D8T (C15 ACERT™)

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Overview

D8T Track-Type Tractor

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat C15 ACERT Cat C15 ACERT Less
Flywheel Power 325.0 HP 242.0 kW Less
Displacement 928.0 in³ 15.2 l Less
Emissions Meets U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent, U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II equivalent or China Nonroad Stage III emission standards Meets U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent, U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II equivalent or China Nonroad Stage III emission standards Less
Engine Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 361.0 HP 269.0 kW Less
Engine Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN) 365.0 HP 269.0 kW Less
Engine Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1995 (Gross) 366.0 HP 273.0 kW Less
Engine Power - 1,900 rpm - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 325.0 HP 242.0 kW Less
Engine Power - 1,900 rpm - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 328.0 HP 242.0 kW Less

Weights

Operating Weight - Standard 84549.0 lb 38351.0 kg Less
Operating Weight 84549.0 lb 38351.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - LGP 81049.0 lb 36763.0 kg Less
Shipping Weight - LGP 67254.0 lb 30506.0 kg Less
Shipping Weight - Standard 65153.0 lb 29553.0 kg Less

Transmission

1 Forward 2.1 mile/h 3.4 km/h Less
1 Reverse 2.8 mile/h 4.5 km/h Less
2 Forward 3.8 mile/h 6.1 km/h Less
2 Reverse 5.0 mile/h 8.0 km/h Less
3 Forward 6.6 mile/h 10.6 km/h Less
3 Reverse 8.8 mile/h 14.2 km/h Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 16.4 gal (US) 62.0 l Less
Engine Crankcase* 10.0 gal (US) 38.0 l Less
Final Drive - Each 3.3 gal (US) 12.5 l Less
Fuel Tank 158.5 gal (US) 600.0 l Less
Pivot Shaft Compartment 10.6 gal (US) 40.0 l Less
Power Train 40.9 gal (US) 155.0 l Less
Roller Frames - Each 17.2 gal (US) 65.0 l Less
Note *With oil filters. *With oil filters. Less

Blades - Capacity (SAE J1265)

8A 6.1 yd³ 4.7 m³ Less
8SU 13.5 yd³ 10.3 m³ Less
8SU LGP 12.9 yd³ 9.9 m³ Less
8U 15.3 yd³ 11.7 m³ Less

Blades - Width - Over End Bits

8A 16.37 ft 4990.0 mm Less
8SU 13.26 ft 4041.0 mm Less
8SU LGP 14.9 ft 4542.0 mm Less
8U 14.0 ft 4267.0 mm Less

Blades

8A - Capacity - SAE J1265 4.7 m³ Less
8A - Width - Over End Bits 4990.0 mm Less
8SU - Capacity - SAE J1265 10.3 m³ Less
8SU - Width - Over End Bits 4041.0 mm Less
8SU LGP - Capacity - SAE J1265 9.9 m³ Less
8SU LGP - Width - Over End Bits 4542.0 mm Less
8U - Capacity - SAE J1265 11.7 m³ Less
8U - Width - Over End Bits 4267.0 mm Less

Dimensions

Ground Clearance 613.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754) 86.4 kPa Less
Height - FOPS Cab 3488.0 mm Less
Height of Grouser 78.0 mm Less
Length - A Blade, angled 25 degrees 3068.0 mm Less
Length - A Blade, not angled 2027.0 mm Less
Length - Drawbar 406.0 mm Less
Length - Track on Ground 3207.0 mm Less
Length - With Multi-Shank Ripper 1613.0 mm Less
Length - With SU-Blade 1844.0 mm Less
Length - With Single-Shank Ripper 1519.0 mm Less
Length - With U-Blade 2241.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor 4647.0 mm Less
Width - Over Trunnions 2743.0 mm Less

