552 Series 2

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Overview

The Series 2 track feller bunchers feature smoother hydraulic performance, better fuel economy, a more comfortable operator station and better visibility. The Cat® 552 Series 2 is a full tail swing machine designed for high production clear cut and for clear or select cut in rough terrain. It is also a leveling machine for more comfort on steep terrain.

Engine

Units:
Gross Power 303.0 hp 226.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat® C9 ACERT™ Tier 3 Cat® C9 ACERT™ Tier 3 Less
Gross Power @ 1,800 rpm 303.0 hp 226.0 kW Less

Operating Specifications

Max Reach w/ Attachment 28.2 ft 8.6 m Less

Hydraulic System

Pumps Pumps Pumps Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 16.1 gal 61.0 L Less
Engine Oil 10.3 gal 39.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 85.3 gal 323.0 L Less
Hydraulic System 97.7 gal 370.0 L Less
Swing Drive 2.6 gal 10.0 L Less
Fuel Capacity 312.0 gal 1181.0 L Less

Weights

Operating Weight w/o Attachment 78960.0 lb 35816.0 kg Less
Operating Weights (without heads)* 78960.0 lb 35816.0 kg Less
Operating Weights (without heads)*** 79639.0 lb 36124.0 kg Less

Operating Weights (without head)

Track Feller Bunchers (long felling linkage) 79639.0 lb 36124.0 kg Less
Track Feller Bunchers (standard linkage) 78960.0 lb 35816.0 kg Less

Power Train

Displacement 537.0 in3 8.8 L Less
Engine Model Cat® C9 ACERT™ Cat® C9 ACERT™ Less
Gross Power @ 1,800 rpm 303.0 hp 226.0 kW Less
Rated Power @ 2,100 rpm 282.0 hp 210.3 kW Less

Boom System

Bare Pin Lift @ Max. Reach (without head)* 9400 kg @ 6.6 m (21,800 lb @ 21.5 ft) 9400 kg @ 6.6 m (21,800 lb @ 21.5 ft) Less
Bare Pin Lift @ Max. Reach (without head)*** 7700 kg @ 8.2 m (16,900 lb @ 27 ft) 7700 kg @ 8.2 m (16,900 lb @ 27 ft) Less
Max. Reach (with head)* 28.2 ft 8.6 m Less

Undercarriage

Ground Clearance 35.0 in 889.0 mm Less
Size/Pitch 345 HD/215.9 mm (345 HD/8.5 in) 345 HD/215.9 mm (345 HD/8.5 in) Less
Track Gauge 2591 mm-2870 mm (102 in-113 in) 2591 mm-2870 mm (102 in-113 in) Less
Track Length 193.0 in 4903.0 mm Less
Tractive Effort 104000.0 lb 47174.0 kg Less

Standards

Cab Standards Standards Less

Power Train

Built for power, reliability, and fuel efficiency


Hydraulic Packages

Powerful hydraulic system combined with a powerful boom and stick maximize productivity


Operator Station

Superior comfort and visibility


Leveling System

Stability and comfort in steep slope conditions


Undercarriage

Heavy duty forestry undercarriage


Boom and Stick

Maximum reach and lift capability


Attachments

Work tool attachments to meet your needs


Sustainability

Maximum efficiency and productivity while conserving natural resources


Serviceability

Easy servicing and extended service intervals


Customer Support

Count on your Cat dealer


552 Series 2 Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • 24-volt electrical system
  • 2-12 volt maintenance free batteries
  • 95 amp alternator
  • IQAN programmable controls
  • MD3 monitor screen display
  • 10 - standard working lights
  • 1 - standard service light

GUARDS
  • Twin hydraulically actuated hinged engine enclosure with warning alarm
  • Engine fan guard
  • Bottom guards
  • Isolation mounted cab and engine
  • Heavy duty radiator guard door

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • OPS/FOPS/ROPS/WCB/OR-OSHA certified cab
  • Dual joystick control
  • Reverse slope windshield
  • Air ride seat
  • Skylight - alternate escape hatch
  • Top rear alternate escape hatch
  • 3 inch retractable seat belt
  • Heater/air conditioner with climate control
  • DIN mount radio ready with speakers
  • Operator sound suppression to standards
  • Travel alarm
  • Cup holders (2)
  • 2-12 volt and 1-24 volt power outlets
  • Front window, 31.75 mm (1.25 in) thick margard
  • Positive filtered ventilation, pressurized cab with bi-level air conditioner, heater and defroster with manual control
  • Left side fresh air window
  • Forced air fan
  • Washable floor mat
  • Neutral lever (lockout) for all controls

POWER TRAIN
  • C9 ACERT engine meets US EPA emission standards
  • Variable travel speed
  • Under hood centrifugal precleaner and primary air filter
  • Heavy-duty cooling package
  • Electric fuel priming pump

UNDERCARRIAGE
  • Heavy duty track motor guard
  • Heavy duty recoil mechanism
  • Track roller guards with side access holes
  • Hydraulic track adjusters
  • Double flange bottom rollers
  • 345 HD bolted, variable gauge leveling carbody, with GFT 110 final drives

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Heavy duty hood enclosure
  • Vandalism protection
  • Spare hose storage area
  • Flexxaire™ fan
  • Fuel water separator
  • 1,181 L (312 gal) fuel tank

HYDRAULICS
  • Dedicated fixed displacement pilot pump
  • Dedicated variable displacement pumps for track and implement functions
  • Variable displacement saw pump for feller buncher hydraulics only
  • 325 swing drive and swing motor
  • Electric hydraulic oil fill pump
  • High flow hydraulic arrangement for felling heads with two cylinder arm design 180 L/min (48 gpm)
  • Low flow hydraulic arrangement for felling heads with single cylinder and link design 120 L/min (32 gpm)
  • 318 L (84 gal) hydraulic tank

ANTIFREEZE
  • 50% concentration extended life coolant

552 Series 2 Optional Equipment

TRACK SYSTEMS
  • 610 mm (24 in) SG pads, clipped corners, with mud/snow reliefs
  • 711 mm (28 in) SG pads, clipped corners, with mud/snow reliefs
  • Star carrier rollers
  • Standard single flange carrier rollers

OTHER EQUIPMENT
  • Starting aid, cold weather
  • Starting aid, arctic - includes engine and hydraulic heaters
  • HID Light Group - replaces 6 standard lights

FIELD INSTALLED ATTACHMENTS
  • CD player with AM/FM stereo - remote capable
  • Skylight, peaked, removable
  • Loose linkage arrangements

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