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
Emissions The C15 engine emits either Tier 2/Stage II or Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emissions. The C15 engine emits either Tier 2/Stage II or Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emissions.
Net Power - SAE J1349 434 HP 324 kW
Net Power - ISO 14396 443 HP 330 kW
Gross Power - SAE J1995 449 HP 335 kW
Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995) 1711 ft·lbf 2320 N·m
Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349) 1670 ft·lbf 2264 N·m
Peak Engine Torque Speed 1200 r/min 1200 r/min
No Engine De-rating Below 10000 ft 3050 m
Engine Model - Either U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II or U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent Cat C15 Cat C15
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.
Note (1) 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) Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 324 kW (434 hp) per the SAE reference conditions. Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 324 kW (434 hp) per the SAE reference conditions.
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
Forward - 9 35.7 mile/h 57.5 km/h
Forward - 7 20.6 mile/h 33.1 km/h
Reverse - 2 9.8 mile/h 15.7 km/h
Forward - 8 24.7 mile/h 39.8 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.
Rear Axle - Loaded 50750 lb 23020 kg
Center Axle - Empty 14791 lb 6709 kg
Center Axle - Rated Load 36451 lb 16534 kg
Total - Loaded 150480 lb 68257 kg
Front Axle - Loaded 48488 lb 21994 kg
Front Axle - Rated Load 7128 lb 3233 kg
Rear Axle - Rated Load 36451 lb 16534 kg
Total - Empty 70451 lb 31956 kg
Total - Rated Load 80030 lb 36301 kg
Rear Axle - Empty 14299 lb 6486 kg
Center Axle - Loaded 51242 lb 23243 kg
Front Axle - Empty 41361 lb 18761 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
Steering/Hoist Hydraulic System 36.9 gal (US) 140 l
Brake Cooling Tank 17.7 gal (US) 67 l
Final Drive - Each 1.3 gal (US) 5 l
Transmission - OTG 19.8 gal (US) 75 l
Axles - Each 15.8 gal (US) 60 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 - Steer Angle - Left/Right 45° 45°
Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width 220 in 5595 mm
Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius 156 in 3960 mm
Note Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5 R25 tires. Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5 R25 tires.
Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius 330 in 8395 mm
Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius 303 in 7698 mm
Side Plates 0.43 in 11 mm
Front Plate 0.28 in 7 mm
Base Plate 0.51 in 13 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: 966M - Passes 4–5 4–5
Hydraulic Excavator: 352F - Passes 5–6 5–6
Wheel Loader: 972M - Passes 3 3
Wheel Loader: 962M - Passes 5 5
Hydraulic Excavator: 374F - Passes 3–4 3–4

740 GC Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

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

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
  • Remote starting receptacle (cables not included)
  • Electrical system: 24-volt, 10A 24- to 12-volt converter
  • Horn
  • 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
  • Main disconnect switch

POWER TRAIN

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

SAFETY

  • Reverse alarm
  • Rearview camera
  • ROPS/FOPS cab

GUARDS

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

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • Mud flaps: wheel arch and body mounted with transportation tiebacks
  • Tires, six 29.5 R25
  • Vandalism protection: lockable caps
  • S·O·S sampling valves
  • 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

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

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