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Caterpillar 797F Specifications & Technical Data (2017-2024)

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Weight: 260.69t – Standard tyres: 59/80R63 – Net load: 363t – Transport length: 15.08m – Transport width: 9.755m – Transport height: 7.709m

Technical specs - 797F Caterpillar


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Gross Power - SAE J1995 2983 kW
Engine Model Cat® C175-20
Net Power - SAE J1349 2828 kW
Rated Speed 1750 r/min
Emissions U.S. EPA Compliant. Where applicable, the Cat C175-20 engine is compliant with U.S. EPA emission standards.
Tier 4 engine option available to meet Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Bore 175 mm
Stroke 220 mm
Displacement 106 l


Nominal Rated Payload 364 t
Rated Gross Machine Weight 623690 kg
Chassis Weight 215217 kg
Body Weight 43000 kg


Type 59/80 R63
Rims 44" x 63"

Braking system:

Service Brakes Four-Corner
Wet Disc
Oil Cooled
Hydraulically Actuated
Front Wet Disc Brake Surface Area 132259 cm²
Rear - Wet Disc Brake Surface Area 198388 cm²
Standards Service and Secondary: ISO 3450:2011
Parking Brake Four-corner
Spring Applied
Hydraulically Released
Load Brake Rear service brakes

Body hoists:

Type Twin, two-stage hydraulic cylinders with snubbing valve.
Pump Flow - High Idle 1140 l/min
Relief Valve Setting - Raise 24200 kPa
Body Raise Time - High Idle 25 s
Body Lower Time - Float 18 s
Body Power Down- High Idle 18 s


Type Self-contained nitrogen/oil cylinders
rear strut pin-to-pin mounting
top & bottom double shear clevis attachments
Effective Cylinder Stroke - Front 99.1 mm
Effective Cylinder Stroke - Rear 93.2 mm
Rear axle - Oscillation ±3.96 degrees

Service refill capacities:

Fuel Tank 3785 l
Fuel Tank (Tier 4) 4542 l
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank 375 l
Cooling System 1160 l
Crankcase 390 l
Front Wheels - Each 61 l
Differentials 1250 l
Steering Tank 254 l
Steering System - Including Tank 360 l
Brake/Hoist Tank 770 l
Brake Hoist System - Includes Tank 1850 l
Torque Converter Sump 303 l
Torque Converter/Transmission System - Including Sump 629 l


Rear Axle - Clearance - Loaded 947 mm
Inside Body Depth - Maximum 3363 mm
Overall Height - Body Raised 15701 mm
Loaded Ground Clearance 786 mm
Loading Height - Empty 6998 mm
Engine Guard Clearance - Loaded 1025 mm
Height - Top of ROPS - Empty 6526 mm
Front Canopy Height - Empty 7709 mm
Overall Body Length 14802 mm
Inside Body Length 9976 mm
Overall Length 15080 mm
Wheel Base 7195 mm
Rear Axle - Tail 3944 mm
Dump Clearance 2017 mm
Centerline Front Tire Width 6534 mm
Overall Canopy Width 9116 mm
Outside Body Width 9755 mm
Inside Body Width 8513 mm
Centerline of Rear Dual Tire Width 6233 mm
Overall Tire Width 9529 mm

Basic model with ROPS cabin and std. trough

Special equipment

  • Diesel particulate filter
  • Central lubrication
  • Heated dump body
  • Tailgate
  • Aircondition

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