535C Wheel Skidder

Overview

Specifications

Benefits & Features

Standard / Optional Equip.

Overview

535C Wheel Skidder

New Cat C-Series Wheel Skidders with ACERT™ Technology offers maximum productivity, reliability and lower owner and operating cost while meeting Tier3 emission standard regulations.
Specifications

Engine

Net Flywheel Power
204 hp
152 kW
Engine Model
Cat® C7 ACERT™
Cat® C7 ACERT™
Net Power - ISO 9249
204 hp
152 kW
Benefits & Features
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Hydraulics
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Specifications

Engine

Net Flywheel Power
204 hp
152 kW
Engine Model
Cat® C7 ACERT™
Cat® C7 ACERT™
Net Power - ISO 9249
204 hp
152 kW
Net Power - SAE J1349
204 hp
152 kW
Gross Power - SAE J1995
218 hp
162 kW
Governed Speed at Rated Power
1800 RPM
1800 RPM
Displacement
439 in3
7.2 L
Bore
4.33 in
110 mm
Stroke
5 in
127 mm
Torque Rise
17% at 1400 RPM
17% at 1400 RPM
Max Torque @ Rated Speed
956 N-m AT 1400 RPM
956 N-m AT 1400 RPM
Derating Altitude
9843 ft
3000 m
Air Cleaner
Dry precleaner
Dry precleaner
Alternator
80 amp
80 amp
Fan Speed
1620 RPM
1620 RPM
Fan Type
Blower
Blower
Electrical System
24V
24V
Battery - Quantity
2
2
Battery - Volts
12V
12V
Battery - Capacity
950 CCA
950 CCA
Starting System
Direct electric
Direct electric
Number of Cylinders
6
6
Engine Make
DITAC after-cooled; EUI valve-in-head
DITAC after-cooled; EUI valve-in-head

Power Train

Travel Speed - Fwd. 1st
4 mph
6.4 km/h
Travel Speed - Fwd. 2nd
5.6 mph
9 km/h
Travel Speed - Fwd. 3rd
6.8 mph
10.9 km/h
Travel Speed - Fwd. 4th
9.5 mph
15.3 km/h
Travel Speed - Fwd. 5th
17.1 mph
27.5 km/h
Travel Speed - Rev. 1st
3.9 mph
6.2 km/h
Travel Speed - Rev. 2nd
6.5 mph
10.5 km/h
Travel Speed - Rev. 3rd
11.6 mph
18.6 km/h
Torque Converter - Type
Lock-up clutch
Lock-up clutch
Transmission
5 fwd / 3 rev countershaft, powershift
5 fwd / 3 rev countershaft, powershift
Brakes - Service Type
Enclosed wet disc each wheel, full hydraulic
Enclosed wet disc each wheel, full hydraulic
Brakes - Parking Type
Spring applied, hydraulic released, Electro-hydraulic controlled
Spring applied, hydraulic released, Electro-hydraulic controlled
Transmission Cooler Type
Plate
Plate

Hydraulic System

Circuit Type
Closed center, variable flow
Closed center, variable flow
Pump Type
Axial piston
Axial piston
Pump Output
46 gal/min
174 L/min
Relief Valve Setting
3045 psi
21000 kPa
Steering Valve
Direct link, non-follow
Direct link, non-follow
Steering Cylinder - Bore
3.5 in
88.9 mm
Steering Cylinder - Stroke
17.22 in
437.5 mm
Steering Cylinder - Rod Diameter
2 in
50.8 mm
Dozer Valve
Electro-hydraulic
Electro-hydraulic
Dozer Cylinder - Bore
4 in
101.6 mm
Dozer Cylinder - Stroke
18.5 in
470 mm
Dozer Cylinder - Rod Diameter
2.25 in
57.15 mm
Grapple Valve
4 or 5 stack, pilot
4 or 5 stack, pilot

Grapple

Bunching Capacity
14.4 ft2
1.34 m2
Thinning Capacity
16.6 ft2
1.54 m2
Bunching - Full Open Height
72.1 in
1832 mm
Bunching - Fully Closed Height
54 in
1371 mm
Bunching - Min. Stem Diameter
7.5 in
190 mm
Bunching - Tip to Tip Height
78 in
1981 mm
Bunching - Tong Opening
123 in
3124 mm
Thinning - Tip to Tip Height
83 in
2108 mm
Thinning - Tong Opening
127 in
3226 mm
Thinning - Full Open Height
75 in
1905 mm
Thinning - Min. Stem Diameter
7.2 in
183 mm
Thinning - Fully Closed Height
54 in
1371 mm

