Boost No-Till Residue Management With Schulte FX-530 Rotary Cutter

Thirty-foot swaths on any row spacing aids completion of no-till residue management chores.

Published on: Mar 12, 2012

Schulte's new FX-530 rotary cutter works on all row spacing and spreads out over 30 feet per swath.

Designed for 200 or more horsepower tractors, the FX-530 uses fixed knives to provide an updraft mulching effect of field residue as it shreds stalks and stems. The blades are one-half inch thick and 4-inches across and overlap one another by 6 inches to provide thorough shredding. The FX-530 design uses Bondioli gear boxes, each with a non-adjustable clutch for ease of maintenance and drive-line protection.

The 10 gauge continuously welded deck remains rigid and provides long life even in the roughest conditions. Wings fold up easily for narrow transport, and optional hydraulic fans are available to keep the deck clear of debris.

Schultes new FX-530 rotary cutter accommodates a wide range of row spacings and works on 30-foot swaths.
Schulte's new FX-530 rotary cutter accommodates a wide range of row spacings and works on 30-foot swaths.

Options for the FX-530 include: single or double front and rear chains, front or rear belting, 3-meter wheel extensions, row crop wheel extensions, non-walking axles, walking axles, hydraulic folding wing tips, light truck tires, implement tires, and the cyclone deck debris fans.

For more information on Schulte's answer to residue management visit www.schulte.ca.

Fixed knives arranged in pairs provide a mulching action as field trash is shredded and pulverized for no-till residue management.
Fixed knives arranged in pairs provide a mulching action as field trash is shredded and pulverized for no-till residue management.

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