PT-70 Posi-Track Loader (PT70)

Product Information

PLEASE NOTE: this machine has been superseded by the ASV VT-70 Posi-Track – click here to view. Dry Hire (Rental) and Used for Sale machines remain in stock.

The PT-70 is a high performance loader with premium features and exceptional value. It works productively in a wide range of applications using a patented Posi-Track™ undercarriage technology with suspension for maximum traction, flotation and operator comfort.

With a narrow machine width (66 inches/1676 mm) the PT-70 can easily maneuver and operate in confined or congested work sites. Its purpose-built chassis was designed to be a heavy duty machine with good balance and performance within a compact and durable package.

A spacious comfortable operator station with an adjustable contour seat allows the operator to work in comfort all day long.

  • A high-performance loader with premium features and exceptional value.
  • Very low ground pressure allows work on soft or sensitive surfaces with minimal damage or impact.
  • Easy operation with pilot-operated joystick controls and comfortable easy access operator station.
  • Standard auxiliary hydraulics and quick coupler attach easily to a wide range of industry-standard attachments.

Product Specifications

Operating weight 7,890 lb. (3579 kg)
Shipping weight 7,315 lb (3318 kg)
Ground pressure @ operating weight 3.7 psi (25.5 kPa)
Tipping load 5,500 lb (2495 kg)
Operating capacity, 50% tipping load 2,750 lb (1247 kg)
Operating capacity, 35% tipping load 1,925 lb (873 kg)
Travel speed, maximum 0-7 mph (11.3 kph)
Type Diesel, 4-cylinder, turbocharged
Model Perkins 804D-33T
Displacement 202 in3 (3.3 L)
Gross power rating @ 2600 rpm 71 hp (53 kW)
Torque, peak 173 ft-lb (235 Nm)
Cooling system Engine-driven fan and coolant/anti-freeze-filled radiator
Engine block heater Standard, AC plug-in type
Intake air cleaner Dual stage
Emission controls Meets all U.S. EPA Tier 2 standards
Track type General purpose track constructed of rubber compound with embedded copolymer cords and all-purpose treads.
Single row of track drive lugs molded in.
Track width 15 in (381 mm)
Length of track on ground 71 in (1803 mm)
Ground contact area 2,130 in2 (1.65 m2)
Drive system Two hydrostatic direct drive sprockets controlled by a single joystick.
Track drive sprocket Elevated with low friction, replaceable sprocket rollers.
Undercarriage suspension Two independent torsion axles per undercarriage.
Roller wheels 14 high-density polyurethane and rubber wheels per track. Wheel bearings protected by metal-faced seals.
Roller wheel diameters Front & rear wheels – 15 in (381 mm); mid wheels – 10 in (254 mm)
Pump capacity, low flow
Pump capacity, high flow
Variable from 0-17.4 gpm (65.9 lpm)
30 gpm (113.6 lpm)
System pressure, max. 3,000 psi (20 670 kPa)
Controls Variable (low) via joystick button or continuous via console switch, High/Low mode selectable via dash-mounted switch.
Couplers Push-to-connect quick couplers mounted on loader arms. Pressure relief valve mounted to coupler block.
Cooling system High efficiency oil cooler beside engine radiator, not stacked
Fuel tank 18 US gal (68 L)
Hydraulic tank 21 US gal (79 L)
Engine coolant / antifreeze 3 US gal (12 L)
Engine oil, including filter 9 quarts (8.52 L)
Nominal charge 12 V
Battery 925 CCA
Charging system 90 amp alternator
Outlets 1-12 V port inside operator station
Wiring Pre-wired for all factory-available accessories
Seat Adjustable contour vinyl seat with built-in operator presence switch, lap bar and 3-inch (76 mm) wide seat belt.
Loader control Right-hand pilot hydraulic joystick controls loader lift/lower and tilt, plus variable control of aux. hydraulic.
Drive control Left-hand pilot hydraulic joystick controls machine speed and direction.
Engine speed Foot pedal
Indicators / gauges Engine oil pressure gauge
Hydraulic oil temperature gauge
Battery voltage gauge
Coolant temperature gauge
Tachometer, Fuel gauge, Hourmeter
ROPS Meets SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471:1994
FOPS Meets SAE J1043 SEPT87, ISO 3449:1992
Illumination 4 – Fixed forward-facing halogen lights 2 – Adjustable rear-facing halogen light 1 – Interior light
Convenience 12 V power port
Operator station options Back-up alarm
Beacon, rotating
Bucket positioning, automatic
Cab enclosure with wiper
Cab enclosure with heater, insulation, wiper
Front door, slide-up (glass or polycarbonate)
Sound insulation
Suspension seat
Window, rear
Windows, side, sliding