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Key Specs

Gross Power - SAE J1995
74.3 HP
55.4 kW
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load
2499 lb
1133 kg
Operating Weight
9578 lb
4345 kg

Overview

More Power. More Performance. More Comfort.

The Cat® 255 Compact Track Loader, with its vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its standard torsion suspension undercarriage system provides superior traction, flotation, stability, and speed to work in a wide range of applications and underfoot conditions.

Benefits

+13% More Torque

than the previous model

More Lift Height

and greater lift and tilt breakout forces

Larger Cab

featuring redesigned layout with more cab space and easier entry and exit

Product Specifications for 255

Gross Power - SAE J1995 74.3 HP 55.4 kW
Bore 4.3 in 110 mm
Displacement 171 in² 2.8 l
Net Power - ISO 9249 73 HP 54.4 kW
Net Power - SAE 1349 73.5 HP 54.8 kW
Peak Torque - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1995 221 lb/ft 300 N·m
Stroke 3.5 in 90 mm
Engine Model Cat® C2.8T (turbo) Cat® C2.8T (turbo)
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 60.9 HP 45.4 kW
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Flow 30 gal/min 113 l/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3500 psi 24130 kPa
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 70.7 HP 52.7 kW
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow 30 gal/min 113 l/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure 4061 psi 28000 kPa
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 46.4 HP 34.6 kW
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow 23 gal/min 86 l/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3500 psi 24130 kPa
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load 2499 lb 1133 kg
Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder 5895 lb 2674 kg
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 6746 lb 3060 kg
Ground Contact Area - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track 1582 in² 1.02 m²
Ground Contact Area - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track 1977 in² 1.28 m²
Ground Pressure - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track 41.8 in² 6.1 m²
Ground Pressure - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track 4.9 in² 34 m²
Ground Pressure - With 450 mm/17.7 in Track 4.6 psi 31.9 kPa
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load 3570 lb 1619 kg
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 2631 lb 1194 kg
Tipping Load 7140 lb 3238 kg
Operating Weight 9578 lb 4345 kg
Counterweight Adds to Operating Weight 276 lb 125 kg
Counterweight Adds to Operating Weight - ROC (35%) 132 lb 60 kg
Counterweight Adds to Operating Weight - Tip Load 379 lb 172 kg
Enclosed Cab Adds to Operating Weight 180 lb 82 kg
Enclosed Cab Adds to Operating Weight - ROC (35%) 38 lb 17 kg
Enclosed Cab Adds to Operating Weight - Tip Load 108 lb 49 kg
Note *Operating Weight, Operating Specifications, and Dimensions are based on 1730 mm (68") low profile bucket with bolt on cutting edge, 320 mm (12.6") narrow track, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, open canopy, mechanical suspension seat, HD battery with disconnect, standard flow hydraulics, manual coupler, and full fluids. No external counterweights, and no dual self-level/return-to-dig/work tool positioner. *Operating Weight, Operating Specifications, and Dimensions are based on 1730 mm (68") low profile bucket with bolt on cutting edge, 320 mm (12.6") narrow track, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, open canopy, mechanical suspension seat, HD battery with disconnect, standard flow hydraulics, manual coupler, and full fluids. No external counterweights, and no dual self-level/return-to-dig/work tool positioner.
Operating Weight - ROC (35%) 2499 lb 1133 kg
Operating Weight - ROC (50%) 3570 lb 1619 kg
Operating Weight - Tip Load 7140 lb 3238 kg
Wide Track (400 mm/15.7 in) Adds to Operating Weight 119 lb 54 kg
Cooling System 3 gal (US) 11.5 l
Engine Crankcase 2.2 gal (US) 8.2 l
Fuel Tank 25.1 gal (US) 95 l
Hydraulic System 9.7 gal (US) 36.8 l
Hydraulic Tank 6.9 gal (US) 26 l
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 7.7 in 195 mm
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 124 in 3150 mm
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift 5.9 in 151 mm
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 95.4 in 2424 mm
Departure Angle 30.6° 30.6°
Ground Clearance 8.3 in 212 mm
Height - Top of Cab 83.3 in 2115 mm
Length - Track on Ground 58.5 in 1485 mm
Length - With Bucket on Ground 135 in 3430 mm
Length - Without Bucket 110.2 in 2800 mm
Maximum Dump Angle 43.6° 43.6°
Maximum Overall Height 155.2 in 3941 mm
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 45.7 in 1162 mm
Overall Length - Track 76.7 in 1948 mm
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 85.2° 85.2°
Reach at Maximum Lift/Dump 21.3 in 540 mm
Roll Back Angle 27° 27°
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket (racked) 82.9 in 2105 mm
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 54.2 in 1377 mm
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 65.2 in 1656 mm
Vehicle Width (320 mm/12.6 in tracks) 65.9 in 1675 mm
Vehicle Width (400 mm/15.7 in tracks) 69.3 in 1760 mm
FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level I ISO 3449:2005 Level I
ROPS ISO 3471:2008 ISO 3471:2008
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed 9.1 mile/h 14.7 km/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed 5.7 mile/h 9.2 km/h

255 Standard Equipment

STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • Quick Coupler: Manual or Hydraulic
  • High Visibility Seat Belt: 50 mm (2 in), 75 mm (3 in), or 3-point lap/shoulder
  • Steel Imbed Rubber Track – 320 mm (12.6 in) bar tread, 400 mm (15.7 in) block tread, 400 mm (15.7 in) bar tread
  • Dual Flange Front Idler/Single Flange Rear Idler or Triple Flange Front/Rear Idlers

PERFORMANCE PACKAGES

  • Performance Package HP1: Standard Flow Hydraulics
  • Performance Package HP3: High Flow XPS Hydraulics

COMFORT PACKAGES

  • Open canopy: Cup Holder, Cell Phone Pocket, choice of vinyl Seat (Mechanical Suspension, High Back/Heated/Air Ride Seat)
  • Enclosed Cab with heat and air conditioning: Side Windows, Cup Holder, Cell Phone Pocket, choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension, High Back/Heated Air Ride Seat, High Back/Ventilated and Heated Air Ride Seat) and Door choice (Glass or Polycarbonate)

TECHNOLOGY PACKAGES

  • T2 – Standard Display, Standard Joysticks, traditional Key Start switch, and Rear-view camera.
  • T4 – Advanced Touchscreen Monitor, Advanced Joysticks, Push start, X-mount cell phone holder, and a Rear-view camera.
  • T5 – T4 + 2 additional side view cameras.

