Original Operating Instructions

Original Operating Instructions
Document no.: 150000711_01_us
Mower combination
EasyCut B 970
From machine no.: 976393
Contact
Mailing address
Physical address
Krone North America, Inc.
Krone North America, Inc.
P.O. Box 18880
3363 Miac Cove
Memphis, TN 38181-0880
Memphis, TN 38118
USA
USA
Phone
Fax
E-mail
Internet
+1 901 842-6011
+1 901 842-6016
info@krone-northamerica.com
www.krone-northamerica.com
Information for enquiries and orders
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Machine no.
Type
Contact data of your dealer
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Contents
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1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.5.1
1.5.2
1.5.3
1.5.4
1.5.5
1.5.6
1.5.7
Information on This Document................................................................................................. 6
Validity ......................................................................................................................................... 6
Re-ordering .................................................................................................................................. 6
Applicable documents.................................................................................................................. 6
Target group of this document ..................................................................................................... 6
How to use this document ........................................................................................................... 6
Directories and references........................................................................................................... 6
Information on direction ............................................................................................................... 7
Term “machine”............................................................................................................................ 7
Figures ......................................................................................................................................... 7
Scope of the document ................................................................................................................ 7
Means of representation .............................................................................................................. 7
Conversion table .......................................................................................................................... 9
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2.1
2.2
2.3
2.3.1
2.3.2
2.3.3
2.3.4
2.3.5
2.3.6
2.3.7
2.3.8
2.3.9
2.3.10
2.3.11
2.3.12
2.3.13
2.3.14
2.3.15
2.3.16
2.3.17
2.3.18
2.3.19
2.3.20
2.4
2.4.1
2.4.2
2.4.3
2.5
2.6
2.6.1
2.6.2
2.6.3
Safety ........................................................................................................................................ 12
Intended use .............................................................................................................................. 12
Service life of the machine......................................................................................................... 12
Basic safety instructions ............................................................................................................ 12
Importance of operating instructions.......................................................................................... 12
Personnel qualification of the operating personnel .................................................................... 13
Personnel qualification of the technicians.................................................................................. 13
Children in danger ..................................................................................................................... 13
Connecting the machine ............................................................................................................ 14
Structural modifications on the machine .................................................................................... 14
Additional equipment and spare parts ....................................................................................... 14
Jobs on the machine.................................................................................................................. 14
Operational safety: Technically sound condition ....................................................................... 14
Danger zones ............................................................................................................................ 15
Ensuring functionality of safety devices ..................................................................................... 17
Personal protective equipment .................................................................................................. 17
Safety markings on the machine ............................................................................................... 18
Road safety................................................................................................................................ 18
Parking the machine safely ....................................................................................................... 19
Consumables ............................................................................................................................. 19
Dangers arising from environment............................................................................................. 20
Sources of danger on the machine ............................................................................................ 21
Dangers in connection with certain activities: Working on the machine .................................... 22
Behaviour in dangerous situations and in case of accidents ..................................................... 23
Safety routines ........................................................................................................................... 23
Shutting down and safeguarding the machine........................................................................... 23
Securing raised machine and machine parts against lowering.................................................. 24
Safely performing oil level check, oil change and filter element change ................................... 24
Safety Labels on the Machine ................................................................................................... 25
Safety equipment ....................................................................................................................... 29
Stop cocks ................................................................................................................................. 29
SMV emblem ............................................................................................................................. 30
Support jack ............................................................................................................................... 30
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3.1
3.2
3.3
3.4
3.5
Machine description ................................................................................................................ 31
Machine Overview ..................................................................................................................... 31
Labelling .................................................................................................................................... 31
Lighting ...................................................................................................................................... 32
Intermediate universal shaft....................................................................................................... 32
Pole protection mechanism ....................................................................................................... 33
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4.1
Technical data .......................................................................................................................... 34
Consumables ............................................................................................................................. 34
5
5.1
Control and Display Elements ................................................................................................ 36
Operation panel ........................................................................................................................ 36
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Initial operation ........................................................................................................................ 38
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6.1
6.2
6.3
Checklist for initial operation ...................................................................................................... 38
Adapting Coupling Points .......................................................................................................... 39
Adapting universal shaft ............................................................................................................ 40
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7.1
7.2
7.3
7.4
7.5
Start-up ..................................................................................................................................... 41
Connecting the machine to the tractor ....................................................................................... 41
Connecting hydraulic hoses....................................................................................................... 42
Connecting operation panel ....................................................................................................... 43
Connecting lighting .................................................................................................................... 44
Installing universal shaft ............................................................................................................ 44
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8.1
8.1.1
8.1.2
8.2
8.2.1
8.2.2
8.3
8.4
8.5
8.6
8.7
Operation .................................................................................................................................. 46
Safety device front ..................................................................................................................... 46
Folding up front safety device .................................................................................................... 46
Folding down safety device front ............................................................................................... 47
Side guard ................................................................................................................................. 47
Folding up side guard ................................................................................................................ 47
Folding down side guard............................................................................................................ 48
Swivelling up support jacks (transport position)......................................................................... 48
Swivelling down support jacks (parking position) ...................................................................... 49
Locking/releasing stop cocks ..................................................................................................... 49
Lowering the machine from transport position to working position ............................................ 50
Mowing....................................................................................................................................... 51
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9.1
9.2
9.3
Driving and transport .............................................................................................................. 52
Preparing machine for road travel ............................................................................................. 53
Checking transport position of outrigger arms ........................................................................... 53
Switching off the machine .......................................................................................................... 54
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10.1
10.2
10.3
10.4
10.5
10.6
10.7
10.8
Settings..................................................................................................................................... 56
Setting the cutting height ........................................................................................................... 56
Setting high-cut skids................................................................................................................. 57
Setting the lateral links............................................................................................................... 57
Setting Overcut .......................................................................................................................... 58
Adjusting the relief spring(s) ...................................................................................................... 58
Setting the lifting/lowering speed on the hydraulic cylinder ....................................................... 59
Increasing/reducing ground pressure ........................................................................................ 60
Checking/setting locking of side guards .................................................................................... 61
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11.1
11.1.1
11.1.2
11.1.3
11.1.4
11.1.5
11.2
11.3
11.4
11.5
Maintenance - General Information........................................................................................ 62
Maintenance table ..................................................................................................................... 62
Maintenance - Once after 50 hours ........................................................................................... 62
Maintenance - Before the beginning of the season ................................................................... 62
Maintenance - Every 10 hours, but at least once a day............................................................. 63
Maintenance - Every 50 hours ................................................................................................... 63
Maintenance - Every 200 hours ................................................................................................. 63
Tightening torques ..................................................................................................................... 64
Deviating tightening torques ...................................................................................................... 67
Venting the friction clutch........................................................................................................... 67
Checking guard cloths ............................................................................................................... 68
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Maintenance - Hydraulic System............................................................................................ 69
13
13.1
13.2
13.3
Maintenance - Gearbox ........................................................................................................... 70
Main gearbox ............................................................................................................................. 70
Mower gearbox .......................................................................................................................... 71
Oil change and oil level check on the cutterbar ......................................................................... 72
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14.1
14.2
14.3
14.3.1
14.3.2
Maintenance - Cutterbar.......................................................................................................... 74
Rotary hub ................................................................................................................................. 74
Replacing shear protection on rotary hub .................................................................................. 75
Checking/changing blades......................................................................................................... 76
Checking blades for wear .......................................................................................................... 76
Changing blades for the “blade screw connection” version ....................................................... 77
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14.4
14.5
14.6
14.6.1
14.7
Changing blades for the “blade quick fastener” version ............................................................ 78
Checking/replacing retaining bolts ............................................................................................. 79
Checking/replacing blade carrier ............................................................................................... 80
Checking/replacing cutting discs/mower drums......................................................................... 82
Checking the wear limit on cutting discs/mower drums ............................................................. 83
Checking/replacing linings on cutterbar ..................................................................................... 83
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15.1
15.2
Maintenance - Lubrication ...................................................................................................... 85
Lubricating universal shaft ......................................................................................................... 85
Lubrication chart - Machine ....................................................................................................... 86
16
Storage...................................................................................................................................... 87
17
Waste disposal......................................................................................................................... 89
18
18.1
Appendix .................................................................................................................................. 90
Circuit diagram........................................................................................................................... 90
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Index.......................................................................................................................................... 96
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1.1
Validity
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Information on This Document
1.1
Validity
This document is valid for machines of type:
EasyCut B 970
This document only describes the rear combination. If the combination is used with front
mounted mower, the operating instructions of the front mounted mower must also be
considered.
All information, illustrations and technical data in this document correspond to the latest state at
the time of publication.
We reserve the right to make design changes at any time and without notification of reasons.
1.2
Re-ordering
If this document has become unusable in whole or in part, you can order a replacement, quoting
the document number on the cover sheet. The document can additionally be downloaded via
the KRONE Media Center http://www.mediathek.krone.de//.
1.3
Applicable documents
To ensure that the machine is used safely and as intended, observe the following further
applicable documents.
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1.4
Operating instructions universal shaft
With front mounted mower: Operating instructions front mounted mower
Assembly instructions, KRONE
Target group of this document
This document aims at the operator of the machine who fulfills the minimum requirements of
personnel qualification,refer to page 13.
1.5
How to use this document
1.5.1
Directories and references
Contents/headers
The contents and headers in this document ensure quick orientation in the chapters.
Index
The index contains catchwords in alphabetical order which enable to find information on a
desired topic easily. The index can be found on the last pages of this document.
Cross references
Cross references to another place in the document or to another document are in the text with
page number.
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Examples:
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1.5.2
Check all screws on the machine for firm attachment,refer to page 7. (INFORMATION: If
you use this document in electronic form, you get to the link to the stated page by clicking
with the mouse.)
For further information, refer to the operating instructions of the universal shaft
manufacturer.
Information on direction
Directional information in this document, such as front, rear, right and left, applies in the
direction of travel of the machine.
1.5.3
Term “machine”
Throughout the rest of the document, the “mower combination” will also be referred to as the
“machine”.
1.5.4
Figures
The figures in this document do not always represent the exact machine type. The information
which refers to the figure always corresponds to the machine type of this document.
1.5.5
Scope of the document
In addition to standard equipment, accessories kits and versions of the machine are described
in this document. Your machine may deviate from this document.
1.5.6
Means of representation
Icons in the text
The following means of representation (icons) are used to present the text more clearly:
This arrow characterizes an action step. Several arrows in a row identify a sequence of
actions to be performed step by step.
This icon identifies a prerequisite that has to be fulfilled to perform an action step or a
sequence of actions.
This arrow marks the intermediate result of an action step.
This arrow identifies the result of an action step or sequence of actions.
This bullet point identifies an enumeration. If the bullet point is intended, it identifies the
second level of the enumeration.
Icons in figures
The following icons can be used in the figures:
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Icon
Explanation
Reference sign for part
Icon
Dimensions (e.g. B = width, H =
height, L = length)
Left-hand side of the machine
Explanation
Position of a part (e.g. move from
position I to position II)
Zoomed image
Right-hand side of the machine
side
Moving direction
Direction of travel
Reference line for visible material
Centre line
Reference line for covered material
Laying routes
Tighten screws according to tightening torques table
open
Tighten screws with specified
tightening torque
closed
Warning signs
Warnings of dangers are separated from the remaining text as warning signs and are identified
with a danger sign and signal words.
The warning signs must be read and the measures must be observed in order to prevent
personal injury.
Explanation of danger sign
This is the danger sign that warns of a risk of injury.
Please observe all notes marked with the danger sign in order to avoid injuries or death.
Explanation of signal words
DANGER
The signal word DANGER warns of a hazardous situation which will result in serious injuries
or death if the warning sign is ignored.
WARNING
The signal word WARNING warns of a hazardous situation which will result in serious injuries
or death if the warning sign is ignored.
CAUTION
The signal word CAUTION warns of a hazardous situation which will result in minor to
moderate injuries if the warning sign is ignored.
Example of a warning sign:
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WARNING
Eye damage caused by flying dirt particles
When cleaning with compressed air, dirt particles are ejected at high speed and could get into
the eyes. Therefore eyes could be hurt.
„ Keep people away from the working area.
„ Wear personal protective equipment when performing cleaning work with compressed air
(e.g. eye protection).
Warnings of property damage/environmental damage
Warnings of property damage/environmental damage are separated from the remaining text
and marked with “Note”.
Example:
NOTICE
Gearbox damage due to low oil level
The gearboxes could be damaged when the oil level is too low.
„ Check gearbox oil level at regular intervals and top up oil, if necessary.
„ Check gearbox oil level approx. 3 to 4 hours after the machine has been switched off.
Check oil level only when machine is in horizontal position.
Notes with information and recommendations
Additional information and recommendations for trouble-free and productive operation of the
machine are separated from the remaining text and marked with “Information”.
Example:
INFORMATION
Each safety label is provided with an order number and can be ordered directly from the
manufacturer or from the authorized specialist dealer.
1.5.7
Conversion table
The following table can be used to convert metric units into US units.
Size
SI units (metric)
Factor
Unit name
Abbreviatio
n
Inch-pound units
Unit name
Abbreviatio
n
Area
Hectare
2.47105
Acre
acres
Volume flow
Litres per minute L/min
0.2642
gpm
Cubic metres
per hour
m³/h
4.4029
US gallons per
minute
Force
Newton
N
0.2248
Pound force
lbf
Length
Millimetre
mm
0.03937
Inch
in.
