740 GC Bare Chassis

740 GC Bare Chassis Articulated Truck

The Cat® OEM 740 GC Bare Chassis is available in a standard wheel base. With up to a 44.6 tonnes (49.2 tons) capacity, the 740 GC bare chassis offers proven reliability, durability, high productivity, superior operator comfort and lower operating costs.

740 GC Bare Chassis

DESCRIPTION

The Cat® OEM 740 GC Bare Chassis is available in a standard wheel base. With up to a 44.6 tonnes (49.2 tons) capacity, the 740 GC bare chassis offers proven reliability, durability, high productivity, superior operator comfort and lower operating costs.The Cat® OEM 740 GC Bare Chassis is available in a standard wheel base. With up to a 44.6 tonnes (49.2 tons) capacity, the 740 GC bare chassis offers proven reliability, durability, high productivity, superior operator comfort and lower operating costs.

Water Truck Applications

Cat® Articulated Truck Bare Chassis are rugged and reliable platforms for water truck applications in both mining and construction projects. Using an articulated truck bare chassis provides a flexible solution that is ideal for dust suppression, road construction, fire protection, and other applications. Caterpillar works with OEMs worldwide to match various size water tanks with our bare chassis machines, all through your local Cat dealer, to provide the best solution for your business.

Service Truck Applications

Cat® Articulated Truck Bare Chassis are rugged and reliable platforms for service truck applications in both mining and construction projects. Using an articulated truck bare chassis provides a flexible solution that is ideal for delivering fuel and preventive maintenance lubrication to your site's machine fleet. Caterpillar works with OEMs worldwide to match various size service tanks with our bare chassis machines, all through your local Cat dealer, to provide the best solution for your business.

Specialty Body Applications

Cat® Articulated Truck Bare Chassis are rugged and reliable platforms for specialty body applications. Using an articulated truck bare chassis provides a flexible solution that is ideal for hauling coal or waste, container trucks or hooklifts, cable reel trucks, and other applications. Caterpillar works with OEMs worldwide to match various size specialty bodies with our bare chassis machines, all through your local Cat dealer, to provide the best solution for your business.

Forestry Applications

Cat® Articulated Truck Bare Chassis are rugged and reliable platforms for forestry applications. Using an articulated truck bare chassis provides a flexible solution that is ideal for hauling logs and other applications. Caterpillar works with OEMs worldwide to match various size specialty bodies with our bare chassis machines, all through your local Cat dealer, to provide the best solution for your business.

  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs
  • Docs

Standard Equipment

  • For more information on 740 GC Bare Chassis options, please contact Caterpillar OEM Solutions at [email protected].
  • NOTE
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Combined gear selection and hoist control lever
    • Secondary steering – electro hydraulic
    • Storage:
      – Cup holder
      – Flask receptacle (under the secondary seat)
      – Under seat storage
      – Door pocket
      – Behind seat storage
      – Coat hook
    • Glass windows:
      – Front, laminated and tinted
      – Sides and rear, toughened and tinted
    • Heater and defroster with four-speed fan
    • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed (rear)
    • Two seats both with seat belts, operator’s retractable
    • Adjustable air vents
    • Liquid Crystal Display (LCD):
      – Alert indicator
      – Selected gear and direction
      – Speed or auto shift
      – Operation and Maintenance Manual (OMM)
      – Primary steering failure (warning)
      – Seat belt warning
      – Secondary steering failure
      – Machine Security System (MSS)
      – Secondary steering energy source engaged
      – Hour meter
      – Retarder active
    • Touchscreen display incorporating the rearview camera video feed
    • Air conditioning with R134A refrigerant
    • Windows (tinted) opening both sides
    • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
    • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed, intermittent (front)
    • Mirrors: extensive arrangement for improved visibility
    • Sun visor
    • Machine operation monitoring system includes:
      – Action lamp
      – Engine oil pressure
      – Primary steering system
      – Left and right turn signal
      – High beam
      – Coolant temperature
      – Tachometer
      – Parking brake
      – Fuel level
      – Transmission oil temperature
      – Brake system
      – Transmission hold
      – Hoist control
      – Hydraulic system
      – Charging system
      – Transmission fault
      – Traction control system
      – Check engine lamp
    • Seats:
      – Operator: fully adjustable, air suspension
      – Trainer: padded with lap belt
  • CAT TECHNOLOGIES
    • Cat Detect with Stability Assist
    • Product Link: PL631E or PL641E dependent on location and licensing agreement
  • ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING
    • Lighting systems:
      – Cab interior
      – Two head lamps
      – Two width marker
      – Two reversing
      – Work light/cab access light
      – Two stop/tail lights
      – Front and rear direction indicators
    • Main disconnect switch
    • Electrical system: 24-volt, 10A 24- to 12-volt converter
    • Remote starting receptacle (cables not included)
    • Batteries (two) maintenance free
    • Horn
  • POWERTRAIN
    • Three axle, six-wheel drive
    • Differentials: standard with automatic clutched inter- and cross-axle differential locks
    • Cat C15 engine
    • Three axle, six-wheel drive
    • Dual circuit oil immersed, enclosed brakes – all wheels
    • Retarder: engine compression brake
    • Auto shift nine-speed forward and two reverse transmission
  • SAFETY
    • Reverse alarm
    • ROPS/FOPS cab
    • Rearview camera
  • GUARDS
    • Rear window
    • Crankcase
    • Radiator
    • Axle
  • OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
    • S·O·S sampling valves
    • Tires, six 29.5 R25
    • Vandalism protection: lockable caps
    • Sound suppression (only standard in Europe)

