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Overview

Direct-drive powershift transmission, load sensing hydraulics, and legendary Cat motor grader durability stand behind the Cat® 12K. This new-design grader offers a moldboard with optimized shape, aggressive blade angles and a large throat clearance for efficiency and no-stop productivity.

Engine

Units:
Base Power (1st Gear) - Net 145.0 HP 108.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat C7 ACERT Cat C7 ACERT Less
Displacement 439.0 in³ 7.2 l Less
Bore 4.1 in 105.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.0 in 127.0 mm Less
High - Ambient Capability 122.0 °F 50.0 °C Less
Torque Rise 50% 50% Less
Base Power - Net 145.0 HP 108.0 kW Less
Maximum Torque 650.0 ft-lb 881.0 N·m Less
Speed at Rated Power 2000.0 r/min 2000.0 r/min Less
Derating Altitude 10000.0 ft 3048.0 m Less
Number of Cylinders 6 6 Less
Note (2) Net power advertised is the power available at rated speed of 2,000 rpm, measured at the flywheel when engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler and alternator. Net power advertised is the power available at rated speed of 2,000 rpm, measured at the flywheel when engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler and alternator. Less
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Maximum 1575.0 r/min 1575.0 r/min Less
Note (1) Net power is tested per ISO 9249, SAE J1349, and EEC 80/1269 standards in effect at the time of manufacture. Net power is tested per ISO 9249, SAE J1349, and EEC 80/1269 standards in effect at the time of manufacture. Less
Note (3) Maximum torque measured at 1,000 rpm in gears 4-8. Maximum torque measured at 1,000 rpm in gears 4-8. Less
VHP Range - Net 108-123 kW (145-165 hp) 108-123 kW (145-165 hp) Less

Moldboard

Blade Width 12.0 ft 3.7 m Less
Arc Radius 16.3 in 413.0 mm Less
Throat Clearance 4.7 in 120.0 mm Less
Moldboard - Thickness 0.9 in 22.0 mm Less
Cutting Edge Width 6.0 in 152.0 mm Less
End Bit - Thickness 0.6 in 16.0 mm Less
Cutting Edge Thickness 0.6 in 16.0 mm Less
Moldboard - Height 24.0 in 610.0 mm Less
End Bit - Width 6.0 in 152.0 mm Less

Blade Range

Moldboard Sideshift - Left 20.2 in 512.0 mm Less
Circle Centershift - Right 28.7 in 728.0 mm Less
Moldboard Sideshift - Right 26.1 in 663.0 mm Less
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Left 73.2 in 1859.0 mm Less
Maximum Lift Above Ground 18.9 in 480.0 mm Less
Circle Centershift - Left 29.6 in 752.0 mm Less
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Right 71.2 in 1809.0 mm Less
Maximum Depth of Cut 28.9 in 735.0 mm Less
Blade Tip Range - Backward Less
Blade Tip Range - Forward 40° 40° Less

Frame

Circle - Outer Diameter 60.2 in 1530.0 mm Less
Front Axle - Wheel Lean - Left/Right 18° 18° Less
Front Axle - Total Oscillation per Side 32° 32° Less

Weights

Gross Vehicle Weight - Typically Equipped 37018.0 lb 16791.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Front Axle 8422.0 lb 3820.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Typically Equipped - Front Axle 9915.0 lb 4497.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - Maximum - Front Axle 17649.0 lb 8005.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - Maximum - Rear Axle 32771.0 lb 14865.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Rear Axle 23038.0 lb 10450.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - Maximum - Total 50420.0 lb 22870.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Typically Equipped - Total 37018.0 lb 16791.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Total 31460.0 lb 14270.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Typically Equipped - Rear Axle 27103.0 lb 12294.0 kg Less
Note (1) Base weight calculated on standard machine configuration with 14.00-24 12PR (G-2) tires, SP Rims, full fuel tank, coolant, lubricants and 90 kg (198 lb) operator. Base weight calculated on standard machine configuration with 14.00-24 12PR (G-2) tires, SP Rims, full fuel tank, coolant, lubricants and 90 kg (198 lb) operator. Less
Note (2) Typical operating weight calculated on standard machine configuration with HVAC ROPS Cab, 14.00-24 12PR (G-2) tires, MP rims, ripper, push plate, transmission guard, full fuel tank, coolant, lubricants and 90 kg (198 lb) operator. Typical operating weight calculated on standard machine configuration with HVAC ROPS Cab, 14.00-24 12PR (G-2) tires, MP rims, ripper, push plate, transmission guard, full fuel tank, coolant, lubricants and 90 kg (198 lb) operator. Less

MAXIMIZE PERFORMANCE

MOVE MORE, BURN LESS.

DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS

SAVE MAINTENANCE TIME

LONG TERM VALUE AND DURABILITY

PRODUCTIVITY WITH TECHNOLOGY

SAFELY HOME EVERY DAY

12K Standard Equipment

Electrical
  • Alternator, 115 ampere
  • Backup alarm, reversing lights
  • Batteries, maintenance free 750 CCA
  • Common fuse block
  • Electrical system, 24 volt
  • Horn, electric
  • Indication display
  • Lights, stop and tail
  • Motor, starting
  • Product Link ready
  • Working lights

Operator Environment
  • Accelerator
  • Control console, adjustable
  • Gauge cluster (includes voltmeter, articulation, engine coolant temperature, air brake pressure and fuel level)
  • Guard rails, operator station
  • Hydraulic controls, load sensing (right/left blade lift, circle drive, centershift, sideshift, front wheel lean and articulation)
  • Indicator lights (includes high beam, LH and RH turn, low engine oil pressure, throttle lock, check engine, transmission filter bypass and check, centershift pin, brake air pressure, parking brake engaged, auto shift)
  • Key start/stop switch
  • Meter, hour
  • Power steering, hydraulic
  • Seat, vinyl-covered static
  • Seat belt
  • Steering wheel, tilt, adjustable
  • Storage area, cooler/lunch box
  • Throttle, electronic control

Power Train
  • Air cleaner, dry type radial seal with service indicator and automatic dust ejector
  • Air to air after cooler (ATAAC)
  • Blower fan
  • Brakes, oil disc, four-wheel air actuated
  • Differential with lock/unlock
  • Eco mode
  • Engine idle shutdown
  • Engine, Cat C7 with ACERT Technology, diesel with automatic engine derate and idle control: emits equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA
  • Fuel water separator
  • Muffler, under hood
  • Next gen filter design
  • Parking brake, multi-disc, sealed and oil cooled
  • Prescreener
  • Priming pump, fuel, resiliently mounted
  • Sediment drain, fuel tank
  • Tandem drive
  • Transmission, 8 speed forward and 6 speed reverse, power shift, direct drive with electronic shift control and overspeed protection
  • VHP (Variable Horse Power)

Other Standard Equipment
  • Blade Float
  • Bumper, rear
  • CD ROM Parts Book
  • Circle drive slip clutch
  • Cutting edges, 152 mm x 16 mm (6 in x 5/8 in) curved DH-2 steel
  • Doors, engine compartment
  • Drawbar, 6 shoe, replaceable nylon composite wear strips
  • End bits, 16 mm (5/8 in) DH-2 steel
  • Frame, articulated with safety lock
  • Fuel tank, 305 L (80.6 gal)
  • Ground level engine shutdown
  • Link bar, 7 position
  • SOS ports, engine, hydraulic, transmission and cooling
  • Toolbox with padlock
  • Vandlism protection - including cap locks for hydraulic tank, radiator access cover, fuel tank, engine and transmission oil check/fill and lockable battery boxes

Antifreeze
  • Extended Life Coolant to -35 degrees Celcius (-30 degrees Fahrenheit)

12K Optional Equipment

Guards
  • Guard, transmission

Operator Environment
  • Air conditioner with heater
  • Heater, cab

Cab/Canopy
  • Cab, ROPS
  • Cab, Non-ROPS
  • Canopy, ROPS
  • Seat, vinyl adjustable
  • Seat, cloth, contour
  • Fan, defroster, front window
  • Fan, defroster, rear window
  • Sun shade, rear
  • Wiper/washer, rear
  • Wipers, intermittent front
  • Mirrors, dual inside
  • Mirror, heated
  • Mirrors, outside mounted
  • Power port, 12V accessory
  • Radio, Bluetooth
  • Radio ready entertainment
  • Rear vision camera
  • Tachometer/speedometer

Ripper/Scarifier
  • Ripper/scarifier, rear mounted
  • Scarifier, mid mounted, V-Type

Lights
  • Bar mounted, low, directional and headlights
  • Beacon light
  • Combination headlight
  • Cab and bar mounted, high, directional, headlights and work lights
  • Rear facing cab lights

Power Train
  • Autoshift

Other Attachments
  • Cross Slope Indicate
  • Product Link
  • Product Link Elite
  • Snow Wing Mounting, frame-ready
  • AccuGrade ARO
  • Dryer, air
  • Push plate, counterweight
  • Accumulator, blade lift
  • Battery, extreme duty (1,400 CCA)
  • Ether, starting aid
  • Heater, engine coolant, 220V
  • Circle Saver
  • Ripper tow package

Hydraulics
  • Pump, hydraulic, high capacity (210 L/min, 55.7 gal/min)
  • Hydraulic arrangements with one or more additional hydraulic valves are available for rear ripper, mid-mount scarifier, dozer, snow plow and snow wing

Blades, Moldboards
  • Moldboard: Blade, 4267 mm x 610 mm x 22 mm (14' x 24" x 7/8")
  • Moldboard, top adjust drawbar, circle
  • Blade, front
  • Cutting edge, 203 mm x 19 mm (8" x 3/4") - for use with 4.3 m (14') blade
  • End bits, overlay, reversible pair for use with 203 mm (8") cutting edges