Standard 12/22 Multi Crop Shredder

Residue management causes a lot of wear on equipment. But Loftness crop shredders withstand the tough operating environment. Featuring a time-tested design, Loftness 12- to 22- foot crop shredders are built with unmatched dedication to quality engineering and craftsmanship. No other shredder will give you the on-demand performance like our line of multi-crop shredders.

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Five Knives to Choose From

The standard 12/22 crop shredder line comes standard with Loftness high-residue knives, which are perfect for corn, wheat, sorghum, grasses and other crops. Four other knife options are offered for other crop residue conditions.

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Heavy-Duty Construction

The standard crop shredder line features heavy-duty design, engineering and construction throughout.

Ratchet or Hydraulic Rear Lift

Loftness crop shredders provide precise height adjustment for fine tuning performance and chop. Rear lifting choices include ratchets or hydraulic cylinders.

280-Horsepower Rated Gearbox

A standard feature on all Loftness shredder equipment, this field-proven and extremely reliable gearbox is rated at 280 HP. Rotor speeds available are 1,450, 1,700 or 2,000 RPM.

1,000 RPM PTO

1-3/8-inch or 1-3/4-inch 1,000 RPM power takeoff. Includes over-running clutch on all models and constant velocity knuckle on all pull-types.

Knife Options

The Standard 12/22 comes equipped with Loftness high residue knives, perfect for corn, wheat, sorghum, grasses and more. It can also be configured with any of our other optional knife sets:

Hard-surfaced cupped
Hard-surfaced cotton
Hard-surfaced high residue
Combination

Multiple Mounting Configurations

The 12/22 crop shredders can be configured as pull-type, semi- or fully-mounted models.

4- or 6-Groove Banded Belt

Efficient transfer of power via a four- or six-groove banded belt and spring loaded push-type idler system.

Wheel Spacing

Wheel position is adjustable to accommodate different row widths.

Wheel and Tire Configurations

Configurations for the 12/22 include up to four rigid or swivel wheels and two front rigid wheels with ratchets.

Optional Hydraulic Transport System

Factory-installed, this feature is available on the pull-type and fully-mounted models, except those equipped with bed rollers. Lifts all the support tires off the ground, making transport easy. Includes transport hitch.

Optional Transport Hitch

Folding transport hitch includes jack stand.

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SPECIFICATIONS

Pull-Type With Rigid Rear Wheels
Size 12′ 13′ 15′ 18′ 20′ 22′
Model 144 156 180 216 240 264
Pull-type Height 36″ 36″ 36″ 36″ 36″ 36″
Pull-type Length 135″ 135″ 135″ 135″ 135″ 135″
Cutting Width 144″ 156″ 180″ 216″ 240″ 264″
Overall Width 163″ 175″ 199″ 235″ 259″ 283″
Hitch Length 40″ 40″ 40″ 40″ 40″ 40″
Weight in Pounds 4000 4100 4500 5400 6000 6600
Number of Knives (High Residue/Cotton) 136 152 176 208 232 256
Number of Knives (Cupped) 72 80 92 108 10 132
Number of Rotors 2 2 2 2 2 2

Pull-Type With 6 Swivel Wheels
Size 22′
Model 264
Pull-type Height 36″
Pull-type Length 154″
Cutting Width 264″
Overall Width 283″
Hitch Length 40″
Weight in Pounds 6600
Number of Knives (High Residue/Cotton) 256
Number of Knives (Cupped) 132
Number of Rotors 2

Fully-Mounted With Rigid Rear Wheels
Size 12′ 13′ 15′ 18′ 20′ 22′
Model 144 156 180 216 240 264
Fully-mounted Height 48″ 48″ 48″ 48″ 48″ 48″
Fully-mounted Length 106″ 106″ 106″ 106″ 106″ 106″
Cutting Width 144″ 156″ 180″ 216″ 240″ 264″
Overall Width 163″ 175″ 199″ 235″ 259″ 283″
Hitch Length 12″ 12″ 12″ 12″ 12″ 12″
Weight in Pounds 4000 4100 4500 5400 6000 6600
Number of Knives (High Residue/Cotton) 136 152 176 208 232 256
Number of Knives (Cupped) 72 80 92 108 120 132
Number of Rotors 2 2 2 2 2 2

Fully-Mounted/Semi-Mounted With Swivels On Rear Only
Size 12′ 13′ 15′ 18′ 20′ 22′
Model 144 156 180 216 240 264
Fully-mounted Height 48″ 48″ 48″ 48″ 48″ 48″
Fully-mounted Length 126″ 126″ 126″ 126″ 126″ 126″
Cutting Width 144″ 156″ 180″ 216″ 240″ 264″
Overall Width 163″ 175″ 199″ 235″ 259″ 283″
Hitch Length 12″ 12″ 12″ 12″ 12″ 12″
Weight in Pounds 4000 4100 4500 5400 6000 6600
Number of Knives (High Residue/Cotton) 136 152 176 208 232 256
Number of Knives (Cupped) 72 80 92 108 120 132
Number of Rotors 2 2 2 2 2 2

Fully/Semi-Mounted With Swivels On Rear & Rigid Front Wheels
Size 18′ 20′ 22′
Model 216 240 264
Fully-mounted Height 48″ 48″ 48″
Fully-mounted Length 145″ 145″ 145″
Cutting Width 216″ 240″ 264″
Overall Width 235″ 259″ 283″
Hitch Length 12″ 12″ 12″
Weight in Pounds 5400 6000 6600
Number of Knives (High Residue/Cotton) 208 232 256
Number of Knives (Cupped) 108 120 132
Number of Rotors 2 2 2

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