Vibratory Soil Compactors CS56B

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Key Specs

Operating Weight - With Cab
25346 lb
11500 kg
Compaction Width
84 in
2134 mm
Gross Power
157 HP
117 kW

Overview

Productive and Efficient

Powered by the 117 kW (156.9 hp) Cat� C4.4 engine, the CS56B provides exceptional performance for granular soil compaction applications.

Benefits

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 Cab 25346 lb 11500 kg
Weight - Drum with ROPS/FOPS 13788 lb 6255 kg
Weight - Drum with Cab 13990 lb 6350 kg
Compaction Width 84 in 2134 mm
Turning Radius - Inside Drum Edge 12.08 ft 3.68 m
Ground Clearance 17.4 in 442 mm
Static Linear Load - With Cab 166.5 lb/in 29.8 kg/cm
Static Linear Load - With ROPS/FOPS 164.1 lb/in 29.3 kg/cm
Travel Speed - Maximum 7 mile/h 11.4 km/h
Gross Power 157 HP 117 kW
Engine Model Cat C4.4 Cat C4.4
Stroke 5 in 127 mm
Bore 4.1 in 105 mm
Drum Diameter 60.4 in 1534 mm
Optional Blade Height 27.1 in 688 mm
Drum Width 84 in 2134 mm
Overall Width 7.58 ft 2.3 m
Wheel Base 9.58 ft 2.9 m
Overall Width - With Blade Option 8.25 ft 2.5 m
Overall Length 19.25 ft 5.86 m
Overall Length - With Blade Option 21 ft 6.4 m
Height - With ROPS/FOPS or Cab 10.25 ft 3.11 m
Centrifugal Force - Minimum 31670 lb 141 kN
Nominal Amplitude - Low 0.039 in 0.98 mm
Centrifugal Force - Maximum 67600 lb 301 kN
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)
Nominal Amplitude - High 0.083 in 2.1 mm
Tires 23.1 x 26 23.1 x 26
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 gal (US) 242 l

CS56B Standard Equipment

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • ROPS/FOPS Canopy with Handrails, Floor Mat, Internal Rear View Mirror, Exterior Rear View Mirrors
  • Vinyl Adjustable Seat with Integrated Console and LCD Display with Lockable Vandalism Guard
  • Adjustable Tilting Steering Column with Integrated Cup Holders
  • Rear Vision Camera System
  • Seat Belt
  • 12-volt Power Outlet
  • Horn, Backup Alarm

VIBRATORY SYSTEM

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

POWER TRAIN

  • Cat C4.4B Engine
  • Air Cleaner, Dual Element
  • Two-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

ELECTRICAL

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

OTHER

  • Product Link™
  • Sight Gauges for Hydraulic Oil Level and Radiator Coolant Level
  • S•O•S℠ Sampling Valves: Engine Oil, Hydraulic Oil and Coolant

CS56B Optional Equipment

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • ROPS/FOPS Cab with Climate Control
  • Sun Visor

VIBRATORY SYSTEM

  • Padfoot Shell Kit (oval or square pads available)
  • Leveling Blade
  • Variable Frequency
  • Dual Adjustable Steel Scrapers
  • Scraper Shell Kit Ready
  • Recording Module for Vibration Frequency

POWER TRAIN

  • Transmission Guard
  • Bio-oil Factory Fill

TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

  • Measure - Compaction Meter Value (CMV)
  • Map - SBAS GNSS Mapping
  • Connect - Cloud and Machine Connectivity
  • Cat® Command for Compaction

OTHER

  • Upgraded Halogen Light Package
  • Amber Rotating Beacon

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