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963K Track Loader

Save money and transport time with one rugged machine for land clearing, digging, grading, truck loading, slope work and more. Crawler loaders give you reduced ground pressure and better traction so you can start the job earlier and work longer in soft underfoot conditions. Purpose-built Waste Handler, Ship Hold and Partial Steel Mill configurations stand up to the toughest applications. This new generation of Cat® Track Loaders brings you all of this, plus improved performance and fuel efficiency.
For complete machine specifications and available configurations, please see your Cat dealer or visit www.cat.com.

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SPECIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Flywheel Power 193 hp
  • Operating Weight 44138 lb
  • Capacity – General Purpose 3.2 yd3
  • Engine Model Cat C7.1 ACERT

PRICE (USD)
Call 800-637-5000 for rate information

Engine

  • Flywheel Power
    193 hp
  • Engine Model
    Cat C7.1 ACERT
  • Engine Power (Maximum) – ISO 14396
    221 hp
  • Engine Power (Maximum) – ISO 14396 (DIN)
    224 hp
  • Net Power – ISO 9249/SAE J1349
    193 hp
  • Net Power - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)
    196 HP
  • Bore
    4.13 in
  • Stroke
    5.31 in
  • Displacement
    427.8 in3
  • Emissions
    U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV, China Nonroad Stage III, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA
  • Note
    Engine power ratings occur at 1,800 rpm.
  • Note
    All nonroad Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB and IV and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D74
  • Note
    Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241.
  • Flywheel Power
    193 HP
  • Engine Model
    Cat C7.1
  • Net Power - ISO 9249/SAE J1349
    193 HP
  • Emissions
    U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV, China Nonroad Stage III, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA
  • Note (1)
    All nonroad Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB and IV and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D74
  • Note (2)
    Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241.

Weights

  • Operating Weight
    44138 lb
  • Operating Weight(1)
    44138 lb
  • Note
    (1) Machine equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.
  • Note
    Operating Weight Wide Gauge: Includes coolant, lubricants, 100% fuel tank, Wide Flush bucket, heavy counterweight light + additional, 75 kg (165 lb) operator.
  • Operating Weight
    44138 lb
  • Note
    (1) Machine equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

Buckets

  • Capacity – General Purpose
    3.2 yd3
  • Capacity - Performance Series
    3.7 yd³
  • Capacity – Multi-Purpose
    2.6 yd3
  • Width - General Purpose
    102.8 in
  • Width - Performance Series
    106.8 in
  • Width - Multi-Purpose
    101.3 in
  • Capacity – High Retention
    3.7 yd3
  • Capacity – Wide Flush
    3.8 yd3
  • Bucket Width – Wide Flush
    118.1 in
  • Capacity - General Purpose
    3.2 yd³
  • Capacity - Multi-Purpose
    2.6 yd³

Undercarriage

  • Track Shoe Width – Standard
    22 in
  • Track Shoe Width – Optional
    18 in
  • Track Rollers/Shoes - Each Side
    Jul-38
  • Track on Ground
    100 in
  • Ground Contact Area - Standard Shoe
    4900 in²
  • Ground Contact Area - Optional Shoe
    4013 in²
  • Ground Pressure(1) - Standard Shoe
    9.1 psi
  • Ground Pressure(1) - Optional Shoe
    11.1 psi
  • Ground Pressure – Standard Shoe
    9.0 psi
  • Ground Pressure – Optional Shoe
    11 psi
  • Grouser Height – Double Grouser
    1.65 in
  • Track Gauge
    72.8 in
  • Track Shoe Width – Wide Gauge
    31.5 in
  • Ground Contact Area – Wide Gauge*
    7136 in2
  • Ground Pressure – Wide Gauge*
    7.0 psi
  • Track Gauge – Wide Gauge
    82.7 in
  • Link Pitch
    8.0 in
  • Note
    * ISO 16754:2008
  • Note
    Ground pressure is calculated using operating weight of machine with General Purpose bucket.
  • Note
    (1) Machine equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.
  • Track on Ground
    100 in
  • Track Gauge
    72.8 in
  • Ground Pressure - Optional Shoe
    11 psi
  • Ground Pressure - Standard Shoe
    9 psi
  • Grouser Height - Double Grouser
    1.65 in
  • Track Shoe Width - Optional
    18 in
  • Track Shoe Width - Standard
    22 in
  • Note
    (1) Machine equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

