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CT718 T3
Maximum Width (Operation) 24.9 ' (7.6 m)
Maximum Length (Operation) 11.9 ' (3.6 m)
Maximum Height (Operations) 15 ' (4.6 m)
Maximum Width (Transport) 11.9 ' (3.6 m)
Maximum Length (Transport) 24.9 " (63.2 cm)
Maximum Height (Transport) 13.5 ' (4.1 m)
Weight 44000 lbs (19958.1 kg)
Weight (Four-Wheel Drive) Not applicable
Weight (cab, tracks) Not applicable
Tongue Weight Not applicable
Capacity 5,000 tons/hr (4530 metric tons/hr)
CT718 T3
Make and Model Caterpillar C15 Tier 3
Number of Cylinders 6 ( )
Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 540 hp (402.7 kw)
Torque (Maximum) 1817 ft-lb (2463.5 Nm)
Fuel Tank Capacity 155 gal (586.7 L)
Max Fuel Consumption 29 gph (109.8 lph)
Fuel Type Diesel
Air Cleaner Dry-type, dual element with service indicator
Oil Filter Spin-on Caterpillar advanced efficiency engine oil filter
Recommended Oil Caterpillar DEO-ULS (Diesel Engine Oil-Ultralow Sulfur) multigrade SAE 15W-40
Oil Volume with Filter 43.9 qt (41.5 L)
Maximum Angle of Continuous Operation 30 deg ( )
Cooling Medium Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant (ELC) or a commercial extended life coolant that meets the Caterpillar EC-1 specification
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator) 18 gal (68.1 L)
Air to Boil Temperature 117 deg ( )
Alternator 145 Amp
Fan Flexxaire 40" (101.6 cm) diameter, auto reversing
Clutch Type PT Tech HPTO14FX, microprocessor controlled, wet hydrualic clutch
Clutch Drive Engagement Microprocessor based clutch controller uses a series of pulsed signals to engage drum
CT718 T3
Make and Model Not applicable
Number of Cylinders Not applicable
Gross Horsepower (Maximum) Not applicable
Torque (Maximum) Not applicable
Fuel Tank Capacity Not applicable
Max Fuel Consumption Not applicable
Fuel Type Not applicable
Air Cleaner Not applicable
Oil Filter Not applicable
Recommended Oil Not applicable
Oil Volume with Filter Not applicable
Maximum Angle of Continuous Operation Not applicable
Cooling Medium Not applicable
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator) Not applicable
Air to Boil Temperature Not applicable
Alternator Not applicable
Fan Not applicable
Clutch Type Not applicable
Clutch Drive Engagement Not applicable
CT718 T3
Tank capacity 61 gal (230.9 L)
Recommended Hydraulic Fluid ISO 68 (or Vermeer equivalent)
Filtration Method Return filter and suction strainer
Clutch Hydraulic Fluid Capacity 15 gal (56.8 L)
Recommended Clutch Hydraulic Fluid Mobile 424 (or Vermeer equivalent)
Number of Coolers Not applicable
CT718 T3
System Voltage 12V, with two heavy-duty batteries that have a total of 2800 cca
System Protection Primary disconnect and fusible links
CT718 T3
Mainframe Constructed of 8" x 6" x .4" (20.3 cm x 15.2 cm x 1 cm) and 6" x 6" x .25" (15.2 cm x 15.2 cm x .6 cm) steel tube with continuous welding
Hitch Frame Not applicable
Sheet Metal Not applicable
CT718 T3
Operating Height Adjustment The machine's operating height is adjusted on each front wheel with independently operated hydraulic cylinders and on the rear wheels with a pair of jointly operated hydraulic cylinders from 0 " to 18 " (0 to 45.7 cm) above ground.
CT718 T3
Ground Drive Type Independent four wheel drive system
Tire size 48L x 32.00-10, twelve ply floatation deep-tread traction tires
Rim Size Not applicable
Wheel Lift Cylinders Not applicable
Maximum Speed Not applicable
CT718 T3
Ground Drive Type Not applicable
Track Size Not applicable
Wheel Lift Cylinders Not applicable
Maximum Speed Not applicable
CT718 T3
Windrow Height 7 ' (2.1 m)
Windrow Width 18 ' (5.5 m)
Tunnel Lining Fully lined 0.25 " (0.6 cm) steel plate
Rubber Skirting Curtains (thickness) 0.4 " (1 cm)
CT718 T3
Drum Cylinder 0.75 " (1.9 cm) thick, 18 ' (5.5 m) in length and 16 " (40.6 cm) in diameter
Drum Diameter (including flails) 44 " (111.8 cm)
Drum Shaft Diameter 6 " (15.2 cm)
Length of Drum Not applicable
Input Shaft Not applicable
Drum Wall Thickness Not applicable
Double Roller Main Drum Bearings 6 " (15.2 cm)
Number of Flails 102 ( )
Flail Dimensions .75 " x 4 " x 11.625 " (1.9 cm x 10.2 cm x 29.5 cm)
Drive System First Reduction Poly-synchronous chain drive
Drive System Second Reduction Poly-synchronous chain drive
CT718 T3
PTO Shaft Not applicable
Right Angle Gearbox Not applicable
Shaft Coupler Not applicable
Drive Line Bearings Not applicable
CT718 T3
Features Not applicable
Width 64 " (162.6 cm)
Retraction 13 " (33 cm)
CT718 T3
Display Type LCD and LED indicator lights
Gauges Murphy Powerview with monitors - engine RPM, coolant temperature, oil pressure, volts, engine hours, fuel level, engine load and engine fault codes
Controls Ignition switch, throttle control, drum engagement, fan reverse, frame height adjustment, work lights, drum speed, operator presence seat switch, 12-volt accessory outlet, auto ground speed control, dome light, signal horn and dual joy sticks
Load Controller Designed to respond to changes in drum speed, slowing the machine's forward rate of travel if it encounters loads greater than the set point, without input from the operator
CT718 T3
Two-Wheel Drive System Maximum speed of 2.5 mph (4 k/hr)
Hard-surfacing Flails Yes
Stainless Steel Processing Tunnel No
Spray Bar Attachment Yes
Cold Weather Engine Package Yes
Low Speed Transport Package Not applicable
Work Lights Not applicable
Loader Hitch Not applicable
CT718 T3
Minimum Tow Vehicle Weight Not applicable
Minimum Ground Speed Not applicable
Maximum Towing Speed Not applicable
Minimum Horsepower Not applicable
Hitch Type Not applicable

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