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Overview

Engineered to excel on the most demanding work sites. The D6N combines power, rugged components and superior balance, for maximum performance in the toughest working conditions. It keeps material moving with the reliability and durability you expect from Caterpillar® machines. The D6N features advanced electro-hydraulic controls which have been designed and tuned to achieve maximum productivity and performance when equipped with AccuGrade GPS, ATS or Laser Grade Control Systems.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat® C6.6 ACERT™ Cat® C6.6 ACERT™ Less
Flywheel Power 150.0 hp 111.8 kW Less
Net Power - Caterpillar 150.0 hp 111.8 kW Less
Net Power - ISO 9249 150.0 hp 111.8 kW Less
Net Power - SAE J1349 148.0 hp 110.4 kW Less
Net Power - EU 80/1269 150.0 hp 111.8 kW Less
Bore 4.13 in 105.0 mm Less
Stroke 4.99 in 127.0 mm Less
Displacement 402.75 in3 6.6 L Less

Transmission

1.5 Forward 1.93 mph 3.1 km/h Less
2.0 Forward 2.86 mph 4.6 km/h Less
2.5 Forward 3.54 mph 5.7 km/h Less
3.0 Forward 4.66 mph 7.5 km/h Less
3.5 Forward 6.21 mph 10.0 km/h Less
1.5 Reverse 1.93 mph 3.1 km/h Less
2.0 Reverse 3.17 mph 5.1 km/h Less
2.5 Reverse 4.0 mph 6.4 km/h Less
3.0 Reverse 5.34 mph 8.6 km/h Less
3.5 Reverse 7.21 mph 11.6 km/h Less
Drawbar Pull - 1.5 Forward 71939.0 lb 320.0 kN Less
Drawbar Pull - 2.5 Forward 39341.6 lb 175.0 kN Less
Drawbar Pull - 3.5 Forward 21806.5 lb 97.0 kN Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 79.0 gal 299.0 L Less
Cooling System 12.68 gal 48.0 L Less
Final Drives (each) 2.25 gal 8.5 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 7.79 gal 29.5 L Less

Weights

Operating Weight 36670.0 lb 16668.0 kg Less
Shipping Weight 35999.0 lb 16363.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - XL 36670.0 lb 16668.0 kg Less
Shipping Weight - XL 35999.0 lb 16363.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - LGP 39593.0 lb 17997.0 kg Less
Shipping Weight - LGP 38922.0 lb 17692.0 kg Less

Dimensions

Drawbar Height (center of clevis) from ground face of shoes 22.2 in 565.0 mm Less
Length of Track on Ground 101.61 in 2581.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 15.51 in 394.0 mm Less
Track Gauge 74.41 in 1890.0 mm Less
Width without Blade 98.42 in 2500.0 mm Less
Width with Blade 9.75 ft 2972.0 mm Less
Height 10.2 ft 3095.0 mm Less
Height ROPS/Canopy 10.2 ft 3095.0 mm Less
Overall Length Basic Tractor (with Drawbar) 12.27 ft 3.74 mm Less

Undercarriage

Width of Shoe - XL 24.01 in 610.0 mm Less
Width of Shoe - LGP 33.07 in 840.0 mm Less
Shoes/Side - XL 40 40 Less
Shoes/Side - LGP 46 46 Less
Grouser Height 2.6 in 66.0 mm Less
Track Gauge - XL 74.4 in 1890.0 mm Less
Track Gauge - LGP 85.03 in 2160.0 mm Less
Track on Ground - XL 102.8 in 2611.0 mm Less
Track on Ground - LGP 122.56 in 3113.0 mm Less
Ground Contact Area - XL 4929.0 in2 3.18 m2 Less
Ground Contact Area - LGP 8107.0 in2 5.23 m2 Less
Ground Pressure 7.48 psi 51.6 kPa Less
Ground Pressure - XL 7.59 psi 52.3 kg/cm2 Less
Ground Pressure - LGP 4.99 psi 34.4 kPa Less
Track Rollers/Side - XL 7 7 Less
Track Rollers/Side - LGP 8 8 Less