Metre
m
3.2808
Foot
ft.
Kilowatt
kW
1.3410
Horsepower
hp
Power
ha
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Size
SI units (metric)
Factor
Unit name
Abbreviatio
n
Inch-pound units
Unit name
Abbreviatio
n
Pressure
Kilopascal
kPa
0.1450
psi
Megapascal
MPa
145.0377
Pounds per
square inch
bar (non-SI)
bar
14.5038
Newtonmeter
Nm
0.7376
pound-foot or
foot-pound
ft∙lbf
8.8507
pound-inch or
inch-pound
in∙lbf
Torque
Temperature
Degrees Celsius °C
°Cx1.8+32
Degrees
Fahrenheit
°F
Velocity
Metres per
minute
m/min
3.2808
Feet per minute
ft/min
Metres per
second
m/s
3.2808
Feet per second ft/s
Kilometres per
hour
km/h
0.6215
Miles per hour
mph
Litres
L
0.2642
US gallon
US gal.
Millilitre
ml
0.0338
US ounce
US oz.
Cubic centimetre
cm³
0.0610
Cubic inch
in³
Kilogram
kg
2.2046
Pound
lbs
Volumes
Weight
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2.1
Intended use
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Safety
2.1
Intended use
The machine is used to mow crop.
Blades and leaves growing on the ground represent the crop provided for the intended use of
this machine.
The machine is designed exclusively for use in agriculture and may only be used when
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all safety devices are available according to the operating instructions and are located in the
protective position.
all safety instructions mentioned in the operating instructions are observed and complied
with.
The machine must only be used by people who satisfy the personnel qualification requirements
designated by the machine manufacturer, refer to page 13.
The operating instructions are part of the machine. Therefore they have to be kept ready to
hand for the user of the machine.
If the machine is used for applications which are not described in these operating instructions,
this may result in serious injuries or death and damage to the machine and other property.
Unauthorised modifications to the machine may affect the properties of the machine or disrupt
the proper operation. For this reason, unauthorised modifications shall exclude any liability of
the manufacturer for consequential damage.
The intended use shall also include the adherence to the operating, maintenance and repair
conditions set by the manufacturer.
2.2
Service life of the machine
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After each operating season, inspect the entire machine for wear and other damage.
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Replace damaged and worn components before recommissioning the machine.
Carry out a full technical inspection of the machine after five years of machine operation
and make a decision on further machine usage taking the results of this inspection into
account.
Theoretically, the service life of this machine is unlimited as all worn or damaged
components can be replaced.
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2.3
The service life of this machine depends on its proper operation and maintenance as well
as the operating and harvesting conditions.
By heeding the instructions and information in these operating instructions, permanent
operational readiness and a long service life of the machine can be achieved.
Basic safety instructions
Non-observance of safety instructions and warning signs
Failure to comply with the safety instructions and warning signs can lead to risk for people,
environment and property.
2.3.1
Importance of operating instructions
The operating instructions are an important document and a part of the machine. They are
intended for the user and contain information relevant to safety.
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Only the procedures indicated in the operating instructions are reliable. If the operating
instructions are not followed, people may be seriously injured or killed.
„ Before using the machine for the first time, read and follow all the "Basic safety instructions".
„ Before working, also read and observe the respective sections in the operating instructions.
„ Keep the operating instructions easily accessible for the machine user at all times.
„ Keep the operating instructions ready to hand for the user of the machine in the document
storage tube, refer to page 31.
„ Hand over the operating instructions to subsequent users.
2.3.2
Personnel qualification of the operating personnel
If the machine is not used properly, people may be seriously injured or killed. To avoid
accidents, each person who works with the machine must satisfy the following minimum
requirements:
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2.3.3
He is physically capable of controlling the machine.
He can work safely with the machine in accordance with these operating instructions.
He understands the method of operation of the machine within the scope of his work and
can identify and avoid the dangers associated with the work.
He has read the operating instructions and can implement the information in the operating
instructions accordingly.
He is familiar with driving vehicles safely.
For road travel he has adequate knowledge of the highway code and has the stipulated
driving licence.
Personnel qualification of the technicians
If the work (assembly, conversion, modification, extension, repairs, retrofitting) is performed
improperly on the machine, people may be seriously or fatally injured. To avoid accidents,
everyone who performs work according to these instructions must meet the following minimum
requirements:
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2.3.4
Qualified professional, with relevant training.
Capable of assembling the (partially) disassembled machine according to the assembly
instructions provided by the manufacturer.
Capable of extending, modifying or repairing the function of the machine according to the
relevant instructions provided by the manufacturer.
Ability to perform the work safely according to these instructions.
Understands the mode of operation of the work to be performed and the machine and is
able to identify and avoid risk in carrying out the necessary work.
Has read these instructions and is able to implement the information explained in these
instructions accordingly.
Children in danger
Children are not in a position to assess dangers and behave unpredictably.
Thus children are particularly at risk.
„ Keep children away from the machine.
„ Keep children away from consumables.
„ Make sure that there are no children in the danger zone, especially when starting and
triggering machine movements.
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Basic safety instructions
2.3.5
Connecting the machine
When tractor and machine are not correctly connected, there is a risk of causing serious
accidents.
„ When connecting, observe all the operating instructions:
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The operating instructions of the tractor
The operating instructions of the machine, refer to page 41
The operating instructions of universal shaft
„ Observe the changed driving behaviour of the combination.
2.3.6
Structural modifications on the machine
Structural changes and enhancements may impair the functionality and operational safety of the
machine. People may be seriously injured or killed as a result.
Structural changes and enhancements are not permitted.
2.3.7
Additional equipment and spare parts
Additional equipment and spare parts that do not correspond to the requirements of the
manufacturer may affect the operational safety of the machine and cause accidents.
„ To ensure operational safety, use original parts or standard parts which correspond to the
requirements of the manufacturer.
2.3.8
Jobs on the machine
Passengers
Passengers can be seriously injured by the machine or fall from the machine and be overrun.
Ejected objects may strike and injure passengers.
„ As a result, make sure that no one except the operator is on the machine.
2.3.9
Operational safety: Technically sound condition
Operation is only allowed after proper start-up
The operational safety of the machine is not ensured when it is not started up properly
according to these operating instructions. Thus accidents may be caused and persons may be
seriously injured and killed.
„ Only use the machine after proper start-up, refer to page 41.
Technically sound state of the machine
Improper maintenance and setting could influence the operational safety of the machine and
cause accidents. Thus there is a risk of serious injuries or death.
„ All maintenance and setting work must be performed according to the chapters
“Maintenance and Setting”.
„ Before performing any maintenance and setting work, shut down and safeguard the
machine, refer to page 23.
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Danger resulting from damage to the machine
Damage to the machine may impair the operational safety of the machine and cause accidents.
As a result, people may be seriously injured or killed. The following parts of the machine are
particularly important for safety:
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Brakes
Steering
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Safety Devices
Connecting devices
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Lighting equipment
Hydraulics
Tyres
Universal shaft
If there are doubts about the operational safety of the machine, for example due to an
unexpected change to the operational behaviour, visible damage or leaking consumables:
„ Shut down and secure the machine, refer to page 23.
„ Immediately eliminate potential causes of damage, for example heavy soiling, or tighten
slack screws.
„ In case of damage which may affect operational safety and cannot be repaired according to
these operating instructions: Have damage repaired by a qualified service centre.
Technical limit values
If the technical limit values of the machine are not observed, the machine may be damaged. As
a result, accidents may occur and people may be seriously injured or killed. Observance of the
following technical limit values is particularly important for safety:
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Maximum permissible operating pressure of hydraulics
Maximum permissible drive speed
Maximum permissible axle loads of tractor
„ Observe the limits, refer to page 34.
2.3.10
Danger zones
If the machine is switched on, its surrounding can present a danger zone.
Avoid entering the danger zone of the machine by observing the minimum safety distance.
If the safety distance is not observed, people may be seriously injured or killed.
„ Do not switch on the drives and engine if the minimum safety distance has not been
observed.
„ If people fail to observe the minimum safety distance, switch off the drives.
„ Switch the machine off in shunting and field mode.
The safety distance is:
For machine in shunting operation and field mode
In front of the machine
30 m
Behind the machine
5 m
Laterally to the machine
3 m
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For machine switched on without driving motion
In front of the machine
3 m
Behind the machine
5 m
Laterally to the machine
3 m
The safety distances specified here are minimum distances in terms of intended use. If
necessary, these safety distances must be increased according to the operating and ambient
conditions.
„ Before working in front of and behind the tractor and in the danger zone of the machine:
Shut down and secure the machine, refer to page 23. This also applies to brief inspection
work.
„ Consider the information in all relevant operating instructions:
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The operating instructions of the tractor
The operating instructions of the machine
The operating instructions of the universal shaft
Danger zone universal shaft
People may become caught by the universal shaft, pulled in and seriously injured.
„ Observe operating instructions of universal shaft.
„ Ensure sufficient overlap of section tube and universal shaft guards.
„ Make sure that the universal shaft guards are mounted and that they are fully functional.
„ Allow the universal shaft locks to engage.
„ Attach chains to prevent the universal shaft guards from rotating with the shaft.
„ Make sure that there is no one in the danger zone of PTO shaft and universal shaft.
„ Ensure that the selected speed and direction of rotation of the PTO shaft of the tractor
match the permitted speed and direction of rotation of the machine.
„ Switch off the PTO shaft when the angles between the universal shaft and the PTO shaft
are too large. The machine may be damaged. Parts may be hurled up and cause injury to
people.
Danger zone PTO shaft
People may be caught, pulled in and seriously injured by the PTO shaft and driven parts.
Before switching on the PTO shaft:
„ Ensure that all protective devices are mounted and brought into protective position.
„ Make sure that there is no one in the danger zone of PTO shaft and universal shaft.
„ Switch off drives in case they are not needed.
Danger zone between tractor and machine
Persons staying between tractor and machine can be seriously hurt or killed as the tractor may
roll away or the machine may move:
„ Before working between tractor and machine: Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer
to page 23. This also applies to short-term control work.
„ If the lifting device must be actuated, instruct all persons to keep away from the range of
movement of the lifting device.
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Danger zone because objects may shoot out
Crops and foreign bodies may shoot out and injure or kill people.
„ Before starting the machine, instruct all people to leave the danger zone of the machine.
„ If people are in the danger zone of the machine, switch off drives and diesel engine
immediately.
Danger zone when drive is switched on
When drive is switched on, there is danger to life caused by moving machine parts. People
must not stay in the danger zone of the machine.
„ Before starting the machine, instruct all persons to leave the danger zone of the machine.
„ In case of dangerous situations, immediately switch off drives and instruct persons to leave
the danger zone.
Danger zone due to coasting machine parts
If machine parts coast, people could be seriously injured or killed.
After the drives have been switched off, the following machine parts will continue to run:
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•
•
•
Universal shafts
Cutting discs
Conditioner
Conveying devices
„ Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23.
„ Do not approach the machine until all machines parts have come to a complete stop.
2.3.11
Ensuring functionality of safety devices
If safety devices are missing or damaged, moving machine parts could seriously hurt or kill
persons.
„ Replace damaged safety devices.
„ Mount dismounted safety devices and machine parts again before start-up and move them
to protective position.
„ When there are doubts whether all safety devices are functional and have been correctly
installed, instruct a specialist workshop to check this.
2.3.12
Personal protective equipment
The wearing of personal protective equipment is an important safety measure. Missing or
unsuitable personal protective equipment increases health risks and injuries.
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Basic safety instructions
Personal protective equipment is for example:
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•
•
•
•
Suitable protective gloves
Safety boots
Close fitting protective clothing
Hearing protection
Safety glasses
„ Specify and provide personal protective equipment for the particular job.
„ Use only personal protective equipment which is in proper condition and offers effective
protection.
„ Adjust personal protective equipment to the person, for example the size.
„ Remove unsuitable clothing and jewellery (e.g. rings, necklaces) and cover long hair with a
hairnet.
2.3.13
Safety markings on the machine
Safety labels on the machine caution against dangers at danger areas and represent an
important part of the safety equipment of the machine. Missing safety labels increase the risk of
serious and fatal injuries.
„ Clean dirty safety labels.
„ Make sure every time after cleaning the safety labels that they are complete and legible.
„ Immediately replace missing, damaged and unrecognizable safety labels.
„ Provide spare parts with intended safety labels.
Descriptions, explanations and order numbers of safety labels,refer to page 25.
2.3.14
Road safety
Dangers for road travel
If the machine exceeds the maximum dimensions and weights specified by national law and is
not correctly lit when travelling on public roads, other road users may be endangered.
„ Before driving on roads, ensure that the maximum permitted dimensions, weights and axle,
drawbar and trailer loads are not exceeded which apply to driving on public roads according
to national law.
„ Before driving on roads, switch on the lighting and ensure that it functions properly.
„ Before driving on roads, close all shut-off valves for the hydraulic supply to the machine
between tractor and machine.
„ Before driving on roads, move the tractor control units into the neutral position and lock.
