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Overview

The Cat® Multi Terrain Loader, with its many work tool options, is a highly versatile, compact construction machine. It is designed to deliver traditional Cat reliability and productivity in the toughest working conditions.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat® C3.4 DIT Cat® C3.4 DIT Less
Net Power 71.0 hp 53.0 kW Less
Gross Power 74.0 hp 55.0 kW Less
Gross Power SAE J1995 74.0 hp 55.0 kW Less
Net Power EEC ISO 9249 71.0 hp 53.0 kW Less
Net Power SAE 1349 71.0 hp 53.0 kW Less
Displacement 201.0 in3 3.3 L Less
Bore 3.7 in 94.0 mm Less
Stroke 4.7 in 120.0 mm Less

Weights

Operating Weight 8060.0 lb 3656.0 kg Less

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacities: 50% Tipping Load 2675.0 lb 1213.0 kg Less
Rated Operating Capacities: 35% Tipping Load 1870.0 lb 848.0 kg Less
Ground Contact Area 1770.0 in2 1.14 m2 Less
Ground Pressure 4.5 psi 31.0 kPa Less
Tipping Load 5350.0 lb 2427.0 kg Less
Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder 4508.0 lb 2045.0 kg Less

Dimensions

Length of Track on Ground 59.0 in 1499.0 mm Less
Overall Length of Track 75.0 in. 1899.0 mm Less
Length w/Bucket on Ground 135.0 in 3439.0 mm Less
Length w/o Bucket 107.0 in 2718.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Cab 80.0 in 2035.0 mm Less
Vehicle Width 66.0 in 1676.0 mm Less
Max. Overall Height 153.0 in 3895.0 mm Less
Bucket Pin Height at Max. Lift 121.0 in 3069.0 mm Less
Bucket Pin Height at Carry Pos. 8.0 in 212.0 mm Less
Reach at Max. Lift/Dump 30.0 in 758.0 mm Less
Clearance at Max. Lift/Dump 91.0 in 2309.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 10.0 in 246.0 mm Less
Departure Angle 37° 37° Less
Maximum Dump Angle 50° 50° Less
Turn Radius from Ctr - Rear 57.0 in 1451.0 mm Less
Turn Radius from Ctr - Coupler 56.0 in 1412.0 mm Less
Turn Radius from Ctr - Bucket 86.0 in 2192.0 mm Less
Max. Reach w/Arms Parallel 53.0 in 1335.0 mm Less
Rack Back Angle at Max Height 87° 87° Less

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow Standard Standard Less
Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3335.0 psi 23000.0 kPa Less
Loader Hydraulic Flow 22.0 gal/min 83.0 L/min Less
Hydraulic Power 42.8 hp 31.9 kW Less
Hydraulic Flow High Flow High Flow Less
Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3335.0 psi 23000.0 kPa Less
Loader Hydraulic Flow 31.0 gal/min 117.0 L/min Less
Hydraulic Power (calculated) 60.3 hp 45.0 kW Less

Cab

ROPS SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471:1994 SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471:1994 Less
FOPS SAE J1043 SEPT87, ISO 3449:1992 Level I SAE J1043 SEPT87, ISO 3449:1992 Level I Less
FOPS Level II SAE J231 JAN81, ISO 3449:1992 Level II SAE J231 JAN81, ISO 3449:1992 Level II Less

Power Train

Travel Speed Forward 6.9 mph 11.1 km/h Less
Travel Speed Reverse 6.9 mph 11.1 km/h Less
Travel Speed Reverse - 2-Speed Option 10.0 mph 16.1 km/h Less
Travel Speed Forward - 2-Speed Option 10.0 mph 16.1 km/h Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 2.6 gal 10.0 L Less
Engine Crankcase 2.4 gal 9.0 L Less
Fuel Tank 22.2 gal 84.0 L Less
Hydraulic System 14.5 gal 55.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 9.2 gal 35.0 L Less

Operator Station

Superior comfort to keep you productive throughout the work day.


Undercarriage

Suspended, rugged, rubber track undercarriage delivers extremely low ground pressure.


Power Train

Aggressive performance with fuel efficiency.


Lift Linkages

Built for tough jobs.


Hydraulics

Exceptional lift, breakout and power to meet your needs.


Work Tools

Do more jobs with one machine with Cat Work Tools.


Serviceability

Simplified service and maintenance save you time and money.


Customer Support

Support you can count on.


257B Series 3 Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • 12 volt Electrical System
  • 90 ampere Alternator
  • Automatic Glow Plug Activation
  • Heavy Duty Battery, 880 CCA
  • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
  • Lights: Gauge backlighting, two rear tail lights, two adjustable front and rear halogen lights, dome light

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • 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
  • Vinyl seat
  • Pull Down 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 Rear View Mirror
  • 12 volt Electric Socket
  • Backup Alarm
  • Horn

POWER TRAIN
  • Cat C3.4 DIT Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIA Compliant Diesel Engine
  • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
  • SOSSM Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
  • Filters, Spin-on, Hydraulic
  • Filters, Bayonet-type, Fuel and Water Separator
  • Tilt Up Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler
  • Muffler, Standard
  • Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released Parking Brake
  • Hydrostatic Transmission

OTHER
  • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
  • Extended Life Antifreeze, -36° C (-33° F)
  • Machine Tie Down Points (4)
  • 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
  • Split D-Ring to Route Work Tool Hoses Along Side of Left Lift Arm
  • Electrical Outlet, Beacon
  • Belly Pan Cleanout

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT
  • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow
  • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Hydraulic
  • EU Preparation Package (includes Demand Fan) (Europe only)
  • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
  • Comfort Package (must select one of the following):
  • • Open ROPS (C0): Static Seat, Deluxe Headliner
  • • Open ROPS (C1): Suspension Seat
  • • Enclosed ROPS (C2): Features of C1 Package plus Heater, Cab Door, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Cab Debris Barrier
  • • Enclosed ROPS (C3): Features of C2 Package plus Air Conditioner
  • Control Package (must select one of the following):
  • • Control Package 1: On/Off Auxiliary Hydraulics Basic
  • • Control Package 2: Proportional Auxiliary Hydraulics Deluxe, 1 Speed
  • • Control Package 3: Proportional Auxiliary Hydraulics Deluxe, 1 Speed, Work Tool Harness
  • • Control Package 4: Proportional Auxiliary Hydraulics Deluxe, 2 Speed
  • • Control Package 5: Proportional Auxiliary Hydraulics Deluxe, 2 Speed, Work Tool Harness
  • • Control Package 6: High Flow Hydraulics, 1 Speed
  • • Control Package 7: High Flow Hydraulics, 2 Speed

257B Series 3 Optional Equipment

Counterweight, increases rated operating capacity 23 kg (50 lb)

Variable Speed Demand Fan

Beacon, Rotating

Engine Block Heater--120V or 240V

Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation

Paint, Custom












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