BENDIX | 71678 | CT681-Brochure - Gregory Poole

HERE TO WORK
AS HARD AS YOU DO.
CAT CT 681 VOCATIONAL TRUCK
®
NEED TO CARRY MORE LOAD to boost your productivity and profitability?
Looking to mount attachments with ease to increase your versatility
and flexibility? Want to do it all in comfort and style? Look no further
than the Cat ® CT681 Vocational Truck.
This Class 8 set-forward axle model features a spacious and ergonomic
cab, industrial styling, vocational-specific engine and transmission options,
and bumper-to-bumper support across North America. Like the other models
in our vocational truck family, it’s a natural extension of the Cat product
line—delivering all the power, performance and productivity you expect
from Caterpillar.
Designed based on hundreds of hours of customer input, the CT681
is loaded with the features and options you need for today’s demanding
jobs and ready to work in a wide array of applications. Custom build one
to your specifications today—and put it to work for your business right away.
YOU WANT A TRUCK CAB that combines the best of comfort and functionality—
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MAXIMIZE SAFETY AND MINIMIZE FATIGUE with our
ergonomically designed dashboard and center stack.
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ENHANCE YOUR VISIBILITY with standard and convex
cab mirrors combined in a single package.
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ENJOY A SMOOTH, QUIET RIDE with our tuned cab
air suspension system, premium grade sound insulation kit,
and durable routing and clipping wire system.
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QUICKLY ACCESS PAPERWORK log books and other
important items with our easy-to-reach side compartments,
back-panel storage and oversized side pockets.
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WORK IN COMFORT ALL SHIFT LONG with our wide array
of driver seat options, including the Cat Comfort Seat.
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FIND THE MOST COMFORTABLE DRIVING POSITION with our
leather-wrapped steering wheel that tilts and telescopes.
SAFELY ILLUMINATE your exit, entry and work areas
with overhead, under-dash and adjustable map lights
that shine right where you need them.
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FIND JUST THE RIGHT TEMPERATURE with easy-access
HVAC controls and vents positioned for optimum air flow
in a single package.
because a comfortable driver is a safe, productive driver. The CT681’s spacious interior
delivers. Ergonomic details reduce fatigue. Interior features enhance driver and jobsite
safety and productivity. And the wide cab’s distinctive look complements the exterior’s
industrial styling.
CHASSIS
BRAKE SYSTEMS
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Set-forward axle, 114-inch bumper to back of cab (BBC)
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12.25-inch rail size: 120,000 psi yield strength
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Above-rail radiator
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Integral Front Frame Extension (FFE) option
AXLES
BRAKE SYSTEMS
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Meritor & Dana options
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6x4 truck configuration
SUSPENSION
BRAKE SYSTEMS
FRONT
HAULING HEAVY LOADS or working in extreme conditions? You’ll appreciate the CT681’s rugged durability
and industrial styling. We designed it to work hard and last for years, even on the toughest jobsites.
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Parabolic taper-leaf for a smoother ride
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Shock absorbers standard
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Optional two-stage, multi-leaf, shackle-type with shocks
REAR
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EASILY MOUNT THE ATTACHMENTS you need—
including snow plows, hose reels, winches and
hydraulic pumps—with our integral Front Frame
Extension (FFE) option, and simplify mixer installation
with vertical tie-in plates mounted behind the cab.
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GET AN UNCOMPROMISED VIEW of the road
with our curved, sloped, wraparound windshield
in a one- or two-piece design.
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ENHANCE ALL-AROUND VISIBILITY with our large,
heated, cowl-mounted power mirrors that feature
integrated turn signals.
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BOOST SAFETY ON THE ROAD and jobsite
with sealed-beam halogen headlights
and LED park/turn lights.
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ENTER AND EXIT SAFELY and easily with our
generous door opening, three-point grab irons
and skid-resistant steps.
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GET EASY ACCESS to key service points like coolant,
washer reservoirs and air filters—and quickly
replace headlight bulbs and windshield wiper blades
without any tools.
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ABOVE RAIL RADIATOR enables the FFE design.
