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Caterpillar forwarders load and remove heavy loads from the forest quickly with ample hydraulic flow, state-of-the-art controls, and high traveling speeds.

574 Forwarder

Caterpillar forwarders have proven, over-sized components including heavy-duty axles and torque converter power shift transmission. The spacious, comfortable operator station is designed for exceptional visibility.

Product Details

Operating Specifications

Load Capacity 14525 kg
Loader Reach 6.9 m
Load Capacity with Clam Bunk Attachment 11793 kg
Max Travel Speed 13 km/h
Maximum Speed – 6WD 23.33 km/h
Payload 14525 kg
Wood Bunk Length 5639 mm


Gross Power 129 kW
Engine Model Cat® C6.6 ACERT


Gross (loaded) machine weight 16000 kg
Operating Weight 17237 kg

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 178 L


Transmission Electric Power Shift
Gears 4/4


Tire size front (Optional) 800/50 x 26.5
Tire size rear (Optional) 800/50 x 26.5

Hydraulic System

Flow Rate 250 L/min
Hydraulic Fluid Reservoir 121 L

Power Train

  • Field proven CAT ACERT diesel engines
  • Torque converter power shift transmission
  • 4-speed electronic shift
  • Wet disc axle and parking brakes

Control System

  • IQAN computer control system
  • Closed center proportional control valves
  • Hydraulic oil cooler with thermal bypass

Operator Station

  • Scratch resistant 12.7 mm (1/2 in) tinted polycarbonate windows
  • Side windows double as escape routes
  • Heater/air conditioner
  • Fire extinguisher
  • 360° lighting package
  • Hydraulic tilt cab
  • Isolation mounted cab


  • Large engine side covers
  • Heavy-duty engine and radiator house
  • Purpose-built blade with wear resistant front cutting edge
  • Optional brush sweeps
  • Heavy frame articulation points
  • Full 40° articulation with frame lock
  • Adjustable log bunks with floating cam stakes

Loader Features

  • Rear mounted loader with durable rack and pinion swing system
  • Wrapped hoses
  • Full load high reach boom
  • 250? rotation
  • European style butt-bypass grapple with high strength steel dampener
  • NAF Bogie (HD) Front and Rear Axles
    • Cat C6.6 ACERT Engine
      • 700/50 x 26.5 Front Tire
        • 700/50 x 26.5 Rear Tire
          • Electric Power Shift Transmission
            • PVG 100 cc Variable displacement load sensing piston pump
              • Loader with Telescopic Boom - 6.93m (22 ft, 9 in) Reach
                • Front Axle Bogie lift
                  • 800/50 x 26.5 Front Tire
                    • 800/50 x 26.5 Rear Tire
                      • 8.53 m (28 Sq ft) Clam Bunk
                        • Bogie Tracks
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