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Compact Track Loaders

279D3 Compact Track Loader

Gross Power - SAE J1995

74.3 HP

Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load

2,220 lb

Operating Weight

10,095 lb

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279D3 Compact Track Loader

Gross Power - SAE J1995

74.3 HP

Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load

2,220 lb

Operating Weight

10,095 lb

Specifications

The Cat® 279D3 Compact Track Loader, with its radial lift design, delivers impressive mid-lift reach and excellent digging performance with outstanding drawbar power. Its standard, suspended undercarriage system provides superior traction, flotation, stability and speed to work in a wide range of applications and underfoot conditions.

      • Gross Power - SAE J1995

        74.3 HP

        55.4 kW

        Net Power - SAE 1349

        72.9 HP

        54.4 kW

        Displacement

        203 in³

        3.3 l

        Bore

        3.7 in

        94 mm

        Stroke

        4.7 in

        120 mm

        Engine Model

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)

        Gross Power

        74.3 HP

        55.4 kW

        Net Power

        72.9 HP

        54.4 kW

        Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995

        195 ft·lbf

        265 N·m

        Net Power - ISO 9249

        73.7 HP

        54.9 kW

      • Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load

        2,220 lb

        1,010 kg

        Tipping Load

        6,345 lb

        2,885 kg

        Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder

        7,285 lb

        3,304 kg

        Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load

        3,170 lb

        1,445 kg

        Ground Contact Area - With 450 mm/17.7 in Track

        2,272 in²

        1.47

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 2036 mm (80 in) low profile bucket, 400 mm (15.7 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

        Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight

        3,390 lb

        1,540 kg

        Ground Pressure - With 450 mm/17.7 in Track

        4.4 psi

        30.4 kPa

      • Operating Weight

        10,095 lb

        4,579 kg

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 2036 mm (80 in) low profile bucket, 400 mm (15.7 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

      • Length - Track on Ground

        64.2 in

        1,630 mm

        Overall Length - Track

        83.8 in

        2,129 mm

        Height - Top of Cab

        83.2 in

        2,113 mm

        Ground Clearance

        8.9 in

        226 mm

        Departure Angle

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        32°

        Maximum Dump Angle

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        39°

        Turning Radius from Center - Coupler

        55.5 in

        1,410 mm

        Maximum Overall Height

        159.5 in

        4,051 mm

        Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift

        124.9 in

        3,173 mm

        Turning Radius from Center - Bucket

        88.8 in

        2,256 mm

        Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position

        7.8 in

        198 mm

        Length - With Bucket on Ground

        146.2 in

        3,714 mm

        Length - Without Bucket

        117.9 in

        2,995 mm

        Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump

        22.6 in

        575 mm

        Note

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 2036 mm (80 in) low profile bucket, 400 mm (15.7 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

        Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump

        97.8 in

        2,485 mm

        Vehicle Width (450 mm/17.7 in tracks)

        78 in

        1,981 mm

        Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        84°

        Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear

        70.7 in

        1,796 mm

        Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground

        54 in

        1,373 mm

      • Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)

        76 HP

        57 kPa

        Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure

        4,061 HP

        28,000 kW

        Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)

        44 HP

        33 kW

        Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow

        23 psi

        86 kPa

        Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow

        32 gal/min

        121 l/min

        Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure

        3,335 psi

        23,000 kPa

      • ROPS

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        ISO 3471:2008

        FOPS

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        ISO 3449:2005 Level I

      • Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed

        4.5 mile/h

        7.2 km/h

        Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed

        8.3 mile/h

        13.3 km/h

      • Engine Crankcase

        3 gal (US)

        11 l

        Cooling System

        3.7 gal (US)

        14 l

        Hydraulic System

        13.7 gal (US)

        52 l

        Hydraulic Tank

        10.3 gal (US)

        39 l

        Fuel Tank

        27.7 gal (US)

        105 l

      • Air Conditioning

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.430 metric tonnes.

