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Original Operating Instructions

Document no.: 150001235_00_ us

Status: 08/08/2019

MT503-33

Trailed Mower

EasyCut TC 320 CV

From machine no.: 990510

Contents

2

2.4.10

2.4.11

2.4.12

2.4.13

2.4.14

2.4.15

2.4.16

2.4.17

2.4.18

2.4.19

2.4.20

2.4.21

2.5

2.5.1

2.5.2

2.5.3

2.6

2.7

2.7.1

2.1

2.2

2.3

2.4

2.4.1

2.4.2

2.4.3

2.4.4

2.4.5

2.4.6

2.4.7

2.4.8

2.4.9

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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

3

3.1

3.2

3.3

3.4

4

4.1

4.1.1

4.1.2

4.2

5

5.1

Information on This Document.................................................................................................  5

Validity .........................................................................................................................................  5

Re-ordering ..................................................................................................................................  5

Applicable documents..................................................................................................................  5

Target group of this document .....................................................................................................  5

How to use this document ...........................................................................................................  5

Directories and references...........................................................................................................  5

Information on direction ...............................................................................................................  6

Term “machine”............................................................................................................................  6

Figures .........................................................................................................................................  6

Scope of the document ................................................................................................................  6

Means of representation ..............................................................................................................  6

Conversion table ..........................................................................................................................  8

Safety ........................................................................................................................................  10

Intended use ..............................................................................................................................  10

Reasonably foreseeable misuse................................................................................................  10

Service life of the machine.........................................................................................................  11

Basic safety instructions ............................................................................................................  11

Importance of operating instructions..........................................................................................  11

Personnel qualification of the operating personnel ....................................................................  11

Personnel qualification of the technicians..................................................................................  12

Children in danger .....................................................................................................................  12

Connecting the machine ............................................................................................................  12

Structural modifications on the machine ....................................................................................  12

Additional equipment and spare parts .......................................................................................  12

Jobs on the machine..................................................................................................................  13

Operational safety: Technically sound condition .......................................................................  13

Danger zones ............................................................................................................................  14

Ensuring functionality of safety devices .....................................................................................  16

Personal protective equipment ..................................................................................................  16

Safety markings on the machine ...............................................................................................  16

Road safety................................................................................................................................  17

Parking the machine safely .......................................................................................................  18

Consumables .............................................................................................................................  18

Dangers arising from environment.............................................................................................  18

Sources of danger on the machine ............................................................................................  19

Dangers in connection with certain activities: Working on the machine ....................................  21

Dangers in connection with certain activities: working on wheels and tyres..............................  22

Behaviour in dangerous situations and in case of accidents .....................................................  22

Safety routines ...........................................................................................................................  23

Shutting down and safeguarding the machine...........................................................................  23

Securing raised machine and machine parts against lowering..................................................  23

Carrying out oil level check and oil and filter element changes safely.......................................  24

Safety labels on the machine.....................................................................................................  24

Safety equipment .......................................................................................................................  30

SMV emblem .............................................................................................................................  31

Machine description ................................................................................................................  32

Machine overview ......................................................................................................................  32

Labelling ....................................................................................................................................  33

Road travel lighting ....................................................................................................................  33

Intermediate universal shaft.......................................................................................................  33

Technical data ..........................................................................................................................  35

Consumables .............................................................................................................................  36

Oils.............................................................................................................................................  36

Lubricating greases ...................................................................................................................  36

Tyres ..........................................................................................................................................  37

Control and Display Elements ................................................................................................  38

Hydraulic control units of the tractor ..........................................................................................  38

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9.1

9.2

10

10.1

10.2

10.3

10.4

10.5

10.6

10.7

10.7.1

10.8

10.9

8

8.1

8.1.1

8.1.2

8.2

8.2.1

8.2.2

8.3

8.3.1

8.3.2

8.4

8.4.1

8.4.2

8.5

8.6

8.7

8.8

8.9

11

11.1

11.1.1

11.1.2

11.1.3

11.1.4

11.1.5

11.1.6

11.2

11.3

11.4

11.5

7

7.1

7.2

7.3

7.4

7.5

7.6

7.7

6

6.1

6.2

6.3

6.4

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Initial operation ........................................................................................................................  39

Checklist for initial operation ......................................................................................................  39

Adapting coupling points............................................................................................................  40

Preparing hitch attachment ........................................................................................................  40

Adjusting universal shaft ............................................................................................................  41

Start-up .....................................................................................................................................  42

Connecting machine to tractor ...................................................................................................  42

Setting the height of the lower links of the tractor ......................................................................  44

Connecting hydraulic hoses.......................................................................................................  44

Connecting road travel lighting ..................................................................................................  45

Installing universal shaft ............................................................................................................  45

Mounting safety chain ................................................................................................................  46

Checking the tines on the tine conditioner .................................................................................  47

Operation ..................................................................................................................................  49

Front guard ................................................................................................................................  49

Folding up front guard................................................................................................................  50

Folding down front guard ...........................................................................................................  50

Side guard - for the “series” version ..........................................................................................  51

Folding up side guard (transport position) .................................................................................  51

Folding down side guard (working position) ..............................................................................  52

Side guard - for version with “hydraulically folding side guards”................................................  52

Folding up side guard (transport position) .................................................................................  52

Folding down side guard (working position) ..............................................................................  53

Operating support jack...............................................................................................................  53

Moving support jack into transport position ...............................................................................  54

Moving support jack into support position..................................................................................  55

Locking / releasing stop cocks ...................................................................................................  56

Locking / releasing the stop cocks at the cross conveyor belt ...................................................  56

Lowering machine from transport position to working position ..................................................  57

Raising machine from working position to transport position.....................................................  57

Field mode .................................................................................................................................  57

Driving and transport ..............................................................................................................  59

Preparing the machine for road travel .......................................................................................  60

Parking machine ........................................................................................................................  60

Settings.....................................................................................................................................  62

Setting the cutting height ...........................................................................................................  62

Setting the lifting speed / lowering speed of the hydraulic cylinders..........................................  63

Increasing/reducing ground pressure ........................................................................................  64

Setting the conditioner speed ....................................................................................................  64

Setting the degree of conditioning .............................................................................................  65

Setting the swathing ..................................................................................................................  65

Setting wide spreading ..............................................................................................................  66

Setting wide spreading sheet.....................................................................................................  67

Setting the speed of the cross conveyor belt .............................................................................  67

Setting conveyor belt .................................................................................................................  68

Maintenance - General Information........................................................................................  70

Maintenance table .....................................................................................................................  70

Maintenance – Before the season .............................................................................................  70

Maintenance – After the season ................................................................................................  71

Maintenance - Once after 50 hours ...........................................................................................  71

Maintenance - Every 10 hours, but at least once a day.............................................................  72

Maintenance - Every 50 hours ...................................................................................................  72

Maintenance - Every 200 hours .................................................................................................  72

Tightening torques .....................................................................................................................  72

Deviating tightening torques ......................................................................................................  75

Checking/maintaining tyres........................................................................................................  75

Venting the friction clutch...........................................................................................................  76

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Contents

13

13.1

13.2

13.3

13.4

14

14.1

14.2

14.3

14.3.1

14.3.2

14.3.3

14.4

14.5

14.6

14.6.1

14.7

14.8

15

15.1

15.2

11.6

11.7

11.8

11.9

12

12.1

12.2

12.3

16

17

Strip on the cross conveyor belt ...............................................................................................  78

Cleaning cross conveyor belts ...................................................................................................  78

Cleaning the machine ................................................................................................................  78

Checking guard cloths ...............................................................................................................  79

Maintenance - Hydraulic System............................................................................................  80

Hydraulic pump .........................................................................................................................  80

Hydraulic oil tank .......................................................................................................................  81

Checking hydraulic hoses ..........................................................................................................  82

Maintenance - Gearbox ...........................................................................................................  83

Overview of gearboxes ..............................................................................................................  83

Input gearbox .............................................................................................................................  84

Slewing gear ..............................................................................................................................  86

Main gearbox .............................................................................................................................  88

Maintenance - Cutterbar..........................................................................................................  90

Rotary hub .................................................................................................................................  90

Replacing the shear bolt at the rotary hub .................................................................................  91

Check/change blades ................................................................................................................  92

Checking the blade for wear ......................................................................................................  92

Changing blades for the “blade screw connection” version .......................................................  93

Changing blades for the “blade quick fastener” version ............................................................  94

Checking/replacing retaining bolts .............................................................................................  95

Checking/replacing blade carrier ...............................................................................................  96

Checking/replacing cutting discs/mower drums.........................................................................  98

Checking the wear limit on cutting discs/mower drums .............................................................  99

Checking/replacing linings on cutterbar .....................................................................................  99

Checking oil level .....................................................................................................................  100

Maintenance - Lubrication ....................................................................................................  102

Lubricating universal shaft .......................................................................................................  102

Lubrication chart - Machine .....................................................................................................  103

Waste disposal.......................................................................................................................  107

Index........................................................................................................................................  108

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1.1

1.2

1.3

1.4

1.5

1.5.1

Information on This Document

Validity

1

1.1

Information on This Document

Validity

This document is valid for machines of type:

MT503-33 (EasyCut TC 320 CV)

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.

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// .

Applicable documents

To ensure that the machine is used safely and as intended, observe the following further applicable documents.

• Operating instructions for 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 11

.

How to use this document

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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1.5

Information on This Document

How to use this document

Examples:

• Check all screws on the machine for firm attachment,

refer to page 6

. ( 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.

1.5.2

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

1.5.4

1.5.5

Term “machine”

Throughout the rest of this document, the “trailed mower” will also be referred to as the

“machine”.

Figures

The figures in this document do not always represent the exact machine type. The information that refers to the figure always corresponds to the machine type of this document.

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 illustrations:

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Icon

1

X

LH

Nm

Explanation

Reference sign for part

Icon

I

Dimensions (e. g. also W = width,

H = height, L = length)

Left side of machine

Direction of travel

Reference line for visible material

RH

Centre line

Tighten screws according to the tightening torque table

Open

Apply liquid lubricant (e.g. lubricating oil)

XXX Nm

Information on This Document

How to use this document

1

1.5

Explanation

Position of a part (e.g. move from position I to position II)

Magnification of display detail

Right side of machine

Direction of motion

Reference line for covered material

Cable routes

Tighten screws to the specified tightening torque

Closed

Apply lubricating grease

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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How to use this document

1.5.7

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/environmental damage are separated from the remaining text and marked with "Notice".

Example:

NOTICE

Gearbox damage due to low oil level

The gearboxes could be damaged when the oil level is too low.

„ Check gear oil level at regular intervals and top up oil, if necessary.

„ Check gear 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.

Conversion table

The following table can be used to convert metric units into US units.