RADIO

  • Radio, none – for open canopy machines and countries not certified for Bluetooth® technology
  • Integrated AM/FM radio with Bluetooth technology. Includes USB port, 3.5 mm (0.13 in) AUX input, and BT microphone. Only for use with enclosed cab. Availability varies by country.
  • Integrated DAB+/AM/FM radio with Bluetooth technology. Includes USB port, 3.5 mm (0.13 in) AUX input, and BT microphone. Only for use with enclosed cab. Availability varies by country.

PRODUCT LINK™

  • Product Link™ Basic series PL243
  • Product Link Elite series PLE643

COOLING FAN

  • On-demand, variable speed hydraulic cooling fan
  • On-demand, variable speed hydraulic cooling fan, with automatic and manual purge reversing operation

GUARDING AND SEALING PACKAGES

  • HD0 – base guarding and sealing (engine air inlet rain cap, front cab to-frame sealing, and hydraulic fill access door)
  • HD1– intermediate guarding and sealing† (HD0 + cab-to-frame side sealing, lockable fuel fill access door, tilt cylinder guarding, and drive line bottom guarding.) †Some equipment varies by region.
  • HD2 – most comprehensive guarding and sealing† (HD1 + turbo guard, exhaust stack wrap, DPF wrap, quick disconnect guarding, fully enclosed drive line guarding, under step hydraulic lines guard cover, engine air inlet pre-cleaner.)

ELECTRICAL

  • Work Tool Electrical Harness
  • Heavy duty battery
  • Battery disconnect with lockout feature
  • 12-volt Electrical System
  • 85 Ampere Alternator
  • LED Work Lights
  • Auto Reverse Lights
  • Switch Backlighting
  • Interior LED Dome Light
  • Backup Alarm
  • Electrical Outlet, Beacon
  • Exterior Courtesy Lighting
  • Automatic Work light notification flash when parking brake is released

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Full color LCD monitor: Creep speed control, Drive response adjustment, Implement response adjustment, Drive Power Priority adjustment, Language selection (× 32), Multi-operator Anti-theft Security System and Monitoring, Maintenance schedule and reminders, Event and Diagnostic Code monitoring, Date /Time/Units/Brightness settings, and Smart Technology for use with Smart Attachments.
  • 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 Supply Filter Restriction, Hydraulic Oil Temperature, Park Brake Engaged, Engine Emission System (where applicable)
  • Gauges: Fuel Level, Hour Meter, Hydraulic Temperature, Hour Meter, Battery Voltage, Tachometer
  • 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, Tilt Up
  • FOPS, Level I
  • Top and Rear Windows
  • Floor Mat
  • Headliner
  • Interior Rearview Mirror
  • Horn
  • Hand (Dial) Throttle, Electronic
  • Seat Mounted Joystick Controls
  • Cell Phone Storage Pocket
  • Cup Holder
  • 12-volt power port
  • Foot Throttle

HYDRAULICS

  • Selectable control pattern – ISO or H
  • Electro/hydraulic implement control
  • Electro/hydraulic hydrostatic transmission control
  • Speed sensor guarding
  • Heavy duty flat faced quick disconnects with integrated pressure release lever
  • Hydraulic oil level sight gauge

POWER TRAIN

  • Cat C2.8T turbocharged diesel engine, meeting Tier 4 Final and Stage V Emission Standards: • Glow plugs starting aid • Liquid cooled, direct injection
  • Extended life antifreeze (–37° C, –34° F)
  • Air cleaner, dual element, radial seal
  • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·SSM) Valve, Hydraulic Oil
  • Ecology drain – coolant
  • Radiator coolant level sight gauge
  • Radiator expansion bottle
  • Filter, hydraulic supply, cartridge type
  • Filter, hydraulic return, cartridge type
  • Filter, canister type, engine oil
  • Filter, canister type, fuel and water separator
  • Radiator/hydraulic oil
  • Cooler (side-by-side)
  • Spring applied, hydraulically released, parking brakes
  • Hydrostatic transmission
  • Lockable fuel cap
  • Hydraulic demand cooling fan
  • Auto engine idle

UNDERCARRIAGE

  • Torsion Suspension (4 independent torsion axles)
  • Two speed travel
  • Integrated tie downs on track frame (4)

FRAME

  • Machine tie down points (9)
  • Removable panels for machine frame cleanout
  • Support, lift arm
  • Steel rear and front bumpers, welded
  • Fuel fill, machine right hand side

OTHER

  • Auxiliary Hydraulics, Continuous Flow
  • Telematics, Product Link, Cellular
  • Steel engine door with replaceable louvers
  • Engine door – lockable
  • Work tool attachment coupler
  • Cat ToughGuardTM hose

255 Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • External Counterweights
  • Beacon, LED
  • Engine Block Heater – 120V
  • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
  • 4-point machine lifting eyes
  • Paint, Custom
  • Speed Sensitive Ride Control
  • Bluetooth Key Security
  • Attachment Hose Guide
  • Corrosion Inhibitor Coating

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