Kuhn

Applicators for Large Square Balers

kuhn_lsbThe new 600 Series Automatic Applicator system is now compatible with an iPad or iPad Mini, and still retains all its functions such as sensing moisture and tonnage on the go, and adjusts the preservative application rate based on the condition of the hay. This precision gives the operator the exact amount of preservative required to keep the crop in great condition without wasting product. The display in the cab gives the operator complete control and provides information on:

  • Moisture content
  • Speed of baling (tonnage)
  • Volume of preservative used per bale
  • Total tons baled

The 600 Series Automatic Applicator is compatible with the new Bale Indentification System, or Tagger, that attaches a tag carrying all the information on that specific bale to the bale itself.

Electronic control systems are also available for large square balers. Equipped with a high-capacity 110-gallon tank mounted on the rear of the baler, the operator can go almost non-stop.

Moisture Sensors for Large Square Balers

Automatic systems for large square balers are equipped with two star wheel moisture sensors mounted on the top of the bale chute, sensing moisture across the width of the bale via conductivity. The sensors can accurately read crop moisture from 8% to 70%, covering a wide range of moisture levels. As the star wheels turn, they also calculate tonnage, helping the system apply preservative even more accurately

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Star wheel sensors for large square balers

Product Specs

All applicators come as complete kits designed to fit your specific baler, and consist of:

  • 110 gallon plastic tank
  • 12 volt pumping system
  • All plumbing and wiring supplied
  • Your choice of control option

Click the link to see more info on the available control options or use the helpful chart below

Control Options for Large Square Balers

Comparison of Applicator Controls
  Electronic Applicator 600 Series Automatic
Single Pump System X  
3-Pump Manifold   X
Control Box with Adjustable Dial X  
iPad Display   X
IOSBUS Display   X
Built-in Flowmeter   X
Automatic Application   X
Moisture Sensing Capability   X
Job Records by Field   X
Job Records by Individual Bales   X
Calculates Baling Rate   X
Export Job Records to iPad   X
Hay Indicator Compatible X X
Dye Sprayer Kit Compatible   X
Tagger Compatible   X

Applicators for Round Balers

kuhn_rbHay preservative can be used to bale large round bales between 16% and 30% moisture. You have the option of a 25-gallon or, on certain models, a 55-gallon application system. The system mounts to the tongue of the baler and holds enough preservative to treat 30 to 60 tons of hay. Depending on your need, choose the new 300 series automatic system, a 600 series commercial automatic system, an electronic system, or an economical manual control system (available in 25-gallon only).

Moisture Sensors for Round Balers

Automatic systems for round balers are equipped with two moisture sensing discs, one mounted on each of the baler side walls, sensing moisture across the width of the bale via conductivity. The sensors can accurately read crop moisture from 8% to 60%, covering a wide range of moisture levels.

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Product Specs

All applicators come as complete kits designed to fit your specific baler, and consist of:

  • 25 or 55 gallon tank
  • 12 volt pumping system
  • All plumbing and wiring supplied
  • Your choice of control options

Click the link to see more info on the available control options or use the helpful chart below

Control Options for Round Balers

Comparison of Applicator Controls

  Electronic Applicator 300 Series Automatic 600 Series Automatic
Single Pump System X X  
3-Pump Manifold     X
Control Box with Adjustable Dial X    
iPad Display   X X
IOSBUS Display     X
Built-in Flowmeter   X X
Automatic Application   X X
Moisture Sensing Capability   X X
Job Records by Field   X X
Job Records by Individual Bales     X
Calculates Baling Rate: Round Baler     X
Calculates Baling Rate: Small Square Baler, Large Square Baler   X X
Export Job Records to iPad     X
Hay Indicator Compatible X X X
Stroke Counter on Small Square Baler     X
Dye Sprayer Kit Compatible: Small Square Baler, Large Square Baler     X
Tagger Compatible: Large Square Baler     X

