KING OF THE FOREST

Sun Machinery is proud to be a Barko and Rotobec Grapple Dealer

Barko Hydraulics has a well-earned reputation for the highest quality forestry equipment. From harvesting to loading and land clearing to biomass, every machine is built with rugged components that stand the test of time… delivering exceptional productivity at a lower total cost of ownership.

Since 1963, Barko has consistently led the industry with innovative forestry solutions. And we’ve continued to enhance our offering with new technology and products in recent years, giving our customers a complete line of machines to deliver optimal results on demanding jobs.

Barko Stationary Loader

STATIONARY 

LOADERS

Barko Loader

ROUGH TERRAIN, TRACKED, UTILITY MOUNTED

LOADERS

Barko Grapple

GRAPPLE ACCESSORIES

Stationary Loaders

Three size models all available with insulated cab with various ergonomic features for the operator or electric remote station, Barko's stationary mount loaders are an excellent solution for non-mobile applications in saw mills and other jobsites. These high-capacity machines feature innovative engineering to provide consistent results every day.

MODELS

Power

Horizontal Reach

Vertical Reach

Max Lift

Full Specs

295

495

595

100HP

100HP

125HP

30'

32'

32'

36' 9"

37' 7"

37' 7"

22,820lbs

28,720lbs

38,820lbs

Features and Advantages

  • Load Sensing Hydraulics

    • Load sensing valves and pump deliver excellent metering by matching pressure and flow. Efficient and precise grapple functions reduce operator fatigue.

  • Joystick Controls

    • Multi-functional, dual hydraulically-controlled joysticks mounted to the seat are ergonomically designed to provide enhanced comfort and productivity.​

  • Boom Construction

    • Wider, all-welded boom construction with fabricated box type design includes engineered sweeping curves for added strength and increased fatigue resistance.​

  • Zinc Plated Pins

    • Extra large zinc plated pins and bolts provide added durability in high-stress areas.​

  • Centralized Valves

    • Centralized hydraulic control valves are easily accessible outside cab door.​

  • Bolt-on Cylinder Glands

    • Bolt-on cylinder glands make on-site service easy, while piston rings extend product life. Cylinders are made of heavy-duty steel tubing, and heavy chrome cylinder rods are heat-treated for added strength.​

  • Service

    • Centralized turntable greasing system and removable service panels simplify maintenance tasks.​

  • Operator Cab (SE Models Only)

    • Weather sealed and climate controlled cab includes a suspension seat with armrests, foot swing controls and halogen lights.​

    • Tinted windows, including roof and sliding side windows, provide excellent visibility for safer operation.

 
 

Rough Terrain/Tracked/Utility Loaders

Rough Terrain Carriers

The Rough Terrain Carrier (RTC) loader package is the most maneuverable and powerful log loading machine in the Barko lineup, providing increased productivity while maintaining a safe work environment. With a rigid frame design that provides a sharp turning radius and incredible pulling capacity, the RTC is ideal for navigating around log yards, sawmills and other tight jobsites.

MODELS

Power

Horizontal Reach

Vertical Reach

Max Lift

Full Specs

295B-RTC

495B-RTC

595B-RTC

173HP

173HP

173HP

30'

32'

32'

37' 6"

38' 4"

38' 4"

22,820lbs

28,720lbs

38,820lbs

Tracked Loaders

Featuring heavy-duty guarded crawler tracks that provide high tractive effort, Barko's tracked loaders provide the maneuverability to go almost anywhere on the job. Built with power and dependability in mind, the loaders deliver consistent performance for the long haul.

MODELS

Power

Horizontal Reach

Vertical Reach

Max Lift

Full Specs

495B-CRL

595B-CRL

173HP

173HP

32'

32'

37' 10"

40' 6"

28,720lbs

38,820lbs

Utility Loaders

Barko's utility loaders combine low installation weight with high payload capacity, resulting in maximum productivity for all your material handling needs. Loaded with standard features, these efficient units offer a high level of performance at a low total cost of operation.

