank 33 gal (US)
    Transmission 15.5 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)
  • Operating Specifications
    SpecValue
    Breakout Force 38984 lbf
    Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection 34873 lb
    Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection 32329 lb
    Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
    Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
  • Transmission
    SpecValue
    Forward - 1 4 mile/h
    Forward - 2 8.1 mile/h
    Forward - 3 14.6 mile/h
    Forward - 4 24.5 mile/h
    Reverse - 1 4.4 mile/h
    Reverse - 2 8.9 mile/h
    Reverse - 3 16.1 mile/h
    Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm (32.5 in) roll radius.
    Reverse - 4 24.5 mile/h
  • Hydraulic System
    SpecValue
    Implement Pump Type Variable Displacement Piston
    Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4496 psi
    Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,200 rpm 95 gal/min
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 10.1 s
  • Bucket Capacities
    SpecValue
    Bucket Range 3.20-7.40 m³ (4.19-9.68 yd³)
  • Dimensions - High Lift
    SpecValue
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.83 ft
    Ground Clearance 1.42 ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.58 ft
    Height - Top of Hood 9.25 ft
    Height - Top of ROPS 11.75 ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.58 ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.75 ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 13.5 ft
    Maximum Width over Tires 9.92 ft
    Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
    Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.58 ft
    Rack Back - Carry Height 49 degrees
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift 71 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees
    Tread Width 7.33 ft
    Wheel Base 11.67 ft
  • Dimensions - Standard Lift
    SpecValue
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 7.17 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.83 ft
    Ground Clearance 1.42 ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.58 ft
    Height - Top of Hood 9.25 ft
    Height - Top of ROPS 11.75 ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.08 ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 13.92 ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 11.92 ft
    Maximum Width over Tires 9.92 ft
    Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
    Overall Length - Without Bucket 23.92 ft
    Rack Back - Carry Height 50 degrees
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift 62 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground 42 degrees
    Tread Width 7.33 ft
    Wheel Base 11.67 ft