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836 Landfill Compactor

Cat Landfill Compactors are designed with durability built in, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimized performance and simplified serviceability, our machines allow you to operate more efficiently and safely. Introduced in 1993, the 836 has been the industry leader for over 30 years. Focused on helping our customers succeed, we have continued to build upon each new series. The 836 continues our legacy of reliability, performance, safety, operator comfort, serviceability, and efficiency.

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    Product Specs

    Engine - Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V

    Gross Power (SAE J1995:2014) 562 HP
    Net Power (SAE J1349:2011) 496 HP
    Net Power (ISO 9249:2007) 502 HP
    Engine Model C18
    Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Stage V and Japan 2014
    Rated Speed 1900 r/min
    Torque Rise 52
    Bore 5.71 in
    Stroke 7.2 in
    Displacement 1104.5 in³
    High Idle Speed 2120 r/min
    Low Idle Speed 750 r/min
    Maximum Altitude without Derating 7500 ft
    Note *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.

    Operating Specifications

    Maximum Operating Weight (Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent) 125622 lb


    Transmission Type Planetary - Powershift - ECPC
    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

    Hydraulic System - Steering

    Steering System - Circuit Flow Sharing Implement; Pilot, load sensing
    Steering System - Pump Piston – Variable Displacement
    Relief Valve Setting - Steering 3495 lb/in²
    Total Steering Angle 86
    Steering Cycle Times - High Idle 3.9 s
    Steering Cycle Times - Low Idle 6.4 s

    Service Refill Capacities

    Fuel Tank 209 gal (US)
    Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank* 9 gal (US)
    Cooling Systems - Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V 40 gal (US)
    Cooling System - Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent 37.2 gal (US)
    Engine Crankcase 16 gal (US)
    Transmission 21.9 gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Front 49 gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Rear 50 gal (US)
    Hydraulic System - Implement/Steering 46.2 gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank Only 27.2 gal (US)


    Front Planetary – Fixed
    Rear Planetary – Oscillating
    Oscillation Angle ±6°

    Braking System

    Service Brakes Multi Disc Wet (Enclosed) 2 WHL
    Parking Brake Spring Applied, Hydraulic Released

    Sound Performance - Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V - Standard

    Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396) 72 dB(A)
    Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395) 111 dB(A)

    Sound Performance - Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V - Suppression

    Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396) 72 dB(A)
    Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395) 109 dB(A)

    Dimensions (Approximate)

    Height to Top of Beacon 15.2 ft
    Height to Top of Air Conditioning Condenser 15.2 ft
    Height - Cab Roof 14.1 ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 15.1 ft
    Height - Top of Hood 11.3 ft
    Ground Clearance to Hitch 2.1 ft
    Ground Clearance to Bottom of Bumper 3.2 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Rear Compactor Guard 11.3 ft
    Hitch to Centerline of Front Axle 7.5 ft
    Wheel Base 14.9 ft
    Width over Front Striker Bars 12.9 ft
    Width over Rear Striker Bars 12.9 ft
    Width over Platform 10.5 ft
    Width over Drums 14 ft

    Straight Blade

    Capacity 25.9 yd³
    Height 7.3 ft
    Height of Cutting Edge 7.3 ft

    Semi U-Blade

    Capacity 29.3 yd³
    Height 7.3 ft


    Capacity 33.6 yd³
    Height 7.4 ft