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Cat Landfill Compactors are designed with durability built in, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimized performance and simplified serviceability, our machines allow you to operate more efficiently and safely. Introduced in 1993, the 836 has been the industry leader for over 20 years. Focused on helping our customers succeed, we have continued to build upon each new series. The 836K continues our legacy of reliability, performance, safety, operator comfort, serviceability, and efficiency.

Cat Specs


Net Power
496 HP
Engine Model
C18 Cat®
Tier 4 Final/Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final or Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent
Gross Power
562 HP
5.71 in
7.2 in
1104.5 in²
Low Idle Speed
750 r/min
High Idle Speed
2120 r/min


Operating Weight
123319 lb


Transmission Type
Cat Planetary Powershift

Service Refill Capacities

32 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Tank Only
63 gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Front
49 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
209 gal (US)
Cooling System
28 gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear
50 gal (US)
16 gal (US)


Planetary – Fixed
Planetary – Oscillating
Oscillation Angle

Dimensions (Approximate)

Height - Top of Cab with A/C
15.27 ft
Hitch to Centerline of Front Axle
7.46 ft
Height - ROPS/Canopy
14.06 ft
Ground Clearance - Bumper
3.38 ft
Ground Clearance
2.07 ft
Wheel Base
14.93 ft
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
15.12 ft
Height - Top of Cab with Strobe
15.9 ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
10.46 ft
Width - Over Wheels
14.04 ft
Height - Top of Hood
11.22 ft
Turning Radius - Inside of Wheels
11.93 ft

Hydraulic System - Steering

Steering System - Circuit
Steering Double Acting – End Mounted
Steering System - Pump
Piston – Variable Displacement
Steering Pressure Limited
3495 psi

Hydraulic System

Lift System
Double Acting Cylinder
Maximum Supply Pressure
4640 psi
Main Relief Pressure
3495 psi

Braking System

Parking Brake
Spring Applied, Hydraulic Released