Drive System

  • Track Motor
    Two, variable displacement, bent axis motors
  • Drive System
    Hydrostatic drive with infinite machine speeds to 10.0 km/h (6.2 mph)
  • Drive Pump
    Two, variable displacement, slipper-type axial piston pumps
  • Track Motor
    Two, variable displacement, bent axis motors
  • Relief Valve Setting
    6890 psi

Hydraulic System – Equipment

  • Type
    Closed center, load sensing piston
  • Output
    60.8 gal/min
  • Main Relief Valve Setting
    3989 psi

Service Refill Capacities

  • Fuel Tank
    84.5 gal
  • Cooling System
    8.45 gal
  • Crankcase (with filter)
    4.4 gal
  • Final Drives (each)
    4 gal
  • Hydraulic Tank
    23.7 gal
  • Pivot Shaft
    0.5 gal
  • DEF Tank(1)
    4.22 gal (US)
  • Note
    (1) Machine equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.
  • Fuel Tank
    84.5 gal (US)
  • Note
    (1) Machine equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

Ripper Specifications

  • Type
    Radial
  • Number of Pockets
    3
  • Overall Width/Beam
    76.7 in
  • Shank Cross Section
    58.5 mm × 138 mm (50 in × 5.4 in)
  • Ground Clearance
    23.4 in
  • Penetration
    11.6 in
  • Ripping Width
    72.3 in
  • Cylinders – Bore
    4.5 in
  • Cylinders – Stroke
    11.3 in
  • Added Machine Length with Ripper in Transport Position
    24.0 in

Standards

  • ROPS
    ROPS (Rollover Protective Structure) offered by Caterpillar for the machine meets ROPS criteria ISO 3471:2008.
  • FOPS
    FOPS (Falling Object Protective Structure) meets ISO 3449-2005 Level II.
  • Brakes
    Brakes meet the standard ISO 10265:2008.
  • Cab – Declared Dynamic Operator Sound Pressure Level
    The declared dynamic operator sound pressure level is 73 dB(A) when “ISO 6396:2008” is used to measure the value for an enclosed cab. The measurement was conducted at the maximum engine cooling fan speed. The sound level may vary at different engine cooli
  • Cab – Hearing Protection
    Hearing protection is recommended when operating with an open operator station and cab (when not properly maintained or doors/windows open) for extended periods or in noisy environment.
  • Cab – Declared Exterior Sound Power Level
    The declared exterior sound power level is 108 dB(A) when the value is measured according to the dynamic test procedures and the conditions that are specified in “ISO 6395:2008”. The measurement was conducted at the maximum engine cooling fan speed. The s
  • Cab – Labeled Sound Power Level
    The labeled sound power level is 111 dB(A) measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC.

Bucket Cycle Times

  • Lift
    5.5 seconds
  • Power Down
    3.7 seconds
  • Float Down
    2.0 seconds
  • Dump at Maximum Height (from full rackback)
    1.3 seconds
  • Rackback at Maximum Height (from full dump)
    1.4 seconds

Dimensions

  • Overall Machine Width without Bucket: With Standard Tracks - 550 mm (21.6 in) Shoes
    94.5 in
  • Ground Clearance
    18.5 in
  • Machine Height - Top of Cab
    130.9 in
  • Overall Machine Length*
    275.6 in
  • Carry Position Approach Angle
    15°
  • Digging Depth*
    5.4 in
  • Maximum Rollback - Ground/Carry Position
    43°/50°
  • Bucket Height - Carry Position
    18 in
  • Reach at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump*
    54 in
  • Clearance at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump*
    114.8 in
  • Maximum Rollback/Dump - Fully Raised
    52°/53°
  • Grading Angle
    63°
  • Height - Bucket Hinge Pin
    155.1 in
  • Overall Machine Height - Bucket Fully Raised
    212.7 in
  • Height to Top of Stack
    115.7 in
  • Ramp Angle
    29°
  • Note
    *With General Purpose bucket and extra duty teeth.
  • Ground Clearance
    18.5 in
  • Height - Top of Stack
    115.7 in
  • Note
    *With General Purpose bucket and extra duty teeth.

