Performance and availability describe the Cat® 558 Forest Machine. Purpose built, it features extreme-duty component frames that can handle the machine's powerful engine and hydraulics systems ensuring productivity, durability and lower operating costs. Options are available to fit the 538 to your specific forestry tasks.
Variable pitch, reversing cooling fan maintains optimum fluid temperature in heavy duty forestry applications
Cooling capacity increased 33 percent for trouble-free operation
Purpose built upper frame, high-wide carbody, robust linkage configurations, and heavy-duty enclosures are reinforced with thick doubler plates, extra gussets, and other reinforcements for structural integrity in severe applications
Large, 216 mm (8.5 in) pitch (349 HEX), grease lubricated tracks, provide excellent life in variable forestry working conditions
Validated and proven excavator technologies ensure overall machine reliability