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Overview

Equipped with a Cat® C7 engine, direct-drive powershift transmission, and load-sensing hydraulics and Cat technology solutions, the 160K motor grader takes on your grading work with power, control, comfort and productivity.

Engine

Units:
Base Power (1st Gear) - Net 186.0 HP 139.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat® C7 Cat® C7 Less
VHP - Gears 1-2, Net 186.0 HP 139.0 kW Less
VHP - Gear 3, Net 196.0 HP 147.0 kW Less
VHP - Gears 4-8, Net 206.0 HP 154.0 kW Less
VHP - Gears 1-2, Gross 203.0 HP 151.0 kW Less
VHP - Gear 3, Gross 213.0 HP 159.0 kW Less
VHP - Gears 4-8, Gross 223.0 HP 166.0 kW 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
Speed at Rated Power 2000.0 r/min 2000.0 r/min Less
Number of Cylinders 6 6 Less
Derating Altitude 10000.0 ft 3048.0 m Less
High - Ambient Capability 122.0 °F 50.0 °C Less
VHP Range - Net 139-154 kW (186-206 hp) 139-154 kW (186-206 hp) Less
Fan Speed Maximum 1925.0 r/min 1925.0 r/min Less
Base Power (1st Gear) - Net - Metric 189.0 HP 139.0 kW Less
Maximum Torque - Net 794.0 lb/ft 1076.0 N·m Less
Torque Rise 46.0 % 46.0 % Less

Power Train

Forward/Reverse Gears 8 forward/6 reverse 8 forward/6 reverse Less
Transmission Direct drive, Power shift Direct drive, Power shift Less
Brakes - Service Air actuated, multiple oil-disc Air actuated, multiple oil-disc Less
Brakes - Service - Surface Area 3712.0 in² 23948.0 cm² Less
Brakes - Parking Air actuated, multiple oil-disc Air actuated, multiple oil-disc Less
Brakes - Secondary Dual circuit Dual circuit Less

Operating Specifications

Top Speed - Forward 29.1 mile/h 46.9 km/h Less
Top Speed - Reverse 23.0 mile/h 37.0 km/h Less
Turning Radius - Outside Front Tires 24.61 ft 7.5 m Less
Steering Range - Left/Right 47.5 ° 47.5 ° Less
Articulation Angle - Left/Right 20.0 ° 20.0 ° Less
Forward - 1st 2.5 mile/h 4.1 km/h Less
Forward - 2nd 3.4 mile/h 5.5 km/h Less
Forward - 3rd 5.0 mile/h 8.1 km/h Less
Forward - 4th 6.9 mile/h 11.1 km/h Less
Forward - 5th 10.7 mile/h 17.2 km/h Less
Forward - 6th 14.6 mile/h 23.4 km/h Less
Forward - 7th 20.0 mile/h 32.2 km/h Less
Forward - 8th 29.1 mile/h 46.9 km/h Less
Reverse - 1st 2.0 mile/h 3.2 km/h Less
Reverse - 2nd 3.7 mile/h 6.0 km/h Less
Reverse - 3rd 5.4 mile/h 8.8 km/h Less
Reverse - 4th 8.4 mile/h 13.6 km/h Less
Reverse - 5th 15.8 mile/h 25.4 km/h Less
Reverse - 6th 23.0 mile/h 37.0 km/h Less

Hydraulic System

Circuit Type Load Sensing, Closed Center, Proportional Priority Pressure Compensating System Load Sensing, Closed Center, Proportional Priority Pressure Compensating System Less
Pump Type Variable Piston Variable Piston Less
Maximum System Pressure 3698.5 psi 25500.0 kPa Less
Standby Pressure 522.1 psi 3600.0 kPa Less
Reservoir Tank Capacity 14.5 gal (US) 55.0 l Less
Pump Output - Standard Pump 42.0 gal/min 159.1 l/min Less
Optional High Output Pump 55.6 gal/min 210.5 l/min Less

