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450 Backhoe Loader

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The Cat® 450 Backhoe Loader delivers improved machine performance, a superior hydraulic system, improved operator controls and ergonomics, and overall versatility.

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    Benefits

    Experience

    Enhanced features, including seat-mounted controls

    Performance

    Up to 15% higher lift capacity

    Power

    Up to 19% more breakout force

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    • Axle Ratings
      Front Axle (4WD) - Dynamic
      20233 lb
      Front Axle (4WD) - Static
      50582 lb
      Front Axle, AWD - Dynamic
      20225 lb
      Front Axle, AWD - Static
      50565 lb
      Rear Axle - Dynamic
      19103 lb
      Rear Axle - Static
      47756 lb
    • Backhoe
      Dig Depth - Standard
      17 ft
    • Counterweights - Front - Minimum Recommendations
      Standard Stick - GP Loader Bucket - 4WD
      255 lb
      Standard Stick - MP Loader Bucket - 4WD
      no counterweight
    • Engine
      Bore
      4.13 in
      Displacement
      268 in³
      Emissions
      Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
      Engine Model
      C4.4 ACERT 106 kW (143 hp) Electronic – Turbo Intercooled
      Gross Power - ISO 14396
      74 HP
      Gross Power - SAE J1995
      74 HP
      Net Peak Power - 1,800 rpm - EEC 80/1269
      73 HP
      Net Peak Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249
      73 HP
      Net Peak Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349
      72 HP
      Net Peak Power Rating - ISO 9249
      134 HP
      Net Peak Power Rating - SAE J1349
      134 HP
      Net Peak Torque SAE J1349
      307 ft·lbf
      Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349
      68 HP
      Net Power - SAE J1349
      131 HP
      Net Power Rating at 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249
      131 HP
      Net Power Rating at 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349
      131 HP
      Net Torque Rise - 1,200 rpm
      88 %
      Net Torque Rise - 1,400 rpm
      29%
      Net Torque Rise - 1,400 rpm - SAE J1349
      400 ft·lbf
      Note
      No derating required up to 2286 m (7,500 ft).
      Power Rating Conditions - No De-Rating Required Up To
      7500 ft
      Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - EEC 80/1269
      69 HP
      Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249
      68 HP
      Ratings at 2,200 rpm - Gross Power ISO 14396
      143 HP
      Ratings at 2,200 rpm - Gross Power SAE J1995
      146 HP
      Stroke
      5 in
    • Hydraulic System
      Pump Capacity at 2,200 rpm
      58.1 gal/min
      Pump Type
      Variable Flow, Axial Piston
      System Pressure - Backhoe
      3800 psi
      System Pressure - Hitch/Box Scraper
      2973 psi
      System Pressure - Loader
      3800 psi
      Type
      Closed Center
    • Loader Bucket
      Dig Depth - Standard
      3 in
    • Service Refill Capacities
      Cooling System with Air Conditioning
      4.4 gal (US)
      Cooling System with Cab Heater
      6 gal (US)
      Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)
      5 gal (US)
      Engine Oil - With Filter
      2.3 gal (US)
      Front Axle (4WD)
      2.9 gal (US)
      Front Axle (4WD) - Planetaries
      0.2 gal (US)
      Front Axle (Center Housing)
      2.9 gal (US)
      Fuel Tank
      42.3 gal (US)
      Hydraulic System
      23.8 gal (US)
      Hydraulic System (Minimum)
      34.4 gal (US)
      Hydraulic Tank
      10.6 gal (US)
      Hydraulic Tank (Nominal)
      14.3 gal (US)
      Note
      Requires ultra-low sulfur fuel less than or equal to 15 ppm fuel sulfur
      Planetaries
      0.2 gal (US)
      Rear Axle
      4.4 gal (US)
      Rear Axle (Center Housing)
      5 gal (US)
      Rear Axle - Planetaries
      0.4 gal (US)
      Transmission (Autoshift) - AWD, Autoshift
      4.8 gal (US)
      Transmission - Power Shuttle - 2WD
      4 gal (US)
      Transmission - Power Shuttle - 4WD
      4 gal (US)
    • Steering
      Axle Oscillation
      11°
      Bore
      3.35 in
      Note
      AWD cylinder, one (1) double-acting.
      Power Steering
      Hydrostatic HMU
      Rod Diameter
      1.65 in
      Stroke
      9.29 in
