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Caterpillar D5R

With over 35 years of experience you will get the best and sound advice for all and any of your needs. Adding a 24/7 on the road technical support team you are assured of minimal down time and maximum efficiency. All our machines are mine compliant, operators
qualified and support staff available at your disposal.



  • Quiet cab, with an integrated Roll Over Protection Structure (ROPS) and 15° offset seat for greater all around visibility, enhanced safety and productivity.
  • Work more precisely with single twist tiller control for direction/gear selection.
  • Optional electro-hydraulic controls on VPAT dozers aid response and maneuverability and enable GRADE technologies.
  • Save fuel, increase productivity with optional AutoShift mode – automatically downshifts for greatest efficiency.
  • Optional bi-directional control allows the operator to dial to preselected forward/reverse gears for reduced operator effort and improved efficiency.


  • Cat C7.1 ACERT™ engine gives you the power you need to doze through tough material.
  • Independent pumps provide simultaneous blade response and steering performance – greater precision and maneuverability.
  • Larger fan, updated aluminum bar plate cooling system with wide fin spacing for excellent cooling capability in high ambient conditions.
  • Forestry, landfill and cold weather arrangements offer added features and guarding to take on especially harsh environments.

Technical specs


Power – Net 114.0 kW
Displacement 7.1 l
Rated Net Power – 2,200 rpm – ISO 9249/EEC 80/1269 139.0 kW
Rated Net Power – 2,200 rpm – SAE J1349 139.0 kW


Maximum Travel Speed – Forward 10.1 km/h
Maximum Travel Speed – Reverse 12.5 km/h


Operating Weight – XL 9214.0 kg
Operating Weight 16032 kg


Fuel Tank 299 l
Cooling System 30 l


Ground Clearance 507 mm
Ground Pressure – XL 38.6 kPa
Machine Height – Grouser Tip – ROPS (Cab or Canopy) 3200 mm
Width – Tractor – Over Trunnions 3279 mm
Number of Rollers – Each Side 7
Number of Shoes – Each Side – Sealed and Lubricated Track (SALT) Undercarriage 40


Type Parallelogram
Capacity 3.18 m³
Width 4165 mm
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