Compact Wheel Loaders 906

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Key Specs

Maximum Gross Power
75.1 HP
60 kW
Operating Weight
12628 lb
5730 kg
Bucket Capacities
0.75-1.55 m³ (1.0-2 yd³)
0.75-1.55 m³ (1.0-2 yd³)

Overview

Configured for Success

Cat® wheel loaders set the standard for productivity, fuel efficiency and operator comfort. The Cat 906 Compact Wheel Loader has a high torque C2.8 engine that works in conjunction with an intelligent hystat power train to deliver exceptional fuel efficiency. “Shift on the go” locking differentials and hydrostatic transmission provide smooth and powerful operation while increasing the efficiency of machine cycles.

Benefits

60% Greater Wiper Coverage

all new cab with seat mounted controls and integrated display screen

40 kph (25 mph)

with "shift on the go" transmission

Customized

for application specific configurations including factory and aftermarket options

Product Specifications for 906

Maximum Gross Power 75.1 HP 60 kW
Engine Model Cat C2.8* Cat C2.8*
Maximum Engine Speed 2550 rpm 2550 rpm
Maximum Gross Power - Rated Engine Speed 2400 r/min 2400 r/min
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995 75.1 HP 60 kW
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 74.3 HP 55.4 kW
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (metric) 75.3 mhp 75.3 mhp
Rated Net Power - Rated Engine Speed 2400 r/min 2400 r/min
Rated Net Power - SAE J1349 73 HP 54.4 kW
Rated Net Power - ISO 9249 72.1 HP 53.8 kW
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249 (metric) 73.1 mhp 73.1 mhp
Maximum Gross Torque - SAE J1995 222 lb/ft 301 N·m
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 221 lb/ft 300 N·m
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 218 lb/ft 296 N·m
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 217 lb/ft 295 N·m
Displacement 171 in³ 2.8 l
Bore 3.54 in 90 mm
Stroke 4.33 in 110 mm
Note *Equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA. *Equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA.
Note (1) Maximum gross and net torque measured at 1,600 rpm. Maximum gross and net torque measured at 1,600 rpm.
Note (2) Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard. Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Note (3) Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel. Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel.
Operating Weight 12628 lb 5730 kg
Bucket Capacities 0.75-1.55 m³ (1.0-2 yd³) 0.75-1.55 m³ (1.0-2 yd³)
Bucket Capacities - General Purpose 0.80-1.35 m³ (1.0-1.7 yd³) 0.80-1.35 m³ (1.0-1.7 yd³)
Bucket Capacities - Light Material 1.25-1.55 m³ (1.6-2 yd³) 1.25-1.55 m³ (1.6-2 yd³)
Multi-Purpose 0.75-1.1 m³ (1.0-1.4 yd³) 0.75-1.1 m³ (1.0-1.4 yd³)
Note All capacities are applicable for each model. Bucket selection must be made with an understanding of the material density and application to ensure machine stability is maintained within the tipping loads stated per model and configuration. All capacities are applicable for each model. Bucket selection must be made with an understanding of the material density and application to ensure machine stability is maintained within the tipping loads stated per model and configuration.
Note (1) Bucket capacities stated include BOCE, in line with ISO 7546. Bucket capacities stated include BOCE, in line with ISO 7546.
Fuel Tank 18.5 Gal 70 l
Cooling System 3.2 Gal 12 l
Engine Crankcase 2.3 Gal 8.8 l
Axles - Front Center Differential 2.3 Gal 8.8 l
Axles - Rear Center Differential 2.3 Gal 8.8 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 17.8 Gal 67.5 l
Hydraulic Tank 11.8 Gal 44.6 l
Transmission 0.6 Gal 2.4 l
Note No Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) fluid needed on this size engine. No Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) fluid needed on this size engine.
Front Fixed Locking Differential (standard) Fixed Locking Differential (standard)
Rear Fixed Locking Differential (standard) Fixed Locking Differential (standard)
Note Oscillation of ±11 degrees via hitch between front and rear frames. Oscillation of ±11 degrees via hitch between front and rear frames.
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction 39 ° 39 °
Maximum Flow - Steering Pump 12.3 gal/min 46.7 l/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump 3336 psi 23000 kPa
Steering Cycle Times – (full left to full right) – at High Idle 3 s 3 s
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left 3.25 turns or 4.00 turns 3.25 turns or 4.00 turns
Forward and Reverse - Speed Range Creep# 6 mile/h 10 km/h
Forward and Reverse - Speed Range 1* 6 mile/h 10 km/h
Forward and Reverse - Speed Range 2** - High Speed 10.5 mile/h 17 km/h
Forward and Reverse - Speed Range 2** - Standard 12 mile/h 19 km/h
Forward and Reverse - Speed Range 3*** 25 mile/h 40 km/h
