New additions to the CLAAS product range being displayed for the first time in the UK at LAMMA include the new high capacity QUADRANT 5200 baler, the latest VARIANT 400 round baler and the recently launched FIELD BASE mobile RTK transmitter. Three new QUADRANT balers have been added to the CLAAS range – the QUADRANT […]
Already successfully established for many years, for 2017 the Jaguar 980 and 970 models from CLAAS have been enhanced and are now available with many new equipment features. These include a continuously variable front attachment drive, an enhanced crop flow system, redesigned running gear and the Claas Auto Fill system for automatic trailer loading to […]
The latest introductions to the CLAAS EASY range of precision farming solutions mean that it is even quicker and easier for farmers to gather machine and crop data, and then interpret and utilise that data, for instance by being able to vary input application rates or to update farm management costings.
Mitas high-horsepower tyres helped a Claas Axos 320 tractor weighing 4 tons to ‘walk’ on water. Without the massive flotation tyres the tractor would inevitably sink. But thanks to careful calculation and Archimedes’ principle the tractor successfully navigated the port and then returned to dry land without the captain getting his feet wet. Mitas, part […]
Twenty eight students recently made their first step towards a career as agricultural machinery technicians, at Induction Days held at Reaseheath College in Cheshire and SRUC Barony near Dumfries for the latest group of apprentices to join the CLAAS Agricultural Technician Apprenticeship scheme. The new intake of students come from CLAAS dealerships throughout the UK […]
CLAAS has updated its VARIO 1230 and 1080 wide working width cutterbars and both models will incorporate a number of new features for 2017. The new VARIO cutterbars are primarily designed for harvesting grain and rape seed and are characterised by their particularly high level of operating efficiency and rate of work across a wide […]
For field operations over large working widths, automatic steering systems are essential in order to avoid gaps or overlaps.However, to use automatic steering systems with the highest level of precision, an RTK correction signal is required, which in some regions is either limited, or not available at all. According to CLAAS, their newly developed RTK […]
CLAAS have announced changes to their Quadrant large square baler range. The previous Quadrant 3300/3200/2200 have been replaced by the new Quadrant 5300/5200/4200 that are designed to provide higher throughput and greater bale density. The Quadrant 5300/5200 feature the new Auntomatic Pressure Control system which automatically maintains the predetermined bale pressure by monitoring knotter tension […]
Over the 20 years since the CLAAS Lexion combine range was first introduced, it has led the way in the development and use of advanced technology to help users consistently maintain high outputs and optimum cost efficiency. As part of the ongoing development of the Lexion 600 straw-walker combine range, 2017 models will benefit not only […]
Tractors in the 90 to 140hp power range have to be capable of meeting a wide range of demands, ranging from livestock farmers just wanting a simple, straightforward tractor for yard and grassland work, to arable farmers looking for greater sophistication for field work. The CLAAS Arion 400 range already offers a wide range of […]
The 50,000th Lexion has rolled off the CLAAS assembly line in Harsewinkel. During its 21-year success story, the high capacity Lexion combine harvester has become the flagship of international agricultural technology. More than 50,000 parts, 4,000 m of electrical cable and 215 m of hydraulic lines are installed inside each Lexion. The 50,000th Lexion with its jubilee […]
CLAAS once again featured among the winners of the internationally renowned iF Design Award in 2016. In the “Product” discipline, CLAAS has won the “Automobiles, Vehicles, Bikes” category for the Arion 400 tractor with Panoramic cab.
CLAAS has led the way in corn cracking technology for forage harvesters since they developed the first corn cracking system for the JAGUAR back in the late 1980’s, when the ability to crack maize kernels on the forager to improve digestibility and increase yields or weight gain was seen as a major step forward. At […]
At LAMMA, CLAAS UK will be launching the new ‘EASY on board app’, which opens up completely new operating functionality for the user by means of ISOBUS communication via an iPad, using a wireless link between the tractor and implement. By being able to use an existing iPad as a control terminal, this is not […]
Twenty young CLAAS Service Engineers have started the next stage of their careers, having recently completed their four-year CLAAS Agricultural Technician Apprenticeship and been awarded their Graduation Certificates. CLAAS is the only UK agricultural machinery company to offer two training bases for its apprentices, both of which follow the same curriculum. Of the 20 new […]
The ‘Machine of the Year’ title is awarded each year by a jury of 19 technical journalists from eight European countries, alternately at Agritechnica in Germany and SIMA in France. In all, agricultural innovations in 16 different categories receive awards. This year, CLAAS once again emerged victorious in the combine harvester category. The ‘Machine of […]
Since the mid-1980s, Claas has sold more than 15,000 used combine harvesters and self-propelled forage harvesters worldwide in this steadily growing market. At Agritechnica, Claas is introducing a new international certification programme for selected recent Claas used machines and is therefore offering customers additional warranties for maximum operational reliability.
This autumn has seen 24 new students join the Claas Agricultural Apprenticeship scheme, of whom five are training for the new Parts apprenticeship created last year. Of the 24 students who come from Claas dealerships throughout the UK and Ireland, 18 will be conducting their training at Reaseheath in Cheshire, and the remaining six from […]