2019-07-02Comunicados à Imprensa

Meets the highest demands: The new Fendt Slicer FQ front mower

The successful range of Slicer disc mowers welcomes the latest front mower model, Slicer FQ. Thanks to new degrees of freedom in ground adjustment and its unique lateral shift, this model is perfect for powerful mowing combinations, e.g. with a rear butterfly mower.

2019-07-02Comunicados à Imprensa

Meets the highest demands: The new Fendt Slicer FQ front mower

The successful range of Slicer disc mowers welcomes the latest front mower model, Slicer FQ. Thanks to new degrees of freedom in ground adjustment and its unique lateral shift, this model is perfect for powerful mowing combinations, e.g. with a rear butterfly mower.

The new Slicer FQ front mower is now available as a powerful addition to the Slicer product range. Perfectly adapted to the needs of medium to large dairy farms, contractors and biogas farms, the Slicer FQs offer a working width of 3.10 m (Germany) and 3.60 m respectively, as well as a choice of roller or tine conditioner. Extremely flexible, the Fendt Slicer FQ can be used solo, with mower combinations or with a fitted rear mowing unit. Lateral shift, 3D ground adjustment and a number of other clever features round off this machine.

Lateral shift

The Slicer FQ front mowing unit is equipped with a lateral shift of around +/-20 cm to the right and left as standard, to guarantee a particularly clean cut. Using the lateral shift to compensate for drift, you can prevent losses effectively even on slopes. And when cornering, the lateral shift of the FQ prevents skidmarks when used in a mower combination. The hydraulically operated lateral shift feature is an optional extra on Slicer FQ models.

3D ground adjustment and freedom of movement

Powered by spurgears, the front mower has a drawn three-dimensional ground adjustment device, which overlays both across and lengthwise for perfect ground adjustment and a perfect cut. It delivers a clean cut every time, even over cropped terrain.

Depending on whether the cutterbed is moving up or down along the ground contour, the mower tilt is also automatically moves from -6 to +15 ° – precisely in synch with the up and down movement of the mower. The advantage of this is a constant cutting height, giving the highest quality forage – even under difficult conditions. The freedom of movement on the Fendt Slicer FQ is also enormous: with a cross-swing angle of +/-13° and a vertical play of around 750 mm, the FQ is true flexibility at its best.

Conditioner

The Slicer FQ can be equipped with a conditioner as an optional extra. For perfectly compacted, premium forage, there is a tine and roller conditioner option. Both come with direct power transmission through overlying transmission shafts – including overload protection. This guarantees the highest level of efficiency. To respond quickly to crop and weather conditions, the intensity of the tine conditioner can be easily adjusted in 4 stages by means of a counter-comb. The intensity on the roller conditioner is continuous with the pre-load spring of the upper roller. The swath width and distance between the tractor front wheel and the swath guide plate can be adjusted continuously.

Fitting options

Because you can fit it straight to the front linkage, the centre of gravity is close to the tractor – which lowers the weight to the front axle. 3-way coupling is not necessary. For tractors without EHR you can drive the Slicer FQ in float mode, using the support chains and with the lower links at a protected adjustment height (750 mm). The draw frame above the mower unit further increases the freedom of movement. To park, just put the retractable adjustment lever parking lock into its parking position.

Relief

The hydropneumatic relief using the TurboLift System is a standard feature on the Slicer FQ. The continuous setting can be done completely without tools. This means that the footprint pressure is always perfectly adapted to the conditions at the time. Even wet paths can be mowed perfectly without damaging the sward or getting dirt in the forage.

All the features at a glance:

  • 3.60 m working width or 3.10 m (Germany)
  • Choose tine or roller conditioner
  • Front wheel drive
  • Lateral shift as standard
  • 3D ground adjustment
  • Cross-swing and vertical freedom of movement
  • Continously adjust the swath width and distance between the tractor front wheel and the swath guide plate
  • Attaches straight to the front linkage
  • Also drivable for tractors without EHR
  • ·Hydropneumatic relief using the TurboLift system

Warranty extension for Fendt Slicer 8312/9314 mowers

With the Fendt Care extended warranty, AGCO/Fendt offers its customers a comprehensive package to mitigate the repair risk of new machines. The statutory warranty only covers the repair risk of a new machine in the first 12 months after delivery. That's where Fendt Care comes in. For Fendt Slicer 8312/9314 models, Fendt offers an extended warranty covering 2,000 hours or 3 years.

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