Features and Advantages

  • Hydraulic Control System

    • All models feature a pilot-operated control system, in conjunction with IQAN electronic controls, to provide a more natural feel for the operator. The system can be configured as necessary, and maintenance can be performed simply without a specialist.​

  • Load Sensing Hydraulics

    • Load sensing valves and pump deliver excellent metering by matching pressure and flow. Efficient and precise grapple functions reduce operator fatigue.

  • Joystick Controls

    • Multi-functional, dual hydraulically-controlled joysticks mounted to the seat are ergonomically designed to provide enhanced comfort and productivity.​

  • Boom Construction

    • Wider, all-welded boom construction with fabricated box type design includes engineered sweeping curves for added strength and increased fatigue resistance.​

  • 360-Degree Rotation

    • Rotary manifold allows for 360-degree continuous boom rotation and provides electrical and hydraulic power to the lower frame.​

  • Counterweight

    • Standard cast steel counterweight provides extra stability.​

  • Zinc Plated Pins

    • Extra large zinc plated pins and bolts provide added durability in high-stress areas.​

  • Centralized Valves

    • Centralized hydraulic control valves are easily accessible outside cab door.​

  • Bolt-on Cylinder Glands

    • Bolt-on cylinder glands make on-site service easy, while piston rings extend product life. Cylinders are made of heavy-duty steel tubing, and heavy chrome cylinder rods are heat-treated for added strength.​

  • Service

    • Centralized turntable greasing system and removable service panels simplify maintenance tasks.​

  • Operator Cab (RTC and Tracked Models) 

    • Weather sealed and climate controlled cab includes a suspension seat with armrests, foot swing controls and halogen lights.​

    • Tinted windows, including roof and sliding side windows, provide excellent visibility for safer operation.

  • Instrument Panel (RTC and Tracked Models)

    • Digital display provides enhanced monitoring of all machine functions.​

  • Fuel Tank (RTC and Tracked Models)

    • 120-gallon (454 L) fuel tank capacity allows for longer operating intervals.​

  • Stabilizers

    • Two sets of foldaway stabilizers further contribute to keeping loads steady.​

Grapple Accessories

Barko 50 Series Grapples

Barko’s 50 Series Strong-Arm Log Grapples provide a highly productive solution for log handling and pull through delimbing applications. Offering three models, the 4250, 4850 and 5250 are designed to optimize the performance of Barko B-series knuckleboom loaders.

Barko 22 Series Grapples

Barko's 22 Series Strong-Arm Log Grapples provide a highly productive solution for log loading applications. Designed to fit any Barko Utility Loader or comparable size loader with a proven time tested design, the 4222 and 5222 optimize production.

Features and Advantages

  • Load Optimization

    • Engineered for seamless integration with Barko Knuckleboom loaders to optimize performance.

  • Speed

    • The hydraulic motor is designed to maximize hydraulic flow, providing each grapple with fast and productive arm speed.​

  • Design

    • High tensile, wear-resistant steel construction, with hard face welding on grapple arm tips.

    • Robust motor design perfected through testing in heavy-duty conditions, with internal components sized to tolerate tough jobs.

    • 360-degree continuous rotation.

    • Compact rotator allows for single hose bundle between boom and grapple, providing better hose protection.

  • Components

    • Fully supported rotator drive pinion gear.

    • Internal relief cartridge completely integrated with motor to avoid damage and oil leaks.

    • Oversized, induction-hardened pins reduce wear to pins and bushings.

    • Cushioned cylinders eliminate jarring effects at maximum open and close.

    • Thick cylinder walls and added guards.

    • Guarded load holding valves in the cylinders.

  • Serviceability 

    • Service friendly design includes convenient inspection plates for the grapple collector and hoses. Each grapple also has easily accessible grease points.​

  • Warranty

    • Each grapple is built with rugged components and thoroughly tested for quality at the factory. The grapples are backed by an industry-leading 18-month warranty with unlimited hours.

Rotobec Grapples/Attachments

For the last 40 years, Rotobec Grapples have been considered the industry benchmark for toughness and durability. Available in our Standard Duty, Heavy Duty and Super Heavy Duty series, there is a Rotobec Grapple suited to every application. Equipped with Rotobec’s own high-pressure cylinders, robust interlocking head structure, and our RT-Series watertight rotators, it is no wonder that our Log Grapple has been out-lifting, out-lasting and out-performing for decades.

 

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