Cat's smallest skid-steer, the 226D3, has a radial lift design and delivers reach and digging power in a small package designed for tight jobsites. The rated operating capacity of this compact skid steer is 1,550 pounds and it delivers breakout force of 3,927 pounds.
Clearance at its maximum lift and dump height is 81.8 inches and it measures 79.8 inches high, 58.9 inches wide and 99.4 inches long without an attachment.
A 67-hp Cat C2.2 engine provides high horsepower and torque and two-speed travel is optional delivering up to 11.1 mph.
Standard hydraulic flow on this skid steer is 18 gal/min at 3,336 psi, and the high-flow option offers 26 gal/min at 3,336 psi. Adjustable joystick controls are standard, while hand-foot controls are an available option.
Cat's optional Intelligent Leveling system provides operators with technology features including dual direction self level, work tool return to dig and work tool positioner. The full-colour, 5-inch advanced display option provides on-screen adjustments for implement response, hystat response and creep control. It offers multi-language functionality, a customizable layout, security system and rearview camera.
An enclosed cab with Bluetooth, heat and air conditioning is available as well as external counterweight, engine block heater and cold weather package.
The 226D3 is the smallest of 16 models in Caterpillar's D3 Series of skid-steer and compact track loaders.