Note #Factory default shown, can be adjusted to any speed up to 19 km/h (12 mph). #Factory default shown, can be adjusted to any speed up to 19 km/h (12 mph).
Note (1) *Creep function not available in this gear or above. *Creep function not available in this gear or above.
Note (2) **Max speed dependent on model and configuration (standard vs. high speed transmission). **Max speed dependent on model and configuration (standard vs. high speed transmission).
Note (3) ***Reverse is 30 km/h (19 mph). ***Reverse is 30 km/h (19 mph).
Tire Size - Standard *405/70 R18 SPT9 *405/70 R18 SPT9
Tire Size - Optional 405/70 R18 Powerloads 405/70 R18 Powerloads
Tire Size - Optional (1) 340/80 R18 XMCL/Bibload 340/80 R18 XMCL/Bibload
Tire Size - Optional (2) 340/80 R18 TRI 2 340/80 R18 TRI 2
Tire Size - Optional (3) 40X14-20 TL, SM/TR 40X14-20 TL, SM/TR
Tire Size - Optional 4 340/80 R18 Duraforce 340/80 R18 Duraforce
Note *This tire has been used for all dimension, stability and performance data. *This tire has been used for all dimension, stability and performance data.
Note (1) Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details. Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note (2) In certain applications, the loader’s productive capabilities may exceed the tire’s tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities. In certain applications, the loader’s productive capabilities may exceed the tire’s tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note (3) Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model. Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
ROPS ISO 3471:2008 ISO 3471:2008
FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level II ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Note (1) Canopy and cab, Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are available worldwide. Canopy not available in EU. Canopy and cab, Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are available worldwide. Canopy not available in EU.
Note (2) The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008*, when properly installed and maintained, is 71 dB(A). The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008*, when properly installed and maintained, is 71 dB(A).
Note (3) *Measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed. *Measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.
Note (4) The labelled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC is 101 dB(A). 99 dB(A) Low Sound – Option available. The labelled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC is 101 dB(A). 99 dB(A) Low Sound – Option available.
Main Relief - 1st Auxiliary (3rd slice) 3408 psi 23500 kPa
Main Relief - 1st Auxiliary (3rd slice) - Standard Flow 21 gal/min 80 l/min
Main Relief - 1st Auxiliary (3rd slice) - High Flow 32 gal/min 120 l/min
Main Relief - 2nd Auxiliary (4th slice) 3408 psi 23500 kPa
Main Relief - 2nd Auxiliary (4th slice) - Flow 12 gal/min 45 l/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rackback 2.2 s 2.2 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift 5 s 5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump 1.6 s 1.6 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Float Down 2.8 s 2.8 s
Note *Adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through display. *Adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through display.
Height: Ground to Cab** 8.08 ft 2468 mm
Height: Ground to Beacon** 8.67 ft 2651 mm
Height: Ground Axle Center** 1.5 ft 480 mm
Height: Ground Clearance** 0.92 ft 300 mm
Length: Overall* 17.58 ft 5369 mm
Length: Rear Axle to Bumper 4.5 ft 1391 mm
Length: Hitch to Front Axle 3.5 ft 1085 mm
Length: Wheel Base 7.08 ft 2170 mm
Clearance: Bucket at 45° * 8.17 ft 2499 mm
Clearance: Load over Height** 9.5 ft 2900 mm
Clearance: Level Bucket** 9.92 ft 3038 mm
Height: Bucket Pin** 10.58 ft 3244 mm
Height: Overall** 13.5 ft 4115 mm
Reach: Bucket at 45° * 2.33 ft 725 mm
Carry Height: Bucket Pin 1 ft 311 mm
Dig Depth** 0.25 ft 77 mm
Width: Bucket 6.17 ft 1890 mm
Width: Tread Center 4.58 ft 1420 mm
Turning Radius: Over Bucket 14.42 ft 4406 mm
Width: Over Tires 6 ft 1840 mm
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires 13.08 ft 4007 mm
Turning Radius: Inside of Tires 6.92 ft 2128 mm
Rack Angle at Full Lift 56° 56°
Dump Angle at Full Lift 45° 45°
Rack Angle at Carry 51° 51°
Departure Angle - Degrees 30° 30°
Articulation Angle - Degrees 39° 39°
Operating Weight: Bucket ^ 12628 lb 5730 kg
Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-1 † 9756 lb 4427 kg
Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-1 † 8157 lb 3701 kg
Operating Weight: Carriage and Tines ^^ 12236 lb 5552 kg
Tipping Load - Straight † 7745 lb 3514 kg
80% of Tip: Firm and Level EN474-3 †† 5209 lb 2364 kg
Note (1) *Vary with bucket *Vary with bucket
Note (2) **Vary with tire **Vary with tire
Note (3) ^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), 0.95 m3 (1.2 yd3) general purpose bucket. ^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), 0.95 m3 (1.2 yd3) general purpose bucket.
