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Overview

The Cat 272D Skid Steer Loader, with its long wheel base and vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its stability and lifting performance provides excellent material handling.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat C3.8 (turbocharged) Cat C3.8 (turbocharged) Less
Net Flywheel Power 95.0 hp 71.0 kW Less
Gross Power 98.0 hp 73.0 kW Less
Gross Power SAE J1995 98.0 hp 73.0 kW Less
Net Power EEC ISO 9249 95.0 hp 71.0 kW Less
Net Power SAE 1349 95.0 hp 71.0 kW Less
Displacement 232.0 in3 3.8 L Less
Stroke 4.7 in 120.0 mm Less
Bore 3.9 in 100.0 mm Less

Weights

Operating Weight 8252.0 lb 3743.0 kg Less

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity 3200.0 lb 1451.0 kg Less
Rated Operating Capacity w/Optional Counterweight 3450.0 lb 1565.0 kg Less
Tipping Load 6400.0 lb 2903.0 kg Less
Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder 7443.0 lb 3376.0 kg Less
Breakout Force, Lift Cylinder 6079.0 lb 2757.0 kg Less

Dimensions

Wheelbase 54.6 in 1386.0 mm Less
Length w/Bucket on Ground 152.6 in 3876.0 mm Less
Length w/o Bucket 124.3 in 3156.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Cab 83.1 in 2111.0 mm Less
Vehicle Width over Tires 72.0 in 1829.0 mm Less
Max Overall Height 159.9 in 4061.0 mm Less
Bucket Pin Height at Max Lift 127.1 in 3227.0 mm Less
Bucket Pin Height at Carry Pos. 7.8 in 197.0 mm Less
Reach at Max Lift and Dump 31.4 in 799.0 mm Less
Clearance at Max Lift and Dump 95.7 in 2431.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 8.6 in 220.0 mm Less
Departure Angle 27° 27° Less
Bumper Overhang - Rear Axle 42.8 in 1087.0 mm Less
Maximum Dump Angle 52° 52° Less
Turn Radius from Ctr - Rear 73.7 in 1873.0 mm Less
Turn Radius from Ctr - Coupler 58.4 in 1483.0 mm Less
Turn Radius from Ctr - Bucket 90.2 in 2290.0 mm Less
Max. Reach w/Arms-Parallel 51.1 in 1298.0 mm Less
Rack Back Angle at Max Height 83° 83° Less
Bucket Pin Reach at Max Lift 16.4 in 416.0 mm Less

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow Standard Standard Less
Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3335.0 psi 23000.0 kPa Less
Loader Hydraulic Flow 23.0 gal/min 86.0 L/min Less
Hydraulic Power (calculated) 44.0 hp 33.0 kW Less
Hydraulic Flow High Flow XPS High Flow XPS Less
Loader Hydraulic Pressure 4061.0 psi 28000.0 kPa Less
Loader Hydraulic Flow 32.0 gal/min 121.0 L/min Less
Hydraulic Power (calculated) 76.0 hp 57.0 kW Less

Cab

ROPS ISO 3471:2008 ISO 3471:2008 Less
FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level I ISO 3449:2005 Level I Less
FOPS Level II ISO 3449:2005 Level I ISO 3449:2005 Level I Less

Power Train

Travel Speed Forward 6.6 mph 10.6 km/h Less
Travel Speed Reverse 6.6 mph 10.6 km/h Less
Travel Speed Forward - 2-Speed Option 9.4 mph 15.1 km/h Less
Travel Speed Reverse - 2-Speed Option 9.4 mph 15.1 km/h Less

Service Refill Capacities

Chain box, each side 2.7 gal 10.2 L Less
Cooling System 4.1 gal 16.0 L Less
Engine Crankcase 3.5 gal 13.0 L Less
Fuel Tank 32.2 gal 122.0 L Less
Hydraulic System 14.5 gal 55.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 10.3 gal 39.0 L Less

Comfortable Cab

Industry leading sealed and pressurized cab option provides a cleaner and quieter operating environment with excellent work tool visibility. Available high-back, heated, air ride seat with seat mounted adjustable joystick controls makes the D Series the industry leader in operator comfort.


Outstanding Power

High performance power train provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system, optional two speed travel and an industry exclusive electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability. Electronically controlled Cat C3.8 engine provides high horsepower and torque while meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim (EU Stage IIIB) emission standards. High Flow XPS hydraulic system is available for applications that demand maximum hydraulic work tool performance.


Versatility to Tackle Any Job

Cat “Intelligent Leveling” system (ILEV) provides industry leading technology, integration and optional features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig and work tool positioner. Speed Sensitive Ride Control option improves operation on rough terrain, enabling better load retention, increased productivity and greater operator comfort. Broad range of performance matched Cat Work Tools makes the Cat Skid Steer Loader the most versatile machine on the job site.


Advanced Display

Maximize machine capability and control with optional Advanced Display providing on-screen adjustments for implement response, hystat response and creep control. The display also features multi-language functionality with customizable layouts, security system and rearview camera.


Easy Service

Ground level access to all daily service and routine maintenance points helps reduce machine downtime for greater productivity.


272D Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • 12 volt Electrical System
  • 100 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, 880 CCA

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, 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 1
  • Top and Rear Windows
  • Floor Mat
  • Interior Rear View 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 C3.8, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim (EU Stage IIIB) Emission Standards
  • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
  • SOS Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
  • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic
  • Filters, Cartridge-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, -37° C (-34° 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

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT
  • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow XPS
  • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Electric
  • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3)
  • Power Train: One Speed, Two Speed or Two Speed with Ride Control
  • Comfort Package (must select one of the following):
  • Tires, 12 x 16.5 or 14 x 17.5
  • 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 plus Air Conditioner
  • Performance Package (must select one of the following):
  • Performance Package H1: Standard Flow Hydraulics (No Self Level)
  • Performance Package H2: Standard Flow, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
  • Performance Package H3: High Flow XPS, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)

272D Optional Equipment

• External Counterweights

• Beacon, Rotating

• Engine Block Heater – 120V

• Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation

• Paint, Custom

• Heavy Duty Battery, 1,000 CCA

• Product Link™, Cellular

• Advanced Display: Full Color, 5 in LCD screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Response, and Creep Control; Rearview Camera Ready

• Advanced Display: Rearview Camera Included

• Work Tool Return to Dig and Work Tool Positioner

• Bluetooth Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)













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