TL642 Telehandler


TL642 Telehandler

The TL642 is a highly versatile machine, designed to deliver maximum performance with traditional Cat reliability, durability and productivity in the toughest working conditions.

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Rated Load Capacity 6500 lb (2948 kg)
Maximum Lift Height 42 ft (12800 mm)
Load at Max Height - No Stabilizers 6500 lb (2948 kg)
Maximum Forward Reach 30 ft (9144 mm)
Load at Max Reach - No Stabilizers 700 lb (317.5 kg)
Top Travel Speed 20.4 mph (30 km/h)
Load at Max Height 6500 lb (2948 kg)
Load at Max Reach 700 lb (317.5 kg)
Load at Maximum Height 6500 lb (2948 kg)
Load at Maximum Reach 700 lb (317.5 kg)
Engine Model Cat® C4.4 DITAAC Tier III
Gross Power (Basic) 99 hp (74.5 kW)
Maximum Torque - Standard 302.4 lb ft (410 N·m)
Bore 4.13 in (105 mm)
Stroke 4.99 in (127 mm)
Displacement 268.5 in3 (4.4 L)
Operating Weight 20240 lb (9180 kg)
Height 7.8 ft (2377 mm)
Width 7.91 ft (2410 mm)
Wheelbase 10.7 ft (3261 mm)
Length to Fork Face 18.5 ft (5639 mm)
Ground Clearance 16.4 in (416 mm)
Turning Radius over Tires 12 ft (3658 mm)
Standard 13.00 x 24 12-PR
Optional Construction 13.00 x 24 Foam Filled or Rock Lug or Solid
Pump Type Single-section
Fuel Tank 38 gal (144 L)
Hydraulic Tank 40 gal (151.4 L)
Hydraulic System 40 gal (151.4 L)
Boom Up 13 Seconds (13 Seconds)
Boom Down 10 Seconds (10 Seconds)
Tele In 13 Seconds (13 Seconds)
Tele Out 14 Seconds (14 Seconds)
Drawbar Pull (Basic) 18000 lb (80.07 kN)
Parking Brake Spring-applied hydraulic release on front axle
Features Service Brakes - inboard wet disc brakes on front and rear axles; Parking Brakes- spring-applied hydraulic release on front axle
Manufacturer Dana
Features Vinyl suspension seat, single electronic joystick, spacious interior, ergonomic cab
Features Volt meter, hourmeter, engine oil pressure gauge, fuel gauge, water temperature gauge
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  • Operator Station

    The operator station provides comfort and protection with improved job site visibility and convenient, easier to use controls.

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      Control Layout

      All day operator comfort and efficiency is ensured through our simple, easier to use control layout.

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      Easier Access

      Cab entry and exit is both easier and more convenient due to the well placed handholds and step.

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      Operator Protection

      The machine provides full operator security with OROPS or EROPS protection.

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      Enhanced Visibility

      The TL-Series cab has improved visibility with its advanced design techniques.

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  • Ease of Operation

    Ease of operation was extremely important in the design of the new TL642. The single, pilot operated joystick is designed to maximize operator efficiency.

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      Joystick Control

      The joystick allows three simultaneous boom functions enabling application customization.

    • Flow Sharing

      Three simultaneous hydraulic functions are achieved using a full flow sharing hydraulic valve. A load sensing variable displacement pump allows full hydraulic power even at low revs.

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  • Performance

    The TL642 delivers high performance to meet your specific job site needs.

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      Lift Height

      The TL642 can effectively pick and place bricks and materials to a maximum height of 42 ft. (12.8 m).

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      Job site obstacles present challenges demanding a machine to place loads at greater distances - the TL642 delivers.

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      The TL642 offers improved maneuverability, allowing it to work productively in confined areas.

    • Steering Modes

      The TL642 offers three steering modes (two wheel, crab and circle steer) to allow an operator to more easily position the machine. Steering modes are selected by a single three-position rocker switch. Steering position sensors are fitted as standard to all steering modes to be changed while moving.

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  • Power Train

    Cat componentry, including a Cat C4.4 DITAAC,Tier III engine gives you the quality power train that you expect.

    • Transmission

      The TL642 features a ZF,WG98-TSC Power-shift transmission.

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  • Versatility

    The TL642 is as versatile as your toughest job demands.

    • Quick Coupler

      A Caterpillar IT interface is standard on the TL-Series machines. For optimum versatility, an optional hydraulic quick coupler is available, allowing the operator to change non-hydraulic work tools without leaving the cab.

    • Hydraulic Services

      Machines are equipped with Auxiliary Hydraulic services, allowing the use of hydraulically operated work tools. All TL-Series telehandlers are equipped with a single auxiliary hydraulic service and continuous hydraulic flow.

    • Work Tools

      A wide range of work tools are available to meet most job site applications. Caterpillar Telehandler Work Tools extend the versatility of the machine. Built for performance and durability, these work tools deliver high productivity, long life and excellent value. Contact your Cat dealer for available work tool options.

    • Machine Configurations

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    • Tires

      A wide range of tire options enables the machine to be configured to achieve optimum job site performance.

  • Cost of Ownership

    Specifically designed to lower your owning and operating costs.

    • Ease of Access

      Cost of ownership starts with ease of service. All Cat Telehandler service points are accessible and major components are at ground level due to overall machine design.

    • Daily Maintenance

      Routine daily maintenance is now reduced to checking fluid levels and a walkaround inspection.

    • Service Intervals

      Engine oil, filter changes and routine lubrication are now only required every 500 hours.

