2018 Tigercat 234B Knuckleboom Log Loader

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Ricer Lucasville
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234B Knuckleboom Log Loader


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An all-around loader suited to the vast majority of roadside applications, the 234B can be equipped with a pull-through delimber, bar saw slasher, circle saw slasher or grapple saw for maximum flexibility. The strength-to-weight optimized boom system is designed to withstand the forces of high cycle delimbing and loading.

The efficient load sensing hydraulic system with swing priority and energy recovery delivers simultaneous power to all machine functions for high performance and response, while providing excellent fuel efficiency for reduced cost per tonne.

The Tigercat FPT Tier4 engine is perfectly matched to the duty cycle for added efficiency and high performance of the after treatment system.

The operating environment is quiet and refined with excellent climate control, a heated and cooled seat, window blinds and ergonomic controls.

The 234B is also available with the Tigercat AC16 articulating carrier for mill yard applications. Equipped with Tigercat’s WideRange™ drive system, the AC16 achieves high tractive effort to handle tough terrain and towing applications.

Key Benefits
Tigercat FPT N45 Tier 4 engine – clean, powerful and efficient with simple SCR emission control technology; fully supported by Tigercat
Extremely efficient load sensing hydraulic system for high performance and fuel savings
Energy recovery swing system – closed loop drive feeds power back to the engine as swing decelerates, reducing heat and fuel consumption and recovering energy for other machine functions
Dedicated swing pump – quick swing cycles and enhanced performance in delimbing applications
Automatic engine idle down for reduced fuel consumption in unsteady wood flow situations
Large diameter swing bearing; powerful swing torque with smooth starts and stops.
Heavy duty strength-to-weight optimized boom; designed for heavy lifting and tough duty delimbing
Rigid, fabricated subframe is generously sized for excellent stability
Durable Tigercat cylinders; no aluminum components
High capacity cooling system
Very quiet operating environment (64 – 68 dB)
Excellent climate control, heated/cooled seats and window blinds