TH255C Telehandler

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TH255C Telehandler

The TH255C is precision engineered to handle any task, offering stability, maneuverability, speed and power in any application.

Do you need a telehandler that can gain entrance into and navigate narrow or constrained job sites? If so, the TH255C Telehandler is the perfect option for the job. This extremely compact telehandler is ideal for many different agricultural and construction applications in low buildings and other small spaces. You can also utilize a range of different attachments to gain even more versatility out of this one-of-a-kind telehandler. For more information about the TH255C Telehandler or any of our other Caterpillar® construction equipment, give us a call!

  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs

Standard Equipment

  • Cab ROPS and FOPS
    • Canopy, Fixed Steering Column
    • Sunscreen
    • Mechanical Suspension Seat with Seat Belt
    • Mechanical Parking Brake
  • Electrical
    • 1 × 12V 1,000 CCA Battery
    • Reverse Alarm
  • Other Equipment
    • Boom Brushes
    • Single Auxiliary Service to Boom Head
  • Tires
    • Mitas 12 × 16.5, Pneumatic
  • Quick Couplers
    • Manual Quick Coupler
    • Note: Standard Coupler or Universal Quick Coupler options are available, and must be selected, please consult your Cat dealer for details.

Optional Equipment

  • Cab ROPS and FOPS
    • Canopy, Tilt Steering Column
    • Cab Enclosed with Heat
    • Cab Enclosed with Heat and Air Conditioning
    • Screen Guard
    • Roof Guard
    • Heater/De-mister
    • Air Conditioning
    • Seatbelt, 76 mm (3 in)
    • Column Mounted FNR Lever
    • Front, Rear, and Roof Wipers
  • Electrical
    • Block Heater 110 Volt
    • Work Lights, 4 × Cab Mounted (2 front, 2 rear) 2 × Boom Mounted
    • Product Link™ Ready, Version 641
    • Seven (7) Pin Trailer Service
    • Rotating Beacon
    • Radio Ready
    • Battery Disconnect
  • Other Equipment
    • Auxiliary Service to Rear
    • Rear Hitch Mirror, Flat
    • Rear Hitch Mirror, Convex
    • Tool Box
    • Boom Safety Brace
    • Wheel Chocks
    • Remote Grease System
  • Tires
    • 14 × 17.5, Pneumatic
    • 12 × 16.5, Foam
    • 14 × 17.5, Foam
    • 10.5-18, Pneumatic
    • 33 × 22, Solid Non-Marking
  • Tow Hitches
    • Retrieval Hitch
    • Manual Hitch
    • Automatic Adjustable Hitch
  • Quick Couplers
    • Hydraulic Quick Coupler
    • Note: Standard Coupler or Universal Quick Coupler options are available, and must be selected, please consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Work Tools
    • Floating Fork Carriage
    • Side Shift Carriage
    • Side Tilt/Rotate Carriage
    • 0.36 m3 (0.48 yd3) Multi Purpose Bucket
    • 0.76 m3 (1.0 yd3) General Purpose Bucket
    • 0.76 m3 (1.0 yd3) Grapple Bucket
    • 1.0 m3 (1.3 yd3) Multi Purpose Bucket
    • 1.5 m3 (1.95 yd3) Light Material Bucket
    • 1225 mm (48 in) Bale Fork
    • Grapple Bucket
    • Muck Fork and Grapple
    • Material Handling Arm for Universal Quick Coupler

Specs

Overview

Long Name:
TH255C Telehandler
Name:
TH255C
Brand:
Caterpillar
Status:
Current

Engine

Engine Model:
TD 2.9L L4*
Gross Power:
74 HP / 55 kW
Displacement:
177 in³ / 2.9 l
Maximum Torque - 1,800 rpm:
193 lb/ft / 260 N·m

Weights

Operating Weight - With Carriage and Forks:
11000 lb / 4999 kg

Operating Specifications

Rated Load Capacity:
5500 lb / 2500 kg
Maximum Lift Height:
18.37 ft / 5600 mm

Tires

Standard:
12.00 × 16.5
Optional:
14.00 × 17.5; 10.5 × 18; 33 × 12-20 non-marking

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank:
24 gal (US) / 91 l
Hydraulic System:
24 gal (US) / 91 l

Boom Performance

Boom Up:
6.8 s / 6.8 s
Boom Down:
4.6 s / 4.6 s
Tele In:
3.8 s / 3.8 s
Tele Out:
6.7 s / 6.7 s
Bucket Dump:
2.5 s / 2.5 s
Drawbar Pull - Loaded:
8700 lb / 38.7 kN
Bucket Crowd:
2 s / 2 s

Brakes

Parking Brakes:
Wet disc spring-applied hydraulic release
Service Brakes:
Inboard wet disc brakes on front axle
Feature:
Light on dash indicates when brake is on.

Axles

Types (1):
Planetary on front and rear axles.
Types (2):
High bias limited slip differential on front axle.

Transmission

Forward:
Variable Speed
Transmission:
Hydrostatic
Reverse:
Variable Speed

Instruments

Types (1):
Indicators for machine hours, fuel-level, steer mode, steering pressure, battery charge, coolant temperature, parking brake and engine pre-heat.
Types (3):
Panel and switches are illuminated for night operation.
Types (2):
Reverse motion alarm.

Hydraulic System - Implement

Maximum Auxiliary Flow:
19 gal/min / 72.3 l/min
Note:
Auxiliary Hydraulic Circuit used for all attachments equipped with cylinders or other hydraulic components. Consists of valves, controls, and hydraulic lines.
Maximum System Pressure:
3500 psi / 241 bar
Pump Type:
Gear pump

Operating Specifications - Standard Coupler

Capacity at Maximum Height:
4400 lb / 1996 kg
Maximum Forward Reach:
10.83 ft / 3300 mm
Turning Radius - Over Tires - 14 × 17.5 Tires:
125 in / 3100 mm

Operating Specifications - Universal Quick Coupler

Capacity at Maximum Height:
3000 lb / 1360 kg
Maximum Lift Height:
18.37 ft / 5600 mm

Operating Specifications - Standard Coupler

Top Travel Speed - 12 × 16.5 Tires:
15 mile/h / 24 km/h

Operating Specifications - Universal Quick Coupler

Maximum Forward Reach:
10.83 ft / 3300 mm
Turning Radius - Over Tires - 14 × 17.5 Tires:
125 in / 3100 mm
Top Travel Speed - 12 × 16.5 Tires:
15 mile/h / 24 km/h

Operating Specifications - Standard Coupler

Capacity at Maximum Reach:
1850 lb / 839 kg

Operating Specifications - Universal Quick Coupler

Top Travel Speed - 14 × 17.5 Tires:
17 mile/h / 27 km/h

Operating Specifications - Standard Coupler

Rated Load Capacity:
5500 lb / 2500 kg

Operating Specifications - Universal Quick Coupler

Rated Load Capacity:
5500 lb / 2500 kg
Turning Radius - Over Tires - 12 × 16.5 Tires:
127 in / 3200 mm

Operating Specifications - Standard Coupler

Maximum Lift Height:
18.37 ft / 5600 mm

Operating Specifications - Universal Quick Coupler

Capacity at Maximum Reach:
1700 lb / 771 kg

Operating Specifications - Standard Coupler

Turning Radius - Over Tires - 12 × 16.5 Tires:
127 in / 3200 mm

Engine

Note:
*Emits equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim

Operating Specifications - Standard Coupler

Top Travel Speed - 14 × 17.5 Tires:
17 mile/h / 27 km/h