Caterpillar D5

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A Caterpillar D5H parked on a construction site in South Florida.

The Caterpillar D5 is a small track-type bulldozer manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. The original D5 series was only produced in 1939.[1] The current D5 series being produced is the D5K.

Versions[edit]

  • D5 (9M) was originally built in 1939, with only 46 built. It was a cross between the D4 chassis and the 6-cylinder D6 45 hp D4600 engine.
  • D5 - reintroduced in 1967.
  • D5B - 1977
  • D5 SA - Special Application agricultural tractor
  • D5H an elevated sprocket model introduced in 1985.
  • D5H LGP - Low ground pressure version with wide & long tracks, for soft ground
  • D5K - current version

D5K Specifications[edit]

Engine[edit]

  • Gross Power: 74.5 kW (100 hp)
  • Net Power: 71.6 kW (96 hp)
  • Bore: 105 mm
  • Weight in kg 15,000 approx.

Weights[edit]

  • XL Operating weight: 9408 kg (20,741 lb)
  • LGP Operating weight: 9683 kg (21,347 lb)[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orlemann, Eric (2000). Caterpillar Chronicle: The History of the World's Greatest Earthmovers. MBI Publishing Company. p. 50.
  2. ^ "www.cat.com/cmms/images/C367831.pdf" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on February 6, 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-21.