Blades

Blade Type VPAT, SU VPAT, SU Less
XL SU - Blade Capacity 5.6 yd3 4.28 m3 Less
XL SU - Blade Width 10.35 ft 3154.0 mm Less
XL, VPAT - Blade Capacity 4.16 yd3 3.18 m3 Less
XL VPAT - Blade Width 10.73 ft 3272.0 mm Less
LGP, VPAT - Blade Capacity 4.13 yd3 3.16 m3 Less
LGP VPAT - Blade Width 13.4 ft 4080.0 mm Less

Ripper

Type Fixed Parallelogram Fixed Parallelogram Less
Number of Pockets 3 3 Less
Overall Beam Width 86.7 in 2202.0 mm Less
Beam Cross Section 216x254 mm 8.5x10.0 in 216x254 mm 8.5x10.0 in Less
Maximum Penetration - XL 18.6 in 473.5 mm Less
Maximum Penetration - LGP 14.2 in 359.5 mm Less
Weight - Each Additional Shank 172.0 lb 78.0 kg Less

Winch

Winch Model PA55 PA55 Less
Weight* 2814.0 lb 1276.5 kg Less
Oil Capacity 19.55 gal 74.0 L Less
Winch and Bracket Length 45.1 in 1145.0 mm Less
Winch Case - Width 38.4 in 975.0 mm Less
Drum Diameter 10.0 in 254.0 mm Less
Drum Width 12.4 in 315.0 mm Less
Flange Diameter 19.8 in 504.0 mm Less
Drum Capacity - 22 mm (0.88 in) 288.71 ft 88.0 m Less

Differential Steering

Maintain power to both tracks while turning.


Engine

Emission reduction technology.


Drive Train

Durable, reliable components deliver smooth, responsive power.


Operator Station

Designed for operator comfort, superior control and high productivity.


AccuGrade™ Grade Control Systems

Grade with increased accuracy.


SystemOne™ Undercarriage

Lower owning and operating costs.


Blades and Attachments

Cat Work Tools are built to handle the toughest dozing applications.


Value Packages

Get more for less.


Serviceability

Simplified service and maintenance requirements.


Support

Support you can count on.


D6N Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • Horn
  • Hour meter
  • Back-up alarm
  • 12-volt converter, 10-amp
  • Diagnostic connector
  • 950 CCA class 31 batteries
  • Integrated lights (4 front, 2 rear) with protective screen
  • 95A HD brushless alternator (24 V)
  • 24V electric starter

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • ROPS/FOPS cab with integrated A/C
  • Seat, air suspension, cloth for cab
  • Seat belt, retractable 76 mm (3 in)
  • Adjustable armrest
  • Foot rests for slope work
  • Five gauge cluster (engine coolant, transmission oil, hydraulic oil, fuel level, and engine RPM display/gear display)
  • Electronically programmable gear selector
  • Electronic engine air cleaner service indicator
  • Electronic water-in-fuel sensor service indicator
  • Electro-hydraulic implement control
  • Electro-hydraulic tiller bar differential steering control
  • Product Link ready
  • Two 12V power ports
  • 12V radio ready (plug and play)
  • Storage compartment
  • Cup holder
  • Coat hook
  • Rearview mirror

POWER TRAIN
  • C6.6 Caterpillar ACERT diesel engine with Caterpillar Common Rail fuel system, ADEM A4 Electronic Control Module, and a air-to-air aftercooling
  • Single poly-vee belt with auto belt tensioner
  • Starting aid ether injection
  • 3000 meter altitude operation capability without derating
  • Fan, direct drive
  • Aluminum bar plate cooling system (radiator, power train, aftercooler)
  • Steel tube-fin oil cooler (differential steering)
  • Air cleaner with integrated pre-cleaner, automatic dust ejector and under hood air intake
  • Electrical fuel priming pump with integrated fuel/water separator
  • Engine decelerating function (toggle switch and pedal engine speed control)
  • 3 speed planetary powershift transmission with torque converter
  • System MVP: Multiple speed functionality providing 5 discrete ground speed selections and electronic control enhancements for the transmission/engine system
  • Controlled throttle shifting with automatic load compensation, selectable automatic down shift and kick down transmission control
  • Auto-shift (1.5F - 2.5R, 2.5F - 2.5R)
  • Selectable differential steering

