426 Backhoe Loader

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Key Specs

Power - Net
89 HP
66.4 kW
Operating Weight - Nominal
18574 lb
8425 kg
Operating Weight - Maximum
24251 lb
11000 kg

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 current product we have produced backhoe loaders that are designed with the operator in mind, providing reliability, power and a quality operator environment. The Cat 426 Backhoe Loader continues this tradition, providing a machine to help you grow your business.

Product Specifications for 426

Power - Net 89 HP 66.4 kW
Model Cat 3054C Mechanical Turbo Cat 3054C Mechanical Turbo
Emissions Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II equivalent emission standards. Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II equivalent emission standards.
Rated Power (Standard) - 2,200 rpm - Gross - ISO 14396 93 HP 68.5 kW
Net Peak Power Rating @ 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 66.4 66.4
Torque Rise - 1,200 rpm - Net 38 38
Maximum Torque - 1,400 rpm 291 ft·lbf 394 N·m
Bore 401 in 105 mm
Stroke 5 in 127 mm
Operating Weight - Nominal 18574 lb 8425 kg
Operating Weight - Maximum 24251 lb 11000 kg
Operating Weight 18574 lb 8425 kg
Type Closed Center Closed Center
Pump Type Variable Flow, Axial Piston Variable Flow, Axial Piston
Maximum Pump Capacity 34.9 gal/min 132 l/min
System Pressure - Backhoe 3626 psi 250 bar
System Pressure - Loader 3626 psi 250 bar
Inside Cab 80 dB(A) 80 dB(A)
Outside Cab 104 dB(A) 104 dB(A)
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.
Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 1st 3.5 mile/h 5.6 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 2nd 5.8 mile/h 9.3 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 3rd 13 mile/h 21 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 4th 24.9 mile/h 40 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 1st 3.5 mile/h 5.6 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 2nd 5.8 mile/h 9.3 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 3rd 13 mile/h 21 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 4th 24.9 mile/h 40 km/h
Cooling System 5.8 gal (US) 22 l
Fuel Tank 42.3 gal (US) 160 l
Engine Oil - With Filter 2.3 gal (US) 8.8 l
Transmission - Power Shuttle - AWD 4 gal (US) 15 l
Rear Axle 4.4 gal (US) 16.5 l
Rear Axle - Planetaries 0.4 gal (US) 1.7 l
Front Axle (AWD) 2.9 gal (US) 11 l
Front Axle (AWD) - Planetaries 0.2 gal (US) 0.7 l
Hydraulic System 28 gal (US) 106 l
Hydraulic Tank 10.6 gal (US) 40 l
Operating Weight - Estimated 18574 lb 8425 kg
Operating Weight - ROPS Capacity - Maximum 24251 lb 11000 kg
Counterweights - Base 254 lb 115 kg
Counterweights - Medium 529 lb 240 kg
Note *Machine Configuration – standard engine, standard stick hoe, standard cab with A/C, AWD standard shift transmission, 0.96 m3 MP loader bucket, 24 inch 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, 24 inch standard duty hoe bucket, 12.5/80-18 and 16.9-28 tires, no counterweight, 80 kg operator and full fuel tank.
Minimum Counterweight Recommendations - E-Stick: E-Stick 463 lb 210 kg
Minimum Counterweight Recommendations - E-Stick: Loader Bucket - MP with Fork Brackets 1523 lb 691 kg
Minimum Counterweight Recommendations - E-Stick: Loader Bucket - GP 1168 lb 530 kg
Minimum Counterweight Recommendations - E-Stick: Loader Bucket - MP 1501 lb 681 kg
Counterweights - High 1014 lb 460 kg
Features (1) Heavy-duty rear axle with self adjusting inboard brakes and final drives. Heavy-duty rear axle with self adjusting inboard brakes and final drives.
Features (2) 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.
Features (3) 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.
Front Axle (AWD) - Static 50627 lb 22964 kg
Front Axle (AWD) - Dynamic 20252 lb 9186 kg
Rear Axle - Static 50627 lb 22964 kg
Rear Axle - Dynamic 20252 lb 9186 kg
Type Front Wheel Front Wheel
Power Steering Hydrostatic Hydrostatic
AWD Cylinder, One (1) Double Acting - Bore 2.6 in 65 mm
AWD Cylinder, One (1) Double Acting - Stroke 4.7 in 120 mm
AWD Cylinder, One (1) Double Acting - Rod Diameter 1.4 in 36 mm
Turning Circle - AWD (inner wheel not braked) - Outside, Front Wheels 26.8 ft 8.18 m
Turning Circle - AWD (inner wheel not braked) - Outside, Widest Loading Bucket 36 ft 10.97 m
Type Fully enclosed boosted, hydraulic, multiple discs. Fully enclosed boosted, hydraulic, multiple discs.
Features (1) 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.
Features (2) Completely enclosed and sealed. Completely enclosed and sealed.
Features (3) Self-adjusting. Self-adjusting.
Features (4) Dual foot-operated boosted brake pedals can be interlocked for roading. Dual foot-operated boosted brake pedals can be interlocked for roading.
Features (5) Parking/secondary brakes are independent of the service brake system. Parking (secondary) 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 (secondary) brake is mechanically applied through a hand lever located in the right side console.
Features (6) Meets ISO 3450:2011 and CMVR requirements. Meets ISO 3450:2011 and CMVR requirements.
