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12M3 Motor Grader

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

The M Series 3 brings the latest emissions reduction technology to the most durable, productive and comfortable motor graders on the market. From building roads to maintaining them, M Series Motor Graders are designed to help you get more work done in less time. Outstanding durability, unprecedented operator comfort and ease of service help to maximize your return on investment. M Series 3 Motor Graders meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards.

Engine
  • Base Power (1st Gear) - Net - 179 HP
  • Engine Model - Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
  • Bore - 4.5 in
  • Stroke - 5.9 in
  • Speed at Rated Power - 2,000 rpm
  • Base Power (1st Gear) - Net - Metric - 181 HP
  • Emissions - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV
  • High Ambient - Fan Speed - Standard - 1,400 rpm
  • Maximum Torque - VHP Plus - 840 lb/ft
  • Standard Capability - 109 °F
  • Torque Rise - 38%
  • VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 1st - 179 HP
  • VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 2nd - 189 HP
  • VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 3rd - 200 HP
  • VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 4th - 210 HP
  • VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 5th - 215 HP
  • VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 6th - 220 HP
  • VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 7th - 225 HP
  • VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 8th - 231 HP
  • VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Reverse 1st - 179 HP
  • VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Reverse 2nd - 189 HP
  • VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Reverse 3rd-6th - 200 HP
  • VHP Plus Range - Net - 133-172 kW (179-231 hp)
  • VHP Plus Range - Net - Metric - 133-172 kW (181-234 hp)
  • Displacement - 567.5 in³
  • Number of Cylinders - 6
  • Derating Altitude - 10000 ft
  • High Ambient - Fan Speed - Maximum - 1,550 rpm
  • High Ambient - Fan Speed - Minimum - 500 rpm
  • High - Ambient Capability - 122 °F
  • Power Train
  • Forward/Reverse Gears - 8 Forward/6 Reverse
  • Transmission - APECS, Direct Drive, Powershift
  • Brakes - Service - Multiple Oil Disc
  • Brakes - Service - Surface Area - 3565 in²
  • Brakes - Parking - Multiple Oil Disc
  • Brakes - Secondary - Dual Circuit
  • Hydraulic System
  • Circuit Type - Parallel
  • Pump Type - Variable Piston
  • Pump Output - 55.7 gal/min
  • Maximum System Pressure - 3500 psi
  • Reservoir Tank Capacity - 16.9 gal (US)
  • Standby Pressure - 885 psi
  • Operating Specifications
  • Top Speed - Forward - 29 mile/h
  • Top Speed - Reverse - 23 mile/h
  • Turning Radius - Outside Front Tires - 25.59 ft
  • Steering Range - Left/Right - 50°
  • Articulation Angle - Left/Right - 20°
  • Forward - 1st - 2.5 mile/h
  • Forward - 2nd - 3.4 mile/h
  • Forward - 3rd - 5 mile/h
  • Forward - 4th - 6.9 mile/h
  • Forward - 5th - 10.6 mile/h
  • Forward - 6th - 14.5 mile/h
  • Forward - 7th - 19.9 mile/h
  • Forward - 8th - 29 mile/h
  • Reverse - 1st - 2 mile/h
  • Reverse - 2nd - 3.7 mile/h
  • Reverse - 3rd - 5.4 mile/h
  • Reverse - 4th - 8.4 mile/h
  • Reverse - 5th - 15.7 mile/h
  • Reverse - 6th - 23 mile/h
  • Service Refill
  • Fuel Capacity - 104 gal (US)
  • Cooling System - 15 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic System - Total - 26.4 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic System - Tank - 16.9 gal (US)
  • Diesel Exhaust Fluid - 5.8 gal (US)
  • Transmission - Differential - Final Drives - 18.5 gal (US)
  • Engine Oil - 7.9 gal (US)
  • Tandem Housing - Each - 20 gal (US)
  • Front Wheel Spindle Bearing Housing - 0.13 gal (US)
  • Circle Drive Housing - 1.8 gal (US)
  • Frame
  • Drawbar - Width - 3 in
  • Circle - Diameter - 60.2 in
  • Circle - Blade Beam Thickness - 1.6 in
  • Drawbar - Height - 6 in
  • Circle - Height - 5.4 in
  • Front Frame Structure - Height - 12.6 in
  • Front Frame Structure - Width - 12 in
  • Drawbar - Thickness - 0.5 in
  • Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Width - 12 in
  • Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Thickness - 0.87 in
