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Massey Ferguson 232 Loader

The Massey Ferguson 232 loader is available for 231, 240, 243, 253, and 263 tractors. The loader is equipped with double-acting hydraulic lift and bucket cylinders.

The 5 ft standard material bucket has a nominal heaped capacity of 10.6 cu.ft (0.30 cu.m). The light material bucket has a heaped capacity of 21 cu.ft (0.58 cu.m) and a width of 6 ft. The Massey Ferguson 232 front end loader has a lifting capacity (at bucket pin) of 1800 lb (815 kg) to full height of 106" (2690 mm), and boom breakout force of 2600 lb (1180 kg).

The bucket dump clearance is 80" (2030 mm) inches at a maximum dump angle of 42 degrees. The estimated cycle times are 6.1 seconds raising to full height, and 5.0 seconds full bucket dumping.

Compatible Tractors
Tractor model MF 231, 240, 243, 253, and 263
Front tires 6.00x16
Rear tires 13.6x28
Pump capacity, gpm (lpm) 6.0-10.0 (22.5-38.0)

Standard Material Bucket
Width, in (mm) 60 (1530)
Struck capacity, ft3 (m3) 8.5 (0.24)
Heaped capacity, ft3 (m3) 10.6 (0.30)

Light Material Bucket
Width, in (mm) 72 (1830)
Struck capacity, ft3 (m3) 16,8 (0,47)
Heaped capacity, ft3 (m3) 21,0 (0,58)


Loader Dimensions
Maximum lift height at Pivot Pin, in (mm) 106 (2690)
Clearance at full height, bucket dumped, in (mm) 80 (2030)
Reach at maximum height, in (mm) 25 (635)
Reach at ground, bucket level, in (mm) 63 (1600)
Bucket dump angle, degrees 42
Bucket rollback angle, degrees 13

Operating Data
Lift Capacity to Maximum Height at Pivot Pin (MF 231, 240), lbs (kg) 1800 (815)
Lift Capacity to Maximum Height at Pivot Pin (MF 243, 253, 263), lbs (kg) 2400 (1090)
Breakout Force at Pivot Pin (MF 231, 240), lbs (kg) 2600 (1180)
Breakout Force at Pivot Pin (MF 243, 253, 263), lbs (kg) 3400 (1540)

Cycle Times (MF 231-240 / 243-263)
Loader Raise, sec 6.1 / 3.5
Loader Lower, sec 5.0 / 2.3
Bucket Dump, sec 4.1 / 1.9
Bucket Rollback, sec 2.9 / 1.2

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