527 Track Skidder

527 Track Skidders

527 Track Skidder

The Cat 527 Skidder is designed and built specifically for log skidding applications. The 527’s extended track roller frame and weight-forward bias make it well suited for mountainous and soft underfoot logging operations. The skidder’s ergonomic and spacious operator’s environment allow for increased comfort and production. The 527’s standard forestry guarding and undercarriage design ensure the durability required in logging applications. Both Cable and Swing-boom Grapple configurations are provided to suit a wide range of skidding applications.

Benefits & Features

Product Specs

Engine

Net Flywheel Power
150.0hp
Engine Model
Cat® 3304 DIT
Gross Power
166.0hp
Displacement
425.0in3

Weights

Operating Weight – Cable
41217.0lb
Operating Weight – Grapple
48281.0lb

Transmission

Steering
Clutch/Brake
Torque Converter Type
Skidder
Travel Speeds – Fwd. 1st
2.3mph
Travel Speeds – Fwd. 2nd
4.1mph
Travel Speeds – Fwd. 3rd
7.1mph
Travel Speeds – Rev. 1st
2.8mph
Travel Speeds – Rev. 2nd
5.1mph
Travel Speeds – Rev. 3rd
9.0mph

Dimensions

CA – Overall width without Blade and with 559 mm (22 in) shoes
107.09in
GR – Overall width without Blade and with 760 mm (30 in) shoes
118.9in

Undercarriage – Grapple

Grouser Height
2.56in
Shoes/Side
43
Track Gauge
85.04in
Track Rollers/Side
8
Track on Ground
126.34in
Width of Shoe
29.92in

527CA Winch with Freespool

Cable Size – Optional
0.88in
Cable Size – Recommended
0.75in
Drum Capacity – Optional Cable
180.0ft
Drum Capacity – Recommended Cable
267.0ft
Drum Diameter
10.0in
Drum Width
13.0in
Maximum Linepull
69200.0lb
Maximum Linespeed
143.0ft/min
Weight
2600.0lb

Blades

527 PAT – Blade Capacity*
3.07yd3
527 PAT – Blade Height
36.3in
527 PAT – Blade Width
136.22in
5P-PAT – Blade Capacity*
4.93yd3
5P-PAT – Blade Height
47.24in
5P-PAT – Blade Width
128.82in
Blade Types
5P-PAT, 527 PAT

Undercarriage – Cable

Grouser Height
2.56in
Shoes/Side
41
Track Gauge
85.04in
Track Rollers/Side
7
Track on Ground
112.05in
Width of Shoe
22.01in
Width of Shoe – optional
24.02in

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
9.7gal
Engine Crankcase and Oil Filter
5.8gal
Final Drive (each side)
1.7gal
Fuel Tank
75.3gal
Hydraulic Tank
10.5gal
Recoil Spring Housing (each side)
7.1gal
Transmission
39.1gal
Winch Sump (527 Winch)
19.5gal

Worktool Attachments

Equipment

  • Antifreeze
    • 50% concentration of extended life coolant, freeze protection to –37° C (–34° F), anti-boil protection to 108° C (226° F)
  • Electrical
    • Hour meter
    • Work lamps, Halogen, 3-front and 2-rear
    • Back-up alarm
    • Warning horn
  • Hydraulics
    • Load sensing hydraulics
    • Single lever blade control
  • Guards
    • Engine enclosures, heavy-duty
    • Fenders, heavy-duty
    • Extreme-service crankcase
    • Fuel tank, heavy-duty
    • Radiator, heavy-duty punched hole
    • Front brush sweeps
    • Precleaner guard
  • Operator Environment
    • Decelerator
    • Electronic Monitoring System
    • Array
    • Seat, Angled suspension
    • Seat belt
  • Power Train
    • 3304 DIT engine
    • 24-volt direct electric start torque converter
    • 3-speed Powershift transmission
    • Precleaner with prescreener
    • Muffler
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Undercarriage
    • End guiding guards
    • Hydraulic track adjusters
    • Segmented Sprocket

Optional Equipment

  • Bulldozer
    • 5P PAT Blade (Power Angle Tilt)
    • 527 Power Angle Tilt (527CA only)
  • Electrical
    • Alternator, 50-amp 24-volt (527CA)
    • Alternator, 75-amp 24-volt (527GR)
  • Grapple – (527gr)
    • Swing Boom
    • Grapple Bunching, 0.93 m² (10 ft²)
    • Grapple Sorting, 0.83 m² (9 ft²)
  • Guards
    • Vandalism Protection, Canopy
    • Vandalism Protection, Cab
    • Track Guard, 7 Roller
    • Track Guard, 8 Roller
    • Track Guard, Rear
    • Sweep Screen
  • Operator Environment
    • Canopy, Open ROPS
    • Cab, Enclosed ROPS/FOPS
  • Undercarriage
    • Array
    • Array
  • Winch – (527ca)
    • 31 388 kg-force (69,200 lb-force) Line pull
    • Winch w/Freespool and 4 Roller Fairlead
    • Winch w/Freespool and Raised 4 Roller Fairlead
    • Winch Omission

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