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Cat 287b

cat 287b specs
TypeCompact track loader
Lift DesignVertical
Years Made2004-2007

Operating Specifications

Horsepower82.0 HP61.1 kW
Lifting Capacity (35% Tipping)2520 lbs1143.1 kg
Lifting Capacity (50% Tipping)3600 lbs1632.9 kg
Operating Weight10273 lbs4659.8 kg
Tipping Load7200 lbs3265.8 kg
Lift Breakout Force5230 lbs2372.3 kg
Tilt Breakout Force5500 lbs2494.8 kg
Max. Travel Speed7.0 mph11.2 km
Ground Pressure3.8 psi26.0 kPa

Cycle Time

Raise Lift Arms
Lower Lift Arms
Bucket Rollback
Bucket Dump

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow21.9 GPM83.0 LPM
Relief Pressure3335 psi229.9 Bar
High FlowN/A
Hydraulic Capacity13.7 gal52.0 L
How much can a cat 287B lift?

Cat 287B has a 3600-pound lifting capacity.

What year is a Cat 287B?

The Cat 287B was manufactured from 2004 until 2007.

Is a Cat 287B High Flow?

No, Cat 287B does not have high flow.

What engine is in a Cat 287B?

The Cat 287B has an engine made by Caterpillar called the 3044C DIT T.

How much oil does a CAT 287B take?

The Cat 287B hydraulic oil capacity is 13.7 gallons.

Engine Specs

Model3044C DIT T
EmissionsStage 2
Rated Speed2600 RPM
Torque Power1600 RPM
CombustionDirect injection
Compression Ratio16:2.1
Firing Order1-3-4-2
Gross Power82.0 HP61.1 kW
Net Power77.0 HP57.4 kW
Displacement201 cu in.3394 cc
Bore3.7 in.9.4 cm
Stroke4.7 in.12.0 cm
Peak Torque254 ft-lb344.4 N∙m
Coolant Capacity2.6 gal10.0 L
Engine Oil Capacity2.6 gal10.0 L
Fuel Tank Capacity29.1 gal110.0 L


Height83.6 in.212.3 cm
Bucket Hinge Pin128.0 in.325.0 cm
Width77.2 in.196.2 cm
Length145.6 in.369.7 cm
Dump Height93.9 in.238.6 cm
Dump Reach33.0 in.83.7 cm
Ground Clearance11.2 in.28.4 cm
Dump Angle47°
Rollback Angle
Departure Angle51°


Track Width18.0 in.45.7 cm
Track Length114.2 in.290.1 cm
Ground Contact Length72.5 in.184.2 cm

Cat 287B Review


The Cat 287B has a number of features that set it apart from its rivals and make it a good choice. One of these is the utilization of a hydrostatic transmission, which facilitates the delivery of power in a manner that is both smooth and dependable regardless of the environment. Even when working in rough conditions, the Caterpillar 287B loader's engine is strong enough to work well and do its job well. The Cat 287 Track Loader provides advantages for use on construction sites. It can move materials, grade and pack, load and unload, and do a lot more.

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