Dimensions (Approximate)

  • Overall Machine Width without Bucket: With Narrow Tracks – 450 mm (17.7 in) Shoes
    90.5 in
  • Length to Front of Track
    194.6 in
  • Maximum Rollback at Carry Position
    50°
  • Maximum Dump, Fully Raised
    53°
  • Height to Top of Seat with Headrest
    110.6 in
  • Overall Machine Width without Bucket: With Wide Gauge Tracks – 800 mm (31.5 in) Shoes
    114.2 in
  • Note
    Dimensions vary with bucket. Refer to Operating Specifications chart.

Air Conditioning System

  • Air Conditioning
    The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.573 metric tonnes.
  • Air Conditioning
    The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.573 metric tonnes.

DO MORE WITH LESS FUEL

  • 963K uses 10–25 percent less fuel per hour than the previous model.
  • Efficient use of Diesel Exhaust Fluid*– typically 2.5-3 percent of fuel consumption – provides excellent overall fluid efficiency.
  • Optional Performance Series bucket helps you move up to 5 percent more material per hour.
  • Demand fan provides efficient cooling plus easy fold-down service access.
  • Remote monitoring with Product Link™/VisionLink® helps you manage your fleet more effectively and profitably.

    * Machine equipped with U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

BUILT TO PERFORM

  • Smoother implement and steering response, and improved steering performance over the previous model.
  • Features like load sensing hydraulics and position sensing cylinders offer precise, responsive performance.
  • Cat C7.1 engine delivers power and fast response when the machine is under load.
  • Reduced engine noise – quieter for the operator and others around the work site.

EXPAND YOUR CAPABILITIES

  • Steel track undercarriage allows you to work in wet, soft, or sensitive underfoot conditions.
  • Finish jobs in less time – track loaders can often start the job earlier and work longer than other machines due to their lower ground pressure and increased traction.
  • Quick Coupler Ready – Fusion™ Quick Coupler option allows easy use of forks, buckets, etc. from wheel loaders and other Fusion compatible machines.

EASY TO OPERATE

  • Choose either joystick or two-lever implement controls to match operator preference or application.
  • Speed/steering controls available as either a joystick or as v-lever and foot pedals.
  • Updated cab offers operator comforts like suspension seat, adjustable armrests and controls, and an improved air conditioning system.
  • Excellent visibility to the bucket and all around the machine enhances safety and helps operators work more confidently.
  • Handles and steps help operators climb on and off the machine more easily, from the front or the back of the tracks.
  • Set implement response – fine, normal, coarse – to match operator preference or application.
  • Emissions reduction technology is designed so regeneration runs automatically in the background while you work.

SAVE ON MAINTENANCE TIME

  • Integrated diagnostics show operators on-board pressure readings for faster service.
  • Tilt cab and convenient service access points for easier maintenance and repair.
  • Demand fan provides efficient cooling plus easy fold-down service access.
  • Remote monitoring with Product Link™/VisionLink® helps you manage your fleet more effectively and profitably.

TAKE ON THE TRASH

  • Waste Handler arrangements feature added guarding and seals to give you a purpose-built machine to take on the challenges of waste applications. A choice of buckets and track shoes allow you to further optimize the machine for greater performance and service life.
  • Versatile machine for loading, sorting, excavation and spreading cover, well suited to the landfill or transfer station.
  • Specialized guarding, striker bars and seals help protect the machine and components from impact and airborne debris.
  • Final Drive guarding helps prevent wrapping and damage.
  • Bars help protect windshield and operator from breakage and debris. Cab door guards offer added protection.
  • Cooling system is designed for high debris environments and easy cleanout access.
  • Specialized air handling features help deliver cleaner air to the machine and to the cab.
  • Laminated thermal shields and insulated clean emission module.
  • Landfill buckets, equipped with heavy-duty trash rack, offer increased capacity and reduced spillage.
  • Center-hole track helps reduce packing. Choose from a variety of shoe types and widths to optimize the loader for your application.
  • Optional rear vision camera enhances visibility behind the machine.
  • Enhanced Cleaning Package -
  1. Faster, easier cleanout.
  2. Wide gauge undercarriage equipped with a standard track shoe allows more space for debris to pass between the track roller frame, tracks and chassis.
  3. Design helps reduce damage caused by debris carried on the tracks.
  4. Heavier waste configuration combined with narrower track shoes increases ground pressure for greater compaction.

