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Cat Landfill Compactors are designed with durability built in, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimized performance and simplified serviceability, our machines allow you to operate more efficiently and safely. Introduced in 1993, the 836 has been the industry leader for over 20 years. Focused on helping our customers succeed, we have continued to build upon each new series. The 836K continues our legacy of reliability, performance, safety, operator comfort, serviceability, and efficiency.


Gross Power 562.0 hp 419.0 kW Less
Net Power 496.0 hp 370.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat® C18 ACERT™ Cat® C18 ACERT™ Less
Bore 5.71 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm Less
Displacement 1104.5 in3 18.1 L Less
Emissions Tier 4 Final/Stage IV Tier 4 Final/Stage IV Less
Gross (SAE J1349) 562.0 hp 419.0 kW Less
High Idle Speed 2120.0 RPM 2120.0 RPM Less
Low Idle Speed 750.0 RPM 750.0 RPM Less
Maximum Altitude without Derating 7500.0 ft 2286.0 m Less
Maximum Gross Torque @ 1,300 rpm 2275.0 lb ft 3085.0 N·m Less
Net Power - SAE J1349: Converter Drive - Gross Power 496.0 hp 370.0 kW Less
Net Power - SAE J1349: Converter Drive - Torque Rise 52.0 % 52.0 % Less
Net Power - SAE J1349: Direct Drive - Gross Power 496.0 hp 370.0 kW Less
Net Power - SAE J1349: Direct Drive - Torque Rise 52.0 % 52.0 % Less
Rated Power (Lab) 555.0 hp 414.0 kW Less
Rated Power (Net ISO 14396) 553.0 hp 412.0 kW Less


Transmission Type Planetary - Powershift - ECPC Planetary - Powershift - ECPC Less
Travel Speeds: Forward - Converter 1st 3.9 mph 6.2 km/h Less
Travel Speeds: Forward - Converter 2nd 6.8 mph 10.9 km/h Less
Travel Speeds: Forward - Lockup 1st 4.0 mph 6.5 km/h Less
Travel Speeds: Forward - Lockup 2nd 7.3 mph 11.7 km/h Less
Travel Speeds: Reverse - Converter 1st 4.0 mph 6.5 km/h Less
Travel Speeds: Reverse - Converter 2nd 6.5 mph 10.4 km/h Less
Travel Speeds: Reverse - Lockup 1st 4.3 mph 6.9 km/h Less
Travel Speeds: Reverse - Lockup 2nd 7.6 mph 12.3 km/h Less

Hydraulic System

Bore 5.0 in 127.0 mm Less
Bore 5.5 in 137.9 mm Less
Hydraulic System Flow Sharing Implement Flow Sharing Implement Less
Lift System Double Acting Cylinder Double Acting Cylinder Less
Main Relief Pressure 3495.0 psi 24100.0 kPa Less
Maximum Supply Pressure 4640.0 psi 32000.0 kPa Less
Pump Flow at 2,006 rpm 66.0 gal/min 250.0 L/min Less
Steering System Double Acting - End Mounted Double Acting - End Mounted Less
Stroke 29.1 in 740.0 mm Less
Stroke 40.2 in 1021.0 mm Less
Vehicle Articulation Angle 86.0 Degrees 86.0 Degrees Less


Front Planetary - Fixed Planetary - Fixed Less
Oscillation Angle 13.0 Degrees 13.0 Degrees Less
Rear Planetary - Oscillating Planetary - Oscillating Less


Control System Full Hydraulic Split Circuit Full Hydraulic Split Circuit Less
Parking Brake Spring Applied, Hydraulic Released Spring Applied, Hydraulic Released Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 209.0 gal 793.0 L Less
Cooling System 28.0 gal 107.0 L Less
Crankcase 16.0 gal 60.0 L Less
Transmission 32.0 gal 120.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives - Front 49.0 gal 186.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives - Rear 50.0 gal 190.0 L Less
Diesel Engine Fluid Tank 9.0 gal 32.8 L Less
Hydraulic System (tank only) 63.0 gal 240.0 L Less


Operating Weight 123319.0 lb 55927.0 kg Less


Exterior Sound Level - Standard 111.0 dB(A) 111.0 dB(A) Less
Exterior Sound Level - Suppression 109.0 dB(A) 109.0 dB(A) Less
Interior Sound Level - Standard 72.0 dB(A) 72.0 dB(A) Less
Interior Sound Level - Suppression 71.0 dB(A) 71.0 dB(A) Less

Operating Specifications

Maximum Operating Weight - Multiple Blade and Wheel Offerings 123319.0 lb 55927.0 kg Less
Operating Weight with Full Tank Capacities and U-blade 123319.0 lb 55927.0 kg Less

Dimensions (Approximate)

Height to Top of Cab with A/C 15.27 ft 4655.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe 15.12 ft 4608.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Hood 11.22 ft 3421.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance to Bumper 3.38 ft 1029.0 mm Less
Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 10.46 ft 3187.0 mm Less
Hitch to Center Line of Front Axle 7.46 ft 2275.0 mm Less
Wheelbase 14.93 ft 4550.0 mm Less
Width over Wheels 14.04 ft 4280.0 mm Less
Height to ROPS/Canopy 14.06 ft 4284.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Cab with Strobe 15.9 ft 4845.0 mm Less
Length with Blade on Ground (straight blade) 33.41 ft 10182.0 mm Less
Turning Radius - Inside of Wheels 11.93 ft 3635.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 2.07 ft 632.0 mm Less

Hydraulic System - Steering

Maximum Flow @ × rpm 52 L/min @ 2,006 rpm 52 L/min @ 2,006 rpm Less
Steering Pressure Limited 3495.0 psi 24100.0 kPa Less
Steering System - Circuit Steering Double Acting - End Mounted Steering Double Acting - End Mounted Less
Steering System - Pump Piston - Variable Displacement Piston - Variable Displacement Less
Total Steering Angle 86.0 Degrees 86.0 Degrees Less

Wheels and Tips

Diameter with Tips 7.0 ft 2125.0 mm Less
Drum Diameter 5.81 ft 1770.0 mm Less
Drum Width 4.59 ft 1400.0 mm Less
Tips per Wheel 40 40 Less

Efficiency and Productivity

Delivering efficiency and productivity you demand through integrated machine systems.


