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Overview

Designed, built, and backed by Caterpillar to deliver exceptional performance and versatility, ease of operation, serviceability, and customer support.


Work Tools

Choose from a wide variety of tools designed specifically for Skid Steer Loaders.


Operator Station

Ergonomic design provides a comfortable working environment.


Power Train

Caterpillar hystat power train delivers aggressive performance and easy operation.


Integral Quick Coupler

Mechanical quick coupler enables quick, easy work tool change.


Serviceability

Quick access and superior design make the 226 easy to maintain.


Chassis

The Caterpillar Skid Steer Loader chassis consists of the upper and lower main frame, lift arms, rear structure and quick coupler.


Lift Arms

The loader lift arms are designed to give good visibility to the work tool and to handle heavy loads.


Hydraulic System

The hydraulic system provides outstanding lift and breakout performance.


Electrical System

12-volt electrical system.


Overview

Designed, built, and backed by Caterpillar to deliver exceptional performance and versatility, ease of operation, serviceability, and customer support.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat 3034C Cat 3034C Less
Net Flywheel Power 41.0 hp 30.57 kW Less
Gross Power 58.0 hp 43.0 kW Less
Displacement 183.0 in3 3.0 L Less
Stroke 3.94 in 100.0 mm Less
Bore 3.82 in 97.0 mm Less

Weights

Operating Weight 5645.0 lb 2560.0 kg Less

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity 1500.0 lb 680.0 kg Less
Rated Operating Capacity w/Optional Counterweight 1600.0 lb 726.0 kg Less
Tipping Load 3000.0 lb 1360.0 kg Less
Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder 3903.0 lb 1770.0 kg Less
Breakout Force, Lift Cylinder 3136.0 lb 1422.0 kg Less

Dimensions

Wheelbase 38.8 in 986.0 mm Less
Length w/Bucket on Ground 127.0 in 3233.0 mm Less
Length w/o Bucket 99.0 in 2519.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Cab 77.0 in 1950.0 mm Less
Vehicle Width over Tires 60.0 in 1525.0 mm Less
Max Overall Height 146.0 in 3709.0 mm Less
Bucket Pin Height at Max Lift 112.0 in 2854.0 mm Less
Bucket Pin Height at Carry Pos. 9.0 in 239.0 mm Less
Reach at Max Lift and Dump 20.0 in 505.0 mm Less
Clearance at Max Lift and Dump 85.0 in 2169.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 8.0 in 195.0 mm Less
Bumper Overhang - Rear Axle 38.0 in 967.0 mm Less

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow Standard flow Standard flow Less
Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3300.0 psi 23000.0 kPa Less
Loader Hydraulic Flow 15.1 gal/min 57.0 L/min Less

Cab

ROPS SAE J1040 MAY94 and ISO3471:1994 SAE J1040 MAY94 and ISO3471:1994 Less
FOPS SAEJ/ISO 3449 APR98 Level I and ISO3449:1992 Level I SAEJ/ISO 3449 APR98 Level I and ISO3449:1992 Level I Less
FOPS Level II SAEJ/ISO 3449 APR 98 Level II and ISO 3449:1992 Level II (optional) SAEJ/ISO 3449 APR 98 Level II and ISO 3449:1992 Level II (optional) Less

Service Refill Capacities

Chain box, each side 1.6 gal 6.0 L Less
Cooling System 2.6 gal 10.0 L Less
Engine Crankcase 2.4 gal 9.0 L Less
Fuel Tank 17.0 gal 65.0 L Less
Hydraulic System 14.5 gal 55.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 9.2 gal 35.0 L Less

226 Standard Equipment

Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal

Alternator, 55 Amp

Bar, Armrest

Battery, 12-volt, 650 CCA

Brake, Parking (SAHR)

Cab
  • FOPS, Level I
  • ROPS
  • Tilt Up

Cleanout, Belly Pan

Controls, Pilot-Operated, Hand

Cooling, Tilt up, Radiator/Hydraulic

Coupler, Mechanical

Ecology Drain, Engine, Hydraulic and Coolant

Engine, Cat 3034

Fan, Hydraulically Driven

Filter, Engine Spin On

Filter, Fuel/Water Separator, Spin-on

Filter, Hydraulic, Spin-on, 5 micron

Hydraulics, Auxiliary, Front, On/Off

Instrumentation (Audible)
  • Engine Coolant Temperature
  • Engine Oil Pressure
  • Hydraulic Oil Temperature

