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Overview

The M Series Motor Grader represents a revolution in operational efficiency and overall productivity. The 16M is designed to help you build and maintain the haul roads needed to support maximum efficiency in mining operations. The 16M has set a new standard of quality to maximize your return on investment.

Engine

Units:
Base Power (1st gear) – Net 297.0 hp 221.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat® C13 ACERT™ VHP Cat® C13 ACERT™ VHP Less
Bore 5.1 in 130.0 mm Less
Stroke 6.2 in 157.0 mm Less
Speed @ Rated Power 2,000 rpm 2,000 rpm Less
Base Power (1st gear) – Net (Metric) 301.0 hp 221.0 kW Less
Base Power (all gears) – Net 297.0 hp 221.0 kW Less
Maximum Torque 1263.0 lb ft 1712.0 N·m Less
Torque Rise 46% 46% Less
VHP Plus Range – Net 221-248 kW (297-332 hp) 221-248 kW (297-332 hp) Less
VHP Plus Range – Net (Metric) 221-248 kW (301-337 hp) 221-248 kW (301-337 hp) Less
VHP Range – Net 221-233 kW (297-312 hp) 221-233 kW (297-312 hp) Less
VHP Range – Net (Metric) 221-233 kW (301-316 hp) 221-233 kW (301-316 hp) Less
Displacement 763.0 in3 12.5 L Less
Number of Cylinders 6 6 Less
Derating Altitude 15000.0 ft 4572.0 m Less
Standard – Fan Speed – Maximum 1,200 rpm 1,200 rpm Less
Standard – Fan Speed – Minimum 550 rpm 550 rpm Less
Standard – Ambient Capability 109.0 ° F 43.0 ° C Less
High Ambient – Fan Speed – Maximum 1,450 rpm 1,450 rpm Less
High Ambient – Fan Speed – Minimum 550 rpm 550 rpm Less
High Ambient Capability 122.0 ° F 50.0 ° C Less

Power Train

Forward/Reverse Gears 8 Forward/6 Reverse 8 Forward/6 Reverse Less
Transmission Direct drive, power shift, countershaft Direct drive, power shift, countershaft Less
Brakes – Service Oil-actuated, oil-disc Oil-actuated, oil-disc Less
Brakes – Service, Surface Area 7724.0 in2 49830.0 cm2 Less
Brakes – Parking Spring applied, hydraulically released Spring applied, hydraulically released Less
Brakes – Secondary Oil-actuated, oil-disc Oil-actuated, oil-disc Less

Hydraulic System

Circuit Type Electro-hydraulic load sensing, closed center Electro-hydraulic load sensing, closed center Less
Pump Type Variable piston Variable piston Less
Pump Output 74.0 gal/min 280.0 L/min Less
Maximum System Pressure 3500.0 psi 24150.0 kPa Less
Standby Pressure 450.0 psi 3100.0 kPa Less

Operating Specifications

Top Speed – Forward 32.1 mph 51.7 km/h Less
Top Speed – Reverse 25.3 mph 40.8 km/h Less
Turning Radius, Outside Front Tires 29.2 ft 8.9 m Less
Steering Range – Left/Right 47.5° 47.5° Less
Articulation Angle – Left/Right 20° 20° Less
Forward – 1st 2.8 mph 4.5 km/h Less
Forward – 2nd 3.8 mph 6.1 km/h Less
Forward – 3rd 5.5 mph 8.9 km/h Less
Forward – 4th 7.6 mph 12.3 km/h Less
Forward – 5th 11.8 mph 19.0 km/h Less
Forward – 6th 16.0 mph 25.7 km/h Less
Forward – 7th 22.0 mph 35.5 km/h Less
Forward – 8th 32.1 mph 51.7 km/h Less
Reverse – 1st 2.2 mph 3.6 km/h Less
Reverse – 2nd 4.1 mph 6.6 km/h Less
Reverse – 3rd 6.0 mph 9.7 km/h Less
Reverse – 4th 9.3 mph 15.0 km/h Less
Reverse – 5th 17.4 mph 28.0 km/h Less
Reverse – 6th 25.3 mph 40.8 km/h Less

