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Ziegler CAT

242D Skid Steer Loader

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.

Brand: Caterpillar

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Specifications

  • Engine
    SpecValue
    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
    Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995 195 HP
    Net Power - ISO 9249 73.9 HP
  • Weights
    SpecValue
    Operating Weight 6980 lb
    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 Specifications
    SpecValue
    Rated Operating Capacity 2150 lb
    Tipping Load 4300 lb
    Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 5034 lb
    Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 2350 lb
    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).
  • Dimensions
    SpecValue
    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°
    Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 64.5 in
    Turning Radius from Center - Bucket 83 in
    Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 51.8 in
    Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle 40.2 in
    Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 21.7 in
    Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 7.9 in
    Maximum Overall Height 154.2 in
    Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 49.2 in
    Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift 7.2 in
    Length - With Bucket on Ground 137.3 in
    Length - Without Bucket 108.9 in
    Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 90 in
    Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 121.1 in
    Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 87°
    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).
  • Hydraulic System
    SpecValue
    Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow 20 gal/min
    Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3335 psi
    Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow 30 gal/min
    Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 58 HP
    Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 39 HP
    Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3335 psi
  • Cab
    SpecValue
    ROPS ISO 3471:2008
    FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level I
    FOPS Level II ISO 3449:2005 Level II
  • Power Train
    SpecValue
    Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option 11.5 mile/h
    Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed 7.5 mile/h
  • Service Refill Capacities
    SpecValue
    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)
  • Noise Level
    SpecValue
    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.
    Note (1) Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
    Outside Cab*** 101 dB(A)
    Inside Cab** 83 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.
  • Air Conditioning System
    SpecValue
    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.