324D FM Forest Machine

Overview
Engine Model
Cat® C7 ACERT™
Net Flywheel Power
188 hp
General Forestry (HW)
68,853 lb

The D Series incorporates innovations for improved performance, rugged durability and maximum productivity.

Engine

Engine Model
Cat® C7 ACERT™
Net Flywheel Power
188 hp
ISO 9249
188 hp
J1349
186 hp
EEC 80/1269
188 hp
Bore
4 in
Stroke
5 in
Displacement
440 in3
Engine Model
Cat® C7 ACERT™
Net Flywheel Power
188 HP
ISO 9249
188 HP
J1349
186 HP
EEC 80/1269
188 HP
Bore
4 in
Stroke
5 in
Displacement
440 in³

Weights

General Forestry (HW)
68,853 lb
Log Loader (U/U)
75,698 lb
Log Loader (O/U)
76,037 lb
General Forestry - HW
68,853 lb
Log Loader (U/U)
75,698 lb
Log Loader (O/U)
76,037 lb

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank
137 gal
Cooling System
8 gal
Engine Oil
9 gal
Swing Drive
2 gal
Hydraulic System (including tank)
65 gal
Hydraulic Tank
38 gal
Final Drive (each)
2 gal
Fuel Tank - Optional Auxiliary Right Front
108 gal (US)
Optional Counterweight with Fuel Tank
130 gal (US)
Maximum Fuel with All Optional Tanks
375 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
137 gal (US)
Cooling System
8 gal (US)
Engine Oil
9 gal (US)
Swing Drive
2 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
65 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
38 gal (US)
Final Drive - Each
2 gal (US)

Standards

Brakes
SAE J1026 APR90
Cab ROPS/FOGS/OPS/TOPS/FOPS
SAE J1356 FEB88 SAE J1084/ISO 8084/ROPS: ISO 3471:1997 Table 1, Section 1/OR-OSHA 437-007-0775/WCB G602, G603, G604, G608
Brakes
SAE J1026 APR90

Hydraulic System

Main Implement System - Maximum Flow (2x)
58 gal/min
Max. pressure - Travel
5,075 psi
Max. pressure - Swing
3,553 psi
Pilot System - Maximum Flow
10 gal/min
Pilot System - Maximum Pressure
568 psi
Boom Cylinder - Bore
5 in
Boom Cylinder - Stroke
51 in
Stick Cylinder - Bore
6 in
Stick Cylinder - Stroke
65 in
Max. pressure - Implements
5,075 psi
Main Implement System - Maximum Flow (2x)
58 gal/min
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5,075 psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing
3,553 psi
Pilot System - Maximum Flow
10 gal/min
Pilot System - Maximum Pressure
568 psi
Boom Cylinder - Bore
5 in
Boom Cylinder - Stroke
51 in
Stick Cylinder - Bore
6 in
Stick Cylinder - Stroke
65 in
Maximum Pressure - Implements
5,075 psi

Log Loader Linkage

Boom Cylinder - Bore
6 in
Boom Cylinder - Stroke
47 in
Stick Cylinder - Bore
7 in
Stick Cylinder - Stroke
66 in
Under/Under Heel Cylinder - Bore
5 in
Under/Under Heel Cylinder - Stroke
46 in
Over/Under Heel Cylinder - Bore
6 in
Over/Under Heel Cylinder - Stroke
58 in
Boom Cylinder - Bore
6 in
Boom Cylinder - Stroke
47 in
Stick Cylinder - Bore
7 in
Stick Cylinder - Stroke
66 in
Under/Under Heel Cylinder - Bore
5 in
Under/Under Heel Cylinder - Stroke
46 in
Over/Under Heel Cylinder - Bore
6 in
Over/Under Heel Cylinder - Stroke
58 in

Drive

Maximum Drawbar Pull
58,226 lb
Maximum Travel Speed
4 mph
Maximum Drawbar Pull
58,226 lb
Maximum Travel Speed
4 mile/h

Swing Mechanism

Swing Torque - General Forestry
54,147 lb/ft
Swing Speed - General Forestry
10 r/min

