TL642 w/StabilizersTelehandler
TL642 w/StabilizersTelehandler

Cat Telehandlers offer performance and versatility.

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Engine Model Cat® C3.6L
Gross Power - Basic 73.7 HP
Note Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Operating Weight 22928 lb
Rated Load Capacity 6500 lb
Maximum Lift Height 42 ft
Load at Maximum Height - Stabilizers Down 6500 lb
Maximum Forward Reach 30 ft
Load at Maximum Reach - Stabilizers Down 1700 lb
Top Travel Speed 19 mile/h
Height 8 ft
Width 8 ft
Wheel Base 11.25 ft
Length - Fork Face 18.5 ft
Ground Clearance 17 in
Turning Radius - Over Tires 12 ft
Standard 370/75-28 Duraforce Air
Optional (1) 370/75-28 Duraforce Foam Fill
Optional (2) 315/95-28 Telemaster Solid
Optional (3) 13.00-24 16PR Air
Optional (4) 13.00-24 12PR Foam
Optional (5) 370/75-28 Non-Marking Air
Optional 370/75-28 Non-Marking Foam
Pump Type Single-section
Fuel Tank 38.3 gal (US)
Hydraulic System 42 gal (US)
Boom Up 15.5 s
Boom Down 10.7 s
Tele In 11.8 s
Tele Out 17 s
Drawbar Pull - Basic 20670 lb
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
Features Vinyl suspension seat, single electronic joystick, spacious interior, ergonomic cab
Features Volt meter, hourmeter, engine oil pressure gauge, fuel gauge, water temperature gauge
Cubing Forks [2] 1220 mm, 50 mm × 50 mm ([2] 48 in, 2 in × 2 in)
Carriages - Side Shift 50 in
Pallet Forks - Option 1 [2] 1220 mm, 60 mm × 125 mm ([2] 48 in, 2.36 in × 5 in)
Carriages - Swing 100°, 1829 mm, 2948 kg Capacity, 2268 kg Swung (100°, 72 in, 6,500 lb Capacity, 5,000 lb Swung)
Carriages - Standard Tilt 50 in
Lumber Forks - Option 1 [2] 1525 mm, 45 mm × 180 mm ([2] 60 in, 1.75 in × 7 in)
Pallet Forks - Option 2 [2] 1220 mm, 60 mm × 100 mm ([2] 48 in, 2.36 in × 4 in)
Carriages - Dual Fork Positioning 50 in
Pallet Forks - Option 3 [2] 1829 mm, 60 mm × 150 mm ([2] 72 in, 2.36 in × 6 in)

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

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

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

The TL-Series cab has improved visibility due to the use of advanced virtual design techniques.

The joystick allows three simultaneous boom functions enabling application customization for more than a dozen configurations.

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.

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

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

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

The TL642 offers three steering modes (two wheel, crab and 4-wheel 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.

Th TL642 features a Cat Power-shift transmission.

A manual IT coupler is standard on the TL-Series machines. For optimum versatility, all machines are equipped with the hydraulic quick coupler, allowing the operator to more easily change non-hydraulic work tools without leaving the cab.

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.

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.

  • General Purpose Bucket (1.0 m3/1.3 yd3)
  • Light Materials Bucket (2.0 m3/2.6 yd3, 2.5 m3/3.25 yd3, 3.0 m3/3.90 yd3)
  • Material Handling Bucket (1.5 m3/1.95 yd3, )
  • Multi Purpose Bucket (1.0 m3/1.3 yd3)
  • Grapple Bucket (0.85 m3/1.1 yd3)
  • Fixed Carriage
  • Rotate Carriage
  • Sideshift Carriage
  • Pallet Forks
  • Block Forks
  • Lift Hook
  • Truss Boom
Contact your Cat dealer for additional work tool options.

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

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.

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

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

With the reduction in the number of filters and extended service intervals, operating costs are the lowest in the industry.

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

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. A cab mounted service point allows access to the fuel fill, hydraulic oil fill, washer bottle, fuse box and cab air filter for routine checks.

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

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.

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

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

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. Additionally, Caterpillar offers a line of genuine remanufactured components which can help lower repair costs.

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