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Saturday 3 December 2016

Fendt adds five combines and large square balers to its machinery line up

FarmIreland Team

Published 27/10/2016 | 14:15

There are five versions of the square balers on offer.
There are five versions of the square balers on offer.

Fendt is launching a five-model range of combines and a range of large square balers to partner its new combine harvesters to the UK and Irish market.

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The combines are designed for smaller-to-medium sized units right up to large-scale arable enterprises and the new range will be on show to the public in January at the LAMMA Show in the UK.

The Fendt X-Series incorporates the very latest operational technology with high horsepower, a cutting width of 10.7m and state-of-the-art Skyline cab with VarioGuide automated steering, the Agco-owned company says.

Fendt X-Series combines also feature the established industry-leading PowerFlow table, which feeds the crop through to the HyPerforma threshing and separating system, which it says has been seen to deliver increases of up to 15pc.
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In addition, ATRAK crawler tracks can be specified by users looking to minimise compaction when working on susceptible soils – and providing peace of mind when combining in sloping fields when the grain tank is approaching the limit of its huge 12,500-litre capacity.

High-capacity straw choppers, consisting of 108 knives, are a feature of the combine while at the heart of the machines is a 7-cylinder, 496hp AGCO Power engine.

The combines also feature a Fendt Skyline cab, with a Variotronic operating system while a six-row straw chopper, with 88 serrated knives, a 9,000-litre capacity grain tank and a Fendt ParaLevel option are available.

Fendt Square Balers

Fendt is also introducing a range of large square balers to partner its new combine harvesters.

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High bale density, together with uniformity of size and weight are the two principal aims of the large square bale operation, Fendt says, and a powerful, well-positioned, 2.26m pick-up is the essential starting point.

Features of the square balers include a gentle pick-up action designed to minimise straw loss, while the innovative roller pressure pad ensures a smooth flow of the crop.

Fendt says it has placed great emphasis on the strength and durability of the machine's parts and this approach has involved super-strengthening parts – like the pick-up, tines, the frame and bale chamber – to ensure safe, reliable performance over a long working life.

There are five versions of the Fendt large square baler to choose from, with bale sizes ranging from 80cmx90cm to 120cmx130cm.
 

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