Kuhn VKD 155

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A Go-Anywhere Design

A hood without protrusions, screw heads or sharp angles to catch on wires or low lying branches: The reduced hood height allows the VK shredder to slide under even the lowest wires without damaging the vines.

Versatile, Profiled, High-Speed Hammer Knives

Dual-purpose, forged-steel hammer knives, each weighing 2.6 pounds, will shred vineyard and orchard prunings finely and cut grass impeccably.

Offset Capability

VKD shredders are fitted with mechanically controlled offset (hydraulic as option) to allow work under trees and to adapt the working width to the tractor width. The center of gravity of the machine remains close to the tractor resulting in a balanced tractor/machine and preventing lifting problems.

Perfectly Controlled Height

Height is controlled via a roller or semi-pivoting wheels. The roller is fitted with removable ends as standard, so that you can carry out any necessary maintenance or repair quickly and easily at reduced costs.
The big wheels’ advantage: By adjustment, wheels permit that the machine doesn’t have to be lifted at the end of the row.

Side Trimming Disc (Optional)

Cut the grass close to the trees with a mowing disc. This mechanical device moves around the trees for clean maintenance without damaging tree trunks or vine stocks. With its hydraulic work/transport positioning system, this tool is very comfortable to use.

Collecting Rake (Optional)

Available as an option, the rear collecting rake lifts up residues to be shredded and vine shoots that are pressed down to the ground. The roller guides the machine accurately and keeps it stable on uneven or damp ground. For greater machine stability, optional skids are available.


Linkage 3 point
Offset (inches) 14" / 36
Working width (m) 1.56
Working width (feet) 5' / 1.55
Overall width (m) 1.67
Overall width (feet) 5.75' / 1.7
Transmission 13/8"- 6 splines
Outer diameter of rotor (inches) 16.5" / 423
Diameter of rotor tube (inches) 6" / 152
Thickness of rotor tube (inches) 5/16" / 8
Speed of rotor/s at 540 min-1 (min-1) 2325
Linear speed of rotor (m/s) at P.T.O 540 min -1 51.5
Number of hammer knives 16
Drive Free wheel
Number / Type of belts 3/SPBX
Weight (kg) 510
Weight (lb) 1071 / 486
Minimum power requirement for PTO (kW) 30
Minimum power requirement for PTO (hp) 40
Maximum authorised tractor power (kW) 40
Maximum Authorised Tractor Power (hp) 55
Rear Hood Moving
Height control Roller or wheels