Moldboard

Blade Width 14.0 ft 4.3 m Less
Moldboard - Height 27.0 in 686.0 mm Less
Moldboard - Thickness 1.0 in 25.0 mm Less
Arc Radius 16.3 in 413.0 mm Less
Throat Clearance 3.5 in 90.0 mm Less
Cutting Edge Width 8.0 in 203.0 mm Less
Cutting Edge Thickness 0.6 in 16.0 mm Less
End Bit - Width 6.0 in 152.0 mm Less
End Bit - Thickness 0.6 in 16.0 mm Less
Blade Pull - Maximum GVW 29496.0 lb 13379.0 kg Less
Down Pressure - Maximum GVW 30785.0 lb 13964.0 kg Less
Down Pressure - Base GVW 16775.0 lb 7609.0 kg Less
Blade Pull - Base GVW 21221.0 lb 9626.0 kg Less

Blade Range

Circle Centershift - Right 28.7 in 728.0 mm Less
Circle Centershift - Left 29.6 in 752.0 mm Less
Moldboard Sideshift - Right 37.1 in 943.0 mm Less
Moldboard Sideshift - Left 33.5 in 851.0 mm Less
Maximum Blade Position Angle 90.0 ° 90.0 ° Less
Blade Tip Range - Forward 40.0 ° 40.0 ° Less
Blade Tip Range - Backward 5.0 ° 5.0 ° Less
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Right 89.0 in 2261.0 mm Less
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Left 87.5 in 2223.0 mm Less
Maximum Lift Above Ground 17.8 in 452.0 mm Less
Maximum Digging Depth 31.1 in 790.0 mm Less

Ripper

Ripping Depth - Maximum 18.2 in 462.0 mm Less
Ripper Shank Holders, Quantity 5 5 Less
Ripper Shank Holder Spacing 21.0 in 533.0 mm Less
Penetration Force 20051.0 lb 9095.0 kg Less
Pry-Out Force 26703.0 lb 12112.0 kg Less
Machine Length Increase, Beam Raised 38.2 in 970.0 mm Less
Scarifier Shank Holder Quantity 9 9 Less

Scarifier

Mid, V-Type - Working Width 46.6 in 1184.0 mm Less
Mid, V-Type - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 9.0 in 229.0 mm Less
Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holders Quantity 11 11 Less
Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 4.6 in 116.0 mm Less
Rear - Working Width 90.6 in 2300.0 mm Less
Rear - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 10.5 in 266.0 mm Less
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holders Quantity 9 9 Less
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 10.5 in 267.0 mm Less

Frame

Front-Section Modulus - Maximum 291.0 in³ 4785.0 cm³ Less
Front-Section Modulus - Minimum 127.0 in³ 2083.0 cm³ Less
Front Axle - Total Oscillation 32.0 ° 32.0 ° Less
Circle - Diameter 61.1 in 1553.0 mm Less
Circle - Blade Beam Thickness 1.6 in 40.0 mm Less
Drawbar - Height 5.0 in 127.0 mm Less
Drawbar - Width 3.0 in 76.2 mm Less
Front Axle - Height to Center 24.7 in 628.0 mm Less
Front Axle - Wheel Lean - Left/Right 18.0 ° 18.0 ° Less
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Width 12.0 in 305.0 mm Less
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Thickness 1.0 in 25.0 mm Less
Front-Side Plates - Width 9.5 in 242.0 mm Less
Front-Side Plates - Thickness 0.5 in 12.0 mm Less
Front-Linear Weights - Minimum 112.0 lb/ft 165.0 kg/m Less
Front-Linear Weights - Maximum 144.0 lb/ft 213.0 kg/m Less

Tandems

Height 22.5 in 572.0 mm Less
Width 7.9 in 201.0 mm Less
Sidewall Thickness - Inner 0.6 in 16.0 mm Less
Sidewall Thickness - Outer 0.7 in 18.0 mm Less
Drive Chain Pitch 2.0 in 51.0 mm Less
Wheel Axle Spacing 59.9 in 1522.0 mm Less
Tandem Oscillation - Front Up 15.0 ° 15.0 ° Less
Tandem Oscillation - Front Down 25.0 ° 25.0 ° Less

