Wheel Loaders

906M Compact Wheel Loader

Overview
Specifications
Equipment

Product Description

The Cat® 906M Compact Wheel Loader delivers high performance with outstanding versatility. On-the-go operator tuned hydraulics and drive train adjust the machine's response to the task at hand. Low sound levels, large spacious cab and intuitive controls keep you working comfortably all day long.

Product Specifications

UnitsUSMetric

 

Engine
Net Power
74 HP 55.3 kW
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1349
73 HP 54.7 kW
Emissions
*The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V (Europe only) or U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (North America only) emission standards.
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995
74.3 HP 55.4 kW
Engine Model
Cat® C3.3B DIT*
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396
73 HP 54.6 kW
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269
74 HP 55.3 kW
Weights
Operating Weight
12346 lb 5600 kg
Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank
13.7 gal (US) 52 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
18.5 gal (US) 70 l
Engine Crankcase
3 gal (US) 11.2 l
Cooling System
4.4 gal (US) 16.5 l
Loader Hydraulic System
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Head
4496 psi 31000 kPa
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function High Flow
31 gal/min 116 l/min
3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure
3408 psi 23500 kPa
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump
3408 psi 23500 kPa
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function Standard Flow
19 gal/min 73 l/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump
19 gal/min 73 l/min
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Rod
2756 psi 19000 kPa
Operating Specifications
Rated Bucket Capacity
1.2 yd³ 0.9 m³
Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-1
8666 lb 3932 kg
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction
39°
Reach - Full Lift and 45° Dump
2.34 ft 714 mm
Clearance - Full Lift and 45° Dump
8.24 ft 2513 mm
Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-1
7061 lb 3204 kg
Full Turn Tipping Load
7507 lb 3405 kg
Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With ISO Coupler
Reach - Bucket at 45°*
2.33 ft 725 mm
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.
Width - Tread Center
4.58 ft 1420 mm
Machine Width
6 ft 1840 mm
Dig Depth**
3.7 in 95 mm
Note (2)
**Vary with tire.
Width - Bucket
6.17 ft 1890 mm
Length - Overall*
17.92 ft 5469 mm
Length - Wheel Base
7.08 ft 2170 mm
Height - Bucket Pin**
10.58 ft 3227 mm
Operating Weight
12496 lb 5670 kg
Height - Ground Clearance**
11 in 300 mm
Clearance - Bucket at 45° *
8.08 ft 2478 mm
Height - Ground to Cab**
8.08 ft 2463 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket
14.5 ft 4420 mm
Departure Angle
33°
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket.
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires
7.33 ft 2240 mm
Articulation Angle
39°
Clearance - Level Bucket**
9.92 ft 3027 mm
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With SSL Coupler
Width - Bucket
6.17 ft 1890 mm
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires
7.33 ft 2240 mm
Machine Width
6 ft 1840 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket
14.58 ft 4464 mm
Clearance - Bucket at 45° *
7.67 ft 2359 mm
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
Length - Wheel Base
7.08 ft 2170 mm
Operating Weight
12481 lb 5663 kg
Length - Overall*
18.42 ft 5620 mm
Height - Bucket Pin**
10.58 ft 3227 mm
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket.
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.
Departure Angle
33°
Articulation Angle
39°
Clearance - Level Bucket**
9.92 ft 3035 mm
Height - Ground Clearance**
11 in 300 mm
Reach - Bucket at 45°*
2.67 ft 820 mm
Dig Depth**
4.2 in 107 mm
Width - Tread Center
4.58 ft 1420 mm
Height - Ground to Cab**
8.08 ft 2463 mm
Note (2)
**Vary with tire.
Engine
Maximum Gross Power
73 HP 54.6 kW
Buckets
Bucket Capacities
0.75 m³-1.5 m³ (1.0 yd³-2.0 yd³)
Cab
ROPS
SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994.
FOPS
SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II.
Loader Hydraulic System
Boost Flow Maximum Pressure
3191 psi 22000 kPa
Drive Train
Reverse - High Range
22 mile/h 35 km/h
Forward - Range 2
12 mile/h 20 km/h
Cab
Note (2)
When properly installed and maintained, the cab offered by Caterpillar, when tested with doors, and windows closed as per work cycle procedures specified in ISO 6395 2008, results in operator sound exposure Leq (Equivalent sound pressure level) of 66 dB(A) typical.
