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Overview

Caterpillar has a well proven history in the construction equipment industry and has been producing the highest quality machines for 90 years, making progress possible and driving positive and sustainable change on every continent. For over 35 years, from the A Series to the new F2 Series we have produced Backhoe Loaders that are designed with the operator in mind, providing reliability, power and a quality operator environment. The Cat 426F2 Backhoe Loader continues this tradition, providing a machine to help you grow your business.

Engine

Units:
Power - Net 88.0 hp 66.0 kW Less
Model Cat® C4.4 Mechanical Turbocharged and Inter-Cooled Cat® C4.4 Mechanical Turbocharged and Inter-Cooled Less
Rated Power (standard) @ 2,200 rpm – Gross Power ISO 14396 93.0 hp 68.5 kW Less
Net Power Rating @ 2,200 rpm – ISO 9249 88.0 hp 66.0 kW Less
Torque Rise (net) @ 1,200 rpm 38% 38% Less
Maximum Torque @ 1,400 rpm 291.0 lbf-ft 394.0 N·m Less
Displacement 268.5 in3 4.4 L Less
Note Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler and alternator. Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler and alternator. Less
Note No derating required up to 2286 m altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems. No derating required up to 2286 m altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems. Less
Emissions Bharat Stage III emission standards. Bharat Stage III emission standards. Less
Bore 4.1 in 105.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.0 in 127.0 mm Less

Weights

Operating Weight - Nominal 17615.0 lb 7990.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - Maximum 19312.0 lb 8760.0 kg Less

Weights*

Operating Weight (estimated) 17615.0 lb 7990.0 kg Less
Operating Weight (Maximum) (ROPS Capacity) 19312.0 lb 8760.0 kg Less
Counterweights – Base 254.0 lb 115.0 kg Less
Counterweights – Medium 529.0 lb 240.0 kg Less
Minimum Counterweight Recommendations – Standard Stick: Loader Bucket – GP 254.0 lb 115.0 kg Less
Minimum Counterweight Recommendations – Standard Stick: Loader Bucket – MP 0.0 lb 0.0 kg Less
Note *Machine Configuration – standard engine, standard stick hoe, standard cab with A/C, AWD standard shift transmission, 0.96 m3 MP loader bucket, 610 mm standard duty hoe bucket, 12.5/80-18 and 16.9-28 tires, no counterweight, 80 kg operator and full fuel tank. *Machine Configuration – standard engine, standard stick hoe, standard cab with A/C, AWD standard shift transmission, 0.96 m3 MP loader bucket, 610 mm standard duty hoe bucket, 12.5/80-18 and 16.9-28 tires, no counterweight, 80 kg operator and full fuel tank. Less

Hydraulic System

Maximum Pump Capacity 34.9 gal/min 132.0 L/min Less
System Pressure – Backhoe 3626.0 psi 250.0 Bar Less
System Pressure – Loader 3626.0 psi 250.0 Bar Less
Type Closed Center Closed Center Less
Pump Type Variable Flow, Axial Piston Variable Flow, Axial Piston Less

Steering

AWD Cylinder, One (1) Double-acting – Bore 2.6 in 65.0 mm Less
AWD Cylinder, One (1) Double-acting – Stroke 4.7 in 120.0 mm Less
AWD Cylinder, One (1) Double-acting – Rod Diameter 1.4 in 36.0 mm Less
Turning Circle: AWD (inner wheel not braked) – Outside Front Wheels 26.8 ft 8.18 m Less
Turning Circle: AWD (inner wheel not braked) – Outside Widest Loader Bucket 36.0 ft 10.97 m Less
Type Front Wheel Front Wheel Less
Power Steering Hydrostatic Hydrostatic Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 5.8 gal 22.0 L Less
Engine Oil with Filter 2.3 gal 8.8 L Less
Front Axle (AWD) 2.9 gal 11.0 L Less
Front Axle (AWD) – Planetaries 0.2 gal 0.7 L Less
Fuel Tank 42.3 gal 160.0 L Less
Hydraulic System 28.0 gal 106.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 10.6 gal 40.0 L Less
Rear Axle 3.8 gal 14.5 L Less
Rear Axle – Planetaries 0.4 gal 1.5 L Less
Transmission (Power Shuttle) – AWD 4.0 gal 15.0 L Less