Dimensions - LGP

Ground Clearance 2.01 ft 613.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754) 7.6 psi 52.3 kPa Less
Height - Grouser 3.1 in 78.0 mm Less
Length - Track on Ground 10.52 ft 3207.0 mm Less
Machine Height - ROPS/FOPS Cab 11.44 ft 3488.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor 15.25 ft 4647.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With A Blade (Angled 25 Degrees) N/A N/A Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With A Blade (Not Angled) N/A N/A Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With Drawbar 1.33 ft 406.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With Ripper Multi Shank N/A N/A Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With Ripper Single Shank N/A N/A Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With SU-Blade 6.05 ft 1844.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With U-Blade N/A N/A Less
Width - Tractor - Without Trunnions - Standard Shoes 10.86 ft 3311.0 mm Less

Dimensions - Non-Suspended

Ground Clearance 1.99 ft 606.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754) 12.5 psi 86.4 kPa Less
Height - Grouser 3.1 in 78.0 mm Less
Length - Track on Ground 10.69 ft 3258.0 mm Less
Machine Height - ROPS/FOPS Cab 11.44 ft 3488.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor 15.25 ft 4647.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With A Blade (Angled 25 Degrees) 10.07 ft 3068.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With A Blade (Not Angled) 6.65 ft 2027.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With Drawbar 1.33 ft 406.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With Ripper Multi Shank 5.29 ft 1613.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With Ripper Single Shank 4.98 ft 1519.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With SU-Blade 6.05 ft 1844.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With U-Blade 7.35 ft 2241.0 mm Less
Width - Tractor - Without Trunnions - Standard Shoes 9.0 ft 2743.0 mm Less

Dimensions - Standard

Ground Clearance 2.01 ft 613.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754) 12.5 psi 86.4 kPa Less
Height - Grouser 3.1 in 78.0 mm Less
Length - Track on Ground 10.52 ft 3207.0 mm Less
Machine Height - ROPS/FOPS Cab 11.44 ft 3488.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor 15.25 ft 4647.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With A Blade (Angled 25 Degrees) 10.07 ft 3068.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With A Blade (Not Angled) 6.65 ft 2027.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With Drawbar 1.33 ft 406.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With Ripper Multi Shank 5.29 ft 1613.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With Ripper Single Shank 4.98 ft 1519.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With SU-Blade 6.05 ft 1844.0 mm Less
Overall Length - Basic Tractor - With U-Blade 7.35 ft 2241.0 mm Less
Width - Tractor - Without Trunnions - Standard Shoes 9.0 ft 2743.0 mm Less

Productivity

        
  • Added productivity and up to 10 percent fuel savings, delivering up to 18 percent better dozing efficiency.(1)
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  • Move up to 13 percent more material per pass with the largest standard blade in the size class (10.3 m3).
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  • Keep working, even in high temperatures, with increased cooling capability.(1) Push in second gear for more dozing productivity.
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  • Save fuel with a hydraulic demand fan that reduces speed in cooler conditions. Optional reversing capability for high debris conditions.
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  • Auto Shift automatically down shifts to the most efficient gear based on load, adding to overall fuel savings.
(1) Compared to previous model D8R.

Performance

        
  • Cat C15 ACERT™ engine delivers more horsepower,(1) with more than a decade of proven reliability in a wide range of working conditions.
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  • More efficient power train, hydraulic fan and new radiator increase ambient capability up to 23 percent.(1)
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  • Purpose-built Desert Arrangement includes added cooling performance and more protection for working in extremely sandy or abrasive conditions.
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  • Optional cab-mounted air conditioning condenser supports better system performance, improved engine cooling and serviceability.
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  • Easier maintenance access with wider engine panel doors and optional bottom guard access panels.
(1) Compared to previous model D8R.

Ease of Operation

        
  • Optional electro-hydraulic controls reduce operator effort, improve precision and response, and enable Cat Connect GRADE technologies.
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  • New optional Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)(2) places machine data, settings menus, grade control data and more conveniently in front of the operator.
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  • LCD display is rear-camera-ready for added safety.
(2) Not available in all areas. Please consult your Cat dealer.

