973D Track Loader

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Product Description

The Cat® 973D Track Loader is the only track loader in this size class. Furthermore, it leads the industry in operator comfort, performance and versatility. Designed to be productive, this machine will give you complete satisfaction in a wide range of tough applications in the most efficient and productive way. Its design also delivers strength and durability with excellent control and unmatched ease of operation. Discover how much more you can get with this one work force machine ...

Specifications
Us
Metric
Engine
Flywheel Power
263.0 hp
196.0 kW
Engine Model
Cat® C9 ACERT™
Net Power - Cat
263.0 hp
196.0 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249
263.0 hp
196.0 kW
Net Power - SAE J1349
263.0 hp
196.0 kW
Net Power - EEC 80/1269
263.0 hp
196.0 kW
Bore
4.41 in
112.0 mm
Stroke
5.86 in
149.0 mm
Displacement
537.0 in3
8.8 L
Weights
Operating Weight
61857.0 lb
28058.0 kg
Shipping Weight - without Bucket
55997.0 lb
25400.0 kg
Buckets
Capacity - General Purpose
4.2 yd3
3.21 m3
Capacity - Multi-Purpose
3.92 yd3
3.05 m3
Bucket Width - General Purpose
114.56 in
2910.0 mm
Bucket Width - Multi-Purpose
112.91 in
2868.0 mm
Undercarriage
Track Shoe Type
Double Grouser, Extreme Service
Track Shoe Width - Standard
21.6 in
550.0 mm
Track Shoe Width - Optional
26.6 in
675.0 mm
Track Rollers - Each Side
7
Number of Shoes - Each Side
40
Track on Ground
115.3 in
2930.0 mm
Ground Contact Area - Standard Shoe
4991.0 in2
3.22 m2
Ground Contact Area - Optional Shoe
6138.0 in2
3.96 m2
Ground Pressure - Standard Shoe
12.4 psi
85.5 kPa
Ground Pressure - Optional Shoe
10.1 psi
69.5 kPa
Grouser Height - Double Grouser
1.92 in
49.0 mm
Track Gauge
85.0 in
2160.0 mm
Drive System
Type
Hydrostatic drive with infinite machine speeds up to 11 km/h (6.8 mph)
Drive Pump
Two, variable-displacement, slipper-type axial piston pumps
Track Motor
Two, variable-displacement, bent axis piston motors
Max System Pressure
6527.0 psi
45000.0 kPa
Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank
164.0 gal
621.0 L
Cooling System
11.6 gal
44.0 L
Crankcase (with Filter)
7.7 gal
29.0 L
Final Drives (each)
7.5 gal
28.5 L
Hydraulic system (Equipment, Power Train and Tank)
89.8 gal
340.0 L
Hydraulic Tank
49.9 gal
189.0 L
Pump Drive Box
1.0 gal
3.8 L
Pivot Shaft
0.8 gal
3.0 L
Operating Specifications
Max. Travel Speed
6.8 mph
11.0 km/h
Ripper Specifications
Type
Parallelogram
Number of pockets
3
Overall Width/Beam
86.6 in
2200.0 mm
Shank cross section
74 x 175 mm 2.9 x 6.9 in
Ground Clearance
34.96 in
888.0 mm
Penetration
15.6 in
397.0 mm
Ripping Width
72.4 in
1840.0 mm
Cylinders - Bore
5.1 in
130.0 mm
Cylinders - Stroke
9.3 in
236.0 mm
Addition to Machine Length due to Ripper (in Transportation Position)
23.1 in
586.0 mm
Penetration Force at ground level
22500.0 lb
100.0 kN
Ramp Angle
28.5 Degrees
28.5 Degrees
Ripper weight (with 3 shanks)
3747.8 lb
1700.0 kg
Standards
ROPS/FOPS
ROPS/FOPS
Brakes
Brakes
Cab
Cab
Electrical System
Type
24V DC
Battery Capacity
1400 CCA
Battery Voltage
12
Battery Quantity
2
Alternator
95 amp, Heavy-Duty, Brushless
Hydraulic System - Implement
Cycle Time - Dump
1.4 Seconds
1.4 Seconds
Cycle Time - Raise
6.5 Seconds
6.5 Seconds
Float Down
2.7 Seconds
2.7 Seconds
Output - Maximum
91.4 gal/min
346.0 L/min
Relief Valve Setting
3988.0 psi
27500.0 kPa
Type
Closed Center Load Sensing
Air Conditioning System
Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.9 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.717 metric tonnes.
Standard/Optional

Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
POWER TRAIN
UNDERCARRIAGE
OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

Optional Equipment

ELECTRICAL
POWER TRAIN
HYDRAULIC
BUCKET
BUCKET ATTACHMENTS
UNDERCARRIAGE
GUARDS
OTHER ATTACHMENTS
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