Caterpillar Enhances Small Wheel Loader Line
Caterpillar has launched several new design enhancements for its small wheel loader (SWL) line—Cat® 926M, 930M and 938M models—centered on improving attachment visibility, operator comfort and machine performance. The line’s new Fusion Quick Coupler is designed to improve visibility to the attachment in material handling applications. With its electro-hydraulic coupler application system activated from inside the cab, the single piece cast coupler frame with relocated actuation cylinders increase attachment visibility through the coupler by up to 85 percent, according to the manufacturer.
Available LED lighting options help improve machine visibility. Featuring integrated LED indicators, new high-performance LED front roading lights improve light coverage in dipped and main beam modes. A new auxiliary lighting package now includes a light inside the Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) fill tank compartment to improve visibility in low-light conditions.
Powered by the Cat C7.1 engine, the re-engineered 930M now meets EU Stage V emissions standards along with U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and Japan 2014 standards. The new 930M also delivers a 5 percent boost in gross horsepower, 5 percent increase in breakout force and a 5 percent higher full-turn tip load when compared to the previous 930M. With the new updates and refinements, the new 930M with Aggregate Handler package now aligns in a higher performance class. This offers customers lower end-to-end costs and reduced owning/operating costs compared to running a larger wheel loader. CPM confirms sufficient weight in the bucket before the operator leaves the pile, ensuring the right amount of material is loaded to reduce the number of cycles and maximize profit potential.
For more information, visit your local Cat dealer.