Danger when driving on road and field
Hitched and mounted machines change the handling characteristics of the tractor. The handling
characteristics depend for instance on operating state and ground. If changed handling
characteristics are not considered, the driver may cause accidents.
„ Observe measures for driving on road and field,refer to page 52.
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Danger due to machine which is not prepared properly for road travel
If the machine is not prepared properly for road travel, serious accidents may occur on the
roads.
„ Before driving on roads, prepare the machine for road travel,refer to page 53.
Danger when cornering with mounted machine
When cornering, the tractor with mounted machine has a larger swivelling range. This may
result in accidents.
„ Consider the larger swivel range.
„ Consider people, oncoming traffic and obstacles when turning.
Danger of tipping over on slopes
The machine may tip over when driving on slopes. Thus there is a risk of accidents, serious
injuries or death. The risk of tipping over depends on many factors.
„ Observe measures for driving,refer to page 52.
2.3.15
Parking the machine safely
An improperly parked machine may move uncontrollably or tip over. People may be injured or
killed.
„ Park the machine on a horizontal and level ground capable of bearing the load.
„ Before adjusting, repairing, servicing and cleaning the machine, ensure that it is securely
positioned.
„ Note section “Parking the Machine” in chapter Driving and Transport, refer to page 54.
Unattended parking
Adults and especially children are at risk from an inadequately secured and unattended parked
machine.
„ Before parking it: Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23.
2.3.16
Consumables
Unsuitable consumables
Consumables which do not comply with the requirements of the manufacturer may impair the
operational safety of the machine and cause accidents.
„ Use only consumables which comply with the requirements of the manufacturer.
For requirements on consumables, refer to page 34.
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Basic safety instructions
Environmental protection and disposal
Consumables such as diesel fuel, brake fluid, antifreeze and lubricants (e.g. gearbox oil,
hydraulic oil) may damage the environment and the health of people.
„ Do not release consumables into the environment.
„ Fill consumables in a liquid-tight labelled container and dispose of according to the official
regulations.
„ Absorb leaked consumables with an absorbent material, fill them in a liquid-tight labelled
container and dispose of according to the official regulations.
2.3.17
Dangers arising from environment
Danger of fire
Flammable materials may accumulate in the machine due to operation or animals, for example
rodents or nesting birds.
In case of dry usage conditions, dust, impurities and crop residues may inflame on hot parts and
the resulting fire could seriously hurt people or kill them.
„ Check and clean the machine every day before using it for the first time.
„ Check and clean the machine regularly during the working day.
Life-threatening electric shock from overhead lines
When folding the mowers in and out, the machine may reach the height of overhead lines. This
may cause voltage to flash over to the machine and cause a fatal electric shock or fire.
„ Keep a sufficient distance from electrical overhead lines when folding the mowers in and
out.
„ Never fold the mowers in or out near pylons and overhead lines.
„ With mowers folded in, keep a sufficient distance from electrical overhead lines.
„ To avoid a potential electric shock caused by a voltage flashover, never leave or climb into
the tractor under overhead lines.
Behaviour in case of voltage flashover of overhead lines
Electroconductive parts of the machine could be subject to high electrical voltage caused by
voltage flashover. A voltage drop where major voltage differences are present is created on the
ground around the machine in case of voltage flashover. Due to major voltage differences in the
ground, you could be killed by electric shocks when you make big steps, lay on the ground or
support yourself with your hands.
„ Do not leave the cabin.
„ Do not touch any metal parts.
„ Do not establish any conductive connection to the ground.
„ Warn persons: Do not approach the machine. Electrical voltage on the ground may lead to
severe electric shocks.
„ Wait for help from professional rescue teams. The overhead line must be switched off.
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If people have to leave the cabin despite the voltage flashover, for example because there is an
imminent threat to life due to fire:
„ Avoid simultaneous contact with machine and ground.
„ Jump away from the machine. Jump into a safe standing position. Do not touch the machine
from the outside.
„ Move away from the machine with very small steps. In doing so, make sure that your feet
are close to one another.
2.3.18
Sources of danger on the machine
Noise may damage your health
The noise development of the machine during operation may cause health damage such as
hardness of hearing, deafness or tinnitus. When using the machine at high rotational speed, the
noise level also increases.
„ Before the machine is started up for the first time, assess the danger by noise. Depending
on the ambient conditions, working hours and the working and operating conditions of the
machine, specify and use suitable hearing protection.
„ Specify rules for the use of hearing protection and for the working time.
„ During operation keep windows and doors of cabin closed.
„ Remove hearing protection for road travel.
Liquids under high pressure
The following liquids are under high pressure:
•
Hydraulic oil
Liquids escaping under high pressure may penetrate through the skin and cause severe
injuries.
„ Shut down and safeguard the machine and contact qualified specialist workshop upon
suspicion of damaged pressure system.
„ Never detect leaks with bare hands. Even a very pin-sized hole may lead to serious injuries.
„ When searching for leaks, use suitable aids, e.g. a piece of cardboard to avoid injuries.
„ Keep body and face away from leaks.
„ Consult a doctor immediately if liquid has penetrated in the body. The liquid must be
removed from the body as quickly as possible.
Hot liquids
If hot liquids are drained, people may burn and/or scald themselves.
„ When draining hot consumables, wear personal protective equipment.
„ Before performing any repair, maintenance or cleaning work, allow liquids and machine
parts to cool off, if necessary.
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Basic safety instructions
Damaged compressor unit
Damaged compressed air hoses of compressor unit may tear off. Hoses that move
uncontrollably may hurt people seriously.
„ If it is suspected that the compressor unit is damaged, immediately contact a specialist
workshop.
„ Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23.
Hot surfaces
The following components may become hot during operation:
•
•
•
•
•
Transfer gearbox
Mower gearbox
Belt gearbox
Hydraulic system
Cutter bar
„ Maintain a sufficient distance from hot surfaces.
„ Allow machine parts to cool down and wear protective gloves.
2.3.19
Dangers in connection with certain activities: Working on the machine
Only perform work when the machine is at standstill
If the machine is not shut down and safeguarded, parts may move unintentionally or the
machine may start moving. Thus there is a risk of serious injuries or death.
„ Before carrying out any repair, maintenance and cleaning work on the machine, shutdown
and safeguard it, refer to page 23.
Maintenance and repair work
Improper maintenance and repair work endanger operational safety. Thus there is a risk of
accidents, serious injuries or death.
„ Only perform work which is described in this operating instructions. Prior to any work, stop
and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23.
„ All other maintenance and repair work must only be performed by qualified specialist
workshop.
Raised machine and machine parts
The raised machine and machine parts may fall or tilt unintentionally. People may be seriously
injured or killed, as a result.
„ Do not stay under the raised machine or machine parts which are not safely supported, refer
to page 24.
„ Prior to all work on raised machines or machine parts, lower the machine or machine parts.
„ Before performing any work under raised machines or machine parts, secure the machine or
machine parts with rigid safety support or with hydraulic shut-off device or by supporting
against lowering.
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Danger associated with welding work
Improper welding work endangers the operational safety of the machine. Thus there is a risk of
accidents, serious injuries or death.
„ Never perform welding work on the following parts:
•
•
•
•
Gearboxes
Parts of hydraulics
Parts of electronics
Frame or supporting components
„ Before carrying out welding work on the machine, obtain approval by KRONE customer
service and let you show alternatives, if necessary.
„ Before performing welding work on the machine, park the machine safely and disconnect it
from the tractor.
„ Welding work must only be performed by experienced qualified personnel.
„ Attach the earthing of the welding device near the welding points.
„ Caution when performing welding work near electric and hydraulic parts, plastic parts and
pressure accumulators. The parts may be damaged, endanger people or cause accidents.
2.3.20
Behaviour in dangerous situations and in case of accidents
Any measures not taken or incorrect measures in dangerous situations can make it difficult or
impossible to rescue exposed persons. Due to the impeded conditions of rescue, the chances
to help and heal injured people deteriorate.
„ As a matter of principle: Park the machine.
„ Get an overview of the existing danger and identify the reason.
„ Secure the accident site.
„ Save persons from the danger zone.
„ Leave danger zone and do not enter it again.
„ Alarm rescue workers and seek help, if possible.
„ Carry out immediate lifesaving actions.
2.4
Safety routines
2.4.1
Shutting down and safeguarding the machine
WARNING
Risk of injury due to movement of the machine or machine parts
If the machine has not been shut down, machine or machine parts may move unintentionally.
As a result, people may be seriously injured or killed.
„ Before leaving the operating position: Shut down and safeguard the machine.
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Safety routines
To shut down and safeguard the machine:
„ Park the machine on a stable, horizontal and level ground.
„ Switch off the drives and wait until coasting parts have come to a complete stop.
„ Lower machine completely to the ground.
„ Switch off tractor engine, remove the ignition key and carry it with you.
„ Secure the tractor against rolling away.
2.4.2
Securing raised machine and machine parts against lowering
WARNING
Crushing hazard due to movement of machine or machine parts
If the machine or machine parts are not secured against lowering, the machine or machine
parts may roll, fall or sag. Thus people could be squeezed or killed.
„ Lower the raised machine parts.
„ Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23.
„ Before working on or under raised machine parts: Secure machine or machine parts
against lowering by means of hydraulic shut-off device (e.g. stop cock) on machine side.
„ Before working on or under raised machine parts: Safely support machine or machine
parts.
In order to safely support the machine or machine parts:
„ To support, only use suitable and sufficiently dimensioned materials that do not break or
yield.
„ Bricks and hollow blocks are not suitable for safely supporting the machine and machine
parts. Therefore they must not be used.
„ Car jacks are also not suitable for safely supporting the machine and machine parts. They
must not be used, as well.
2.4.3
Safely performing oil level check, oil change and filter element change
WARNING
Safely performing oil level check, oil change and filter element change
If oil level check, oil change and filter element change are not performed safely, the
operational safety of the machine may be affected. This can lead to accidents.
Safely perform oil level check, oil change and filter element change.
In order to perform oil level check, oil change and filter element change safely:
„ Lower raised machine parts or secure them against falling,refer to page 24.
„ Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23.
„ Observe the intervals to check the oil, change it and to change the filter element, refer to
page 62.
„ Only use oil qualities/oil quantities mentioned in the consumables table, refer to page 34.
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„ Clean the area around the parts (for example gearbox, high-pressure filter) and make sure
that foreign bodies do not get into the parts or the hydraulic system.
„ Check existing seal rings for damage and replace them, if necessary.
„ Collect leaking oil or waste oil in a special container and dispose of it properly, refer to
page 20.
2.5
Safety Labels on the Machine
Every safety label is provided with an order number and can be ordered directly from the
authorised KRONE dealer. Immediately replace missing, damaged and unrecognisable safety
labels.
When attaching safety labels, the contact surface on the machine must be clean and free of dirt,
oil and grease to ensure optimum adhesion of the labels.
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Safety Labels on the Machine
Position and meaning of safety labels
KM000-176
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1. Order no. 27 002 054 0 (1x)
CAUTION
To avoid serious injury or death.
• Read and understand operator´s manual
before operating equipment.
• Lower implement, stop tractor engine and
remove key before leaving operator´s
platform.
• Keep all shields and guards in place.
• Keep hands, feet and clothing away from
moving parts.
• Keep riders off the machine.
• Make certain everyone is clear of the
machine before starting tractor engine and
starting.
• Do not allow unqualified operator to run
equipment.
• Do not operate equipment in transport
position.
• Never lubricate, adjust, unclog or service
the equipment with tractor engine is
running.
• Wait for all movement to stop before
opening shield or servicing machine.
• Never work underneath equipment without
securely supporting.
2. Order no. 27 002 055 0 (6x)
DANGER
Thrown objects can cause serious injury
or death.
• Stay clear of machine while in operation.
• Keep discharge chute and shields in place.
• Replace worn or damaged protective
skirting.
3. Order no. 27 002 056 0 (6x)
DANGER
Blade can cause serious injury or death.
• Stay clear of machine while in operation.
• Keep discharge chute and shields in place.
4. Order no. 27 002 057 0 (8x)
WARNING
To avoid personal injury.
Never put your hand into the danger area as
parts may be moving.
5. Order no. 27 002 058 0 (6x)
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WARNING
Cutting blade continue to rotate after PTO has
been disengaged.
To avoid personal injury.
Look & listen for rotation to stop. Do not open
cover until all components have stopped.
6. Order no. 27 002 059 0 (2x)
CAUTION
• High pressure oil leaks can penetrate skin
causing serious injury and gangrene. (See
operators manual & consult a physican
immediately.)
• Do not use finger or skin to check leaks.
• Lower load, release pressure an be sure oil
cool before loosening fitting.
7. Order no. 27 002 060 0 (2x)
WARNING
To avoid Possible injury.
Do not stand between tractor and machine or
near machine while changing from transport
position or to transport position.To avoid Possible injury.
8. Order No. 27 004 598 1 (1x)
CAUTION!
The operating pressure of the hydraulic system must not exceed 200 bar.
9. Order No. 27 004 599 0 (1x)
CAUTION!
Max. PTO speed 1000 RPM
10. Order no. 27 009 069 0 (1x)
DANGER
To avoid injury or death, do not contact electric lines.
11. Order no. 942 229 0 (3x)
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DANGER
ROTATING DRIVELINE – CONTACT CAN
CAUSE DEATH KEEP AWAY!
