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Overview

The Cat D8R is designed to be durable, especially in challenging conditions like extreme heat and cold, sandy deserts and rocky terrain. It offers renowned productivity, along with ease of repair and service to keep the machine hard at work on your job site.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat 3406C DITA Cat 3406C DITA Less
Power - Net 303.0 HP 226.0 kW Less
Net Power (Rated) - 2,100 rpm - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 303.0 HP 226.0 kW Less
Net Power (Rated) - 2,100 rpm - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 307.0 HP 307.0 HP Less
Note Cat 3406C DITA engine is capable of meeting the equivalent of non-current U.S. EPA Tier 1 or EU Stage I emission standards. Cat 3406C DITA engine is capable of meeting the equivalent of non-current U.S. EPA Tier 1 or EU Stage I emission standards. Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 165.0 gal (US) 625.0 l Less

Weights

Operating Weight 82800.0 lb 37557.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - Standard - SU 82800.0 lb 37557.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - Standard - U 84200.0 lb 38192.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - A 84600.0 lb 38374.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - LGP (SU) 78400.0 lb 35562.0 kg Less

Dimensions - Standard

Overall Length - Basic Tractor 15.0 ft 4554.0 mm Less
Width - Tractor - Without Trunnions - Standard Shoes 8.7 ft 2642.0 mm Less
Length - Track on Ground 126.2 in 3206.0 mm Less
Machine Height - ROPS/FOPS Cab 135.7 in 3447.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754) 13.8 psi 95.1 kPa Less

Dimensions - LGP

Overall Length - Basic Tractor 15.0 ft 4554.0 mm Less
Width - Tractor - Without Trunnions - Standard Shoes 10.8 ft 3302.0 mm Less
Length - Track on Ground 128.3 in 3258.0 mm Less
Machine Height - ROPS/FOPS Cab 135.5 in 3441.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754) 7.4 psi 50.7 kPa Less

Dimensions - Non-Suspended

Overall Length - Basic Tractor 15.0 ft 4554.0 mm Less
Width - Tractor - Without Trunnions - Standard Shoes 8.7 ft 2642.0 mm Less
Length - Track on Ground 128.3 in 3258.0 mm Less
Machine Height - ROPS/FOPS Cab 135.5 in 3441.0 mm Less

Blades

SU - Blade Capacity 11.38 yd³ 8.7 m³ Less
U-Blade Capacity 15.3 yd³ 11.7 m³ Less
A-Blade Capacity 6.15 yd³ 4.7 m³ Less
SU LGP - Blade Capacity 11.12 yd³ 8.5 m³ Less
SU - Blade Width 155.0 in 3937.0 mm Less
U-Blade Width 167.8 in 4262.0 mm Less
A-Blade Width 196.0 in 4978.0 mm Less
SU LGP - Blade Width 173.2 in 4400.0 mm Less

EASY TO OPERATE

  • Updated cab, with an Integrated Roll Over Protection Structure (ROPS), gives operators greater all around visibility to enhance safety and productivity.
  • Quieter interior, with improved pressurization, helps keep dust out for a cleaner operating environment.
  • Pilot hydraulic implement controls reduce operator effort and offer more consistent, precise and responsive operation.
  • Single handle control for all direction and gear selection.
  • Tiller bar control allows the operator to work more precisely in close areas.

PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTIVITY

  • Cat 3406 engine allows the D8R to doze through tough material.
  • Differential Steering maintains full power to both tracks for best-in-class turning, even with a full blade load.
  • Load Sensing Hydraulics continuously adjust hydraulic powerto maximize your efficiency; dedicated implement pump ensures adequate available hydraulic power.
  • Advanced Modular Cooling System has excellent cooling capacity with increased air flow, allowing the machine to work in the most demanding environments.

BUILT FOR LONG TERM PRODUCTION

  • Caterpillar elevated sprocket design isolates final drives from ground induced impacts.
  • Suspended undercarriage provides a smooth ride and better traction in uneven terrain.
  • More than 35 years of experience with elevated sprocket/suspended undercarriage design.

LOWER MAINTENANCE COSTS

  • Features like grouped service points, sight gauges, fast fuel fill and easy engine compartment access help make regular maintenance faster and more convenient.
  • Field proven mechanical engine features a modular design for ease of service.
  • Modular transmission components offer easy service access.
  • Individual radiator cores can be quickly replaced for ease of service.
  • Product Link™/VisionLink® connects owners to their equipment, providing access to machine data such as location, hours, and event codes.*
  • Certified rebuild* and remanufacturing* options to help you save on lifetime owning and operating costs.

    * Not available in all areas. Please consult your Cat dealer.

PURPOSE BUILT SPECIALTY MODELS

  • D8R desert arrangement offers a package of options ideally suited to enhance machine performance in extremely sandy or abrasive underfoot conditions.
  • Copper nickel core radiator for added cooling performance.
  • Specially coated fan and radiator help resist abrasion.
  • Core protection grid.
  • Sealed bottom guard and added seals to help keep fine abrasive particles out of components.
  • Optional wear plates can be replaced to give you longer blade life when working in abrasive conditions.
  • D8R Waste Handler is ideally suited for building or closing cells, pushing trash or spreading cover.
  • Specialized guarding, striker bars and seals help protect the machine from impact and airborne debris.
  • Bottom and final drive guarding help prevent debris from wrapping around or damaging vital components.
  • The cooling system is designed for high debris environments, with easy access for cleanout.
  • Lights are mounted up and away from main debris area for protection, while still giving you plenty of light on the work area.
  • Specialized air intake precleaner helps deliver cleaner air to the machine.
  • Landfill blades and trapezoidal-hole track shoes help you optimize your waste handler for the job.

