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Product Spotlight | Cat M-Series Small Wheel Loaders

Caterpillar recently unveiled the new Cat M-Series Small Wheel Loaders. The new M-Series family of Small Wheel Loaders includes the 926M, 930M and 938M and build on the their K-Series predecessors, 924L, 930K and 938K. The new M Series Small Wheel Loaders feature design and engineering refinements and meet Tier 4 Final emissions standards. In addition to the new features, Cat Product Link now comes standard on these new Cat machines.

Efficient Drive Train/Selectable Power Modes

  • New Cat C7.1 ACERT™ engine has a clean emissions module that does not require operator intervention or disrupt work cycles. 
  • Step-less, four-range, electronically controlled hydrostatic drive features Hystat mode with engine braking, refined Torque Converter and allows the equipment to free wheel down hills and grades.
  • Torque Converter mode improves fuel efficiency by up to five percent.

New Generation II Loader Linkage/Smooth Hydraulics

  • The Generation II Optimized Z-bar loader linkage is patented by Caterpillar and delivers the same performance of a traditional Z-bar plus load-handling capabilities of tool carries.
  • The standard lift linkages on the new Optimized Z-bar significantly improve the operator’s visibility when the linkage is above the level-arm position.

Operator Safety and Customization

  • Optional LED light package has front and rear LED auxiliary work lights, engine-bay LED lights that illuminate routine service points.
  • New Object Detection System alerts the operator when objects are near the rear end of the machine.
  • New features of the larger secondary display include coded start and operator profiles, application profiles, service-mode and preventative maintenance alerts directional-shift response, ride-control activation speed, automatic-lubrication intervals, bucket-float activation, feather catch mode, rack snubbing, and more.


  • VisionLink’s Service Mode and Preventative Maintenance Alerts help track scheduled maintenance.
  • Optional Integrated Auto-lube system can automatically grease pin joints such as bucket pins, articulation hitch, steering cylinders and rear axle trunnions.
  • DEF tank can be easily access from the right side of the machine
  • Cat M-Series Small Wheel Loaders are compatible with bio-fuel blends up to B20.

Segment Solutions

  • Improved stability because the Aggregate Handler Solution has an additional counterweight.
  • Waste Handler protects the machine, the operator and work tools from harsh waste and scrap-handling conditions.

Read more about the new features in the press release.

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Ross Farmer

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Bobby Whitworth           
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