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Compact Wheel Loaders 906M

Cat® Compact Wheel Loaders deliver high performance, versatility, and precision in any application.

Compact Wheel Loaders 906M

Cat® Compact Wheel Loaders deliver high performance, versatility, and precision in any application.

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Operating Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

Units: USMetric

Buckets

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.
Units: USMetric

Cab

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 conditions specified in 2000/14/EC is 101 dB(A). Optional Low Sound or Blue Angel selection will reduce this to 99 dB(A).
Note (3) *The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.
Units: USMetric

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

Height - Ground to Cab** 8.08 ft 2463 mm
Height - Ground Clearance** 11 in 300 mm
Length - Wheel Base 7.08 ft 2170 mm
Length - Overall* 17.92 ft 5469 mm
Reach - Bucket at 45°* 2.33 ft 725 mm
Dig Depth** 3.7 in 95 mm
Clearance - Bucket at 45° * 8.08 ft 2478 mm
Clearance - Level Bucket** 9.92 ft 3027 mm
Height - Bucket Pin** 10.58 ft 3227 mm
Departure Angle 33°
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.5 ft 4420 mm
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires 7.33 ft 2240 mm
Width - Bucket 6.17 ft 1890 mm
Width - Tread Center 4.58 ft 1420 mm
Machine Width 6 ft 1840 mm
Articulation Angle 39°
Dump Angle at Full Lift 45°
Operating Weight 12496 lb 5670 kg
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.
Units: USMetric

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

Height - Ground to Cab** 8.08 ft 2463 mm
Height - Ground Clearance** 11 in 300 mm
Length - Wheel Base 7.08 ft 2170 mm
Length - Overall* 18.42 ft 5620 mm
Reach - Bucket at 45°* 2.67 ft 820 mm
Dig Depth** 4.2 in 107 mm
Clearance - Bucket at 45° * 7.67 ft 2359 mm
Clearance - Level Bucket** 9.92 ft 3035 mm
Height - Bucket Pin** 10.58 ft 3227 mm
Departure Angle 33°
Turning Radius - Over Bucket 14.58 ft 4464 mm
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires 7.33 ft 2240 mm
Width - Bucket 6.17 ft 1890 mm
Width - Tread Center 4.58 ft 1420 mm
Machine Width 6 ft 1840 mm
Articulation Angle 39°
Dump Angle at Full Lift 45°
Operating Weight 12481 lb 5663 kg
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.
Units: USMetric

Drive Train

Forward - Range 1 6 mile/h 10 km/h
Forward - Range 2 12 mile/h 20 km/h
Forward - High Range 22 mile/h 35 km/h
Reverse - High Range 22 mile/h 35 km/h
Reverse - Range 1 6 mile/h 10 km/h
Reverse - Range 2 12 mile/h 20 km/h
Units: USMetric

Engine

Maximum Gross Power 73.2 HP 54.6 kW
Engine Model Cat® C3.3B DIT*
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 73.2 HP 54.6 kW
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (metric) 74.2 HP 74.2 HP
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1349 71.9 HP 53.6 kW
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249 72.9 HP 53.6 kW
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 192 ft·lbf 261 N·m
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 191 ft·lbf 260 N·m
Bore 3.7 in 94 mm
Displacement 201 in³ 3.3 l
Stroke 4.7 in 120 mm
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.
Units: USMetric

Loader Hydraulic System

Maximum Flow - Implement Pump 19 gal/min 73 l/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function Standard Flow 19 gal/min 73 l/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function High Flow 31 gal/min 116 l/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump 3408 psi 23500 kPa
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Head 4496 psi 31000 kPa
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Rod 2756 psi 19000 kPa
3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure 3408 psi 23500 kPa
Boost Flow Maximum Pressure 3191 psi 22000 kPa
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3 in 75 mm
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2 in 50 mm
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 27.4 in 695 mm
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.5 in 90 mm
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 2.2 in 55 mm
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 16.4 in 417 mm
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift 5.5 s 5.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height 1.5 s 1.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level 2.6 s 2.6 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time 9.6 s 9.6 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift 9.6 s 9.6 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height 3 s 3 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level 2.6 s 2.6 s
Units: USMetric

Operating Specifications

Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-1 8666 lb 3932 kg
Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-1 7061 lb 3204 kg
Full Turn Tipping Load 7507 lb 3405 kg
Clearance - Full Lift and 45° Dump 8.24 ft 2513 mm
Reach - Full Lift and 45° Dump 2.34 ft 714 mm
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction 39°
Rated Bucket Capacity 1.2 yd³ 0.9 m³
Units: USMetric

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 4.4 gal (US) 16.5 l
Fuel Tank 13.7 gal (US) 52 l
Engine Oil 3 gal (US) 11.2 l
Hydraulic Tank 12.2 gal (US) 46 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 18.5 gal (US) 70 l
Transmission - Gear Box 2.2 gal (US) 8.5 l
Units: USMetric

Steering

Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction 39°
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter 3.1 in 80 mm
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter 1.4 in 35 mm
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke 11.8 in 300 mm
Nominal Flow - Steering Pump 12 gal/min 43.9 l/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump 3191 psi 22000 kPa
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine) 37155 ft·lbf 50375 N·m
Maximum Steering Torque - 39° (Full Turn) 27747 ft·lbf 37620 N·m
Steering AC Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - 2,620 rpm 3 s 3 s
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left <6 turns
Units: USMetric

Tires

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™
Units: USMetric

Weights

Operating Weight 12346 lb 5600 kg
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 with a 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³) bucket with bolt-on cutting edge.
TRANSMISSION AND HYDRAULICS
18° frame oscillation, 78° articulation
ENGINE
Cat C3.3B DIT EU Stage V/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final engine.
ELECTRICAL
Alternator 90 amp
GENERAL
E-coat paint primer
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
Adjustable internal mirror

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