Mechanical Designs – Engineering Workshop in Werribee » Tractor Front Linkage

Tractor Front Linkage

This is a front linkage designed to be compact. To achieve this the hydraulic ram is recessed inside the front casting and for transport the arms can come up vertical dropping into restraints. This leaves the whole device less than 120mm in front of the tractor.

The other great feature is the self centering action. This is achieved by the profile burnt gear teeth that make the arms move together inward or outward. When the arms are fixed to the implement, sideways movement is prevented, this is useful because it stops the implement swaying from side to side.

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Project details
  • Key Features: Compact Design. Self Centering
  • Date: 1999