Service Refill

Fuel Capacity 141.0 gal 534.0 L Less
Cooling System 16.0 gal 60.4 L Less
Hydraulic System – Total 30.1 gal 114.0 L Less
Hydraulic System – Tank 17.2 gal 65.0 L Less
Engine Oil 7.9 gal 30.0 L Less
Transmission/Differential/Final Drives 30.1 gal 114.0 L Less
Tandem Housing (each) 32.1 gal 121.5 L Less
Front Wheel Spindle Bearing Housing 0.24 gal 0.9 L Less
Circle Drive Housing 2.1 gal 8.0 L Less

Frame

Drawbar – Width 3.0 in 76.0 mm Less
Circle – Diameter 71.75 in 1822.0 mm Less
Circle – Blade Beam Thickness 2.0 in 50.0 mm Less
Drawbar – Height 8.0 in 203.0 mm Less
Front Frame Structure – Height 14.0 in 356.0 mm Less
Front Frame Structure – Thickness 0.06 in 14.0 mm Less
Front Frame Structure – Width 12.8 in 324.0 mm Less
Front Axle – Height to Center 27.1 in 688.0 mm Less
Front Axle – Wheel Lean, Left/Right 18.2° 18.2° Less
Front Axle – Total Oscillation per Side 32.0° 32.0° Less

Tandems

Height 25.5 in 648.0 mm Less
Width 9.3 in 236.0 mm Less
Sidewall Thickness – Inner 0.9 in 22.0 mm Less
Sidewall Thickness – Outer 0.9 in 22.0 mm Less
Drive Chain Pitch 2.5 in 63.5 mm Less
Wheel Axle Spacing 72.5 in 1841.0 mm Less
Tandem Oscillation – Front Up 15° 15° Less
Tandem Oscillation – Front Down 25° 25° Less

Moldboard

Blade Width 16.0 ft 4.9 m Less
Arc Radius 16.3 in 413.0 mm Less
Throat Clearance 4.9 in 126.0 mm Less
Cutting Edge – Width 8.0 in 203.0 mm Less
Cutting Edge – Thickness 1.0 in 25.0 mm Less
End Bit – Width 6.0 in 152.0 mm Less
End Bit – Thickness 0.75 in 19.0 mm Less
Blade Pull – Base GVW 38781.0 lb 17591.0 kg Less
Blade Pull – Maximum GVW 48554.0 lb 22024.0 kg Less
Down Pressure – Base GVW 29154.0 lb 13224.0 kg Less
Down Pressure – Maximum GVW 44047.0 lb 19979.0 kg Less
Height 31.0 in 787.0 mm Less
Thickness 1.0 in 25.0 mm Less
Width 16.0 ft 4.9 m Less

Blade Range

Circle Centershift – Right 23.5 in 597.0 mm Less
Circle Centershift – Left 25.5 in 647.0 mm Less
Moldboard Sideshift – Right 43.1 in 1094.0 mm Less
Moldboard Sideshift – Left 25.6 in 740.0 mm Less
Maximum Blade Position Angle 65° 65° Less
Blade Tip Range – Forward 40° 40° Less
Blade Tip Range – Backward Less
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires – Right 101.9 in 2587.0 mm Less
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires – Left 90.0 in 2282.0 mm Less
Maximum Lift above Ground 15.6 in 395.0 mm Less
Maximum Depth of Cut 19.2 in 488.0 mm Less

Ripper

Ripping Depth – Maximum 17.8 in 452.0 mm Less
Ripper Shank Holders 7 7 Less
Shank Holder Spacing – Minimum 17.5 in 445.0 mm Less
Shank Holder Spacing – Maximum 20.0 in 500.0 mm Less
Penetration Force 25088.0 lb 11830.0 kg Less
Pryout Force 38508.0 lb 17467.0 kg Less
Machine Length Increase, Beam Raised 63.4 in 1610.0 mm Less

Weights

Operating Weight – Typically Equipped 67338.0 lb 30544.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight – Typically Equipped 67338.0 lb 30544.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight – Maximum – Front Axle 25353.0 lb 11500.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight – Maximum – Rear Axle 57431.0 lb 26050.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight – Base – Front Axle 16342.0 lb 7413.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight – Base – Rear Axle 44353.0 lb 20118.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight – Maximum – Total 82784.0 lb 37550.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight – Base – Total 60695.0 lb 27531.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight – Typically Equipped – Front Axle 17037.0 lb 7728.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight – Typically Equipped – Rear Axle 50301.0 lb 22816.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight – Typically Equipped – Total 67338.0 lb 30544.0 kg Less

