538 - 2016, Tier 4 Final, NACD Forest Machine

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538 – 2016, Tier 4 Final, NACD

538/538 LL Forest Machine

The 538 – 2016, Tier 4 Final, NACD is a Caterpillar® forestry machine that is made for efficiency, reliability, durability, performance, safety and versatility. With strong hydraulic horsepower, you’ll enjoy greater productivity and performance, and the heavy lift mode helps to increase its lift capacity, enabling it to handle larger payloads while maintaining or improving the amount of control you have. You can use a wide variety of harvesting and processing heads with this machine, including grappels, quick couplers, heels and thumbs. Learn more when you contact us today about our CAT equipment.

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Specs

Overview

Long Name:
538/538 LL Forest Machine
Name:
538
Brand:
Caterpillar
Status:
Current

Engine

Engine Model:
Cat C7.1 ACERT
Net Flywheel Power:
164 HP / 122 kW
Displacement:
427.8 r/min / 7.01 r/min
Engine Speed - Operation:
1500 r/min / 1500 r/min
Engine Speed - Travel:
1500 r/min / 1500 r/min
Engine Speed - Travel - Maximum Load:
1800 HP / 1800 kW
Gross Power - 1,800 rpm:
164 HP / 122 kW
Number of Cylinders:
6

Weights

General Forestry - HW:
66639 lb / 30227 kg
Estimated Operating Weight without Attachment - 538 (General Forestry, Reach):
66639 lb / 30227 kg
Estimated Operating Weight without Attachment - 538 LL (Log Loader, U/U):
69573 lb / 31558 kg

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System:
7.9 gal (US) / 29.8 l
Swing Drive:
2.1 gal (US) / 8 l
Hydraulic Tank:
37.8 gal (US) / 143 l
DEF Tank:
7.4 gal (US) / 28 l
Engine Crankcase:
6.6 gal (US) / 25 l
Final Drive - Each:
2.1 gal (US) / 8 l
Fuel Tank - CWT:
108.3 gal (US) / 410 l
Hydraulic System - Total:
42 gal (US) / 159 l

Hydraulic System

Auxiliary Pump - Grapple Rotate (538) / Power Clam (538 LL) - Maximum Flow:
32 gal/min / 121 l/min
Auxiliary Pump - Grapple Rotate (538) / Power Clam (538 LL) - Maximum Pressure:
1499 psi / 10335 kPa
Auxiliary Pump - Grapple Rotate (538) / Power Clam (538 LL) - Pump Drive Gear Ratio:
1.28:1
Auxiliary Pump - U/U and O/U (538 LL) - Maximum Flow:
12 gal/min / 45 l/min
Auxiliary Pump - U/U and O/U (538 LL) - Maximum Pressure:
1499 psi / 10335 kPa
Main Pumps - Maximum Flow - Both Pumps:
112 gal/min / 424 l/min
Main Pumps - Maximum Flow - Per Pump:
56 gal/min / 212 l/min
Maximum System Pressure - Heavy Lift Mode:
5511 psi / 38000 kPa
Maximum System Pressure - Implements:
5076 psi / 35000 kPa
Maximum System Pressure - Swing:
4496 psi / 31000 kPa
Maximum System Pressure - Travel:
5076 psi / 35000 kPa

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
Maximum Swing Speed - 538 (GF):
11 r/min / 11 r/min
Maximum Swing Speed - 538 LL:
11 r/min / 11 r/min
Swing Torque - 538 (GF):
54000 lb/ft / 73.2 
Swing Torque - 538 LL:
54000 lb/ft / 73.2 

Undercarriage

Ground Clearance:
26 in / 659.5 mm
Track Gauge:
109.8 in / 2790 mm
Track Length:
180.2 in / 4576 mm
Undercarriage Pitch:
8 in / 202.8 mm

Dimensions - General Forestry - 538 - Boom Stretched Out

Boom Height:
145.6 in / 3697 mm
Distance Between Idler and Sprocket Centerline:
146.7 in / 3725 mm
Ground Clearance:
26 in / 660 mm
Height of Tilted Side Entry Cab:
127 in / 3225 mm
Overall Height:
153.6 in / 3901 mm
Overall Length (Processor):
480 in / 12192 mm
Tail Swing Radius:
109.8 in / 2789 mm
Track Gauge:
109.8 in / 2790 mm
Track Length:
180.2 in / 4576 mm
Width - With 700 mm (28 in) Shoes:
137.4 in / 3490 mm

Dimensions - Log Loader - 538 LL - Boom Stretched Out

Boom Height:
91.5 in / 2323 mm
Distance Between Idler and Sprocket Centerline:
146.7 in / 3725 mm
Ground Clearance:
26 in / 660 mm
Height of Tilted Side Entry Cab:
123.7 in / 3142 mm
Overall Height:
180.2 in / 4578 mm
Overall Length (U/U):
530.9 in / 13485 mm
Tail Swing Radius:
109.8 in / 2789 mm
Track Gauge:
109.8 in / 2790 mm
Track Length:
180.2 in / 4576 mm
Width - With 700 mm (28 in) Shoes:
137.4 in / 3490 mm

Weights

Estimated Operating Weight without Attachment - 538 LL (Log Loader, O/U):
69401 lb / 31480 kg