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740 GC Articulated Truck

The Cat 740 GC with a 22.7 m³ (29.7 yd³)/36.3 tonne (40 ton) capacity, offers reliability, durability and efficient performance, including the latest, world-class operator’s station found on other Cat Articulated Trucks.
The 740 GC offers a highly efficient value proposition within the 40 ton AT size class. Automated, assisted and intuitive controls bring Safety and Ease of Operation to the forefront – helping reduce operator workload and training. Ideally matched to popular loading tools, the 740 GC is a productive machine in any fleet.

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    Product Specs


    Engine Model Cat® C15
    Bore 5.4 in
    Stroke 6.75 in
    Displacement 926 in³
    No Engine De-rating Below 10000 ft
    Peak Engine Torque Speed 1200 r/min
    Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349) 1670 ft·lbf
    Net Power - SAE J1349 439 HP
    Engine Model - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V Cat C15
    Gross Power - SAE J1995 452 HP
    Net Power - ISO 14396 447 HP
    Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995) 1711 ft·lbf
    Emissions The C15 engine meets Tier 4 Final and Stage V emission standards.
    Note (4) Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 327 kW (439 hp) per the SAE reference conditions.
    Note (2) The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,700 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard.
    Note (3) The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, muffler and fan at minimum speed.
    Note (1) The references to Tier 4 Final/Stage V include U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final), as well as Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards.
    Note (5) DEF used in Cat SCR systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard ISO 22241-1. Requirements are met by many brands of DEF, including those that carry the AdBlue or API certifications.


    Rated Payload 40 ton (US)

    Body Capacities

    Heaped (SAE 2:1) 29.7 yd³
    Struck 22.2 yd³
    Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:1 31.9 yd³
    Tailgate Struck 23.4 yd³


    Forward - 1 4 mile/h
    Forward - 2 5.3 mile/h
    Forward - 3 7.3 mile/h
    Forward - 4 9.2 mile/h
    Forward - 5 12.2 mile/h
    Forward - 6 14.9 mile/h
    Reverse - 1 4.2 mile/h
    Reverse - 2 9.8 mile/h
    Forward - 8 24.7 mile/h
    Forward - 7 20.6 mile/h
    Forward - 9 35.7 mile/h

    Sound Levels

    Interior Cab 72 dB(A)
    Note (2) Hearing protection may be needed when operating with an open operator station and cab (when not properly maintained or doors/windows open) for extended periods or in noisy environments.
    Note (1) The operator sound exposure Leq (equivalent sound pressure level) measured according to the work cycle procedures specified in ANSI/SAE J1166 OCT98 is 72 dB(A), for the cab offered by Caterpillar, when properly installed and maintained and tested with the doors and windows closed.

    Operating Weights

    Center Axle - Empty 14636 lb
    Rear Axle - Empty 14145 lb
    Center Axle - Rated Load 37670 lb
    Front Axle - Empty 42596 lb
    Total - Empty 71377 lb
    Center Axle - Loaded 51088 lb
    Front Axle - Loaded 49723 lb
    Total - Rated Load 80027 lb
    Rear Axle - Rated Load 37670 lb
    Rear Axle - Loaded 50594 lb
    Front Axle - Rated Load 4687 lb
    Total - Loaded 151405 lb

    Service Refill Capacities

    Fuel Tank 145.3 gal (US)
    Cooling System 23.7 gal (US)
    Engine Crankcase 13.7 gal (US)
    Axles - Each 15.8 gal (US)
    Brake Cooling Tank 17.7 gal (US)
    Transmission - OTG 19.8 gal (US)
    DEF Tank 6.5 gal (US)
    Steering/Hoist Hydraulic System 36.9 gal (US)
    Final Drive - Each 1.3 gal (US)

    Body Hoist

    Raise Time 12 s
    Lower Time 12 s


    Lock to Lock 4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm


    Brakes ISO 3450 – 2011
    Cab - FOPS ISO 3449 Level II – 2005
    Cab - ROPS ISO 3471 – 2008
    Steering ISO 5010 – 2007

    Body Plate

    Type High strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel

    Turning Circle

    Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius 303 in
    Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius 330 in
    Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width 220 in
    Note Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5 R25 tires.
    Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right 45°
    Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius 156 in

    Body Plate Thickness

    Side Plates 0.43 in
    Base Plate 0.51 in
    Front Plate 0.28 in

    Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching

    Note An optimum system match gives you a major productivity advantage. The 740 GC is an excellent match for the Cat 374F and 352F Hydraulic Excavators; and Cat 972M, 966M, and 962M Wheel Loaders. Having matched loading and hauling tools results in increased production and lower system costs per unit of volume moved.
    Wheel Loader: 972M - Passes 3
    Wheel Loader: 962M - Passes 5
    Wheel Loader: 966M - Passes 4–5
    Hydraulic Excavator: 374F - Passes 3–4
    Hydraulic Excavator: 352F - Passes 5–6