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Equipped with dependable Cat engines, load sensing hydraulics, and factory installed attachments, Caterpillar track harvesters offer the perfect solution for any cut-to-length application.


SPECIFICATIONS
Engine
Gross Power 157.0 hp
Engine Model Cat® C6.6 ACERT


Operating Specifications
Max Reach w/ Head 23.23 ft
Boom Reach 17.72 ft
Ground Clearance 24.02 in
Maximum Drawbar Pull 34500.0 lb


Weights
Operating Weight w/o Head 35000.0 lb
Est Operating Weight 35000.0 lb


Undercarriage
Number of Rollers 8 Lower, 2 Upper
Undercarriage D-4 Track Size w/ 709 C3B Final Drives


Service Refill Capacities
Hydraulic Oil Reservoir 60.0 gal
Fuel Tank 100.0 gal


Dimensions
Track Length 142.99 in
Width 102.01 in
Height 130.98 in
Ground Clearance 24.02 in


Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Oil Flow 81.0 gal/min
Hydraulic System Pressure 5000.0 psi


BENEFITS & FEATURES
Power Train
The Cat C6.6 ACERT Tier 3 Engine provides excellent power, fuel economy, serviceability, and durability while meeting Tier 3 emissions standards.


Boom Options
Optional 8.2 m (27’) Telescoping “V” Bottom (5-sided) Harvester Boom. Standard Booms Range from 6.4-7.0 m (21’-23’).


Operator Station
The unique front entry cab allows for easy entry and exit. Debris does not collect on the reverse slope windshield.


Serviceability
The tilt cab feature allows excellent access for service or daily maintenance needs.


Undercarriage
The proven x-design carbody and large track system provide strength and durability. Side rails are designed so that debris does not collect. The fully-guarded, forestry-duty high walker undercarriage has integrated welded track guards.


Engineered Productivity
The large heavy-duty swing bearing and high swing torque enhance productivity.


Unobstructed Visibility
The engineered cab forward and rear engine design gives exceptional operator visibility. Better visibility means more production.


Counterweight
A large capacity fuel tank and hydraulic oil tank are integrated into the counterweight design.


Electronic Control System
The IQAN® computer based control system provides precise control of machine and attachment functions through the fully proportional valving system. All gauges are monitored on a single MDL full color screen.


Attachments
A full line of Prentice processor/harvester heads are available, factory installed. Consult a Prentice Processing Head specification sheet for specific models and carrier application guide.


EQUIPMENT
Standard Equipment

Undercarriage
  • D-4 Track Size with 709 C3B Final Drives Track System
  • 560 mm (22 in) Double Bar Grouser pads with Mud/Snow Relief Shoes
  • 8 Lower Rollers, 2 Upper Rollers, All interchangeable
  • Heavy Duty “D” Tow Rings
  • Relief Sprockets
  • 163 kN (36,600 lb-force) Tractive Effort 2 Speed Track Motor
Upper Structure
  • Full Lighting Package - 10 Cab-mounted Halogen Lights
  • Radio Ready
  • Adjustable Shock Cushioned Seat
  • I-QAN® Hydraulic Control System with MDL full color graphics display screen
  • ROPS/FOPS/OPS CAB
  • Heater/Air Conditioner
Boom Systems
  • 6.4 m (21 ft) Main and Stick with Tool Cylinder and Linkage (Reach To Tree)
Powertrain
  • 117 kW (157 HP) Cat C6.6 ACERT Tier 3 Engine
  • Side by Side Water/Hydraulic/Air Cooling Package
  • 12 Volt Electrical System with Master Disconnect, 160 Amp Alternator
  • 378 L (100 gal) Fuel Tank
Hydraulics
  • 345 Bar (5000 psi) Variable Displacement Load Sense Hydraulic System
  • 307 L/min (81 gpm) Hydraulic Oil Flow
  • 230 L (60 gal) Hydraulic Oil Reservoir
  • Electric Hydraulic Oil Fill Pump
  • Oil Cooler with Thermal Bypass
  • Fully Proportional Electronic Controls

Optional Equipment

560 mm (22 in) Single Bar Grouser pads with Mud/Snow Relief Shoes
Radio/CD player with XM receiver
Heater, Artic package-includes engine, water and hydraulic oil heater
Boom Systems
  • 7 m (23 ft, 3 in) XL Main and Stick with Tool Cylinder and Linkage (Reach To Tree)
  • 8.2 m (27 ft) Telescopic V-bottom Boom Configuration (Reach To Tree)

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