Horrifying and fascinating six-legged insectoid Finnish logging machine with the power to stop a thousand Loraxes without straining its thoraxes. Don't miss the videos.
The walking machine adapts automatically to the forest floor.
Moving on six articulated legs, the harvester advances forward
and backward, sideways and diagonally. It can also turn in
place and step over obstacles. Depending on the irregularity of
the terrain, the operator can adjust both the ground clearance of
the machine and the height of each step.
The machine's nerve center is an intelligent computer system
that controls all walking functions – including the direction of
movement, the travelling speed, the step height and gait, and the
ground clearance. The harvester head is controlled by the
Timberjack measuring and control system. To further optimize
machine operation, Timberjack's Total Machine Control system
(TMC) regulates the functions of the machine's loader and
engine. All control systems are designed for ease of use.
The operator-friendly controls are incorporated in a single