Cat 973D

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 ...

 


SPECIFICATIONSBENEFITS AND FEATURESSTANDARD / OPTIONAL EQUIPMENTMEDIA GALLERY

Specifications for the Cat 973D


Buckets
Capacity - General Purpose4.2 yd3
Capacity - Multi-Purpose3.92 yd3
Bucket Width - General Purpose114.56 in
Bucket Width - Multi-Purpose112.91 in
Drive System
TypeHydrostatic drive with infinite machine speeds up to 11 km/h (6.8 mph)
Drive PumpTwo, variable-displacement, slipper-type axial piston pumps
Track MotorTwo, variable-displacement, bent axis piston motors
Max System Pressure6527 psi
Electrical System
Type24V DC
Battery Capacity1400 CCA
Battery Voltage12
Battery Quantity2
Alternator95 amp, Heavy-Duty, Brushless
Engine
Flywheel Power263 hp
Engine ModelCat® C9 ACERT™
Net Power - Cat263 hp
Net Power - ISO 9249263 hp
Net Power - SAE J1349263 hp
Net Power - EEC 80/1269263 hp
Bore4.41 in
Stroke5.86 in
Displacement537 in3
Hydraulic System - Implement
Cycle Time - Dump1.4 Seconds
Cycle Time - Raise6.5 Seconds
Float Down2.7 Seconds
Output - Maximum91.4 gal/min
Relief Valve Setting3988 psi
TypeClosed Center Load Sensing
Operating Specifications
Max. Travel Speed6.8 mph
Ripper Specifications
TypeParallelogram
Number of pockets3
Overall Width/Beam86.6 in
Shank cross section74 x 175 mm 2.9 x 6.9 in
Ground Clearance34.96 in
Penetration15.6 in
Ripping Width72.4 in
Cylinders - Bore5.1 in
Cylinders - Stroke9.3 in
Addition to Machine Length due to Ripper (in Transportation Position)23.1 in
Penetration Force at ground level22500 lb
Ramp Angle28.5 Degrees
Ripper weight (with 3 shanks)3747.8 lb
Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank164 gal
Cooling System11.6 gal
Crankcase (with Filter)7.7 gal
Final Drives (each)7.5 gal
Hydraulic system (Equipment, Power Train and Tank)89.8 gal
Hydraulic Tank49.9 gal
Pump Drive Box1 gal
Pivot Shaft0.8 gal
Standards
ROPS/FOPSROPS/FOPS
BrakesBrakes
CabCab
Undercarriage
Track Shoe TypeDouble Grouser, Extreme Service
Track Shoe Width - Standard21.6 in
Track Shoe Width - Optional26.6 in
Track Rollers - Each Side7
Number of Shoes - Each Side40
Track on Ground115.3 in
Ground Contact Area - Standard Shoe4991 in2
Ground Contact Area - Optional Shoe6138 in2
Ground Pressure - Standard Shoe12.4 psi
Ground Pressure - Optional Shoe10.1 psi
Grouser Height - Double Grouser1.92 in
Track Gauge85 in
Weights
Operating Weight61857 lb
Shipping Weight - without Bucket55997 lb



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