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259D Compact Track Loader

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Specification Summary

Engine Model
Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Power
73.2 HP
Gross Power
74.3 HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995
74.3 HP
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Engine

Engine Model
Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Power
73.2 HP
Gross Power
74.3 HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995
74.3 HP
Net Power - SAE 1349
73.2 HP
Displacement
203 in³
Bore
3.7 in
Stroke
4.7 in
Net Power - ISO 9249
73.9 HP
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
195 ft·lbf

Weights

Operating Weight
8945 lb
Operating Weight - 320 mm/12.6 in Tracks
8846 lb
Operating Weight - 400 mm/15.7 in Tracks
8945 lb
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics,

Operating Specifications

Tipping Load
5800 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
5035 lb
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load
2900 lb
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load
2030 lb
Ground Contact Area - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track
1483 in²
Ground Pressure - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track
6 psi
Ground Contact Area - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track
1848 in²
Ground Pressure - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track
4.8 psi
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics,
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
3100 lb

Dimensions

Length - Track on Ground
59 in
Overall Length - Track
78.7 in
Height - Top of Cab
83.1 in
Ground Clearance
8.9 in
Departure Angle
35°
Maximum Dump Angle
52°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
7.8 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
121 in
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift
9.4 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
89.9 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground
137.3 in
Length - Without Bucket
108.9 in
Maximum Overall Height
154.1 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
51.4 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
87°
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
23.9 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket
86 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
54.8 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
61.5 in
Vehicle Width (320 mm/12.6 in tracks)
66 in
Vehicle Width (400 mm/15.7 in tracks)
69 in
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics,

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
58 HP
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Flow
30 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
39 HP
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
20 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi

Cab

ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
ISO 3449:2005 Level I
FOPS Level II
ISO 3449:2005 Level II

Power Train

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
5.9 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed
8.5 mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
3.7 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
27.7 gal (US)
Hydraulic System
13.2 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
10.3 gal (US)

Air Conditioning System

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.

Noise Level

Inside Cab**
83 dB(A)
Note (1)
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 spe
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.
Outside Cab***
103 dB(A)
Engine Model
Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Power
73.2 HP
Gross Power
74.3 HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995
74.3 HP
Net Power - SAE 1349
73.2 HP
Displacement
203 in³
Bore
3.7 in
Stroke
4.7 in
Operating Weight
8945 lb
Tipping Load
5800 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
5035 lb
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load
2900 lb
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load
2030 lb
Ground Contact Area - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track
1483 in²
Ground Pressure - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track
6 psi
Length - Track on Ground
59 in
Overall Length - Track
78.7 in
Height - Top of Cab
83.1 in
Ground Clearance
8.9 in
Departure Angle
35°
Maximum Dump Angle
52°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
7.8 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
121 in
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift
9.4 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
89.9 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground
137.3 in
Length - Without Bucket
108.9 in
Maximum Overall Height
154.1 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
51.4 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
87°
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
23.9 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket
86 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
54.8 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
61.5 in
Vehicle Width (320 mm/12.6 in tracks)
66 in
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
58 HP
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Flow
30 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
39 HP
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
20 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
ISO 3449:2005 Level I
FOPS Level II
ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
5.9 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed
8.5 mile/h
Cooling System
3.7 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
27.7 gal (US)
Hydraulic System
13.2 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
10.3 gal (US)
Operating Weight - 320 mm/12.6 in Tracks
8846 lb
Operating Weight - 400 mm/15.7 in Tracks
8945 lb
Vehicle Width (400 mm/15.7 in tracks)
69 in
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.
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics,
Net Power - ISO 9249
73.9 HP
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
195 ft·lbf
Inside Cab**
83 dB(A)
Note (1)
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 spe
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.
Outside Cab***
103 dB(A)
Ground Contact Area - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track
1848 in²
Ground Pressure - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track
4.8 psi
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics,
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
3100 lb
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics,

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