962M

Medium Wheel Loaders 962M

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Key Specs

Net Power - ISO 9249
248 HP
185 kW
Operating Weight
44593 lb
20227 kg
Bucket Capacities
2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12 yd³)
2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12 yd³)

Overview

Loader Performance Without Compromise

The Cat® 962M Wheel Loader offers significant fuel savings while lowering long-term costs. Cat wheel loaders meet emission standards and are designed to improve fuel economy without interrupting performance. The reliability, durability, and versatility result in machines that are better built to meet your needs.

Benefits

Greater Productivity

With a 5-speed transmission and lock-up clutch torque converter, power trains deliver smooth shifting, fast acceleration, and speed on grade for greater performance and fuel efficiency.

More Fuel Efficient

With a 5-speed transmission and lock-up clutch torque converter, power trains deliver smooth shifting, fast acceleration, and speed on grade for greater performance and fuel efficiency.

Easier to Maintain

Extended service intervals save you time, money, and energy. Access to maintenance points is fast and easy.

Product Specifications for 962M

Net Power - ISO 9249 248 HP 185 kW
Emissions Tier 3/Stage IIIA Tier 3/Stage IIIA
Displacement 428 in³ 7 l
Maximum Net Torque - 1,400 rpm 726 ft-lb 984 N·m
Maximum Net Power - 2,000 rpm - SAE J1349 248 HP 185 kW
Maximum Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 265 HP 195 kW
Maximum Net Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 9249 248 HP 185 kW
Maximum Power - 2,000 rpm - SAE J1995 263 HP 196 kW
Maximum Net Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 252 HP 185 kW
Maximum Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 14396 261 HP 195 kW
Peak Gross Torque - 1,400 rpm - SAE J1995 777 ft-lb 1053 N·m
Engine Model Cat C7.1 Cat C7.1
Peak Gross Torque - 1,400 rpm - ISO 14396 774 ft-lb 1050 N·m
Operating Weight 44593 lb 20227 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™, manual diff lock/open axles (front/rear), power train guard, secondary steering, sound suppression and a 3.3 m³ (4.3 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 3.3 m³ (4.3 yd³) general purpose bucket with BOCE.
Bucket Capacities 2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12 yd³) 2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12 yd³)
Wheel Base 11 ft 3350 mm
Ground Clearance 1.17 ft 361 mm
Tread Width 7 ft 2140 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.
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 11.83 ft 3631 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.5 ft 1675 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.17 ft 3407 mm
Height - Top of ROPS 11.25 ft 3440 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket 25 ft 7598 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 14.83 ft 4524 mm
Maximum Width - Over Tires - Loaded 9.33 ft 2824 mm
Height - Top of Hood 8.83 ft 2691 mm
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 56 degrees 56 degrees
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 7.17 ft 2186 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height 2.58 ft 779 mm
Rack Back at Ground 42 degrees 42 degrees
Rack Back - Carry Height 48 degrees 48 degrees
Height - Top of Hood 106 in 2694 mm
Wheel Base 132 in 3350 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 85 in 2147 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 134 in 3410 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 136 in 3477 mm
Height - Top of ROPS 136 in 3443 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 66 in 1675 mm
Overall Length (without bucket) 285 in 7227 mm
Maximum Width over Tires (loaded) 112 in 2824 mm
Tread Width 84 in 2140 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height 26 in 669 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 167 in 4235 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 14 in 364 mm
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 Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 70 dB(A) 70 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 75 dB(A)* 75 dB(A)*
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.
Hydraulic Tank 33 gal (US) 125 l
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 11.4 gal (US) 43 l
Transmission 11.4 gal (US) 43 l
Cooling System 15.6 gal (US) 59 l
Differential - Final Drives - Front 11.4 gal (US) 43 l
Crankcase 5.8 gal (US) 22 l
Fuel Tank 72.6 gal (US) 275 l
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4250 psi 29300 kPa
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 9.6 s 9.6 s
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,150 rpm 76 gal/min 286 l/min
Implement Pump Type Variable Axial Piston Variable Axial Piston
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.5 ft 1675 mm
Wheel Base 11 ft 3350 mm
Ground Clearance 1.17 ft 364 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 13.92 ft 4235 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.17 ft 3410 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.
Tread Width 7 ft 2140 mm
Maximum Width - Over Tires - Loaded 9.33 ft 2824 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height 51 degrees 51 degrees
Height - Top of Hood 8.83 ft 2694 mm
Height - Top of ROPS 11.33 ft 3443 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 11.33 ft 3477 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height 2.17 ft 669 mm
Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees 39 degrees
Overall Length - Without Bucket 23.75 ft 7227 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 7.08 ft 2147 mm
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 55 degrees 55 degrees
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.
Forward - 1 4.3 mile/h 6.9 km/h
Reverse - 2 7.5 mile/h 12 km/h
Forward - 4 16 mile/h 25.7 km/h
Forward - 3 12 mile/h 19.3 km/h
Forward - 5 24.5 mile/h 39.5 km/h
Reverse - 3 16 mile/h 25.7 km/h
Forward - 2 7.5 mile/h 12 km/h
Reverse - 1 4.3 mile/h 6.9 km/h
Breakout Force 42489 lbf 189 kN
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under "Weight." For a machine configuration as defined under "Weight."
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection 27494 lb 12471 kg
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection 25814 lb 11709 kg
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.
Emissions Tier 3/Stage IIIA Tier 3/Stage IIIA
Bucket Range 2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12 yd³) 2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12 yd³)

962M Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

POWER TRAIN

  • Engine, Cat C7.1 meets Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent or Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emission standards
  • Cat Clean Emissions Module (CEM) with Diesel Particulat eFilter (DPF) and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank and pump (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV models)
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Fuel/water separator
  • Precleaner, 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 avision 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)
  • 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 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; 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 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

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
  • Vandlism protection caplocks

962M Optional Equipment

NOTE

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

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 and Satellite 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 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
  • 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 ready

OPTIONAL APPLICATION SPECIFIC CONFIGURATIONS

  • Aggregate Handler
  • Industrial & Waste
  • Forestry
  • Corrosion Resistance

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