Krone has expanded its latest range of Vendro tedders with four new trailed models to “meet demand from farmers and contractors looking for larger, high output tedders”.
Its latest additions include the T 900 (9m), T 1020, (10.20m) T 1120 (11.20m lower linkage) and the C 1120(11.20m three-point linkage).
According to the company, these new models are 8 and 10 rotors machines with 5-6 tine arms per rotor.
The Vendro now come as standard with the Krone OptiTurn rotors with contouring, allowing the curved 3D tines to “cleanly” pick up the crop and “spread out evenly with no lumps”.
Declan Smyth, Machinery Demonstrator with Farmhand LTD, explains more:
“The Krone OptiTurn rotors have been tested and developed in Ireland over the last number of seasons.”
“They have proven capable of adapting to our extremely heavy conditions and successfully turning the grass to get a good wilt.”
„Border spreading is controlled hydraulically as standard on all new Vendro models and is operated from the comfort of the cab.“
„This means the grass is being tedded away from the boundary and back into the field while also maintaining an even spread.“
Low maintenance driveline
Like all Krone tedders, the new model Vendros also have a complete mechanical driveline.
The driveline comprises:
- Main gearbox with a slip clutch;
- Maintenance-free Octo Link finger clutches;
- Sealed rotor gearboxes for minimum maintenance.
Vendro C 1120 and Vendro C 1120 Plus
The Vendro C 1120/1120 Plus model has a three-point headstock as standard.
Its wings are operated from a single-acting spool for extra stability on slopes.
The working height is quickly adjusted on a simple crank handle or hydraulically from the cab.
The C 1120 chassis utilises the transport wheels as jockey wheels in the field to ensure the OptiTurn tines are guided along the contours for an excellent quality of tedding.
Another feature of the C 1120 is the floating hydraulic system on the transport axle, which is a standard feature.
The intelligent weight distribution system ensures “a smooth ride” on the headlands and prevents scuffing when turning.
The C 1120 is available with a hydraulic curtain for tedding along headlands. The unit is mounted on the right-hand side in the direction of travel.
Moreover, it is fitted with 10.0/75-15.3 tyres as standard but is also available with wider tyres (15.0/55-17) as an option.
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