740 GC

Three Axle Articulated Trucks 740 GC

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Key Specs

Engine Model
Cat® C15
Cat® C15
Rated Payload
40 ton (US)
36.3 t
Heaped (SAE 2:1)
29.7 yd³
22.7 m³

Overview

Reliable Productivity

The Cat® 740 GC 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 740 GC

Engine Model Cat® C15 Cat® C15
Bore 5.4 in 137 mm
Stroke 6.75 in 171.5 mm
Displacement 926 in³ 15.2 l
No Engine De-rating Below 10000 ft 3050 m
Peak Engine Torque Speed 1200 r/min 1200 r/min
Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349) 1670 ft·lbf 2264 N·m
Net Power - SAE J1349 439 HP 327 kW
Engine Model - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V Cat C15 Cat C15
Gross Power - SAE J1995 452 HP 337 kW
Net Power - ISO 14396 447 HP 333 kW
Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995) 1711 ft·lbf 2320 N·m
Emissions The C15 engine meets Tier 4 Final and Stage V emission standards. The C15 engine meets Tier 4 Final and Stage V emission standards.
Note (4) Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 327 kW (439 hp) per the SAE reference conditions. Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 327 kW (439 hp) per the SAE reference conditions.
Note (2) The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,700 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard. The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,700 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard.
Note (3) 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.
Note (1) The references to Tier 4 Final/Stage V include U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final), as well as Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards. The references to Tier 4 Final/Stage V include U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final), as well as Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Note (5) DEF used in Cat SCR systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard ISO 22241-1. Requirements are met by many brands of DEF, including those that carry the AdBlue or API certifications. DEF used in Cat SCR systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard ISO 22241-1. Requirements are met by many brands of DEF, including those that carry the AdBlue or API certifications.
Rated Payload 40 ton (US) 36.3 t
Heaped (SAE 2:1) 29.7 yd³ 22.7 m³
Struck 22.2 yd³ 17 m³
Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:1 31.9 yd³ 24.4 m³
Tailgate Struck 23.4 yd³ 17.9 m³
Forward - 1 4 mile/h 6.4 km/h
Forward - 2 5.3 mile/h 8.5 km/h
Forward - 3 7.3 mile/h 11.5 km/h
Forward - 4 9.2 mile/h 14.8 km/h
Forward - 5 12.2 mile/h 19.7 km/h
Forward - 6 14.9 mile/h 24 km/h
Reverse - 1 4.2 mile/h 6.8 km/h
Reverse - 2 9.8 mile/h 15.7 km/h
Forward - 8 24.7 mile/h 39.8 km/h
Forward - 7 20.6 mile/h 33.1 km/h
Forward - 9 35.7 mile/h 57.5 km/h
Interior Cab 72 dB(A) 72 dB(A)
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.
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.
Center Axle - Empty 14636 lb 6639 kg
Rear Axle - Empty 14145 lb 6416 kg
Center Axle - Rated Load 37670 lb 17087 kg
Front Axle - Empty 42596 lb 19321 kg
Total - Empty 71377 lb 32376 kg
Center Axle - Loaded 51088 lb 23173 kg
Front Axle - Loaded 49723 lb 22554 kg
Total - Rated Load 80027 lb 36300 kg
Rear Axle - Rated Load 37670 lb 17087 kg
Rear Axle - Loaded 50594 lb 22949 kg
Front Axle - Rated Load 4687 lb 2126 kg
Total - Loaded 151405 lb 68676 kg
Fuel Tank 145.3 gal (US) 550 l
Cooling System 23.7 gal (US) 90 l
Engine Crankcase 13.7 gal (US) 52 l
Axles - Each 15.8 gal (US) 60 l
Brake Cooling Tank 17.7 gal (US) 67 l
Transmission - OTG 19.8 gal (US) 75 l
DEF Tank 6.5 gal (US) 25 l
Steering/Hoist Hydraulic System 36.9 gal (US) 140 l
Final Drive - Each 1.3 gal (US) 5 l
Raise Time 12 s 12 s
Lower Time 12 s 12 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 - SAE Turning Radius 303 in 7698 mm
Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius 330 in 8395 mm
Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width 220 in 5595 mm
Note Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5 R25 tires. Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5 R25 tires.
Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right 45° 45°
Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius 156 in 3960 mm
Side Plates 0.43 in 11 mm
Base Plate 0.51 in 13 mm
Front Plate 0.28 in 7 mm
Note An optimum system match gives you a major productivity advantage. The 740 GC is an excellent match for the Cat 374F and 352F Hydraulic Excavators; and Cat 972M, 966M, and 962M 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 740 GC is an excellent match for the Cat 374F and 352F Hydraulic Excavators; and Cat 972M, 966M, and 962M Wheel Loaders. Having matched loading and hauling tools results in increased production and lower system costs per unit of volume moved.
Wheel Loader: 972M - Passes 3 3
Wheel Loader: 962M - Passes 5 5
Wheel Loader: 966M - Passes 4–5 4–5
Hydraulic Excavator: 374F - Passes 3–4 3–4
Hydraulic Excavator: 352F - Passes 5–6 5–6

