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Cat 232b

cat 232b specs
TypeCompact track loader
Lift DesignVertical
Years Made2004-2009

Operating Specifications

Horsepower49.0 HP36.5 kW
Lifting Capacity (35% Tipping)1100 lbs499.9 kg
Lifting Capacity (50% Tipping)1750 lbs793.8 kg
Operating Weight6661 lbs3021.4 kg
Tipping Load3500 lbs1587.6 kg
Lift Breakout Force3841 lbs1742.2 kg
Tilt Breakout Force4059 lbs1841.1 kg
Max. Travel Speed6.9 mph11.1 km

Cycle Time

Raise Lift Arms
Lower Lift Arms
Bucket Rollback
Bucket Dump

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow15.6 GPM59.1 LPM
Relief Pressure3100 psi213.7 Bar
High FlowN/A
Hydraulic Capacity14.5 gal55.0 L
How much does a CAT 232b weigh?

The Cat 232B weighs 6,661 pounds.

What can the Cat 232B lift?

The Cat 232B has the lifting capacity of 1,750 lbs.

How many HP is a Caterpillar 232?

The Caterpillar 232 has a horsepower rating of 49 HP.

What engine is in a Cat 232?

The Cat 232 has an engine made by Caterpillar called the 3024C.

What is the Cat 232B’s oil capacity?

The Cat 232B oil capacity is 2.1 gallons.

How wide is an Caterpillar 232B?

Caterpillar 232B wide is 60 inches.

Engine Specs

EmissionsTier 2
Rated Speed3000 RPM
Torque Power2600 RPM
CombustionIndirect injection
Compression Ratio23.3:1
Firing Order1-3-4-2
Gross Power52.0 HP38.8 kW
Net Power50.0 HP37.3 kW
Displacement134 cu in.2196 cc
Bore3.3 in.8.4 cm
Stroke3.9 in.10.0 cm
Peak Torque
Coolant Capacity2.6 gal10.0 L
Engine Oil Capacity2.1 gal8.0 L
Fuel Tank Capacity17.2 gal65.0 L


Height77.0 in.195.3 cm
Bucket Hinge Pin119.0 in.301.3 cm
Width60.0 in.152.4 cm
Length135.0 in.343.7 cm
Dump Height88.0 in.224.3 cm
Dump Reach30.0 in.76.6 cm
Ground Clearance6.0 in.14.5 cm
Dump Angle28°
Rollback Angle
Departure Angle50°

Tire Size


Cat 232B Review


The Cat 232B is ideal for small jobs and job sites with limited space. Because it only weighs about 6,600 pounds, this machine is also very maneuverable. It's a small machine designed for use in tight quarters and on rough terrain.

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