2017 Schulte FX-742 Rotary Cutter

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Year
2017
Manufacturer
Schulte
Model
FX-742 Rotary Cutter

Overview

Description

    Key Features
    • 42’ (12.8m) cutting width makes long days short again. Use 1 cutter where traditionally 2 or 3 cutters were needed. Cover more ground & reduce the number of tractors and fuel costs.
    • Unique 5-plex design flexibility allows for a 118" (3m) transport width.
    • Unmatched reliability with a premium Bondioli & Pavesi SFT drive & gearbox system.
    • Available with stump jumpers for pasture and grass maintenance or with Schulte’s fixed knife and baffle technology for mulching crop residue such as straw, corn or cotton stalks.
    • Fully compatible for all row crop cutting in 30", 32", 38", 40" and one metre row spacing.
    • Size 10 main CV with an over running clutch provides worry free shut downs.
    • A parallel solid tongue hitch maintains even load on the tractor draw bar.
    • Unique driveline arrangement allows for independent clutch protection for each down rotor.
    • Full rubber grommet suspension across the entire unit reduces shock loading and maintains even cutting, even in the roughest of conditions.
    • A continuously welded 10 gauge domed deck adds strength and durability.
    Specifications
    • Cutting Width: 42ft (12.8m)
    • Overall Width: 42.9ft (13.1m)
    • Overall Length: 24.25ft (7.4m)
    • Cutting Height: 2 in. - 16 in. (51mm - 406mm)
    • Transport Width: 118 in. (3m)
    • Row Crop Wheel Trans. Width: 146 in. (3.7m)
    • Transport Height: 165 in. (13.75 ft. or 4.2 m)
    • Weight: 18,000lb. (8165 kg) depending upon configuration
    • Hitch Weight: 6,500lb. (2950 kg) depending upon configuration
    • Cutting capacity: 2 in. (51mm)
    • Minimum Tractor Size: 250 HP (186 kW) ensure drawbar can support weight
    • Blade Tip Speed: 16,300 ft./min (4970 m/min)
    • Blade Overlap: 6.5 in. (165mm)
    • Divider Box Rating: 350 HP (261 kW)
    • T Box Ratings: 180 HP (134 kW)
    • Down Box Ratings: 210 HP (157 kW)
    • Deck Thickness: 134 in. (10 ga) (3.4mm)
    • Skirt Thickness: 1/4 in. (6.4mm)
    • Inside Wing Operating Range: 11 deg. down to 13 deg. up
    • Outside Wing Operating Range: 8 deg. down to 10 deg. up

    Specs

    General

    Working Width
    42 ft (12.8 m)
    Width
    42.9 ft (13.1 m)
    Length
    24.25 ft (7.4 m)

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