Belt mergers are commonly known for their clean forage pick up and handling, the KUHN Merge Maxx 950 is no exception to this. The Merge Maxx 950 is a highly versatile machine capable of gently gathering any kind of forage and retaining its
This ability to gently handle all crops with minimal forage pollution, leaf spoiling and ground contact, sets the Merge Maxx 950 apart from the conventional rotor and ‘V’ type rakes.
With eight different forage delivery options, the Merge Maxx 950 is suited to all conditions, from raking two separate 3.5m swaths for conventional hay baling, through to grouping 20m or even 30m of forage into large swaths for today’s high horsepower
forage harvesters. Farmers and contractors really do have the ability to produce the perfect swath for every condition and every job.
It’s obvious that KUHN have put a lot of thought into ease of use when designing the Merge Maxx 950. The AT10 controller is uncomplicated for any operator to master within minutes, giving the ability to alter windrow delivery, direction of the belts, setting
into work mode and a useful hour counter for jobs.
The belt speeds can each be individually adjusted by simple turning of a hydraulic flow limiter, meanwhile raking heights can be adjusted via crank handle on the rear of each pick-up bed. Toolless belt tension adjustment is also a welcome sight for any operator.
Some of the main advantages of the Merge Maxx 950 are not discovered until after the paddocks are swathed. For example, with the ability to merge 30m of lighter crops into one swath means a more efficient harvest whether baling or chopping. Particularly harvesting with forage harvesters and trucks, contractors begin to reap the benefits of the Merge Maxx 950. The forage harvester is slowed down with the larger swath giving less pick-up reel wear and tear as well as keeping the chopping drum full.
The benefits of fewer rows to collect also follows onto the trucks and trailers travelling less kilometres around paddocks and at lower, more consistent speeds.
Come along to the Agricentre South site at the Southern Field Days and see the KUHN Merge Maxx 950 on site!
maximum feed value. Two independent pick-ups make a total raking width of 7.5m in “side delivery” mode and up to 9.5m in “central windrow” position.
Having been demonstrated throughout New Zealand last autumn and throughout the 2019/20 season, the Merge Maxx 950 has proven its ability to effectively swath all crops from lucerne to whole crop barley and pea straw with ease.