Grill is directly attached to the radiator and the hood
is able to open independently and accommodate
front end components that sit in front of the hood.
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Hendrickson offerings: HMX, RT/RTE, RS, R & PriMaax
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Chalmers standard & high articulation
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Capacities from 40,000-85,000 lbs.
FUEL
BRAKETANKS
SYSTEMS
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80-, 100- & 120-gallon capacities
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9.5-gallon diesel exhaust fluid tank
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Single left or dual under cab/back of cab options
Cat
CT13
Engine Specifications
BRAKE
SYSTEMS
UNDER THE HOOD, your CT681 is powered by a Cat CT Series Vocational Truck Engine with ratings
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Engine Type: Diesel, 4-cycle
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Configuration: Inline 6-cylinder
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Displacement: 12.4 L (758 cu. in.)
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Bore and Stroke: 4.96 inches & 6.54 inches (12.6 cm & 16.6 cm)
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Compression Ratio: 17:1
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Aspiration: Dual series turbochargers, intercooler & aftercooler
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Combustion System: Direct injection
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Lubrication System Capacity: 42 quarts (40 L)
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Coolant Drain Interval: 600,000 miles (965,606 km)
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Total Engine Weight (Dry): 2400 lbs. (1089 kg)
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Dimensions: L 59 inches x W 37 inches x H 49 inches (L 150 cm x W 94 cm x H 125 cm)
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Valves: 4 valves per cylinder, overhead cam actuated
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Horsepower: 365-430 hp (268-316 kW) @ 1700 rpm
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Peak Torque: 1250-1550 lb-ft (1695-2102 Nm) @ 1000 rpm
from 365–430 bhp and 1,250–1,550 lb-ft of peak torque. Designed specifically for vocational applications,
it features an ideal match of power and performance to tackle the toughest jobs.
Cat
CT13
Engine Performance Data
BRAKE
SYSTEMS
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DRIVE ENGINE POWER to your attachments
with our Front Engine Power Take-Off (FEPTO).
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REDUCE GEAR SHIFTING with our advanced
air management system, which allows for fewer
downshifts up steep grades.
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ACHIEVE PRECISE INJECTION TIMING and optimal
combustion with our high-pressure, common-rail fuel
system that features ideal injection pressures.
GET BROAD PEAK TORQUE characteristics
with our dual sequential turbochargers
and high-pressure injection system.
EASILY ACCESS KEY SYSTEMS and components
from valve cover to oil filter to fuel filter.
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MEET EMISSIONS STANDARDS with our highly
efficient Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) solution,
featuring upgraded in-cylinder technology and proven
aftertreatment system.
REDUCE DIAGNOSTIC AND MAINTENANCE TIME
with our single Electronic Control Module (ECM)
and fewer electrical connections.
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SAVE WEIGHT up to 200 pounds compared to standard
iron—with our compacted graphite iron block.
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FLUID FREE HEAD GASKET with no risk of coolant
leaking into engine oil or exhaust gases into cooling
system—reliability.
Horsepower
(bhp @ 1700 rpm)
Torque Peak
(lb-ft @ 1000 rpm)
Gov. Speed
(rpm)
Fully Developed Torque
(lb-ft @ 800 rpm)
365
1250
2100
686
370
1350
2100
770
390
1450
2100
811
410
1450
2100
828
430
1550
2100
868
Cat
CX31
Automatic Transmission Specifications
BRAKE
SYSTEMS
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Speeds: 6 forward/1 reverse
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Engine: Cat CT13
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Torque Converter: Cast aluminum design with lock-up clutch
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Clutches: Electro-hydraulic fully modulated, oil-cooled, multidisc
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Maximum Gross Input Power: 550 hp (410 Kw)
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Maximum Gross Input Torque: 1700 lb-ft (2400 N-m)
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Maximum Input Speed: 2500 rpm
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Length: 35.3 inches (896 mm)
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Electronic Interlock: Multiple capabilities to control power, speed, gear selection, direction & PTO operations
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Power Take-Off (PTO): Two side locations & Cat exclusive high output rear PTO
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Side PTO Capacity: 700 lb-ft (950 N-m), rotation same as engine, ratio determined by PTO adaptor
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Rear PTO Capacity: 1000 lb-ft (1356 N-m), rotation opposite of engine, at 1.25 engine speed
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Input Shaft Hydraulic Retarder: Optional
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Overall Weight (approx.): 906 lbs. (411 kg)
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Overall Weight with Retarder Option: 1088 lbs. (494 kg)
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Overall Length with Retarder Option: 39.4 inches (1000 mm)
WHEN YOU WANT TO MAXIMIZE your CT681’s uptime, fuel economy and productivity,
choose the Cat CX31 Automatic Transmission. It’s been used for years in vocational applications
around the world—and it’s performance-matched with your engine to deliver rugged durability,
smooth shifting and optimum power. (Other options include a variety of manual transmissions
and the Ultrashift ® Plus Vocational Transmission built by Eaton.)
