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972M XE Wheel Loader | Front Loader

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Product Description

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.

Specifications
Us
Metric
Engine
Net Power - ISO 9249
311 HP
232 kW
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric
315 HP
232 kW
Displacement
568 in³
9.3 l
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349
311 HP
232 kW
Engine Model
Cat C9.3
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995
1275 ft·lbf
1728 N·m
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249
311 HP
232 kW
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396
1260 ft·lbf
1708 N·m
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric
315 HP
232 kW
Weights
Operating Weight
54871 lb
24896 kg
Bucket Capacities
Bucket Capacities
3.20-9.94 m³ (4.19-13.00 yd³)
Operating Specifications
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection
35626 lb
16164 kg
Breakout Force
44075 lbf
196 kN
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection
38396 lb
17421 kg
Transmission - Virtual Gears
Reverse - 3
17.1 mile/h
28 km/h
Forward - 1
4.1 mile/h
6.7 km/h
Forward - 2
7.7 mile/h
12.6 km/h
Reverse - 2
7.7 mile/h
12.6 km/h
Forward - 3
13.5 mile/h
22.1 km/h
Forward - 4
24.5 mile/h
39.5 km/h
Reverse - 1
4.1 mile/h
6.7 km/h
Hydraulic System
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure
4496 psi
31000 kPa
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total
11 s
11 s
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 1,600 rpm
102 gal/min
385 l/min
Implement Pump Type
Variable Displacement Piston
Service Refill Capacities
Differential - Final Drives - Front
15.1 gal (US)
57 l
Cooling System
19 gal (US)
71.6 l
Crankcase
6.5 gal (US)
24.5 l
DEF Tank
4.4 gal (US)
16.8 l
Transmission
16.6 gal (US)
63 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
Sound
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)
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)*
Buckets
Bucket Capacities
3.20-9.94 m³ (4.19-13.00 yd³)
Dimensions - High Lift
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
15.67 ft
4793 mm
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
8.17 ft
2500 mm
Engine
Maximum Net Torque - 1,200 rpm
1193 ft·lbf
1618 N·m
Dimensions - High Lift
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
5.75 ft
1775 mm
Transmission - Virtual Gears
Note
Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm (32.5 in) roll radius.
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Rack Back - Maximum Lift
56 degrees
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
5.75 ft
1775 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket
25.5 ft
7774 mm
Dimensions - High Lift
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
11.5 ft
3522 mm
Maximum Width over Tires
9.83 ft
3009 mm
Operating Specifications
Note (1)
For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
Dimensions - High Lift
Rack Back - Maximum Lift
71 degrees
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Wheel Base
11.58 ft
3550 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.17 ft
680 mm
Dimensions - High Lift
Ground Clearance
1.42 ft
434 mm
Height - Top of ROPS
11.75 ft
3587 mm
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
11.5 ft
3522 mm
Ground Clearance
1.42 ft
434 mm
Sound
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)**
67 dB(A)
67 dB(A)
Dimensions - High Lift
Tread Width
7.25 ft
2230 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket
26.58 ft
8109 mm
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Rack Back - Carry Height
50 degrees
Dimensions - High Lift
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
13.58 ft
4140 mm
Sound
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)**
105 LWA***
Dimensions - High Lift
Height - Top of Hood
9.17 ft
2818 mm
Wheel Base
11.58 ft
3550 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height
49 degrees
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Height - Top of Hood
9.17 ft
2818 mm
Sound
Note (3)
***European Union Directive ?2000/14/EC? as amended by ?2005/88/EC.?
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Tread Width
7.25 ft
2230 mm
Engine
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.
Dimensions - High Lift
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
8.17 ft
2500 mm
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
12.58 ft
3843 mm
Rack Back at Ground
41 degrees
Dimensions - High Lift
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.5 ft
778 mm
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
14.58 ft
4458 mm
Height - Top of ROPS
11.75 ft
3587 mm
Maximum Width over Tires
9.83 ft
3009 mm
Sound
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
67 dB(A)
67 dB(A)
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
Operating Specifications
Note (2)
Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
Dimensions - High Lift
Rack Back at Ground
39 degrees
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 4.8 m³ (6.28 yd³) general purpose bucket with BOCE.
Dimensions - High Lift
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV
Emissions
Tier 4/Stage IV
Standard/Optional

Standard Equipment

POWER TRAIN
HYDRAULICS
ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
COMPUTERIZED MONITORING SYSTEM
CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES
LINKAGE
FLUIDS
OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

Optional Equipment

POWER TRAIN
HYDRAULICS
ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES
LINKAGE
FLUIDS
STARTERS, BATTERIES, AND ALTERNATORS
WORK TOOLS
OTHER OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
OTHER OPTIONAL CONFIGURATIONS

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