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Overview

The 950M Wheel Loader is equipped with built-in proven technologies to help meet your expectations for productivity and fuel efficiency. This wheel loader offers a standard lock up clutch torque converter, standard manual front locking differential axles, and improved standard ride control to significantly improve your fuel economy, performance and ergonomics. This machine delivers the reliability, durability, and versatility you’ve come to expect from a Cat machine.

Engine

Units:
Displacement 428.0 in³ 7.01 l Less
Engine Model Cat C7.1 ACERT Cat C7.1 ACERT Less
Maximum Net Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 9249 248.0 HP 185.0 kW Less
Maximum Net Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 252.0 HP 185.0 kW Less
Maximum Net Power - 2,000 rpm - SAE J1349 248.0 HP 185.0 kW Less
Maximum Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 14396 261.0 HP 195.0 kW Less
Maximum Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 265.0 HP 195.0 kW Less
Maximum Power - 2,000 rpm - SAE J1995 263.0 HP 196.0 kW Less
Net Power - ISO 9249 248.0 HP 185.0 kW Less
Peak Gross Torque - 1,400 rpm - ISO 14396 774.0 ft-lb 1050.0 N·m Less
Peak Gross Torque - 1,400 rpm - SAE J1995 777.0 ft-lb 1053.0 N·m Less
Maximum Net Torque - 1,400 rpm 726.0 ft-lb 984.0 N·m Less

Weights

Operating Weight 42360.0 lb 19214.0 kg Less
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?, manual diff lock/open axles (front/rear), power train guard, secondary steering, sound suppression and a 3.1 m3 (4.1 yd3) 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?, manual diff lock/open axles (front/rear), power train guard, secondary steering, sound suppression and a 3.1 m3 (4.1 yd3) general purpose bucket with BOCE. Less

Buckets

Bucket Capacities 2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12.0 yd³) 2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12.0 yd³) Less

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force 40690.0 lbf 181.0 kN Less
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection 25926.0 lb 11760.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection 24262.0 lb 11005.0 kg Less
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.? For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.? Less
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. Less

Transmission

Forward - 1 4.3 mile/h 6.9 km/h Less
Forward - 2 7.5 mile/h 12.0 km/h Less
Forward - 3 12.0 mile/h 19.3 km/h Less
Forward - 4 16.0 mile/h 25.7 km/h Less
Reverse - 1 4.3 mile/h 6.9 km/h Less
Reverse - 2 7.5 mile/h 12.0 km/h Less
Reverse - 3 16.0 mile/h 25.7 km/h Less
Forward - 5 24.5 mile/h 39.5 km/h Less
Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 787 mm (31 in) roll radius. Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 787 mm (31 in) roll radius. Less

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 9.1 s 9.1 s Less
Implement Pump Type Variable Axial Piston Variable Axial Piston Less
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4250.0 psi 29300.0 kPa Less
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,150 rpm 76.0 gal/min 286.0 l/min Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 15.6 gal (US) 59.0 l Less
Crankcase 5.8 gal (US) 22.0 l Less
Differential - Final Drives - Front 11.4 gal (US) 43.0 l Less
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 11.4 gal (US) 43.0 l Less
Fuel Tank 72.6 gal (US) 275.0 l Less
Hydraulic Tank 33.0 gal (US) 125.0 l Less
Transmission 11.4 gal (US) 43.0 l Less

Sound

With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 107.0 dB(A) 107.0 dB(A) Less
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 75 dB(A)* 75 dB(A)* Less
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 70.0 dB(A) 70.0 dB(A) Less
Note *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio. *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio. Less

Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV

Emissions Tier 3/Stage IIIA Tier 3/Stage IIIA Less

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Range 2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12.0 yd³) 2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12.0 yd³) Less

