COMBINE SETTINGS: Straw-walkers

7. Straw walkers


Combine walkers


From the access hatch above the straw walkers, grab a couple of good handfuls of straw and shake. If grain can be heard falling onto the tin-work this can be classified as walker loss. Either speed up the drum, tighten the concave or slow forward speed.


For an accurate picture of where losses are occurring a loss calculation needs to be performed CLICK HERE for a step-by-step guide.


Following a few simple steps will identify the areas for improvement:


1.Grain tank sample


2. Crop flow


3. Drum and concave


4.Grain pan


5. Sieves


6. Returns sample


7. Straw walkers


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