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242D Skid Steer Loader

  • OVERVIEW
  • SPECIFICATIONS
  • STANDARD / OPTIONAL
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

The Cat 242D Skid Steer Loader, with its vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its stability and lifting performance provides excellent material handling.

Engine
  • Engine Model - Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
  • Net Flywheel Power - 73.2 HP
  • Gross Power - SAE J1995 - 74.3 HP
  • Net Power - SAE 1349 - 73.2 HP
  • Displacement - 203 in³
  • Stroke - 4.7 in
  • Bore - 3.7 in
  • Net Power - ISO 9249 - 73.9 HP
  • Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995 - 195 HP
  • Weights
  • Operating Weight - 6980 lb
  • Operating Specifications
  • Rated Operating Capacity - 2150 lb
  • Tipping Load - 4300 lb
  • Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder - 5034 lb
  • Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight - 2350 lb
  • Dimensions
  • Wheel Base - 43.5 in
  • Height - Top of Cab - 83.1 in
  • Vehicle Width over Tires - 66 in
  • Ground Clearance - 8.7 in
  • Departure Angle - 27°
  • Maximum Dump Angle - 52°
  • Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position - 7.9 in
  • Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift - 121.1 in
  • Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift - 7.2 in
  • Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle - 40.2 in
  • Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump - 90 in
  • Length - With Bucket on Ground - 137.3 in
  • Length - Without Bucket - 108.9 in
  • Maximum Overall Height - 154.2 in
  • Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground - 49.2 in
  • Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height - 87°
  • Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump - 21.7 in
  • Turning Radius from Center - Bucket - 83 in
  • Turning Radius from Center - Coupler - 51.8 in
  • Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear - 64.5 in
  • Hydraulic System
  • Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) - 58 HP
  • Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow - 30 gal/min
  • Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure - 3335 psi
  • Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) - 39 HP
  • Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow - 20 gal/min
  • Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure - 3335 psi
  • Cab
  • ROPS - ISO 3471:2008
  • FOPS - ISO 3449:2005 Level I
  • FOPS Level II - ISO 3449:2005 Level II
  • Power Train
  • Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed - 7.5 mile/h
  • Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option - 11.5 mile/h
  • Service Refill Capacities
  • Chain Box - Each Side - 2.3 gal (US)
  • Cooling System - 3.7 gal (US)
  • Engine Crankcase - 3 gal (US)
  • Fuel Tank - 27.7 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic System - 13.2 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic Tank - 10.3 gal (US)
  • Air Conditioning System
  • Air Conditioning - The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.81 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.158 metric tonnes.
  • Dimensions
  • Note - Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
  • Noise Level
  • Inside Cab** - 83 dB(A)
  • Note (1) - Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
  • Note (2) - **The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008. The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed and at 70% of the maximum engine cooling fan speed. The sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan speeds.
  • Note (3) - ***The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC.
  • Outside Cab*** - 101 dB(A)
  • Operating Specifications
  • Note - Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
  • Weights
  • Note - Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
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