CS44B

CS44B Vibratory Soil Compactor

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Overview

Powered by the 75 kW (100 hp) Cat® C3.4B engine, the CS44B provides exceptional performance on flat or sloped terrain. This machine is suitable for many applications from site preparation to compacting sub-bases for parking lots or roadways and is ideal for water and sewer trench work.

Vibratory System
Pod-style Weight Housing The pod-style weight housing is assembled and sealed at the factory to ensure cleanliness, longer bearing life and easier field exchange or service.
Proprietary Eccentric Weights
Positive Amplitude Selection Positive amplitude selection is accomplished when the spherical steel shot is repositioned inside the hollow eccentric weight. Direction of weight shaft rotation determines amplitude level.
Cat® C3.4B Engine
ACERT Technology ACERT Technology combines proven systems with innovative new technologies to precisely shape the combustion process, providing more complete combustion of fuel and lower emissions.
Dual Pump Propel System
Dual Propel Pumps The dual propel pumps provide separate, balanced flow to the rear wheel axle and the drum drive motors. Provides high gradeability and increases tractive effort in loose or poor underfoot conditions.
Gradeability and Machine Control
Two Propel Pump System The two propel pump system has dedicated pumps to drive the heavy-duty, high-torque rear wheel and drum motors independently. Should the drum or wheels begin to spin, there is always hydraulic flow to the non-spinning motor, allowing continuous tractive effort. This is especially useful in loose und...
Open Platform with ROPS/FOPS Canopy
Working Environment The open platform of the CS44B offers a spacious and comfortable working environment with all controls, levers, switches and gauges positioned to maximize productivity.
Operator's Station
Steering Console The steering console adjustables within the tilt range to the desired position of the operator. Entire console tilts for simple entrance and exit. Integrated cupholders provide convenient storage for beverage containers.
ROPS/FOPS Cab
Cab Environment The cab is a spacious and comfortable work environment that includes large windows, more interior room with storage areas, a cup holder, better ergonomics and low noise levels.
Padfoot Shell Kit (Optional)
Expands Machine Versatility The padfoot shell kit expands the machines versatility and utilization while providing a simple and cost-effective solution for jobs that may require both padfoot and smooth drum compaction.
Leveling Blade (Optional)
Expands Versatility and Utilization The leveling blade expands the machines versatility and utilization for use in material knockdown, site leveling, trench backfilling and light dozing.
Serviceability
Visual Indicator Visual indicator allows easy check of hydraulic oil tank level.
Vibratory System
Pod-style Weight Housing The pod-style weight housing is assembled and sealed at the factory to ensure cleanliness, longer bearing life and easier field exchange or service.
Dual Amplitude The dual amplitude works efficiently in a wider range of applications. Selection is controlled from the operator's station.
Vibratory Frequency The CS44B has a vibratory frequency of 31.9 Hz (1914 vpm) for maximum compaction results. An optional variable frequency control allows frequency to be better matched to varying job conditions.
Large Heavy-duty Bearings Large heavy-duty bearings for the eccentric weight shaft allow higher frequency for greater force.
3 year/3000 hour The 3 year/3000 hour vibratory bearing lube service interval reduces maintenance.
Isolation Mounts The heavy-duty isolation mounts on the CS44 allow more force to be transmitted to the ground and less vibration to the drum yoke.
Proprietary Eccentric Weights
Positive Amplitude Selection Positive amplitude selection is accomplished when the spherical steel shot is repositioned inside the hollow eccentric weight. Direction of weight shaft rotation determines amplitude level.
Simplified Control Control is simplified from the operator's station with a selection switch on the operator's console.
Reliability The proprietary eccentric weights offer high reliability since there is no chance of the high-strength spherical steel shot welding together. System reliability is superior to swinging mechanical weights and is also quieter during starts and stops.
Service Life The proprietary eccentric weights offer long service life. There are no heavy weights to slam together and no metal fragments to contaminate the bearing lubrication system.
Cat® C3.4B Engine
ACERT Technology ACERT Technology combines proven systems with innovative new technologies to precisely shape the combustion process, providing more complete combustion of fuel and lower emissions.
More Robust Block and Components The C4.4 has been built with a thicker engine block and more robust components, improving durability and reliability while helping to keep noise levels low. The robust design also contributes to improved cold-weather starting performance.
Engine Oil Cooler The cooling package has been increased in size by 25%, reducing oil deterioration and varnishing of internal components as well as operating temperatures. Engine oil change interval is every 500 hours.
Low-mounted Oil Pump The positioning of the oil pump provides quick start-up lubrication, ensuring less engine wear and a longer engine life.
Engine Certified to Meet Emissions Standards The C4.4 engine is certified to meet U.S. EPA Tier 3 and European EU Stage IIIa emissions standards.
Eco-mode When activated, Eco-mode reduces the operating speed of the engine to a lower rate, which reduces fuel consumption. Eco-mode can be engaged on most applications where operating conditions require normal engine power. When more power is required, Eco-mode can be deactivated to provide normal engine speed.
Dual Pump Propel System
Dual Propel Pumps The dual propel pumps provide separate, balanced flow to the rear wheel axle and the drum drive motors. Provides high gradeability and increases tractive effort in loose or poor underfoot conditions.
Limited Slip Differential The limited slip differential provides balanced tractive effort and smooth torque transfer to both rear wheels.
Two Speed Ranges The dual pump propel system offers two speed ranges for versatile operation. Low speed range for vibratory operation and maximum torque when climbing grades. High speed range moves the machine quickly over longer distances.
Flushing Valves Flushing valves in each propel circuit help keep hydraulic oil cool and clean for maximum system efficiency.
Gradeability and Machine Control
