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246D Skid Steer Loader

246D Skid Steer Loader

At a Glance

Engine Model
Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Flywheel Power
72.9 HP
Rated Operating Capacity
2150 lb
Operating Weight
7424 lb
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Overview

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

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

Operating Specifications

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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

Weights

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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

Dimensions

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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°
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 23.6in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle 42.6in
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 - Bucket 85.9in
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

Cab

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ROPS ISO 3471:2008
FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level I
FOPS Level II ISO 3449:2005 Level II

Service Refill Capacities

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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)

Hydraulic System

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

Power Train

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

Air Conditioning System

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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

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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)