The SC70TX is tough enough to withstand large stumps on a commercial jobsite and can fit into tight spaces in a residential area. The track system is designed to decrease ground disturbance. The SC70TX is equipped with safety features such as the patented capacitance-sensing operator presence system and wheel brake to help you feel confident on the job.


Vermeer SC70TX Stump Cutter

Vermeer SC70TX Stump Cutter Features

Features and Benefits

  • The Operator presence system allows the cutter wheel to automatically stop when the operator releases the hydraulic cutter wheel controls.
  • The ground drive speed helps transport the machine between stumps to increase productivity on the job.
  • The SmartSweep™ control system helps improve efficiency and productivity at the stump while helping to minimize wear and tear on the machine.
  • Gearbox drive cutter wheel system directs the maximum amount of horsepower to the cutter wheel for optimal jobsite productivity.
General Dimensions and Weights
Length 141.6 in 359.7 cm
Width 51 in 129.5 cm
Height 72 in 182.9 cm
Weight - Engine Option One 3900 lbs 1769 kg
Engine Option One
Make and Model CAT C2.2 Turbocharged Tier 4 Final Diesel
Number of Cylinders
Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 67 hp 50 kw
Torque (Max) 153 ft-lb 207.4 Nm
Fuel Tank Capacity 12 gal 45.4 L
Max Fuel Consumption 3.6 gph 13.6 lph
Fuel Type Ultra-low sulfur diesel
Air Cleaner Dry-type, restriction indicator, evacuator valve, safety element
Oil Filter Spin-on
Recommended Oil 10W-30
Oil Volume with Filter 8.5 qt 8 L
Maximum Angle of Continuous Operation deg
Cooling Medium Water/Antifreeze
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator) 2.9 gal 11 L
Alternator 85A
Fan 16.5"
Clutch Type Electric clutch with brake
Cutterwheel System
Cutterwheel Diameter without Teeth 23 in 58.4 cm
Cutterwheel Thickness 1.1 in 2.8 cm
Cutterwheel Speed 880 rpm
Cutterwheel Straight Line Dimension 65 in 165.1 cm
Cutterwheel Cut Above Ground 27 in 68.6 cm
Cutterwheel Cut Below Ground 16 in 40.6 cm
Tooth Description Yellow Jacket Cutter System
Number of Teeth 30
Number of Indexes 2
Number of Pockets 30
Reversible Pockets 30
Cutterwheel Guard Standard
Chip Containment 23 cu ft .7 cu m
Cutterwheel Drive Components
Upper Gearbox Straight bevel
Oil Type SAE 75W90 synthetic gear oil
Oil Capacity 1.7 qt 1.6 L
Lower Gearbox Straight bevel
Oil Type - Lower Gearbox SAE 75W90 synthetic gear oil
Oil Capacity - Lower Gearbox 2.2 qt 2.1 L
Driveshaft 2 universal joints
Driveshaft - U Joints Two standard with double lip seal
Hydraulic System
Tank capacity 9.6 gal 36.3 L
Recommended Oil Type Vermeer Highpower 68
System Type Tandem gear pump, pressure balanced
Filtration Method Full-flow 4 micron return filter, suction strainer
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 9 gpm 34.1 L/min
System relief pressure 2900 psi 199.9 bar
Flow Control Yes
Directional Control Yes
Electrical System
System Voltage 12
Battery 575
Warning Lights Engine warning
Switches Boom swing, boom height, creep propel, ignition, clutch, track gage, track speed range, SmartSweep, throttle
Controller Vermeer C248 with SmartSweep
Display MFD - Multifunction display. Displays - hours, fuel level, engine speed, engine faults and engine status
Shutdown System High engine temperature and low oil pressure
Radio Remote Control Optional, wireless
Control Station Description Swing out
Operator Vision Shield Description Abrasion-resistant coated polycarbonate
Brake Type Spring-applied and hydralically released dual parking brakes
Track Drive System
Track Frame Description Tube and plate
Track Type 9" rubber iron core
Track Width - Retracted 35"
Track Width - Extended 51"
Track Length on Ground 51.2"
Number of Idlers 10
Track Drive Pump Type Tandem gear pump, pressure balanced
System Relief Pressure 2900 PSI (200 Bar)
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 9 gpm
Track Drive Motor Type Integral motor and planetary unit
Track Brake Type Integrated into motor/planetary unit
High Speed Travel 1.6 mph 2.6 km/h
Low Speed Travel .7 mph 1.1 km/h
Ground Bearing Pressure - Soft Ground 4.3 psi 29.6 kPa
Remote Control Option
Radio Remote Control Optional
Remote Functions E-stop, throttle, cutter wheel clutch, boom swing, boom height, propel, track mode, track speed range, SmartSweep
Remote Display LCD with remote control and machine functions status
Other Options
Special Paint Optional
Extended Warranty Optional
Preventive Maintenance Optional
Operator Presence System
Description Yes
Sensor Type Capacitive
Quantity/Location 2
Visual Interface Yes