Cat 972K

The Cat® 972K was designed to improve operator comfort, performance, and productivity, all while meeting Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB emission standards. The Performance Series Buckets enhance visibility and decrease cycle times. The unmatched, revolutionary world-class cab creates a comfortable, efficient, safe, and productive operator environment. The innovative Cat C9.3 ACERT engine is optimized for maximum fuel efficiency and increased power density while meeting Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB emission standards. The reliability, durability, and versatility of the 972K result in a machine that is better built to meet your needs. All day. Every day.

Cat 972K
 


SPECIFICATIONSBENEFITS AND FEATURESSTANDARD / OPTIONAL EQUIPMENTWORK TOOLS AND ATTACHMENTSMEDIA GALLERY

Specifications for the Cat 972K


Axles
FrontFixed
RearOscillating ±13 degrees
Maximum Single-Wheel Rise and Fall19.5 in
Brakes
BrakesMeet OSHA, SAE J1473 OCT90 and ISO 3450-1985 required standards
Buckets
Bucket Capacities2.90 m3-9.90 m3 (3.75 yd3-13.00 yd3)
Cab
ROPS/FOPSMeets SAE and ISO standards
Engine
Net Power – ISO 9249288 hp
Engine ModelCat® C9.3 ACERT™
Bore4.5 in
Stroke5.9 in
Displacement568 in3
Max. Gross Power (1,800 rpm) – SAE J1995318 hp
Max. Net Power (1,800 rpm) – EEC 80/1269288 hp
Max. Net Power (1,800 rpm) – ISO 9249288 hp
Max. Net Power (1,800 rpm) – SAE J1349288 hp
Peak Gross Torque (1,400 rpm) – SAE J19951051 ft-lb
Peak Net Torque (1,400 rpm) – SAE J1349985 ft-lb
Hydraulic System
Steering System Pump TypePiston
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Lower, Empty, Float Down2.4 Seconds
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Total10.3 Seconds
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Dump, at Maximum Raise2 Seconds
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Raise from Carry Position5.9 Seconds
Implement System – Maximum Operating Pressure4496 psi
Implement System – Maximum Pump Output (2,275 rpm)90 gal/min
Implement System – Optional 3rd Function Maximum Flow79.3 gal/min
Implement System – Optional 3rd Function Maximum Pressure3000 psi
Operating Specifications
Breakout Force44075 lb
Static Tipping Load Full 37° Turn – ISO 14397-1*35963 lb
Static Tipping Load Full 37° Turn – Rigid Tires**38884 lb
Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank – Standard101 gal
Cooling System17.4 gal
Crankcase6.5 gal
Transmission13.2 gal
Differentials and Final Drives – Front16.9 gal
Differentials and Final Drives – Rear16.9 gal
Hydraulic Tank52.3 gal
Sound
StandardsStandards
Tires
TiresChoices
Transmission
Forward 14.4 mph
Forward 27.8 mph
Forward 313.3 mph
Forward 422.9 mph
Reverse 15 mph
Reverse 28.9 mph
Reverse 315.2 mph
Reverse 426.2 mph
Weights
Operating Weight57770 lb



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