CS56B Vibratory Soil Compactor

Vibratory Soil Compactors CS56B

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Key Specs

Operating Weight - With ROPS/FOPS
26352 lb
11953 kg
Compaction Width
84 in
2134 mm
Gross Power
156.9 HP
117 kW


Productive and Efficient

The CS56B provides exceptional performance for granular soil compaction applications.


Lower Operating Cost

Up to 15% fuel savings with eco-mode, exclusive pod-style vibratory design offering 3 year/3000 hour service intervals, and a no-maintenance hitch with sealed-for-life bearings.

Up To 50% More Efficient

On-board compaction measurement helps take guesswork out of the process with exclusive MDP technology that gives compaction readings; scalable solutions including mapping and machine-to-machine communication keep jobsite connected.

Enhanced Operator Comfort

Visibility is enhanced by the new rear vision camera; standard tiltable steering column gives the operator more flexibility, and our integrated backlit display console turns with seat.

Product Specifications for CS56B

Operating Weight - With ROPS/FOPS 26352 lb 11953 kg
Weight - Drum with ROPS/FOPS 13975 lb 6339 kg
Compaction Width 84 in 2134 mm
Curb Clearance 19.3 in 491 mm
Ground Clearance 17.4 in 442 mm
Static Linear Load - With ROPS/FOPS 166.3 lb/in 29.7 kg/cm
Travel Speed - Maximum 7 mile/h 11.4 km/h
Turning Radius - Inside Drum Edge 12.1 ft 3.7 m
Gross Power 156.9 HP 117 kW
Engine Model Cat C4.4 Cat C4.4
Net Power - ISO 9249 130.6 HP 97.4 kW
Net Power - SAE J1349 129.9 HP 96.9 kW
Stroke 5 in 127 mm
Bore 4.1 in 105 mm
Overall Length 19.2 ft 5.9 m
Overall Length - With Blade Option 21 ft 6.4 m
Overall Width 7.5 ft 2.3 m
Overall Width - With Blade Option 8.2 ft 2.5 m
Height - With ROPS/FOPS or Cab 10.2 ft 3.1 m
Drum Diameter 60.4 in 1535 mm
Drum Width 84 in 2134 mm
Wheel Base 9.5 ft 2.9 m
Optional Blade Height 27.1 in 688 mm
Centrifugal Force - Maximum 67600 lb 301 kN
Centrifugal Force - Minimum 31670 lb 141 kN
Nominal Amplitude - High 0.083 in 2.1 mm
Nominal Amplitude - Low 0.039 in 0.98 mm
Variable Frequency Option Range 23.3 - 30.5 Hz (1400-1830 vpm) 23.3 - 30.5 Hz (1400-1830 vpm)
Vibratory Frequency - Standard 30.5 Hz (1830 vpm) 30.5 Hz (1830 vpm)
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 gal (US) 242 l
Tires 23.1 x 26 23.1 x 26

CS56B Standard Equipment

Operator Environment

  • ROPS/FOPS Cab with Climate Control, External Rear View Mirrors
  • Cloth Adjustable Pivoting Seat with Integrated Console and LCD Display
  • Adjustable Tilting Steering Column with Integrated Cup Holders
  • Rear Vision Camera with Color Touchscreen Display
  • High Visibility Orange 50 mm (2 in) Seat Belt
  • 12-volt Power Outlet
  • Horn, Backup Alarm

Vibratory System

  • Smooth Drum
  • Dual Amplitude, Single Frequency
  • Dual Pod-Style Eccentric Weight Housings
  • Auto-vibe Function
  • Front Adjustable Steel Scraper

Power Train

  • Cat C4.4 Diesel Engine
  • Air Cleaner, Dual Element
  • Three-Speed Throttle Switch, Eco-mode and Automatic Speed Control
  • Dual Propel Pumps; One for Drum Drive, One for Rear Axle
  • Fuel Filter, Water Separator, Priming Pump, Water Indicator
  • Tilting Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler
  • Dual Braking System
  • Two-speed Hydrostatic Transmission


  • 24 volt Electrical System
  • 100 ampere Alternator
  • 750 Cold-cranking Amps Battery Capacity


  • Product Link™
  • Sight Gauges for Hydraulic Oil Level and Radiator Coolant Level
  • S•O•S℠ Sampling Valves: Engine Oil, Hydraulic Oil and Coolant
  • Machine tie downs - front and rear (meet ISO 15818)

CS56B Optional Equipment


  • ROPS/FOPS Cab with Climate Control, Cloth Seat

Operator Environment

  • Internal Rear View Mirror
  • Sun Visor
  • Cab Internal Roll-down Sun Screen
  • High Visibility Orange 76 mm (3 in) Seat Belt

Vibratory System

  • Padfoot Shell Kit (oval or square pads available)
  • Leveling Blade
  • Variable Frequency
  • Dual Adjustable Steel Scrapers
  • Dual Adjustable Polyurethane Scrapers

Technology Solutions

  • Measure - Machine Drive Power and/or CMV
  • Map - SBAS GNSS Mapping
  • Connect - Cloud and Machine Connectivity
  • Command for Compaction

Power Train

  • Transmission Guard


  • Recording Module
  • Factory Filled Bio Hydraulic Oil
  • Upgraded Halogen Light Package
  • Upgraded LED light package
  • Amber Rotating Beacon
  • Fuel Fill Access Door
  • Italian Road Homologation (IRH)

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