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Overview

The Cat 740 EJ with a 23 m3 (30.1 yd3) 38 tonnes (42 tons) capacity brings a new level of operator comfort and features to the market in addition to the durability, high productivity and lower operating costs Cat Articulated Trucks are known for.
The all-new operator cabin is a leap into the next generation for Articulated Trucks, providing our operators the best place to help build the future.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat® C18 ACERT™ Cat® C18 ACERT™ Less
Bore 5.7 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm Less
Displacement 1106.0 in3 18.1 L Less
Gross Power – SAE J1995 511.0 hp 381.0 kW Less
Net Power – SAE J1349 496.0 hp 370.0 kW Less
Engine Model – U.S. EPA Tier 2, EU Stage II Equivalent Cat C18 ACERT Cat C18 ACERT Less
Net Power – ISO 14396 504.0 hp 376.0 kW Less
No Engine De-rating Required Below 10000.0 ft 3050.0 m Less
Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995) 1931.0 lbf-ft 2618.0 N·m Less
Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349) 1887.0 lbf-ft 2558.0 N·m Less
Peak Engine Torque Speed 1200.0 rpm 1200.0 rpm Less
Note 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. Less
Note 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. Less
Note Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 348 kW (467 hp) per the SAE reference conditions. Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 348 kW (467 hp) per the SAE reference conditions. Less
Emissions The 740 EJ meets Tier 2/Stage II equivalent emission standards. The 740 EJ meets Tier 2/Stage II equivalent emission standards. Less

Weights

Rated Payload 42.0 tons 38.0 tonnes Less

Body Capacities

Heaped SAE 2:1 30.1 yd3 23.0 m3 Less
Struck 23.5 yd3 18.0 m3 Less

Transmission

Forward 1 3.8 mph 6.1 km/h Less
Forward 2 5.0 mph 8.1 km/h Less
Forward 3 7.0 mph 11.2 km/h Less
Forward 4 8.8 mph 14.1 km/h Less
Forward 5 11.6 mph 18.7 km/h Less
Forward 6 14.2 mph 22.9 km/h Less
Forward 7 19.6 mph 31.5 km/h Less
Forward 8 23.5 mph 37.9 km/h Less
Reverse 1 4.0 mph 6.4 km/h Less
Reverse 2 9.1 mph 14.6 km/h Less
Forward 9 34.0 mph 54.8 km/h Less

Sound Levels

Interior Cab 72.0 dB(A) 72.0 dB(A) Less
Note The operator sound exposure Leq (equivalent sound pressure level) measured according to the work cycle procedures specified in ANSI/SAE J1166 OCT98 is 76 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 76 dB(A), for the cab offered by Caterpillar, when properly installed and maintained and tested with the doors and windows closed. Less
Note 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. Less

Operating Weights

Front Axle – Empty 42243.0 lb 19841.0 kg Less
Center Axle – Empty 17267.0 lb 7832.0 kg Less
Rear Axle – Empty 16689.0 lb 7570.0 kg Less
Total – Empty 77698.0 lb 35243.0 kg Less
Front Axle – Rated Load 3534.0 lb 1603.0 kg Less
Center Axle – Rated Load 40120.0 lb 18198.0 kg Less
Rear Axle – Rated Load 40120.0 lb 18198.0 kg Less
Total – Rated Load 83776.0 lb 38000.0 kg Less
Front Axle – Loaded 47276.0 lb 21444.0 kg Less
Center Axle – Loaded 57386.0 lb 26030.0 kg Less
Rear Axle – Loaded 56809.0 lb 25768.0 kg Less
Total – Loaded 161473.0 lb 73243.0 kg Less

Body Plate

Type High Strength Brinell HB450 Wear Resistant Steel High Strength Brinell HB450 Wear Resistant Steel Less
Front 0.28 in 7.0 mm Less
Chute 0.55 in 14.0 mm Less
Side 0.43 in 11.0 mm Less
Base 0.55 in 14.0 mm Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 145.3 gal 550.0 L Less
Cooling System 23.7 gal 90.0 L Less
Engine Crankcase 13.7 gal 52.0 L Less
Steering/Hoist Hydraulic System 36.9 gal 140.0 L Less
Transmission/OTG 19.8 gal 75.0 L Less
Final Drives (each) 1.3 gal 5.0 L Less
Axles (each) 15.8 gal 60.0 L Less
Brake Cooling Tank 17.7 gal 67.0 L Less