Service Refill

Fuel Capacity 91.0 gal (US) 344.0 l Less
Cooling System 10.6 gal (US) 40.0 l Less
Engine Oil 4.8 gal (US) 18.0 l Less
Transmission - Differential - Final Drives 15.9 gal (US) 60.0 l Less
Tandem Housing - Each 21.1 gal (US) 80.0 l Less
Front Wheel Spindle Bearing Housing 0.1 gal (US) 0.5 l Less
Circle Drive Housing 1.8 gal (US) 7.0 l Less

Weights

Gross Vehicle Weight - Typically Equipped 40289.0 lb 18275.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Total 33195.0 lb 15057.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Typically Equipped - Rear Axle 28731.0 lb 13032.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Typically Equipped - Total 40289.0 lb 18275.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Total 50420.0 lb 22870.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Typically Equipped - Front Axle 11559.0 lb 5243.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Front Axle 9616.0 lb 4362.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Rear Axle 23579.0 lb 10695.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Front Axle 17647.0 lb 8005.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Rear Axle 32773.0 lb 14866.0 kg Less

Dimensions

Height - ROPS Cab 132.0 in 3354.0 mm Less
Height - Non-ROPS Cab 131.8 in 3348.0 mm Less
Height - ROPS/Canopy 132.0 in 3354.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance - Center Front Axle 24.6 in 626.0 mm Less
Length - Between Tandem Axles 60.0 in 1523.0 mm Less
Length - Front Axle to Moldboard 102.3 in 2598.0 mm Less
Length - Front Axle to Mid Tandem 239.6 in 6086.0 mm Less
Length - Front Tire to Rear of Machine 334.8 in 8504.0 mm Less
Length - Counterweight to Ripper 394.2 in 10013.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance - Trans. Case 14.3 in 362.0 mm Less
Height - Top of Cylinders 120.0 in 3049.0 mm Less
Height - Exhaust Stack 114.0 in 2895.0 mm Less
Width - Tire Center Lines 81.3 in 2065.0 mm Less
Width - Outside Rear Tires 96.6 in 2452.0 mm Less
Width - Outside Front Tires 97.7 in 2481.0 mm Less

Standards

ROPS/FOPS ISO 3471:1994/ISO 3449:2005 ISO 3471:1994/ISO 3449:2005 Less
Steering ISO 5010:2007 ISO 5010:2007 Less
Brakes ISO 3450:1996 ISO 3450:1996 Less
Sound ISO 6394:2008/ISO 6396:2008 ISO 6394:2008/ISO 6396:2008 Less

Weights - Typically Equipped

Operating Weight - Typically Equipped 34994.0 lb 15873.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight 40289.0 lb 18275.0 kg Less

Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum

Gross Vehicle Weight 50420.0 lb 22870.0 kg Less

PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTIVITY

  • The Cat C7 engine uses electronic control, precise fuel supply and refined air management to deliver exceptional performance and lower emissions.
  • Electronic Throttle Control provides easier, more accurate throttle operation.
  • Engine Over-Speed Protection prevents downshifting until an acceptable safe travel speed has been established.
  • The Full Electronic Clutch Pressure Control ensures smooth gearshifts and changes of direction.
  • Shift Torque Management helps smooth gear shifts without the use of the stepper pedal, which helps the operator stay focused on the task being performed.
  • Load Compensation guarantees smooth gearshifts, regardless of blade or machine load.
  • Optional Automatic Shift Transmission shifts the transmission at optimum points for easy operation, greater productivity.

