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630H Skidder

H-series represents the most advanced, productive and operator friendly line-up of skidders. The 630H is a versatile grapple skidder suited to demanding terrain, heavy loads and around-the-clock operations.

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Focus on the operator

The new H-series operator’s station is spacious and comfortable with advanced ergonomics and a completely redesigned Turnaround system.

The cab is 20% larger.

19% increase in window areas for unsurpassed sight lines in all directions.

50% more HVAC venting with refined temperature control and automatic defrost.

Numbers don’t lie, but you’ve got to sit in the new seat and experience the next generation Turnaround –  effortless 220° rotation with pushbutton locking and unlocking in any postion. The small details like a climate controlled cup holder, and a place to hang your hat make long days feel shorter. The durable interior finish is easy to clean. The 5-point harness makes extreme terrain feel a little bit tamer.

Tigercat power. Tigercat support.

The 630H skidder is Tigercat FPT Tier 2 or Tier 4f powered. The Tier 4f engine conforms to the latest emissions standards in North America and Europe.

With the Tier 2 engine option, Tigercat brings the benefits of Tigercat power and support to harvesting professionals around the world.

The difference is in the drive…

Hydrostatic drive offers many advantages. Performance in tough terrain is excellent because full tractive effort is available at any engine speed, minimizing wheel spin and improving breakout performance. The operator appreciates simplified drive control with no gear shifting.

Electronic control technology combined with Tigercat’s unique hydrostatic drive system allows the skidder to operate at variable engine rpm, automatically increasing engine speed when additional horsepower is demanded. The result is improved fuel economy.

Key Benefits

  • H-series Turnaround – 220° rotating seat locks in any position with full access to all machine functions and drive controls
  • Optional EHS® drive system – extremely fuel efficient and capable of higher speeds in forward and reverse
  • Tigercat FPT N67 engine with Tier 2 or Tier 4f emissions compliance – clean, powerful and efficient; fully supported by Tigercat
  • Advanced load sensing hydraulic system maximizes efficiency and increases productivity
  • Electronic controlled hydrostatic drive – depress the pedal and go
  • Smooth, precise, responsive command of machine functions with advanced, robust electronic control system
  • Maximum tractive effort is always available, regardless of engine speed; high breakout performance with minimal wheel spin
  • Automatic variable engine speed contributes to excellent fuel economy
  • Super-durable, long-life centre section is constructed with thick steel plate, large diameter pins and tapered roller bearings
  • Advanced ergonomics – grapple, arch, steer and drive functions are all controlled with armrest mounted joysticks
  • High capacity Tigercat dual cylinder grapple options with wide tip-to-tip opening to easily gather scattered bunches
  • Excellent visibility in every direction and clear sightline to all tires
  • Excellent component layout, clear engine access, painless maintenance routines


H-Series Skidders Walk-around Video
Skidder product manager, Jeremy Piercy takes us through the new Tigercat H-series skidders. Get an insider's perspective on the improvements and the logic behind the design decisions. Download in HD


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Show measurements as:
LENGTH7 670 mm
WIDTH3 330 mm
WIDTH narrow offset3 020 mm
HEIGHT3 150 mm
WEIGHT20 275 kg
ENGINE Tier 4fTigercat FPT N67 Tier 4f
203 kW (272 hp) @ 2,200 rpm (rated)
ENGINE Tier 2Tigercat FPT N67 Tier 2
206 kW (277 hp) @ 2,100 rpm (rated)
AIR FILTRATIONPrecleaner and 2-stage engine air cleaner
TOP SPEED23 km/h
COOLINGSide-by-side aluminum radiator, oil cooler, transmission cooler, charge air cooler and A/C condenser
FANFlexxaire® variable pitch, reversing
Optional430 L
TRANSMISSIONSingle-speed mechanical
Variable speed hydrostatic
(2) Variable displacement motors
TRANSMISSION OptionalEHS® (efficient high speed) drive
Single-speed mechanical
Variable speed hydrostatic
(2) Variable displacement motors
AXLE frontTigercat OB17, outboard planetary, barrel differential
+/-15° oscillation
AXLE rearTigercat OB17, outboard planetary, barrel differential
DIFFERENTIAL LOCKSIndependent front and rear
PUMP, MAIN 1Piston for all machine functions
PUMP, MAIN 2Gear for cooling
FILTRATION(4) Spin-on, 7 micron full flow
CYLINDERS, ARCH(4) 115 mm (4.5 in) bore (dual function)
CYLINDERS, STEER(2) 83 mm (3.25 in) bore
CYLINDERS, BLADE(2) 83 mm (3.25 in) bore
SECONDARY BRAKESEnclosed, oil cooled
Spring applied, hydraulic release
STANDARDSingle function, continuous rotate
OPTIONALDual function, continuous rotate
STANDARDTigercat 1,58 m² (17 ft²)
2-cylinder, plate or box tong
OPTIONALTigercat 1,76 m² (19 ft²)
2-cylinder, plate or box tong
Tigercat 1,95 m2 (21 ft2)
2-cylinder, plate or box tong
MAXIMUM OPENING3 685 mm, 3 810 mm
WIDTH2 285 mm
With optional blade extensions2 920 mm
BATTERY(2) 12 v
ALTERNATOR80 amp, 24 v
LIGHTING, Optional(27) LED
CABInsulated, pressurized and isolation mounted
Air conditioner/heater/defroster
(2) doors with slide side windows and hinged screens
Forward sloping windshield
AM/FM digital stereo and auxiliary input port
Bluetooth® audio and hands-free calling
Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
Ventilated cup holder
Phone holder/charger
(2) 12 v power points
SEATExtreme duty Turnaround®, air ride, heated and cooled
Fully adjustable height, seatback recline, lumbar support and armrests, 220° rotation, spring applied/hydraulic release locking system
Access to all functions and full drive control from any position
OPERATOR CONTROLSElectronic joystick for Hydraulic and drive functions
Electronic foot pedal, front and rear with forward/reverse selector switch for drives
Hydraulic controlled axle brakes
Electronic control system with LCD colour touchscreen for machine monitoring and function adjustment
STANDARDLogOn™ local wifi machine monitoring system
Alarm for reverse drive
Fuel suction strainer
Fire extinguisher
Pressurized water system
OPTIONALRemoteLog® telematics system
Hydraulic winch
High output LED lighting package
Cold weather kit
CB radio
SiriusXM® radio
30.5Lx32 (narrow)Overall width: 3 020 mm
Turn radius: 6 450 mm
30.5Lx32 (wide)Overall width: 3 330 mm
Turn radius: 6 600 mm
35.5Lx32 (narrow)Overall width: 3 280 mm
Turn radius: 6 500 mm
35.5Lx32 (wide)Overall width: 3 580 mm
Turn radius: 6 650 mm
73x44-32 (narrow)Overall width: 3 610 mm
Turn radius: 6 580 mm
73x44-32 (wide)Overall width: 3 940 mm
Turn radius: 6 760 mm