Caterpillar 228 Skid Steer Loader


FOPSSAEJ/ISO 3449 APR98 Level I and ISO3449:1992 Level I
FOPS Level IISAEJ/ISO 3449 APR 98 Level II and ISO 3449:1992 Level II (optional)
ROPSSAE J1040 MAY94 and ISO3471:1994


Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position9 in (23 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 Dump84 in (213 cm)
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 Overall Height146 in (371 cm)
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump20 in (51 cm)
Reach at Max Lift and Dump22.1 in (56 cm)
Turning Radius from Center - inc bucket80.7 in (205 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)


Bore3.9 in (10 cm)
Displacement183 cu in (0 m)
Engine MakeCaterpillar
Engine ModelCat 3034C
Gross Power54 hp (40 kw)
Net Flywheel Power41 hp (31 kw)
Number of Cylinders4
Power Measured @2600 rpm
Stroke4 in (10 cm)

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic FlowStandard flow
Loader Hydraulic Flow30 gal/min (114 l/min)
Loader Hydraulic Pressure3300 psi
Pump Flow Capacity30.2 gal/min (114 l/min)


Bucket Capacity0.6 cu yds (0 m)
Operating Load Rating1500 lbs (680 kg)
Tipping Angle2800 °

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder3129 lbs (1,419 kg)
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder3907 lbs (1,772 kg)
Fuel Capacity17.2 gal (65 l)
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity14.6 gal (55 l)
Max Speed6.9 mph (11 kph)
Operating Speed6.9 mph (11 kph)
Operational Weight6070 lbs (2,753 kg)
Rated Operating Capacity1500 lbs (680 kg)
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight1600 lbs (726 kg)
Tipping Load3000 lbs (1,361 kg)

Service Refill Capacities

Chain Box - Each Side1.6 gal (6 l)
Cooling System2.6 gal (10 l)
Engine Crankcase1.8 gal (7 l)
Fuel Tank17 gal (64 l)
Hydraulic System14.5 gal (55 l)
Hydraulic Tank9.2 gal (35 l)


Operating Weight5843 lbs (2,650 kg)

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