Thursday, 12 December 2019 10:56

Diet mixer for big herds

Written by  Staff Reporters
Kongskilde Mix+ concept. Kongskilde Mix+ concept.

Kongskilde has launched heavy duty transmission for its large complete diet mixers, citing larger dairy herds, longer mixing times and its success with its Mix+ concept.

The HD transmission line is offered as an option on the VM 38 and VM 45 machines with triple augers.

 It consists of a robustly made gearbox and PTO shaft that are designed for continuous operation under heavy load. The gearbox has an oil cooling system that ensures a constant and optimal operating temperature. The solution includes a gear pump and an oil filter. 

The HD transmission line withstands farmers’ intensive use of such machines: it is not unusual for a diet mixer to have to produce six-seven mixes per day and to cope with longer mixing times.  Growing heavy loads were also behind the company’s Mix+ -- in essence a wear part concept with replaceable wear parts for the front edges of mixer augers. 

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