The HydraFlex system hydraulically controls the float of the cutterbar by the simple turn of a knob in the cab. This provides exceptional cutterbar flexibility throughout the entire working pressure range. Higher ground speeds can be accomplished with HydraFlex, compared to the conventional float systems.
In automatic mode, the operator merely adjusts to a desired cutterbar ground pressure, and the system maintains this setting. If a different set point is desired, the operator simply adjusts the encoder on the armrest board, and an updated cutterbar float pressure reading is displayed on the cornerpost display. To make the cutterbar heavy to the ground for increased ground following in uneven terrain simply decrease the cutterbar pressure. If soil pushing occurs, simply make the cutterbar pressure to the ground lighter by increasing the cutterbar pressure.
The heavy-duty epicyclic knife drive
One-piece spare knife stores in the main frame of the platform. The old knife can be detached from the epicyclic knife drive, slid out of the head and the new knife installed to replace it, which minimizes downtime.
The 600F features a Perma-Glide divider point that is tough and durable. The Perma-Glide divider point is a solid polyethylene that will not rust and resists dents. Compared to the 900 Series Platforms, the right divider is reduced by 50 percent and the left is reduced by 10 percent greatly reducing crop pushover.
The divider can be adjusted to be heavy so it does not float over down crop but instead divides it. If the divider is too heavy to the ground then it can be adjusted to float lighter, especially if soil pushing occurs.
HydraFlex cutterbars are designed to be an integral part of 600F HydraFlex Platforms: