Manufactured By: Caterpillar

Category: Compact Track Loader

Model Number: 287B

TypeCompact Track Loader
Standard Flow22 GPM
High FlowN/A GPM
Pressure3335PSI PSI
Hydraulic HP Standard Flow42. HP
Hydraulic HP High FlowN/A HP
Engine HP82 HP
Width77 in.
Lift Capacity at 35%2520 lb.
Lift Capacity at 50%3600 lb.
Operating Weight10275 lb.
Tire Size


FOPSSAE J/ISO 3449 APR98 Level I, ISO 3449:1992 Level I
FOPS Level IISAE J/ISO 3449 APR98 Level II, ISO 3449:1992 Level II
ROPSSAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471:1994


Bucket Pin Height – Carry Position8.6 in (22 cm)
Bucket Pin Height – Maximum Lift10.7 ft (3 m)
Bucket Pin Reach – Maximum Lift15.5 in (39 cm)
Clearance at Max Lift and Dump7.9 ft (2 m)
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump94 in (239 cm)
Ground Clearance11 in (28 cm)
Height – Top of Cab7 ft (2 m)
Length – Track on Ground73 in (185 cm)
Length – with Bucket12.2 ft (4 m)
Length – With Bucket on Ground146 in (371 cm)
Length – Without Bucket114 in (290 cm)
Length – without Bucket9.6 ft (3 m)
Maximum Overall Height165 in (419 cm)
Maximum Reach – With Arms Parallel54.3 in (138 cm)
Overall Length – Track90.3 in (229 cm)
Reach at Max Lift and Dump2.8 ft (1 m)
Reach at Maximum Lift/Dump33 in (84 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Bucket95.8 in (243 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Coupler59.6 in (151 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Rear63.6 in (162 cm)
Turning Radius from Center – inc bucket95.8 in (243 cm)
Turning Radius from Center – machine rear63.6 in (162 cm)
Vehicle Width77 in (196 cm)
Width Over Tracks6.5 ft (2 m)


Bore3.7 in (9 cm)
Displacement201 cu in (0 m)
Engine ModelCat 3044C DIT
Engine Power – ISO 1439680 hp (60 kw)
Gross Power82 hp (61 kw)
Gross Power – SAE J199582 hp (61 kw)
Net Power78 hp (58 kw)
Net Power – EEC 80/126978 hp (58 kw)
Net Power – ISO 9249 EEC78 hp (58 kw)
Net Power – SAE 134978 hp (58 kw)
Stroke4.7 in (12 cm)

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow (1)Standard
Hydraulic Flow (2)High Flow XPS
Hydraulic Power42.8 hp (32 kw)
Loader Hydraulic Flow22 gal/min (83 l/min)
Loader Hydraulic Pressure3335 psi
Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow33 gal/min (125 l/min)
Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure4061 psi
Pump Flow22 gal/min (83 l/min)
Relief Valve Pressure3335.9 psi


Breakout Force5507.2 lbs (2,498 kg)
Operating Load3598 lbs (1,632 kg)
Tipping Angle7198.1 °

Operating Specifications

Alternator Supplied Amperage90 A
Breakout Force – Tilt Cylinder5508 lbs (2,498 kg)
Cooling System Fluid Capacity2.7 gal (10 l)
Engine Oil Capacity2.7 gal (10 l)
Fuel Capacity29.1 gal (110 l)
Ground Contact Area2610 cu in (0 m)
Ground Pressure3.8 psi
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity13.5 gal (51 l)
Max Speed – high range7 mph (11 kph)
Operating Voltage12 V V
Operating Weight10273.6 lbs (4,660 kg)
Rated Operating Capacities – 35% Tipping Load2520 lbs (1,143 kg)
Rated Operating Capacities – 50% Tipping Load3600 lbs (1,633 kg)
Tipping Load7200 lbs (3,266 kg)

Power Train

Travel Speed Forward7 mph (11 kph)
Travel Speed Reverse7 mph (11 kph)

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System2.6 gal (10 l)
Engine Crankcase2.6 gal (10 l)
Fuel Tank29.1 gal (110 l)
Hydraulic System13.5 gal (51 l)
Hydraulic Tank9.2 gal (35 l)


Ground Contact Area2898.6 cu in (0 m)
Ground Pressure3.8 psi
Length of Track on Ground6.1 ft (2 m)


Operating Weight10275 lbs (4,661 kg)