Cat Performance Series flat-floor buckets for light-grading and back-dragging applications

The new Performance Series flat-floor buckets are available in rated capacities from 2,3 to 2,9 m³.

Caterpillar Attachments has introduced its Performance Series flat-floor bucket designed specifically for Cat M and K Series small wheel loaders.

The new flat-floor buckets are general purpose buckets that incorporate a specially designed long floor and a rear cutting edge to provide optimum results and productivity when performing light grading or back-dragging – while retaining all the premium loading-characteristics of the Performance Series.

Performance Series Buckets feature curved side bars to promote an aggressive cut, as well as better rollover, and also incorporate a wide-throat design for easier loading and increased fill factors. Compared with competitive flat-floor buckets of the same rated capacity, the Cat Performance Series models are said to have higher fill factors, averaging 110%, resulting in greater productivity and lower costs per yard.

The reinforced side edges, corner and side-edge protectors, plus the bolt-on cutting edge or weld-on teeth significantly extend the life of the bucket’s base surfaces, and an integrated spill guard and material-deflector plates protect the bucket linkage from spill-over. The long-floor models also work well with laser control during forward grading, and the rear cutting edge is designed to leave a quality finish when back-dragging.

The new Performance Series flat-floor buckets are available in rated capacities from 2,3 to 2,9 m³ and with a choice of interface – pin-on, Fusion coupler, or ISO.

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