Wednesday, 23 November 2016 17:20

New Lely Welger up the Ante

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THE versatile Lely Welger RP 160V which replaces the respected 415 and 445 ranges and features newly designed chamber geometry and the Constant Pressure System (CPS) to produce high density and well-shaped bales which combine to reduce costs and promote rapid fermentation which results in higher feed quality. 

The Lely Welger RP160V offers a 2.25 metre, five tine bar, camless pick up and a 13 knife chopping rotor with a short distance from the former to the latter ensuring good crop flow, and making the most of the Heavy-Duty split gearbox driveline to offer maximum performance in the heaviest conditions. 

A further option is available on an Indent-Only basis that sees the machine supplied with a wider 2.4 metre pick-up and the Xtracut chopper system that offers two knife banks with 25 knives, and the option to select varying knife combinations from the operator’s seat. 

Maximum output is ensured by the Easy Net Loading system (ELS) which offers net fitment from ground level reducing effort and time, while easily opened guards give access to the second, stored roll as well as good inspection and maintenance. Daily servicing is taken care of with centrally grouped grease banks and chain life is prolonged with an automatic lubrication system. 

Brendan Prentice, regional sales manager for Lely comments: “The high performance of the new RP 160V  is a combination of a larger capacity variable bale chamber, the hydro-flex drop floor system and a range of options for feeding and chopping, whilst being very user-friendly throughout its overall design” 

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