• Shield missing, do not operate
12. Order no. 949 228 0 (3x)
DANGER
ROTATING DRIVELINE – CONTACT CAN
CAUSE DEATH KEEP AWAY!
DO NOT OPERATE WITHOUT• All driveline guards, tractor and equipment
shields in place.
• Driveline securely attached at both ends.
• -Driveline guards that turn freely on
driveline.
13. Order no. 27 021 593 0 (1x)
WARNING
Keep tractor hydraulic controls locked during
road transport to prevent implement movement and possible personal injury.
2.6
Safety equipment
2.6.1
Stop cocks
KM000-566
Always lock the stop cocks (1) when transporting the machine and when working under the
machine,refer to page 49.
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Safety equipment
2.6.2
SMV emblem
For the version with “SMV emblem”
KM000-567
The SMV emblem (Slow-Moving Vehicle) (1) is attached to slow-moving machines or vehicles
travelling on public highways at a speed of less than 40 km/h (25 mph).
The SMV emblem (1) is at the rear in the centre or at the rear on left.
When driving the machine on public highways, the SMV emblem must be mounted.
If the machine is transported on transport vehicles (for example lorry or train), the SMV emblem
must be covered or dismounted.
2.6.3
Support jack
KMG000-087
The support jacks (1) are designed for the stability of the machine when it is not connected to
the tractor, refer to page 49.
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Machine description
3.1
Machine Overview
Machine description
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Machine Overview
3.1
KMG000-037
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
3.2
Outrigger
Lateral suspension arms
Relief spring
Three-point hitch
Document storage tube
Support jack
Impact damage protection system
Universally-jointed drive shaft
Coupling rod
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
Spare blade drawer
Main gearbox
Cutterbar
Mower gearbox
Intermediate universal shaft
Friction clutch
Locking safety device front
Side guard
Labelling
INFORMATION
The entire identification plate represents a legal document and should not be altered or
rendered illegible!
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3.3
Lighting
KMG000-021
The machine data are specified on the type plate (1). The type plate is mounted on left at rear
on the three-point hitch.
Information for enquiries and orders
When enquiring about the machine and ordering spare parts, state the year of manufacture, the
machine number as well as the type designation of the corresponding machine. To ensure that
these data is always available, we recommend to enter them in the fields on the front cover
page of these operating instructions.
3.3
Lighting
KMG000-031
To comply with the national traffic regulations, the machine is equipped as follows by default:
•
•
•
3.4
with three-chamber lights (1) (flashing light, rear light and brake light);
with white reflectors (2);
with yellow reflectors (3).
Intermediate universal shaft
INFORMATION
Friction clutch
„ To ensure functionality and to increase the lifetime, vent the friction clutch once a year
before the harvest period. refer to page 67.
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Pole protection mechanism
3.5
KMG000-014
The intermediate universal shafts (1) for the mower drives are connected with friction clutches
(2) facing the main gearbox. The supporting chains (3) are fastened on the respective guard
cups (4) of the machine. The friction clutch protects tractor and machine against damage.
3.5
Pole protection mechanism
WARNING
Risk of accident due to changed driving behaviour
If the value for the spring on the impact damage protection system is changed, the trigger
moment of the impact damage protection system also changes. As a result, the impact
damage protection system may trigger in the transport position in case of abrupt loads and
the driving behaviour may change. This can lead to accidents.
„ Never change the value for the spring on the impact damage protection system.
KMG000-032
The disc mower is equipped with a so-called impact damage protection system in order to
protect it from damage when driving onto obstacles. After the impact damage protection system
is triggered, the mower swivels back. The impact damage protection system engages again as
soon as the mower is moved back.
The trigger moment is factory preset.
Dimension X =85 mm
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Technical data
4.1
Consumables
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Technical data
Dimensions
Working width
9,300–9,600 mm
Transport width
3,000 mm
Parking height
4,200 mm
Transport height
4,000 mm
Acreage output
10–11 ha/h
Dead weight
approx. 1,960 kg
Cutting height
Setting range
Series version
approx. 1–7 cm
High-cut skid version
approx. 6–12 cm
Combi skid version
approx. 4–10 cm
Minimum tractor requirements
Power requirement
110 kW (150 HP)
PTO speed
1,000 min⁻¹
Max. operating pressure of hydraulic system
200 bar
Voltage lighting
12 V, 7-pin
Required hydraulic connections
Double-acting hydraulic connection
1x
Single-acting hydraulic connection
1x
Machine equipment (series)
Lower link hitch
Cat. II and cat. III
SafeCut
Blade quick fastener or blade screw connection
Number of cutting discs
12 units
Number of mower drums
4 units
Mechanical spring relief
Ambient temperature
Temperature range for machine operation
4.1
-5 to +45°C
Consumables
NOTICE
Complying with change intervals for biooils
To ensure high life expectancy of the machine, it is absolutely necessary to comply with
change intervals for biooils due to the ageing of the oils.
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Consumables
4.1
NOTICE
Mixing types of oil
If types of oil are mixed, the machine could be damaged.
„ Never mix different types of oil.
„ Before changing the type of oil, consult customer service. Never use engine oil.
Designation
Filling quantity
Specification
Initial filling ex works
Main gearbox
1.7 l
SAE 90
Wiolin ML 4 SAE 90
Mower gearbox
0.4 l each
SAE 90
Wiolin ML 4 SAE 90
Cutterbar
x 8.0 l each
SAE 90
Wiolin ML 4 SAE 90
Bio-degradable lubricants on request
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Control and Display Elements
5.1
Operation panel
5
Control and Display Elements
5.1
Operation panel
Different functions of the machine are preselected by means of operation panel. The actual
functions are executed via the control units of the tractor. The following table explains the
function of the individual switches.
KMG000-001
Designation
Function
1) Red warning light
Lit when control unit is switched on.
2) Toggle switch
Middle
Operation panel OFF (warning light (1) OFF)
Top
Double-action control unit (2+/2-)
(2-)
To lower both mowers from transport position to
headland position.
(2+)
To lift both mowers from headland position to transport position.
Bottom The lower toggle switch (3) is activated.
3) Toggle switch
(is only active if the toggle
switch (2) faces down)
Left
Double-acting control unit (2+/2-):
(2-)
To lower the right mower from the headland position
to the working position.
(2+)
To raise the right mower from the working position to
the headland position.
Single-acting control unit (1+):
To lower the left mower from the headland position to
the working position.
Or
To raise the left mower from the working position to
the headland position.
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Control and Display Elements
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Operation panel
5.1
Single-acting control unit (1+):
To lower both mowers from the headland position to
the working position.
Or
To raise both mowers from the working position to
the headland position.
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Initial operation
6.1
Checklist for initial operation
6
Initial operation
WARNING
Risk of accident or damage to the machine due to incorrect initial operation
Machines which are not assembled by technicians may be defective due to lack of
knowledge. As a result, people may be seriously injured or killed.
„ The initial operation must be carried out by an authorised technician only.
„ Read in full and observe the personnel qualification of technicians,refer to page 13.
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of relevant safety instructions
If the relevant safety instructions are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ To avoid accidents, the relevant safety instructions must be read and observed, refer to
page 12.
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of safety instructions
If the relevant safety routines are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ The safety routines must be read and observed to avoid accidents, refer to page 23.
6.1
Checklist for initial operation
ü The machine is mounted according to assembly instructions of the machine.
ü
All screws and nuts have been checked to make certain they are tight and tightened to the
specified tightening torque, refer to page 64.
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
The safety devices have been mounted and checked for completeness and damage.
The machine has been fully lubricated,refer to page 86.
The oil level has been checked on all gearboxes,refer to page 70.
The hydraulic system has been checked for leaks.
The tractor corresponds to the machine requirements,refer to page 34.
The axle loads, the minimum counterweight and the total weight have been checked.
ü The coupling points are adapted, refer to page 39.
ü
ü
ü
ü
The universal shaft length has been checked and adjusted, refer to page 40.
The blades have been inserted, refer to page 76.
The hydraulic system has been vented.
The friction clutch has been vented, refer to page 67.
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Initial operation
6
Adapting Coupling Points
6.2
Adapting Coupling Points
KMG000-033
Lower link pins
The three-point linkage is designed for category II and III.
The machine is prepared in the factory for category II.
„ Mount a ball sleeve category II (1) inside on the lower link pins (2).
„ Secure the lower link pins (2) with the linch pin (4) and the safety chain (5).
Conversion to category III
„ Pull out the lower link pins (2).
„ Mount a ball sleeve category III (1) outside on the lower link pins (2).
„ Secure the lower link pins (2) with the linch pin (4) and the safety chain (5).
Top link pin
The top link pin (1) is designed for category II and III.
KM000-107
Category II (cat. II)
„ Loosen the linch pin (3) and pull out the top link pin (1).
„ Insert the top link pin (1) in the position (I) or (II) and through the ball sleeve cat. II (2).
The thicker journal of the top link pin (1) is facing outwards.
„ Secure the top link pin with the linch pin (3).
„ Make sure that the anti-twist lock (4) of the top link pin is in the recess.
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Initial operation
6.3
Adapting universal shaft
Category III (cat. III)
„ Insert the top link pin (1) in the position (I) or (II) and through the ball sleeve cat. III (2).
The thinner journal of the top link pin (1) is facing outwards.
„ Secure the top link pin with the linch pin (3).
„ Make sure that the anti-twist lock (4) of the top link pin is in the recess.
6.3
Adapting universal shaft
KMG000-047
ü The machine is connected to the tractor, refer to page 41.
„ Raise machine until the PTO shaft end of the tractor and the drive shaft of the machine are
on the same height.
„ Lower machine into working position.
„ Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23.
„ Disassemble the universal shaft.
„ Install one half each (1, 2) on tractor side and on machine side.
„ Shorten section tubes and guard tubes.
NOTICE:Material damage caused by failure to achieve profile overlap! There must be an
overlap (shift length) of the profile tubes and guard tubes of at least 200 mm in any
operating position. For further information see the operating instructions of the universal
shaft manufacturer.
„ Check the overlap of profile tubes and guard tubes.
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Start-up
7
Connecting the machine to the tractor
7.1
Start-up
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of relevant safety instructions
If the relevant safety instructions are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ To avoid accidents, the relevant safety instructions must be read and observed, refer to
page 12.
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of safety instructions
If the relevant safety routines are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ The safety routines must be read and observed to avoid accidents, refer to page 23.
WARNING
Risk of injury or damage to the machine due to connection lines which have been
incorrectly connected, interchanged or improperly installed
If the connection lines of the machine have been incorrectly connected to the tractor or have
been improperly installed, they may pull off or be damaged. This may result in serious
accidents. If connection lines are interchanged, functions may inadvertently be actuated which
may also result in serious accidents.
„ Correctly connect and secure the hoses and cables.
„ Lay the hoses, cables and ropes so that they do not scrape, come under tension or
become jammed or come into contact with other components (e.g. tractor tyres).
„ Couple and connect the hoses and cables to the designated connections as described in
the operating instructions.
7.1
Connecting the machine to the tractor
INFORMATION
When mounting implements at the front and rear, make sure that the permissible total weight,
the permissible axle loads and tyre load of the tractor are not exceeded. Even with mounted
rear attachment device, the front axle of the tractor must always be loaded with at least 20 %
of the tare weight of the tractor.
Make sure before starting to move that these requirements are met.
WARNING
Risk of accident by connecting the machine to U-frame coupler
If the machine is not directly connected to three-point hitch of tractor but to U-frame
coupler, the machine may tear from the tractor. This may result in serious accidents.
„ Only connect the machine to the three-point hitch of the tractor.
„ Never mount the machine on U-frame coupler.
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Start-up
7.2
Connecting hydraulic hoses
KMG000-012
WARNING! Increased risk of injury! Make sure that there is no one between tractor and
machine while connecting (especially during reverse travel of tractor).
„ Move the tractor backward to the machine and position the lower links (1) under the lower
link pins of the machine.
„ Raise the lower links (1) until they engage in the ball sleeves and lock.
„ Secure tractor against rolling away.
„ Hinge the top link (2) on the three-point hitch and secure it.
„ In order to avoid that the machine swivels out laterally when driving on roads and working
on the field, fix the lower links.
7.2
Connecting hydraulic hoses
KMG000-076
In order to connect the hydraulic hoses properly, the hydraulic hoses (1, 2) are marked with
numbers or letters.
Hydraulic hoses for connection to a single-acting control unit are marked with a number and the
plus sign, e.g. (1+).
Hydraulic hoses for connection to a double-acting control unit are marked with the same
numbers, plus sign for the pressure line and minus sign for the return, e. g. (2+/2-).
Hydraulic hoses with letters are connected to the corresponding control units (P=pressure line,
T=return, LS=Load Sensing control/message line).
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Connecting operation panel
7.3
Control units on the tractor must be used for lifting and lowering the mower and can be locked in
the neutral position to prevent unintentional operation.
„ Relieve all pressure from the tractor hydraulics.
„ Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23.
„ Clean and dry the connections of the quick couplings.
„ Connect the hydraulic hose (1+) to a single-acting control unit of the tractor.
„ Connect the hydraulic hoses (2+/2-) to a double-acting control unit of the tractor.
