Cat releases 966 GC wheeled loader

Cat has released the new Cat 966 GC Wheeled Loader which features a Cat C9.3B engine that is reported to meet US EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 4 Final, China Nonroad Stage IV and Japan 2014 emission standards with a gross power rating of 239 kW (321 hp).

(Photo: Cat)

The company says that the new wheeled loader will feature a four-speed forward/reverse electronically controlled, automatic planetary powershift transmission with shift protection and single clutch gear shifting for efficiency, durability and smooth gear changes.

Caterpillar’s Z-bar loader linkage with cast cross member and tilt-lever provides both strong digging capabilities and high breakout forces when the new loader is equipped with Cat Performance Series buckets, says the company.

The load-sensing implemented hydraulic system continuously controls flow and pressure to match the requirements of the operating situation — reducing both the load on the pump and overall fuel burn.

The performance series buckets are available for a range of applications including general purpose, flat floor, heavy-duty rock and light material. Design features enable operators of all experience levels to routinely attain 10% higher bucket-fill factors, compared with legacy designs, to improve production and reduce fuel consumption. 

Cat says the new 966 GC loader features a simple yet intuitive ergonomic control system with an operator interface display that includes six analogue-like gauges, colour indicator lights, and an LCD screen, that will allow operators to quickly monitor the machine systems. 

Latest News
SPMT moves bridge pieces in India
Indian construction company uses Scheuerle SPMT to transport prefab components
UK rental firm places £2 million JCB order
Company expands waste handling fleet
Warren Cat acquires in Texas
Purchase adds two branches in the Lone Star State