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966M Wheel Loader | Front Loader | Tier 4

Overview
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Product Description

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.

Product Specifications

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Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV
Emissions
Tier 4/Stage IV
Engine
Displacement
568 in³ 9.3 l
Engine Model
Cat C9.3 ACERT
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349
276 HP 206 kW
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric
280 HP 206 kW
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396
307 HP 229 kW
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric
311 HP 229 kW
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995
311 HP 232 kW
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric
315 HP 232 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249
276 HP 206 kW
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396
1166 ft·lbf 1581 N·m
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995
1179 ft·lbf 1599 N·m
Weights
Operating Weight
51176 lb 23220 kg
Buckets
Bucket Capacities
3.20-7.40 m3 (4.19-9.68 yd3)
Operating Specifications
Breakout Force
38984 lbf 173 kN
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection
34873 lb 15822 kg
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection
32329 lb 14668 kg
Transmission
Forward - 1
4 mile/h 6.5 km/h
Forward - 2
8.1 mile/h 13 km/h
Forward - 3
14.6 mile/h 23.5 km/h
Forward - 4
24.5 mile/h 39.5 km/h
Reverse - 2
8.9 mile/h 14.4 km/h
Reverse - 3
16.1 mile/h 25.9 km/h
Reverse - 4
24.5 mile/h 39.5 km/h
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total
10.1 s 10.1 s
Implement Pump Type
Variable Displacement Piston
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure
4496 psi 31000 kPa
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,200 rpm
95 gal/min 360 l/min
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System
18.9 gal (US) 71.6 l
Crankcase
6.5 gal (US) 24.5 l
DEF Tank
4.4 gal (US) 16.8 l
Differential - Final Drives - Front
15.1 gal (US) 57 l
Differential - Final Drives - Rear
15.1 gal (US) 57 l
Fuel Tank
79.8 gal (US) 302 l
Hydraulic Tank
33 gal (US) 125 l
Transmission
14.3 gal (US) 54 l
Sound
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
109 dB(A) 109 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
76 dB(A)*
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
70 dB(A) 70 dB(A)
Bucket Capacities
Bucket Range
3.20-7.40 m³ (4.19-9.68 yd³)
Dimensions - High Lift
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
8.17 ft 2500 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
5.83 ft 1775 mm
Ground Clearance
1.42 ft 434 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
11.58 ft 3522 mm
Height - Top of Hood
9.25 ft 2818 mm
Height - Top of ROPS
11.75 ft 3587 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.58 ft 778 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
15.75 ft 4793 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
13.58 ft 4140 mm
Maximum Width over Tires
9.83 ft 3009 mm
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
Overall Length - Without Bucket
26.58 ft 8109 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height
49 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift
71 degrees
Rack Back at Ground
39 degrees
Tread Width
7.33 ft 2230 mm
Wheel Base
11.67 ft 3550 mm
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
7.17 ft 2180 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
5.83 ft 1775 mm
Ground Clearance
1.42 ft 434 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
11.58 ft 3522 mm
Height - Top of Hood
9.25 ft 2818 mm
Height - Top of ROPS
11.75 ft 3587 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.08 ft 630 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
13.92 ft 4235 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
11.92 ft 3643 mm
Maximum Width over Tires
9.83 ft 3009 mm
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
Overall Length - Without Bucket
23.92 ft 7289 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height
50 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift
62 degrees
Rack Back at Ground
42 degrees
Tread Width
7.33 ft 2230 mm
Wheel Base
11.67 ft 3550 mm
Engine
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249
276 HP 206 kW
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric
280 HP 206 kW
Maximum Net Torque - 1,000 rpm
1126 ft·lbf 1527 N·m
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.
Operating Specifications
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.
Sound
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.?
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)**
108 LWA***
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)**
69 dB(A) 69 dB(A)
Transmission
Note
Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm (32.5 in) roll radius.
Reverse - 1
4.4 mile/h 7.1 km/h
Weights
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.
Units:USMetric
Standard Equipment
POWER TRAIN
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
COMPUTERIZED MONITORING SYSTEM
ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING
CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES
LINKAGE
HYDRAULICS
FLUIDS
OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
Optional Equipment
POWER TRAIN
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING
CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES
HYDRAULICS
FLUIDS
STARTERS, BATTERIES, AND ALTERNATORS
LINKAGE
WORK TOOLS
OTHER OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
OTHER OPTIONAL CONFIGURATIONS

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