Compact Wheel Loaders 906K

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Key Specs

Maximum Gross Power
73 HP
55 kW
Operating Weight
12346 lb
5600 kg
Bucket Capacities
0.9-1.2 m3 (1.2-1.6 yd3)
0.9-1.2 m3 (1.2-1.6 yd3)

Overview

Configured for Success

The Cat® 906K Compact Wheel Loader delivers high performance with outstanding versatility. Spacious cab with joystick control keeps you comfortable throughout the work day, allowing you to get more done. Loader design delivers strength and durability with superior control.

Product Specifications for 906K

Maximum Gross Power 73 HP 55 kW
Net Power 68 HP 51 kW
Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT* Cat C3.3B DIT*
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995 74 HP 55 kW
Maximum Net Power - SAE J1349 68 HP 51 kW
Note *Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim/EU Stage IIIA or U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II equivalent emission standards. *Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim/EU Stage IIIA or U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II equivalent emission standards.
Rated Net Power - 2,500 rpm - SAE J1349 68 HP 51 kW
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 73 HP 55 kW
Operating Weight 12346 lb 5600 kg
Note Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, skid steer loader coupler and general purpose bucket. Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, skid steer loader coupler and general purpose bucket.
Cooling System 4.5 gal (US) 17 l
Fuel Tank 13.7 gal (US) 52 l
Hydraulic System 18.5 gal (US) 70 l
Engine Oil 3 gal (US) 11.2 l
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.2 yd³ 0.9 m³
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift 5.2 s 5.2 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump 1.3 s 1.3 s
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow 3400 psi 235 bar
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower 3.2 s 3.2 s
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow: High Flow 31 gal/min 120 l/min
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow: Standard 20 gal/min 76 l/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rackback 2.1 s 2.1 s
Speed 1 6.2 mile/h 10 km/h
High Speed 21.7 mile/h 35 km/h
Speed 2 12.4 mile/h 20 km/h
Bucket Width 74 in 1880 mm
Dump Height 94 in 2395 mm
Rated Capacity 1.2 yd³ 0.9 m³
Maximum Material Density 2958 lb/yd³ 1755 kg/m³
Rated Capacity 1 yd³ 0.75 m³
Bucket Width 74 in 1880 mm
Maximum Material Density 3592 lb/yd³ 2131 kg/m³
Dump Height 97 in 2470 mm
Dump Height 90 in 2285 mm
Rated Capacity 1.6 yd³ 1.2 m³
Maximum Material Density 2036 lb/yd³ 1208 kg/m³
Bucket Width 82 in 2080 mm
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 1.25 Stability and 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) 4848 lb 2200 kg
Rack Back - Transport Position 52� 52�
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket 9970 lb 3615 kg
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket 9778 lb 4435 kg
Operating Weight 12221 lb 5545 kg
Breakout Force - Bucket 11689 lb 52 kN
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket 3986 lb 1808 kg
Tire Size 405/70 R18 405/70 R18
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.2 yd³ 0.9 m³
Tire Size 405/70 R18 405/70 R18
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket 3754 lb 1703 kg
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.18 yd³ 0.9 m³
Rack Back - Transport Position 52� 52�
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket 9215 lb 4180 kg
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 1.25 Stability and 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) 4553 lb 2065 kg
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket 7507 lb 3405 kg
Breakout Force - Bucket 9442 lb 42 kN
Operating Weight 12346 lb 5600 kg
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard Standard
