297D2

The Cat® 297D2 Multi Terrain Loader, with its vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its standard, suspended undercarriage system provides superior traction, flotation, speed and ride quality with very low ground pressure and minimal ground disturbance across a wide range of underfoot conditions.


SPECIFICATIONS
Engine
Engine Model Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
Net Power 95 HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995 98 HP
Net Power - SAE 1349 95 HP
Displacement 232 in³
Bore 3.9 in
Stroke 4.7 in
Net Power - ISO 9249 95 HP
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995 246 ft·lbf


Weights
Operating Weight 10692 lb


Operating Specifications
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load 4700 lb
Tipping Load 9400 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 7468 lb
Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder 6072 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 4960 lb
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load 3290 lb


Dimensions
Length - Track on Ground 71.1 in
Overall Length - Track 90 in
Height - Top of Cab 83.2 in
Vehicle Width 78.1 in
Ground Clearance 8.8 in
Departure Angle 30°
Maximum Dump Angle 52°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 7.9 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 127.6 in
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift 15.2 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 96.3 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground 155.2 in
Length - Without Bucket 126 in
Maximum Overall Height 160.5 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 49.6 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 83°
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 30.5 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket (racked) 91.8 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 59.2 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 73.4 in


Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 76 HP
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow 32 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure 4061 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 44 HP
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow 23 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 9.4 mile/h


Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 4.1 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase 3.5 gal (US)
Fuel Tank 32.2 gal (US)
Hydraulic System 14.5 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 10.3 gal (US)


Operating Specifications
Ground Contact Area 2561 in²
Ground Pressure 4.2 psi


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.


Dimensions
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, advanced display, 880 CCA battery, 1981 mm (78 in) dirt bucket, standard flow hydraulics, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Roll Back Angle 27°


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 speeds.
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** 104 dB(A)


Operating Specifications
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, advanced display, 880 CCA battery, 1981 mm (78 in) dirt bucket, standard flow hydraulics, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).


Service Refill Capacities
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank 5 gal (US)


Weights
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, advanced display, 880 CCA battery, 1981 mm (78 in) dirt bucket, standard flow hydraulics, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).


BENEFITS & FEATURES
Comfortable Cab


Industry leading sealed and pressurized cab option provides a cleaner and quieter operating environment with excellent work tool visibility. Available high-back, heated, air ride seat with seat mounted adjustable joystick controls makes Cat Multi Terrain Loaders the industry leader in operator comfort.

Advanced Display


Maximize machine capability and control with the standard Advanced Display providing on-screen adjustments for implement response, Hystat™ response and creep control. Also features multi-language functionality with customizable layouts, security system and rearview camera.

Powerful Performance


High performance power train provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system, standard two speed travel and an electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability. High Flow XPS hydraulic system is available for applications that demand maximum hydraulic work tool performance. Electronically controlled Cat C3.8 engine provides high horsepower and torque while meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards. Cat “Intelligent Leveling” system (ILEV) provides industry leading technology, integration and optional features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig and work tool positioner.

Suspended Undercarriage


Standard dual level suspension undercarriage combined with the optional Speed Sensitive Ride Control system provides better load retention, improved operator comfort and one of the smoothest rides in the industry. The dual suspension undercarriage features oscillating roller wheel assemblies that independently pivot to provide maximum track on the ground.

Outstanding Versatility


Broad range of performance matched Cat Work Tools make the Cat Multi Terrain Loader the most versatile machine on the job site.

Easy Service


Ground level access to all daily service and routine maintenance points helps reduce machine downtime for greater productivity.

EQUIPMENT
Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • 12 volt Electrical System
  • 100 ampere Alternator
  • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
  • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Rear Halogen Working Lights, Two Adjustable Front Halogen Lights, Dome Light
  • Backup Alarm
  • Heavy Duty Battery, 880 CCA
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Gauges: Fuel Level, DEF 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, Park Brake Engaged, Engine Emission System
  • Adjustable Vinyl Seat
  • 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
  • Advanced Display: Full Color, 127 mm (5 in) LCD Screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Drive Response, and Creep Control
  • Storage Compartment with Netting
POWER TRAIN
  • Cat C3.8, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting Tier 4 Final/Stage IV Emission Standards
  • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
  • S·O·SSM Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
  • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic
  • Filters, Cartridge-type, Fuel and Water Separator
  • Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler (side-by-side)
  • Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released, Wet Multi Disc Parking Brakes
  • Hydrostatic Transmission, Two Speed Travel
  • Suspension – Independent Torsion Axles (4) and Oscillating Bogie Wheels
  • Rubber Track 457 mm (18 in)
OTHER
  • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
  • Extended Life Antifreeze, –37° C (–34° 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 XPS
  • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
  • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
  • PERFORMANCE PACKAGE (must select one of the following):
    • Performance Package H1: Standard Flow Hydraulics (No Self Level)
    • Performance Package H2: Standard Flow, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
    • Performance Package H3: High Flow XPS, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
  • COMFORT PACKAGE (must select one of the following):
    • Open ROPS (C0): Static Seat (No Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater or Door)
    • Open ROPS (C1): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Cup Holder, and choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) (No Heater or Door)
    • Enclosed ROPS with Heater (C2): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater and Defroster, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Radio Ready, choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) and Door (Glass or Polycarbonate)
    • Enclosed ROPS with A/C (C3): C2 + Air Conditioner

Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
  • External Counterweights
  • Beacon, Rotating
  • Engine Block Heater – 120V
  • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
  • Paint, Custom
  • Heavy Duty Battery, 880 CCA, with Battery Disconnect
  • Heavy Duty Battery, 1,000 CCA, with Battery Disconnect
  • Product Link PL641, Cellular
  • Variable Speed Demand Fan with Reversing Functionality
  • Speed Sensitive Ride Control
  • Advanced Display: Rearview Camera Included
  • Work Tool Return to Dig and Work Tool Positioner
  • Bluetooth Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)