John Deere 408R Sprayer

studio image of the 408r sprayer

Completely redesigned from the ground up with the latest advances in technology, the smartest cab in its class, higher application rates and smooth-running comfort, the 408R Sprayer can take your productivity to whole new levels.

  • 800-gallon (3,028 L) tank
  • Up to 132-foot (40.23 m) boom
  • 280 hp, 6.8 L engine
  • 30 mph (48.3 km/h) transport speed
Manufacturer
John Deere
Category
Sprayers
Location
Anna, Ohio
Franklin, Indiana
Greenfield, Indiana
Greensburg, Indiana
Greenville, Ohio
Oxford, Ohio
Richmond, Indiana
Rushville, Indiana
Urbana, Ohio
Specs
Key Specs:
Rated engine power206 kW
280 hp
Maximum engine power224 kW
300 hp
Solution system - Capacity3028 L
800 gal.
Rinse tank capacity454.2 L
120 gal.
Boom length options/Material18.3/27.4, 18.3/30.5, 22/36.6, or 22/40.2 m
60/90, 60/100, 72/120, or 72/132 ft
Boom material: Steel or carbon fiber
Spray speed range0 to 32.2 km/h
0 to 20 mph
Transport speed, maximum48.3 km/h
30 mph
SuspensionDual-strut independent wheel air-ride suspension
Crop clearance with standard tires152 cm
60 in.
Total weight (empty solution tank)13,757 kg
30,328 lb
*Includes: 30.5-m (100-ft) steel boom, pressure recirculation, ExactApplyâ„¢, and 38.1-cm (15-in.) spacing. Weight will vary depending on all options.
Engine:
Rated engine power209 kW
280 hp
Maximum engine power224 kW
300 hp
EmissionsFinal Tier 4 (FT4)
Number of cylindersSix
Displacement6.8 L
415 cu in.
Alternator250 amp
Fuel tank capacity485.2 L
128.2 gal.
Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) tank capacity29.5 L
7.8 gal.
Solution system:
Capacity3028 L
800 gal.
Tank materialStainless steel or polyethylene
Rinse tank capacity454.2 L
120 gal.
Quick fill size7.6 cm
3 in.
Automatic section controlJohn Deere Section Control (optional)
Solution system controlManual
Optional: Automatic
Fill locationSide fill, front fill (optional)
Chemical injection methodDual-pump direct injection
Optional: up to 511 L
135 U.S. gal.
Chemical eductorStainless steel (optional)
Chemical eductor capacity (size)32 L
8.5 gal.
Flow meter size5.1 cm
2 in.
Suction strainer20 mesh
Pressure strainer50 mesh
Boom strainer80 mesh
Boom:
Boom length options18.3/27.4, 18.3/30.5, 22/36.6, or 22/40.2 m
60/90, 60/100, 72/120, or 72/132 ft
Automatic boom heightBoomTrac Pro 2 - five sensor (optional)
Plumbing materialStainless steel
Optional: Polyethylene
Boom MaterialSteel or carbon fiber
Ground height adjustment50 to 245 cm
19.6 to 96.5 in.
Breakaway widthStainless-steel boom: 3.3 m
10.8 ft
Carbon fiber boom: 3.7 m
12.1 ft
Boom sections13 sections with boom length: 40.2 m
132 ft
11 sections with boom length: 36.6 m
120 ft
9 sections with boom length: 30.5 m
100 ft
7 sections with boom length: 27.4 m
90 ft
Nozzle spacings38.1 or 50.8 cm
15 or 20 in.
Drivetrain:
TypeHydrostatic
DriveFull-time four-wheel drive (4WD)
ShiftingElectrohydraulic
Hydraulic reservoir capacity98 L
26 gal.
Spray speed range0 to 32.2 km/h
0 to 20 mph
Transport speed, maximum48.3 km/h
30 mph
Chassis:
Dry compatibleYes: 5.7 m3
200 cu ft
SuspensionDual-strut independent wheel air-ride suspension
Crop clearance with standard tires152 cm
60 in.
Front tires320/90 R46, 380/90 R46, or 420/80 R46
Rear tires320/90 R46, 380/90 R46, or 420/80 R46
Flotation tires520/85R38 or 620/70R38 (field installed only)
Hydraulic tread adjustStandard
Wheel tread spacing305 to 406 cm
120 to 160 in.
Wheel base430 cm
169.3 in.
Turning radius8.7 m
28.5 ft
Parking brakeSpring-engaged, hydraulically disengaged wet disk pack
Primary brakesHydrostatic
Ladder raise/lowerAutomatic
Total weight (empty solution tank)30,328 kg
*Includes: 30.5-m (100-ft) steel boom, pressure recirculation, ExactApply, and 38.1-cm (15-in.) spacing. Weight will vary depending on all options.
Options:
Air compressorStandard: Onboard air
Foam marker capacityAir injection foamer: 5.7 L
1.5 gal.
Additional information:
Date collected1-Mar-2021