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972L


  • 972L - Medium Wheel Loaders
  • 972L - Medium Wheel Loaders
  • 972L - Medium Wheel Loaders

972L

                
The 972L Wheel Loader is equipped with built-in proven technologies to meet your expectations for reliability, productivity, fuel efficiency, and a long service life. This machine provides you increased power, incorporates a new shifting strategy and a lockup clutch torque converter that delivers smoother shifts, faster acceleration and increased travel speed when climbing a grade. This machine delivers the reliability, durability, and versatility you’ve come to expect from a Cat machine.

Net Power
222 kW
Engine Model
Cat C9.3
Operating Weight
24897 kg
Bucket Capacities
3.40-9.90 m³ (4.45-12.95 yd³)
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SPECIFICATION

Standard Equipment
Net Power - ISO 9249 222 kW
Displacement 9.3 l
Maximum Gross Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 242 kW
Engine Model Cat C9.3
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 222 kW
Maximum Net Torque - 1,100 rpm 1632 N·m
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396 1710 N·m
Standard Equipment
Operating Weight 24897 kg
Note Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 26.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link?, manual diff lock/open axles (front/rear), power train guard, secondary steering, sound suppression and a 4.8 m3 general purpose bucket with BOCE.
Standard Equipment
Bucket Capacities 3.40-9.90 m³ (4.45-12.95 yd³)
Standard Equipment
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection 17421 kg
Breakout Force 196 kN
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection 16164 kg
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
Standard Equipment
Forward - 2 13.1 km/h
Forward - 4 39.5 km/h
Reverse - 2 15 km/h
Forward - 1 6.9 km/h
Reverse - 3 26.5 km/h
Reverse - 1 7.8 km/h
Forward - 3 23.2 km/h
Reverse - 4 39.5 km/h
Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm roll radius.
Standard Equipment
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 31000 kPa
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 10.7 s
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,200 rpm 360 l/min
Implement Pump Type Variable Displacement Piston
Standard Equipment
Transmission 58.5 l
Cooling System 71.6 l
Crankcase 24.5 l
Fuel Tank 303 l
Differential - Final Drives - Front 57 l
Hydraulic Tank 125 l
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 57 l
Standard Equipment
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 109 dB(A)
Note (1) *Distance of 15 m, moving forward in second gear ratio.
Note (2) **For machines in countries that adopt the ?EU Directives.?
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 76 dB(A)*
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 72 dB(A)
Note (3) ***European Union Directive ?2000/14/EC? as amended by ?2005/88/EC.?
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)** 69 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)** 108 LWA***
Standard Equipment
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 680 mm
Ground Clearance 434 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 4458 mm
Height - Top of Hood 2818 mm
Height - Top of ROPS 3587 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 3843 mm
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 3522 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 1775 mm
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 56 degrees
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 2500 mm
Maximum Width over Tires 3009 mm
Tread Width 2230 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket 7773 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height 50 degrees
Wheel Base 3550 mm
Rack Back at Ground 41 degrees
Standard Equipment
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 4140 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 2500 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 4793 mm
Tread Width 2230 mm
Maximum Width over Tires 3009 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 778 mm
Height - Top of ROPS 3587 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 1775 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height 49 degrees
Overall Length - Without Bucket 8111 mm
Ground Clearance 434 mm
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 71 degrees
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
Wheel Base 3550 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 3522 mm
Height - Top of Hood 2818 mm
Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees
Standard Equipment
Bucket Range 3.40-9.90 m³ (4.45-12.95 yd³)
Standard Equipment
Emissions Tier 3/Stage IIIA