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PC230F-11

  • Horsepower 147 net kW @ 2 050 rpm 197 net HP @ 2,050 rpm
  • Operating Weight 30 625 kg 67,516 lbs.
  • Swing torque 8 065 kg-m 58,334 lbs.-ft.

Powerful and rugged

Your crews need equipment that can deliver exceptional performance in difficult environments. With its rugged design, high and wide undercarriage, powerful swing motor and ability to withstand high-debris conditions, the PC230F-11 processor is built specifically for the job. A comfortable and quiet cab, too.

  • High and wide undercarriage
  • Powerful swing system
  • Double-capacity fuel tank
  • Comfortable, quiet cab

Features and benefits

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Exceptional range of motion

Move large trees around easily thanks to a powerful swing system and a large swing circle. Achieve exceptional reach, as well — up to 29 feet (8,951 mm). Superior maneuverability helps you drive productivity.
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Excellent ground clearance

Maneuvers reliably in tough forestry environments thanks to a high and wide undercarriage designed with larger class-size components.
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Comfortable, quiet cab

Reduce fatigue and support productivity by giving your operators a quiet, comfortable work environment. Cabs are climate-controlled and equipped with Bluetooth technology. The cushioned air-suspension seat can be heated or cooled.
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Protects against falling limbs

An extra-rugged exterior protects your investment by guarding against falling limbs, with glass and metal are thick enough withstand demanding environments. Thicker service undercover guards, thicker rear compartment doors, right corner guard with tree deflector and much more.
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Stands up to debris

Minimize worries when working in high-debris conditions with a machine engineered to handle the situation. A robust wide-fin radiator design is protected by fine screens and a variable pitch reversing fan delivers improved airflow.
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Purpose-built

Engineered for processing with Komatsu-designed setups to help you maximize productivity.
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Quick power for productivity

Adjust quickly to a sudden change in load weight without losing productivity. The Auto Power Max feature automatically senses the change and reacts with a seven-second burst of additional horsepower to help pull the trees through during the delimbing process of the wood.
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Efficient and powerful

Achieve exceptional performance with low fuel consumption thanks to a powerful PC290LL-11 Size Class engine from factory. Proprietary Komatsu technology delivers exceptional performance with high fuel efficiency.
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Fewer refueling trips

Spend more time on the job and less time refueling with additional fuel storage. The tank is located in the rear of the carrier and built into the counterweight, delivering double the fuel capacity compared to the prior model. * * Comparison is to the PC210LL-10 (813 L)

Specifications for PC230F-11

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US system Metric
Engine
Model Komatsu SAA6D107E-3*
Type Water-cooled, 4-cycle, direct injection
Aspiration Komatsu variable geometry turbocharged, aftercooled, cooled EGR
Number of cylinders 6
Bore 107 mm
Stroke 124 mm
Piston displacement 6.69 L
Horsepower:
   SAE J1995 (gross) 159 kW
   ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (net)  147 kW

   Rated rpm

2,050 rpm
Fan drive method for radiator cooling Mechanical
Governor All-speed control, electronic
*EPA Tier 4 final emissions certified
Model Komatsu SAA6D107E-3*
Type Water-cooled, 4-cycle, direct injection
Aspiration Komatsu variable geometry turbocharged, aftercooled, cooled EGR
Number of cylinders 6
Bore 4.21 in
Stroke 4.88 in
Piston displacement 408 in³
Horsepower:
   SAE J1995 (gross) 213 HP
   ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (net)  197 HP

   Rated rpm

2,050 rpm
Fan drive method for radiator cooling Mechanical
Governor All-speed control, electronic
*EPA Tier 4 final emissions certified
Hydraulics
Type: HydrauMind (Hydraulic Mechanical Intelligence System), closed-center system with load sensing valves and pressure compensated valves
Number of selectable working modes 6
Main pump:  
Type Variable displacement piston type
Pumps for Boom, arm, bucket, swing, and travel circuits
Maximum flow 475 L/min
Supply for control circuit Self-reducing valve
Hydraulic motors:  
Travel 2 x axial piston motors with parking brake
Swing 1 x axial piston motor with swing holding brake
Relief valve setting:  
Implement circuits 38.0 MPa 387 kgf/cm²
Travel circuit 38.0 MPa 387 kgf/cm²
Swing circuit 28.4 MPa 289 kgf/cm²
Pilot circuit

3.3 MPa 33 kgf/cm²

Hydraulic cylinders (Number of cylinders - bore x stroke x rod diameter)
Boom (2)                     1 135 mm x 1 335 mm x 95 mm
Arm (1)                          140 mm x 1 635 mm x 100 mm