Dimensions - High Lift

Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 6.83 ft 2071.0 mm Less
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.5 ft 1675.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 1.17 ft 367.0 mm Less
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.17 ft 3413.0 mm Less
Height - Top of Hood 8.83 ft 2697.0 mm Less
Height - Top of ROPS 11.33 ft 3446.0 mm Less
Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height 2.58 ft 782.0 mm Less
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 14.83 ft 4527.0 mm Less
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 11.92 ft 3634.0 mm Less
Maximum Width - Over Tires - Loaded 9.33 ft 2822.0 mm Less
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. Less
Overall Length - Without Bucket 24.58 ft 7488.0 mm Less
Rack Back - Carry Height 49 degrees 49 degrees Less
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 56 degrees 56 degrees Less
Rack Back at Ground 42 degrees 42 degrees Less
Tread Width 7.0 ft 2140.0 mm Less
Wheel Base 11.0 ft 3350.0 mm Less

Dimensions - Standard Lift

Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 6.33 ft 1942.0 mm Less
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.5 ft 1675.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 1.17 ft 367.0 mm Less
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.17 ft 3413.0 mm Less
Height - Top of Hood 8.83 ft 2697.0 mm Less
Height - Top of ROPS 11.33 ft 3446.0 mm Less
Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height 2.08 ft 647.0 mm Less
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 13.25 ft 4027.0 mm Less
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 10.75 ft 3280.0 mm Less
Maximum Width - Over Tires - Loaded 9.33 ft 2822.0 mm Less
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. Less
Overall Length - Without Bucket 22.67 ft 6906.0 mm Less
Rack Back - Carry Height 46 degrees 46 degrees Less
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 59 degrees 59 degrees Less
Rack Back at Ground 38 degrees 38 degrees Less
Tread Width 7.0 ft 2140.0 mm Less
Wheel Base 11.0 ft 3350.0 mm Less

Reliability

  • Cat® C7.1 ACERT™ engine offers increased power density with a combination of proven electronic, fuel and air systems.
  • Utilizing rigorous component design and machine validation processes results in unmatched reliability, durability and high uptime.

Durability

        
  • Tough countershaft powershift transmission and axles handle extreme applications.
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  • Full flow hydraulic filtration system with additional loop filtration improves hydraulic system robustness and component life.

Productivity

        
  • Engine power increased by approximately 22% improves machine performance and response (compared to H Series).
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  • Lock-up clutch torque converter, combined with lock-to-lock shifting, delivers smooth shifts, fast acceleration and speed on grade.
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  • Optimized Z-bar linkage provides high breakout force at ground level along with excellent –0°/+5° parallelism for precise work tool control.
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  • Easy-to-load Performance Series Buckets feature a wider mouth and curved side plates that improve material retention (fill factor) and decrease cycle times.
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  • On-the-go disc-type front manual differential locks (front and rear fully automatic option).
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  • Optional auxiliary counterweight option offers slightly higher payload capability for loose aggregate rehandling.*
*Optional configurations and equipment may vary from region to region and requires conformance to Caterpillar payload policy. Consult your dealer or Caterpillar representative for details.

Fuel Efficiency

        
  • Up to 10% more fuel efficient than K Series and up to 25% more fuel efficient than H Series loaders.**
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  • Power dense ACERT engine burns less fuel by providing power and torque when needed.
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  • Standard productive Economy Mode provides maximum fuel savings with minimal productivity impact.
**Actual results may vary based on factors such as, but not limited to, machine configuration, operator technique, machine application, climate, etc.

Ease of Operation

        
  • Best-in-class operator environment provides unmatched comfort, visibility, and efficiency.
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  • Steering wheel (E-H joystick steering option).
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  • Intuitive, ergonomic controls and touch screen multifunction display keep operators focused on their work.
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  • Ride control system with dual accumulators provides excellent ride quality and lowers cab vibrations.

Safety

        
  • Excellent cab access with wide door, remote door opening option and stair-like steps.
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  • Floor to ceiling windshield, large mirrors with integrated spot mirrors and rear vision camera provide industry leading all-around visibility.

Serviceability

        
  • One-piece tilting hood with side and rear doors; hydraulic and electrical service centers make access fast and easy.
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  • Safe, ground level access to fuel fill and daily maintenance points means less servicing time is required.
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  • Optional, fully integrated Cat Autolube system provides full lube system monitoring and diagnostic test visibility.

