The six-cylinder, turbocharged aftercooled engine is built for power, reliability and economy.
PerformanceThe 815F performs at full-rated gross power of 175kw (235 hp). The four-stroke cycle design delivers long power strokes and efficient fuel combustion.
MaintenanceThe engine can be rebuilt for a second life. Caterpillar remanufactured parts are available to economically replace many components.
Multiple box-section construction with heat treated moldboard and DH-2 Cutting eges and end bits for long life.
Light ProductionDoes light production dozing and spreads fill, backfills, stockpiles, charges hoppers, and cleans up around trucks.
Control LeverSingle lever at operator's right controls blade lift for increased operator's efficiency.
Complete UnitComplete unit consists of blade, push arms, trunnion mounting, dozer-length skid plate with replaceable wear plates, reversible cutting edges, self-sharpening end bits, hydraulic lines guard and hydraulic lift cylinders.
Axles and Brakes
Heavy duty axles and brakes are designed to last in all kinds of operating conditions.
NoSPIN Front DifferentialNoSPIN front differential available to deliver maximum traction in low traction or inconsistent ground conditions.
TransmissionPlanetary power shift transmission with up/down shift button allows on-the-go shifting, while hydraulic modulation cushions the shift and reduces stress on components.
Wheels and Tamping Feet
The heart of any system for compaction, ride and traction.
Tamping FootModified chevron tamping foot design provides greater pressure, more compaction, smooth ride, and excellent traciton.
Cleaner BarsTwo cleaner bars per wheel keep drums free of carry-over dirt regardless of rolling direction, maximizing efficiency.
Comfort and control - top-quality operator's station will help maximize productivity.
Viewing AreaExceptional all-around viewing area reduces strain and fatique, making operators more productive.
Monitoring SystemComputerized Caterpillar Monitoring system with electronic analog gauges is a highly effective and reliable warning and diagnostic system.
Gear ButtonQuick gear kick up/down button lets the operator easily downshift or upshift to a different gear. It's a convenient way to shift that saves time and effort!
Ignition KeyIgnition key start/stop switch positioned for easy machine starting and stopping.
Steering ColumnSteering column adjusts to multiple positions. The leather-like steering wheel and transmission control provide a sure grip and comfortable feel.
Blade ControlConvenient pilot-operated blade controls allow for precise blade movement.
Contour SeatNew contour seat is designed for comfort and support. Seat cushions reduce the pressure on the lower back and thighs, while offering unrestricted arm and leg movement.
Storage SpaceBuilt-in storage space is designed to hold cups, lunch box, thermos and personal items.
VentilationRepositioned vents throughout the cab keep fresh air flowing while improving the cab's heating, cooling, defrost and defog capability.
Radio ReadyRadio ready means this cab includes 12-volt converter, speakers, antenna, all wiring and brackets for entertainment or communications radio installation.
Washers/WipersWindshield washers/wipers with in-the-blade washer delivery system are standard features on front and rear windows. Front wiper has intermittent speed capability.
Cat dealer services help you operate longer with lower costs. Many convenient service features, as well as parts availability supported by a worldwide computer network, combine to give you a machine with Caterpillar's total commitment to customer support.
SelectionMake detailed comparisions of the machines you are considering before you buy.
PurchasesLook past initial price. Consider the financing options available as well as day-to-day operating costs.
OperationImproving operating techniques can boost your profits. Your Cat dealer has training videotapes, literature and other ideas to help you increase productivity.
MaintenanceMore and more equipment buyers are planning for effective maintenance before buying equipment. Choose from your dealer's wide range of maintenance services at the time you purchase your machine.
ReplacementRepair, rebuild or replace? Your Cat dealer can help you evaluate the cost involved so you can make the right choice.
Product SupportYou will find nearly all parts at our dealer parts counter.
Machine Management ServicesCat dealers help manage your equipment investment with effective maintenance programs.