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Tigercat M718E mulcher

M718E Mulcher

The compact and agile M718E is a 170 hp class mulcher ideal for utility right-of-way, vegetation control and smaller scale land clearing applications.

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Tigercat has extensive knowledge and expertise in the design and manufacture ofᅠ equipment that withstands the most severe off road applications. TheᅠM718E achieves the highest machine availability rates for excellent productivity in transmission line maintenance, light duty land clearing and land improvement applications.

Key Benefits

  • Large attachment pump – high flow to the mulching head
  • Standard equipped with boom float system – mulching head automatically follows terrain contours
  • Ergonomic, armrest mounted joysticks for steering and boom control
  • Super-durable, long-life centre section is constructed with thick steel plate, large diameter pins and tapered roller bearings
  • Clear access to engine, hydraulic components, filters and other service points for painless maintenance routines
  • Insulated, isolation mounted, climate controlled operator’s station
  • Choice of horizontal drum type mulching attachments requiring up to 126 kW (170 hp)
  • Efficient, high capacity cooling system with variable pitch fan and automatic reversing cycle
  • Extremely durable design and construction with heavy duty front chassis and boom system and strong, well-guarded cylinders


M718E Mulcher in Alabama
Cherokee Electric's new M718E mulcher working a transmission line right-of-way in north Alabama. Learn more in Between the Branches, July 2012. Download in HD Download for mobile


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Show measurements as:
LENGTH less attachment (metric)5 535 mm
WHEELBASE (metric)2 745 mm
WIDTH (metric)2 540 mm
HEIGHT less skylight (metric)3 280 mm
GROUND CLEARANCE, With standard tires (metric)510 mm
GROUND CLEARANCE, With 30.5 x 32 tires (metric)635 mm
WEIGHT less attachment (metric)11 070 kg
ENGINE Tier 4fCummins QSB6.7 Tier 3 129 kW (173 hp) @ 2,200 rpm Precleaner and 2-stage engine air cleaner
COOLINGSide-by-side aluminum radiator, oil cooler and charge air cooler
FANSuction, Flexxaire® variable pitch Automatic reversing cycle
FUEL CAPACITY (metric)314 L
TRANSMISSION2-speed mechanical shift Variable speed hydrostatic Piston motor, infinitely variable
AXLESFront fixed, 37R series Rear oscillating +/-15°, 37R series
DIFFERENTIAL LOCKSIndependent front and rear
FILTRATION(5) Spin-on, 7 micron full flow
CYLINDERS, STEER(2) 75 mm (3 in) bore
CYLINDERS, BOOM(4) 115 mm (4.5 in) bore lift and tilt
RESERVOIR (metric)147 L
SECONDARY BRAKESEnclosed, oil cooled
PARK BRAKEDriveline mounted wet disc Spring applied, hydraulic release
OPTIONAL24.5x32,16 28Lx26,16 30.5Lx32,20
BATTERY(2) 12 v
ALTERNATOR80 amp, 24 v
CABInsulated, pressurized and isolation mounted Forward sloping polycarbonate windshield (2) doors with sliding tempered glass windows and hinged steel mesh screens Removable steel and polycarbonate skylight A/C, heater, defroster and pressurizer AM/FM digital stereo with CD player 12 v power point, 24 v lighter
SEATFull suspension, air ride Fully adjustable with angled mounting Armrest mounted joysticks
OPERATOR CONTROLSHydraulic pilot, joystick for boom and steering (2) foot pedals for forward/reverse travel
STANDARDFECON BH99 mulching head FAE 200U mulching head Tigercat 5185 fixed felling saw Other attachments requiring up to 126 kW (170 hp)
STANDARDPressurized water system Fire detection system Fire extinguisher Drive speed limiter control Back-up alarm Low fuel light Hydraulic reservoir hand fill pump Boom float system Easily cleaned radiator air intake screens
OPTIONALHalogen lighting package HID lighting package CB radio Skylight Rear camera