Excavator Linkage

CB1 Family Bucket Cylinder - Bore
5 in
CB1 Family Bucket Cylinder - Stroke
46 in

Power Train

Hydraulics

Operator Comfort

Structures

Guarding

Undercarriage

Versatility

Cat Grapples

Owning and Operating Costs

Serviceability

Customer Focus

  • Electrical
    • 80 Ampere alternator
    • 4 Front working lights, cab top mounted
    • 2 Front working lights, riser mounted
    • 1 Left side working light, cab mounted
    • 1 Rear working light, cab mounted
    • Horn
  • Operator Environment
    • Purpose built forestry cab with 8 lights and all scratch resistant polycarbonate windows
    • Seat, Air suspension seat with adjustable armrest, retractable seat belt, headrest and lumbar support
    • Integrated seat, console and joystick type controls
    • Language display monitor with gauges
    • Warning information Filter/fluid change information working hour information machine condition error code and tool mode setting information start up level check for hydraulic oil, engine oil and engine coolant
    • Full time clock on monitor (2 weeks)
    • Seat mounted joystick with extra functions for grapple
    • Fixed polycarbonate skylight with retractable sun shade
    • Interior lighting
    • Lower and upper windshield wipers and washer
    • Positive filtered ventilation, pressurized cab with bi-level air conditioner, heater and defroster with manual control
    • Forced air fan
    • Left side fresh air window with screen
    • Behind seat storage tray with tie down points
    • 2 CB radio mounts
    • 1 Fire extinguisher mount
    • 1 Attachment computer control mount
    • Secondary roof exit openable from inside and outside
    • 2 Coat hooks
    • Ashtray with lighter
    • Literature holder
    • Cup holder
    • Neutral lever for all controls
    • Travel control pedals with removable hand levers
    • Washable floor mat
    • Radio/CD player (12V)
    • 1 Converter/2 sockets - 12V-10A power supply
  • Power Train
    • Cat C7 with ACERT Technology U.S. EPA emissions compliant with 24-volt electric starting and air intake heater
    • Automatic engine speed control with one touch low idle
    • Easy clean swing-out condenser
    • Easy clean swing out radiator
    • Muffler
    • Two speed auto-shift travel
    • Water separator in fuel line
  • Undercarriage
    • Hydraulic track adjusters
    • Track type undercarriage with grease lubricated seals
    • Idler and full-length track shoe support
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • Heavy-duty upper frame with catwalks, bottom guards, heavy-duty side doors
    • Core hydraulic lines and controls with standard main valves on upper structures
    • Door locks, cap locks and Cat one key security system
    • Automatic swing parking brake
    • Travel alarm
    • Counterweight with lifting eye
    • Right front corner guard
  • 324d Fm General Forestry Arrangement Also Includes:
    • Forestry cab, hydraulic tilt 0.46 m (18 inch) riser
    • High-wide undercarriage
    • Heavy-Duty recoil springs
    • Heavy-Duty track roller frame
    • Heavy-Duty travel motor covers
    • Heavy-Duty swivel guard
    • Forestry Heavy-Duty upper frame with catwalk
    • Heavy-Duty bottom guard
    • Heavy-Duty side doors
    • Right front corner guard
    • Travel alarm
  • 324d Fm Log Loader Arrangement Also Includes:
    • Forestry cab
    • Hydraulic tilt 1.2 m (48 inch) riser
    • High-wide undercarriage
    • Heavy-Duty recoil springs
    • Heavy-Duty track roller frame
    • Heavy-Duty travel motor covers
    • Straight travel third pedal
    • Grapple/rotator hydraulic arrangement
    • Heavy-Duty swivel guard
    • Forestry Heavy-Duty upper frame with catwalk
    • Heavy-Duty bottom guard
    • Heavy-Duty side doors
    • Right front corner guard
    • Travel alarm
  • Front Linkage: For General Forestry
    • Reach Boom 5.9 m (19 ft 4 in)
    • Reach Stick 2.95 m (9 ft 8 in)
    • Bucket Linkage CB1 Family
    • Boom lowering Control Device
  • Front Linkage: For Log Loader
    • Over/Under Boom/Stick/Heel linkage 12.2 m (40 ft 0 in)
    • Under/Under Boom/Stick/Heel linkage 11.6 m (38 ft 0 in)
    • Stick Cylinder Guard
  • Grapples: For Log Loader
    • GLL52B
    • GLL55B
    • GLL60B
  • Hydraulic Arrangements: For General Forestry
    • Rotating Grapple (Standard on Log Loader)
    • Harvesting Head
    • Thumb
  • Auxiliary Hydraulic Lines: For General Forestry
    • Auxiliary Lines HP & MP, Reach Boom
    • Auxiliary Lines HP & MP, Reach Stick
  • Engine/power Train
    • Prefilter, air
    • Cold Weather Starting Aid
    • Extended Life Cooling with 50% concentration of protection -34° C (-30º F)
  • Undercarriage (track Shoes)
    • 600 mm (24 in) Double Grouser Shoes with Trap Holes
    • 700 mm (28 in) Heavy-Duty Double Grouser Shoes with Trap Holes
    • 800 mm (32 in) Heavy-Duty Triple Grouser Shoes with Trap Holes
  • Electrical
    • Product Link (PL 321 SR)
  • General Optional Equipment
    • Auxiliary Pump Driver (for additional pump)
    • Right Front Corner Fuel Tank (additional 409 L - 108 gal)
    • Counterweight with Fuel Tank Adds (492 L - 130 gal)
    • Heavy Counterweight (additional 780 kg - 1,720 lb). For General Forestry (Standard on Log Loader).
    • Less off cab platform for use with custom AEM supplier cabs (for Log Loader only).
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