Windrower Designed for Double-Duty Header

September 7, 2010 07:18 AM
Windrower Designed for Double-Duty Header

The John Deere 450 Self-Propelled Windrower with advanced draper platform is delivers increased horsepower and is designed with improved comfort and control. It is built for farmers looking to use the same draper platform on both their windrower and combine. 

          The D450 Windrower features a 200 hp, six-cylinder, 6.8L PowerTech E engine with heavy-duty planetary drives and final drives for extra. The windrower can be paired with John Deere 600D Draper Platforms, ranging from 25’ to 40’.   

          For improved control and comfort, the D450 Windrower comes with larger front tires and the IntelliAxle  system, a speed-sensing rear steering-assist feature that uses hydraulic pressure to enhance the maneuverability and handling of the machine depending on the operating speed. All units come standard with ComfortCommand air-suspension seats and CommandCenter displays that give operators accurate, integrated control of draper settings, such as belt speed, float pressure and sensitivity, and tilt positions, while swathing.

          The D450 Windrower has a 125-gallon fuel tank and has a top transport speed of 21 mph. Building on the electronic systems of 400 Series Windrowers, the D450 is CAN bus integrated to make troubleshooting easier and reduce downtime.

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