740 GC Articulated Truck

The Cat 740 GC with a 22.7 m³ (29.7 yd³)/36.3 tonne (40 ton) capacity, offers reliability, durability and efficient performance, including the latest, world-class operator’s station found on other Cat Articulated Trucks.<br>The 740 GC offers a highly efficient value proposition within the 40 ton AT size class. Automated, assisted and intuitive controls bring Safety and Ease of Operation to the forefront – helping reduce operator workload and training. Ideally matched to popular loading tools, the 740 GC is a productive machine in any fleet.

Engine

Engine Model Cat® C15
Bore 5.4in
Stroke 6.75in
Displacement 926in³
No Engine De-rating Below 10000ft
Peak Engine Torque Speed 1200r/min
Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349) 1670ft·lbf
Net Power - SAE J1349 439HP
Engine Model - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V Cat C15
Gross Power - SAE J1995 452HP
Net Power - ISO 14396 447HP
Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995) 1711ft·lbf
Emissions The C15 engine meets Tier 4 Final and Stage V emission standards.
Note (4) Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 327 kW (439 hp) per the SAE reference conditions.
Note (2) The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,700 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard.
Note (3) The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, muffler and fan at minimum speed.
Note (1) The references to Tier 4 Final/Stage V include U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final), as well as Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Note (5) DEF used in Cat SCR systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard ISO 22241-1. Requirements are met by many brands of DEF, including those that carry the AdBlue or API certifications.

Weights

Rated Payload 40ton (US)

Body Capacities

Heaped (SAE 2:1) 29.7yd³
Struck 22.2yd³
Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:1 31.9yd³
Tailgate Struck 23.4yd³

Transmission

Forward - 1 4mile/h
Forward - 2 5.3mile/h
Forward - 3 7.3mile/h
Forward - 4 9.2mile/h
Forward - 5 12.2mile/h
Forward - 6 14.9mile/h
Reverse - 1 4.2mile/h
Reverse - 2 9.8mile/h
Forward - 8 24.7mile/h
Forward - 7 20.6mile/h
Forward - 9 35.7mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 145.3gal (US)
Cooling System 23.7gal (US)
Engine Crankcase 13.7gal (US)
Axles - Each 15.8gal (US)
Brake Cooling Tank 17.7gal (US)
Transmission - OTG 19.8gal (US)
DEF Tank 6.5gal (US)
Steering/Hoist Hydraulic System 36.9gal (US)
Final Drive - Each 1.3gal (US)

Sound Levels

Interior Cab 72dB(A)
Note (2) Hearing protection may be needed when operating with an open operator station and cab (when not properly maintained or doors/windows open) for extended periods or in noisy environments.
Note (1) The operator sound exposure Leq (equivalent sound pressure level) measured according to the work cycle procedures specified in ANSI/SAE J1166 OCT98 is 72 dB(A), for the cab offered by Caterpillar, when properly installed and maintained and tested with the

Body Hoist

Raise Time 12s
Lower Time 12s

Standards

Brakes ISO 3450 – 2011
Cab - FOPS ISO 3449 Level II – 2005
Cab - ROPS ISO 3471 – 2008
Steering ISO 5010 – 2007

Operating Weights

Center Axle - Empty 14636lb
Rear Axle - Empty 14145lb
Center Axle - Rated Load 37670lb
Front Axle - Empty 42596lb
Total - Empty 71377lb
Center Axle - Loaded 51088lb
Front Axle - Loaded 49723lb
Total - Rated Load 80027lb
Rear Axle - Rated Load 37670lb
Rear Axle - Loaded 50594lb
Front Axle - Rated Load 4687lb
Total - Loaded 151405lb

Steering

Lock to Lock 4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm

Body Plate

Type High strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel

Turning Circle

Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius 303in
Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius 330in
Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width 220in
Note Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5 R25 tires.
Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right 45°
Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius 156in

Body Plate Thickness

Side Plates 0.43in
Base Plate 0.51in
Front Plate 0.28in

Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching

Note An optimum system match gives you a major productivity advantage. The 740 GC is an excellent match for the Cat 374F and 352F Hydraulic Excavators; and Cat 972M, 966M, and 962M Wheel Loaders. Having matched loading and hauling tools results in increased pr
Wheel Loader: 972M - Passes 3
Wheel Loader: 962M - Passes 5
Wheel Loader: 966M - Passes 4–5
Hydraulic Excavator: 374F - Passes 3–4
Hydraulic Excavator: 352F - Passes 5–6

