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232D3 Skid Steer Loader

Gross Power – SAE J1995

67.1 HP

50.1 kW

Rated Operating Capacity

1900 lb

865 kg

Operating Weight

6514 lb

2955 kg

Overview

The Cat® 232D3 Skid Steer Loader, with its vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its stability and lifting performance provides excellent material handling.

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Specifications

Spec Value
Gross Power – SAE J1995 67.1 HP 50.1 kW
Net Power – SAE 1349 65.8 HP 49.1 kW
Displacement 134.3 in³ 2.2 l
Stroke 3.9 in 100 mm
Bore 3.3 in 84 mm
Peak Torque – 1,500 rpm – SAE J1995 153 ft·lbf 208 N·m
Net Flywheel Power 65.8 HP 49.1 kW
Net Power – ISO 9249 66.5 HP 49.6 kW
Engine Model Cat C2.2 CRDI Cat C2.2 CRDI
Spec Value
Rated Operating Capacity 1900 lb 865 kg
Tipping Load 3800 lb 1725 kg
Breakout Force – Tilt Cylinder 3928 lb 1782 kg
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, single speed, 1576 mm (62 in) low profile bucket, Cat 10 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, C1 cab (OROPS, mechanical seat), 850 CCA battery, manual quick coupler, no self level and no optional counterweights (unless otherwise noted). Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, single speed, 1576 mm (62 in) low profile bucket, Cat 10 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, C1 cab (OROPS, mechanical seat), 850 CCA battery, manual quick coupler, no self level and no optional counterweights (unless otherwise noted).
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 2000 lb 910 kg
Spec Value
Operating Weight 6514 lb 2955 kg
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, single speed, 1576 mm (62 in) low profile bucket, Cat 10 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, C1 cab (OROPS, mechanical seat), 850 CCA battery, manual quick coupler, no self level and no optional counterweights (unless otherwise noted). Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, single speed, 1576 mm (62 in) low profile bucket, Cat 10 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, C1 cab (OROPS, mechanical seat), 850 CCA battery, manual quick coupler, no self level and no optional counterweights (unless otherwise noted).
Spec Value
Wheel Base 41.5 in 1054 mm
Height – Top of Cab 79.9 in 2029 mm
Vehicle Width over Tires 58.9 in 1497 mm
Ground Clearance 6.7 in 170 mm
Departure Angle 27.9° 27.9°
Maximum Dump Angle 47.4° 47.4°
Length – Without Bucket 99.3 in 2523 mm
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 88.7 in 2254 mm
Bucket Pin Reach – Maximum Lift 8.8 in 224 mm
Maximum Overall Height 150.9 in 3832 mm
Turning Radius from Center – Machine Rear 59.6 in 1513 mm
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, single speed, 1576 mm (62 in) low profile bucket, Cat 10 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, C1 cab (OROPS, mechanical seat), 850 CCA battery, manual quick coupler, no self level and no optional counterweights (unless otherwise noted). Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, single speed, 1576 mm (62 in) low profile bucket, Cat 10 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, C1 cab (OROPS, mechanical seat), 850 CCA battery, manual quick coupler, no self level and no optional counterweights (unless otherwise noted).
Bucket Pin Height – Carry Position 8.4 in 214 mm
Length – With Bucket on Ground 127.3 in 3233 mm
Bumper Overhang – Behind Rear Axle 35.2 in 894 mm
Turning Radius from Center – Bucket 77.8 in 1976 mm
Maximum Reach – With Arms Parallel to Ground 49.2 in 1249 mm
Bucket Pin Height – Maximum Lift 118.1 in 3001 mm
Reach – Maximum Lift/Dump 25.7 in 653 mm
Rack Back Angle – Maximum Height 88.2° 88.2°
Turning Radius from Center – Coupler 43.4 in 1102 mm
Spec Value
Hydraulic Flow – High Flow – Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow 26 gal/min 99 l/min
Hydraulic Flow – Standard – Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 35.5 HP 26.5 kW
Hydraulic Flow – High Flow – Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3336 psi 23000 kPa
Hydraulic Flow – Standard – Loader Hydraulic Flow 18 gal/min 69 l/min
Hydraulic Flow – Standard – Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3336 psi 23000 kPa
Hydraulic Flow – High Flow – Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 50.9 HP 38 kW
Spec Value
ROPS ISO 3471:2008 ISO 3471:2008
FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level I ISO 3449:2005 Level I
Spec Value
Travel Speed – Forward or Reverse – One Speed 7.6 mile/h 12.3 km/h
Travel Speed – Forward or Reverse – Two Speed Option 11.1 mile/h 17.8 km/h
Spec Value
Cooling System 3.2 gal (US) 12 l
Engine Crankcase 2.6 gal (US) 10 l
Fuel Tank 15.1 gal (US) 57 l
Hydraulic System 11.9 gal (US) 45 l
Hydraulic Tank 9 gal (US) 34 l
Chain Box – Each Side 1.8 gal (US) 7 l
Spec Value
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. **The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC.
Inside Cab* 83 dB(A) 83 dB(A)
Outside Cab** 101 dB(A) 101 dB(A)
Note (1) Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe. 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 speeds. *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 speeds.
Spec Value
Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.81 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.158 metric tonnes. The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.81 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.158 metric tonnes.

Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL

  • 12 volt Electrical System
  • 80 ampere Alternator
  • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
  • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Adjustable Front and Rear Halogen Lights, Dome Light
  • Backup Alarm
  • Heavy Duty Battery, 850 CCA

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Gauges: Fuel Level, Hour Meter
  • Operator Warning System Indicators: Air Filter Restriction, Alternator Output, Armrest Raised/Operator Out of Seat, Engine Coolant Temperature, Engine Oil Pressure, Glow Plug Activation, Hydraulic Filter Restriction, Hydraulic Oil Temperature, Parking Brake Engaged
  • Fold In Ergonomic Contoured Armrest
  • Control Interlock System, when operator leaves seat or armrest raised: Hydraulic System Disables, Hydrostatic Transmission Disables, Parking Brake Engages
  • ROPS Cab, Open, Tilt Up
  • FOPS, Level I
  • Top and Rear Windows
  • Floor Mat
  • Interior Rearview Mirror
  • 12 volt Electric Socket
  • Horn
  • Hand (Dial) Throttle, Electronic
  • Adjustable Joystick Controls
  • Anti-theft Security System with 6-button Keypad
  • Storage Compartment with Netting

POWER TRAIN

  • Cat C2.2, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting Tier 4 Final and Stage V emission standards
  • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
  • S·O·SSM Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
  • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic
  • Filters, Canister-type, Fuel and Water Separator
  • ATAAC/Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler (side-by-side)
  • Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released Parking Brakes
  • Hydrostatic Transmission
  • Four Wheel Chain Drive

OTHER

  • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
  • Extended Life Antifreeze, –36° C (–33° F)
  • Machine Tie Down Points (6)
  • Support, Lift Arm
  • Hydraulic Oil Level Sight Gauge
  • Radiator Coolant Level Sight Gauge
  • Radiator, Expansion Bottle
  • Cat ToughGuard™ Hose
  • Auxiliary, Hydraulics, Continuous Flow
  • Heavy Duty, Flat Faced Quick Disconnects with Integrated Pressure Release
  • Split D-Ring to Route Work Tool Hoses Along Side of Left Lift Arm
  • Electrical Outlet, Beacon
  • Belly Pan Cleanout
  • Variable Speed Demand Fan
  • Product Link™ PL240, Cellular

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT

  • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow
  • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
  • Highly Visible Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
  • EU Preparation Package (Europe only)
  • Power Train: One Speed, One Speed with Ride Control, Two Speed
  • Tires, 10 × 16.5
  • PERFORMANCE PACKAGES:
    – Performance Package H1: Standard Flow Hydraulics (No Self Level)
    – Performance Package H2: Standard Flow Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Work Tool Return to Dig, Work Tool Positioner, and Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
    – Performance Package H3: High Flow Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Work Tool Return to Dig, Work Tool Positioner, and Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
  • COMFORT PACKAGES:
    – Open ROPS (C1): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Cup Holder, and choice of Seat (High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) (No Heater or Door)
    – Enclosed ROPS with A/C (C3): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater and Defroster, Air Conditioner, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Radio Ready, choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) and Door (Glass or Polycarbonate)

Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • External Counterweights
  • Beacon, Rotating
  • Engine Block Heater – 120V
  • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
  • Product Link PL641, Cellular
  • Advanced Display with Rearview Camera: Full Color, 127 mm (5 in) LCD screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Response, and Creep Control; Standard equipment in Europe only
  • Bluetooth® Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)
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