Note (4) ^^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), class II carriage, 1220 mm (4 ft) tines (500 mm [20 in] load center). ^^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), class II carriage, 1220 mm (4 ft) tines (500 mm [20 in] load center).
Note (5) †Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6 (fork 500 mm [20 in] load center), which requires 2% verification between calculation and testing. †Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6 (fork 500 mm [20 in] load center), which requires 2% verification between calculation and testing.
Note (6) ††Full compliance to EN474-3 and SAE J1197. ††Full compliance to EN474-3 and SAE J1197.
Note (7) #HPL-A weight, tipping and rated loads are within 1% of the HPL-V. #HPL-A weight, tipping and rated loads are within 1% of the HPL-V.
Note (8) Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard cab, heater, 20 km/h (12 mph), standard guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fluids, SPT9EM 405/70 R18 tires and 0.95 m3 (1.2 yd3) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge or a class II fork carriage and tines (tire supplier variability can impact dimensions by 2%). Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard cab, heater, 20 km/h (12 mph), standard guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fluids, SPT9EM 405/70 R18 tires and 0.95 m3 (1.2 yd3) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge or a class II fork carriage and tines (tire supplier variability can impact dimensions by 2%).
Height - Ground to Cab 8.08 ft 2468 mm
Height: Ground to Beacon** 8.67 ft 2651 mm
Height: Ground Axle Center** 1.5 ft 480 mm
Height - Ground Clearance 0.92 ft 300 mm
Length - Overall with Bucket 18.08 ft 5527 mm
Length: Rear Axle to Bumper 4.5 ft 1391 mm
Length: Hitch to Front Axle 3.5 ft 1085 mm
Length - Wheel Base 7.08 ft 2170 mm
Clearance - Bucket at 45° 7.75 ft 2385 mm
Clearance: Load over Height** 9.5 ft 2900 mm
Clearance - Level Bucket 9.92 ft 3030 mm
Height - Bucket Pin 10.58 ft 3244 mm
Height: Overall** 13.75 ft 4205 mm
Reach - Bucket at 45° 2.67 ft 822 mm
Carry Height: Bucket Pin 1.08 ft 335 mm
Dig Depth 0.275 ft 85 mm
Width - Bucket 6.17 ft 1890 mm
Width - Tread Center 4.58 ft 1420 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.67 ft 4481 mm
Width - Over Tires 6 ft 1840 mm
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires 13.08 ft 4007 mm
Turning Radius - Inside Tire 6.92 ft 2128 mm
Rack Angle at Full Lift 50° 50°
Dump Angle at Full Lift 45° 45°
Rack Angle at Carry 46° 46°
Departure Angle - Degrees 30° 30°
Articulation Angle - Degrees 39° 39°
Operating Weight: Bucket ^ 12859 lb 5835 kg
Tipping Load – Straight – ISO 14397-1 † 8610 lb 3907 kg
Tipping Load – Full Turn – ISO 14397-1 † 7158 lb 3248 kg
Operating Weight: Carriage and Tines ^^ 12430 lb 5640 kg
Tipping Load - Straight † 7357 lb 3338 kg
80% of Tip: Firm and Level EN474-3 †† 4968 lb 2254 kg
Note (1) *Vary with bucket *Vary with bucket
Note (2) **Vary with tire **Vary with tire
Note (3) ^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), 0.95 m3 (1.2 yd3) general purpose bucket. ^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), 0.95 m3 (1.2 yd3) general purpose bucket.
Note (4) ^^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), class II carriage, 1220 mm (4 ft) tines (500 mm [20 in] load center). ^^Horizontal Pin Lock Coupler (HPL-V) or Vertical Pin Coupler (SSL), class II carriage, 1220 mm (4 ft) tines (500 mm [20 in] load center).
Note (5) †Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6 (fork 500 mm [20 in] load center), which requires 2% verification between calculation and testing. †Full compliance to ISO 14397-1 (2007) Sections 1 thru 6 (fork 500 mm [20 in] load center), which requires 2% verification between calculation and testing.
Note (6) ††Full compliance to EN474-3 and SAE J1197. ††Full compliance to EN474-3 and SAE J1197.
Note (7) #HPL-A weight, tipping and rated loads are within 1% of the HPL-V. #HPL-A weight, tipping and rated loads are within 1% of the HPL-V.
Note (8) Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard cab, heater, 20 km/h (12 mph), standard guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fluids, SPT9EM 405/70 R18 tires and 0.95 m3 (1.2 yd3) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge or a class II fork carriage and tines (tire supplier variability can impact dimensions by 2%). Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with standard cab, heater, 20 km/h (12 mph), standard guarding, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fluids, SPT9EM 405/70 R18 tires and 0.95 m3 (1.2 yd3) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge or a class II fork carriage and tines (tire supplier variability can impact dimensions by 2%).

