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Power Train

Delivers top performance, durability, reliability.

Operator Station and Controls

Comfort and control - a top quality operator's station will help maximize productivity.

Tamping Wheels and Tips

The heart of any compaction system.


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

Optional Features

Available options augment the 815F to meet your needs.


If maintenance is simple and accessible, it gets done.

Complete Customer Support

Caterpillar dealers are the equipment experts.

815F Standard Equipment

  • Alarm, backup
  • Alternator (70 amp)
  • Batteries, maintenance-free
  • Diagnostic connectors
  • Lighting system, halogen (front, rear and cab-mounted)
  • Starting and charging system (24-volt)
  • Starting receptacle for emergency starts

  • Blade control system locks
  • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)
  • Coat hook
  • Cigar lighter and ashtray
  • Caterpillar Monitoring System
  • Dome light (cab)
  • Heater and defroster
  • Horn, electric (steering wheel mounted)
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Lunchbox and beverage holders
  • Mirrors, rearview (interior mounted)
  • Seat, KAB mechanical suspension
  • Seatbelt, retractable, 76 mm (3 in) wide
  • Steering column, adjustable
  • Wet-arm wipers/washers (front and rear)

  • Brakes, fully hydraulic, enclosed, wet-disc
  • Engine, Cat 3176C with ATAAC
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Muffler
  • Radiator, Advanced Modular Cooling System (AMOCS)
  • Starting aid (ether)
  • Torque converter
  • Transmission, planetary (3 forward/3 reverse speeds)

  • Caterpillar O-ring face seals/couplings
  • XT hoses
  • Cleaner bars
  • Guards
  • Hood, metallic with lockable service doors
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Hydraulic oil cooler
  • Oil sampling valves
  • Trunnion
  • Tamper wheels
  • Vandalism protection caplocks

  • Bulldozer blade, hydraulics and linkage are not included in standard equipment.

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