538/538 LL Forest Machine

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Product Description

Performance in forestry work is delivered by the Cat® 538 Forest Machine. Offering increased swing torque, a powerful yet fuel efficient engine and high-performance hydraulics, the 538 excels at the needs of your forestry processing needs. Available models optimize the machines for general forestry work, or for log loading.

Specifications
Us
Metric
Engine
Engine Power - ISO 9249
164 HP
122 kW
Engine Model
Cat C7.1
Engine Power - ISO 14396
166 HP
123 kW
Bore
4.1 in
105 mm
Stroke
5.3 in
105 mm
Number of Cylinders
6
Displacement
427.8 in³
7.01 l
Emissions
Tier 4 Final / EU Stage IV
Hydraulic System
Main System - Maximum Flow at Operation
2 pumps X 212 L/min (56 gpm) each = 424 L/min (112 gpm) Total
Maximum Pressure - Equipment
5076 psi
35000 kPa
Maximum System Pressure - Heavy Lift Mode
5511 psi
38000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5076 psi
35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing
4496 psi
31000 kPa
Auxiliary System Maximum Flow: Log Loader - Heel/Grapple
45 L/min (12 gpm)
Auxiliary System Maximum Pressure: Log Loader - Heel/Grapple
1499 psi
10335 kPa
Auxiliary System Maximum Flow: Log Loader - Power Clam
Rotate: 121 L/min (32 gpm)
Auxiliary System Maximum Pressure: Log Loader - Power Clam
1499 psi
10335 kPa
Swing Mechanism
Swing Torque - Log Loader
54000 ft·lbf
73.2 kN·m
Swing Speed - Log Loaders
11 r/min
11 r/min
Swing Torque - General Forestry
5400 ft·lbf
73.2 kN·m
Swing Speed - General Forestry
11 r/min
11 r/min
Track
Number of Track Rollers - Each Side
8
Number of Carrier Rollers - Each Side
2
Weights
Operating Weight: Log Loader - Over/Under
69401 lb
31480 kg
Note (1)
Heel only, no grapple installed, 770 mm (28") track shoes
Operating Weight: Log Loader - Under/Under
69574 lb
31558 kg
Note (2)
Heel only, no grapple installed, 770 mm (28") track shoes
Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank
108.3 gal (US)
410 l
Cooling System
7.9 gal (US)
29.8 l
Engine Oil
6.6 gal (US)
25 l
Swing Drive
2.1 gal (US)
8 l
Final Drive - Each
2.1 gal (US)
8 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
42 gal (US)
159 l
Hydraulic Tank
37.8 gal (US)
143 l
DEF Tank
7.4 gal (US)
28 l
Operating Specifications
Maximum Drawbar Pull
61148 lb
272 kN
Maximum Speed - Rabbit
2.7 mile/h
4.3 km/h
Maximum Speed - Turtle
1.6 mile/h
2.6 km/h
Dimensions
Log Loader Boom
Log Loader Boom and Stick
Shipping Height - Tilted Cab
179.4 in
4558 mm
Length: Log Loader - Boom Stretched Out
530.9 in
13485 mm
Length: Log Loader - Boom and Stick Retracted
379.6 in
9643 mm
Note (1)
Dimensions measured with Under/Under Heel, 1.2 m (48 in) cab riser
General Forestry Boom
5.68 m (118.6 in)
General Forestry - Drop Nose Stick
3.71 m (146 in)
General Forestry Stick - Bucket Thumb-Ready
2.92 m (115 in)
General Forestry - Bucket
1.4 m3 (1.8 yd3)
Shipping Height - Fixed Riser
3901 mm
153.6 in
Length: General Forestry - Boom Stretched Out
480 in
12192 mm
Length: General Forestry - Boom and Stick Retracted
373.7 in
9492 mm
Note (2)
Dimensionss measured with Goose Neck Front, .48 m (18 in) cab riser
Transport Width
137.4 in
3490 mm
Note (3)
700 mm (28 in) Double Grouser track shoes
Ground Clearance
26 in
660 mm
Tail Swing Radius
109.8 in
2789 mm
Track Length
180.2 in
4578 mm
Track Gauge
109.8 in
2790 mm
Track Length to Center of Rollers
146.7 in
3725 mm
Undercarriage Pitch
8 in
202.8 mm
Working Ranges and Forces: Log Loader - Over/Under
Max Reach at Grapple Mount on Heel at Ground Level - O/U
461 in
11710 mm
Note (1)
GLL 52 Grapple installed
Max Level Log Height - O/U
324 in
8240 mm
Reach at Max Height - O/U
206 in
5220 mm
Max Load - O/U
28947 lb
13128 kg
Working Ranges and Forces: Log Loader - Under/Under
Max Reach at Grapple Mount on Heel at Ground Level - U/U
432 in
10970 mm
Note (1)
Cat GLL 52 Grapple installed
Max Level Log Height - U/U
319 in
8100 mm
Reach at Max Height - U/U
125 in
3180 mm
Max Load - U/U
30793 lb
13965 kg
Working Ranges and Forces: General Forestry - Processor
Note (1)
Weights measured at stick nose (no processor installed) in maximum reach position
Max Reach at Stick Nose at Ground Level
355 in
9020 mm
Max Weight at Stick Nose in Max Reach Position
8465 kg
3839 lb
Working Ranges and Forces: General Forestry - Road Builder
Bucket Type
1.4 m3 (1.8 yd3) General Duty bucket
Boom
5.68 m (18 ft 7 in) Reach
Stick
2.92 m (9 ft 7") Reach
Standard/Optional

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