Transmission

Note Travel speeds of Four Wheel Drive backhoe loader at full throttle, when equipped with 16.9×28 rear tires. Travel speeds of Four Wheel Drive backhoe loader at full throttle, when equipped with 16.9×28 rear tires. Less
Power Shuttle: Forward – 1st 3.4 mph 5.5 km/h Less
Power Shuttle: Forward – 2nd 5.6 mph 9.0 km/h Less
Power Shuttle: Forward – 3rd 12.9 mph 20.7 km/h Less
Power Shuttle: Forward – 4th 24.9 mph 40.0 km/h Less
Power Shuttle: Reverse – 1st 3.4 mph 5.5 km/h Less
Power Shuttle: Reverse – 2nd 5.6 mph 9.0 km/h Less
Power Shuttle: Reverse – 3rd 12.9 mph 20.7 km/h Less
Power Shuttle: Reverse – 4th 24.9 mph 40.0 km/h Less

Axles – All Wheel Drive (AWD)

Features Heavy-duty rear axle with self adjusting inboard brakes, differential lock and final drives. Heavy-duty rear axle with self adjusting inboard brakes, differential lock and final drives. Less
Features AWD is engaged by front console panel switch or by brake pedal during all-wheel-braking operation. AWD can be engaged on the move, under load, in any gear, forward or reverse. AWD has outer final drives for easy maintenance. AWD is engaged by front console panel switch or by brake pedal during all-wheel-braking operation. AWD can be engaged on the move, under load, in any gear, forward or reverse. AWD has outer final drives for easy maintenance. Less
Features AWD front axle is pendulum mounted and permanently sealed and lubricated, requiring no daily maintenance. Also features double-acting steering cylinder with 52° steering angle for increased maneuverability. AWD front axle is pendulum mounted and permanently sealed and lubricated, requiring no daily maintenance. Also features double-acting steering cylinder with 52° steering angle for increased maneuverability. Less

Brakes

Type Fully enclosed boosted, hydraulic, multiple discs. Fully enclosed boosted, hydraulic, multiple discs. Less
Features Inboard oil-immersed, hydraulically actuated multiple Kevlar discs on final drive input shaft. Inboard oil-immersed, hydraulically actuated multiple Kevlar discs on final drive input shaft. Less
Features Completely enclosed and sealed. Completely enclosed and sealed. Less
Features Self-adjusting. Self-adjusting. Less
Features Dual foot-operated boosted brake pedals can be interlocked for roading. Dual foot-operated boosted brake pedals can be interlocked for roading. Less
Features Parking/secondary brakes are independent of the service brake system. Parking brake is mechanically applied through a hand lever located in the right side console. Parking/secondary brakes are independent of the service brake system. Parking brake is mechanically applied through a hand lever located in the right side console. Less
Features Meets ISO 3450:2011 and CMVR requirements. Meets ISO 3450:2011 and CMVR requirements. Less

Noise Level

Inside Cab 80.0 dB(A) 80.0 dB(A) Less
Outside Cab 104.0 dB(A) 104.0 dB(A) Less

Axle Ratings

Front Axle, AWD – Static 50581.0 lb 22943.0 kg Less
Front Axle, AWD – Dynamic 20232.0 lb 9177.0 kg Less
Rear Axle – Static 42152.0 lb 19120.0 kg Less
Rear Axle – Dynamic 16861.0 lb 7648.0 kg Less

