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DECEMBER 2018
Machinery
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New Holland Agriculture
has enriched the T6 Series
The new T6 Dynamic Command
TM
is an all-round
multi-purpose tractor. These new T6.145, T6.155, T6.165
and T6.175 are the only models in this segment featuring a
new 8-step semi powershift transmission on the market.
They are extraordinarily versatile tractors that will be an asset
to the fleets of arable, livestock, dairy farmers, contractors
and hay and forage operations.
With the new models, New Holland widens the choice
further: customers looking for entry level technology
in a tractor mainly used for yard and light field
applications close to the farm can opt for the T6 16x16
Electro Command
TM
with 4-step semi powershift;
those requiring a multipurpose tractor for cultivations
and haulage can choose the new T6 24x24 Dynamic
Command
TM
; and customers who want all-round
performance where exact speeds are critical can
look to the award-winning T6 Auto Command
TM
with
continuously variable transmission.
Efficiency, at the heart of the
Dynamic Command
TM
The Dynamic Command
TM
is built on a new dedicated
production line in the New Holland driveline plant in
Modena, Italy.
When it comes to increasing efficiency, the less power it
takes to operate the transmission results in the customer
seeing higher work-rates with lower fuel usage. At the
heart of the 3 range, 8-step semi-powershift, transmission
is a Dual Clutch concept, similar to that which operates
the seamless range shifting within the Auto Command
transmission.
The 4 odd numbered gears and one clutch are located on
one shaft, the 4 even gears and one clutch on a second
shaft. Power is then simply modulated between the two
clutches, as an odd gear is disengaged with one clutch the
second clutch is engaging the even gear ratio.
Dedicated clutches for Forward and Reverse ensures a
controlled power shuttle, even on steep gradients, while
the range shifting is all robotized.
Power losses are minimised further by the use of a
variable displacement lubrication pump, only supplying
the volume of oil that is required, a small detail that
contributes to overall efficiency.
The combination of this efficient double clutch
transmission together with the NEF 4.5 litre engine with
ECOBlue
TM
Hi-eSCR (High Efficiency Selective Catalytic
Reduction) achieved a fuel consumption of just 258 g/
kWh and 23 g/kWh AdBlue in the DLG PowerMix 1.0 Test
the lowest ever measured by the test on a 4-cylinder
agricultural tractor, -9 per cent fuel consumption. The
test also revealed the T6 Dynamic Command's driveline
efficiency with 93 per cent of engine power available at the
PTO shaft.
Automation kept simple
The new T6 Dynamic Command
TM
bosts a host of new
functions.
Smart Range Shift: will always put you in the correct gear
when making a range shift, any overlap gears from one
range to the next are skipped giving sequential ratios and
rapid acceleration.
Dynamic StartStop: a feature to ease the burden for
the driver particularly where the tractor is stopping
frequently, typically front end loader operation or haulage
work. Simply press the brake pedal and the tractor will
slow and come to a standstill, there's no need to engage
neutral or depress the clutch pedal. Release the brakes
and the drive is reengaged, simple effective automation.a
Auto Shift: the entry level of automation that takes care
of shifting gears based on an adjustable engine speed
threshold. Depending on the task the operator chooses
how much the engine speed can reduce before a ratio
change is made. Ground Speed Management: with this
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