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5500 Bunching Saw

5500 Felling Saw

Maximum flexibility. The Tigercat 5500 felling saw blends big timber felling performance and small stem bunching ability. It is a high performer in mixed diameter timber stands.

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Similar to Tigercat bunching saws, the 5500 felling saw uses a two-arm configuration combined with an offset pocket. To accommodate larger timber and maintain machine balance, the pocket is shallower and closer to centre.

The 5500 series felling saw is available for drive-to-tree feller bunchers and enhances versatility in mixed and natural stands. The 5500 is also an excellent choice for contractors requiring the flexibility required to move between thinning and final fell jobs.

Key Benefits

  • Unique design places smaller stems in the accumulating pocket while centring large diameter trees
  • Improves both feller buncher and skidder productivity by increasing number of cut stems per cycle and by laying down tight, parallel aligned skidder bunchers
  • More cutting and less machine travel; the unique two-arm design allows more trees to be stored before stopping to dump the accumulated bunch
  • Twin post design with offset pocket for excellent visibility
  • Cushioned cylinders for long life
  • Recessed saw blade and clever guarding reduce the throw angle and deflect chips downward, decreasing saw recovery time


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WIDTH (metric)1 800 mm
HEIGHT less skis (metric)2 590 mm
DEPTH (metric)1 750 mm
BASE WEIGHT (metric)2 560 kg
FRONT OPENING (metric)965 mm
BETWEEN SKIS (metric)1 070 mm
ACCUMULATING ARM90 mm (3.5 in) bore
CLAMP ARM90 mm (3.5 in) bore
MAXIMUM CUT (metric)585 mm
ACCUMULATING AREA (metric)0,42 m²
ACCUMULATING AREA, Including blade (metric)0,55 m²
DISC series 741 450 mm (57 in) diameter 1-piece
KERF57 mm (2.25 in)
TEETH(18) rotatable Carbide or hardened steel
MOTOR160 cc
BLADE SPEED1,150 rpm
SAW DRIVEDirect drive; Piston motor