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Cat 257b

Cat 257b specs
ManufacturerCaterpillar
Model257b
TypeCompact track loader
Lift DesignVertical
Years Made2004-2007

Cat 257b Specs

Details about the Cat 257b specs are listed below. When looking at the technical specs of the Cat 257b, we suggest keeping the model year in mind. The manufacturer's manuals were used to list the Cat 257b's weight, horsepower, lifting capacity, and other specifications. Before you buy the Cat 257b, check with the seller about the technical specs. We will soon add a review of the Cat 257b to help you with your purchase.

Operating Specifications

USMetric
Horsepower62.0 HP46.2 kW
Lifting Capacity (35% Tipping)1615 lbs732.6 kg
Lifting Capacity (50% Tipping)2310 lbs1047.8 kg
Operating Weight7559 lbs3429.7 kg
Tipping Load4622 lbs2096.5 kg
Lift Breakout Force3683 lbs1670.6 kg
Tilt Breakout Force3732 lbs1692.8 kg
Max. Travel Speed7.5 mph11.4 km
Ground Pressure4.3 psi29.6 kPa

Cycle Time

Raise Lift Arms
Lower Lift Arms
Bucket Rollback
Bucket Dump

Hydraulic System

USMetric
Pump Flow15.6 GPM59.1 LPM
Relief Pressure3335 psi230.0 Bar
High Flow26.0 GPM98.4 LPM
Hydraulic Capacity14.5 gal55.0 L
The Cat 257B has 62 horsepower.
Cat 257B has a high flow of 26 GPM.
The Cat 257B was manufactured from 2004 until 2007.
The Cat 257B is powered by a Caterpillar 3024CT engine.
Cat 257B lifts 2,310 lbs.

Engine Specs

ManufacturerCat
Model3024CT
TypeDiesel
Cylinders4
EmissionsTier 2
Rated Speed3000 RPM
Torque Power2600 RPM
CombustionIndirect injection
Compression Ratio23.3:1
Firing Order1-3-4-2
USMetric
Gross Power60.2 HP44.9 kW
Net Power57.0 HP42.5 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

Dimensions

USMetric
Height80.0 in.203.2 cm
Bucket Hinge Pin119.0 in.302.3 cm
Width66.0 in.167.6 cm
Length137.0 in.349.0 cm
Dump Height90.0 in.228.6 cm
Dump Reach31.0 in.78.7 cm
Ground Clearance10.0 in.25.4 cm
Dump Angle50°
Rollback Angle
Departure Angle37°

Undercarriage

USMetric
Track Width15.0 in.38.1 cm
Track Length106.0 in.269.2 cm
Ground Contact Length59.0 in.149.9 cm

Cat 257b Review

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The Cat 257b's small size lets it work in tight spaces, and its hydraulic system gives it power and precision that can't be beaten. The Cat 257 loader also has an easy-to-use cabin with good visibility and controls that are easy to reach.

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