Arch

Dual Function - Reach Max
113.4 in
2880 mm

Arch, Dual Function

Std Boom - Lift highest, retracted
103.3 in
2623 mm
Std Boom - Lift highest, farthest
76.5 in
1944 mm
Std Boom - Lift maximum reach
52.6 in
1336 mm
Std Boom - Lift lowest, retracted
29.6 in
752 mm
Std Boom - Lift lowest, farthest
10.2 in
259 mm
Std Boom - Loaded tire radius
33.2 in
843 mm
Std Boom - Reach highest, retracted
59.6 in
1513 mm
Std Boom - Reach lowest, retracted
57.8 in
1469 mm
Std Boom - Reach lowest, farthest
108.9 in
2488 mm
Std Boom - Reach highest, farthest
108.9 in
2765 mm
Std Boom - Reach maximum
113.4 in
2880 mm
Ext Boom - Lift highest, retracted
112.1 in
2847 mm
Ext Boom - Lift highest, farthest
86.3 in
2192 mm
Ext Boom - Lift maximum reach
52.6 in
1336 mm
Ext Boom - Lift lowest, retracted
30.1 in
764 mm
Ext Boom - Lift lowest, farthest
11.3 in
286 mm
Ext Boom - Loaded tire radius
33.2 in
843 mm
Ext Boom - Reach highest, retracted
60.9 in
1546 mm
Ext Boom - Reach lowest, retracted
665.6 in
1666 mm
Ext Boom - Reach lowest, farthest
106.5 in
2706 mm
Ext Boom - Reach highest, farthest
111.2 in
2825 mm
Ext Boom - Reach maximum
119.6 in
3037 mm

Winch - Grapple Skidder

Max Line Pull - Bare Drum
39342 lb
175 kN
Max Line Speed
132 ft/min
40.2 m/min
Drum Capacity 19.0mm (3/4in)
154 ft
47 m
Drum Capacity 22.2mm (7/8in)
97 ft
30 m
Drum capacity 25.4mm (1in)
91 ft
28 m
Drum Diameter
9 in
229 mm
Drum Width
11 in
279 mm

Winch - Cable Skidder

Max Line Pull - Bare Drum
46266 lb
205.8 kN
Max Line Speed
360 ft/min
110 m/min
Drum Capacity 19.0mm (3/4in)
148 ft
45 m
Drum Capacity 22.2mm (7/8in)
105 ft
32 m
Drum capacity 25.4mm (1in)
82 ft
25 m
Drum Diameter
10 in
254 mm
Drum Width
11 in
279 mm

Service Refill

Fuel Tank
83.2 gal
315 L
Cooling System
15 gal
56.7 L
Differential, Final Drive - Front
13.7 gal
52 L
Differential, Final Drive - Rear
13.7 gal
52 L
Engine Oil
7.1 gal
27 L
Transmission, Torque Converter
14.2 gal
54 L
Mechanical Winch
6.5 gal
24.5 L
Hydraulic System - Tank
14.3 gal
54 L
Hydraulic System - Total
29.6 gal
112 L

Dimensions

Wheelbase
139.2 in
3534 mm
Length
300.24 in
7626 mm
Overall width
133.8 in
3398 mm
Height
125.4 in
3184 mm
Ground Clearance
21 in
533 mm
Boom height - max, standard
161.53 in
4103 mm
Boom height - max, extended
169.45 in
4304 mm
Top roller height (cable)
110 in
2794 mm
Axle height
33.2 in
843 mm
Rear axle to pin
70.8 in
1798 mm
Length - overall, grapple, dual
300.2 in
7626 mm
Length - overall, grapple, extended
295.8 in
7514 mm
Length, overall, cable
273.4 in
6945 mm
Decking blade lift height
54.4 in
1381 mm
Decking blade dig depth
17.9 in
456 mm
Height - top of cab
125.4 in
3184 mm
Decking blade width
123.5 in
3138 mm
Tread width
103.2 in
2622 mm
Turning radius over tires
236.2 in
6000 mm

Weights

Est Operating Weight
39780 lb
18044 kg

MSC Comments

Spec Date
5/06
5/06

Benefits & Features

Cat C7 Engine

The Cat C7 uses Caterpillar's breakthrough ACERT™ Technology to meet EPA Tier 3 exhaust emission reduction standards by using advanced technology in the air and fuel systems, and integrated electronics. It features efficient air management, fuel delivery and electronic control for high productivity and exceptional service life.

