Thursday, 27 September 2018 11:36

Mixer delivering high profile jobs

Written by  Mark Daniel
Kuhn Profile mixer. Kuhn Profile mixer.

The new range of Kuhn Profile double-auger mixers are designed for intensive use, with capacities starting from 18cu.m, ideal in tight spaces, and to 34cu.m for users doing larger jobs.

With a range of new features, the Profile range is designed compact for greater volume, with the shape of the hopper allowing up to 4cu.m more capacity than similar machines of the same height now on sale. 

The range features Kuhn’s ‘Long Life Solutions’ to minimise wear and tear from abrasion and acidity, with K-Nox mixing augers as standard. This sees the whole auger being made of K-Nox (3CR12 stainless steel) from the thread to the central shaft, giving superior resistance to friction and the fatty acids in some fodders.

A new, standard weighing system is installed on all models in the Profile 2 CL range, using four load cells integrated into a cradle located between the axle and the hopper, and another at the drawbar, to minimise fluctuations and interference. This is said to deliver greater accuracy irrespective of whether you’re using a single axle, a bogie axle or even a bogie steering axle, stationary or in motion.

The as-standard KDW 341 weighing system manages the feed, in ‘simple’ mode for weighing quantities loaded and distributed, or ‘programmable’ mode for more comprehensive nutrition management; both options offer precise readings to mix large volumes of feed accurately and effectively. 

For greater ease of use, you can manage weighing operations from the loading station using the KDR 300 display unit.

On CL models, feed is distributed on the right and left by a cross conveyor. This outlet can be positioned to the front or rear of the machine. 

The integrated chassis is oversized, ensuring that it can handle all the torsion effects generated by the hopper on rough terrain, while clever design ensures the whole unit always retains sufficient ground clearance.

www.kuhn.co.nz

 

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