Air Conditioner Optional Optional
Two Access Doors Standard Standard
Heated Rear Window Standard Standard
Cup Holder Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Column Standard Standard
Heater Standard Standard
Coat Hook Standard Standard
Sun Visor Standard Standard
Cabin Light Standard Standard
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard Standard
Cat Radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX Optional Optional
Cloth Suspension Seat, Arm Rest Standard Standard
Left Window - Sliding Standard Standard
Lockable Storage Box Standard Standard
Machine Security System Optional Optional
Rear Blind Optional Optional
Radio-Ready Kit (Wiring, Speaker, Aerial and Grilles) Optional Optional
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard Standard
Cloth, Electric Air Suspension, Arm/Head Rest, Lumbar Support and Heated Back Seat Standard Standard
Heated Rear Window Standard Standard
Radio-Ready Kit (Wiring, Speaker, Aerial and Grilles) Standard Standard
Right Window - Sliding Standard Standard
Heater Standard Standard
Lockable Storage Box Standard Standard
Left Window - Sliding Standard Standard
Cup Holder Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Column Standard Standard
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard Standard
Cabin Light Standard Standard
Coat Hook Standard Standard
Sun Visor Standard Standard
Two Access Doors Standard Standard
Air Conditioner Optional Optional
Machine Security System Optional Optional
Rear Blind Optional Optional
Cat Radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX Optional Optional
Coat Hook Standard Standard
Vinyl Suspension Seat Standard Standard
External Knock Back Mirrors Standard Standard
Fixed Steering Column Standard Standard
Sun Visor Standard Standard
Lockable Storage Box Standard Standard
Cup Holder Standard Standard
Adjustable Internal Mirror Standard Standard
Dump Angle at Maximum Height - Degrees 45� 45�
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 10.6 ft 3227 mm
Reach at Maximum Dump Height 2.4 ft 725 mm
Wheel Base 7.1 ft 2170 mm
Fork Height at Maximum Reach 4.7 ft 1425 mm
Tire Gauge 4.7 ft 1420 mm
Overall Length - With Forks 19.4 ft 5915 mm
Width - Over Bucket 6.2 ft 1890 mm
Maximum Fork Height 10.1 ft 3090 mm
Cab Height 8.1 ft 2465 mm
Ground Clearance 11.8 in 300 mm
Fork Reach at Maximum Height 1.5 ft 445 mm
Reach at Ground Level 2.4 ft 720 mm
Turning Radius - Inside Tire 7.3 ft 2240 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.5 ft 4420 mm
Fork Depth Below Ground 1 in 25 mm
Load Over Height 9.9 ft 3027 mm
Machine Width 6 ft 1840 mm
Maximum Reach 3.9 ft 1215 mm
Articulation Angle - Degrees 39� 39�
Overall Length - With Bucket 18.5 ft 5649 mm
Departure Angle - Degrees 33� 33�
Maximum Dump Height 8.1 ft 2478 mm
Dig Depth 3.7 in 95 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.6 ft 4445 mm
Maximum Reach 4.2 ft 1265 mm
Reach at Ground Level 2.5 ft 750 mm
Reach at Maximum Dump Height 2.7 ft 810 mm
Overall Length - With Forks 19.5 ft 5945 mm
Ground Clearance 11.8 in 300 mm
Load Over Height 9.9 ft 3035 mm
Overall Length - With Bucket 18.3 ft 5585 mm
Maximum Dump Height 7.9 ft 2395 mm
Cab Height 8.1 ft 2465 mm
Maximum Fork Height 10.4 ft 3160 mm
Machine Width 6 ft 1840 mm
Dig Depth 3.5 in 90 mm
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 10.6 ft 3230 mm
Fork Depth Above Ground 1.8 in 45 mm
Fork Height at Maximum Reach 4.9 ft 1490 mm
Tire Gauge 4.7 ft 1420 mm
Turning Radius - Inside Tire 7.3 ft 2240 mm
Wheel Base 7.1 ft 2170 mm
Width - Over Bucket 6.2 ft 1880 mm
Fork Reach at Maximum Height 1.7 ft 505 mm
Articulation Angle - Degrees 39� 39�
Departure Angle - Degrees 33� 33�
Dump Angle at Maximum Height - Degrees 45� 45�
Bucket Capacities 0.9-1.2 m3 (1.2-1.6 yd3) 0.9-1.2 m3 (1.2-1.6 yd3)
Bucket Capacities - ISO Coupler 0.75-1.2 m3 0.75-1.2 m3
Bucket Capacities - SSL Style Coupler 1.0-1.6 yd3 1.0-1.6 yd3

