John Deere FC15M Flex Wing Rotary Cutter

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New 15 foot cutting width has a newly designed cutter chamber.

  • 15 ft. cutting width
  • 540 or 1000 PTO RPM
  • Front and rear suspension options
  • Inward or outward rotation
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 width4.6 m
15 ft
Cutting capacity (diameter)76.2 mm
3 in.
Tractor PTO HP range41 kW
55 hp
Transport widthAt wing wheels: 2.8 m 9.1 ft
Deck thickness10 gauge - 3.4 mm
0.135 in.
Side skirt thickness3 gauge - 6 mm
0.24 in.
Approx. weight2283 kg
5035 lb
Drivelines - Size - MainCV ASAE Category 5, splined telescoping profiles
Blade tip speed - 540 rpm - 1000 rpm540 rpm: 79.2 m/s
259.8 fps
1000 rpm: 80.5 m/s
284 fps
Gearboxes5-year warranty
Capacity:
Cutting width4.6 m
15 ft
Cutting height25.4-406.4 mm
1-16 in.
Cutting capacity (diameter)76.2 mm
3 in.
Cutting chamber depth254 mm
10 in.
Tractor compatibility:
Tractor PTO HP range41 kW
55 hp
Tractor PTO540 or 1,000 rpm
Hitch:
TypeStandard self-level hitch clevis with 57.2-cm (22.5-in.) narrow-profile width
Ball-type self-level hitch with 57.2-cm (22.5-in.) narrow-profile width and 2-degree rotation freedom to each side
Swivel hitch
Jack standMechanical jack stand in base for all machines with hydraulically operated height, stays vertical while raising/lowering
Dimensions:
Transport widthAt wing wheels: 2.8 m 9.1 ft
Overall width4.7 m
15.4 ft
Overall length5.3 m
17.3 ft
Deck shapeEasy-clean smooth top deck
Deck typeSingle
Deck thickness10 gauge - 3.4 mm
0.135 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. weight2283 kg
5035 lb
Drivelines:
SizeMain
CV ASAE Category 5, splined telescoping profiles
Connecting
ASAE Category 5, 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: 75 kW
100 hp
Peak: 161 kW
216 hp
Outer
Continuous: 75 kW
100 hp
Peak: 161 kW
216 hp
Blades:
Thickness13 mm
0.5 in.
Width102 mm
4 in.
TypeSuction
Overlap152 mm
6 in.
Blade tip speed540 rpm
79.2 m/s
259.8 fps
1000 rpm
80.5 m/s
284 fps
Blade holderType
Round stump jumper for maximum protection for blade carrier against obstruction damage
Option of double blade bar for extra shredding
Hydraulics:
Wing liftSimultaneous; includes spring assist unfolding
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
4-bolt, 16PR severe-duty ag foam filled: 21x7x12
SuspensionSpring suspension
Optional: Torsional suspension
Row width adjustmentYes
Wing-leveling adjustmentEasy adjust turnbuckle with bearing
Shielding:
FrontSingle-row chain guard
RearSingle-row chain guard
Warranty:
Gearboxes5 years