7.3
Connecting operation panel
NOTICE
Short circuit caused by impurities and moisture in the plug connection
The machine may be damaged by a short circuit.
„ Make sure that the plugs and sockets are clean and dry.
KM000-082
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
Connection operation panel to tractor
„ Connect 2-pole plug (2) to 2-pole socket (1) of the tractor.
Connection operation panel to machine
„ Connect 14-pole plug (3) with 14-pole socket (4) of the machine.
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Start-up
7.4
Connecting lighting
7.4
Connecting lighting
For the “lighting” version
NOTICE
Short circuit caused by impurities and moisture in the plug connection
The machine may be damaged by a short circuit.
„ Make sure that the plugs and sockets are clean and dry.
KMG000-013
The lighting system is connected to the provided 7-pin connection cable (2).
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Connect the 7-pin plug of the connection cable (2) to the 7-pin socket (1) of the machine.
„ Connect the 7-pin plug of the connection cable (2) to the 7-pin socket (3) of the tractor.
„ Lay the connection cable (2) so that it does not touch the tractor wheels.
7.5
Installing universal shaft
WARNING
Risk of injury by failure to take account of the danger zone of the universal shaft
If the danger zone of the universal shaft is ignored, persons can be seriously hurt or killed.
„ To avoid accidents, observe the danger zone of the universal shaft, refer to page 16.
NOTICE
Changing the tractor
The machine could be damaged if the universal shaft length is not checked when changing
the tractor.
„ In order to avoid damage to the machine, check universal shaft length every time the
tractor is changed and correct it, if necessary, refer to page 40.
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Installing universal shaft
7.5
KMG000-048
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Slide universal shaft (1) on PTO shaft end of tractor and secure it.
„ Secure universal shaft guard by means of supporting chain (2) against turning.
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Operation
8.1
Safety device front
8
Operation
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of relevant safety instructions
If the relevant safety instructions are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ To avoid accidents, the relevant safety instructions must be read and observed, refer to
page 12.
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of safety instructions
If the relevant safety routines are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ The safety routines must be read and observed to avoid accidents, refer to page 23.
WARNING
Risk of injury during operation
If the following notes are not observed, persons could be seriously injured or killed.
„ Before you turn on the PTO shaft, make sure that the machine is in working position and
that the glide skids touch the ground.
„ Even with intended operation of the machine, there is a danger caused by ejected foreign
bodies. Thus instruct all persons to leave the danger zone of the machine.
„ Special care should be taken when working near roads and buildings.
8.1
Safety device front
8.1.1
Folding up front safety device
KMG000-006
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Open the turnlock fasteners (4).
„ Pull the spring cotter pin (3) and pull the locking (2) off the bolt.
„ Fold up the safety device (1), refit the locking (2) to the bolt and secure with teh spring cotter
pin (3).
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Operation
8
Side guard
8.2
Folding down safety device front
KMG000-077
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Pull the spring cotter pin (3) and pull the locking (2) off the bolt.
„ Fold down the safety device (1), refit the locking (2) to the bolt and secure with the spring
cotter pin (3).
„ Close the turnlock fasteners (4).
8.2
Side guard
8.2.1
Folding up side guard
KMG000-058
ü The machine is in the working position, refer to page 50.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Open the turnlock fasteners (2).
„ Fold up the side guard (1) until the side guard is engaged in the latch.
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Operation
8.3
Swivelling up support jacks (transport position)
8.2.2
Folding down side guard
KMG000-027
ü The machine is in the working position, refer to page 50.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Fold down the side guard (1).
„ Make sure that the side guard (1) is secured by the locking,refer to page 61.
„ Secure the guard cloths using the turnlock fasteners (2).
8.3
Swivelling up support jacks (transport position)
KMG000-015
„ Raise the machine via rear hydraulics so that the support jacks can be swivelled up.
„ Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23.
„ Pull the bolt (1), push the front support jack (2) upwards and lock it by means of the bolt (1).
„ Pull the tension bar (4), swivel the rear support jack (3) upwards and lock it by means of the
tension bar (4).
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Operation
8
Swivelling down support jacks (parking position)
8.4
Swivelling down support jacks (parking position)
KMG000-016
„ Raise the machine via rear hydraulics until the support jacks can be swivelled down.
„ Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23.
„ Pull the bolt (1), push the front support jack (2) downwards and lock it by using the bolt (1).
„ Pull the tension bar (4), swivel the rear support jack (3) downwards and lock it by using the
tension bar (4).
8.5
Locking/releasing stop cocks
KM000-568
Locking
„ Move the stop cocks (1) into position (I).
Releasing
„ Move the stop cocks (1) into position (II).
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Operation
8.6
Lowering the machine from transport position to working position
8.6
Lowering the machine from transport position to working position
KMG000-045
From transport position to headland position
„ Move the toggle switch (2) to the “up” position.
„ Actuate the control unit (2-) until both mowers are lowered to the headland position.
Headland positions
ü The mowers are in the headland position.
„ Move the toggle switch (2) to “down” position.
Lowering both mowers simultaneously from the headland position to the working
position
„ Move the toggle switch (3) to the “centre” position.
„ Move the control unit (1+) to the float position until both mowers are lowered to the working
position.
„ To mow, move the control unit (1+) to the float position.
Raising both mowers simultaneously from the working position to the headland position
„ Move the toggle switch (3) to the “centre” position.
„ Actuate the control unit (1+) until both mowers are raised to the headland position.
Moving right mower from the headland position to the working position
„ Move the toggle switch (3) to the “left” position.
„ Actuate the control unit (2-) until the right mower is lowered to the working position.
„ To mow, move the control unit (2-) to the float position.
Moving right mower from the working position to the headland position
„ Move the toggle switch (3) to the “left” position.
„ Actuate the control unit (2+) until the right mower is raised to the headland position.
Moving left mower from the headland position to the working position
„ Move the toggle switch (3) to the “left” position.
„ Move the control unit (1+) to the float position until the left mower is lowered to the working
position.
„ To mow, move the control unit (1+) to the float position.
Moving left mower from the working position to the headland position
„ Move the toggle switch (3) to the “left” position.
„ Actuate the control unit (1+) until the left mower is raised to the headland position.
From headland position to transport position
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Mowing
8.7
ü The PTO shaft drive is switched off.
ü The support jacks are swivelled to the transport position and locked by means of the bolts.
„ Move the machine to the headland position,refer to page 50.
„ Move the toggle switch (2) in the “up” position and hold it.
„ Actuate the double-action control unit (2+) until the mowers are raised from the headland
position to the transport position.
Note! To avoid damage to the machine caused by improper operation, switch off the operation
panel.
„ To switch off the operation panel, move the toggle switch (2) to the “centre” position.
8.7
Mowing
Preparation for mowing
ü All items listed in chapter “Start-up” are fulfilled,Start-up.
ü The machine is in the working position, refer to page 50.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
ü The protective device is folded down./The protective devices are folded down.
ü The rear linkage is blocked.
ü The support jack is in the transport position./The support jacks are in the transport position,
refer to page 48.
Mowing
„ Adjust the lateral suspension arms, refer to page 57.
„ Before driving into the crops, switch on the tractor PTO shaft at idle and slowly bring it up to
the rated speed of the machine.
„ Drive into the crops.
„ Check the mower relief during mowing.
„ For a clean cutting pattern, adapt the driving speed and the cutting speed to the operating
conditions (ground conditions, crop conditions, height, density).
Driving into an obstacle
„ If the impact damage protection system triggers and the mower is swivelled backwards,
reverse the tractor until the impact damage protection system engages automatically.
Mowing small plots
The front mounted mower alone can be used to mow small plots of crops or narrow sections in
open fields. In doing so, the lateral mowers must be in the transport position.
INFORMATION
Leave the control units in the float position while mowing.
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9
Driving and transport
Driving and transport
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of relevant safety instructions
If the relevant safety instructions are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ To avoid accidents, the relevant safety instructions must be read and observed, refer to
page 12.
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of safety instructions
If the relevant safety routines are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ The safety routines must be read and observed to avoid accidents, refer to page 23.
WARNING
Risk of accident caused by non-locked regulating valves of tractor
When regulating valves are not locked, machine components could be activated
unintentionally. This may result in serious accidents.
„ To avoid that functions are triggered by mistake, the regulating valves of the tractor must
be in neutral position when performing transport journeys on the road and must be locked.
WARNING
Risk of accident from open stop cocks
Machine components could be moved unintentionally when stop cocks are open. This may
result in serious accidents.
„ In order to avoid that functions are triggered by mistake, the stop cock/s must be closed
during transport/road travel.
INFORMATION
When mounting implements at the front and rear, make sure that the permissible total weight,
the permissible axle loads and tyre load of the tractor are not exceeded. Even with mounted
rear attachment device, the front axle of the tractor must always be loaded with at least 20 %
of the tare weight of the tractor.
Make sure before starting to move that these requirements are met.
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9.1
Driving and transport
9
Preparing machine for road travel
9.1
Preparing machine for road travel
KM000-158
ü The machine is connected to the tractor,refer to page 41.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
ü The hydraulic hoses are connected,refer to page 42.
ü The operation panel is connected, refer to page 43.
ü The lighting is connected, refer to page 44 and is functioning.
ü The universal shaft is mounted, refer to page 44.
ü All guards are closed and locked, refer to page 46.
ü The support jacks are swivelled up,refer to page 48.
„ Move the mower into the transport position, refer to page 50.
„ Check whether the outrigger arms are fully lowered to the transport position and rest on the
end stop, refer to page 53.
ü The side guards are folded down.
ü The regulating valves on the tractor are in neutral position and are locked.
ü The operation panel is switched off,refer to page 36,refer to page 50.
„ Lower the machine via rear hydraulics enough to ensure that the maximum transport height
of 4 m is not exceeded.
„ Make sure that there is enough ground clearance.
9.2
Checking transport position of outrigger arms
KM000-160
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Driving and transport
9.3
Switching off the machine
The mowers are secured against unintentional lowering by folding them up as far as the limit
stop (2).
„ Make certain after swivelling the mowers up that the outrigger arms (1) right and left are fully
lowered and that they rest on the end stops (2).
9.3
Switching off the machine
KMG000-019
ü The machine is in the working position or transport position.
„ Depressurise the tractor hydraulics.
„ Raise the machine until the support jacks (5) can be swivelled down.
„ Lower the support jacks (5) front and rear and secure them with the bolt (4),refer to page 49.
„ Lower the machine to the ground via tractor hydraulics.
„ Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23.
„ Remove the universal shaft (6) from the tractor and place it on the storage surface (7).
„ Disconnect the hydraulic hoses (1) from the tractor, attach the dust caps and hang them
onto the headstock.
„ Detach the connection of the lighting cables (2) between tractor and machine and place it in
the supports provided.
„ Disconnect the power supply (3) between tractor and operation panel.
„ Remove the operation panel from the tractor and place it in the support provided.
„ Detach the top link.
„ Unlock the lower link hooks of the tractor.
„ Continue to lower the rear linkage until the lower link pins are free.
„ Drive the tractor away carefully.
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Switching off the machine
9.3
Parking
KMG000-020
NOTICE
Parking the machine with mowers folded up
To save space, the machine can also be parked with mowers folded up. To prevent the
machine from overturning, park it on firm ground.
ü The side mounted mowers are in the transport position. The outrigger arms (1) are fully
retracted and rest on the end stops (2).
„ Only park the machine on level ground capable of bearing the load such as concrete or
asphalt.
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Settings
10.1
Setting the cutting height
10
Settings
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of relevant safety instructions
If the relevant safety instructions are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ To avoid accidents, the relevant safety instructions must be read and observed, refer to
page 12.
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of safety instructions
If the relevant safety routines are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ The safety routines must be read and observed to avoid accidents, refer to page 23.
10.1
Setting the cutting height
KMG000-035
The cutting height is adjusted via the top link (1).
Setting range of the cutting height,
ü The support jack/the support jacks are swivelled down, refer to page 49.
ü The machine is in the working position, refer to page 50.
„ Lower the machine up to the support jack/(s).
„ Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23.
„ Rotate the top link until the cutting height is set.
ð Top link longer = greater cutting height
ð Top link shorter = smaller cutting height
„ Swivel the support jack/(s) up, refer to page 48.
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Settings
10
Setting high-cut skids
10.2
Setting high-cut skids
For version with “high-cut skids”
KMG000-025
The cutting height can be increased by means of high cut skids. The high-cut skids must be
mounted under the cutting discs that run next to the mower drums.
ü The machine is in headland position.
ü The mower is securely supported,/The mowers are securely supported, refer to page 24.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Insert the high-cut skid (3) into the sliding skid (2) and screw it.
10.3
Setting the lateral links
KMG000-024
To mow, set the height of the three-point hitch so that the height of lateral links (3) in front area
(1) and rear area (2) is similar. The setting is made by raising the machine.
„ Raise the machine until the lateral suspension arms (3) are set to X = approx. 0 mm.
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Settings
10.4
Setting Overcut
10.4
Setting Overcut
KM000-165
The overcut to the front mounted mower can be reduced/increased on right and left machine
side via the outrigger arms (2).
Position I
max. mowing width
Position II
Increase overcut by 7.5 cm (on each side)
Position III
Increase overcut by 15 cm (on each side)
ü The machine is connected to the tractor, refer to page 41.
