ADVANCED DRAPER TECHNOLOGY
MacDon’s draper system features larger capacity motors and heavy duty double row sealed roller bearings for increased power and reduced maintenance. MacDon’s puncture and tear resistant V-guide drapers are designed for positive tracking. On the D65 model, the double V-guide draper can be reversed if the leading edge becomes damaged or worn, effectively doubling draper life. Combined with MacDon’s draper protecting patented C-shaped cutterbar, these features make them MacDon’s most durable and reliable drapers ever.
CONSISTENTLY CLOSE SHAVE
MacDon’s unique patented C-shaped cutterbar, which permits cutting at ground level for the most consistently clean shave of your fields. This close cutting ability combined with the reel’s ability to maintain a consistent relationship with the sickle (allowing it to gently lift the crop like a comb) means improved recovery in crop that is downed, lodged or tangled.
BOOST YOUR PRODUCTIVITY INSTANTLY WITH D SERIES DRAPER HEADERS
Designed to be excellent all-purpose headers for cereals, canola, hay, forage and specialty crops, MacDon’s D Series Drapers allow you to cut at significantly higher speeds and achieve greater capacity, while still delivering exceptionally uniform and fluffy windrows. This is possible thanks to their extra-wide 76.7" (1948 mm) swath opening, increased draper depth, better angling on the back sheet and the higher crop clearance of the M Series Windrower. The super robust full-featured D65 which is designed for high volume commercial operations. Both models feature MacDon’s patented C-shaped cutterbar. Long-life double V-guide drapers are standard on the D65.
MACDON’S D65 – THE ULTIMATE IN DRAPER HARVESTING PERFORMANCE
Available in single and double knife versions, MacDon’s full-featured D65 model is designed for high acreage operations and is outfitted with heavier duty drapers, shiftable decks on certain configurations (that allow center or side delivery) and the ability to attach MacDon’s HC10 Hay Conditioner (available for double knife drives up to 30'/9.1 m). For hay and forage harvesting, MacDon’s optional double windrow attachment (available for double knife version headers only) allows you to lay up to 50' (15.2 m) of conditioned crop in a windrow, ideal for today’s larger forage harvesters. The D65 is configured with either a 5 or 6 bat PR15 pick-up reel, both of which have been specially engineered to maintain a consistently close cutterbar to reel relationship over the entire length of the header as well as provide more effective lift and sweep of material from the cutterbar. As such, you’ll experience better cutting performance, especially in tough harvesting conditions such as downed or tangled crops. For more control, the D65 comes standard with hydraulic fore-aft reel positioner and can be outfitted with performance options such as hydraulic header tilt for the ultimate harvesting package.
EXCELLENT FOR HAY AND FORAGE
With the addition of MacDon’s HC10 Hay Conditioner, D65 headers become high performance hay and forage harvesting machines. If you’re cutting for one of today’s large forage harvesters, MacDon’s optional double windrow attachment (available for double knife units) lets you lay up to 50' (15.2 m) of conditioned crop in a single windrow.
HYDRAULIC REEL FORE-AFT POSITIONER
Adjust the reel position to changing crop and field conditions on-the-go from the cab.
ROBUST REEL DRIVE
The MacDon pick-up reel is the most robust on the market. The special cam arms are manufactured in cast-iron to ensure it can withstand the toughest crop conditions.
REEL END SHIELDS REDESIGNED
The reel endshields were redesigned for less carryover of crop and to allow more clearance between the reel and header endshields.
REEL POSITIONER INDICATON
Reel position can be critical to the performance of your header in certain crops. Simple reel positioner indication is offered to allow your operators to better determine where their reel works best.
This kit is a compression molded component that has very high wear characteristics. It is used when cutting low podding crops like peas, edible beans, or other lodged crops. The smooth design characteristics make this kit ideal for muddy harvesting conditions by reducing the likelihood of mud building up on the cutterbar.
IMPROVED DRAPER DRIVE ROLLERS
Tungsten carbide ribs have been added to the steel drive rollers to reduce draper slippage while allowing longer overall draper life. This feature prevents traditional draper slippage on wide headers in heavy crops such as canola. Double draper drive kits are no longer needed when using this roller.
*This roller is retrofitable on older MacDon headers.
A draper seal is built into both of the side drapers and travels the entire length of the c-shaped cutterbar, preventing and crop residue from entering the underside of the drapers. This feature is especially beneficial to those who are swathing canola.
V-GUIDE DRAPER TRACKING
Critical to keep your drapers tracking straight, preventing premature wear to the drapers.
DRAPER TENSION INCREASED 33%
This simple change allows the drapers to be tensioned up to 33% more than previous FlexDraper headers, improving the drive to drapers for handling the heaviest of crop loads.