strawwalker

strawwalker

[′strȯ‚wȯk·ər]
(agriculture)
A set of reciprocating notched bars inside a thresher or combine that push the straw to the rear.
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These included six New Holland Agriculture products (the Roll-Belt(TM) 560 round baler; Discbine center-pivot disc mower-conditioners; Speedrower self-propelled windrowers; Opti-Speed(TM) variable strawwalker speed technology for CX Series combines; SmartTrax(TM) system with Terraglide(TM) suspension for CR Series combines; ECOBlue(TM) HI-eSCR exhaust gas after-treatment system) and three Case IH products (the 4412 folding corn head; the Axial-Flow 230 series combines; and the Steiger Rowtrac(TM) tractor).
New Holland had a successful start to 2014 with three FIMA Innovation awards at the Zaragoza show in Spain for the Opti-Grape(TM) technology on the Braud 9000 grapeharvester range, the Opti-Speed(TM) variable speed strawwalker technology on the CX7000 and CX8000 Elevation combine range and the SmartTrax(TM) rubber tracks on the TK4000 tractor series.
In EMEA, New Holland Agriculture launched the new CX7000 and CX8000 Elevation Super Conventional combines, featuring the Opti-Speed(TM) strawwalker technology, the Opti-Clean(TM) system and the SmartTrax(TM) rubber track system; as well as the new Roll-Belt(TM) round balers delivering higher baling capacity and better feeding ability in a wide range of crops and baling conditions.
The production of quality straw is achieved by a smoother transition from the threshing drum to the strawwalkers, resulting in a long straw/fluffy swath behind the combine.