Gross Power303 HP (226 kW)
Engine ModelCat® C9 ACERT™ Tier 3
Gross Power - 1,800 rpm303 HP (226 kW)
Maximum Reach - With Attachment28.2 ft (8.6 m)
The Series 2 track feller bunchers feature smoother hydraulic performance, better fuel economy, a more comfortable operator station and better visibility. The Cat® 552 Series 2 is a full tail swing machine designed for high production clear cut and for clear or select cut in rough terrain. It is also a leveling machine for more comfort on steep terrain.


Gross Power303 HP (226 kW)
Engine ModelCat® C9 ACERT™ Tier 3
Gross Power - 1,800 rpm303 HP (226 kW)
Maximum Reach - With Attachment28.2 ft (8.6 m)
Cooling System16.1 gal (US) (61 l)
Engine Oil10.3 gal (US) (39 l)
Hydraulic Tank85.3 gal (US) (323 l)
Hydraulic System97.7 gal (US) (370 l)
Swing Drive2.6 gal (US) (10 l)
Fuel Capacity312 gal (US) (1181 l)
Operating Weight - Without Attachment78960 lb (35816 kg)
Operating Weight - Without Heads*78960 lb (35816 kg)
Operating Weight - Without Heads***79639 lb (36124 kg)
Track Feller Bunchers - Long Felling Linkage79639 lb (36124 kg)
Track Feller Bunchers - Standard Linkage78960 lb (35816 kg)
Displacement537 in³ (8.8 l)
Engine ModelCat® C9 ACERT™
Gross Power - 1,800 rpm303 HP (226 kW)
Rated Power - 2,100 rpm282 HP (210.3 kW)
Bare Pin Lift at Maximum Reach - Without Head*9400 kg @ 6.6 m (21,800 lb @ 21.5 ft)
Bare Pin Lift at Maximum Reach - Without Head***7700 kg @ 8.2 m (16,900 lb @ 27 ft)
Maximum Reach - With Head*28.2 ft (8.6 m)
Ground Clearance35 in (889 mm)
Size/Pitch345 HD/215.9 mm (345 HD/8.5 in)
Track Gauge2591 mm-2870 mm (102 in-113 in)
Track Length193 in (4903 mm)
Tractive Effort104000 lb (47174 kg)

Benefits and Features

The 552 Series 2 track feller buncher dominates in lift capacity over competitors in its size class. With market leading lift capacity, reach and tight stick tuck-in capabilities, this machine delivers high performance. Optional long and short feller buncher configurations are available and offer the same high performance.

The FTS Series 2 track feller bunchers are designed to maximize efficiency and productivity while conserving natural resources.

  • The C9 ACERT engine meets all current U.S. EPA emission standards
  • The IQAN control system automatically adjusts the Flexxaire fan blade angle, reducing horsepower demand and lowering fuel consumption.
  • Major structures and components are built to be rebuilt, reducing waste and replacement costs.

Caterpillar is known the world over for the quality of customer support from its dealer network - the industry's best. No matter where you are, the expertise of a Cat dealer is always nearby. Your local Cat dealer is your forestry consultant who can recommend the machines, work tools and services to maximize your operation and provide the support to keep you at top productivity.

  • 24-hour parts availability, where and when you need them, to minimize expensive downtime
  • Remanufactured parts that carry the same warranty as new parts at a reduced cost
  • Operator training to get the most out of your Cat equipment
  • Field services to provide on-site help when needed
  • Timely repair and replacement services
  • Customer Support Agreements to lower your operating costs
  • State-of-the-art diagnostic programs, such as S·O·SSM oil analysis, inspection services and trend reporting to help avoid unscheduled repairs
  • Financing programs for buying, renting or leasing Cat equipment
  • Cat® Access Account, a fast and convenient way to pay for or rent anything offered at any Cat dealer or The Cat Rental Store
  • Cat Insurance to cover equipment losses from theft, collision, flood, upset or overturn, fire, vandalism and more
  • Product Link to manage your equipment fleet through remote monitoring
  • Cat Certified Rebuild to get a second life from your equipment
For more information on Cat products, dealer services and industry solutions, visit www.cat.com.