Standards

Brakes ISO 3450 ISO 3450 Less
ROPS/FOPS ISO 3471/ISO 3499 ISO 3471/ISO 3499 Less
Sound ISO 6394/ISO 6395 ISO 6394/ISO 6395 Less
Steering ISO 5010:2007 ISO 5010:2007 Less

Net Power: VHP - Net

Gear: Forward - 1st 297.0 hp 221.0 kW Less
Gear: Forward - 2nd 302.0 hp 225.0 kW Less
Gear: Forward - 3rd 307.0 hp 229.0 kW Less
Gear: Forward - 4th 312.0 hp 233.0 kW Less
Gear: Forward - 5th 312.0 hp 233.0 kW Less
Gear: Forward - 6th 312.0 hp 233.0 kW Less
Gear: Forward - 7th 312.0 hp 233.0 kW Less
Gear: Forward - 8th 312.0 hp 233.0 kW Less
Gear: Reverse - 1st 297.0 hp 221.0 kW Less
Gear: Reverse - 2nd 302.0 hp 225.0 kW Less
Gear: Reverse - 3rd - 6th 307.0 hp 229.0 kW Less

Net Power: VHP Plus – Net

Gear: Forward – 1st 297.0 hp 221.0 kW Less
Gear: Forward – 2nd 302.0 hp 225.0 kW Less
Gear: Forward – 3rd 307.0 hp 229.0 kW Less
Gear: Forward – 4th 312.0 hp 233.0 kW Less
Gear: Forward – 5th 317.0 hp 236.0 kW Less
Gear: Forward – 6th 322.0 hp 240.0 kW Less
Gear: Forward – 7th 327.0 hp 244.0 kW Less
Gear: Forward – 8th 332.0 hp 248.0 kW Less
Gear: Reverse – 1st 297.0 hp 221.0 kW Less
Gear: Reverse – 2nd 302.0 hp 225.0 kW Less
Gear: Reverse – 3rd-6th 307.0 hp 229.0 kW Less

Operator Station

Comfort, productivity, advanced technology


Steering and Implement Controls

Unprecedented precision and ease of operation


Engine

Power and reliability


Power Train

Maximum power to the ground


Structures and Drawbar-Circle-Moldboard

Service ease and precise blade control


Hydraulics

Advanced machine control


Integrated Technologies

Solutions to make work easier and more efficient


Safety

Designed with protection in mind


Serviceability and Customer Support

When uptime counts


Sustainability

Thinking generations ahead


Work Tools and Attachments

Equip your machine for the job


16M Standard Equipment

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Accelerator
  • Air conditioner with heat
  • Arm and wrist rest, adjustable
  • Articulation, automatic Return-to-Center
  • Ashtray and lighter
  • Cat Messenger, operator information system
  • Centershift pin indicator
  • Coat hook
  • Cup holder
  • Display, digital speed and gear
  • Doors, left and right side with wiper
  • Gauge cluster – articulation, engine coolant temp, engine rpm, fuel, system voltage
  • Gauges, machine level
  • Hour meter, digital
  • Joystick hydraulic controls for implements, steering, transmission
  • Ladders, cab, left and right side
  • Lights, left and right side lights
  • Lights, night time cab
  • Meter, hour, digital
  • Mirror, inside rearview, wide angle
  • Power port, 12V
  • Radio ready, entertainment
  • ROPS cab, sound suppressed, less than 75 dB(A)
  • Seat belt, retractable 76 mm (3 in)
  • Seat, cloth-covered, comfort air suspension
  • Storage area for cooler/lunchbox
  • Throttle control, electronic
  • Windows, laminated glass: – Fixed front with intermittent wiper – Side and rear windows (3)