Standard Equipment

  • Operator Environment
    • Heater and defroster with four-speed fan
    • Mirrors: extensive arrangement for improved visibility
    • Two seats both with seat belts, operator’s retractable
    • Glass windows:
      – Front, laminated and tinted
      – Sides and rear, toughened and tinted
    • Liquid Crystal Display (LCD):
      – Alert indicator
      – Selected gear and direction
      – Speed or auto shift
      – Operation and Maintenance Manual (OMM)
      – Primary steering failure (warning)
      – Seat belt warning
      – Secondary steering failure
      – Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) regeneration filter
      – Machine Security System (MSS)
      – Secondary steering energy source engaged
      – Hour meter
      – Retarder active
    • Adjustable air vents
    • Machine operation monitoring system includes:
      – Action lamp
      – Engine oil pressure
      – Primary steering system
      – Left and right turn signal
      – High beam
      – Coolant temperature
      – Tachometer
      – Parking brake
      – Fuel level
      – Transmission oil temperature
      – Brake system
      – Transmission hold
      – Hoist control
      – Hydraulic system
      – Charging system
      – Transmission fault
      – Traction control system
      – Check engine lamp
    • Storage:
      – Cup holder
      – Flask receptacle (under the secondary seat)
      – Under seat storage
      – Door pocket
      – Behind seat storage
      – Coat hook
    • Windows (tinted) opening both sides
    • Seats:
      – Operator: fully adjustable, air suspension
      – Trainer: padded with lap belt
    • Combined gear selection and hoist control lever
    • Sun visor
    • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
    • Secondary steering – electro hydraulic
    • Touchscreen display incorporating the rearview camera video feed
    • Air conditioning with R134A refrigerant
    • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed, intermittent (front)
  • Cat Technologies
    • Cat Detect with Stability Assist
    • Product Link: PL631E or PL641E dependent on location and licensing agreement
  • Electrical And Lighting
    • Batteries (two) maintenance free
    • Main disconnect switch
    • Remote starting receptacle (cables not included)
    • Electrical system: 24-volt, 10A 24- to 12-volt converter
    • Lighting systems:
      – Cab interior
      – Two head lamps
      – Two width marker
      – Two reversing
      – Work light/cab access light
      – Two stop/tail lights
      – Front and rear direction indicators
    • Horn
  • Power Train
    • Dual circuit oil immersed, enclosed brakes – all wheels
    • Cat Clean Emission Module (CEM) and exhaust aftertreatment package
    • Auto shift nine-speed forward and two reverse transmission
    • Three axle, six-wheel drive
    • Cat C15 engine
    • Retarder: engine compression brake
    • Differentials: standard with automatic clutched inter- and cross-axle differential locks
  • Safety
    • Rearview camera
    • ROPS/FOPS cab
    • Reverse alarm
  • Guards
    • Crankcase
    • Front dump body spill guard, integral part of fabricated body
    • Rear window
    • Radiator
    • Axle
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • S·O·S sampling valves
    • Vandalism protection: lockable caps
    • Mud flaps: wheel arch and body mounted with transportation tiebacks
    • Tires, six 29.5 R25
    • Sound suppression (only standard in Europe)

Optional Equipment

  • Optional Equipment
    • Machine Security System (MSS)
    • Product Link Elite: PLE631E (satellite), PLE641E (cellular)
    • Ether start
    • Flashing LED beacon
    • Four-point seat belt
    • Cold weather start attachment
    • Body liners
    • Engine block heater
    • Window blinds
    • Cold weather coolant –51° C (–60° F)
    • Heated rearview motorized mirrors
    • Roof mounted High Intensity Discharge (HID) work lights
    • Scissor tailgate
    • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed (rear)
    • Bluetooth radio stereo system
    • Bare chassis (no body) standard wheel base
    • Wheel chocks
    • Heated/cooled seat
    • Fast fuel fill
    • Exhaust heated body
    • Sound suppression (only standard in Europe)
    • Infrared glass – high ambient cab
    • Fuel additive – anti-waxing
    • Bare chassis (no body) long wheel base
    • Auto lube installation for automatic greasing of bearings
    • Cat Production Measurement payload monitoring system