297D2

Heavy Equipment

297D2

Net Power
95 HP / 71 kW
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load
4700 lb / 2132 kg
Gross Power - SAE J1995
98 HP / 73 kW

The Cat® 297D2 Multi Terrain Loader, with its vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its standard, suspended undercarriage system provides superior traction, flotation, speed and ride quality with very low ground pressure and minimal ground disturbance across a wide range of underfoot conditions.

Engine
Engine Model Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
Net Power 95 HP / 71 kW
Gross Power - SAE J1995 98 HP / 73 kW
Net Power - SAE 1349 95 HP / 71 kW
Displacement 232 in³ / 3.8 l
Bore 3.9 in / 100 mm
Stroke 4.7 in / 120 mm
Net Power - ISO 9249 95 HP / 71 kW
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995 246 ft·lbf / 334 N·m
Weights
Operating Weight 10692 lb / 4850 kg
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, advanced display, 880 CCA battery, 1981 mm (78 in) dirt bucket, standard flow hydraulics, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Operating Specifications
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load 4700 lb / 2132 kg
Tipping Load 9400 lb / 4264 kg
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 7468 lb / 3387 kg
Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder 6072 lb / 2754 kg
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 4960 lb / 2250 kg
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load 3290 lb / 1492 kg
Ground Contact Area 2561 in² / 1.65 m²
Ground Pressure 4.2 psi / 28.8 kPa
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, advanced display, 880 CCA battery, 1981 mm (78 in) dirt bucket, standard flow hydraulics, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Dimensions
Length - Track on Ground 71.1 in / 1807 mm
Overall Length - Track 90 in / 2286 mm
Height - Top of Cab 83.2 in / 2114 mm
Vehicle Width 78.1 in / 1984 mm
Ground Clearance 8.8 in / 223 mm
Departure Angle 30°
Maximum Dump Angle 52°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 7.9 in / 200 mm
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 127.6 in / 3241 mm
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift 15.2 in / 387 mm
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 96.3 in / 2445 mm
Length - With Bucket on Ground 155.2 in / 3942 mm
Length - Without Bucket 126 in / 3201 mm
Maximum Overall Height 160.5 in / 4076 mm
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 49.6 in / 1260 mm
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 83°
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 30.5 in / 776 mm
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket (racked) 91.8 in / 2333 mm
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 59.2 in / 1504 mm
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 73.4 in / 1864 mm
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, advanced display, 880 CCA battery, 1981 mm (78 in) dirt bucket, standard flow hydraulics, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Roll Back Angle 27°
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 76 HP / 57 kW
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow 32 gal/min / 121 l/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure 4061 psi / 28000 kPa
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 44 HP / 33 kW
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow 23 gal/min / 86 l/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3335 psi / 23000 kPa
Cab
ROPS ISO 3471:2008
FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level I
FOPS Level II ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Power Train
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed 5.9 mile/h / 9.6 km/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed 9.4 mile/h / 15.1 km/h
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 4.1 gal (US) / 16 l
Engine Crankcase 3.5 gal (US) / 13 l
Fuel Tank 32.2 gal (US) / 122 l
Hydraulic System 14.5 gal (US) / 55 l
Hydraulic Tank 10.3 gal (US) / 39 l
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank 5 gal (US) / 19 l
Air Conditioning System
Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.81 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.158 metric tonnes.
Noise Level
Inside Cab* 83 dB(A)
Note (1) Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note (2) *The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008. The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed and at 70% of the maximum engine cooling fan speed. The sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan speeds.
Note (3) **The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC.
Outside Cab** 104 dB(A)

Standard Equipment

  • ELECTRICAL
    • 12 volt Electrical System
    • 100 ampere Alternator
    • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
    • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Rear Halogen Working Lights, Two Adjustable Front Halogen Lights, Dome Light
    • Backup Alarm
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 880 CCA
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Gauges: Fuel Level, DEF 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, Park 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 I
    • Top and Rear Windows
    • Floor Mat
    • Interior Rearview Mirror
    • 12 volt Electric Socket
    • Horn
    • Hand (Dial) Throttle, Electronic
    • Adjustable Joystick Controls
    • Advanced Display: Full Color, 127 mm (5 in) LCD Screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Drive Response, and Creep Control
    • Storage Compartment with Netting
  • POWER TRAIN
    • Cat C3.8, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting Tier 4 Final/Stage IV Emission Standards
    • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
    • S·O·SSM 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, Wet Multi Disc Parking Brakes
    • Hydrostatic Transmission, Two Speed Travel
    • Suspension – Independent Torsion Axles (4) and Oscillating Bogie Wheels
    • Rubber Track 457 mm (18 in)
  • 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
    • Product Link™ PL240, Cellular
  • MANDATORY EQUIPMENT
    • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow XPS
    • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
    • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
    • 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)
    • COMFORT PACKAGE (must select one of the following):
      • 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 + Air Conditioner

Optional Equipment

  • OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
    • External Counterweights
    • Beacon, Rotating
    • Engine Block Heater – 120V
    • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
    • Paint, Custom
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 880 CCA, with Battery Disconnect
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 1,000 CCA, with Battery Disconnect
    • Product Link PL641, Cellular
    • Variable Speed Demand Fan with Reversing Functionality
    • Speed Sensitive Ride Control
    • 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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