Two Propel Pump System The two propel pump system has dedicated pumps to drive the heavy-duty, high-torque rear wheel and drum motors independently. Should the drum or wheels begin to spin, there is always hydraulic flow to the non-spinning motor, allowing continuous tractive effort. This is especially useful in loose underfoot conditions.
Controllability Controllability is another feature of dual propel pumps. The operator is able to stop, maintain machine position and change directions while on a grade.
Productivity The CS44B provides high productivity when working on more demanding grades. These machines are very effective in trench applications.
Open Platform with ROPS/FOPS Canopy
Working Environment The open platform of the CS44B offers a spacious and comfortable working environment with all controls, levers, switches and gauges positioned to maximize productivity.
Visibility The open platform offers unrestricted visibility to the drum and tire edge and to the side and rear of the machine.
Handrails and Foot Rests The platform is enclosed by handrails and features foot rests for sure footing and support when working on a grade.
Standard Equipment Standard equipment includes two front-facing and two rear-facing working lights, handrails with footrests, a lockable vandalism guard and a rear view mirror.
Operator's Station
Steering Console The steering console adjustables within the tilt range to the desired position of the operator. Entire console tilts for simple entrance and exit. Integrated cupholders provide convenient storage for beverage containers.
Operator's Console The operator's console is integrated with the seat and houses operational controls, the propel lever, and an integrated LCD display. The LCD display functions as the gauge cluster and also provide diagnositics. The keypad is backlit to facilitate easy operation in low light conditions.
Single Lever Control Single lever control for propel and vibratory On/Off provides simple and low effort operation.
Seat The comfortable and durable seat has adjustable fore/aft position, bottom cushion height, suspension stiffness and an integrated control console for maximum comfort.
Isolated Operator's Station The operator's station is isolated with heavy-duty rubber mounts reducing machine vibration transmitted to the operator.
Floor Mat A floor mat helps further isolate the operator from machine vibration and noise.
ROPS/FOPS Cab
Cab Environment The cab is a spacious and comfortable work environment that includes large windows, more interior room with storage areas, a cup holder, better ergonomics and low noise levels.
Full-length Glass Windshield The full-length glass windshield provides exceptional visibility to the drum and optional leveling blade.
Mirrors and Lights Included with the cab are two exterior rear view mirrors, front and rear working lights.
Windshield Wipers Windshield wipers on the front and rear windows allow good vision in adverse conditions.
Side Windows Side windows slide open for cross ventilation.
Climate Control The cab is climate controlled with standard heater/defroster and available air conditioning to keep the working environment comfortable.
Padfoot Shell Kit (Optional)
Expands Machine Versatility The padfoot shell kit expands the machines versatility and utilization while providing a simple and cost-effective solution for jobs that may require both padfoot and smooth drum compaction.
Two Available Pad Designs Two padfoot designs are available: oval and square. The exclusive Cat oval padfoot design provides deeper penetration into the lift to ensure compaction from the bottom of the lift to the top. The square pad design provides less lift penetration but does an excellent job of sealing the surface.
Two-piece Shell Kit The padfoot shell halves can be quickly and easily installed or removed in about an hour with the use of an approved lifting device. The two-piece shell kit features a total of 98 pads.
Leveling Blade (Optional)
Expands Versatility and Utilization The leveling blade expands the machines versatility and utilization for use in material knockdown, site leveling, trench backfilling and light dozing.
Blade Control Leveling blade control is controlled by the operator's right foot to provide simple, one-handed operation of machine propel, steering and blade functions simultaneously.
Power and Tractive Efforct The dual propel pumps provide plenty of power and tractive effort for effective blade use without drum spin.
Transporting No special permits are required for transporting with a blade width of 2.12 m (6' 11").
Cutting Edges Two-piece reversible and replaceable cutting edges increase edge service life and reduce replacement costs.
High Mounting Point The high mounting point provides superior curb and obstruction clearance.
Serviceability
Visual Indicator Visual indicator allows easy check of hydraulic oil tank level.
Air Restriction Sensor A sensor monitors engine air flow and alerts operator to restriction via the LCD display.
Rear Mounted Cooling System The rear mounted cooling system provides easy access for cleaning. The hydraulic oil cooler tilts rearward for additional access to the radiator.
Sealed-for-life Bearings Sealed-for-life bearings in the articulation hitch never need to be greased.
500 hour engine oil change interval. 500 hour engine oil change interval.
Vibratory System Lubrication Service A 3 year/3000 hour vibratory bearing lube service interval reduces maintenance.
Hydraulic System Oil Service A 3 year/3000 hour Hydraulic System oil service interval reduces maintenance.
Quick Connect Hydraulic Test Ports Quick connect hydraulic test ports simplify system diagnostics.
Ecology Drains Provide a method to drain fluids that is more environmentally safe. They are included on the radiator, engine oil pan, hydraulic tank and fuel tank.
S•O•S (Scheduled Oil Sampling) ports S•O•S ports allow for simple fluid collection of engine oil, engine coolant and hydraulic oil.
Secure Hose Routing Hose routing is secured with polyethylene routing blocks to reduce rubbing and increase service life.
Electrical System Integrity Nylon braided wrap and all-weather connectors ensure electrical system integrity. Electrical wiring is color-coded, numbered and labeled with component identifiers to simplify troubleshooting.
Maintenance-free Cat Batteries Maintenance-free Cat batteries are mounted in the rear of the machine and are protected by the engine hood. Cat batteries are specifically designed for maximum cranking power and protection against vibration.
Product Link Wire-ready The CS44B is Product Link wire-ready. Product Link ensures maximum uptime and minimum repair costs by simplifying tracking of equipment fleets. The system provides automatic machine location and hour updates. The system can be obtained through your local Cat dealer.

