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Latest technologies from EU tractor manufacturers

Written by  Mark Daniel
Landpower will be showcasing the latest Claas Harvest Centre European technologies from manufacturers, including Claas, JCB, and Amazone. Landpower will be showcasing the latest Claas Harvest Centre European technologies from manufacturers, including Claas, JCB, and Amazone.

Landpower is heading to Mystery Creek to showcase the latest Claas Harvest Centre European technologies from manufacturers, including Claas, JCB, and Amazone.

Manufacturing more than 60 tractors across twelve series, the Claas ARION 410 and 430 models are suitable for a wide range of applications in a compact form, without being weighed down by unnecessary features. “A long wheelbase and even weight distribution ensure a high degree of tractive power, stability and comfort,” says product manager for tractors, Kevin Walker.

“It’s compact and manoeuvrable which is perfect for tight spaces, thanks to a reduced overall height, without limiting space and comfort in the cab.”

The mid-range Arion 620C is a fuel-efficient tractor that comes with all the essentials, retaining the familiar Claas comfort concept with 4-point cab suspension and the option of the factory-fitted Flex Pilot joystick controls integrated into the tractor. “Entering and leaving the cab frequently while working in the yard and implements with a large working width are part of everyday life, so the cab must be designed accordingly,” says Walker.

The Axion 960 Terra Trac version is the first half-track tractor with full suspension and features a 6-cylinder 8.7- litre FPT engine, while offering up to eight spool valves and 220 l/min hydraulic capacity. “Terra Trac provides low ground pressure to preserve your soil and its oscillating motion keeps the track parallel to the ground whatever the working conditions or weight distribution, retaining the driving characteristics of a wheeled tractor,” says Walker.

Also on display, the Jaguar 970 Forage Harvester makes use of a new MAN S6 engine with 790hp, continuously variable front attachment drive, hydraulic precompression, enhanced crop flow systems, reinforced feeder housing, AUTO FILL automatic rear overloading and side loading, dynamic steering, and reconfigured running gear.

A variety of options include Cemos Auto Performance and Cemos Auto Crop Protection, combining to maintain the engine speed set by the operator and adjusts the engine output and ground speed in accordance with the volume of crop harvested. This is claimed to reduce fuel consumption by up to 12.4% and increase the area output of the harvester by up to 6.8%.

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