Steering

Lock to Lock 4.8 seconds @ 60 rpm 4.8 seconds @ 60 rpm Less

Standards

Brakes ISO 3450 – 2011 ISO 3450 – 2011 Less
Cab/FOPS ISO 3449 Level II – 2005 ISO 3449 Level II – 2005 Less
Cab/ROPS ISO 3471 – 2008 ISO 3471 – 2008 Less
Steering ISO 5010 – 2007 ISO 5010 – 2007 Less

Turning Circle

Note Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5R25 tires. Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5R25 tires. Less
Turning Dimensions: Steer Angle – Left/Right 45 deg 45 deg Less
Turning Dimensions: SAE Turning Radius 339.0 in 8624.0 mm Less
Turning Dimensions: Clearance Radius 356.0 in 9045.0 mm Less
Turning Dimensions: Inside Radius 173.0 in 4413.0 mm Less
Turning Dimensions: Aisle Width 233.0 in 5925.0 mm Less

Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching

Hydraulic Excavator: 390 – Passes 4 4 Less
Hydraulic Excavator: 374 – Passes 5 5 Less
Wheel Loader: 982 – Passes 4 4 Less
Wheel Loader: 980 – Passes 4-5 4-5 Less
Wheel Loader: 972 – Passes 4-5 4-5 Less
Note An optimum system match gives you a major productivity advantage. 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. Having matched loading and hauling tools results in increased production and lower system costs per unit of volume moved. Less

Blade Eject/Retract

Eject (manual) 17.0 seconds 17.0 seconds Less
Eject (automatic) 16.0 seconds 16.0 seconds Less
Retract (manual) 21.0 seconds 21.0 seconds Less
Retract (automatic) 21.0 seconds 21.0 seconds Less

Ease of Operation

Designed for operators, by operators


Operator Environment

Improved productivity with a comfortable and confident operator


Engine

Optimized performance, proven reliability


Transmission

Class leading transmission technology


Automatic Features

Ease of use, improved performance


Suspension and Braking

Performance with comfort


Versatility

Push the operating envelope


Durability and Reliability

Proven structures and components


Integrated Technologies

Monitor, manage, and enhance job site operations


Serviceability

Maximize uptime and reduce costs


Complete Customer Support

A commitment to your success


Sustainability

Making sustainable progress possible


Safety

Designed into every machine


740 EJStandard Equipment

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

CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES
  • Product Link: PL631 (satellite) or PL641 (cellular) dependent on location and licensing agreement
  • Cat Detect with Stability Assist

ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING
  • Batteries (two) maintenance free
  • Electrical system: 24 volt, 5A 24- to 12-volt converter
  • Horn
  • Lighting Systems:
    – Cab interior
    – Two head lamps
    – Two width marker
    – Two reversing
    – Work light
    – Two stop/tail lights
    – Front and rear direction indicators
  • Main disconnect switch
  • Remote starting receptacle (cables not included)

POWER TRAIN
  • Auto shift nine-speed forward and two reverse transmission
  • Cat C18 ACERT engine
  • Differentials: standard with automatic clutched inter and cross-axle differential locks
  • Dual circuit oil immersed, enclosed brakes – all wheels
  • Retarder: engine compression brake
  • Three axle, six-wheel drive

SAFETY
  • Reverse alarm
  • Rearview camera
  • ROPS/FOPS cab

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

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Mud flaps: wheel arch and body mounted with transportation tiebacks
  • S·O·S sampling valves
  • Tires, six 29.5R25, radial
  • Vandalism protection: lockable caps for fuel tank and hydraulic oil tank

740 EJOptional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
  • Auto lube installation for automatic greasing of bearings
  • Body liners
  • Bluetooth radio stereo system
  • Cat Production Measurement payload monitoring system
  • Cold weather coolant –51° C (–60° F)
  • Cold weather start attachment
  • Engine block heater
  • Ether start
  • Exhaust heated body
  • Fast fuel fill
  • Fender extension
  • Flashing LED beacon
  • Four point seat belt
  • Fuel additive – anti-waxing
  • Heated rearview motorized mirrors
  • Machine Security System (MSS)
  • Product Link Elite: PLE631 (satellite), PLE641 (cellular)
  • Roof mounted High Intensity Discharge (HID) work lights
  • Seat (deluxe) heated/cooled, half leather, air adjustable lumbar and air adjustable bolsters
  • Sound suppression
  • 875/65 R29 wide tires