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Massey Ferguson 40B Backhoe Loader

The Massey Ferguson 40B is a two-wheel drive backhoe loader. The MF 40B is powered by Perkins D4.203 four-cylinder liquid-cooled diesel engine with a rated power of 59 Hp (44 kW) and 162 Nm (120 lb-ft) of peak torque at 1200 rpm.

The Massey Ferguson 40B was fitted with two types of transmission. Type 1: 4x4 power shuttle transmission with torque converter. 2nd type: manual shuttle transmission with 6 forward and 6 reverse gears. The maximum forward speed - 20.5 mph (33 km/h), max. reverse speed - 19.5 mph (31.2 km/h). The open center hydraulic system used a gear pump with fluid flow rate of 26 gpm (98.5 lpm).

The hydraulic system pressure is 172.5 bar (2500 psi). The front end loader has a lifting capacity (at pivot pin) of 3300 lbs (1495 kg) to maximum height of 125" (3170 mm), and bucket's breakout force of 5500 lbs (2495 kg). The bucket dump clearance is 103" (2610 mm) at maximum dump angle of 48 degrees. The rated cycle times are 3 seconds lifting to maximum height, and 1.5 seconds to full bucket dump. The 79" standard material bucket has a heaped capacity of 0.75 cu.yd (0.60 cu.m).

The backhoe operational data includes a bucket dig force of 9985 lbs (4530 kg), and dipperstick digging force of 6300 lbs (2855 kg). The maximum digging depth is 175" (4440 mm), and reach from swing pivot of 212" (5380 mm) at ground line. The backhoe is compatible with 16", 18", 24", and 30" buckets.

Engine Model Perkins D4.203
Engine Type 4-Stroke, four-cylinder liquid-cooled diesel
Number of Cylinders 4
Displacement, cu in (L) 203.5 (3.30)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 3.60 (91.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 5.00 (127.0)
Aspiration Natural
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 59.0 (44.0)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2000
Maximum Torque, Nm (ft-lb) 162 (120)
Torque Speed, rpm 1200
Idle Speed, rpm 550-750
Compression Ratio 17.5:1
Firing Order 1-3-4-2
Fuel System Injection pump
Combustion System Direct injection
Governor Mechanical
Air Cleaner Dual dry element
Valve Clearance, in (mm) 0.012 (0.30)
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 18.5 (70.0)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 8.5 (8.0)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 11.0 (10.4)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12
Charging System Alternator

Power Take-Off
PTO Operational Type Live
PTO Horsepower, hp (kW) 53.0 (39.3)
PTO Speed, rpm 540

Standard Transmission
Transmission Type Manual Shuttle
Gearbox Type 6F/6R
Number of Forward Gears 6
Number of Reverse Gears 6
Clutch Type Dry disc
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 42.0 (39.7)
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 20.5 (33.0)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 18.6 (29.9)

Optional Transmission
Transmission Type Instant Reverse
Gearbox Type 4F/4R, power shuttle with torque converter
Number of Forward Gears 4
Number of Reverse Gears 4
Torque Converter Type Single stage
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 18.4 (29.6)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 19.5 (31.2)

Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD 4x2
Steering Configuration Front steer
Steering System Hydrostatic power
Brakes Type Differential mechanical wet disc
Front Tire Size (Std) 7.50-16
Rear Tire Size (Std) 14.9-24
Front Tire Size (Opt) 11L-15
Rear Tire Size (Opt) 16.9x24
Front Tread, in (mm) 61 (1545)
Rear Tread, in (mm) 62 (1570)

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic System Type Open Center
Hydraulic Pump Type Gear
Implement Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 26.0 (98.5)
Hydraulic Pressure, Bar (psi) 172.5 (2500)
Hydraulic Fluid Capacity (Backhoe), gal (L) 17.0 (64.3)
Hydraulic Fluid Capacity (Loader), gal (L) 13.0 (49.2)
Steering Oil Capacity, qts (L) 2.0 (1.9)

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase, in (mm) 84 (2130)
Length, in (mm) 261 (6620)
Height (Cab), in (mm) 98 (2480)
Overall Width, in (mm) 81 (2050)
Ground Clearance, in (mm) 15 (380)
Weight, lb (kg) 11300 (5125)

Front End Loader
Loader Model MF 33A
Maximum Lift Height (to Pin), in (mm) 125 (3170)
Clearance, Dumped Bucket, in (mm) 103 (2610)
Reach At Max. Lift Height, in (mm) 25 (630)
Reach At Ground, in (mm) 73 (1850)
Dump Angle, deg 48
Rollback Angle, deg 32
Breakout Force (at Pin), lb (kg) 5500 (2495)
Lift Capacity To Max. Height (at Pin), lb (kg) 3300 (1495)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 79 (2000)
Bucket Capacity, cu.yd (m3) 0.75 (0.60)
Raising Time to Full Height, sec 3.0
Bucket Dumping Time, sec 1.5
Lowering Time, sec 1.5

Backhoe Model MF 54A
Digging Depth (Maximum), in (mm) 175 (4440)
Digging Depth (2-ft Flat), in (mm) 174 (4410)
Reach from Swing Pivot, in (mm) 212 (5380)
Loading Height, in (mm) 113 (2870)
Swing Arc, deg 180
Bucket Digging Force, lb (kg) 9985 (4530)
Dipperstick Digging Force, lb (kg) 6300 (2855)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 16 (305)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 18 (455)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 24 (605)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 30 (760)



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