HYDRAULICS
  • Three valve-hydraulics for VPAT dozer
  • Load sensing hydraulics

UNDERCARRIAGE
  • SystemOne™ Undercarriage
  • Center tread idler
  • Lifetime lubricated track rollers (7 XL and 8 LGP) and idlers
  • Carrier rollers
  • Tracks 40 section - 610 mm (24") Extreme Service (ES) for XL
  • Tracks 46 section - 840 mm (33") Moderate Service (MS) for LGP
  • Hydraulic track adjusters
  • Front and rear track guiding guards, Moderate Service (MS) for LGP
  • Replaceable sprocket rim segments

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • C-Frame, cylinders (VPAT) and lines
  • Extended service intervals (500 hrs engine, 1,000 hrs powertrain)
  • Crankcase guard
  • Ecology drains (engine, power train, hydraulic oil)
  • Scheduled oil sampling ports (engine, powertrain, hydraulics, and engine coolant)
  • Coolant sampling port
  • Centralized remote mounted pressure taps for easy access and diagnostics
  • Implement oil filter
  • Front pull device
  • Hinged, louvered radiator grill
  • Lockable engine enclosures
  • Rigid drawbar
  • 3000 meter altitude operation capability w/o de-rating

ANTIFREEZE
  • Extended life coolant (-37° C/-35° F)
  • Cat HYDO Advanced 10

D6N Optional Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • Rotating beacon

GUARDS
  • Guard, front lines
  • Guard, track guiding, MS
  • Guard, track guiding, center, XL
  • Guide/Guard, track, HD
  • Screen, protective, cab
  • Screen, protective, canopy

POWERTRAIN
  • Grid sandblast
  • Fan, direct drive, reversing
  • Precleaner, turbine with screen
  • Radiator, trash resistant

UNDERCARRIAGE
  • TRACK PAIRS, XL (40 sec)
  • TRACK PAIRS, LGP (46 sec)

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Canopy, heated
  • Machine security system

HYDRAULICS
  • Hydraulic Oil, Biodegradable

BLADES
  • Blade, VPAT, AccuGrade ready, XL
  • Blade, VPAT, AccuGrade ready, LGP
  • Blade, AccuGrade ready, Foldable, XL
  • Blade, AccuGrade ready, Foldable, LGP
  • Blade, VPAT XL Foldable Fine Grading AccuGrade

REAR ATTACHMENT
  • Winch preparation
  • Ripper, multi-shank
  • Teeth, curved shank ripper

MACHINE CONTROL AND GUIDANCE
  • Installation, AccuGrade ready Cab/Canopy

OTHER ATTACHMENTS
  • Sound suppression, exterior
  • Doors, engine, SU
  • Enclosure engine, SU
  • Enclosure engine perforated, SU
  • Enclosure engine perforated, VPAT
  • PTO Relocation filter

ANTIFREEZE
  • Coolant, ext. life, -50° C (-58° F)

SPECIAL ARRANGMENTS
  • Forestry arrangement, XL/LGP
  • Waste handling arrangements XL/LGP

FIELD INSTALLED ATTACHEMENTS
  • PA 55 winch slow and standard speed
  • Radio, 12 V AM/FM CD and MP3

D6N VALUE PACKAGES
  • Ripper, Ready Package
  • Winch Ready Package
  • Maintenance Package
  • Cold Weather Package - 120V
  • Cold Weather Package - 240V
  • Heavy Duty Guard Package
  • Protection Package - Cab
  • Protection Package - Canopy
  • Forestry / Exploration Package
  • 6VPAT XL Fine Grading Package
  • 6VPAT LGP Foldable Fine Grading Package
  • Dual Control Package - Cab
  • Dual Control Package - Canopy
  • SU Package - Cab

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Two D6Ns put to work filling crevasse holes during 'The Coldest Journey'
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