POWER TRAIN
  • Air cleaner, dual stage, dry type, automatic dust ejector, service indicator through Cat Messenger
  • Air-to-air after cooler (ATAAC)
  • Belt, serpentine, automatic tensioner
  • Brakes, four-wheel hydraulic
  • Differential, lock/unlock
  • Drain, engine oil, high speed
  • Electronic over speed protection
  • Engine, Cat C13 with ACERT Technology
  • Engine, compression brake
  • Ether starting aid
  • Fuel tank, fast fill, ground level
  • Fuel-water separator
  • Hydraulic demand fan
  • Muffler, under hood
  • Parking brake – multi disc, sealed, oil-cooled
  • Priming pump, fuel
  • Rear axle, modular
  • Sediment drain, fuel tank
  • Transmission, 8F/6R, power shift

ELECTRICAL
  • Alarm, back up
  • Alternator, 150 ampere, sealed
  • Batteries, maintenance free, heavy duty, 1,400 CCA
  • Breaker panel, ground accessible
  • Electrical system, 24V
  • Lights: reversing, roof-mounted roading, stop and tail (LED), work front
  • Product Link Ready
  • Starter, electric, heavy duty

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • AccuGrade ARO
  • Accumulators, blade lift
  • Brake accumulators, dual certified
  • Bumper, rear, integrated with hitch
  • Cat Grade Control
  • CD ROM Parts Book
  • Clutch, circle drive slip
  • Cutting edges, curved DH-2 steel: – 203 mm × 25 mm (8 in × 1 in) – 19 mm (3/4 in) mounting bolts
  • Doors (4), engine compartment, locking
  • Drawbar – 6 shoe with replaceable wear strips
  • Endbits, 19 mm (3/4 in) DH-2 steel
  • Fluid check, ground level
  • Frame, articulated, with safety lock
  • Ground level engine shutdown
  • Guards, service center debris
  • Hammer (emergency exit)
  • Horn, electric
  • Hydraulics, base 8 implement controls
  • Hydraulics, load-sensing
  • Lockout, hydraulic implement for roading
  • Moldboard: – 4877 mm × 787 mm × 25 mm (16 ft × 31 in × 1 in) – Hydraulic sideshift and tip
  • Paint, glare reducing – top of front frame, rear enclosure
  • Radiator, cleanout access
  • Secondary steering
  • Serviceability, left-hand side
  • S·O·SSM ports: engine, hydraulic, transmission, coolant, fuel
  • Tandem walkway/guards
  • Tool box
  • Tow hitch

TIRES, RIMS, AND WHEELS
  • A partial allowance for tires on 23.5" × 24" multi-piece rims is included in the base machine price and weight

FLUIDS
  • Extended Life Coolant to –35° C (–30° F)

16M Optional Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • Lights, front headlights, low
  • Lights, front headlights, high
  • Lights, front, HID
  • Lights, front, halogen
  • Lights, working, halogen
  • Lights, working, HID
  • Platform, lights, working, halogen
  • Platform, lights, working, HID
  • Light, LED, warning strobe
  • Mounting, for warning light

GUARDS
  • Guard, transmission
  • Guard, debris
  • Fenders, rear
  • Front axle cylinder guard
  • Sound suppression, engine enclosure
  • Sound guard
  • Covers, screen

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Mirrors, outside mounted
  • Mirrors, outside heated 24V
  • Mirrors high visibility
  • Platform, ladders left- and right-hand side
  • Comfort package
  • Horn, air

POWER TRAIN
  • Differential lock, automatic
  • Transmission, autoshift
  • VHP Plus
  • Coolant, –45° C (–50° F)

OTHER ATTACHMENTS
  • Control, blade, variable float
  • Camera, rear vision
  • Heater, engine coolant, 120V
  • Heater, engine coolant, 240V
  • Hydraulic arrangements with one or more additional hydraulic valves are available: – Auto-lube, Centro-matic
  • Hydraulic arrangements with one or more additional hydraulic valves are available: – Auto-lube, ripper enhancement
  • Metallic DCM wear strips
  • Snow arrangement
  • Security system, machine
  • Rim, 19.5" × 25" MP (spare)
  • Weather, Cold Plus

WORK TOOLS/G.E.T.
  • Cutting edge, 4.9 m (16 ft) blade
  • Ripper, rear
  • Pushplate, counterweight
  • Tooth, ripper

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