906M Ag Handler

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Overview

The Cat® 906M Ag Handler is compact, yet powerful, allowing you to do what you want, when you need to, in any agricultural application. The Ag Handler has features that will maximize the performance of the machine, making it a perfect fit to use around the farm.

Engine

Units:
Maximum Gross Power 73.0 HP 55.0 kW Less
Model Cat C3.3B DIT* Cat C3.3B DIT* Less
Emissions *The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIB emission standards. *The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIB emission standards. Less
Rated Net Power - 2,500 rpm - SAE J1349 68.0 HP 51.0 kW Less
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 73.0 HP 55.0 kW Less
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995 74.0 HP 55.0 kW Less
Maximum Net Power - ISO 9249 69.0 HP 52.0 kW Less
Maximum Net Power - SAE J1349 68.0 HP 51.0 kW Less

Weights

Operating Weight 12758.0 lb 5789.0 kg Less
Note Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, skid steer loader coupler (SSL) and general purpose bucket (GP). Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, skid steer loader coupler (SSL) and general purpose bucket (GP). Less

Buckets

Bucket Capacities ISO Coupler - 0.75-1.2 m³; SSL Style Coupler - 1.0-1.6 yd³ ISO Coupler - 0.75-1.2 m³; SSL Style Coupler - 1.0-1.6 yd³ Less
Bucket Capacities - ISO Coupler 0.75-1.2 m³ 0.75-1.2 m³ Less
Bucket Capacities - SSL Style Coupler 1.0-1.6 yd³ 1.0-1.6 yd³ Less

Travel Speeds

Speed 1 6.2 mile/h 10.0 km/h Less
Speed 2 12.4 mile/h 20.0 km/h Less
High Speed 21.7 mile/h 35.0 km/h Less

Hydraulic System

Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow 3400.0 psi 235.0 bar Less
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow: Standard 20.0 gal/min 76.0 l/min Less
Main Relief - 3rd Aux Flow: High Flow 31.0 gal/min 120.0 l/min Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift 5.2 seconds 5.2 seconds Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower 3.2 seconds 3.2 seconds Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump 1.3 seconds 1.3 seconds Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rackback 2.1 seconds 2.1 seconds Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 4.5 gal (US) 17.0 l Less
Fuel Tank 13.7 gal (US) 52.0 l Less
Hydraulic System 18.5 gal (US) 70.0 l Less
Engine Oil 3.0 gal (US) 11.2 l Less

Dimensions - With ISO Coupler - Approximate

Height - Ground to Cab 8.0 ft 2436.0 mm Less
Height - Ground Clearance 11.0 in 302.0 mm Less
Length - Wheel Base 7.08 ft 2170.0 mm Less
Length - Overall with Bucket 17.67 ft 5394.0 mm Less
Reach - Bucket at 45° 2.33 ft 736.0 mm Less
Dig Depth 4.2 in 109.0 mm Less
Clearance - Bucket at 45° 8.08 ft 2464.0 mm Less
Clearance - Level Bucket 9.83 ft 3005.0 mm Less
Height - Bucket Pin 10.5 ft 3212.0 mm Less
Departure Angle 33° 33° Less
Length - Overall with Forks 19.42 ft 5921.0 mm Less
Reach - Ground 2.42 ft 742.0 mm Less
Reach - Level Arm 4.0 ft 1227.0 mm Less
Fork Dig Depth 3.1 in 80.0 mm Less
Clearance - Level Arm 4.42 ft 1370.0 mm Less
Clearance - Full Lift 9.92 ft 3034.0 mm Less
Fork Reach at Full Lift 1.42 ft 455.0 mm Less
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.42 ft 4412.0 mm Less
Turning Radius - Inside Tire 6.92 ft 2128.0 mm Less
Width - Bucket 6.17 ft 1880.0 mm Less
Width - Tread Center 4.58 ft 1420.0 mm Less
Width - Over Tires 6.0 ft 1840.0 mm Less
Articulation Angle 39° 39° Less
Dump Angle at Full Lift 49° 49° Less
Note Dimensions shown are based on the machine equipped with general purpose bucket and standard 340/80 R18, MX, XMCL tires. Dimensions shown are based on the machine equipped with general purpose bucket and standard 340/80 R18, MX, XMCL tires. Less

