In order to increase large-sized combines productivity, “Claas” brand has substituted straw rakes for Cylinder-System (CS), consisting of 8 separating cylinders. With the help of 3-level cleaning it was managed to reduce grain loss to 20% during grain cleaning on the steep slopes.
The Dominator 106 CS combine was the first ultra-power combine harvester of CS series. Subsequently the name of this series was changed into Commandor, the latter had 8 transversal separating cylinders of 450 mm diameter.
The next Dominator 116 CS was 20-25% more powerful than its predecessor, more comfortable, but also 30% more expensive. The noise level has reduced (less than 80 dB). The main negative feature was an expensive repair.
In 1990 the Dominator 116 CS was substituted for more improved model – Dominator 228 CS. In these machines an eight cylinder Mercedes-Benz engine was changed into a ten cylinder engine (330 hp). The Dominator 228 CS became a world record holder, having collected 8358 tons of wheat during 1 hour, and having covered an area of 44,5 hectares.
|Model||Commandor 112 CS||Commandor 114 CS||Commandor 115 CS|
|Engine type||V8.540||OM 421||OM 421|
|Power hp DIN||180||221||250|
|Fuel tank , L||300||400||400|
|Speed min-max. km/h||1,9 - 24||0 - 24||0 - 24|
|Cutting width, m||4,5||5,1||5,1|
|Model||Dominator 116 CS||Dominator 116 CS||Commandor 228 CS|
|Engine type||OM 422 A||OM 422 A||OM 443|
|Power hp DIN||250||276||330|
|Fuel tank , L||400||650|
|Speed min-max. km/h||0 - 24||0 - 24||0 - 24|
|Cutting width, m||5,7||6,0||6,0|