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Overview

The all new Log-Champ 550 is the most productive and cost effective yarder available.

Engine

Units:
Engine Caterpillar C9 Acert 8.8 litre, 350 HP @ 2200 rpm, Turbocharged, air to air aftercooled Caterpillar C9 Acert 8.8 litre, 350 HP @ 2200 rpm, Turbocharged, air to air aftercooled

Transmission

Transmission Cat CX28 Powershift, Lockup torque converter, 5 forward speeds. Cat CX28 Powershift, Lockup torque converter, 5 forward speeds.

Winch

Winch Regenerative braking in both directions. Side by side main drum arrangement with large diameter cores. Equal speed drum reverse. Main drums operate independently or in tandem. All clutches hydraulically actuated Regenerative braking in both directions. Side by side main drum arrangement with large diameter cores. Equal speed drum reverse. Main drums operate independently or in tandem. All clutches hydraulically actuated

Gearing

Gearing Heat treated alloy spur gears for maximum durability. Heat treated alloy spur gears for maximum durability.

Swing

Swing L&S GFB 40 Planetary Drive provides 103,000 ft. lbs. swing torque. L&S GFB 40 Planetary Drive provides 103,000 ft. lbs. swing torque.

Swing Bearing

Swing Bearing 75 1/2" diameter with external gear 75 1/2" diameter with external gear

Hydraulics

Hydraulics Dual piston pumps c/w valving provides flow for travel, swing, boom hoist, and guylines. Variable pressure control on swing. Dual piston pumps c/w valving provides flow for travel, swing, boom hoist, and guylines. Variable pressure control on swing.

Cab

Cab Rear entry forestry style cab Joystick controls for swing and yarding functions, hand throttle standard. Heater and air conditioning with thermostat control. Hydraulic cab tilt. Rear entry forestry style cab Joystick controls for swing and yarding functions, hand throttle standard. Heater and air conditioning with thermostat control. Hydraulic cab tilt.

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank 860 litre capacity. 860 litre capacity.

Undercarriage

Undercarriage 8" pitch excavator rail c/w 24" pads. 10 heavy duty excavator rollers. 8" pitch excavator rail c/w 24" pads. 10 heavy duty excavator rollers.

Main Drums

Main Drums Capacity - 1500' 3/4" diameter wire rope. Maximum line pull - 70,000 lbs. Hydraulically actuated main pulling and drum clutches. New generation 225 Witchita water cooled slip clutch. Band type spotting brakes, spring applied for parking. Lebus style lagging. Capacity - 1500' 3/4" diameter wire rope. Maximum line pull - 70,000 lbs. Hydraulically actuated main pulling and drum clutches. New generation 225 Witchita water cooled slip clutch. Band type spotting brakes, spring applied for parking. Lebus style lagging.

Haulback Drum

Haulback Drum Capacity - 3100' 3/4" diameter wire rope. Maximum line pull - 67,000 lbs.Hydraulically actuated main pulling clutch. New generation 225 Witchita water cooled slip clutch. Band type spotting brakes,spring applied for parking. Lebus style lagging. Capacity - 3100' 3/4" diameter wire rope. Maximum line pull - 67,000 lbs.Hydraulically actuated main pulling clutch. New generation 225 Witchita water cooled slip clutch. Band type spotting brakes,spring applied for parking. Lebus style lagging.

Strawline

Strawline Capacity - 3000 ft. 3/8 dia. Line pull - 15,000 lbs Brake - air actuated disc Capacity - 3000 ft. 3/8 dia. Line pull - 15,000 lbs Brake - air actuated disc

Boom Hoist

Boom Hoist Hydraulic drive c/w counterbalance valve, spring set brake and dog. Maximum line pull - 9,000 lbs Hydraulic drive c/w counterbalance valve, spring set brake and dog. Maximum line pull - 9,000 lbs

Guyline Drums

Guyline Drums 3 drums, capacity 161 1 1/8" dia. Line pull - 9000 lbs. Line speed - 300 ft./min. 3 drums, capacity 161 1 1/8" dia. Line pull - 9000 lbs. Line speed - 300 ft./min.

Boom

Boom 50' with fairlead for haulback line. 20" diameter wide mainline sheaves. 20" diameter haulback sheave 50' with fairlead for haulback line. 20" diameter wide mainline sheaves. 20" diameter haulback sheave

Gantry

Gantry 35' high, walking fairlead design. Gantry lowering package standard. 35' high, walking fairlead design. Gantry lowering package standard.

Shipping

Shipping Operating weight - 105,000 lbs, Shipping width - 12' 6", Height - 11' 6”. Operating weight - 105,000 lbs, Shipping width - 12' 6", Height - 11' 6”.

One Piece Move
• 105,000 lbs.
• 12’ 6” wide 12’ tall for shipping
• Integrated Boom / Gantry Lowering & Folding
• Hydraulic Tilt Cab
• Quick Take Down and Set Up

Regenerative Winch with Same Speed Reversing                           

• Two Shaft Design for Excellent Size, Weight and Strength
• 1500’ Mainline Capacity
• 3100’ Haulback
• New High Capacity Wichita 225 Water Cooled Clutches

Cat 350hp C9 Engine with Direct Gear Drive
• CAT CX28 Powershift Transmission with five forward speeds & reverse
• No chain case
• Automatic shifting
• Automatic progressive hydraulic cooling fan
• Fan reverse option available

Live boom and 3 Guylines 
• Improves stability and safety
• Tall 38’ gantry for better stump opportunities
• 50' boom with bullseye haulback fairlead and large cast sheaves
• Walking guyline fairlead
• Forward-set strawline fairlead
• Folds flat for one piece lowbedding
• Available radio controlled guylines

Proven Undercarriage
• Cat Forestry Track Frames and Undercarriage
• Parts and Service Widely Available
• Oversized Slewing Bearing and Swing Drive with Enhanced Swing Torque
• Smooth Powerful Travel with Asymmetric Roller Spacing

Reliable Next Generation Electronic Controls and Diagnostics (touchscreen pictures)
• Far fewer moving parts
• No Air Board! 
• Precise and customizable
• Engine, transmission and machine diagnostics on-screen and accessible

Quiet Cab
• Floor to Ceiling Front Window with Peaked Roof for Excellent Uphill and Downhill View
• Large Side Windows for Good Winch and Ground Visibility
• Quiet and Comfortable with Climate Control and Large Sliders
• Electronic Controls Deliver Excellent Feel with No Air or Oil Inside the Cab
• Lots of Room for Easy Access 
• Proper Safety Lockout Disables All Controls (Except Brakes)

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