ü The machine is in the transport position, refer to page 50.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
WARNING! Crushing hazard caused by the outrigger arm (2) slipping out. The locking pin
(1) must be engaged properly in one of the positions (I, II or III).
„ Pull the locking pin (1) and move it into position I, II or III. Perform the same setting on the
right and left sides of the machine.
„ Ensure that the locking pin (1) is engaged.
„ Ensure that the locking pin (1) is freely movable in the oblong hole (I, II or III).
10.5
Adjusting the relief spring(s)
WARNING
Risk of injury due to incorrectly set relief spring(s)
If the threaded rod of the relief spring is screwed out too far, the compensation spring may
tear off and the mower may lower unintentionally. People may be seriously injured or killed as
a result.
„ Never unscrew the threaded spindles (2) of the relief springs (1) further than the
dimension X = 80 mm.
WARNING
Risk of injury due to adjustment of relief spring(s)
In the working position the relief spring(s) are subject to high drawing tension. In case an
attempt is made to remove or adjust the relief spring(s) when the machine is in the working
position, people may be seriously injured or killed.
„ The relief spring(s) must only be dismounted or adjusted in the transport position.
„ The bottom fittings on the relief spring(s) are fully screwed in.
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Setting the lifting/lowering speed on the hydraulic cylinder
10.6
NOTICE
Machine damage due to incorrectly set relief spring(s)
If the dimension a is changed, the nuts (3) may come into contact with the rocker arm (4).
This may damage the machine. The dimension a is set in the factory to 3-5 mm.
„ Never change dimension a.
KMG000-039
The relief springs (1) are used to adapt the ground pressure of the cutterbar to the local
conditions. In order to protect the sward the load on the cutterbar must be relieved so that it
does not jump when mowing, yet does not leave any brush marks on the ground.
Increasing/reducing ground pressure
ü The machine is in the transport position.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Loosen the counter nut (5).
WARNING! Risk of injury caused by relief spring tearing off.
Never unscrew the threaded spindles (2) of the relief springs (1) further than the dimension X =
80 mm.
„ To increase the ground pressure, increase the dimension X.
„ To reduce the ground pressure, reduce the dimension X.
„ Tighten the counter nut (5).
Set the dimension X in the same way on all relief springs.
10.6
Setting the lifting/lowering speed on the hydraulic cylinder
KMG000-036
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10.7
Increasing/reducing ground pressure
The lifting speed / lowering speed from working position to headland position and vice versa is
set via throttle (3).
The lifting speed/lowering speed is adjusted from the headland position to the transport position
and vice versa by means of the throttle (4).
ü The machine is in the working position, refer to page 50.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Loosen hexagon nut (1).
INFORMATION: Even the minutest adjustments on the stud screw (b) causes a great change of
lifting/lowering speed. Screw out the stud screw at maximum up to the coloured marking.
„ Rotate stud screw (2).
ð By screwing it in, the oil flow is reduced and the lifting speed/lowering speed is thus
slower.
ð By unscrewing it, the oil flow is increased and the lifting speed/lowering speed is thus
faster.
„ Lock stud screw by means of hexagon nut (1).
10.7
Increasing/reducing ground pressure
KMG000-039
The relief springs (1) are used to adapt the ground pressure of the cutterbar to the local
conditions. In order to protect the sward the load on the cutterbar must be relieved so that it
does not jump when mowing, yet does not leave any brush marks on the ground.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Loosen the counter nut (5).
WARNING! Risk of injury caused by relief spring tearing off!
Never unscrew the threaded spindles (2) of the relief springs (1) further than the dimension X =
80 mm.
„ To increase the ground pressure, increase the dimension X.
„ To reduce the ground pressure, reduce the dimension X.
„ Tighten the counter nut (5).
„ Set the dimension X in the same way on all relief springs.
Increasing/reducing ground pressure via perforated bars
Borehole (I) = maximum mower relief = minimum ground pressure
Borehole (VI) =minimum mower relief = maximum ground pressure
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Settings
10
Checking/setting locking of side guards
10.8
Checking/setting locking of side guards
KMG000-042
The locking (2) prevents during use that the side guard (1) is folded up and foreign bodies are
slung away. Therefore make sure every time before using the machine that the side guard (1) of
the machine is folded down and secured by the locking (2).
Checking the locking
„ Move the machine to the working position,refer to page 50.
ð If the side guard folds down, it is correctly set.
ð If the side guard does not fold down, the locking must be set.
„ Move machine to transport position.
ð If the side guard is folded down, the side guard is properly adjusted.
ð If the side guard is not folded down, the locking must be set.
Setting the locking
ü The machine is in the working position, refer to page 50.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Loosen the screw connection (3).
„ Readjust the locking (2) in the oblong hole.
„ Tighten the screw connection (3).
„ Check the locking (2).
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11.1
Maintenance table
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WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of relevant safety instructions
If the relevant safety instructions are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ To avoid accidents, the relevant safety instructions must be read and observed, refer to
page 12.
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of safety instructions
If the relevant safety routines are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ The safety routines must be read and observed to avoid accidents, refer to page 23.
WARNING
Risk of injury caused by test run of the machine
If a test run is performed after repair, maintenance or cleaning work or after technical
intervention, the machine may behave unpredictably. Thus there is a risk of serious injuries or
death.
ü The machine is in working position.
„ Do not switch on the drives until the mower is resting on the ground and you are
absolutely sure that there is no one in the danger zone.
„ The test run of the machine must only be started from the driver's seat.
11.1
Maintenance table
11.1.1
Maintenance - Once after 50 hours
Changing oil
11.1.2
Main gearbox
refer to page 70
Mower gearbox
refer to page 71
Maintenance - Before the beginning of the season
Checking oil level
Main gearbox
refer to page 70
Mower gearbox
refer to page 71
Cutterbar
refer to page 72
Components
Check/replace blades
refer to page 76
Check/replace cutting discs/mower drums
refer to page 82
Check/replace retaining bolt (blade screw con- refer to page 79
nection)
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Maintenance table
11.1
Components
11.1.3
Check/replace retaining bolt (blade quick
fastener)
refer to page 79
Check/replace blade carrier (blade quick
fastener)
refer to page 80
Check/replace linings on cutterbar
refer to page 83
Vent friction clutch
refer to page 67
Check guard cloths
refer to page 68
Tighten screws/nuts
refer to page 64
Check/replace locking of side panel
refer to page 61
Maintenance - Every 10 hours, but at least once a day
Checking oil level
Main gearbox
refer to page 70
Mower gearbox
refer to page 71
Cutterbar
refer to page 72
Components
Check/replace blades
refer to page 76
Check/replace cutting discs/mower drums
refer to page 82
Check/replace retaining bolt (blade screw con- refer to page 79
nection)
11.1.4
Check/replace retaining bolt (blade quick
fastener)
refer to page 79
Check/replace blade carrier (blade quick
fastener)
refer to page 80
Check guard cloths
refer to page 68
Check/replace locking of side panel
refer to page 61
Maintenance - Every 50 hours
Components
Tighten screws/nuts
11.1.5
refer to page 64
Maintenance - Every 200 hours
Changing oil
Main gearbox
refer to page 70
Mower gearbox
refer to page 71
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11.2
Tightening torques
11.2
Tightening torques
Metric thread screws with control thread
INFORMATION
The table does not apply to countersunk screws with hexagon socket in case the countersunk
screw is tightened via hexagon socket.
DV000-001
X
X
Thread size
1
Strength class
5.6
8.8
Tightening torque (Nm)
Strength class on screw head
10.9
12.9
M4
3.0
4.4
5.1
M5
5.9
8.7
10
M6
10
15
18
M8
25
36
43
M10
29
49
72
84
M12
42
85
125
145
M14
135
200
235
M16
210
310
365
M20
425
610
710
M22
571
832
972
M24
730
1,050
1,220
M27
1,100
1,550
1,800
M30
1,450
2,100
2,450
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Tightening torques
11.2
Metric thread screws with fine thread
DV000-001
X
Thread size
X
1
Strength class
5.6
8.8
Tightening torque (Nm)
Strength class on screw head
10.9
12.9
M12 x 1.5
88
130
152
M14 x 1.5
145
213
249
M16 x 1.5
222
327
382
M18 x 1.5
368
525
614
M20 x 1.5
465
662
775
M24 x 2
787
1,121
1,312
M27 x 2
1,148
1,635
1,914
M30 x 1.5
800
2,100
2,650
Metric thread screws with countersunk head and hexagon socket
INFORMATION
The table applies only to countersunk screws with hexagon socket and metric thread
tightened via hexagon socket.
DV000-000
X
Thread size
1
Strength class on screw head
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Tightening torques
X
Strength class
5.6
8.8
Tightening torque (Nm)
10.9
12.9
M4
2.5
3.5
4.1
M5
4.7
7
8
M6
8
12
15
M8
20
29
35
M10
23
39
58
67
M12
34
68
100
116
M14
108
160
188
M16
168
248
292
M20
340
488
568
Locking screws on the gearboxes
INFORMATION
The tightening torques only apply to assembly of locking screws, viewing glasses, ventilation
and breather filters and bleed valves in gearboxes with cast housings or aluminium or steel
housings. The term “locking screw” includes the drain plug, the inspection screw as well as
the ventilation and breather filters.
The table only applies to locking screws with external hexagon together with copper seal ring
and for bleed valves made of brass with shaped seal ring.
Thread
Locking screw and viewing glass with Bleed valve made of brass
copper ring*)
Ventilation and breather filter made of
Ventilation/breather filter made of
brass
steel
Steel and cast
Aluminium
Steel and cast
Aluminium
Maximum tightening torque (Nm) (±10 %)
M10x1
8
M12 x 1.5
14
G1/4“
14
M14 x 1.5
16
M16 x 1.5 45
40
24
24
M18 x 1.5 50
45
30
30
M20 x 1.5
32
G1/2“
32
M22X1.5
35
M24x1.5
60
G3/4“
60
M33x2
80
G1“
80
M42x1.5
100
G1 1/4“
100
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Deviating tightening torques
11.3
*) Always replace copper rings
11.3
11.4
Deviating tightening torques
Screws/nuts
Tightening torque
Nut for shear protection (rotary hub)
300 Nm
Bearing housing for cutting disc
55 Nm
Bearing housing for mower drum
55 Nm
Venting the friction clutch
NOTICE
Interventions in the friction clutch will lead to a loss of guarantee!
Interventions in the friction clutch change the slip torque. Therefore the machine may be
damaged considerably.
„ Never intervene in the overload protection.
„ Only use KRONE original spare parts.
The friction clutch protects tractor and machine from damage. The friction clutch is designed
with non-adjustable torque MR. The the torque is engraved in the housing of the friction clutch
(2).
KM000-072
ü The machine is in the working position, refer to page 50.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Remove the universal shaft.
„ Tighten the nuts (1) evenly.
ð The friction discs are relieved.
„ Turn the friction clutch (2).
„ Turn the nuts (1) back as far as the thread run-out.
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11.5
Checking guard cloths
11.5
Checking guard cloths
KMG000-010
ü The machine is in the working position, refer to page 50.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Carry out a visual inspection of the guard cloth (1) to ensure that there are no cracks and
damage.
Æ The machine can be used when there are no cracks or damages.
Æ Replace guard cloths in case of cracks or damage.
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Maintenance - Hydraulic System
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of relevant safety instructions
If the relevant safety instructions are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ To avoid accidents, the relevant safety instructions must be read and observed, refer to
page 12.
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of safety instructions
If the relevant safety routines are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ The safety routines must be read and observed to avoid accidents, refer to page 23.
WARNING
Hydraulic hoses are subject to ageing
Due to pressure, thermal load and the effect of UV radiation, hydraulic hoses may wear out
considerably. Persons could be seriously injured or killed by means damaged hydraulic
hoses.
The date of manufacture is printed on the hydraulic hoses. This way the age can be
ascertained quickly.
According to law, hydraulic hoses must be replaced after 6 years.
„ Only use original spare parts when replacing hydraulic hoses.
NOTICE
Storing and disposing of oils and used oil filters
If oil and used oil filters are not stored and disposed of properly, the environment may be
damaged.
„ Store or dispose of used oil and oil filters according to statutory provisions.
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13.1
Main gearbox
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WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of relevant safety instructions
If the relevant safety instructions are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ To avoid accidents, the relevant safety instructions must be read and observed, refer to
page 12.
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of safety instructions
If the relevant safety routines are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ The safety routines must be read and observed to avoid accidents, refer to page 23.
13.1
Main gearbox
KMG000-005
„ Observe the safety routine “Safely performing oil level check, oil change and filter element
change”, refer to page 24.
INFORMATION
The oil level must be checked and the oil must be changed in working position and with
machine in horizontal position.
Checking oil level
„ Unscrew the locking screw of the inspection hole (1).
Æ If the oil reaches the inspection hole (1):
„ Mount the locking screw of the inspection hole (1), tightening torque refer to page 66.
Æ If the oil does not reach the inspection hole (1):
„ Unscrew the locking screw of the filling hole (3).
„ Top up new oil via the filling hole (3) up to the inspection hole (1).
„ Mount the locking screw of the inspection hole (1) and the locking screw of the filling
hole (3), Tightening torque refer to page 66.
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Mower gearbox
13.2
Change oil
ü A suitable container is available for escaping oil.