906K Standard Equipment

TRANSMISSION/HYDRAULICS

  • 18° frame oscillation, 78° articulation
  • Transmission, 20 km/h (12.4 mph) with heavy duty axles
  • Transmission inching function
  • Hydrostatic drive
  • Work tool quick coupler
  • Proportional auxiliary hydraulic circuit
  • Loader arm float function
  • Connect under pressure hydraulic quick connector
  • Parallel lift Z-bar loader
  • Demand based cooling fan

ENGINE

  • Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIA or Tier 2/Stage II equivalent engine
  • Two stage air cleaner with visual indicator
  • Cat extended life coolant
  • Lockable engine compartments
  • Easy quick release fuel filter/water separator
  • Engine oil drain valve (non spill eco drain)
  • Closed circuit breather
  • Eco mode

ELECTRICAL

  • Cab mounted fuse panel
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Heavy duty battery, 12V
  • Engine cold starter aid
  • Alternator 90 amp
  • Service point connector for electronic diagnostics (Electronic Technician™)
  • Reverse alarm

GENERAL

  • E-coat paint primer
  • Pressure test points
  • Recovery hitch and pin
  • Scheduled Oil Sampling S·O·S ports

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Cup holder
  • Sun visor
  • ROPS and FOPS certified canopy/cab
  • Adjustable wrist rest
  • Retractable seat belt
  • Auxiliary power sockets
  • Coat hook
  • On board digital display cluster
  • Sound suppression
  • Multifunction joystick with direction control
  • Two external knock back mirrors
  • Warning indicators for major systems
  • Easy clean cab floor
  • Lockable storage box
  • Adjustable internal mirror
  • Operator station on isolation mounts
  • Digital service hour meter
  • Gauges: fuel hydraulic temp, coolant temp, speedometer
  • Warnings: master, park brake, hydraulic oil pressure, engine oil pressure, coolant temp, electrical system, hydraulic filter bypass
  • Suspended brake/accelerator pedals
  • Suspension seat

906K Optional Equipment

TRANSMISSION/HYDRAULICS

  • 100% differential lock on both axles, selectable on the move

TRANSMISSION

  • Adjustable speed control (Creeper Control)
  • Rimpull control
  • Electronic throttle lock
  • Adjustable Hystat response settings
  • Ride control
  • Speeder, 35 km/h (21.7 mph) with secondary steering

LOADER

  • High flow auxiliary hydraulics with pressure relieving quick disconnect manifold
  • Load check valves
  • Return to dig work tool positioner
  • Adjustable implement modulation

ENGINE

  • Engine block heater 120V
  • Precleaner for engine air filter

ELECTRICAL

  • Machine Security System (MSS)
  • Magnetic rotating beacon
  • Work tool wiring harness
  • Working lights, two front and two rear

GENERAL

  • Custom color
  • Rear light guards
  • Tire options including heavy duty tires

FLUIDS

  • Cat extended life coolant (–50° C/–58° F)

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Air conditioning
  • Cat radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX
  • Comfort cab includes: cloth suspension seat, heated rear window, sliding left window, coat hook, sun visor, radio ready and lockable storage box
  • Deluxe cab includes: Comfort cab options plus heated cloth air suspension seat with lumbar support and right sliding window
  • Radio ready kit including speakers (enclosed cab)
  • Two doors (enclosed cab)
  • Heated rear window (enclosed cab)
  • Cabin light (enclosed cab)
  • Pressurized cab (enclosed cab)
  • Heater with window, side and feet vents (enclosed cab)
  • Wiper/washer front and rear (enclosed cab)
  • Rear blind

WORK TOOLS

  • For all work tools and standard/high flow options (consult your Cat dealer)

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