“Agricultural harvesting machines have to work smoothly for many hours every day for just a few weeks in summer; that is the high season for them” explains the design manager at FELLA-Werke GmbH, Bernhard Kohl, at the company location in Feucht. “They are then normally cleaned using the high pressure washer and wait around more or less protected for the rest of the year, before they are used again in the next warm season. “
The agricultural machine manufacturer's customers are large concerns, contractors, machinery syndicates, but also farmers who only manage a few hectares.
“As we don't know the respective issues down to the last detail, above all we must pay attention to robustness when designing our machinery, without losing sight of the manufacturing costs,” says Kohl.
“The selection of all the components used is equally important. “