Wheel Loaders

Parker Bay’s Database tracks wheel loaders with payloads of 20 mt and greater and net power ratings from 600kW (800 hp). The global population of wheel loaders is around 3,700 active machines (plus historical data on more than 1,200 no longer in service). The primary manufacturers of the largest wheel loaders are Caterpillar, Komatsu and Joy Global/P&H (LeTourneau) with models listed below that range in size from 20 metric tons up to 63 metric tons.

ACTIVE POPULATION: 3,700
SIZE CLASSES:
(metric tons payload)
20-25
30-35
40-50
63
BUCKET CAPACITIES:
(cubic meters)
8-50 m³
DRIVE: Electric
Mechanical
WHEEL LOADER MANUFACTURERS & MODELS:
The following wheel loader models are included in the database, listed here by mining equipment manufacturer and size class.

  • Bold: current OEM models
  • Italics: obsolete models (all units in the database are inactive)
  • Remainder: previous models with units operating at surface mines around the world.
MANUFACTURER 20-25 30-35 40-50 63
CATERPILLAR 992
992B
992C
992D
992G
992K
993K
994
994D
994F
994H

JOY GLOBAL/P&H
(Letourneau)
L800
L950
L1000
L1100
L1150
L1350

L1400
L1800
L1850
L2350

KOMATSU 580
WA800
WA800-2
WA800-3
WA800-3A
WA800-3EO
WA800-3LC

WA900
WA900-3
WA900-3A
WA900-3EO
WA900-3L
WA900-3LC
4000
WA1200-3
WA1200-3EO
WA1200-6

TEREX 600C
600E
475
RANGE OF OTR TIRES ON WHEEL LOADER MODELS:
OTR Tire Sizes: 45/65-45 50/65-51 50/80-57
53.5/80-57
53.5/85-57
55.5/80-57
58/85-57
60/80-57
70/70-57