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906M Compact Wheel Loader

The Cat® 906M Compact Wheel Loader delivers high performance with outstanding versatility. On-the-go operator tuned hydraulics and drive train adjust the machine's response to the task at hand. Low sound levels, large spacious cab and intuitive controls keep you working comfortably all day long.

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    Product Specs

    Engine

    Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1349 71.9 HP
    Emissions *The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets EU Stage V/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
    Engine Model Cat® C3.3B DIT*
    Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 73.2 HP
    Maximum Gross Power 73.2 HP
    Rated Net Power - ISO 9249 72.9 HP
    Stroke 4.7 in
    Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 192 ft·lbf
    Displacement 201 in³
    Note (3) No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
    Bore 3.7 in
    Note (4) Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed.
    Note (2) Net power shown is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, diesel exhaust filter, and fan at minimum speed.
    Note (6) Stage V engine available for Europe only.
    Note (5) The Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/Stage V uses an active regeneration system which requires no operator interaction under normal conditions.
    Note (1) Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
    Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 191 ft·lbf
    Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (metric) 74.2 HP

    Weights

    Operating Weight 12346 lb
    Note Specifications shown are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires, full fuel, comfort ROPS cab, standard flow hydraulics and skid-steer coupler. The 906M is configured with a 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³) bucket with bolt-on cutting edge.

    Service Refill Capacities

    Fuel Tank 13.7 gal (US)
    Hydraulic System - Including Tank 18.5 gal (US)
    Cooling System 4.4 gal (US)
    Axles - Front N/A
    Hydraulic Tank 12.2 gal (US)
    Transmission - Gear Box 2.2 gal (US)
    Axles - Rear N/A

    Loader Hydraulic System

    Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Head 4496 psi
    Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function High Flow 31 gal/min
    3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure 3408 psi
    Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump 3408 psi
    Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function Standard Flow 19 gal/min
    Maximum Flow - Implement Pump 19 gal/min
    Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Rod 2756 psi
    Boost Flow Maximum Pressure 3191 psi
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height 3 s
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift 9.6 s
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height 1.5 s
    Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.5 in
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level 2.6 s
    Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3 in
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time 9.6 s
    Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 16.4 in
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift 5.5 s
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level 2.6 s
    Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2 in
    Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 27.4 in
    Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2.2 in

    Operating Specifications

    Rated Bucket Capacity 1.2 yd³
    Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-1 8666 lb
    Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction 39°
    Reach - Full Lift and 45° Dump 2.34 ft
    Clearance - Full Lift and 45° Dump 8.24 ft
    Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-1 7061 lb
    Full Turn Tipping Load 7507 lb

    Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With ISO Coupler

    Reach - Bucket at 45°* 2.33 ft
    Note (3) Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, no air conditioner and Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires.
    Width - Tread Center 4.58 ft
    Machine Width 6 ft
    Dig Depth** 3.7 in
    Note (2) **Vary with tire.
    Width - Bucket 6.17 ft
    Length - Overall* 17.92 ft
    Length - Wheel Base 7.08 ft
    Height - Bucket Pin** 10.58 ft
    Operating Weight 12496 lb
    Height - Ground Clearance** 11 in
    Clearance - Bucket at 45° * 8.08 ft
    Height - Ground to Cab** 8.08 ft
    Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.5 ft
    Departure Angle 33°
    Note (1) *Vary with bucket.
    Turning Radius - Inside of Tires 7.33 ft
    Articulation Angle 39°
    Clearance - Level Bucket** 9.92 ft
    Dump Angle at Full Lift 45°

    Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With SSL Coupler

    Width - Bucket 6.17 ft
    Turning Radius - Inside of Tires 7.33 ft
    Machine Width 6 ft
    Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.58 ft
    Clearance - Bucket at 45° * 7.67 ft
    Dump Angle at Full Lift 45°
    Length - Wheel Base 7.08 ft
    Operating Weight 12481 lb
    Length - Overall* 18.42 ft
    Height - Bucket Pin** 10.58 ft
    Note (1) *Vary with bucket.
    Note (3) Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, no air conditioner and Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires.
    Departure Angle 33°
    Articulation Angle 39°
    Clearance - Level Bucket** 9.92 ft
    Height - Ground Clearance** 11 in
    Reach - Bucket at 45°* 2.67 ft
    Dig Depth** 4.2 in
    Width - Tread Center 4.58 ft
    Height - Ground to Cab** 8.08 ft
    Note (2) **Vary with tire.

    Buckets

    Bucket Capacities 0.75-1.5 m3 (1.0-2.0 yd3)
    Bucket Capacities - ISO Coupler 0.75-1.5 m3
    Note All capacities are applicable for each model. Bucket selection must be made with an understanding of the material density and application to ensure machine stability is maintained within the tipping loads stated per model and configuration.
    General Purpose 0.8 m³ (1 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.0 m³ (1.3 yd³), 1.1 m³ (1.4 yd³), 1.3 m³ (1.7 yd³)
    Light Material 1.2 m³ (1.6 yd³), 1.5 m³ (2.0 yd³)
    Bucket Capacities - SSL Style Coupler 1.0-2.0 yd3
    Grapple 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³) heaped
    Multi-Purpose 0.75 m³ (1.0 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.05 m³ (1.37 yd³)

    Cab

    ROPS ROPS: ISO 3471:2008
    FOPS FOPS: ISO 3449:2005 Level II
    Note (2) The declared dynamic operator Sound Pressure level per ISO 6396:2008*, when the cab is properly installed and maintained, is 75 dB(A). The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC is 101 dB(A). Optional Low Sound or Blue Angel selection will reduce this to 99 dB(A).
    Note (3) *The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.
    Note (1) Cat cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.

    Drive Train

    Reverse - High Range 22 mile/h
    Forward - Range 2 12 mile/h
    Forward - High Range 22 mile/h
    Reverse - Range 2 12 mile/h
    Forward - Range 1 6 mile/h
    Reverse - Range 1 6 mile/h

    Steering

    Steering AC Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - 2,620 rpm 3 s
    Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine) 37155 ft·lbf
    Maximum Steering Torque - 39° (Full Turn) 27747 ft·lbf
    Nominal Flow - Steering Pump 12 gal/min
    Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.1 in
    Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 11.8 in
    Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left <6 turns
    Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 1.4 in
    Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump 3191 psi
    Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction 39°

    Tires

    Option (3) 340/80 R18 XMCL Michelin
    Note (1) *Standard tire.
    Option (5) 340/80 R18 Bibload Michelin
    Option (2) 340/80 R18 AT-R Firestone
    Note (2) Other tire choices available, contact your Cat dealer for details.
    Option (6) 405/70 R18 SPT9 Dunlop*
    Option (1) 335/80 R18 XZSL Michelin
    Note (3) In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tires' tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
    Option (7) 12.5/80 R18 Flexport
    Note (4) Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
    Option (4) 340/80 R18 TRI2 Nokian