Best built for the toughest conditions.

Power Train

Operate more efficiently with improved power and control.

Operator Station

Best-in-class operator comfort and ergonomics.

Technology Solutions

Greater productivity through Integrated Electronic Systems.


Enabling high uptime by reducing your service time.

Customer Support

Your Cat dealers know how to keep your machines productive.


Making your safety our priority.


Stewards of the environment.

Waste Protection

Maximize uptime, long life - it’s what you expect from your bottom line.

Wheels and Tips

More options to fit your operation.

Operating Costs

Save time and money by working smart.

836K Standard Equipment

  • Advanced Productivity Electronic Control Shifting (APECS)
  • Air to air aftercooler
  • Brakes, fully hydraulic, enclosed, wet multiple disc brakes
  • Cat Clean Emission Module, insulated
  • Electro hydraulic parking brake
  • Engine, Cat C18 with ACERT Technology
  • U.S. EPA Tier 4/EU Stage IV Technology
  • Fuel priming pump, electric
  • Fuel to air cooler
  • Ground level engine shutoff
  • Guard (3 piece) transmission
  • Heat shield, turbo and exhaust manifold
  • Hydraulically driven demand fan
  • Integrated braking
  • Radiator, Next Generation Modular (NGMR)
  • Separated cooling system
  • Starting aid (ether) automatic
  • Throttle lock
  • Torque converter with lockup clutch (LUC)
  • Turbine precleaner, engine air intake
  • Transmission, planetary, with 2F/2R speed range control
  • Underhood ventilation system

  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator, 150 amp
  • Batteries, maintenance-free (4-1,000 CCA)
  • Converter, 10-15 amp, 24V to 12V
  • Lighting system, halogen (front and rear)
  • Lighting, access stairway
  • Starter, electric (heavy duty)
  • Starter lockout (ground level)
  • Starting receptacle for emergency start
  • Transmission lockout (ground level)

  • Air conditioner
  • Cab, sound-suppressed and pressurized
  • Internal four-post rollover protective structure (ROPS/FOPS)
  • Radio ready for (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12V, 10-15 amp) 12V power port for mobile phone or laptop connection
  • Camera, rear vision
  • Coat and hard hat hooks
  • Flip-up armrest
  • Heater and defroster
  • Horn, electric
  • Hydraulic controls (floor mounted)
  • Implement hydraulic lockout
  • Laminated glass
  • Light, (dome) cab
  • Lunchbox and beverage holders
  • Instrumentation, Gauges: - DEF fluid level - Hydraulic oil temperature - Speedometer/tachometer - Torque converter temperature
  • Instrumentation, Warning Indicators: - Action alert system, three category - Axle/brake oil temp, front - Brake oil pressure - Electrical system, low voltage - Engine failure malfunction alert and action lamp
  • Mirrors, rearview (externally mounted)
  • Parking brake status
  • Radio, CB (ready)
  • Seat, Cat Comfort, (cloth) air suspension
  • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm (3") wide
  • STIC Control System with steering lock
  • Sun visor, front
  • Tinted glass
  • Transmission gear (indicator)
  • Vital Information Management System (VIMS) with graphical information display: external data port, customizable operator profiles
  • Wet-arm wipers/washers (front and rear)
  • Intermittent wipers (front and rear)

  • Wheels, paddle and plus tip

  • Guards, axle (front and rear)
  • Guards, cab window
  • Guards, crankcase and power train, hydraulically powered
  • Guards, rear fan and grill

  • Bulldozer arrangement is included in the standard equipment. Bulldozer blades are optional.

  • Antifreeze, premixed 50% concentration of extended life coolant with freeze protection to -34° C (-29° F)

  • Auto Blade Positioner (ABP)
  • Counterweight
  • Demand fan/swing out (hydraulic reversible)
  • Doors, service access locking
  • Ecology drains for engine, radiator, hydraulic tank
  • Electronic clutch pressure control and remote mounted pressure taps
  • Emergency platform egress
  • Engine, crankcase, 250 hour interval with CJ-4 oil
  • Fuel tank, 793 L (210 gal)
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Hoses, Cat XT™
  • Hydraulic oil cooler
  • Hydraulic, steering and brake filtration/screening system
  • Oil sampling valves
  • Product Link
  • Stairways, fixed-L/R (rear access)
  • Steering, load sensing
  • Vandalism protection caplocks
  • Venturi stack

836K Optional Equipment

4-Hydraulic belly guard actuators

Additional starter and batteries

Cab, rubber mounted glass

Cleaner finger arrangement

Fast fill fuel

Flashing strobe

Fuel line heater

Heated and ventilated seat

Heated mirrors

High speed oil change

Optimax engine precleaner dust ejector

Panoramic mirror

Premium LED lights

Radio, AM/FM/CD/MP3

Radio, Sirius/USB/Bluetooth

RESPA cab precleaner

Seat belt reminder

Sound suppression

Swingout stairs

Various blades
  • Straight blade
  • U-blade
  • Semi U-blade

Various tip and wheel arrangements
  • Paddle
  • Plus

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