246D Skid Steer Loader

246D Skid Steer Loader

246D Skid Steer Loader

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

Product Specs

Engine

Net Power - SAE 1349
72.9HP
Engine Model
Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Flywheel Power
72.9HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995
74.3HP
Displacement
203in³
Stroke
4.7in
Bore
3.7in
Net Power - ISO 9249
73.7HP
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
195HP

Dimensions

Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
23.6in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle
42.6in
Turn Radius from Center - Bucket
85.9in
Wheel Base
49.2in
Height - Top of Cab
83.1in
Vehicle Width over Tires
66in
Ground Clearance
8.9in
Departure Angle
26°
Maximum Dump Angle
39°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
7.9in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
124.2in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
97.1in
Length - With Bucket on Ground
146in
Length - Without Bucket
117.8in
Maximum Overall Height
158.7in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
54.6in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
96°
Turn Radius from Center - Coupler
55.2in
Turn Radius from Center - Machine Rear
71.2in
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 counterwei

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
76mm H2O
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Loader Hydraulic Flow
32gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
4061psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
44mm H2O
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
23gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335psi

Weights

Operating Weight
7424lb
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 counterwei

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity
2150lb
Tipping Load
4300lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
7355lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
2400lb
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 counterwei

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
7.7mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option
11mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

Chain Box - Each Side
3.3gal (US)
Cooling System
3.7gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
3gal (US)
Fuel Tank
24.8gal (US)
Hydraulic System
13.7gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
10.3gal (US)

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 spee
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)

Worktool Attachments

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 Bra
    • 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)
      • P
      • 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 D

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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