962M (TIER 3/STAGE IIIA) (2016)

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Overview

The new 962M Wheel Loader has an ACERT™ engine equipped with a combination of proven electronic, fuel, and air components. Applying proven technologies systematically and strategically lets us meet our customer’s high expectations for productivity, fuel efficiency, reliability and service life. Deep system integration results in reduced emissions, improved performance and improved fuel economy without interrupting machine performance making it seamless to operators. Aggregate Handler and other optional configurations are available. (Optional configuration and equipment may vary from region to region. Consult your Caterpillar representative for further details.)

Engine

Units:
Net Power - ISO 9249 248.0 hp 185.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat C7.1 ACERT Cat C7.1 ACERT Less
Displacement 428.0 in3 7.0 L Less
Max Gross Power @ 2,000 rpm – SAE J1995 263.0 hp 196.0 kW Less
Max Gross Power @ 2,000 rpm – ISO 14396 261.0 hp 195.0 kW Less
Max Gross Power @ 2,000 rpm – ISO 14396 (metric) 265.0 hp 195.0 kW Less
Max Net Power @ 2,000 rpm – SAE J1349 248.0 hp 185.0 kW Less
Max Net Power @ 2,000 rpm – ISO 9249 248.0 hp 185.0 kW Less
Max Net Power @ 2,000 rpm – ISO 9249 (metric) 252.0 hp 185.0 kW Less
Peak Gross Torque (1,400 rpm) – SAE J1995 777.0 lbf-ft 1053.0 N·m Less
Peak Gross Torque (1,400 rpm) – ISO 14396 774.0 lbf-ft 1050.0 N·m Less
Maximum Net Torque (1,400 rpm) 726.0 lbf-ft 984.0 N·m Less

Weights

Operating Weight 44593.0 lb 20227.0 kg Less
Note Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 23.5R25 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 3.3 m3 (4.3 yd3) general purpose bucket with BOCE. Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 23.5R25 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 3.3 m3 (4.3 yd3) general purpose bucket with BOCE. Less

Buckets

Bucket Capacities 2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12.0 yd³) 2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12.0 yd³) Less

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force 42489.0 lbf 189.0 kN Less
Static Tipping Load – Full 40° Turn – No Tire Deflection 27494.0 lb 12471.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load – Full 40° Turn – with Tire Deflection 25814.0 lb 11709.0 kg Less
Note For a machine configuration as defined under “Weight.” For a machine configuration as defined under “Weight.” Less
Note Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing. Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing. Less

Transmission

Forward 1 4.3 mph 6.9 km/h Less
Forward 2 7.5 mph 12.0 km/h Less
Forward 3 12.0 mph 19.3 km/h Less
Forward 4 16.0 mph 25.7 km/h Less
Reverse 1 4.3 mph 6.9 km/h Less
Reverse 2 7.5 mph 12.0 km/h Less
Reverse 3 16.0 mph 25.7 km/h Less
Forward 5 24.5 mph 39.5 km/h Less
Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 787 mm (31 in) roll radius. Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 787 mm (31 in) roll radius. Less

Hydraulic System

Implement Pump Type Variable Axial Piston Variable Axial Piston Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time – Total 9.6 Seconds 9.6 Seconds Less
Implement System: Maximum Operating Pressure 4250.0 psi 29300.0 kPa Less
Implement System: Maximum Pump Output (2,150 rpm) 76.0 gal/min 286.0 L/min Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 15.6 gal 59.0 L Less
Crankcase 5.8 gal 22.0 L Less
Transmission 11.4 gal 43.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 33.0 gal 125.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives – Front 11.4 gal 43.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives – Rear 11.4 gal 43.0 L Less
Fuel Tank 72.6 gal 275.0 L Less

Sound

With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 70.0 dB(A) 70.0 dB(A) Less
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 107.0 dB(A) 107.0 dB(A) Less
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 75 dB(A)* 75 dB(A)* Less
Note *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio. *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio. Less
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value:** Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 69.0 dB(A) 69.0 dB(A) Less
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value:** Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 104 LWA*** 104 LWA*** Less
Note **For machines in countries that adopt the “EU Directives.” **For machines in countries that adopt the “EU Directives.” Less
Note ***European Union Directive “2000/14/EC” as amended by “2005/88/EC.” ***European Union Directive “2000/14/EC” as amended by “2005/88/EC.” Less

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Range 2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12.0 yd³) 2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12.0 yd³) Less