„ Unscrew the locking screw from the inspection hole (1) and the locking screw from the filling
hole (3).
„ Unscrew the oil drain plug (2) and drain the oil.
„ Screw in the oil drain plug (2), tightening torque refer to page 66.
„ Refill with fresh oil up to the inspection hole (1) via the filling hole (3).
„ Screw the locking screw into the inspection hole (1) and the locking screw into the filling
hole (3), tightening torque refer to page 66.
13.2
Mower gearbox
KMG000-073
„ Observe the safety routine “Safely performing oil level check, oil change and filter element
change”, refer to page 24.
INFORMATION
The oil level must be checked and the oil must be changed in working position and with
machine in horizontal position.
Checking oil level
„ Unscrew the locking screw of the inspection hole (1).
Æ If the oil reaches the inspection hole (1):
„ Mount the locking screw of the inspection hole (1), tightening torque refer to page 66.
Æ If the oil does not reach the inspection hole (1):
„ Unscrew the locking screw of the filling hole (3).
„ Top up new oil via the filling hole (3) up to the inspection hole (1).
„ Mount the locking screw of the inspection hole (1) and the locking screw of the filling
hole (3), Tightening torque refer to page 66.
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13.3
Oil change and oil level check on the cutterbar
Change oil
ü A suitable container is available for escaping oil.
„ Unscrew the locking screw from the inspection hole (1) and the locking screw from the filling
hole (3).
„ Unscrew the oil drain plug (2) and drain the oil.
„ Screw in the oil drain plug (2), tightening torque refer to page 66.
„ Refill with fresh oil up to the inspection hole (1) via the filling hole (3).
„ Screw the locking screw into the inspection hole (1) and the locking screw into the filling
hole (3), tightening torque refer to page 66.
13.3
Oil change and oil level check on the cutterbar
Changing the oil
INFORMATION
There is no need to change the oil on the cutterbar.
Check oil level
KM000-284
„ Observe the safety routine “Safely performing oil level check, oil change and filter element
change”, refer to page 24.
„ Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23.
Aligning cutterbar in transverse direction (direction of travel)
„ Place the spirit level (1) diagonally on the cutterbar.
„ Align the cutterbar using the spirit level (1) and readjust, if necessary, via cutting height
setting, refer to page 56.
Aligning the cutterbar in longitudinal direction
„ Place the spirit level (1) on two cutting discs.
„ Align the cutterbar using the spirit level (1); align it horizontally using wedges, if necessary.
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Oil change and oil level check on the cutterbar
13.3
KM000-036
„ Release the locking screw of the inspection hole (1).
ð The oil level must reach up to the inspection hole (1).
If the oil reaches the inspection hole (1):
„ Mount the locking screw of the inspection hole (1),refer to page 66.
If the oil does not reach the inspection hole (1):
„ Top up new oil via the inspection hole (1) up to the inspection hole (1).
„ Mount the locking screw of the inspection hole (1),refer to page 66.
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14.1
Rotary hub
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14.1
Rotary hub
A
B
KMG000-002
Used abbreviations in this figure:
A
B
RE
LE
=
=
=
=
Direction of rotation “A” to the centre
Direction of rotation “B” in pairs
eccentric bearing housing (clockwise), without distinctive groove
eccentric bearing housing (rotating anticlockwise), with distinctive groove
For protection against overload of mowers, the rotary hubs (1) are secured with nuts (2) and
shear pins (3).
When driving onto obstacles (e.g. stones), the both shear pins in the rotary hub will shear off.
The rotary hub incl. nut turns upward on the pinion shaft.
•
•
The cutting discs or drums which move the crop to the left (LH) in the direction of travel
have left-handed thread.
The cutting discs or drums which transport the crop to the right (RH) in the direction of travel
have right-handed thread.
To distinguish between right-hand (clockwise) rotation (RH) and left-hand (anti-clockwise)
rotation (LH), the nuts (2) and the pinion shafts (4) for the left-hand rotation (LH) have a
distinctive groove (a, b).
•
•
The nuts (2) with left-handed thread (LH) have distinctive grooves (a) on the bevel.
The pinion shafts (4) with left-handed thread (LH) have a distinctive groove (b) on the face.
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Replacing shear protection on rotary hub
14.2
Replacing shear protection on rotary hub
NOTICE
Wrong installation position
The machine may be damaged if the installation position of the bearing housings is not
observed.
„ Clockwise rotating (RH) cutting discs / mower drums always have right-handed pinion
shaft and nut (no groove mark on pinion shaft and nut).
„ Anti-clockwise rotating (LH) cutting discs / mower drums always have left-handed pinion
shaft and nut (with groove mark on pinion shaft and nut).
KM000-049_1
ü The machine is in the working position, refer to page 50.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Dismount sheared off cutting disc or mower drum.
„ Remove the retaining ring (7).
„ Unscrew the screws (8).
„ Dismount the nut (2) by using the special key (10) included with delivery.
„ Dismount the hub (1).
„ Remove the damaged shear pins (3).
„ Check nut and hub for damage.
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Checking/changing blades
INFORMATION: Replace damaged parts by KRONE original spare parts.
„ Fill the space above the bearing with grease (c).
„ Place the hub on the pinion shaft.
INFORMATION: Observe position of shear pins. The slots of the shear pins (3) must be
mounted facing each other horizontally, see detail (I).
„ Drive new shear pins from the outside through hub (1) and shaft (4) until the end of the pin
reaches the surface of the hub (d).
„ Using the special spanner (10), tighten the nut (2) with a tightening torque of 300 Nm.
„ Mount the screws (8) with detent edged washers.
„ Mount retaining ring (7).
„ Mount cutting disc (5) or mower drum (6).
14.3
Checking/changing blades
WARNING
Missing, damaged or incorrectly mounted blades and blade supports
If blades are missing, damaged or incorrectly mounted, dangerous unbalanced rotation may
be caused and parts may fly around. People may be seriously injured or killed as a result.
„ Check the blades at least once a day and the retaining bolts every time after changing the
blades or after contact with foreign objects.
„ Immediately replace missing, damaged or incorrectly mounted blades and blade supports.
„ To avoid imbalance, always replace missing and damaged blades in kits and never mount
unevenly worn blades on a cutting disc/mower drum.
ü The machine is in the working position, refer to page 50.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Fold up the front safety device, Safety device front.
ð The blades/cutting discs/mower drums are freely accessible.
14.3.1
Checking blades for wear
WARNING
Risk of injury due to low material thickness on the blades
If the material thickness on the blades is too low, the blades may loosen due to high rotating
speed. Thus there is a risk of serious injuries or death.
„ Replace the blades at the latest when the wear limit is reached.
ð The wear limit is reached when the borehole of the blade touches the marking (1) on
the blade or the dimension X is equal to or less than 13 mm.
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Checking/changing blades
14.3
KM000-038
„ Clean the area around the blades, cutting discs and mower drums.
„ Check wear limit.
ð If the dimension is X>13 mm, the wear limit is not reached.
ð If the dimension is X≤13 mm or the borehole touches the marking (1), the blade must
be replaced.
14.3.2
Changing blades for the “blade screw connection” version
KM000-044
ü The machine is in the working position, refer to page 50.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
ü The safety device is folded up, refer to page 46.
ü The area around the blades, cutting discs and mower drums is cleaned.
„ Dismount the damaged or worn blade.
„ Check the mounting parts of the blade, refer to page 79. Also replace worn or damaged
mounting parts.
INFORMATION: The blades for anticlockwise rotating and clockwise rotating cutting discs/
mower drums are different. When mounting the blades, mind the direction of rotation. The arrow
on the blade must correspond to the direction of rotation of the respective cutting disc/mower
drum.
„ Insert the new blade (5) between the wear skid (2) and the cutting disc (1).
„ Insert the retaining bolt (3) from below through the wear skid (2), the blade (5) and the
cutting disc (1).
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14.3
Checking/changing blades
INFORMATION: Use the locknut (4) only once.
„ Turn the locknut (4) from above on the retaining bolt (3) and tighten it, tightening torque,
refer to page 64.
„ Repeat this process for all blades.
„ Fold down the safety device.
INFORMATION
Clockwise rotating blades can be ordered by stating order number 00 139 889 *.
Anticlockwise rotating blades can be ordered by stating order number 00 139 888 *.
14.3.3
Changing blades for the “blade quick fastener” version
KM000-045
ü The machine is in the working position, refer to page 50.
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
ü The safety device has been folded up, refer to page 46.
ü The area around blades, cutting discs and mower drums is cleaned.
„ To remove the blade (2), push the blade key (1) between the cutting disc (4) and the blade
carrier (3) and push it down with one hand.
„ Check the mounting parts of the blade (2),refer to page 79. Also replace worn or damaged
mounting parts.
INFORMATION: The blades for anticlockwise rotating and clockwise rotating cutting discs/
mower drums are different. When mounting the blades, mind the direction of rotation. The arrow
on the blade must correspond to the direction of rotation of the respective cutting disc/mower
drum.
„ In order to insert the new blade (2), push the blade key (1) between the cutting disc (4) and
the blade carrier (3) and push it down with one hand.
„ Guide the blade (2) on the retaining bolt (5) and allow the blade key (1) to return upwards.
„ Repeat this process for all blades.
„ Fold down the safety device.
INFORMATION
Clockwise rotating blades can be ordered by stating order number 00 139 889 *.
Anticlockwise rotating blades can be ordered by stating order number 00 139 888 *.
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Checking/replacing retaining bolts
14.4
Checking/replacing retaining bolts
WARNING
Risk of injury due to low material thickness on the retaining bolts
If the material thickness on the retaining bolt is too low, the blades may loosen due to the high
rotating speed. Thus there is a risk of serious injuries or death.
„ Whenever a blade is changed, check the material thickness of the retaining bolt.
„ When the retaining bolts are damaged or worn, replace them in kits per cutting disc/
mower drum.
„ The retaining bolts must be replaced at the latest when the material thickness at the
thinnest point is below 14 mm.
Blade screw connection design
Blade quick fastener design
KM000-039 / KM000-040
With “Blade quick fastener” design
KM000-079
The material thickness of the retaining bolts and blade carriers is checked by means of gauge
(1) included with delivery. The gauge (1) is located on the special tool (2).
Section (1.1) of the gauge (1) is used to check the material thickness of the retaining bolts.
Section (1.2) of the gauge (1) is used to check the contour of the blade carriers.
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14.5
Checking/replacing blade carrier
KM000-089
„ Remove the blades.
„ Clean the section to be checked.
„ Place the gauge (1) with the section (1.1) against the retaining bolt (2).
„ Rotate the gauge by 90 degrees.
Æ If it is not possible to slide the gauge (1) over the retaining bolt (2) during the rotation, the
retaining bolt (2) is OK.
Æ If it is possible to slide the gauge (1) over the retaining bolt (2) during the rotation, the
retaining bolt (2) must be replaced immediately.
14.5
Checking/replacing blade carrier
"Blade quick fastener" version
WARNING
Risk of injury due to low material thickness and/or worn application seam on the blade
carriers
If the material thickness is too low and/or an application seam on the blade carrier is worn,
blades may loosen due to the high rotating speed. Thus there is a risk of serious injuries or
death.
„ The blade carriers must be checked for damage at least once a day or after contact with
foreign objects.
„ Whenever a blade is changed, check the material thickness of the blade carriers.
„ The material thickness of the blade carriers must not be less than 3 mm at the weakest
point.
„ The blade carriers must be replaced at the latest when the application seam (1) is worn at
one point.
„ The blade carriers must only be replaced by KRONE original spare parts.
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Checking/replacing blade carrier
14.5
KM000-041
With “Blade quick fastener” design
KM000-079
The material thickness of the retaining bolts and blade carriers is checked by means of gauge
(1) included with delivery. The gauge (1) is located on the special tool (2).
Section (1.1) of the gauge (1) is used to check the material thickness of the retaining bolts.
Section (1.2) of the gauge (1) is used to check the contour of the blade carriers.
KM000-090
„ Remove the blades.
„ Clean the area to be checked.
„ Slide the gauge (1) with the section (1.2) as far as it will go over the retaining bolt of the
blade carrier (2).
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Maintenance - Cutterbar
14.6
Checking/replacing cutting discs/mower drums
KM000-091
Æ If the contour of the blade carrier (2) protrudes completely beyond the contour of the gauge
(1) in section (IC), the wear limit of the blade carrier (2) is not reached.
Æ If the contour of the blade carrier (2) disappears at any point in section (IIC) behind the
contour of the gauge, the wear limit of the blade carrier (2) is reached. The blade carrier (2)
must be replaced.
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WARNING
Deformed cutting discs/mower drums
If cutting discs/mower drums are deformed, blades may become detached due to high
rotating speed. People may be seriously injured or killed as a result.
„ The cutting discs/mower drums must be checked for damage at least once a day or after
contact with foreign objects.
„ If cutting discs/mower drums are deformed, the dimension X=48 mm must not be
exceeded.
„ The cutting discs/mower drums must only be replaced by KRONE original spare parts.
KM000-042
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Checking/replacing linings on cutterbar
14.7
Checking the wear limit on cutting discs/mower drums
WARNING
Abrasion on cutting discs/mower drums
Due to abrasion limits on the cutting discs/mower drums, the blades or parts may loosen
because of high rotating speed. Thus there is a risk of serious injuries or death.
