Skid Steer Loaders

242D

Overview

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.

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    • Service Refill Capacities
      Chain Box - Each Side 8.8 l
      Cooling System 14 l
      Engine Crankcase 11 l
      Fuel Tank 105 l
      Hydraulic System 50 l
      Hydraulic Tank 39 l
    • Dimensions*
      Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 200 mm
      Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 3076 mm
      Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift 182 mm
      Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle 1021 mm
      Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 2285 mm
      Departure Angle 27°
      Ground Clearance 222 mm
      Height - Top of Cab 2111 mm
      Length - With Bucket on Ground 3487 mm
      Length - Without Bucket 2767 mm
      Maximum Dump Angle 52°
      Maximum Overall Height 3917 mm
      Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 1249 mm
      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).
      Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 87°
      Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 552 mm
      Turning Radius from Center - Bucket 2107 mm
      Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 1314 mm
      Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 1639 mm
      Vehicle Width over Tires 1676 mm
      Wheel Base 1105 mm
    • Engine
      Bore 94 mm
      Displacement 3.3 l
      Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
      Gross Power - SAE J1995 55.4 kW
      Net Flywheel Power 53.8 kW
      Net Power - ISO 9249 54.3 kW
      Net Power - SAE 1349 53.8 kW
      Net Power ISO 9249† 54.8 kW
      Net Power SAE 1349† 54.2 kW
      Note †Tier 4 Interim equivalent engine offered only for Australia/New Zealand, Macedonia, Ukraine and South Korea.
      Peak Torque - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1995 265 N·m
      Stroke 120 mm
    • Engine
      Bore 94 mm
      Displacement 3.3 l
      Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
      Gross Power - SAE J1995 55.4 kW
      Net Flywheel Power 53.8 kW
      Net Power - ISO 9249 54.3 kW
      Net Power - SAE 1349 53.8 kW
      Net Power ISO 9249† 54.8 kW
      Net Power SAE 1349† 54.2 kW
      Note †Tier 4 Interim equivalent engine offered only for Australia/New Zealand, Macedonia, Ukraine and South Korea.
      Peak Torque - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1995 265 N·m
      Stroke 120 mm
    • Dimensions*
      Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 200 mm
      Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 3076 mm
      Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift 182 mm
      Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle 1021 mm
      Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 2285 mm
      Departure Angle 27°
      Ground Clearance 222 mm
      Height - Top of Cab 2111 mm
      Length - With Bucket on Ground 3487 mm
      Length - Without Bucket 2767 mm
      Maximum Dump Angle 52°
      Maximum Overall Height 3917 mm
      Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 1249 mm
      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).
      Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 87°
      Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 552 mm
      Turning Radius from Center - Bucket 2107 mm
      Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 1314 mm
      Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 1639 mm
      Vehicle Width over Tires 1676 mm
      Wheel Base 1105 mm
    • Operating Specifications*
      Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 2283 kg
      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).
      Rated Operating Capacity 975 kg
      Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 1066 kg
      Tipping Load 1950 kg
    • Noise Level
      Inside Cab** 83 dB(A)
      Note (1) **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 (2) ***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)
    • Service Refill Capacities
      Chain Box - Each Side 8.8 l
      Cooling System 14 l
      Engine Crankcase 11 l
      Fuel Tank 105 l
      Hydraulic System 50 l
      Hydraulic Tank 39 l
    • Operating Specifications*
      Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 2283 kg
      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).
      Rated Operating Capacity 975 kg
      Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 1066 kg
      Tipping Load 1950 kg
    • Operating Specifications
      Rated Operating Capacity 975 kg
    • 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).
      Operating Weight 3166 kg
    • Power Train
      Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed 12.1 km/h
      Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option 18.5 km/h
    • Cab
      FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level I
      FOPS Level II ISO 3449:2005 Level II
      ROPS ISO 3471:2008
    • Hydraulic System
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 43 kW
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow 112 l/min
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure 23000 kPa
      Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 29 kW
      Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow 76 l/min
      Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 23000 kPa
    • Power Train
      Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed 12.1 km/h
      Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option 18.5 km/h
    • Cab
      FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level I
      FOPS Level II ISO 3449:2005 Level II
      ROPS ISO 3471:2008
    • Hydraulic System
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 43 kW
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow 112 l/min
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure 23000 kPa
      Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 29 kW
      Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow 76 l/min
      Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 23000 kPa
    • Operating Specifications
      Rated Operating Capacity 975 kg
    • Noise Level
      Inside Cab** 83 dB(A)
      Note (1) **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 (2) ***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)
    • 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).
      Operating Weight 3166 kg

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