Dimensions – Standard Lift

Height to Top of Hood 8.83 ft 2694.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.17 ft 3410.0 mm Less
Height to Top of ROPS 11.33 ft 3443.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 1.17 ft 364.0 mm Less
Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 7.08 ft 2147.0 mm Less
Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.5 ft 1675.0 mm Less
Wheelbase 11.0 ft 3350.0 mm Less
Overall Length (without bucket) 23.75 ft 7227.0 mm Less
Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height 2.17 ft 669.0 mm Less
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 13.92 ft 4235.0 mm Less
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 11.33 ft 3477.0 mm Less
Rack Back at Maximum Lift 55 degrees 55 degrees Less
Rack Back at Carry Height 51 degrees 51 degrees Less
Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees 39 degrees Less
Maximum Width over Tires (loaded) 9.33 ft 2824.0 mm Less
Tread Width 7.0 ft 2140.0 mm Less
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires. All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires. Less

Dimensions – High Lift

Height to Top of Hood 8.83 ft 2691.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.17 ft 3407.0 mm Less
Height to Top of ROPS 11.25 ft 3440.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 1.17 ft 361.0 mm Less
Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 7.17 ft 2186.0 mm Less
Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.5 ft 1675.0 mm Less
Wheelbase 11.0 ft 3350.0 mm Less
Overall Length (without bucket) 25.0 ft 7598.0 mm Less
Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height 2.58 ft 779.0 mm Less
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 14.83 ft 4524.0 mm Less
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 11.83 ft 3631.0 mm Less
Rack Back at Maximum Lift 56 degrees 56 degrees Less
Rack Back at Carry Height 48 degrees 48 degrees Less
Rack Back at Ground 42 degrees 42 degrees Less
Maximum Width over Tires (loaded) 9.33 ft 2824.0 mm Less
Tread Width 7.0 ft 2140.0 mm Less
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires. All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires. Less

Key Features

Benefits to help get your work done efficiently and effectively

RELIABILITY, PRODUCTIVITY AND FUEL EFFICIENCY

  • 10% more fuel efficient than K Series*
  • Up to 25% more efficient than H Series*
*Fuel efficiency is measured in mass of material moved per volume of fuel burned. Average efficiency improvement as tested and analyzed for an average composite cycle and stand configuration with variations per comparable model with and without economy mode active. Factors influence result variation such as, but not limited to, machine configuration, operator technique, machine application, climate, etc.

Linkage and Work Tools

  • Performance Series buckets and range of work tools
  • Optimized Z-bar with best-in-class visibility
  • –0°/+5° parallelism
  • Increased tilt capacity at height, equal to payload
  • Fusion™ « zero-offset » coupler (option)

Engine and Aftertreatment Advancements

  • Cat® engine with ACERT Technology
  • Meets U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent emissions standards
  • Productive Economy Mode

Transmission Advancements

  • 5-speed powershift transmission with single clutch speed shifts and torque based down shifts
  • Lock up clutch torque converter with lock-to-lock shifting
  • Split flow oil system and multi-viscosity oil

Axle Advancements

  • On-the-go disc-type front differential locks (front and rear fully automatic option)
  • Caliper disc parking brake
  • Bevel gear shrouds

Next Generation Hydraulic Systems

  • Next generation main valve
  • Next generation ride control system with dual accumulators
  • Next generation implement pump with increased displacement
  • Full flow and kidney loop filtration
  • Load-sensing hydraulics with simultaneous hydraulic functions
  • 3rd and 4th function (option)

EASE OF OPERATION – Best-in-class Operator Environment

  • Optimized all-around visibility
  • Steering wheel (E-H joystick steering option)
  • Touch screen multifunction color display with integrated controls and rearview camera
  • Stair-like ingress and egress
  • New wider door and increased glass area
  • Seat-mounted fingertip electro-hydraulic implement controls
  • Large convex rearview mirrors with integrated spot mirror
  • Remote door opening (option)
  • Automatic climate control
  • Viscous cab mounts
  • Low operator sound levels

EASE OF OPERATION – Advanced Technology with Cat Connect

  • Link technologies, like Product Link™ to monitor equipment and manage production using online VisionLink® software
  • Payload technologies, like Cat Production Measurement (option) to measure payloads and optimize productivity
  • Detect technologies, like the rear vision camera to keep people safe and help the operator work more productively

SERVICE ACCESS

  • One-piece tilting hood with side and rear doors
  • Centralized service centers for hydraulic and electrical components
  • Windshield cleaning platform and harness tie-off