Many farmers look to the spherical baler to offer self sufficiency and suppleness in silage manufacturing, but a smaller forage wagon could reply each these wants and never demand too massive a tractor to drag it.

Whereas Pottinger has made a lot of its newest Jumbo vary, additional down the road it has revamped the smaller machines, which can be powered by tractors of between 60hp and 110hp.

Wagon dimension to swimsuit

The corporate has simply launched the Boss 3000 collection that includes the already tried and examined Supermatic tine conveyor unit.

This transfer will see the Euroboss Forage wagon collection being changed in its entirety throughout 2023.

Pottinger wagon supermatic
The brand new wagons can be found with a 6.5t single axle, or twin axles

The up to date vary is now accessible in three sizes with load capacities of 18.7m³, 21.3m³ and 23.5m³, and in each excessive profile and low profile (LP) variations.

The tine conveyor system is borrowed from the Euroboss machines and is claimed to offer good forage conservation mixed with a low energy requirement.

Dealing with heavier crops

The loading system could also be ordered with three or 4 banks of loading tines which convey the grass from the pick-up reel and into the knives, the latter choice making it appropriate for heavier crops.

As customary, the Boss 3000 loader wagons are pushed at 540rpm with 1,000rpm accessible as an choice. They might be operated by tractors as small as 60hp and as much as 110hp.

Pottinger tine knives
The elective 4 banks of feed tines offers a extra even circulate

There’s a selection of what number of knives could also be fitted, six, 16 or 31, or the bottom model could also be chosen which has no knives in any respect. The knife financial institution will be folded out hydraulically for straightforward entry.

The loader wagon will be geared up with three several types of management system, from easy pre-selects operated by the tractor spool valve, to entry-level automation with hydraulics for the scraper flooring, and load-sensing hydraulics operated instantly from the management terminal.

ISOBUS compatibility comes as customary, but when the tractor doesn’t have it, all kinds of stand alone management terminals can be found.