CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Compact Dozer Loader


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The CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Compact Dozer Loader: an unparalleled innovation that transforms the landscape of construction equipment. As the industry’s first-ever compact dozer loader, it seamlessly combines the formidable power of a dozer with the unparalleled flexibility of a loader. The Minotaur™ DL550 stands as a testament to engineering excellence, ready to conquer many challenges with its unmatched versatility and strength, solidifying its position as the ultimate compact machine in the industry.

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CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Compact Dozer Loader

The CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Compact Dozer Loader: an unparalleled innovation that transforms the landscape of construction equipment. As the industry’s first-ever compact dozer loader, it seamlessly combines the formidable power of a dozer with the unparalleled flexibility of a loader. The Minotaur™ DL550 stands as a testament to engineering excellence, ready to conquer many challenges with its unmatched versatility and strength, solidifying its position as the ultimate compact machine in the industry.

CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Features

Unmatched Dozer Performance with Loader Agility

The integrated C-frame of the Minotaur™ DL550 delivers unmatched dozer performance while its design maintains the agility and finesse of a high-capacity loader. This unique combination ensures unparalleled productivity across various applications.

Universal Compatibility with Precision Construction Technology

Featuring CASE Universal Machine Control, the DL550 is compatible with the precision construction technology of your choice, enhancing its adaptability and effectiveness on any job site. Whether it’s GPS, laser-based systems, or other advanced solutions, this machine can integrate seamlessly, ensuring optimal performance and accuracy.

Versatile Attachment Integration

The DL550’s compatibility with hundreds of attachments, along with the addition of an industry-exclusive, fully integrated ripper, makes it a one-of-a-kind solution for all your construction needs. From heavy-duty loading to precision grading, this machine’s versatility is unmatched.

Engineered for Excellence

CASE’s dedication to innovation and quality is evident in the Minotaur™ DL550. With 29 patents, over 10,000 field test hours, and extensive evaluations and refinements based on real-world operator feedback, this machine sets a new standard for quality and performance in the construction equipment industry.

Key Features:

  • Industry-Exclusive Integrated C-Frame: Delivers actual dozer performance with a six-way blade for unparalleled versatility.
  • Fully Integrated Rear Ripper (Optional): Enhances the machine’s capability to tear through harsh soil conditions.
  • Standard Heavy-Duty 1.25-Cubic-Yard Bucket: Ensures efficient loading and material handling.
  • Enhanced High-Flow Hydraulics: Provides the power needed to operate a wide range of attachments.
  • Versatile Track Options: Choose steel or rubber tracks to suit your job site requirements.
  • Advanced Operator Experience: Updated features and functionality, including an improved LCD display and adjustable armrests for enhanced comfort and ease of use.
  • Powerful Fleet Management and Remote Machine Access: Equipped with CASE SiteWatch telematics for real-time monitoring and management, ensuring maximum efficiency and uptime.

The CASE Minotaur™ DL550 compact dozer loader embodies the strength, versatility, and intelligence needed to excel in the most demanding conditions. Transform your operation with the industry’s most innovative and powerful compact machine.

CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Standard Equipment

Operator Environment:

  • Enclosed Cab (ROPS/FOPS Level 1): Fully sealed and pressurized with FSP Glassdoor, including wiper and washer, removable sliding side windows for enhanced visibility and accessibility.
  • Ventilation System: An integrated heater ensures a comfortable working environment in all weather conditions, complemented by a heater and air conditioner for temperature control.
  • Entertainment and Connectivity: Comes equipped with an AM/FM Bluetooth radio featuring two speakers and a USB port for connectivity and entertainment on the job.
  • Convenience and Security: Features keyless start ignition, an 8-inch color LCD display for easy monitoring, economy mode with auto idle shutdown for fuel efficiency, and auto engine protection shutdown to prevent damage.
  • Comfort: Deluxe cloth, air suspension seat with heater and lumbar support for extended comfort during long working hours, and a 2-inch retractable 3-point lap seat belt for safety.
  • Control and Customization: Includes ignition timeout, adjustable machine settings, user access levels, operator security codes, hand and foot throttles, and an alarm package with backup and horn for safety and security.
  • Visibility and Accessibility: Rearview mirror, headliner, dome light, top window, and cup holder enhance operator convenience and visibility. A 12V power plug socket, footrest, seat pocket, and armrests are provided for added comfort.
  • Safety and Control: Features loader control lockout system, electric parking brake control, operator’s compartment floor cleanout, and proportional auxiliary hydraulic control on the joystick for precise operation.


  • Performance and Efficiency: Equipped with a Charge Air Cooler (CAC), dual element air cleaner, Organic Acid Technology (OAT) anti-freeze solution to -34º F, and an over and under radiator and oil cooler configuration for optimal performance and longevity.
  • Reliability: Includes glow plugs for reliable starting, integral engine oil cooler, fuel filter with water trap, master electrical disconnect, jump start terminal, and a hydraulically driven reversible fan for engine and hydraulic system health.


  • Versatile Mobility: 2-speed hydrostatic four-wheel drive with SAHR disc parking brake and switchable control patterns between Dozer & ISO for adaptable operation.
  • Control and Speed: Offers 16 virtual speeds in dozer mode and foot pedal modes—Accelerate, Trans, and Decelerate—for precise speed control.


  • Powerful and Flexible: Auxiliary hydraulics at 3,450 psi and high-flow options, including an enhanced High-Flow system at 4,100 psi, with a 6-micron oil filtration system for clean operation.
  • Control and Functionality: Features include a 4-spool loader control valve, auxiliary hydraulic disconnects, ISO flat-face connect-under-pressure with case drain, and several override and lockout systems for safety and versatility.

Blade and Loader:

  • Precision and Control: The blade offers a 52° – 60° variable pitch with a single lever control for lift, angle, and tilt, ready for precision guidance. The loader has a hydraulic attachment coupler and vertical lift geometry for effective material handling.

Undercarriage and Other Features:

  • Durability: Heavy-duty steel tracks, Sealed and Lubricated Track Chain (SALT) for reliable underfoot conditions.
  • Additional Features: Includes LED lights for visibility, pre-wired for rotating beacon, lockable service access hood, single-point daily servicing, and remote oil and fuel filters for maintenance convenience.


  • Advanced Monitoring: CASE SiteWatch™ Telematics with hardware and a 5-year data subscription, alongside the SiteConnect Module, provides remote diagnostics capability for enhanced fleet management and operational efficiency.

CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Optional Equipment

Operator Environment Options:

  • Open Cab (ROPS/FOPS Level 1) with side screens and keyed start, offering a less enclosed option for operators who prefer open-air working conditions.
  • Mechanical Suspension Seat—Vinyl: This durable and comfortable seating option provides mechanical suspension to reduce operator fatigue.
  • Demolition Cab Door with Polycarbonate: Offers enhanced protection and visibility for demolition projects, made from durable polycarbonate material.

Rear Mounted Equipment:

  • Ripper: 5 positions with three shanks, allowing for versatile ground engagement and easier soil breaking.
  • Replaceable Ripper Teeth: Ensures longevity and performance of the ripper by allowing worn teeth to be easily replaced.
  • Drawbar: Provides additional utility for towing and hauling applications.

Other Optional Equipment:

  • Language Decals: The machine can be customized with decals in various languages for international use.
  • Buckets: A selection of buckets to suit different tasks and materials, enhancing the loader’s versatility.
  • Bolt-on Bucket Cutting Edges: Easily replaceable for improved durability and performance.
  • Special Paint: Custom paint options to match company branding or preference.
  • Tracks: Options for different track types to suit various ground conditions and applications.

Service Parts:

  • Road Lights: Improve visibility and safety during road transport or low-light conditions.
  • Four-Corner LED Strobe: Enhances visibility and safety on the worksite.
  • Precleaner: Helps extend air filter life by pre-cleaning the air before it enters the filter.
  • FOPS Level 2: Additional protection against falling objects, enhancing operator safety.
  • 3 Inch (76.2 mm) Retractable Seat Belt: Offers improved safety and compliance with safety regulations.
  • Bolt-on Heavy-Duty Bucket Teeth: For increased penetration and load handling capability.
  • Rotating Beacon: For increased visibility and safety on the job site.
  • Four Point Lift Hook: Adds lifting capability to the machine for versatile handling of materials and equipment.
  • 48 in (1.22 m) Pallet Forks: For material handling and pallet moving applications.
  • 1150 CCA Battery for High Altitude: Ensures reliable operation in high-altitude environments.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Adds an essential safety feature to the machine.
  • Tamper Resistant Front Door Bracket: Enhances security and prevents unauthorized access.
  • Attachment Hose Kit: Facilitates the use of hydraulic attachments.
  • Front Coupler Hose Protection Guard: Protects hydraulic hoses from damage during operation.

CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Engine Specs

ModelFPT F5B FL413 D*C005
Emissions CertificationTier 4 Final
TypeDiesel 4-stroke, Turbo, Direct Injection (D.I.)
Bore/Stroke3.9 x 4.3 in (99 x 110 mm)
Displacement207 in³ (3.4 L)
Fuel InjectionDirect, high-pressure common rail – HPCR
Fuel#2 Diesel
Fuel FilterPre-filter Beta (30) = 200/spin-on, Main filter Beta (4) = 20/spin-on
Air IntakeTurbocharged with waste gate and external cooled EGR
Exhaust AftertreatmentSelective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)
Engine Speeds RPMHigh idle – no load 2500 +/- 25, Rated – full load 2500, Low idle 1150 +/- 25
Horsepower @ 2500 RPM – SAE J1349Gross: 114 hp (85 kW), Net: 114 hp (85 kW)
Peak Torque @ 1400 RPM339 lb·ft (460 N·m)
Radiator Core TypeAluminum bar and plate
Core Size Area253 in² (0.163 m²)
Rows of Tubes x Columns19 rows
Cap Pressure16 +/- 2 psi (1.10 +/- 0.14 bar)
Fan Diameter22 in (560 mm)
Fan Ratio0.96:1 standard, 1.1:1 high-flow
Water Pump StyleCentrifugal
Flow47.8 gpm (181 L/min)
Engine Lubrication PumpRotor pump with deep sump pan, plate cooler, and pressurized under-piston nozzles
Pump Operating Angle RatingsSide to side 45°, Bucket up 35°, Bucket down 45°

CASE Minotaur™ DL550 Dimensions

Table 1: General Dimensions

Dimension LabelDescriptionMeasurement (in)Measurement (m)
A. Overall operating heightWith heavy-duty bucket176.54.48
With XHD bucket189.64.82
B. Height to Bucket hinge pin140.23.56
C. Top of ROPS84.62.15
D. Bottom of level bucket, fully raised133.33.39
E. Overall length without attachment with coupler129.53.29
F. With heavy-duty bucket on ground159.14.04
With XHD bucket172.74.39
G. Maximum dump angle46.1°
H. Dump height with heavy-duty bucket109.02.77
With XHD bucket99.22.52
I. Dump reach at maximum height with heavy-duty bucket39.00.99
J. Maximum attachment rollback (Bucket on ground)30°
K. Bucket at full height84°
L. Track on ground – 14 in Steel/18 in Steel661.68
M. Ground clearance – bottom of belly pan12.60.32
N. Angle of departureWith Ripper28.2°
No Ripper37.7°
O. Clearance circle without bucket or blade – Steel Track66.31.69
Rubber Track67.41.71
P. With 84 in heavy-duty bucket on ground – 18 in Steel Track101.32.57
Q. Clearance circle rear – Steel Track70.51.79
R. Track gauge60.61.54
S. Over the track width – 18 in Steel Track78.62.00

Table 2: Blade and Ripper Dimensions

Dimension Label14 in Steel Track18 in Steel Track/Rubber Track
A. Overall length with Blade168.8 in (4.29 m)168.8 in (4.29 m)
without Ripperwith Ripper
191.1 in (4.86 m)191.1 in (4.86 m)
B. Straight Blade Width90 in (2.28 m)96 in (2.44 m)
C. Blade Cut Width84.6 in (2.15 m)90.2 in (2.29 m)
D. Cast Reach Track Coverage10.2 in (0.26 m)11.0 in (0.28 m)
E. Cut Reach Track Coverage-0.2 in (-0.005 m)0.6 in (0.016 m)
F. Ripper Cut Width (Maximum)51.9 in (1.32 m)51.9 in (1.32 m)
G. Overall Ripper Width63.2 in (1.61 m)63.2 in (1.61 m)
H. Blade Lift Above Ground25.4 in (0.65 m)25.4 in (0.65 m)
I. Blade Depth Below Ground16.4 in (0.42 m)16.4 in (0.42 m)
Blade Maximum Tilt (in each direction)6.3°6.3°
Blade Maximum Angle (in each direction)20°20°
Blade Pitch52° – 60°52° – 60°



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