906 Standard Equipment

POWER TRAIN

  • Emissions compliant, two options (Dependent on regional regulations.)
    – U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V
    – U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA equivalent
  • Cat C2.8 engine
    – Diesel particulate filter (Fit for Life) or muffler (Dependent on regional regulations.)
    – Fuel, diesel, ultra low or low Sulphur (Dependent on regional regulations.)
    – Hydrostatic transmission, two speed, with inching function, “shift on the go”
    – Power train mode, hystat
  • Air cleaner, two stage filter, with in cab audio/visual indicator on display
  • Axles, heavy duty, frame mounted with outboard planetary reduction
  • Closed circuit breather
  • Coolant, extended life, –36° C (–33° F)
  • Drive shaft, sealed for life, universal joints
  • Engine, auto idle shutdown, hibernation mode
  • Engine oil, ECO drain tap and hose
  • Fuel pump, priming (manual)/water separator/drain

HYDRAULICS

  • Hystat displacement pump, infinitely variable
  • Implement valve, pressure compensated
  • Joystick, single lever, single auxiliary roller
  • Multi-function lift and tilt with loader arm float
  • Motor, single drive with dedicated implement and steering pumps

ELECTRICAL

  • Alternator, 100 amp sealed
  • Battery, heavy duty, 12V, 90Ah and 1,000 CCA
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Cab mounted fuse panel
  • Lights, rear stop and turn, LED
  • Lights, roading, front halogen
  • Service (Electronic Technician™)
  • Product Link™