600 Series Automatic Control System

Large Square Balers

The 600 Automatic Applicator control system is the premier applicator for large square balers. The 600 system accurately senses moisture on-the-go and adjusts the application of preservative every three seconds to match the condition of the hay. This precision gives the operator the exact amount of product required to keep the crop in great condition, without wasting product. The 600 automatic system for large square balers is controlled through an iPad or iPad Mini via Bluetooth, giving complete control to the operator more efficiently as ever with a colorful, wireless display in the cab. The display shows moisture content, speed of baling, and how much preservative is being applied. This control adjusts application rate every three seconds to attain the target rate.

This kit can be controlled one of two ways:

  • Wireless via Bluetooth with an iPad or iPad Mini.
  • If the operator has an ISOBUS tractor with a VT display and is not using it to control the baler, the applicator functions can be viewed through the tractor display.

A simple push on the Main Menu key pulls up a selection of other screens including the adjustable settings and a Job Record screen. The system stores up to 300 job records by field, including date and time of baling, number of tons baled, product used and the average moisture and high moisture. The system will also store up to 33,000 individual bale records within those job records, and all of the job records can be exported to the iPad, or downloaded and printed via a USB port on the processor for easy and efficient access to crucial bale information.

The new Dye Sprayer Marking Kit that is found on large square balers can now be used on small square balers, allowing the operator to visibly mark the wet bales. GPS systems and bale scale kits can also be used with the 600 Series Automatic Applicator, helping the baling operation become more advanced and efficient than ever before.

Round Balers

The 600 Automatic Applicator is the choice of applicator for the round baler operator that makes hay commercially or is looking for the added performance and capabilities of the 600 system.

The 600 system on round balers reads moisture with two discs in the bale chamber up to 70% moisture, and also has a sensor on the bale door to record individual bale records. The system has the ability to store and download job and individual bale records via USB and export via iPad.

300 Series Automatic Control System

Round Balers

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The 300 series automatic control system is a more compact and efficient applicator that accurately senses moisture on the go and adjusts the application of preservative to match the condition of the hay. This precision give the operator the exact amount of product required to keep their crop in great condition, without wasting product. The 300 Series applicator is controlled with an iPad* through a Bluetooth receiver, eliminating harnesses in the cab.

New improvements to the 300 Series Automatic Applicator include:

  • Single constant-pressure pump with pulsing solenoid that reacts quickly to changes in application rates
  • Improved flowmeter that works on a range of products
  • Smaller and more compact system that is easier to install and maintain

The applicator takes moisture and baling rate information from the two star wheel sensors on small square balers, and two moisture discs in the bale chamber on round balers, and the system will automatically apply the correct amount of product. The moisture, tonnage, and rates are all displayed on the screen, along with the volume used. A simple push of any Main Menu key pulls up a selection of other screens including adjustable settings and a Job Records screen. The system stores 63 jobs by date and time, number of tons baled, product used, and high and average moisture.

*iPad Mini or iPad 3rd Generation (2012) or newer, running the current iOS operating system or one previous version required for iPad option

Electronic Control Systems

Electronic Controls The electronic cab control is a solid state electronic pump control used for any large square, small square, or round baler. The control box can be mounted in the cab or on the fender, and once set the electronic control will hold the application rate constant and is adjusted by turning the dial on the control box.

Your hay is important. Make sure your preservative does what it says it will.

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Crop Sensing Eye Kit

Part # 474A The hay indicator senses hay on the balers pick-up automatically, starting and stopping the application.

Part #474A

Hay Indicator Kit for use with 464 Automatic Control, 2005 & newer Automatic & Electronic Controls

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Flow Meter

Part# 453

Digital Electronic Flow Meter is for use with any Harvest Tec preservative applicator
delivering between 40 and 500 pounds per hour. The flow meter reads the application rate in pounds per hour and total pounds used.