LONG TERM VALUE AND DURABILITY

  • Large, independent hydraulic oil supplies prevent cross-contamination and provide proper cooling, reducing heat build-up and extending component life.
  • Proven load-sensing and advanced electro-hydraulics give you superior implement control and responsive hydraulic performance that makes operators' jobs easier.
  • Continuously matching hydraulic flow/pressure to power demands reduces heat and optimizes power.
  • Proportional Priority Pressure-Compensating (PPP-C) valves have different flow rates for the head and rod ends of the cylinder, so you can count on consistent, predictable implement response.
  • Hydraulic flow is proportioned to give you confidence that all implements operate simultaneously without slowing engine or implement speed.
  • Front Frame features continuous top and bottom plate construction providing consistency and strength.
  • The circle resists high tensile loads. The high wear surfaces prevent the wear of the teeth of the circle against the traction.
  • 64 evenly spaced teeth of the circle are torch cut and hardened by induction heating to resist wear.
  • Circle is fixed to the drawbar by six shoes for maximum support. The blade frame provides a large neck clearance, helping material move freely and efficiently.
  • Optional blade accumulators absorb impact loads into the blade frame allowing vertical blade travel. Blade lift accumulators reduce unnecessary wear and help prevent unintended machine movement for increased operator safety.

DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS

  • K Series cabs are designed to keep operators comfortable, relaxed and productive. * Low-effort pedals and controls, adjustable implement controls and adjustable steering wheel angle help make the job easier for the operator.
  • Clear view of blade frame support and tandem tires improves productivity and safe operation. The selector switches and transmission gearbox have background lighting for night operation.
  • The instrument panel, with easy-to-read meters and warning lamps, makes it easy to read vital machine information and offer diagnostics. The panel includes an engine coolant temperature gauge, a hitch gauge, a voltage gauge, and a fuel level dipstick. Service brake air pressure indicators are also standard. The speedometer and tachometer are optional. All major systems are monitored through warning lamps.
  • Additional Cab Features -
  1. Storage area
  2. Adjustable control console
  3. Jacket hook
  • Optional Features -
  1. Power outlet
  2. Air conditioner / heater
  3. Seat with suspension
  4. Defroster fan
  5. Sun visor
  6. Reverse lights
  7. Product Link ™ preparation
  8. AccuGrade ™ System preparation

    NOTE: Some accessories are not available in all regions.

PRODUCTIVITY WITH TECHNOLOGY

  • Cat AccuGrade uses positioning and guidance technologies, machine sensors and automatic blade control to help operators level faster, easier and more efficiently.
  • Digital design plans, real-time trimming / fill data, and cabin orientation provide operators with detailed information to work with more confidence and achieve greater accuracy in less passes, using less material.
  • Operators stay on the slope and improve productivity and accuracy by nearly 50 percent over conventional methods.
  • Grade stakes and checkers are minimized, making the workplace safe, efficient and economical. AccuGrade technologies include Transverse Tilt, Sonic, Laser, GPS (Global Positioning System).
  • K Series machines can be equipped with AccuGrade Ready Option as a factory option or installed by your dealer. The accessory option includes built-in mounting points and internal wiring, which makes it quicker and easier to install the AccuGrade system for leveling control.
  • Cat Product Link helps eliminate management assumptions with remote monitoring capabilities for your machine or the entire fleet. Track asset location, hours, fuel usage, diagnostic codes, downtime, and more via the secure VisionLink ™ user interface. Knowing where the equipment is, what it's doing and how it's performing allows you or your Cat dealer to manage the fleet in real time so you can maximize efficiency, improve productivity and lower operating costs.

ENSURING A SAFE JOB SITE

  • ROPS / FOPS (Falling Object Protective Structure) cab provides low noise and vibration levels.
  • The sound pressure level in the cab, meets or exceeds the requirements defined in ISO 6394: 2008. The quiet environment helps to improve the operator's working conditions.
  • Brakes located on each tandem wheel offer the industry's largest total braking surface, providing reliable braking power and extended brake life.
  • Ground level main switch locks the electrical system to prevent unintended machine starts. System allows anyone around to turn off the machine in an emergency.
  • Additional Security Features -
  1. Laminated glass in front windshields
  2. Lockable doors to reduce theft and vandalism are available with the optional cab.
  3. Brake lights
  4. Conveniently positioned handrails
  5. Lights
  6. Reverse alarm

