Medium Wheel Loaders 962L

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Key Specs

Net Power - ISO 9249
252 HP
185 kW
Operating Weight
42159 lb
19123 kg
Bucket Capacities
2.7-4.4 m³ (3.5-5.8 yd³)
2.7-4.4 m³ (3.5-5.8 yd³)

Overview

Setting the Bar in Productivity, Efficiency and Control

The durable Cat® 962L wheel loader is equipped with proven technologies that meet demanding expectations for reliability, productivity and fuel efficiency. Offering more power and a 5-speed countershaft transmission, it delivers greater productivity, smoother shifts, faster acceleration and higher travel speeds.

Benefits

Up To 22% More Power

Lock-up clutch torque converter, combined with lock-to-lock shifting, delivers smooth shifts, fast acceleration and speed on grade. High capacity torque converter results in greater digging efficiency.

Designed for Operators

New best-in-class operator environment provides unmatched comfort, visibility, and efficiency. Controls are easy to use, intuitive, and user-friendly.

Up To 10% Fuel Savings

Engine burns less fuel by providing power and torque when needed. Load sensing hydraulics result in proportional flow for implement and steering on demand. Machine equipped with easy to load buckets.

Product Specifications for 962L

Net Power - ISO 9249 252 HP 185 kW
Engine Model Cat C7.1 Cat C7.1
Displacement 427 in³ 7 l
Maximum Net Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 185 kW (252 hp) 185 kW (252 hp)
Peak Gross Torque - 1,400 rpm - ISO 14396 774 lb/ft 1050 N·m
Maximum Gross Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 195 kW (265 hp) 195 kW (265 hp)
Maximum Net Torque - 1,400 rpm 726 lb/ft 984 N·m
Operating Weight 42159 lb 19123 kg
Note Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link?, open/open axles (front/rear), power train guard, secondary steering, sound suppression and a 3.4 m3 general purpose bucket with BOCE. Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link?, open/open axles (front/rear), power train guard, secondary steering, sound suppression and a 3.4 m3 general purpose bucket with BOCE.
Bucket Capacities 2.7-4.4 m³ (3.5-5.8 yd³) 2.7-4.4 m³ (3.5-5.8 yd³)
Breakout Force 32822 lbf 146 kN
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection 27459 lb 12455 kg
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection 25794 lb 11700 kg
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under "Weight." For a machine configuration as defined under "Weight."
Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing. Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
Forward - 1 4.3 mile/h 6.9 km/h
Forward - 2 7.5 mile/h 12 km/h
Forward - 3 12 mile/h 19.3 km/h
Forward - 4 16 mile/h 25.7 km/h
Reverse - 1 4.3 mile/h 6.9 km/h
Reverse - 2 7.5 mile/h 12 km/h
Reverse - 3 16 mile/h 25.7 km/h
Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 787 mm roll radius. Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 787 mm roll radius.
Forward - 5 24.5 mile/h 39.5 km/h
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,150 rpm 64.7 gal/min 245 l/min
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4047 psi 27900 kPa
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 9.5 s 9.5 s
Implement Pump Type Variable Axial Piston Variable Axial Piston
Cooling System 14.3 gal (US) 54 l
Crankcase 5.3 gal (US) 20 l
Transmission 11.4 gal (US) 43 l
Hydraulic Tank 33 gal (US) 125 l
Differential - Final Drives - Front 11.4 gal (US) 43 l
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 11.4 gal (US) 43 l
Fuel Tank 72.6 gal (US) 275 l
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 72 dB(A) 72 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 75 dB(A)* 75 dB(A)*
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 107 dB(A) 107 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)** 69 dB(A) 69 dB(A)
Note (2) **For machines in countries that adopt the EU Directives. **For machines in countries that adopt the EU Directives.
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)** 104 LWA*** 104 LWA***
Note (1) *Distance of 15 m, moving forward in second gear ratio. *Distance of 15 m, moving forward in second gear ratio.
Note (3) ***European Union Directive 2000/14/EC as amended by 2005/88/EC. ***European Union Directive 2000/14/EC as amended by 2005/88/EC.
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.5 ft 1675 mm
Tread Width 7 ft 2140 mm
Height - Top of Hood 8.83 ft 2694 mm
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 60 degrees 60 degrees
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.19 ft 3412 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 7.08 ft 2147 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 13.72 ft 4182 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket 23.39 ft 7129 mm
Ground Clearance 1.2 ft 365 mm
Maximum Width - Over Tires - Loaded 9.33 ft 2824 mm
Height - Top of ROPS 11.33 ft 3443 mm
Rack Back at Ground 40 degrees 40 degrees
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 11.89 ft 3624 mm
Wheel Base 11 ft 3350 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height 49 degrees 49 degrees
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires. All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires.
Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height 2.11 ft 642 mm
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 66 degrees 66 degrees
Wheel Base 11 ft 3350 mm
Rack Back at Ground 45 degrees 45 degrees
Tread Width 7 ft 2140 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 14.72 ft 4487 mm
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires. All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires.
Ground Clearance 1.2 ft 365 mm
Maximum Width - Over Tires - Loaded 9.33 ft 2824 mm
Height - Top of ROPS 11.33 ft 3443 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 7.17 ft 2186 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 12.44 ft 3791 mm
Height - Top of Hood 8.83 ft 2694 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket 24.75 ft 7543 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height 2.5 ft 762 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.5 ft 1675 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height 54 degrees 54 degrees
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.19 ft 3412 mm
Bucket Range 2.7-4.4 m³ (3.5-5.8 yd³) 2.7-4.4 m³ (3.5-5.8 yd³)