Size

Area

Volume flow Litres per minute L/min

Cubic metres per hour m³/h

Force

Length

Power

SI units (metric)

Unit name Abbreviation

Hectare ha

Newton

Millimetre

Metre

Kilowatt

N mm m kW

Factor

2.47105

0.2642

4.4029

0.2248

0.03937

3.2808

1.3410

Inch-pound units

Unit name

Acre

US gallons per minute

Pound force

Inch

Foot

Horsepower

Abbreviation acres gpm lbf in.

ft.

hp

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Size

Pressure

Torque

Velocity

SI units (metric)

Unit name Abbreviation

Kilopascal kPa

Megapascal bar (non-SI)

Newtonmeter

MPa bar

Nm

Temperature Degrees Celsius °C

Information on This Document

How to use this document

Factor

0.1450

145.0377

14.5038

0.7376

Inch-pound units

Unit name Abbreviation

Pounds per square inch psi

8.8507

°Cx1.8+32

3.2808

pound-foot or foot-pound ft∙lbf pound-inch or inch-pound

Degrees

Fahrenheit in∙lbf

°F

Feet per minute ft/min

1

1.5

Volumes

Weight

Metres per minute

Metres per second

Kilometres per hour

Litres

Millilitre

Cubic centimetre

Kilogram m/min m/s km/h

L ml cm³ kg

3.2808

0.6215

0.2642

0.0338

0.0610

2.2046

Feet per second ft/s

Miles per hour mph

US gallon

US ounce

Cubic inch

US gal.

US oz.

in³

Pound lbs

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2.1

2

Safety

Intended use

Safety

2.1

2.2

Intended use

This machine is a mower and is used to mow crops.

The crops designated for the intended use of this machine are stalk and leaf crops growing on the ground.

The machine is designed exclusively for use in agriculture and may only be used when

• all safety installations specified in the operating instructions are present and in safety position;

• all safety information in the operating instructions are known and observed; this goes for

those in the chapter "Basic safety information", refer to page 11 as well as for those

comprised directly in the chapters of the operating instructions.

The machine may be used only by people who satisfy the personnel qualification requirements designated by the machine manufacturer, see

refer to page 11 .

These operating instructions are part of the machine and must therefore be at hand when the machine is in use. The operation of the machine is permitted only after respective instruction and in compliance with these operating instructions.

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.

Intended use also comprises compliance with the terms of operation, maintenance, and repair specified by the manufacturer.

Reasonably foreseeable misuse

Any use beyond the intended use

refer to page 10 is regarded as improper use and is therefore

misuse according to the Machinery Directive. The manufacturer is not liable for damage resulting from this, the user alone bears the risk.

Such misuse is for example:

Processing of crops which are outside the intended use of the machine, refer to page 10

• Transport of people

• Transport of goods

• Exceeding the permitted technical gross weight

• Non-compliance with the safety labels on the machine and safety notes in the operating instructions

• Performing troubleshooting, setting, cleaning, repair and maintenance work contrary to the information in the operating instructions

• Unauthorised modifications to the machine

• Attachment of unauthorised or unapproved additional equipment

• Use of spare parts which are not KRONE original spare parts

• Stationary operation of the machine

Unauthorised modifications to the machine may affect the properties of the machine or disrupt proper operation. For this reason, unauthorised modifications will exclude any liability of the manufacturer for consequential damage.

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2.4

2.4.1

2.4.2

Safety

Service life of the machine

Service life of the machine

• 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.

• After each operating season, inspect the entire machine for wear and other damage.

• 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

Basic safety instructions

Non-compliance with the safety instructions and warnings

Non-compliance with the safety instructions and warnings may result in injuries and damage to the environment and property.

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.

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 32 .

„ Hand over the operating instructions to subsequent users.

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:

• 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.

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2.4

2.4.3

Safety

Basic safety instructions

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:

• 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.

2.4.4

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.

2.4.5

2.4.6

2.4.7

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:

• The operating instructions of the tractor

The operating instructions of the machine, refer to page 42

• The operating instructions of universal shaft

„ Observe the changed driving behaviour of the combination.

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.

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.

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2.4.9

Safety

Basic safety instructions

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2.4

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.

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 42 .

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 .

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:

• Brakes

• Steering

• Safety Devices

• Connecting devices

• Lighting

• 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 safeguard 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.

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2.4

Safety

Basic safety instructions

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:

• Maximum permitted operating pressure of the hydraulics

• Maximum permitted drive speed

• Maximum permitted total weight

• Maximum permitted transport height and width

• Maximum permitted speed

„

Observe the limits, refer to page 35

.

2.4.10

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

For machine switched on without driving motion

In front of the machine 3 m

Behind the machine

Laterally to the machine

5 m

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:

• The operating instructions of the tractor

• The operating instructions of the machine

• The operating instructions of the universal shaft

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Danger zone universal shaft

People may be caught, pulled in and seriously injured by the universal shaft.

„ 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.

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„ 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.

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Danger zone PTO shaft

People may be caught, pulled in and seriously injured by the PTO shaft and the driven components.

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 if 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.

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 trailing machine parts

If machine parts are trailing, people may be seriously injured or killed.

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Basic safety instructions

After the drives have been switched off, the following machine parts will trail:

• 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.

2.4.11

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.

2.4.12

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.

Personal protective equipment is for example:

• 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.

2.4.13

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 24

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Safety

Basic safety instructions

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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 road travel lighting and ensure that it functions properly.

„ Before driving on roads, close all stop cocks for the hydraulic supply to the machine between tractor and machine.

„ Before driving on roads, move the tractor control units to the neutral position and lock them.

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 59 .

Dangers if the machine is not prepared properly for road travel

If the machine is not prepared properly for road travel, serious accidents may occur with traffic.

„ Before driving on roads, prepare the machine for road travel,

refer to page 60 .

Danger when cornering with a machine hitched and due to the overall width

Accidents may occur when cornering due to the machine swinging out and also due to the overall width.

„ Consider the overall width of the combined tractor and machine.

„ Consider the larger swivel range when cornering.

„ When turning, watch out for people, oncoming traffic and obstacles.

Dangers when operating the machine on slopes

The machine may tilt when it is used on slopes. As a result, accidents may occur and people may be seriously injured or killed.

„ Do not work and drive on a slope unless the ground of the slope is flat and the adhesion of the tyres to the ground is ensured.

„ Turn the machine at low speed. Turn in a large arc.

„ Avoid driving across a slope because the centre of gravity of the machine will be changed by payload and by executing machine functions.

„ Avoid abrupt steering movements on slopes.

„ Do not move the machine from working position to transport position or from transport position to working position as long as the machine is used across a slope.

„ Do not park the machine on slopes.

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2.4.15

Safety

Basic safety instructions

Parking the machine safely

An incorrectly parked and insufficiently safeguarded machine can represent a danger for people, especially children, and can be set into motion or fall over in an uncontrolled manner.

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.

„ Observe section “Parking the Machine” in chapter Driving and Transport.

refer to page 60

„ Before parking: Shut down and safeguard the machine,

refer to page 23 .

2.4.16

Consumables

2.4.17

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 36 .

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.

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.

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Safety

Basic safety instructions

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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.

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.

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.

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Safety

Basic safety instructions

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 hydraulic system.

„ Never search for 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.

„ If liquids penetrate the body, immediately consult a doctor. 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.

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 .

Damaged hydraulic hoses

Damaged hydraulic hoses may tear off, burst or cause oil leaks. As a result, the machine may be damaged and people may be seriously injured.

„

Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23 .

„ If it is suspected that hydraulic hoses are damaged, immediately contact a service centre,

refer to page 82 .

Hot surfaces

The following components may become hot during operation and may burn people:

• Transfer gearbox

• Mower gearbox

• Belt gearbox

• Hydraulic system

• Cutter bar

„ Maintain a sufficient distance from hot surfaces.

„ Leave machine parts to cool down and wear protective gloves.

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Safety

Basic safety instructions

Dangers in connection with certain activities: Working on the machine

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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.

Working at or on heights of the machine

There is a risk of falling when working at or on heights of the machine. As a result, accidents may occur and people may be seriously or fatally injured.

„

Prior to any work, stop and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23

.

„ Make sure you stand securely.

„ Use a suitable fall protection.

„ Secure the area below the assembly point against falling objects.

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 23 .

„ 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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Safety

Basic safety instructions

Danger associated with welding work

Improper welding work will endanger the operational safety of the machine. As a result, accidents may occur and people may be seriously or fatally injured.

„ Never perform welding work on the following components:

• Gearbox

• Components of the hydraulics

• Components of the electronics

• Frame or supporting components

• Running gear

„ Before carrying out welding work on the machine, obtain consent by KRONE customer service and, if required, identify alternatives.

„ 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.

2.4.20

Dangers in connection with certain activities: working on wheels and tyres

Improper assembly or disassembly of wheels and tyres will endanger the operational safety. As a result, accidents may occur and people may be seriously injured or killed.

The fitting of wheels and tyres requires adequate knowledge and approved mounting tools.

„ If there is a lack of knowledge, have the wheels and tyres fitted by the KRONE dealer or by a qualified tyre service.

„ When fitting tyres on the rims, never exceed the maximum permitted pressure specified by

KRONE, otherwise the tyre or even the rim may explode,

refer to page 35 .

„

When mounting the wheels, mount the wheel nuts with the specified tightening torque, refer to page 75 .

2.4.21

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.

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2.5.1

2.5.2

Safety

Safety routines

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Safety routines

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.

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 the machine all the way to the ground.

„ Switch off the tractor engine, remove the ignition key and take it with you.

„ Secure the tractor against rolling away.

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.

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2.5.3

Safety

Safety labels on the machine

Carrying out oil level check and oil and filter element changes safely

WARNING

Carrying out oil level check and oil and filter element changes safely

If oil level check and oil and filter element changes are not carried out safely, the operational safety of the machine may be impaired. This may result in accidents.

„ Carry out oil level check and oil and filter element changes safely.

To carry out oil level check, oil and filter element changes safely:

„ Lower raised machine parts or secure them against falling,

refer to page 23 .

„

Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23 .

„ Observe the intervals for oil level check, oil and filter element changes,

refer to page 70 .

„ Use only the oil grades and quantities specified in the consumables table,

refer to page 36 .

„ Clean the area around the parts (for example gearbox, high-pressure filter) and make sure that no foreign objects get into the parts or the hydraulic system.

„ Check existing seal rings for damage and replace them, if necessary.

„ Collect leaking or waste oil in a container designated for the purpose and dispose of it

properly, refer to page 18

.

2.6

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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Position and meaning of safety labels

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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. 27 004 600 0 (1x) / 540 rpm with green main gearbox

CAUTION!

Max. PTO speed 540 RPM

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Order No. 27 004 599 0 (1x) 1,000 rpm with beige main gearbox

CAUTION!

Max. PTO speed 1000 RPM

3.

Order No. 27 004 598 1 (1x)

CAUTION!

The operating pressure of the hydraulic system must not exceed 200 bar.

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4.

27 002 062 0 (1x)

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5.

6.

Order no. 27 002 057 0 (5x)

7.

8.

9.

Ord. no. 27 013 746 0 (1x)

Ord. no. 27 002 059 0 (4x)

Ord. no. 27 002 060 0 (2x)

Ord. no. 27 002 058 0 (5x)

WARNING!

To avoid Possible injury

Close valve when transporting or servicing machine

WARNING

To avoid serious injury or death

Always use the safety chain when driving with an attached machine.

Read instructions regarding safety chain!

WARNING

To avoid personal injury.

Never put your hand into the danger area as parts may be moving.

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.

WARNING

To avoid Possible injury.

Do not stand between tractor and machine or near machine while changing from transport position or to transport position.

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.

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10. Ord. no. 27 002 056 0 (3x)

11. Ord. no. 27 002 055 0 (3x)

12. Order No. 949 228 0 (3x)

13. Order No. 27 021 593 0 (1x)

Safety

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DANGER

Blade can cause serious injury or death.

• Stay clear of machine while in operation.

• Keep discharge chute and shields in place.

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.

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.

WARNING

Keep tractor hydraulic controls locked during road transport to prevent implement movement and possible personal injury.

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2.7

Safety

Safety equipment

Safety equipment

2

1

3

4

KMG000-088

5

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Designation

Stop cocks

2 Overload protection

3

4

Support jack

SMV emblem

5 Road travel lighting

2.7.1

SMV emblem

Safety

Safety equipment

2

2.7

Explanation

• When transporting the machine and when working under the machine, always close the stop cocks.

• The overload protection protects the tractor and the machine from load peaks

„ To avoid damaging the machine, switch off the

PTO shaft if the overload clutch engages continuously.

• The support jack is used to keep the machine stable when it is not connected to the tractor,

refer to page 53

.

• The Slow-Moving Vehicle emblem is attached to slow-moving machines or vehicles which move slower than 40 km/h (25 mph) on public

highways, refer to page 31 .

• The SMV emblem is at the rear in the centre or on the left.

• If the machine is transported on transport vehicles (e.g. lorry or train), the SMV emblem must be covered or removed.

• The road travel lighting is used for road safety.

• Before driving on roads, switch on the road travel lighting and ensure that it functions properly.

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.

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Machine description

Machine overview

Machine description

3.1

Machine overview

2

1

12 11

942 196 -1

3 4

27 010 148 0

5 6

10

14

9

13

8 7

32

18

KM000-647

7

8

5

6

9

3

4

1

2

Universally-jointed drive shaft

Document storage tube

Friction clutch

Mower gearbox

Cross conveyor

Road travel lighting

Cutterbar

Intermediate universal shaft

Blade key

14

15

16

17

18

10

11

12

13

17 16

Spare blade drawer

Support jack

Main gearbox

Slewing gear

Tine rotor

Hydraulic hoses

Universal shaft bracket

Two-point hitch

Hitch attachment

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Machine description

Labelling

Labelling

INFORMATION

The entire identification plate represents a legal document and should not be altered or rendered illegible!

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3.3

1

KMG000-021

The machine data are specified on the type plate (1). The type plate is mounted on the base frame.

Information for enquiries and orders

If you have any further queries on the machine or if you want to order spare parts, always enter type designation, vehicle identification number and year of manufacture of the corresponding machine. To ensure that these data are always available, we recommend to enter them in the fields on the front cover page of these operating instructions.

Road travel lighting

3.4

KMG000-031

To comply with the Road Traffic Licensing Regulations, the machine is equipped as standard:

• with three-chamber lamps (1) (flashing light, rear light and brake light),

• with yellow reflectors (3),

• with red reflectors (2).

Intermediate universal shaft

To ensure the functionality and to increase the lifetime, the friction clutch must be vented once a year before the beginning of the season,

refer to page 76 .

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Machine description

Intermediate universal shaft

1

2

5 4 3

KMG000-014

The intermediate universal shaft (1) for the mower drive is connected with the friction clutch (3) towards the slewing gear.

The joint (4) of the intermediate universal shaft (1) is connected to the main gearbox (5).

The guard tube is secured against turning with the chain (2).

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Technical data 4

Technical data

Dimensions

Working width

Width conditioning system

Transport width

3,160 mm

2,500 mm

3,000 mm

Weights

Dead weight

Dead weight with cross conveyor belt

Acreage output

Acreage output

Maximum permitted speed

Maximum permitted speed

Cutting height

Series version

High-cut skid version

Combi skid version approx. 2,600 kg approx. 2,800 kg

3.0–5.0 ha/h

40 km/h

Setting range approx. 1-7 cm approx. 6–12 cm approx. 4-10 cm

Minimum tractor requirements

Power requirement

PTO speed

59 kW (80 HP)

1,000 min ⁻ ¹

Max. operating pressure of hydraulic system 200 bar

Voltage lighting 12 V, 7-pin

Required hydraulic connections

Single-acting hydraulic connection

Double-acting hydraulic connection

2x

1x

Machine equipment (series)

Lower link hitch

SafeCut

Blade quick fastener or blade screw connection

Number of cutting discs

Number of mower drums

Conditioning system

Manual gearbox for conditioner

Number of cross conveyor belts

Safety chain

Ambient temperature

Temperature range for machine operation

Cat. II

Series

Series

5 pieces

2 pieces

Tine conditioner

600/900 min

1 unit

⁻ ¹ at least 89 kN (20,000 Ibf)

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4.1

Technical data

Consumables

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.

NOTICE

Machine damage due to mixing of oil

If oils, which have different specifications, are mixed with each other, the machine may be damaged.

„ Never mix oils, which have different specifications, with each other.

„ Contact your KRONE service partner before using an oil with a different specification after changing the oil.

Bio-degradable lubricants on request

4.1.1

Oils

Designation

Input gearbox upper part

Input gearbox bottom part

Main gearbox bottom part

Cutterbar

Filling quantity

1.7 L

1.0 L

Slewing gear top part 1.7 L

Slewing gear bottom part

1.0 L

Main gearbox upper part

1.0 L

7.5 L

7.0 L

Specification

SAE 90

SAE 90

SAE 90

SAE 90

SAE 90

SAE 90

Initial filling ex works

Wiolin ML 4 SAE 90

Wiolin ML 4 SAE 90

Wiolin ML 4 SAE 90

Wiolin ML 4 SAE 90

Wiolin ML 4 SAE 90

Wiolin ML 4 SAE 90

SAE 90 Wiolin ML 4 SAE 90

The filling quantities of the gearboxes are guide values. The correct values result from oil

change/oil level check, refer to page 83

.

4.1.2

Lubricating greases

Designation

Manual lubrication points

Filling quantity

As required 1

Specification

Lubricating grease to DIN

51818 of NLGI class 2, Li soap with EP additives

1 Lubricate the manual lubrication point until grease escapes at the bearing position. After lubricating, remove the grease escaping from the bearing position.

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Tyres

Tyres

Main running gear

Technical data

Tyres

4

4.2

Tyre designation

15.0/55-17 10PR TL or alternatively:

11.5/80-15.3 10PR TL

Tyre pressure

1.5 bar

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5.1

5

Control and Display Elements

Hydraulic control units of the tractor

Control and Display Elements

5.1

Hydraulic control units of the tractor

Designation

Single-acting control unit (1+)

Double-acting control unit (2+/2-)

Single-acting control unit (3+)

(Increasing/reducing ground pressure)

Single-acting control unit (4+)

(Lifting/lowering the cross conveyor belt)

Function

Float position

Lowers the mower from transport position to working position.

(1+)

Raises the mower from working position to transport position.

(2+)

Swivels the mower from transport position to working position.

(2-)

Swivels the mower from working position to transport position.

Float position

Increases the ground pressure

(3+)

Reduces the ground pressure

Float position

Lowers the cross conveyor belt.

(4+)

Raises the cross conveyor belt.

For the version with "Hydraulically foldable side guards"

Double-acting control unit (5+/5-)

(Lifting/lowering the side guards)

(5+)

Raises the side guards.

(5-)

Lowers the side guards.

For the "Hydraulic cutting height adjustment" version

Single-acting control unit (6+)

(Setting the cutting height)

Float position

Lowers the top link.

(6+)

Raises the top link.

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6.1

Initial operation

Checklist for initial operation

Initial operation

This chapter describes assembly and adjustment work on the machine which may be carried out by qualified technicians only. Here, the notice “Personnel qualification of technicians” applies,

refer to page 12 .

6

6.1

WARNING

Risk of injury or damage to the machine due to faulty initial operation

If the initial operation is carried out incorrectly or incompletely, the machine may present defects. As a result, people may be injured or killed or the machine may be damaged.

„ Initial operation must only be carried out by authorised technicians.

„ Read in full and observe the “Personnel qualification of technicians”,

refer to page 12

.

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 11 .

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

.

Checklist for initial operation

ü The machine is mounted according to assembly instructions of the machine.

ü All the screws and nuts have been checked to make certain they are tight and tightened to the specified tightening torques,

refer to page 72 .

ü The safety devices are mounted and checked for completeness and damage.

ü The machine is fully lubricated,

refer to page 103

.

ü

The oil level has been checked for all gearboxes, refer to page 83

.

ü The hydraulic system has been checked for leaks.

ü The tractor corresponds to the machine requirements,

refer to page 35 .

ü

The axle loads, the minimum counterweight and the total weight have been checked. refer to page 35 .

ü The universal shaft length has been checked and adjusted,

refer to page 41 .

ü

The blades have been inserted, refer to page 92

.

ü The hydraulic system has been vented.

ü The coupling points have been adapted,

refer to page 40 .

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6.2

6.2

Initial operation

Adapting coupling points

Adapting coupling points

For the “two-point hitch” version

6.3

KM000-658

ü The lower link pins (1) are designed for category II.

„ Mount one ball sleeve cat. II (2) on each lower link pin (1).

„ Secure the lower link pins (3) by means of linch pins (3) and safety chains (4).

Preparing hitch attachment

For the “hitch attachment” version

40

KM000-539

If the borehole in the swinging drawbar (2) of the tractor is too large, use the collar bushing (1).

„ Measure the borehole in the swinging drawbar (2).

ð If the borehole is greater than 41 mm:

„ Insert the collar bushing (1) into the borehole of the swinging drawbar (2).

ð If the borehole is smaller than 41 mm:

„ Only use the bolt (3).

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Adjusting universal shaft

6

6.4

6.4

KM000-540

„ Loosen the nuts (6) in order to set the depth stop (5).

„ Move the depth stop (5) completely to the rear.

„ Dismount the linch pins (2) and the socket pins (3) on either side.

„ Push the guide sheets (1) as close as possible to the hitch attachment (4).

„ Mount the socket pins (3) and the linch pins (2) on either side.

Adjusting universal shaft

The ends of the enclosed universal shaft are equipped with a longer and a shorter guard over the joints. The joint with the longer guard must be pushed towards the machine onto the drive shaft.

KMG000-047

ü The machine is connected to the tractor,

refer to page 42 .

„

Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23 .

„ Disassemble the universal shaft.

„ Install each half (1, 2) on the tractor and machine side respectively.

„ Shorten section tubes and guard tubes.

NOTICE: Material damage caused by failure to achieve profile overlap! Ensure a coverage

(shift length) of the section tubes and guard tubes of at least 250 mm, refer to the operating instructions of the universal shaft manufacturer. If the profile overlap is less than 250 mm, a reinforced universal shaft must be ordered via KRONE service partner.