Dimensions - With SSL Coupler - Approximate

Height - Ground to Cab 8.0 ft 2436.0 mm Less
Height - Ground Clearance 12.4 in 315.0 mm Less
Length - Wheel Base 7.08 ft 2170.0 mm Less
Length - Overall with Bucket 18.25 ft 5552.0 mm Less
Reach - Bucket at 45° 2.67 ft 837.0 mm Less
Dig Depth 4.6 in 117.0 mm Less
Clearance - Bucket at 45° 7.58 ft 2370.0 mm Less
Clearance - Level Bucket 9.83 ft 2998.0 mm Less
Height - Bucket Pin 10.5 ft 3212.0 mm Less
Departure Angle 33° 33° Less
Length - Overall with Forks 19.42 ft 5923.0 mm Less
Reach - Ground 2.42 ft 744.0 mm Less
Reach - Level Arm 4.17 ft 1291.0 mm Less
Fork Dig Depth 0.3 in 6.0 mm Less
Clearance - Level Arm 4.67 ft 1444.0 mm Less
Clearance - Full Lift 10.17 ft 3108.0 mm Less
Fork Reach at Full Lift 1.67 ft 520.0 mm Less
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.58 ft 4448.0 mm Less
Turning Radius - Inside Tire 6.83 ft 2108.0 mm Less
Width - Bucket 6.17 ft 1880.0 mm Less
Width - Tread Center 4.58 ft 1420.0 mm Less
Width - Over Tires 6.0 ft 1840.0 mm Less
Articulation Angle 39° 39° Less
Dump Angle at Full Lift 47° 47° Less
Note Dimensions shown are based on the machine equipped with general purpose bucket and standard 340/80 R18, MX, XMCL tires. Dimensions shown are based on the machine equipped with general purpose bucket and standard 340/80 R18, MX, XMCL tires. Less

Operating Specifications - ISO Coupler

Tire Size 340/80 R18 340/80 R18 Less
Operating Weight 12656.0 lb 5743.0 kg Less
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.2 yd³ 0.9 m³ Less
Breakout Force - Bucket 11044.0 lbf 49.0 kN Less
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket 3884.0 lb 1763.0 kg Less
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket 9674.0 lb 4390.0 kg Less
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket 7769.0 lb 3525.0 kg Less
Rack Back - Transport Position 51° 51° Less
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 1.25 Stability and 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) 5082.0 lb 2306.0 kg Less
Note Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, ISO coupler and general purpose bucket (GP). Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, ISO coupler and general purpose bucket (GP). Less

Operating Specifications - SSL Coupler

Tire Size 340/80 R18 340/80 R18 Less
Operating Weight 13199.0 lb 5987.0 kg Less
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.18 yd³ 0.9 m³ Less
Breakout Force - Bucket 9004.0 lbf 40.0 kN Less
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket 3612.0 lb 1650.0 kg Less
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket 9246.0 lb 4194.0 kg Less
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket 7676.0 lb 3482.0 kg Less
Rack Back - Transport Position 51° 51° Less
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 1.25 Stability and 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) 4835.0 lb 2194.0 kg Less
Note Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, SSL coupler and general purpose bucket (GP). Machine with full fuel tank, ROPS/FOPS cab, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, SSL coupler and general purpose bucket (GP). Less

Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose Bucket

Rated Capacity 1.2 yd³ 0.9 m³ Less
Dump Height 97.0 in 2464.0 mm Less
Maximum Material Density 3031.0 lb/yd³ 1737.0 kg/m³ Less
Bucket Width 74.0 in 1880.0 mm Less
Note Based on ISO 7546:1983, and rated operating loads at full turn with 100% bucket capacity and SSL coupler. Based on ISO 7546:1983, and rated operating loads at full turn with 100% bucket capacity and SSL coupler. Less

Maximum Material Densities - Multi Purpose Bucket

Rated Capacity 1.0 yd³ 0.8 m³ Less
Dump Height 85.0 in 2433.0 mm Less
Maximum Material Density 3483.0 lb/yd³ 1976.0 kg/m³ Less
Bucket Width 74.0 in 1880.0 mm Less
Note Based on ISO 7546:1983, and rated operating loads at full turn with 100% bucket capacity and SSL coupler. Based on ISO 7546:1983, and rated operating loads at full turn with 100% bucket capacity and SSL coupler. Less

Maximum Material Densities - Light Material Bucket

Rated Capacity 1.6 yd³ 1.25 m³ Less
Dump Height 85.0 in 2388.0 mm Less
Maximum Material Density 2323.0 lb/yd³ 1349.0 kg/m³ Less
Bucket Width 82.0 in 2080.0 mm Less
Note Based on ISO 7546:1983, and rated operating loads at full turn with 100% bucket capacity and SSL coupler. Based on ISO 7546:1983, and rated operating loads at full turn with 100% bucket capacity and SSL coupler. Less

Efficiently Powerful

Experience hybrid like fuel efficiency with an intelligent hydrostatic power train. Eco Mode will allow you to maximize fuel efficiency while maintaining the power going into the pile.