      Turning Circle (inner wheel not braked) - Outside Front Wheels
      27.55 ft
      Turning Circle (inner wheel not braked) - Outside Widest Loader Bucket
      37.75 ft
      Turning Circle - (inner wheel not braked) - Outside Front Wheels
      26.8 ft
      Turning Circle - (inner wheel not braked) - Outside Widest Loader Bucket
      36 ft
      Type
      Front Wheel
    • Tires
      Standard Configuration of Front/Rear Tires
      Front: 12.5 80/16.9; Rear: 16.9-24
    • Transmission
      Autoshift Transmission - Forward - 1st
      3.7 mile/h
      Autoshift Transmission - Forward - 2nd
      6 mile/h
      Autoshift Transmission - Forward - 3rd
      7.8 mile/h
      Autoshift Transmission - Forward - 4th
      12.3 mile/h
      Autoshift Transmission - Forward - 5th
      16.9 mile/h
      Autoshift Transmission - Forward - 6th
      25.2 mile/h
      Autoshift Transmission - Reverse - 1st
      3.7 mile/h
      Autoshift Transmission - Reverse - 2nd
      7.8 mile/h
      Autoshift Transmission - Reverse - 3rd
      16.9 mile/h
      Note
      Travel speeds of two wheel drive backhoe loader at full throttle, when equipped with 21×24 rear tires.
      Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 1st
      3.4 mile/h
      Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 2nd
      5.5 mile/h
      Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 3rd
      13 mile/h
      Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 4th
      23 mile/h
      Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 1st
      3.4 mile/h
      Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 2nd
      5.5 mile/h
      Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 3rd
      13 mile/h
      Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 4th
      23 mile/h
    • Weights
      Air Conditioning
      101 lb
      Backhoe Quick Coupler
      +151 kg (+333 lb)
      Cab - ROPS/FOPS
      359 lb
      Cab, ROPS/FOPS
      +243 kg (+536 lb)
      Counterweight
      2147 lb
      Extendible Stick
      +338 kg (+745 lb)
      Front Counterweight - Counterweights - Option 1
      255 lb
      Front Counterweight - Counterweights - Option 2
      530 lb
      Front Counterweight - Counterweights - Option 3
      1015 lb
      Loader Bucket - 1.34 m³ (1.75 yd³) GP (Hook-On)
      –150 kg (–331 lb)
      Loader Bucket - 1.34 m³ (1.75 yd³) MP ED (Hook-On)
      +160 kg (+353 lb)
      Loader Bucket - 1.34 m³ (1.75 yd³) MP ED (Pin-On)
      +290 kg (+639 lb)
      Loader Bucket - 1.34 m³ (1.75 yd³) MP HD (Hook-On)
      +85 kg (+187 lb)
      Loader Bucket - 1.34 m³ (1.75 yd³) MP HD (Pin-On)
      +214 kg (+472 lb)
      Loader Bucket - 1.53 m³ (2.0 yd³) GP (Hook-On)
      –73 kg (–162 lb)
      Loader Bucket - 1.53 m³ (2.0 yd³) GP (Pin-On)
      +80 kg (+176 lb)
      Loader Quick Coupler
      +250 kg (+551 lb)
      MP Bucket (1.00 m3/1.31 yd3) - With Fold-Over Forks
      2018 lb
      MP Bucket (1.00 m3/1.31 yd3) - Without Fold-Over Forks
      3622 lb
      Note (1)
      *Machine equipped with 15-19.5 12 ply front and 21L-24 16 ply rear, AWD, OROPS, 1.34 m³ (1.75 yd³) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge, standard stick, 610 mm (24"") heavy-duty backhoe bucket.
      Note (2)
      GP = General Purpose
      Note (3)
      MP = Multi Purpose
      Note (4)
      HD = Heavy Duty
      Note (5)
      ED = Extreme Duty
      Operating Weight - Estimated*
      24039 lb
      Operating Weight - Maximum
      29321 lb
      Operating Weight - Maximum - ROPS Capacity
      29321 lb
      Rear Counterweight
      198 lb
    STANDARD EQUIPMENT
    • 5185 mm (17 ft) center pivot excavator style backhoe
    • Adjustable auxiliary flow controls, loader and backhoe
    • Air cleaner
    • Alarm, back-up
    • Alternator, 150 amp
    • Audible system fault alarm
    • Automatic Engine Speed Control (AESC)
    • Autoshift transmission with six (6) forward and three (3) reverse gears and neutral safety switch
    • Backhoe Safety Manual
    • Battery Box, external, lockable
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Battery, maintenance-free, 1,000 CCA
    • Boom transport lock
    • Brace, lift cylinder
    • Brake, SAHR secondary parking
    • Brakes, hydraulically boosted, oil disc, dual pedals, interlocking
    • Canopy, ROPS/FOPS
    • Cat cushion swing system
    • CD-ROM Parts Manual
