Schulte FX-1800 Rotary Cutter

Legendary Schulte toughness at an economical price

  • Available in 540 or 1000 RPM drive.
  • Single domed 7-gauge continuously welded deck makes this cutter extremely easy to clean, prevents water pooling and rusting, helps shed debris as you cut and weighs less than double decks.
  • 5” blade overlap and high blade tip speeds.
  • Four-gearbox drive line with independent slip clutches.
  • Heavy-duty and extremely reliable Bondioli gearboxes. The splitter has 1 3/4” 20 spline input and output shafts and is rated at 260 HP. The centre and wing boxes have 1 3/4” 20 spline input shafts, 2 3/8” down shafts and are rated at 210 HP.
  • 80° CV shaft allows for smooth power transmission during tight turns.
  • The 540 RPM cutter has a Category 6 shaft and the 1000 RPM has a Category 5.
  • Self-adjusting friction clutches protect your investment and always operate at peak performance. All clutches are located under the main shield for ease of service.
  • Optional Non-CV Equal Angle Hitch is available in 540 RPM.
  • Spun formed 7-gauge stump jumpers (round skid pans) ensure durability and balance.

FX-1800 Specifications

Cutting width

4.57 m (15’)

Overall width

4.83 m (15’ 10”)

Overall length

5.13 m (16’ 10”)

Transport width

2.36 m (7’ 9”) / 2.59 m (8’ 6”) Single / Dual wheels on wings)

Transport height

2.13 m (7’)

Deck thickness

7 GA (3/16", 4.6 mm)

Weight

 2069 - 2319 kg (4563 - 5113 lbs.)

Hitch weight

772 kg (1702 lbs.) depending on configuration

Minimum tractor HP

50 HP (37 kW)

Recommended tractor HP

85 HP (63 kW)

Tractor PTO speed

540 or 1000 RPM

Cutting height

44.5 mm - 425 mm (1.75" - 16.75")

Ground clearance

42.5 mm (14.75")

Cutting capacity

101.6 mm (4")

Blade overlap

165.1 mm (6.5")

Divider gearbox rating

260 HP (194 kW)

Centre & wing gearbox rating

210 HP (157 kW)

Output shaft

60.3 mm (2.38")

Blade tip speed 540 RPM

 

     Centre

4871 m/min (15980 ft/min)

     Wing

15459 ft/min (4711 m/min)

Blade tip speed 1000 RPM

 

     Centre

4869 m/min (15974 ft/min)

     Wing

4788 m/min (15708 ft/min)

Wing working range

25° down to 90° up

Wing floating range

25° down to 30° up

Drive Size Main

Cat. 5CV (1000 RPM), Cat. 6 CV (540 RPM)

Drive Size Centre & Wings

Category 5

Side Skirt Depth

346mm (13.63")

Side Skirt Thickness

6.35mm (1/4”)

Suspension

Rubber grommet 3 puck system