Cat Connect Technology

        
  • Monitor, manage and enhance job site operations.
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  • Cat LINK Technologies: VisionLink® enables owners to access data wirelessly to monitor machine health, utilization and location.
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  • Cat DETECT Technologies: Integrated rear vision camera enhances visibility behind machine to help operators work safely. Optional Cat Rear Object Detection increases operator awareness of the working environment which enhances site safety.
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  • Cat PAYLOAD Technologies: Optional Cat Production Measurement 2.0 brings simple and accurate on-the-go payload scale allowing operators to deliver exact loads and work more efficiently. Advanced Productivity subscription provides comprehensive actionable information to help you manage and improve the productivity and profitability of your operations.

950M Standard Equipment

POWER TRAIN
  • Engine, Cat C7.1 ACERT - meets Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent or Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emission standards
  • Cat Clean Emissions Module (CEM) with Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank and pump (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV models)
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Fuel/water separator
  • Preclenaer, 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, manually actuated differential lock front axle, open differential rear axle
  • Axles, ecology drains
  • 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

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)
  • Viscous mounts
  • Multi-function 18 cm (7 in) color LCD touch-screen display for rear vision camera image display (reverse travel activated) and machine status, setting and health parameters
  • EH controls, SAL (single axis lever) lift and tilt function
  • Steering, steering wheel
  • Radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12V, 10-amp)
  • Air conditioner, heater, and defroster (auto temp and fan)
  • EH parking brake
  • Beverage holders (2) with storage compartment for cell phone/MP3 player
  • Bucket/work tool function lockout
  • Coat hook (2)
  • 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
  • 2 receptacles, 12V
  • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension
  • Seat belt, 51 mm (2 in) retractable, with indicator
  • Sun visor, front
  • Wet-arm wipers/washers front and rear, intermittent front wiper
  • Window, sliding (left and right sides)
  • Cab tie-off

COMPUTERIZED MONITORING SYSTEM
  • With following gauges: Speedometer/tachometer; Digital gear range indicator; Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) level (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV models); Temperature: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, transmission oil; Fuel level
  • With following warning indicators: Regeneration; Temperature: axle oil, engine intake manifold; Pressure: engine oil, fuel prssure 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; DEF low level (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV models); 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: 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
  • Receptable start (cables not included)

CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES
  • Link technologies: Product Link
  • Detect technologies: rear vision camera

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

HYDRAULICS
  • Hydraulic system, load sensing
  • Steering, load sensing
  • Ride control, 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� C (-29� F)

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

950M Optional Equipment

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

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Door, remote opening system
  • Cover, HVAC metallic
  • EH controls, SAL 3rd function - Additional roller switch for 4th function
  • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt - Additional integrated roller switches for 3rd and 4th functions
  • Filter, carbon fresh air
  • Mirrors, heated rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
  • Precleaner, HVAC
  • Precleaner, HVAC (RESPA)
  • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth with Sallite Sirius and XM
  • Radio, CB ready
  • Seat, heated air suspension
  • Seat belt, 76 mm (3 in) retractable, with indicator
  • Steering, EH joystick, speed sensing with force feedback
  • Roof, metallic
  • Steering, secondary
  • Sun visor, rear
  • Windows, rubber mounted
  • Windows, with front guard
  • Windows, with full guards front, rear and sides
  • Full time rear vision display Work Area Vision System (WAVS)

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 raditor grill and LED front turn signals also includesreplacement 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
  • External seat belt indicator light
  • Speed limiter - 20 km/h (Europe only)

STARTERS, BATTERIES, AND ALTERNATORS
  • Cold start - 120V
  • Cold start - 240V

CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES
  • Link technologies: VIMS�
  • Payload technologies: Cat Production Measurement 2.0 (Cat PM); Printer, Cat Production Measurement; Aggregate Autodig
  • Detect technologies: Cat Rear Object Detection
  • Machine Security System

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

WORK TOOLS
  • Performance Series buckets
  • Fusion quick coupler
  • Forks, pallet
  • Forks, logging

HYDRAULICS
  • 3rd function with Ride Control: Standard linkage; High lift linkage; Forestry linkage
  • 4th function with Ride Control: Standard linkage; High lift linkage; Forestry linkage

FLUIDS
  • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -50� C (-58� F)

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 reaady