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2014 972M XE Wheel Loader

972M XE Wheel Loader

At a Glance

Bucket Capacities
2.9-9.9 m³ (3.75-13.0 yd³)
Bucket Capacities
2.9-9.9 m? (3.75-13.0 yd?)
Engine Model
Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
Engine Model
Cat? C9.3 ACERT?
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Rates

Please call 1-866-551-4602 for rates.

Overview

The new 972M XE Wheel Loader has a Tier 4 Final/Stage IV ACERT engine equipped with a combination of proven electronic, fuel, air and aftertreatment components. Applying proven technologies systematically and strategically helps to meet customer’s high expectations for productivity and fuel efficiency. Deep system integration results in reduced emissions, improved performance and improved fuel economy without interrupting machine performance making it seamless to operators. The 972M XE Wheel Loader, with an advanced power train, has been designed to deliver superior performance and fuel efficiency while simplifying the operator’s interface and operating technique. This machine excels at truck loading and it is a great 3-pass match for large on-highway trucks. Aggregate Handler and other optional configurations are available.** ** Optional configuration and equipment may vary from region to region. Consult your Caterpillar representative for further details.

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Buckets

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Bucket Capacities 2.9-9.9 m³ (3.75-13.0 yd³)
Bucket Capacities 2.9-9.9 m? (3.75-13.0 yd?)

Engine

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Engine Model Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
Engine Model Cat? C9.3 ACERT?
Displacement 568in3
Displacement 568in³
Net Power – ISO 9249 311hp
Maximum Net Power (1,600 rpm) – SAE J1349 311hp
Maximum Net Power (1,600 rpm) – ISO 9249 311hp
Peak Gross Torque (1,200 rpm) – SAE J1995 1275lbf-ft
Peak Gross Torque (1,200 rpm) – ISO 14396 1260lbf-ft
Maximum Net Torque (1,200 rpm) 1193lbf-ft
Maximum Net Power – SAE J1349/ISO 9249 311.0hp
Maximum Net Torque - 1,200 rpm 1193ft-lb
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 311HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 311HP
Maximum Net Power - SAE J1349/ISO 9249 311HP
Net Power - ISO 9249 311HP
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396 1260ft-lb
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995 1275ft-lb

Axles

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Front Fixed
Front Fixed
Rear Oscillating ?13 degrees
Maximum Single-Wheel Rise and Fall 19.5in
Maximum Single-Wheel Rise and Fall 19.5in

Brakes

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Brakes Brakes meet ISO 3450 standards
Brakes Brakes meet ISO 3450 standards

Service Refill Capacities

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Cooling System 19gal (US)
Crankcase 6.5gal (US)
Transmission 15.9gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 33.0gal
Hydraulic Tank 33gal (US)
Differentials and Final Drives – Front 15.1gal
DEF Tank* 4.4gal (US)
Fuel Tank 82.7gal
Note *Must meet the requirements outlined in ISO 22241-1.
Differential - Final Drives - Front 15.1gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 15.1gal (US)
Fuel Tank 82.7gal (US)
Note *Must meet the requirements outlined in ISO 22241-1.

Cab

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ROPS/FOPS ROPS/FOPS meet ISO 3471 and ISO 3449 Level II standards
ROPS/FOPS ROPS/FOPS meet ISO 3471 and ISO 3449 Level II standards

Operating Specifications

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Breakout Force 44075lbf
Breakout Force 44075lbf
Static Tipping Load – Full 37° Turn – With Tire Deflection 35626lb
Static Tipping Load – Full 37° Turn – No Tire Deflection 38396lb
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection 38396lb
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection 35626lb

Weight

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Note *For 4.8 m3 (6.28 yd3) general purpose buckets with BOCE.

Hydraulic System

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Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rated Payload - Dump, at Maximum Raise 1.5s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rated Payload - Lower, Empty, Float Down 3.4s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rated Payload - Raise from Carry Position 6.1s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rated Payload - Total 11s
Implement Pump Type Variable Displacement Piston
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4496psi
Hydraulic Cycle Time with Rated Payload – Dump, at Maximum Raise 1.5Seconds
Hydraulic Cycle Time with Rated Payload – Lower, Empty, Float Down 3.4Seconds
Hydraulic Cycle Time with Rated Payload – Total 11.0Seconds
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 1,600 rpm 103gal/min
Implement System - Maximum Flow - Optional 3rd/4th Function 69gal/min
Implement System - Maximum Pressure - Optional 3rd/4th Function 2999psi

Transmission - Virtual Gears

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Reverse - 1 4.1mile/h
Reverse - 2 7.7mile/h
Reverse - 3 17.1mile/h
Forward - 1 4.1mile/h
Forward - 2 7.7mile/h
Forward - 3 13.5mile/h
Forward - 4 24.4mile/h

Transmission Virtual Gears

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Forward 1 4.1mph
Forward 2 7.7mph
Forward 3 13.5mph
Forward 4 24.4mph
Reverse 1 4.1mph
Reverse 2 7.7mph
Reverse 3 17.1mph

Sound

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Note (4) Hearing protection may be needed when the doors and/or windows are open for extended periods or in a noisy environment.
Operator sound pressure level (ISO 6396:2008) 67dB(A)
Exterior Sound Power Level - ISO 6395:2008 107dB(A)
Exterior Sound Pressure Level - SAE J88:2013 76dB(A)
Note The sound values are for specific operating conditions only.
Note Machine and operator sound levels will vary at different engine and/or cooling fan speeds.
Note Hearing protection may be needed when the machine is operated with a cabin that is not properly maintained.
Note Hearing protection may be needed when the doors and/or windows are open for extended periods or in a noisy environment.
Note (1) The sound values are for specific operating conditions only.
Note (2) Machine and operator sound levels will vary at different engine and/or cooling fan speeds.
Note (3) Hearing protection may be needed when the machine is operated with a cabin that is not properly maintained.
Operator Sound Pressure Level - ISO 6396:2008 67dB(A)

Weights

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Operating Weight* 54871lb
Note *For 4.8 m3 (6.28 yd3) general purpose buckets with BOCE.
*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.