Caterpillar 826B Compactor
The 826B has a D343 turbocharged, after-cooled engine producing 310 flywheel horsepower (FWHP). It has a powershift transmission with electric start. It comes standard with four-wheel drive, rollover protection system, and chopper wheels.
The 826B was given a 58U serial number prefix.
In 1972 Caterpillar modified the chopper wheels, beginning with 58U00139.
Production of 826B ended in 1978; it was replaced by the Caterpillar 826C.
Based on data from the sales database of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, it is estimated that more than 1,500 Caterpillar 826B compactors have been produced.
|Total = 1,595|