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Caterpillar D8T

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.



The Cat D8T dozer has a long history of outstanding versatility, productivity and resale value. Because this bulldozer excels across a wide range of tasks, customers choose the D8T for everything from dozing, ripping, scraper work and land clearing to finish grading. And with features designed for even greater comfort, productivity and fuel efficiency, today’s D8T does even more to help you meet your business objectives.

Technical specs


Power – Net 264 kW
Displacement 15.2 l


Maximum Travel Speed – Forward 10.6 km/h
Maximum Travel Speed – Reverse 14.2 km/h


Operating Weight 39420 kg


Fuel Tank 627 l
Cooling System 86 l


Ground Contact Area 6.19 m²
Ground Pressure 53.3 kPa
Length – Track on Ground 3206 mm
Shoe Width – XL 965 mm
Number of Rollers – Each Side 8
Number of Shoes – Each Side – Sealed and Lubricated Track (SALT) Undercarriage 44


Type Standard
Width 3931 mm
Height 1690 mm
Maximum Digging Depth 574 mm
Capacity 8.6 m3
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