Track Loaders 953

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Key Specs

Flywheel Power
160 HP
119 kW
Operating Weight
34594 lb
15692 kg
Capacity - General Purpose
2.4 yd³
1.8 m³

Overview

Powerful, Versatile, Agile

Save money and transport time with one rugged machine that does it all – land clearing, digging, grading, truck loading, slope work and more. Crawler loaders give you lower ground pressure and better traction so you can start the job sooner, and work longer, in all kinds of underfoot conditions. Cat® Track Loaders give you all this, plus outstanding performance and fuel efficiency.

Benefits

ONE Machine, Many Jobs

One operator, one machine to dig, load, carry, fill and more. Fusion quick coupler for fast attachment changes and purpose-built Waste, Low Ground Pressure and Ship Hold loaders to get the job done.

Up To 10% Fuel Savings

More efficient engine. Automatic, Eco and Power modes match performance to the job to save you fuel. Remote Services and machine features save on service and maintenance.

Gets More Done

Sized for agility and easy transport, with a Performance Series bucket option that boosts your productivity. Enjoy improved cab, intuitive dash display and better controllability.

Product Specifications for 953

Flywheel Power 160 HP 119 kW
Engine Model Cat C7.1 Cat C7.1
Net Power - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 160 HP 119 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 162 mhp 162 mhp
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V/Japan 2014/Korea Tier 4 Final U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V/Japan 2014/Korea Tier 4 Final
Note (1) All non-road Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB, IV and V, Japan 2014(Tier 4 Final) and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use onlyUltra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) fuels containing 15 ppm EPA/10 ppm EU(mg/kg) sulfur or less. Biodiesel blends up to B20 (20% blend by volume)are acceptable when blended with 15 ppm (mg/kg) sulfur or less ULSD.B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock shouldmeet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS™ or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specificationare required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuelrecommendations. All non-road Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB, IV and V, Japan 2014(Tier 4 Final) and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use onlyUltra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) fuels containing 15 ppm EPA/10 ppm EU(mg/kg) sulfur or less. Biodiesel blends up to B20 (20% blend by volume)are acceptable when blended with 15 ppm (mg/kg) sulfur or less ULSD.B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock shouldmeet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS™ or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specificationare required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuelrecommendations.
Note (2) Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241.
Note (3) Engine power at 1,800 rpm. The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan running up to maximum speed, alternator, air cleaner and aftertreatment. Net power is tested per ISO 9249:2007 and SAE J1349:2011. Engine power at 1,800 rpm. The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan running up to maximum speed, alternator, air cleaner and aftertreatment. Net power is tested per ISO 9249:2007 and SAE J1349:2011.
Operating Weight 34594 lb 15692 kg
Fuel Tank 70 gal (US) 265 l
DEF Tank 4.2 gal (US) 16 l
Operating Weight 35181 lb 15958 kg
Width of Standard Shoe 20 in 480 mm
Ground Contact Area 3720 in² 2.4 m²
Ground Pressure 10 psi 66 kPa
Operating Weight 38055 lb 17261 kg
Width of Standard Shoe 31.5 in 800 mm
Ground Contact Area 6045 in² 3.9 mm²
Ground Pressure 6 psi 43 kPa
Operating Weight 35662 lb 16176 kg
Width of Standard Shoe 20 in 480 mm
Ground Contact Area 3720 in² 2.4 m²
Ground Pressure 10 psi 67 kPa
Overall Machine Length* 251.1 in 6378 mm
Overall Machine Width without Bucket: With Standard Tracks - 550 mm (21.6 in) Shoes 91.2 in 2316 mm
Machine Height - Top of Cab 124.2 in 3156 mm
Reach at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump* 41.4 in 1053 mm
Clearance at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump* 111.7 in 2838 mm
Height - Bucket Hinge Pin 142.1 in 3608 mm
Ground Clearance 16.3 in 413 mm
Ramp Angle 29° 29°
Note *With General Purpose pin-on bucket *With General Purpose pin-on bucket
Track Gauge 72.3 in 1836 mm
Track on Ground 90 in 2286 mm
Track Rollers/Shoes - Each Side 6/37 6/37
Capacity - General Purpose 2.4 yd³ 1.8 m³
Capacity - Multi-Purpose 2.1 yd³ 1.6 m³
Capacity - Performance Series 2.7 yd³ 2.1 m³
Width - General Purpose 97.8 in 2485 mm
Width - Multi-Purpose 97.3 in 2471 mm
Width - Performance Series 99.8 in 2536 mm
Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.573 metric tonnes. The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.573 metric tonnes.

953 Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

Power Train

  • Cat C7.1 Diesel Engine
  • Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V/Japan 2014/Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards
  • Biodiesel compatible up to B20
  • Hydraulic demand fan
  • Hydrostatic transmission
  • Load sensing implement pump
  • Modular cooling system

Operator Environment

  • 12V power outlet and 5V USB port
  • Adjustable armrests
  • Full-color 254 mm (10 in) liquid crystal touchscreen display
  • Grab handle on dash
  • Heat/Air conditioning
  • Integrated rearview HD camera
  • Lights - 4 halogen
  • Pressurized, sound suppressed, ROPS/FOPS Cab with tinted glass and sliding window
  • Radio ready
  • Storage areas throughout cab

Cat Technology

  • Slope Indicate
  • Remote Flash/Troubleshoot
  • Operator ID

Undercarriage

  • Caterpillar Heavy Duty undercarriage
  • Oscillating track roller frames

Buckets

  • Pin-on coupler

Service and Maintenance

  • 4 x 2 Easy tie-down points on chassis
  • Ecology drains
  • Ground level service center
  • Hinged radiator guard and swing out fan
  • Shovel holder

953 Optional Equipment

NOTE

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

Operator Environment

  • Special application cab with dual pane/polycarbonate window
  • Deluxe seat
  • Premium seat
  • Joystick or two-lever implement controls
  • Joystick or V-lever-and-pedal steering controls
  • Radio ready
  • Radio AM/FM Bluetooth
  • Radio AM/FM/DAB+ Bluetooth
  • Radio AM/FM/Sirius XM Bluetooth
  • Communication Radio Ready
  • Lights - 2 LED front/bottom of cab, access light
  • Lights - 8 LED
  • LED flashing beacon

Cat Technology

  • Product Link, Cellular
  • Machine Security - Passcode
  • Machine Security - Bluetooth
  • Product Link -- Dual Cellular/Satellite

Undercarriage

  • Cat Abrasion undercarriage
  • Waste or Low Ground Pressure (LGP) undercarriage

Buckets

  • Fusion quick coupler
  • General Purpose bucket
  • Landfill bucket
  • Multi-Purpose bucket
  • Performance bucket

Service and Maintenance

  • Fast fuel fill
  • High Speed oil change
  • Hydraulic reversing fan
  • Hydraulic tilt cab
  • Refueling pump
  • Underhood work light

Attachments

  • Bumper
  • Counterweights
  • Multi-shank ripper
  • Ripper hitch
  • Ripper-ready rear hydraulics
  • Striker bar box
  • Waste Handler, Ship Hold and Low Ground Pressure Special Arrangements

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