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With features such as an independent, fully suspended steel undercarriage, aggressive steel embedded rubber tracks, powerful hydraulics and refined operator’s station, Caterpillar’s 259B3 Compact Track Loader works productively in poor soils and harsh environments. At 35 percent tipping load, rated operating capacity for the 259B3 is 2,065 pounds (937 kg), and 2,950 pounds (1 338 kg) at 50 percent tipping load, increasing to 3,000 pounds (1 360 kg) with the optional counterweight. Vertical-lift loader linkage gives the new CTL 120 inches (3 046 mm) of lift height, in combination with excellent reach, for easy truck loading and precise material placement. Rated at 71 net horsepower (53 KW) the 259B3 is powered by the C3.4T DIT engine, which complies with U.S. EPA Tier-4 Interim and E.U. Stage-3A emissions regulations.