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CATERPILLAR TILTROTATOR SYSTEM (TRS) AVAILABLE FOR CAT® MINI EXCAVATORS

Caterpillar Work Tools now has a TiltRotate System (TRS) for Cat® Next Gen mini excavators. The new TRS6 and TRS8 models allow attached work tools (including buckets, forks, grapples, brooms, and compactors) to rotate 360 degrees and tilt 40 degrees side-to-side,…

CAT® SMART ATTACHMENTS—DOZER BLADE, GRADER BLADE, AND BACKHOE—COME TOGETHER WITH MACHINE IN REVOLUTIONARY WAYS

Three new Cat® SMART attachments, the Dozer Blade, Grader Blade, and Backhoe, are designed to add significant versatility to a range of D3 Series Cat Skid Steer Loaders, Compact Track Loaders, and Multi Terrain Loaders. The control systems for the new…

Swivelling lower links for negotiating bends during mowing

CLAAS and Hans Sauter GmbH have jointly developed a hydraulically swivelling front lower links system for use with mounted front and rear mower combinations. This significantly reduces or even completely eliminates strips of grass being left when negotiating bends and mowing on slopes. Eliminating this problem makes a significant contribution to…

CNH Industrial takes extra steps to ensure high service levels to dealers and customers during the COVID-19 situation

CNH Industrial Aftermarket Solutions and Company Brands Case IH, STEYR and New Holland Agriculture, take extra steps to ensure high service levels to dealers and customers during the COVID-19 situation CNH Industrial Aftermarket Solutions, the function ensuring global parts, technical…

A Look At Alpha Motion On Pottinger Master And Pro Front Mounted Mowers

Pöttinger, the grassland specialist, revolutionised the front mounted technology with ALPHA MOTION. The ALPHA MOTION technology on theNOVACAT and EUROCAT has been impressing farmers all over the world for a number of years. With the new MASTER and PRO models, mowing and best forage have taken on a new dimension. Unifying benefits The new MASTER and PRO models are attached…

New CLAAS UK Parts warehouse opens for business

As the grass harvesting season starts to get under way, the supply of parts to CLAAS customers and dealers throughout the UK and Ireland has further benefitted from the opening of the new CLAAS UK Parts warehouse at Saxham. The new building…

ROLLANT 520: Reliable in all conditions

Following its introduction last autumn, due to have been making its working debut at this year’s Grassland & Muck event was the new CLAAS entry level fixed chamber round baler, the ROLLANT 520. Producing a 1.25m diameter bale, the ROLLANT 520 features a new roller concept, optimised chain lubrication and a…

New top-of-the-range Claas JAGUAR

The JAGUAR forager always attracts a large crowd at Grassland events, and visitors to the CLAAS stand this year would have been in for a treat, as it was planned that following the launch of the new Stage 5 JAGUAR 900 series,…

CLAAS JAGUAR TERRA TRAC

Due to have made its UK debut at this year’s Grassland & Muck event, the Claas JAGUAR Terra TRac is the first self-propelled forage harvester to be available with a factory-integrated crawler track system with hydraulic suspension. The new concept offers optimal soil protection under…

CLAAS AXION 900 TERRA TRAC

The Grassland & Muck event was due to have been the first opportunity to see the new Claas Axion Terra Trac in action. On display would have been the top-of-the-range 445hp AXION 990 TERRA TRAC, which was due to have…

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