TL943

The TL943 is a highly versatile machine, designed to deliver maximum performance with traditional Cat reliability, durability and productivity in the toughest working conditions.


SPECIFICATIONS
Operating Specifications
Rated Load Capacity 9000.0 lb
Maximum Lift Height 43.0 ft
Load at Max Height - No Stabilizers 7000.0 lb
Maximum Forward Reach 31.4 ft
Load at Max Reach - No Stabilizers 1200.0 lb
Top Travel Speed 17.6 mph
Load at Max Height 7000.0 lb
Load at Max Reach 1200.0 lb
Load at Maximum Height 7000.0 lb
Load at Maximum Reach 1200.0 lb


Engine
Engine Model Cat® C4.4 DITAAC, Tier III
Gross Power (Basic) 99.0 hp
Maximum Torque - Standard 302.4 lb ft
Bore 4.13 in
Stroke 4.99 in
Displacement 268.5 in3


Weights
Operating Weight 26050.0 lb


Dimensions
Height 8.0 ft
Width 7.94 ft
Wheelbase 11.0 ft
Length to Fork Face 20.5 ft
Ground Clearance 19.0 in
Turning Radius over Tires 12.0 ft


Tires
Standard 13.00 x 24 12-PR
Optional Construction 13.00 x 24 Foam Filled or Rock Lug or Solid


Hydraulic System
Pump Type Tandem gear pump


Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank 38.0 gal
Hydraulic Tank 40.0 gal


Boom Performance
Boom Up 11.8 Seconds
Boom Down 9.1 Seconds
Tele In 12.9 Seconds
Tele Out 14.7 Seconds
Drawbar Pull (Basic) 22619.0 lb


Brakes
Parking Brake Spring-applied hydraulic release on front axle
Features Service Brakes - inboard wet disc brakes on front and rear axles; Parking Brakes- spring-applied hydraulic release on front axle


Axles
Manufacturer Dana


Operator Station
Features Vinyl suspension seat, single electronic joystick, spacious interior, ergonomic cab


Instrumentation
Features Volt meter, hourmeter, engine oil pressure gauge, fuel gauge, water temperature gauge


BENEFITS & FEATURES
Operator Station
The operator station provides comfort and protection with improved job site visibility and convenient, easier to use controls.


Operator Station

Intuitive Control Layout
All day operator comfort and efficiency is ensured through our simple, logical control layout.

Easier Access
Cab entry and exit is both easier and more convenient due to the well placed handholds and step.

Operator Protection
The machine provides full operator security with OROPS or EROPS protection.

Enhanced Visibility
The TL-Series cab has better visibility due to the use of advanced virtual design techniques.

Ease of Operation
Ease of operation was extremely important in the design of the new TL943 telehandler. The boom lift functions are controlled by a single, pilot operated joystick.


Joystick Control
The joystick allows three simultaneous boom functions and incorporates unique slider switches. The joystick also operates the auxiliary hydraulic function and allows the option of a second auxiliary service for the use of work tools that require more than one hydraulic service.

Flow Sharing
Three simultaneous hydraulic functions are achieved using a full flow sharing hydraulic valve. A load sensing variable displacement pump allows full hydraulic power even at low revs.

Performance
The TL943 delivers high performance to meet your specific job site needs.


Performance

Lift Height
The TL943 can effectively pick and place materials to a maximum height of 43 ft. (13.1 m).

Reach
Job site obstacles present challenges demanding a machine to place loads at greater distances - the TL943 delivers.

Maneuverability
The TL943 offers improved maneuverability, allowing it to work productively and safely in confined areas.

Steering Modes
The TL943 offers three steering modes (two wheel, crab and circle steer) to allow an operator to more easily position the machine. Steering modes are selected by a single three-position rocker switch. Steering position sensors are fitted as standard to all steering modes to be changed while moving.

Power Train
Cat componentry, including a Cat C4.4 DITAAC Tier III engine, gives you the quality power train that you expect.


