324D FM Forest Machine

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324D FM Forest Machine

The D Series incorporates innovations for improved performance, rugged durability and maximum productivity.
  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs

Standard Equipment

  • Electrical
    • 80 Ampere alternator
    • 4 Front working lights, cab top mounted
    • 2 Front working lights, riser mounted
    • 1 Left side working light, cab mounted
    • 1 Rear working light, cab mounted
    • Horn
  • Operator Environment
    • Purpose built forestry cab with 8 lights and all scratch resistant polycarbonate windows
    • Seat, Air suspension seat with adjustable armrest, retractable seat belt, headrest and lumbar support
    • Integrated seat, console and joystick type controls
    • Language display monitor with gauges
    • Warning information • Filter/fluid change information • working hour information • machine condition • error code and tool mode setting information • start up level check for hydraulic oil, engine oil and engine coolant
    • Full time clock on monitor (2 weeks)
    • Seat mounted joystick with extra functions for grapple
    • Fixed polycarbonate skylight with retractable sun shade
    • Interior lighting
    • Lower and upper windshield wipers and washer
    • Positive filtered ventilation, pressurized cab with bi-level air conditioner, heater and defroster with manual control
    • Forced air fan
    • Left side fresh air window with screen
    • Behind seat storage tray with tie down points
    • 2 CB radio mounts
    • 1 Fire extinguisher mount
    • 1 Attachment computer control mount
    • Secondary roof exit openable from inside and outside
    • 2 Coat hooks
    • Ashtray with lighter
    • Literature holder
    • Cup holder
    • Neutral lever for all controls
    • Travel control pedals with removable hand levers
    • Washable floor mat
    • Radio/CD player (12V)
    • 1 Converter/2 sockets - 12V-10A power supply
  • Power Train
    • Cat C7 with ACERT™ Technology U.S. EPA emissions compliant with 24-volt electric starting and air intake heater
    • Automatic engine speed control with one touch low idle
    • Easy clean swing-out condenser
    • Easy clean swing out radiator
    • Muffler
    • Two speed auto-shift travel
    • Water separator in fuel line
  • Undercarriage
    • Hydraulic track adjusters
    • Track type undercarriage with grease lubricated seals
    • Idler and full-length track shoe support
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • Heavy-duty upper frame with catwalks, bottom guards, heavy-duty side doors
    • Core hydraulic lines and controls with standard main valves on upper structures
    • Door locks, cap locks and Cat one key security system
    • Automatic swing parking brake
    • Travel alarm
    • Counterweight with lifting eye
    • Right front corner guard
  • 324D FM General Forestry Arrangement also includes:
    • Forestry cab, hydraulic tilt 0.46 m (18 inch) riser
    • High-wide undercarriage
    • Heavy-Duty recoil springs
    • Heavy-Duty track roller frame
    • Heavy-Duty travel motor covers
    • Heavy-Duty swivel guard
    • Forestry Heavy-Duty upper frame with catwalk
    • Heavy-Duty bottom guard
    • Heavy-Duty side doors
    • Right front corner guard
    • Travel alarm
  • 324D FM Log Loader Arrangement also includes:
    • Forestry cab
    • Hydraulic tilt 1.2 m (48 inch) riser
    • High-wide undercarriage
    • Heavy-Duty recoil springs
    • Heavy-Duty track roller frame
    • Heavy-Duty travel motor covers
    • Straight travel third pedal
    • Grapple/rotator hydraulic arrangement
    • Heavy-Duty swivel guard
    • Forestry Heavy-Duty upper frame with catwalk
    • Heavy-Duty bottom guard
    • Heavy-Duty side doors
    • Right front corner guard
    • Travel alarm

Optional Equipment

  • Front Linkage: For General Forestry
    • Reach Boom 5.9 m (19 ft 4 in)
    • Reach Stick 2.95 m (9 ft 8 in)
    • Bucket Linkage CB1 Family
    • Boom lowering Control Device
  • Front Linkage: For Log Loader
    • Over/Under Boom/Stick/Heel linkage 12.2 m (40 ft 0 in)
    • Under/Under Boom/Stick/Heel linkage 11.6 m (38 ft 0 in)
    • Stick Cylinder Guard
  • Grapples: For Log Loader
    • GLL52B
    • GLL55B
    • GLL60B
  • Hydraulic Arrangements: For General Forestry
    • Rotating Grapple (Standard on Log Loader)
    • Harvesting Head
    • Thumb
  • Auxiliary Hydraulic Lines: For General Forestry
    • Auxiliary Lines HP & MP, Reach Boom
    • Auxiliary Lines HP & MP, Reach Stick
  • Engine/Power Train
    • Prefilter, air
    • Cold Weather Starting Aid
    • Extended Life Cooling with 50% concentration of protection -34° C (-30º F)
  • Undercarriage (Track Shoes)
    • 600 mm (24 in) Double Grouser Shoes with Trap Holes
    • 700 mm (28 in) Heavy-Duty Double Grouser Shoes with Trap Holes
    • 800 mm (32 in) Heavy-Duty Triple Grouser Shoes with Trap Holes
  • Electrical
    • Product Link (PL 321 SR)
  • General Optional Equipment
    • Auxiliary Pump Driver (for additional pump)
    • Right Front Corner Fuel Tank (additional 409 L - 108 gal)
    • Counterweight with Fuel Tank Adds (492 L - 130 gal)
    • Heavy Counterweight (additional 780 kg - 1,720 lb). For General Forestry (Standard on Log Loader).
    • Less off cab platform for use with custom AEM supplier cabs (for Log Loader only).

Specs

Overview

Long Name:
324D FM Forest Machine
Name:
324D FM
Brand:
Caterpillar
Status:
Noncurrent

Engine

Engine Model:
Cat® C7 ACERT™
Net Flywheel Power:
188 HP / 140 kW
ISO 9249:
188 HP / 140 kW
J1349:
186 HP / 139 kW
EEC 80/1269:
188 HP / 140 kW
Bore:
4.3 in / 110 mm
Stroke:
5 in / 127 mm
Displacement:
440 in³ / 7.2 l

Weights

General Forestry - HW:
68853 lb / 31226 kg
Log Loader (U/U):
75698 lb / 34300 kg
Log Loader (O/U):
76037 lb / 34484 kg

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank:
137.4 gal (US) / 520 l
Fuel Tank - Optional Auxiliary Right Front:
108.3 gal (US) / 410 l
Optional Counterweight with Fuel Tank:
129.5 gal (US) / 490 l
Maximum Fuel with All Optional Tanks:
375.2 gal (US) / 1420 l
Cooling System:
7.9 gal (US) / 30 l
Engine Oil:
9 gal (US) / 34 l
Swing Drive:
2.1 gal (US) / 8 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank:
64.7 gal (US) / 245 l
Hydraulic Tank:
38 gal (US) / 145 l
Final Drive - Each:
2 gal (US) / 8 l

Standards

Brakes:
SAE J1026 APR90
Cab ROPS/FOGS/OPS/TOPS/FOPS:
SAE J1356 FEB88 SAE J1084/ISO 8084/ROPS: ISO 3471:1997 Table 1, Section 1/OR-OSHA 437-007-0775/WCB G602, G603, G604, G608

Hydraulic System

Main Implement System - Maximum Flow (2x):
58.1 gal/min / 220 l/min
Maximum Pressure - Travel:
5075 psi / 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing:
3553 psi / 24500 kPa
Pilot System - Maximum Flow:
9.5 gal/min / 36 l/min
Pilot System - Maximum Pressure:
568 psi / 3920 kPa
Boom Cylinder - Bore:
5.3 in / 135 mm
Boom Cylinder - Stroke:
51.4 in / 1305 mm
Stick Cylinder - Bore:
5.5 in / 140 mm
Stick Cylinder - Stroke:
65.4 in / 1660 mm
Maximum Pressure - Implements:
5075 psi / 35000 kPa

Excavator Linkage

CB1 Family Bucket Cylinder - Bore:
5.1 in / 130 mm
CB1 Family Bucket Cylinder - Stroke:
45.5 in / 1156 mm

Log Loader Linkage

Boom Cylinder - Bore:
5.5 in / 140 mm
Boom Cylinder - Stroke:
46.7 in / 1185 mm
Stick Cylinder - Bore:
6.7 in / 170 mm
Stick Cylinder - Stroke:
66.1 in / 1680 mm
Under/Under Heel Cylinder - Bore:
5.1 in / 130 mm
Under/Under Heel Cylinder - Stroke:
45.5 in / 1156 mm
Over/Under Heel Cylinder - Bore:
5.9 in / 150 mm
Over/Under Heel Cylinder - Stroke:
57.9 in / 1470 mm

Drive

Maximum Drawbar Pull:
58226 lb / 259 kN
Maximum Travel Speed:
3.5 mile/h / 5.7 km/h

Swing Mechanism

Swing Torque - General Forestry:
54147 lb/ft / 73.4 kN·m
Swing Speed - General Forestry:
10 r/min / 10 r/min