CASE IH at SIMA – tractor and service developments take centre stage

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Case IH will debut multiple new machines on Stand D072, Hall 6, at SIMA 2022 (Paris Nord-Villepinte, November 6-10) – and plans to also show a Case IH sugar cane harvester, illustrating the brand’s global harvesting expertise.

The new Puma 260 CVXDrive will be previewed. Key features include a larger cab – the quietest Puma cab ever – with new operating armrest including configurable controls and AFS Pro 1200 touchscreen terminal, through which operators can not only make settings and automatically record operating data, but also – via AFS Connect™ telematics – ensure instant two-way data transfer between tractor and the MyCaseIH online portal, plus remote machine monitoring/support and more.

Visitors will also be able to learn more about Safeguard Connect, a new combination of added-value telemetry services grouped to encompass all aspects of service support for Case IH Axial-Flow® 250 series combines and larger tractor models. Safeguard Connect, which complements AFS Connect telemetry, includes extended Safeguard warranty (according to market), pre-season inspection, dealer remote support, Max Service 24/7 back-up, AFS Connect subscription and full operator training.

The latest Steiger wheeled and Quadtrac tracked tractors that top the Case IH range feature enhanced specification and performance. A new armrest includes configurable controls and the AFS Pro 1200 touchscreen monitor with AFS Connect remote data transfer and monitoring. A new heavy-duty three-point hitch increases lift capacity by up to 5%, and there is a factory Category 5 drawbar with Category 4 adapter, plus optional new six-spool combination coupler with three 0.5in and three 0.75in fittings.

Developments in the 100-140hp Vestrum CVXDrive tractor range include CVX transmission refinements. Operators can adjust, save and recall customisable settings according to preference/task, while drive pedal and Multicontroller response has been enhanced. Cab access has been improved, as has interior fit and finish, and a new 12in AFS Connect 700 Plus touchscreen terminal introduced, simplifying task management and allowing multiple camera monitoring.

Farmall C line upgraded

The new Farmall C ‘Selection’ 100 C, 110 C and 120 C (101/110/117 rated hp) complement the Farmall C Advanced models. Powered by four-cylinder, 3.6-litre FPT F5 engines with common rail fuel injection and four valves per cylinder, they feature Active Drive2™ transmissions with four gears in each of three ranges plus powershuttle, and eight optional creep speeds. A new six-pillar cab has a flat floor, 5.2m2 of glass and standard air conditioning. Rear lift capacity is 5,000kg, optional front linkage capacity 1,400kg, and PTO speeds are 540, 540E and 1,000rpm, with eco and ground speed options.

Farmall A tractors revised for Stage V

With FPT F5 four-cylinder engines with four valves per cylinder, the new Farmall 90A (max power/torque 90hp/380Nm) and 100A (100hp/450Nm) feature a 12F/12R transmission that provides maximum 40kph travel. Options include an additional eight creep speeds and hydraulic powershuttle. The new four-pillar air conditioned cab is more spacious, with noise levels cut to 77dB.

The new five-model Stage V Quantum series spans the 74hp (rated) Quantum 80 to the new 120hp Quantum 120, with FPT F5C four-cyl engines and standard 4wd. Main features include category 4 filtration for the flat deck cab. The ActiveDrive2™ 32F/16R transmission 0.7-40.0kph can be supplemented with eight optional creep speeds (lowest speed 0.17kph). Powerclutch is standard. There is a suspended front axle, new A-pillar display, and full compatibility with Case IH AFS Solution Technologies 

New variable chamber round baler range

Designed for farmers and contractors producing over 10,000 bales annually, new Case IH RB HD Pro variable chamber round balers feature heavy-duty components and a split drive system, enabling outputs of up to 30t/hr. Bale diameter ranges are 90-165cm (RB456 HD Pro) and 90-190cm (RB466 HD Pro). Each is available with feed rotor, 13-knife chopper or 25-knife chopper units.

CNH Industrial Capital with Case IH at SIMA 2022

CNH Industrial Capital, the financial services organisation of Case IH’s parent which provides Case IH Intelligent Rental Solutions®, will be present with Case IH at SIMA 2022 to provide advice and information on customised finance and leasing adapted to Case IH products and customer needs. Flexible SIMA special offers will be available on all tractor and combine models.

“From the Puma 260 CVXDrive with AFS Connect data management abilities to Quantum tractors with broader fruit and vineyard capabilities, Case IH will have lots of innovation at SIMA 2022 to help farmers boost efficiency to challenge input costs,” says Bruno Pierrefiche, Marketing Manager Case IH France.

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