Heavy Construction News – Cat 289D Review

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Here is an in depth review and walk around of our brand new Cat 289D compact track loader. Be sure to hit the subscribe button to see new videos every week!

Overview

The Cat 289D Compact Track 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, stability and speed to work in a wide range of applications and underfoot conditions.

Engine

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Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Power 72.9 hp
Gross Power 74.3 hp
Gross Power SAE J1995 74.3 hp
Net Power SAE 1349 72.9 hp
Displacement 203.0 in3
Bore 3.7 in
Stroke 4.7 in
Net Power ISO 9249 73.7 hp
Peak Torque at 1,500 rpm SAE J1995 195.0 lbf-ft

Weights

Operating Weight 10533.0 lb
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1981 mm (78 in) dirt bucket, 400 mm (15.7 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Operating Specifications

Tipping Load 7600.0 lb
Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder 7291.0 lb
Rated Operating Capacities: 50% Tipping Load 3800.0 lb
Rated Operating Capacities: 35% Tipping Load 2660.0 lb
Ground Contact Area (400 mm/15.7 in track) 2015.0 in2
Ground Pressure (400 mm/15.7 in track) 5.2 psi
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 4050.0 lb
Ground Contact Area (450 mm/17.7 in track) 2272.0 in2
Ground Pressure (450 mm/17.7 in track) 4.6 psi
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1981 mm (78 in) dirt bucket, 400 mm (15.7 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Dimensions

Length of Track on Ground 64.2 in
Overall Length of Track 83.8 in
Height to Top of Cab 83.2 in
Ground Clearance 8.9 in
Departure Angle 33°
Maximum Dump Angle 51°
Length with Bucket on Ground 146.2 in
Length without Bucket 117.9 in
Vehicle Width (400 mm/15.7 in tracks) 76.0 in
Maximum Overall Height 158.1 in
Bucket Pin Height at Maximum Lift 125.1 in
Bucket Pin Height at Carry Position 7.5 in
Reach at Maximum Lift and Dump 30.0 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 94.0 in
Turning Radius from Center – Machine Rear 70.7 in
Turning Radius from Center – Coupler 55.5 in
Turning Radius from Center – Bucket 88.8 in
Maximum Reach with Arms Parallel to Ground 50.0 in
Rack Back Angle at Maximum Height 84°
Bucket Pin Reach at Maximum Lift 14.5 in
Vehicle Width (450 mm/17.7 in tracks) 78.0 in
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1981 mm (78 in) dirt bucket, 400 mm (15.7 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3335.0 psi
Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Loader Hydraulic Flow 23.0 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Hydraulic Power (calculated) 44.0 hp
Hydraulic Flow – High Flow XPS: Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure 4061.0 psi
Hydraulic Flow – High Flow XPS: Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow 32.0 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow – High Flow XPS: Hydraulic Power (calculated) 76.0 hp

Cab

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

Power Train

Travel Speed (Forward or Reverse): One Speed 4.5 mph
Travel Speed (Forward or Reverse): Two Speed 7.0 mph

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 3.7 gal
Engine Crankcase 3.0 gal
Fuel Tank 24.8 gal
Hydraulic System 13.7 gal
Hydraulic Tank 10.3 gal

Noise Level

Inside Cab** 83.0 dB(A)
Outside Cab*** 103.0 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 speeds.
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.

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 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.430 metric tonnes.

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