RM500 Road Reclaimer

The Cat RM500 features simple operation, a robust rotor drive system and a versatile design that make this durable industry workhorse an exceptional value. High production and excellent material quality go hand-in-hand with low operating and maintenance costs. Rotor and spray system options provide the ability to adapt to a wide range of full-depth reclamation and soil stabilization applications.

Maximum Operating Weight
Note (1)
Maximum weight includes base machine, all options, ROPS, cab, coolant, lubricants, Universal 16 rotor, full fuel tank,full water tank and 75 kg (165 lb) operator.
Operating Weight
Note (2)
Operating weight includes base machine, no options, ROPS, cab, coolant, lubricants, Universal 16 rotor, 50% full fuel tank,50% full water tank and 75 kg (165 lb) operator
Cutting/Mixing Width
Maximum Cutting/Mixing Depth
Note (1)
Maximum cutting/mixing depth varies by rotor.
Rotor Options
Universal 16, Universal 18, Combination, Soil (Stabilization)
Rotor Drive
3-Speed Chain
Rotor Speeds
110 / 152 / 205 rpm
Maximum Travel Speed
Inside Turn Radius
Gross Power
Engine Power
Engine Model
Cat® C15
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Stage V
Build Number
Maximum Height
Wheel Base
Ground Clearance
Fuel Tank Capacity
279gal (US)
DEF Tank
12.2gal (US)
Cooling Systems
18.5gal (US)
Engine Oil
13.7gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
59.2gal (US)
  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Operating Environment
    • Adjustable armrests
    • Heated suspension seat
    • 180° rotating operating station
    • Audio-ready with speakers
    • Full width sliding cab with heat and air conditioning
    • Access ladder, right and left side
    • High visibility retractable seat belt
    • Mini-wheel steering control
    • Multifunction propel lever
    • Steering guides
    • LCD touch screen operator interface
  • Powertrain
    • Air to Air Aftercooler (ATAAC)
    • Dual element air cleaner with pre-cleaner
    • Extended life coolant with protection to -37 degrees C (-35 degrees F)
    • On-demand fan with auto-reversing function
    • Four steering modes
    • All-Wheel Drive
    • Electronic differential
    • Oil-bath brake system
    • Powertrain guard
  • Electrical System
    • 150 amp alternator
    • 24-volt charging system
    • Automotive-type fuse system
    • Remote start/charge receptacle
    • Two 1365 CCA maintenance-free batteries
  • Rotor Drive System
    • Maintenance-free drive shafts
    • Self-lubricating roller chain and bearings
    • Shear disk driveline protection
    • Automatic Return-to-cut
    • Powershift 3-speed transmission
    • Three rotor speeds
    • Variable volume mixing chamber
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Grouped filters with ground level access
    • Cat Product Link – Cellular
    • Remote access drains
    • Ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S℠)
    • Fluid level sight gauges
    • Toolbox
  • Safety
    • Back-up alarm
    • Remote cameras (front, rear and rear rotor chamber door)
    • Ground level emergency shutdown switch
    • Horn (front and rear)
    • ROPS
    • Platform handrails and guardrails
    • Mirrors
    • Halogen working lights
  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Powertrain
    • Cat Bio HYDO biodegradable hydraulic oil
    • CE certificate
  • Spray Systems
    • Water spray system
    • Ultra Low-flow water spray system
    • Emulsion spray system
    • Folding telescoping push bar
  • Rotor Drive System
    • Torque limiter driveline protection
    • Rotor – Universal 16
    • Rotor – Universal 18
    • Rotor – Combination
    • Rotor – Soil (Stabilization)
    • Material sizing breaker bar
    • Bolt-on counterweight – 1600 kg (3500 lb)
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Additional toolbox
  • Safety
    • Roading lights
    • Folding LED safety beacon

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