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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of its R3060 potato harvester, Dewulf offers the attractively priced RA3060 Essential

Dewulf celebrates 30th anniversary of the R3060 potato harvester with attractively priced RA3060 Essential

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of this harvester, the Dewulf offers a special model, the RA3060 Essential: an amazingly complete potato harvester for an attractive price

October 16, 2018
Dewulf, full-liner in agricultural machines for the cultivation of potatoes and root crops, launches the RA3060 Essential, a standard configuration of its acclaimed self-propelled 2- row sieving harvester with an attractive starting price of €288,000.

This variant of the R3060 is being produced in celebration of the 30th anniversary of this machine.

Dewulf has combined decades of experience building the R3060 with feedback from growers to develop a unique, universal standard configuration.

All the elements for a successful crop, at a great price

A great many of the familiar features of the R3060 can be found on the RA3060 Essential.

The harvester is equipped as standard with LED lighting, eight infrared cameras and an axial module. The Quick Change System for quickly changing between harvesting kits for various crops (e.g. onions) is also included as standard equipment.

The machine is available at its highly competitive price of €288,000 by being offered as a standard package with limited options.

Depth control, automatic steering, an upper hedgehog unit and a haulm topper are not included in the machine configuration, for example. The haulm topper is, however, available as an option at additional cost.

Specifications of the RA3060 Essential

Dewulf RA3060 Essential

  • LED lighting
  • 8 infrared cameras at fixed locations
  • Preparation for haulm topper (there is a €9,250 surcharge for the haulm topper itself)
  • Quick Change System (quick change kit for diabolos)
  • Harvesting unit 1500 mm (or 1650 mm for a surcharge)
  • Pitch sieving web 1: free choice
  • Pitch sieving web 2: 40 naked, hinge point
  • Pitch sieving web 3: 40 star PVC, overlapping
  • 1 star and 1 eccentric agitator in sieving web 2
  • Axial module with 18 rollers (extra modules possible at a surcharge)
  • Preparation for Easyclean module
  • Ring elevator with rubber flights
  • Extra wheel axle (homologation)
  • Mitas wheel set-up front and rear

Decades of unrivalled experience in an attractive package

Based on the experience with, and feedback from growers about, the R3060 throughout the years, Dewulf has developed a standard configuration: the RA3060 Essential.

This harvester is being produced in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the R3000, the very first self-propelled 2-row sieving harvester on three wheels with gooseneck steering, introduced in 1989. Since the introduction, the full-liner has continued developing its 2-row harvester and further optimizing the production processes. The RA3060 Essential is the result.

A new self-propelled harvester at a pre-owned price

On the one hand, Dewulf is aiming the RA3060 Essential at agricultural contractors and growers who are looking for increased capacity at low cost.

On the other, this machine will also appeal to growers who are having a hard time deciding between the purchase of a pre-owned self-propelled harvester or a new trailed 2-row machine with wheel drive.

10th variant of the acclaimed R3060

Time flies, and the RA3060 Essential is already the 10th variant of the R3060. No other self-propelled 2-row sieving harvester can be as closely configured to a grower's individual needs as this machine from Dewulf.

Last year, for instance, the manufacturer launched a version with two haulm rollers in response to requests for better handling of potato varieties with extreme haulm growth.
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