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BOOST YOUR PRODUCTIVITY with the industry’s
highest power-to-weight ratio, full power shifting
and quick acceleration.
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IMPROVE YOUR FUEL ECONOMY with ideal speed
and torque combinations.
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FIND, TRAIN AND RETAIN productive drivers
with easy-to-learn and simple-to-operate
automatic shifting.
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ENHANCE JOBSITE SAFETY as drivers no longer
need to operate the clutch or remove their hands
from the wheel.
IMPROVE PERFORMANCE AND SERVICEABILITY
with two side power take-off (PTO) locations
and a Cat exclusive rear PTO.
REST EASY with warranty and extended service
coverage matched to your engine. Cat dealers
know the CX31 inside and out because they’ve
been supporting it in various on-highway
applications since 2006.
GETTING ACCURATE, timely information about how, when and where your truck is being used
can help you reduce costs, enhance performance and improve security. That’s why the CT681
PRODUCT LINK
VEHICLE INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM (VIS)
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Track fuel use and costs, location history, working versus
idle time, preventive maintenance schedules, fluid analysis
results and more.
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Use the navigation software to set truck-specific routing
and account for bridge heights, size limits and more.
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Get odometer, engine hour and transmission PTO hour updates.
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Set up site boundaries to detect movement outside
an authorized area.
Log miles during a trip or leg of a trip—including distance,
time and miles per gallon—and keep accurate records
for billing and tax purposes.
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Receive fault code or suspicious movement alerts
via email or text message.
Access Department of Transportation and recommended safety
and vehicle inspection checklists or customize your own.
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View vehicle parameters that need to be checked
after specific mileage intervals.
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Combine with the Bendix Tire Pressure Monitoring System
to get fully customizable tire pressure status information
(dealer install).
comes standard with Product LinkTM , our comprehensive asset and fleet management tool—
and with our optional Vehicle Infotainment System and tire pressure monitoring system.
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Identify opportunities for driver training.
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Use your smartphone to check status when you’re on the go.
YOUR CT681 comes with the best on-the-ground support team in the business.
Cat dealers have set the standard for service and support in the on-highway and heavy
construction industries for generations—and vocational trucks are no exception.
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ORDER THE EXACT CT681 you need with your
dealer’s expertise on customized options ranging
from transmissions to suspensions and axles.
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GET UP AND RUNNING FAST with bumper-to-bumper
service, 24/7 parts ordering, unmatched parts
availability and timely delivery from your local dealer.
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EASILY LOCATE SERVICE AND PARTS no matter
where your work takes you with more than 400
Cat dealer service locations and 2,300 service bays
in North America.
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SELECT THE RIGHT LEVEL OF PROTECTION
for your operation with unmatched warranty
coverage, extended warranties and a variety
of scheduled maintenance programs.
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CHOOSE FROM SIMPLE, AFFORDABLE FINANCING
leasing and insurance solutions available through
Cat Financial.
YOU DESERVE A VOCATIONAL TRUCK AS HEAVY-DUTY AS
YOUR APPLICATION. WE’RE BUILT TO MEET THAT CHALLENGE.
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