815F Series 2


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The Cat 815F Series 2 is specifically designed for heavy-duty compaction operations.


Engine Model Cat® C9 ACERT™ Cat® C9 ACERT™ Less
Net Power 232.0 hp 173.0 kW Less
Gross Power 253.0 hp 189.0 kW Less
ISO 3046-2 232.0 hp 173.0 kW Less
ISO 9249 235.0 hp 175.0 kW Less
SAE J1349 232.0 hp 173.0 kW Less
EEC 80/1269 235.0 hp 175.0 kW Less
Torque Rise 30.0 % 30.0 % Less
Bore 4.4 in 112.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.9 in 149.0 mm Less
Displacement 537.0 in3 8.8 L Less
Cylinders 6 6 Less


Forward 1 3.9 mph 6.2 km/h Less
Forward 2 6.7 mph 10.7 km/h Less
Forward 3 11.0 mph 17.6 km/h Less
Reverse 1 4.4 mph 7.0 km/h Less
Reverse 2 7.6 mph 12.1 km/h Less
Reverse 3 12.2 mph 19.5 km/h Less


Steering Angle ±42° ±42° Less


Drum Width 3.25 ft 991.0 mm Less
Drum Diameter 3.38 ft 1029.0 mm Less
Outside Diameter 4.68 ft 1425.0 mm Less
Tips per Wheel 60 60 Less
Tips per Row 12 12 Less

Hydraulic System

Relief Valve Setting 2255.0 psi 15550.0 kPa Less
Lift Cylinder Bore x Stroke 101.6 mm x 627 mm 3.99 in x 24.68 in 101.6 mm x 627 mm 3.99 in x 24.68 in Less
Tilt Cylinder Bore x Stroke (option) 101.6 mm x 167 mm 3.99 in x 6.6 in 101.6 mm x 167 mm 3.99 in x 6.6 in Less


Front Fixed Fixed Less
Rear Oscillating ±12° Oscillating ±12° Less


Standards Meet OSHA regulations Meet OSHA regulations Less


ROPS/FOPS Meet SAE and ISO standards Meet SAE and ISO standards Less

Sound Performance

Standards Meet required sound standards Meet required sound standards Less


Moldboard Length 11.98 ft 3652.0 mm Less
Height, Including Cutting Edge 2.82 ft 860.0 mm Less
Maximum Depth of Cut 0.71 ft 215.0 mm Less
Maximum Lift Above Ground 2.67 ft 814.0 mm Less
Blade Tip Angle - Total 59.2 Degrees 59.2 Degrees Less
Blade Tilt Angle - Right - Mechanical 6.5 Degrees 6.5 Degrees Less
Blade Tilt Angle - Left - Mechanical 5.0 Degrees 5.4 Degrees Less
Width Over End Bits 12.3 ft 3761.0 mm Less


Operating Weight 45765.0 lb 20755.0 kg Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 117.8 gal 446.0 L Less
Cooling System 14.5 gal 55.0 L Less
Crankcase 9.0 gal 34.0 L Less
Transmission 13.2 gal 50.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives - Front 17.1 gal 65.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives - Rear 17.1 gal 65.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 23.2 gal 88.0 L Less


Height to Top of Cab 10.98 ft 3347.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe 10.58 ft 3225.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Hood 7.86 ft 2395.0 mm Less
Height to Bottom of Ladder 1.52 ft 463.0 mm Less
Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.49 ft 1675.0 mm Less
Wheelbase 10.99 ft 3350.0 mm Less
Length with Blade on Ground 22.46 ft 6845.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 1.28 ft 390.0 mm Less
Width Over End Bits 12.34 ft 3791.0 mm Less
Width Over Drums 10.64 ft 3243.0 mm Less
Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Rear Bumper 6.14 ft 1871.0 mm Less
Height to Rear Bumper 2.53 ft 770.0 mm Less

Operating Specifications

Turning Radius Blade - Outside 21.2 ft 6452.0 mm Less
Turning Radius Blade - Inside 9.7 ft 2967.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 1.28 ft 390.0 mm Less

Shipping Specifications

Weight 44853.0 lb 20345.0 kg Less
Height 11.0 ft 3347.0 mm Less
Width 11.98 ft 3652.0 mm Less
Depth 22.46 ft 6845.0 mm Less

Power Train

The 815F Series 2 delivers top performance, durability and reliability.


Enhanced design and materials provide superior strength to the purpose built structures of the 815F Series 2.

Operator Station and Controls

Comfort and control....with a top quality operator's station productivity is maximized.

Tamping Wheels and Tips

The heart of any compaction system.


Multiple box-section construction with heat-treated moldboard and DH-2 steel cutting edges and end bits contribute to long blade life.

Optional Features

Available options augment the 815F Series 2 to meet your needs.


If maintenance is simple and accessible, it gets done and that's how it is on the 815F Series 2.

Complete Customer Support

Caterpillar® dealers are the equipment experts to help you with all your equipment needs.

815F Series 2 Standard Equipment

  • Alarm,backup
  • Alternator (80 amp)
  • Batteries, maintenance-free (2)
  • Diagnostic connectors
  • Lighting system, halogen (front, rear and cab-mounted)
  • Starting and charging system (24-volt)
  • Starting receptacle for emergency starts

  • Blade control system locks
  • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)
  • Coat hook
  • Cigar lighter and ashtray
  • Caterpillar Monitoring System
  • Dome light (cab)
  • Fuses, blade style (in-cab)
  • Heater and defroster
  • Horn, electric (steering wheel mounted)
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Lunchbox and beverage holders
  • Mirrors, rearview (interior mounted)
  • Seat, mechanical suspension
  • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm (3 in) wide
  • Steering column, adjustable
  • Wet-arm wipers/washers (front and rear)

  • Brakes, fully hydraulic, enclosed, wet-disc
  • Engine, Cat® C9 ACERT™
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Muffler
  • Radiator, Next Generation Modular (NGMR)
  • Starting aid (ether)
  • Torque converter
  • Transmission, planetary (3 forward/3 reverse speeds)

  • Cat O-ring face seals/couplings
  • XT™ hoses
  • Cleaner bars
  • Guards
  • Hood, metallic with lockable service doors
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Hydraulic oil cooler
  • Oil sampling valves
  • Trunnion
  • Tamper wheels
  • Vandalism protection caplocks

  • Bulldozer blade, hydraulics and linkage are not included in standard equipment

  • Premixed 50 percent concentration of Extended Life Coolant with freeze protection to -34°C (-29°F)

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