Tag Archives: Caterpillar

New E-Series CAT Hammers Combine Design Simplicity with Advanced Features to Enhance Performance, Durability, Ease of Use, Serviceability

Ten new Cat® E-Series hammers - designed for use with mini excavators, skid-steer loaders and backhoe loaders - are available in both "silenced" and side-plate versions. Four sizes - H35, H45, H55 and H65 - are offered in two mounting configurations for installation on both Caterpillar and competitive carriers. Silenced hammers, identified with "s" in […]

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Caterpillar Adds New B-Series Utility Compactors to the Paving Products Machine Family

Customers expect Cat® Paving Products to continually raise the bar in performance, productivity, comfort, safety and serviceability. The company has met those expectations with the new B-series line of Utility Compactors. The new CB22B, CB24B, CB24B XT, CB32B, CB34B, CB34B XW, CC24B and CC34B feature key enhancements that will help contractors achieve compaction more efficiently […]

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CAT H2 Series Compact Loaders Benefit From Engine Upgrades

Caterpillar is launching the H2 line of compact wheel loaders, featuring upgraded engines, a revised loader control valve, standard pilot joystick levers and simplified auxiliary hydraulic connections. Engine Changes Meet Varying Standards The 906H2, 907H2 and 908H2 move from the previous Cat® C3.4 engine to the new Cat C3.3B, which meets EU stage IIIA emission […]

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New CAT D Series Skid Steer Loaders Feature New Cab, Operator Environment and Controls - and Increased Engine Performance

Caterpillar is rolling out four new D Series Skid Steer Loaders and updating two current D Series machines to create the new D Series line featuring a completely redesigned cab with first-in-class features, new lift arm design for improved sight lines, and increased engine performance. The four newest D Series models are replacements for their […]

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New Cat D Series Compact Track Loaders & Multi Terrain Loaders Feature New Cab with Enhanced Operator Environment and Controls

Caterpillar is introducing three new Cat® D Series Compact Track Loaders and three new Cat D Series Multi Terrain Loaders as well as two updated D Series Compact Track Loaders. The new and updated machines feature a completely new cab with first-in-class designs that enhance operator comfort and control, new lift arm design for improved […]

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CAT 836K Landfill Compactor Designed with Operator Comfort and Safety, Durable Performance, and Serviceability in Mind

The new 562 gross horsepower (419 kW) Cat® 836K landfill compactor has more than 20 years of Caterpillar expertise in this demanding application already built in. Field-proven components with a history of durable reliability, ease of service, and an ergonomic environment that ensures the operator's health, productivity and safety are all standard features. The 836K […]

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Caterpillar Adds AP300D Paver to the Paving Product Family

Caterpillar announces the addition of the AP300D paver to its paving products family. Many integrated features make this paver extremely productive for paving parking lots, urban streets, cycle and walking paths, trenches, narrow shoulders, as well as other small and medium job sites. Contractors will appreciate the new hydrostatic drive system that delivers tight turning […]

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Caterpillar Announces Development of Largest Hydraulic Shovel

Caterpillar has designed, fabricated and constructed the largest hydraulic mining shovel ever built. The new Cat® 6120B H FS significantly exceeds the size of the Cat 6090 FS to deliver highly productive three- or four-pass loading of ultra-class mining trucks. Innovative hybrid technologies cut fuel use per ton by an estimated 25 percent—through the use […]

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The Origin of Motor Graders Produced by Caterpillar Began 110 Years Ago

The origin of Caterpillar's involvement in the motor grader industry can be traced back to 110 years ago. In 1903, Richard Russell and Charles Stockland built their first horse-drawn elevating grader and formed a partnership - the Russell Grader Company- in a little town called Stephen, Minnesota. Richard Russell applied for a patent for this […]

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CAT TH514C Telehandler has New Engine, Unmatched Versatility

Powered by a new 101-horsepower (76 kW) Cat® C3.4B engine that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4-Interim emissions regulations, the Cat TH514C telehandler has an operating weight 24,890 pounds (11,290 kg), a rated load capacity of 11,000 pounds (4,990 kg), and a maximum lift height of 45 feet (13.70m) with stabilizer down. The new telehandler is […]

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The Los Angeles Aqueduct was Built with the Help of Holt's Caterpillar Tractors

The Los Angeles Aqueduct was constructed during 1908-1913 to transport water via a concrete-lined tunnel from the Owens River to Los Angeles, California. The Caterpillar tractors hauled rock, cement, supplies and other machinery from the railroad to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Loads weighed as much as 50 tons and the machines traveled up to four […]

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CAT Dealer Leaves Lasting Impression on Demolition Company

Over 30 years ago Lee Farms Excavating Inc. of Onarga, Ill. started out on farm site clean-ups. With the support of their Cat® dealer, the company has grown into a successful demolition operation, taking down grain elevators all over the U.S. “Years ago, my dad and I were just farmers who started a small family […]

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