„ Check the overlap of profile tubes and guard tubes.

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7.1

7

Start-up

Connecting machine to tractor

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 11 .

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 machine to tractor

For the “two-point hitch” version

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KM000-528

WARNING! Increased risk of injury!

Ensure that there is no one between the tractor and the machine while connecting the machine (especially while driving the tractor backwards).

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Connecting machine to tractor

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7.1

ü The coupling points have been adapted,

refer to page 40 .

„ Reverse the tractor onto the machine and position the lower links (4) under the lower link pins (1) of the machine.

„ Raise the lower links (4) until they engage in the ball sleeves (3) and lock them by means of the linch pins (5).

„ Secure the tractor against rolling away.

„ Swivel the support jack (2) into transport position,

refer to page 54 .

„ Secure the hitching device according to the operating instructions of the tractor manufacturer.

For the “hitch attachment” version

KM000-531

The depth stop (7) facilitates introducing the swinging drawbar (1) into the hitch attachment (8).

A correctly set depth stop (7) facilitates connecting the machine because the depth stop (7) fixes the position of the borehole of the swinging drawbar (1) and the borehole of the hitch attachment (8). The depth stop (7) must be set when the machine is connected for the first time and whenever changing the tractor.

WARNING! Increased risk of injury!

Ensure that there is no one between the tractor and the machine while connecting the machine (especially while driving the tractor backwards).

ü

The hitch attachment is prepared, refer to page 40

.

„ Pull the spring cotter pin (9) and dismount the bolt (6).

„ Insert the swinging drawbar (1) carefully into the hitch attachment (8) until the hole pattern of the swinging drawbar (1) matches the hole pattern of the hitch attachment (8).

„ Insert the bolt (6) and secure it using the spring cotter pin (9).

„ Push the depth stop (7) up to the swinging drawbar (1) and secure it with the nuts (10).

„ Dismount the linch pins (4) and the socket pins (5) on both sides.

„ Push the guide sheets (2) as close as possible to the swinging drawbar (1).

„ Ensure that the setting of the adjusting plates (3) is identical on both sides.

„ Secure the guide sheets (2) on both sides using the socket pins (5) and the linch pins (4).

„

Swivel the support jack into transport position, refer to page 54

.

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7.2

7.2

Start-up

Setting the height of the lower links of the tractor

Setting the height of the lower links of the tractor

7.3

KM000-530

„ Park the tractor with the machine on a stable, horizontal and level surface.

„

Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23 .

„ Set the lower links (1) of the tractor so that the height H between the lower link pinions (2) and the ground is H=approx. 85 cm , refer to the operating instructions of the tractor.

Connecting hydraulic hoses

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, for example (2+/2-).

Use a control unit on the tractor which can be locked in the neutral position against unintentional operation.

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.

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„ Depressurise the tractor hydraulics.

„

Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23 .

„ Clean and dry the connections of the hydraulic quick connector.

„ 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.

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Start-up

Connecting road travel lighting

Connecting road travel lighting

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.

3 2

1

7

7.4

7.5

KMG000-013

The road travel lighting is connected by means of the enclosed 7-pin lighting cable (2).

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Connect the 7-pin plug of the lighting cable (2) to the 7-pin socket (1) of the machine.

„ Connect the 7-pin plug of the lighting cable (2) to the 7-pin socket (3) of the tractor.

„ Lay the lighting cable (2) so that it does not touch the tractor wheels.

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 14 .

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 41

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7.6

Start-up

Mounting safety chain

7.6

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.

Mounting safety chain

WARNING

Risk of accident due to a incorrectly dimensioned safety chain

When using an incorrectly dimensioned safety chain, the safety chain may tear if the machine loosens unintentionally. This may result in serious accidents.

„ Always use a safety chain with a minimum tensile strength of 89 kN (20,000 lbf).

INFORMATION

The attachment of the safety chain is not obligatory in all countries.

The countryspecific regulations for using the safety chain during transportation of the machine must be observed.

The safety chain serves as an additional safety precaution for trailed devices in case these come loose from the hitch during transport. Attach the safety chain with the respective mounting parts to the hitching device holder of the tractor or to another specified coupling point. The safety chain should have enough play when driving around curves.

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Start-up

Checking the tines on the tine conditioner

7

7.7

1

KM000-800

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Mount the safety chain (1) with the shackle (2) on the machine.

7.7

KM000-538

„ Install the safety chain (1) at a suitable position (for example: [I] or [II]) on the tractor.

Checking the tines on the tine conditioner

NOTICE

Loss of tines

Bent and broken tines will cause an imbalance. Therefore the machine may be damaged.

„ Check the tine conditioner for bent and damaged tines each time before it is used.

„ To prevent the loss of tines, check the bearing bolts of the tine bearings and replace them in time.

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7.7

Start-up

Checking the tines on the tine conditioner

Broken tines must be replaced in pairs on opposite sides.

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Dismount bent and damaged tines (1).

„ Adjust and mount bent tines.

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8.1

Operation

Front guard

8

8.1

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 11 .

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.

Front guard

WARNING

Risk of injury due to objects being ejected

If the front guard is folded up during work, objects can be ejected. As a result, people may be seriously injured.

„ Fold down the front guard.

„ Connect the guard cloths of the front guard and the side guard using the turnlock fasteners.

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8.1

8.1.1

Operation

Front guard

Folding up front guard

KMG000-006

ü The drawbar is in the working position.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Open the turnlock fasteners (3).

„ Fold up the front guard (1).

8.1.2

KM000-545

„ In order to move the front guard (1) into the desired position, actuate the ratchet (2).

Folding down front guard

50

KMG000-077

ü The drawbar is in the working position.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Loosen the catch (2).

„ Fold down the front guard (1).

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Operation

Side guard - for the “series” version

8

8.2

8.2

8.2.1

KMG000-082

„ Make sure that the front guard (1) engages in the locking (2) on the right-hand and left-hand machine side.

„ Make sure that the guard cloth (4) is positioned behind the guard tube (5) on the right-hand and left-hand machine side.

„ Close the turnlock fasteners (3).

Side guard - for the “series” version

Folding up side guard (transport position)

KMG000-058

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü The drawbar is in transport position.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Open the turnlock fasteners (3).

„ Press down the lever (2) and fold up the side guard (1).

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8.3

8.2.2

Operation

Side guard - for version with “hydraulically folding side guards”

Folding down side guard (working position)

8.3

8.3.1

KMG000-059

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü The drawbar is in transport position.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Press down the lever (2) and fold down the side guard (1).

„ Close the turnlock fasteners (3).

Side guard - for version with “hydraulically folding side guards”

Folding up side guard (transport position)

2 1

KMG000-080

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü The drawbar is in transport position.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Open the turnlock fasteners (2).

„ Actuate the double-acting control unit (5+) until the side guards (1) are folded up.

„ Lock the control unit of the tractor.

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Folding down side guard (working position)

1 1

Operation

Operating support jack

8

8.4

8.4

2

KMG000-079

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü The drawbar is in transport position.

„ Unlock the control unit of the tractor.

WARNING! Crushing hazard when folding down the side guards! Before folding down the side guards ensure that there is no one in the danger zone.

„ Actuate the double-acting control unit (5-) until the side guards (1) are folded down.

„

Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23 .

„ Secure the guard cloths using the turnlock fasteners (2).

Operating support jack

INFORMATION

In order to increase the base of the support jack when the ground is soft, use a suitable support.

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8.4

8.4.1

Operation

Operating support jack

Moving support jack into transport position

For version with “two-point hitch”

KM000-689

„ Raise the machine via rear hydraulics so that the support jack can be swivelled up.

„

Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23 .

„ Loosen the spring cotter pin (3) on the locking pin (2).

„ Remove the locking pin (2) and swivel up the support jack (1).

„ Insert the locking pin (2) into the borehole provided and secure it with the spring cotter pin (3).

For the “hitch attachment” version

KM000-549

„ Raise the machine via rear hydraulics so that the support jack can be swivelled up.

„

Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23 .

„ Loosen the spring cotter pin (3) on the bolt (2).

„ Pull the bolt (2) and turn the support jack (1) by 90° to the side.

„ Reinsert the bolt (2) in the designated borehole and secure it by means of the spring cotter pin (3).

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Moving support jack into support position

For version with “two-point hitch”

Operation

Operating support jack

8

8.4

KM000-690

„

Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23 .

„ Loosen the spring cotter pin (3) on the locking pin (2).

„ Remove the locking pin (2) and swivel the support jack (1) down.

„ Insert the locking pin (2) into the borehole provided and secure it with the spring cotter pin (3).

For the “hitch attachment” version

KM000-550

„ Loosen the spring cotter pin (3) on the bolt (2).

„ Pull the bolt (2) and swivel the support jack (1) downwards.

„ Reinsert the bolt (2) in the designated borehole and secure it by means of the spring cotter pin (3).

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8.5

8.5

Operation

Locking / releasing stop cocks

Locking / releasing stop cocks

8.6

KMG000-089

Locking

„ Move the stop cocks (1) into position (I).

Releasing

„ Move the stop cocks (1) into position (II).

Locking / releasing the stop cocks at the cross conveyor belt

I

1

II

1

KM000-805

Locking

„ Move the left and right stop cocks (1) into position (I).

Releasing

„ Move the left and right stop cocks (1) into position (II).

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8.8

8.9

Operation

Lowering machine from transport position to working position

8

8.7

Lowering machine from transport position to working position

„ Open the stop cock on the hydraulic hose (2+/2-) to the double-acting hydraulic cylinder

(working position, transport position), refer to page 56

.

„ Open the stop cock on the hydraulic hose (1+) to the single-acting hydraulic cylinder (raise/

lower mower), refer to page 56

.

„

Bring the side guards into working position, refer to page 52 .

„ Actuate the double-acting control unit (2-/2+) until the machine is in the working position,

refer to page 38 .

„ Actuate the single-acting control unit (1+) until the mower is lowered,

refer to page 38 .

Raising machine from working position to transport position

„

Actuate the single-acting control unit (1+) until the mower is fully raised, refer to page 56 .

„ Actuate the double-acting control unit (2-/2+) until the machine is in the transport position,

refer to page 56 .

„ Actuate the single-action control unit (4+) until the left cross conveyor belt is fully lowered,

refer to page 56 .

„ Close the stop cocks at the cross conveyor belt,

refer to page 56 .

„ Close the stop cock on the hydraulic hose (1+) to the single-acting hydraulic cylinder (raise/

lower mower), refer to page 56

.

„ Close the stop cock on the hydraulic hose (2+/2-) to the double-acting hydraulic cylinder

(working position, transport position), refer to page 56

.

Field mode

Game animal protection

EQ001-034

When mowing from “outside to inside”, the animals are slowly forced from the safe boundary area into the centre of the area, which makes the possibility for a life-saving escape for the animal more difficult or takes it away.

A remedy for this issue is the mowing method from “inside to outside” of the area.

