John Deere FC12E Flex Wing Rotary Cutter

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New 12 foot cutting width has a newly designed cutter chamber.

  • 12 ft. cutting width
  • 540 PTO RPM
  • 40-plus HP tractor PTO compatibility
  • Newly added 1 SCV connection, optional 2 SCVs
Manufacturer
John Deere
Category
Other Equipment
Location
Anna, Ohio
Franklin, Indiana
Greenfield, Indiana
Greensburg, Indiana
Greenville, Ohio
Oxford, Ohio
Richmond, Indiana
Rushville, Indiana
Urbana, Ohio
Specs
Key Specs:
Cutting width3.7 m
12 ft
Cutting capacity (diameter)50.8 mm
2 in.
Tractor PTO HP range30 kW
40 hp
Transport widthAt wing wheels: 2.3 m 7.5 ft
Deck thickness11 gauge - 3 mm
0.12 in.
Side skirt thickness3 gauge - 6 mm
0.24 in.
Approx. weight1623 kg
3580 lb
Drivelines - Size - MainCV ASAE Category 4, splined telescoping profiles
Blade tip speed - 540 rpm - 1000 rpm540 rpm: 86.6 m/s
284.1 fps
Gearboxes5-year warranty
Capacity:
Cutting width3.7 m
12 ft
Cutting height25.4-406.4 mm
1-16 in.
Cutting capacity (diameter)50.8 mm
2 in.
Cutting chamber depth254 mm
10 in.
Tractor compatibility:
Tractor PTO HP range30 kW
40 hp
Tractor PTO540 rpm
Hitch:
TypeStandard self-level hitch clevis with 57.2-cm (22.5-in.) narrow-profile width
Jack standMechanical jack stand in base for all machines with hydraulically operated height, stays vertical while raising/lowering
Dimensions:
Transport widthAt wing wheels: 2.3 m 7.5 ft
Overall width3.8 m
12.4 ft
Overall length4.8 m
15.7 ft
Deck shapeEasy-clean smooth top deck
Deck typeSingle
Deck thickness11 gauge - 3 mm
0.12 in.
Side skirt thickness3 gauge - 6 mm
0.24 in.
HingesIntermittent cast steel segments - greaseable single 2.5-cm (1-in.) diameter full-length hinge pin
Approx. weight1623 kg
3580 lb
Drivelines:
SizeMain
CV ASAE Category 4, splined telescoping profiles
Connecting
ASAE Category 4, splined telescoping profiles
ProtectionConnecting
No-seize, slip-clutch driveline
Gearcases:
NumberFour
HP ratingTransfer
Continuous: 186 kW
250 hp
Peak: 224 kW
300 hp
Center
Continuous: 56 kW
75 hp
Peak: 75 kW
100 hp
Outer
Continuous: 56 kW
75 hp
Peak: 75 kW
100 hp
Blades:
Thickness13 mm
0.5 in.
Width102 mm
4 in.
TypeSuction
Overlap152 mm
6 in.
Blade tip speed540 rpm
86.6 m/s
284.1 fps
Blade holderType
Round stump jumper for maximum protection for blade carrier against obstruction damage: 7 gauge 4.55 mm 0.18 in.
Blade bar: 2.5 x 10.1 cm 1 x 4 in.
Hydraulics:
Wing liftOne SCV connected to the tractor (machine height plus wing lift)
Wing flexFor transport: upward 90 degree (angle)
Upward working angle: 45 degree (angle)
Downward working angle: 22 degree (angle)
Wheels:
TypeOption 1
4-bolt, laminated: 21x5.25x9
Option 2
4-bolt, 16PR severe-duty ag: 21x7x12
SuspensionNo suspension - rigid back axle
Row width adjustmentNo
Wing-leveling adjustmentEasy adjust turnbuckle with bearing
Shielding:
FrontSingle-row chain guard
RearSingle-row chain guard
Warranty:
Gearboxes5 years