906M

The Cat® 906M delivers high performance with outstanding versatility. Spacious cab with joystick control keeps you comfortable throughout the work day, allowing you to get more done. Loader design delivers strength and durability with superior control.


SPECIFICATIONS
Engine
Net Power 68 hp
Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT*
Rated Net Power @ 2,500 rpm – SAE J1349 68 hp
Maximum Gross Power – ISO 14396 73 hp
Maximum Gross Power – SAE J1995 74 hp
Maximum Net Power – ISO 9249 69 hp
Maximum Net Power – SAE J1349 68 hp
Note *Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIB (M Series) or Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIA (M Series [EUSO]) emission standards.


Weights
Operating Weight 12346 lb


Hydraulic System
Main Relief – 3rd Aux Flow 3400 psi
Main Relief – 3rd Aux Flow: Standard 20 gal/min
Main Relief – 3rd Aux Flow: High Flow 31 gal/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Lift 5.2 seconds
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Lower 3.2 seconds
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Dump 1.3 seconds
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Rack Back 2.1 seconds


Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 4.5 gal
Fuel Tank 13.7 gal
Hydraulic System 18.5 gal
Engine Oil 3.0 gal


Travel Speeds
High Speed 21.7 mph
Speed 1 6.2 mph
Speed 2 12.4 mph


Operating Specifications – ISO Coupler
Tire Size 405/70 R18
Operating Weight 12221 lb
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.2 yd3
Breakout Force, Bucket 11689 lb
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn, Bucket 3986 lb
Straight Tipping Load, Bucket 9778 lb
Full Turn Static Tipping Load, Bucket 9970 lb
Rack Back, Transport Position 52°
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn, Forks (EN 474-3:2006, firm and level ground, 1.25 stability and 500 mm [20 in] load center) 4848 lb


Cab Features – Comfort Cab
Cup Holder Standard
Two Access Doors Standard
Adjustable Steering Column Standard
Cloth Suspension Seat, Arm Rest Standard
Left Window – Sliding Standard
Heated Rear Window Standard
Coat Hook Standard
Cabin Light Standard
Sun Visor Standard
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard
Lockable Storage Box Standard
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard
Heater Standard
Air Conditioner Optional
Cat Radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX Optional


Dimensions – With ISO Coupler (Approximate)
Cab Height 8.1 ft
Ground Clearance 11.8 in
Wheelbase 7.1 ft
Overall Length with Bucket 18.5 ft
Reach at Maximum Dump Height 2.4 ft
Dig Depth 3.7 in
Maximum Dump Height 8.1 ft
Load Over Height 9.9 ft
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 10.6 ft
Departure Angle (Degrees) 33°
Overall Length with Forks 19.4 ft
Reach at Ground Level 2.4 ft
Maximum Reach 3.9 ft
Fork Depth Below Ground 1.0 in
Fork Height at Maximum Reach 4.7 ft
Maximum Fork Height 10.1 ft
Fork Reach at Maximum Height 1.5 ft
Turning Radius Over Bucket 14.5 ft
Turning Radius Inside Tire 7.3 ft
Width Over Bucket 6.2 ft
Tire Gauge 4.7 ft
Machine Width 6 ft
Articulation Angle (Degrees) 39°
Dump Angle at Maximum Height (Degrees) 45°


Dimensions – With SSL Coupler (Approximate)
Cab Height 8.1 ft
Ground Clearance 11.8 in
Wheelbase 7.1 ft
Overall Length with Bucket 18.3 ft
Reach at Maximum Dump Height 2.7 ft
Dig Depth 3.5 in
Maximum Dump Height 7.9 ft
Load Over Height 9.9 ft
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 10.6 ft
Departure Angle (Degrees) 33°
Overall Length with Forks 19.5 ft
Reach at Ground Level 2.5 ft
Maximum Reach 4.2 ft
Fork Depth Above Ground 1.8 in
Fork Height at Maximum Reach 4.9 ft
Maximum Fork Height 10.4 ft
Fork Reach at Maximum Height 1.7 ft
Turning Radius Over Bucket 14.6 ft
Turning Radius Inside Tire 7.3 ft
Width Over Bucket 6.2 ft
Tire Gauge 4.7 ft
Machine Width 6 ft
Articulation Angle (Degrees) 39°
Dump Angle at Maximum Height (Degrees) 45°


