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Waste Hander Track Loaders

Durability

Ease of Operation

Performance

Extreme Service Package

Safety

Maintenance

Enhanced Cleaning Package

973K WH Standard Equipment

EQUIPMENT PACKAGES: WASTE HANDLER - HEAVY DUTY INCLUDES:
  • Final Drive/Idler/Duo Cone Seal Guards
  • Lower Final Drive Abrasion Guard

EQUIPMENT PACKAGES: WASTE HANDLER - HEAVY DUTY REQUIRES:
  • Engine Thermo Shield
  • Reversing Fan
  • Turbine Precleaner on Engine Air Inlet
  • Heavy Duty Tracks
  • Visibility Kit, Double Camera
  • Extended Service Package
  • Windshield Protection

EQUIPMENT PACKAGES: WASTE HANDLER - HEAVY DUTY RECOMMENDED OPTIONS:
  • Tracks With Center Hole
  • Cab Air Precleaner
  • Tilt Cylinder Guard
  • Final Drive Abrasion Guard
  • Rear Striker Bars

EQUIPMENT PACKAGES: WASTE HANDLER - ENHANCED CLEANING PACKAGE INCLUDES:
  • Wide Gauge Undercarriage
  • Standard Width Shoes
  • Lower Final Drive Abrasion Guard

EQUIPMENT PACKAGES: WASTE HANDLER - ENHANCED CLEANING PACKAGE REQUIRES:
  • Engine Thermo Shield
  • Reversing Fan
  • Turbine Precleaner on Engine Air Inlet
  • Heavy Duty Tracks
  • Visibility Kit, Double Camera
  • Extended Service Package
  • Cab Air Precleaner
  • Windshield Protection

EQUIPMENT PACKAGES: WASTE HANDLER - ENHANCED CLEANING PACKAGE RECOMMENDED OPTIONS:
  • Center Hole Tracks with 500 mm/19.7 in or 675 mm/26.6 in Maximum Width Shoes
  • Tilt Cylinder Guard
  • Final Drive Abrasion Guard
  • Track Roller Guard
  • Striker Bars and/or Counterweight

EQUIPMENT PACKAGES: WASTE HANDLER - EXTREME SERVICE PACKAGE INCLUDES WASTE HANDLER PACKAGE PLUS:
  • Heavy Duty Bumper with Hitch
  • Lift Cylinder Guards
  • Tilt Cylinder Guard
  • Striker Bars
  • Windshield Protection
  • Final Drive Abrasion Guard
  • Lower Final Drive Abrasion Guard
  • Rear Striker Bars

EQUIPMENT PACKAGES: WASTE HANDLER - EXTREME SERVICE PACKAGE REQUIRES:
  • Engine Thermo Shield
  • Reversing Fan
  • Turbine Precleaner on Engine Air Inlet
  • Heavy Duty Tracks
  • Visibility Kit, Double Camera
  • Extended Service Package
  • No Bumper
  • Cab Air Precleaner
  • Rear Step, Ripper

EQUIPMENT PACKAGES: WASTE HANDLER - EXTREME SERVICE PACKAGE RECOMMENDED OPTIONS:
  • Tracks with Center Hole
  • Landfill or Multi-Purpose Bucket
  • Track Roller Guard

Overview

From loading and sorting to excavation and spreading cover material, the track loader is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in your landfill or transfer station. Waste Handling arrangements feature added guarding and seals to gives you a purpose-built machine to take on the challenges of waste applications. A choice of buckets and track shoes allow you to further optimize the machine for greater performance and service life. The new Cat crawler loaders offer added fuel efficiency over the previous models, as well as greater comfort and improved implement and steering response.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat C9.3 ACERT Cat C9.3 ACERT Less
Emissions Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Less
Engine Power - Maximum - SAE J1995 310.0 HP NaN kW Less
Engine Power - Maximum - ISO 14396 306.0 HP NaN kW Less
Engine Power - Maximum - ISO 14396 (DIN) 310.0 HP 228.0 kW Less
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 275.0 HP NaN kW Less
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 278.0 HP 205.0 kW Less
Bore 4.5 in 115.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.9 in 149.0 mm Less
Displacement 567.0 in³ 9.3 l Less
Note (1) Engine ratings at 1,800 rpm. Engine ratings at 1,800 rpm. Less
Note (2) All nonroad Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB and IV and Korea Tier 4 diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet 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 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations. All nonroad Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB and IV and Korea Tier 4 diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet 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 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations. Less
Note (3) 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. Less

