CB8 Solid Drum


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The Cat® CB8 is an 8 ton roller with 1700 mm (67") tandem vibratory drums. Its lighter weight offers additional transport options with its wider drum increases compaction coverage.

Operating Specifications

Standard Compaction Width 67.0 in 1700.0 mm Less
Maximum Compaction Width 73.0 in 1854.0 mm Less
Static Linear Load 143.0 lb/in 25.6 kg/cm Less
Travel Speed - Maximum 7.5 mph 12.0 km/h Less


Gross Power 100.0 hp 75.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat® C3.4B with ACERT Technology Cat® C3.4B with ACERT Technology Less


Overall Length 177.0 in 4565.0 mm Less
Wheelbase 130.0 in 3300.0 mm Less
Height with ROPS/FOPS 117.0 in 2980.0 mm Less
Overall Width 73.0 in 1862.0 mm Less
Drum Diameter 43.0 in 1108.0 mm Less

Vibratory System

Drum Width 67.0 in 1700.0 mm Less
Vibration Selection Independent per drum, front only, rear only, both Independent per drum, front only, rear only, both Less
Centrifugal Force per Drum - Maximum 17603.0 lb 78.3 kN Less
Centrifugal Force per Drum - Minimum 6789.0 lb 30.2 kN Less
Nominal Amplitude - High 0.022 in 0.56 mm Less
Nominal Amplitude - Low 0.01 in 0.22 mm Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity 55.0 gal 208.0 L Less
Water Spray Tank Capacity 196.0 gal 742.0 L Less


Operating Weight 18783.0 lb 8520.0 kg Less
Standard Operating Weight with Cab 19224.0 lb 8720.0 kg Less
Maximum Operating Weight with Cab 20878.0 lb 9470.0 kg Less
Standard Operating Weight with ROPS 18783.0 lb 8520.0 kg Less
Maximum Operating Weight with ROPS 20343.0 lb 9250.0 kg Less

Exceptional Visibility and Control

The CB8 Tandem Vibratory Roller offers unobstructed sight lines with standard 180° seat positioning for excellent visibility. Also, drum edge and drum surface lighting provide better lighting for nighttime operation. The innovative handwheel steering technology eliminates the front console that is commonly found on other machines for precise machine control.

Vibratory System Choices

Cat Tandem Vibratory Rollers quickly reach target densities due to their versatile frequency and amplitude selections. These powerful rollers also provide finesse when necessary due to their flexible front or rear drum only vibratory capability. Options include dual amplitude/dual frequency and five amplitude systems.

Cat® Compaction Control

The optional Cat Compaction Control helps contractors increase efficiency and productivity while recording data for quality control documentation and future planning.

Smooth Operating Powertrain

The CB8 tandem roller is powered by a Cat® engine with ACERT™ Technology. The engine includes a variety of features that help reduce fuel burn, including Eco-mode, yet still deliver the power required on challenging jobsites. Tough components help extend compactor life.

CB8 Solid Drum Optional Equipment

2-Amplitude, 2 Frequency Vibratory System

5-Amplitude Vibratory System

Air Suspension Seat w/heat

Air Conditioning

Bio-Degradeable Oil

Cat® Compaction Control

CMV Sensor

Edge Cutter

Freeze Protection Kit

Halogen Ligths with Drum Edge Lights

High Ambient Cooling System

High Intensity Discharge Lights

Machine to Machine Communication

LED Ligthing


Offset Hitch

Product Link

Recording Module (cab only)


Roading Lights

Temperature Gauge (single sensor)

Water Distribution Mats

Warning Beacon

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