Power Train

Transmission
The TL943 features a ZF, WG98-TSC power-shift transmission.

Versatility
The TL943 telehandler is as versatile as your toughest job demands.


Versatility

Quick Coupler
A Caterpillar IT interface is standard on the TL-Series machines. For optimum versatility, an optional hydraulic quick coupler is available, allowing the operator to more easily change non-hydraulic work tools without leaving the cab.

Work Tools
A wide range of work tools are available to meet most job site applications. Caterpillar Telehandler Work Tools extend the versatility of the machine. Built for performance and durability, these work tools deliver high productivity, long life and excellent value.
  • General Purpose Bucket (1.0 m3/1.3 yd3)
  • Light Materials Bucket (2.0 m3/2.6 yd3, 2.5 m3/3.25 yd3, 3.0 m3/3.90 yd3)
  • Material Handling Bucket (1.5 m3/1.95 yd3)
  • Multi Purpose Bucket (1.0 m3/1.3 yd3)
  • Grapple Bucket (0.85 m3/1.1 yd3)
  • Fixed Carriage
  • Rotate Carriage
  • Sideshift Carriage
  • Wide Carriage
  • Wide Rotate Carriage
  • Pallet Forks
  • Block Forks
  • Lift Hook
  • Truss Boom
  • Material Handling Arm
Contact your Cat dealer for additional work tool options.

Machine ConfigurationsTires
A wide range of tire options enables the machine to be configured to achieve optimum job site performance, including foam-filled, rock lug and solid tires.

Cost of Ownership
Specifically designed to lower your owning and operating costs.


Ease of Access
Cost of ownership starts with ease of service. All Cat Telehandler service points are readily accessible and major components are easier to reach at ground level due to overall machine design.

Daily Maintenance
Routine daily maintenance is now reduced to checking fluid levels and a walkaround inspection.

Service Intervals
Engine oil, filter changes and routine lubrication are now only required every 500 hours.

Reduced Componentry
With the reduction in the number of filters and extended service intervals, operating costs are the lowest in the industry.

Equipment Protection Plan
Designed to enhance your telehandler ownership experience with comprehensive coverage and peace of mind.

Serviceability and Customer Support
Caterpillar Dealer Services enables you to operate longer with lower costs, helped by significantly extended service intervals.


Serviceability and Customer Support

Access
All Cat Telehandler service points, including the combined transmission/hydraulic oil filter, are accessible and major components are at ground level due to the overall machine design. A cab mounted service point allows access to the fuel fill, hydraulic oil fill, washer bottle, fuse box and cab air filter for routine checks.

Selection
Make detailed comparisons before you buy. Your Cat Dealer can give you precise answers to your questions.

Purchase
Look at the value that the TL943 telehandler will offer you. Consider all the flexible financing options your Cat Dealer offers as well as day to day operating costs.

Operation
Improving operating techniques can boost your profits. Your Cat Dealer has literature and other tools to help increase your productivity.

Replacement
Repair, rebuild or replace? Your Cat Dealer can help you evaluate the cost involved so you can make the right choice.

Product Support
You will find high availability of parts at our Dealer parts counter. Cat Dealers utilize a worldwide computer network to find in-stock parts to minimize machine downtime. Additionally, Caterpillar offers a line of genuine remanufactured components which can help lower repair costs.

Easy Financing
Your Cat Dealer can provide a financing package to meet your needs.

