The brand new FC 13460 RA mower-conditioner has the widest working width of any KUHN machine, with a variable working width of 12.40 to 13.40 metres. In a single go, the belt grouper types a swath of between 1.8 and three metres, with the forage collected over the total 13 metre reducing width. Working at this width has important operational advantages, as KUHN specialist Rhodri Jenkins explains:
“This mower is mild, contemplating its working width, which helps to cut back the draught energy requirement. This, and the prolonged working width, will assist to decrease gasoline prices and enhance productiveness and total effectivity.”
The mower’s body has been designed to exert fixed even stress due to KUHN’s LIFT-CONTROL suspension which might be adjusted utilizing the tractor’s ISOBUS. This improves floor stress safety as a result of the mower adjusts to the bottom contours to supply a good lower. This, and floatation tyres, helps to cut back the impression of the mower on the soil to cut back compaction and forestall soil construction harm.
“The FC 13460 RA additionally has a telescopic axle as customary. This will increase clearance which then makes it simpler to kind a wider and extra evenly formed swath to enhance drying and choose up,” he provides.
The OPTIDISC ELITE cutter bar will save operators time because it requires no upkeep and has a FAST-FIT fast knife launch system. The bar additionally improves the overlap between the discs and is positioned to allow a greater stream of forage.
The mower might be operated utilizing KUHN’s CCI 800 or might be specified with CCI 1200 as an possibility. Alternatively, an ISOBUS appropriate on-board terminal can be utilized. “Most operations might be managed utilizing the CC1 A3 Joystick which presents simpler and extra ergonomic management. The standout operational profit to this mower is the discount in servicing necessities due to the Triple 5-inch knives that can last more than most and would require much less upkeep,” concludes Mr Jenkins.