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Cat® PAYLOAD technologies give loading tool operators instant feedback that helps them load precisely the right amount of material every time, optimizing production and reducing excessive truck wear and damage. Plus, they enable managers to accurately track hourly and daily production while monitoring material movement in real time.

What Is Cat PAYLOAD?

Cat PAYLOAD technology includes hardware components such as sensors, electronic control modules and displays, plus software that calculates payload weight and related data.

What Does It Do For ME?

Cat PAYLOAD technologies provide on-the-go load weighing to help operators hit exact loading targets, every time. The system brings payload weighing into the cab, helping operators work more productively.

Operators can view load weights in real time on the in-cab monitor and know precisely how much material is in the bucket and in the truck, every load. Complete integration with the machine systems and in-cab monitor ensures precision on-board weighing with simple, intuitive control.

Optimize Production

Monitor & Manage Production

Comprehensive reporting helps you evaluate the best ways to manage your operations for maximum efficiency, productivity and profitability. Reporting includes:

How Do I Put PAYLOAD Technologies To Work?

Cat PAYLOAD technologies are available on new Cat equipment from the factory or as dealer-installed options. Some systems are available as retrofits for select Cat loading and hauling equipment.

Patten Cat can help you choose the right technologies, manage installation if needed and train your people to help you get the best possible return on your investment.

Note: Cat PAYLOAD technologies require VisionLink® Advanced Productivity subscription for wireless connectivity via Product Link cellular radio, or VIMSpc software and cable for connected data download.

Available PAYLOAD Technologies

Cat Production Measurement

Working with fully integrated standard machine components, payload weight is measured on the go and displayed on the standard touch-screen monitor. There’s no need to install an additional display. Plus, it collects payload weight and cycle count data for download or transmission via Cat LINK technologies.

For Hydraulic Excavators

For Wheel Loaders

For Articulated Trucks

Truck Production Management

Indicator lamps on the truck body alert loader operators when they are on their last pass and signal when the truck is fully loaded.

For Off-Highway Trucks

Payload Estimator

Calculates the payload weight in the scraper bowl. Works in conjunction with the Sequence Assist automated cycle function.

For Wheel Tractor Scrapers