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973C Track Loader

Posted By admin On November 14, 2007 @ 12:00 am In Boomerang | No Comments

Top Performance. A machine designed to be productive over a wide range of tough applications from heavy clearing to high-volume truck loading, from the slag pits of steel mills to big city landfills. The 973C not only can master the toughest excavation but can also finish grade with delicate precision. Reliable, durable, rugged construction, self-diagnosis of electrical and power train systems, and easy maintenance help ensure extended service life.



 


 






























































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































Engine

Units:  US 


Flywheel Power


242 hp



Engine Model


Cat® C9 ACERT



Net Power – Caterpillar


242 hp



Net Power – ISO 9249


242 hp



Net Power – SAE J1349


242 hp



Net Power – EEC 80/1269


242 hp



Bore


4.41 in



Stroke


5.87 in



Displacement


537 in3




Weights



Operating Weight


58142 lb



Shipping Weight – without Bucket


53490 lb




Buckets



Capacity – General Purpose


4.19 yd3



Capacity – Multi-Purpose


3.79 yd3



Bucket Width – General Purpose


112 in



Bucket Width – Multi-Purpose


107 in




Undercarriage



Track Shoe Type


Double Grouser, Extreme Service



Track Shoe Width – Standard


19.7 in



Track Shoe Width – Optional


26.6 in



Track Rollers – Each Side


7



Number of Shoes – Each Side


40



Track on Ground


115 in



Ground Contact Area – Standard Shoe


4542 in2



Ground Contact Area – Optional Shoe


6138 in2



Ground Pressure – Standard Shoe


12.8 psi



Ground Pressure – Optional Shoe


9.4 psi



Grouser Height – Double Grouser


1.93 in



Track Gauge


82 in




Drive System



Type


Hydrostatic drive with infinite machine speeds up to 10 km/h (6.2 mph)



Drive Pump


Two, variable-displacement, slipper-type axial piston pumps



Track Motor


Two, variable-displacement, bent axis piston motors



Relief Valve Setting


6380 psi




Hydraulic System – Equipment



Type


Vane



Output


88.5 gal/min



Main Relief Valve Setting


2755 psi



Lift Cylinders – Bore


6.5 in



Lift Cylinders – Stroke


36.8 in



Tilt Cylinders – Bore


5.5 in



Tilt Cylinders – Stroke


24.9 in




Hydraulic System – Pilot



Output – maximum


3.2 gal/min



Relief Valve Setting


348 psi



Cycle Time – Raise


6.7 Seconds



Cycle Time – Dump


5.1 Seconds



Cycle Time – Lower, Empty, Float Down


2.9 Seconds




Service Refill Capacities



Fuel Tank


113 gal



Cooling System


11 gal



Crankcase (with Filter)


7.66 gal



Final Drives (each)


7.5 gal



Hydraulic Tank


17.7 gal



Pump Drive Box


1 gal



Pivot Shaft


.8 gal



Hydraulic System


44.6 gal



Hydrostatic Drive System


21.9 gal




Operating Specifications



Max. Travel Speed


6.2 mph




Ripper Specifications



Type


Radial



Number of pockets


3



Overall Width/Beam


86 in



Shank cross section


74 x 175 mm 2.9x 6.9 in



Ground Clearance


26 in



Penetration


17 in



Ripping Width


78.74 in



Cylinders – Bore


5 in



Cylinders – Stroke


14.4 in



Addition to Machine Length due to Ripper (in Transportation Position)


73.8 in




Standards



ROPS/FOPS


ROPS/FOPS



Brakes


Brakes



Cab


Cab




Electrical System



Type


24V DC



Battery Capacity


1100 CCA



Battery Voltage


12



Battery Quantity


2



Alternator


65-AMP, Heavy-duty Brushless


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