Challenger 2956

Manufacturer AGCO
Make Challenger
Industry Agriculture
Category Hay & Forage
Subcategory Balers
Class Round Balers
GENERAL
Location of Assembly Hesston, KS USA
Region Primarily Sold North America
Notes
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS
Bale Size
Size of Chamber (in)
Bale Diameter – Minimum (in) 30
Bale Diameter – Maximum (in) 72
Bale Length (in)
Bale Width (in) 61.5
Bale Height (in) 72
Bale Weight (Dry) (lb) 2200
Bale Weight (Max. Silage) (lb) 2400+
Density Control (Standard)
Density Control (Optional)
Length
Overall (in) 163.5
Overall Gate Closed (in)
w/o Bale Chute (in)
w/ Bale Chute (in)
w/ Bale Thrower (in)
w/ Bale Chute Extended (in)
w/ Bale Chute Folded (in)
Width
Overall (in) 116.5
Overall w/ Flotation Tires (in)
Maximum (in)
Height
Overall (in) 121
Overall Gate Closed (in)
Maximum (in)
w/ Shielding (in)
Top of Knotter Shielding (in)
Top of Hand Railing (in)
Single Axle (in)
Tandem Axle (in)
Weight
(lb) 6500
Approximate (lb)
Baler w/ Single Axle (lb)
Baler w/ Tandem Axle (lb)
Tongue Weight (Empty) (lb) 1760
w/ Twine Tie (lb)
w/ Wire Tie (lb)
Tires
Size: Standard 14L x 16.1
Size: Optional 21.5L x 16.1
Flotation
Single Axle
Tandem Axle
Pickup Gauge Wheels 16 x 4
PICKUP
Protection Slip Clutch
Sweep Width Inside (in) 82.6
Sweep Width on Flare (in) 98.7
Width Between Outside Tines (in) 80.6
Tine Control Dual cam track
Tine Spacing (in)
Number of Tines 128
Number of Tine Bars 4 (2 per row)
Number of Tines 128
Type of Tines
Windguard Adjustable Rod
Pickup Lift Standard
Pickup Lift Control (Standard) Hydraulic
Pickup Lift Control (Optional)
Drive
Width
Overall (in)
Effective Width (in)
Tine to Tine (in) 80.6
Inside Panel to Panel (in) 82.6
Outside Panel to Panel (in)
Outside End to End (in) 98.7
Outside End Panel (in)
Overall with Gauge Wheels (in)
Augers
Length (in)
Gauge Wheels
Shaft Size (in)
Speed (rpm)
BALER DETAILS
Bale Chamber
Number of Belts 8 Laced, WedgeGrip Pattern
Belt Width (in) 7
Belt Length (in) 554.5 – 563.6
Bale Size Indicator On Monitor and Visual on Baler
Bale Shape Indicator Three Colored Bars on Monitor
Oversize Bale Protection Audible and Visible Indication
Number of Rollers 15
Tensioning Method
Density Control Type
Feeding System
Packers
Packers: Protection
Stuffer
Stuffer: Protection
Stuffer Crank
Drive
Proection
Plunger
Speed
Speed (strokes/min)
Length of Stroke (in)
Plunger Speed rpm @ Rated PTO speed
Plunger Stroke (in)
Mounting
Tying Mechanism
Type
Protection
Tying Mechanism Type
Tying Mechanism Protection
Twine Container Capacity
Tying Mechanism Drive Type
Tying Capacity (Twine), Balls
Tying Capacity (Wire), Coils
Knotters
Twine Storage Capacity 12
Twine Type
Twine Container Capacity 12
Wrapping System
Number of Twine Balls 12
Mesh Wrap 1 + 1
Twine Wrapping Automatic, Electric Actuated
Twine System Type
Twine System Control
Optional Twine System
Number of Twine Balls 12 (Depending on Size)
Netwrap Option
Mesh Wrap Factory or Field Option
Bale Cutting
Bale Cutting Description
Bale Ejection System
Bale Ejection System
Bale Ejector Description
Knotters
Drive
Knotter Type
Number of Knotters
Twine Box Carrying Capacity, Balls
Lubrication System
Knotter Fans
ENGINE & SYSTEMS
Engine
Model
Horsepower (hp)
Displacement (cu in)
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal)
Main Drive
Flywheel Weight (lb)
Driveline Category
PTO Driveline
PTO Speed (rpm)
Protection
Gearbox
Plunger Speed (strokes/min)
Hitch
Hitch Type
Precompression Chamber
Speed (cycles/min)
Stuffer Protection
Accumulator
Type
Hydraulic System
Type
Pump Displacement (gpm)
TRACTOR & TOWING REQUIREMENTS
PTO Speed (rpm) 540 or 1,000
Hydraulics
Hydraulic Remote Valves Two Double Acting
Tractor Weight: Minimum (lb) 7000
Electrical System
Horsepower
Minimum (hp) 70
Recommended (hp) 90
Minimum w/ Cutter Option (hp)
Towing Vehicle Requirements
Weight – Minimum (lb)
Electrical
CONTROL & MONITORING SYSTEM
Twine Wrap Monitor
Net Wrap Monitor
Type
Baler Controls
Plunger Load to Control Bale Density
Alarm Volume
Reset Bale Counters
Plunger Load
Bale Chamber Tension Pressure
123 Field Bale Counters
Flakes/Bale
Driving Meter
Functions Monitored
Stuffer Cycles
Knotter and Needle Performance
Feeder Performance
Stuffer Shearbolt
Gearbox Overheating
Automatic Electronic System Performance Checks
OPTIONS & KITS
Cutter
Bale Ejector
Knotter Blower
Lights
Working Lights
Amber Flashing Warning and Turn Signals
Taillights
Optional Kits
Bale Ramp YES
Bale Chute
Bale Chute Extension
Bale Chute Quarter Turn
Bale Kicker YES
Bale Thrower
Bale Counter
Wagon Hitch Kit
Field Light Kit
Hydraulic Bale Tension Kit YES
Hydraulic Pickup Lift Kit YES
Knotter Lubrication System
Mesh Wrap YES
Tandem Wheel, 12.5L – 15
Fire Extinguisher YES
Gathering Wheels
Electric Threader
Starting Roll YES
Remote Cycle Start (Auto-Tie) YES
Scraper
Hydraulic Bale Ejector YES
Silage Kit (Non-Silage Balers)
Silage Kit YES
Cutter
Bale Ejector
Knotter Blower
Short Crop Kit YES
Clevis Hitch (Field Installed)
Tandem Wheel, 12.5L – 15 (Field Installed)