 

H2O Precision Moisture Sensor

Part# 200RB

The H2O Precision Moisture Sensor is a new moisture option for round balers. Two discs that mount in the bale chamber read moisture with the patented side-to-side technology, allowing accurate readings up to 60% moisture for all hay types. The H2O Precision Moisture Sensor is controlled with your Apple or Android smart phone or tablet via Bluetooth and free app.

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Transfer Pumps

Part# 9212 (4 gpm 12V pump)

Part# 9215 (4 gpm 110V pump)

Part# 9214 (14 gpm 12V pump)

Part# 9213 (Hand transfer pump)

To transfer Baler’s Choice Hay Preservative safely and easily from your storage container to your applicator tank, use any of the following transfer pumps:

Model 9214: For a rapid transfer rate of 14 gallons per minute, this 12-volt unit can get the job done quickly.

Model 9212: This standard output, 12-volt model, will transfer preservative at a rate of 4 gallons per minute.

Model 9213: This inexpensive hand transfer pump is ideal for transferring small amounts of preservative easily.

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Dye Sprayer Marking System

Part # 030-0840

The Dye Sprayer Marking System is a simple way to visibly mark the wet areas on your large square bales. Compatible with the Model 696 Automatic Applicator or the Model 600 Moisture Monitor for any large square baler, the 3-gallon system is mounted near the bale chamber and when the adjustable high moisture alarm sounds, the system will spray a red-colored, food-grade dye on the exact location on the bale for a quick and easy reference.

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GPS Interface Kit

Part # 030-0880

By incorporating the GPS into the Model 600 Moisture Monitor, 696 Automatic Applicator, or Bale ID Tagger, the producer has the ability to create yield maps for their crops, allowing them to gain the knowledge needed to maximize productivity. The kit consists of a removeable data storage card and GPS interface harness that is compatible with the Trimble 162 AgGPS, which is purchased separately from a Trimble dealer.

 

 

 

600 and 300 Series Applicator kits DO NOT include display

600 and 300 Series Automatic Applicator kits will now include a Bluetooth receiver for iPad operation.

*Contact Your Local Kuhn Dealer For Pricing*

LARGE SQUARE BALERS - 110 GALLON APPLICATION SYSTEMS

Baler Model 600 Series Automatic Part # Electronic Part # Manual Part # Upgrade Electronic System to Automatic System Part#
LSB 870,890 6964510B 4914510 N/A 6654510B
LSB 1270, 1290 6964511B 4914511 N/A 6654511B
LSB 890, 1270, 1290

w/Omni-Cut or Opti-Feed

6964525B 4914525 N/A 6654525B

ROUND BALERS - 25 GALLON APPLICATION SYSTEMS

Baler Model 300 Series Automatic Part # Electronic Part # Manual Part # Upgrade to 300 Automatic System Part#
VB 2160, 2190, 1810 337 436 N/A 3U7
VB 2255, 2260, 2265, 2285, 2290, 2295 337 436 N/A 3U7
VBP 2265 337 436 N/A 3U7

MOISTURE ONLY SYSTEMS

Baler Style 600 Series Moisture Only Upgrade to Auto Applicator
Round Baler 030-600RB N/A
Large Square 030-0600 Contact Harvest Tec

Accessories

 
Description Part Number
400 Series iPad Conversion Kit (Bluetooth receiver) 030-4672A
600 Series iPad Conversion Kit (Bluetooth receiver) 030-6672A
iPad Mini Mounting Kit 030-2012MK
iPad Mini & Mounting Kit Combo (iPad Mini, mount, charger) 030-4670DK
Baler Mounted Moisture Tester 008-FX2000
Hay Indicators (Crop-Eyes) 030-474A
Dye Marking System 030-0840
12V Electronic Transfer Pump (4 Gal/Min) 008-9212
12V Electronic Transfer Pump (15 Gal/Min) 008-9214
110V Electronic Transfer Pump (4 Gal/Min) 008-9215

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