Type: HydrauMind (Hydraulic Mechanical Intelligence System), closed-center system with load sensing valves and pressure compensated valves

Number of selectable working modes 6
Main pump:  
Type Variable displacement piston type
Pumps for Boom, arm, bucket, swing, and travel circuits
Maximum flow 125.5 US gpm
Supply for control circuit Self-reducing valve
Hydraulic motors:  
Travel 2 x axial piston motors with parking brake
Swing 1 x axial piston motor with swing holding brake
Relief valve setting:  
Implement circuits 5,511 psi
Travel circuit 5,511 psi
Swing circuit 4,119 psi
Pilot circuit 478 psi
Hydraulic cylinders (Number of cylinders - bore x stroke x rod diameter)
Boom (2)                     5.3" x 52.6" x 3.7"
Arm (1)                        5.3" x 64.4" x 3.9"
Drives and Breaks
Steering control Two levers with pedals
Drive method Hydrostatic
Maximum drawbar pull 212 kN 21 618 kgf
Gradeability 70%, 35°
Maximum travel speed:
High 5.6 km/h
Mid (auto-shift) 3.7 km/h
Low (auto-shift) 2.9 km/h
Service brake Hydraulic lock
Parking brake Mechanical disc brake
Steering control Two levers with pedals
Drive method Hydrostatic
Maximum drawbar pull 47,659 lbf.
Gradeability 70%, 35°
Maximum travel speed:
High 3.5 mph
Mid (auto-shift) 2.3 mph
Low (auto-shift) 1.8 mph
Service brake Hydraulic lock
Parking brake Mechanical disc brake
Swing System
Drive method Hydrostatic
Swing reduction Planetary gear
Swing circle lubrication Grease-bathed
Service brake Hydraulic lock
Holding brake/swing lock Mechanical disc brake
Swing speed 11.7 rpm
Swing torque 8 065 kg-m
Drive method Hydrostatic
Swing reduction Planetary gear
Swing circle lubrication Grease-bathed
Service brake Hydraulic lock
Holding brake/swing lock Mechanical disc brake
Swing speed 11.7 rpm
Swing torque 58,334 ft.-lbs.
Undercarriage
Center frame X-frame
Track frame Box-section
Seal of track Sealed track
Track adjuster Hydraulic
Number of shoes (each side) 48
Number of carrier rollers (each side) 2
Number of track rollers (each side) 10
Center frame X-frame
Track frame Box-section
Seal of track Sealed track
Track adjuster Hydraulic
Number of shoes (each side) 48
Number of carrier rollers (each side) 2
Number of track rollers (each side) 10
Coolant & Lubricant Capacity (Refilling)
Fuel tank 813 L
Coolant 35.5 L
Engine 23.1 L
Final drive (each side) 5.0 L
Swing drive 7.2 L
Hydraulic tank 132 L
Hydraulic system 253 L
DEF tank 23.1 L
Fuel tank 214.8 US gal
Coolant 9.4 US gal
Engine 6.1 US gal
Final drive (each side) 1.3 US gal
Swing drive 1.9 US gal
Hydraulic tank 34.9 US gal
Hydraulic system 66.8 US gal
DEF tank 6.1 US gal
Operating Weight (Approximate)

Processor includes:
Forestry cab with 178 mm riser
700 mm double grouser shoes
Processor boom 6 160 mm
Processor arm 2 920 mm
Variable pitch reversing fan
Heavy counterweight with additional capacity fuel tank
Rated capacity of lubricants
Coolant
Operator and standard equipment (no head)

Operating weight 30 625 kg
Ground pressure .52 kg/cm2

Processor includes:
Forestry cab with 7" riser
28" double grouser shoes
Processor boom 20.2 ft.
Processor arm 9.58 ft.
Variable pitch reversing fan
Heavy counterweight with additional capacity fuel tank
Rated capacity of lubricants
Coolant
Operator and standard equipment (no head)

Operating weight 67,516 lbs.
Ground pressure 7.53 psi

Engine and related components

  • Engine, Komatsu SAA6D107E-3, Tier 4 final
    Gross HP (J1995): 159 kW
    Net HP (J1349): 147 kW
  • Komatsu Diesel Particulate Filter (KDPF)
  • Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)
  • After-cooled, turbocharged direct injection
  • Air cleaner, double element
  • Fuel pre-filter, 10 micron

Cooling system

  • Radiator/oil cooler (8.5 fins per inch)
  • Variable pitch, automatic reversing fan

Electrical system

  • Alternator (90 amps / 24V)
  • Large capacity batteries (2 x 12V)
  • Starter motor (5.5 kW / 24 V x1)
  • Working Lights: 11 LED Lights
  • Engine shutdown secondary switch
  • Battery disconnect switch

