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NACD 12M2 Motor Graders

12M2 Motor Graders

At a Glance

Base Power (1st Gear) - Net
173 mm H2O
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped
42383 lb
Blade Width
12 ft
Engine Model
Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
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Rates

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Overview

The M Series 2 continues the legacy of quality already established by Cat® Motor Graders. The extensive validation program, combined with improvements to the manufacturing process, allows Caterpillar to further enhance our quality. The end result of this development process is a motor grader line with breakthrough technologies, tested in the field and built around real applications and real customer needs. M Series 2 Motor Graders meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim/EU Stage IIIB emission standards.

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Engine

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Base Power (1st Gear) - Net 173mm H2O
Engine Model Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
Engine Model Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
Bore 4.5in
Bore 4.5in
Stroke 5.9in
Stroke 5.9in
Speed at Rated Power 2,100 rpm
Base Power (1st Gear) - Net - Metric 176mm H2O
Base Power (all gears) - Net 173.0hp
Emissions U.S. Tier 4 Interim/EU Stage IIIB
Hi Ambient - Fan Speed - Standard 1,400 rpm
Maximum Torque 839.0lb ft
Standard Capability 109.0° F
Torque Rise 50%
VHP Plus Range - Net 129-166 kW (173-223 hp)
VHP Plus Range - Net (Metric) 129-166 kW (176-226 hp)
VHP Plus - Gear 1F, Net 173mm H2O
VHP Plus - Gear 2F, Net 183mm H2O
VHP Plus - Gear 3F, Net 193mm H2O
VHP Plus - Gear 4F, Net 203mm H2O
VHP Plus - Gear 5F, Net 208mm H2O
VHP Plus - Gear 6F, Net 213mm H2O
VHP Plus - Gear 7F, Net 218mm H2O
VHP Plus - Gear 8F, Net 223mm H2O
Base Power (All Gears) - Net 173mm H2O
Emissions U.S. Tier 4 Interim/EU Stage IIIB
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Standard 1,400 rpm
Maximum Torque 839lb/ft
Standard Capability 109°F
Torque Rise 50%
VHP Plus Range - Net 129-166 kW (173-223 hp)
VHP Plus Range - Net - Metric 129-166 kW (176-226 hp)
Displacement 567.5in3
Displacement 567.5in³
Number of Cylinders 6
Number of Cylinders 6
Derating Altitude 10000.0ft
Derating Altitude 10000ft
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Maximum 1,550 rpm
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Maximum 1,550 rpm
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Minimum 500 rpm
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Minimum 500 rpm
High Ambient Capability 122.0° F
High - Ambient Capability 122°F

Weights

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Operating Weight - Typically Equipped 42383lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Front Axle 17009.0lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Front Axle 17009lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Rear Axle 37860.0lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Rear Axle 37860lb
Operating Weight, Typically Equipped - Front Axle 11989.0lb
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Front Axle 11989lb
Operating Weight, Typically Equipped - Rear Axle 30394.0lb
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Rear Axle 30394lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Front Axle 9277.0lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Front Axle 9277lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Rear Axle 27867.0lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Rear Axle 27867lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Total 54869.0lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Total 54869lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Total 37145.0lb
Operating Weight, Typically Equipped - Total 42383.0lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Total 37145lb
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Total 42383lb

Moldboard

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Blade Width 12ft
Moldboard - Height 24.0in
Moldboard - Height 24in
Moldboard - Thickness 0.87in
Moldboard - Thickness 0.87in
Arc Radius 16.3in
Throat Clearance 6.5in
Cutting Edge Width 6in
Cutting Edge Thickness 0.6in
End Bit - Width 6in
End Bit - Thickness 0.6in
Blade Pull - Base GVW 25060.0lb
Blade Pull - Base GVW 25060lb
Blade Pull - Maximum GVW 34072.0lb
Blade Pull - Maximum GVW 34072lb
Blade Down Pressure - Base GVW 15923.0lb
Blade Down Pressure - Base GVW 15923lb
Blade Down Pressure - Maximum GVW 29196.0lb
Blade Down Pressure - Maximum GVW 29196lb

