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The Cat 740 GC with a 22.7 m³ (29.7 yd³)/36.3 tonne (40 ton) capacity, offers reliability, durability and efficient performance, including the latest, world-class operator’s station found on other Cat Articulated Trucks. The 740 GC offers a highly efficient value proposition within the 40 ton AT size class. Automated, assisted and intuitive controls bring Safety and Ease of Operation to the forefront – helping reduce operator workload and training. Ideally matched to popular loading tools, the 740 GC is a productive machine in any fleet.

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Engine

Gross Power - SAE J1995
452 HP
Net Power - SAE J1349
439 HP
Net Power - ISO 14396
447 HP
Bore
5.4 in
Stroke
6.75 in
Displacement
926 in²
Note (1)
The references to Tier 4 Final/Stage V include U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final), as well as Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Note (2)
The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,700 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard.
Emissions
The C15 engine meets Tier 4 Final and Stage V emission standards.
Note (4)
Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 327 kW (439 hp) per the SAE reference conditions.
Note (3)
The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, muffler and fan at minimum speed.
Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995)
1711 ft·lbf
Peak Engine Torque Speed
1200 r/min
Engine Model
Cat® C15
Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349)
1670 ft·lbf
No Engine De-rating Below
10000 ft
Note (5)
DEF used in Cat SCR systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard ISO 22241-1. Requirements are met by many brands of DEF, including

Service Refill Capacities

DEF Tank
6.5 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
13.7 gal (US)
Final Drive - Each
1.3 gal (US)
Cooling System
23.7 gal (US)
Steering/Hoist Hydraulic System
36.9 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
145.3 gal (US)

Transmission

Forward - 3
7.3 mile/h
Forward - 4
9.2 mile/h
Forward - 5
12.2 mile/h
Forward - 6
14.9 mile/h
Forward - 7
20.6 mile/h
Forward - 1
4 mile/h
Forward - 2
5.3 mile/h
Reverse - 1
4.2 mile/h
Reverse - 2
9.8 mile/h

Weights

Rated Payload
40 ton (US)

Body Capacities

Heaped (SAE 2:1)
29.7 yd³
Struck
22.2 yd³
Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:1
31.9 yd³
Tailgate Struck
23.4 yd³

Sound Levels

Interior Cab
72 dB(A)
Note (2)
Hearing protection may be needed when operating with an open operator station and cab (when not properly maintained or doors/windows open) for extended periods or in noisy environments.
Note (1)
The operator sound exposure Leq (equivalent sound pressure level) measured according to the work cycle procedures specified in ANSI/SAE J1166 OCT98 is 72 dB(A), for the cab offered by Caterpillar, whe

Body Hoist

Raise Time
12 s
Lower Time
12 s

Standards

Brakes
ISO 3450 – 2011
Cab - FOPS
ISO 3449 Level II – 2005
Cab - ROPS
ISO 3471 – 2008
Steering
ISO 5010 – 2007

Operating Weights

Total - Rated Load
80027 lb
Center Axle - Rated Load
37670 lb
Front Axle - Rated Load
4687 lb
Center Axle - Loaded
51088 lb
Rear Axle - Rated Load
37670 lb
Center Axle - Empty
14636 lb
Front Axle - Empty
42596 lb
Total - Loaded
151405 lb
Front Axle - Loaded
49723 lb
Rear Axle - Loaded
50594 lb
Rear Axle - Empty
14145 lb
Total - Empty
71377 lb

Turning Circle

Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius
156 in
Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius
303 in
Note
Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5 R25 tires.
Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius
330 in
Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right
45°
Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width
220 in

Shipping

UPC
5–6

Body Plate

Type
High strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel

Steering

Lock to Lock
4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm