Caterpillar introduces the new Series II track feller buncher with a smoother hydraulic performance, better fuel economy, a more comfortable operator station and better visibility. Both the Cat® 541 Series II and the Cat 552 Series II are full tail swing track feller bunchers designed for high production clear cut and for clear or select cut in rough terrain. The 552 is a leveling machine for more comfort on steep terrain.
The Series II machines are been equipped with the Cat C9 ACERT™ engine that meets U.S EPA emission regulations. The C9 is a common engine design with a proven track record of reliability and durability in the woods. Also features new compensator valve spools in both the implement and travel valve sections. The new valve compensators improve hydraulic stability and flow for enhanced multi-functioning.
Cat track feller bunchers have the best combination of lift capacity, swing torque, the Series II maintaining the strong lift capacity of 21,800 lbs. at full reach, which exceeds other competitors by 15 percent or greater.