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Skid Steer Loaders

242D3 Skid Steer Loader

Gross Power - SAE J1995

74.3 HP

Rated Operating Capacity

2,200 lb

Operating Weight

7,138 lb

SPECIFICATIONS

The Cat® 242D3 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.

    Air Conditioning System (if equipped)

    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.

    Cab

    ROPS

    ISO 3471:2008

    FOPS

    ISO 3449:2005 Level I

    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°

    Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump

    21.7 in

    Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground

    49.2 in

    Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height

    87°

    Length - With Bucket on Ground

    137.3 in

    Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle

    40.2 in

    Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift

    7.2 in

    Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift

    121.1 in

    Turning Radius from Center - Bucket

    83 in

    Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump

    90 in

    Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear

    64.5 in

    Length - Without Bucket

    108.9 in

    Maximum Overall Height

    154.2 in

    Note

    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1730 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

    Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position

    7.9 in

    Turning Radius from Center - Coupler

    51.8 in

    Engine

    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

    Engine Model

    Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)

    Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995

    195 ft·lbf

    Net Flywheel Power

    73.2 HP

    Net Power - ISO 9249

    73.9 HP

    Hydraulic System

    Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow

    20 gal/min

    Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)

    58 HP

    Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow

    30 gal/min

    Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure

    3,335 psi

    Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)

    39 HP

    Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure

    3,335 psi

    Noise Level

    Inside Cab**

    83 dB(A)

    Note (1)

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

    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)

    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.

    Operating Specifications

    Rated Operating Capacity

    2,200 lb

    Tipping Load

    4,400 lb

    Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder

    4,963 lb

    Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight

    2,410 lb

    Note

    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1730 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

    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

    gal (US)

    Fuel Tank

    24.8 gal (US)

    Hydraulic System

    13.2 gal (US)

    Hydraulic Tank

    10.3 gal (US)

    Weights

    Operating Weight

    7,138 lb

    Note

    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1730 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

    • ELECTRICAL
      • 12 volt Electrical System
      • 80 ampere Alternator
      • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
      • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Adjustable Front and Rear 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, Parking 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 Parking Brakes
      • Hydrostatic Transmission
      • Four Wheel Chain Drive
    • OTHER
      • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
      • Extended Life Antifreeze, –36° C (–33° 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
      • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
      • High Visibility Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
      • EU Preparation Package
      • Power Train: One Speed, One Speed with Speed Sensitive Ride Control, Two Speed or Two Speed with Speed Sensitive Ride Control
      • Tires, 12 × 16.5 or 10 × 16.5
      • 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 Hydraulics, 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

    • OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
      • Hand-Foot Style Controls
      • External Counterweights
      • Beacon, Rotating
      • Engine Block Heater – 120V
      • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
      • Paint, Custom
      • Product Link PL641, Cellular
      • Bluetooth® Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)

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