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Introducing MacDon’s new D1 Draper & FD1 FlexDraper® Combine Headers

July 2017

July 2017, for immediate North American release.

Next Level Draper Performance

Introducing MacDon’s new D1 Draper and FD1 FlexDraper® combine heads; Designed to maximize productivity in the most challenging harvesting situations, from the Active Float System to the remarkable pick-up performance of the reel, to the combine optimization of the new FeedMacXTM crop feeding system. MacDon D1 and FD1 combine headers are designed to get the most from any crop, in any condition, and on any combine.

FM100 Float Module (Included with D1 & FD1 Combine headers)

Standard Features Include:

  • Combine optimized feeding for serious capacity with MacDon’s FeedMacXTM System.
  • Configurable RTD (Retractable Tine Drum) flighting, designed to match any combines feeder house width.
  • Aggressive feeding action that features adjustable timing to match crop volume, higher speeds result in up to 20% greater capacity (vs. CA25).
  • Reconfigured and upgraded chain drive tension is externally adjustable and incorporates a positive stop to retain its setting alignment in either direction.
  • Robustly redesigned frame, RTD, and drive system, for greater reliability.
  • New hydraulic system with individual fully filtered drives to increases overall capacity and reliability.
  • 2 sets of coil springs that support up to 97% of header weight and provide instant float response, letting you cut close to the ground without pushing soil.
  • 4.8˚of lateral float and 178 mm (7”) of vertical float independent of the combine feeder house.
  • Compatibility with all major brand combines with an easy-to-install completion package, providing exceptional resale value.

D1 Draper Header

Standard Features Include: 

  • MacDon’s patented pick-up reel. Its unique cam shape allows the fingers to get underneath downed, tangled, or lodged crop before it's cut, and to gently place crop onto the drapers.
  • New in-cab adjustment and control options of reel and drapers, allowing greater productivity on-the-go.
  • Up to 60% increase in side draper speed to optimize combine capacity.
  • Available in five sizes from 25-feet (7.6m) to 45-feet (13.7m).

FD1 FlexDraper® Header

Standard Features Include:

  • MacDon’s patented pick-up reel. Its unique cam shape allows the fingers to get underneath downed, tangled, or lodged crop before it's cut, and to gently place crop onto the drapers.
  • New 4” nominal finger spacing, perfect for retaining fine or thin stem crops.
  • New in-cab adjustment and control options of reel and drapers, allowing greater productivity than ever before.
  • Three-section flexible header design with a split reel, allowing a close reel to cutter bar relationship. Even at maximum flex this ensures smooth consistent heads-first feeding to the drapers, significantly boosting combine productivity.
  • Simple switch from flex to solid frame with the quick flip of a lever, making the FD1 a true multi-crop header.
  • Available in four sizes from 30-feet (9.1 m) to 45-feet (13.7m).

For over 65 years MacDon Industries Ltd. has been a world leader in the technology, innovation, and manufacturing of high-quality, high-performance harvesting equipment. Know as The Harvesting Specialists our history is rooted deep in the rich prairie heritage of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. We sell our products in over 40 countries on six continents, with offices in Canada, the United States, Australia, Russia and Brazil.

For more product information please visit MacDon.com.

MacDon Industries Ltd.

680 Moray Street
Winnipeg MB  R3J 3S3
Canada
t. (204) 885-5590
f. (204) 832-7749