Engine Design

This four-stroke engine provides efficient fuel combustion. Precise engineering and thorough testing assure durability, reliability and plenty of power. Built-in serviceability and excellent fuel economy lower operating costs.

ACERT™ Technology

Caterpillar optimizes engine performance while meeting EPA Tier 3 regulations. ACERT™ Technology reduces emissions during the combustion process by using advanced technology in the air and fuel systems, in conjunction with integrated electronics. Caterpillar meets emission regulations at the combustion source rather than recycling exhaust gases.

ADEM A4 Control Module

Controls the fuel injector solenoids to monitor fuel injection, provides automatic altitude compensation, air filter restriction indication and acts as cold start protection and a form of pre-lube.

Turbocharger

The C7 features a waste gate turbocharger that provides high boost over a wider range, improving engine response and peak torque, as well as providing outstanding low-end performance.

Maintenance

The C7 engine reduces costs and downtime with a 500-hour oil change interval. Extended service intervals can save thousands of dollars over the life of a machine. Machines are equipped with Caterpillar high efficiency oil filters, whose revolutionary design doubles efficiency without increasing the change interval.

Water Pump

A dual thermostat control improves coolant flow and heat dissipation, resulting in better durability.

Electronic Transfer Pump

The electric fuel transfer pump is self-priming, eliminating the need for a manual priming pump.

Reliability Features

The C7 offers maximum reliability and response thanks to a range of features:
  • Improved fuel injectors and pump
  • Improved joints reduce leaks
  • Higher cylinder pressures
  • Reinforced cylinder block

Leak-Free Design

Improved joints throughout the engine reduce the chance of leaks. The oil pan seal, timing cover and block to flywheel housing incorporate a leak-free design proven in thousands of Cat on-highway truck engines in the field.
Engine
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Five-Speed Transmission

The field proven Cat power shift countershaft transmission easily matches engine power to the load size and ground conditions. Electronic control makes fingertip controls possible, reducing operator fatigue and improving comfort.

Gear Application

Gear ratios are carefully designed to maximize productivity in specific cycle segments and under specific loads.
  • Gear 1 provides highest rimpull capability for heavy load applications.
  • Gears 2, 3 for normal loads and higher speed operations.
  • Gears 4, 5 provide excellent empty return and roading speeds.

Electronic Clutch Pressure Control

The C-Series Skidders have an additional transmission feature for added performance and operator comfort - The Electronic Clutch Pressure Control (ECPC). This unique feature provides smoother shifting and increases skidding performance by regulating and modulating the individual clutches based on current operating conditions.

Torque Converter

The large, heavyduty torque converter maximizes the productivity of the entire drive train. The torque converter is matched to the Cat C7 engine for excellent rimpull and skidding performance. This lock-up torque converter has proven its durability over thousands of hours of punishing loads.

Improved Productivity

The torque multiplication capability of the torque converter reduces the need for the operator to continually shift the transmission to maintain good skidder performance, as is required on competitive skidders. This reduces operator effort and improves machine productivity.

Lock-up Clutch

The integral lock-up clutch allows the machine to operate in converter drive for greater rimpull, or direct drive for high efficiency hauling and faster travel speeds. Direct drive capability allows up to 15% higher travel speeds when the lock-up clutch is engaged.

Auto Lock-up

The lock-up clutch automatically engages according to ground speed and engine speed conditions. This feature is handled electronically and allows for increased travel speeds in the same gear.

Reduced Operating Costs

Torque converter direct drive capability, combined with the lock-up differential, reduces wheel slip. This minimizes rutting and soil damage in straightahead pulls on weaker soil. In turn, it minimizes tire wear, component stress and fuel consumption, reducing total operating costs.

Differential Locks

Normal operation is with the differential locks in both axles disengaged, meaning the all four wheels are free to drive independently. Locking a differential forces both wheels on an axle to turn in sync with each other. Both front and rear differential locks are easily engaged and disengaged with a conveniently located switch on the right hand console. Hydraulically actuated differential locks allow for on-the-go engagement or disengagement.

Axles

Axles feature a full length oil sump with splash lubrication for excellent heat rejection & long component life. The 535C has Wide Axles as standard for use in all applications from moderate to severe, or when using dual tires, wide flotation tires or chains.

Front Axle

The front axle features a pinion-mounted design and a heavy-duty housing, eliminating the need for a front axle guard.

Pivot Design

The oscillation pivot design provides industry leading ride comfort.
  • 15° oscillation absorbs minor shock loads caused by stumps and holes, and helps isolate the cab from axle movement for a smoother, more comfortable ride.
  • Front axle oscillation also provides excellent fore-aft stability for large capacity grapples and dual function arches.

Brake Components

Brake components are housed inside the axles, protecting them from dirt, dust and wet ground conditions. Inboard brakes allow for splash lubrication and cooling, are virtually maintenance free, and provide reliable brake performance in the most demanding logging applications.
Power Train
The integrated Cat power train delivers dependable, relentless pulling power.
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Load Sensing Hydraulics

A load sensing variable displacement pump and pressure compensating system continually monitor requirements and provide on-demand power.

Lower Power Consumption

The variable displacement hydraulic pump draws engine power only when braking, steering, dozer or grapple actuation demands flow or pressure. This conserves engine horsepower and increases fuel efficiency.

Cooling Demands

Load sensing hydraulics provide flow only when needed, saving fuel and generating less heat, allowing the cooling system to allocate more capacity to the engine, transmission and torque converter.

Oil Cooler

The oil cooler is located above the radiator for better hydraulic oil cooling performance and to make radiator cleanout easier.

Auto-Grab Feature

Auto-Grab, engineered by Caterpillar, constantly monitors tong pressure and adjusts as needed to securely hold grapple loads while skidding.

Cat ToughGuard™ Hoses

Caterpillar XT®-3 ToughGuard™ hoses improve hose life in the grapple, arch, boom and across the hitch. ToughGuard hoses have been very successful in reducing early hour hose failures. O-ring face seals assure rock-solid connections that maintain pressure and reduce oil leaks.

Steering

Fully hydraulic control. Meets the following standards: SAE J1511 OCT90, ISO 5010-1992.
Hydraulics
State-of-the-art system provides dependable power and maximum efficiency.
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Box-Section Construction and Superior Hitch Design

Caterpillar designed and manufactured box section structures set the industry standard for reliable, durable main frames. Extensive computer analysis and field-testing resulted in the design of the 535C.

Absorbs Twisting and Shock Loads

Frames can absorb twisting and impact forces to provide a sound foundation and well-balanced system for the entire structure.

Superior Balance

Low center of mass and weight forward design create excellent skidder balance.

Maneuverability

The 535C skidder provides the tightest turning radius for superior maneuverability while still maintaining the excellent balance required for high capacity skidding.

Caterpillar Manufacturing

The front and rear frames are robotically welded and manufactured by Caterpillar to ensure the highest level of quality and durability.

Hitch

A larger and improved center section features oversized plates and bosses to disperse forces. A large double-tapered roller bearing is used on the lower hitch for reduced flexing stress and maintaining tight joints.

Hitch Pins

The wide hitch pin spread significantly reduces horizontal loading on hinge pins and bearings for greater durability and extended pin and bearing life. The extra room also increases hydraulic hose clearance and makes hose routing easier.

Fenders

Rear frame fender options are available for both grapple and cable arrangements.

Arches and Booms

All Caterpillar arches use box-section construction, and are thoroughly tested to exceed durability requirements.

Dual-Function Arch

The 535C is available with a multiple position, dual-function arch. It accommodates large capacity grapples, well suited for large bundles of small stems, and difficult-to reach pre-bunched stems. The dual-function arch offers variable reach, which minimizes machine maneuvering to pinpoint a load with the grapple. In addition, it offers the ability to push the skidder forward if necessary.

Cable Arch

Allows outstanding line skidding performance with a two-position adjustable height fairlead to match site conditions.
Structures
The 535C mainframe, hitch and decking blade are designed and built to surpass the expectations of the logging industry.
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Comfortable Work Station

The work station incorporates years of cab design innovations to maximize operator comfort and productivity.

Air Suspension Seat

Standard air suspension seat swivels 30° to the right for maximum comfort, while allowing the operator to observe skidder and grapple operations to the rear.

Sealed Cab

The pressurized cab is sealed from exterior air (with windows closed) for efficient heating and cooling. Tight door and window casings also keep out dust, fumes and insects.

Air Conditioning

Standard with the enclosed, pressurized cab, air conditioning helps the operator concentrate on work rather than environmental distractions. A dedicated cab filter assures clean air.

Windows

Tough polycarbonate windows protect the operator, and are large enough for an excellent side and rear view, increasing operator confidence and productivity. Sliding glass windows protected by metal screens in both doors provide fresh air and communication outside the machine.

Sound Insulation

With the optional enclosed cab, ample sound insulation keeps interior sound levels low. Reduced sound levels meet operator environment regulations and significantly boost operator comfort, especially on long shifts.

Cab Mounting

The modular ROPS/FOPS cab is resiliently mounted to the skidder frame, reducing vibration for greater comfort and a quieter ride.

Machine Controls

The comfortable operator environment uses ergonomically designed and placed machine controls to reduce fatigue and increase productivity.

Steering

Column tilts and telescopes to fit any size operator. The quarter-turn steering wheel quickly and accurately controls 90 degrees of machine articulation delivering excellent maneuverability and productivity.

Transmission Controls

Transmission controls for forward, reverse and gear range are located on the steering wheel for easy fingertip control. The operator can control machine functions with minimal effort, allowing greater concentration on skidding operations. The result is higher productivity and reduced operator fatigue.

Governor Pedal

The governor pedal is located to the right for more clearance between the brake pedal, and for improved operator comfort.

Single-lever Grapple Control

A single four-function joystick control has top mounted switches for grapple open and close, tong rotate, and Auto-Grab System activation. The control is simple, convenient and easy to use.

Decking Blade Control

The decking blade control is located on the right side console. This location provides for precise control for various decking and clearing functions while reducing operator fatigue.

Auto-Grab Switch

The Auto-Grab system monitors and adjusts tong pressure as needed to maintain a secure grip on grapple loads.

Lock-up Torque Converter Drive

When activated by a switch on the main dashboard, the machine will automatically switch between operation in fuel efficient direct drive mode or torque converter drive for maximum rimpull in tough skidding applications.

Differential Lock Switch

Ergonomically located rocker switch allows quick engagement of differential locks when needed.

Monitoring Controls

Conveniently located and easy-to-see gauges and displays make monitoring machine systems as simple as possible.

Gauges

Four gauges indicate engine coolant temperature, hydraulic oil temperature, torque converter oil temperature, engine rpm and fuel level.

Caterpillar Monitoring System

Monitors fuel, temperatures, vital electrical systems, gear speed and direction. A three-level warning system alerts the operator of potential problems.

Additional

The right hand console has a standard 12V outlet for powering auxiliary equipment. The cab is prewired and fitted for an entertainment radio, and a CB type 2-way radio.

ROPS/FOPS

FOPS (Falling Object Protection) and ROPS (Roll-Over Protection) guards offer protection to the operator and the machine.
Operator Station
Easy to operate, fingertip controls, less fatigue
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Reliable, Productive Grapples

Caterpillar designed and manufactured grapples use box section construction for ultimate durability. The tong curvature reduces the time it takes to bundle the load, and higher clamp forces deliver excellent load retention for secure hauls to the landing.

Bunching Grapples

Bunching grapples are designed for harvesting mid-to-large diameter trees, usually felled by a mechanical feller buncher. Its large tong opening is designed to gather a large number of these stems per cycle for maximum loading. It is heavier than the sorting grapple, but its large capacity holds more stems for improved production in smaller trees and large loads.

Thinning Grapples

Thinning grapples are designed for harvesting small diameter trees, usually felled by a mechanical feller buncher. Its large tong opening is designed to gather a large number of these small stems per cycle for maximum loading. Cat grapples offer large capacity for maximum performance and productivity.

Grapple Snubbers

Reduces grapple swing, hydraulic hose stress and improves component life.

Flow Divider

The high capacity flow divider delivers reliable operation and maintains consistent tong sequencing.

Hydraulic Winch

The 535C features a new electronically controlled hydraulic winch for grapple applications, replacing the mechanical winch. The hydraulic winch improves application flexibility by allowing the tractive effort to be used while winching, and eliminating the continuously rotating driveshaft. The high capacity winch has four function controls: reel-in, reel-out, brake-on, and free-spool. This winch is driven and controlled by the main implement hydraulic system.

Cable Winch

An electro-hydraulic lever controls the winch hydraulic control valve, located on the winch case. The integrated software electronically protects free-spool clutches.  The C-500 mechanical winch is available on cable skidders where higher line speeds and max drum pull are important. Winch sump oil is used for hydraulic control and lubrication.

Decking Blade

The decking blade efficiently clears landings and roads, and maintains log decks. It features box section steel arms for superior strength and durability. Decking blade pusharms are mounted directly to the mainframe for excellent strength, and set lower and forward for efficient clearing of slash and debris as well as log deck maintenance. The new electro-hydraulic control improves operator comfort and control of the decking blade.
  • Heat-treated bolt-on edge and maintenance-free pivot joints for outstanding durability.
  • The 535C is available with four blade options to allow it to be customized to many different types of operating conditions:
– No Blade – for industrial applications. – Narrow Decking – 85" width for general purpose applications. – Wide Decking – 105.4" width with bolt-on cutting edges – for improved coverage of tires and high decking blade usage. – Extended Decking – 123.5" width with bolt-on cutting edges – for the fullest coverage of tires and high decking blade usage.
Work Tools
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Quick-Access Engine Doors

Large, hinged engine enclosure doors make regular maintenance as easy and fast as possible. Easy access to daily service points increases the likelihood that maintenance will be done, and increases machine service life. In addition, less maintenance time means more working time and greater productivity.

Ground Level Access

Most filters and lube points are accessible from the ground without special tools. Remote lubrication points make daily attention to hard-to-reach joints easy.

Rear Frame Access

Steps and grab irons are located on the rear frame and cab for easier access to the rear frame, arch and boom.

Bolt-on Guards

Bolt-on guards offer protection to critical components, and are easily removable for servicing. Removable floor plates and side plate allow access to components under the cab.

Radial Seal Air Filters

Hand access makes them easy to change, reducing air filter maintenance times.

Extended Oil Service Intervals

A 500-hour oil change interval reduces downtime for service and lowers maintenance costs.

S•O•SSM Fluid Sampling Valves

Provides a fast, convenient way to gather uncontaminated fluid samples, which improves analysis reliability.

Pressure Taps

Conveniently located for easy access to hydraulic system pressure measurements.

Spin-on Oil Filters

Simplify maintenance processes and shorten downtime.

Electronic Transfer Pump

Delivers the proper fuel flow to the fuel system and eliminates manual priming.

Ecology Drains

All major fluid compartments (hydraulic tank, engine oil pan, radiator, axles and transmission) incorporate ecology drains to make regular maintenance easier, and protect the environment from accidental oil spills.

Hitch Hoses

The grapple pilot lines, pressure line and load sense lines are routed above the hitch and are bulk-headed for easy hose replacement and fastest service. The hitch hoses use the Cat ToughGuard™ technology and have excellent wear characteristics.

Electrical System

The 24V electrical system delivers dependable electrical power for engine cranking, additional lighting, and engine diagnostics. Wiring circuits are color coded, numbered and protected by circuit breakers.

On-Board Diagnostic Systems

The Caterpillar Monitoring System continuously checks all critical machine functions and components, and helps locate faults quickly for faster repair. Extremes are recorded, including fluid temperatures, engine speed and electrical system events.

Radiator

Cleanout access doors located on both sides of the radiator help make radiator cleanout faster. The radiator features an all aluminum construction with 8 fins per inch for easy cleanout.

Matched Set Hitch Bearings

Matched set bearings come pre-assembled with the correct pre-load from the supplier to streamline the assembly process and ensure a quality hitch joint every time. No rolling torque measurement is required, so the assembly process is simplified. Matched set bearings also reduce service time in the field.
Serviceability
Ease of service increases productivity.
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Product Support

You will find nearly all parts at our dealer parts counter. Cat dealers use a worldwide computer network to find in-stock parts to minimize machine down time. Save money with genuine Cat Reman parts. You receive the same warranty and reliability as new products at substantial cost savings.

Product Link

Product Link enables convenient monitoring of important equipment information remotely to help increase productivity and reduce owning and operating costs. This state-of-the-art satellite technology-based Product Link system enables Caterpillar dealers and customers to keep in touch with their machines. The system provides a two-way information flow between machine on-board systems and Caterpillar dealers/customers via the Cat Dealer Website and EquipmentManager. Through the subscriptions to Asset Watch (hours, location, time and geo-fence), Maintenance Watch (preventative maintenance, repair scheduling, parts ordering), and Health Watch (event and diagnostic codes, fuel consumption) the customer can manage their entire fleet.

Machine Selection

Make detailed comparisons of the machines under consideration before purchase. Cat dealers can estimate component life, preventive maintenance cost, and the true cost of lost production.

Purchase

Look past initial price. Consider the financing options available as well as day-to-day operating costs. Look at dealer services that can be included in the cost of the machine to yield lower equipment owning and operating costs over the long run.

Customer Support Agreements

Cat dealers offer a variety of product support agreements, and work with customers to develop a plan that best meets specific needs. These plans can cover the entire machine, including attachments, to help protect the customer’s investment.

Operation

Improving operating techniques can boost your profits. Your Cat dealer has videotapes, literature and other ideas to help you increase productivity, and Caterpillar offers certified operator training classes to help maximize the return on your machine investment.

Maintenance Services

Talk to your dealer about the range of available maintenance services. Repair option programs guarantee the cost of repairs up front. Diagnostic programs such as S•O•SSM Analysis and Coolant Sampling and Technical Analysis help avoid unscheduled repairs.

Replacement

Repair, rebuild or replace? Your Cat dealer can help you evaluate the cost involved so you can make the right choice.

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Standard / Optional Equip.

535C Standard Equipment

Electrical
24V electrical system
Alarm, back-up
Alternator, 80 amp
Batteries, maintenance free (2-1000 CCA)
Lighting system, exterior lights (4 total)
Main disconnect switch
Starter, electric, heavy duty
Starting and charging system
Diagnostic connector
Horn, warning
Operator Environment
12V accessory power port
Seat, air suspension
Beverage holder
Cab, ROPS/FOPS certified
Computerized Monitoring System
Power Train
Air cleaner, 2-stage with precleaner
Brakes
Differential locks (front, rear)
Driveline slipjoint, lubed for life
Engine, Cat C7, ACERT™ Technology, ATAAC
Fan, blower
Filters, fuel/engine air, primary/secondary
Final drives, inboard planetary
Fuel transfer pump (electric)
Fuel tank, high capacity
Lock-up torque converter
Muffler
Radiator with clean-out doors
Steering, variable flow-modulated 1/4 turn
Transmission, countershaft powershift (5F/3R)
Universal joints, lubed for life
Hydraulics
Closed center-load sensing system
Hitch hoses, Caterpillar ToughGuard™
Line filter, full flow return
Hydraulic oil cooler, Spin-on filters
Variable displacement piston pump, 46 gal/min (174.1 L/min)
Other standard equipment
Articulation lock link
Axle, high performance heavy-duty
Debris baffles
Brush sweeps, front
Ecology drains (engine, hyd tank, axles, transmission)
Engine enclosures, hinged
Guards, hinged - bottom and radiator
S•O•SSM sampling ports
Vandalism protection, lockable doors and cap locks

535C Optional Equipment

Arch
Dual function
Single function
Cable skidding
Industrial arrangement
Axles
Heavy duty (wide tire/chains)
Blade
Narrow decking
Wide decking
Extended Decking
Cab, enclosed, with window screens
ROPS, open
ROPS, enclosed with heat/AC
Window screens
Wipers, front and rear
Electrical
Converter, high capacity 12V, 10A continuous, 15A peak
Jump start receptacle
Fenders, heavy duty
Grapples - Cat Continuous Rotation
Bunching
Sorting
Thinning
Lights
Additional 8 (2 front, 2 rear, 2 per side)
Pre-cleaner, turbine
Starting aid package, cold weather
Steering, secondary
Tires and Tubes, set of four, logger (LS-2)
30.5L-32, 20PR
30.5L-32, 26PR
35.5L-32, 20PR
35.5L-32, 26PR
Dual ring capable
Narrow overall width options
Water tank
Winch
Grapple
Cable skidding
  
  
 

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