Cat Connect Technologies

        
  • Cat Slope Indicate (Standard – with electro-hydraulic controls) displays real-time machine cross-slope and fore/aft orientation on the primary monitor, helping operators work more accurately on slopes.
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  • Automatically maintain established blade slope with Cat GRADE with Slope Assist (Optional – requires electro-hydraulic controls). Finish jobs faster, with better surface quality and significantly less operator effort. No additional hardware required.
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  • Versatile, scalable Cat AccuGrade™ (Optional – requires electro-hydraulic controls) is a dealer-installed grade control system. Choice of Laser, Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) or Universal Total Station (UTS) so you get the right level of accuracy to match your job requirements.
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  • Remote monitoring with Product Link™/VisionLink® helps you manage your fleet more effectively and profitably.(2)
(2) Not available in all areas. Please consult your Cat dealer.

D8T (C15 ACERT™) Standard Equipment

Power Train
  • Cat C15 ACERT diesel engine - Meets U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent, China Nonroad III or U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II/China Nonroad II equivalent emission standards as required by region
  • Radiator core, high performance aluminum bar plate
  • Air clenaer, precleaner with strata tube dust ejector
  • Air to air aftercooler (ATAAC)
  • Extended life coolant
  • Fan, reversing, hydraulically driven
  • Final drives, 4-planet double reduction planetary
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Muffler with mitered stack
  • Transmission powershift, 3F/3R speed
  • Parking brake
  • Prescreener
  • Grill doors, louvered
  • Torque divider
  • Turbocharger
  • Water separator

Undercarriage
  • Equalizer bar
  • Guards, end track guiding
  • Idlers, life time lubricated
  • Track adjusters, hydraulic
  • Track rollers, life time lubricated
  • Track roller frames, suspended
  • Sprocket rim segments, replaceable
  • Track, sealed and lubricated - Positive Pin Retention (PPR); 44 section
  • Two piece master links

Electrical
  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator
  • Batteries, 4, 12V each, 24V system
  • Converter, 12V, 10 amp with outlet in cab
  • Lights
  • Horn, forward warning
  • Electric start, 24V

Operator Environment
  • Integrated ROPS/FOPS operator station
  • Armrest, adjustable
  • Decelerator pedal
  • Differential steering tiller bar with dual-twist control
  • Electronic monitoring system (EMS): Hydraulic temperature; Power train temperature; Engine coolant temperature; Fuel level; Engine speed, tachometer; Service hour meter; System warning lamps
  • Foot pads, dash
  • Hydraulic controls, pilot oeprated with electronic deactivation switch
  • Mirror, rearview
  • Seat, adjustable contour suspension
  • Seatbelt, retractable, 76 mm wide

Other Standard Equipment
  • Engine enclosures and hood
  • Ripper ready hydraulics
  • Front pull device
  • Guards, bottom
  • Hydraulics - Load sensing dozer (lift/tilt) and ripper (lift/pitch)
  • Independent steering and implement hydraulic pumps
  • Instructions, international
  • Mounting, lift cylinder
  • Oil cooler, hydraulic
  • Operation and Maintenance manual - Paper
  • Parts book - CD ROM
  • Product Link ready
  • SOS sampling ports: Engine oil, Coolant, Power train oil, Hydraulic oil
  • Vandalism - Provision for cap-locks for fluid compartments, engine enclosures and battery box

D8T (C15 ACERT™) Optional Equipment

Power Train
  • Exhaust wraps, thermal, waste handler

Precleaner
  • Precleaner, with screen - dual stage
  • Precleaner, turbine - single stage

Fuel Lines
  • Fuel lines, B20 compliant

Fuel Tank Filling Systems
  • Fill system, fuel, fast fill

Oil Change System
  • Oil change system, high speed

Hydraulics
  • Dozer tilt hydraulics
  • Hydraulics, dual tilt
  • Rear attachment hydraulics
  • Rear hydraulics, ripper (pilot)
  • Rear hydraulics, ripper (electro-hydraulic)

Final Drive Arrangements
  • Final drives, LGP
  • Final drives, LGP, guarded and sealed
  • Final drives, cold weather
  • Final drives, guarded and sealed