TOP-TIER SERVICE AND SUPPORT

  • Grouped Maintenance Points help ensure efficient servicing
  • Easy access to service areas speeds maintenance
  • Ecology oriented drain ports reduce maintenance time and prevent spills
  • Easy access to radiator gives the operator the ability to clean debris
  • Extended Maintenance Intervals reduce downtime and operating cost -
  1. Engine oil changes after 500 hours
  2. Hydraulic fluid exchanges after 4,000 hours
  3. Engine coolant changes after 12,000 hours
  • Instrument cluster provides enhanced machine information and diagnostic capability, allowing for faster engine and transmission maintenance.
  • Face seal rings create a reliable connection and are used in all hydraulic circuits to minimize the possibility of oil leakage.
  • Modular electrical wiring design provides simple disconnects for major repairs or reconditioning of the machine, reducing downtime.
  • The Cat Electronic Technician is a two-way communication tool that provides service technicians with easy access to stored diagnostic data, reducing machine downtime and operating costs.
  • The Cat dealer network delivers the best in sales and service, from help in choosing the right machine to financing and ongoing support.
  • Manage costs with preventive maintenance programs such as S • O • Scheduled Oil Sampling (SSM) analysis, collection of coolant samples and guaranteed maintenance contracts.
  • Stay productive with the best availability of parts in the industry.
  • Your Cat dealer can help you increase your profits with operator training.
  • When it comes time to replace a component, your Cat dealer can help you save with Cat Original Remanufactured Parts that have the same assurance and reliability of new products with a 40 to 70 percent reduction in cost.

160K Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • Alternator, 115 Ampere
  • Backup alarm, reversing lights
  • Batteries, maintenance free 750 CCA
  • Electrical system, 24 volt
  • Horn, electric
  • 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
  • Engine, Cat C7 diesel with automatic engine derate and idle control. Meets non-current U.S. EPA Tier 2 and EU Stage II emission standards.
  • Fuel water separator
  • Muffler, under hood
  • 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
  • Bumper, rear
  • CD ROM Parts Book
  • Circle drive slip clutch
  • Cutting edges, 152 mm × 16 mm (6 in × 5/8 in) curved DH-2 steel
  • Doors, Engine compartment
  • Drawbar, 6 shoe replaceable nylon composite wear strips
  • Endbits, 16 mm (5/8 in) DH-2 steel
  • Frame, articulated with safety lock
  • Fuel tank, 344 L (91 gal)
  • Ground level engine shutdown
  • Link bar, 7 position
  • Moldboard, 4267 mm × 686 mm × 25 mm (14 ft × 27 in × 1 in) blade with hydraulic sideshift and tip
  • S·O·S ports, engine, hydraulic, transmission and cooling
  • Toolbox with padlock
  • Vandalism 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° C (-30° F)

160K 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
  • Mirrors, outside mounted
  • Power port, 12V accessory
  • Radio ready entertainment
  • Tachometer/Speedometer
  • *Ripper and Push Plate weight is included in typically equipped weight.

RIPPER/SCARIFIER
  • Ripper/Scarifier, rear mounted*
  • Shank, Ripper (includes one)
  • Scarifier, mid mounted, V-Type
  • *Ripper and Push Plate weight is included in typically equipped weight.

LIGHTS
  • Bar mounted, low, directional and headlights
  • Cab and bar mounted, high, directional, headlights and work lights

POWER TRAIN
  • Autoshift

OTHER ATTACHMENTS
  • Product Link
  • Snow Wing Mounting, frame-ready
  • AccuGrade ARO
  • Dryer, air
  • Push plate, counterweight*
  • Accumulator, blade lift
  • Battery, extreme duty (1400 CCA)
  • Ether, starting aid
  • Heater, engine coolant, 220V
  • *Ripper and Push Plate weight is included in typically equipped weight.

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 × 610 mm × 22 mm (14' × 24" × 7/8")
  • Blade, front
  • Cutting edge, 203 mm × 19 mm (8" × 3/4"). For use with 14' blade
  • Endbits, overlay, reversible pair for use with 203 mm (8") cutting edges