816F Series 2


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Trash Protection and Cooling System

Designed to keep your operation working in one of the toughest heavy equipment applications...the solid waste landfill.

Tips and Wheels

Caterpillar offers a choice of tips and blades welded on our own steel wheels that will fit your needs. No matter what your choice may be, it is part of the total system our compactors offer: maximum production, performance and compaction.

Power Train

The Cat power train makes dependable performance a standard feature.

Landfill Blades

Several blade options are available to match your spreading and dozing requirements.

Operator's Station

Comfort and control - a top quality operator's station helps maximize productivity.


If maintenance is simple and accessible, it gets done.

Complete Customer Support

When you buy a Cat machine, you also get the Caterpillar total commitment to customer support from the true landfill equipment experts...the Caterpillar dealer network.

816F 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

  • Axle (front and rear)
  • Drive shaft
  • Hinged crankcase
  • Hydraulic tank
  • Power train
  • Steering cylinder

  • Air conditioner, roof-mounted
  • 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 (internally-mounted)
  • Seat, KAB mechanical suspension
  • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm (3 in) wide
  • Wet-arm wipers/washers (front and rear)

  • Brakes, fully hydraulic, enclosed, wet-disc
  • Engine, Cat® C9 ACERT™
  • Engine cooling fan (suction)
  • Fuel priming pump (electric)
  • Muffler
  • Radiator, Next Generation Modular (NGMR)
  • Starting aid (ether)
  • Torque converter
  • Transmission, planetary (2 forward/2 reverse speeds)

  • Cat O-ring face seals/couplings
  • XT™ hoses
  • Coolers
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Hood, metallic with lockable service doors
  • Hydraulic oil cooler
  • Oil sampling valves
  • Striker bars (all wheels)
  • Vandalism protection caplocks
  • Wheels (1016 mm/40 in) with weld-on Plus Tips with extended inner rim

  • 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)


An extremely versatile machine, the 816F2 is built with uncompromising quality for operating in harsh landfill conditions.


Gross Power 253.0 hp 189.0 kW Less
Net Power 232.0 hp 173.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat® C9 ACERT™ Cat® C9 ACERT™ Less
Net Power ISO 3046-2 232.0 hp 173.0 kW Less
Net Power 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 19.0 % 19.0 % 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


Forward 1 3.5 mph 5.6 km/h Less
Forward 2 5.9 mph 9.5 km/h Less
Reverse 1 4.0 mph 6.3 km/h Less
Reverse 2 6.6 mph 10.6 km/h Less

Hydraulic System

Vane Pump Output at 2015 rpm and 6900 kPa (1000 psi) 29.6 gal/min 112.0 L/min Less
Relief Valve Setting 2248.0 psi 15500.0 kPa Less
Lift Cylinder Bore x Stroke 120.65 mm x 913.9 mm 4.75 in x 36 in 120.65 mm x 913.9 mm 4.75 in x 36 in Less


Front Fixed Fixed Less
Oscillating Rear ±8° ±8° Less


Standards Meet OSHA regulations Meet OSHA regulations Less

Wheels - Plus Tip Teeth with Abrasion Resistant Material (ARM)

Drum Width 3.33 ft 1016.0 mm Less
Drum Diameter 4.25 ft 1300.0 mm Less
Tips per Wheel 20 20 Less

Wheels - Chevron-Pattern, Chopper Blades

Drum Width 3.33 ft 1016.0 mm Less
Drum Diameter 4.25 ft 1300.0 mm Less
Blades per Wheel 20 20 Less

Straight Blade

Width Over End Bits 11.9 ft 3657.0 mm Less
Moldboard Length 11.67 ft 3556.0 mm Less
Height 6.27 ft 1914.0 mm 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 11.4 gal 43.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives - Rear 11.4 gal 43.0 L Less
Hydraulic System (including Tank) 36.2 gal 137.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 23.2 gal 88.0 L Less


Operating Weight 52364.0 lb 23748.0 kg 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

Operating Specifications

Ground Clearance 1.5 ft 456.0 mm Less

Dimensions (Approximate)

Height to Top of Cab with A/C 12.75 ft 3801.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.36 ft 3462.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Hood 8.16 ft 2489.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance to Bumper 2.64 ft 804.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance to Striker Bars 2.13 ft 650.0 mm Less
Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Bumper 6.22 ft 1896.0 mm Less
Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.5 ft 1675.0 mm Less
Wheelbase 10.9 ft 3350.0 mm Less
Length with Blade on Ground 25.76 ft 7854.0 mm Less
Width over Wheels 10.95 ft 3338.0 mm Less
Width over Endbits (Blade) 11.99 ft 3657.0 mm Less
Turning Radius - Outside End Bits 21.21 ft 6464.0 mm Less
Blade Width Straight 11.67 ft 3556.0 mm Less
Drum Width 3.33 ft 1016.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 1.49 ft 456.0 mm Less
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