Instead of mowing any edge sections at first, the operator drives straight into the middle of the field and then mows in a left-handed spiral "from the inside to the outside". This allows animals to escape from the field unharmed by following their natural instinct to flee.

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8.9

Operation

Field mode

Preparation for mowing

ü

All items listed in chapter “Start-up” are fulfilled, refer to page 42

.

ü The front guard is folded down,

refer to page 49 .

ü

The side guards are folded down, refer to page 52 .

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

Mowing

KMG000-107

Observe the following for quick and optimum mowing:

ü The machine is fully raised.

ü The machine is always on the inner cam track.

NOTICE

Damage to the machine caused by reversing

The machine is designed to drive forwards. Never reverse while the machine is switched on and in working position.

„ Lift the machine before reversing.

„ 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 ground pressure during mowing,

refer to page 64 .

„ To ensure a clean cutting pattern, adjust the driving and cutting speeds to the prevailing conditions (soil condition, state of the crops, height, density).

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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 11 .

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.

WARNING

Risk of accidents caused by swivelling the mower into transport position

While swivelling the mower, people may be caught by the mower and seriously injured.

„ Switch off the PTO shaft before swivelling the mower into transport position.

„ The mower may be swivelled only when it has come to a complete standstill.

„ Do not swivel up the machine until all machine parts have come to a complete stop.

„ Do not swivel up the machine until there is no one inside the swivel range.

„ Always take into consideration the increased vehicle length when the mower is in transport position.

„ Riding on the mower is not permitted.

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9.1

9.1

Driving and transport

Preparing the machine for road travel

Preparing the machine for road travel

9.2

KMG000-057

ü The machine is completely and correctly hitched to the tractor,

refer to page 42 .

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

ü The hydraulic hoses are connected,

refer to page 44 .

ü

The universal shaft is mounted, refer to page 45

.

ü

The side guards are folded up, refer to page 51

.

ü

The support jack is in the transport position, refer to page 53

.

ü The road lighting has been connected, tested and is functioning properly,

refer to page 45 .

ü The tyres have no cuts and breaks.

ü Soiling and crop residue have been removed from the machine, in particular from the lighting and identification elements.

ü

The machine is in the transport position, refer to page 57 .

ü The stop cocks on the hydraulic hoses are closed,

refer to page 56 .

ü The control units on the tractor are in neutral position and locked.

Parking machine

60

KM000-561

„ Lower the mower down to the ground using the single-acting control unit.

„

Swivel the support jack (1) down, refer to page 55

.

„ Remove the supporting chains (3) of the universal shaft guard.

„ Dismount the safety chain.

„ Remove the universal shaft (4) from the tractor and place it on the universal shaft bracket

(2).

„ Disconnect the hydraulic hoses (6) from the tractor, attach the dust caps (7) and hang them onto the headstock (8).

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Parking machine

9

9.2

„ For the “two-point hitch” version : Disconnect the lower link pins (5) from the tractor.

„ For the "hitch attachment" version : Uncouple the hitch attachment from the tractor.

„ Pull the 7-pin plug of the connection cable (9) out of the 7-pin socket of the tractor and place it on the machine.

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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 11 .

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

62

KMG000-035

The cutting height is adjusted via the top link (1).

Setting range of cutting height,

refer to page 35 .

„

Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23 .

„ Actuate the crank handle (2) until the cutting height is set.

ð In the “+” direction: Greater cutting height

ð In the “-” direction: Lower cutting height

For the "Hydraulic cutting height adjustment" version

„

Actuate the single-acting control unit (6+) until the desired cutting height is reached, refer to page 38

.

For version with "high-cut skids"

The cutting height can be increased using high-cut skids.

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Setting the lifting speed / lowering speed of the hydraulic cylinders 10.2

10.2

KMG000-025

ü The machine is in transport position.

ü

The machine is supported safely, refer to page 23

.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ The high-cut skids must always be mounted underneath the cutting discs that run next to the mower drums.

„ Insert the high-cut skid (2) into the sliding skid (1) and screw it in place.

Setting the lifting speed / lowering speed of the hydraulic cylinders

2

1

KMG000-036

The lifting speed/lowering speed is adjusted from the working to the transport position and vice versa by means of the throttle (1).

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Loosen the hexagon socket-head screw (2).

„ Turn the knurled wheel.

ð By turning it counter-clockwise, the oil flow is reduced and the lifting speed/lowering speed is thus slower.

ð By turning it clockwise, the oil flow is increased and the lifting speed/lowering speed is thus faster.

„ To secure the throttle (1) from unsupervised turning, secure the knurled wheel with the hexagon socket-head screw (2).

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10.3

Increasing/reducing ground pressure

10.3

Increasing/reducing ground pressure

10.4

KMG000-043

The hydraulic cylinder adjusts the ground pressure of the cutterbar to the local conditions. To protect the sward, the cutterbar must be relieved to such an extent that it does not jump when mowing or leave any traces of abrasion on the ground.

ü The hydraulic hose (3+) is connected to a single-acting control unit.

„

Lock the stop cock, refer to page 56

.

„ Actuate the control unit (3+) until the desired relief pressure is displayed.

Æ The higher the relief pressure, the lower the ground pressure.

Æ The lower the relief pressure, the higher the ground pressure.

The relief pressure can be read off on the pressure gauge (1). Set the ground pressure according to the ground conditions.

Recommended relief pressure: 50-70 bar .

„

Lock the stop cock when the desired relief pressure has been reached, refer to page 56

.

Setting the conditioner speed

64

KMG000-040

Two conditioner speeds can be set on the main gearbox. These influence the effect of the conditioner and the power requirement.

Minimum rotational speed ( ): 600 rpm

Maximum rotational speed ( ): 900 rpm

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Unscrew the wing screw (1) from the actuating lever (2).

„ Turn the actuating lever (2) 180 degrees.

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Settings 10

Setting the degree of conditioning 10.5

INFO: To turn the actuating lever more easily, turn the mower drum manually.

„ Secure the actuating lever (2) with the wing screw (1).

Setting the degree of conditioning

KMG000-066

The degree of conditioning can be changed by adjusting the conditioning sheet via the crank (1).

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Actuate the crank (1).

Æ In direction " + ": The distance between the tines and the conditioning sheet is reduced. The degree of conditioning is increased.

Æ In direction " ": The distance between the tines and the conditioning sheet is increased. The degree of conditioning is reduced.

Setting the swathing 10.6

I II

2

1

3

4

5

KMG000-050

The swath width can be adapted to the crops.

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

ü

The wide spreading sheet is set all the way down, refer to page 67

.

„ Loosen the ring nut (1) on the right-hand and left-hand machine side.

„ Set the swath flaps (2). Perform the same setting on right-hand and left-hand machine side.

ð To the outside (I) = wider swath

ð To the inside (II) = smaller swath

„ Tighten the ring nut (1).

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10.7

Setting wide spreading

The swath width can additionally be set by an extension on the swath flaps.

„ Loosen the palm knobs (5) on right and left sides of machine.

„ Move the extension (4) via the hand knob (3) into the required position.

„ Tighten the palm knobs (5) manually.

„ Ensure that the palm knobs are screwed down as tightly as possible, as they can easily get lost due to vibrations.

10.7

Setting wide spreading

I

3

5

1 2

2 3

KMG000-100

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Loosen the ring screws (5) but do not remove them.

„ Swivel the swath flaps (2) all the way outwards (I).

„ Tighten the ring screws (5).

Depending on the operating conditions, the deflector sheets (3) may have to be readjusted to provide for equal distribution across the entire area.

„ Loosen the palm knobs (1).

„ Shift deflector sheets (3) to the desired position.

„ Tighten the palm knobs (1) manually.

„ Ensure that the palm knobs are tightened as tight as possible. Otherwise they may be lost due to vibrations.

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Setting wide spreading sheet

Settings 10

Setting the speed of the cross conveyor belt 10.8

10.8

KM000-028

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Loosen the palm knobs (1) on right and left sides of machine.

„ Move the wide spreading sheet (2) to the desired position.

For swathing, set the wide spreading sheet all the way down.

For wide spreading, adjust the wide spreading sheet to the amount of forage.

„ Tighten the palm knobs (1) manually.

„ Ensure that the palm knobs are tightened as tight as possible. Otherwise they may be lost due to vibrations.

Setting the speed of the cross conveyor belt

1 2

3

KMG000-106

The speed of cross conveyor belt can be set via throttle (1). The throttle (1) is located at the frame (3).

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Loosen the hexagon socket-head screw (2).

„ Turn the knurled wheel.

ð To the right: Increase speed.

ð To the left: Reduce speed.

„ To secure the throttle (1) from unintentionally turning, secure knurled wheel with the hexagon socket-head screw (2).

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10.9

Setting conveyor belt

10.9

Setting conveyor belt

68

KM000-061

The drive roller (1) and the idle roller (2) can be set on both sides.

Setting the tension of the conveyor belt on the idle roller (2)

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

„

Lift the cross conveyor belts, refer to page 38

.

„

Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23 .

„ Loosen the nuts (3) in positions (III) and (IV).

„ Loosen the counter nuts (5) on the clamping screws (4) in positions (III) and (IV).

„ To relieve the conveyor belt, loosen the clamping screws (4) at positions (III) and (IV).

„ Mark the conveyor belt above and below at intervals of X=1,000 mm .

„ In order to tension the conveyor belt, tighten the clamping screws (4) in positions (III) and (IV) until the dimension is X=1,005 mm .

„ Tighten the counter nuts (5) in positions (III) and (IV).

„ Tighten the nuts (3) in positions (III) and (IV),

refer to page 72 .

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Setting conveyor belt 10.9

„ Move the conveyor belt by hand through one or two revolutions until the markings are visible again.

„ Check the marks.

ð If the dimension is X=1,005 mm , the setting is correct.

ð If the dimension X is not  1,005 mm, retension the conveyor belt.

„

Lower the cross conveyor belts, refer to page 38 .

„ Engage the PTO shaft and observe movement of the conveyor belt from a safe distance.

Check/correct the running direction of the conveyor belts

Change the setting of the conveyor belt only slightly (one or two revolutions on the clamping screws (4)).

After each setting perform a test run and check the marks (x).

In order to avoid that the conveyor belt is overtensioned, make the adjustments on one side only. This means that the clamping screw that was clamped beforehand must be loosened.

If the individual dimensions of the marks are not below 1,005 mm or above 1,008 mm a difference between above and below is still correct.

„

Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23

.

Idle roller

WARNING! Increased risk of injury when the conveyor belt is still running! Do not make any settings while the conveyor belt is running.

The conveyor belt runs over the idle roller (2):

„ Retension or loosen the drive roller (1).

The conveyor belt runs upwards over the idle roller (2):

„ Loosen the position (I) and retighten the position (II).

The conveyor belt runs downwards over the idle roller (2):

„ Loosen the position (II) and retighten the position (I).

Drive roller

WARNING! Increased risk of injury when the conveyor belt is still running! Do not make any settings while the conveyor belt is running.

The conveyor belt runs over the drive roller (1):

„ Retension or loosen the idle roller (2).