Special Arrangements
  • Desert Arrangement
  • Waste Handling Arrangement

Undercarriage
  • Gauge arrangement: Standard, LGP (Low Ground Pressure), Positive pin retention, suspended undercarriage, Basic, suspended, Suspended with guarded idler, Suspended with cold weather roller and idlers, Non-suspended undercarriage arrangements, Basic, non-suspended, Non-suspended with guarded idlers, Carrier roller arrangement, Standard carrier rollers, Arctic carrier rollers - suspended undercarriage; Track arrangements: Postive pin retention track (44 section) - 560 mm extreme service, 560 mm extreme service trapezoidal, 610 mm moderate service, 610 mm extreme service, 660 mm moderate service, 660 mm extreme service, 710 mmmoderate service, 610 mm extreme service trapezoidal, 965 mm moderate service, 965 extreme service, 965 extreme service trapezoidal

Starters, Batteries and Alternators
  • Alternator, standard (150 amp)
  • Alternator, ducted (150 amp)
  • Batteries, standard, 1,000 CCA
  • Batteries, cold weather, 1,000 CCA
  • Ether starting aid
  • Engine coolant heater, 240V

Electrical
  • Lighting groups*
  • Lights, six halogen work lights
  • Lights, premium, 10 LED lights
  • Lights, sweeps, eight halogen lights

Operator Environment
  • Cab glass options: Glass, single pane; Glass, dual pane; Canopy (no glass)
  • Air conditioning: cab mounted, underhood; no air conditioning (canopy only)
  • Cab seat: Seat, heated and ventilated, cloth, air suspension; Seat, vinyl, air suspension; Seat, cloth, air suspension; Seat, vinyl; Seat, cloth
  • Visibility arrangement: Rear vision camera
  • Power supply: In cab - 12V and 24V
  • Screens: Screen group - sun, Rear screen - cab, Rear screen - canopy
  • Platform Options: Quick opening (high debris applications); 5th percentile
  • *Lights for Rippers included in Ripper arrangements

Technology Products
  • Machine Control: Electro-Hydraulics: Single Tilt Control for Slope Assist, Basic Dual Tilt Control, Machine Control, ARO (Single Tilt or dual tilt); Pilot Hydraulics: Basic Single Tilt Control (pilot hydraulics), Basic Dual Tilt Control (pilot hydraulics)
  • Cat Connect Technology: Product Link: Product Link Elite - PLE641, Product Link - PL641, Product Link - PL641, No Product Link; Cat GRADE with Slope Assist; Cat AccuGrade (dealer installed)

Guards
  • Bottom guards, standard
  • Heavy duty, sealed
  • Heavy duty, sealed, powered
  • Heavy duty, sealed and sound suppressed
  • Heavy duty, sealed with front counterweight
  • Multi-access door, heavy duty, sealed (Africa/Middle East only)
  • Guard, fuel tank
  • Guard, fan debris
  • Guard, grill, debris
  • Sweeps
  • Striker bars - front

Work Tools
  • Rear attachments: Drawbar, rear (rigid), Rippers: Single shank, Single shank with pin puller, Single shank with pin puller and striker bars, Single shank with push block, Single shank with striker bars, Multi-shank, Multi-shank with striker bars; Ripper tooth: Multi-shank, Single shank, Shank - deep; Hitch: Rear counterweight and hitch, Striker bar, storage box, drawbar and hitch; Additional rear counterweight

Fluids
  • Lubricant/soils
  • Lubricant group - high ambient
  • Lubricant group - arctic

Coolant
  • Standard engine coolant (-37 degrees Celcius)
  • Arctic engine coolant (-50 degrees Celcius)

Service Package
  • Ecology drains - transmission and torque converter

Sealing
  • Seals, sound suppression
  • Seals, Waste
  • Seals, Desert

Bulldozer Installation Packages
  • 8SU/U single tilt cylinder
  • 8SU/U single tilt cylinder, guarded lines
  • 8A blade
  • 8 LGP dual tilt cylinders, guarded lines
  • 8 LGP single tilt cylinder
  • 8 LGP single tilt cylinder, guarded lines
  • 8SU/U dual tilt cylinders, guarded lines

Push Arm Group
  • Single tilt standard
  • Dual tilt standard

Blade Options
  • 8SU
  • 8SU, Landfill
  • 8U
  • 8U, Landfill
  • 8A
  • 8SU LGP
  • 8SU LGP, Landfill
  • Select blades also available with Rock Guard, Rock Guard and Wear Plate or Push Plate