Operating Specifications

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Top Speed - Forward 29mile/h
Top Speed - Reverse 22.9mile/h
Turning Radius - Outside Front Tires 24.9ft
Steering Range - Left/Right 47.5°
Articulation Angle - Left/Right 20°
Forward - 1st 2.5mile/h
Forward - 2nd 3.4mile/h
Forward - 3rd 5mile/h
Forward - 4th 6.9mile/h
Forward - 5th 10.6mile/h
Forward - 6th 14.5mile/h
Forward - 7th 19.9mile/h
Forward - 8th 29mile/h
Reverse - 1st 2mile/h
Reverse - 2nd 3.7mile/h
Reverse - 3rd 5.4mile/h
Reverse - 4th 8.4mile/h
Reverse - 5th 15.7mile/h
Reverse - 6th 22.9mile/h

Service Refill

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Fuel Capacity 110gal (US)
Cooling System 14.8gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Total 26.4gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Tank 16.9gal (US)
Engine Oil 7.9gal (US)
Transmission/Differential/Final Drives 17.2gal
Transmission - Differential - Final Drives 17.2gal (US)
Tandem Housing - Each 16.9gal (US)
Front Wheel Spindle Bearing Housing 0.13gal (US)
Circle Drive Housing 1.8gal (US)

Power Train

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Forward/Reverse Gears 8 Fwd/6 Rev
Transmission Direct Drive, Powershift
Brakes - Service Multiple Oil Disc
Brakes - Service, Surface Area 3565.0in2
Brakes - Service - Surface Area 3565in²
Brakes - Parking Multiple Oil Disc
Brakes - Secondary Dual Circuit

Hydraulic System

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Circuit Type Parallel
Pump Type Variable Piston
Pump Output 55.7gal/min
Pump Output 55.7gal/min
Maximum System Pressure 3500psi
Reservoir Tank Capacity 15.85gal (US)
Standby Pressure 609psi
Standby Pressure 609.0psi

Frame

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Drawbar - Width 3in
Circle - Diameter 60.2in
Circle - Blade Beam Thickness 1.6in
Drawbar - Height 6in
Front Frame Structure - Height 12.6in
Front Frame Structure - Width 10in
Drawbar - Thickness 0.5in
Drawbar - Thickness 0.5in
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Width 12.0in
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Width 12in
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Thickness 0.87in
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Thickness 0.87in
Front Axle - Height to Center 23.6in
Front Axle - Wheel Lean, Left/Right 18°
Front Axle - Wheel Lean - Left/Right 18°
Front Axle - Total Oscillation per Side 32°

Blade Range

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Circle Centershift - Right 28.7in
Circle Centershift - Left 27.4in
Moldboard Sideshift - Right 26in
Moldboard Sideshift - Left 20.1in
Maximum Blade Position Angle 90°
Blade Tip Range - Forward 40°
Blade Tip Range - Backward
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Right 77.87in
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Left 70.5in
Maximum Lift Above Ground 18.9in
Maximum Depth of Cut 28.1in

Standards

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Brakes ISO 3450, ISO 10265
ROPS/FOPS ISO 3471/ISO 3499
Sound ISO 6394; ISO 6395
Steering ISO 5010

Scarifier

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Front, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 18.4in
Front, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holders 5/11
Front, V-Type - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 40.6in
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 4.6in
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifier Shank Holders 5/11
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 18.4in
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Working Width 40.6in
Front, V-Type - Working Width 47.4in
Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 4.6in
Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holders 11
Mid, V-Type - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 11.5in
Mid, V-Type - Working Width 46.6in
Rear - Ripping depth, maximum 16.8in
Rear - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 16.8in
Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 4.6in
Mid, V-Type - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 11.5in
Mid, V-Type - Working Width 46.6in
Rear - Ripping Depth, Maximum 16.8in
Rear - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 16.8in
Rear - Working Width 84.0in
Rear - Working Width 84in
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holders 9
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 10.5in
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 10.5in

Ripper

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Ripper Shank Holder Spacing 21.0in
Ripping Depth - Maximum 16.8in
Ripper Shank Holder Spacing 21in
Ripper Shank Holders 5
Penetration Force 20693lb
Pry-Out Force 27655lb
Machine Length Increase, Beam Raised 40.6in

Tandems

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Height 19.9in
Width 8.3in
Sidewall Thickness - Inner 0.63in
Sidewall Thickness - Outer 0.71in
Drive Chain Pitch 2in
Wheel Axle Spacing 59.95in
Tandem Oscillation - Front Up 15°
Tandem Oscillation - Front Down 25°
*This estimate is for the base rental charge only. Other fees and charges may apply and will be calculated at the time of rental. Does not include delivery fees.
*Images are for general reference only. Individual product models may vary. Please consult with your dealer to verify machine configuration.