Caterpillar 226B III Skid Steer Loader


FOPSSAE J1043 SEPT87, ISO 3449:1992 Level I
FOPS Level IISAE J231 JAN81, ISO 3449:1992 Level II
ROPSSAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471:1994


Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position8 in (20 cm)
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift9.4 ft (3 m)
Bumper Overhang - Rear Axle38 in (97 cm)
Clearance at Max Lift and Dump7.2 ft (2 m)
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump85.4 in (217 cm)
Departure Angle26 °
Ground Clearance8 in (20 cm)
Height - Top of Cab6.5 ft (2 m)
Length - With Bucket on Ground127 in (323 cm)
Length - Without Bucket99 in (251 cm)
Length w/o Bucket8.3 ft (3 m)
Length with Bucket10.7 ft (3 m)
Maximum Dump Angle40 °
Maximum Overall Height146 in (371 cm)
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel51 in (130 cm)
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height81 °
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump20 in (51 cm)
Reach at Max Lift and Dump19.9 in (51 cm)
Turn Radius from Center - Bucket77 in (196 cm)
Turn Radius from Center - Coupler47 in (119 cm)
Turn Radius from Center - Rear59 in (150 cm)
Turning Radius from Center - inc bucket76.6 in (195 cm)
Turning Radius from Center - machine rear59.2 in (150 cm)
Vehicle Width over Tires60 in (152 cm)
Wheel Base3.3 ft (1 m)
Wheelbase3.3 ft (1 m)
Width Over Tires5.1 ft (2 m)


Bore3.3 in (8 cm)
Displacement134 cu in (0 m)
Engine MakeCaterpillar
Engine ModelCat C2.2 T
Gross Power56 hp (42 kw)
Gross Power - SAE J199561 hp (45 kw)
Net Flywheel Power56 hp (42 kw)
Net Power - ISO 9249 EEC56 hp (42 kw)
Net Power - SAE 134956 hp (42 kw)
Stroke3.9 in (10 cm)

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow (1)Standard
Hydraulic Flow (2)High Flow
Loader Hydraulic Pressure3335 psi
Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow27 gal/min (102 l/min)
Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure3335 psi
Pump Flow Capacity16 gal/min (61 l/min)
Relief Valve Pressure3335 psi


Breakout Force4083 psi
Operating Load Rating1500 lbs (680 kg)
Operating Width60 in (152 cm)
Tipping Angle3000 °

Operating Specifications

Alternator Supplied Amperage85 A
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder4083 lbs (1,852 kg)
Chain Box Fluid Capacity - each side1.6 gal (6 l)
Cooling System Fluid Capacity2.7 gal (10 l)
Engine Oil Fluid Capacity2.7 gal (10 l)
Fuel Capacity15.4 gal (58 l)
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity14.6 gal (55 l)
Operating Speed7.9 mph (13 kph)
Operating Voltage12 V V
Operational Weight5822 lbs (2,641 kg)
Rated Operating Capacity1500 lbs (680 kg)
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight1600 lbs (726 kg)
Tipping Load3000 lbs (1,361 kg)

Power Train

Travel Speed Forward7.9 mph (13 kph)
Travel Speed Reverse7.9 mph (13 kph)

Service Refill Capacities

Chain Box - Each Side1.6 gal (6 l)
Cooling System2.6 gal (10 l)
Engine Crankcase2.6 gal (10 l)
Fuel Tank15.4 gal (58 l)
Hydraulic System14.5 gal (55 l)
Hydraulic Tank9.2 gal (35 l)


Operating Weight5822 lbs (2,641 kg)

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