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The Cat® D8T dozer increases your productivity up to 18% without using more fuel. A fully automatic 4-speed transmission and a choice of factory integrated GRADE technologies help make optimal productivity and efficiency easier for operators of all experience levels.

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Engine Model Cat C15 Cat C15
Power - Net 354.0 HP 264.0 kW
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V/Korea Tier 4 Final U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V/Korea Tier 4 Final
Note (1) All nonroad Tier 4 Final, Stage V, and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations. All nonroad Tier 4 Final, Stage V, and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations.
Note (2) Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241.

MOVE MORE WITH LESS FUEL

  • Move up to 18% more material per hour without burning more fuel in most applications.
  • Save up to 11% fuel in lighter applications.
  • Fully automatic 4-speed powershift transmission optimizes the dozer for maximum productivity and efficiency.
  • 19% larger standard Semi-Universal (SU) blade moves more material per pass.
  • New transmission puts up to 13% more drawbar power to the ground.
  • 10% increase in steering torque, fully automatic transmission and differential steering combine to provide best-in-class steering performance under load.
  • Optional Performance Cutting Edges increases blade payload by up to 25%.

EASY TO OPERATE

  • Fully automatic 4-speed transmission - just select desired ground speed and the tractor will automatically manage settings for maximum efficiency and power based on load.
  • No need to upshift/downshift - saves effort for experienced operators and helps newer operators maximize productivity more quickly.
  • Added gear between first and second ensures seamless lock-up clutch engagement for exceptionally smooth shifting.
  • All speed and turning input is packaged in a single hand control for easy operation - thumb wheel puts easy on-the-fly ground speed changes at your fingertips.
  • Automatic Ripper Control and new rip-to-depth feature help reduce operator fatigue and machine wear and tear.
  • Engine Idle Shutdown Timer shuts the machine down after a pre-set idling period to save fuel and reduce unnecessary idling time.
  • Emissions reduction technology is designed to work automatically in the background while you work.

TECHNOLOGY THAT GETS WORK DONE

  • Hit target grade faster and more accurately with Cat GRADE technologies. Finish jobs in fewer passes, and with less operator effort, saving you time and helping you increase profit.
  • Cat GRADE with Slope Assist™ automatically maintains pre-established blade position without a GPS signal. (Single Tilt machines only).
  • Cat GRADE with 3D option is factory-integrated grade control that helps you improve grading efficiency, accuracy and productivity. Automates blade movements in both fine grading and production dozing applications, reducing operator inputs by as much as 80%. Antennas on top of the cab eliminate blade masts and cables. Reduces need for grade checkers and staking, enhances safety and reduces labor costs.
  • Standard Slope Indicate displays machine cross-slope and fore/aft orientation right on the main display.
  • Gain even more productivity and reduce operator inputs with Auto Blade Assist, AutoCarry™ and Automatic Ripper Control.
  • Factory ARO Option provides optimal mounting locations, brackets, and hardware to simplify installation of an aftermarket grade control system.
  • Product Link™ collects machine data that can be viewed online through web and mobile applications.
  • Access information anytime, anywhere with VisionLink® – and use it to make informed decisions that boost productivity, lower costs, simplify maintenance, and improve safety and security on your job site.
  • COMMAND for Dozing offers remote control operation for enhanced productivity, utilizing either line-of-sight or remote operator station.

LOWER MAINTENANCE COSTS

  • High quality cartridge fuel filters are purpose-built to help keep your fuel system clean and extend injector life.
  • High debris engine filter (optional) has a pleated design for less plugging - especially ideal for waste, wood chip, other fine debris applications.
  • Reduce cost, add versatility with rear implement valves that accommodate either a ripper or hydraulic winch with no changes and no trade-off in performance.
  • Programmable, automatic reversing fan is now standard for greater machine value at no added cost.
  • Larger one-piece oil pan doubles engine oil service interval to 500 hours saving you time and parts cost.
  • Features like grouped service points, ground level service center and modular transmission help make your daily maintenance and service tasks more convenient.
  • Remote Flash allows for select software updates to be made remotely via Product Link on eligible machine models, saving you time and service call expense.

BUILT FOR LONG TERM PRODUCTION

  • More robust structures provide the added durability to handle the increased weight and productivity.
  • Caterpillar exclusive Elevated Sprocket undercarriage gives you an added edge in machine balance, component Long Term Value and Durability and ease of service.
  • Heavy Duty Extended Life undercarriage, HDXL with DuraLink™, is designed to help reduce your operating costs with heavier bushings for up to 25% more wear life, especially in high abrasion conditions.
  • Special machine arrangements are equipped from the factory for performance and longer life in harsh applications like landfill, transfer station and stock pile applications.
  • Major structures and components are built to be rebuilt, reducing waste, driving down lifetime operating cost, and extending the profitability cycle over more machine life.

BUILT-IN SAFETY FEATURES

  • Rear vision camera and cylinder mounted mirrors are available to enhance visibility around the machine.
  • Powered Bottom Guard option enhances safety during clean-out.
  • Convenient steps, handles and guardrail help you get on and off the tractor with greater ease.
  • Ground level access to lighting switch.
  • Seat belt indicator enhances safety by reminding you to buckle up with a light/alarm.
  • Electronic fluid level verification at startup saves you time and reduces trips up and down from the cab inspect compartments.
  • Standard Operator Presence detection system allows the machine to idle when the operator is not seated, but locks out the power train and front implements to avoid unintentional movement.

WASTE HANDLING PERFORMANCE

  • Build or close cells, push trash or spread cover – Cat Waste Handlers are designed and built from the frame up to take on the challenges of landfill work.
  • Specialized guarding, striker bars and seals help protect against impact and airborne debris.
  • Bottom and Final Drive guarding helps prevent damage from wrapping debris.
  • Faster cleanout and enhanced safety with optional Powered Bottom Guards.
  • High debris cooling system with automatic reversing fan.
  • Insulated Clean Emissions Module and thermal shields provide the highest level of protection.
  • Specialized air handling features help deliver cleaner air to the machine and to the cab.
  • Landfill blades and center-hole track shoes help optimize your waste handler for the job.
  • Lights are mounted up and away from main debris area for protection, while still shining plenty of light on the work area.

D8T Standard Equipment

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  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

D8T Optional Equipment

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  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.