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Overview

Representing a long-standing commitment to quality and performance, this rugged, powerful machine is designed and built for tough applications.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat® C15 ACERT™ Cat® C15 ACERT™ Less
Net Power 354.0 hp 264.0 kW Less
Flywheel Power 354.0 hp 264.0 kW Less
Gross Power 401.0 hp 299.0 kW Less
Direct Drive Net Power – Caterpillar 354.0 hp 264.0 kW Less
Direct Drive Net Power – EEC 80/1269 354.0 hp 264.0 kW Less
Direct Drive Net Power – ISO 9249 354.0 hp 264.0 kW Less
Direct Drive Net Power – SAE J1349 (JAN90) 350.0 hp 261.0 kW Less
Converter Drive Net Power – Caterpillar 354.0 hp 264.0 kW Less
Converter Drive Net Power – EEC 80/1269 354.0 hp 264.0 kW Less
Converter Drive Net Power – ISO 9249 354.0 hp 264.0 kW Less
Converter Drive Net Power – SAE J1349 (JAN90) 350.0 hp 261.0 kW Less
Net Power - SAE J1349 (JAN90) 350.01 hp 261.0 kW Less
Bore 5.4 in 137.0 mm Less
Stroke 6.7 in 171.0 mm Less
Displacement 928.0 in3 15.2 L Less
Cylinders 6 6 Less

Transmission

Number of Forward Speeds 4 4 Less
Number of Reverse Speeds 4 4 Less
Converter Drive – Forward 1 3.8 mph 6.1 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Forward 2 6.5 mph 10.5 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Forward 3 11.5 mph 18.3 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Forward 4 20.0 mph 32.1 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Reverse 1 4.3 mph 6.9 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Reverse 2 7.5 mph 12.0 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Reverse 3 13.0 mph 20.8 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Reverse 4 22.7 mph 36.6 km/h Less

Hydraulic System

Lift cylinder, bore and stroke 120.65 mm x 915 mm (4.75 in x 36.0 in) 120.65 mm x 915 mm (4.75 in x 36.0 in) Less
Steering cylinder, bore and stroke 114.3 mm x 576 mm (4.5 in x 22.7 in) 114.3 mm x 576 mm (4.5 in x 22.7 in) Less
Right tilt and tip, bore and stroke 152.4 mm x 255 mm (6 in x 10.0 in) 152.4 mm x 255 mm (6 in x 10.0 in) Less
Left tilt and tip, bore and stroke 133.75 mm x 255 mm (5.3 in x 10.0 in) 133.75 mm x 255 mm (5.3 in x 10.0 in) Less
Relief valve setting 3500.0 psi 24125.0 kPa Less

Brakes

Brakes Meet SAE/ISO 3450 1996 Meet SAE/ISO 3450 1996 Less

Axles

Front Fixed Fixed Less
Rear Oscillating ±13° Oscillating ±13° Less

Tires

Standard Tire Size 29.5RR25 XHA MX L3 29.5RR25 XHA MX L3 Less

Weights

Operating Weight 63325.0 lb 28724.0 kg Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank – standard 185.0 gal 700.0 L Less
Cooling System 21.9 gal 83.0 L Less
Crankcase 9.0 gal 34.0 L Less
Transmission 16.4 gal 62.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 23.2 gal 88.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives – Front 23.8 gal 90.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives – Rear 23.8 gal 90.0 L Less

Cab

Cab ROPS/FOPS is standard ROPS/FOPS is standard Less
Sound Performance Levels Meet ANSI/SAE, SAE and ISO standards Meet ANSI/SAE, SAE and ISO standards Less
ROPS/FOPS Meets SAE and ISO standards Meets SAE and ISO standards Less

Operating Specifications

Ground Clearance 14.09 in 358.0 mm Less

Blade Specifications

Blade Capacities 4.67 m3 - 16 m3 (6.1 yd3 - 21 yd3) 4.67 m3 - 16 m3 (6.1 yd3 - 21 yd3) Less
Straight Blade - Capacity 14.78 yd3 4507.0 m3 Less
Straight Blade - Overall Width 1.4 ft 430.0 mm Less
Straight Blade - Height 4.03 ft 1229.0 mm Less
Straight Blade - Digging Depth 1.4 ft 430.0 mm Less
Straight Blade - Ground Clearance 3.51 ft 1070.0 mm Less
Straight Blade - Maximum Tilt 3.88 ft 1184.0 mm Less
Straight Blade - Weight 7047.0 lb 3196.0 kg Less
Straight Blade - Total Operating Weight 63325.0 lb 28724.0 kg Less
Universal Blade - Capacity 9.0 yd3 6.88 m3 Less
Universal Blade - Overall Width 14.23 ft 4336.0 mm Less
Universal Blade - Height 4.48 ft 1365.0 mm Less
Universal Blade - Digging Depth 1.7 ft 518.0 mm Less
Universal Blade - Ground Clearance 3.14 ft 956.0 mm Less
Universal Blade - Maximum Tilt 3.74 ft 1139.0 mm Less
Coal Blade - Capacity 20.93 yd3 16.0 m3 Less
Coal Blade - Overall Width 15.75 ft 4800.0 mm Less
Coal Blade - Height 5.92 ft 1803.0 mm Less
Coal Blade - Digging Depth 1.76 ft 536.0 mm Less
Coal Blade - Ground Clearance 3.48 ft 1060.0 mm Less
Coal Blade - Maximum Tilt 4.11 ft 1254.0 mm Less
Semi-U Blade - Capacity 9.0 yd3 6.88 m3 Less
Semi-U Blade - Overall Width 14.56 ft 4439.0 mm Less
Semi-U Blade - Height 5.2 ft 1584.0 mm Less
Semi-U Blade - Digging Depth 1.78 ft 542.0 mm Less
Semi-U Blade - Maximum Tilt 3.83 ft 1166.0 mm Less

