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Our large platform 2600lb (1179kg) rated operating capacity JCB 260T vertical lift compact track loader incorporates our unique single boom and side entry design. Designed for comfort, safety, economy, productivity and durability in the USA (home of tracked loaders), the 260T’s 74lb (55kW) JCB EcoMAX engine is durable and hugely efficient. The 260T has on average 60% better visibility and a 33% larger cab than rival manufacturers’ tracked skid steer loaders, and there are a whole host of other benefits as well. Like ergonomic controls, an extremely tough powerful boom and a low cost of ownership. All of which helps to make our large platform compact track loaders 21% more productive in performance tests against the competition*. * – Based on faster speed of getting in/out and faster startup times.

JCB 260T Skidsteer

JCB Skid Steer and Compact Track Loader Brochure and Spec Sheets

PERFORMANCE
  • Operating load, SAE J818, 35% of tipping load (lbs)2,600
  • Operating load, 50% of tipping load (lbs)3,996
  • Tipping load, standard (lbs)7,991
  • Height to bucket pin (in)126
  • Dump height @ bucket discharge (in)95
  • Dump reach @ max height (in)34
  • Max dump angle @ full height (deg)42°
  • Bucket rollback at ground level (deg)30°
  • Bucket breakout (lbs)7,187
SPEED
  • Max travel speed (mph)7.8
DIMENSIONS
  • Overall length w/bucket (in)146
  • Height to top of ROPS (in)82
  • Width over tracks (in)78
  • Track belt width (in)17.7
  • Ground pressure (psi)4.6
  • Ground clearance (in)9.8
WEIGHT
  • Operating weight (lbs)10,591
ENGINE
  • Engine makeJCB
  • Engine modelEcoMAX TCAE-55
  • Gross power (hp)74
  • Engine speed (rpm)2,400
HYDRAULICS
  • Standard pump flow (gpm)24
  • Optional pump flow (gpm)33
  • Hydraulic pressure (psi)3,335
CAPACITIES
  • Fuel tank (gal)27.2
  • Hydraulic system/tank (gal)15.9
SAFETY
    • The JCB 260T compact track loader is designed with safety in mind. Our unique PowerBoom single loader arm design means operators can enter the machine from the left side, avoiding slip and crush hazards and contact with the loader arm and its attachments.

      It’s also got 60% better visibility than the average tracked skid steer, partly due to a low profile single rear loader tower and the absence of a conventional large rear torque tube.

      There’s the lowest entry step in the industry, a front windshield that doubles as an emergency exit and a standard rear view mirror. Then there’s the fuel tank, integrated into the chassis for added protection; and the hoses, safely run through the PowerBoom to reduce the possibility of damage.

      Safety in numbers

      The USA’s NIOSH (National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) has rewritten their safety guidance after recognizing the many benefits of JCB’s PowerBoom side entry design.
      270 degree all-round visibility.
      JCB PowerBoom has up to 20% more steel in one boom than the twin arms of conventional designs.
      Our compact track loader’s emergency exit is over twice the size of that found in a conventional design.

       

OPERATOR COMFORT
      • Keeping your operators fresh, focused and productive is paramount, which is why we’ve designed the 260T compact track loader with a 33% larger cab than the nearest competitive machine. Our standard seat has mechanical suspension and there’s also a 12V charger, easily readable control panels and an electronic hand throttle.

        Servo-assisted controls make handling smooth and intuitive; all in all, we like to think the JCB 260T compact track loader is a comfortable favourite with operators.

         

PRODUCTIVITY
      • There’s no more productive tracked skid steer than the JCB 260T. The figures speak for themselves: it has a 16% lower cost of ownership than other tracked loaders, a better SAE service rating, an annual fuel savings of over 1050 (3975 liters)* and a heavy-duty crowd ram that’s nearly 3 times the size of the nearest major competitor.

        There’s a standard mechanical quickhitch and auxiliary couplers on the PowerBoom too. In short, it’s as productive as a tracked skid steer gets.

        * – based on 50 weeks per year and 35 hours per week.
        Fast entry and exit speeds

        Side entry makes a JCB compact track loader 17% quicker in applications requiring multiple entries and exits, such as some agricultural tasks.

         

SERVICEABILITY
      • We’ve designed the 260T compact track loader to be serviced easily, ensuring minimum downtime. Firstly, we mount our engines longitudinally for easy access to the drive belt and associated components. There are also 30% fewer grease points than conventional vertical lift twin arm tracked loaders.

        We’ve installed front and rear chassis clean out plates, with a fluid drain point in the rear one, as well as durable O-ring face seals on all hydraulic fittings. There’s excellent service access through the rear service door and gas strut-assisted tilting cooling pack.

        So it’s no wonder the JCB 260T large platform compact track loader is on average 24% more serviceable than competitors’ machines, based on SAE Service Audit Scores.

        And there’s more too.

        Even more serviceability:

        Easy-to-service hydraulically-driven variable speed fan.
        Cab can be easily tilted by one person for hose access.
        Daily check points are grouped and easily accessible.
        Chassis has an integrated fuel tank drain and point.