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778 CORN HEAD

SPFH Corn Head

  • Working width of 19.7 ft (6.0 m)
  • Fast-turning saw blades cut all kinds of crop
  • Intake fingers and gatherer drums for secure crop guidance
  • Lengthwise feeding for optimal chopping quality


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Features



Saw blades with changeable segmentsSaw blades with changeable segments

The saw blades of John Deere rotary crop headers cut quickly and thoroughly at a high speed of rotation. As the fast-turning blades cut the full width, crops can be harvested regardless of the row spacing. Thanks to this row-independent harvesting technology, the field can be worked from any side, which is particularly important for down crop.

 

The fast-turning saw blades allow crops with a lot of weeds to be harvested easily. Besides maize, a wide range of crops such as sorghum, whole crop silage, oilseed, canola, pampas grass, and miscanthus can be harvested.

 

Key features:

  • Fast turning saw blades can cut in difficult harvesting conditions to give the operator increased uptime.
  • Headers can be used in various stemmed crops and there is no need for extra headers, which saves on the cost of operation.
Intake fingers push every plant into the gatherer drumIntake fingers push every plant into the gatherer drum
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After the fast rotating blades cut the crop, the intake fingers push the plants into the gatherer drums that rotate in the same direction at low speeds. Every plant is pushed into the teeth of the gatherer drum. The specially designed shape of the teeth ensures that both small and large plants are conveyed in a secure way.

 

In the machine, the plants are taken off the back of the gatherer drum by scrapers. Depending on the width of the header, they are forwarded to the cross-feed drums or immediately fed into the angled feed drums in the middle of the machine.

 

Key feature:

  • Every plant is individually and securely pushed into the gatherer drum (Performance).
Lengthwise feeding provides an even cutLengthwise feeding provides an even cut
Bundled, lengthwise feeding toward the feed rollsBundled, lengthwise feeding toward the feed rolls

The header bundles the harvested crop perfectly and feeds it to the chopping unit of the self-propelled forage harvester (SPFH) lengthwise for an even cut. Only even, lengthwise feeding allows for the full use of the power installed on the SPFH.

Even chopping of the cropEven chopping of the crop

Key feature:

  • Bundling of lengthwise stalks is the basis for perfect chopping quality (Performance).

Specifications


Key Specs 778-corn-head
Current Model
Rotary harvesting unit
Length2.6 m
8.5 ft
Overall width6 m
19.7 ft
Height1.8 m
5.9 ft
Transport height
Operating width6 m
19.7 ft
Transport width3 m
9.8 ft
Weight2,900 kg
6,393 lb
Revolution rating calculated with forage harvester at a standstill without load
Engine rpm
Header drive shaft (shift rod pulled out for slow speed)
Gathering drum
Cutting blades for gathering drum
Feed drums
Cross feed drums

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