568

Forest Machines 568

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Key Specs

Engine Model
Cat C9.3B
Cat C9.3B
Net Power - ISO 9249
346 HP
257.9 kW
Engine Power - ISO 14396
347 HP
259 kW

Overview

MOVE MORE TIMBER

Move big timber with unmatched production, comfort, and safety.

Benefits

Up To 10% more productivity

Do more work with increased engine power, swing torque, and drawbar pull.

world-class comfort and safety

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

Up To 15% lower maintenance cost

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

Product Specifications for 568

Engine Model Cat C9.3B Cat C9.3B
Net Power - ISO 9249 346 HP 257.9 kW
Engine Power - ISO 14396 347 HP 259 kW
Bore 4.53 in 115 mm
Stroke 5.87 in 149 mm
Displacement 567.5 r/min 9.3 r/min
Maximum Travel Speed 2.7 mile/h 4.3 km/h
Maximum Drawbar Pull 84978 lbf 378 kN
Main System - Maximum Flow 153 gal/min 581 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 4119 psi 28400 kPa
Swing Speed 6.1 r/min 6.1 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 163 kN·m 120222 lb/ft
General Forestry 106920 lb 48500 kg
Log Loader (U/U) 108690 lb 49300 kg
Fuel Tank 262 gal (US) 990 l
Cooling System 5 gal (US) 20 l
Engine Oil 8 gal (US) 32 l
Swing Drive 3 gal (US) 10.5 l
Final Drive - Each 3 gal (US) 9.5 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 101 gal (US) 383 l
Hydraulic Tank 49 gal (US) 185 l
DEF Tank 21 gal (US) 80 l
Max Reach at Stick Nose at Ground Level - General Forestry Road Builder 460 in 11690 mm
Max Reach at Grapple Mount on Heel at Ground Level - Log Loader Under/Under 509 in 12930 mm
Shipping Height - Tilted Cab 159 in 4030 mm
Note (1) General Forestry General Forestry
Handrail Height 138 in 3510 mm
Length: General Forestry - Boom Stretched Out 607 in 15430 mm
Length: Log Loader - Boom Stretched Out 667 in 16930 mm
Tail Swing Radius 149 in 3790 mm
Counterweight Clearance 59 in 1500 mm
Ground Clearance 30 in 760 mm
Track Length 216 in 5490 mm
Track Length to Center of Rollers 175 in 4450 mm
Track Gauge 115 in 2920 mm
Transport Width 144 in 3650 mm

568 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 caps and hydraulic tank
  • Signaling/warning horn
  • Travel alarm
  • Ground-level secondary engine shutoff switch
  • Rearview camera

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

568 Optional Equipment

BOOMS AND STICKS

  • 6.5 m (21'4") Reach boom - General Forestry
  • 7.09 m (23'3") Straight boom - Log Loader
  • 3.2 m (10'6") Reach stick
  • 3.9 m (12'10") Reach stick
  • 4.73 m (15'6") Over/Under stick
  • 4.73 m (15'6") Under/Under Power Clam stick

CAB

  • Rear entry
  • Side entry
  • 559 mm (22") tilting riser
  • 1219 mm (48") tilting riser
  • 1829 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 heater and ether assist

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Medium pressure circuit

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Easy lock cab tilting system
  • Cab riser light
  • Inspection lighting
  • Swing alarm
  • Right-hand sideview camera

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Integrated vehicle health management system

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • 700 mm (28") double and single grouser shoes
  • 850 mm (33") triple grouser shoes

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