297D2 XHP Multi Terrain Loader

Overview
Engine Model
Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
Net Power
106 hp
Rated Operating Capacities: 50% Tipping Load
4,800 lb

The Cat® 297D2 XHP 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.

Engine

Engine Model
Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
Net Power
106 hp
Gross Power SAE J1995
110 hp
Net Power SAE 1349
106 hp
Net Power ISO 9249
107 hp
Peak Torque at 1,500 rpm SAE J1995
276 lbf-ft
Displacement
232 in3
Bore
4 in
Stroke
5 in
Engine Model
Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
Net Power
106 HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995
110 HP
Net Power - SAE 1349
106 HP
Displacement
232 in³
Bore
4 in
Stroke
5 in
Net Power - ISO 9249
107 HP
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
276 ft·lbf

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacities: 50% Tipping Load
4,800 lb
Rated Operating Capacity: 35% Tipping Load
3,360 lb
Rated Operating Capacity: 50% Tipping Load
4,800 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
5,060 lb
Tipping Load
9,600 lb
Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder
7,468 lb
Breakout Force, Lift Cylinder
6,072 lb
Ground Contact Area
2,561 in2
Ground Pressure
4 psi
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load
4,800 lb
Tipping Load
9,600 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
7,468 lb
Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder
6,072 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
5,060 lb
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load
3,360 lb
Ground Contact Area
2,561 in²
Ground Pressure
4 psi
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA

Power Train

Travel Speed (Forward or Reverse): One Speed
6 mph
Travel Speed (Forward or Reverse): Two Speed
9 mph
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
6 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed
9 mile/h

Weights

Operating Weight
10,918 lb
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA
Operating Weight
10,918 lb
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
4 gal
Engine Crankcase
4 gal
Fuel Tank
32 gal
Hydraulic System
15 gal
Hydraulic Tank
10 gal
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank
5 gal
Cooling System
4 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
4 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
32 gal (US)
Hydraulic System
15 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
10 gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank
5 gal (US)

Dimensions

Length of Track on Ground
71 in
Overall Length of Track
90 in
Length without Bucket
126 in
Length with Bucket on Ground
155 in
Height to Top of Cab
83 in
Maximum Overall Height
161 in
Bucket Pin Height at Maximum Lift
128 in
Bucket Pin Height at Carry Position
8 in
Reach at Maximum Lift and Dump
31 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
96 in
Ground Clearance
9 in
Departure Angle
30°
Maximum Dump Angle
52°
Vehicle Width
78 in
Turning Radius from Center – Machine Rear
73 in
Turning Radius from Center – Coupler
59 in
Turning Radius from Center – Bucket (racked)
92 in
Maximum Reach with Arms Parallel to Ground
50 in
Rack Back Angle at Maximum Height
83°
Bucket Pin Reach at Maximum Lift
15 in
Roll Back Angle
27°
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA
Length - Track on Ground
71 in
Overall Length - Track
90 in
Height - Top of Cab
83 in
Vehicle Width
78 in
Ground Clearance
9 in
Departure Angle
30°
Maximum Dump Angle
52°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
8 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
128 in
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift
15 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
96 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground
155 in
Length - Without Bucket
126 in
Maximum Overall Height
161 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
50 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
83°
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
31 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket (racked)
92 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
59 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
73 in
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA
Roll Back Angle
27°

Cab

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

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow – XHP: Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure
4,061 psi
Hydraulic Flow – XHP: Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow*
40 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow – XHP: Hydraulic Power (calculated)
94 hp
Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3,335 psi
Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Loader Hydraulic Flow
23 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Hydraulic Power (calculated)
44 hp
Note
*When equipped with Cat 400 Series work tools.
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
44 HP
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
23 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3,335 psi
Hydraulic Flow - XHP - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
94 HP
Hydraulic Flow - XHP - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow*
40 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - XHP - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure
4,061 psi
Note
*When equipped with Cat 400 Series work tools.

Noise Level

Inside Cab*
83 dB(A)
Outside Cab**
104 dB(A)
Note
Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note
*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 spee
Note
**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)
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 spee
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)

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.
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.

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.

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.

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. XHP hydraulic system provides high flow and high pressure that delivers industry leading hydraulic horsepower to efficiently run even the most power hungry work tools. 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 features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig and work tool positioner.

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. XHP hydraulic system provides high flow and high pressure that delivers industry leading hydraulic horsepower to efficiently run even the most power hungry work tools. 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 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 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.

Standard dual level suspension undercarriage combined with the 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.

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.

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

  • 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, 1,000 CCA, with Battery Disconnect
  • 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
    • High Back Cloth Seat with Air Suspension, Heated with Recline and Lumbar Support and Fully Adjustable Seat Mounted Controls
    • 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, Rear and Side Windows
    • Floor Mat
    • Interior Rearview Mirror
    • 12 volt Electric Socket
    • Horn
    • Hand (Dial) and Foot Throttle, Electronic with Decel Feature
    • 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; Rearview Camera Included
    • 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)
    • Speed Sensitive Ride Control
  • 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
    • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
    • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
    • PERFORMANCE PACKAGE:
      • Performance Package H3: XHP Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Work Tool Return to Dig, Work Tool Positioner, Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
    • COMFORT PACKAGE:
      • Enclosed ROPS with A/C (C3): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater and Defroster, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Radio Ready, Air Ride Seat (High Back and Heated) and Door (Glass or Polycarbonate)
  • Optional Equipment
    • Beacon, Rotating
    • Engine Block Heater – 120V
    • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
    • Paint, Custom
    • Variable Speed Demand Fan with Reversing Functionality
    • External Counterweights
    • Product Link PL641, Cellular
    • Bluetooth Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)

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