Manufactured By: Caterpillar

Category: Skid Steer Loader

Model Number: 236B

TypeSkid Steer Loader
Standard Flow22 GPM
High FlowN/A GPM
Pressure3335PSI PSI
Hydraulic HP Standard Flow42. HP
Hydraulic HP High FlowN/A HP
Engine HP73 HP
Width66 in.
Lift Capacity at 35%1404.2 lb.
Lift Capacity at 50%1750 lb.
Operating Weight7007 lb.
Tire Size


FOPSSAE J/ISO 3449 APR98 Level I and ISO3449:1992 Level I
FOPS Level IISAE J/ISO 3449 APR98 Level II and ISO 3449:1992 Level II (optional)
ROPSSAE J1040 MAY94 and ISO 3471:1994


Bucket Pin Height – Carry Position10 in (25 cm)
Bucket Pin Height – Maximum Lift10.2 ft (3 m)
Bumper Overhang – Rear Axle41 in (104 cm)
Clearance at Max Lift and Dump7.9 ft (2 m)
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump94 in (239 cm)
Ground Clearance9.3 in (24 cm)
Height – Top of Cab6.9 ft (2 m)
Length – With Bucket on Ground138 in (351 cm)
Length – Without Bucket110 in (279 cm)
Length w/o Bucket9.2 ft (3 m)
Length with Bucket11.6 ft (4 m)
Maximum Overall Height156 in (396 cm)
Maximum Reach – With Arms Parallel53 in (135 cm)
Reach – Maximum Lift/Dump21 in (53 cm)
Reach at Max Lift and Dump21.3 in (54 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Bucket83 in (211 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Coupler52 in (132 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Rear64 in (163 cm)
Turning Radius from Center – inc bucket82.6 in (210 cm)
Turning Radius from Center – machine rear63.9 in (162 cm)
Vehicle Width over Tires66 in (168 cm)
Wheel Base3.8 ft (1 m)
Wheelbase3.8 ft (1 m)
Width Over Tires5.5 ft (2 m)


Bore3.7 in (9 cm)
Engine MakeCaterpillar
Engine ModelCat 3044C DIT
Engine Power – ISO 1439671 hp (53 kw)
Gross Power71.1 hp (53 kw)
Gross Power – SAE J199573 hp (54 kw)
Net Flywheel Power70 hp (52 kw)
Net Power – EEC 80/126971 hp (53 kw)
Net Power – ISO 9249 EEC71 hp (53 kw)
Net Power – SAE 134970 hp (52 kw)
Stroke4.7 in (12 cm)

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic FlowStandard flow
Hydraulic Power42.8 hp (32 kw)
Loader Hydraulic Flow22 gal/min (83 l/min)
Loader Hydraulic Pressure3335 psi
Pump Flow Capacity22 gal/min (83 l/min)
Relief Valve Pressure3335.9 psi


Breakout Force5482.9 psi
Operating Load Rating1748.3 lbs (793 kg)
Tipping Angle3496.6 °

Operating Specifications

Alternator Supplied Amperage90 A
Breakout Force – Lift Cylinder4656.2 lbs (2,112 kg)
Breakout Force – Tilt Cylinder5484 lbs (2,488 kg)
Chain Box Fluid Capacity – each side1.9 gal (7 l)
Cooling System Fluid Capacity2.7 gal (10 l)
Engine Oil Fluid Capacity2.7 gal (10 l)
Fuel Capacity23.8 gal (90 l)
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity13.8 gal (52 l)
Max Speed7.6 mph (12 kph)
Operating Voltage12 V V
Operational Weight7006.3 lbs (3,178 kg)
Rated Operating Capacity1750 lbs (794 kg)
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight1850 lbs (839 kg)
Tipping Load4012 lbs (1,820 kg)
Tire Size12×16.5 10PR

Power Train

Travel Speed Forward7.6 mph (12 kph)
Travel Speed Forward – 2-Speed Option11.6 mph (19 kph)
Travel Speed Reverse7.6 mph (12 kph)
Travel Speed Reverse – 2-Speed Option11.6 mph (19 kph)

Service Refill Capacities

Chain Box – Each Side1.8 gal (7 l)
Cooling System2.6 gal (10 l)
Engine Crankcase2.6 gal (10 l)
Fuel Tank23.8 gal (90 l)
Hydraulic System13.7 gal (52 l)
Hydraulic Tank9.2 gal (35 l)


Operating Weight7007 lbs (3,178 kg)