Steering
Steering AC Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - 2,620 rpm
3 s 3 s
Loader Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height
3 s 3 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift
9.6 s 9.6 s
Steering
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine)
37155 ft·lbf 50375 N·m
Engine
Stroke
4.7 in 120 mm
Steering
Maximum Steering Torque - 39° (Full Turn)
27747 ft·lbf 37620 N·m
Loader Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height
1.5 s 1.5 s
Steering
Nominal Flow - Steering Pump
12 gal/min 43.9 l/min
Loader Hydraulic System
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter
3.5 in 90 mm
Service Refill Capacities
Axles - Front
N/A
Hydraulic Tank
12.2 gal (US) 46 l
Tires
Option (3)
340/80 R18 XMCL Michelin
Drive Train
Forward - High Range
22 mile/h 35 km/h
Engine
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396
192 ft·lbf 261 N·m
Tires
Note (1)
*Standard tire.
Loader Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level
2.6 s 2.6 s
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter
3 in 75 mm
Weights
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.
Loader Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time
9.6 s 9.6 s
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke
16.4 in 417 mm
Engine
Maximum Gross Power - DIN ISO 14396
74.2 HP 54.6 kW
Steering
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter
3.1 in 80 mm
Drive Train
Reverse - Range 2
12 mile/h 20 km/h
Tires
Option (5)
340/80 R18 Bibload Michelin
Engine
Displacement
201 in³ 3.3 l
Steering
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke
11.8 in 300 mm
Buckets
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.
Engine
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269
191 ft·lbf 260 N·m
Steering
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left
<6 turns
Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349
189 ft·lbf 257 N·m
Drive Train
Forward - Range 1
6 mile/h 10 km/h
Tires
Option (2)
340/80 R18 AT-R Firestone
Engine
Note (3)
No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
Steering
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter
1.4 in 35 mm
Service Refill Capacities
Transmission - Gear Box
2.2 gal (US) 8.5 l
Buckets
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)
Loader Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift
5.5 s 5.5 s
Buckets
Light Material
1.2 m³ (1.6 yd³), 1.5 m³ (2.0 yd³)
Engine
Bore
3.7 in 94 mm
Loader Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level
2.6 s 2.6 s
Drive Train
Reverse - Range 1
6 mile/h 10 km/h
Engine
Note (4)
Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed.
Tires
Note (2)
Other tire choices available, contact your Cat dealer for details.
Steering
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump
3191 psi 22000 kPa
Engine
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.
Tires
Option (6)
405/70 R18 SPT9 Dunlop*
Option (1)
335/80 R18 XZSL Michelin
Loader Hydraulic System
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter
2 in 50 mm
Buckets
Grapple
0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³) heaped
Cab
Note (1)
Cat cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Loader Hydraulic System
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke
27.4 in 695 mm
Tires
Note (3)
In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tires' tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Service Refill Capacities
Axles - Rear
N/A
Buckets
Multi-Purpose
0.75 m³ (1.0 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.05 m³ (1.37 yd³)
Loader Hydraulic System
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter
2.2 in 55 mm
Engine
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.
Tires
Option (7)
12.5/80 R18 Flexport™
Note (4)
Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
Steering
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction
39°
Tires
Option (4)
340/80 R18 TRI2 Nokian
Engine
Note (1)
Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Note (6)
Stage V engine available for Europe only.
Units:USMetric
Standard Equipment
TRANSMISSION AND HYDRAULICS
ENGINE
ELECTRICAL
GENERAL
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
Optional Equipment
TRANSMISSION AND HYDRAULICS
ENGINE
ELECTRICAL
GENERAL
FLUIDS
LOADER
WORK TOOLS
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

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