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High swing torque and long reach benefit Doosan log loader

High swing torque and long reach benefit Doosan log loader

Professionals in forestry and logging who need a large log loader to help with tasks such as sorting, log loading and others may find the new DX380LL-5 from Doosan to be a solid option.

Similar to other Doosan models, such as the DX225LL-5 and DX300LL-5, that have proven themselves as productive, fuel-efficient machines, the DX380LL-5 log loader is designed for demanding logging applications. Weighing approximately 113,500 pounds, and powered by a Tier 4-compliant, 318-horsepower diesel engine, it is the first Doosan log loader in this size class.

Production is critical to logging operations, and the DX380LL-5 log loader is up to the challenge. Featuring high swing torque, approximately 44 feet of reach at ground level and powerful hydraulics, the machine is primed for peak performance when working on forestry tracts. Doosan log loaders are designed with a log loader workgroup with a live heel. Doosan 360-degree rotating log grapples are commonly paired with the log loader’s live heel to efficiently lift, rotate, move and place logs.

To help keep log loaders running strong and to minimize downtime, the DX380LL-5 is manufactured with heavy-duty components and application-specific guarding. Durable boom, arm and heel cylinder guards, and machine guarding help minimize damage and machine downtime. Doosan log loader tracks are built with heavy-duty links with double grouser shoes and full-length guiding guards. Top rollers are equipped with special clean-out brackets to make routine maintenance simpler.

The DX380LL-5 is built with a high and wide undercarriage for excellent ground clearance. It comes standard with a 4-foot forestry cab riser with exceptional all-around visibility, including a standard rearview camera that is viewable from an easy-to-read, 7-inch LCD screen. The LCD screen provides information about the log loader’s engine rpm, battery voltage, front and rear hydraulic pump pressure, and many other critical machine data. For optimal comfort, operators can adjust the suspension seat, headrest and armrest, as well as joystick controls to best accommodate operator preferences.

Operators have easy access to routine maintenance areas to increase machine uptime and productivity. DX380LL-5 log loader maintenance features include: centralized grease points, wide side-access doors for cleaning the machine’s cooling system, boom pivot bushings with greasing intervals of 250 hours and a large-capacity engine air precleaner that removes more than 99 percent of airborne particles and extends filter cartridge service life.