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972M XE Wheel Loader | Front Loader

Net Power - ISO 9249

311 HP

Operating Weight

54,871 lb

Bucket Capacities

93.0 hp

3.20-9.94 m³ (4.19-13.00 yd³)

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972M XE Wheel Loader | Front Loader

Net Power - ISO 9249

311 HP

Operating Weight

54,871 lb

Bucket Capacities

93.0 hp

3.20-9.94 m³ (4.19-13.00 yd³)

Specifications

The new 972M XE Wheel Loader, with the 2017 product update, applies proven technologies systematically and strategically to meet your high expectations for reliability, productivity, fuel efficiency, and long service life. The XE technology improves fuel efficiency by up to 25% over the M Series standard configuration and up to 35% over the K Series standard configuration.** Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage IV emission standards. **Actual results may vary based on factors such as, but not limited to, machine configuration, operator technique, machine application, climate, etc.

      • Net Power - ISO 9249

        311 HP

        232 kW

        Emissions

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Tier 4/Stage IV

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        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.

        Maximum Net Torque - 1,200 rpm

        1,193 ft·lbf

        1,618 N·m

        Engine Model

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Cat C9.3

        Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric

        315 HP

        232 kW

        Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995

        1,275 ft·lbf

        1,728 N·m

        Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249

        311 HP

        232 kW

        Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric

        315 HP

        232 kW

        Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349

        311 HP

        232 kW

        Displacement

        568 in³

        9.3 l

        Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396

        1,260 ft·lbf

        1,708 N·m

      • Bucket Capacities

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        3.20-9.94 m³ (4.19-13.00 yd³)

      • Emissions

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Tier 4/Stage IV

      • Hydraulic Tank

        33 gal (US)

        125 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

        Differential - Final Drives - Front

        15.1 gal (US)

        57 l

      • With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        76 dB(A)*

        Note (1)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.

        With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)**

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        105 LWA***

        With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)**

        67 dB(A)

        67 dB(A)

        With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)

        107 dB(A)

        107 dB(A)

        Note (2)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        **For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the EU Directives.

        Note (3)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        ***European Union Directive 2000/14/EC as amended by 2005/88/EC.

        With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)

        67 dB(A)

        67 dB(A)

      • Bucket Capacities

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        3.20-9.94 m³ (4.19-13.00 yd³)

      • Forward - 1

        4.1 mile/h

        6.7 km/h

        Reverse - 3

        17.1 mile/h

        28 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

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm (32.5 in) roll radius.

      • Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure

        4,496 psi

        31,000 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

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Variable Displacement Piston

      • Note (1)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        For a machine configuration as defined under 'Weight'.

        Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection

        38,396 lb

        17,421 kg

        Note (2)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.

        Breakout Force

        44,075 lbf

        196 kN

        Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection

        35,626 lb

        16,164 kg

      • Tread Width

        7.25 ft

        2,230 mm

        Ground Clearance

        1.42 ft

        434 mm

        Height - Top of Hood

        9.17 ft

        2,818 mm

        Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift

        14.58 ft

        4,458 mm

        Height - Top of ROPS

        11.75 ft

        3,587 mm

        Maximum Width over Tires

        9.83 ft

        3,009 mm

        Rack Back - Carry Height

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        50 degrees

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.

        Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift

        12.58 ft

        3,843 mm

        Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe

        11.5 ft

        3,522 mm

        Rack Back at Ground

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        41 degrees

        Hinge Pin Height at Carry

        2.17 ft

        680 mm

        Wheel Base

        11.58 ft

        3,550 mm

        Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight

        8.17 ft

        2,500 mm

        Rack Back - Maximum Lift

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        56 degrees

        Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch

        5.75 ft

        1,775 mm

        Overall Length - Without Bucket

        25.5 ft

        7,774 mm

      • Maximum Width over Tires

        9.83 ft

        3,009 mm

        Rack Back - Carry Height

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        49 degrees

        Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch

        5.75 ft

        1,775 mm

        Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift

        15.67 ft

        4,793 mm

        Ground Clearance

        1.42 ft

        434 mm

        Height - Top of ROPS

        11.75 ft

        3,587 mm

        Tread Width

        7.25 ft

        2,230 mm

        Rack Back - Maximum Lift

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        71 degrees

        Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe

        11.5 ft

        3,522 mm

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.

        Rack Back at Ground

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        39 degrees

        Overall Length - Without Bucket

        26.58 ft

        8,109 mm

        Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift

        13.58 ft

        4,140 mm

        Height - Top of Hood

        9.17 ft

        2,818 mm

        Wheel Base

        11.58 ft

        3,550 mm

        Hinge Pin Height at Carry

        2.5 ft

        778 mm

        Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight

        8.17 ft

        2,500 mm

      • Operating Weight

        54,871 lb

        24,896 kg

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        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.

      • NOTE

      • POWER TRAIN

        • Engine, Cat 9.3 meets Stage IV emission standards

        • Cat Clean Emissions Module (CEM) with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank and pump

        • Fuel priming pump (electric)

        • Fuel/water separator

        • Precleaner, engine air intake

        • Cat continuously variable transmission

        • Axles, manually actuated differential lock front axle, open differential rear axle

        • Axles, ecology drains

        • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet-disc with modulated neutralizer and integrated retarding

        • Brake wear indicators

        • Parking brake, disc and caliper

        • Right pedal lock, maximum rimpull control and machine speed limit in the cab

        • Fan, radiator, on demand

      • HYDRAULICS

        • Hydraulic system, load sensing

        • Steering, load sensing

        • Ride control, 2V

        • Remote diagnostic pressure taps

        • Hoses, Cat XT™

        • Couplings, Cat O-ring face seal

        • Hydraulic oil cooler (swing out)

