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General Dimensions and Weights
CT718
Maximum Width (Operation)
27.7' (8.4 m)
Maximum Length (Operation)
14' (4.3 m)
Maximum Height (Operations)
19' (5.8 m)
Maximum Width (Transport)
27.7' (8.4 m)
Maximum Length (Transport)
9.5" (24.1 cm)
Maximum Height (Transport)
13.5' (4.1 m)
Weight
44000 lbs (19958.1 kg)
Weight (Four-Wheel Drive)
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Tongue Weight
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Capacity
5,000 tons/hr (4530 metric tons/hr)
Engine
CT718
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
Engine Option Two
CT718
Make and Model
Not applicable
Number of Cylinders
Not applicable
Gross Horsepower (Maximum)
Not applicable hp ( kw)
Torque (Maximum)
Not applicable ft-lb ( Nm)
Fuel Tank Capacity
Not applicable gal ( L)
Max Fuel Consumption
Not applicable gph ( lph)
Fuel Type
Not applicable
Air Cleaner
Not applicable
Oil Filter
Not applicable
Recommended Oil
Not applicable
Oil Volume with Filter
Not applicable qt ( L)
Maximum Angle of Continuous Operation
Not applicable deg
Cooling Medium
Not applicable
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator)
Not applicable gal ( L)
Air to Boil Temperature
Not applicable deg
Alternator
Not applicable
Fan
Not applicable
Clutch Type
Not applicable
Clutch Drive Engagement
Not applicable
Hydraulic System
CT718
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
Electrical System
CT718
System Voltage
12V, with three heavy-duty batteries that have a total of 2850 cca
System Protection
Primary disconnect and fusible links
Frame
CT718
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
Operating Height Adjustment
CT718
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.
Ground Drive
CT718
Ground Drive Type
Standard 4-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 mph ( km/h)
Processing Tunnel
CT718
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)
Drum
CT718
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" ( cm)
Input Shaft
Not applicable" ( cm)
Drum Wall Thickness
Not applicable" ( cm)
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
Not applicable
Drive System Second Reduction
Not applicable
Drive Line
CT718
PTO Shaft
Not applicable
Right Angle Gearbox
Not applicable
Shaft Coupler
Not applicable
Drive Line Bearings
Not applicable
Cab
CT718
Features
Not applicable
Width
64" (162.6 cm)
Retraction
13" (33 cm)
Control Station
CT718
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
Optional Equipment
CT718
Two-Wheel Drive System
Maximum speed of 2.5 mph (4 k/hr)
Hard-surfacing Flails
Not applicable
Stainless Steel Processing Tunnel
Not applicable
Spray Bar Attachment
Not applicable
Cold Weather Engine Package
Not applicable
Low Speed Transport Package
Not applicable
Work Lights
Not applicable
Loader Hitch
Not applicable
Tow Vehicle Requirements
CT718
Minimum Tow Vehicle Weight
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Minimum Ground Speed
Not applicable ft/min ( m/min)
Maximum Towing Speed
Not applicable mph ( km/h)
Minimum Horsepower
Not applicable hp ( kw)
Hitch Type
Not applicable