Skid Steer Loader


  • Size: 1,500 pounds to 10,000 pounds
  • Engine power: 20 to 110Hp
  • Lift capacity: 500 to 4,000 pounds
  • Operating capacity: 500 to 3,500 pounds
  • Height to hinge pin: 8 feet to over 12 feet
  • Width: 4 feet to over 7 feet
  • Fuel capacity: 10 to 40 gallons

Salient Features

  • Compact size: Skid steer loaders are small and compact, making them easy to maneuver in tight spaces.
  • Two-speed drive system: Many skid steer loaders come with a two-speed drive system, which allows the operator to switch between high and low speeds depending on the terrain and the task at hand.
  • Quick-attach system: Skid steer loaders are equipped with a quick-attach system that enables the operator to quickly and easily swap out attachments, such as buckets, forks, and augers.
  • Auxiliary hydraulics: Skid steer loaders have auxiliary hydraulics that power the attachments, providing the operator with a high level of precision and control.
  • Operator cab: Skid steer loaders feature an operator cab that is designed for comfort and safety. The cab typically has a rollover protective structure (ROPS) and a falling object protective structure (FOPS) to protect the operator in case of an accident.
  • Versatility: Skid steer loaders are highly versatile machines that can be used for a wide range of tasks, thanks to their ability to accept various attachments.
  • Easy maintenance: Skid steer loaders are designed for easy maintenance, with easy access to engine components, hydraulic systems, and other parts.


Skid Steer Loader is a compact and versatile construction machine that is designed for a wide range of applications. It is typically small in size but equipped with powerful engines that allow it to perform various tasks. The machine is named a “skid steer” because of its unique ability to turn in place, making it highly maneuverable.

Skid steer loaders are typically used in construction, landscaping, and agriculture. They are often used for tasks such as excavation, digging, grading, and material handling. With the ability to easily swap out attachments, skid steer loaders can perform a wide variety of tasks on job sites with different requirements.

Top manufacturers of skid steer loader are JCB, Caterpillar, Bobcat, John Deere and CASE.


  • Construction.
  • Landscaping.
  • Agriculture.
  • Forestry.
  • Snow removal.
  • Demolition.
  • Mining.

Standards and Certifications

  • ANSI/SAIA A92.20
  • ISO 3471
  • ISO 14397-1
  • ISO 9249
  • OSHA 1926.1427
  • SAE J1040
  • CE Certification
  • EPA Certification

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