242D3 Skid Steer Loader

Product Description

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.

Specifications
Us
Metric
Engine
Gross Power - SAE J1995
74.3 HP
55.4 kW
Operating Specifications
Rated Operating Capacity
2200 lb
1000 kg
Weights
Operating Weight
7138 lb
3238 kg
Dimensions
Wheel Base
43.5 in
1105 mm
Height - Top of Cab
83.1 in
2111 mm
Vehicle Width over Tires
66 in
1676 mm
Ground Clearance
8.7 in
222 mm
Departure Angle
27°
Maximum Dump Angle
52°
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
51.8 in
1314 mm
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 Reach - Maximum Lift
7.2 in
182 mm
Length - Without Bucket
108.9 in
2767 mm
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
121.1 in
3076 mm
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
64.5 in
1639 mm
Maximum Overall Height
154.2 in
3917 mm
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
7.9 in
200 mm
Length - With Bucket on Ground
137.3 in
3487 mm
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket
83 in
2107 mm
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
21.7 in
552 mm
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
49.2 in
1249 mm
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
87°
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
90 in
2285 mm
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle
40.2 in
1021 mm
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
20 gal/min
76 l/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
58 HP
43 kW
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow
30 gal/min
112 l/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
23000 kPa
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
39 HP
29 kW
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
23000 kPa
Cab
ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
ISO 3449:2005 Level I
Power Train
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option
11.5 mile/h
18.5 km/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
7.5 mile/h
12.1 km/h
Service Refill Capacities
Chain Box - Each Side
2.3 gal (US)
8.8 l
Cooling System
3.7 gal (US)
14 l
Engine Crankcase
3 gal (US)
11 l
Fuel Tank
24.8 gal (US)
94 l
Hydraulic System
13.2 gal (US)
50 l
Hydraulic Tank
10.3 gal (US)
39 l
Engine
Net Power - SAE 1349
73.2 HP
54.6 kW
Displacement
203 in³
3.3 l
Stroke
4.7 in
120 mm
Bore
3.7 in
94 mm
Net Flywheel Power
73.2 HP
54.6 kW
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
195 ft·lbf
265 N·m
Net Power - ISO 9249
73.9 HP
55.1 kW
Engine Model
Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Weights
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).
Operating Specifications
Tipping Load
4400 lb
2000 kg
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
4963 lb
2251 kg
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
2410 lb
1095 kg
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).
Noise Level
Inside Cab**
83 dB(A)
83 dB(A)
Outside Cab***
101 dB(A)
101 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.
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.
Standard/Optional

Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
POWER TRAIN
OTHER
MANDATORY EQUIPMENT

Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

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