The conveyor belt runs upwards over the drive roller (1):

„ Loosen the position (III) and retighten the position (IV).

The conveyor belt runs downwards over the drive roller (1):

„ Loosen the position (IV) and retighten the position (III).

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11.1

Maintenance table

11 Maintenance - General Information

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 11 .

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

11.1.1

70

Maintenance table

Maintenance – Before the season

Checking oil level

Input gearbox

Main gearbox

Cutterbar

refer to page 84

refer to page 88

refer to page 100

Components

Change/replace blades

Check/replace cutting discs/mower drums

refer to page 92

refer to page 98

Check/change retaining bolts (blade screw connection)

Check/replace retaining bolts (blade quick fastener)

refer to page 95 refer to page 95

Check/change blade carrier (blade quick fastener)

refer to page 96

Check/replace abutting edge on the cutterbar

refer to page 99

Vent friction clutch

Tighten screws/nuts

refer to page 76

refer to page 72

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Maintenance table 11.1

Components

Check guard cloths

Retightening wheel nuts

Check the electrical connection cables and, if necessary, have them repaired or changed by a KRONE service partner

Checking/setting all the machine settings

refer to page 79

refer to page 76

Check tyre pressure

Visually inspect tyres for cuts and breaks

refer to page 76

refer to page 75

Check the hydraulic hoses for leaks and, if necessary, have them replaced by a KRONE service partner.

refer to page 82

Refer to chapter "Settings"

11.1.2

Maintenance – After the season

Components

Clean the machine

Lubricate the machine according to the lubrication chart

Lubricate the universal shaft

Release the springs

Grease the threads of the setting screws

Grease the uncoated piston rods of all hydraulic cylinders and insert as far as possible

Lightly coat with oil all those lever joints and bearing positions which cannot be lubricated

Touch up damaged paint and preserve uncoated areas with rust protection agent

Check that all moveable components move freely. If required, dismount, clean, grease and remount.

Park the machine in a weatherproof and dry location which is not in close proximity to corrosive substances

Protect the tyres against external influences such as oil, grease or direct sunlight

Move the machine every 2 months

refer to page 78

refer to page 103

refer to page 102

11.1.3

Maintenance - Once after 50 hours

Changing oil

Input gearbox

Main gearbox

refer to page 84

refer to page 88

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Tightening torques

11.1.4

Maintenance - Every 10 hours, but at least once a day

Checking oil level

Input gearbox

Main gearbox

Cutterbar

refer to page 84

refer to page 88

refer to page 100

Components

Change/replace blades

Check/replace cutting discs/mower drums

Check/change retaining bolts (blade screw connection)

Check/replace retaining bolts (blade quick fastener)

Check/change blade carrier (blade quick fastener)

Check guard cloths

refer to page 92

refer to page 98

refer to page 95 refer to page 95

refer to page 96

refer to page 79

11.1.5

Maintenance - Every 50 hours

Components

Tighten screws/nuts

refer to page 72

11.1.6

Maintenance - Every 200 hours

Changing oil

Input gearbox

Main gearbox

refer to page 84

refer to page 88

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.

72

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M16

M20

M22

M24

M27

M30

M4

M5

M6

M8

M10

M12

M14

X Thread size

X Strength class

5.6

8.8

Tightening torque (Nm)

3.0

5.9

10

29

42

25

49

85

135

210

425

571

730

1,100

1,450

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Tightening torques 11.2

Strength class on screw head

10.9

310

610

832

1,050

1,550

2,100

4.4

8.7

15

36

72

125

200

12.9

365

710

972

1,220

1,800

2,450

5.1

10

18

43

84

145

235

Metric thread screws with fine thread

DV000-001

X Thread size

X

M12 x 1.5

M14 x 1.5

M16 x 1.5

M18 x 1.5

M20 x 1.5

M24 x 2

M27 x 2

M30 x 1.5

Strength class

5.6

8.8

Tightening torque (Nm)

88

145

222

368

465

787

1,148

800

1 Strength class on screw head

10.9

130

213

327

525

662

1,121

1,635

2,100

12.9

152

249

382

614

775

1,312

1,914

2,650

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11.2

Tightening torques

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.

74

M4

M5

M6

M8

M10

M12

M14

M16

M20

DV000-000

X Thread size

X Strength class

5.6

8.8

Tightening torque (Nm)

2.5

4.7

23

34

8

20

39

68

108

168

340

1 Strength class on screw head

10.9

58

100

160

248

488

3.5

7

12

29

12.9

67

116

188

292

568

4.1

8

15

35

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.

This table applies only to locking screws with external hexagon in connection with copper seal ring and for bleed valves made of brass with shaped seal ring.

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11.4

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Deviating tightening torques 11.3

Thread

M10x1

M12x1.5

G1/4“

M14x1.5

M16x1.5

45

M18x1.5

50

M20x1.5

Locking screw and sight glass with copper ring 1

Bleed valve made of brass

Ventilation/breather filter made of steel

Steel and cast Aluminium

Ventilation/breather filter made of brass

Steel and cast

Maximum tightening torque (Nm) (±10%)

Aluminium

8

14

14

40

45

16

24

30

32

24

30

G1/2“

M22x1.5

M24x1.5

G3/4“

M33x2

G1“

M42x1.5

G1 1/4“

32

35

60

60

80

80

100

100

1  Always replace copper rings.

Deviating tightening torques

Screws/nuts

Nut for shear protection (rotary hub)

Bearing housing for cutting disc

Bearing housing for mower drum

Tightening torque

300 Nm

55 Nm

55 Nm

Checking/maintaining tyres

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

Inspect the tyres visually

„ Visually inspect tyres for cuts or breaks.

Æ If there are cuts or breaks in the tyres, have the tyres repaired or replaced by a KRONE service partner.

Maintenance intervals for visual inspection of the tyres,

refer to page 70 .

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11.5

Venting the friction clutch

Checking/adapting the tyre pressure

„

Check the tyre pressure, refer to page 37

.

Æ If the tyre pressure is too high, deflate air.

Æ If the tyre pressure is too low, increase the tyre pressure.

Check the maintenance intervals for tyre pressure, refer to page 70

.

Retighten wheel nuts

11.5

DVG000-002

„

Retighten the wheel nuts crosswise (as shown) with a torque wrench, tightening torque refer to page 76 .

Maintanance intervals, refer to page 70

.

Tightening torque: Wheel nuts

Thread

M12 x 1.5

M14 x 1.5

M18 x 1.5

M20 x 1.5

M20 x 1.5

M22 x 1.5

M22 x 2

Width across flats

19 mm

22 mm

24 mm

27 mm

30 mm

32 mm

32 mm

Amount of bolts per hub

4/5 units

5 units

Maximum tightening torque black galvanised

95 Nm 95 Nm

125 Nm 125 Nm

6 units

8 units

8 units

8/10 units

10 units

290 Nm

380 Nm

380 Nm

510 Nm

460 Nm

320 Nm

420 Nm

420 Nm

560 Nm

505 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.

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Venting the friction clutch 11.5

The friction clutch protects the tractor and the machine from damage. The friction clutch must be vented before starting up for the first time and once a year. The friction clutch is designed with a permanently adjusted turning torque M

R

. The torque is applied to the housing of the friction clutch (2).

Venting friction clutch (Walterscheid)

KM000-072

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

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.

Venting friction clutch (ByPy)

KM000-603

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Remove the universal shaft.

„ Loosen the cap nuts (1) uniformly but do not remove them.

ð The friction discs are relieved.

„ Turn the friction clutch (2).

„ Screw in the cap nuts (1) completely.

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11.6

Strip on the cross conveyor belt

11.6

Strip on the cross conveyor belt

11.7

11.8

KM000-062

The strip (1) of the cross conveyor belt may bend in the outer area (I) due to contact with foreign objects.

„ In order to avoid that the strip (1) or the cross conveyor belt is destroyed any further, disconnect the strip (1) in area (I) of the next rivet (2).

Cleaning cross conveyor belts

INFORMATION

Only clean the cross conveyor belts with low pressure and much water. Never use detergents.

Lubricate the bearing points after cleaning.

„ Move machine to working position.

„

Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23 .

„ Dismount support for deflector sheets and put it aside.

„ Remove plastic covers.

„ Lift cross conveyor belts via terminal.

„

Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23 .

„ Close the stop cock on the cross conveyor belt.

„ Clean places (a to f) by means of high-pressure cleaner.

„ Mount plastic covers.

„ Mount support for deflector sheets.

„ Open stop cock on the cross conveyor belt.

Cleaning the machine

WARNING

Eye damage caused by flying dirt particles!

When cleaning the machine with compressed air or with high-pressure cleaner, the dirt particles are slung away at high speed. The dirt particles may hit the eyes and hurt them.

„ Keep persons away from working range.

„ When performing cleaning work with compressed air or with high-pressure cleaner, wear suitable working clothes (for example eye protection).

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Maintenance - General Information 11

Checking guard cloths 11.9

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.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ After each use, remove husk and dust from the machine.

Checking guard cloths

1 1 1

KMG000-010

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

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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12.1

Hydraulic pump

12 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 11 .

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

Hydraulic hoses may wear depending on pressure, heat load and the effect of UV rays.

People can be seriously injured or killed by damaged hydraulic hoses.

The date of manufacture appears on the hydraulic hoses. This way the age can be ascertained quickly.

Replacement of the hydraulic hoses is recommended after a lifetime of six years.

„ Use original spare parts when replacing 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.

12.1

Hydraulic pump

1

80

KMG000-028

The on-board hydraulic system of the machine is supplied with pressure by an own hydraulic pump (1). The hydraulic pump (1) is connected to the lower part of the slewing gear by a flange and requires no maintenance.

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Hydraulic oil tank

1

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Hydraulic oil tank 12.2

2

KMG000-029

INFORMATION

The oil level must be checked and the oil must be changed in working position and with machine in horizontal position.

Check oil level

„ Thoroughly clean the area around the oil dipstick (1).

„ Pull out the oil dipstick (1), clean and push in all the way. Use a lint-free cloth to clean the oil dipstick.

„ Pull out the oil dipstick (1) and check the oil level.

ð If the oil level is indicated between the "min." and "max." marks:

„ Push in the oil dipstick (1).

ð If the oil level is indicated below the "min." mark:

„ Refill the oil above the filling hole.

„ Check the oil level.

Change oil

ü A suitable container is available for escaping oil.

„ Turn out the oil dipstick (1).

„ Unscrew the oil drain plug (2) and drain the oil.

„

Screw in the drain plug (2), tightening torque refer to page 74

.

„ Fill in new oil through the filling hole.

„ Check the oil level.

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Checking hydraulic hoses

Replacing filter element

12.3

KMG000-030

„ Bring the machine into working position.

„ Comply with the safety routine "Safe execution of oil level check, oil and filter element exchange",

refer to page 24 .

„

„Shut down and safeguard the machine, refer to page 23

.

„ Unscrew the cover (1).

„ Slightly pull the filter element (2) out of the hydraulic oil tank and allow the oil to run out.

„ Remove the filter element (2) and dispose of it properly.

