Manufactured By: Caterpillar

Category: Skid Steer Loader

Model Number: 268B

TypeSkid Steer Loader
Standard FlowN/A GPM
High Flow33 GPM
Pressure4060PSI PSI
Hydraulic HP Standard FlowN/A HP
Hydraulic HP High Flow78.3 HP
Engine HP82 HP
Width72 in.
Lift Capacity at 35%1964.9 lb.
Lift Capacity at 50%2500 lb.
Operating Weight7995 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 ISO3471:1994


Bucket Pin Height – Carry Position8.4 in (21 cm)
Bucket Pin Height – Maximum Lift10.6 ft (3 m)
Bucket Pin Reach – Maximum Lift13.6 in (35 cm)
Bumper Overhang – Rear Axle41 in (104 cm)
Clearance at Max Lift and Dump8 ft (2 m)
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump95 in (241 cm)
Ground Clearance8 in (20 cm)
Height – Top of Cab6.8 ft (2 m)
Length – With Bucket on Ground142 in (361 cm)
Length – Without Bucket114 in (290 cm)
Length w/o Bucket9.6 ft (3 m)
Length with Bucket11.9 ft (4 m)
Maximum Overall Height160 in (406 cm)
Maximum Reach – With Arms Parallel52 in (132 cm)
Reach – Maximum Lift/Dump33 in (84 cm)
Reach at Max Lift and Dump32.7 in (83 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Bucket86 in (218 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Coupler52 in (132 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Rear67 in (170 cm)
Turning Radius from Center – inc bucket85.9 in (218 cm)
Turning Radius from Center – machine rear66.8 in (170 cm)
Vehicle Width over Tires72 in (183 cm)
Wheel Base4 ft (1 m)
Wheelbase4.1 ft (1 m)
Width Over Tires6.1 ft (2 m)


Bore3.7 in (9 cm)
Engine MakeCaterpillar
Engine ModelCat 3044C DIT
Engine Power – ISO 1439680 hp (60 kw)
Gross Power76.5 hp (57 kw)
Gross Power – SAE J199582 hp (61 kw)
Net Flywheel Power76 hp (57 kw)
Net Power – EEC 80/126977 hp (57 kw)
Net Power – ISO 9249 EEC77 hp (57 kw)
Net Power – SAE 134976 hp (57 kw)
Stroke4.7 in (12 cm)

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic FlowHigh Flow XPS
Hydraulic Power78.2 hp (58 kw)
Loader Hydraulic Flow33.02 gal/min (125 l/min)
Loader Hydraulic Pressure4061.06 psi
Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow33 gal/min (125 l/min)
Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure4060 psi
Pump Flow Capacity33.1 gal/min (125 l/min)
Relief Valve Pressure4061.1 psi


Breakout Force5507.2 psi
Operating Load Rating2698.5 lbs (1,224 kg)
Tipping Angle5399.2 °

Operating Specifications

Alternator Supplied Amperage90 A
Breakout Force – Lift Cylinder5191.9 lbs (2,355 kg)
Breakout Force – Tilt Cylinder5508 lbs (2,498 kg)
Chain Box Fluid Capacity – each side2.2 gal (8 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 Capacity14.1 gal (53 l)
Max Speed7.3 mph (12 kph)
Operating Voltage12 V V
Operational Weight7994 lbs (3,626 kg)
Rated Operating Capacity2700 lbs (1,225 kg)
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight2750 lbs (1,247 kg)
Tipping Load5613 lbs (2,546 kg)
Tire Size12×16.5 10PR

Power Train

Travel Speed Forward7.2 mph (12 kph)
Travel Speed Forward – 2-Speed Option11 mph (18 kph)
Travel Speed Reverse7.2 mph (12 kph)
Travel Speed Reverse – 2-Speed Option11 mph (18 kph)

Service Refill Capacities

Chain Box – Each Side2.1 gal (8 l)
Cooling System2.6 gal (10 l)
Engine Crankcase2.6 gal (10 l)
Fuel Tank23.8 gal (90 l)
Hydraulic System14 gal (53 l)
Hydraulic Tank9.2 gal (35 l)


Operating Weight7995 lbs (3,627 kg)