      • Note (1)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.

        Note (3)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        ***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***

        103 dB(A)

        103 dB(A)

        Note (2)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        **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.

        Inside Cab**

        83 dB(A)

        83 dB(A)

      • ELECTRICAL

        • 12 volt Electrical System

        • 80 ampere Alternator

        • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch

        • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Rear Halogen Working Lights, Two Adjustable Front Halogen Lights, Dome Light

        • Backup Alarm

        • Heavy Duty Battery, 850 CCA

      • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

        • Advanced Display with Rearview Camera: Full Color, 127 mm (5 in) LCD screen; Advanced Multi-operator Security System; On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Response, and Creep Control

        • Gauges: Fuel Level, Hour Meter

        • Operator Warning System Indicators: Air Filter Restriction, Alternator Output, Armrest Raised/Operator Out of Seat, Engine Coolant Temperature, Engine Oil Pressure, Glow Plug Activation, Hydraulic Filter Restriction, Hydraulic Oil Temperature, Park Brake Engaged, Engine Emission System

        • Adjustable Vinyl Seat

        • Fold In Ergonomic Contoured Armrest

        • Control Interlock System, when operator leaves seat or armrest raised: Hydraulic System Disables, Hydrostatic Transmission Disables, Parking Brake Engages

        • ROPS Cab, Open, Tilt Up

        • FOPS, Level I

        • Top and Rear Windows

        • Floor Mat

        • Interior Rearview Mirror

        • 12 volt Electric Socket

        • Horn

        • Hand (Dial) Throttle, Electronic

        • Adjustable Joystick Controls

        • Anti-theft Security System with 6-button Keypad

        • Storage Compartment with Netting

      • POWER TRAIN

        • Cat C3.3B, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting Tier 4 Final and Stage V Emission Standards

        • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal

        • S·O·SSM Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil

        • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic

        • Filters, Canister-type, Fuel and Water Separator

        • Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler (side-by-side)

        • Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released, Wet Multi Disc Parking Brakes

        • Hydrostatic Transmission, Two Speed Travel

        • Suspension – Independent Torsion Axles (4)

      • OTHER

        • Engine Enclosure, Lockable

        • Extended Life Antifreeze, –37° C (–34° F)

        • Machine Tie Down Points (6)

        • Support, Lift Arm

        • Hydraulic Oil Level Sight Gauge

        • Radiator Coolant Level Sight Gauge

        • Radiator, Expansion Bottle

        • Cat ToughGuard™ Hose

        • Auxiliary, Hydraulics, Continuous Flow

        • Heavy Duty, Flat Faced Quick Disconnects with Integrated Pressure Release

        • Split D-Ring to Route Work Tool Hoses Along Side of Left Lift Arm

        • Electrical Outlet, Beacon

        • Belly Pan Cleanout

        • Variable Speed Demand Fan

        • Product Link™ PL240, Cellular

      • MANDATORY EQUIPMENT

        • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow XPS

        • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered

        • High Visibility Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)

        • Steel Imbed Rubber Track – 400 mm (15.7 in) or 450 mm (17.7 in)

        • Dual Flange Front Idler/Single Flange Rear Idler or Triple Flange Front/Rear Idlers

        • PERFORMANCE PACKAGES: – Performance Package H1: Standard Flow Hydraulics (No Self Level) – Performance Package H2: Standard Flow Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Work Tool Return to Dig, Work Tool Positioner, and Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower) – Performance Package H3: High Flow XPS, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Work Tool Return to Dig, Work Tool Positioner, and Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)

        • COMFORT PACKAGES: – Open ROPS (C0): Static Seat (No Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater or Door) – Open ROPS (C1): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Cup Holder, and choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) (No Heater or Door) – Enclosed ROPS with Heater (C2): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater and Defroster, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Radio Ready, choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) and Door (Glass or Polycarbonate) – Enclosed ROPS with A/C (C3): C2 + Air Conditioner

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