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836 Landfill Compactor

Do More with Less

The Cat® 836 Landfill Compactor is designed with heavy-duty main structures that support multiple life cycles. It features a Cat C18 engine, single-lever steering, pressurized cab, and wheel/tip options that provide extended service life. Available Cat Compact Technologies, such as Compaction Control, further enhance compaction performance and consistency by providing accurate compaction values and 3D mapping.

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    Improved operation with smoother directional shifts due to Cat locker differentials


    Boost your productivity with standard technologies like Cat Compact with Pass Mapping and optional Cat Compact with Elevation Mapping


    New features such additional axle Duo-cone® seal guards, eyebrow guards, and new reversing fan guard protect the machine from trash intake and
    other onsite hazards

    Learn more about the 836 Landfill Compactor


    • Axles
      Planetary – Fixed
      Oscillation Angle
      Planetary – Oscillating
    • Braking System
      Parking Brake
      Spring Applied, Hydraulic Released
      Service Brakes
      Multi Disc Wet (Enclosed) 2 WHL
    • Dimensions (Approximate)
      Centerline of Rear Axle to Rear Compactor Guard
      11.3 ft
      Ground Clearance to Bottom of Bumper
      3.2 ft
      Ground Clearance to Hitch
      2.1 ft
      Height - Cab Roof
      14.1 ft
      Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
      15.1 ft
      Height - Top of Hood
      11.3 ft
      Height to Top of Air Conditioning Condenser
      15.2 ft
      Height to Top of Beacon
      15.2 ft
      Hitch to Centerline of Front Axle
      7.5 ft
      Wheel Base
      14.9 ft
      Width over Drums
      14 ft
      Width over Front Striker Bars
      12.9 ft
      Width over Platform
      10.5 ft
      Width over Rear Striker Bars
      12.9 ft
    • Engine - Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V
      5.71 in
      1104.5 in³
      U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Stage V and Japan 2014
      Engine Model
      Gross Power (SAE J1995:2014)
      562 HP
      High Idle Speed
      2120 r/min
      Low Idle Speed
      750 r/min
      Maximum Altitude without Derating
      7500 ft
      Net Power (ISO 9249:2007)
      502 HP
      Net Power (SAE J1349:2011)
      496 HP
      *Net power advertised is the power available at the engine flywheel when the engine is equipped with a fan, air cleaner, clean emissions module and alternator.
      Rated Speed
      1900 r/min
      7.2 in
      Torque Rise
    • Hydraulic System - Steering
      Relief Valve Setting - Steering
      3495 lb/in²
      Steering Cycle Times - High Idle
      3.9 s
      Steering Cycle Times - Low Idle
      6.4 s
      Steering System - Circuit
      Flow Sharing Implement; Pilot, load sensing
      Steering System - Pump
      Piston – Variable Displacement
      Total Steering Angle
    • Operating Specifications
      Maximum Operating Weight (Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent)
      125622 lb
    • Semi U-Blade
      29.3 yd³
      7.3 ft
    • Service Refill Capacities
      Cooling System - Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent
      37.2 gal (US)
      Cooling Systems - Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V
      40 gal (US)
      Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank*
      9 gal (US)
      Differential - Final Drives - Front
      49 gal (US)
      Differential - Final Drives - Rear
      50 gal (US)
      Engine Crankcase
      16 gal (US)
      Fuel Tank
      209 gal (US)
      Hydraulic System - Implement/Steering
      46.2 gal (US)
      Hydraulic Tank Only
      27.2 gal (US)
      21.9 gal (US)
    • Sound Performance - Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V - Standard
      Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395)
      111 dB(A)
      Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396)
      72 dB(A)
    • Sound Performance - Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V - Suppression
      Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395)
      109 dB(A)
      Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396)
      72 dB(A)
    • Straight Blade
      25.9 yd³
      7.3 ft
      Height of Cutting Edge
      7.3 ft
    • Transmission
      Direct Drive - Forward 1
      4.3 mile/h
      Direct Drive - Forward 2
