HELSINKI, Feb Sep. 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Ponsse Introduces a Completely Modernized Line of Scorpion Harvesters That Meet All of Today’s Forestry Needs The new PONSSE Scorpion sets a new benchmark for crop productivity and ergonomics, and sets a new standard for the work environment of the Operator

The Scorpion harvester was first introduced to the public in 2013 and has been Ponsse’s flagship ever since. Soon after its launch, the Scorpion became a worldwide sales success and an international symbol of responsible forestry200 scorpions have already been made and can now be found in more than 25 countries around the world

Now, eight years later, the scorpion has shed its skin.The stability of the PONSSE Scorpion is in a class of its own and offers performance and productivity under environmental conditions with low surface pressure. During product development, the main focus was on even better ergonomics, safety and visibility Respected the cabin and ease of use

“As before, the development of the new Scorpion range is based on feedback from forest machine users that we used to implement the upgrades now being rolled out into production. The cabin work area is now more practical and the quiet Scorpion landscaping office has become Specially designed for the operator’s comfort and ability to keep an eye on the work, “says Jan Kauhanen, Harvesters Product Manager at Ponsse

The Scorpion is characterized by its visibility and maneuverability.One of the most visible improvements is the new one-piece front window that extends to the cab roof and offers even better visibility and safe working in all weathers. In addition, the unique crane solution offers an excellent view of all Directions

In addition to numerous new features, the PONSSE Scorpion and Scorpion King harvesters have been equipped with an advanced fifth generation PONSSE Opti 5G information system and a fully updated user interface.The user-friendly information system is the most modern on the market and its smoothness and speed bring up the user experience a whole new level

“The fully updated Opti 5G user interface, along with the recently launched Opti8 computer, sets a new standard for the ease of use of Ponsse forest machine information systems for operators who have used the earlier Opti generation, it is also quick and easy to switch to the new Opti 5G system, “explains Markku Savolainen, product manager for device automation at Ponsse

The Opti 5G information system also enables the PONSSE Harvester active crane management system, which allows the harvester to control the crane in new ways and work more efficiently The operator can use Active Crane to control the movement of the harvesting head instead of individual crane functions operator to focus on woodworking rather than crane work Active Crane is easily controlled with two levers, one of which controls the height of the harvester head from the ground, while the other controls the direction of movement.The system also ensures that the crane functions properly automatically slowed down before the range of motion ends, avoiding irritating blows to the mechanical structures and the operator When the operator specifies the desired location, Active Crane performs the lift and uses the boom and extension automatically

The PONSSE Opti 5G information system will initially be available from PONSSE Scorpion harvesters in Finnish and Swedish markets More areas will follow later


World News – FI – Ponsse launches a new generation Scorpion harvest series