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.

Cat chassis are the right choice for specialty truck bodies (coal, trash), water trucks, fuel and lube, service vehicles, container carriers, hook lifts and other machine derivatives. These specialty machines have proven themselves in construction, industrial, waste, material handling, quarry, and mining projects worldwide.

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 service tanks 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 service tanks with our bare chassis machines, all through your local Cat dealer, to provide the best solution for your business.

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: PLE641E (cellular)
    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)

    Additional information

    Offering Type

    Engine Model

    Cat® C15

    Engine - Bore

    137 mm ( 5.4 in )

    Engine - Stroke

    171.5 mm ( 6.75 in )

    Engine - Displacement

    15.2 l ( 926 in³ )

    Engine - Gross Power - SAE J1995

    337 kW ( 452 HP )

    Engine - Net Power - SAE J1349

    327 kW ( 439 HP )

    Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995)

    2320 N·m ( 1711 lb/ft )

    Engine - Net Power - ISO 14396

    333 kW ( 447 HP )

    Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349)

    2264 N·m ( 1670 lb/ft )

    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

    3050 m ( 10000 ft )

    Wheel Base Length - Standard Wheel Base

    4126 mm ( 162.4 in )

    Weights - Rated Payload

    44.6 t ( 49.2 ton (US) )

    Transmission - Forward - 1

    6.4 km/h ( 4 mile/h )

    Transmission - Forward - 2

    8.5 km/h ( 5.3 mile/h )

    Transmission - Forward - 3

    11.5 km/h ( 7.3 mile/h )

    Transmission - Forward - 4

    14.8 km/h ( 9.2 mile/h )

    Transmission - Forward - 5

    19.7 km/h ( 12.2 mile/h )

    Transmission - Forward - 6

    24 km/h ( 14.9 mile/h )

    Transmission - Forward - 7

    33.1 km/h ( 20.6 mile/h )

    Transmission - Forward - 8

    39.8 km/h ( 24.7 mile/h )

    Transmission - Forward - 9

    57.5 km/h ( 35.7 mile/h )

    Transmission - Reverse - 1

    6.8 km/h ( 4.2 mile/h )

    Transmission - Reverse - 2

    15.7 km/h ( 9.8 mile/h )

    Service Refill Capacities - Fuel Tank

    550 l ( 143.5 gal (US) )

    Service Refill Capacities - Cooling System

    90 l ( 23.7 gal (US) )

    Service Refill Capacities - Brake Cooling Tank

    67 l ( 17.7 gal (US) )

    Service Refill Capacities - Steering/Hoist Hydraulic System

    140 l ( 36.9 gal (US) )

    Service Refill Capacities - Engine Crankcase

    52 l ( 13.7 gal (US) )

    Service Refill Capacities - Transmission - OTG

    75 l ( 19.8 gal (US) )

    Service Refill Capacities - Final Drive - Each

    5 l ( 1.3 gal (US) )

    Service Refill Capacities - Axles - Each

    60 l ( 15.8 gal (US) )

    Service Refill Capacities - DEF Tank

    6.5 l ( 25 gal (US) )

    Sound Levels - Interior Cab

    72 dB(A) ( 72 dB(A) )

    Standards - Brakes

    ISO 3450:2011

    Standards - Cab - FOPS

    ISO 3449:2005 Level II

    Standards - Cab - ROPS

    ISO 3471:2008

    Standards - Steering

    ISO 5010:2019

    Steering - Lock to Lock

    4.75 seconds at 60 rpm

    Turning Circle - Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width

    5595 mm ( 220 in )

    Turning Circle - Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius

    7698 mm ( 303 in )

    Turning Circle - Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius

    8395 mm ( 330 in )

    Turning Circle - Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius

    3960 mm ( 156 in )

    Turning Circle - Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right

    45°

    Turning Circle - Note

    Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5 R25 tires.

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