D8R Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • 75 amp alternator
  • Back-up alarm
  • Forward warning horn

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • EMS (Electronic Monitoring System) with temperature gauges
  • Fuel level gauge
  • Retractable seat belt (76 mm/3 in)
  • Rearview mirror

POWER TRAIN
  • Decelerator
  • Engine doors
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Muffler
  • Prescreener
  • Torque divider
  • Powershift transmission (3-speed)

UNDERCARRIAGE
  • 8-roller tubular track roller frame
  • Hydraulic track adjusters
  • Track guides

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Differential steering with dual-twist tiller control
  • Independent steering and implement
  • Hydraulic oil cooler
  • Hydraulic valve – for blade and ripper
  • Mounting, lift cylinder
  • Blade lift cylinder – left hand
  • Blade lift cylinder – right hand

D8R Optional Equipment

TRACTOR ARRANGEMENTS
  • Standard
  • LGP
  • Desert Arrangement
  • Waste Handler Arrangement

TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS
  • Product Link – PL321
  • Product Link – PL522

POWER TRAIN
  • Engine with thermal shield
  • High speed oil change

STARTING AIDS
  • Ether aid
  • Heater, diesel fuel
  • Heather, engine 240V
  • System, prelube

AIR PRECLEANER
  • Precleaner: – Standard – Turbine – Turbine with screen

ENGINE COOLER
  • Radiator: – AMOCS – AMOCS, high ambient and abrasion resistant – AMOCS, debris resistant – Debris and abrasion resistant

FAN SPEED RATIO
  • Fan drive: – Standard – Speed increase (high ambient) – Speed decrease

OPERATOR STATION
  • Integrated ROPS open canopy
  • Integrated ROPS enclosed cab
  • Vinyl or cloth covered suspension seats
  • Rear screen guards

GUARDS
  • Fuel tank
  • Heavy-duty radiator
  • Sweeps
  • Guards: – Bottom, heavy duty – Bottom, heavy duty, sealed
  • Grid, radiator core protector
  • Screen group: – Rear – Rear (canopy)
  • Guard: – Fuel tank – Rear transmission
  • Striker bars: – Front (suspended) – Front (non-suspended)

BULLDOZER
  • Semi-Universal blade
  • Universal blade
  • Angle blade

COOLING FAN
  • Fan, blower: – Standard – Coated – Ejector – Reversible

FUEL REFILL SYSTEM
  • Cover, fuel tank
  • Adapter, fast fuel

FINAL DRIVE
  • Standard
  • Standard, guarded
  • LGP
  • LGP, guarded
  • Standard, arctic

UNDERCARRIAGE
  • Basic, suspended
  • Positive pin retention: – Guarded – Arctic – Non-suspended
  • Non-suspended, guarded

CARRIER ROLLER
  • No carrier roller, suspended
  • Carrier roller, suspended
  • Carrier rollers: – Suspended, arctic – Non-suspended – Non-suspended, arctic

POSITIVE PIN RETENTION TRACK
  • Track pairs: – Extreme service (44 sections) (560 mm/22 in; 560 mm/22 in, trapezoidal; 560 mm/22, steel mill; 610 mm/24 in; 610 mm/24 in, trapezoidal; 610 mm/24 in, chopping; 660 mm/16 in; 660 mm/26 in, trapezoidal; 710 mm/28 in; 710 mm/28 in, trapezoidal; 965 mm/38 in, trapezoidal; 965 mm/38 in) – Moderate service (44 sections) (610 mm/24 in; 660 mm/26 in; 710 mm/28 in; 710 mm/28 in; 965 mm/38 in) – Super extreme service (610 mm/24 in; 660 mm/26 in, trapezoidal)

HYDRAULICS
  • Bulldozer tilt hydraulics: – Hydraulic, single tilt – Hydraulic, dual tilt
  • Lubricant: – Standard – High ambient – Arctic

ELECTRICAL
  • Lighting options of 4, 6, 8 or 10
  • Batteries: – Standard – Heavy duty
  • Lights: – Four – Six – Ten – Eight (sweeps) – Eight (sweeps and rear screen) – Ten (ROPS A/C)

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Operator station: – Canopy – Cab (Standard; Arctic)
  • Air conditioner: – No air conditioner – Air conditioner (Under hood; ROPS mounted)
  • Seat: – Vinyl – Cloth – Cloth, air suspension

REAR ATTACHMENTS
  • Drawbar
  • Counterweight
  • Rippers: – Multi-shank – Single shank
  • Drawbar, rear, rigid
  • Ripper: – Single shank – Single shank, pin puller – Single shank, push block – Multi-shank
  • Counterweight, rear
  • Ripper single shank with striker bar
  • Ripper single shank pin and striker bar
  • Ripper multi shank with striker bars
  • Ripper single shank with push block and pin puller
  • Striker bar, rear
  • No rear attachment

OTHER ATTACHMENTS
  • Counterweight: – Drawbar – Additional
  • Fast oil change system
  • Paint, black hood and cylinders

PUSH ARMS
  • Bulldozer: – Push arm, single – Push arm, dual tilt

BLADES
  • 8SU: – 8SU, with rock guard and wear plate – 8SU push plate – 8SU landfill wear plate – 8SU LGP – 8SU LGP landfill
  • 8U: – 8U rock guard/wear plate – 8U landfill wear plate
  • 8A

GROUND ENGAGING TOOLS
  • Tooth: – Multi-shank – Single shank – Single shank, deep ripping