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Caterpillar

834 Wheel Dozer

Engine Model

Cat® C18 

Rated Speed

1900 r/min

Peak Power Speed

1500 r/min

Overview

Cat Wheel Dozers are designed with durability built in, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimized performance and simplified serviceability, our machines allow you to support your job site efficiently and safely while lowering owning and operating costs. Introduced in the mid-1960’s, the 834 has been the industry leader for over 50 years. Focused on helping our customers succeed, we have continued to build upon each new series. The 834 continues our legacy of reliability, performance, safety, operator comfort, serviceability, and efficiency.

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Exterior

Interior

Specifications

  • Engine
    Spec Value
    Engine Model Cat® C18 
    Rated Speed 1900 r/min
    Peak Power Speed 1500 r/min
    Gross Power - SAE J1995 562 HP
    Net Power - SAE J1349 496 HP
    Bore 5.7 in
    Stroke 7.2 in
    Displacement 1105 in³
    Peak Torque - 1,300 rpm 2092 lb/ft
    Torque Rise 52 %
    Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards or equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and U.S. EPA Tier 2.
  • Operating Specifications
    Spec Value
    Operating Weight 105271 lb
    Blade Capacities 7.9 – 22.2 m3 (10.3 – 29.0 yd3)
    Coal Scoop Operating Weight 112428 lb
    Chip Scoop Operating Weight 112838 lb
  • Transmission
    Spec Value
    Transmission Type Cat planetary power shift
    Forward - 1 4.2 mile/h
    Forward - 2 7.2 mile/h
    Forward - 3 12.6 mile/h
    Forward - 4 22 mile/h
    Reverse - 1 4.2 mile/h
    Reverse - 2 7.6 mile/h
    Reverse - 3 13.3 mile/h
    Direct Drive - Forward 1 Lock-up disabled
    Direct Drive - Forward 2 7.7 mile/h
    Direct Drive - Forward 3 13.7 mile/h
    Direct Drive - Forward 4 23.9 mile/h
    Direct Drive - Reverse 1 4.5 mile/h
    Direct Drive - Reverse 2 8.1 mile/h
    Direct Drive - Reverse 3 14.3 mile/h
  • Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt
    Spec Value
    Lift/Tilt System - Circuit Pilot operated LS valve with EH
    Lift/Tilt System Variable displacement piston
    Maximum Flow at 1,900 rpm 153 gal/min
    Relief Valve Setting - Lift/Tilt 4641 psi
    Cylinders, Double Acting - Lift, Bore and Stroke 139.75 mm × 1021 mm (5.5 in × 40.2 in)
    Cylinders, Double Acting - Left and Right Tilt, Bore and Stroke 140 mm × 230 mm (5.5 in × 9.1 in)
    Pilot System Variable displacement piston
    Pilot Maximum Flow 13.7 gal/min
    Pilot Relief Valve Setting 580 psi
  • Hydraulic System - Steering
    Spec Value
    Steering System - Circuit Pilot, load sensing
    Steering System - Pump Piston, variable displacement
    Maximum Flow 65.8 gal/min
    Relief Valve Setting - Steering 3495 psi
    Total Steering Angle 86 °
    Steering Cycle Times - High Idle 3.1 s
    Steering Cycle Times - Low Idle 5.7 s
  • Service Refill Capacities
    Spec Value
    Fuel Tank 209.5 gal (US)
    Cooling System 31.7 gal (US)
    Crankcase 15.9 gal (US)
    Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank 8.7 gal (US)
    Transmission 31.7 gal (US)
    Hydraulic System Factory Fill 63.4 gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Front 49.1 gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Rear 49.1 gal (US)
    Hydraulic System - Tank Only 37 gal (US)
  • Air Conditioning System
    Spec Value
    Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.8 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.574 metric tonnes.
  • Axles
    Spec Value
    Front Fixed
    Rear Trunnion
    Oscillation Angle ±13°
  • Brakes
    Spec Value
    Brakes ISO 3450: 2011
  • Sound Performance - Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V - Standard
    Spec Value
    Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396) 72 dB(A)
    Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395) 113 dB(A)
  • Sound Performance - Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V - Suppression
    Spec Value
    Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396) 72 dB(A)
    Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395) 109 dB(A)
  • Dimensions
    Spec Value
    Height - Top of Exhaust Stack 15.9 ft
    Height - Top of Air Cleaner 12.8 ft
    Height - Top of Hood 10.9 ft
    Ground Clearance - Bumper 3.1 ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Bumper 10.5 ft
    Wheel Base 14.9 ft
    Length - Front of Tire 28.4 ft
    Length - Straight Blade on Ground 32.6 ft
    Centerline of Front Axle to Hitch 7.5 ft
    Length - Universal Blade on Ground 34.4 ft
    Ground Clearance 1.7 ft
    Height - Top of Cab 13.7 ft
  • Scoops
    Spec Value
    Chip Scoop Carry Capacity 35 yd³
    Chip Scoop Doze Capacity 70 yd³
    Coal Scoop Carry Capacity 30 yd³
    Coal Scoop Doze Capacity 60 yd³