Machine Dimensions: GP – 1.05 m3

Overall Length in Roading Position 225.4 in 5726.0 mm Less
Overall Transportation Length 223.5 in 5678.0 mm Less
Overall Transportation Height – 4.3 m 147.9 in 3757.0 mm Less
Overall Width (excluding loader bucket) 92.4 in 2346.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Cab/Canopy 113.0 in 2869.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Exhaust Stack 106.9 in 2716.0 mm Less
Rear Axle Centerline to Front Grill 106.6 in 2708.0 mm Less
Wheelbase AWD 86.6 in 2200.0 mm Less
Note Dimensions and performance specifications shown are for machines equipped with 12.5/80-18 SGL front tires, 16.9-28c rear tires, standard cab, standard stick with 610 mm standard duty bucket, and 1.05 m3 GP loader bucket and standard equipment unless otherwise specified. Dimensions and performance specifications shown are for machines equipped with 12.5/80-18 SGL front tires, 16.9-28c rear tires, standard cab, standard stick with 610 mm standard duty bucket, and 1.05 m3 GP loader bucket and standard equipment unless otherwise specified. Less

Machine Dimensions: MP – 0.96 m3

Overall Length in Roading Position 223.7 in 5682.0 mm Less
Overall Transportation Length 223.4 in 5675.0 mm Less
Overall Transportation Height – 4.3 m 147.9 in 3757.0 mm Less
Overall Width (excluding loader bucket) 92.4 in 2346.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Cab/Canopy 113.0 in 2869.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Exhaust Stack 106.9 in 2716.0 mm Less
Rear Axle Centerline to Front Grill 106.6 in 2708.0 mm Less
Wheelbase AWD 86.6 in 2200.0 mm Less
Note Dimensions and performance specifications shown are for machines equipped with 12.5/80-18 SGL front tires, 16.9-28c rear tires, standard cab, standard stick with 610 mm standard duty bucket, and 1.05 m3 GP loader bucket and standard equipment unless otherwise specified. Dimensions and performance specifications shown are for machines equipped with 12.5/80-18 SGL front tires, 16.9-28c rear tires, standard cab, standard stick with 610 mm standard duty bucket, and 1.05 m3 GP loader bucket and standard equipment unless otherwise specified. Less

Loader Bucket Dimensions and Performance: GP – 1.05 m3

Capacity 37.08 ft3 1.05 m3 Less
Width 89.1 in 2262.0 mm Less
Lift Capacity at Maximum Height 7959.0 lb 3610.0 kg Less
Lift Breakout Force 12243.0 lbf 54.46 kN Less
Tilt Breakout Force 12122.0 lbf 53.92 kN Less
Tipping Load at Breakout Point 15459.0 lb 7012.0 kg Less
Maximum Hinge Pin Height 135.7 in 3447.0 mm Less
Dump Angle at Full Height 46° 46° Less
Dump Height at Maximum Angle 107.6 in 2733.0 mm Less
Dump Reach at Maximum Angle 35.4 in 900.0 mm Less
Maximum Bucket Rollback at Ground Level 38° 38° Less
Digging Depth 3.5 in 88.0 mm Less
Maximum Grading Angle 113º 113º Less
Grill to Bucket Cutting Edge, Carry Position 58.3 in 1482.0 mm Less
Maximum Operating Height 172.0 in 4368.0 mm Less
Bucket Weight (excluding teeth and forks) 944.0 lb 428.0 kg Less

Loader Bucket Dimensions and Performance: MP – 0.96 m3

Capacity 33.9 ft3 0.96 m3 Less
Width 89.1 in 2262.0 mm Less
Lift Capacity at Maximum Height 7661.0 lb 3475.0 kg Less
Lift Breakout Force 12140.0 lbf 54.0 kN Less
Tilt Breakout Force 13596.0 lbf 60.48 kN Less
Tipping Load at Breakout Point 15675.0 lb 7110.0 kg Less
Maximum Hinge Pin Height 135.7 in 3447.0 mm Less
Dump Angle at Full Height 46° 46° Less
Dump Height at Maximum Angle 108.8 in 2764.0 mm Less
Dump Reach at Maximum Angle 32.5 in 825.0 mm Less
Maximum Bucket Rollback at Ground Level 39° 39° Less
Digging Depth 5.8 in 147.0 mm Less
Maximum Grading Angle 116º 116º Less
Grill to Bucket Cutting Edge, Carry Position 57.1 in 1450.0 mm Less
Maximum Operating Height 172.0 in 4368.0 mm Less
Bucket Weight (excluding teeth and forks) 1347.0 lb 611.0 kg Less

