Krone KWT 1600 Trailed Rotary Tedder

Krone KWT 1600 Trailed Rotary Tedder for sale at Hines Equipment, A full-service equipment dealer in Central Pennsylvania.

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Krone KWT 1600 Trailed Rotary Tedder for sale at Hines Equipment, A full-service equipment dealer in Central Pennsylvania.

 

Features

KWT 1300 | KWT 1600 | KWT 2000 

 

  • Huge 13.10 m work width
  • 12 rotors with 6 tine arms each
  • Drawbar or three-point linkage attachment
  • Automated transport/work changeovers
  • Flexible rotor guidance, exact ground contouring

 

The KRONE KWT 1300 is the tedder for supreme quality forage. Pleasant to operate, the machine teds 13.10 m in one operation. Highly productive, it is yet gentle on the crop and soil but compact and safe in road travel. 

The coil spring connects the top link coupler with the transport frame. When the rotors are in headland position the spring is pressing on the frame, compensating for negative tongue load. This detail allows you to operate a KWT 1300, KWT 1600 or KWT 2000 also with a smaller or more lightweight tractor. 

Double joints on the frame and elongated holes on the lower lift arms ensure the machine follows contours flexibly and unrestricted by the transport chassis – a design that ensures clean work also in undulating fields.

The driveline 

 

OctoLink

  • The maintenance-free eight-finger clutch
  • Full drive power in any position

Rotor gearboxes

  • Maintenance-free and liquid-grease lubricated
  • Permanently lubricated for great longevity

 

When it comes to preparing wilted silage and hay, KRONE is the manufacturer that offers a large and extensive range of high-quality and dependable rotary tedders. These machines not only deliver high-quality work and feature a high level of standard specification but also boast a host of innovative features including maintenance-free OctoLink clutches and liquid-grease lubricated gearboxes to drive the Rotors. 

The enclosed liquid-grease lubricated gearboxes that drive the rotors are absolutely maintenance-free. Permanent lubrication gives peace of mind and increases longevity. The chunky box-section chassis absorbs all shock loads on the frame. Mounted beneath the individual sections, the liquid-grease gearboxes drive nothing but the rotors. The same sections guide the rotors on the KW models, which increases the overall stability and takes the load off the gearbox.

The rotors 

 
  • Sturdy tubular tine arms
  • Uniform crop spread as the tine arms overlap generously
  • Heavy-duty, hardwearing 9.5 mm Super C double tines with 5 coils
  • Unequally long tines give the special KRONE combing effect

 

Quality requires us to start with the basics. This is how we achieve high standards. The rotors on the KRONE rotary tedders are the ideal equipment to produce quality forage for on-farm use. Whether you’re producing hay or silage, these rotors deliver every time. 

The KRONE KW and KWT rotary tedders are available in various work widths and dimensions. But also the rotor diameters and the number of tine arms on each rotor vary to suit your special needs and requirements. With five tine arms on the small diameter rotor (1.34m), six on the medium-sized rotor (1.53m) and seven on the largest (1.70m/1.80m) rotor, KRONE offers the perfect rotary tedder for every user, every situation and every need. 

The generously overlapping tine arms spread the crop evenly for a uniform spreading pattern in all conditions. Uniform spreads improve wilting and reduce drying times, allowing you to finish the job before weather turns bad. 

The tines are attached to the tine arms with an eccentric plate and adjust to one of three sweeping angles – an option that makes for excellent tedding in all conditions. 

Heavy-duty tine arms (38x4mm tubular steel) and a special ring attachment system combine to provide dependable performance in even the toughest conditions.

Warranting top quality forage

 
  • Central border spreading control spreads the crop away from the boundary for easier harvesting.
  • The angle of throw is adjusted without tools.
  • The castering wheels on the rotors run in close vicinity of the tines to provide accurate control.

 

Thought-through details and high operator comfort boost the efficiency of your operation. The central border spreading facility ensures you are not wasting a single haulm along the boundaries. In addition, it allows you to spread uphill with the machine running at an angle to the tractor. The rotor tilt is adjusted without the need of tools for perfect adaptation to the current crop and yield.

You can adjust the spreading angle between 13° and 19° by refitting a pin in a hole pattern on the wheel arms. No tool required. The steep spreading angle is perfect for tedding, producing intensively conditioned forage. With its gentler conditioning action, the shallow angle is better when making the headland turn.

The manual border spreading system is easy to use. All the running wheels can be turned to the left and right from one single adjuster.

The hydraulic border spreading system is controlled from the tractor seat. The running wheels are turned by a central hydraulic ram on the border spreading control linkage. The hydraulic option is particularly convenient for spreading uphill on slopes and preventing the tedder from drifting off-course.

Clad with big flotation tires (16x6.50-8 und 18x8.50-8), the wheels give perfect castering and quiet running for light-pulling and sward protection. Running in close vicinity of the tines, they give optimum control and contouring.

Anti-wrap guards come as standard on KRONE rotary tedders, keeping the wheels and arms free from crop halms and ensuring problem-free operation.

All the running wheels are connected to each other via the border spreading control linkage, ensuring stable castering for uphill work and uniform spreads on steep slopes.

Specifications

Model KWT 1600
Work width to DIN 11220 mm 15,250 (50')
Acreage Approx. ha/h
(acres/hr)
15
(37)
Transport width mm 2,980 (9'9")
Storage height mm 2,800 (9'2")
Min. power requirement Min. kW/hp 60/80
Weight Approx. kg 3,490 (7,694 lbs)
No. of rotors 14
No. of tine arms per rotor 6
Tire size 18/8.50 x 8
16/6.50 x 8 (middle)
Tire size on running gear 19.0/45-17 (500/50-17)
Trailed Tractor link arms
Border spreading system
Attachment category Cat. II
Hydraulic couplers 2 da
Angle of throw 13° - 19°
Air brake
Hydraulic brake
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