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity
40gal (US)

Tires

Tires
14.9 × 24 6-ply flotation

Vibratory System

Variable Frequency Option Range
23.3-31.9 Hz (1400-1914 vpm)
Nominal Amplitude - High
0.066in
Nominal Amplitude - Low
0.033in
Centrifugal Force - Minimum
15000lb
Vibratory Frequency - Standard
1914V/m
Centrifugal Force - Maximum
29900lb

Dimensions

Overall Width
5.91ft
Overall Length
16.7ft
Drum Width
66in
Wheel Base
8.5ft
Optional Blade Height
22.6in
Overall Width - With Blade Option
6.95ft
Height - With ROPS/FOPS or Cab
9.35ft
Drum Diameter
48.1in
Overall Length - With Blade Option
18.44ft

Engine

Engine Model
Cat C3.4B
Gross Power
100.6HP

Operating Specifications

Ground Clearance
16.2in
Static Linear Load - With ROPS/FOPS
113lb/in
Static Linear Load - With Cab
118lb/in
Turning Radius - Inside Drum Edge
10ft
Travel Speed - Maximum
7mile/h
Compaction Width
66in

Weights

Weight - Drum with Cab
7756lb
Weight - Drum with ROPS/FOPS
7460lb
Operating Weight - With ROPS/FOPS
15307lb
Operating Weight - With Cab
15895lb

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Operator Environment
    • ROPS/FOPS Canopy with Handrails, Floor Mat, Internal Rear View Mirror, Exterior Rear View Mirrors
    • Vinyl Adjustable Seat with Integrated Console and LCD Display with Lockable Vandalism Guard
    • Adjustable Tilting Steering Column with Integrated Cup Holders
    • Rear Vision Camera System
    • Seat Belt
    • 12-volt Power Outlet
    • Horn, Backup Alarm
  • Vibratory System
    • Smooth Drum
    • Dual Amplitude, Single Frequency
    • Pod-Style Eccentric Weight Housings
    • Auto-vibe Function
    • Front Adjustable Steel Scraper
    • Universal Bumper
  • Power Train
    • Cat C3.4B Engine
    • Air Cleaner, Dual Element
    • Two-Speed Throttle Switch, Eco-mode and Automatic Speed Control
    • Dual Propel Pumps; One for Drum Drive, One for Rear Axle
    • Fuel Filter, Water Separator, Priming Pump, Water Indicator
    • Tilting Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler
    • Dual Braking System
    • Two-speed Hydrostatic Transmission
  • Electrical
    • 12 volt Electrical System
    • 150 ampere Alternator
    • 60 Cold-cranking Amps Battery Capacity
  • Other
    • Product Link
    • Sight Gauges for Hydraulic Oil Level and Radiator Coolant Level
    • SOS℠ Sampling Valves: Engine Oil, Hydraulic Oil and Coolant

Optional Equipment:

  • Operator Environment
    • ROPS/FOPS Cab with Climate Control
    • Sun Visor
  • Vibratory System
    • Padfoot Shell Kit (oval or square pads available)
    • Leveling Blade
    • Variable Frequency
    • Dual Adjustable Steel Scrapers
    • Scraper Shell Kit Ready
    • Recording Module for Vibration Frequency
  • Power Train
    • Transmission Guard
    • Bio-oil Factory Fill
  • Technology Solutions
    • Measure - Compaction Meter Value (CMV)
    • Map - SBAS GNSS Mapping
    • Connect - Cloud and Machine Connectivity
  • Other
    • Upgraded Halogen Light Package
    • Rotating Beacon

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