Maximum Material Densities – Multi Purpose Bucket
Rated Capacity 1.0 yd3
Dump Height 97 in
Maximum Material Density 3592 lb/yd3
Bucket Width 74 in


Maximum Material Densities – Light Material Bucket
Rated Capacity 1.6 yd3
Dump Height 90 in
Maximum Material Density 2036 lb/yd3
Bucket Width 82 in


Cab Features – Comfort Cab
Rear Blind Optional
Machine Security System Optional
Radio-ready Kit (wiring, speaker, aerial and grilles) Optional


Cab Features – Deluxe Cab
Cup Holder Standard
Two Access Doors Standard
Adjustable Steering Column Standard
Cloth, Electric Air Suspension, Arm/Head Rest, Lumbar Support and Heated Back Seat Standard
Left Window – Sliding Standard
Right Window – Sliding Standard
Heated Rear Window Standard
Coat Hook Standard
Cabin Light Standard
Sun Visor Standard
Radio-ready Kit (wiring, speaker, aerial and grilles) Standard
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard
Lockable Storage Box Standard
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard
Heater Standard
Air Conditioner Optional
Cat Radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX Optional
Rear Blind Optional
Machine Security System Optional


Cab Features – Canopy
Cup Holder Standard
Fixed Steering Column Standard
Vinyl Suspension Seat Standard
Coat Hook Standard
Sun Visor Standard
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard
Lockable Storage Box Standard
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard


Operating Specifications – SSL Coupler
Tire Size 405/70 R18
Operating Weight 12346 lb
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.18 yd3
Breakout Force, Bucket 9442 lb
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn, Bucket 3754 lb
Straight Tipping Load, Bucket 9215 lb
Full Turn Static Tipping Load, Bucket 7507 lb
Rack Back, Transport Position 52°
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn, Forks (EN 474-3:2006, firm and level ground, 1.25 stability and 500 mm [20 in] load center) 4553 lb


Operating Specifications
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.2 yd3


Maximum Material Densities – General Purpose Bucket
Rated Capacity 1.2 yd3
Dump Height 94 in
Maximum Material Density 2958 lb/yd3
Bucket Width 74 in


Weights
Note Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, skid steer loader coupler and general purpose bucket.


Buckets
Bucket Capacities – ISO Coupler 0.75-1.2 m3
Bucket Capacities – SSL Style Coupler 1.0-1.6 yd3


BENEFITS & FEATURES
Features
 


  • High Performance – With its high full turn tipping loads and breakout forces, the M Series delivers a powerful solution for all customer applications.
  • Ease of Operation – State of the art electrohydraulic system provides low effort, fine control with fast cycle times. All-in-one joystick helps keep eyes on the work. Operator can adjust machine responsiveness with the push of a button, which allows the operator to set up the machine exactly the way they want it based on the application.
  • Cat Optimized Z-bar Loader Linkage – The Cat optimized Z-bar loader linkage combines the digging efficiency of a traditional Z-bar with tool carrier capabilities for great performance and versatility. With parallel lift and high tilt forces throughout the working range you can safely and confidently handle loads with precise control.
  • Power Train – Heavy duty axles and 100% diff-lock come standard on both the 20 km/h (12 mph) standard speed machine as well as the 35 km/h (22 mph) high speed option. Ride control is also available as an option, for added comfort and load retention when having to travel longer distances.
  • Versatility – Whether using a Pin-On, ISO (wide) or Skid Steer Loader (SSL) style coupler, combined with standard flow or optional high flow hydraulics, the Cat Compact Wheel Loaders can use a large range of work tools including hydro mechanical work tools.
  • Serviceability – The design of the M Series allows quick and easy servicing. Tilt up engine hood and side service doors give exceptional access to the major components safely from ground level. S·O·SSM oil ports and pressure test points enable easy preventative maintenance.
  • Cab – High visibility cab increases comfort with an available deluxe seat, intuitive controls and settings. Optional soft touch pad contains new electronic functions and settings including Implement Modulation and Hystat Aggressiveness, Ride Control, Return to Dig, Lift Kickout, Engine Speed Control, and Rimpull Control. Optional built-in Machine Security System prevents machine theft.