Work Made Easy

Move more with Caterpillar’s patented Optimized Z-Bar linkage. The parallel lift and high tilt forces throughout the working range allow you to safely and confidently handle loads with precise control. Multi-function work has never been easier with dedicated pumps for each system, allowing the operator to simultaneously lift, steer and drive without compromise.

Enjoy All Day Comfort

Have a seat and enjoy excellent all around visibility, whisper quiet sound levels, and low-effort joystick controls while riding on a fully adjustable seat suspension. The spacious cab combined with smooth hydraulic and power train controls make this the most comfortable seat on your job site.

Customize Your Experience

Meet your application requirements and individual preferences with Caterpillar’s industry first adjustable power train and implement response settings. Fine tune machine performance with adjustments at your fingertips through the soft touch button keypad.

Configured for Success

The Ag Handler is configured with items such as a high speed transmission for quick travel from farm to field, engine air pre-cleaner for dusty environments, Ag specific tires to maximize traction and LED work lights when operating early in the morning, ensuring that this machine is configured for success.

906M Ag Handler Standard Equipment

LOADER
  • Return to dig work tool positioner
  • Adjustable implement modulation

TRANSMISSION/HYDRAULICS
  • Adjustable speed control (creeper control)
  • Rimpull control
  • Electronic throttle lock
  • Adjustable Hystat response settings
  • Ride control
  • 18° frame oscillation, 78° articulation 
  • Transmission, 35 km/h (21.7 mph) with secondary steering and heavy duty axles
  • Transmission inching function
  • Hydrostatic drive
  • Work tool quick coupler
  • Proportional auxiliary hydraulic circuit
  • Loader arm float function
  • Connect under pressure hydraulic quick connector
  • Parallel lift Z-bar loader
  • Demand based cooling fan

ENGINE
  • Precleaner for engine air filter
  • Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/Stage IIIB
  • Two stage air cleaner with visual indicator
  • Cat extended life coolant
  • Lockable engine compartments
  • Easy quick release fuel filter/water separator
  • Engine oil drain valve (non spill eco drain)
  • Closed circuit breather
  • Eco Mode

ELECTRICAL
  • Magnetic rotating beacon
  • Work tool wiring harness
  • Working lights, two front and two rear 
  • Cab mounted fuse panel 
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Heavy duty battery, 12V
  • Engine cold starter aid
  • Alternator 90 amp
  • Service point connector for electronic diagnostics (Electronic Technician™)
  • Reverse alarm

GENERAL
  • E-coat paint primer
  • Pressure test points
  • Recovery hitch and pin
  • Scheduled Oil Sampling S·O·S ports

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Adjustable steering column
  • Air conditioning
  • Heater with window, side and feet vents
  • Heated rear window
  • Radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX
  • Two doors with sliding window
  • Wiper/washer, front and rear
  • Cabin light
  • Pressurized cab
  • Cup holder
  • Sun visor
  • ROPS and FOPS certified canopy/cab
  • Adjustable arm rest
  • Retractable seat belt
  • Auxiliary power sockets
  • Coat hook
  • On board digital display cluster
  • Sound suppression
  • Multifunction joystick with direction control
  • Two external knock back mirrors
  • Warning indicators for major systems
  • Easy clean cab floor
  • Lockable storage box
  • Adjustable internal mirror
  • Operator station on isolation mounts
  • Digital service hour meter
  • Gauges: fuel hydraulic temp, coolant temp, speedometer
  • Warnings: master, park brake, hydraulic oil pressure, engine oil pressure, coolant temp, electrical system, hydraulic filter bypass
  • Suspended brake/accelerator pedals
  • Cloth, electric air suspension, arm/head rest, lumbar support, heated back seat

906M Ag Handler Optional Equipment

TRANSMISSION/HYDRAULICS
  • 100% differential lock on both axles, selectable on the move

LOADER
  • High flow auxiliary hydraulics with pressure relieving quick disconnect manifold
  • Load check valves

ENGINE
  • Engine block heater 120V

ELECTRICAL
  • Machine Security System (MSS)

GENERAL
  • Custom color
  • Tire options

FLUIDS
  • Cat extended life coolant (–50° C/–58° F)

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Rear blind

WORK TOOLS
  • For all work tools and standard/high flow options (consult your Cat dealer)

Put More Hours In Your Day And More Money In Your Pocket

Each day, you have a long list of jobs that need to get done – and they’re not optional. That’s why the Cat® Compact Wheel Loader Ag Handler is engineered to help you max out your uptime, keeping you productive all hours of the day. Adding a pair of Cat attachments and a $2,000 discount on top of this? That makes a good deal even better.

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