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Cat Adds Heavy-Duty Silage

Wed December 07, 2016 - National Edition #25
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Available worldwide in three width configurations — 72, 84 and 96 in. (183, 213 and 244 cm), the silage defacer uses a heavy-duty frame to house a front-mounted cutting drum.
Available worldwide in three width configurations — 72, 84 and 96 in. (183, 213 and 244 cm), the silage defacer uses a heavy-duty frame to house a front-mounted cutting drum.

Caterpillar Attachments now includes in its range of products the Cat silage defacer, developed for Cat compact wheel loaders, skid steer loaders, compact track loaders and multi-terrain loaders. The silage defacer is designed to cut and shave large silage bunks in order to improve material retention and to ensure more consistent feed quality, leaving a clean surface on the bunk and eliminating large amounts of oxygen penetration that can cause mold.

Available worldwide in three width configurations — 72, 84 and 96 in. (183, 213 and 244 cm), the silage defacer uses a heavy-duty frame to house a front-mounted cutting drum. The drum is driven by a system of dual, hydraulic motors and dual, heavy-duty roller chains to optimize torque and reliability. The drive motors are mounted behind drum and within the frame for protection from damage, and the chains feature cotter-pin master links for extended chain life.

High-tensile-strength, hardened-steel teeth on the drum — 5 in. (12.7 cm) in length — are arranged in a helical pattern for even load distribution and to ensure efficient cutting and facing, leaving a finely textured finished product for feed. The teeth are positioned at a precise angle to ensure minimal drum stalling and material cling. A standard cross-over relief valve dampens hydraulic pressure spikes and diverts high pressure away from the host machine.

For more information, visit www.cat.com.




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