Gauges
  • Fuel Level
  • Hour Meter

Indicators
  • Air Filter Restriction (Engine Compartment)
  • Alternator Output
  • Armrest raised/Operator Out of Seat
  • Engine Coolant Temperature
  • Engine Oil Pressure
  • Hydraulic Filter Restriction
  • Hydraulic Oil Temperature
  • Park Brake Engaged

Lights, Red Tail

Liner, cab bottom, sound suppression

Muffler, Spark Arresting

Precleaner, Self-evacuating

Pump, Hydraulic Implement and Charge

Pump, Hydraulic Hydrostatic

Pump, Fuel Priming (Combined with Fuel/Water Separator)

Safety, Control Interlock System

Sampling Port, S•O•S Analysis Port, Live Hydraulic and Engine Oil Port

Seat, Static

Seat, Belt 50 m (2 in)

Sight Gauge, Coolant and Hydraulic

Starting Aid, Glow Plugs

Support, Lift Arm

Switch, Three Position Ignition

Tie Downs, Four Point

Tires, 10X16.5 8 PR 1676mm (66 in) Caterpillar Premium Conventional**

Throttle, Hand and Foot

Valve, Hydraulic, Three Section

226 Optional Equipment

Alarm, Backup

Battery, 850 CCA

Belt, Seat, 75 mm (3 in), for Static Seat

Belt, Seat, 75 mm (3 in), for Suspension Seat

Control Group, Horn

Control, Work Tool Electrical (C1/C2 Switch)

Counterweight, increases rated operating capacity - 45 kg (100 lbs)

Debris Barrier

Door, Front, Safety Glass with Wiper-Washer

Door, Front, Polycarbonate with Wiper-Washer (for demolition use)

Engine, Coolant Heater

Floormat, Deluxe

FOPS, Level II (Attaches to exisiting FOPS)

Headliner

Heater, Cab

Hydraulics, Auxiliary, Front, Proportional

Hydraulics, Self-Leveling

Lifting Provision, Four Point

Lifting Provision, Single Point

Lights, Warning Beacon (w/Switch)

Lights, Front Working

Lights, Rear Working

Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Climate

Seat, Suspension

Tank, water for appropriate work tools

7X15 6 PR 1372 mm (54 in) GY LS

7.5X16 Solid 1542 mm (60 in) CAT

10X16.50 1524 mm (60 in) AirBoss

10X16.5 6 PR 1524 mm (60 in) GY SGL

10X16.5 8 PR 1524 mm (60 in) GY IT323**

10X16.5 8 PR 1524 mm (60 in)Galaxy**

10X16.5 8 PR 1524 mm (60 in)Caterpillar Premium Conventional**

10X16.5 8 PR 1524 mm (60 in)Caterpillar Premium Conventional with Poly-Fill*, increases rated operating capacity to ____ kg ( lbs.)

10X16.5 8 PR 1676 mm (66 in)Caterpillar Premium Conventionalwith Poly-Fill*, increases rated operating capacity to ___kg (____lbs.)

10X16.5 6 PR 1676 mm (66 in) GY SGL

10X16.5 8 PR 1676 mm (66 in) GY IT323**

10X16.5 8 PR 1676 mm (66 in) Galaxy

31-15.5X16.5 8 PR 1676 mm (66 in) CAT (Flotation)**

265-521 8 PR 1524 mm (60 in) Caterpillar Low Side Wall**

265-521 8 PR 1524 mm (60 in) Caterpillar Low Side Wall with Poly-Fill*, increases rated operating capacity to ____kg ( lbs.)

265-521 8 PR 1676 mm (66 in) Caterpillar Low Side Wall**

265-521 8 PR 1676 mm (66 in) Caterpillar Low Side Wall with Poly-Fill*, increases rated operating capacity to _____kg (___lbs.)

Window, Side, Sliding

Windows, Top and Rear

*For best performance, SuperFlex Poly-Fill should only be used on firm surfaces and is not recommended for use with optional counterweight.

**Denotes spare tire option available with shipment, two per machine.

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