    • Coat restraint
    • Coolant/antifreeze, extended life
    • Counterweight, bumper, 974 kg (2,147 lb)
    • Diagnostic port for engine, machine and gauge cluster Electronic Control Modules
    • Differential lock, loader joystick
    • Dome light (cab only)
    • Engine enclosure, sound suppression removal panels
    • Engine, Cat C4.4 ACERT (Direct Injection Turbocharged), meets Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emission standards, selective catalyst reduction, diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC)
    • Face seals, O-ring
    • Fan, suction and guard
    • Fast reversing shuttle, all gears
    • Fenders, rear
    • Filters, bowl and cartridge: fuel, hydraulic fluid
    • Filters, spin-on: engine oil, transmission oil, water separator
    • Flashing hazards/signal lights
    • Floor mat
    • Four Wheel Drive/Brake Mode Selector
    • Fuel tank, fully enclosed
    • Fully hinged front grill for cooling package cleaning access
    • Ground level fuel fill and DEF fill
    • Guard, boom protection plate
    • Guards, stabilizer, rock
    • Hammer cup
    • High ambient cooling package
    • Hood lock, inside cab
    • Hydraulic hose, XT
    • Hydraulic oil cooler
    • Hydraulic oil level sight gauge
    • Hydraulic valves, backhoe six (6) function
    • Hydraulic valves, loader three (3) function
    • Hydraulics, load sensing with variable displacement piston pump and flow sharing valve
    • Indicator lights: hydraulic implement lockout, hydraulic filter bypass, water in fuel, operator presence, remote dial throttle active, air filter blocked, engine warning, machine locked (if equipped), warning lamp, emissions module malfunction, low battery/charging system warning, high hydraulic oil temperature; LCD warnings: engine oil pressure, service due, high coolant temperature, auto idle shutdown, high torque converter temperature
    • Instrument panel lights
    • Joystick controls: electrohydraulic controls with pattern changer valve
    • Key start/stop system
    • LCD operator screen
    • Lights, working (four [4] front, four [4] rear)
    • Loader joystick, self-leveling, return-to-dig, transmission disconnect switch, Forward/Neutral/Reverse Switch, MP Auxiliary roller
    • Loader, single tilt
    • Machine Security System integrated into LCD operator display
    • Mirror, rearview
    • One-touch low idle
    • Open circuit breather
    • Operations and Maintenance Manual
    • Pattern changer, in cab
    • Power receptacle, 12 volt, one (1) internal + one (1) USB, two (2) external
    • Product Link
    • Radio ready (Cab)
    • Ride Control
    • Rubber impact strips on radiator guards
    • Seat belt, retractable, 51 mm (2 in)
    • Seat mounted controls
    • Seat, air suspension with armrest
    • Stabilizer shoes, reversible
    • Stabilizers, electrohydraulic, auto-up function
    • Starting system, glow plugs
    • Steering knob
    • Steering, hydrostatic
    • Stop and tail lights
    • Storage compartment (Cab/Canopy), lockable
    • Storage tray, electronics and miscellaneous items
    • Swing transport lock
    • Throttle, hand and foot, electronic
    • Tilt steering wheel (Canopy), Tilt/telescoping (Cab)
    • Tire Valve Stem Protection
    • Tires
    • Torque converter
    • Transmission neutralizer switch
    • Transport tie-downs
    • Vandalism locks, four (4)
    • Vandalism protection, gauge cover (Canopy)
    • Warning horn, electric
    OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
    • Battery, additional, 1,000 CCA
    • Cab, deluxe with air conditioning
    • Cold weather fuel (–30° C/–22° F)
    • Cold weather package, including additional battery, engine block heater, radiator antifreeze, cold weather fuel (–30° C/–22° F) and mounting for an ether bottle
    • Fenders, front with integral steps
    • Guard, stabilizer, stab leg bottom
    • Hydraulic lines, combined function auxiliary
    • Hydraulic valves, loader quick coupler
    • Lights, LED work lights, wide and spot
    • Loader, Quick Coupler
    • Quick Coupler, backhoe, hydraulic, dual lock
    • Radio and CD player, Bluetooth®
    • Rotating beacon, magnetic mount
    • Seat belt, 75 mm (3 in)
    • Seat, heated
    • Stick, extendible
    • Work Tool Attachments such as buckets, flip over forks, hammers and vibratory plate compactors. See your Cat dealer for more information.