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Caterpillar 272D 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 Position7.9 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift10.6 ft
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift16.1 in
Bumper Overhang - Rear Axle42.7 in
Clearance at Max Lift and Dump8 ft
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump95.2 in
Departure Angle25 deg
Ground Clearance8.9 in
Height - Top of Cab7 ft
Hinge pin height - fully raised126.7 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground151.6 in
Length - Without Bucket123.6 in
Length w/o Bucket10.3 ft
Length with Bucket12.7 ft
Maximum Dump Angle52 deg
Maximum Overall Height159.4 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel50.7 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height83 deg
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump30.9 in
Reach at Max Lift and Dump31 in
Turn Radius from Center - Bucket91.5 in
Turn Radius from Center - Coupler58.9 in
Turn Radius from Center - Rear73.8 in
Turning Radius from Center - machine rear73.8 in
Vehicle Width over Tires76 in
Wheel Base4.6 ft
Wheelbase4.6 ft
Width Over Tires6.4 ft


Bore3.9 in
Displacement232 cu in
Engine ModelCat C3.8 (turbocharged)
Gross Power - SAE J199598 hp (73 kw)
Net Flywheel Power95 hp (71 kw)
Net Power - ISO 9249 EEC95 hp (71 kw)
Net Power - SAE 134995 hp (71 kw)
Stroke4.7 in

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow (1)Standard
Hydraulic Flow (2)High Flow XPS
Loader Hydraulic Flow23 gpm
Loader Hydraulic Pressure3335 psi
Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow32 gpm
Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure4061 psi


Operating Load Rating3200 lbs
Operating Width72 in
Tipping load (ISO 14397)6400.1 lbs

Operating Specifications

Alternator Supplied Amperage100 amps
Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder6100 lbs
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder7405 lbs
Chain Box Fluid Capacity - each side2.3 gal
Cooling System Fluid Capacity3.7 gal
Engine Oil Fluid Capacity2.7 gal
Fuel Capacity31 gal
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity16.2 gal
Max Speed6.6 mph (10 kph)
Operating Voltage12 volts
Operational Weight18527.7 lbs
Rated Operating Capacity3200 lbs
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight3450 lbs
Tipping Load6400 lbs
Tire Size14 x 17.5

Power Train

Travel Speed Forward6.6 mph (10 kph)
Travel Speed Forward - 2-Speed Option9.4 mph (14 kph)
Travel Speed Reverse6.6 mph (10 kph)
Travel Speed Reverse - 2-Speed Option9.4 mph (14 kph)

Service Refill Capacities

Chain Box - Each Side2.3 gal
Cooling System3.7 gal
Engine Crankcase2.6 gal
Fuel Tank30.8 gal
Hydraulic System16 gal
Hydraulic Tank10.3 gal


Operating Weight8404 lbs

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