Weights

Operating Weight 64319.0 lb 29175.0 kg Less

Buckets

Capacity - General Purpose Landfill 6.4 yd³ 4.9 m³ Less
Capacity - General Purpose 4.2 yd³ 3.2 m³ Less
Capacity - Performance Series 5.0 yd³ 3.8 m³ Less
Capacity - Multi-Purpose 4.0 yd³ 3.0 m³ Less
Capacity - Landfill 6.4 yd³ 4.9 m³ Less
Bucket Width - General Purpose 117.0 in 2974.0 mm Less
Bucket Width - Performance Series 117.0 in 2982.0 mm Less
Bucket Width - Multi-Purpose 116.0 in 2946.0 mm Less
Bucket Width - Landfill 117.0 in 2974.0 mm Less
Note Bucket equipped with teeth and segments. Bucket equipped with teeth and segments. Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 101.5 gal (US) 384.0 l Less
Cooling System 11.6 gal (US) 44.0 l Less
DEF Tank 9.2 gal (US) 35.0 l Less

Weights - Waste Handler

Operating Weight 64319.0 lb 29175.0 kg Less
Shipping Weight 58884.0 lb 26710.0 kg Less

Undercarriage

Track Shoe Type Double Grouser Double Grouser Less
Track Shoe Width - Standard Shoe/Center Hole 22.0 in 550.0 mm Less
Track Rollers/Shoes - Each Side 7 Rollers/40 Shoes - Each Side 7 Rollers/40 Shoes - Each Side Less
Track on Ground 115.3 in 2930.0 mm Less
Ground Contact Area - Standard Shoe/Center Hole 5673.0 in² 3.66 m² Less
Ground Pressure - Standard Shoe/Center Hole** 11.3 psi 77.6 kPa Less
Grouser Height 1.9 in 49.0 mm Less
Track Gauge 85.0 in 2160.0 mm Less
Link Pitch 8.5 in 215.9 mm Less
Note (1) **ISO 16754:2008. **ISO 16754:2008. Less
Note (2) Ground pressure is calculated using operating weight of machine with General Purpose bucket, teeth and segments. Ground pressure is calculated using operating weight of machine with General Purpose bucket, teeth and segments. Less

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.9 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.717 metric tonnes. The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.9 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.717 metric tonnes. Less

Dimensions (Approximate)

Overall Machine Width without Bucket: With Standard Tracks - 480 mm (19.7 in) Shoes 106.7 in 2710.0 mm Less
Overall Machine Width without Bucket: With Wide Gauge Tracks - 800 mm (31.5 in) Shoes 123.8 in 3145.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 18.5 in 469.0 mm Less
Machine Height - Top of Cab 138.2 in 3510.0 mm Less
Length - Front of Track 209.6 in 5323.0 mm Less
Overall Machine Length* 298.4 in 7579.0 mm Less
Carry Position Approach Angle 15° 15° Less
Digging Depth* 6.2 in 158.0 mm Less
Maximum Rollback - Ground 43° 43° Less
Maximum Rollback - Carry Position 47° 47° Less
Bucket Height - Carry Position 19.0 in 483.5 mm Less
Reach at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump* 53.8 in 1366.0 mm Less
Clearance at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump* 116.2 in 2952.0 mm Less
Maximum Rollback - Fully Raised 59° 59° Less
Grading Angle 85° 85° Less
Maximum Dump, Fully Raised 49° 49° Less
Height - Bucket Hinge Pin 166.1 in 4218.0 mm Less
Overall Machine Height - Bucket Fully Raised 246.5 in 6262.0 mm Less
Height - Top of Seat with Headrest 117.6 in 2988.0 mm Less
Height - Top of Stack 120.8 in 3069.0 mm Less
Ramp Angle 29° 29° Less
Note *With general purpose bucket and extra duty teeth. *With general purpose bucket and extra duty teeth. Less
Note Dimensions vary with bucket. Refer to Operating Specifications chart. Dimensions vary with bucket. Refer to Operating Specifications chart. Less