Komatsu XT430-3 & XT430L-3

Efficiency With Optional Leveling Capabilities

Komatsu XT430-3 & XT430L-3

The New Komatsu XT430-3 & XT430L-3 boast a modern forestry cab that features a state-of-the-art digital control system and superior ergonomics. Combined with high lift capacity, powerful swing torque, and a robust Komatsu undercarriage the XT430-3 & XT430L-3 deliver high productivity, reliability and durability.


Modern Forestry Cab

1) Large full length floor-to-ceiling front window
2) Excellent viewing angles through both large side windows
3) Low door handle is easy to reach & operate
4) 11 “brilliant white” LED lights provide over 2x greater illumination
5) Sloped roof increases headroom and reduces debris buildup
7) Trailer transport height less than 14’6” (4.42m)

Commanding "Widescreen" Working View

1) Full length floor-to-ceiling front window with no bars
2) Both tracks visible while seated
3) Wide & deep skylight requires no leaning forward
4) IQAN-MD4 7” LED color display provides “Command Central” control
5) Automatic pressurized Heater/AC/Defroster climate control system
6) Loaded with standard features: AM/FM/Weather Band stereo radio with iPod/MP3 inputs, 2 x 12-volt outlets, cellphone holder, cupholder, LED dome light, moveable coat hook, Stanley® thermos bottle & insulated cooler lunchbox

Komatsu XT430-3 & XT430L-3 Harvester

Komatsu XT430-3 & XT430L-3 boasts a modern forestry cab that features a state-of-the-art control system and superior ergonomics.  Combined with multiple boom, arm & saw head options, powerful swing torque, tractive effort, and a robust undercarriage, the XT430-3 & XT430L-3 delivers high productivity, reliability and durability.  (XT430-3 shown)

"1st in the Forest" IQAN-MD4 Digital Control System

1) State-of-the-art technology
2) 7" LED color display provides "Command Central" control
3) All gauges & warning lights displayed digitally
4) Excellent day & night visibility with wide 170° viewing angle
5) programmable/adjustable for different conditions & operators
6) Easy operation and system navigation




Komatsu XT430-3 technical drawing
Machine weight (no attachments)

XT430-3: 62,240 lbs (28,232 kg) / XT430L-3: 64,460 lbs (29,239 kg)

General information

Operating weight includes standard feller buncher boom, feller buncher 4-bar arm with tool tilt, 1/2 tank of fuel, rated capacity of lubricants, coolant, standard equipment and operator. Cutting attachment not included.


Peak Torque: 1000 lb-ft (1356 Nm) @ 1500 rpm


Cummins QSC 8.3 Tier 3


Water-cooled, 4-cycle, direct injection


Turbocharged and charge air cooled

No Of Cylinders

In-line, 6-cylinder


4.49" (114 mm)


5.31" (135 mm)

Piston displacement

505 in³ (8.3 liter)


Peak: 300 HP 224 kW @ 2000 rpm / Rated: 280 HP 209 kW @ 2200 rpm


Side-by-side aluminum core type, engine coolant and charge air

Implement pump

Variable displacement piston. Maxflow - 91 gpm (344 liter/min)

Swing motor

Fixed displacement bent axis piston


Separate swing-out cooler with thermostatically controlled fan

Track drive pump

2 - Variable displacement piston pump. Maxflow: 57 gpm (216 liter/min)

Auxilery pump

45cc - 28 GPM (106 liter/min) / 71cc - 45 GPM (170 liter/min) (Dependant on hydraulic system selection)

Travel motor

2 - Variable displacement piston

Drive method

Hydrostatic, independent closed loop

Max Tractive Effort

61,775 lb (28,020 kg)

Max Travel Speed Hi

3.0 mph (4.8 km/h)

Max Travel Speed Lo

1.6 mph / 2.6 km/h

Parking brake


Steering control

Foot pedals

Service brake


Boom Reach to Pin

Maximum: 21'5" (6530 mm) / Minimum: 7'6" (2290 mm)

Cutting Swath

13'11" minimum cut to maximum cut ( no attachment)

General information

High quality, high strength alloy steel box section design. Feller buncher boom, feller buncher 4-bar arm, designed for 20-22" high speed disc saws

At ten feet

24,250 lb (11000 kg)

At fifteen feet

18,200 lb (8255 kg)

At twenty feet

11,500 lb (5216 kg)


75 ampere, 24V


24V with master disconnect

Work lights

11 LED type

General information

IQAN-MD4 Digital Control System


7" (18cm) LED color touch screen

General information

Standard and extra equipment are market-dependent and vary between countries. These specifications describes possible equipment, which is either standard or optional. Stated weights are based on standard equipment.