      7.8 mile/h
      Direct Drive - Reverse 1
      4.6 mile/h
      Direct Drive - Reverse 2
      8.2 mile/h
      Transmission Type
      Planetary - Powershift - ECPC
    • U-Blade
      33.6 yd³
      7.4 ft
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
    • Advanced Productivity Electronic Control Shifting (APECS)
    • Air to air aftercooler
    • Brakes, fully hydraulic, enclosed, wet multiple disc brakes
    • Cat Clean Emission Module, insulated (Tier 4 Final/Stage V/Korea Stage V and Japan 2014)
    • Electro hydraulic parking brake
    • Engine, Cat C18: – Tier 4 Final/Stage V/Korea Stage V and Japan 2014 – Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent
    • Fuel priming pump, electric
    • Fuel to air cooler
    • Ground level engine shutoff
    • Guard (3 piece) transmission
    • Heat shield, turbo and exhaust manifold
    • Hydraulically driven demand fan
    • Integrated braking
    • Radiator, Aluminum Modular Radiator (AMR)
    • Separated cooling system
    • Starting aid (ether) automatic
    • Throttle lock
    • Torque converter with lockup clutch (LUC)
    • Turbine precleaner, engine air intake
    • Transmission, planetary, with 2F/2R speed range control
    • Underhood ventilation system
    • Alarm, back-up
    • Alternator, 150 amp
    • Batteries, maintenance-free (4-1,000 CCA)
    • Converter, 10-15 amp, 24V to 12V
    • Lighting system, halogen (front and rear)
    • Lighting, access stairway
    • Starter, electric (heavy duty)
    • Starter lockout (ground level)
    • Starting receptacle for emergency start
    • Transmission lockout (ground level)
    • Air conditioner w/roof-mounted condenser
    • Cab, sound-suppressed and pressurized
    • Internal four-post rollover protective structure (ROPS/FOPS)
    • Radio ready for (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12V, 10-15 amp) 12V power port for mobile phone or laptop connection
    • Camera, rear vision
    • Coat and hard hat hooks
    • Flip-up armrest
    • Heater and defroster
    • Horn, electric
    • Hydraulic controls (floor mounted)
    • Implement hydraulic lockout
    • Laminated glass
    • Light, (dome) cab
    • Lunchbox and beverage holders
    • Instrumentation, Gauges: – DEF fluid level (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV) – Hydraulic oil temperature – Speedometer/tachometer – Torque converter temperature
    • Instrumentation, Warning Indicators: – Action alert system, three category – Axle/brake oil temp, front – Brake oil pressure – Electrical system, low voltage – Engine failure malfunction alert and action lamp
    • Mirrors, rearview (externally mounted)
    • Parking brake status
    • Radio, CB (ready)
    • Seat, Cat Comfort, (cloth) air suspension
    • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm (3") wide
    • STIC Control System with steering lock
    • Sun visor, front
    • Glass (window) - rubber mounted glass
    • Transmission gear (indicator)
    • Vital Information Management System (VIMS) with graphical information display: external data port, customizable operator profiles
    • Wet-arm wipers/washers (front and rear)
    • Intermittent wipers (front and rear)
    • Wheels, paddle, plus, combination, and diamond wheel configurations
    • Guards, axle (front and rear)
    • Guards, cab window
    • Guards, crankcase and power train, hydraulically powered
    • Guards, rear fan and grill
    • Bulldozer arrangement is included in the standard equipment. Bulldozer blades are optional.
    • Antifreeze, premixed 50% concentration of extended life coolant with freeze protection to –34° C (–29° F)
    • Auto Blade Positioner (ABP)
    • Demand fan/swing out (hydraulic reversible)
    • Doors, service access locking
    • Ecology drains for engine, radiator, hydraulic tank
    • Electronic clutch pressure control and remote mounted pressure taps
    • Emergency platform egress
    • Engine, crankcase, 500 hour interval with CJ-4 oil
    • Fuel tank, 793 L (210 gal)
    • Hitch, drawbar with pin
    • Hoses, Cat XT
    • Hydraulic oil cooler
    • Hydraulic, steering and brake filtration/screening system
    • Oil sampling valves
    • Product Link - Cellular
    • Stairways, fixed-L/R (rear access)
    • Steering, load sensing
    • Vandalism protection caplocks
    • Venturi stack
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
    Various blades:
    • Straight blade
    • U-blade
    • Semi U-blade
    Various tip and wheel arrangements:
    • Paddle
    • Plus
    • Diamond