    Note: Features may vary by model and region. Please consult your Cat dealer for details and availability.

KEEP THINGS SHIPSHAPE

  • Specialized Ship Hold machines give you the optimal combination of traction, high reach and machine balance makes track loaders ideal for working in ship holds and port handling duties.
  • Specialized implements, like coal buckets and trim blades, help you sweep down walls and handle a variety of materials.
  • Fusion Quick Coupler option adds versatility with easy use of forks, buckets and other attachments from compatible machines.
  • Specialized sealing, guards and bumpers help protect key components.
  • Front and rear eyes widely spaced for stability during lifting.
  • Added lighting packages help illuminate the work area.

Standard Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Power Train
    • Cat C7.1diesel engine, turbo charged with Air-To-Air After Cooler (ATAAC)
    • Modular cooling system for engine air intake, oil and water
    • Radiator fan, electronically controlled, hydraulically driven, temperature sensing, on demand
    • Electro Hydrostatic Control (EHC) for transmission with travel and work modes
    • Engine idle shutdown
    • Auto engine speed control
    • Electric fuel pump
    • Water separator
    • Air cleaner dry-type, axial seal with integral precleaner and dust ejection system, electronic filter condition indicator
    • Starting aid, glow plug
    • Cat extended life coolant
  • Undercarriage
    • Cat heavy duty undercarriage: 963K (38 sections), 1850 mm (72.8 in) track gauge
    • Track guiding guards, end section
    • Track adjuster, hydraulic
    • Sprocket rims, with replaceable bolt-on tough steel segments
    • Guards, sprocket
    • Seven track roller per side, with two upper carrier rollers, lifetime lubricated
    • Idlers, conventional type, lifetime lubricated
    • Oscillating track roller frames
  • Electrical
    • Alternator, 24V, heavy duty brushless
    • Backup alarm
    • Electric horn
    • Two heavy duty batteries, high output, maintenance free: 1,120 CCA
    • Switch, main disconnect
    • Starter, electric (heavy duty, 24V)
  • Operator Environment
    • Pressurized, sound suppressed, ROPS/FOPS cab with tinted glass and right side sliding window
    • Air conditioning and heating
    • Heater/defroster with automatic temperature control
    • Seat, fabric-covered, air suspended, adjustable
    • Adjustable armrests
    • Electro hydraulic, seat mounted control levers with faster processing
    • Seat belt, retractable, with buckling indicator on dash
    • Electronic Monitoring System with gauges for: Engine coolant temperature, Hydraulic oil temperature, Fuel level, Engine oil pressure, Diesel Exhaust Fluid level (when equipped)
    • Engine RPM and gear display
    • Hour meter, electronic
    • Throttle switch rotary with Eco Mode
    • Center brake pedal
    • Independent forward/reverse speed range settings
    • Travel speed limiter, electronic
    • Mirror, rearview, inside, adjustable
    • Radio ready, includes 24V to 12V converter, speakers, antenna and 12V power outlet
    • Coat hook
    • Storage compartments under left armrest
    • Document holder on right console
    • Floor mat, rubber, heavy duty
    • Windshield washers and wipers, multiple speed front and rear
    • Durable metal roof
    • Parking brake switch and "brake-on" indicator light
    • Fender
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • Sound suppression, exterior
    • Z-bar loader linkage
    • Load sensing variable displacement implement pump
    • Implement cylinders with sensors
    • Operator programmable lift and tilt kickouts
    • Engine enclosure with lockable doors
    • Radiator core 6.5 fins-per-inch, debris resistant
    • Hinged radiator guard and swing out fan
    • Full bottom guards
    • Ecology drains on hydraulic oil tank
    • Product Link ready
    • Oil sampling valves
    • Cat XT hoses
    • HYDO Advanced 10