Bucket Dig Force 12864 lbf 57.22 kN
Digging Depth, Manufacturer's Maximum 185.3 in 4707 mm
Loading Reach 60.2 in 1528 mm
Maximum Operating Height 225.2 in 5721 mm
Stick Dig Force 7936 lbf 35.3 kN
Digging Depth, 2440 mm Flat Bottom 147.2 in 3740 mm
Reach from Swing Pivot at Ground Line 220.6 in 5603 mm
Digging Depth, 600 mm Flat Bottom, Manufacturer's 183.8 in 4668 mm
Bucket Rotation 205° 205°
Stabilizer Overall Width 88.3 in 2242 mm
Digging Depth, 600 mm Flat Bottom 161.1 in 4092 mm
Digging Depth, SAE Maximum 162 in 4116 mm
Loading Height 154.9 in 3934 mm
Swing Arc 180° 180°
Maximum Operating Height 171.2 in 4348 mm
Tilt Breakout Force 13594 lbf 60.47 kN
Dump Height at Maximum Angle 108.9 in 2766 mm
Tipping Load at Breakout Point 1389 lb 6301 kg
Maximum Hinge Pin Height 135.8 in 3449 mm
Lift Breakout Force 12128 lbf 53.95 kN
Maximum Bucket Rollback at Ground Level 42° 42°
Grill to Bucket Cutting Edge, Carry Position 57 in 1449 mm
Width 89.1 in 2262 mm
Dump Reach at Maximum Angle 32.4 in 822 mm
Digging Depth 5.7 in 145 mm
Lift Capacity at Maximum Height 7707 lb 3496 kg
Maximum Grading Angle 116° 116°
Dump Angle at Full Height 46° 46°
Capacity 35.3 ft³ 1 m³
Stabilizer Overall Width 88.3 in 2242 mm
Maximum Operating Height 249.5 in 6338 mm
Loading Reach 100.2 in 2546 mm
Stick Dig Force 5528 lbf 24.59 kN
Swing Arc 180° 180°
Loading Height 176.8 in 4491 mm
Digging Depth, SAE Maximum 205 in 5208 mm
Reach from Swing Pivot at Ground Line 259.3 in 6585 mm
Digging Depth, Manufacturer's Maximum 224.3 in 5697 mm
Digging Depth, 2440 mm Flat Bottom 192.4 in 4887 mm
Digging Depth, 600 mm Flat Bottom, Manufacturer's 223.8 in 5684 mm
Bucket Dig Force 12726 lbf 56.61 kN
Bucket Rotation 205° 205°
Digging Depth, 600 mm Flat Bottom 203.5 in 5168 mm
Maximum Operating Height 190.2 in 4832 mm
Dump Reach at Maximum Angle 32.4 in 822 mm
Digging Depth 5.7 in 145 mm
Tilt Breakout Force 13322 lbf 59.26 kN
Lift Capacity at Maximum Height 6993 lb 3172 kg
Tipping Load at Breakout Point 13334 lb 6048 kg
Maximum Hinge Pin Height 135.8 in 3449 mm
Lift Breakout Force 11474 lbf 51.04 kN
Dump Height at Maximum Angle 108.9 in 2766 mm
Capacity 35.3 ft³ 1 m³
Width 89.1 in 2262 mm
Maximum Bucket Rollback at Ground Level 40° 40°
Dump Angle at Full Height 46 ° 46 °
Grill to Bucket Cutting Edge, Carry Position 57 in 1449 mm
Maximum Grading Angle 116° 116°
Digging Depth, 2440 mm Flat Bottom 149.8 in 3806 mm
Loading Reach 64.9 in 1648 mm
Reach from Swing Pivot at Ground Line 222.7 in 5657 mm
Digging Depth, 600 mm Flat Bottom 163.7 in 4158 mm
Loading Height 155.4 in 3947 mm
Maximum Operating Height 225.3 in 5722 mm
Bucket Dig Force 12726 lbf 56.61 kN
Stabilizer Overall Width 88.3 in 2242 mm
Digging Depth, Manufacturer's Maximum 187.2 in 4756 mm
Stick Dig Force 7567 lbf 33.66 kN
Digging Depth, 600 mm Flat Bottom, Manufacturer's 185.8 in 4719 mm
Digging Depth, SAE Maximum 165 in 4191 mm
Swing Arc 180° 180°
Bucket Rotation 205° 205°
Dig Depth 185.3 in 4707 mm
E-Stick Extended 224.3 in 5697 mm
E-Stick Retracted 187.2 in 4756 mm
Capacity 37.08 ft³ 1.05 m³
Width 89.1 in 2262 mm
Lift Capacity at Maximum Height 8003 lb 3610 kg
Lift Breakout Force 12248 lbf 54.48 kN
Tilt Breakout Force 12119 lbf 53.91 kN
Tipping Load - Breakout Point 13724 lb 6225 kg
Maximum Hinge Pin Height 135.8 in 3449 mm
Dump Angle at Full Height 46° 46°
Dump Height at Maximum Angle 107.7 in 2735 mm
Dump Reach at Maximum Angle 35.3 in 897 mm
Maximum Bucket Rollback at Ground Level 41° 41°
Digging Depth 4.4 in 112 mm
Maximum Grading Angle 113° 113°
Grill to Bucket Cutting Edge, Carry Position 58.3 in 1480 mm
Maximum Operating Height 172 in 4370 mm
Capacity 33.9 ft³ 0.96 m³
Width 89.1 in 2262 mm
Lift Capacity at Maximum Height 7661 lb 3475 kg
Lift Breakout Force 12140 lbf 54 kN
Tilt Breakout Force 13596 lbf 60.48 kN
Tipping Load - Breakout Point 15675 lb 7110 kg
Maximum Hinge Pin Height 135.7 in 3447 mm
Overall Length in Roading Position 5725 mm 225 in
Overall Transportation Length 223 in 5677 mm
Overall Transportation Height - 4.3 m 148 in 3757 mm
Overall Width 92 in 2346 mm
Height to Top of Cab/Canopy 114 in 2895 mm
Height to Top of Exhaust Stack 107 in 2716 mm
Rear Axle Centerline to Front Grill 107 in 2708 mm
Wheelbase AWD 87 in 2200 mm
Overall Length in Roading Position 223 in 5674 mm
Overall Transportation Length 224 in 5681 mm
Overall Transportation Height - 4.3 m 148 in 3757 mm
Overall Width 92 in 2346 mm
Height to Top of Cab/Canopy 114 in 2895 mm
Height to Top of Exhaust Stack 107 in 2716 mm
Rear Axle Centerline to Front Grill 107 in 2708 mm
Wheelbase AWD 87 in 2200 mm
Note Dimensions and performance specifications shown are for machines equipped with 12.5/80-18 front tires, 16.9-28 rear tires, standard cab, standard stick with 610 mm standard duty bucket, and standard equipment unless otherwise specified. Dimensions and performance specifications shown are for machines equipped with 12.5/80-18 front tires, 16.9-28 rear tires, standard cab, standard stick with 610 mm standard duty bucket, and standard equipment unless otherwise specified.