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • ROPS/FOPS certified canopy/cab
    – 12V power outlets, interior/exterior
    – Pedals, raised, foot, brake/inching, accelerator
    – Lever, parking brake
    – Cup holders (2)
    – CB radio clip, phone holder
    – Door release, internal (left and right)
    – Hook, large, coat and hard hat
    – Floormat, heavy duty, easy clean
    – Mirrors, (2) external breakaway, (1) internal
    – Operator station on isolation mounts
    – Steering wheel, spinner knob, horn in center
    – Seat belt, orange, retractable, 51 mm (2 in)
    – Storage, personal (trays [3], seat pocket)
    – Steering column, tilt adjusted
    – Column mounted multi function control: lights, roading, wipers, self cancelling turn signals
    – Quick coupler switch, in cab
  • Display, analog and digital
    – Gauges (2), hydraulic oil, engine coolant
    – Digital with soft touch buttons – fuel level, speed range, speedometer, service hour meter, service/maintenance information, hydraulic and power train performance and aggressiveness settings, security passcode (multiple languages)
  • Joystick, seat mounted, standard multifunction
    – FNR, auxiliary roller, speed range select, continuous flow, differential lock, horn
    – Arm rest, padded right, multiple position vertical height
  • Seat, manual height adjustment, (cab) fabric with adjustable left arm rest, (canopy) vinyl
  • Cab
    – Doors (2), fixed glass
    – Wipers, front and rear, full front coverage
    – Windshield, front single piece
    – Window, rear heated
    – Radio ready, speakers and wiring
    – Air vents, (4) screen, (7) directional
    – Heating, mechanical control unit
    – Sun visor, solid, front full width
    – Interior light (incandescent)

OTHER

  • Fenders, front and rear
  • Ground level easy access daily service points
  • Loader arm safety brace
  • Lockable main and side engine enclosures
  • Lockable, fuel cap, HVAC filters, nose cone
  • Machine lifting/tie down points
  • Paint, Electro-Coat primer, gloss topcoat
  • Recovery hitch with pin
  • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S℠) ports, engine oil and hydraulic oil

906 Optional Equipment

POWER TRAIN

  • Antifreeze, extended life coolant, –50° C (–58° F)
  • Cold start – jacket water heater, bypass valve
  • Creep and throttle lock function
  • Fuel pump, priming, electric (Dependent on regional regulations.)
  • Hydrostatic transmission, 3-speed, “shift on the go”, secondary steering and boosted brakes
  • Power train mode, utility (includes keypad)

ELECTRICAL

  • Lighting packages, multiple; front, rear, engine bay (LED or HAL)
  • Push to start
  • Work tool wiring harness, (3) in cab switches

HYDRAULICS

  • Auxiliary flow, single standard (3) valve, single high flow (3) valve, dual high flow (4) valve
  • Caterpillar Bio HYDO Advanced hydraulic oil
  • Connect under pressure and case drain
  • Ride Control or load check valves (Dependent on regional regulations.)
  • Reversing fan
  • Quick disconnect auxiliary hydraulics

OPERATOR STATION

  • Air Conditioning, automatic temperature control (ATC)
  • Doors, sliding windows (left and right)
  • FNR, twin auxiliary roller, continuous flow, differential lock, horn
  • Interior light, door activated
  • Joystick, seat mounted, multifunction
  • Mirrors (2) electronically adjustable, heated external, plus lower parabolic mirror
  • Phone holder, spring loaded
  • Radio, FM or digital audio broadcast
  • Seat belt options, multiple
  • Seat packages; deluxe or premium
  • Secondary display, front or rear view camera
  • Soft touch keypad options, 8 or 16 button
  • Storage, lockable box or lockable cooled box
  • Sun visor, rear perforated
  • USB ports (2), interior

OTHER

  • Couplers, vertical (SSL), horizontal (HPL-V, HPL-A)
  • Rotary sensors (snubbing, kickouts, parallel)

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