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2160 Loader Forwarder

The Tigercat 2160 is a rugged, powerful loader forwarder well suited to high duty cycle mill yard applications.

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The 2160 loader forwarder is a powerful and versatile machine well suited to mill yard duties like loading, sorting and stacking as well as a wide variety of off road industrial applications. The 2160 has high tractive effort, quick travel speed and carries a 27 tonne payload.

Boom control is swift and precise. The base is very stable and well matched to the powerful knuckleboom lifting capacity.

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The 2160 loader forwarder is Tigercat FPT Tier 4f powered. Tier 4f conforms to the latest emissions standards in North America and Europe. Tigercat engines offer quick load response, low operating costs and excellent fuel economy.


Compared with a conventional two-speed transmission, the infinitely variable WideRange® drive provides extremely high tractive effort while permitting quicker working travel speeds. Add the Tigercat ROB17 bogie axles for a complete Tigercat driveline.


Key Benefits

  • Tigercat FPT N67 engine with Tier 4f emissions compliance – clean, powerful and efficient; fully supported by Tigercat
  • WideRange® drive for quicker travel speeds and higher productivity
  • Heavy duty strength-to-weight optimized boom system
  • Super-durable, long-life centre section is constructed with thick steel plate, large diameter pins and tapered roller bearings
  • Convenient access to service and maintenance points


Video: 2160 Loader Forwarder

Watch a video of the 2160 loader forwarder prototype in a Pennsylvania mill yard.

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Show measurements as:
LENGTH (metric)11 575 mm
WIDTH (metric)3 630 mm
HEIGHT (metric)4 875 mm
HEIGHT transport (metric)4 040 mm
GROUND CLEARANCE (metric)685 mm
WEIGHT (metric)33 110 kg
TURN RADIUS inside (metric)7 m
ENGINE Tier 4fTigercat FPT N67 Tier 4f 212 kW (285 hp) (rated) 216 kW (290 hp) (peak)
COOLINGSide-by-side aluminum radiator, oil cooler and charge air cooler, A/C condenser
FANEngine driven, automatic variable speed with automatic reversing cycle
FUEL CAPACITY (metric)455 L
DEF CAPACITY Tier 4f (metric)43 L
TRANSMISSIONWideRange® drive Variable speed hydrostatic (2) piston
AXLESTigercat ROB17 bogie Outboard planetary Barrel differential
DIFFERENTIAL LOCKSIndependent front and rear Friction clutch Engage while travelling
SPEED RANGE0 - 12 km/h (0 - 7.5 mph)
PUMP, DRIVEPiston, closed loop
PUMP, SWINGPiston, closed l
RESERVOIR (metric)190 L
PARK BRAKESpring applied, hydraulic release Enclosed
SERVICE BRAKEEnclosed, oil cooled
COUNTERWEIGHT (metric)545 kg
MAXIMUM REACH (metric)9 145 mm
LIFT CAPACITY (metric)3 635 kg
FRONT/REAR780/50 x 28.5
FRONT/REAR, Optional750/55 x 26.5
STANDARDTigercat LG4053
OPTIONALTigercat LG5057T
BATTERY(2) 950 CCA,12 v
ALTERNATOR80 amp, 24 v
LIGHTING(11) LED flood
CABPressurized, insulated and isolation mounted with constant temperature A/C and heater Forward sloping, tinted polycabonate windshield with intermittent wiper Window blinds for windshield and skylight Stereo radio/cd/aux with Bluetooth® and hands-free calling 3-speed fan Dome light Cell phone holder (2) 12 v power points
SEATHeavy duty, fully adjustable Heated and cooled
OPERATOR CONTROLSHydraulic joystick (optional electric over hydraulic) for boom/grapple Electronic control system with colour LCD display screen for machine monitoring and function adjustment (1) camera on front of wagon frame (1) camera on rear of upper frame
STANDARDHydraulic tank vacuum system Hydraulic oil electric fill pump
OPTIONALWebasto engine/cab/hydraulic heater Load gate Fire suppression system Pin-on heel Electric coolant/hydraulic fluid heating package Several bunk options (6) high output LED lights

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