HYDRALIC HEAVY-DUTY FORAGE BOX (990 Series)
High capacity crop carriers, built for years of forage crop handling. All lumber used in forage box construction is highquality and pressure treated. Many heavy duty features at critical areas on both forage box and head assembly make the Stoltzfus Forage Box rugged and virtually maintenance free.Choice of four heavy duty running gear: Model 08, 10, 12, or 14.
SPECIAL DESIGN FEATURES
1.) The hydraulic head assembly is designed to be compact for low maintenance. Heavy duty low speed high torque motor eliminates one step down in gear reduction. Three hydraulic motors power cross conveyor, beater assembly and apron chain. The system features beater cut-off valve, variable speed control valve, forward, reverse and neutral safety control valve. Simple hydraulic hook-up to tractor hydraulic system with 15 gallons per minute.
2.) Front section of head assembly has 12 gauge extended top: remaining assembly is 10 gauge metal. Heavy duty bottom is bolted on and is removable for maintenance. Discharge cross conveyor has heavy 662 pintle chain with welded on heavy duty slats and 1” drive shaft. Chain tightener adjustments are on discharge side. Cross conveyor is high enough to clear most makes of blowers eliminating the need for cross conveyor extension.
3.) On the other side of assembly head or opposite end of cross conveyor is a spring loaded clean out door which opens under pressure. 4.) Bottom and middle beaters have a 4 bar construction on a 1 ¼” shaft 14” x 1” tines welded on the bars. Top beater has 2”double strength pipe and 1 ¼” shafts and is mounted in self aligning bearings. Top tines are tapered 3/16” x 18” long and positioned equally in a spiral configuration. The top beater is mounted further back to keep material from spilling over the front see-through safety guard.