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836K Landfill Compactor

836K Landfill Compactor

At a Glance

Operating Weight
123319 lb
Gross Power
562 HP
Net Power
496 HP
Engine Model
C18 Cat®
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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 20 years. Focused on helping our customers succeed, we have continued to build upon each new series. The 836K continues our legacy of reliability, performance, safety, operator comfort, serviceability, and efficiency.


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Operating Weight 123319lb


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Gross Power 562HP
Net Power 496HP
Engine Model C18 Cat®
Bore 5.71in
Stroke 7.2in
Displacement 1104.5in³
Gross - SAE J1349 562HP
Maximum Gross Torque - 1,300 rpm 2275ft·lbf
Net Power - SAE J1349 - Converter Drive - Gross Power 496HP
Net Power - SAE J1349 - Converter Drive - Torque Rise 52%
Net Power - SAE J1349 - Direct Drive - Gross Power 496HP
Net Power - SAE J1349 - Direct Drive - Torque Rise 52%
Rated Power (Lab) 555HP
Rated Power (Net ISO 14396) 553HP
Emissions Tier 4 Final/Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final or Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent
Low Idle Speed 750r/min
Maximum Altitude - Without Derating 7500ft
High Idle Speed 2120r/min


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Front Planetary – Fixed
Oscillation Angle 13°
Rear Planetary – Oscillating

Service Refill Capacities

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Fuel Tank 209gal (US)
Cooling System 28gal (US)
Crankcase 16gal (US)
Transmission 32gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Front 49gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 50gal (US)
Diesel Engine Fluid Tank (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final) 9gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Tank Only 63gal (US)

Dimensions (Approximate)

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Height - Top of Cab with A/C 15.27ft
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 15.12ft
Height - Top of Hood 11.22ft
Ground Clearance - Bumper 3.38ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 10.46ft
Hitch to Centerline of Front Axle 7.46ft
Wheel Base 14.93ft
Width - Over Wheels 14.04ft
Length - With Blade on Ground - Straight Blade 33.41ft
Height - ROPS/Canopy 14.06ft
Height - Top of Cab with Strobe 15.9ft
Turning Radius - Inside of Wheels 11.93ft
Ground Clearance 2.07ft


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Travel Speed - Forward - Converter 1st 3.9mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward - Converter 2nd 6.8mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward - Lockup 1st 4mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward - Lockup 2nd 7.3mile/h
Travel Speed - Reverse - Converter 1st 4mile/h
Travel Speed - Reverse - Converter 2nd 6.5mile/h
Travel Speed - Reverse - Lockup 1st 4.3mile/h
Travel Speed - Reverse - Lockup 2nd 7.6mile/h
Transmission Type Cat Planetary Powershift

Hydraulic System

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Bore (1) 5in
Bore (2) 5.5in
Hydraulic System Flow Sharing Implement
Main Relief Pressure 3495psi
Maximum Supply Pressure 4640psi
Pump Flow at 2,006 rpm 66gal/min
Steering System Double Acting – End Mounted
Vehicle Articulation Angle 86°
Lift System Double Acting Cylinder
Stroke (1) 29.1in
Stroke (2) 40.2in


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Control System Full Hydraulic Split Circuit


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Exterior Sound Level - Standard 111dB(A)
Exterior Sound Level - Suppression 109dB(A)
Interior Sound Level - Standard 72dB(A)
Interior Sound Level - Suppression 71dB(A)

Operating Specifications

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Maximum Operating Weight (Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent) - Multiple Blade and Wheel Offerings 122615lb
Operating Weight - With Full Tank Capacities and U-Blade (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final) 123319lb
Operating Weight - With Full Tank Capacities and U-Blade (Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent) 122615lb
Maximum Operating Weight (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final) - Multiple Blade and Wheel Offerings 123319lb

Wheels and Tips

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Diameter - With Tips 7ft
Drum Diameter 5.81ft
Drum Width 4.59ft
Tips per Wheel 40

Hydraulic System - Steering

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Maximum Flow at × rpm 52 L/min @ 2,006 rpm
Steering Pressure Limited 3495psi
Steering System - Circuit Steering Double Acting – End Mounted
Steering System - Pump Piston – Variable Displacement
Total Steering Angle 86 degrees

Braking System

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Parking Brake Spring Applied, Hydraulic Released