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Soil Compactors(Non Current)

Compacting to specifications is critical for soil, landfill, and paving applications. Cat compactors are specifically designed for all compaction operations.

815F Soil Compactor

Cat 815F Soil Compactor features wheels with tamping foot design and chevron pattern for traction, penetration and compaction needed for high production. Optional fill spreading dozer available.

Product Details


Engine Model Cat® 3306 TA
Gross Power 175 kW
Flywheel Power 164 kW
Displacement 10.3 L


Operating Weight 20879 kg


Forward 1 6.2 km/h
Forward 2 10.8 km/h
Forward 3 17.9 km/h
Reverse 1 7.1 km/h
Reverse 2 12.2 km/h
Reverse 3 19.5 km/h


Steering Angle 36


Drum Width 3350 mm
Drum Diameter 1029 mm
Outside Diameter 1400 mm
Tips per Wheel 60
Tips per Row 12


Front Fixed
Rear Oscillates


Moldboard Length 3650 mm
Height, Including Cutting Edge 860 mm
Maximum Depth of Cut 215 mm
Maximum Lift Above Ground 390 mm

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 446 L
Cooling System 55 L
Crankcase 34 L
Transmission 50 L
Differentials and Final Drives - Front 65 L
Differentials and Final Drives - Rear 65 L
Hydraulic Tank 88 L


Wheelbase 3350 mm
Length with Blade on Ground 6845 mm
Ground Clearance 390 mm
Width Over End Bits 3652 mm
Width Over Drums 3243 mm
Blade Height Straight 860 mm
Drum Width 978 mm
Blade Width Straight 3.76 mm

Operating Specifications

Travel Speed Forward 37.6 km/h
Travel Speed Reverse 43 km/h
Turning Radius Blade - Outside 12.6 mm
Ground Clearance 423 mm
2-Pass Coverage Width 4.35 mm

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity 464 L

3306 Engine

The six-cylinder, turbocharged aftercooled engine is built for power, reliability and economy.


The 815F performs at full-rated gross power of 175kw (235 hp). The four-stroke cycle design delivers long power strokes and efficient fuel combustion.


The 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 Production

Does light production dozing and spreads fill, backfills, stockpiles, charges hoppers, and cleans up around trucks.

Control Lever

Single lever at operator's right controls blade lift for increased operator's efficiency.

Complete Unit

Complete 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 Differential

NoSPIN front differential available to deliver maximum traction in low traction or inconsistent ground conditions.


Planetary 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 Foot

Modified chevron tamping foot design provides greater pressure, more compaction, smooth ride, and excellent traciton.

Cleaner Bars

Two cleaner bars per wheel keep drums free of carry-over dirt regardless of rolling direction, maximizing efficiency.

Operator's Station

Comfort and control - top-quality operator's station will help maximize productivity.

Viewing Area

Exceptional all-around viewing area reduces strain and fatique, making operators more productive.

Monitoring System

Computerized Caterpillar Monitoring system with electronic analog gauges is a highly effective and reliable warning and diagnostic system.

Gear Button

Quick 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 Key

Ignition key start/stop switch positioned for easy machine starting and stopping.

Steering Column

Steering column adjusts to multiple positions. The leather-like steering wheel and transmission control provide a sure grip and comfortable feel.

Blade Control

Convenient pilot-operated blade controls allow for precise blade movement.

Contour Seat

New 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 Space

Built-in storage space is designed to hold cups, lunch box, thermos and personal items.


Repositioned vents throughout the cab keep fresh air flowing while improving the cab's heating, cooling, defrost and defog capability.

Radio Ready

Radio ready means this cab includes 12-volt converter, speakers, antenna, all wiring and brackets for entertainment or communications radio installation.


Windshield washers/wipers with in-the-blade washer delivery system are standard features on front and rear windows. Front wiper has intermittent speed capability.

Customer Support

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.


Make detailed comparisions of the machines you are considering before you buy.


Look past initial price. Consider the financing options available as well as day-to-day operating costs.


Improving operating techniques can boost your profits. Your Cat dealer has training videotapes, literature and other ideas to help you increase productivity.


More 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.


Repair, rebuild or replace? Your Cat dealer can help you evaluate the cost involved so you can make the right choice.

Product Support

You will find nearly all parts at our dealer parts counter.

Machine Management Services

Cat dealers help manage your equipment investment with effective maintenance programs.
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