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Overview

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.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat® C13 ACERT™ Cat® C13 ACERT™ Less
Bore 5.1 in 130.0 mm Less
Stroke 6.2 in 157.0 mm Less
Displacement 762.8 in³ 12.5 l Less
Peak Engine Torque Speed 1200.0 r/min 1200.0 r/min Less
No Engine De-rating Below 12500.0 ft 3810.0 m Less
Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995) 1579.0 ft·lbf 2141.0 N·m Less
Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349) 1564.0 ft·lbf 2120.0 N·m Less
Net Power - ISO 14396 370.0 HP 276.0 kW Less
Gross Power - SAE J1995 375.0 HP 280.0 kW Less
Net Power - SAE J1349 367.0 HP 274.0 kW Less
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. Less
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. Less
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. Less
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. Less
Engine Model - Either U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II or U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent Cat C13 ACERT Cat C13 ACERT Less

Weights

Rated Payload 31.0 ton (US) 28.0 t Less

Body Capacities

Heaped (SAE 2:1) 23.0 yd³ 17.5 m³ Less
Struck 17.4 yd³ 13.3 m³ Less
Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:1 24.6 yd³ 18.8 m³ Less
Tailgate Struck 18.2 yd³ 13.9 m³ Less

Transmission

Forward - 1 5.0 mile/h 8.0 km/h Less
Forward - 2 9.0 mile/h 15.0 km/h Less
Forward - 3 14.0 mile/h 22.0 km/h Less
Forward - 4 21.0 mile/h 34.0 km/h Less
Forward - 5 29.0 mile/h 47.0 km/h Less
Forward - 6 34.0 mile/h 55.0 km/h Less
Reverse - 1 6.0 mile/h 9.0 km/h Less

Sound Levels

Interior Cab 72.0 dB(A) 72.0 dB(A) Less
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. Less
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. Less

Operating Weights

Rear Axle - Rated Load 27249.0 lb 12360.0 kg Less
Rear Axle - Empty 9744.0 lb 4420.0 kg Less
Total - Rated Load 61729.0 lb 28000.0 kg Less
Rear Axle - Loaded 36994.0 lb 16780.0 kg Less
Center Axle - Loaded 37479.0 lb 17000.0 kg Less
Total - Loaded 113538.0 lb 51500.0 kg Less
Center Axle - Rated Load 27249.0 lb 12360.0 kg Less
Front Axle - Loaded 39066.0 lb 17720.0 kg Less
Front Axle - Empty 31835.0 lb 14400.0 kg Less
Total - Empty 51809.0 lb 23500.0 kg Less
Center Axle - Empty 10229.0 lb 4640.0 kg Less
Front Axle - Rated Load 7231.0 lb 3280.0 kg Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 108.8 gal (US) 412.0 l Less
Cooling System 21.9 gal (US) 83.0 l Less
Hydraulic System 29.1 gal (US) 110.0 l Less
Engine Crankcase 10.0 gal (US) 38.0 l Less
Transmission 12.4 gal (US) 47.0 l Less
Final Drives/Differential 33.0 gal (US) 125.0 l Less
Output Transfer Gear Box 6.3 gal (US) 24.0 l Less

Body Hoist

Raise Time 12.0 s 12.0 s Less
Lower Time 8.0 s 8.0 s Less

Steering

Lock to Lock 4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm 4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm Less

Standards

Brakes ISO 3450 – 2011 ISO 3450 – 2011 Less
Cab - FOPS ISO 3449 Level II – 2005 ISO 3449 Level II – 2005 Less
Cab - ROPS ISO 3471 – 2008 ISO 3471 – 2008 Less
Steering ISO 5010 – 2007 ISO 5010 – 2007 Less

Body Plate

Type High strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel High strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel Less

Turning Circle

Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius 318.0 in 8075.0 mm Less
Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius 153.0 in 3879.0 mm Less
Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius 294.0 in 7470.0 mm Less
Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right 45° 45° Less
Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width 210.0 in 5332.0 mm Less
Note Dimensions are for machines equipped with 23.5R25 tires. Dimensions are for machines equipped with 23.5R25 tires. Less

Body Plate Thickness

Side Plates 0.43 in 11.0 mm Less
Base Plate 0.51 in 13.0 mm Less
Front Plate 0.28 in 7.0 mm Less

Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching

Wheel Loaders: 972M/972M XE - Passes 3–4 3–4 Less
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. Less
Wheel Loaders: 966M/966M XE - Passes 4 4 Less
Wheel Loader: 962M - Passes 4–5 4–5 Less
Hydraulic Excavators: 349F/349F XE - Passes 4–5 4–5 Less
Hydraulic Excavators: 336F/336F XE - Passes 5–6 5–6 Less
Wheel Loader: 950M - Passes 5 5 Less

MAXIMIZE PERFORMANCE

INDUSTRIAL GRADE TRANSMISSION

AUTOMATIC CONTROLS

POWERFUL EFFICIENCY

WORK IN COMFORT

BUILT TO PERFORM

HEAVY DUTY CONSTRUCTION

TECHNOLOGY THAT GETS WORK DONE

730 Standard Equipment

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 CONNECT 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 ACERT 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

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)