Undercarriage

  • High/wide forestry undercarriage
  • Heavy duty revolving frame
  • 700 mm double grouser shoes
  • Track rollers, HD 10/side
  • Carrier rollers (2), track type/side
  • Heavy duty recoil spring
  • Heavy duty tow hooks
  • Track guard full-length ski-type

Guards and covers

  • Dustproof net for radiator and oil cooler
  • HD forestry guards
  • HD doors, 6mm thick
  • HD underguard 6mm thick
  • Corner post/front guard
  • Pump/engine partition cover
  • Forestry debris screens
  • Grip strut walkways
  • Boom cylinder guard

Operating equipment

  • Komatsu Forestry Cab with 7” fixed riser
  • 32mm polycarbonate front window
  • ROPS/OPS/TOPS/FOPS/WCB/Oregon OSHA certified
  • Automatic HVAC
  • Low vibration viscous cab floor mounts
  • Monitor panel, LCD, high resolution color
  • (EMMS) management system
  • Seat, high back, air suspension, heated/cooled
  • Radio with Bluetooth

Work equipment

  • Processor boom 6.16 m
  • Processor arm 2.92 m
  • Processor-specific piping package
  • Case drain filter, high pressure filtration

Hydraulic controls

  • Axial piston swing motor (1)
  • Axial piston travel motors (2)
  • Variable capacity piston pumps (2)
  • Closed Center Load Sensing Pumps (CCLS)
  • Hydraulic pump high-pressure discharge filters
  • PC240-class swing bearing and swing machinery
  • Engine/hydraulic overheat prevention system

Drive and brake system

  • PC240-class final drives
  • 3-speed travel with auto shift

Other equipment

  • Komtrax Level 5.0 monitoring system
  • Rear view monitoring camera

Engine and related components

  • Engine, Komatsu SAA6D107E-3, Tier 4 final
    Gross HP (J1995): 213 HP
    Net HP (J1349): 197 HP
  • Komatsu Diesel Particulate Filter (KDPF)
  • Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)
  • After-cooled, turbocharged direct injection
  • Air cleaner, double element
  • Fuel pre-filter, 10 micron

Cooling system

  • Radiator/oil cooler (8.5 fins per inch)
  • Variable pitch, automatic reversing fan

Electrical system

  • Alternator (90 amps / 24V)
  • Large capacity batteries (2 x 12V)
  • Starter motor (5.5 kW / 24 V x1)
  • Working Lights: 11 LED Lights
  • Engine shutdown secondary switch
  • Battery disconnect switch

Undercarriage

  • High/wide forestry undercarriage
  • Heavy duty revolving frame
  • 28” double grouser shoes
  • Track rollers, HD 10/side
  • Carrier rollers (2), track type/side
  • Heavy duty recoil spring
  • Heavy duty tow hooks
  • Track guard full-length ski-type

Guards and covers

  • Dustproof net for radiator and oil cooler
  • HD forestry guards
  • HD doors, 1/4” thick
  • HD underguard .27” thick
  • Corner post/front guard
  • Pump/engine partition cover
  • Forestry debris screens
  • Grip strut walkways
  • Boom cylinder guard

Operating equipment

  • Komatsu Forestry Cab with 7” fixed riser
  • 1.25” polycarbonate front window
  • ROPS/OPS/TOPS/FOPS/WCB/Oregon OSHA certified
  • Automatic HVAC
  • Low vibration viscous cab floor mounts
  • Monitor panel, LCD, high resolution color
  • (EMMS) management system
  • Seat, high back, air suspension, heated/cooled
  • Radio with Bluetooth

Work equipment

  • Processor boom 20.2 ft.
  • Processor arm 9.58 ft.
  • Processor-specific piping package
  • Case drain filter, high pressure filtration

Hydraulic controls

  • Axial piston swing motor (1)
  • Axial piston travel motors (2)
  • Variable capacity piston pumps (2)
  • Closed Center Load Sensing Pumps (CCLS)
  • Hydraulic pump high-pressure discharge filters
  • PC240-class swing bearing and swing machinery
  • Engine/hydraulic overheat prevention system

Drive and brake system

  • PC240-class final drives
  • 3-speed travel with auto shift

Other equipment

  • Komtrax Level 5.0 monitoring system
  • Rear view monitoring camera

Electrical system

  • 24V-12V converter, 30 amp 

Work equipment

  • Return filtration 

Other equipment

  • Side view monitoring camera

Electrical system

  • 24V-12V converter, 30 amp 

Work equipment

  • Return filtration 

Other equipment

  • Side view monitoring camera
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