Backhoe Dimensions and Performance: Standard Stick – 4.3 m

Digging Depth, SAE Maximum 162.2 in 4119.0 mm Less
Digging Depth, Manufacturer’s Maximum 185.4 in 4709.0 mm Less
Digging Depth, 2440 mm Flat Bottom 147.4 in 3743.0 mm Less
Digging Depth, 600 mm Flat Bottom 161.2 in 4094.0 mm Less
Digging Depth, 600 mm Flat Bottom, Manufacturer’s 183.9 in 4670.0 mm Less
Reach from Swing Pivot at Ground Line 220.8 in 5609.0 mm Less
Maximum Operating Height 225.2 in 5719.0 mm Less
Loading Height 158.7 in 4031.0 mm Less
Loading Reach 58.1 in 1477.0 mm Less
Swing Arc 180° 180° Less
Bucket Rotation 205° 205° Less
Stabilizer Overall Width 88.3 in 2242.0 mm Less
Bucket Dig Force 12864.0 lbf 57.22 kN Less
Stick Dig Force 7934.0 lbf 35.29 kN Less

Product Link™

Get the most out of your Cat® Backhoe Loader. Product Link provides quick access to vital information such as machine location, hours worked, machine error codes and fuel burn to help you maximize machine performance.

Cab and Controls

The introduction of the new cab to the Cat Backhoe Loader provides a comfortable and easy to use operator environment. With the ability to customize your experience, the all new cab allows the operator to perform in greater comfort and enjoy the latest technologies available on today’s generation of backhoe loaders.

Powerful Hydraulics

The F2 Series machines really make an impact. High pump flow in a superior hydraulic system allow the operator excellent hydraulic performance at their fingertips.

Power Train

The 426F2 is equipped with our tried and tested Cat 3054C engine and is finely tuned to a Cat four speed manual transmission. This fine tuning enables the 426F2 to reach a 40 km/h roading speed.

426F2Standard Equipment

Cab ROPS and FOPS
  • Canopy

Tires/Steering/Brakes
  • All Wheel Drive
  • 100% Differential Lock
  • Hydraulic Boosted Brakes (dual pedals)
  • Tires 18 inch (Front) – AWD
  • Tires 28 inch (Rear)

Engine/Transmission
  • Battery 750 CCA, Maintenance Free (standard)
  • Hinged Radiator Unit for Simple Debris Removal
  • Engine 68.5 kW (93 hp) Cat C4.4
  • Transmission, 4-Speed Manual

Input
  • Controls, Mechanical Lever
  • Power Steering, Hydrostatic

Other Attachments
  • Tool Storage Box
  • Transport Tie-downs

Guards
  • Loader Safety Brace

Boom, Sticks and Linkages – Backhoe
  • Stick, Standard (4.26 m)
  • Transport Lock, Swing
  • Transport Lock, Boom

Hydraulics
  • Hydraulic Pump (132 L/min)
  • Side Shift Lock (electro-hydraulic)
  • Hydraulic Oil Cooler

Hydraulics – Loader
  • Loader Kickout, Float
  • Parallel Lift

Electrical
  • Product Link, Cellular
  • Reversing Alarm

426F2Optional Equipment

Cab ROPS and FOPS
  • Cab, Standard

Other Attachments
  • Counterweight, 115 kg
  • Counterweight, 240 kg

Guards
  • Guard, Driveshaft

Hydraulics – Backhoe
  • Hydraulic Lines, 1-Way
  • Hydraulic Quick Disconnects (twist to connect)

Electrical
  • Beacon, Rotating