„ Wet the sealing surface of new filter element (2) with oil and insert it.

„ Screw on the cover (1) and tighten it.

Checking hydraulic hoses

Hydraulic hoses are subject to natural aging. This limits their service life. The recommended service life is 6 years, including a maximum storage time of 2 years. The date of manufacture is printed on the hydraulic hoses. When checking hydraulic hoses, the state-specific conditions

(e.g., BGVU) must be observed.

Performing a visual inspection

„ Visually inspect all hydraulic hoses for damage and leaks and have them replaced by an authorised specialist if necessary.

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13.1

Maintenance - Gearbox 13

Overview of gearboxes 13.1

Maintenance - Gearbox

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 11 .

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

.

Overview of gearboxes

3

4

1

27 010 148 0

2

KMG000-105

1 Input gearbox upper part

2 Input gearbox bottom part

3 Slewing gear top part

4 Slewing gear bottom part

5

6

7

5

6

7

Main gearbox upper part

Main gearbox bottom part

Cutterbar

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13.2

Input gearbox

13.2

Input gearbox

Input gearbox upper part

84

KM000-535

The input gearbox consists of an upper (4) and a lower (5) part.

„ Comply with the safety routine "Safe execution of oil level check, oil and filter element exchange",

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

„ Remove the locking screw from the inspection hole (1).

ð If the oil reaches the inspection hole (1):

„

Screw the locking screw into the inspection hole (1), tightening torque refer to page 74

.

ð If the oil does not reach the inspection hole (1):

„ Remove the locking screw from the filling hole (3).

„ 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 74 .

Changing oil

ü A suitable container is available for escaping oil.

„ Unscrew the locking screw of the inspection hole (1) and the locking screw of the filling hole

(3).

„ Unscrew the drain plug (2) and drain the oil.

„ Mount the drain plug (2), Anziehdrehmoment

refer to page 74 .

„ 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), Anziehdrehmoment

refer to page 74 .

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Input gearbox bottom part

Maintenance - Gearbox 13

Input gearbox 13.2

KM000-534

The input gearbox consists of an upper (4) and a lower (5) part.

„ Comply with the safety routine "Safe execution of oil level check, oil and filter element exchange",

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

„ Remove the locking screw from the inspection hole (1).

ð If the oil reaches the inspection hole (1):

„

Screw the locking screw into the inspection hole (1), tightening torque refer to page 74

.

ð If the oil does not reach the inspection hole (1):

„ Remove the locking screw from the filling hole (3).

„ 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 74 .

Changing oil

ü A suitable container is available for escaping oil.

„ Dismount the support jack (6).

„ Unscrew the screw with the roll pin (8).

„ Punch out the bolt (9) and dismount the lower link holder (7).

„ Unscrew the locking screw of the filling hole (1).

„ Unscrew the drain plug (2) and drain the oil.

„ Mount the drain plug (2), Anziehdrehmoment

refer to page 74 .

„ Top up new oil via the filling hole (3) up to the inspection hole (1).

„

Mount the locking screw of the filling hole (1), Anziehdrehmoment refer to page 74

.

„ Mount the lower link holder (7) with the bolt (9).

„ Mount the screw with the roll pin (8).

„ Mount the support jack (6).

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13.3

Slewing gear

13.3

Slewing gear

Slewing gear top part

4

5

3

1

2

KM000-827

The slewing gear consists of an upper (4) and a lower (5) part.

„ Comply with the safety routine "Safe execution of oil level check, oil and filter element exchange",

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

„ Remove the locking screw from the inspection hole (1).

ð If the oil reaches the inspection hole (1):

„

Screw the locking screw into the inspection hole (1), tightening torque refer to page 74

.

ð If the oil does not reach the inspection hole (1):

„ Remove the locking screw from the filling hole (3).

„ 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 74 .

Changing oil

ü A suitable container is available for escaping oil.

„ Unscrew the locking screw of the inspection hole (1) and the locking screw of the filling hole

(3).

„ Unscrew the drain plug (2) and drain the oil.

„ Mount the drain plug (2), Anziehdrehmoment

refer to page 74 .

„ 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), Anziehdrehmoment

refer to page 74 .

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Slewing gear 13.3

Slewing gear bottom part

4

5

3

1

2

KM000-828

The slewing gear consists of an upper (4) and a lower (5) part.

„ Comply with the safety routine "Safe execution of oil level check, oil and filter element exchange",

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

„ Remove the locking screw from the inspection hole (1).

ð If the oil reaches the inspection hole (1):

„

Screw the locking screw into the inspection hole (1), tightening torque refer to page 74

.

ð If the oil does not reach the inspection hole (1):

„ Remove the locking screw from the filling hole (3).

„ 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 74 .

Changing oil

ü A suitable container is available for escaping oil.

„ Unscrew the locking screw of the inspection hole (1) and the locking screw of the filling hole

(3).

„ Unscrew the drain plug (2) and drain the oil.

„ Mount the drain plug (2), Anziehdrehmoment

refer to page 74 .

„ 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), Anziehdrehmoment

refer to page 74 .

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13.4

Main gearbox

13.4

Main gearbox

Main gearbox upper part

3

1

2

KMG000-067

„ Comply with the safety routine "Safe execution of oil level check, oil and filter element exchange",

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

„ Remove the locking screw from the inspection hole (1).

ð If the oil reaches the inspection hole (1):

„

Screw the locking screw into the inspection hole (1), tightening torque refer to page 74

.

ð If the oil does not reach the inspection hole (1):

„ Remove the locking screw from the filling hole (3).

„ 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 74 .

Changing oil

ü A suitable container is available for escaping oil.

„ Unscrew the locking screw of the inspection hole (1) and the locking screw of the filling hole

(3).

„ Unscrew the drain plug (2) and drain the oil.

„

Mount the drain plug (2), tightening torque refer to page 74

.

„ 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 74

.

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Maintenance - Gearbox 13

Main gearbox 13.4

KMG000-068

„ Comply with the safety routine "Safe execution of oil level check, oil and filter element exchange",

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

„ Remove the locking screw from the inspection hole (1).

ð If the oil reaches the inspection hole (1):

„

Screw the locking screw into the inspection hole (1), tightening torque refer to page 74

.

ð If the oil does not reach the inspection hole (1):

„ Remove the locking screw from the filling hole (3).

„ 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 74 .

Changing oil

ü A suitable container is available for escaping oil.

„ Unscrew the locking screw of the inspection hole (1) and the locking screw of the filling hole

(3).

„ Unscrew the drain plug (2) and drain the oil.

„

Mount the drain plug (2), tightening torque refer to page 74

.

„ 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 74

.

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14.1

Rotary hub

14 Maintenance - Cutterbar

14.1

Rotary hub

A

90

B

KMG000-002

Abbreviations used in this figure:

A = Direction of rotation “A” to the centre

B = Direction of rotation “B” in pairs

RE = eccentric bearing housing (clockwise), without distinctive groove

LE = 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 the shear bolt at the rotary hub 14.2

Replacing the shear bolt at the 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 57

.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Dismount the cutting disc or the mower drum at the rotary hub with the defective shear bolt.

„ 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 the nut and the hub for damage.

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Check/change blades

INFO : Replace damaged parts by KRONE original spare parts.

„ Fill the space above the bearing with grease (c).

„ Place the hub on the pinion shaft.

INFO : Observe the position of the shear pins. The slots of the shear pins (3) must be mounted facing each other horizontally , see detail (I).

„ Punch the new shear pins from the outside through the hub (1) and the 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 .

„ Fit the screws (8) with detent edged washers.

„ Mount retaining ring (7).

„ Mount the cutting disc (5) or the mower drum (6).

14.3

Check/change 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.

14.3.1

Checking the blade 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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14.3.2

KM000-038

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„

Fold up the front guard, refer to page 49 .

WARNING! Risk of injury due to sharp blades! Wear suitable protective gloves.

„ 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 X is ≤13 mm or the borehole touches the marking (1), the blade must be replaced.

„

Fold down the front guard, refer to page 49

.

Changing blades for the “blade screw connection” version

KM000-044

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„

Fold up the front guard, refer to page 49 .

WARNING! Risk of injury due to sharp blades! Wear suitable protective gloves.

„ Clean the area around the blades, cutting discs and mower drums.

„ Remove the damaged or worn blade.

„

Check the fastening elements of the blade, refer to page 95

. Also replace worn or damaged fastening parts.

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Check/change blades

INFO: The blades for anti-clockwise and clockwise rotating cutting discs/mower drums differ.

When installing the blades, ensure that the direction of rotation is correct. The arrow on the blade must match the direction of rotation of the corresponding 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).

INFO: Only use the locknut (4) once.

„ Screw the locknut (4) from above onto the retaining bolt (3) and tighten it; tightening torque

refer to page 72 .

„ Repeat the process for all blades.

„

Fold down the front guard, refer to page 49

.

INFORMATION

Clockwise rotating blades can be ordered by stating order number 20 237 274 0.

Anticlockwise rotating blades can be ordered by stating order number 20 237 273 0.

14.3.3

Changing blades for the “blade quick fastener” version

1

2 3

4

94

4

5

2

3

KM000-045

ü

The machine is in the working position, refer to page 57

.

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„

Fold up the front guard, refer to page 49 .

WARNING! Risk of injury due to sharp blades! Wear suitable protective gloves.

„ Clean the area around the blades, cutting discs and mower drums.

„ To remove the blade (2), insert the blade wrench (1) between the cutting disc (4) and the blade carrier (3) as far as it will go, press it down with one hand and hold it.

„

Check the fastening parts of the blade (2), refer to page 95

. Also replace worn or damaged fastening parts.

INFO: The blades for anti-clockwise and clockwise rotating cutting discs/mower drums differ.

When installing the blades, ensure that the direction of rotation is correct. The arrow on the blade must match the direction of rotation of the corresponding cutting disc/mower drum.

„ To insert the new blade (2), insert the blade key (1) between the cutting disc (4) and the blade carrier (3) as far as it will go, press it down with one hand and hold it.

„ Guide the blade (2) onto the retaining bolt (5) and release the blade key (1) in a controlled manner with your hand.

„ Repeat the process for all blades.

„

Fold down the front guard, refer to page 49

.

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Maintenance - Cutterbar 14

Checking/replacing retaining bolts 14.4

INFORMATION

Clockwise rotating blades can be ordered by stating order number 20 237 274 0.

Anticlockwise rotating blades can be ordered by stating order number 20 237 273 0.

Checking/replacing retaining bolts

WARNING

Risk of injury due to low material thickness on the retaining bolts

If the material thickness on the retaining bolts is too low, the blades may loosen due to the high rotating speed. As a result, people may be seriously injured or killed.

„ Whenever a blade is changed, check the material thickness of the retaining bolts.

„ 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

14.5

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.

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. As a result, people may be seriously injured or killed.

„ The blade carriers must be checked 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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14.6

Checking/replacing cutting discs/mower drums

14.6

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.

Checking/replacing cutting discs/mower drums

WARNING

Deformed cutting discs/mower drums

If cutting discs/mower drums are deformed, blades may become detached due to high rotating speed. As a result, people may be seriously injured or killed.

