953

Track Loaders 953

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Key Specs

Flywheel Power
160 HP
119 kW
Operating Weight
34594 lb
15692 kg
Capacity - General Purpose
2.4 yd³
1.8 m³

Overview

Powerful, Versatile, Agile

Save money and transport time with one rugged machine that does it all – land clearing, digging, grading, truck loading, slope work and more. Crawler loaders give you lower ground pressure and better traction so you can start the job sooner, and work longer, in all kinds of underfoot conditions. Cat® Track Loaders give you all this, plus outstanding performance and fuel efficiency.

Benefits

ONE Machine, Many Jobs

One operator, one machine to dig, load, carry, fill and more. Fusion quick coupler for fast attachment changes. Purpose-built Waste, Low Ground Pressure, Ship Hold and Steel Mill loaders to get the job done.

Up To 10% Fuel Savings

Efficient Cat C7.1 engine. Automatic, Eco and Power modes match performance to the job to save you fuel. Remote Services and machine features save on service and maintenance.

Gets More Done

Sized for agility and easy transport, with a Performance Series bucket option that boosts your productivity. Cat Payload technology helps optimize bucket loading for faster cycle times.

Product Specifications for 953

Flywheel Power 160 HP 119 kW
Engine Model Cat C7.1 Cat C7.1
Net Power - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 160 HP 119 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN) 162 mhp 162 mhp
Emissions Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 5, China Nonroad Stage IV, Japan 2014 emission standards or India Bharat Stage III, Eurasian Economic Union Stage IIIA, UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/ EU Stage IIIA. Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 5, China Nonroad Stage IV, Japan 2014 emission standards or India Bharat Stage III, Eurasian Economic Union Stage IIIA, UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/ EU Stage IIIA.
Note (1) All Cat nonroad U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014, Korea Tier 5, and China Nonroad Stage IV diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels up to: ·20% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester)*, ·100% renewable diesel, HVO (hydrogenated vegetable oil) and GTL (gas-to-liquid) fuels. Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details. *Engines with no aftertreatment devices can use higher blends, up to 30% biodiesel. All Cat nonroad U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014, Korea Tier 5, and China Nonroad Stage IV diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels up to: ·20% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester)*, ·100% renewable diesel, HVO (hydrogenated vegetable oil) and GTL (gas-to-liquid) fuels. Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details. *Engines with no aftertreatment devices can use higher blends, up to 30% biodiesel.
Note (2) Net power advertised is the power available at the engine flywheel when the engine is equipped with a fan, air cleaner, clean emissions Module (when equipped) and alternator. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture. Net power advertised is the power available at the engine flywheel when the engine is equipped with a fan, air cleaner, clean emissions Module (when equipped) and alternator. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture.
Operating Weight 34594 lb 15692 kg
Fuel Tank 70 gal (US) 265 l
DEF Tank 4.2 gal (US) 16 l
Operating Weight 35181 lb 15958 kg
Width of Standard Shoe 20 in 480 mm
Ground Contact Area 3720 in² 2.4 m²
Ground Pressure 10 psi 66 kPa
Operating Weight 38055 lb 17261 kg
Width of Standard Shoe 31.5 in 800 mm
Ground Contact Area 6045 in² 3.9 mm²
Ground Pressure 6 psi 43 kPa
Operating Weight 35662 lb 16176 kg
Width of Standard Shoe 20 in 480 mm
Ground Contact Area 3720 in² 2.4 m²
Ground Pressure 10 psi 67 kPa
Overall Machine Length* 251.1 in 6378 mm
Overall Machine Width without Bucket: With Standard Tracks - 550 mm (21.6 in) Shoes 91.2 in 2316 mm
Machine Height - Top of Cab 124.2 in 3156 mm
Reach at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump* 41.4 in 1053 mm
Clearance at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump* 111.7 in 2838 mm
Height - Bucket Hinge Pin 142.1 in 3608 mm
Ground Clearance 16.3 in 413 mm
Ramp Angle 29° 29°
Note *With General Purpose pin-on bucket *With General Purpose pin-on bucket
Track Gauge 72.3 in 1836 mm
Track on Ground 90 in 2286 mm
Track Rollers/Shoes - Each Side 6/37 6/37
Capacity - General Purpose 2.4 yd³ 1.8 m³
Capacity - Multi-Purpose 2.1 yd³ 1.6 m³
Capacity - Performance Series 2.7 yd³ 2.1 m³
Width - General Purpose 97.8 in 2485 mm
Width - Multi-Purpose 97.3 in 2471 mm
Width - Performance Series 99.8 in 2536 mm
Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.573 metric tonnes. The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.573 metric tonnes.