        • Oil sampling valves

      • ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING

        • Batteries (2), maintenance free 1,400 CCA

        • Ignition key; start/stop switch

        • Starter, electric, heavy duty

        • Starting and charging system (24V)

        • Lighting system: Four halogen work lights (cab mounted); Two halogen roading lights (with signals); Two halogen rear vision lights (hood mounted); Two rear LED position/stop/turn

        • Alarm, back up

        • Alternator, 145-amp brushed

        • Main disconnnect switch

        • Emergency engine shutdown switch

        • Receptable start (cables not included)

        • Secondary steering

        • Speed limiter, adjustable

      • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

        • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)

        • Viscous mounts

        • Multi-function 18 cm color touchscreen display for rear vision camera, clock and machine parameters

        • EH controls, SAL (single axis lever) lift and tilt function

        • Steering, EH joystick, speed sensing with force feedback

        • Radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakrs and converter (12V, 10-amp)

        • Air conditioner, heater, and defroster (auto temp and fan)

        • EH parking brake

        • Beverage holders (2) with storage compartment for cell phone/MP3 player

        • Bucket/work tool function lockout

        • Coat hook (2)

        • Cab air filter

        • Ergonomic cab access ladders and handrails

        • Horn, electric

        • Light, two dome (cab)

        • Mirrors, rearview external with integrated spot mirrors

        • Post mounted membrane 16 switch keypad

        • 2 receptables, 12V

        • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension

        • Seat belt, 51 mm retractable, with indicator

        • Sun visor, front

        • Wet-arm wipers/washer front and rear, intermittent front wiper

        • Window, sliding (left and right sides)

        • Cab tie-off

      • COMPUTERIZED MONITORING SYSTEM

        • With following gauges: Speedometer/tachometer; Digital gear range indicator; Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) level; Temperature: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, transmission oil; Fuel level

        • With following warning indicators: Regeneration; Temperature: axle oil, engine intake manifold; Pressure: engine oil, fuel pressure hi/low, primary steering oil, service brake oil; Battery voltage hi/low; Engine air filter restriction; Hydraulic oil filter restriction; Hydraulic oil low; Parking brake; DEF low level; Transmission filter bypass

      • CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES

        • Link technologies: Product Link

        • Detect technologies: rear vision camera

      • LINKAGE

        • Linkage, Z-bar, cast crosstube/tilt lever

        • Kickout, lift and tilt, automatic

      • FLUIDS

      • OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

        • Hood, non-metallic power tilting

        • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)

        • Platform, window washing

        • Auto idle shutdown

        • Fenders, steel front with mud-flap/rear with extension

        • Ecology drains for engine, transmission, and hydraulics

        • Ether aid ready

        • Grill, airborne debris

        • Filters: fuel, engine air, engine oil, hydraulic oil, transmission

        • Fuel cooler

        • Grease zerks

        • Hitch, drawbar with pin

        • Precleaner rain cap

        • Sight gauges: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, and transmissin oil level

        • Toolbox

        • Vandlism protection caplocks

      • NOTE

      • POWER TRAIN

        • Axles - Automatic front/rear differential locks; Axle oil cooler; Extreme temperature seals; Seal guards

        • Fan, VPF (variable pitch fan), automatic and manual control

        • Radiator, high debris with wider fin spacing

      • HYDRAULICS

        • 3rd function with Ride Control

        • 4th function with Ride Control

      • ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING

        • Four additional halogen cab mounted work lights or;

        • Two additional auxiliary front HI LED and two additional auxiliary rear LED cab mounted work lights, two LED work lights in the radiator grill, LED front turn signals, replacement of the standard four halogen cab mounted work lights with four LED work lights, LED roading lights

        • Speed limiter - 20 km/h

        • External seat belt indicator light

        • Reversing strobes

      • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

        • Door, remote opening system

        • Cover, HVAC metallic

        • EH controls, SAL 3rd function - Additional roller switch for 4th function

        • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt - Additional integrated roller switches for 3rd and 4th functions

        • Filter, carbon fresh air

        • Mirrors, heated rearview external with integrated spot mirrors

        • Precleaner, HVAC

        • Precleaner, HVAC (RESPA)

        • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth™

        • Seat, heated, air suspension

        • Seat belt, 4 point harness, with indicator

        • Seat, deluxe with leather inserts and headrest, heated and ventilated, air-suspended, adjustable lumbar support

        • Roof, metallic

        • Sun visor, rear

        • Windows, rubber mounted

        • Windows, with front guard

        • Windows, with heavy duty front guard

        • Windows, with full guards front, rear and sides

        • Cat seat cover, removable

      • CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES

        • Link technologies: VIMS™

        • Payload technologies: Cat Production Measurement 2.0 (CPM); Printer, Cat Production Measurement; Aggregate Autodig

        • Advanced Productivity subscription

        • Detect technologies: Cat Rear Object Detection

        • Machine Security System

      • LINKAGE

        • High lift

        • Extended capacity

        • Quick coupler ready

      • FLUIDS

        • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -50° C

        • Bio-degradable oil, Cat HYDO™

      • STARTERS, BATTERIES, AND ALTERNATORS

      • WORK TOOLS

        • Performance Series buckets

        • Fusion quick coupler

        • Forks, pallet

        • Forks, logging

      • OTHER OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

        • Cat Autolube System

        • Fenders, roading

        • Guard, power train

        • Guard, rear radiator grill

        • Oil change, high speed engine

        • Precleaner, turbine

        • Precleaner, trash

        • Wheel clocks

      • OPTIONAL APPLICATION SPECIFIC CONFIGURATIONS

      • PURPOSE BUILT SPECIALTY MODELS

        • Industrial and Waste Handler

        • Steel Mill

        • Corrosion Resistance

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