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234B Loader

Quick, powerful and productive, the Tigercat powered 234B knuckleboom loader offers high performance and the best fuel efficiency in its class for low cost per tonne merchandizing and loading.

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Overview

An all-around loader suited to the vast majority of roadside applications, the 234B can be equipped with a pull-through delimber, bar saw slasher, circle saw slasher or grapple saw for maximum flexibility. The strength-to-weight optimized boom system is designed to withstand the forces of high cycle delimbing and loading.

The efficient load sensing hydraulic system with swing priority and energy recovery delivers simultaneous power to all machine functions for high performance and response, while providing excellent fuel efficiency for reduced cost per tonne.

The Tigercat FPT Tier4 engine is perfectly matched to the duty cycle for added efficiency and high performance of the after treatment system.

The operating environment is quiet and refined with excellent climate control, a heated and cooled seat, window blinds and ergonomic controls.

The 234B is also available with the Tigercat AC16 articulating carrier for mill yard applications. Equipped with Tigercat’s WideRange™ drive system, the AC16 achieves high tractive effort to handle tough terrain and towing applications.


Key Benefits

  • Tigercat FPT N45 Tier 4 engine – clean, powerful and efficient with simple SCR emission control technology; fully supported by Tigercat
  • Extremely efficient load sensing hydraulic system for high performance and fuel savings
  • Energy recovery swing system – closed loop drive feeds power back to the engine as swing decelerates, reducing heat and fuel consumption and recovering energy for other machine functions
  • Dedicated swing pump – quick swing cycles and enhanced performance in delimbing applications
  • Automatic engine idle down for reduced fuel consumption in unsteady wood flow situations
  • Large diameter swing bearing; powerful swing torque with smooth starts and stops.
  • Heavy duty strength-to-weight optimized boom; designed for heavy lifting and tough duty delimbing
  • Rigid, fabricated subframe is generously sized for excellent stability
  • Durable Tigercat cylinders; no aluminum components
  • High capacity cooling system
  • Very quiet operating environment (64 – 68 dB)
  • Excellent climate control, heated/cooled seats and window blinds

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Tigercat 234B loader walk-around
Find out all about the new Tigercat powered 234B knuckle boom  loader in this informative walk-around video. Download in HD Download for mobile
Video: Tigercat knuckleboom loaders
Watch Tigercat 234B and 250D series knuckleboom loaders in delimbing, sorting and loading applications. Tigercat log loaders are extremely fuel efficient, highly reliable and very productive. Download in HD  

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