Material Handlers MH3024

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Key Specs

Engine Model
Cat C4.4
Cat C4.4
Maximum Operating Weight
58420 lb
26500 kg
Maximum Reach
39.4 ft
12010 mm



We know that when it comes to material handling equipment, your success depends on productivity and low operating costs. The Cat® MH3024 is a purpose-built material handler that will provide you with the superior performance you need for your toughest waste and scrapyard applications. The MH3024 features simple-to-use technologies, a redesigned cab for enhanced comfort, and more boom options to match your work. Combine these features with up to 10% lower operating costs and up to 20% greater swing torque, and you have a safe, quality, and reliable product to take on the wide variety of challenges you face each day.


Superior performance

Work faster with up to 20% more swing torque. A wider machine footprint improves stability.

Up To 10% Lower operating costs

With extended maintenance intervals and fewer connections and hoses, you get more done at a lower cost compared to the previous model.

Enhanced comfort

Operate with ease in cab comfort options of your choice and better visibility with 360° machine view.

Product Specifications for MH3024

Engine Model Cat C4.4 Cat C4.4
Engine Power - Maximum - ISO 14396 174 HP 129 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249 171 HP 128 kW
Bore 4 in 105 mm
Stroke 5 in 135 mm
Displacement 269 in³ 4.4 l
Maximum Travel Speed (with steering wheel) 12.4 mile/h 20 km/h
Maximum Travel Speed (with joysticks) 9.3 mile/h 15 km/h
Drawbar Pull 28550 lb/ft 127 kN
Maximum Gradeability (23 500 kg/51,810 lb) 65 65
Maximum Pressure - Implements 5366 psi 37000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5075 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing 5656 psi 39000 kPa
Maximum Operating Weight 58420 lb 26500 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 92.5 gal (US) 350 l
Cooling System 9.5 gal (US) 36 l
Engine Oil 3.4 gal (US) 13 l
Hydraulic Tank 40.9 gal (US) 155 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 91.1 gal (US) 345 l
Rear Axle - Housing (Differential) 3.7 gal (US) 14 l
Front Steering Axle - Differential 2.8 gal (US) 10.5 l
Final Drive - Each 0.7 gal (US) 2.5 l
Powershift Transmission 0.7 gal (US) 2.5 l
Maximum Swing Torque 42631 ft·lbf 58 kN·m
Boom MH Boom 7.45 m (24'5") MH Boom 7.45 m (24'5")
Stick Drop Nose 5 m (16'5") Drop Nose 5 m (16'5")
Undercarriage Width 9.8 ft 3000 mm
Shipping Height (with FOGS) 11 ft 3350 mm
Shipping Length 35 ft 10670 mm
Shipping Length (with push blade) 36.5 ft 11130 mm
Machine Length 17.3 ft 5290 mm
Machine Length (with push blade) 18.8 ft 5740 mm
Tail Swing Radius 8.5 ft 2600 mm
Counterweight Clearance 4.3 ft 1300 mm
Cab Height- Lowered 11 ft 3350 mm
Cab Height- Lowered with FOGS 11 ft 3350 mm
Cab Height-Raised 18.4 ft 5750 mm
Cab Height- Raised with FOGS 18.4 ft 5750 mm
Wheel Base 9 ft 2750 mm
Shipping Width 9.8 ft 2990 mm
Ground Clearance 1.1 ft 320 mm
Undercarriage Length 17.4 ft 5300 mm
Undercarriage Length (with push blade) 18.8 ft 5740 mm
Upper Frame Width (including handrails) 8.3 ft 2540 mm
Maximum Reach 39.4 ft 12010 mm
Boom MH Boom 7.45 m (24'5") MH Boom 7.45 m (24'5")
Stick Drop Nose 5 m (16'5") Drop Nose 5 m (16'5")
Maximum Height 42.8 ft 13030 mm
Minimum Dump Height 14.8 ft 4520 mm
Maximum Reach at Ground Line 38.9 ft 11870 mm
Maximum Depth 9.9 ft 3010 mm
Boom Pin Height 30.4 ft 9260 mm

MH3024 Standard Equipment


  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.


  • Advanced sound-suppressed TOPS cab (ISO 12117-2 compliant)
  • Deluxe cab: air suspension heated seat, 10" touchscreen monitor
  • Keyless push-to-start engine control
  • Tilt-up left-side console
  • Fixed one-piece laminated windshield and roof window (P5A glass)
  • LED dome lights

Cat Technology

  • Cat Product Link
  • 2D E-fence and cab avoidance
  • Remote flash and services capability

Electrical System

  • Roading and indicator lights at front and rear
  • Maintenance-free batteries
  • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
  • Programmable time delay LED working lights

Service and Maintenance

  • Automatic lubrication system for implement and swing system
  • S•O•S sampling ports


  • C4.4 engine
  • One-touch low idle with automatic engine speed control
  • Automatic engine shutdown
  • 52°C (125°F) high-ambient capability
  • -18°C (-0°F) cold start capability
  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Double element air filter with integrated precleaner
  • On-demand electric cooling fans with auto-reverse function

Hydraulic System

  • Electric main control valve
  • Automatic hydraulic oil warm up
  • Automatic swing brake
  • Separate dedicated swing pump
  • Boom and stick lowering check valves
  • Medium pressure auxiliary circuit
  • Element type main hydraulic filter
  • SmartBoom
  • Heavy lift mode

Safety and Security

  • Rear- and right-side-view cameras
  • Secondary engine shutoff switch

Undercarriage and Structures

  • All wheel drive
  • Automatic brake/axle lock
  • Creeper speed
  • Heavy-duty axles, advanced disc brake system, and travel motor with adjustable braking force
  • Lockable, oscillating front axle with remote greasing point

MH3024 Optional Equipment


  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

Booms and Sticks

  • 7.45m (24'5"') Straight MH boom
  • 6.4 m (21') Straight MH boom
  • 5.0 m (16'5") Drop Nose MH stick
  • 4.3 m (14'1") Straight MH stick

Electrical System

  • LED left-hand-side, right-hand-side and rear lights for cameras installed on chassis
  • Electrical refueling pump

Safety and Security

  • Travel alarm

Undercarriage and Structures

  • 2.75 m (9'0") wide undercarriage
  • 2.99 m (9'10") wide undercarriage
  • 4200 kg (9,250 lb) counterweight
  • 4700 kg (10,350 lb) counterweight
  • Push Blade
  • 10.00-20 dual solid rubber tires
  • 10.00-20 16 PR dual tires

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