Forest Machines:

538/538 LL Forest Machine

Engine Model
Cat C7.1 ACERT
Net Flywheel Power
164 hp
Gross Power
164 hp
Cooling System
7.9 gal

Performance in forestry work is delivered by the Cat® 538 Forest Machine. Offering increased swing torque, a powerful yet fuel efficient engine and high-performance hydraulics, the 538 excels at the needs of your forestry processing needs. Available models optimize the machines for general forestry work, or for log loading.



Product Specs

  • Engine

  • Engine Model
    Cat C7.1 ACERT
    Net Flywheel Power
    164hp
    Gross Power
    164hp
    Engine Speed: Rated
    1800rpm
    Number of Cylinders
    6
    Engine Speed - Travel - Maximum Load
    1800HP
    Engine Speed - Operation
    1500r/min
    Engine Speed - Travel
    1500r/min
    Engine Model
    Cat C7.1
    Net Flywheel Power
    164HP
    Displacement
    427.8r/min
    Gross Power - 1,800 rpm
    164HP
    Number of Cylinders
    6
  • Service Refill Capacity

  • Cooling System
    7.9gal
    Engine Oil
    6.6gal
    Hydraulic Tank
    37.8gal
    Final Drive – Each
    2.1gal
    Fuel Tank – Total
    108.3gal
    Swing Drive
    2.1gal
    DEF Tank
    7.4gal
  • Weights

  • General Forestry (HW)
    66640lb
    Estimated Operating Weight without Attachment - 538 (General Forestry, Reach)
    66639lb
    Estimated Operating Weight without Attachment - 538 LL (Log Loader, U/U)
    69573lb
    General Forestry - HW
    66639lb
    Estimated Operating Weight without Attachment - 538 LL (Log Loader, O/U)
    69401lb
  • Operating Specifications

  • Maximum Drawbar Pull
    61193lb
    Maximum Drawbar Pull
    61148lb
    Maximum Speed - Rabbit
    2.7mile/h
    Maximum Speed - Turtle
    1.6mile/h
    Swing Torque - 538 (GF)
    54000lb/ft
    Swing Torque - 538 LL
    54000lb/ft
    Maximum Swing Speed - 538 (GF)
    11r/min
    Maximum Swing Speed - 538 LL
    11r/min
  • Undercarriage

  • Ground Clearance
    26.0in
    Track Gauge
    109.8in
    Track Length
    180.2in
    Ground Clearance
    26in
    Track Gauge
    109.8in
    Track Length
    180.2in
    Undercarriage Pitch
    8in
  • Dimensions - General Forestry - 538 - Boom Stretched Out

  • Distance Between Idler and Sprocket Centerline
    146.7in
    Track Length
    180.2in
    Ground Clearance
    26in
    Track Gauge
    109.8in
    Width - With 700 mm (28 in) Shoes
    137.4in
    Height of Tilted Side Entry Cab
    127in
    Boom Height
    145.6in
    Overall Height
    153.6in
    Overall Length (Processor)
    480in
    Tail Swing Radius
    109.8in
  • Dimensions - Log Loader - 538 LL - Boom Stretched Out

  • Height of Tilted Side Entry Cab
    123.7in
    Boom Height
    91.5in
    Overall Height
    180.2in
    Overall Length (U/U)
    530.9in
    Tail Swing Radius
    109.8in
    Distance Between Idler and Sprocket Centerline
    146.7in
    Track Length
    180.2in
    Ground Clearance
    26in
    Track Gauge
    109.8in
    Width - With 700 mm (28 in) Shoes
    137.4in
  • Service Refill Capacities

  • Fuel Tank - CWT
    108.3gal (US)
    Hydraulic System - Total
    42gal (US)
    Cooling System
    7.9gal (US)
    Swing Drive
    2.1gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank
    37.8gal (US)
    DEF Tank
    7.4gal (US)
    Engine Crankcase
    6.6gal (US)
    Final Drive - Each
    2.1gal (US)
  • Hydraulic System

  • Main Pumps - Maximum Flow - Per Pump
    56gal/min
    Main Pumps - Maximum Flow - Both Pumps
    112gal/min
    Maximum System Pressure - Implements
    5076psi
    Maximum System Pressure - Travel
    5076psi
    Maximum System Pressure - Swing
    4496psi
    Maximum System Pressure - Heavy Lift Mode
    5511psi
    Auxiliary Pump - U/U and O/U (538 LL) - Maximum Flow
    12gal/min
    Auxiliary Pump - U/U and O/U (538 LL) - Maximum Pressure
    1499psi
    Auxiliary Pump - Grapple Rotate (538) / Power Clam (538 LL) - Pump Drive Gear Ratio
    1.28:1
    Auxiliary Pump - Grapple Rotate (538) / Power Clam (538 LL) - Maximum Flow
    32gal/min
    Auxiliary Pump - Grapple Rotate (538) / Power Clam (538 LL) - Maximum Pressure
    1499psi

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