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906M Compact Wheel Loader

906M Compact Wheel Loader

At a Glance

Maximum Gross Power
73.2 HP
Operating Weight
12346 lb
Bucket Capacities
0.75-1.5 m3 (1.0-2.0 yd3)
Engine Model
Cat® C3.3B DIT*
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Overview

The Cat® 906M Compact Wheel Loader delivers high performance with outstanding versatility. On-the-go operator tuned hydraulics and drive train adjust the machine’s response to the task at hand. Low sound levels, large spacious cab and intuitive controls keep you working comfortably all day long.

Engine

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Maximum Gross Power 73.2HP
Engine Model Cat® C3.3B DIT*
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 73.2HP
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (metric) 74.2HP
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1349 71.9HP
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249 72.9HP
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 192ft·lbf
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 191ft·lbf
Bore 3.7in
Displacement 201in³
Stroke 4.7in
Note (1) Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Note (2) Net power shown is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, diesel exhaust filter, and fan at minimum speed.
Note (3) No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
Note (4) Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed.
Note (5) The Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/Stage V uses an active regeneration system which requires no operator interaction under normal conditions.
Note (6) Stage V engine available for Europe only.
Emissions *The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets EU Stage V/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.

Weights

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Operating Weight 12346lb
Note Specifications shown are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires, full fuel, comfort ROPS cab, standard flow hydraulics and skid-steer coupler. The 906M is configured

Buckets

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Bucket Capacities 0.75-1.5 m3 (1.0-2.0 yd3)
Bucket Capacities - ISO Coupler 0.75-1.5 m3
Bucket Capacities - SSL Style Coupler 1.0-2.0 yd3
General Purpose 0.8 m³ (1 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.0 m³ (1.3 yd³), 1.1 m³ (1.4 yd³), 1.3 m³ (1.7 yd³)
Light Material 1.2 m³ (1.6 yd³), 1.5 m³ (2.0 yd³)
Multi-Purpose 0.75 m³ (1.0 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.05 m³ (1.37 yd³)
Grapple 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³) heaped
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.

Service Refill Capacities

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Cooling System 4.4gal (US)
Fuel Tank 13.7gal (US)
Engine Oil 3gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 12.2gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 18.5gal (US)
Transmission - Gear Box 2.2gal (US)

Loader Hydraulic System

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Maximum Flow - Implement Pump 19gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function Standard Flow 19gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function High Flow 31gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump 3408psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Head 4496psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Rod 2756psi
3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure 3408psi
Boost Flow Maximum Pressure 3191psi
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3in
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2in
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 27.4in
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.5in
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2.2in
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 16.4in
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift 5.5s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height 1.5s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level 2.6s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time 9.6s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift 9.6s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height 3s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level 2.6s

Operating Specifications

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Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-1 8666lb
Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-1 7061lb
Full Turn Tipping Load 7507lb
Clearance - Full Lift and 45° Dump 8.24ft
Reach - Full Lift and 45° Dump 2.34ft
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction 39°
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.2yd³

Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With ISO Coupler

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Height - Ground to Cab** 8.08ft
Height - Ground Clearance** 11in
Length - Wheel Base 7.08ft
Length - Overall* 17.92ft
Reach - Bucket at 45°* 2.33ft
Dig Depth** 3.7in
Clearance - Bucket at 45° * 8.08ft
Clearance - Level Bucket** 9.92ft
Height - Bucket Pin** 10.58ft
Departure Angle 33°
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.5ft
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires 7.33ft
Width - Bucket 6.17ft
Width - Tread Center 4.58ft
Machine Width 6ft
Articulation Angle 39°
Dump Angle at Full Lift 45°
Operating Weight 12496lb
Note (1) *Vary with bucket.
Note (2) **Vary with tire.
Note (3) Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, no air conditioner and Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires.

Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With SSL Coupler

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Height - Ground to Cab** 8.08ft
Height - Ground Clearance** 11in
Length - Wheel Base 7.08ft
Length - Overall* 18.42ft
Reach - Bucket at 45°* 2.67ft
Dig Depth** 4.2in
Clearance - Bucket at 45° * 7.67ft
Clearance - Level Bucket** 9.92ft
Height - Bucket Pin** 10.58ft
Departure Angle 33°
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.58ft
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires 7.33ft
Width - Bucket 6.17ft
Width - Tread Center 4.58ft
Machine Width 6ft
Articulation Angle 39°
Dump Angle at Full Lift 45°
Operating Weight 12481lb
Note (1) *Vary with bucket.
Note (2) **Vary with tire.
Note (3) Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, no air conditioner and Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires.

Cab

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ROPS ROPS: ISO 3471:2008
FOPS FOPS: ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Note (1) Cat cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note (2) The declared dynamic operator Sound Pressure level per ISO 6396:2008*, when the cab is properly installed and maintained, is 75 dB(A). The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditi
Note (3) *The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.

Drive Train

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Forward - Range 1 6mile/h
Forward - Range 2 12mile/h
Forward - High Range 22mile/h
Reverse - High Range 22mile/h
Reverse - Range 1 6mile/h
Reverse - Range 2 12mile/h

Steering

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Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction 39°
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.1in
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 1.4in
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 11.8in
Nominal Flow - Steering Pump 12gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump 3191psi
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine) 37155ft·lbf
Maximum Steering Torque - 39° (Full Turn) 27747ft·lbf
Steering AC Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - 2,620 rpm 3s
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left <6 turns

Tires

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Note (1) *Standard tire.
Note (2) Other tire choices available, contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note (3) In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tires' tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note (4) Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
Option (1) 335/80 R18 XZSL Michelin
Option (2) 340/80 R18 AT-R Firestone
Option (3) 340/80 R18 XMCL Michelin
Option (4) 340/80 R18 TRI2 Nokian
Option (5) 340/80 R18 Bibload Michelin
Option (6) 405/70 R18 SPT9 Dunlop*
Option (7) 12.5/80 R18 Flexport™