SPECS SUMMARY

Net Power - ISO 9249298 mm H2O (222 kg/mm)
Operating Weight54871 lb (24897 null)
Bucket Capacities3.20-9.94 m³ (4.19-13.0 yd³)
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Specifications

-Net Power - ISO 9249298 mm H2O (222 kg/mm)
-Operating Weight54871 lb (24897 null)
-Bucket Capacities3.20-9.94 m³ (4.19-13.0 yd³)
-Engine ModelCat C9.3 ACERT
-Displacement568 in³ (9.3 l)
-Forward - 14.2 mile/h (6.7 km/h)
-Forward - 28.1 mile/h (13.1 km/h)
-Forward - 314.4 mile/h (23.2 km/h)
-Forward - 424.5 mile/h (39.5 km/h)
-Reverse - 14.7 mile/h (7.6 km/h)
-Reverse - 29.3 mile/h (15 km/h)
-Reverse - 316.5 mile/h (26.5 km/h)
-Reverse - 424.5 mile/h (39.5 km/h)
-Breakout Force44075 lbf (196 kN)
-Height - Top of Hood9.25 ft (2818 mm)
-Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe11.58 ft (3522 mm)
-Height - Top of ROPS11.75 ft (3587 mm)
-Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift12.58 ft (3843 mm)
-Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift14.67 ft (4458 mm)
-Hinge Pin Height at Carry2.25 ft (680 mm)
-Ground Clearance1.42 ft (434 mm)
-Rack Back - Maximum Lift71 degrees
-Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch5.83 ft (1775 mm)
-Rack Back - Carry Height49 degrees
-Maximum Width over Tires9.92 ft (3009 mm)
-Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight8.17 ft (2500 mm)
-Tread Width7.33 ft (2230 mm)
-Wheel Base11.67 ft (3550 mm)
-Rack Back at Ground39 degrees
-Wheel Base11.67 ft (3550 mm)
-Note (1)For a machine configuration as defined under “Weight.”
-Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J19951275 ft-lb (1728 N·m)
-Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 143961261 ft-lb (1710 N·m)
-Note (2)Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
-With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)70 dB(A) (70 dB(A))
-NoteWeight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 26.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link™, manual diff lock/open axles (front/rear), power train guard, secondary steering,
-NoteMaximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm (32.5 in) roll radius.
-Maximum Net Torque - 1,000 rpm1204 ft-lb (1632 N·m)
-Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric302 mm H2O (222 kg/mm)
-Rack Back - Maximum Lift56 degrees
-Rack Back - Carry Height50 degrees
-Overall Length - Without Bucket25.58 ft (7774 mm)
-Rack Back at Ground41 degrees
-Tread Width7.33 ft (2230 mm)
-Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249298 mm H2O (222 kg/mm)
-Overall Length - Without Bucket26.67 ft (8109 mm)
-NoteAll dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
-Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe11.58 ft (3522 mm)
-Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure4496 psi (31000 kPa)
-Implement Pump TypeVariable Displacement Piston
-Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total10.7 s (10.7 s)
-Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,200 rpm95 gal/min (360 l/min)
-Cooling System18.9 gal (US) (71.6 l)
-Differential - Final Drives - Front15.1 gal (US) (57 l)
-Crankcase6.5 gal (US) (24.5 l)
-Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection35626 lb (16164 null)
-Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection38396 lb (17421 null)
-Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric302 mm H2O (222 kg/mm)
-Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349298 mm H2O (222 kg/mm)
-Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396325 mm H2O (242 kg/mm)
-Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric329 mm H2O (242 kg/mm)
-Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric334 mm H2O (246 kg/mm)
-Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995330 mm H2O (246 kg/mm)
-Differential - Final Drives - Rear15.1 gal (US) (57 l)
-Fuel Tank79.8 gal (US) (302 l)
-Height - Top of ROPS11.75 ft (3587 mm)
-Height - Top of Hood9.25 ft (2818 mm)
-Ground Clearance1.42 ft (434 mm)
-Hinge Pin Height at Carry2.58 ft (778 mm)
-Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift15.75 ft (4793 mm)
-Maximum Width over Tires9.92 ft (3009 mm)
-Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift13.5 ft (4140 mm)
-Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch5.83 ft (1775 mm)
-Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight8.17 ft (2500 mm)
-Transmission15.5 gal (US) (58.5 l)
-Hydraulic Tank33 gal (US) (125 l)
-Note*Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
-With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)109 dB(A) (109 dB(A))
-Bucket Range3.20-9.94 m³ (4.19-13.0 yd³)
-With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)76 dB(A)*
-NoteAll dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.

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