962L Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

Operator Environment

  • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)
  • Viscous mounts
  • Rear vision camera within multi-function 18 cm color LCD touch-screen display (capability for displaying machine status, setting and health parameters)
  • EH controls, SAL (single axis lever) lift and tilt function
  • Steering wheel
  • Radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12V, 10-amp)
  • Air conditioner, heater, and defroster
  • EH parking brake
  • Beverage holders (2) with storage
  • Bucket/work tool function lockout
  • Coat hook
  • Cab air filter
  • Ergonomic cab access ladders and handrails
  • Horn, electric
  • Light, two dome (cab)
  • Mirrors, rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
  • Post mounted membrane 16 switch keypad
  • Two receptacles, 12V
  • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension
  • Seat belt, 51 mm retractable
  • Sun visor, front
  • Wet-arm wipers/washers front and rear, intermittent front wiper
  • Window, sliding (left and right sides)

Computerized Monitoring System

  • With following gauges: Speedometer/tachometer; Digital gear range indicator; Temperature: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, transmission oil; Fuel level
  • With following warning indicators: Temperature: axle oil, engine intake manifold; Pressure engine oil, fuel pressure hi/low, primary steering oil, service brake oil; Battery voltage hi/low; Engine air filter restriction; Hydraulic oil filter restriction; Hydraulic oil low; Parking brake; Transmission filter bypass

Electrical and Lighting

  • Batteries (2), maintenance free 1,400 CCA
  • Ignition key; start/stop switch
  • Starter, electric, heavy duty
  • Starting and charging system (24V)
  • Lighting system: Four halogen work lights (cab mounted); Two LED stop, turn, tail lights; Two halogen roading lights (with signals); Two halogen rear vision lights (hood mounted)
  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator, 145-amp brushed
  • Main disconnect switch
  • Receptacle start (cables not included)

Cat Connect Technologies

  • Link technologies: Product Link
  • Detect technologies: rear vision camera

Power Train

  • Engine, Cat C7.1 meets China Nonroad Stage III and India Bharat Stage III emission standards, equivalent to Tier 3 and Stage IIIA
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Fuel/water separator
  • Rain caps, engine air intake
  • Economy Mode (selectable)
  • Transmission, automatic countershaft power shift (5F/3R)
  • Torque converter, locking clutch with free wheel stator
  • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
  • Axles, open differential front and rear axles
  • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet-disc with Integrated Braking System (IBS)
  • Brake wear indicators
  • Parking brake, disc and caliper
  • Fan, radiator, electronically controlled, hydraulically driven, temperature sensing, on demand