426 Standard Equipment

CAB

  • Canopy, Base
  • See Cab Options Page
  • Cab ROPS (Roll Over Protective Structure) and FOPS (Falling Objects Protective Structure) are standard. ROPS offered by Caterpillar for this machine meets ROPS criteria ISO 3471:2008 and FOPS criteria ISO 3449:2005

TIRES/STEERING/BRAKES

  • Two Wheel Drive
  • Hydraulic Boosted Brakes (dual pedals)
  • Tires 12-16.5 (Front) – 2WD
  • Tires 12.5/80-18 (Front) – AWD
  • Tires 16.9-28 Rear

ENGINE/TRANSMISSION

  • Battery 750 CCA, Maintenance Free (standard)
  • Engine 68.5 kW (93 hp) Cat 3054C
  • Transmission Neutralizer
  • 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
  • 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
  • 12 Volt Electrical System
  • 120 Ampere Alternator

426 Optional Equipment

CAB

  • Canopy, Plus
  • Cab, Standard
  • Cab, Standard Plus

TIRES/STEERING/BRAKES

  • All Wheel Drive
  • Tires 18.4-26 Rear

ENGINE/TRANSMISSION

  • Battery 750 CCA, Maintenance Free (heavy duty)
  • Engine 70 kW (94 hp) Cat C4.4
  • Engine Block Heater

OTHER ATTACHMENTS

  • Counterweight, 115 kg
  • Counterweight, 240 kg
  • Counterweight, 460 kg
  • Front Fenders
  • Street Pads, Stabilizers
  • Rear License Plate Holder and Light

GUARDS

  • Guard, Driveshaft
  • Guard, Tail Lights

BOOM STICKS AND LINKAGES – BACKHOE

  • Quick Coupler, Mechanical (backhoe)
  • Stick Extending

HYDRAULICS

  • Hydraulic Auxiliary Quick Disconnects

HYDRAULICS – BACKHOE

  • Hydraulic Lines, 1-Way
  • Hydraulic Lines, 2-Way (with E-Stick)

HYDRAULICS – LOADER

  • Ride Control

ELECTRICAL

  • Beacon, Strobe
  • Beacon, Standard

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