The CT718 compost turner sets new standards for efficiency, productivity and ease of operation.

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The CT718 compost turner sets new standards for efficiency, productivity and ease of operation. Operator comfort and efficiency have been enhanced — including new controls, an easy-to-read control display, along with side and rearview cameras. Plus the main frame with a lower machine height for better transportability.

The CT718 compost turner sets new standards for efficiency, productivity and ease of operation.

The CT718 compost turner sets new standards for efficiency, productivity and ease of operation. Operator comfort and efficiency have been enhanced — including new controls, an easy-to-read control display, along with side and rearview cameras. Plus the main frame with a lower machine height for better transportability.

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Features & Benefits

Updated controls display and panel

Read all control gauges at a glance with a new controls display style and full instrument panel.

Flexxaire fan pitch

Reduce horsepower consumption — Flexxaire fan pitch automatically reads the engine temperature and adjusts itself as needed.

Reduced space requirements

Reduce the space required between the windrows with narrow tires, and the auto-height adjust feature allows for user-automated adjustment of drum height from the cab.

Side- and rear-view cameras

Improve operator visibility with side- and rear-view cameras.

Rear curtain

Control windrow material deflection with rear curtain that can be lowered from the cab and strapped down for easier machine transport.

Aggressive flails and drums

Shorten the composting cycle and increase throughput with aggressive Vermeer flails and drums that help provide proper aeration.

Specifications

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  • Engine

    • Make and Model CAT C15 TIER 4 Final
    • Number of Cylinders 6
    • Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 540 hp 402.7 kw
    • Torque (Maximum) 1817 ft-lb 2463.5 Nm
    • Fuel Tank Capacity 200 gal 757.1 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 CAT advanced efficiency engine oil filter
    • Recommended Oil Caterpillar DEO-ULS (Diesel Engine Oil-Ultralow Sulfur) multigrade SAE 10W-40
    • Oil Volume with Filter 40 qt 37.9 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 128 deg
    • Alternator 250 Amp
    • Fan Flexxaire 40" (101.6 cm) diameter, auto reversing, variable pitch
    • Clutch Type PT Tech HPTO14FX, microprocessor controlled, wet hydraulic clutch
    • Clutch Drive Engagement Microprocessor based clutch controller uses a series of pulsed signals to engage drum
  • Hydraulic System

    • Tank capacity 40 gal 151.4 L
    • Recommended Hydraulic Fluid ISO 68 (or Vermeer equivalent)
    • Filtration Method Return filters and suction strainers
    • Number of Coolers 1 - HYD / 1 – CLUTCH
  • Electrical System

    • System Voltage 24V, with two heavy duty batteries that have a total of 2800 CCA
    • System Protection Primary disconnect and fusible links
  • Ground Drive

    • Ground Drive Type Independent two-wheel drive short track system with 2 rear wheel casters
    • Ground Pressure 24.1 psi 166.2 kPa
    • Maximum Length - Transport 32 ft 9.8 m
    • Maximum Height (Transport) 12.5 ft 3.8 m
    • Maximum Width (Transport) 11.2 ft 3.4 m
    • Maximum Speed 5 mph 8 km/h
    • Weight 56000 lbs 25401.2 kg
    • Track Size 66" (167.6 cm)
  • Ground Drive - Tracks

    • Ground Drive Type Full track
    • Ground Pressure 18 psi 124.1 kPa
    • Maximum Length - Transport 25.8 ft 7.9 m
    • Maximum Height (Transport) 12.5 ft 3.8 m
    • Maximum Width (Transport) 11.9 ft 3.6 m
    • Speed - Maximum 3.4 mph 5.5 km/h
    • Weight 57000 lbs 25854.8 kg
    • Track Size 138" (350.5 cm)
  • Ground Drive - Rubber Tire

    • Ground Drive Type Independent four wheel drive system
    • Ground Pressure 25.3 psi 174.4 kPa
    • Maximum Length - Transport 25 ft 7.6 m
    • Maximum Height (Transport) 12.5 ft 3.8 m
    • Transport Width 11.9 ft 3.6 m
    • Tire size 21L-24 16-ply agricultural
    • Maximum Speed 5 mph 8 km/h
    • Weight 46500 lbs 21092 kg
  • Ground Drive - Rubber Tire Option Two

    • Ground Drive Type Independent two-wheel drive short track system with 2 rear wheel casters
    • Ground Pressure 24.1 psi 166.2 kPa
    • Maximum Length - Transport 32 ft 9.8 m
    • Maximum Height (Transport) 12.5 ft 3.8 m
    • Maximum Width (Transport) 11.2 ft 3.4 m
    • Tire size 21L-24 16-ply agricultural
    • Weight 53000 lbs 24040.4 kg
    • Maximum Speed 5 mph 8 km/h
  • Processing Tunnel

    • Windrow Height 7 ft 2.1 m
    • Windrow Width 18 ft 5.5 m
  • Cab

    • Features 7" Color Display showing engine and machine information along with fault and diagnostic codes. 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, cab slide, rear platform raise, spray bar, auto machine height, finger switches for machine height, fan reverse, AM/FM/WB/Bluetooth radio, USB port, Color backup camera system with 3 cameras (LH,RH,and Rear), HVAC. Independent two wheel drive system with 2 rear wheel casters. Climate Control, High Back Seat, Cushion Trainer Seat

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