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Ziegler CAT

972M XE Wheel Loader

The new 972M XE Wheel Loader, with the 2017 product update, applies proven technologies systematically and strategically to meet your high expectations for reliability, productivity, fuel efficiency, and long service life. The XE technology improves fuel efficiency by up to 25% over the M Series standard configuration and up to 35% over the K Series standard configuration.** Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage IV emission standards. **Actual results may vary based on factors such as, but not limited to, machine configuration, operator technique, machine application, climate, etc.

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 4 Final/Stage IV
    SpecValue
    Emissions Tier 4/Stage IV
  • Engine
    SpecValue
    Displacement 568 in³
    Engine Model Cat C9.3 ACERT
    Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 311 HP
    Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 315 HP
    Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 311 HP
    Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric 315 HP
    Net Power - ISO 9249 311 HP
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396 1260 ft·lbf
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995 1275 ft·lbf
    Maximum Net Torque - 1,200 rpm 1193 ft·lbf
    Note The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.6 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.288 metric tonnes.
  • Weights
    SpecValue
    Operating Weight 54871 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 4.8 m3 (6.28 yd3) general purpose bucket with BOCE.
  • Bucket Capacities
    SpecValue
    Bucket Capacities 3.20-9.94 m3 (4.19-13.00 yd3)
  • Operating Specifications
    SpecValue
    Breakout Force 44075 lbf
    Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection 38396 lb
    Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection 35626 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 - Virtual Gears
    SpecValue
    Forward - 1 4.1 mile/h
    Forward - 2 7.7 mile/h
    Forward - 3 13.5 mile/h
    Forward - 4 24.5 mile/h
    Reverse - 1 4.1 mile/h
    Reverse - 2 7.7 mile/h
    Reverse - 3 17.1 mile/h
    Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm (32.5 in) roll radius.
  • Hydraulic System
    SpecValue
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 11 s
    Implement Pump Type Variable Displacement Piston
    Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4496 psi
    Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 1,600 rpm 102 gal/min
  • Service Refill Capacities
    SpecValue
    Cooling System 19 gal (US)
    Crankcase 6.5 gal (US)
    DEF Tank 4.4 gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Front 15.1 gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Rear 15.1 gal (US)
    Fuel Tank 79.8 gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank 33 gal (US)
    Transmission 16.6 gal (US)
  • Sound
    SpecValue
    Note (1) *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
    Note (2) **For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the ?EU Directives.?
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 107 dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 76 dB(A)*
    Note (3) ***European Union Directive ?2000/14/EC? as amended by ?2005/88/EC.?
    With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)** 105 LWA***
    With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)** 67 dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 67 dB(A)
  • Buckets
    SpecValue
    Bucket Capacities 3.20-9.94 m³ (4.19-13.00 yd³)
  • Dimensions - High Lift
    SpecValue
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.75 ft
    Ground Clearance 1.42 ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.5 ft
    Height - Top of Hood 9.17 ft
    Height - Top of ROPS 11.75 ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.5 ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.67 ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 13.58 ft
    Maximum Width over Tires 9.83 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 7.25 ft
    Wheel Base 11.58 ft
  • Dimensions - Standard Lift
    SpecValue
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.75 ft
    Ground Clearance 1.42 ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.5 ft
    Height - Top of Hood 9.17 ft
    Height - Top of ROPS 11.75 ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.17 ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 14.58 ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 12.58 ft
    Maximum Width over Tires 9.83 ft
    Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
    Overall Length - Without Bucket 25.5 ft
    Rack Back - Carry Height 50 degrees
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift 56 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground 41 degrees
    Tread Width 7.25 ft
    Wheel Base 11.58 ft