The wear limit for abrasion limits (2) on the cutting discs/mower drums is reached when the
material thickness is less than 3 mm.
„ The cutting discs/mower drums must be replaced at the latest when the material
thickness is below the minimum material thickness of 3 mm.
„ The cutting discs/mower drums must only be replaced by KRONE original spare parts.
KM000-043
14.7
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NOTICE
Impact stops are checked irregularly
The impact stops are subject to natural wear and must be inspected daily for wear and
replaced if required. If there is no inspection, the machine may be damaged.
„ Adjust the welding current and the welding material to the cutterbar material and to the
impact stop. If required, carry out a test weld.
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14.7
Checking/replacing linings on cutterbar
KM000-081
„ Open the welding seams of the old lining.
„ Remove lining.
„ Deburr the contact areas.
KM000-080
„ Fit the new lining (3).
„ Weld short I seams on the upper side of the cutterbar in the sections (1) (each should be
approx. 30 mm). INFORMATION: The edges (2) must not be welded.
„ On the bottom of the cutterbar, weld the lining (3) to the cutterbar along the whole length in
section (5). INFORMATION: The edges (4) must not be welded.
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15
Lubricating universal shaft
15.1
Maintenance - Lubrication
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of relevant safety instructions
If the relevant safety instructions are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ To avoid accidents, the relevant safety instructions must be read and observed, refer to
page 12.
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of safety instructions
If the relevant safety routines are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ The safety routines must be read and observed to avoid accidents, refer to page 23.
NOTICE
Environmental damage caused by consumables
If consumables are not stored and disposed of properly, they may escape into the
environment. As a result, the environment will be damaged, even by small quantities.
„ Store the consumables in suitable containers according to the statutory provisions.
„ Dispose of used consumables according to statutory provisions.
NOTICE
Bearing positions will be damaged
If different lubricating greases are used, the lubricated components may be damaged.
„ Do not use lubricating greases which contain graphite.
„ Do not use different lubricating greases.
15.1
Lubricating universal shaft
KMG000-007
Universally-jointed drive shaft
Intermediate universal shaft
ü The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23.
„ Lubricate the universal shaft with multi-purpose grease at the intervals indicated in the
figure.
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Maintenance - Lubrication
15.2
Lubrication chart - Machine
15.2
Lubrication chart - Machine
The information on maintenance intervals is based on average load of the machine. In case of
an increased load and under extreme working conditions, the time periods must be reduced.
The types of lubrication are marked by means of icons in the lubrication chart, refer to table.
Type of lubrication
Lubricant
Note
Grease
Multi-purpose grease
• Two strokes from the
grease gun per grease
nipple.
• Remove superfluous
grease at the lubrication
nipple.
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
KMG000-023
Every 20 operating hours
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Storage
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of relevant safety instructions
If the relevant safety instructions are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ To avoid accidents, the relevant safety instructions must be read and observed, refer to
page 12.
WARNING
Risk of injury due to non-observance of safety instructions
If the relevant safety routines are not observed, persons may be seriously injured or killed.
„ The safety routines must be read and observed to avoid accidents, refer to page 23.
Placing the machine in storage at the end of the harvest season is the best possible way to
preserve the machine.
„ Park the machine in a weatherproof and dry place which is far away from corrosive
substances.
„ Clean the machine thoroughly.
Chaff and dirt attract moisture which causes steel parts to start rusting.
NOTICE
Damage to the machine due to water damages with high-pressure cleaner
If the water jet from a high-pressure cleaner is aimed directly at bearings and electrical/
electronic components, these parts can be damaged.
„ Do not aim the water jet from high-pressure cleaner at bearings and electrics/electronic
components.
„ Lubricate the machine according to lubrication chart. Do not wipe off any grease that comes
out of bearing points as the hardened grease will provide additional protection against
moisture.
„ Grease the threads of setting screws and similar items.
„ Relieve the relief springs.
„ Disassemble the universal shaft. Grease the inner tubes.
„ Grease the grease nipples on the universal joint of the universal shaft and on the bearing
rings of the guard tubes, refer to page 85.
INFORMATION
Observe operating instructions of universal shaft manufacturer.
„ Lubricate the uncoated piston rods of all hydraulic cylinders liberally and insert as far as
possible.
„ Wet all lever joints and bearing positions, which cannot be lubricated, with oil.
„ Repair places with damaged paint and preserve all bare metal places thoroughly with rust
protection agent.
„ Check all moveable parts to make certain they move easily. If necessary, dismount, clean,
grease and remount.
„ If parts need to be replaced, use only KRONE original spare parts.
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Storage
INFORMATION
Write down all repair jobs which must be performed by the next harvest and arrange for them
to be done with sufficient lead time. Your KRONE dealer is better able to perform
maintenance service and any required repairs outside of harvest season.
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Waste disposal
After the service life of the machine has expired, the individual components of the machine must
be disposed of properly. The currently applicable country-specific waste disposal directives and
the concerning valid laws must be observed.
Metal parts
•
•
•
All metal parts must be brought to a metal recycling centre.
The parts must be freed from operating fluids and lubricants (gearbox oil, oil from hydraulic
system, ...) before being scrapped.
The operating fluids and lubricants must be brought separately to an environmentally
friendly disposal point or recycling centre.
Operating fluids and lubricants
•
Operating fluids and lubricants (diesel fuel, coolant, gearbox oil, oil from hydraulic system,
…) must be brought to a disposal point for waste oil.
Synthetic materials
•
All synthetic materials must be brought to a recycling centre for synthetic materials.
Rubber
•
Rubber parts (hoses, tyres, …) must be brought to a rubber recycling centre.
Electronic scrap
•
All electronic parts must be brought to a disposal point for electronic scrap.
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Circuit diagram
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Index
A
C
Adapting Coupling Points ................................... 39
Change oil .................................................... 71, 72
Adapting universal shaft ..................................... 40
Changing blades for the “blade quick fastener”
version ................................................................ 78
Additional equipment and spare parts ................ 14
Adjusting the relief spring(s) ............................... 58
Appendix ............................................................ 90
Applicable documents .......................................... 6
B
Basic safety instructions ..................................... 12
Changing blades for the “blade screw connection”
version ................................................................ 77
Checking blades for wear ................................... 76
Checking guard cloths ........................................ 68
Checking oil level ......................................... 70, 71
Checking the wear limit on cutting discs/mower
drums ................................................................. 83
Behaviour in case of voltage flashover of overhead
lines .................................................................... 20
Checking transport position of outrigger arms.... 53
Behaviour in dangerous situations and in case of
accidents ............................................................ 23
Checking/replacing blade carrier ........................ 80
Checking/changing blades ................................. 76
Checking/replacing cutting discs/mower drums . 82
Checking/replacing linings on cutterbar ............. 83
Checking/replacing retaining bolts ..................... 79
Checking/setting locking of side guards ............. 61
Checklist for initial operation .............................. 38
Children in danger .............................................. 13
Circuit diagram ................................................... 90
Connecting hydraulic hoses ............................... 42
Connecting lighting ............................................. 44
Connecting operation panel ............................... 43
Connecting the machine..................................... 14
Connecting the machine to the tractor ............... 41
Consumables ............................................... 19, 34
Contact ................................................................. 2
Contact data of your dealer .................................. 2
Control and Display Elements ............................ 36
Conversion table .................................................. 9
Cross references .................................................. 6
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I
Damaged compressor unit ................................. 22
Icons in figures ..................................................... 7
Danger associated with welding work ................ 23
Icons in the text .................................................... 7
Danger due to machine which is not prepared
properly for road travel ....................................... 19
Importance of operating instructions .................. 12
Danger of fire...................................................... 20
Increasing/reducing ground pressure ........... 59, 60
Danger of tipping over on slopes........................ 19
Increasing/reducing ground pressure via
perforated bars ................................................... 60
Danger resulting from damage to the machine .. 15
Information for enquiries and orders .............. 2, 32
Danger when cornering with mounted machine . 19
Information on direction ........................................ 7
Danger when driving on road and field............... 18
Information on This Document ............................. 6
Danger zone because objects may shoot out .... 17
Initial operation ................................................... 38
Danger zone between tractor and machine ....... 16
Installing universal shaft ..................................... 44
Danger zone due to coasting machine parts ...... 17
Intended use....................................................... 12
Danger zone PTO shaft...................................... 16
Intermediate universal shaft ............................... 32
Danger zone universal shaft............................... 16
Danger zone when drive is switched on ............. 17
J
Danger zones ..................................................... 15
Jobs on the machine .......................................... 14
Dangers arising from environment ..................... 20
Dangers for road travel....................................... 18
L
Dangers in connection with certain activities:
Working on the machine..................................... 22
Labelling ............................................................. 31
Deviating tightening torques ............................... 67
Life-threatening electric shock from overhead lines
........................................................................... 20
Directories and references ................................... 6
Driving and transport .......................................... 52
E
Lighting ............................................................... 32
Liquids under high pressure ............................... 21
Locking screws on the gearboxes ...................... 66
Locking/releasing stop cocks ............................. 49
Ensuring functionality of safety devices ............. 17
Lower link pins.................................................... 39
Environmental protection and disposal .............. 20
Lowering the machine from transport position to
working position.................................................. 50
F
Lubricating universal shaft.................................. 85
Figures ................................................................. 7
Lubrication chart - Machine ................................ 86
Folding down safety device front ........................ 47
Folding down side guard .................................... 48
Folding up front safety device ............................ 46
Folding up side guard ......................................... 47
H
Hot liquids........................................................... 21
Hot surfaces ....................................................... 22
How to use this document .................................... 6
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M
P
Machine description ........................................... 31
Parking the machine safely ................................ 19
Machine Overview .............................................. 31
Passengers ........................................................ 14
Main gearbox...................................................... 70
Personal protective equipment ........................... 17
Maintenance - Before the beginning of the season
........................................................................... 62
Personnel qualification of the operating personnel
........................................................................... 13
Maintenance - Cutterbar..................................... 74
Personnel qualification of the technicians .......... 13
Maintenance - Every 10 hours, but at least once a
day...................................................................... 63
Pole protection mechanism ................................ 33
Maintenance - Every 200 hours ......................... 63
Position and meaning of safety labels ................ 26
Preparing machine for road travel ...................... 53
Maintenance - Every 50 hours ........................... 63
Maintenance - Gearbox ...................................... 70
R
Maintenance - General Information .................... 62
Maintenance - Hydraulic System........................ 69
Maintenance - Lubrication .................................. 85
Maintenance - Once after 50 hours .................... 62
Maintenance and repair work ............................. 22
Maintenance table .............................................. 62
Raised machine and machine parts ................... 22
Re-ordering .......................................................... 6
Replacing shear protection on rotary hub .......... 75
Road safety ........................................................ 18
Rotary hub .......................................................... 74
Means of representation....................................... 7
Metric thread screws with control thread ............ 64
Metric thread screws with countersunk head and
hexagon socket .................................................. 65
Metric thread screws with fine thread ................. 65
Mower gearbox................................................... 71
Mowing ............................................................... 51
N
Noise may damage your health.......................... 21
Notes with information and recommendations ..... 9
O
Oil change and oil level check on the cutterbar.. 72
Only perform work when the machine is at
standstill ............................................................. 22
Operation............................................................ 46
Operation is only allowed after proper start-up .. 14
Operation panel .................................................. 36
Operational safety: Technically sound condition 14
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U
Safely performing oil level check, oil change and
filter element change .......................................... 24
Unattended parking ............................................ 19
Unsuitable consumables .................................... 19
Safety ................................................................. 12
Safety device front.............................................. 46
V
Safety equipment ............................................... 29
Safety Labels on the Machine ............................ 25
Safety markings on the machine ........................ 18
Safety routines ................................................... 23
Scope of the document ........................................ 7
Securing raised machine and machine parts
against lowering ................................................. 24
Validity .................................................................. 6
Venting the friction clutch ................................... 67
Von Transport- in Vorgewendestellung .............. 50
Von Vorgewende- in Transportstellung .............. 50
Vorgewendestellungen ....................................... 50
Service life of the machine ................................. 12
W
Setting high-cut skids ......................................... 57
Warning signs....................................................... 8
Setting Overcut................................................... 58
Setting the cutting height .................................... 56
Warnings of property damage/environmental
damage ................................................................ 9
Setting the lateral links ....................................... 57
Waste disposal ................................................... 89
Setting the lifting/lowering speed on the hydraulic
cylinder ............................................................... 59
Settings .............................................................. 56
Shutting down and safeguarding the machine ... 23
Side guard .......................................................... 47
SMV emblem ...................................................... 30
Sources of danger on the machine .................... 21
Start-up............................................................... 41
Stop cocks .......................................................... 29
Storage ............................................................... 87
Structural modifications on the machine ............ 14
Support jack ....................................................... 30
Switching off the machine .................................. 54
Swivelling down support jacks (parking position) 49
Swivelling up support jacks (transport position) . 48
T
Target group of this document ............................. 6
Technical data .................................................... 34
Technical limit values ......................................... 15
Technically sound state of the machine ............. 14
Term “machine” .................................................... 7
Tightening torques.............................................. 64
Top link pin ......................................................... 39
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