Komatsu C283

The large, strong and durable harvester head

Komatsu C283

The Komatsu C283 is based on a well-proven design with components and a chassis developed to handle large and heavy trees. This makes the Komatsu C283 a productive and profitable harvesting head for the toughest of conditions.




Komatsu C283 harvesting head dimensions
Width, max

1 800 mm (70.9'')

Height incl. rotator

2 440 mm (96.1'')

Height to top knife

2 025 mm (79.7'')

Opening knives, upper

800 mm (31.5'')

Opening knives, lower

405 mm (15.9")

Roller opening, max

800 mm (31.5'')


Dry weight, from 2 830 kg (6,239 lbs)

Feed speed

0-5 m/s (0-16.4 ft/s)

Gross feed force

40 kN (8,992 lbf)

Feed wheel type


Delimbing knives, number


Saw bar

91 cm (35.8'')

Saw motor

40 cc/rev (2.44 cu in/rev)

Fell/Cut diam. theor. max

780 mm (30.7'')

Max hydraulic flow

400 l/min (105.7 gal/min)

Max hydraulic pressure

30 MPa (4,351 psi)

General information

Standard and extra equipment are market-dependent and vary between countries. The specification describes possible equipment, not that which is standard or optional. Stated weights are based on standard equipment. Specifications and designs are subject to change without notice.