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The CS74B Vibratory Soil Compactor combines world-class productivity with outstanding operator comfort while continuing the legacy of durability, reliability and ease-of-service that contractors worldwide have come to expect from Cat® machines.


Operating Weight - With Cab 35264.0 lb 16000.0 kg Less
Weight - Drum with Cab 23410.0 lb 10620.0 kg Less

Operating Specifications

Compaction Width 84.0 in 2134.0 mm Less
Turning Radius - Inside Drum Edge 12.08 ft 3.68 m Less
Ground Clearance 17.2 in 437.0 mm Less
Static Linear Load - With Cab 278.7 lb/in 49.7 kg/cm Less
Travel Speed - Maximum 7.0 mile/h 11.4 km/h Less


Gross Power 173.7 HP 129.5 kW Less
Engine Model Cat C4.4 with ACERT Cat C4.4 with ACERT Less


Height - With ROPS/FOPS or Cab 10.25 ft 3.11 m Less
Overall Length 19.83 ft 6.05 m Less
Overall Width 7.67 ft 2.33 m Less
Drum Diameter 60.4 in 1534.0 mm Less
Overall Width - With Blade Option 8.25 ft 2.5 m Less
Drum Width 84.0 in 2134.0 mm Less
Wheel Base 9.58 ft 2.9 m Less
Overall Length - With Blade Option 21.5 ft 6.55 m Less
Optional Blade Height 27.1 in 688.0 mm Less

Vibratory System

Centrifugal Force - Maximum 74600.0 lb 332.0 kN Less
Nominal Amplitude - Low 0.039 in 0.98 mm Less
Centrifugal Force - Minimum 37300.0 lb 166.0 kN Less
Vibratory Frequency - Standard 28 Hz (1680 vpm) 28 Hz (1680 vpm) Less
Nominal Amplitude - High 0.083 in 2.1 mm Less
Variable Frequency Option Range 23.3 - 28 Hz (1400-1680 vpm) 23.3 - 28 Hz (1400-1680 vpm) Less


Tires 23.1 x 26 23.1 x 26 Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity 88.0 gal (US) 332.0 l Less

Enhanced Vibratory System

Reliable Power Train

Comfortable Operator's Environment

Cat Compaction Control Option

Easy to Service

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Fuel costs. Labor costs. Maintenance costs. They can all tax your patience. But with timely, accurate data, you can better manage your equipment to keep operating expenses in line. Cat® EMSolutions offers everything you need to control costs, help your guys work better, reduce risks and get more done every day.

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