Optional Equipment

  • NOTE
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
    • Roof mounted High Intensity Discharge (HID) work lights
    • Cat Production Measurement payload monitoring system
    • Product Link Elite: PLE631E (satellite), PLE641E (cellular)
    • Fuel additive – anti-waxing
    • Cold weather coolant –51° C (–60° F)
    • Four-point seat belt
    • Ether start
    • Machine Security System (MSS)
    • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed (rear)
    • Sound suppression (only standard in Europe)
    • Wheel chocks
    • Engine block heater
    • Heated rearview motorized mirrors
    • Window blinds
    • Cold weather start attachment
    • Auto lube installation for automatic greasing of bearings
    • Bluetooth radio stereo system
    • Fast fuel fill
    • Infrared glass – high ambient cab
    • Flashing LED beacon
    • Heated/cooled seat

Specs

Overview

Long Name:
740 GC Bare Chassis Articulated Truck
Name:
740 GC Bare Chassis
Brand:
Cat
Status:
Current

Engine

Engine Model
Cat® C15
Bore
5.4 in / 137 mm
Stroke
6.75 in / 171.5 mm
Displacement
926 in³ / 15.2 l
Gross Power - SAE J1995
452 HP / 337 kW
Net Power - SAE J1349
439 HP / 327 kW
Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995)
1711 lb/ft / 2320 N·m
Net Power - ISO 14396
447 HP / 333 kW
Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349)
1670 lb/ft / 2264 N·m
Peak Engine Torque Speed
1200 r/min / 1200 r/min
Engine Model - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV/Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final)/Korea Tier 4 Final
Cat® C15
No Engine De-rating Required Below
10000 ft / 3050 m

Wheel Base Length

Standard Wheel Base
162.4 in / 4126 mm

Weights

Rated Payload
49.2 ton (US) / 44.6 t

Transmission

Forward - 1
4 mile/h / 6.4 km/h
Forward - 2
5.3 mile/h / 8.5 km/h
Forward - 3
7.3 mile/h / 11.5 km/h
Forward - 4
9.2 mile/h / 14.8 km/h
Forward - 5
12.2 mile/h / 19.7 km/h
Forward - 6
14.9 mile/h / 24 km/h
Forward - 7
20.6 mile/h / 33.1 km/h
Forward - 8
24.7 mile/h / 39.8 km/h
Forward - 9
35.7 mile/h / 57.5 km/h
Reverse - 1
4.2 mile/h / 6.8 km/h
Reverse - 2
9.8 mile/h / 15.7 km/h

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank
143.5 gal (US) / 550 l
Cooling System
23.7 gal (US) / 90 l
Brake Cooling Tank
17.7 gal (US) / 67 l
Steering/Hoist Hydraulic System
36.9 gal (US) / 140 l
Engine Crankcase
13.7 gal (US) / 52 l
Transmission - OTG
19.8 gal (US) / 75 l
Final Drive - Each
1.3 gal (US) / 5 l
Axles - Each
15.8 gal (US) / 60 l
DEF Tank
25 gal (US) / 6.5 l

Sound Levels

Interior Cab
72 dB(A) / 72 dB(A)

Standards

Brakes
ISO 3450:2011
Cab - FOPS
ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Cab - ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
Steering
ISO 5010:2019

Steering

Lock to Lock
4.75 seconds at 60 rpm

Turning Circle

Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width
220 in / 5595 mm
Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius
303 in / 7698 mm
Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius
330 in / 8395 mm
Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius
156 in / 3960 mm
Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right
45°
Note
Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5 R25 tires.