Linkage

  • Linkage, Z-bar, cast crosstube/tilt lever
  • Kickout, lift and tilt, automatic (adjustable in cab)

Hydraulics

  • Hydraulic system, load sensing
  • Steering, load sensing
  • 2V
  • Remote diagnostic pressure taps
  • Hoses, Cat XT
  • Couplings, Cat O-ring face seal
  • Hydraulic oil cooler (swing out)
  • Oil sampling valves

Fluids

  • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -34 degrees Celcius

Other Standard Equipment

  • Hood, non-metallic power tilting
  • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)
  • Auto idle shutdown
  • Fenders
  • Ecology drains for engine, transmission, and hydraulics
  • Grill, airborne debris
  • Filters: fuel, engine air, engine oil, hydraulic oil, transmission
  • Grease zerks
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Precleaner rain cap
  • Sight gauges: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, and transmission oil level
  • Toolbox
  • Vandalism protection caplocks

962L Optional Equipment

NOTE

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

Operator Environment

  • Cab tie-off
  • Cover, HVAC metallic
  • EH controls, SAL 3rd function
  • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt - Additional integrated roller switches for 3rd function
  • Filter, carbon fresh air
  • Mirrors, heated rearaview external with integrated spot mirrors
  • Precleaner, HVAC
  • Radio, AM/FM/USB/MP3 Bluetooth
  • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth
  • Radio, CB ready
  • Seat, heated air suspension
  • Seat belt, 76 mm retractable
  • Roof, metallic
  • Steering, secondary
  • Sun visor, rear
  • Windows, rubber mounted
  • Windows, with front guard
  • Windows, with full guards front, rear and sides

Electrical and Lighting

  • Four additional auxiliary halogen cab mounted work lights or
  • Two additional auxiliary front HI LED and two additional auxiliary rear LED cab mounted work lights with two LED work lights in the radiator grill and LED front turn signals also includes replacement of the standard four halogen cab mounted work lights with four LED work lights (the standard offering and only roading light available is the halogen roading light)
  • Warning amber strobe beacon
  • Reversing strobes

Starters, Batteries, and Alternators

  • Cold start - 120V
  • Cold start - 240V

Cat Connect Technologies

  • Link technologies: VIMS
  • Payload technologies: Cat Production Measurement 2.0 (Cat payload system); Printer, Cat Production Measurement; Aggregate Autodig
  • Productivity: Cat Advanced Productivity (optional VisionLink subscription add-on for Cat Production Measurement 2.0)
  • Detect technologies: Cat Rear Object Detection
  • Machine Security System

Power Train

  • Axles: Automatic front/rear differential locks; Axle oil cooler; Ecology drains; Extreme temperature seals; Seal guards
  • Fan, VPF (variable pitch fan), automatic and manual control
  • Radiator, high debris with wider fin spacing

Linkage

  • High lift
  • Extended capacity (962M only)
  • Quick coupler ready
  • Autolube

Work Tools

  • Performance Series buckets
  • Fusion quick coupler
  • Forks, pallet

Hydraulics

  • Ride control
  • 3rd function with Ride Control: Standard linkagte; High lift linkage; Forestry linkage

Fluids

  • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -50 degrees Celcius

Other Optional Equipment

  • Cat Autolube System
  • Fenders, roading
  • Guard, power train
  • Precleaner, turbine
  • Precleaner, trash
  • Platform, window washing
  • Cold weather package: Transmission filter bypass; Fan pump bypass; Jacket water or engine block heater; Ether aid ready

Option Application Specific Configurations

  • Industrial & Waste
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Industrial & Waste
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Corrosion Resistance

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