The Cat® 973D Track Loader is the only track loader in this size class. Furthermore, it leads the industry in operator comfort, performance and versatility. Designed to be productive, this machine will give you complete satisfaction in a wide range of tough applications in the most efficient and productive way. Its design also delivers strength and durability with excellent control and unmatched ease of operation. Discover how much more you can get with this one work force machine


Flywheel Power 196 kW
Engine Model Cat® C9 ACERT™
Net Power – ISO 9249 196 kW
Net Power – SAE J1349 196 kW
Net Power – EEC 80/1269 196 kW
Bore 112 mm
Stroke 149 mm
Displacement 8.8 l
Net Power – Cat 196 kW
Track Shoe Type Double Grouser, Extreme Service
Track Shoe Width – Standard 550 mm
Track Shoe Width – Optional 675 mm
Track Rollers – Each Side 7
Number of Shoes – Each Side 40
Track on Ground 2930 mm
Ground Contact Area – Standard Shoe 3.22 m²
Ground Contact Area – Optional Shoe 3.96 m²
Ground Pressure – Standard Shoe 85.5 kPa
Ground Pressure – Optional Shoe 69.5 kPa
Grouser Height – Double Grouser 49 mm
Track Gauge 2160 mm
Type Hydrostatic drive with infinite machine speeds up to 11 km/h (6.8 mph)
Drive Pump Two, variable-displacement, slipper-type axial piston pumps
Track Motor Two, variable-displacement, bent axis piston motors
Maximum System Pressure 45000 kPa
Cycle Time – Dump 1.4 s
Cycle Time – Raise 6.5 s
Float Down 2.7 s
Output – Maximum 346 l/min
Relief Valve Setting 27500 kPa
Type Closed Center Load Sensing
Fuel Tank 621 l
Cooling System 44 l
Crankcase – With Filter 29 l
Final Drive – Each 28.5 l
Hydraulic System – Equipment, Power Train and Tank 340 l
Hydraulic Tank 189 l
Pump Drive Box 3.8 l
Pivot Shaft 3 l
Type 24V DC
Battery Capacity 1400 CCA
Battery Voltage 12
Battery Quantity 2
Alternator 95 amp, Heavy-Duty, Brushless
Operating Weight 28058 kg
Shipping Weight – Without Bucket 25400 kg
Capacity – General Purpose 3.21 m³
Capacity – Multi-Purpose 3.05 m³
Bucket Width – General Purpose 2910 mm
Bucket Width – Multi-Purpose 2868 mm
Maximum Travel Speed 11 km/h
Type Parallelogram
Overall Width/Beam 2200 mm
Shank Cross Section 74 x 175 mm 2.9 x 6.9 in
Ground Clearance 888 mm
Penetration 397 mm
Ripping Width 1840 mm
Cylinders – Bore 130 mm
Cylinders – Stroke 236 mm
Addition to Machine Length Due to Ripper in Transportation Position 586 mm
Number of Pockets 3
Penetration Force – Ground Level 100 kN
Ramp Angle 28.5 °
Ripper Weight – With 3 Shanks 1700 kg
Brakes Brakes
Cab Cab
Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.9 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.717 metric tonnes.


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “973D”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *