Cat intros 299D3 XE Land Administration CTL for heavy-duty vegetation management (VIDEO)

The 299D3 XE Land Administration is purpose-built for heavy-duty vegetation management purposes. Images: Wayne Grayson

Cat’s 299D3 XE Land Administration compact observe loader takes purpose at such vegetation-management purposes as mulching, brush slicing, vegetation management and mowing.

Take a look at our full video protection of this CTL proper right here, or learn on for extra particulars and images.

Included within the firm’s D3 Collection skid steer and CTL introduction, the 299D3 XE Land Administration mannequin has a turbocharged 110-gross-horsepower Cat C3.eight engine that mixes with a 40 gpm high-flow/high-pressure auxiliary hydraulic system to supply a 94-horsepower hydraulic horsepower ranking. This allows the machine to energy high-production hydromechanical attachments reminiscent of mulching heads.

Caterpillar 299D3 XE Land Management

The unit’s 58.1-gallon gasoline capability is 80 p.c bigger than the tank on an ordinary 299D3 XE mannequin and supplies an estimated run time of 11 to 12 hours. “Whilst you’re out on all these tasks, there’s not all the time a spot to gasoline,” says Kevin Coleman, product software specialist. “Operators now can do this work with out worrying find out how to fill their tank to complete the day.”

Weighing 12,764 kilos, in comparison with the 299D3 XE’s 11,756 kilos, the Land Administration machine has 6,200-pound rated working capability at 50 p.c, in comparison with the 299D3 XE’s 5,085-pound ROC. The Land Administration unit prices about 12 to 15 p.c greater than the 299D3 XE, Coleman says.

Caterpillar 299D3 XE Land Management

A one-piece sealed and pressurized cab retains the operator’s cab clear and quiet in difficult purposes. “Protecting the operator comfy in these situations is necessary, as a result of they’re often on the market for a very long time,” Coleman says.

The machine additionally has extra seals and covers to limit particles and different supplies from coming into the engine compartment and decrease body. Giant panels may also be eliminated to assist cleansing. A turbine-type pre-cleaner ejects mud, dust and particles from engine-intake airflow earlier than it reaches the filter, extending air-filter service life. “We additionally supply a hearth suppression system as an possibility,” Coleman says, both as a factory-installed system or aftermarket add-on.

Guarding protects entrance and rear LED work lights, the attachment coupler space, attachment electrical harness connections and auxiliary hydraulic quick-disconnect fittings. A cooling system reversing fan characteristic clears the consumption screens of particles.

A metal observe possibility can also be accessible.


Caterpillar 299D3 XE Land Management

Caterpillar 299D3 XE Land Management

Caterpillar 299D3 XE Land Management