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966 GC

Medium Wheel Loaders

The new Cat® 966 GC Wheel Loader is easy to own and operate. It offers low fuel consumption with an on-demand fan, load-sensing hydraulics, intuitive controls and performance series buckets. This machine is built to be just the right machine for a broad range of applications. Great machine performance combined with the low owning and operating costs makes the 966 GC the right choice for your business.

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Net Power - ISO 9249 196 kW
Engine Model Cat C9.3B
Stroke 149 mm
Displacement 9.3 l

Availability Ready Stock Estimated delivery : 2 - 3 weeks

OVERVIEW

RELIABLE, PRODUCTIVE AND EASY TO OPERATE

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Proven Reliability

Cat C9.3B engine offers high power density with a combination of proven and improved electronic, fuel, and air systems.Engine meets China Nonroad Stage III and Brazil MAR... Read more

Achieve Greater Productivity

The proven Cat Z-bar linkage geometry with Performance Series Buckets offer excellent penetration into the pile and high breakout forces. This results in low fuel consump... Read more

Superior Fuel Efficiency

Engine Idle Management System (EIMS) reduces idle RPM and fuel consumption.Variable speed fan adjusts to meet the varying cooling requirements of the machine resulting in... Read more

Easy, Comfortable Operator Environment

The spacious cab features easy, intuitive controls and excellent visibility which provides a comfortable working environment for efficient operation.A comfortable cloth c... Read more

Safety Features

Ladders are standard on both sides of the machine; the main cab access features a 15-degree angle to easily access the operator environment.Steps are equipped with hand a... Read more

Reduced Maintenance Time and Costs

Grouped service points and sight gauges allow for easy daily maintenance.Convenient access to left, right, and rear of engine compartment provides excellent serviceabilit... Read more

Cat Production Measurement Kit – Optional*

On-the-go weighing** for precise load targets with proven accuracy, flexible installation, and easy calibration and setup.Brings payload weighing to the cab so operators... Read more

SPECIFICATIONS FOR 966 GC

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Engine
Net Power - ISO 9249 196 kW
Engine Model Cat C9.3B
Stroke 149 mm
Displacement 9.3 l
Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 196 kW
Rated Gross Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 14396 219 kW
Max Net Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396 1671 N·m
Bore - ISO 9249 115 mm
Max Gross Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 239 kW
Max Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396 1779 N·m
Weights
Operating Weight 21577 kg
Buckets
Bucket Capacities 3.8-7.1 m³ (5.0-9.25 yd³)
Weights and Operating Specifications
Operating Weight 21577 kg
Breakout Force 164 kN
Note (1) For 4.0 m³ (5.2 yd³) general purpose bucket with BOCE.
Note (3) **Compliance to ISO 14397-1:2007 Sections 1 thru 5.
Note (2) *Full compliance to ISO 14397-1:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
Tipping Load - Full Turn - Rigid Tires** 14568 kg
Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-1:2007* 13594 kg
Sound
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 75 dB(A)
Note (2) **European Union Directive “2000/14/EC” as amended by “2005/88/EC.”
Note (1) *For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the “EU Directives.”
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 110 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)* 75 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level* 108 LWA**
Transmission
Forward - 1 6.4 km/h
Forward - 2 12.1 km/h
Forward - 3 21 km/h
Forward - 4 34.8 km/h
Reverse - 1 7 km/h
Reverse - 2 13.2 km/h
Reverse - 3 23 km/h
Reverse - 4 36.9 km/h
Note (1) Maximum travel speeds (26.5R25 tires).
Note (2) Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 825 mm (32.5 in) roll radius.
Service Refill Capacities
Differential - Final Drives - Front 57 l
Fuel Tank 320 l
Crankcase 25 l
Cooling System 53 l
Transmission 55 l
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 57 l
Hydraulic Tank 120 l
Hydraulic System
Steering System - Pump Type Piston
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Raise from Carry Position 6.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total Cycle Time 12 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump, at Maximum Raise 2.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower, Empty, Float Down 2.8 s
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 27900 kPa
Implement System - Maximum Flow 3rd Function 320 l/min
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 3rd Function 23500 kPa
Implement System - Maximum Flow - 2,200 rpm 320 l/min
Tires
Choices Choices include: Triangle 26.5-25 20PR L3 (TL612); Triangle 26.5R25, L3 (TB516); Maxam 26.5R25, L3 (MS302); Bridgestone 26.5R25, L3 (VJT); Maxam 26.5R25, L5 (MS503); Bridgestone 26.5R25, L5 (VSDT); Triangle 26.5R25, L5 (TL538S+)
Cab
ROPS/FOPS ROPS/FOPS meet ISO 3471:2008 and ISO 3449:2005 Level II standards
Brakes
Brakes Brakes meet ISO 3450:2011 standards
Dimensions
Lift Arm Clearance 3705 mm
B-Pin Height 4256 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 2453 mm
Height - Top of ROPS 3582 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 3539 mm
Height - Top of Hood 2804 mm
Ground Clearance 455 mm
Wheel Base 3550 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 1775 mm
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 62 °
Rack Back - Carry 50 °
Rack Back - Ground 42 °

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Bore 130 mm
Stroke 157 mm
Displacement 12.5 l
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Net Power - ISO 9249 288 kW
Engine Model Cat? C13 ACERT?
Tier 2/Stage II, Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent: Maximum Power - SAE J1995 307 kW
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Net Power - ISO 9249 157 kW
Engine Model Cat? C7.1 ACERT?
Bore 105 mm
Stroke 135 mm
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Net Power @ 1,700 rpm – ISO 9249:2007, SAE J1349:2011 293 kW
Engine Model Cat C13
Operating Weight 30344 kg
Note Weight based on a machine configuration with Bridgestone 29.5R25 VSNT L4 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, ride control cold start, roading fenders, Product Link, open differential axles (front/rear), secondary steering, sound suppression, and a 5.4 m? (7.1 yd?) general purpose bucket with BOCE.
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Net Power - ISO 9249 223 kW
Engine Model Cat C9.3 ACERT
Bore 115 mm
Stroke 149 mm
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Net Power - ISO 9249 278 kW
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Maximum Gross Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 307 kW
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