Vermeer SC852

Engineered for an ideal balance of power and agility, the slim SC852 stump cutter can glide through a standard gate and still deliver 74 hp (55 kW) of stump-grinding power with a Deutz TD2.9L Tier 4 Final engine. The Yellow Jacket™ Cutter System helps extend pocket and tooth life and facilitates routine maintenance. All-wheel drive, varying speed and heavy-duty rubber tires gets you in and around residential or off-road job sites with ease. Updates like operator’s presence, remote mounted cooling system as well as SmartSweep™, a new fuel tank design and hydraulic updates are also present in this powerful stump cutter.

  • Maximizes cutting width because a unique four-bar linkage moves the cutter wheel away from the machine as the boom drops.
  • Get into tight spots with side-mounted controls that are easy to reach, and an auxiliary control station that lets the operator lead or follow the machine through narrow confines.
  • Reduce maintenance time through features like hinged doors and removable panels that give you easy access to service pumps.
  • Add Confidence Plus® Asset Protection Program in your initial purchase or add it anytime within the standard one-year warranty period. When you finance your maintenance expenses, you can know and plan for a fixed cost upfront. Check with your local Vermeer dealer for specific model availability.
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Length 147 " 373.4 cm
Width 35 " 88.9 cm
Height 80 " 203.2 cm
Overall Width Transport (without duals) 35 " 88.9 cm
Overall Width Transport (with duals) 56 " 142.2 cm
Weight - Engine Option One 4460 lbs 2023 kg
Sound Power 110 dB(A)
Make and Model Deutz TD2.9L Tier Four Final
Number of Cylinders 4
Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 74 hp 55.2 kw
Torque (Max) 192 ft-lb 260.3 Nm
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.5 gal 51.1 L
Max Fuel Consumption 3.9 gph 14.8 lph
Fuel Type Diesel
Air Cleaner Two-stage dry type with maintenance-free precleaner, restriction indicator, evacuator valve and safety element
Oil Filter Spin on
Recommended Oil 15W40
Oil Volume with Filter 6.8 qt 6.4 L
Maximum Angle of Continuous Operation 20 deg
Cooling Medium Water / anti-freeze
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator) 3.9 gal 14.8 L
Alternator 95 Amp
Fan Remote variable speed suction
Clutch Type Hydrostatic Transmission
Cutterwheel Diameter without Teeth 23 " 58.4 cm
Cutterwheel Thickness 1.1 " 2.9 cm
Cutterwheel Speed 930 rpm
Cutterwheel Straight Line Dimension 72 " 182.9 cm
Cutterwheel Cut Above Ground 31 " 78.7 cm
Cutterwheel Cut Below Ground 25 " 63.5 cm
Tooth Description Yellow Jacket Cutting System
Number of Teeth 26
Number of Indexes 2 per tooth
Number of Pockets 26
Reversible Pockets Yes - Standard
Cutterwheel Guard Standard
Chip Containment 28.2 cu ft .8 cu m
Lower Gearbox 90 Degree
Oil Type - Lower Gearbox Syn 75W90
Oil Capacity - Lower Gearbox 2.7 qt 2.5 L
Driveshaft Standard
Driveshaft - U Joints 2 Standard w/ double lip seals
Tank capacity 18.4 gal 69.7 L
Recommended Oil Type Vermeer HyPower 68
System Type 2 closed loops and 2 open loop
Filtration Method Suction strainers and 3 micron return filter
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 15.8 gpm 59.8 L/min
System relief pressure 3000 psi 206.8 bar
Directional Control Electric over hydraulic
Oil Cooler Standard
System Voltage 12V
Battery 950 CCA
Standard Gauges Hour meter, fuel gauge, tachometer
Warning Lights Low oil pressure and high engine temperature
Switches Cutterwheel drive engagement; AutoSweep adjustment, differential lock, Control panel selector (swingout or auxiliary), two-speed ground drive, blade, steering, boom controls and creep switches plus propel system joystick.
Controller Vermeer ACS
Shutdown System High coolant or hyd oil temp, low oil pressure
Radio Remote Control Functions include: propel forward/reverse; boom up/down, boom left/right, steering left/right, blade up/down (optional), AutoSweep settings, travel speed high/low, differential lock, engine throttle
Frame Description Swing out control station with 3 available positions plus auxiliary control station
Control Station Description Abrasion resistant coated polycarbonate, 3/16 inch thick
Operator Vision Shield Description None
Steerable Axle Type Hydraulic, oscillating
Tires - Option One Front: 20x8.00-10
Wheels - Option One Front: 10 inch x 6 inch rim
Axle/Suspension Rigid at dual drive wheels; oscillating front steerable axle
Tires - Standard Rear: Duals, 23x8.5-14
Wheels - Standard Rear: 14 inch x 6 inch rim
Brake Type Spring applied, hydraulic release at planetary drives
Low Speed Travel 60 ft/min 18.3 m/min
High Speed Travel 130 ft/min 39.6 m/min
Chip Blade Dimension Standard feature, 34 inches wide, 13.75 inches tall
Blade Travel Above Ground 14 " 35.6 cm
Radio Remote Control Optional
Remote Functions Engine start/stop, throttle, cutter wheel engage, swing, raise/lower
Remote Display LED
Remote Range 300'
Special Paint Optional
Extended Warranty 2 year/2000 hour or 3 year/3000 hour
Preventive Maintenance Optional