    • Reduced Componentry

      The combined hydraulic/transmission oil filter requires changing at 1,000 hours. With the reduction in the number of filters and extended service intervals, operating costs are the lowest in the industry.

    • Equipment Protection Plan

      Designed to enhance your telehandler ownership experience with comprehensive coverage and peace of mind.

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  • Serviceability and Customer Support

    Caterpillar Dealer Services enables you to operate longer with lower costs, helped by significantly extended service intervals.

    • Access

      All Cat Telehandler service points, including the combined transmission/hydraulic oil filter, are accessible and major components are at ground level due to the overall machine design.

    • Selection

      Make detailed comparisons before you buy. Your Cat Dealer can give you precise answers to your questions.

    • Purchase

      Look at the value that the TL642 telehandler will offer you. Consider all the flexible financing options your Cat Dealer offers as well as day-to-day operating costs.

    • Operation

      Improving operating techniques can boost your profits. Your Cat Dealer has literature and other tools to help increase your productivity.

    • Replacement

      Repair, rebuild or replace? Your Cat Dealer can help you evaluate the cost involved so you can make the right choice.

    • Product Support

      You will find high availability of parts at our Dealer parts counter. Cat Dealers utilize a worldwide computer network to find in-stock parts to minimize machine downtime.

    • Easy Financing

      Your Cat Dealer can provide a financing package to meet your needs.

Standard Equipment

    • Boom angle indicator
    • Alternator, 60 amp, 12 volt
    • Battery, 12 volt, 1000 CCA
    • Horn
    • Alarm, backup
    • Canopy, ROPS/FOPS
    • Joystick, single electronic
    • Adjustable joystick wristrest
    • Low step, grab bars for easy entry
    • Seat - vinyl, suspension with Cat logo
    • Steering wheel spinner knob
    • Floor mat - heavy duty
    • Left side rear view mirror
    • Service door, cab air intake filter, fuel fill, hydraulic fill, level indicator, fuse panel and washer fill
    • Instruments - volt meter, hourmeter, engine oil pressure gauge, water temperature gauge. All gauges protected by clear acrylic cover.
    • Park Brake with indicator light
    • Steering Wheel with Cat logo
    • Cat keys and locks
    • Brakes - wet disc service
    • Engine, Cat C4.4 DITAAC 74.5 kW (99 hp)
    • Thermal starting aid
    • Transmission, ZF, WG98-TSC Power-shift, 4-speed forward, 3-speed reverse
    • Cat filters, hoses and couplings
    • Axles - Dana
    • Steering - 4 wheel
    • Parking brake with indicator light
    • Drive - 4 wheel
    • Chassis, frame level up to 10 degrees when operating in rough, uneven terrain
    • Cat IT Coupler
    • Coolant - Anti-freeze, 50/50 Mix
    • Tires - 13.00 x 24 - 12 PR
    • Integrated lift and tie down points
    • Standard Cat color paint
    • Auxillary hydraulics for auxillary attachments (one function)

Optional Equipment

    • Hydraulic IT Coupler (includes Auxiliary Electrics)
    • Work Light Group: 2 Cab mounted headlights -- 2 forward, 1 rearward; 1 Reversing Light; 2 Boom Mounted Lights, 1 Rotating Beacon
    • Engine heater block
    • Heater - open cab
    • Road Light Group -- Headlights, Brake Lights, Turn Signals
    • Air conditioning
    • Auxiliary hydraulics for Hydraulic Work Tools (one function)
    • Single Joystick - with Rocker Switch
    • EROPS - Cab Enclosure (Door, Safety Glass Windows, Front Windshield Wiper, Heater & Defroster Fan)
    • Skylight Wiper
    • Brick Guard - Top and front.
    • Tires - 13.00 x 24 Foam filled
    • Tires - 13.00 x 24 Rock Lug
    • Spare - 13.00 x 24 Tire and Wheel
    • Spare Rock Lug - 13.00 x 24 Tire and Wheel
    • Tires - 13:00 x 24 Solid
    • Fenders
    • Tow Hook - Pintle Type
    • Instant Hook - 4000 lb capacity, boom head mounted winch
    • Artic Package - Package includes: 2400 AMP starter, 1000 watt reservoir heater, 500 watt engine oil-pan heater, dual maintenance-free, 1375 CCA gel cell batteries, 160 watt battery heating blanket, 1000 watt engine block heater.
    • Access Work Platform - 8 ft x 4 ft; 1,000 maximum capacity (available from factory)
    • Carriage - side shift, 48 in. (available from factory)
    • Lifting Hook - fork mounted (available from factory)
    • Truss Broom
    • Carriage - standard tilt, 50 in. (available from factory)
    • Carriage - wide tilt, 72 in. (available from factory)
    • Carriage - standard rotate, 50 in. (available from factory)
    • Carriage - wide rotate, 72 in. (available from factory)
    • Carriage - swing, 72 in., 100 degrees, 6000 lb capacity, 5000 lb swung (available from factory)
    • Pallet Forks - two 60 in, 2 in x 6 in, capacity per pair 6600 lb (available from factory)
    • Pallet Forks - two 48 in, 2.36 in x 4 in, capacity per pair 6600 lb (available from factory)
    • Cubing Forks - two 48 in, 2 in x 2 in, capacity per pair 3800 lb (available from factory)
    • Bucket - General Purpose 1.3 Cu. Yd.
    • Bucket - Material Handling 1.95 Cu. Yd.
    • Bucket - Multi-Purpose, 1.3 Cu. Yd.