A Bulldozer is a powerful and large machine run by a motor on continuous tracks. Its tire is large in size and features a metal blade on the front. Wide tires help bulldozers to distribute their weight and decrease pressures.
A bulldozer’s blade can push soil, sand, snow, rubble, rock, and clear lands other works related to conversion.
They also used to a new highway for leveling the ground. In general a bulldozer’s engine can provide 50 to 700 horsepower. The interesting fact is bulldozers have many comfortable features for their driver which are air conditioning, FM radio, seat adjustments etc. James Cummings and draftsman J. Earl McLeod are the first designers of the bulldozer.
Caterpillar D9 is the world’s most popular bulldozer weighing around 49 tons or 44452 kg which equals the weight of 6 African elephants!
Heavier bulldozers are used for mining. There is nothing much this thing can’t do! The weight of a bulldozer depends on its size.
The Caterpillar Company is one of the best bulldozer manufacturers in the world. They are well-known for producing versatile and ergonomic design bulldozers.
So, What Is The Weight Of A Bulldozer?
Most common type bulldozers will weigh between 8 to 180 plus tons or 7257 to 163293 kg.
Weights Of Specific Bulldozers:
The following are the common example of bulldozers weights of different types of models ranging from light to heavy. So larger models can weigh over 100000 pounds. So, here is the bulldozers weight list:
=>Promtractor T-50.01Bulldozer – 137,000 pounds or 62,142 kg
=>ACCO Super Bulldozer 366,000 pounds or 166,014 kg
=>Komatsu D575A-3SD Bulldozer 336,400 pounds or 152,600 kg
=>Komatsu D475A-5 – 238,960 pounds or 108,390 kg
=>Caterpillar D11T Bulldozer – 235,453 pounds or 106,799 kg
=>Caterpillar D11T CD Bulldozer – 229,800 pounds or 104,235 kg
=>Fiat Allis FD-50 Bulldozer – 160,000 pounds or 72,574 kg
=>Dressta TD-40E – 146,916 pounds or 66,640 kg
>>Bulldozers are used in the military to demolish buildings and structures.
>>The Israeli Defence Force uses Caterpillar D9R bulldozer featuring an armor-plated body that can withstand any type of firing equipment.
>>Lo Chiamavano Bulldozer is the name of an Italian movie.