953 Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

Power Train

  • Cat C7.1 Diesel Engine
  • Hydraulic demand fan
  • Hydrostatic transmission
  • Load sensing implement pump
  • Modular cooling system

Operator Environment

  • 12V power outlet and 5V USB port
  • Adjustable armrests
  • Full-color 254 mm (10 in) liquid crystal touchscreen display
  • Grab handle on dash
  • Heat/Air conditioning
  • Integrated rearview HD camera
  • Lights - 4 halogen
  • Pressurized, sound suppressed, ROPS/FOPS Cab with tinted glass and sliding window
  • Radio ready
  • Storage areas throughout cab

Cat Technology

  • Slope Indicate
  • Product Link ready

Undercarriage

  • Caterpillar Heavy Duty undercarriage
  • Oscillating track roller frames

Buckets

  • Pin-on coupler
  • Cat Advansys bucket tips/Ground Engaging Tools

Service and Maintenance

  • 4 x 2 Easy tie-down points on chassis
  • Ecology drains
  • Ground level service center
  • Hinged radiator guard and swing out fan
  • Shovel holder

953 Optional Equipment

NOTE

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

Power Train

  • Cat C7.1 diesel engine with engine-mounted aftertreatment to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 5, China Nonroad Stage IV, Japan 2014 emission standards
  • Cat C7.1 diesel engine to meet India Bharat Stage III, Eurasian Economic Union Stage IIIA, UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA

Operator Environment

  • Special application cab with dual pane/polycarbonate window
  • Deluxe seat
  • Premium seat
  • Joystick or two-lever implement controls
  • Joystick or V-lever-and-pedal steering controls
  • Radio AM/FM Bluetooth
  • Radio AM/FM/DAB+ Bluetooth
  • Radio AM/FM/Sirius XM Bluetooth
  • Communication Radio Ready
  • Lights - 2 LED front/bottom of cab, access light
  • Lights - 8 LED
  • LED flashing beacon

Cat Technology

  • Remote Flash/Remote Troubleshoot
  • Product Link, Cellular
  • Product Link -- Dual Cellular/Satellite
  • Cat Payload (available early 2023)
  • Grade control mast

Undercarriage

  • Cat Abrasion undercarriage
  • Waste or Low Ground Pressure (LGP) undercarriage

Buckets

  • Fusion quick coupler
  • General Purpose bucket
  • Landfill bucket
  • Multi-Purpose bucket
  • Performance bucket

Service and Maintenance

  • Fast fuel fill
  • High Speed oil change
  • Hydraulic reversing fan
  • Hydraulic tilt cab
  • Refueling pump
  • Underhood work light

Attachments

  • Bumper
  • Counterweights
  • Multi-shank ripper
  • Ripper hitch
  • Ripper-ready rear hydraulics
  • Striker bar box

Special Arrangements

  • Low Ground Pressure (LGP) Arrangement
  • Waste Handler
  • Ship Hold Arrangement
  • Steel Mill Arrangement

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Cat® Inspect allows you to access your equipment data on your mobile device. This easy-to-use app lets you capture inspection data and integrates with your other Cat data systems, so you can keep a close eye on your fleet. More than one million inspections are completed each year, providing convenience and accountability to equipment owners.

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