Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211

advertisements
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


Redesigned Cab Featured in 2013 Case IH Axial Flow Combines

Tue, 28 Aug 2012 10:34:46 CDT

Redesigned Cab Featured in 2013 Case IH Axial Flow Combines



Case IH unveils new features on its legendary Axial-Flow® combines for 2013, including a redesigned cab and a new folding auger with a pivoting spout option.

“Now, Axial-Flow combines are designed to help producers simplify harvest even further through the ultimate operator environment, added innovation and harvest control,” says Nate Weinkauf, Case IH Combine Marketing Manager.

Guided by input from producers and custom operators, Case IH has taken the largest and quietest cab in the industry for large-model combines and made it even better.

Features of the new cab include a slim Multifunction Propulsion Handle, redesigned with controls within a finger’s reach. It contains an upgraded right-hand console with simple ergonomic controls and slide rail that allows for adjustment of the display, placement of a cup-holder and office tools. Multiple convenient storage locations have been added featuring brushed-chrome styling. Operators can stay tuned in and connected on the go with an iPod plug-in, and a training seat opens to a convenient, portable electric refrigerator to keep food and drinks cool and handy. Leg and foot room has been added due to increased seat travel space. In addition, a red leather luxury cab seat option is available for comfort during long harvest days and nights.

“We understand the long hours that producers spend in the combine. Our goal was to offer every convenience of an efficient, comfortable working office and make it available in every Axial-Flow model,” says Weinkauf.

In addition, all models use the state-of-the-art AFS Pro 700 display for yield monitoring and machine and guidance control in the cab. The AFS Pro 700 is compatible with all Case IH equipment, so it can easily be transferred to a tractor cab in the spring for planter control and later to a sprayer to control application maps.

To make on-the-go unload more comfortable and safer as header widths continue to grow, Case IH has added new options to its auger offerings. In addition to the two fixed auger options that extend up to 28 feet, 9 inches, two folding auger options are now available: a 28-foot-9-inch auger that folds at a 90-degree angle and a 34-foot auger that folds at a 135-degree angle.

In addition, operators can now control a pivoting grain spout with the Multifunction Propulsion Handle, adjusting the flow of grain up to 3 feet without changing the speed of the grain cart or combine. In combination with the independent cross-auger control launched last year, producers will have more flexibility during the challenging grain cart fill process.

In addition, optional powered grain tank covers are controlled from the cab so the operator can concentrate on harvesting.

As part of the Case IH Efficient Power family, Case IH Axial-Flow 30 Series models feature added horsepower to power through tough conditions with fuel-efficient Case IH FPT Tier 4 SCR engines. Across the Case IH lineup, the same proven power plants deliver an average 10 percent efficiency advantage over comparable Tier 3 models.

“Case IH has been continuously improving the Axial-Flow AFX rotor, always setting the trend as a leader in harvesting,” says Weinkauf. “Overall, the simple and reliable Axial-Flow design, with fewer moving parts, helps producers stay in the field to achieve better yields.”


   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Oklahoma Congressman Frank Lucas Talked Farm Bill Implementation, Trade and More at His Town Hall Stop in Guthrie  Thu, 25 Apr 2019 06:04:51 CDT
  • Feeder Steers and Heifers 2.00-5:00 Lower at OKC West Livestock West Auction Wednesday  Thu, 25 Apr 2019 05:23:52 CDT
  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2:00 pm Wednesday, April 24, 2019  Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:30:31 CDT
  • Oklahoma National Stockyards Under New Management, Kellie Payne Named General Manager  Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:15:10 CDT
  • Wednesday Market Wrap-Up with Justin Lewis  Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:24:36 CDT
  • Tyson Getting Out of Plant Based Beyond Meat But Signals Plans to Starting Their Own Alternative Protein Product Line  Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:08:59 CDT
  • Wednesday Afternoon Market Wrap-Up with Carson Horn   Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:06:36 CDT
  • OACD Awards Seth Stone, Hunter Jordan as the 2019 Mike Thralls Memorial Scholarship Winners  Wed, 24 Apr 2019 11:35:07 CDT

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Herbs Herb Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit P&K Equipment Tulsa Farm Show AFR Insurance Stillwater Milling KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com


       
       
    © 2008-2019 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.