740 GC Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Heater and defroster with four-speed fan
  • Mirrors: extensive arrangement for improved visibility
  • Two seats both with seat belts, operator’s retractable
  • Glass windows:
    – Front, laminated and tinted
    – Sides and rear, toughened and tinted
  • Liquid Crystal Display (LCD):
    – Alert indicator
    – Selected gear and direction
    – Speed or auto shift
    – Operation and Maintenance Manual (OMM)
    – Primary steering failure (warning)
    – Seat belt warning
    – Secondary steering failure
    – Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) regeneration filter
    – Machine Security System (MSS)
    – Secondary steering energy source engaged
    – Hour meter
    – Retarder active
  • Adjustable air vents
  • 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
    – Transmission fault
    – Traction control system
    – Check engine lamp
  • Storage:
    – Cup holder
    – Flask receptacle (under the secondary seat)
    – Under seat storage
    – Door pocket
    – Behind seat storage
    – Coat hook
  • Windows (tinted) opening both sides
  • Seats:
    – Operator: fully adjustable, air suspension
    – Trainer: padded with lap belt
  • Combined gear selection and hoist control lever
  • Sun visor
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Secondary steering – electro hydraulic
  • Touchscreen display incorporating the rearview camera video feed
  • Air conditioning with R134A refrigerant
  • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed, intermittent (front)

CAT TECHNOLOGIES

  • Cat Detect with Stability Assist
  • Product Link: PL631E or PL641E dependent on location and licensing agreement

ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING

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

POWER TRAIN

  • Dual circuit oil immersed, enclosed brakes – all wheels
  • Cat Clean Emission Module (CEM) and exhaust aftertreatment package
  • Auto shift nine-speed forward and two reverse transmission
  • Three axle, six-wheel drive
  • Cat C15 engine
  • Retarder: engine compression brake
  • Differentials: standard with automatic clutched inter- and cross-axle differential locks

SAFETY

  • Rearview camera
  • ROPS/FOPS cab
  • Reverse alarm

GUARDS

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

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • S·O·S sampling valves
  • Vandalism protection: lockable caps
  • Mud flaps: wheel arch and body mounted with transportation tiebacks
  • Tires, six 29.5 R25
  • Sound suppression (only standard in Europe)

740 GC Optional Equipment

NOTE

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

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Machine Security System (MSS)
  • Product Link Elite: PLE631E (satellite), PLE641E (cellular)
  • Ether start
  • Flashing LED beacon
  • Four-point seat belt
  • Cold weather start attachment
  • Body liners
  • Engine block heater
  • Window blinds
  • Cold weather coolant –51° C (–60° F)
  • Heated rearview motorized mirrors
  • Roof mounted High Intensity Discharge (HID) work lights
  • Scissor tailgate
  • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed (rear)
  • Bluetooth radio stereo system
  • Bare chassis (no body) standard wheel base
  • Wheel chocks
  • Heated/cooled seat
  • Fast fuel fill
  • Exhaust heated body
  • Sound suppression (only standard in Europe)
  • Infrared glass – high ambient cab
  • Fuel additive – anti-waxing
  • Bare chassis (no body) long wheel base
  • Auto lube installation for automatic greasing of bearings
  • Cat Production Measurement payload monitoring system

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