2-Cylinder, 4-way heavy duty **XT430L-3 Only**


27° / 51%


5° / 9%


20° / 38%


21’ 5” (6530 mm) Boom reach to pin


7’ 6” (2290 mm) Boom reach to pin


13’ 11” (4240 mm) (minimum cut to maximum cut)


Continuous rotation


Heavy duty, 22 bolt single row bearing.

Drive method


Swing speed

0 - 8.5 rpm

Swing torque

58,400 lb-ft (79.1 kNm)

Swing brake


Parking brake



HD boxed center frame structure with flat bottom and storage trunk

Track frame

Box-section, bolted

Track type

Grease Sealed

Track pitch

8.5" (216 mm)

No of shoe links

XT430-3 - 47 per side / XT430L-3 - 44 per side


9 per side

General information

Komatsu XA233-2 bar saws, Komatsu harvesting heads, 20-22" high speed disc saws. Check availability through your local dealer.


Final Drives: Komatsu with spring-applies oil released track brakes, Hydraulic track adjuster, Track Chain - greased sealed Komatsu 8.5" pitch chain (44 (XT430L) & 47 (XT430) links per side). Track drive: closed loop. Track motors - 2-speed VDPP auto shift with variable speed control. Track rollers: 9 per side. Track shoes: 24" (600 mm) single grouser. Track sliders. Travel Pedals.

Guards and covers

Muffler with blanket. Rubber debris skirt.

Engine and related items

Air cleaner, dry type with air intake pre-cleaner. Engine compartment service light. Engine interface monitoring system. Engine fan: auto reversing with guard. Fuel water separator. Radiator: side-by-side aluminum core jacket water and hydraulic.

Electrical system

Alternator-75 ampere 24V. Batteries-2 x 12V 950 AH. Electrical system master disconnect switch. Electrical joystick/foot pedal controls.


Track Drive: 2 x VDPP, 57 GPM (216 liter/min). Implement: 1 x VDPP, 91 gpm (344 liter/min).


Wide: 8'4" (2540 mm) gauge 10'4" (3140 mm) overall width. Forestry carbody with storage trunk.


Load sensing Hydraulic system. Hydraulic oil cooler, auxiliary with temperature sensing fan. Hydraulic oil refill pump, 24V. Hydraulic tank vacuum pump.

Operator environment

ROPS/FOPS/TOPS/FOG/OPS/WCB/Oregon OSHA certified. Automatic air conditioner, heater & defroster with pressurization and 6 adjustable vents. 2-12V Outlets. Adjustable cellphone holder. Magnetic and moveable coat hook. Fold down/up cup holder. Literature box with cover. Lockable door. Stanley® vacuum bottle & lunch box cooler. Ventilation fan. LED interior dome light. Radio: AM/FM Weather Band stereo with iPod/MP3 input jack. Seat: Adjustable high back suspension, 3" retractable seat belt. Back-up alarm.

Other standard equipment

Continuous Rotation. Sure Grip Control Handles. Emergency escapes: 3 - Front window, side door and roof hatch. Fire extinguisher 10 lb.-Hand held. Instrument panel with switches, LED warning lights and engine stop button. Swing bearing: 22 bolt single row. Swing motor: 56cc. Windows: Polycarbonate, Front window 1.25" (32mm), Left & right window 0.5" (13 mm), Skylight window 0.5" (13 mm), Rear window 0.5" (13 mm). 11-LED Work LIghts.


Feller buncher: 13'0" (3960 mm) Straight w/tree deflector / Harvester: 13'8" (4165 mm) non-telescopic, 13'3" (4038 mm) w/6' (1828mm) Telescopic, 13'8" (6477 mm) w/8' (2438 mm) Telescopic


14'2" (4320 mm) Standard length, 16'1" (4902 mm) Extended length


High speed disc saw, Bar saw, Bar saw with lateral tilt, Combination bar saw/high speed disc saw, Intermittent disc saw, 4-Harvesting/Processing heads. Contact your local Komatsu Dealer for more information.

Track shoe

28" (700 mm) single grouser, 28" (700 mm) double grouser


1682 lbs (762 kg), 2605 lbs (1182 kg) ** XT430-3 Only **

Other optional equipment

Fire Suppression (Automatic dry chemical), 120V Block Heater, Charge oil relief heater, Espar® fuel-fired jacket water and hydraulic oil pre-heater, Pump drive oil cooler, 71cc Auxiliary pump, KAB vented and heated seat, Carrier rollers.