EQUIPMENT
Standard Equipment

TRANSMISSION/HYDRAULICS
  • 100% differential lock on both axles, selectable on the move
  • 18° frame oscillation, 78° articulation
  • Transmission, 20 km/h (12.4 mph) with heavy duty axles
  • Transmission inching function
  • Hydrostatic drive
  • Work tool quick coupler
  • Proportional auxiliary hydraulic circuit
  • Loader arm float function
  • Connect under pressure hydraulic quick connector
  • Parallel lift Z-bar loader
  • Demand based cooling fan
ENGINE
  • Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/Stage IIIB (M Series) or Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIA (M Series [EUSO]) engine
  • Two stage air cleaner with visual indicator
  • Cat extended life coolant
  • Lockable engine compartments
  • Easy quick release fuel filter/water separator
  • Engine oil drain valve (non spill eco drain)
  • Closed circuit breather
  • Eco Mode
ELECTRICAL
  • Cab mounted fuse panel
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Heavy duty battery, 12V
  • Engine cold starter aid
  • Alternator 90 amp
  • Service point connector for electronic diagnostics (Electronic Technician™)
  • Reverse alarm
GENERAL
  • E-coat paint primer
  • Pressure test points
  • Recovery hitch and pin
  • Scheduled Oil Sampling S·O·S ports
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Cup holder
  • Sun visor
  • ROPS and FOPS certified canopy/cab
  • Adjustable wrist rest
  • Retractable seat belt
  • Auxiliary power sockets
  • Coat hook
  • On board digital display cluster
  • Sound suppression
  • Multifunction joystick with direction control
  • Two external knock back mirrors
  • Warning indicators for major systems
  • Easy clean cab floor
  • Lockable storage box
  • Adjustable internal mirror
  • Operator station on isolation mounts
  • Digital service hour meter
  • Gauges: fuel hydraulic temp, coolant temp, speedometer
  • Warnings: master, park brake, hydraulic oil pressure, engine oil pressure, coolant temp, electrical system, hydraulic filter bypass
  • Suspended brake/accelerator pedals
  • Suspension seat

Optional Equipment

TRANSMISSION
  • Adjustable speed control (creeper control)
  • Rimpull control
  • Electronic throttle lock
  • Adjustable Hystat response settings
  • Ride control
  • Speeder, 35 km/h (21.7 mph) with secondary steering
LOADER
  • High flow auxiliary hydraulics with pressure relieving quick disconnect manifold
  • Load check valves
  • Return to dig work tool positioner
  • Adjustable implement modulation
ENGINE
  • Engine block heater 120V
  • Precleaner for engine air filter
ELECTRICAL
  • Machine Security System (MSS)
  • Magnetic rotating beacon
  • Work tool wiring harness
  • Working lights, two front and two rear
GENERAL
  • Custom color
  • Rear light guards
  • Tire options including heavy duty tires
FLUIDS
  • Cat extended life coolant (–50° C/–58° F)
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Air conditioning
  • Cat radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX
  • Comfort cab includes: cloth suspension seat, heated rear window, sliding left window, coat hook, sun visor, radio ready and lockable storage box
  • Deluxe cab includes: Comfort cab options plus heated cloth air suspension seat with lumbar support and right sliding window
  • Radio ready kit including speakers (enclosed cab)
  • Two doors (enclosed cab)
  • Heated rear window (enclosed cab)
  • Cabin light (enclosed cab)
  • Pressurized cab (enclosed cab)
  • Heater with window, side and feet vents (enclosed cab)
  • Wiper/washer front and rear (enclosed cab)
  • Rear blind
WORK TOOLS
  • For all work tools and standard/high flow options (consult your Cat dealer)

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