Articulated Trucks

Cat 730

Payload Capacity
Body Volume
280kW (375hp)

 The Cat 730 Articulated Truck with a 17.5 m³ 28 tonne capacity offers demonstrated reliability and durability, high performance and productivity with a new world-class cab to improve operator comfort and ease of operation. It features Automatic Traction Control (AATC), Assisted Hoisting Control, Advanced Productivity Electronic Control Strategy (APECS) and all axle enclosed wet brakes.


Bore 130mm Displacement 12.5l Emissions The 730 meets Tier 4 Final and Stage V emission standards. Engine Model Cat® C13 Engine Model - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V Cat C13 Gross Power - SAE J1995 280kW Net Power - ISO 14396 276kW Net Power - SAE J1349 274kW No Engine De-rating Below 3810m 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), and Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards. Note (2) The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,800 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard. 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. Note (4) Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 254 kW (341 hp) per the SAE reference conditions. Note (5) DEF used in Cat SCR systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241-1. ISO 22241-1 requirements are met by many brands of DEF, including those that carry the AdBlue or API certifications. Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995) 2141N·m Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349) 2120N·m Peak Engine Torque Speed 1200r/min Stroke 157mm
Rated Payload 28t
Body Capacities
Heaped (SAE 2:1) 17.5m³ Struck 13.3m³ Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:1 18.8m³ Tailgate Struck 13.9m³
Forward - 1 8km/h Forward - 2 15km/h Forward - 3 22km/h Forward - 4 34km/h Forward - 5 47km/h Forward - 6 55km/h Reverse - 1 9km/h
Sound Levels
Interior Cab 72dB(A) 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, when properly installed and maintained and tested with the doors and windows closed. 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.
Operating Weights
Center Axle - Empty 4560kg Center Axle - Loaded 16920kg Center Axle - Rated Load 12360kg Front Axle - Empty 15000kg Front Axle - Loaded 18280kg Front Axle - Rated Load 3280kg Rear Axle - Empty 4340kg Rear Axle - Loaded 16700kg Rear Axle - Rated Load 12360kg Total - Empty 23900kg Total - Loaded 51900kg Total - Rated Load 28000kg
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 83l DEF Tank 20l Engine Crankcase 38l Final Drives/Differential 125l Fuel Tank 412l Hydraulic System 110l Output Transfer Gear Box 24l Transmission 47l
Body Hoist
Lower Time 8s Raise Time 12s
Lock to Lock 4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm
Brakes ISO 3450 – 2011 Cab - FOPS ISO 3449 Level II – 2005 Cab - ROPS ISO 3471 – 2008 Steering ISO 5010 – 2007
Body Plate
Type High strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel
Turning Circle
Note Dimensions are for machines equipped with 23.5R25 tires. Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width 5332mm Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius 8075mm Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius 3879mm Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius 7470mm Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right 45°
Body Plate Thickness
Base Plate 13mm Front Plate 7mm Side Plates 11mm
Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching
Hydraulic Excavators: 336F/336F XE - Passes 5–6 Hydraulic Excavators: 349F/349F XE - Passes 4–5 Note An optimum system match gives you a major productivity advantage. The 730 is an excellent match for the Cat 349F and 336F Hydraulic Excavators; and Cat 972M, 966M, 962M and 950M Wheel Loaders. Having matched loading and hauling tools results in increased production and lower system costs per unit of volume moved. Wheel Loader: 950M - Passes 5 Wheel Loader: 962M - Passes 4–5 Wheel Loaders: 966M/966M XE - Passes 4 Wheel Loaders: 972M/972M XE - Passes 3–4

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    Articulated Trucks Cat 730
    Payload Capacity
    Body Volume
    280kW (375hp)

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    Payload Capacity
    Body Volume
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