Three Axle Articulated Trucks 730

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Key Specs

Engine Model
Cat® C13
Cat® C13
Rated Payload
31 ton (US)
28 t
Heaped (SAE 2:1)
23 yd³
17.5 m³

Overview

Efficient Productivity

The Cat® 730 features a world-class cab design, re-engineered using global operator feedback to advance comfort and ease of operation. Enhancements include new controls, transmission-protection features, hoist-assist system, advanced automatic traction control system, stability-assist machine rollover warning system, and a fuel saving ECO mode.

Benefits

UP TO 50% LESS OPERATOR INPUT

A uniquely combined hoist and transmission lever allows for easy operation which suits a wide range of operator experience

IMPROVED OPERATOR COMFORT

Quieter, more spacious cab with improved visibility helps operators work more productively throughout the day

UNMATCHED SAFETY

Safety features help increase operator confidence by providing a safer operation - prevention of cab and body roll-over and safer cab entry

Product Specifications for 730

Engine Model Cat® C13 Cat® C13
Bore 5.1 in 130 mm
Stroke 6.2 in 157 mm
Displacement 762.8 in³ 12.5 l
Peak Engine Torque Speed 1200 r/min 1200 r/min
No Engine De-rating Below 12500 ft 3810 m
Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995) 1579 ft·lbf 2141 N·m
Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349) 1564 ft·lbf 2120 N·m
Net Power - ISO 14396 370 HP 276 kW
Gross Power - SAE J1995 375 HP 280 kW
Net Power - SAE J1349 367 HP 274 kW
Note (1) The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,800 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard. The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,800 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard.
Note (2) The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, muffler and fan at minimum speed. The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, muffler and fan at minimum speed.
Emissions The 730 meets either Tier 2/Stage II or Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards. The 730 meets either Tier 2/Stage II or Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.
Note (3) Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 254 kW (341 hp) per the SAE reference conditions. Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 254 kW (341 hp) per the SAE reference conditions.
Engine Model - Either U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II or U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent Cat C13 Cat C13
Rated Payload 31 ton (US) 28 t
Heaped (SAE 2:1) 23 yd³ 17.5 m³
Struck 17.4 yd³ 13.3 m³
Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:1 24.6 yd³ 18.8 m³
Tailgate Struck 18.2 yd³ 13.9 m³
Forward - 1 5 mile/h 8 km/h
Forward - 2 9 mile/h 15 km/h
Forward - 3 14 mile/h 22 km/h
Forward - 4 21 mile/h 34 km/h
Forward - 5 29 mile/h 47 km/h
Forward - 6 34 mile/h 55 km/h
Reverse - 1 6 mile/h 9 km/h
Interior Cab 72 dB(A) 72 dB(A)
Note (1) The operator sound exposure Leq (equivalent sound pressure level) measured according to the work cycle procedures specified in ANSI/SAE J1166 OCT98 is 72 dB(A), for the cab offered by Caterpillar, when properly installed and maintained and tested with the doors and windows closed. The operator sound exposure Leq (equivalent sound pressure level) measured according to the work cycle procedures specified in ANSI/SAE J1166 OCT98 is 72 dB(A), for the cab offered by Caterpillar, when properly installed and maintained and tested with the doors and windows closed.
Note (2) Hearing protection may be needed when operating with an open operator station and cab (when not properly maintained or doors/windows open) for extended periods or in noisy environments. Hearing protection may be needed when operating with an open operator station and cab (when not properly maintained or doors/windows open) for extended periods or in noisy environments.
Rear Axle - Rated Load 27249 lb 12360 kg
Rear Axle - Empty 9744 lb 4420 kg
Total - Rated Load 61729 lb 28000 kg
Rear Axle - Loaded 36994 lb 16780 kg
Center Axle - Loaded 37479 lb 17000 kg
Total - Loaded 113538 lb 51500 kg
Center Axle - Rated Load 27249 lb 12360 kg
Front Axle - Loaded 39066 lb 17720 kg
Front Axle - Empty 31835 lb 14400 kg
Total - Empty 51809 lb 23500 kg
Center Axle - Empty 10229 lb 4640 kg
Front Axle - Rated Load 7231 lb 3280 kg
Fuel Tank 108.8 gal (US) 412 l
Cooling System 21.9 gal (US) 83 l
Hydraulic System 29.1 gal (US) 110 l
Engine Crankcase 10 gal (US) 38 l
Transmission 12.4 gal (US) 47 l
Final Drives/Differential 33 gal (US) 125 l
Output Transfer Gear Box 6.3 gal (US) 24 l
Raise Time 12 s 12 s
Lower Time 8 s 8 s
Lock to Lock 4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm 4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm
Brakes ISO 3450 – 2011 ISO 3450 – 2011
Cab - FOPS ISO 3449 Level II – 2005 ISO 3449 Level II – 2005
Cab - ROPS ISO 3471 – 2008 ISO 3471 – 2008
Steering ISO 5010 – 2007 ISO 5010 – 2007
Type High strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel High strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel
Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius 318 in 8075 mm
Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius 153 in 3879 mm
Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius 294 in 7470 mm
Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right 45° 45°
Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width 210 in 5332 mm
Note Dimensions are for machines equipped with 23.5R25 tires. Dimensions are for machines equipped with 23.5R25 tires.
Side Plates 0.43 in 11 mm
Base Plate 0.51 in 13 mm
Front Plate 0.28 in 7 mm
Wheel Loaders: 972M/972M XE - Passes 3–4 3–4
Note An optimum system match gives you a major productivity advantage. The 730 is an excellent match for the Cat 349F and 336F Hydraulic Excavators; and Cat 972M, 966M, 962M and 950M Wheel Loaders. Having matched loading and hauling tools results in increased production and lower system costs per unit of volume moved. An optimum system match gives you a major productivity advantage. The 730 is an excellent match for the Cat 349F and 336F Hydraulic Excavators; and Cat 972M, 966M, 962M and 950M Wheel Loaders. Having matched loading and hauling tools results in increased production and lower system costs per unit of volume moved.
Wheel Loaders: 966M/966M XE - Passes 4 4
Wheel Loader: 962M - Passes 4–5 4–5
Hydraulic Excavators: 349F/349F XE - Passes 4–5 4–5
Hydraulic Excavators: 336F/336F XE - Passes 5–6 5–6
Wheel Loader: 950M - Passes 5 5

730 Standard Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Heater and defroster with four-speed fan
  • Seats:
    – Operator: fully adjustable, air suspension
    – Trainer: padded with lap belt
  • Combined gear selection and hoist control lever
  • Mirrors: extensive arrangement for improved visibility
  • Storage:
    – Cup holder
    – Flask receptacle
    – Under seat storage
    – Door pocket
    – Behind operator seat storage
    – Coat hook
  • Machine operation monitoring system includes:
    – Action lamp
    – Engine oil pressure
    – Primary steering system
    – Left and right turn signal
    – High beam
    – Coolant temperature
    – Tachometer
    – Parking brake
    – Fuel level
    – Transmission oil temperature
    – Brake system
    – Transmission hold
    – Hoist control
    – Hydraulic system
    – Charging system
    – Retarder
    – Transmission fault
    – Traction control system
    – Check engine lamp
  • Liquid Crystal Display (LCD):
    – Alert indicator
    – Selected gear and direction
    – Speed or auto shift
    – Review Operation and Maintenance Manual (OMM)
    – Primary steering failure warning
    – Seat belt warning
    – Secondary steering failure warning
    – Machine Security System (MSS)
    – Secondary steering energy source engaged
    – Hour meter
    – Retarder active
  • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed, intermittent (front)
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Touchscreen display incorporating the rearview camera video feed
  • Secondary steering – electro hydraulic
  • Sun visor
  • Windows opening both sides, tinted
  • Retractable belt: Operator seat and second seat
  • Adjustable air vents
  • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed (rear)
  • Air conditioning with R134A refrigerant
  • Glass windows:
    – Front, laminated and tinted
    – Sides and rear, toughened and tinted

CAT TECHNOLOGIES

  • Cat Detect with Stability Assist
  • Product Link

ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING

  • Batteries (two) maintenance free
  • Horn
  • Lighting systems:
    – Cab interior
    – Two head lamps
    – Two width marker
    – Two reversing
    – Work light
    – Two stop/tail lights
    – Front and rear direction indicators
  • Electrical system: 24-volt, 10A 24- to 12-volt converter
  • Remote starting receptacle (cables not included)
  • Main disconnect switch

POWER TRAIN

  • Cat C13 engine
  • Three axle, six-wheel drive
  • Retarder: engine compression brake
  • Differentials: standard with automatic clutched inter- and cross-axle differential locks
  • Auto shift six-speed forward and one reverse transmission
  • Dual circuit oil immersed, enclosed brakes – all wheels

SAFETY

  • Reverse alarm
  • Rearview camera
  • ROPS/FOPS cab

GUARDS

  • Radiator
  • Crankcase
  • Rear window
  • Axle
  • Front dump body spill guard, integral part of fabricated body

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • Mud flaps: wheel arch and body mounted with transportation tiebacks
  • Tires, six 23.5R25, radial
  • Vandalism protection: lockable caps
  • S·O·S sampling valves
  • Sound suppression (only standard in Europe)

730 Optional Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Fuel additive – anti-waxing
  • Bluetooth radio stereo system
  • Wheel chocks
  • Tires, six 750/65R25, radial
  • Fast fuel fill
  • Exhaust heated body
  • Scissor tailgate
  • Flashing LED beacon
  • Roof mounted High Intensity Discharge (HID) work lights
  • Product Link Elite: PLE631 (satellite), PLE641 (cellular). Product Link is optional.
  • Cat Production Measurement payload monitoring system
  • Bare chassis (no body) long wheel base
  • Infrared glass – high ambient cab
  • Heated rearview motorized mirrors
  • Ether start
  • Bare chassis (no body) standard wheel base
  • Auto lube installation for automatic greasing of bearings
  • Four-point seat belt
  • Body liners
  • Engine block heater
  • Cold weather start attachment
  • Window blinds
  • Cold weather coolant –51° C (–60° F)
  • Heated/cooled seat
  • Sound suppression (only standard in Europe)
  • Machine Security System (MSS)

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