Harvesting multiple crops with the CLAAS JAGUAR and changeable front attachments

333702 27The use of appropriate front attachments for different crops opens up flexible opportunities for high machine utilisation through out the year. The CLAAS JAGUAR is well known for its performance and reliability in chopping maize

What is often disregarded is the importance and variety of front attachments, which can be provided with the CLAAS JAGUAR. At the end, it is this vital feature in front of the machine, which makes it one of the most versatile forage harvesters. Using ORBIS, PICK UP or DIRECT DISC as front attachments allows the JAGUAR to operate also in grass, napier grass, whole plant silage and other crops or residues.

Over 45 years of continuous improvements and adaptation to local farming needs and energy production convinced many customers all over the globe: more than 40,000 of the JAGUAR with different front attachments have been delivered over the years, with some of the units still being in action after 20 years especially in Asia.

Four front attachments of the CLAAS JAGUAR are as follows

1. Sharp cutting and reliable crop transport with the ORBIS front attachment  

You can harvest maize, whole crops and many other crop types such as napier grass and cutting those crops into small pieces for making silage to feed your dairy cow or your biogas plant.

Advantages at a glance

• Maize or Napier front attachments with working widths from 4.5 m to 9.0 m.

• Convenient fitting and removal - transport width of 3.0 m for all ORBIS models

• Automatic transport protection for ORBIS 900 / 750 / 600

• Can be switched on and reversed under full load and in the upper rated speed range

•Outstanding ground contour adaptation through CONTOUR and AUTO CONTOUR ground pressure control

2. Clean crop intake with the PICK UP family 

Collecting crops with the PICK UP 300 / 380 ever increasing yields and ever more powerful forage harvesters require robust technology which is able to take up the crops cleanly while remaining easy to operate.

All the PICK UP models for the JAGUAR forage harvester are able to adjust flexibly to a very wide range of ground conditions and are capable of high throughput.

Advantages at a glance

• High-performance pick-up reel with five rows of tines for clean grass intake

• Robust roller crop press with large intake auger for high throughput

• ACTIVE CONTOUR for automatic ground adaptation

• Ideal ground contour adaptation as pick up is free to swivel as required and guide wheels are optimally positioned

3.Whole crop harvesting with the DIRECT DISC

Whether one is intending to use milk ripe plants for high-grade animal feed or as biomass for energy production, this front attachment means you can mow and chop in a single pass.

Advantages at a glance

• MAX CUT mower bed for very clean crop cutting

• Paddle roller for optimal crop flow in short crops

• Very large intake auger for high throughput

• Mower bed with quick knife change system

4. Maize cob silage (MCS) harvesting with the combine picker on the JAGUAR

MCS is forage with a high energy concentration and is primarily used in cattle farming for milk and meat production. Fast and convenient connection of combine harvester front attachments, such as maize pickers for harvesting maize cob silage.




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About CLAAS:

CLAAS (www.claas-group.com) is a family business founded in 1913 and is one of the world's leading manufacturers of agricultural engineering equipment. The company, with corporate headquarters in Harsewinkel, Germany, is the European market leader in combine harvesters. CLAAS is the world leader in another large product group, self-propelled forage harvesters. CLAAS is also a top performer in world-wide agricultural engineering with tractors, agricultural balers and green harvesting machinery. The CLAAS product portfolio also includes state-of-the-art farming information technology. CLAAS employs around 11,400 workers worldwide and reported a turnover of 4 billion euros in the financial year of 2020.

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