548

Forest Machines 548

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Key Specs

Engine Model
Cat C7.1
Cat C7.1
Net Power - ISO 9249
271 HP
202 kW
Engine Power - ISO 14396
275 HP
205 kW

Overview

MOVE MORE TIMBER

Superior performance coupled with exceptional comfort and safety make the next generation 548 forest machine a perfect choice for producing extraordinary results.

Benefits

exceptional comfort and safety

The Certified Forestry cab gives you 25% more room with 50% greater visibility.

Up To 10% more productivity

Do more work with increased engine, swing, and travel power.

Up To 15% lower maintenance cost

Save money and time using less oil and better filters with extended service intervals.

Product Specifications for 548

Engine Model Cat C7.1 Cat C7.1
Net Power - ISO 9249 271 HP 202 kW
Engine Power - ISO 14396 275 HP 205 kW
Bore 4.13 in 105 mm
Stroke 5.31 in 135 mm
Displacement 433.3 r/min 7.1 r/min
Maximum Travel Speed 3 mile/h 4.8 km/h
Maximum Drawbar Pull 66319 lbf 295 kN
Main System - Maximum Flow 132.6 gal/min 502 l/min
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5076 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Lift Mode 5511 psi 38000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5076 psi 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing 4061 psi 28000 kPa
Swing Speed 8.1 r/min 8.1 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 100308 lb/ft 136 kN·m
General Forestry 83300 lb 37800 kg
Log Loader (U/U) 89290 lb 40500 kg
Fuel Tank 262 gal (US) 990 l
Cooling System 10 gal (US) 38 l
Engine Oil 7 gal (US) 25 l
Swing Drive 4 gal (US) 13.5 l
Final Drive - Each 3 gal (US) 9.5 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 92 gal (US) 348 l
Hydraulic Tank 49 gal (US) 185 l
DEF Tank 11 gal (US) 41 l
Max Reach at Stick Nose at Ground Level - General Forestry Road Builder 395 in 10040 mm
Max Reach at Grapple Mount on Heel at Ground Level - Log Loader Under/Under 450 in 11440 mm
Shipping Height - Tilted Cab 138 in 3500 mm
Note (1) General Forestry General Forestry
Handrail Height 138 in 3500 mm
Length: General Forestry - Boom Stretched Out 469 in 11920 mm
Length: Log Loader - Boom Stretched Out 595 in 15120 mm
Tail Swing Radius 139 in 3530 mm
Counterweight Clearance 59 in 1500 mm
Ground Clearance 31 in 800 mm
Track Length 199 in 5050 mm
Track Length to Center of Rollers 158 in 4020 mm
Track Gauge 110 in 2790 mm
Transport Width 139 in 3530 mm

548 Standard Equipment

CAB

  • ROPS Forestry cab with polycarbonate windows
  • 4-point harness seat belt
  • Heated and cooled seat with air-adjustable suspension
  • Integrated joysticks
  • Tilt-up left-side console (side-entry cab only)
  • High-resolution touchscreen monitor
  • Bluetooth integrated radio (including USB, aux port and microphone)
  • 12V DC outlets
  • Keyless push-to-start engine control
  • Automatic bi-level air conditioner
  • LED dome and floor lights
  • Windshield wiper and washer
  • Behind seat storage
  • Retractable sunshade

CAT TECHNOLOGIES

  • Cat Product Link
  • Remote Services capability

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Maintenance-free 1000 CCA batteries (x4)
  • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
  • LED chassis, boom (GF), stick (LL) and cab lights

ENGINE

  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Three selectable modes: Power, Smart, Eco
  • Automatic engine speed control
  • Automatic engine idle shutdown
  • Up to 4500m (14,764 ft) altitude capability
  • 52° C (126° F) high-ambient cooling capacity
  • -32° C (-25° F) cold start capability
  • Hydraulic reverse fan
  • Two-stage fuel filter system
  • Double element air filter with integrated pre-cleaner

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
  • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
  • Electronic main control valve
  • Automatic hydraulic oil warmup
  • Automatic swing parking brake
  • High performance hydraulic return filter
  • Automatic two speed travel
  • Bio hydraulic oil capability
  • High torque swing drive
  • Swing cushion valve
  • Tool control software

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Caterpillar One Key security system
  • Lockable service doors
  • Lockable external tool/storage box
  • Lockable fuel cap and hydraulic tank
  • Service platforms with anti-skid plate and countersunk bolts
  • RH handrail and handhold
  • Signaling/warning horn
  • Ground-level secondary engine shutoff switch
  • Rearview camera
  • Travel alarm

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Side-entry service platform
  • Left/right-side fuel fill locations
  • Grouped location for engine oil and fuel filters
  • S·O·S sampling ports

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • High Wide undercarriage
  • Grease lubricated track with positive pin retention
  • Catwalks
  • Tie down points
  • Counterweight fuel tank
  • Heavy-duty track rollers
  • Heavy-duty travel motor guards
  • Heavy-duty bottom guards
  • Track guiding guards
  • High drawbar final drives
  • Heavy-duty recoil springs
  • Heavy-duty hydraulic swivel
  • Heavy-duty hydraulic swivel guard
  • Heavy-duty hydraulic swivel guard

548 Optional Equipment

BOOMS AND STICKS

  • 5.9 m (19'6") Reach boom - General Forestry
  • 6.55 m (21'6") boom - Log Loader
  • 2.95 m (9'6") Reach stick
  • 3.71 m (12'2") goose neck stick
  • 3.76 m (12'4") under/under stick
  • 4.05 m (13'3") over/under stick
  • 4.05 m (13'3") power clam

CAB

  • Rear entry
  • Side entry
  • 559 mm (22") tilting riser
  • 1219 mm (48") tilting riser
  • 1819 mm (72") tilting riser
  • CB radio mounts
  • Cat Stick Steer
  • Auxiliary relay

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Premium lighting - General Forestry - 6 additional LED lights
  • Premium lighting - Log Loader - 10 additional LED lights

ENGINE

  • Cold start package with block heaters and ether assist

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Medium pressure circuit

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Easy lock cab tilting system (rear-entry cab only)
  • Cab riser light
  • Inspection lighting
  • Right-hand sideview camera
  • Swing alarm

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Integrated vehicle health management system

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • 900 mm (36") triple grouser Tri Link shoes
  • 850 mm (33") triple grouser shoes
  • 700 mm (28") double or single grouser shoes

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