„ The cutting discs/mower drums must be checked 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.

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Maintenance - Cutterbar 14

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.

14.7

KM000-043

Checking/replacing linings on cutterbar

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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14.8

Checking oil level

KM000-081

„ Open the welding seams of the old lining.

„ Remove lining.

„ Deburr the contact areas.

14.8

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.

Checking oil level

INFORMATION

There is no need to change the oil on the cutterbar.

Before checking the oil level on the cutterbar, the cutterbar must be aligned levelly by means of a spirit level.

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Checking oil level 14.8

KM000-284

„ Comply with the safety routine "Safe execution of oil level check, oil and filter element exchange",

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 62

.

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.

Checking oil level

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 74

.

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 74

.

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15 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 11 .

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

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102

KMG000-007

ü

The machine is shut down and safeguarded, refer to page 23

.

„ Observe operating instructions of the universal shaft manufacturer.

„ Lubricate the universal shaft with multi-purpose grease at the intervals indicated in the figure.

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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

Grease

Lubricant

Multi-purpose grease

Comment

„ Apply two strokes of lubricating grease from the grease gun per grease nipple.

„ Remove excess lubricating grease at the grease nipple.

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Lubrication chart - Machine

27 002 459 0

7 5

12

13 14 15

939 472-2

939 472-2

1 2 3 4 5 6

27 010 148 0

11 10 9 8

7

8 9 19 18 17 16

20

20

20

KM000-814

21

20

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Every 50 operating hours

1) 2)

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Lubrication chart - Machine 15.2

3)

4)

7)

5)

8)

10) 11) 12)

6)

9)

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Lubrication chart - Machine

Every 50 operating hours

13) 14) 15)

16) 17) 18)

19) 20) 21)

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Waste disposal 16

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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17 Index

17 Index

A

Adapting coupling points .................................... 40

Additional equipment and spare parts ................ 12

Adjusting universal shaft .................................... 41

Applicable documents .......................................... 5

B

Basic safety instructions ..................................... 11

Behaviour in case of voltage flashover of overhead

lines .................................................................... 19

Behaviour in dangerous situations and in case of

accidents ............................................................ 22

C

Carrying out oil level check and oil and filter

element changes safely...................................... 24

Changing blades for the “blade quick fastener”

version ................................................................ 94

Changing blades for the “blade screw connection”

version ................................................................ 93

Changing oil ........................................... 85, 88, 89

Check/change blades ......................................... 92

Checking guard cloths ........................................ 79

Checking hydraulic hoses .................................. 82

Checking oil level ............................................. 100

Checking the blade for wear............................... 92

Checking the tines on the tine conditioner ......... 47

Checking the wear limit on cutting discs/mower

drums ................................................................. 99

Checking/maintaining tyres ................................ 75

Checking/replacing blade carrier ........................ 96

Checking/replacing cutting discs/mower drums . 98

Checking/replacing linings on cutterbar ............. 99

Checking/replacing retaining bolts ..................... 95

Checklist for initial operation .............................. 39

Children in danger .............................................. 12

Cleaning cross conveyor belts ........................... 78

Cleaning the machine......................................... 78

Connecting hydraulic hoses ............................... 44

Connecting machine to tractor ........................... 42

Connecting road travel lighting ........................... 45

Connecting the machine..................................... 12

Consumables ............................................... 18, 36

Control and Display Elements ............................ 38

Conversion table .................................................. 8

Cross references .................................................. 5

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D

Damaged compressor unit ................................. 20

Damaged hydraulic hoses .................................. 20

Danger associated with welding work ................ 22

Danger of fire...................................................... 18

Danger resulting from damage to the machine .. 13

Danger when cornering with a machine hitched

and due to the overall width ............................... 17

Danger when driving on road and field............... 17

Danger zone because objects may shoot out .... 15

Danger zone between tractor and machine ....... 15

Danger zone due to trailing machine parts......... 15

Danger zone PTO shaft...................................... 15

Danger zone universal shaft............................... 14

Danger zone when drive is switched on ............. 15

Danger zones ..................................................... 14

Dangers arising from environment ..................... 18

Dangers for road travel....................................... 17

Dangers if the machine is not prepared properly for

road travel .......................................................... 17

Dangers in connection with certain activities:

Working on the machine..................................... 21

Dangers in connection with certain activities:

working on wheels and tyres .............................. 22

Dangers when operating the machine on slopes 17

Deviating tightening torques ............................... 75

Directories and references ................................... 5

Driving and transport .......................................... 59

E

Ensuring functionality of safety devices ............. 16

Environmental protection and disposal .............. 18

F

Field mode.......................................................... 57

Figures ................................................................. 6

Folding down front guard.................................... 50

Folding down side guard (working position) . 52, 53

Folding up front guard ........................................ 50

Folding up side guard (transport position) .... 51, 52

Front guard ......................................................... 49

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Hot liquids........................................................... 20

Hot surfaces ....................................................... 20

How to use this document .................................... 5

Hydraulic control units of the tractor ................... 38

Hydraulic oil tank ................................................ 81

Hydraulic pump .................................................. 80

I

Icons in figures ..................................................... 6

Icons in the text .................................................... 6

Importance of operating instructions .................. 11

Increasing/reducing ground pressure ................. 64

Information for enquiries and orders .................. 33

Information on direction ........................................ 6

Information on This Document ............................. 5

Initial operation ................................................... 39

Input gearbox ..................................................... 84

Installing universal shaft ..................................... 45

Intended use....................................................... 10

Intermediate universal shaft ............................... 33

J

Jobs on the machine .......................................... 13

L

Labelling ............................................................. 33

Life-threatening electric shock from overhead lines

........................................................................... 19

Liquids under high pressure ............................... 20

Locking / releasing stop cocks ........................... 56

Locking / releasing the stop cocks at the cross

conveyor belt ...................................................... 56

Locking screws on the gearboxes ...................... 74

Lowering machine from transport position to

working position.................................................. 57

Lubricating greases ............................................ 36

Lubricating universal shaft................................ 102

Lubrication chart - Machine .............................. 103

109

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M

Machine description ........................................... 32

Machine overview............................................... 32

Main gearbox...................................................... 88

Maintenance – After the season......................... 71

Maintenance – Before the season...................... 70

Maintenance - Cutterbar..................................... 90

Maintenance - Every 10 hours, but at least once a

day...................................................................... 72

Maintenance - Every 200 hours ......................... 72

Maintenance - Every 50 hours ........................... 72

Maintenance - Gearbox ...................................... 83

Maintenance - General Information .................... 70

Maintenance - Hydraulic System........................ 80

Maintenance - Lubrication ................................ 102

Maintenance - Once after 50 hours .................... 71

Maintenance and repair work ............................. 21

Maintenance table .............................................. 70

Means of representation....................................... 6

Metric thread screws with control thread ............ 72

Metric thread screws with countersunk head and

hexagon socket .................................................. 74

Metric thread screws with fine thread ................. 73

Mounting safety chain ........................................ 46

Moving support jack into support position .......... 55

Moving support jack into transport position ........ 54

N

Noise may damage your health.......................... 19

Notes with information and recommendations ..... 8

O

Oils ..................................................................... 36

Öl wechseln ...................................... 84, 85, 86, 87

Only perform work when the machine is at

standstill ............................................................. 21

Operating support jack ....................................... 53

Operation............................................................ 49

Operation is only allowed after proper start-up .. 13

Operational safety: Technically sound condition 13

Overview of gearboxes....................................... 83

P

Parking machine................................................. 60

Parking the machine safely ................................ 18

Passengers ........................................................ 13

Performing a visual inspection ........................... 82

Personal protective equipment ........................... 16

Personnel qualification of the operating personnel

........................................................................... 11

Personnel qualification of the technicians .......... 12

Position and meaning of safety labels ................ 26

Preparing hitch attachment ................................ 40

Preparing the machine for road travel ................ 60

R

Raised machine and machine parts ................... 21

Raising machine from working position to transport

position ............................................................... 57

Reasonably foreseeable misuse ........................ 10

Re-ordering .......................................................... 5

Replacing filter element ...................................... 82

Replacing the shear bolt at the rotary hub ......... 91

Road safety ........................................................ 17

Road travel lighting............................................. 33

Rotary hub .......................................................... 90

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S

Safety ................................................................. 10

Safety equipment ............................................... 30

Safety labels on the machine ............................. 24

Safety markings on the machine ........................ 16

Safety routines ................................................... 23

Scope of the document ........................................ 6

Securing raised machine and machine parts

against lowering ................................................. 23

Service life of the machine ................................. 11

Setting conveyor belt .......................................... 68

Setting the conditioner speed ............................. 64

Setting the cutting height .................................... 62

Setting the degree of conditioning ...................... 65

Setting the height of the lower links of the tractor

........................................................................... 44

Setting the lifting speed / lowering speed of the

hydraulic cylinders .............................................. 63

Setting the speed of the cross conveyor belt ..... 67

Setting the swathing ........................................... 65

Setting wide spreading ....................................... 66

Setting wide spreading sheet ............................. 67

Settings .............................................................. 62

Shutting down and safeguarding the machine ... 23

Side guard - for the “series” version ................... 51

Side guard - for version with “hydraulically folding

side guards”........................................................ 52

Slewing gear....................................................... 86

SMV emblem ...................................................... 31

Sources of danger on the machine .................... 19

Start-up............................................................... 42

Strip on the cross conveyor belt ......................... 78

Structural modifications on the machine ............ 12

T

Target group of this document ............................. 5

Technical data .................................................... 35

Technical limit values ......................................... 14

Technically sound state of the machine ............. 13

Term “machine” .................................................... 6

Tightening torque: Wheel nuts ........................... 76

Tightening torques.............................................. 72

Tyres................................................................... 37

U

Unsuitable consumables .................................... 18

V

Validity .................................................................. 5

Venting the friction clutch ................................... 76

W

Warning signs....................................................... 7

Warnings of property damage/environmental

damage ................................................................ 8

Waste disposal ................................................. 107

Working at or on heights of the machine ............ 21

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Maschinenfabrik

Bernard Krone GmbH & Co. KG

* Heinrich-Krone-Straße 10

D-48480 Spelle

* Postfach 11 63

D-48478 Spelle

' +49 (0) 59 77 / 935-0

6 +49 (0) 59 77 / 935-339

ü

www.landmaschinen.krone.de

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What is the intended use of the Krone BA EasyCut TC 320 CV (MT503-33)?
The Krone BA EasyCut TC 320 CV (MT503-33) is intended for mowing grass and other forage crops in agricultural applications.
What is the service life of the Krone BA EasyCut TC 320 CV (MT503-33)?
The service life of the Krone BA EasyCut TC 320 CV (MT503-33) depends on various factors, including the intensity of use, maintenance, and operating conditions. However, with proper care and maintenance, it can provide many years of reliable service.
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The dimensions of the Krone BA EasyCut TC 320 CV (MT503-33) can be found in the technical specifications section of the operating instructions.

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