  • Front Axle - Height to Center - 23.5 in
  • Front Axle - Wheel Lean - Left/Right - 18°
  • Front Axle - Total Oscillation per Side - 32°
  • Tandems
  • Height - 19.9 in
  • Width - 7.9 in
  • Sidewall Thickness - Inner - 0.63 in
  • Sidewall Thickness - Outer - 0.71 in
  • Drive Chain Pitch - 2 in
  • Wheel Axle Spacing - 60 in
  • Tandem Oscillation - Front Up - 15°
  • Tandem Oscillation - Front Down - 25°
  • Moldboard
  • Blade Width - 12 ft
  • Moldboard - Height - 24 in
  • Moldboard - Thickness - 0.87 in
  • Arc Radius - 16.3 in
  • Throat Clearance - 6.5 in
  • Cutting Edge Width - 6 in
  • Cutting Edge Thickness - 0.6 in
  • End Bit - Width - 6 in
  • End Bit - Thickness - 0.6 in
  • Blade Pull - Base GVW - 25269 lb
  • Blade Pull - Maximum GVW - 34262 lb
  • Blade Down Pressure - Base GVW - 16038 lb
  • Blade Down Pressure - Maximum GVW - 29309 lb
  • Moldboard - Blade Width - 12 ft
  • Blade Range
  • Circle Centershift - Right - 28.7 in
  • Circle Centershift - Left - 27.4 in
  • Moldboard Sideshift - Right - 26 in
  • Moldboard Sideshift - Left - 20.1 in
  • Maximum Blade Position Angle - 90°
  • Blade Tip Range - Forward - 40°
  • Blade Tip Range - Backward - 5°
  • Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Right - 77.9 in
  • Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Left - 70.5 in
  • Maximum Lift Above Ground - 18.9 in
  • Maximum Depth of Cut - 28.1 in
  • Ripper
  • Ripper Shank Holder Spacing - 21 in
  • Ripping Depth - Maximum - 16.8 in
  • Ripper Shank Holders - 5
  • Penetration Force - 20812 lb
  • Pry-Out Force - 27794 lb
  • Machine Length Increase, Beam Raised - 40.6 in
  • Scarifier
  • Front, V-Type - Working Width - 47.4 in
  • Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing - 4.6 in
  • Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifier Shank Holders - 5/11
  • Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifying Depth, Maximum - 18.4 in
  • Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Working Width - 40.6 in
  • Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing - 4.6 in
  • Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holders - 11
  • Mid, V-Type - Scarifying Depth, Maximum - 11.5 in
  • Mid, V-Type - Working Width - 46.6 in
  • Rear - Scarifying Depth, Maximum - 16.8 in
  • Rear - Working Width - 84 in
  • Rear - Scarifier Shank Holders - 9
  • Rear - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing - 10.5 in
  • Weights
  • Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - 42647 lb
  • Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Front Axle - 17075 lb
  • Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Rear Axle - 38069 lb
  • Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Front Axle - 12055 lb
  • Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Rear Axle - 30592 lb
  • Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Front Axle - 9343 lb
  • Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Rear Axle - 28077 lb
  • Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Total - 55144 lb
  • Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Total - 37420 lb
  • Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Total - 42647 lb
  • Dimensions
  • Height - Top of Cab - 130 in
  • Length - Counterweight to Ripper - 399 in
  • Width - Outside Front Tires - 98.9 in
  • Length - Front Axle to Mid Tandem - 241 in
  • Length - Front Tire to Rear of Machine - 351 in
  • Length - Front Axle to Moldboard - 100 in
  • Length - Between Tandem Axles - 60 in
  • Width - Outside Rear Tires - 98.9 in
  • Width - Tire Center Lines - 84.3 in
  • Height - Front Axle Center - 23.5 in
  • Height - Exhaust Stack - 128 in
  • Height - Top of Cylinders - 120 in
  • Ground Clearance - Rear Axle - 13.3 in
  • Standards
  • Brakes - ISO 3450
  • ROPS/FOPS - ISO 3471/ISO 3499
  • Sound - ISO 6394; ISO 6395
  • Steering - ISO 5010
  • Standard Equipment
  • POWER TRAIN
  • ELECTRICAL
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • FLUIDS
  • TIRES, RIMS AND WHEELS
  • OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Optional Equipment
  • ELECTRICAL
  • GUARDS
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • POWER TRAIN
  • OTHER ATTACHMENTS
  • WORK TOOLS/G.E.T.
  • MACHINE ARRANGEMENTS
  • OPTIONAL TIRE ARRANGEMENTS
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