Caterpillar 966F Wheel Loaders

Caterpillar 966F Wheel Loaders

Everything You Need to Know About CAT 966F Loaders




Construction sites, demolition sites, digging areas, etc., are some of the locations that involve big dust and action. The rush in of heavy equipment like dozers is quite common. However, in such a fast-moving environment, you need to make sure that the right equipment is working on the right path. Big machines like loaders are generally the most important of the equipment on such sites. As we explore all types of construction equipment capable of lifting, moving, or loading materials such as soil, rock, sand, we would be focusing on a specific one. 


We would take a look at the CAT 966F Loaders, a magnificent machine by Caterpillar that has been quite popular in the business. These loaders have been sold by worldwide sellers and have been involved in major action on the field. As we begin the discussion on them, let's start checking some of its crucial specifications. 



Specification

Value

Unit

Heaped Capacity

4.71

yd3

Struck Capacity

4.03

yd3

Width

10.2

ft in

Breakout Force

48446

lb

Dump Clearance

9.34

ft in


 

Engine Specifications 


Having talked about the big machine's bucket, we shall now take a look at the heart of it. Yes, the engine. The engine lies at the centre of the functioning of the machine, and it's the engine that decides the power of the work. Let's take a look at the specifications related to it:



Specification

Value

Cylinders

6

Net Power

220 hp

Gross Power

235 hp

Power Measured @

2200 rpm

Displacement

640.8 cu in

Model

3306

Make

2236

Aspiration

Turbocharged



Operational Specifications 


The machine has good operational weight handling capacity, fuel capacity, hydraulic capacity, among others that make operations smooth. Here are some operational specifications of these loaders:



Specification

Value

Unit

Fuel Capacity

80.4

Gallon

Engine Oil Fluid Capacity

7.4

Gallon

Cooling System Fluid Capacity 

10.9

Gallon

Alternator Supplied Amperage 

50

Ampere

Operating Voltage

24

Volts

Front Axle/Diff Fluid Capacity

12.5

Gallon

Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity

54.2

Gallon

Operating Weight

45161.7

Lbs

Transmission Fluid Capacity

15.6

Gallon

Turning Radius

22.3

Ft Inch

Rear Axle Oscillation

26

Degrees

Static Tipping Weight

30825.1

Lbs

Tire Size

26.5-25 14

PR



Hydraulic System Specifications 



Specification

Value

Unit

Raise Time

7.1

Seconds

Dump Time

2

Seconds

Lower Time

2.4

Seconds

Pump Flow Capacity

79.8

Gallon/Minutes

Relief Valve Setting

3000

Psi (Pressure per Square Inch)




Transmission Specifications 



Specification

Value

Forward Gears

4