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CD8 – Split Drum

The CB8 is an 8 metric ton drum steer compactor equipped with 1500 mm (59”) drums. This high production model delivers excellent mat density, good visibility and comfort, fuel efficiency with Eco-mode, and an industry leading water spray system. This model can be equipped with Cat Compaction Control that provides temperature mapping and pass-count mapping as well as "Machine to Machine" communication for more efficient performance.

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    Product Specs

    Operating Specifications

    Static Linear Load 146 lb/in
    Standard Compaction Width 59 in
    Maximum Compaction Width 111 in
    Drum Offset 51 in
    Travel Speed - Maximum 7.5 mile/h


    Standard Operating Weight with Cab 18497 lb
    Maximum Operating Weight with Cab 20834 lb
    Operating Weight 18497 lb
    Standard Operating Weight with Canopy 18056 lb
    Maximum Operating Weight with Canopy 20327 lb


    Gross Power 100 HP
    Engine Model Cat® C3.4B with ACERT Technology


    Overall Length 13.9 ft
    Wheel Base 10.25 ft
    Height - With ROPS/FOPS 9.6 ft
    Overall Width 5.5 ft

    Vibratory System

    Vibration Selection Independent per drum, front only, rear only, both
    Minimum Amplitude 0.012 in
    Centrifugal Force per Drum - Maximum 16590 lbf
    Maximum Amplitude 0.024 in
    Centrifugal Force per Drum - Minimum 13309 lbf
    Drum Width 59 in

    Service Refill Capacities

    Fuel Tank Capacity 36 gal (US)
    Water Spray Tank Capacity 159 gal (US)