246D

Heavy Equipment

246D

Net Flywheel Power
72.9 HP / 54.4 kW
Rated Operating Capacity
2150 lb / 975 kg
Operating Weight
7424 lb / 3368 kg

The Cat 246D Skid Steer Loader, with its radial lift design, delivers impressive mid-lift reach and excellent digging performance with outstanding drawbar power.

Engine
Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Flywheel Power 72.9 HP / 54.4 kW
Gross Power - SAE J1995 74.3 HP / 55.4 kW
Net Power - SAE 1349 72.9 HP / 54.4 kW
Displacement 203 in³ / 3.3 l
Stroke 4.7 in / 120 mm
Bore 3.7 in / 94 mm
Net Power - ISO 9249 73.7 HP / 54.9 kW
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995 195 HP / 265 kW
Weights
Operating Weight 7424 lb / 3368 kg
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Operating Specifications
Rated Operating Capacity 2150 lb / 975 kg
Tipping Load 4300 lb / 1950 kg
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 7355 lb / 3336 kg
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 2400 lb / 1088 kg
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Dimensions
Wheel Base 49.2 in / 1249 mm
Height - Top of Cab 83.1 in / 2110 mm
Vehicle Width over Tires 66 in / 1676 mm
Ground Clearance 8.9 in / 226 mm
Departure Angle 26°
Maximum Dump Angle 39°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 7.9 in / 200 mm
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 124.2 in / 3154 mm
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle 42.6 in / 1083 mm
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 97.1 in / 2465 mm
Length - With Bucket on Ground 146 in / 3708 mm
Length - Without Bucket 117.8 in / 2993 mm
Maximum Overall Height 158.7 in / 4032 mm
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 54.6 in / 1388 mm
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 96°
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 23.6 in / 600 mm
Turn Radius from Center - Bucket 85.9 in / 2181 mm
Turn Radius from Center - Coupler 55.2 in / 1401 mm
Turn Radius from Center - Machine Rear 71.2 in / 1806 mm
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 76 HP / 57 kW
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Loader Hydraulic Flow 32 gal/min / 121 l/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - 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 7.7 mile/h / 12.5 km/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option 11 mile/h / 17.7 km/h
Service Refill Capacities
Chain Box - Each Side 3.3 gal (US) / 12.7 l
Cooling System 3.7 gal (US) / 14 l
Engine Crankcase 3 gal (US) / 11 l
Fuel Tank 24.8 gal (US) / 94 l
Hydraulic System 13.7 gal (US) / 52 l
Hydraulic Tank 10.3 gal (US) / 39 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 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.430 metric tonnes.
Noise Level
Inside Cab* 81 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** 101 dB(A)

Standard Equipment

  • ELECTRICAL
    • 12 volt Electrical System
    • 80 ampere Alternator
    • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
    • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Adjustable Front and Rear Halogen Lights, Dome Light
    • Backup Alarm
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 880 CCA
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Gauges: Fuel 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, Parking 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
    • Anti-theft Security System with 6-button Keypad
    • Storage Compartment with Netting
  • POWER TRAIN
    • Cat C3.3B, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (EU Stage IIIB) 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 Parking Brakes
    • Hydrostatic Transmission
    • Four Wheel Chain Drive
  • OTHER
    • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
    • Extended Life Antifreeze, –36° C (–33° 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)
    • Power Train: One Speed, One Speed with Ride Control, Two Speed or Two Speed with Ride Control
    • PERFORMANCE PACKAGES:
      • Performance Package H1: Standard Flow Hydraulics (No Self Level)
      • Performance Package H2: Standard Flow Hydraulics, 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 PACKAGES:
      • 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
    • Hand-Foot Style Controls
    • External Counterweights
    • Beacon, Rotating
    • Engine Block Heater – 120V
    • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
    • Paint, Custom
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 1,000 CCA
    • Product Link PL641, Cellular
    • Advanced Display: Full Color, 5 in LCD screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Response, and Creep Control; Rearview Camera Ready
    • 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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