EQUIPMENT
Standard Equipment

TELESCOPIC BOOM
  • Boom angle indicator
ELECTRICAL
  • Alternator, 60 amp, 12 volt
  • Battery, 12 volt, 1000 CCA
  • Horn
  • Alarm, backup
OPERATOR STATION
  • Canopy, ROPS/FOPS
  • Joystick, single electronic
  • Adjustable joystick wristrest
  • Low step, grab bars for easy entry
  • Seat - vinyl, suspension with Cat logo
  • Steering wheel spinner knob
  • Floor mat - heavy duty
  • Left side rear view mirror
  • Service door, cab air intake filter, fuel fill, hydraulic fill, level indicator, fuse panel and washer fill
  • Instruments - volt meter, hourmeter, engine oil pressure gauge, water temperature gauge. All gauges protected by clear acrylic cover.
  • Park Brake with indicator light
  • Steering Wheel with Cat logo
  • Cat keys and locks
  • Brakes - wet disc service
  • Belt, seat - 3" wide
POWER TRAIN
  • Engine, Cat C4.4 Tier III - (99) hp gross power
  • Thermal starting aid
  • Transmission, ZF, WG98-TSC Power-shift, 4-speed forward, 3-speed reverse
  • Cat filters, hoses and couplings
  • Axles - Dana
  • Steering - 4 wheel
  • Drive - 4 wheel
STRUCTURE
  • Chassis, frame level up to 10 degrees when operating in rough, uneven terrain
  • Cat IT Coupler
ANTI-FREEZE
  • Coolant - Anti-freeze, 50/50 Mix
TIRES
  • Tires - 13.00 x 24 - 12 PR
OTHER EQUIPMENT
  • Integrated lift and tie down points
  • Standard Cat color paint
  • Auxillary hydraulics for auxillary attachments (one function)

Optional Equipment

TELESCOPIC BOOM
  • Hydraulic IT Coupler (includes Auxiliary Electrics)
ELECTRICAL
  • Work Light Group: 3 Cab mounted headlights -- 2 forward, 1 rearward; 1 reversing light; 2 Boom mounted Lights, 1 Rotating Beacon
  • Engine heater block
  • Heater - open cab
  • Road Light Group -- Headlights, Brake Lights, Turn Signals
OPERATOR STATION
  • Air conditioning
  • Single Joystick - with Rocker Switch
  • EROPS - Cab Enclosure (Door, Safety Glass Windows, Front Windshield Wiper, Heater & Defroster Fan)
  • Skylight Wiper
  • Brick guard - Front and top.
TIRES
  • Tires - 13.00 x 24 Foam filled
  • Tires - 13.00 x 24 Rock Lug
  • Spare - 13.00 x 24 Tire and Wheel
  • Spare Rock Lug - 13.00 x 24 Tire and Wheel
  • Tires - 13:00 x 24 Solid
OTHER EQUIPMENT
  • Fenders
  • Tow Hook - Pintle Type
  • Instant Hook - 4000 lb capacity, boom head mounted winch
  • Stabilizers/Outriggers - Optional stabilizers provide capacity at maximum reach of 2,700 lb in the down position.
  • Artic Package - package includes: 2400 AMP starter, 1000 watt hydraulic reservoir heater, 500 watt engine oil-pan heater, Dual maintenance-free, 1375 CCA gel cell batteries, 160 watt battery heating blanket, 1000 watt engine block heater
WORK TOOLS
  • Work Platform - 8 ft x 4 ft (available from factory)
  • Carriage - side shift, 48 in. (available from factory)
  • Lifting Hook - fork mounted (available from factory)
  • Truss Broom
  • Carriage - standard tilt, 50 in. (available from factory)
  • Carriage - wide tilt, 72 in. (available from factory)
  • Carriage - standard rotate, 50 in. (available from factory)
  • Carriage - wide rotate, 72 in. (available from factory)
  • Carriage - swing, 72 in., 100 degrees, 9,000 lb. capacity, 5,000 lb. swung (available from factory)
  • Pallet Forks - two 60 in, 2 in x 6 in, 9,000 lb. capacity per pair (available from factory)
  • Pallet Forks - two 48 in, 2.36 in x 4 in, 9,000 lb. capacity per pair (available from factory)
  • Cubing Forks - two 48 in, 2 in x 2 in, 3,800 lb. capacity per pair (available from factory)
  • Bucket - General Purpose 1.3 Cu. Yd.
  • Bucket - Material Handling 1.95 Cu. Yd.
  • Bucket - Multi-Purpose, 1.3 Cu. Yd.

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