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The newest member of Sennebogen's D Series line, the 830 M-T has excellent pulling capacity, high lifting capacities, smooth acceleration, and easy access to and from the cab.

The 830 M-T is equipped with a powerful six-cylinder inline Cummins Tier III engine rated at 206 HP. It is also equipped with a strong boom system with a working radius of up to 45'.

The 830 M-T D series features the hydraulic elevating maXCab that can be raised up to 20' allowing the operator an unobstructed bird's eye view. This standard feature on the 830 M-T gives the operator the advantage of seeing past wood piles to get more load with each grab.

Goodyear's Super-Single Tire Offers Long Mileage for Loggers

Goodyear announced a new super-single mixed-service tire that enhances performance and helps lower cost-per-mile for those in the logging industry.

The G296 MSA features an optimized footprint for enhanced traction in steer and drive positions, more wearable rubber on the tread for enhanced mileage, and it helps reduce cuts, chipping, and tears through special compounding. The tire is also available with Goodyear's DuraSeal Technology (in a 425/65R22.5 size), which seals up to 1/4-inch diameter punctures in the repairable area of the tread. It does not seal sidewall punctures.

Developed for heavy on- and off-road applications, the G296 MSA is available in three sizes -- 385/65R22.5 (load range J), 425/65R22.5 (load range L), and 445/65R22.5 (load range L). The tires offer 23/32-inch tread depth, which is up to 4/32-inch more tread depth than previous Goodyear super-single mixed-service models.

The new G296 MSA is actually lighter than Goodyear's previous model. Depending upon the tire size specified, there is up to a 7 percent weight savings with the new tire.

Tigercat 620D skidder hits the market

Tigercat has released the 620D, the third machine in the Tigercat skidder line-up to receive the D-series upgrades.

Improvements to the hydrostatic driveline have improved performance and fuel economy, and an optional variable/reversible pitch Flexxaire® engine-mounted fan makes the machine more energy-efficient in cooler climates.

The next generation IQAN control system has improved functionality with a simpler, more intuitive user interface. The arch has also been redesigned for improved visibility and strength.

John Deere Offers Fleet Care

John Deere has introduced Fleet Care, a new service that interprets machine data and advises, in the simplest terms, the best methods to proactively control machine health.

"The concept works like a health care wellness model,” said David Wilson, program manager, Machine Health, John Deere Construction & Forestry.

Fleet Care uses advanced proprietary rules logic to think through solutions for fluid condition and potential root causes. It also cross-checks those results with data from the JDLink™ machine monitoring system and machine inspections to provide a truly intelligent assessment of machine health.

The Fleet Care assessment gives equipment owners the means to detect and define a potential problem, determine how critical it is, and provide possible solutions -- before the condition can cause downtime.

FAE expands line of PTO heads

FAE expands its line of PTO tractor mounted forestry super duty heads with the UML/DT 200 and UML/DT 225, with 79” and 89” cutting widths respectively. The DT line has a double side transmission to mulch the most difficult material.

FAE has been producing the PTO line of mulching attachments for more then 20 years and offers an extensive range of attachments, ranging from 50-350 HP tractors with cutting widths from 50”- 99”. Several fixed tooth options are available for all models.

Standard features include: fixed tooth drum with double carbide teeth, the ability to handle materials up to 20” in diameter and 2” in depth, and a 2-year warranty.


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March/April TimberWest

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European Sustainability in Oregon
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