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Ziegler CAT

972M XE Wheel Loader | Front Loader

The Cat® 972M XE Wheel Loader is the class leader in fuel efficiency and offers significantly lower 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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Specifications

  • Engine
    SpecValue
    Net Power - ISO 9249 311 HP
    Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric 315 HP
    Displacement 568 in³
    Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 311 HP
    Engine Model Cat C9.3
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995 1275 ft·lbf
    Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 311 HP
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396 1260 ft·lbf
    Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 315 HP
    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
    Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection 35626 lb
    Breakout Force 44075 lbf
    Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection 38396 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
    Reverse - 3 17.1 mile/h
    Forward - 1 4.1 mile/h
    Forward - 2 7.7 mile/h
    Reverse - 2 7.7 mile/h
    Forward - 3 13.5 mile/h
    Forward - 4 24.5 mile/h
    Reverse - 1 4.1 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
    Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4496 psi
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 11 s
    Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 1,600 rpm 102 gal/min
    Implement Pump Type Variable Displacement Piston
  • Service Refill Capacities
    SpecValue
    Differential - Final Drives - Front 15.1 gal (US)
    Cooling System 19 gal (US)
    Crankcase 6.5 gal (US)
    DEF Tank 4.4 gal (US)
    Transmission 16.6 gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Rear 15.1 gal (US)
    Fuel Tank 79.8 gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank 33 gal (US)
  • Sound
    SpecValue
    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)
    Note (1) *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 76 dB(A)*
    With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)** 67 dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)** 105 LWA***
    Note (3) ***European Union Directive ?2000/14/EC? as amended by ?2005/88/EC.?
    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
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.67 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.75 ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.5 ft
    Maximum Width over Tires 9.83 ft
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift 71 degrees
    Ground Clearance 1.42 ft
    Height - Top of ROPS 11.75 ft
    Tread Width 7.25 ft
    Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.58 ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 13.58 ft
    Height - Top of Hood 9.17 ft
    Wheel Base 11.58 ft
    Rack Back - Carry Height 49 degrees
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.5 ft
    Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees
    Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
  • Dimensions - Standard Lift
    SpecValue
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17 ft
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift 56 degrees
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.75 ft
    Overall Length - Without Bucket 25.5 ft
    Wheel Base 11.58 ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.17 ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.5 ft
    Ground Clearance 1.42 ft
    Rack Back - Carry Height 50 degrees
    Height - Top of Hood 9.17 ft
    Tread Width 7.25 ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 12.58 ft
    Rack Back at Ground 41 degrees
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 14.58 ft
    Height - Top of ROPS 11.75 ft
    Maximum Width over Tires 9.83 ft
    Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
  • Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV
    SpecValue
    Emissions Tier 4/Stage IV