Optional Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Power Train
    • Cat C7.1 diesel engine with twin turbocharger and engine mounted aftertreatment to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards OR Cat C7.1 diesel engine to meet China Nonroad Stage III, India Bharat III, Eurasian Economic Union Stage IIIA UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA
    • Demand fan, reversing
    • Air inlet, precleaner turbine
    • Transmission control, V-lever or joystick
  • Operator Environment
    • Standard cab with four halogen lights (two forward-facing roof mounted, two rear-facing integrated into air conditioning unit)
    • Seat, cloth, air suspension, no side-to-side isolator
    • Seatk, cloth, air suspension, heated, side-to-side isolator
    • Radio, AM/FM/AUX/USB/Bluetooth
    • Easy access package (grab irons and steps)
    • Cab air precleaner
    • Lights, additional guarded
    • Windshield protection
  • Hydraulics
    • Hydraulic oil, biodegradable
    • Hydraulics Packages - General Purpose: Two-valve, joystick; Three-valve, joystick; Two-valve, two levers; Three-valve, two levers
    • Hydraulics packages - Multi-Purpose: Three-valve, joystick; Four-valve, joystick
  • Fuel Systems
    • Fast fill fuel tank
    • Fuel tank refueling pump
  • Undercarriage
    • Idler guard
    • Idler guard, ship hold
    • Final drive abrasion guard, two-piece
    • Final drive abrasion guard, three-piece
    • Full length track roller guard
    • Track Groups (38 sections) - Heavy Duty Track Groups: 430 mm triple grouser, sealed
    • Track Groups (38 sections) - Heavy Duty Track Groups: 450 mm double grouser, narrow
    • Track Groups (38 sections) - Heavy Duty Track Groups: 450 mm double grouser, center hole
    • Track Groups (38 sections) - Heavy Duty Track Groups: 460 mm single grouser, sealed and lubricated, center hole
    • Track Groups (38 sections) - Heavy Duty Track Groups: 550 mm double grouser
    • Track Groups (38 sections) - Heavy Duty Track Groups: 550 mm double grouser, center hole
    • Track Groups (38 sections) - Heavy Duty Track Groups: 560 mm single grouser, extreme service
    • Track Groups (38 sections) - Heavy Duty Track Groups: 800 mm double grouser
  • Buckets
    • General Purpose: 2.3 m³, flush
    • General Purpose: 2.5 m³
    • General Purpose: 2.5 m³, full edge
    • General Purpose: 2.5 m³ heavy duty
    • General Purpose: 2.8 m³, Performance Series
    • Multi-Purpose: 2.0 m³
    • Multi-Purpose: 2.0 m³, heavy duty
    • Multi-Purpose: 2.7 m³, landfill, heavy duty
    • Wide: 2.8 m³
    • Landfill: 3.1 m³, heavy duty
  • Starters, Batteries And Alternators
    • Engine coolant heater, 120V
    • Engine coolant heater, 240V
    • Cold weather, package, 120V - two 12V batteries (1,400 CCA), 120V engine coolant heater, ether starting aid*
    • Cold weather package, 240V - two 12V batteries (1,400 CCA), 240V engine coolant heater, ether starting aid*
    • Antifreeze -50 degrees Celcius
  • Other Attachments
    • Counterweight, light, 325 kg
    • Counterweight, additional, 305 kg
    • Ripper, multil-shank
    • Hitch, ripper
    • Striker bars, rear
    • Additional work tools: Fusion Quick Coupler, Blades, Forks, Material handling arms, Rakes
  • Guards
    • Lift cylinder guards
    • Tilt cylinder guards
  • Electrical
    • Rotating beacon
  • Maintenance And Related Attachments
    • Fuel tank sediment pump
    • High speed oil change system
    • Service package, extended: Manual hydraulic system enabling cab tilt and lock at 30 degrees safely in the field; Windshield, sealed; Shovel holder (shovel not included)
  • Technology Products
    • Product Link - Satellite
    • Product Link - Cellular
    • Grade Control receiver mast
  • Special Arrangements
    • Waste Package, Heavy Duty
    • Waste Package, Heavy Duty, Enhanced Cleaning
    • Ship Hold Package, Heavy Duty
    • Partial Steel Mill Package, Heavy Duty
    • Low Ground Pressure Package, Heavy Duty
    • *Tier 4 Final/Stage IV machines only
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