Dimensions

Height to Top of Cab 12.14 ft 3700.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.78 ft 3590.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Hood 8.64 ft 2635.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance to Bumper 2.9 ft 885.0 mm Less
Height to Bottom of Ladder 1.46 ft 446.0 mm Less
Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Bumper 8.82 ft 2787.0 mm Less
Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch 6.07 ft 1850.0 mm Less
Wheelbase 12.14 ft 3700.0 mm Less
Length with Blade on Ground 26.98 ft 8224.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 1.17 ft 358.0 mm Less

Power Train

Delivers top performance and durability in tough applications.


Hydraulics

Well-balanced hydraulics deliver precise, low-effort control and trouble-free operation.


Structures

Advanced design and materials provide superior strength to the purpose built structures.


Blades

Multiple box-section construction with heat treated moldboard and DH-2 steel edges and end bits contribute to long life.


Operator Station and Controls

Ergonomically designed for operator comfort with low-effort controls increases efficiency and productivity.


Serviceability

Having easy daily maintenance is the way to get it done.


Optional Features

Available options can augment the 824H and meet your needs.


Complete Customer Support

Caterpillar® dealers are there to help you keep your machines up and running for maximum productivity.


824H Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator (95-amp)
  • Batteries, maintenance-free (four 1,000 CCA)
  • Diagnostic connector
  • Electrical system (24-volt)
  • Lighting system, halogen (front and rear)
  • Lockable master disconnect switch
  • Starter, electric (heavy-duty)
  • Starting receptacle for emergency starts

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Air conditioner
  • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed
  • Cigar lighter (12-volt, 15-amp) and ashtray
  • Coat hook
  • Command Control steering
  • Electro-Hydraulic tilt, tip and Automatic Blade Positioning (ABP) controls
  • Fingertip shift controls (steering wheel mounted)
  • Gear selection display
  • Heater and defroster
  • Horn, electric
  • Action alert system, three category
  • Instrumentation, warning indicators
  • Light, cab (dome)
  • Lunchbox and beverage holders
  • Mirrors, rearview (externally mounted)
  • Seat, Comfort Series (cloth), air suspension
  • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm (3 in) wide
  • Tilt and lift control system lock
  • Transmission gear indicator
  • Wet-arm wipers/washers (front and rear)

POWER TRAIN
  • Brakes, full hydraulic, enclosed, wet-disc
  • Cat axles, outboard final drives
  • Demand fan, hydraulic
  • Electronic fuel priming pump
  • Engine, Cat C15 MEUI with ACERT™ Technology, ATAAC, ADEM™ IV controller
  • Muffler, sound-suppressed
  • Precleaner, engine air intake
  • Radiator, Next Generation Modular Radiator (NGMR)
  • Separated cooling system
  • Starting aid (ether)
  • Throttle lock
  • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
  • Torque converter
  • Transmission, planetary, autoshift (4F/4R)

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Auto Blade Positioner (ABP)
  • Caterpillar o-ring face seals couplings and XT™ hoses
  • Coolers
  • Doors, service access (locking)
  • Engine, crankcase, 500 hour interval with CH-4 oil
  • Grouped Electronic Clutch Pressure Control, remote mounted pressure taps
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Hood, metallic with lockable service doors
  • Muffler (under hood)
  • Oil sampling valves
  • Vandalism protection caplocks
  • Venturi stack

BULLDOZERS
  • Bulldozer is not included in standard equipment

TIRES, RIMS AND WHEELS
  • A tire must be selected from the mandatory attachments section - base machine price includes a tire allowance

ANTIFREEZE
  • Premixed 50 percent concentration of Extended Life Coolant with freeze protection to -34° C (-29° F)

824H Optional Equipment

Counterweight - 2227 kg/4,910 lb

Electrical
  • Lights, cab auxiliary - 3 kg/7 lb
  • Lights, directional signal - 2 kg/4 lb

Fast Fuel adapter - 4 kg/9 lb

Fenders, front and rear roading - 604 kg/1,333 lb

Guards, Drive Shaft
  • Use with counterweight - 20 kg/44 lb
  • Use without counterweight - 58 kg/127 lb

Operator Environment
  • Mirror, internal (panoramic) - 5 kg/10 lb
  • Mirror, internal (rearview) - 3 kg/7 lb
  • Radio, AM/FM, weatherband, cassette 2 kg/4 lb
  • Sliding cab window - 13 kg/28 lb
  • Visor, front - 5 kg/10 lb
  • Wiper, intermittent (rear) - 1 kg/2 lb

Power Train
  • Differential, No-SPIN rear - 2 kg/4 lb
  • Cooler, axle oil - 183 kg/403 lb

Starting Aids
  • Heater, engine coolant - 2 kg/4 lb
  • Heater, 220-volt - 1 kg/3 lb

Miscellaneous Attachments
  • Oil change, high speed - 1 kg/3 lb
  • Precleaner, turbine/trash - 14 kg/30 lb
  • Product Link -
  • Secondary steering - 37 kg/72 lb
  • Sound suppression - 103 kg/227 lb
  • Special application end bits - 15 kg/32 lb
  • Computer Aided Earthmoving System (CAES) ready

Antifreeze -

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