Standard Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

ELECTRICAL

  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator (100 amp)
  • Batteries, dry
  • Hazardous voltage lamp
  • Converter, 10/15 amp, 24V to 12V
  • Lighting system, (LED work lights, access and service platform lighting)
  • Starting and charging system, 24V
  • Starter emergency start receptacle

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Air conditioner
  • Cab, sound suppressed and pressurized
  • Cab, sound suppressed and pressurized, integrated rollover protective structure (ROPS/FOPS) radio ready for entertainment, includes antenna, speakers and converter (12-volt 5-amp) and power port
  • Cat Vision, rear-vision camera system
  • Graphical information display, displays real time operating information, performs calibrations and customizes operator settings
  • Tilt, tip controls
  • Heater and defroster
  • Horn, electric
  • Light, cab (dome)
  • Lights, directional
  • Lunchbox and beverage holders
  • Monitoring system (VIMS 3G)
  • Radio, AM/FM/CD/MP3 Bluetooth®
  • Instrumentation, gauges: - coolant temperature, engine hour meter, hydraulic oil temperature, powertrain oil temperature
  • Mirrors, rearview (externally mounted)
  • Rimpull control system (RCS)
  • Seat, deluxe
  • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm (3 in) wide
  • Steering and transmission integrated control (STIC™) system
  • UV glass
  • Operator presence
  • Wet-arm wipers/washers (front and rear)
  • Intermittent front and rear wipers

POWER TRAIN

  • Brakes, oil-cooled, multi-disc, service/secondary
  • Automatic retarding controls
  • Case drain screens
  • Engine, Cat C18 MEUI™, diesel, turbocharged/aftercooled
  • Antifreeze, premixed 50% concentration of extended life coolant with freeze protection to -34°C (-29°F)
  • Parking brake
  • Turbine precleaner, engine air intake
  • Radiator, Aluminum Modular Radiator (AMR)
  • Manual switch and automatic fuel priming
  • Starting aid (ether) automatic
  • Throttle lock, electronic
  • Torque converter, impeller clutch with lock-up control system and rimpull control system (switch and dial in cab)
  • Transmission, planetary, power shift (4F/3R) electronic control

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • Doors, service access (locking)
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Oil sampling valves
  • Stairway, left side (rear access)
  • Steering, load sensing
  • Vandalism protection caplocks

Optional Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

POWER TRAIN

  • -50° C (-58° F) antifreeze
  • Engine oil change system, high speed, Wiggins
  • Engine brake
  • High ambient cooling-software
  • Turbine precleaner, engine air intake dual stage
  • Axle oil cooler
  • Crankcase guards

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Cab precleaner
  • Radio, AM/FM/CD/MP3 Bluetooth with Satellite SiriusXM
  • Satellite Sirius radio with Bluetooth
  • LED warning strobe
  • CB radio ready
  • Window pull down visor
  • Cat Detect (object detection system)

MISCELLANEOUS ATTACHMENTS

  • Front and rear roading fenders
  • Fast fill fuel system (Shaw-Aero)