826G Landfill Compactor
Specifically designed for heavy-duty landfill operations.
Increases cooling capacity and reduces trash and debris build-up.
Radiator and cooling systemRadiator and cooling system on the 826G incorporate many trash resistant features.
Tips and Wheels
Cat 826C Landfill Compactor offers excellent compaction and traction.
Cost-EffectiveExtending the life of your current site through increased compaction can be a cost-effective alternative to new site development.
Weld-on Plus Tips with Abrasion Resistant MaterialExclusive Plus-shaped design provides superior compaction densities.
Self-cleaning Chopper WheelsSelf-cleaning Chopper Wheels are designed to deliver maximum compaction and traction in landfill work.
Weld-on TipsWeld-on traction tips are designed for those landfill applications where maximum traction is required. These tips perform best in frozen or other difficult to penetrate applications.
Standard and optional features are designed for heavy-duty work in waste management situations.
Cat Anti-Wrap Axle Guard System (optional)Protects final drives, planetaries and seals from damage caused by wire, cable, plastics or other materials.
Anti-Wrap Axle ComponentsThe Anti-Wrap Axle Guard System is comprised of three basic components.
GuardsA cab bottom guard protects hoses and wires beneath the cab from damage due to flying debris and waste.
Straight BladeThe straight blade is ideal for most waste management applications. The straight blade is built to withstand the rigors of heavy-duty dozing and is a versatile blade for most applications.
Power Train Components
Cat power train delivers top performance and durability in tough applications.
EngineThe six-cylinder, turbocharged and aftercooled 3406C engine is one of the most developed and proven engines offered by Caterpillar.
TransmissionThe Caterpillar planetary, power shift transmission features heavy-duty components to handle the toughest jobs.
AxlesHeavy-duty axles feature stronger gears and bearings in both the differentials and final drives for increased durability.
BrakesOil-enclosed, multiple-disc brakes feature fewer parts, better heat rejection and improved serviceability.
Well-balanced hydraulics deliver precise low-effort control and trouble-free operation.
Hydraulic SystemA revolutionary hydraulic system provides low-effort implement control. Armrest-mounted levers send electrical signals to a pilot valve mounted on the front frame.
Command Control SteeringLow-effort, Command Control steering is another result of innovative design. A new mechanical feedback system and redesigned valve ratio provide quarter-turn side-to-side steering.
Load Sensing SteeringLoad Sensing steering maximizes machine performance by directing power to steering system only when the operator steers the machine.
Hydraulic PumpsPositive-displacement hydraulic pumps perform with high efficiency and great reliability. For improved serviceability, all hydraulic pumps are mounted on a single pump drive.
Caterpillar's XT-3 and XT-5 HoseCaterpillar's XT-3 and XT-5 hose, O-ring face seals and large capacity lift cylinder top off the hydraulic system, delivering the performance and durability owners expect.
A revolutionary way to operate with easy-to-use, low-effort controls.
Operator Control BenefitsOne of the most exciting benefits of the 826G is the dramatic reduction in operator motion effort provided by Command Control steering, integrated transmission controls and fully hydraulic brakes.
Command Control SteeringCommand Control steering allows one hand operation of steering and transmission controls.
Implement Control LeverLow-effort implement control lever requires very low operator effort and reduced travel.
Integrated Transmission ControlsIntegrated transmission controls are part of the steering control design, providing one hand operation.
Dual-Pedal BrakingDual-pedal braking lets the left pedal function as a brake. The right pedal functions as a regular brake.
Operator Control Options
Comfort and control - top-quality operator station will help maximize productivity.
Setting Industry StandardsThe 826G sets a new industry standard for operator station comfort and efficiency. It offers easier entry and exit, 65 percent more volume, improved visibility and reduced sound levels.
Internal ROPSInternal ROPS improves visibility and styling, giving the 824G a sleek new look.
WindowsLarger windows improve visibility in all directions.
Downsloped HoodDownsloped hood also contribute to improved rearward visibility by allowing the operator to see objects on the ground closer to the machine.
Radio ReadyRadio ready means this cab includes 12-volt converter, speakers, antenna, all wiring and brackets for entertainment or communications radio installation.
Right and Left Rear-Hinged DoorsRight and left rear-hinged doors provide a walk-through operator's station.
Non-Metallic FloorNon-metallic floor is rustproof and slopes to assist water drainage and clean-out.
Sound LevelReduced sound level is the result of several new designs.
StorageIncreased storage space provides room for a lunch cooler, a thermos, a cup, coat hook and other personal items.
SeatCaterpillar Contour Series seat is 6-way adjustable, providing comfort and support.
Monitoring System826G Monitoring System provides gauges, tachometer/speedometer and 3-level warning to provide full-time monitoring of key functions.
VentilationImproved ventilation ducts and vents, in better locations, provide more air flow to the operator and the windows. Post-mounted vents provide air to the rear window.
Air-ConditioningStandard air-conditioning uses blended air for immediate temperature changes, clears windows with ease and improves operator comfort.
Reversing Fan Selection SwitchReversing fan selection switch allows operator to reverse the radiator fan if conditions necessitate reversals more frequently than the automatically timed reversals.
Operator Station Options
Cat Dealer services help you operate longer with lower costs.
ServiceYour Cat dealer offers a wide range of services that can be set up under a customer support agreement when you purchase your equipment.
SelectionMake detailed comparisons of the machines you are considering before you buy.
PurchaseLook past initial price. Consider the financing options available as well as day-to-day operating costs.
OperationImproving operating techniques can boost your profits.
MaintenanceMore and more equipment buyers are planning for effective maintenance before buying equipment.
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. Cat dealers utilize a worldwide computer network to find in-stock parts to minimize machine down time.
Keep your machine up and running with easy-to-perform daily maintenance.
Daily MaintenanceDaily maintenance has never been more accessible than on the 826G. Lockable, ground level service doors give quick access to engine oil fill and dipstick, coolant sight gauge, grease fittings for the rear frame, relay panel and electrical breakers.
Sloped HoodSloped hood tilts for complete access to the engine, cooling system and other major components. An electric screwjack tilts the hood up to 75 degrees.
Scheduled Maintenance PointsScheduled maintenance points are well within reach. An air filter service indicator is visible from the cab or platform, with the air filter reachable from the left platform and the engine oil filter form the rear platform.
Separated Cooling SystemSeparated cooling system isolates the fan and radiator away from the engine for a quieter running machine.
Monitoring System826G Monitoring System provides diagnostics, allowing technicians to review a machine's operation and quickly troubleshoot problems.
Operator StationOperator's station may be removed or replaced in about 45 minutes without having to disconnect hydraulic lines.