SPECS SUMMARY

Maximum Gross Power73 HP (54.6 kW)
Operating Weight12346 lb (5600 kg)
Bucket Capacities0.75 m3-1.2 m3 (1.0 yd3-1.6 yd3)
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.


Specifications

-Maximum Gross Power73 HP (54.6 kW)
-Operating Weight12346 lb (5600 kg)
-Bucket Capacities0.75 m3-1.2 m3 (1.0 yd3-1.6 yd3)
-Rated Bucket Capacity1.2 yd³ (0.9 m³)
-Net Power74 HP (55.3 kW)
-ROPSSAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994.
-FOPSSAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II.
-Note (4)Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed.
-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 (5)The Cat C3.3B Tier 4 Final/Stage IIIB uses an active regeneration system which requires no operator interaction under normal conditions.
-Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349189 ft·lbf (257 N·m)
-Note (1)Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
-Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift9.6 s (9.6 s)
-Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height1.5 s (1.5 s)
-Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level2.6 s (2.6 s)
-Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level2.6 s (2.6 s)
-Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height3 s (3 s)
-Boost Flow Maximum Pressure3191 psi (22000 kPa)
-Stroke4.7 in (120 mm)
-Displacement201 in³ (3.3 l)
-Forward - High Range22 mile/h (35 km/h)
-Forward - Range 16 mile/h (10 km/h)
-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.
-Note (1)Cat cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
-General Purpose1.2 yd³ (0.9 m³)
-Light Material1.57 yd³ (1.2 m³)
-Forward - Range 212 mile/h (20 km/h)
-Reverse - High Range22 mile/h (35 km/h)
-Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift5.5 s (5.5 s)
-Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396192 ft·lbf (261 N·m)
-Bore3.7 in (94 mm)
-Reverse - Range 212 mile/h (20 km/h)
-Reverse - Range 16 mile/h (10 km/h)
-Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269191 ft·lbf (260 N·m)
-Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter2 in (50 mm)
-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.
-Note (1)*Standard tire.
-Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke11.8 in (300 mm)
-Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter3.1 in (80 mm)
-Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter1.4 in (35 mm)
-Option (1)335/80 R18 XZSL Michelin
-Option (2)340/80 R18 AT-R Firestone
-Option (7)12.5/80 R18 Flexport™
-NoteSpecifications 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 EROPS cab, standard flow hydraulics and skid-steer coupler. - 906M is configured with a 0.9 m3 (1.2 yd3) bucket with bolt-on cutting edge.
-Option (6)405/70 R18 SPT9 Dunlop*
-Option (5)340/80 R18 Bibload Michelin
-Option (3)340/80 R18 XMCL Michelin
-Option (4)340/80 R18 TRI2 Nokian
-Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction39°
-Steering AC Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - 2,620 rpm3 s (3 s)
-Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke16.4 in (417 mm)
-Axles - FrontN/A
-Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter2.2 in (55 mm)
-Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter3.5 in (90 mm)
-Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter3 in (75 mm)
-Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke27.4 in (695 mm)
-Axles - RearN/A
-Hydraulic Tank12.2 gal (US) (46 l)
-Nominal Flow - Steering Pump12 gal/min (43.9 l/min)
-Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left<6 turns
-Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump3191 psi (22000 kPa)
-Maximum Steering Torque - 39° (Full Turn)27747 ft·lbf (37620 N·m)
-Transmission - Gear Box2.2 gal (US) (8.5 l)
-Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine)37155 ft·lbf (50375 N·m)
-Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time9.6 s (9.6 s)
-Turning Radius - Over Bucket14.58 ft (4464 mm)
-Reach - Full Lift and 45° Dump2.34 ft (714 mm)
-Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction39°
-Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-17061 lb (3204 kg)
-Full Turn Tipping Load7507 lb (3405 kg)
-Clearance - Full Lift and 45° Dump8.24 ft (2513 mm)
-Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Head4496 psi (31000 kPa)
-Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Rod2756 psi (19000 kPa)
-Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-18666 lb (3932 kg)
-Articulation Angle39°
-Dump Angle at Full Lift45°
-Height - Bucket Pin**10.58 ft (3227 mm)
-Dig Depth**3.7 in (95 mm)
-Departure Angle33°
-Clearance - Bucket at 45° *8.08 ft (2478 mm)
-Clearance - Level Bucket**9.92 ft (3027 mm)
-Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump3408 psi (23500 kPa)
-Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function Standard Flow19 gal/min (73 l/min)
-Maximum Gross Power - SAE J199574 HP (55 kW)
-Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/126974 HP (55.3 kW)
-Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN)74 HP (55 kW)
-Maximum Gross Power - ISO 1439673 HP (54.6 kW)
-Emissions*The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIB emission standards or Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.
-Engine ModelCat® C3.3B DIT*
-Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J134973 HP (54.7 kW)
-Cooling System4.4 gal (US) (16.5 l)
-Maximum Flow - Implement Pump19 gal/min (73 l/min)
-Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function High Flow31 gal/min (116 l/min)
-3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure3408 psi (23500 kPa)
-Hydraulic System - Including Tank18.5 gal (US) (70 l)
-Engine Crankcase3 gal (US) (11.2 l)
-Fuel Tank13.7 gal (US) (52 l)
-Height - Ground Clearance**11 in (300 mm)
-Height - Ground to Cab**8.08 ft (2463 mm)
-Height - Ground to Cab**8.08 ft (2463 mm)
-Length - Overall*18.42 ft (5620 mm)
-Length - Wheel Base7.08 ft (2170 mm)
-Height - Ground Clearance**11 in (300 mm)
-Height - Bucket Pin**10.58 ft (3227 mm)
-Dig Depth**4.2 in (107 mm)
-Dump Angle at Full Lift45°
-Machine Width6 ft (1840 mm)
-Note (1)*Vary with bucket.
-Turning Radius - Inside of Tires7.33 ft (2240 mm)
-Width - Bucket6.17 ft (1890 mm)
-Reach - Bucket at 45°*2.67 ft (820 mm)
-Operating Weight12481 lb (5663 kg)
-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.
-Departure Angle33°
-Clearance - Level Bucket**9.92 ft (3035 mm)
-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.
-Note (1)*Vary with bucket.
-Machine Width6 ft (1840 mm)
-Length - Overall*17.92 ft (5469 mm)
-Length - Wheel Base7.08 ft (2170 mm)
-Operating Weight12496 lb (5670 kg)
-Reach - Bucket at 45°*2.33 ft (725 mm)
-Articulation Angle39°
-Clearance - Bucket at 45° *7.67 ft (2359 mm)
-Width - Tread Center4.58 ft (1420 mm)
-Width - Bucket6.17 ft (1890 mm)
-Turning Radius - Inside of Tires7.33 ft (2240 mm)
-Turning Radius - Over Bucket14.5 ft (4420 mm)
-Width - Tread Center4.58 ft (1420 mm)

Benefits and Features

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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