Cat® D6T Dozer Delivers Even More Productivity, Ease of Operation with GRADE for Dozers Slope Assist Technology

For Release in Europe: February 2016
Release Number: 15PR16

Cat® D6T dozer operators will soon be able to enjoy even more productivity and ease of operation with the addition of Cat Slope Assist as standard equipment.

Cat Slope Assist, helps operators reach target slope fast by automatically maintaining the dozer blade’s established blade angles. Finish up to 39 percent faster, with up to 68 percent better surface quality and using up to 82 percent less operator effort.* 

Slope Assist is a GRADE for Dozers feature that is part of the broad suite of Cat Connect technologies. GRADE technology helps control the blade so operators can get more quality work done in less time. Experienced operators can work more productively and less experienced operators can achieve better quality results more quickly.

Slope Assist is standard on the D6T and integrated right into the machine at the factory – no additional hardware or software is required. Slope Assist will be available mid-2016, starting with LGP, LGP VPAT and XW VPAT configurations. The added technology is complemented by a new color Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), which shows Slope Assist values, real time machine mainfall/cross slope, and a variety of machine operating information and functions.

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*Cat Slope Assist production study, December 2014

D6T Dozer Specifications

Engine Cat C9.3 ACERT™
Net power  154 kW
210 hp (DIN)
Operating weight, min. 17 753 kg
Operating weight, max. 24 336  kg
Blade capacity range  3.7 to 5.3 m3


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